LAKE IN THE HILLS – The police department has scheduled a community cookout on Saturday as part of National Night Out celebrations.
National Night Out is a program designed to get the neighborhoods involved in a “stand against crime in their community,” according to a village news release.
The event will have educational displays, such as a fire engine, face painting, simulated firearms, a Flight for Life visit and numerous other activities for kids and parents. A free hot dog dinner will be served, the news release said.
The cookout is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Safety Education Center at 1109 Crystal Lake Road.
For more information, call the police department's Community Relations Division at 847-658-5676.
- Joseph Bustos