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Thu, May 5, 5:00 PM

Downtown, Westfield

Girls’ Night Out in Downtown Westfield

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Add to My Calendar 05/05/2022 5:00pm 05/05/2022 9:00pm America/New_York Girls’ Night Out in Downtown Westfield

Once again enjoy a very special evening out with your friends and family. Sponsored by Downtown Westfield, this annual Girls' Night Out event welcomes ladies to enjoy festivities, shopping and refreshments from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Shop for Mother's Day gifts ... Enjoy special in-store events and promotions ... Party with your girlfriends ... Relax with refreshments and ...

Westfield, NJ 07090
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Sat, May 7, 7:00 PM

First United Methodist Church, Westfield

NJFO Concert: Roses from the South

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Add to My Calendar 05/07/2022 7:00pm 05/07/2022 9:00pm America/New_York NJFO Concert: Roses from the South

Celebrate Mother’s Day in style as David Wroe leads NJ Festival Orchestra in a special tribute to moms everywhere. A Boston Pops-style show, concert features Mother’s Day serenades by renowned Irish tenor Anthony Kearns (PBS The Irish Tenors) and much loved masterpieces from J Strauss and Debussy. Free pre-concert lecture at 6PM by Yifei Xu.

1East Broad St, Westfield Westfield, NJ 07090
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Wed, May 11, 4:00 PM

The Curious Heart, Westfield

Storytime with Laura Sassi: Bestselling ...

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Add to My Calendar 05/11/2022 4:00pm 05/11/2022 5:00pm America/New_York Storytime with Laura Sassi: Bestselling Children's Author

FREE EVENT: Beloved best selling children's author and local area resident Laura Sassi will be at The Curious Heart to read her book "Love is Kind."

In addition to hearing this beautiful story being read by its author, you will be able to meet Laura in person and will have the chance to have your book signed! We will also have copies of Laura's book available to for sale ...

509 Central Avenue Westfield, NJ 07016
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Wed, May 11, 7:30 PM

Fanwood Presbyterian Church, Fanwood

National Music Month Concert

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Add to My Calendar 05/11/2022 7:30pm 05/11/2022 9:00pm America/New_York National Music Month Concert

The Musical Club of Westfield presents its National Music Month Concert, Wednesday, May 11, 7:30 p.m. at The Presbyterian Church, 74 S. Martine Ave., Fanwood. Please enter by the door near the parking lot on La Grande Avenue. Like all Musical Club monthly concerts, it is open to the public and there is no admission charge.

May 1 to May 7, 2022, is National Music Week with the theme "Music ...

74 S. Martine Avenue Fanwood, NJ 07023
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Thu, May 12, 7:00 PM

The Curious Heart Apothecary & Spiritual Center, Westfield

Mother & Daughter: Girls Night Out at The Curious ...

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Add to My Calendar 05/12/2022 7:00pm 05/12/2022 9:00pm America/New_York Mother & Daughter: Girls Night Out at The Curious Heart

Come for an evening of laughing and having a little fun with your best girl! We will keep the vibe light and high as we create our own natural body scrub using himalayan salts and essential oils.

We will also have an interactive journaling activity to see how much mother and daughter know about each other ... you may live together and see each other daily but how much do you know about each ...

509 Central Avenue Westfield, NJ 07016
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Sat, May 14, 6:30 PM

Crossroads, Garwood

Stand Up Comedy at the Crossroads

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Add to My Calendar 05/14/2022 6:30pm 05/14/2022 8:30pm America/New_York Stand Up Comedy at the Crossroads

This Saturday Curtains Up Presents - Stand Up Comedy at the Crossroads

Laughter is the Best Medicine and insurance is never needed!

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/curtains-up-comedy-show-tickets-338507403757

Hosted by: MisterDirect

Marklyn "MisterDirect" Is the host of two local Music Festivals. He wrote two books and is a Public Speaker. Most of all he just likes to ...

