National Night Out event Aug. 1 at Port Orchard waterfront

PORT ORCHARD — National Night Out, a nationwide community crime prevention awareness event, will be presented locally on Aug. 1 by the Port Orchard Police Department and members of the Port Orchard community.

The event will run from 5:30 to 8 p.m. across from City Hall at the downtown waterfront boat launch.

Free food, sponsored by Kitsap Bank and the Lions Club, will be available, as will music from Band Ignite, and Tour U.S. Navy and police response boats.

First responders from South Kitsap Fire and Rescue and the police department will participate in a question-and-answer session on safety tips for residents.

Also on site will be search and rescue canines, Port Orchard Fathoms Royal Court, and tables with crime prevention informational materials. For more information, call 360-876-1700.