BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Kern County Sheriff’s Office invites the community to attend and participate in their annual National Night Out/Trunk or Treat event on Oct. 19.

The free family event is happening from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the KCSO headquarters located at 1350 Norris Road and will feature tours of air support, a petting zoo, free candy and more.

Organizers said they are still in need of volunteers. If you would like to throw your name into the volunteer list, contact for more information.

The event is a campaign to promote police and community partnerships, KCSO said.