Greater Gardner MA National Night Out 2022 Taking Place at Gardner High School Tuesday August 2, 2022
The Greater Gardner National Night Out is being held Tuesday August 2, 2022 from 5:30pm to 9:00pm with a rain date of August 9th. The event is a cooperative effort among the Gardner Community Action Committee, the Gardner Police and Fire Departments, and the City of Gardner.
The event has been held nationally since 1984 and is aimed at heightening crime and drug prevention awareness in the community. This will be Gardner’s 9th year participating. It’s slated to be an evening of fun for the entire family. There will be a live band, resource tables, a pizza contest, raffles, kids games, an obstacle course, a climbing wall, helicopter landing, touch a truck and more. —- Printable poster pdf, CLICK HERE.
Wachusett Mountain has agreed to sponsor bus transportation from Monument Park to Gardner High School.
National Night Out is meant to increase awareness about police programs in communities such as drug prevention and other anti-crime efforts. According to the National Night Out website, “National Night Out culminates annually on the first Tuesday in August. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. Furthermore, it provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances.” For the website, CLICK HERE To support the national effort, there’s even official merchandise. CLICK HERE.