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Sun. May 7, 2017

Spring Fling Street Fair Brings Family Fun to Westfield

Sun. May 7, 2017 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Spring fling logo 2017Come to downtown Westfield on Sunday, May 7th from 10am - 5pm for the 23rd Annual Spring Fling Street Fair, sponsored by the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce! It’s free and fun for the whole family. Check out scores of vendors, fantastic food, a KidZone, live entertainment, and so much more. Downtown Westfield is closed off to vehicular traffic and the event takes place rain or shine. For more information go to www.gwaccnj.com or call the chamber at 908.233.3021.

Sat. May 13, 2017

Celebrate Mother’s Day with A Tour of Notable Homes

Sat. May 13, 2017 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Friends of the New Jersey Festival Orchestra will once again host a fabulous day of touring notable Westfield Homes on May 13, 2017. This year's new crop of amazing homes are a stylish medley of residences representing a wide range of design sensibilities as well as a few truly unique spaces. The tour reflects the area's rich architectural history and showcases some of the hottest new properties in the Westfield area. The tour is self-guided and takes two to three hours. Homes can be seen at any time during the tour hours, 10am to 3pm. The tour also includes live music, luxury raffles, door prize and local vendor tastings.

Click here to preview the homes and their descriptions!

In addition to four magnificent Westfield residences, two electric Tesla performance vehicles will be on display – the brand new Model X crossover and the Model S sedan, together with a ticketed raffle "Win a Tesla for the Day" with the drawing to take place at close of tour. Winner need not be present to win.

Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 day of tour. The addresses of the homes will be printed on the tickets and homes can be visited in any order. At your first home you'll pick up a copy of tour program containing descriptions of the homes and an easy-to-follow tour map to each address. 

Make this a full Mother's Day celebration and take in a lunch or brunch along the way! All proceeds will benefit the New Jersey Festival Orchestra. If you'd like to nominate a home for consideration in future tours, please call the NJFO office at 908-232-9400.

Purchase tickets online at www.njfestivalorchestra.org/homestour_njfo.php or at these fine retail establishments: Baron's Drug StoreThe Town Book StoreChristoffers Flowers & GiftsPeriwinkle's Fine Gifts, and Norman's Hallmark Fanwood. 

Sat. May 20, 2017

The Paul Jackson Fund Honors Deacon Tom Pluta of Holy Trinity Church at their Giving Hope Gala & Auction

Sat. May 20, 2017 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

paul jackson fund event may 2017 1The Paul Jackson Fund invites you to their Gala & Auction to honor Deacon Tom Pluta of Holy Trinity Church Westfield on May 20th from 6-11pm at the Grand Summit Hotel, 570 Springfield Avenue, Summit, New Jersey. Tickets are $110 per person for dinner, open bar and dancing. Proceeds benefit those facing financial hardship due to a severe medical crisis. For tickets, visit www.pauljacksonfund.org.

Join NJ Festival Orchestra for their Season Finale -- Battle of the Titans

Sat. May 20, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

NJFO sophia B 3 450x280Join New Jersey Festival Orchestra and Musical Director & Conductor David Wroe for a season finale of dazzling bravura and epic instrumentation as they present Battle of the Titans! Special guest virtuoso Sophia Bacelar performs Tchaikovsky’s cheerful and immensely demanding cello showpiece, Variations on a Rococo Theme. Mahler’s monumental Symphony No. 1 then brings the NJFO 2016-2017 season to a spell binding and soul-stirring conclusion. Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 7pm at The Presbyterian Church, Westfield, NJ. For tickets, visit http://www.njfestivalorchestra.org/tickets_njfo-schedule.php

 

Mon. May 29, 2017

Westfield Memorial Day Parade is Scheduled for Monday, May 29

Mon. May 29, 2017 9:00 am - 10:30 am
memorial day parade pic 450x280The only parade in the Town of Westfield, this year's annual Memorial Day Parade will take place on Monday, May 29. Opening ceremonies will begin at 9 am, at the World War I Monument Circle, then proceed on E. Broad St. through town toward Fairview Cemetery. Participating members marching in the parade are requested to be at the Lord & Taylor West parking lot by 8 am.

The mayor and town council, Westfield Police and Fire Department, Department of Public Works and various youth and civic organizations will be participating in this year’s parade. Public is invited!