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Event Photography: National Night Out 2008

This past Tuesday, communities all over the United States gathered for National Night Out Against Crime and Drugs. Tucson’s festivities included a get-together at the Northwest Center in Mansfield Park.

Severe thunderstorms kept attendance below the usual triple digits. They also forced the cancellation of several other NNO events.

Weather notwithstanding, we enjoyed some high-quality socializing with friends, neighbors, police officers, firefighters, and various public officials.

Nothing like cotton candy at the end of a hot summer day…

Event photography - Preparing cotton candy at Tucson's 2008 National Night Out Against Crime and Drugs

The Tucson Police Department showed up in force. The officers treated us to a K-9 demo…

Event photography - K-9 demo at Tucson's 2008 National Night Out Against Crime and Drugs

Okay, demo’s over. Now it’s break time…

Event photography - K-9 takes a break at Tucson's 2008 National Night Out Against Crime and Drugs

Although the storms halted the outdoor party, they didn’t stop the indoor party. Inside the Northwest Center, we were treated to a performance by Capoeira Mandinga Tucson. Capoeira is a Brazilian cultural art that combines martial arts with music and acrobatics…

Event photography - Capeoira at Tucson's 2008 National Night Out Against Crime and Drugs

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