Bakersfield residents are invited to join with the Bakersfield Police Department on Aug. 6 for the "30th Annual National Night Out Against Crime" in the Central Park at Mill Creek.

The event will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and feature music, entertainment, food and displays from various BPD squads, a BPD news release said. The event is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness and strengthen police-community partnerships.

For more information, call Cindy London at 326-3024.

- The Californian