4/5 from 2-4 PM Westfield Resident Lisa Bleich, aurrthor of Surviving the College Application Process: Case Studies to Help You Find Your Unique Angle for Success
Does the college application process overwhelm you? Unsure about the topic for your main essay or which school is the right fit? Surviving the College Application Process: Case Studies to Help You Find Your Unique Angle for Success is organized so you can find profiles of students who resemble pieces of yourself. Read all of the case studies, or just those that resonate with your own circumstances. With the strategies outlined in this book, you will be well on your way to surviving the college application process
4/12 from 2-4 PM Former Westfield Resident, Edward Einhorn, Fractions in Disguise: A Math Adventure.
When a valuable fraction goes missing, George Cornelius Factor (a.k.a. GCF) vows to track it down. Knowing that the villainous Dr. Brok likes to disguise his ill-begotten fractions, GCF invents a Reducer—a tool that strips away the disguise, reducing the fraction and revealing its true form.
4/19 from 2-4 PM Bestselling author Jenny Milchman, Cover of Snow
One January morning, in a frozen Adirondack village, Nora Hamilton wakes to find her police detective husband missing from their bed. Nora discovers what happened to her husband within minutes. But that is when the real questions begin. Cover of Snowis a dark, wintry tale about the lies we tell those who are closest to us...and those we tell ourselves.
If you are unable to attend these events, feel free to call The Town Book Store at (908) 233-3535 to reserve an autographed copy.
Girls’ Night Out in Westfield to be Held April 24 from 5 to 9 pm
The Downtown Westfield Corporation (DWC) is pleased to once again sponsor Girls’ Night Out in Westfield, NJ on Thursday, April 24, 2014, from 5pm-9pm. This event will be held rain or shine.
Local businesses promise to bring you a special Downtown Westfield evening of shopping, refreshments, entertainment, gifts, sales & discounts. The first 1,300 ladies to register will receive a complimentary gift sponsored by Downtown Westfield Corporation in partnership with Westfield Lord & Taylor. In addition, David Realty Group Residential Brokerage of Westfield will be the bag sponsor. Table Sponsors include Barnabas Health Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Skin Laser & Surgery Specialists of NY and NJ, Advanced Wellness of Westfield, Lord & Taylor, and Morgan Stanley (Michael Miller). The registration area will be at 128 Elm Street. Brochures for the evening events will be available as well as online at westfieldtoday.com.
Following the overwhelming response and success of previous Girls’ Night Out events since 2011, it is anticipated that more than 2,300 women will register and many more will attend.
“The evening has become a semi-annual event which residents and local business owners look forward to,” noted Sherry Cronin, Executive Director of the DWC. “The event continues to grow in popularity—both for the participants and the number of involved businesses. Usually, 33 percent of the ladies came from Westfield, while over 150 New Jersey towns and a few other states are represented. We hope that this time the turnout is as large and diverse. Everyone has a great time.”
Gifts and giveaways have not been disclosed yet, but the entertainment is confirmed to be live music on the streets., Watson led by Phil Rinaldi, and Michael Doyle of the Michael Craig Band will be entertaining outdoors. Once again the 'Mens' Night Out' component of Girls' Night Out will be present, featuring chivalrous local dignitaries and volunteers greeting women at the event and opening doors for them outside downtown shops.
Details about this event, including participating businesses, their specials and the registration location, will be available soon at www.westfieldtoday.com/girlsnightout. For more information, contact the DWC at 908.789.9444.
Photo caption: Girls’ Night Out in Downtown Westfield brought many people to enjoy downtown at the spring event. The next one will take place on April 24, 2014.
On Girls' Night Out, get ready for Aunt Barbara at The Farmhouse Store
Join The Farmhouse Store during Girls' Night Out April 24th for the most awesome (Tupperware) party ever, featuring Aunt Barbara, the top grossing tupperware salesperson in North America!
Top selling Tupperware Consultant, media sensation, and everyone's favorite relative: Aunt Barbara!
