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Westfield Memorial Library presents Spring Foreign Film Festival

Testament of Youth 3.14.16 mediumThe Westfield Memorial Library is pleased to present three foreign films in the months of March, April and May. They will be shown on Mondays: March 14, April 11 and May 16 at 2:00 and 6:30 p.m. The library is located at 550 East Broad Street.

The first film, “Testament of Youth” is in English and runs 130 minutes. It tells the story of a Vera Brittain, an upper class girl with ideas of her own, her brother and her brother’s friend with whom she becomes romantically involved. They had wonderful plans for the future, but when Britain declared war on Germany in August 1914, all of their beautiful dreams were shattered, except for one.

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Construction in Downtown Westfield to Begin March 14

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Improvements to the Elm Street/East Broad Street intersection will begin on or about March 14, 2016. Construction consists of traffic signal upgrade drainage repairs, resurfacing of roadways and installation of curb and slides. Night work will be required for portions of this project. Union County will be providing construction updates on their website.

Construction will require temporary sidewalk, shoulder and lane closures. However, all roadways will remain open with access to adjacent properties/businesses. Work will progress weather permitting and be completed within four months.

Should you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact JC Contracting's Project Manager Stephen Colasante at 973.748.5600.

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Spring Makeover Parties at Bluemercury

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Silhouette Day at Juxtapose Gallery, April 9

Juxgtapose Silhouette Day2016 mediumJuxtapose Gallery will hold its traditional Sihouette Day on Saturday, April 9, from 10am to 4pm, just in time for Mother's Day! A silhouette of your child makes a great gift for moms, grandparents or anyone special to you and your child. Call or email for an appointment. 908.232.3278 or


Breakfast with the Bands, Saturday, March 19

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Marc Berger to play music of Great American Frontier at Westfield Memorial Library

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On Saturday, March 19 at 2:00 p.m., the Westfield Memorial Library will present Marc Berger, who sings the music of the Great American Frontier. The Library is located at 550 East Broad Street.

Marc's life has been about pursuing twin passions: creating and recording his American roots songs, and exploring remote areas of the desert and mountain West. After signing his first publishing contract while in law school, he fronted rock bands and performed regularly in New York City clubs like CBGB, Wetlands, and the Knitting Factory.

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The Paul Jackson Fund's "Giving Hope" Gala & Auction, April 2

paul jackson fund 2016 gala invite 5 mediumThe Paul Jackson Fund's "Giving Hope" Gala & Auction, honoring the memory of Dr. Lori Swingle Gormley (WHS '74), will be held on April 2nd at the Grand Summit Hotel, Summit, NJ. Tickets may be purchased online. $95 per person - dinner, wine & beer included. Proceeds will benefit individuals and families facing a financial hardship due to medical crisis.


“SWART: Social Work Works: Artwork By NJ Social Workers & Art Therapists” at Gallery U

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Exhibited March 4 - April 4, 2016

“SWART: Social Work Works: Artwork By NJ Social Workers & Art Therapists” honors the importance of art, social workers, and art therapists in our society. SWART offers a cross section of perspectives from the richly varied social work and art therapist communities with artworks that range from complex abstract explorations of trauma, psychological theories and mental health recovery, to realistic renderings of people, places and things.

Gallery U Boutique is also pleased to exhibit the work of artist Samuel Sinelnikov from March 4 - April 4, 2016, as part of their “Art In the Boutique” series. This solo exhibition will highlight his works in watercolor. Each piece is a gorgeous interpretation of local scenes and nature.

439 South Avenue W., Westfield, NJ 07090. 908.232.1895.

Westfield Memorial Library presents A WASP Takes Wing-WW II Women Air Force Service Pilots

Ann B Carl WASP 3.9.16 medium(February 24, 2016) – On Wednesday, March 9 at 7:00 p.m., the Westfield Memorial Library will present “A W.A.S.P. Takes Wing: the Women’s Air Force Service Pilots of World War II as seen through the Eyes of NJ Pilot Ann B. Carl.” The library is located at 550 East Broad Street.

During World War II, more than one thousand women volunteers completed the Women Air Force Service Pilots (WASP) military pilot training program. They endured terrible Texas weather, snakes, spiders and scorpions, as well as the hostility of some male instructors.

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Spring Cleanse Your Body with Yoga + Food

Spring Cleanse 1 mediumAre you ready to feel refreshed, renewed and blossom into Spring?

Join Kim Giglio (Harkamal Kaur) and Csilla Bischoff to celebrate Spring! Learn tools to boost your immune system and prevent disease while increasing your energy levels and preparing you for a healthy and vibrant spring!

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