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Posted on: September 27, 2022

[ARCHIVED] National Night Out Set for Tuesday, Oct. 4

NNO 2022

Neighborhoods across Sanford will celebrate National Night Out (NNO) on Tuesday, October 4. 

NNO is an annual event that aims to build strong partnerships between residents and first responders to prevent crime, connect neighbors, and strengthen community spirit. 

Sanford began participating in NNO in August 1993. This is the first year holding the event in the fall. "We hope the cooler weather encourages more people to participate," says Public Information Officer Kelly Miller, who has coordinated the event for the city since 2013.

After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, 20 neighborhoods have registered to participate. 

NeighborhoodTime (PM) Activities
Berkley Park Place3-5Neighborhood Meet and Greet
Foushee Heights/Eames Drive3-6Meet and Greet, Games
First Congregational Christian Church4-6Food, Games, and Music
Boys & Girls Clubs4:30-6:30Face Painting, Food, and Games
110 N. 12th Street5-7Food and Games
Veternation, 225 Wicker St5-7Cotton Candy, Games, Face Painting
1022 S. Vance Street5-8Face Painting and Games
Lee GOP HQ, 101 S Steele St5-8:30Food, Games, Discount Haircuts, Political Meet & Greet
St Luke UMC5:30-7Food, Games, Inflatable
Chalmers Drive5:30-7:15Fish Fry, Talent Show, Neighborhood Meeting
West Lake Clubhouse5:30-7:30Food Truck, Face Painting
Monarch Lee PSR5:30-7:30Food, Games, Prizes, Costume Contest
Park at Walnut and Maplewood drives6-7Neighborhood Meet and Greet, Meeting
Carbonton Heights Park6-7:30Neighborhood Cook Out, Neighborhood Meeting
Heritage Pointe Clubhouse6-7:30Food, Fire Safety Talk
301 Old Towne Dr6-8Food Truck, Neighborhood Meet and Greet
815 McIntosh St6-8Games and Food
Jonesboro UMC6-7:30Food, Inflatable, Games
Life Springs Church6-8:30Food, Bounce House, Corn Hole, Music
Rosemount McIver6:30-8:30Games and Food


In addition to the activities planned by neighborhood hosts, Sanford police and fire will spend time at each location. 

For more information, contact Kelly Miller or visit our website.

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