National Night Out set

The City of Northfield has announced its participation in the annual National Night Out.

The event will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 6 on the Wabash Avenue bike path between Tilton and Zion roads.

Local businesses and groups will participate with displayes, games, giveaways and more.

The Northfield Police Department’s goal is to raise awareness for crime prevention, generate support and participation for local anti-crime programs, strengthen community spirit and police relations, and send a message to criminals.