CARL RUSSO PHOTOS:Derry police and fire departments hosted a National Night Out event on Tuesday, August 2 in Derry's MacGregor Park.

Police and fire officials were on hand to visit with families, enjoy fun activities for the kids and provide information on safety awareness.

Simultaneously, The Slakas, a five piece Nashua-based classic/modern rock band entertained the crowd at the weekly MacGregor Park concert series.