Annual “National Night Out” at Foss Park, August 7

“America’s Night Out Against Crime” to feature Fire and Police demonstrations,

children’s activities and games, performances, and more.

SOMERVILLE – Join Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Somerville Police Department for Somerville’s 15th Annual National Night Out Against Crime and Drugs, hosted by Somerville Cares About Prevention (SCAP). National Night Out will take place on Tuesday, August 7, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Foss Park on Broadway in East Somerville. The event will include Fire, Police, & EMT demonstrations, a presentation from the Massachusetts State Police K-9 unit, performances by Teen Empowerment, youth activities and games, and information tables from over thirty community partners.

“With this being my first year attending as the Prevention Services Manager, I’m looking forward to seeing and meeting as many people as possible at the park,” said Somerville’s new Prevention Services Manager, Matthew Mitchell. “National Night Out provides a great opportunity to bring law enforcement and community members together under positive circumstances. We have invited many community partners to promote and develop connections with the Somerville’s residents & emergency personnel.”

SCAP is a division of the City’s Health and Human Services Department.

For more information or to become involved with strategies to reduce substance abuse, please contact Matthew Mitchell, Prevention Services Manager, at (617) 625-6600 x 2570 or


Individuals with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication, written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures, in order to access the programs and activities of the City of Somerville or to attend meetings, should contact the City’s Manager of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, Nency Salamoun, at 617-625- 6600 x2323 or

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