There’s been plenty of celebrating in Menomonee Falls this summer with the parade, , and more. However, mark your calendars for another bash next week – Menomonee Falls’ National Night Out.
The nationally acclaimed Menomonee Falls Neighborhood Watch organizations is putting the event together once again from 5-9 p.m., Aug. 7 in the parking lot.
This year, Patch has teamed up with the MFNW to bring a little twist to the entertainment this year. The up-and-coming local rock band, The Heroes Lie, later in the evening. Be sure to stop by the Patch booth on Tuesday to also receive a wristband for a free beer at following the event.
The national award winning Falls Baptist Symphony and Choir will also perform before The Heroes Lie. The symphony is fresh off winning a national performance award in Chicago.
And no Menomonee Falls ceremony can officially begin until Police Chief Anna Ruzinksi sings the National Anthem, which she will also do at National Night Out. The MFPD color guard will join in the opening ceremony, as well.
Various police and fire equipment, including the MFPD S.W.A.T. team, Survive Alive House, the mobile command center and more will be on display and open for tours. Police and fire Personnel will be on hand to meet and greet all attendees. Parents are encouraged to bring their cell phone cameras to have their kids’ picture taken with a motorcycle officer. At dusk there will be lighted march by attendees, led by police and fire personnel.
With all the activities planned for Tuesday, you’ll certainly work up an appetite. That’s why Sal Zizzo of has stepped up to sell food during the event.
Many communities throughout the USA will be celebrating National Night Out this same evening. It is one way to let neighbors know about the fine work by completed each day by police and fire departments, while having fellowship and a good time.