Night Out in Village, Park La Brea, Poinsettia Park

| August 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

AREA RESIDENTS participated in the first annual Night Out Against Crime in the Village last year.

By Laura Eversz

Refreshments, games, prizes and speeches will be on the agenda of the L.A.P.D. Wilshire Division’s annual National Night Out on Tues., Aug. 7. Three area locations for this event include the Wells Fargo parking lot in Larchmont Village, Poinsettia Recreation Park at Willoughby and Fuller avenues and Park La Brea.

“A Taste of Melrose” at Poinsettia Park will offer food samples from area restaurants. The event, from 5 to 8 p.m., will also feature community booths and activities for children.

Representatives from the city, L.A.P.D.’s West Traffic Division and L.A. Fire Dept. as well as senior lead officers are expected to attend.

KAYLA WOLOVITCH and her dad Alan dined on Louise’s pasta and salad at last year’s ‘Night Out’ in Larchmont.

The Larchmont event will serve food from a number of area restaurants at the Wells Fargo parking lot from 6 to 8 p.m. There will also be live music, children’s activities, and a visit by Wilshire Division’s Capt. Eric Davis and City Councilman Tom LaBonge.

In Park La Brea

The Park La Brea Village Watch will host a walk against crime beginning at the apartment complex administration building at 6200 W. Third St. at 7 p.m. and proceeding through the complex.

Karen Green, Night Out chairman, said Alandale Circle will be the scene of refreshments from  Whole Foods plus whistle and glow stick giveaways.

Perry Jones, senior lead officer, will attend, and talks will be presented on burglary prevention.

Olympic Division will also be hosting an event at 6 p.m. featuring refreshments in its community room at the station at 1130 S. Vermont Ave.

National Night Out is an annual event designed to bring the community and the police together.

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