Cultural Events Calendar

Mar. 11, 18, 24, 25 @ 8 pm
Mar. 19 @ 2 pm

12 Angry Jurors

The Community Players of Westfield present 12 Angry Jurors, directed by Peter Curley — a play that contemplates the huge responsibility of 12 ordinary people, as they consider the guilt or innocence of a young man accused of murder. The jurors bring their own histories, prejudices and biases to the jury room, as they work through the life-or-death decision. Based on the Emmy award-winning television movie by Reginald Rose; adapted for the stage by Sherman L. Sergel.

Tickets: $25

Westfield Community Players
1000 North Avenue West, Westfield

Handicap parking available. Call 908-232-1221 to arrange accommodations for wheelchair seating in theatre.

Mar. 18
1 pm –2:30 pm
WORKSHOP (live in-person; FREE)

Move to Heal

Part lecture and part experiential movement, this class introduces and utilizes tools of a Somatic Psychology practice, Dance/Movement Therapy (DMT). This form of psychology engages the individual with the understanding that our implicit memories (or muscle memories) contain a lot of emotional content. DMT is a holistic approach to healing, based on the empirically supported assertion that mind, body, and spirit are inseparable and interconnected. DMT is a licensed masters-level discipline, in which therapists study psychology, neurology, anatomy, and kinesiology.
For ages 16+, all backgrounds and abilities; no prior movement experience required.


The Connection
79 Maple Street, Summit

Mar. 19–Apr. 14 (opening reception Mar. 19, 1–4 pm)
Monday thru Friday: 1–4 pm
The Touch of A Woman

Exhibit of photography by members of the NJ Photography Forum

Artists will discuss their work at an opening reception on Sunday, Mar. 19 from 1 pm to 4 pm. Exhibit explores the role of women in the world. Women have helped ensure the stability, progress, and development of nations. Women are friends, caretakers, educators, lovers, warriors, leaders, and entrepreneurs. Works by: Ruth Brown, John Clarke, Ken Curtis, Jerry Dalia, Kathleen Kirchner, Parvathi Kumar, Charlann Meluso, Jeff Newman, Nancy Ori, Lynn Ronan, Heidi Sussman, Allan Wood, and Ray Yaros.

The Gallery Space
1670 Irving St., Rahway

Gallery is fully wheelchair-accessible (with entry at parking lot entrance at rear of the building).

Mar. 22
7:30 PM

Gaelic Storm & The High Kings

Gaelic Storm is a chart-topping Celtic band with seven Billboard World Music number ones. They work hard and play hard, being on tour 200+ days a year for 20+ years. They’re the band you saw in Titanic. After 15 years at the top of their game, The High Kings are still selling out venues around the world. With a million listeners on Spotify and two platinum albums to their credit, The High Kings join Gaelic Storm on this tour.

Tickets $35-$74
Union County Performing Arts Center (UCPAC)
Irving St. Rahway

To purchase wheelchair-accessible seats, call the UCPAC Box Office: 732-499-8226.

Mar. 26
2 pm

Summit Symphony in Concert

The Summit Symphony presents “Hidden Gems,” a free concert featuring Ballade for Orchestra by Coleridge-Taylor, Slavonic March by Tchaikovsky, and Enigma Variations by Elgar.

Summit High School
125 Kent Place Blvd., Summit

Mar. 26
2 pm

Funny Women of a Certain Age – with Carole Montgomery, Kerri Louise, & Leighann Lord

Frustrated with how women are portrayed on television once they hit 50, veteran comedian Carole Montgomery decided to do something about it. She’s fighting ageism AND sexism one joke at a time, and she’s doing it with her talented friends. The women who appear in the show are all funny, vibrant and brilliant; they just happen to be of a certain age. FUNNY WOMEN OF A CERTAIN AGE was created to give older women comedians a chance to be seen and heard. What began as a way for Carole to work with friends has exploded on the comedy scene.

Tickets: $20–$40
Union County Performing Arts Center
1601 Irving St., Rahway

Wheelchair-accessible venue with ADA seating, assistive listening devices and accessible restrooms. To purchase accessible seating, call the Box Office at 732-499-8226.

Mar. 26
3 pm

Oratorio Singers in Concert

The Oratorio Singers of Westfield perform their annual choral concert with professional orchestra and professional soloists. Trent Johnson conducts: George Walker’s Lyric for Strings; Mozart’s Regina Coeli, KV 108; Trent Johnson’s Poetica for chorus and orchestra; and Handel’s Four Coronation Anthems.

Tickets: Adults $25 | Students & Seniors $20
First United Methodist Church of Westfield
1 East Broad Street, Westfield

Wheelchair-accessible venue. Email to request large-print program or assistance.

Mar 31
7:30 pm

Westfield Community Concert Band – Spring Concert

The Westfield Community Concert Band presents its annual Spring Concert to begin the band’s 111th concert season. This performance features the music of George Gershwin, Johann Strauss, Arturo Marquez, Clare Grundman, and other renowned composers.

Edison Intermediate School Auditorium
800 Rahway Ave., Westfield

Auditorium venue is fully wheelchair-accessible.



56th Annual New Jersey Art Show (2022 Virtual Exhibit – view any time)

The New Jersey Senior Art Show is an exhibit of artworks created by both professional and non-professional artists, ages 60 and up, from all 21 counties across the state. The show comprises all first-place artworks (in each media category) from every county’s senior art show, previously held this year. The 2022 NJ Senior Art Show includes works by 16 Union County artists. Ten of these Union County artists received a state-level award.

See the New Jersey Senior Citizen Art Show here.

The NJ Senior Citizen Art Show is a co-sponsored project of Mercer County’s Division of Culture and Heritage and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.

2022 CONCERT Performance
Video (watch any time)

Steeple Concerts – Masterworks at St. Paul’s

Enjoy a beautiful pre-recorded concert conducted by Mark Hyczko, with orchestra and chorale performing Symphony No. 2 for Chorus and Orchestra, “Lobgesang,” by Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1837).

This concert was performed live at St. Paul’s Church, Westfield.

Click here for this concert performance.