Arts & Entertainment

Girls Night Out in Downtown Slated for May 1


SUMMIT, NJ - Women of all ages are invited to a Girls’ Night Out downtown May 1, from 5 - 9 p.m.

Local businesses will be offering great shopping deals and promotions, interesting dining options, and fun entertainment throughout the downtown.  

“With over 70 businesses participating so far, Girls’ Night Out will have something that appeals to everyone,” explains Summit Downtown Inc. Chairman Kevin Smallwood.  “Whether you are planning to meet friends for dinner, do some shopping, or just explore the downtown, there will something each person can enjoy.”

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A welcome center and lounge will be set up by Stageworks in Lyric Park at the corner of Bank Street and Beechwood Road.  Three restaurants -- La Bottega, The Eatery and Brownie Points Bakery -- will be providing small bites for visitors at the welcome center. 

World of Rock’s Paul Fessock will be providing live music in Promenade Park, and DJ Jack Bermeo will be spinning tunes on the corner of Maple Street and Union Place.

Caricaturist Ed Giordano and the Girls Night Out Cut Outs will set up in Penzeys Spices at 392 Springfield Avenue, while Henna Artist Sheri Alimonda will be located at the entrance to the Strand Mall at 447 Springfield Avenue.

To be eligible for a random drawing of terrific prizes from downtown merchants, participants are encouraged to register for Girls’ Night Out by April 29.  For more information, contact Summit Downtown Inc. at 908-277-6100.

For participating Moms who may need childcare, the Summit YMCA is hosting Kids Night Out, Too. This event for children is free, although advance registration is required.  Babysitting will offered beginning at 4:30 p.m. until 9 p.m.  For more information or to register, please email Sue Fieseler at, or call 908-273-3330 x1167.

Girls Night Out will be held rain or shine.

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