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October Events


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Total Events Found : 71

  • Peacemaking Sunday-Chris Hedges To Speak
    10/5/2014, 10am, First Presbyterian Church of Cranford
    Contact Person : Skip Winter
    Phone #: 908-276-8440
    Email: christinecanningesposito@gmail.com
    Web Site: www.firstprescranford.org
    Author and Harvard Divinity School Graduate Chris Hedges is American journalist and author of "War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning," a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Non-Fiction. In 2002, Hedges was a part of team of reporters at the New York Times awarded the Pulitzer Prize for the paper’s coverage of global terrorism. He also received The Amnesty International Global Award for Human Rights Journalism in 2002. For the past two years, Hedges has been teaching play writing to inmates at local maximum security prisons.
  • Meeting of the Cranford Environmental Commission
    10/6/2014, 7:30 pm, Cranford Community Center
    Contact Person : Cranford Environmental Commission
    Phone #: 908-276-7909
    Email: gina.tipton@gmail.com
    Web Site: mygreencranford.org
    Monthly meeting. All are invited to attend.
  • Documentary Film: Chasing Ice (2011, 74 min.)
    10/6/2014, 2:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m., Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue
    Contact Person : John Malar, Cranford Public Library
    Phone #: Cranford Public Library: 908-709-7272
    Email: cranfordlibrary@gmail.com
    Web Site: http://www.cranford.com/library/
    Filmmaker Jeff Orlowski profiles National Geographic photographer James Balog as he endeavors to capture undeniable proof of climate change by launching the ambitious Extreme Ice Survey (EIS), a project that entails using time-lapse photography to document shifting ice glaciers. With the aid of his young assistants, Balog travels to three continents, placing 30 cameras in key positions to record vivid images of the majestic ice caps as they slowly melt away. In the process of capturing these incredible shots, Balog finds his skepticism fading, and experiences a brush with mortality that leaves him positively convinced that nature is currently experiencing a profound shift, the likes of which has never been witnessed by modern man.—All Movie. Admission is free and all are welcome. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cranford Public Library.
  • Westfield Area Y Child Abuse Awareness Training
    10/7/2014,  6:30-8:30pm , Main Y Facility, 220 Clark Street in Westfield
    Contact Person : Susan Morton
    Phone #: (908) 654-8460
    Email: smorton@westfieldynj.org
    Web Site: www.westfieldynj.org
    The Westfield Area Y is taking steps to educate and protect children within our community by participating in the “Darkness to Light” program. A “Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Training” will be held on Tuesday, October 7th and Thursday, November 6th. The training is FREE for adults only and open to Y members and the community. Interested participants should register in advance and in person at the Welcome Center. Please call Susan Morton at (908) 654-8460 or email smorton@westfieldynj.org to schedule training for any adult group or if you have any questions.
  • Register to be A Part of Cranford's 2014 Halloween Painting
    10/7/2014, See Description, Various Cranford Businesses
    Contact Person : Michelle Cammarata
    Phone #: 908.709.6202
    Email: gina.tipton@gmail.com
    Web Site:
    Join in Cranford’s traditional Halloween Window Painting. Painting will be open to Grades 1 through Grade 5. A $20 Registration Fee (Checks made payable to: Cranford High School) must accompany the completed form (contact Michelle for forms)and can be mailed or dropped off by Tuesday, October 7th to: Cranford Board of Education Superintendent’s Office, 132 Thomas Street, Cranford. This activity will be offered to children while supplies of both windows and paint last. Window Assignments and paint can be picked up beginning on Monday, October 13th between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. at: Superintendent’s Office, 132 Thomas Street, Cranford. Painting can be done any time during the following: Thursday, October 16th from 3pm to 6pm, Friday, October 17th from 3pm to 6pm Saturday, October 18th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Contact Michelle for forms and rules.
  • Cranford Township Official Committee Meeting
    10/7/2014, 8:00 pm, Council Chambers - Room 107, Municipal Building
    Contact Person : Tara Rowley
    Phone #: 908.709.7210
    Email: clerk@cranfordnj.org
    Web Site: www.cranford.com/township
  • Classic Film: The Taming of the Shrew (1967, 126 m
    10/7/2014, 7:00 pm, Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue
    Contact Person : Fran Housten, Cranford Public Library
    Phone #: Cranford Public Library, 908-709-7272
    Email: cranfordlibrary@gmail.com
    Web Site: http://www.cranford.com/library/
    Franco Zeffirelli's adaptation of William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew is a zesty version of the classic comedy, highlighted by performances by Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor and Nino Rota's score. Set in Padua, Italy in the late 1500s, the story concerns the shy Bianca and the mean-spirited Katarina, the two daughters of a rich merchant named Baptista. Though Bianca is being courted by a number of young men, Baptista announces that she may not marry until Katarina is wed. None of the men in town are willing to marry Katarina, so Bianca remains unwed, even as more suitors line up to try to wed her. No man approaches Katarina until Petruchio (Richard Burton--a wanderer who arrived in Padua just to find a rich wife--falls in love with her and an intense, occasionally furious, courtship begins. The Taming of the Shrew received Academy Award nominations for Best Art Direction and Best Costume Design, and opened the British Royal Film Festival.--All Movie
  • An Evening with Singer/Songwriter Greg Trooper
    10/8/2014, 7:30 p.m., Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue
    Contact Person : John Malar, Cranford Public Library
    Phone #: Cranford Public Library: 908-709-7272
    Email: cranfordlibrary@gmail.com
    Web Site: http://www.cranford.com/library/index.asp
    The Friends of the Cranford Public Library are very pleased to host a performance by acclaimed singer/songwriter Greg Trooper. A New Jersey native, Trooper has been a touring/recording artist for the last 28 years. He has recorded 12 critically acclaimed albums, toured throughout the U.S. and Europe, and shared the stage with John Prine, Billy Bragg, Rosanne Cash, and Steve Earle. His songs have been recorded by a number of prominent artists, including Vince Gill, Steve Earle, Maura O’Connell, and Billy Bragg. His most recent album, “Incident on Willow Street,” reached the top ten on the Americana Music Association chart, as have his previous five studio albums. Opening for Trooper will be Izzi Wolf, a very talented guitarist and singer from Westfield. Admission is free and all are welcome.
  • Sip 'n Shop at The Jumble Store
    10/9/2014, 4:00pm - 6:00pm, The Jumble Store - 110 Walnut Ave.
    Contact Person : Store Manager
    Phone #: 276-0222
    Email: thejumblestore@gmail.com
    Web Site: www.jlepnj.org
    Enjoy light refreshments while you shop 4:00pm-6:00pm. Visit our Facebook page - www.facebook.com/thejumblestore The Jumble Store is a non-profit thrift store owned and operated by the Junior League of Elizabeth-Plainfield
  • Kenilworth Annual Silver Card and Networking Event
    10/9/2014, 6:00 pm, Garlic Rose Bistro, 28 North Ave West
    Contact Person : Rob Schielke
    Phone #: 908.931.9030
    Email: kpd@njdriver.com
    Web Site:
    This event will be honoring the 2014 Silver Card recipients. The event includes a 3 hour cocktail reception with served appetizers, beer, wine, sangria and soft drinks. Cash bar for all other beverages. For reservations or to place an add in the Souvenir Journal, contact Rob Schielke. Reserve now.
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