Homeowners associations across East Dallas will organize neighborhood events Oct. 1 as part of National Night Out, founded 36 years ago to promote partnerships between law enforcement agencies, neighborhood watch groups, civic organizations and volunteers.

Last year, event founder Matt Peskin flew to Dallas from his home in Pennsylvania to attend a gathering and tell residents his original goal is as worthwhile as ever. When caring neighbors look out for each other, communities are safer, and families are happier, he said.

Here are the events in our neighborhood:

  • Greenland Hills Neighborhood Association: 6-7:30 p.m. 5526 Morningside Ave.
  • Wilshire Heights Neighborhood Association: 6-8 p.m. 6263 Malcolm Drive
  • Lower Greenville Neighborhood Association, Friends of Tietze Park Foundation, Lakewood Heights Neighborhood Association: 5:30 p.m. 2700 Skillman St.
  • Lakewood Park Estates Homeowners Association: 7-9 p.m. 646 Lakeforest Court
  • Uplift Education: 6 p.m. 1474 Annex Ave.
  • Peak’s Addition Neighborhood Association: 6:30-8 p.m. 4807 Gaston Ave.
  • Little Forest Hills and Casa Linda Estates Neighborhood Association: 5:30 p.m. 1590 San Saba Drive
  • White Rock Hills Branch Library: 5:30-7:30 p.m. 9150 Ferguson Road

The Vickery Place Neighborhood Association is turning its annual event into a full block party in the 2600 block of Glencoe, between Miller and Willis avenues. Sip Lakewood Brewing Co. beers, sample treats from local eateries and listen to tunes from Whiskey Pants. Admission is free, but neighbors are encouraged to bring donations to the Geneva Heights Peace Pantry and Lakewood Branch Library. 

A complete list of registered National Night Out events can be found here. Check your homeowners association for details in your neighborhood.

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