It's the 27th annual National Night Out. The block parties encourage neighborhood cooperation and crime fighting.
Several Bay Area cities are planning Night Out events:
6pm - 8:00pm -- Morgan Hill City Hall front lawn
Located at 17555 Peak Ave
5 p.m. -- Oakland National Night Out kick-off with Mayor Ron Dellums and other city officials.
Location: City Hall Plaza, 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Oakland
Contact: Sandra Sanders-West (510) 238-6577 or (510) 773-0462
5 p.m. -- Richmond National Night Out
Location: Macdonald Avenue Shopping Center Parking Lot, Richmond
Contact: Michelle Milam (510) 685-0490
5 p.m. -- San Francisco Ingleside Station National Night Out.
Location: 2800 Alemany Blvd., San Francisco
Contact: (415) 553-1651
5 p.m. -- Pleasanton National Night Out. 38 Block Parties.
Contact: Shannon Revel-Whitaker (925) 931-5240
5 p.m. -- San Jose National Night Out 2010.
Contact: Kim Gaddis (408) 277-4133
6 p.m. -- San Francisco National Night Out.
Location: Tenderloin Children's Playground, 570 Ellis St., San Francisco