Bright and sassy Aunt Barbara is the creation of Robert Suchan (with inspiration from Robert's own Aunt Barbara). ‘She’ is an immediately identifiable potpourri of Long Island housewives of the 1960's and 70's. Replete with signature spitcurl hairdo (courtesy of Aquanet), poly-dacron-orlon dresses and Hollywood gams, Aunt Barbara has become a phenomenon and household name on Long Island. Thanks to ‘her’ hilarious videos and Youtube, as well as ‘her’ many television appearances, ‘she’ is delighting fans the world over. Audiences howl with laughter as this engaging career ‘gal’ shows them how to save time and money and keep foods their freshest.
Now ‘she’ brings her special brand of culinary comedy to The Farmhouse Store!
Sooo, bring your Mother, bring your friends, bring your Aunt!
The Farmhouse Store ~ 221 East Broad Street ~ Westfield NJ
Girls’ Night Out Photo Contest: Win one of four $50 Gift Cards #girlsnightoutwestfield
As part of Girls’ Night Out, April 24, 2014, the Downtown Westfield Corporation is sponsoring a photo contest on Instagram. Ladies are encouraged to take pictures or videos of themselves and their friends enjoying the evening of shopping and post them to Instagram, #girlsnightoutwestfield. The top four photos or videos with the most likes will win a $50 gift certificate to the participating retailer of their choice!
Submit as many photos or videos as you like, only one win per entrant. Remember to turn off your ‘posts are private’ setting in your profile so everyone can see your hashtagged images. No Instagram account? Email us a photo at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll post it on your behalf.
Submit your inspiring photos or videos on the night of the event, April 24!
An Evening of Spoken Word by Local Writers, April 24
Please join Gallery U on Thursday, April 24 from 7-9 PM for AN EVENING OF SPOKEN WORD BY LOCAL WRITERS. Featured readers for our April event include poets Juditha Dowd and Damian Rucci along with Maryann Christiano-Mistratta who will be reading from her new book "On the Guest List: Adventures Of a Music Journalist."
Grand Opening Celebration at Alex and Ani, April 24
Join Alex and Ani Westfield on Girls' Night Out for a grand opening celebration, Thursday, April 24 from 6-9pm. Enjoy lite bites and surprise raffles throughout the evening. The first 20 people to attend will receive a complimentary gift. There will be a special appearance byt he New York Knicks City Dancers. RSVP to email@example.com. 200 E. Broad St., 908.264.8157. www.alexandani.com
Explore how a fun MuAh meditation can bring about real changes to your daily life. We welcome all who want to meet a vibrant community of MuAh practitioners. Don't miss a chance to taste harmony spreading inside out.
The party starts at 7:00 PM.
Call 908.301.9642 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Join Furniture Assist, Inc.* Saturday April 26, 2014, 7-10pm at Jay’s Cycle Center, Westfield, NJ as they team up for a FUNdraiser with live music of Lauren Shub plus The Fang Thang and Wrong Direction. Games and a Silent Auction, free food, cash bar. See friends, meet new people, network, AND HAVE A LOT OF FUN!
Admission: $20/adults, $10/children under 12 Game tickets 3 - $5
Furniture Assist is seeking sponsors and supporters of all types and at all levels.
*Furniture Assist, Inc. was formed officially as a New Jersey Non-Profit Corporation, 501(c)3 on January 4, 2006. Our concept is simple. We accept donations from those who have items to give to those in need. In addition to the civilian community we are deeply involved in helping members of our armed forces. Furniture Assist provides clothing, household items and furniture to over 100 veterans and their families each year.
Shop Smart, Do Good: A Fundraising Day at Lord & Taylor, April 29
Shop Smart, Do Good: A Fundraising Day is a special event hosted by Lord & Taylor in support of local non-profit organizations. Participating organizations, such as Westfield Historical Society, receive tickets to sell before the date of the event. Each ticket is valued at $5 and includes two special 25% bonus coupons with limited exclusions and a 15% savings pass to be used throughout the day on almost everything including cosmetics and fragrances. Organizations keep 100% of proceeds from ticket sales, while customers receive exclusive savings and a fun-filled day of shopping and events. In 2013, participating organizations raised over $515,000!
