Photo Gallery: Westwood Celebrates 10th Annual Westwood Day and Town's 125th Anniversary (Updated)


Photo by Julie Gervais. The local League of Women Voters had a Westwood Day booth staffed by (left to right) long-time member Judy Barrington, Claire Galkowski and leader Emmy Behlau.

Updated 9/20/2022. A few additional photos have been added.

Westwood Day festivities and celebrations took off with Westwood High School Football's decisive win, 40-7, over Bellingham High School on Friday night, September 16, 2022. The celebrations continued on Saturday, September 17, 2022, at this year's Westwood Day with many familiar and fun traditions.  

Activities of the day were captured by Westwood Minute News Intern, Caroline Killilea, and are posted below to share with you. Additionally, this posting has been updated with contributions from the League of Women Voters of Westwood/Walpole/Dedham. Have photos to share from Westwood Day? Post them to Westwood Minute!

Photo by Caroline Killilea. Greene O'Leary Irish Dance performed toward the end of Westwood Day, with dancers of all ages putting on a great show.
Photo by Caroline Killilea. Kids and their families loved the inflatables that were set on the Westwood High School baseball field.
Photo by Caroline Killilea. A large, inflatable target is the object of fun for this child with a soccer ball.
Photo by Julie Gervais. Local League of Women Voters members, Judy Barrington and Emmy Belau, encouraged voter participation at their organization's booth.
Photo by Julie Gervais. Judy Barrington sits at the eye-catching table for the Westwood/Walpole/Dedham League of Women Voters at Westwood Day.
Photo by Darlene Wong Cancell. A Westwood Fire vehicle, decorated with American flags, carried firefighters' gear to their booth at Westwood Day.
Photo by Caroline Killilea. Dedham Savings’s ballon animals were a hot commodity in Vendor Village.
Photo by Caroline Killilea. Some very impressive robots, which could both pick up and throw kickballs, were on display in front of Westwood High School’s entrance.
Photo by Caroline Killilea. Families go on a train ride!
Photo by Caroline Killilea. Westwood Day staff and volunteers were hard at work all day long.
Photo by Caroline Killilea. Westwood Day attendees wait in line for the very popular Grandy's Ice Cream Truck.
Photo by Caroline Killilea. InFinnity had the crowd singing along during its performance.
Photo by Caroline Killilea. Vendor Village was full of tents, and with interested visitors continuing to come by, some tents remained staffed to the very end of the day.

Thanks to Caroline Killilea and the League of Women Voters of Westwood/Walpole/Dedham for contributing these photos and information to Westwood Minute.

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Photo by Julie Gervais.Visitors to the Westwood Environmental Action Committee booth learned about the proposed solar canopy over Westwood High School's parking lot, along with how to get their food waste picked up. Click left/right arrows for more photos
Photo by Caroline Killilea. For the first time, composting played a central role in the Westwood Day food court with a majority of vendors using compostable items. Click left/right arrow for more photos.
Photo by Caroline Killilea. Westwood Day attendees stand in line for a caffeine boost in the early afternoon. Click left/right arrow for more photos.
Photo by Caroline Killilea. Above are dancers from Greene O'Leary Irish Dance. Click left/right arrow for more photos.
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