Westfield State University invites local residents to dine on campus, use indoor tracks, and attend campus events

Westfield State University welcomes the public to campus to enjoy discounted meals in their dining room, explore the indoor track at Woodward Center, and participate in collegiate sports and cultural events both inside and off campus.

“I am pleased to invite local residents to participate in the life of Westfield State University through our various campus events, cultural programs and sports facilities, and to enjoy delicious meals in our dining rooms,” said Linda Thompson, President of Westfield State University. Dr.PH, MPH, RN, FAAN. “Westfield State is committed to continuing to be a good neighbor, and some of them warmly welcome our friends in the community to campus – taking into account, of course, our COVID-19 security measures in light of the current pandemic.”

Food – 7 days a week

The Westfield community is invited to dine at affordable prices at Tim & Jeanne’s Dining Commons (DC) throughout the academic year. The DC offers breakfast with a classic breakfast menu with eggs and omelets made to order, a parfait bar, a natural and fruit bar, side dishes, bread, pastries and a full selection of beverages including locally roasted coffee.

Lunch includes options from the deli, salad bar, and grill; Pizzas, homemade desserts, pasta and sauces, home-style cooking, omelets to order and a top eight station for allergy sufferers. Dinner includes the same options as lunch, plus a custom stir-fry and made-to-order sushi Monday through Wednesday. Weekends are a great option for brunch and every day is all you care to eat.

Prices to the general public are $ 7.25 for breakfast, $ 9.25 for lunch / brunch / late night, and $ 10.25 for dinner. The DC is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. For a $ 7 deposit, guests can also take meals out in a reusable container, return them and the WSU will wash them.

The dining team celebrates the local community by offering a welcome back special with a $ 6 lunch (11am to 3pm) from December 6-10. Simply mention this offer at checkout to receive a discounted price.

The Dining Commons is a great place for groups to meet and enjoy a meal, play cards, or connect with the community. If you would like to reserve a table for your group to eat and meet, please contact Dining at [email protected].

Follow Dining on social media for special events and theme days. Visit @Westfield State Dining on Instagram and Facebook.

Woodward Center and Westfield State Athletics
The University’s indoor lane at Woodward Center includes the basketball and volleyball courts and is open to Westfield residents Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

For the latest news on the Westfield State Owls teams competing in 18 NCAA Division III sports as members of the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC), visit https://www.westfieldstateowls.com/

Westfield weekend and cultural performances
A series of live musical performances by Westfield State students is scheduled for this fall Westfield Weekend Creative Arts Center in Elm St. 105 The series “From Beethoven to Broadway” continues with events on November 19th. and 03.12. Mask compulsory at 7 p.m. For more information on the university’s many performances, see https://www.westfield.ma.edu/academics/music-department/performance-calendar

Puerto Rican playwright José Rivera’s Westfield State Theater Arts production of “Marisol” will air during Puerto Rican Heritage Month from November 17th to 20th at 8pm with a matinee on Saturday, November 20th at 2pm at Ely. listed Studio Theater Campus Center. Eric Parness, Assistant Professor of English, is directing the play, which starred eight student actors.

The piece, which won the Obie Award in 1993, is about Marisol Perez, a young Latinx woman and editor for a Manhattan publisher. Despite rising to the clerk’s class, she continues to live alone in the dangerous Bronx neighborhood of her childhood. When the play begins, Marisol barely escapes a vicious attack by a golf club-wielding madman on the subway home. Later that evening, Marisol is visited by her Guardian Angel, who tells her that she can no longer serve as Marisol’s protector because she has been called to join the ongoing revolution against an old, senile god who is dying and “taking the rest of the universe “. with him.”

Tickets are $ 12 for the general public, $ 10 for faculty and staff, and $ 5 for Westfield State students, and are available at https://westfield.universitytickets.com/?cid+185. available

Arno Maris art gallery

The Arno Maris Gallery is located in the Ely Campus Center and hosts at least five exhibitions each year, including the annual student exhibition. A public reception and lecture or a presentation by an artist, critic or curator can take place for each exhibition. All Maris Gallery events are free and open to the public. For more information, visit https://www.westfield.ma.edu/offices/arno-maris-art-gallery

COVID-19 procedure

The public is reminded that visitors to Westfield State campus must wear masks regardless of vaccine status. When eating and drinking in the Director’s Cut, masks can be temporarily removed. For more information on Westfield State’s COVID-19 procedures, please visit https://www.westfield.ma.edu/documents/overviewcovid-19procedures2pdf

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