National Night Out Returns Aug. 1

The Baltimore County Police Department will participate in the 40th year of National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 1.

This annual community-building event promotes police-community partnerships and allows neighbors and law enforcement members to come together.

Some of the scheduled events include block parties, carnival games, school supply drives, educational seminars, and more!

At the heart of each event is the spirit of togetherness and a goal to ensure every community in Baltimore County remains safe and happy for residents, businesses and visitors alike.

On Tuesday, Aug. 1, turn your porch light on to show your commitment to your community and public safety.

The following is a list of some of the events scheduled in each precinct for eastern Baltimore County.


Harford Park Community Association

Activity: Block Party/cookout, Fire Department

Location: Harford Park Community Association building (2522 Linwood Avenue)

Time: 6 -8:30 p.m.

Perring Park Citizens On Patrol

Activity: Block party with Kona Ice Truck

Location: 8902 Harford Rd (behind Harford Hills Elementary School)

Time: 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Overlea Community Association

Activity: Community Potluck dinner

Location: Natural History Society of MD (6908 Belair Rd)

Time: 6 – 9 p.m.


Elmwood Belmar Community Association

Activity: Food, ice cream, games.

Location: Elmwood Elementary School (531 Dale Avenue)

Time: 5 -7 p.m.


Activity: Cookout/picnic, White Marsh Vol. Fire Dept., Child ID, face painting, Delegates Szeliga, Senator Jennings attending, MSP, Transit & Amtrack police

Location: White Marsh Vol. Fire Dept. (10331 Philadelphia Road 21162)

Time: 6 – 9 p.m.

Linover Improvement Association

Activity: Cook Out and Block Party

Location: 4304 Fullerton Ave. (Pavilion)

Time: 6 – 8 p.m.

Brandywine Townhomes

Activity: School supplies, honorary awards, face paintings, snacks& games

Location: McKay Circle, Rosedale MD. Near the community benches

Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Garden Village

Activity: Games, face painting, talent shows
Location: 6011 St. Regis Rd.
Time: Time: 6 – 9 p.m.

Hazelwood Park East

Activity: Community Cookout
Location: Freedom Church – 5310 Hazelwood Ave 21206
Time: 6 – 8 p.m.

Holland Hills  

Activity: Community Cookout
Location: Dead end of Radecke Ave – Park
Time: 6 – 8 p.m.


Sussex Community Association

Activity: Community block party, Kids Activities

Location: 300 Block Margaret Ave. Essex, MD 21221

Time: 6 – 8 p.m.

Hawthorne Community Association

Activity: Block Party, Music, Vendors, Face Painting, Kona Ice

Location: Hawthorne Plaza Shopping Center (2109 Eastern Blvd. 21221)

Time: 5 – 7 p.m.

Precinct 11 PCRC/Aero Acres Civic

Activity: Community food truck, Kids Activities

Location: Salvation Army Field (1400 Fuselage Ave, 21220)

Time: 5 – 7 p.m.

Bird River Road Neighborhood Association

Activity: Community Gathering, Food Truck

Location: Our Lady Queen of Peace Church (10003 Bird River Rd. 21220)

Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Hendersen Webb

Activity: Community Activities, Nature Displays, Kids activities

Location: Hartland Rd. 21221

Time: 5 – 7 p.m.


Turners Station Conservation

Activity: Community gathering, cookout

Location: Sollers Point Community Center (323 Sollers Point Road)

Time: 6 – 8 p.m.

Old Dundalk / Dunlogan

Activity: Snacks/games/books

Location: Heritage Park (2717 Playfield St)

Time: 6 – 8:30 p.m.

Boston Courts

Activity: Food/snacks

Location: Villager Circle/ Redrose Way

Time: 5 – 8 p.m.

Old Inverness

Activity: Food/snacks

Location: Wise Ave Volunteer Firehouse

Time: 6:30 -9 p.m.

EHS Community Affairs and Dundalk Farms

Activity: Food/snacks/music

Location: 2023 Merritt Ave

Time: 6 – 8 p.m.

St. Helena

Activity: Hamburgers, hot dogs, and pony rides

Location: 6509 Colgate Ave. (St. Helena Community Center)

Time: 6 – 8 p.m.


Activity: Community celebration

Location: Watersedge Park

Time: 7 – 9 p.m.

B.J. Joseph

Benjamin Joesph has covered news in Eastern Baltimore County since 2006. He started as a reporter with the original East County Times in 2006. He started East Baltco News and later in 2022.