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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Community Safety Expo set for October 5, 2019 in The Woodlands

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THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (September 9, 2019) – The Woodlands Township will host the National Night Out Community Safety Expo on Saturday, October 5, 2019, from noon to 3 p.m. at Northshore Park, 2505 Lake Woodlands Drive. This free, family-friendly event highlights public safety in the community and is held in advance of National Night Out, which is set for Sunday, October 13, 2019.

The Community Safety Expo is a day of food, fun and public safety demonstrations for the entire community. Meet public safety personnel, climb aboard equipment from local, state and federal agencies and learn about the role of public safety in the community. The various agencies and groups in attendance will have information and giveaways to distribute about fire safety, crime prevention and emergency preparedness along with health and wellness information.

Entertainment will include K-9 demonstrations, Entergy Arcs and Sparks, and Hands-Only CPR by Montgomery County Hospital District. Live music will be provided by the Vinyl Arcade Band. The Kid Zone will offer face painting, a bounce house, crafts and opportunities to meet McGruff the Crime Dog, Smokey the Bear and Puffy Pine Cone®. Complimentary food and refreshments will be offered while supplies last, sponsored by HEB, Chick-fil-A and Firehouse Subs.

New this year: 

  • The Texas Department of State Health Services will present information about the dangers of vaping.
  • The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Watch UR BAC program will demonstrate the effect of marijuana on short-term memory and executive decision-making skills that can affect driving, in addition to legal consequences. (Drive High - Get a DWI)

Free parking will be available across from Northshore Park at Alight Solutions (formerly known as Aon Hewitt) at 9500 Lakeside Boulevard.

The Community Safety Expo is coordinated by The Woodlands Township Neighborhood Watch. For more information about Neighborhood Watch, please follow the department on Facebook at www.facebook.com/townshipneighborhoodwatch. For the complete listing of National Night Out events, please visit www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/NationalNightOut

For more information on The Woodlands Township, please call 281-210-3800 or visit www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov.

PHOTO: Watch K-9 demonstrations, explore equipment and learn more about public safety at The Woodlands Township Community Safety Expo on Saturday, October 5, 2019, from noon to 3 p.m. at Northshore Park.

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