First Fridays on the Lawn Event Moves Inside This Evening

Friday, August 01, 2014

Due to a strong chance of rain this evening, First Fridays on the Lawn has moved inside to the Boykin Center at 108 Nash Street W. with the same schedule and same great entertainment. The doors open at the Boykin Center at 5 pm with the concert beginning at 6 pm. Food vendors will be curb side. The National Night Out displays will move into the lobby of the Boykin Center. The Wilson Police Department and the Wilson Target Store are the joint sponsors of the First Friday on the Lawn event tonight in celebration of National Night Out. National Night Out, which is celebrated nationally on August 5, is designed to: * Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; * Generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs; * Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and * Send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.