National Night Out will be observed in Sunnyside on Tuesday, Aug. 7, and 11 neighborhoods will be holding block parties, according to the Sunnyside Police Department.
"A couple thousand people will participate," said officer Chico Rodriquez. "Most of the events will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m."
In Outlook, a community gathering will be held at the Outlook Church of the Brethren Park starting at 5 p.m. and will have a theme of "Give Crime a Toss." The event will feature a variety of activities for children, including a duck pond, face painting, cookie walk, ring toss and bean bag toss.
The Grace Brethren Church of Sunnyside and Irene Ledesma will be hosting an event at Franklin Avenue and South Eighth Street starting at 6 p.m.
The Washington Migrant Council will host an event at 1751 Washington Court starting at 5 p.m. and lasting until 6:30 p.m.
Lower Valley Crisis Center and Cornerstone Church will be hosting an event at Sunnyside's Kiwanis Park on Doolittle Avenue starting at 6 p.m.
Gene and Carol Waller are hosting an event at 1327 W. Grandview Ave. starting at 6 p.m.
Stephanie Ancisco will be hosting at a block party at 517 Thompson Drive starting at 6 p.m.
Chico Rodriquez will be hosting an event at Rainier Court starting at 6 p.m.
Annette Lacker will be hosting a block party on Ray Road between Sheller Road and East Edison Road starting at 6 p.m.
Janet Hicks will be hosting an event at 521 Terry St. starting at 6:30 p.m.
Paula Wyatt will be hosting a party at 112 Patrick Ct. starting at 6 p.m.
Nate and Jonica Bridges will be hosting a block party at 1326 S. Seventh St. starting at 6 p.m.
The events will feature free hot dogs and other food, and many block parties will include games and gifts. Officers and firefighters will be visiting the events throughout the evening.
For more information, call the Sunnyside Police Department at 509-836-6211.