The Week Ahead: Foreign Film, Meetings and Graduation
What's happening in Westfield this week?
The Westfield Memorial Library begins its foreign film festival with "The First Grader," a story set in a small, remote school in the Kenyan bush, where an 84-year-old man commences his long-delayed education as a first grader. The film will be shown at 2 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m.
- 7-7:45 PM DJ Monica will be spinning her latest records for sale. Dance and sing along!
- 8-8:40 PM Wooden Thomas performs a variety of acoustic songs live! from his extensive repetoire.
- 8:45-9:00 PM Open Jam. (This session might be digitally video recorded and uploaded on YouTube. Wear your summer finery!) Come and enjoy a cup of apple mead and a piece of New Jersey berry pie.
The Westfield Town Council will meet at 8 p.m. in the Municipal Building.
Westfield public schools will end the 2011-2012 school year with a 4-hour session today. For more information, visit the district's website.
Will author F. Alexander Shipley solve The Case of the Unknown Woman? At 7 p.m., he will discuss his book of the same title at the Westfield Memorial Library. On March 26, 1887, a young woman was found murdered in a field in Rahway, New Jersey. Mr. Shipley’s book reveals a detailed account of a case that shook this local community and was regarded to be one of the most intriguing murder cases of the 19th century.
Westfield High School celebrates graduation. The ceremony begins at 6 p.m. The event will be held outdoors on the high school field. In the event of rain, graduation will be held in the National Guard Armory.
Westfield Recreation presents THE “UNDERGROUND” (a.k.a- The Teen Center) on Friday nights. From 7 to 11 p.m., the event is held literally, underground, in the basement of the Municipal Building Recreation Center. Teens can play a game of pool at one of the three pool tables, keep their ping-pong skills in check, play some video games, watch a movie, or listen to their favorite music.