Rehearsals Underway 71st Washington School Show in Westfield

January 7, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — It’s that time of year again when parents of Washington Elementary School prepare for their annual musical theater production. This year’s original musical, “The Show of Shows,” is a comedy about a storm-stricken school community seeking to raise money to rebuild their destroyed downtown and school grounds.

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YESTERcades Arcade Coming to Downtown Westfield

WESTFIELD, NJ — YESTERcades will open its third arcade at 151 East Broad St. in Downtown Westfield this spring, the company announced Tuesday. The space was formerly occupied by City Sports.

YESTERcades describes itself as gaming experience straight out of the “golden age of gaming.” They offer a variety of arcade video games, such as Space Invaders, Pac-Man, Street Fighter ...

Broadway Comes to Westfield New Year’s Eve for NJ Festival Orchestra’s ‘Puttin’ on the Ritz’

WESTFIELD, NJ — The New Jersey Festival Orchestra will ring in the New Year Dec. 31 with “Puttin’ on the Ritz,” an American musical revue starring special guest vocalists from Broadway and beyond.

The performance — one of their most popular each year — is scheduled for 7  p.m. at Westfield High School.

“It is the ‘perfect storm’ of ...

Free Holiday Parking in Westfield Starts Saturday, Special Events Continue

WESTFELD, NJ —  From Dec. 16 to Jan. 1, the town of Westfield is giving shoppers, diners and visitors to Downtown Westfield the gift of free metered parking at designated 2-hour on-street meters and 4-hour parking lot pay stations.

Just don’t plan to hog your spot — while parking in these spaces is free, restrictions and time limits will be still be enforced to ...

NJ Festival Orchestra Wows Holiday Concert-Goers in Westfield

WESTFIELD, NJ — The New Jersey Festival Orchestra’s “Return of the Three Holiday Tenors” earned a standing ovation Saturday night at the Presbyterian Church in Westfield.

 A nearly packed house came out despite the snow to hear the symphony orchestra with choir students from Franklin Elementary School and renowned tenors Cody Austin, Cameron Schutza and ...

Holiday Festivities Continue in Downtown Westfield

WESTFIELD, NJ — Holiday festivities continue in Downtown Westfield this month with musical entertainment sponsored by the Downtown Westfield Corporation. 

Every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 23, visitors can enjoy roaming musical ensembles, such as the Yuletide Carolers, Watson Highlanders Bagpipe Band, NJ Workshop for the Arts Alphorns, NJ Workshop for ...

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Upcoming Events

Sun, January 21, 2:00 PM

Miller-Cory House Museum, Westfield

The Wonderful World of Snow Globes

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Sun, January 21, 2:30 PM

The Reeve History and Cultural Resource Center, Westfield

Westfield Historical Society Presents: T. Thomas ...

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back Home & Garden

Sun, January 21, 3:30 PM

Temple Emanu-El, Westfield

Mostly Music Chamber Music Concert

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Women’s Club of Westfield Announces Youth Poetry and Short Story Contest

January 16, 2018

The Woman’s Club announces its 2018 Youth Poetry and Short Story Contest. All aspiring student poets and authors from kindergarten through high school are invited to enter. Poetry entries may be any style with a  minimum length of eight lines and a maximum length of  30 lines. Short stories are limited to 2,000 words.  Entries must be type written, ...