Local National Night Out events

By Michael Addison - email

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The City of Lake Charles and the Lake Charles Police Department are holding National Night Out events this evening.

It gives the community and law enforcement a chance to come together and educate each other about drugs and crime prevention.

From 7 to 10 p.m., Lake Charles residents are asked to lock their doors, turn on the outside lights and spend the evening outside with neighbors.

Also, the police department will have activities at Treasures of Marilyn's on 5th Avenue and at the Dixy Drive Community Center from 5 to 9 p.m.

From 5 to 7 p.m., there will also be events going on at 1409 St. Mary Drive.

Sulphur's holding a National Night Out celebration as well. It's going to be held at a new location, the West Cal Arena on Ruth Street.

For the entertainment, Vince Vance and the Valiants will return. State Police will bring seat belt demonstrators and the bomb robot. Sulphur's own monster truck, Southern Sunshine, will make its first public appearance in 24 years.

For more information, contact the Sulphur Police Department, at 527-4550.

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