Westfield Historical Society’s November First Wednesday Luncheon - Virtually: “The ABCs of Candy” with Meg Wastie

As part of The Westfield Historical Society’s First Wednesday Luncheon series for November, Meg Wastie will give an historical perspective talk entitled "The ABCs of Candy” on November 4, 2020 at 12:00 noon. This will be a live virtual event. Guests will enjoy their own lunch, in place, while watching Meg’s live presentation. There will be Q&A and opportunities to share stories of your favorite candies.  Instructions and the link to the event will be sent to all registered and paid guests.

Enjoy some of your leftover Halloween candy as you stroll down memory lane with “ABCs of CANDY,” a presentation by Meg Wastie on the history of some of our favorite sweet treats. Meg has managed to find delicious examples and history behind the sweets for every letter of the alphabet. See if you can guess some of them before she presents each slide!

Meg Wastie has served as the Program Consultant for the Westfield Historical Society where she worked on developing and presenting educational history programs for Westfield and the surrounding community. A graduate of Westfield High School, Meg is former Curator of the Museum of Early Trades and Crafts in Madison, NJ. She also holds degrees from Seton Hall (MA in Museum Professions), Kean University (MA in Student Personnel Services), and Monmouth University (BS in Secondary Education). Meg has 15 years of experience in Museum education and 32 years of teaching High School English. She currently resides in Basking Ridge.

Those wishing to join the virtual luncheon may make a reservation by email to westfieldhistoricalsociety@gmail.com; or, by calling 908-654-1794, before Friday, October 30th. The presentation fee is $10 (WHS members) or $15 (non-members). The fee should be paid in advance (check payable to Westfield Historical Society) by mailing to Westfield Historical Society, P.O. Box 613, Westfield, NJ  07091; by Venmo to @Westfield-HistoricalSociety; or, online at www.westfieldhistoricalsociety.org/registration. Payments should be received by October 30 to assure you receive the emailed link to the event.

The Westfield Historical Society celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2018. Since 1968, the 501(c)(3) non-profit Westfield Historical Society has worked to preserve, interpret and encourage interest in history, Westfield, and its residents through educational efforts and community outreach programs.

For more information on the Westfield Historical Society and their events, visit http://westfieldhistoricalsociety.org and like us on Facebook.

Contact Information
  1. Westfield Historical Society
  2. 9086541796
  3. westfieldhistoricalsociety@gmail.com
Wed, November 04
12:00 pm — 1:00 pm
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As part of The Westfield Historical Society’s First Wednesday Luncheon series for November, Meg Wastie will give an historical perspective talk entitled "The ABCs of Candy” on November 4, 2020 at 12:00 noon. This will be a live virtual event. Guests will enjoy their own lunch, in place, while watching Meg’s live presentation. There will be Q&A and opportunities to share ...

Westfield Historical Society, 614 Mountain Ave., P.O. Box 613 Westfield, NJ 07090

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Westfield, NJ 07090

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