For years, National Night Out Against Crime parties have been a way for neighbors to get to know each other, as well as community officials and law enforcement.
Once held in August, local National Night Out is now celebrated locally once the weather turns cooler, and October 17 was a perfect evening for the four parties held in the Minden area.
“Meet and Greet Your Neighbors” is an annual get-together by Kay and Jerald McGuire in the Beaver Creek subdivision.
“Every year we say this may be the last year we do it,” said Kay McGuire. “But then when it comes around, we just can’t help it. We have to do it … and we really enjoy it.”
Hillside Apartments on the service road chose the 1970s as their theme with games, food and fun for all ages.
Greater Blessing Church of God in Christ on Sibley Road celebrated “We Are Better When We Join Together!”
Then the Davis and McClaran families hosted an event in Woodhaven with a taco food truck, bounce house and desserts brought by neighbors.