The Week Ahead: Restaurant Week Continues, Meetings and More

What's happening this week in Westfield?


Westfield public schools are closed today.

Restaurant Week is underway and continues through Oct. 11. Click here for more details.

Westfield Neighborhood Council Dream Makers host Sergeant De Lacy Davis, police veteran, B-CAP founder and Community Advocate, to assist and guide the youth in the national fight against Alcohol/Drug Prevention Awareness. All are welcome and encouraged to attend. The meeting takes place from 7 to 8 p.m. at Westfield Neighborhood Council.

Westfield Community Players will hold The Dixie Swim Club auditions from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight and tomorrow night. Call backs, if necessary, will be held on Thursday, Oct. 11.


The Musical Club of Westfield invites the community to a free afternoon concert in the beautiful sanctuary of the First Baptist Church of Westfield. This is the first in a series of free concerts presented each month throughout the year. It begins at 1 p.m. Stay for light refreshments after the concert and an opportunity to meet the artists. 

The Westfield Town Council will meet at 8 p.m. in the Municipal Building. 


The Peace & Justice Committee of Holy Trinity and St. Helen's presents a talk by Peter Kimeu, who works for Catholic Relief Services in Africa. Kimeu will share his experiences there, and the impact that CRS is having in some of the poorest countries in the world. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Holy Trinity Parish Center.

The Board of Adjustment will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Municipal Building. 


Come meet Dr. Carlos Burnett of Burnett Plastic Surgery of Westfield and his team of specialists to learn about this newest technology in the fight against aging. Ultherapy is the latest non-surgical, non-invasive treatment that lifts, tones, and tightens loose skin. While you sit back and enjoy light refreshments, Dr. Burnett will explain the Ultherapy treatment step by step and why it might be the best procedure for you. The event begins at 6 p.m. at 210 E. Broad St. 

The 2012 Anne M. Hale Speaker Series will conclude this year's program today with 'A Conductor's Life,' an engaging talk by the acclaimed director and conductor of the Westfield Symphony Orchestra, David Wroe, at 7 p.m. at the Westfield Memorial Library.  


The Presbyterian Church in Westfield will host its bible study meeting from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

The Westfield High School Girls’ Volleyball Team is sponsoring its fourth annual volleyball tournament, now known as “Pink Out” to raise funds and promote public awareness as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month begins. The Freshmen game begins at 4 p.m., the JV game at 5:30 p.m., and the Varsity game at 7 p.m. A serving contest will be held after the JV game and winners will receive prizes donated from local merchants. There will also be a refreshment stand. Breast cancer survivors are also honored in a special procession lead by Coach Torok at the conclusion of the event.

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.

Looking Ahead: 

The Franklin Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization will hold its annual fall Pumpkin Fair on Saturday Oct. 13, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. - rain or shine - at Franklin School, 700 Prospect Street, Westfield.

The Paul Jackson Fund will host its 3rd annual 5K Run/2 Mile Walk-A-Thon at 8 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14. For more information about The Fund or to register for the 5K/Walk, please visit www.pauljacksonfund.org.


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