78 North Ave, Garwood, NJ 07027 Garwood, NJ 07027
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Sun, May 15, 5:00 PM

St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Westfield

Masterworks Concert

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Add to My Calendar 05/15/2022 5:00pm 05/15/2022 6:00pm America/New_York Masterworks Concert

After a two-year, pandemic-prompted hiatus, the Annual Masterworks Concert at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Westfield is back! Steeple Concerts at St. Paul’s is proud to announce the return of this much venerated annual event on Sunday, May 15 at 5 pm. Featured this year is composer Felix Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 2, dubbed “Lobgesang” or “Song of ...

414 E. Broad Street (near Euclid Ave.) Westfield, NJ 07090
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Sat, May 21, 10:00 AM

Marina Waterfront Park, Carteret

Sea Scout Open House

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Add to My Calendar 05/21/2022 10:00am 05/21/2022 3:00pm America/New_York Sea Scout Open House

Sea Scouts from Ship 228 operate the 65’ historic vessel Sea Dart II, one of the largest Sea Scout vessels on the East Coast, along with their sister Ship 243, the Seahorse.

In addition to the two large vessels, the Scouts operate a fleet of smaller vessels (including sailboats and paddlecraft) from their base located in Linden, NJ. The ships are both part of the Patriots' Path ...

Carteret Waterfront Park, 200 Middlesex Avenue Carteret, NJ 07008
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Sat, May 21, 11:00 AM

Westfield High School, Westfield

Jazz on the Lawn

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Add to My Calendar 05/21/2022 11:00am 05/21/2022 3:00pm America/New_York Jazz on the Lawn

Food, dancing and jazz. Bring out the whole family for the Westfield School District's Jazz on the Lawn event, Saturday, May 21 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Westfield High School! (Rain date, Sunday, May 22.)

Live Jazz Music

Bring your lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy an afternoon of jazz, brought to you by musicians from Edison, Rosevelt and Westfield High School. The stage will be set up ...

500 Dorian Road Westfield, NJ 07090
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Mon, May 30, 8:00 AM

Westfield

Memorial Day Ceremonies, Parade and Picnic

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Add to My Calendar 05/30/2022 8:00am 05/30/2022 4:00pm America/New_York Memorial Day Ceremonies, Parade and Picnic

The following is the schedule of Westfield's Memorial Day events:

8 a.m. - Parade lineup at East end of Lord & Taylor

9 a.m. - Memorial Day service at North Ave circle

9:45 a.m. - Parade begins down East Broad Street and left on Euclid Ave to end at Mindowaskin

11:30 a.m. - Memorial Day service at Fairview Cemetery 1100 East Broad Street

12 p.m. – 4 p.m. - Picnic at ...

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Fatal Crash Shuts Eastbound Route 24 in Union County Thursday (UPDATED)

May 19, 2022

SUMMIT, NJ — One person died, and another victim was flown by helicopter after a tractor trailer crash shut down Route 24 east Thursday afternoon, according to the City of Summit Fire Department.

At about 2 p.m., authorities responded to a report of a multiple vehicle crash on Route 24 east near mile marker 9, the fire department announced. Five cars and a tractor trailer were ...

Letter: The Sophia is Too Bulky, Not Supported by Master Plan, Zoning or Public, She Says

May 19, 2022

To the Editor:

The proposed Sophia apartment building at Prospect Street and Ferris Place is obtrusive and out of scale with its surrounding residential neighborhood. At a height of 50 feet and a footprint of 35,000 square feet, the bulk of the Sophia building would overwhelm the adjacent single-family houses at this prominent corner location.

Hundreds of Westfield residents have already ...

Candidate Statement: Amanda Como for Ward 1 Town Council

May 20, 2022

Hello Ward 1 residents,

My name is Amanda Como, and I am running to be your next Councilperson.

Many of you may remember that I was on the ballot just 7 months ago in November 2021. While I came up short in the end, I am not letting that loss deter me.

The Ward 1 seat is available now because of Jim Boyes’ decision to resign over a conflict of interest for both the Prospect and ...

