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6 Things to do in Westfield Over Thanksgiving Week

November 16, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — There will be lots of fun for everyone in Westfield over the Thanksgiving holiday, from free entertainment to bargain hunting to a 5-mile run and even complimentary photos with Santa. Find out what’s happening in our Thanksgiving week guide, below.

1.  Work out for free at the Westfield Area YMCA. Nov. 22 kicks off a month of free “Wellness ...

Westfield High School Students to Perform Comedy ‘The Man Who Came to Dinner’ This Week

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield High School Theater Department will present its fall play, “The Man Who Came to Dinner,” Nov. 16, 17 and 18.

The comedy, written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, takes place in 1938 just after the Great Depression around Christmastime.

Senior Julian Mazzola, who has been taking part in theater ever since middle schools, ...

Westfield Historical Society Organizes Downtown Walking Tours

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield Historical Society will kick off its first formal downtown walking tours on Sunday, Nov. 12. According to the Westfield Historical Society, participants will learn about the town’s most notable buildings and landmarks with a focus on history and architecture, including a look at the 1911 built Spanish-style firehouse, the World ...

Westfield Marching Band Honors Veterans

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield High School Marching Band celebrated military veterans for their service to the United States with a medley of military tunes representing each of the services at the football game this past weekend.

 

And the band had a special interest in the tribute as the father of one of their musicians is a US Air Force veteran. Tafari Brown, the father of WHS ...

Westfield Ballroom Celebrates Grand Re-Opening

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield Ballroom (formerly Fred Astaire of Westfield) celebrated its grand re-opening at 361 South Ave. East recently with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

In attendance were members of the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Andy Skibitsky, instructors and students. 

Inside, attendees enjoyed dancing to a live band.

To learn about The Westfield ...

Westfield Marching Band Competes in State Championships

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield High School marching band celebrated taking sixth place in the state championships last week after creating “seven minutes of magic” in the finals at Rutgers University.

The 134-strong band, which won the national championship two years ago in the regular “A” class, moved up to compete in the elite “Open” class for ...

TAPinto Westfield Readers Share Halloween Photos

WESTFIELD, NJ — Happy Halloween from TAPinto Westfield!

Send photos of yourself, your children and your home dressed up for Halloween to jlieberman@tapinto.net and we’ll share them in this photo gallery.

Check back later to see what your friends and neighbors shared.

Downtown Westfield Halloween Festivities Postponed, Parade Canceled Due to Predicted Rain

WESTFIELD, NJ — Due to the rain forecast for Sunday, Oct. 29, the Downtown Westfield Trick-or-Treating and Costume Contest has been moved to Monday, Oct. 30, the Downtown Westfield Corporation announced Friday.

Trick-or-treating at participating downtown shops and restaurants will take place after school Monday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., and the costume contest will ...

Four Ways to Celebrate Halloween in Westfield with Kids this Weekend

WESTFIELD, NJ — There will be plenty of spooky, silly fun for families Westfield this weekend:

1. Trick or treat downtown: Children can enjoy Downtown Westfield’s annual trick-or treat at participating retail shops and restaurants on Sunday, Oct. 29 from noon to 2 p.m.

2. March in a parade: Once your candy bucket is full, head to Quimby street to line up for the ...

Westfield’s NJ Festival Orchestra Kicks Off Season with Special Guests

WESTFIELD, NJ — The New Jersey Festival Orchestra performed the first concerts of its 35th anniversary season this week in Westfield and Morristown with “Serenades to Music,” a dramatic concert that combined voice, virtuoso violin and Mozart. 

The performance Saturday in Westfield began with the famous “Serenade to Music” (from The ...

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Sun, November 19, 12:00 PM

Deutscher Club of Clark, Inc., Clark

Deutscher Club of Clark, Inc. Ladies Division ...

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Sun, November 19, 2:30 PM

The Reeve History and Cultural Resource Center, Westfield

Westfield Historical Society Presents an ...

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Sun, November 19, 3:00 PM

First Baptist Church of Westfield, Westfield

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Holiday Shopping Boutique

November 14, 2017

Over 40 vendors from Westfield, Mountainside, Scotch Plains, Fanwood and other surrounding areas will be participating in Holy Trinity School’s Holiday Shopping Boutique on Nov. 17 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. This free open house event is a chance for attendees to browse a variety of vendors in one location, purchase unique gifts and support local area ...