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National Night Out

NNO 20212021 National Night Out: Tuesday, August 3, 2021

The City of Highland Park Police Department is excited to host the City’s 3rd Annual National Night Out Celebration on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, from 6:00 PM.-8:45 PM in the front lawn of City Hall, 1707 St. Johns Ave. and the adjacent Hazel parking lot (corner of St. Johns and Hazel). All community members are invited to participate!

National Night Out Event Schedule

6:00 PM     Welcome
                        Presentation of Colors by HPPD Honor Guard
                        National Anthem (Students of North Shore School District 112)

                        Remarks by Mayor Nancy Rotering and Chief Jogmen

6:15 PM          Activities begin; informational tables open. Activities include:

  • Police Car Selfie Station
  • Obstacle Course
  • Bouncy House
  • DUI/Texting While Driving Simulator
  • PitchBurst “Dunk Tank”
  • Touch-a-Truck
  • Petting Zoo
  • Bicycle Education
  • Bucket Toss

7:15 PM          Drone Display

8:30 PM         Unity Walk

Music for the event is provided by the Bitter Jester Music Festival, and will feature:

6:15 – 7:15 PM: Leo Sclamberg

7:30 – 8:30 PM: Angels of Duality

Participating Organizations

2021 National Night Out sponsors include the City of Highland Park, the Park District of Highland Park, Highland Pop and Jewel-Osco.

Organizations hosting information tables and activities include:

Highland Park Police Department, Highland Park Fire Department, Highland Park Public Works Department, AT&T, City of Highland Park Bike/Walk Advisory Group, Community The Anti-Drug, Family Focus, Family Services of Lake County, Glenview Dispatch, Highland Park Chamber of Commerce, Highland Park Community Foundation, Highland Park High School Giants Football, Highland Park Police Benevolent Association, Highland Park Police CERT, Highland Park Public Library, Highland Pop, Jewel-Osco, K9 Reading Buddies, Keyth Security, Moraine Township, NAMI, Naval Station Great Lakes, North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic, Northwest Municipal Conference, Orange Theory, Rotary Club of Highland Park/Highwood, Save a Star Drug Awareness Foundation, Solid Waste Agency of Lake County, The 112 Education Foundation, The Art Center of Highland Park, and Trek.

Save-a-Star Drug Awareness Foundation Drug Disposal Collection Box

Accepted drugs include:

  • Prescription medications
  • Controlled substances
  • All over-the-counter medications
  • Medication samples
  • Pet medications
  • Vitamins & supplements
  • Medicated ointments, lotions, creams and oils
  • Liquid medication in leakproof containers
  • Homeopathic remedies

Not accepted:

  • Needles/sharps
  • Syringes with needles
  • Thermometers
  • IV bags
  • Bloody or infectious waste
  • Personal care products
  • Empty containers
  • Hydrogen peroxide

Moraine Township Food Pantry
Moraine Township will accept donations of non-perishable food items for the Food Pantry. Suggested items include:

  • Canned tuna or chicken
  • Jelly or jam
  • Peanut butter
  • Syrup
  • Canned fruit

Note: as the event is outdoors, Moraine Township suggests choosing items that are not packaged in cardboard to donate at this event, as these items may become damaged or unusable in the event of rain.