UNION, NJ – The township has announced that Union’s National Night Out Against Crime celebration will be held on Tuesday, August 1, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Union Police Headquarters on Caldwell Avenue.

The festivities include a community picnic, tours of police headquarters, games, music, and family activities.

“This is an excellent opportunity for members of the community to get out and not only meet their neighbors, but get to know the men and women who protect and serve them on a more personal level,” said Mayor Suzette Cavadas.

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The event will also bring back the popular I-Denti-Kid Program, which provides children with identification cards. I-Denti-Kid is sponsored by Investors Bank and will be taking place at their Stuyvesant Ave Branch from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make neighborhoods safer, better places to live. It culminates annually on the first Tuesday in August bringing together neighbors from across thousands of communities from all 50 states, United States territories, Canadian cities, and military bases worldwide.

For additional information on National Night Out, contact Union Police Department at (908)-851-5000, visit www.uniontownship.com, or contact Natalie Pineiro, Public Information Officer, at (908)-851-5096.