It’s not the end of summer, but teen nights, sponsored by the Town of Smithtown winds down Tuesday evening with a live, televised performance of
“This is the third summer the Town of Smithtown has provided the as a free service to all its middle and high school students,” said Patsy Hirschon, Executive Director of Smithtown’s Youth Bureau. “We have had between 40 and 100 participants at each of the three nights held so far this summer.”
The program, held at , promotes a fun, alcohol and drug free environment for teens to hang out it. Members of the town’s staff along with community volunteers supervise the events.
Brittany Jaworski, a volunteer in the program and a member of the Smithtown Youth Board said, “It’s a place that we can hang out without having to worry about what’s going on and who else is going to bring alcohol, or something like that, that we don’t want to be around,”
Hirschon said she would like to see the program continue next summer.
“The teens who attend seem to enjoy everything about the program. We definitely want to continue running it next summer,” she said.
Tuesday evening's performance by Rendition will be televised by Optimum Local, channel 118. For more information, call the Smithtown Youth Bureau at 631/360-7595