Posted Thursday, July 28th, 2011

Morris County’s 9th Annual National Night Out, hosted by the Morris County Park Police and the Morris County Park Commission, returns to Mennen Sports Arena in Morris Township on Tuesday, Aug. 2 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Scores of representatives from county fire and police departments and social services agencies will be on hand to endorse the importance of crime and drug awareness.

For the last four years, Morris County’s National Night Out has been named one of best events of its kind in the nation by the National Association of Town Watch.

Attendees this year will be able to investigate the essential equipment and vehicles of police, fire, and emergency personnel with various kinds of emergency vehicles on display. Music, live entertainment, free food, drinks and ice skating will also be part of the evening.

For more information, contact the Morris County Park Commission at 973-326-7600.