The Westfield Memorial Library is pleased to present the Spring Foreign Film Festival with two screenings of the English film 'Toast' at 2 and 6:30 p.m. Based on the bittersweet story of food writer Nigel Slater's childhood, 'Toast,' with a running time of 96 minutes, is a delicious love letter to the tastes and smells that a young boy associates with his journey into adulthood.
Immigration Concerns, a panel discussion sponsored by the Peace & Justice Committee of Holy Trinity & St. Helen's, will take place at St. Helen's Church at 7:30 p.m.
Imagine , A Center for Coping With Loss will be collecting items for donation from 4 to 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Westfield as it prepares for its opening on May 7. The wish list includes art supplies, children's costumes, and toys. Electronics, such as televisions or computers are also needed. Please contact Program Director Mary Ruotolo at email@example.com if you have items to donate.
The Presbyterian Church in Westfield hosts a weekly 'Searching for Work' group in the church's Jim Cole Room on Tuesday mornings from 9 to 11 a.m. The group is for those searching for work and membership is open to everyone in the Westfield community. The group offers support in the searching for work process and allows for networking and the sharing of job search information.
The Youth & Family Counseling Service is offering a program for teens where high school-aged members meet each Tuesday evening from 6 to 7 p.m at the agency.
Justice Cafe will meet at 7:30 p.m at Rockn' Joe's. This month's topic is Common Good. Bring friends, share in some lively conversation, and join the fun. Meet other young adults committed to a spirituality that does justice. Engage in conversations on issues of global concern. Join a growing international movement of young adults acting together for justice. For more information, visit www.ipjcjusticecafe.ning.com . All are welcome.
Westfield Business Network will meet at 7 a.m. at Turning Point. Attendees must contact Eric Godoy at 908-313-8416 or email Godoyhomes@gmail.com. Each meeting is served with a full buffet breatfast/coffee and juice. Meeting fee is $13.00 collected upon arrival.
Digiplex Rialto hosts a Mommy & Me matinee. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. with movies scheduled between 12:20 and 12:45 p.m. Check www.digiplexdest.com for exact times. Attendees will have a choice of the same six first-run Hollywood productions playing that evening, but for a matinee price of $8.50, children under two are free.
New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of the New York Blood Center (NYBC) is hosting a blood drive. NJBS is facing big challenges this season to maintain an adequate and safe blood supply for hospital patients. This drive will be held at the Coldwell Banker, 600 North Ave West, Westfield from 2:30 pm to 7:00 pm.
The Westfield Board of Education and the Town Council will hold a joint meeting to discuss parking and traffic around Westfield High School and Edison Intermediate School it will take place at 7:30 p.m. in WHS cafeteria B.
The Downtown Westfield Corporation has organized a Girls' Night Out. From 5 to 9 p.m. ladies can indulge in events and complimentary refreshments provided by local retailers. For more information, visit www.westfieldtoday.com or contact the Downtown Westfield Corporation at 908-789-9444.
The Friends of the Westfield Memorial Library will begin collecting books for the annual book sale to be held Wednesday, April 25 through Saturday, April 28.
The Presbyterian Church in Westfield will host its bible study meeting from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m
LaFleur Couture, a fashion-themed flower show will be presented by the Rake and Hoe Garden Club of Westfield from 1 to 7 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church in Westfield.
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.