Downtown Westfield’s Jazz Night Moved to Wednesday this Week

July 16, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — Due to expected storms, the Sweet Sounds Downtown Jazz Festival night this week has been moved from Tuesday, July 17, to Wednesday, July 18, 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 dates Wednesdays).

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Westfield Kicks Off Sweet Sounds Downtown Jazz Festival

WESTFIELD, NJ – Music lovers enjoyed the summer season’s first evening of Downtown Westfield's Sweet Sounds Downtown Jazz Festival Tuesday night. Quimby Street was closed to traffic for the kickoff celebration with street and sidewalk dining, seating for the New Jersey Festival Orchestra's big band performance and games and chalk for the kids.

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Downtown Westfield Celebrates Christmas in July

WESTFIELD, NJ —  Families enjoyed photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, a “snow” machine, ugly Christmas t-shirt decorating, sandboxes, games and more on Quimby Street in Downtown Westfield Sunday during “Christmas in July.”

Performers from the Valencia School of Music invited the audience to sing along to wintry songs including “Ruldolph the Red-Nosed ...

Westfield Community Concert Band Summer Series Continues

WESTFIELD, NJ —  The Westfield Community Concert Band, under the direction of Dr. Thomas Connors, held its annual free Independence Day Concert in Mindowaskin Park Thursday night. 

The band was joined by members of the Westfield Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution and Daughters of the American Revolution, who presented a special program in tribute to ...

Downtown Westfield to Hold ‘Christmas in July’

WESTFIELD, NJ — Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for this new event in Downtown Westfield on Sunday, July 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It’s the second event in the Downtown Westfield Corporation’s new “Second Sundays” series, which features a different themed event on the second Sunday of each month.

Enjoy family fun, crafts, games and activities on Quimby Street, ...

Things to do the Week of July 4 in & Around Westfield

WESTFIELD, NJ — Looking for fun ways to celebrate Independence Day locally?

Head to Downtown Westfield the evening of July 3 for the kickoff of Westfield’s annual summer-long Sweet Sounds Downtown Jazz Festival. The family-friendly event will take over downtown from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. with free performances at various outdoor locations downtown. Rain date Wednesday. For ...

Sweet Sounds Downtown Returns to Westfield July 3 with Live Music Every Tuesday

WESTFIELD, NJ — The 22nd Annual Sweet Sounds Downtown Jazz Festival returns soon to Downtown Westfield with free live music every Tuesday night in July and August from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Rain dates Wednesdays).

Click here for the 2018 performance schedule.  

Four live performances each Tuesday night will held outside in Downtown Westfield at various locations — on ...

Peppa Pig Visits Emma's

CRANFORD, NJ — Following the success of the first ever "Kids Night Out" on June 5 that featured Vampirina, owner Victor Biancamano decided to make the event a regular occurrence. 

Biancamano made a call to Peppa Pig, and despite her busy schedule, she was able to free up some time to enjoy some pizza and take pictures with guests at Emma's ...

Westfield Community Concert Band Begins Summer Concert Series

WESTFIELD, NJ — On the longest day of the year, the Westfield Community Concert Band began its 106th season with the first concert of four in its Summer Concert Series. Those in attendance Thursday night were rewarded with a picturesque summer evening of serenades. 

Dr. Thomas N. Connors conducted the group of 55 players through a two-hour ...

Westfield to Hold 3-Day ‘AddamsFest’ Celebrating Charles Addams and His Creations This Fall

WESTFIELD, NJ — It’s creepy. It’s kooky. And it’s taking over Westfield from Oct 26 to 28. AddamsFest, a town-wide celebration honoring Westfield native Charles Addams and his most famous creations, The Addams Family, will be a destination event this fall with family-friendly activities, lectures, exhibits and film screenings, the town announced Thursday.

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Westfield Memorial Library Presents Keepsake Box Craft for Adults and Talk on NY Skyscrapers

July 17, 2018

The Westfield Memorial Library is excited to offer a craft for adults on Wednesday, Aug. 1 at 2 p.m. and a program on the Skyscrapers of New York at 7 p.m. The library is located at 550 East Broad St.

The craft is the creation of a keepsake box, presented by librarian Marsha Bryant. The library will provide a tin box and other decorating supplies for each participant. Using paint, ...