Summit Thrift Shop Plans Halloween Costume Event

The annual event on Thursday, Sept. 20th from 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., features gently used adult and children’s costumes, as well as Halloween and Fall housewares and decorations.

Editor's Note: The following is a press release from the Junior League of Summit.

Second Time Around, 37 DeForest Ave., the thrift shop operated by the , is excited to announce its upcoming Halloween Costume event!  

The annual event features gently used adult and children’s costumes, as well as Halloween and Fall housewares and decorations. The event will be held on Thursday, Sept. 20th from 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Shoppers of all ages will be able to find the perfect costume for a night of trick-or-treating or Halloween party!  

Costume prices are typically 50% less than full retail cost. The selection will be extensive with plenty of choices for boys and girls, with great buys. Cozy animal costumes for babies, princess costumes, and superhero costumes are just a few examples of the wide selection Second Time Around offers.

Additionally, Second Time Around has received a large donation of girls figure skating outfits that would make wonderful ballerina or princess outfits!

Fall houseware décor will also be featured at the event. “We are pleased to offer an extensive variety of costumes and decorative home items at such affordable prices,” said Junior Leave of Summit President Heather Speas, “When you shop at Second Time Around, you are not only getting a good deal, but you are also supporting the local community.  

All of the Shop’s proceeds go directly back to the Junior League and are reinvested in the form of grants and funding for community projects.”  

Second Time Around Thrift Shop in Summit was established in 1934 and offers new and gently used clothing and shoes for men, women and children, toys, decorative items for the home, house wares and furniture that is deeply discounted . It is the primary fundraiser for the Junior League of Summit and has provided the resources for the League’s many grants, projects, programs and scholarships over the years.

Since its inception, the Shop has raised over $3,000,000 to benefit Summit and surrounding communities. Second Time Around is one of only two thrift shops in New Jersey featured in the book, True Prep. The Shop accepts MC, Visa, and debit cards. The Junior League of Summit is a nonprofit, charitable and educational organization of women who are committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. For more information about the Junior League of Summit or to obtain a grant application, please visit the website at www.jlsummit.org or contact the office at 908-273-7349. 


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