BRANT BEACH - The annual National Night Out event is hosted by the Long Beach Township Police Department on August 1 from 5 to 9 p.m. 

This completely free event features music by Ted Hammock and Jason Booth.

Kids can join in playing music with Steel Margarita. There will be jumbo inflatables, a dunk tank, photo booth, face painting with Sprinkles the Clown, a magic show booth, police and fire displays and much, much more.

There will also be free food and give-aways throughout the night. There will also be a special Police K-9 demonstration at 6:15 p.m.