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Santa Monica Police Block Party:

UPDATE: Due to an underground water line break under Olympic Drive, the National Night Out event on Tuesday, August 3, 2010, has been moved to the Civic Auditorium lot.

The Santa Monica Police Department may be strict when it comes to breaking the law, but they still like to have some fun while promoting safety.

Tonight, SMPD will host its annual National Night Out Block Party at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium parking lot, located at 1855 Main Street, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The goal of the department is to “build upon the good relationships our police and community share, along with celebrating a partnership which makes the City of Santa Monica such a safe place to live, work, and visit,” according to SMPD’s Web site.

This year’s theme is bicycle theft prevention and bike safety. One million bikes are stolen every year, the SMPD’s Web site states.

The event, which has been well attended in the past, will feature displays by local bike retailers, live entertainment, free food, free bike safety inspections, a mini bike rodeo for kids, and a raffle.

Free parking is available in the Civic Center Parking Structure. You will be directed to park at the Civic Center Parking Structure on 4th Street, as with last year’s event. This year, you will walk over to the south end of the Civic Auditorium. A bike valet will be available at the Civic Auditorium’s east wing patio. Cyclists should enter the event from the bike lane via the Main Street entrance to the Civic Auditorium.

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