The 38th Annual National Night Out in Boston was celebrated on Aug. 3rd, but due to virus considerations, the 2021 version was downsized from more traditional versions that have included neighborhood parties and caravans. The 2021 award winners were welcomed by the Boston Police Crime Watch Unit to a luncheon at the Boston Public Library in Copley Square. The Mildred C. Hailey Tenants Organization was honored with the BPD District E-13 Crime Watch Group of the Year award.
Everyone is welcome to join Mayor Marty Walsh in celebrating National Night Out in Jamaica Plain on August 5. Mayor Walsh will be joined by Boston Police Commissioner William Gross, BPD Command Staff -- and there will be free kids activities, food, entertainment, as well awards for Boston's crime watch groups. This is a free event being held at the South Street Apartments (125 South St., Metcalf Court Parking Lot) on Monday, August 5 from 4 to 8 pm. National Night Out started in 1984 by bringing civic groups, community organizations, police, residents and more together. More than 2.5 million people participated in the first National Night Out. Now more than 38 million participate annually.
Mayor Marty Walsh, Boston Police, newly-appointed Boston Police Commissioner William Gross, community groups and residents will come together for National Night Out at the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments on August 6. There will be free kids' activities, food, entertainment, awards for Boston's crime watch groups and more. This event is taking place from 4 to 8 pm at 90 Bickford St., Jamaica Plain. National Night Out started in 1984 by bringing civic groups, community organizations, police, residents and more together. More than 2.5 million people participated in the first National Night Out. Now more than 38 million participate annually.
The Boston Police Department District E-13 and local sponsors brought the National Night Out celebration to Hyde Square in Jamaica Plain on July 31st. Hundreds of neighbors enjoyed live music, food, dancing, games, demonstrations, information tables and much more. This free, fun, family event has become an annual celebration and was made possible by many generous local sponsors. The officers and staff of District E-13 thank our many sponsors, including: The Hyde Square Task Force, Hyde Jackson Square Main Street, Egleston Square Neighborhood Association, Stop & Shop, Whole Foods Market, Miami Restaurant, Target, Mildred Hailey Tenants’ Task Force, Urban Edge, Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation, JP Coalition/Tree of Life, Bikes Not Bombs, state Senator Chang-Diaz’s office, state Representative Liz Malia’s office, Mayor Martin Walsh’s office, the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department and others. Awards for Excellence in Community Service were presented by the District E-13 Commander, Captain Alfredo Andres, to three neighborhood stars.
Come celebrate National Night Out in Jamaica Plain with the Boston Police Department's District E-13 on July 31st. There will be music, dancing, demonstrations, prizes, games, food and more. National Night Out is "an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live." National Night Out is "America's Night Out Against Crime" takes place in thousands of communities in all 50 states. Several Boston neighborhoods have their own National Night Out.