Gallery U Presents PALETTE: A GROUP EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY ART
Gallery U Boutique is pleased to present PALETTE: A GROUP EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY ART. This exhibition includes artwork of varied mediums and styles by both established and emerging local artists. An opening reception has been scheduled for Thursday, May 1, 2014, from 6-8PM. Artwork will be on display through June 2, 2014. Participating artists include Danielle Auriemma-D'Amico, Jeanette Centeno, Miroslaw Chelchowski, Lauren Curtis, Tracy DiTolla, Richard Earl, Linda Lam, Linnea Rhodes, Barru Rifkin, Cecilly Sullivan, Carla Valderrama, and others.
Gallery U Boutique is an extension of Universal Institute, a rehabilitation facility that services adults with traumatic brain injuries (TBI). The venue serves as a vocational training program whose goal is to introduce people with TBI back into the work force and community. Clients at Universal Institute take part in all aspects of running Gallery U Boutique. Vocational, occupational and cognitive therapies are conducted in our workrooms. Working at Gallery U Boutique provides an opportunity for our TBI clients to rejoin the workforce, engage with the community, learn new skills, and experience the transformative power of art through exposure to existing art and creation of their own artwork.
2014 Westfield Spring Fling, presented by the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce will be on Sunday, May 4 from 10 AM to 5 PM (rain or shine) in downtown Westfield. With the closing of the streets, the downtown is transformed into a safe and fun family festival.
There is no admission fee and parking is free. The streets in the downtown area will be closed to traffic including Prospect, Elm, East Broad, and Quimby Streets. It is recommended that visitors park in the South Avenue train station lot and cross into the festival area through the train underpass.
Children's Theater - "Fantastic Mr. Fox" by Roald Dahl
A fox is a thief in the night, carefully and quietly sneaking around to get into places...where he can get food to provide for his family! There's wonder and disgusting fun when three cruel farmers with nasty habits set their minds on destroying the animals in the Valley, and especially the FOX responsible for taking a chicken here or there. You'll thrill at the chase down the dark burrowing dirt hole as Mr. Fox and his Family terrifyingly have to dig their way to safety! You'll be grossed out by the three most yucky farmers you will ever experience as the characters of Roald Dahl's FANTASTIC classic children's literary tale come to life! Fantastic Mr. Fox is fun for the whole family, all ages...
Hedgehog & Feather Theatre Co. presents "Fantastic Mr. Fox" by Roald Dahl, dramatized by Sally Reid, produced by special arrangement with the Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock NY
Friday, May 9th 7:00PM Saturday, May 10th 2:00PM Saturday, May 10th 7:00PM Friday, May 16th 7:00PM Saturday, May 17th 2:00PM Sensory Friendly Performance Saturday, May 17th 7:00PM
A Tour of Notable Homes to benefit The New Jersey Festival Orchestra will take place on Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 10am to 3pm.
Enjoy a self-guided tour through picturesque neighborhoods of Westfield and environs featuring distinguished residences representing a range of architectural influences and design sensibilities. Tour also includes musical interludes at all locations, plant sale, refreshments, luxury basket raffles and boutique sale. Tour Sites may be visited in any order. Tickets are $30 and may be purchased online.
Enjoy beautiful Nomahegan Park in Cranford NJ, warm up to a terrific DJ, and help CONTACT We Care save lives and soothe souls by participating in the Alive & Running 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, May 17 at 9:30 am. Register for the race at http://racenj.com/; be sure to select CONTACT We Care 5K. Want to help but don’t want to run or walk? You can volunteer! Contact Lucinda Mercer at Lucinda.email@example.com or 908.301.1899.
