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National Night Out (NNO) Against Crime 2012 - Block Party

posted Sep 30, 2012, 11:02 PM by Mark Rieves   [ updated Sep 30, 2012, 11:12 PM ]

Tuesday, October 2nd from 6pm - 8pm;  2600 block of Glencoe, between Miller & Willis.  

This year marks the 29th Annual “National Night Out Against Crime."   Each year VPNA makes a huge effort to gather as many neighbors as possible for our annual National Night Out Against Crime block party.  At the Block Party we enjoy food, entertainment, a raffle, and most importantly, an opportunity to get to know our neighbors and build our community! (Pics from 2011)

New to our National Night Out Block Party this year we will have food trucks!  Joining us are Ruthie Rolling Cafe specializing in amazing sandwiches on artisan bread with fine cheeses,Rockstar Bakery delighting with whoopie pies, and Jo Dawg's Food Truck serving custom hot dogs, links, polish sausages & bratwurst.  

As for beverages, we'll have bottled water donated by Dallas Council Woman (and M-Streets neighbor) Angela Hunt, soft drinks, and two kegs of beer (Rock Ryder (American Rye Wheat) and Lakewood Lager (Vienna-Style Lager)) from the Lakewood Brewing Company.  

And for entertainment, back by popular demand is Vickery Place resident Salim NourallahYou will also have the chance to visit with our local Dallas Police Department officers, our City Council Members and other City of Dallas representatives. 

Admission to the NNO Block Party is free, but be sure to bring some cash for food trucks, games, kids’ activities, and raffle tickets. Beer will be available for a donation. 

Local businesses have generously donated raffle prizes. Raffle tickets are $1 each and include:

  • The Grape -- Sunday Brunch for 2 includes food, drink and tax, gratuity not included -- Value $80
  • Glitz Salon -- Beauty Bucks -- $200 
  • Dirty Dawgz -- 2 self-serve baths includes shampoo, conditioner, grooming brushes, after bath spray, nail clippers, ear wash, blow dry.  Value $40
  • Kindred Spirits -- $35 gift card
  • Metro Paws -- Feline or Canine Annual Package (physical exam, annual vaccinations, CET chews) -- value $100
  • Vickery Place Candle -- Craftsman scent -- value $22
  • Vickery Place Glasses, quantity 2 -- value $10

VPNA will also have an information table where you can purchase Vickery Place t-shirts and glasses and sign up for our crime watch e-newsletter and get your car sticker.

Hope to see you there and please tell your neighbors!

Volunteers needed: please join us an hour in advance to help us set up and tear down this event. We’ll start as early as 4pm with the set up, but please join us when you can!