Join us for an evening of shopping and dining at your favorite downtown business the first Thursday of each month April through October! Alive After 5 gives you the opportunity to support your local businesses after traditional hours. Shop the latest inventory, enjoy open mic night at The Cotton Cafe, Trivia Night at Amici, or dinner at Butcher Block, Kaity's Downtown or Little Italy. The Monroe Museum and the Arts Center will be open the showcasing the latest exhibit. There's something for everyone...we can't wait to see you! This month, we are celebrating homecoming at Monroe Area High School! Come join us for the parade at 7:00!