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First Baptist Church of Westfield Advent and Christmas 2017 Schedule

First Baptist Church of Westfield Advent and Christmas 2017 Schedule

December 3  – 10:30 a.m. — Communion Sunday; Agape Christmas Festival Potluck Lunch; Lighting of the Candle of Hope; Sermon Title:  Out of Despair -- Hope

December 10 – 10:30 a.m. — Lighting of the Candle of Peace; Sermon Title:  From Frustration – Peace; Orchestra playing!

December 10 — Blue Christmas Service -  4 p.m. - Come for a quiet time of remembrance and acknowledgement that all during this time is not cheerfulness and laughter, but losses are greatly felt. Grief, mourning, sadness and loneliness are real! ; “Comfort, O comfort my people, says your God.”

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Fitness Events & Specials

Fitness Events & Specials

Athleta

Events at Athleta this month.... Monday, December 4 from 7pm-9pm: Shop For A Cause with Jane Hoffman and the Birthday Wish Foundation featuring Gina Berta from Club Pilates Westfield, Lunchbox and Mas Designs Jewelry. Sunday, December 10 at 9am-9:45am join Athleta Girl for a Gratitude Graffiti class. Sunday, December 10-16 come support the Westfield Girls Ice Hockey Team for their Shop For A Cause. Holiday hours are in full effect. See store calendar for more details. 234 E. Broad St., 908.518.7620. www.athleta.com 

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Food & Wine for the Holiday Season

Food & Wine for the Holiday Season

Savory:

Westfield Seafood

Let Westfield Seafood be a part of your holiday celebration. They have the best shrimp and seafood delicacies for your family gathering or Feast of the Seven Fishes dinner. Most items need no pre-order, but do order shrimp platters, eels, and fresh crabmeat in advance. Also, orders for opened clams and oysters must be placed by December 19. 220 South Ave. W., 908.233.3042. www.westfieldseafood.com 

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Holiday Best Bets

Holiday Best Bets

 

Blue Jasmine Floral Design & Boutique

Blue Jasmine's holiday collection is beautiful! Shop the boutique for jewelry, ornaments, candles, decor, and other modern, elegant gifts this season. Shop the floral studio too by ordering a whimsical, garden-inspired arrangement (delivered for free in Westfield) in person, by phone, or online. Blue Jasmine also offers floral subscriptions to bring beauty and cheer to you or your loved one all season long. 23 Elm St., 908.232.2393. www.bluejasminedesign.com 

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Welcome New Mayor Shelley Brindle & Council Members!

Welcome New Mayor Shelley Brindle & Council Members!

 

The Downtown Westfield Corporation (DWC) would like to congratulate Shelley Brindle on becoming the first female Mayor of Westfield and our next fearless leader! We look forward to engaging with her and new council members David Contract, Michael Dardia, Linda Habgood and Dawn Mackey to solve some of our current challenges and partner for an exciting and prosperous future. The staff and volunteer committees look forward to working with them and existing council members Frank Arena, Jo Ann Neylan, Mark LoGrippo and Doug Stokes. 

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Holiday Entertainment & Festivities Continue Downtown Throughout December

Holiday Entertainment & Festivities Continue Downtown Throughout December

Holiday Entertainment 

The DWC sponsors family entertainment during the holidays in December, typically on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. The fun roaming musical entertainment has been a Westfield tradition for decades and includes Yuletide Carolers, Watson Highlanders Bagpipe Band, NJ Workshop for the Arts Alphorns and Brass Quintet, The Harmonics and Barbershop Quartet. Schedule of events for 2016 is as follows: 

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Miracle on Elm Street Shopping Spree Contest

Miracle on Elm Street Shopping Spree Contest

Enter to Win our Weekly Drawing for a Gift Card to your Favorite Downtown Westfield Business or Restaurant!

From November 20 through December 22, enter to win one of six $50 gift cards* each week this holiday season. Six individual weekly prizes of $50 will be awarded in Downtown Westfield shopping/restaurant gift cards. Your email address will automatically enter you into our bonus drawing for a $25 parking card each week.

Just complete the online entry form - Register Now!

Printed entry forms are also available at your favorite Westfield businesses and restaurants. With the printed forms, simply place your completed form in the special mailboxes located at the corner of Elm St. & E. Broad St. or on the corner of South Ave. W. & Summit Ave. between November 20 and December 22. Mail-in or online entries will be accepted.

Limit one entry per person per week. Winners will be randomly drawn on Fridays with the last drawing on December 22, 2017. Must be 18 years or over to enter.

*Gift cards will be issued to winners from the Downtown business of their choice as pre-selected on the entry form. Businesses must be located within Westfield's Special Improvement District.

 

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2017/2018 Destination Westfield Annual Directory is Now Available

2017/2018 Destination Westfield Annual Directory is Now Available

The 2017/2018 Destination Westfield Shopping, Dining & Services Directory, published by the Downtown Westfield Corporation, provides a comprehensive listing of all businesses in the Special Improvement District plus selected advertisers. In addition to the business name, type of business, phone number and address, the booklet includes an annual event calendar, a map, and parking information. It is an invaluable annual reference guide for residents, shoppers, diners and realtors.

Destination Westfield is a partnership publication between the DWC and The Star-Ledger with 80,000 copies distributed annually. Printed copies may be obtained at downtown stores and restaurants or at the DWC offices located at 105 Elm St., lower level, 908.789.9444.

 

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Fitness Corner

Fitness Corner

POE YOGA Westfield

Enjoy your first class FREE! Get a 2-week intro offer for new clients for $50. All of POE's yoga classes are vinyasa flow and heated with far infrared heat. They welcome all levels and encourage you to try all classes: Sun, Moon, Hot 26, Fire Barre, Boxx & Bend. 128 Elm St., 908.264.7995. 

www.poeyoga.com

Athleta

Enjoy many upcoming classes this month at Athleta. Saturday, November 4 at 8:45am Vinyasa Flow with Ruth Berman; Sunday, November 12 at 9:30am Zumba with Christina Kaveney; Monday November 13 Restorative Pilates with Gina Berta; Black Friday, November 24 at 8am Zen Yoga with Ruth Berman; Visit Athleta's website for more information and to RSVP to any of these classes. 234 E. Broad St., 908.518.7620. www.stores.athleta.net/store-7098 

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Best of NJ 2017: Which Westfield Businesses Made the Lists?

Best of NJ 2017: Which Westfield Businesses Made the Lists?

We are so proud of these Westfield NJ businesses who topped the NJ Monthly reader poll lists this year! Congratulations to these and all our downtown retailers and restaurants who continue to push for excellence. Readers of NJ Monthly once again voted for their favorites in North Jersey.

Recreation and Personal Interest

- Best Bike Shop: Jay's Cycle Center, Westfield 

- Best Indie Bookstore: The Town Bookstore, Westfield 

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