Service and Social Organizations for Westfield Women

Whether you’re new to town or a long-time resident, if you’re a woman seeking to volunteer, socialize, pitch in, or give back to your community, Westfield has lots of opportunities. The following list of service and social organizations will help guide you in finding a niche that suits your interests—and give you an opportunity to meet […]

Festive Fall Fun at Miller Cory House Museum

Halloween Hocus Pocus may be over until next year, but the Miller-Cory House Museum, 614 Mountain Avenue, Westfield, NJ, is bustling with festive fall (and holiday) fun. Take a look: November 13, 2–4pm Amazing Maize — A Tribute to Corn Where would our colonial ancestors have been without this life supporting grain. The afternoon of family fun […]

Prevent Identity Theft by Shredding Confidential Documents

Protect your identify! Shred confidential papers! Union County Recycling is offering several mobile paper shredding events this fall. Mobile Paper Shredding Events in Union County Saturday October 1 Scotch Plains, UC Vo-Tech, 1776 Raritan Road Thursday, October 13 Kenilworth, Galloping Hill Golf Course, 3 Golf Drive Saturday, October 22 New Providence, Alcatel-Lucent, 600 Mountain Avenue […]

Hear Sweet Sounds at the Downtown Jazz Festival

The Downtown Westfield Corporation is proud to present the 20th Annual Sweet Sounds Downtown Jazz Festival every Tuesday evening in July and August, from 7-9 pm. Stroll the streets in downtown Westfield or dine al fresco to hear smooth jazz as it fills the streets during this popular summertime event. And new this year is the […]

Super Special Summer Movies Series for Kids

The Summer Kids Series is about to begin at the Rialto Movie Theater in downtown Westfield. This Summer Movie Fun is perfect for kids of all ages. Every Thursday at 10:00 am starting June 16 and ending August 18, your kids can stay cool and see a movie, enjoy a drink, and have some popcorn […]

4 Spring Events You Don’t Want to Miss at the Miller Cory House

It’s that time of year again when the sheep at the Miller-Cory House Museum in Westfield need a haircut! Don’t miss this fun family event, plus other craft and cooking events happening this spring. The Miller-Cory House Museum is a living history museum located at 614 Mountain Avenue, Westfield, NJ. April 24, 1 to 4pm […]

Get Rid of Household Hazards Once and For All

Is your garage or basement filled with old fire extinguishers, motor oil, pesticides, or other hazardous materials? Are you worried about having hazardous waste in or around your home? You can relax. The County of Union has two upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Events where you can dispose of many dangerous items:

Where to Donate Used Books In and Around Westfield

Has the early spring weather this year urged you to declutter and organize your bookshelves? If so, there are lots of local and national organizations that will gladly accept your used books, CDs, and DVDs. The following organizations will most likely accept gently used novels, children’s books,  autobiographies, and the like, but chances are, they don’t want […]

Where to Go Sledding and Cross-Country Skiing Near Westfield

Now that Westfield has about 2 feet of snow on the ground, I’m sure your children (and you?) are anxious to get outside to go sledding or cross-country skiing. The good news is, there are five parks in Union County designated sledding and three for cross-country skiing. Where to Go Sledding Here are the five parks in […]

Jersey Fresh at Westfield’s Farmers Market

Westfield’s Farmers Market kicks off its 20th season on June 6th, 2015. Every Saturday from June 6th to October 31st from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm, you can find fresh, local produce; organic vegetables; grass fed beef and lamb; free-range chicken; dried fruits, baked goods, and lots more.

Miller-Cory House in June

Before the Miller-Cory House Museum closes for the summer, save June 7th for an afternoon of historic family fun. From 2 to 4 pm on this Sunday, you and your children can take a tour, watch open-hearth cooking, and participate in a summertime craft (kids only). Additionally, you can stroll through their gardens, learn about local history, […]

Healthy Kids Day at Westfield Area Y

Stop by the Westfield Area Y on Saturday, April 25 from 1–4 pm for Healthy Kids Day, a FREE community event. Kids will enjoy:

April Events at Miller-Cory House Museum

This April, don’t miss these family events at Westfield’s living museum — the Miller-Cory House. It’s Time for Spring Planting! April 12, 2 to 4 pm By the end of March, colonial farm families were very tired of eating pickled pork and cornmeal mush. This program, which is appropriate for young children, includes a short talk […]

A Jam-Packed Guide to Kids’ Activities in Westfield

Kids Activities Westfield NJ Whether you’re living in Westfield or considering a move to the Westfield area, you’ll find plenty of activities to keep your baby, toddler, tween, or teen active and engaged. You’ll find everything: baby yoga classes, toddler art classes, beading events, cooking camps, soccer and sports leagues, storytimes, and computer classes for tweens and teens. […]

Dine Differently—Restaurant Week with a Twist

Restaurant Week is back, but with a twist. From February 15–26, 2015 (excluding Friday and Saturday), you can enjoy a two-course lunch or a two- or three-course dinner at many local Westfield restaurants. Diners have price-fixed options for lunch and dinner, but this year, prices are set individually by the restaurant; tax, drinks, and gratuities are not […]