GALLERY U In Westfield Hosts New Jersey Symphony Orchestra's ART STRINGS Fundraiser in May
Art Strings Exhibit Sunday, May 18, 2014, 2-5pm Gallery U Boutique, 439 South Ave W., Westfield, NJ 07090
Gallery U Boutique will host the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra’s (NJSO) Art Strings fundraiser at a public reception on Sunday, May 18, 2014, from 2-5pm. Please be sure to stop by to view this year’s fabulous collection of painted violins and support the NJSO and an outstanding local art gallery! Not only will you have the chance to view original artwork, but you can also purchase raffle tickets to win one of the Art Strings violins.
Art Strings is a creative art project that raises funds for the NJSO’s extensive education and community engagement programs. Each year, the NJSO commissions 10 local artists to create individual works of art using violins as their canvas, drawing inspiration from a musical program or work the NJSO is presenting during the season. The violins will are displayed at select concerts and local galleries throughout the year, culminating in a raffle drawing on June 30, 2014.
Gallery U Boutique and the NJSO are proud to partner to present this event.
GALLERY U BOUTIQUE
Gallery U Boutique is an extension of Universal Institute, a rehabilitation facility that services adults with traumatic brain injuries (TBI). The venue serves as a vocational training program whose goal is to introduce people with TBI back into the work force and community. Clients at Universal Institute take part in all aspects of running Gallery U Boutique. Working at Gallery U Boutique provides an opportunity for our TBI clients to rejoin the workforce, engage with the community, learn new skills, and experience the transformative power of art through exposure to existing art and creation of their own artwork. For more information about Gallery U Boutique: http://gallery-u.blogspot.com.
THE NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra is comprised of some of the country’s finest musicians. The Orchestra is proud to have Jacques Lacombe as its Music Director. Artistic excellence, innovative programming and community engagement are hallmarks of its mission. To best serve the people of New Jersey, the orchestra brings its programs to seven outstanding venues throughout the state. Education and community engagement programs enrich the listening experience for children and adults alike. Select performances of the NJSO are broadcast regionally and throughout North America.
For more information about the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, visit www.njsymphony.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets are available for purchase by phone 1.800.ALLEGRO (255.3476) or on the Orchestra’s website.
The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra’s programs are made possible in part by The New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, along with many other foundations, corporations and individual donors. United is the official airline of the
Poetry U: An Evening of Spoken Word By Local Writers
Please join Gallery U in Westfield on Thursday, May 22, 2014, from 7-9 PM for our monthly reading series Poetry U: An Evening of Spoken Word By Local Writers. This month's Poetry U features the writings of Tony Ciavolella, Barbara Edelhauser, Debbie Littman and Pandora Scooter. Light refreshments served. All are welcome. Gallery U is located at 439 South Avenue West in Westfield, NJ.
Gallery U in Westfield Celebrates the Creative Talents of Union & Essex County High School Students in June 2014
WESTFIELD, NJ - Union and Essex Counties house a number of talented youth ready to let their creative ideas loose into the world. Gallery U in Westfield is looking to facilitate this process by offering local high school students a unique opportunity to showcase their talents through events scheduled in June 2014.
The month begins with an opening reception for Student Life: Artwork By Union and Essex County High School Students on Thursday, June 5, 2014, from 6:00-8:00 PM. This special exhibition is comprised of artwork of various mediums and styles by high school students in Union and Essex Counties. 50% of the proceeds for artwork sold will be donated to the art department of the high school the artist represents. Student Life will be on exhibit until July 7, 2014.
Union and Essex County high school students who would like to participate in the exhibition are encouraged to submit artwork by May 12, 2014. Submission guidelines may be found on the Gallery U website at http://gallery-u.blogspot.com. All mediums, sizes, styles and formats are accepted.
Gallery U's monthly poetry reading series, Poetry U, will hold a special student edition on Thursday, June 26, 2014, from 7:00- 9:00 PM. The monthly reading series will bring the focus to the artistic literary achievements of Union and Essex County area high school students who will share their writing with a public audience.
Interested students may submit sample work to Robert Langdon at email@example.com. Poets and fiction writers will be considered.
All are welcome to attend the events scheduled at Gallery U.