Community Events

Safety Town

Crookston Public Schools “Safety Town” is a comprehensive safety education program for children who are going to be entering kindergarten.  Officers from The Crookston Police Department, members of The Crookston Fire Department, and other EMS and law enforcement personnel participate in the program.  It is a one week, 20 hour, summer program that introduces children to the following safety issues:

Home Safety

Farm Safety

When & How to Dial 911

Gun Safety

Fire Safety

Electrical Safety / Lightning

Stranger Danger

Water, Pool, Lake, and Boating Safety

Playground Safety

Pedestrian Safety

Bus Safety

Animal Safety

Bicycle Safety



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Safety Town 2008
June 9-13

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Crookston's Night to Unite

Crookston's Night to Unite is a crime and drug prevention event that involves citizens, law enforcement agencies, civic groups, businesses, neighborhood organizations, and local officials in the U.S., Canada, and military bases worldwide.  Crookston's Night to Unite is held annually on the first Tuesday in August.  The City of Crookston hosts this event each year in Central Park.  For 2008 National Night Out photo gallery click this link. For more information visit:

Community Halloween Party

The Community Halloween party is an annual event held the Sunday before Halloween.  The event is hosted/sponsored by many community organizations and businesses including The Crookston Police Department, Crookston Police Reserve, VFW Auxiliary, and Crookston Leo Club.  Parents and children ages pre-school through 4th grade are encouraged to attend (in costume).  Games, candy, pop, coffee, hotdogs, and popcorn are provided free of charge. Highlights include “the spook house” and an appearance by the crime dog, McGruff.
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