Communities all across the U.S.A. will gather tonight to show their support for the fight against crime, but Bangor has postponed its event because of the extreme heat.

"The National Night Out event for today August 7th, 2018 in Second Street park has been postponed due to the high temperatures and the potential of storms moving through the area later this evening," reads a news release from the Bangor Police Department.

The event will likely be re-scheduled in September but the exact day and time has not been set yet, according to the release.

The Bangor Police Department, the Bangor Fire Department and Bangor’s Neighborhood Watch Groups will be hosting Bangor’s sixth NATIONAL NIGHT OUT against crime. which is a free "safety event" and open to the public.

In Bangor, the event was to take place at at Second Street Park, which is located behind Shaw’s supermarket, at 353 Main Street. The park can be accessed on 2nd Street.

According to a press release from the Bangor PD, folks young and old alike can enjoy a robot demonstration by the Bangor Bomb Squad, Face Painting, food donated and cooked by employees of Shaw's, music by Nor’east Entertainment, IRIS scans by the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Department, an inflatable obstacle course, a K-9 demonstration from Jason Howe with Titanium K-9, and more. Plus, kids can enter to win among other things, a bike from Target!

The event is held to "crime and drug prevention awareness; generate support for (and participation in) local anti-crime programs; strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships and send a message to criminals letting them know that Bangor neighborhoods are organized and fighting back", according to the release.

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