Don’t Miss Halloween Hocus Pocus, Theorem Painting, and More October Events

Saturday October 14 – 10am to noon Theorem Painting Workshop Delicate, brightly colored, and charming – all of these words describe “theorem painting,” an art form popular in early America which uses stencils to create images on fabric. On Saturday, October 14, from 10:00 am to noon, the Miller-Cory House Museum will host a theorem […]

Horrors of the One-Room Schoolhouse at The Miller-Cory House Museum

September is back to school time! Even though the sight of backpacks and the school bus may bring unhappy faces, parents can tell their children that, compared to the schools of long ago, today’s are not bad at all! The image of a cozy one-room schoolhouse, filled with neat rows of desks and a young […]

This is What You’ll Be Talking About – Free Summer Concerts Near Westfield

This is what you’ll want to be doing (and hearing) this summer! Pack a cooler or picnic basket, grab your lawn chairs, and take your family and friends to the free concerts offered this July and August at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside, NJ and at Oak Ridge Park in Clark, NJ. The Smithereens First […]

Must See! Annual Sheep to Shawl Festival at The Miller-Cory House Museum

Don’t miss sheep getting their haircuts! Stop by the Miller-Cory House Museum on Sunday, April 30, 2017, 1–4pm, for the annual Sheep to Shawl Festival. The process of sheep shearing will be demonstrated by a master shearer using hand shears as was done in early America. The process of turning wool into cloth will continue with […]

Sweetness Abounds at The Miller-Cory House Museum

Stop by the the Miller-Cory House Museum this winter to learn about old-fashioned valentines and maple sugaring in colonial days. The museum is located at 614 Mountain Avenue, Westfield, NJ. February 12, 2017 Antique Valentines Love is in the air at the Miller-Cory House Museum. The writing of romantic notes and letters for St. Valentine’s Day […]

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.