Families are invited to a night dedicated to fun — and safety — during New Whiteland’s National Night Out on Aug. 5.

This year’s festivities will begin with a parade at noon, followed by activities from 1 to 6 p.m. at East Park.

The fun includes a dunk tank featuring New Whiteland police officers and elected officials, vehicle and equipment displays and demonstrations, face painting, TJ & Hooch deejay, food trucks and vendors and fire station tours.

The Indiana Blood Mobile will be on site along with the JumpStart from Southside Harley-Davidson.

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The White River Township Fire Education Trailer and the Johnson County Emergency Management Mobile Command Vehicle will be at the event.

Kids can visit with Rowdie from the Indianapolis Indians and see the Pacers Fan Van.

The day’s festivities will end with the showing of “The Lego Batman Movie” by South Pointe Church about 9 p.m.

To register for the parade or for free booth space or to sign up to donate blood please email ndunlavy@nw police.com or call 317-535-5858 and select option No. 1 or 317-535-7500.