Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Anthony "short-stop" Gaddy, 7, from Foresthill, gets a soggy surprise while competing in the water balloon toss during National Night Out, hosted by Target in Auburn Tuesday evening.
Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Willard the Wizard clown assists Sandy Tice-Raskin of Lake of the Pines while she gets a free I.D. photo and thumb print for her 2-year-old son Parker, provided by the Eureka Lodge #16 during National Night Out Tuesday.
Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Not afraid to introduce herself to officers of the law, Laynie Haight, 3, grabs a quick hug from Placer County Deputy Sheriff Eric Lopin during National Night Out.
Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Local law enforcement agencies, including Placer County Sheriff, CHP and Auburn Police Department, where present in the Target parking lot where National Night Out was hosted Tuesday evening.
Ben Furtado/Auburn Journal Auburn Police volunteer Paula Leahy hands out safety pamphlets to parents and kids like Matthew Roberts, 6, who scored pencil erasers, sheriff badge stickers and police tattoos.