North Adams residents are invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the "32nd Annual National Night Out" crime and drug prevention event from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2.

Traditionally, the event has been celebrated throughout the city at different neighborhoods. This year, neighborhood leaders are joining forces with North Adams Emergency Services to bring National Night Out to Noel Field.

NAES will be providing food and safety activities including car seat checkpoint, Touch a Truck, and more.

This event is free and all North Adams residents are welcome.

Transportation will be available. Visit the National Night Out Facebook event page at for updates on transportation information.

Information: Jess Sweeney, Northern Berkshire Community Coalition, at 413-663-7588.