‘National Night Out’ Knocks it Out of the Park

Residents came and interacted with various city departments at the City of South Pasadena while children enjoyed playing games and taking part in activities

PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | SPPD Officer Chris Perez with Barry the K-9 unit. National Night Out at Garfield Park

Neighbors meeting neighbors and an opportunity to mingle with local law enforcement personnel, fire fighters and other branches of the city is what National Night Out, last Tuesday night in South Pasadena’s Orange Grove Park, is all about.

PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | National Night Out at Garfield Park

National Night Out is an annual community campaign to promote camaraderie between neighborhoods and the city.

PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | National Night Out at Garfield Park

Residents were given an opportunity to interact with the various city departments while children played games and took part in an abundance of activities.

PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Kids enjoyed numerous activities includingNational Night Out at Garfield Park 2019

Residents were given a chance to learn basic CPR from the fire department and received emergency preparedness information from the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).

PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | National Night Out at Garfield Park 2019

K9s with police handlers roamed through the crowd while police officials talked about the city’s Neighborhood Watch program.

PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | National Night Out at Garfield Park

Individuals were given the opportunity to purchase a commemorative South Pasadena Police Pink Patch for only $10, with all proceeds benefiting breast cancer research and awareness.

PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | National Night Out at Garfield Park 2019

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