Save December 12 th ... A Date To Celebrate Plan now to attend the festive birthday party for our Westfield Library on Saturday, December 12. On that date exactly 10 years ago the new library opened.
To celebrate, the Friends of the Library are planning a gala evening of dining and dancing, to the music of the William Raye orchestra, from 7 to 11 p.m. Upstairs and downstairs the library will be aglow with flowers and balloons. There will be delicious food, wine and soft drinks from Westfield merchants, and a bevy of birthday cakes donated by local bakeries.
We promise you a night to remember Everyone Is Welcome
Come as a single, a couple or bring the whole neighborhood.
To make reservations, write a check for $35 per person payable to:
Friends of the Library
Mail to: Peggy Bender 821 Ramapo Way Westfield NJ 07090
Hope You Can Join Us
For further information call (908) 789-4090
789-4090 Daughters of Revolution
Held ‘Show and Tell’
WESTFIELD — The Westfield Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution enjoyed a “Show and Tell” afternoon at their meeting at the home of Mrs. Lawrence Mannino on November 20.
Betty Gallagher of Betty Gallagher Antiques, Inc. gave a presentation on Antique jewelry, especially cameos.
The members brought their own cameos and unusual old family pieces of jewelry for Mrs. Gallagher to identify by age and type of materials used in creating each piece.
The annual Christmas party for the Chapter will be held on Sunday, December 13, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the home of Nancy Johnson. Members of the group will participate in the Gift Distribution Christmas Party for Veteran-Patients at the Hospital in Lyons.
Members of the Chapter are women descended from ancestors who participated in the American Revolution. Eligible women interested in membership are invited to contact Registrar Marjorie Gural at (908) 686-5484 or Regent Lillian Blauvelt at (908) 232-8674.
COUNCILWOMAN VISIT…Fanwood Councilwoman Karen M. Schurtz visited the classrooms of Rita Selesner and Judy Lasher, seventh-grade social studies teachers at Terrill Middle School in Scotch Plains, on November 20 as part of students’ study of government and the Constitution. The youngsters learned the differences between local and Federal governments, and the duties of a municipal governing body. Councilwoman Schurtz also explained her role on the Fanwood Borough Council and her recent campaign, and answered students’ questions. Pictured, left to right, are: front row, Josh Liss, Michael Hessemer, Barie Salmon and Kyle Chewning, and back row, Catherine Milligan, Kristen Bonner, Mrs. Schurtz, Kim Schurtz, Amanda Miller, Abigail Rosenblatt and Ricardo Arocha.
Choraleers Set Performance For College Woman’s Club
WESTFIELD — The College Woman’s Club of Westfield will celebrate the holiday season with a musical program performed by the Westfield High School Choraleers on Tuesday, December 8, at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 1 East Broad Street, Westfield.
The concert is free and anyone interested in joining the club is invited to attend.
The Choraleers is a singing group composed of 20 juniors and seniors from the high school. The group is directed by Jim Beil, vocal music teacher at Westfield High School.
HOLIDAY SONGSTERS…The Choraleers, pictured above, a singing group composed of juniors and seniors from Westfield High School, will perform for the College Woman’s Club on Tuesday, November 8, at 8 p.m., at the First United Methodist Church. The concert is free and open to the public.
The group recently performed benefit concerts for Children’s Specialized Hospital and the Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church of Plainfield.
Their holiday program will include religious and secular songs and a medley from the hit Broadway musical, A Chorus Line.
Founded in 1917, The College Woman’s Club awards scholarships to qualified young women from Westfield and provides enrichment opportunities for its members.
For membership information, please contact Lynda Sperry at (908) 2332586.
Nature Club Schedules Annual
SCOTCH PLAINS — The Greater Watchung Nature Club will hold its annual Holiday Party on Tuesday, December 8, at 6 p.m. at the Scotch Plains Rescue Squad building across from the library on Bartle Avenue.
Everyone is asked to bring a dish to share. There will be songs and other activities. Visitors and guests are invited to attend club meetings and activities.
On Saturday, December 19, the club will participate in the National Audubon Society’s Christmas Count.
This is an annual survey of birdlife all across North America. Count circles are conducted in the Greater Watchung area on different dates, and all need assistance.
For a complete list, please call New Jersey Audubon at (908) 766-5787.
The area to be covered on December 19 includes the Great Swamp and the Watchung Ridges. Anyone interested in participating may call Hank Burke at (908) 272-4791, or Dana Knowlton at (908) 766-5787.