Hoboken National Night Out 2013
Hoboken National Night Out 2013 tonight
National Night Out against Crime
National Night Out is a nationwide event that allows the community workers to give back to their community. The goals of National Night Out are:
- Heighten crime and drug awareness;
- Generate support for, and participation in, local anti-crime programs;
- Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police community partnership;
- Send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.
This year, in addition to changing the event location to Church Square Park, they have added a parade, more entertainment, and a watermelon eating contest! The schedule is as follows:
- 4:00pm: Proclamation Ceremony at Hoboken City Hall – then parade to CSP at 4th & Garden.
- 5:00pm: Self-defense demonstration.
- 5:30pm: Jaws of Life demonstration by Hoboken Fire Department.
- 6:30pm: Performance from Garden Street Dance.
- 7:00pm: Watermelon eating contest.
- 8:00pm: Fire Dance Squad.
- 8:30pm: Plaque Dedication to the Moret family.