UNDATED - It's time to start planning your block party for Minnesota's annual "Night to Unite".  It's scheduled for Tuesday, August 7th.  This is Minnesota's Fourth annual event, which is our state's version of National Night Out.

A Night to Unite event could be as simple as locking your door, turning on your outside lights, and gathering the neighbors in the front yard.  Other neighborhoods may choose to have a larger scale event.

You're asked to register your event with your local law enforcement agency, so a police officer or deputy can drop by.