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Miss New Jersey Kaitlyn Schoeffel meets a family at last year’s Egg Harbor Township’s National Night Out.

Tuesday is National Night Out, an annual campaign that promotes police-community relations by seeking to bring the two parties together under positive circumstances.

Millions of people take part in National Night Out across thousands of towns in all 50 states, U.S. territories and military bases worldwide on the first Tuesday in August, according to the national campaign’s website.

Neighborhoods host block parties, festivals, parades, cookouts and other events with safety demonstrations, seminars, youth activities, visits from emergency personnel and exhibits.

The following towns are holding National Night Out events this year. If you would like to add to the list, email