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AddamsFest: Neighbors to ‘Haunt’ Westfield Homes for Decorating Contest

September 17, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ – In anticipation of the town's upcoming AddamsFest celebration, the municipality is holding a Halloween home decorating contest.

Officials are calling the contest “Haunt Your House." Open to all Westfield residents the contest encourages the public to get in the spooky spirit prior to the official start of AddamsFest, the town announced ...

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

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 ...

Westfield International Film Festival Brings Worldwide Talent Downtown to James Ward Mansion

WESTFIELD, NJ — What started as a one-night, sold-out event at the Hamilton Stage in Rahway is now a four-day film festival slated for Sept. 20 through 23 at James Ward Mansion.

In its sixth year, and second in Westfield, the Westfield International Film Festival invites the public to experience films in a unique and exciting way, according to Gina Marie Rodriguez, founder and executive ...

Addams Tavern to Run Beer Garden at Westfield’s AddamsFest this Fall; Town to Partner with Lyft for Event

WESTFIELD, NJ — Quimby and Elm Streets in Downtown Westfield will become “Charlie’s Ale Garden” on Saturday, Oct. 27, as part of the town’s first AddamsFest, a three-day town-wide festival celebrating Westfield native Charles Addams, creator of “The Addams Family,” that will include family-friendly events, lectures, exhibits and film ...

Westfield’s 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 ...

Westfield PBA Seeking Sponsors for Second Annual Car Show Next Month

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield Police Benevolent Association is organizing its second annual car show, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 22. at the south side of the Westfield train station parking lot* from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

“Last year we had a lot of cars, we had a big turn out,” said Westfeld Police Officer Chris Forcenito, one of the event's organizers. “We ...

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 ...

Free Movie Night in Tamaques Park to Feature DJ, ‘Cars 3’

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield Recreation Department is partnering with Union County to host a free family movie night in Tamaques Park next Thursday, Aug. 23, Mayor Shelley Brindle announced at Tuesday night’s town council meeting.

The event will start with a DJ and kids dance party, then the movie ‘Cars 3’ will begin at 7:45 p.m.

Attendees are asked to bring ...

Five Westfield Entities Get Union County HEART Grants

ELIZABETH, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced Tuesday that 63 artists, historians and local non-profit organizations will receive funding through the 2018 Union County HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) Grant Program, including five from Westfield:

Lowell Schantz, $1,000, to present two free jazz concerts in Union County libraries; New Jersey ...

Downtown Westfield’s Jazz Night Moved to Wednesday This Week

WESTFIELD, NJ — Due to unsettled weather, the Sweet Sounds Downtown Jazz Festival night this week has been moved from Tuesday, Aug. 14, to Wednesday, Aug. 15, the Downtown Westfield Corporation has announced.

The 22nd Annual Sweet Sounds Downtown Jazz Festival features free live music every Tuesday night in July and August from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Rain ...


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September 16, 2018

On Saturday, Sept. 15, Westfield got a little taste of what's to come at the Westfield Police Benevolent Association's car show next weekend.

Optimus Prime made a guest appearance at Westfield Collision Center, who will be this years main sponsor. Additionally, we were also fortunate to get a special visit from Westfield Mayor Shelley Brindle.