VILLA PARK – Like many communities across the county, the village of Villa Park will celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 6 and host several special events throughout town.
National Night Out is an annual event sponsored by local police departments that aims to strengthen relationships between the police and residents. At Villa Park's National Night Out, people can meet with local police officers, firefighters and other village officials.
There will be a pool party at Lufkin Pool, 1000 S. Ardmore Ave., beginning at 6:30 p.m. The party will include music, entertainment, refreshments and giveaways.
In addition to the pool party, smaller neighborhood block parties will be held throughout the village. These will be held at the following locations:
• 00 block of North Cornell Avenue
• 400 block of North Yale Avenue
• 400 block of North Lincoln Avenue
• 200 block of North Biermann Avenue
• 100 block of East Congress Street
• 400 block of South Princeton Avenue
For more information about National Night Out or other police services, contact the Villa Park Police Department at 630-834-7447.