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Lake in the Hills to hold community cookout

Published: Monday, Aug. 4, 2014 3:51 p.m. CDT

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

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