Tonight is the night Police departments nationwide host community parties in an effort to build relationships with residents and family. Here are some of the locations and time for Rockford-area #NationalNightOut events.

  • Belvidere: 5-7pm at Four Seasons pool park on Club Circle between 385 Elder Lane and 254 Fox Lane.
  • City of Rockford: 5-8 p.m at Levings Lake, 1420 Pierpont Ave., (wake-boarding demos, inflatable obstacle courses, Rockford Fire’s “Smoke House”, Ronald McDonald, and more).
  • City of Beloit: 5-7 p.m. at Harry C. Moore Pavillion in Riverside Park, 1240 Riverside Dr.
  • Machesney (Winnebago County Sheriff's Department): 5-7 p.m. at Machesney Town Center, 8750 N. 2nd St.
  • South Beloit: 5-7 p.m. at South Beloit City Park, 519 Blackhawk Blvd.
  • Roscoe: 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Roscoe Police Department, 10595 Main St., (free food, games, door prizes, car show, dunk tank, bounce houses, ice cream and more).
  • Winnebago (Winnebago Police Department): 5-7pm at 100 West Main Street.

Remember to turn on your outdoor lights, lock your doors, and get out of the house and have a good time.


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