Bring Your Household Hazardous Waste to a Free Recycling Event for Union County Residents, June 4

May 20, 2022

Union County residents can safely dispose their unwanted household chemicals, old fire extinguishers, propane tanks and other potentially hazardous items at Union County’s next free Household Hazardous Waste event on Saturday, June 4, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kean Hall parking lot at Kean University, located at 1000 Morris Avenue in Union Township. Any Union County resident ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Announces Class Officers for 2022-2023

EDISON, NJ -- Annie Gu of Edison, a junior at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, will lead the student body as senior class president in the 2022-2023 school year after winning the Student Council election. Annie, who took over the leadership from outgoing president Shiv Tickoo of Scotch Plains earlier this month, will be joined by Gbemi Olarewaju of Piscataway and Adam Eisdorfer of ...

The facts are clear about prostate cancer – and what you can do about it

Prostate cancer is dangerous – right? The disease remains the number one solid organ cancer diagnosis among men in the United States, with more than 248,000 newly diagnosed cases each year. Yet while there can be great differences in how prostate cancer affects each patient, there’s little debate that it is important to monitor for the disease.

Urologist Naeem Rahman, MD, part of ...

Home of the Week: 831 Grandview Ave., Westfield, NJ 07090

Check out 831 Grandview Ave in Westfield; this colonial in the Manor Park neighborhood won’t last long. With a new outdoor staircase leading to the enclosed front porch, a new roof, and other updates since 2021, you’re getting modern living with classic character. From the porch, you’ll step in to the sun filled living room with bay windows that flows into the updated kitchen ...

23 Homes Sold May 7 -14 in Westfield Area

Information provided by Susan Massa Broker Associate Keller Williams Premier Properties 908-400-0778.

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Continued Academic Honors at Westfield High School

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield High School students continue to be honored for academic and artistic achievements in recognition of their hard work and dedication to furthering their education.

Eleventh grader Mattia Butera will attend the Governor's School of Engineering and Technology this summer at Rutgers University.  As a selected Governor's Scholar, he will take four ...

Tips on Manifesting and Getting Stuff Done

Ever wonder how some people seem to get so many things done in a short period of time?  Well, they probably know the secret to quickly manifesting their goals. There are tons of books out there on manifesting, but the truth is, you only need to be in tune with your own body to really achieve your goals and dreams. 

In the above video, I give you some tips on how to super ...

Essential Summer Water Safety Tips From the Westfield Area YMCA

National Water Safety Month is in May and is a kick-off for the summer season. This is the perfect time for parents and caregivers to reinforce the importance of water safety and equip kids and adults with the essential skills to keep them safe in and around water.

As “America’s Swim Instructor,” the YMCA teaches more than 1 million children invaluable water safety and ...

How To Change When It Feels Impossible

As a mental health and pain management coach, I spend a lot of time talking to my clients about managing chronic pain, chronic illness, and mental health struggles like depression, anxiety, grief, ADHD, bipolar disorder, etc. 

In the process, I often hear, "I want to change Christina, but I just can't." My response is always, "well…you get to decide that." ...

Saint Joe's Valedictorian Credits Extracurricular Activities for His Academic Success

METUCHEN, NJ -- There was very little doubt in Aayush Agnihotri’s mind when it came to choosing where he wanted to attend high school. Aside from the wide array of academic offerings and extracurricular activities, there was a deeper connection to Saint Joseph High School that only a select few understand - the legacy connection. 

After seeing his older brother, Aniket (Saint ...

'Two Minutes with TAPinto' Features South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — This month's "Two Minutes with TAPinto" features TAPinto South Plainfield publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen.

When she started TAPinto South Plainfield, she worked full time as Regional Manager/Business Development for a bank. It became so successful that she was able to leave her banking career to focus on TAPinto full-time.

"I say this to all ...

‘Calendar Girls’ Captivates at Chatham Playhouse

CHATHAM, NJ — This delightful play, set in Yorkshire, England, lends a risque air to the Women’s Institutes at a local church parish.

The play and film were based on a true story of middle-aged women who were seeking a fundraising idea for Leukemia Research.

They’re desperate to find a way to support their charities and somehow come up with the idea of ...

New Jersey Warns of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 19, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey.

“The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous vendors coming out of the woodwork to take advantage of parents at a vulnerable ...

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Nov 28, 1931 - Jan 19, 2022
Austin George Habib, 90, passed away peacefully at home on January 19, 2022, surrounded by his ...
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