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Fanny Wood Day is Today, Sunday, Sept. 16

September 16, 2018

FANWOOD, NJ -- One the highlights of the calendar year in Fanwood, the annual Fanny Wood Day celebration is back this Sunday, Sept. 16.

 The 23rd annual street fair will take place from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. throughout downtown Fanwood along South Ave. and Martine Ave.

"Each year, this event continues to grow and gain popular attention, and we can’t wait to see ...

Friends of the Fanwod Library Host 32nd Fall Book Sale This Week

FANWOOD, NJ -- The Friends of the Fanwood Memorial Library will host their 32nd Fall Book Sale from Sept. 20 to 23, 2018. Remaing donation days are Monday, Sept. 17 and Tuesday, Sept. 18.

Browsers at the sale easily find books by subject matter: history, romance, classics, art, cookbooks, politics, crafts, science, parenting, children, and general fiction. In addition to hardbacks ...

Shakespeare on the Plaza: Sept. 15 Theatre Event for Kids in Fanwood

FANWOOD, NJ -- Saturday Mornings on the Plaza, offered weekly this fall between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon, invite  at the pedestrian plaza that opens onto South Ave. (beside Railside Cafe), resumes on Sept. 15 with a Shakespeare Workshop for any child who loves the theater.

"Spiral, Inc. will lead the workshop, which uses simple and proven techniques in which kids will ...

Fall Fashion Show in Downtown Westfield Postponed Due to Rain

WESTFIELD, NJ — Downtown Westfield’s Fall Family Fashion Show has been postponed until Sept. 16 due to rain on Sunday, Sept. 9.

The fashion show is another new 2nd Sunday event for Downtown Westfield. The public is invited to attend this free event on Quimby Street, which will be closed to traffic.

Highlights will include a fashion show led by Lord & Taylor with several ...

Poetry Reading in Fanwood Will Feature Nicole Cooley and Matthew Thorburn on Sept. 18

FANWOOD, NJ – The Carriage House Poetry Series invites you to enjoy a free poetry reading on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 8:00 p.m. featuring distinguished poets Nicole Cooley and Matthew Thorburn in the Kuran Arts Center on Watson Road, off North Martine Avenue, adjacent to Fanwood Borough Hall. 

Nicole Cooley grew up in New Orleans. Her most recent book is ...

New Jersey Festival Orchestra to Celebrate The American Experience This Season

WESTFIELD, NJ — “This season is about people who came here and were changed by all that embodies the American experience,” David Wroe, music director and conductor of Westfield's own New Jersey Festival Orchestra said.

“Lazarus' poem at the foot of the Statue of Liberty cries ‘Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe ...

Fanwood Performance Series Returns

FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood Performance Series returns for the fall season on Saturday, Sept. 8, at 7:00 p.m. with The Whispering Tree and Mike Agranoff.

Located at the Kuran Arts Center, surrounded by historic presence, this cultured and inviting atmosphere brings an exciting mix of talented, contemporary musicians to Fanwood.

Suggested, respectful donations are $15 ...

Live Band Karaoke! Tonight in Scotch Plains

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- he Township of Scotch Plains will host Live Band Karaoke Night tonight from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. downtown on the Alan Augustine Village Green (430 Park Ave).

Live Band Karaoke Night will feature the band The Golden Boyz of New Brunswick. Participants will get to be the lead singer for the band and perform songs from various genres, including rock, pop, punk, ...

Scotch Plains Resident Garry Pastore Stars in Second Season of HBO’s 'The Deuce', Will Attend NJ Golden Door Film Festival with Two Films

JERSEY CITY, NJ -- Actor Garry Pastore portrays NYPD Detective John Belson in the new film Sarah Q, directed by John Gallagher. Sarah Q will make its World Premiere at The Golden Door International Film Festival in Jersey City during the weekend of Sept. 21. This film is the third collaboration between Pastore and writer/director Gallagher.

“It was a no brainer ...

Downtown Westfield Hosts ‘Dog Days of Summer’

WESTFIELD, NJ — Families and their dogs flocked to Downtown Westfield Sunday for the town’s first-ever “Dog Days of Summer” event. Originally scheduled for  last week but postponed due to weather, it was third event in the Downtown Westfield Corporation’s new “Second Sundays” series, which features a different themed event on the ...


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Local Models Sport Fresh Fall Looks at Downtown Westfield’s Family Fashion Show

September 20, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — Downtown Westfield held its first Fall Family Fashion Show on Quimby Sunday, featuring local kids and adults modeling the latest styles available at GAP, The Bar Method, Lord & Taylor, Lucky Brand and The French Martini, with jewelry available at Juxtapose Gallery.

The fashion show was another new 2nd Sunday event for Downtown Westfield. (Postponed from ...