SUMMIT, NJ - A performance by Orquesta La Caribeña is the centerpiece of 'A Night in the Tropics', a free public concert and dance event August 23, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., on Summit's Village Green.

Orquesta La Caribeña is an 11-piece orchestra playing global Latin music. Dance demonstrations will be performed by Las Hijas Del Sol and Esencia de Costa Rica. Food trucks specializing in gourmet Latin food will further spice up the event, which is sponsored by The Connection and the Summit Area YMCA.

Attendees are encouraged to bring their own blankets and lawn chairs. The event rain date is August 24.