Friends of The Shade Tree to Host Eleventh Annual ‘Girls Night Out’ at The Act Nightclub May 16

Zowie Bowie
Friends of the Shade Tree
will host its Eleventh Annual “Girls Night Out” charity gala on Thursday, May 16 at The ACT Nightclub inside The Shoppes at The Palazzo Las Vegas (Pictured: Chris Phillips/Zowie Bowie)

Jason Feinberg
Jason Feinberg

The largest annual fundraiser for The Shade Tree will kick off with Emmy Award-winning FOX 5 anchor, Jason Feinberg, resuming his role as emcee of the extravagant event beginning at 6:30 p.m. Attendees will be able to bid on a variety of items in a live auction hosted by celebrated auctioneer, Christian Kolberg, as well as a silent auction. Entertainment for the opulent occasion will be provided by the famed Las Vegas headliner, Zowie Bowie. Southern Wine & Spirits will generously donate libations for the evening and The ACT will provide food and a special performance by the venue’s multi-talented cast.

Proceeds from the night will benefit The Shade Tree, a local organization that provides safe refuge to physically abused and homeless women, children and their pets. Guests may purchase individual tickets for $150. Tables are available for $300 per person with seating of groups of 6, 8, 10 and 12 guests. Tickets are available at More information about the Friends of the Shade Tree event is available on the “Girls Night Out” Facebook page.

Sponsors for the event include Body Heat Hot Pilates & Yoga, Capriotti’s, Christian Kolberg and Kolberg Auctions, David Barton Gym at Tivoli Village, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Jason Feinberg and KVVU FOX 5, Las Vegas Sands Corporation, Nevada Ballet Theatre, Phase 1 Sports, Pico Madama Beauty & Hair Health Salon, Pink Jeep Tours, Popcornopolis, Southern Nevada Public Television, Southern Wine & Spirits, The Act Nightclub, The Ferraro Group, The Palazzo, Vegas Magazine, Vegas VIP, Wicked Creative and Zowie Bowie.

Friends of the Shade Tree is a local, Las Vegas, organization founded to financially support The Shade Tree Shelter. Over the past decade, Friends of the Shade Tree has raised more than $1,000,000 to help provide life changing services to the women and children of The Shade Tree, promoting stability, dignity and self-reliance.

The Shade Tree is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of women, children and their animals affected by domestic violence in the Las Vegas valley for over twenty years. As the only organization with an animal shelter on campus, named Noah’s Animal House, The Shade Tree brings families together with their pets and connects them with assistance and services. The Shade Tree is the largest shelter of its kind in Nevada and is the only 24-hour accessible shelter designed specifically to meet the needs of women and children in Southern Nevada. With 364 permanent beds, The Shade Tree provides over 100,000 nights of shelter each year. To remove any barrier that might prevent a woman from accessing necessary services for she and her children, 100% of our services are provided completely free of charge, regardless of the length of stay. To learn more about The Shade Tree, please visit 

The ACT is a performance-based nightclub located inside The Shoppes at The Palazzo at 3327 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, Nev. 89109. The ACT is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10:30 p.m. to 4 a.m. For more information, visit or contact 702.792.1164.