EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — The Las Cruces police and fire departments are inviting the community to participate in National Night Out.
National Night Out is a nationwide event held every year on the first Tuesday in August. This year’s event will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, along Main Street in downtown Las Cruces.
National Night Out offers residents an opportunity to meet and greet local first responders and neighbors.
Planned activities include LCPD hosting a free Ident-A-Child program, a bicycle rodeo for kids led by Codes Enforcement personnel and a demonstration by the Mounted Patrol units of their horses.
Several law enforcement agencies, first responders, organizations and businesses are also expected to participate.
The event is free and open to the public.