National Night Out is Tuesday and Richmond, Rosenberg, Fulshear and Needville have events planned to get families out of the house and into the community.

National Night out is a crime and drug prevention awareness observance. The annual campaign is designed to build a stronger police-community partnership around neighborhoods across the nation.

Over 10,000 communities in the United States participate in National Night Out.

Richmond

Richmond PD staff will meet the public at designated locations:

■ 1308 Clay St. (Heights Mini Mart) 6 p.m.

■ 314 Rochelle, 7 p.m.

■ 224 Collins

■ 1110 Leonard St., 6 p.m.

■ 103 N. Second (St. Cornerstone Ministries), 6 p.m.

■ Freeman Town Park (South Seventh Street at Burnet), 6 p.m.

■ Walmart 6 p.m.

■ 2020 Rocky Falls-Brazos Bend Villa Apartments, 6 p.m.

■ Del Webb Sweetgrass/Lost Pines Neighborhood, 6 p.m.

Rosenberg

The city of Rosenberg will once again participate in National Night Out Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. on the campus of Texas State Technical College, 26706 Southwest Freeway.

“National Night Out is a great reflection of Rosenberg’s strong community partnerships,” Sgt. Mike Bradley said. “Not only are we hosting a fun-filled event at TSTC, we also have members of our community uniting together to celebrate with their neighbors.

“Our officers look forward to seeing everyone out in the community on this night every year.”

Because of National Night Out, the regular Rosenberg City Council meeting has been canceled. The next meeting will be held Oct. 15 at City Hall, 2110 Fourth St.

Fulshear

Fulshear police will have designated spots set up at various points within the Cross Creek neighborhood to visit with residents and help make neighborhoods a safer, better place to live.

Needville

The city of Needville is hosting National Night Out at Needville United Methodist Church, 8602 Church St. There will be free goodie bags and there’s the opportunity to meet police officers. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m.

Sheriff’s Department Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office deputies will be attending gatherings around the county to offer information and answer questions. Residents are welcome to request personnel to attend their block parties. To arrange for deputies to attend, contact the Community Services Division – Crime Prevention Unit online at socp@fortbendcountytx.gov to register a date and time.

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