Austin celebrates National Night Out

Published 8:09 am Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Lillian Williams, 2, of Austin plays the game Potty Toss and tries to get a roll of toilet paper into the hole during the National Night Out Tuesday night Bandshell Park. --Eric Johnson/

National Night Out , celebrated throughout the country, is intended to bring neighbors together to socialize and get to know one another, while drawing attention to the fight against crime.  Austin’s National Night Out was celebrated Tuesday in Bandshell Park, with plenty of entertainment and food on hand for community members to enjoy.

Lt. Matt Holten and partner Ghost run through a K9 exhibition Tuesday night during the National Night Out event held at Bandshell Park.

Wendy Ortiz, an intern with the Austin Police Department, blows up balloons Tuesday night at the National Night Out event at Bandshell Park.

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