BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Township Police Department will be hosting National Night Out Aug. 1 at the municipal building courtyard, on Commons Way.

The event will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

National Night Out is a community building campaign that is designed to promote partnerships between the police department and the community. It is expected to bring the community together with police in a positive manner.

Bridgewater's event will feature activities for all ages, Fre/EMS vehicles, face painting, a DJ, bounce house, gymnastics demonstrations, free food, giveaways and local vendors.