Free Performance by Westfield Community Concert Band

The band will continue its Summer Concert Series with its annual Independence Day concert on Thursday, July 4, which will feature music from the American Patriotic Songbook and vocalist Kerry Stubbs. This special program will include appearances by the Westfield Chapters of the Sons and Daughters of the American Revolution and Westfield’s own Town Crier.

The band’s Summer Concert Series is sponsored by the Westfield Recreation Department, Don Bogardus, Director. Chairs and blankets are recommended. In the event of rain, the concert will take place in the Westfield Community Room, located in the Westfield Municipal Building.

Contact Information
  1. Barry Rosenberg
  2. 908-337-9073
Thu, July 04
7:30 pm — 9:30 pm
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The band will continue its Summer Concert Series with its annual Independence Day concert on Thursday, July 4, which will feature music from the American Patriotic Songbook and vocalist Kerry Stubbs. This special program will include appearances by the Westfield Chapters of the Sons and Daughters of the American Revolution and Westfield’s own Town Crier.

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Updated at 4:49 p.m.

CRANFORD, NJ — The public meeting for the proposed Union County College cell tower set for Monday has been canceled, the township announced.

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