Cranford Calendar

Oct
31
Sat
2020
Cranford Halloween Costume Contest – Open for Entries @ Virtual
Oct 31 all-day

The annual Cranford Costume Contest is open! Submit your entry now through noon on 11/1 at bit.ly/Costume-Contest-2020.

Categories are: Ages 0-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-16, 17-24, and 25+, plus Group, Adult with Child, Pets, and Pull Float. Winners will be announced the week of 11/1.

Alternate entry option: email your photo to [email protected] with the name of the category.

This contest is cosponsored by the Cranford Jaycees and the Cranford Recreation & Parks Department.

Downtown Cranford Scarecrow Stroll @ Downtown Cranford
Oct 31 all-day
Downtown Cranford Scarecrow Stroll @ Downtown Cranford

The Downtown Cranford Scarecrow Stroll is back for it’s appropriately spooky 13th year. While a big part of the fun is looking at all the creations, now is the time to register if you or your organization would like to participate.

Pet Supplies Plus Garwood Virtual Halloween Pet Costume Contest @ Virtual
Oct 31 all-day

Join us for our Pet Supplies Plus Garwood Virtual Halloween Pet Costume Contest! Send us a message with a picture of your pet in costume!

Prizes will be awarded for Funniest, Scariest, and Best Overall!
Winners will receive a $25 PSP gift card!
Photos must be sent by Halloween! October 31st. Winners will be announced on November 1st!

Good luck and we look forward to seeing all of your cute, furry friends in their costumes!

Nov
1
Sun
2020
Downtown Cranford Scarecrow Stroll @ Downtown Cranford
Nov 1 all-day
Downtown Cranford Scarecrow Stroll @ Downtown Cranford

The Downtown Cranford Scarecrow Stroll is back for it’s appropriately spooky 13th year. While a big part of the fun is looking at all the creations, now is the time to register if you or your organization would like to participate.

Nov
7
Sat
2020
CUMC Holiday Food Drive-Thru @ Cranford United Methodist Church, NJ
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
CUMC Holiday Food Drive-Thru @ Cranford United Methodist Church, NJ
It is time once again for the monthly food drive event. This month, our hope is to provide our local food pantries with extra “holiday-themed” items as we enter into the festivities of November and December. Of course, all shelf-stable food items will be gratefully received!
Some ideas for “holiday items”
– Powdered Mashed Potatoes
– Boxed Stuffing
– Canned Turkey Gravy
– Cream of Mushroom Soup
– Canned Green Beans
– Boxed French Fried Onions
– Canned Cranberry Sauce
– Canned Yams
– Marshmallows
– Corn Bread Mix
– Chicken Broth
– Canned Pumpkin
– Other traditions from your family and culture!
*Please no frozen turkeys at this food drive venue.*
Pasta Dinners To-Go @ Church of the Assumption
Nov 7 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND – Greg Delano is making Pasta Dinners To-Go again……
Order Forms are attached… or you can call Greg to order at 908-377-9939.
Pick up Dates are:
Nov. 7th, 3-6 pm and Nov. 8th, 1-3 pm
Pick up Location: Church of the Assumption
113 Chiego Pl., Roselle Park.
Dinner Includes 8 meatballs, 2 salads, 1 lb. of pasta, 1 container of gravy/sauce, 1 loaf of bread & parmesan cheese.  This Dinner for 4 is only $30… Make checks payable to K of C 3240
Fix You: Coldplay Tribute Band Drive-In Concert @ Union County Vocational Technical High School
Nov 7 @ 6:30 pm
Fix You: Coldplay Tribute Band Drive-In Concert @ Union County Vocational Technical High School

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to announce a drive-in concert featuring Fix You: Coldplay Tribute, on Saturday, November 7th at 6:30 p.m. This concert will be held at Union County Vocational Technical High School, 1776 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains. The event is free, but registration is required at ucnj.org/reserve/.  Please note the registration link will go active Wednesday, October 28th, beginning at 9 a.m. One registration per carload. Do not register each person in your car.

Due to space limitations, reservations will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. To help promote social distancing, no walk-ups, bikes, or chairs are permitted. Attendees must bring their own food and drinks. There will not be any food or drink available for purchase. Alcohol is prohibited. Vehicles will be arranged at least 6 feet apart with adequate social distancing. Attendees must stay in their vehicles (unless they need to use the port-a-johns). Port-a-johns will be available. Masks will be required when outside of the vehicle.

Nov
8
Sun
2020
Pasta Dinners To-Go
Nov 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND – Greg Delano is making Pasta Dinners To-Go again……
Order Forms are attached… or you can call Greg to order at 908-377-9939.
Pick up Dates are:
Nov. 7th, 3-6 pm and Nov. 8th, 1-3 pm
Pick up Location: Church of the Assumption
113 Chiego Pl., Roselle Park.
Dinner Includes 8 meatballs, 2 salads, 1 lb. of pasta, 1 container of gravy/sauce, 1 loaf of bread & parmesan cheese.  This Dinner for 4 is only $30… Make checks payable to K of C 3240
Funk Salsa Urban Drive-In Concert @ Kean University
Nov 8 @ 6:00 pm
Funk Salsa Urban Drive-In Concert @ Kean University

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to announce a drive-in concert featuring Funk Salsa Urban, on Sunday, November 8th at 6:00 p.m. This concert will be held at Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union. The event is free, but registration is required at ucnj.org/reserve/.  Please note the registration link will go active Wednesday, October 28th, beginning at 9 a.m. One registration per carload. Do not register each person in your car.

Due to space limitations, reservations will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. To help promote social distancing, no walk-ups, bikes, or chairs are permitted. Attendees must bring their own food and drinks. There will not be any food or drink available for purchase. Alcohol is prohibited. Vehicles will be arranged at least 6 feet apart with adequate social distancing. Attendees must stay in their vehicles (unless they need to use the port-a-johns). Port-a-johns will be available. Masks will be required when outside of the vehicle.

Nov
13
Fri
2020
Cranford Area Chamber Closed Board Meeting @ Cranford Community Center
Nov 13 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Cranford Area Chamber Closed Board Meeting @ Cranford Community Center | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce Closed Board Meeting

Nov
17
Tue
2020
How to Become Qualified to Bid on Government Contracts @ UCEDC
Nov 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
How to Become Qualified to Bid on Government Contracts @ UCEDC | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

This is your opportunity to get the clear directions you need to get started in government contracting. No matter what you are selling, somebody in the federal or state government is probably interested in buying it! You’ll start small, but some of our most successful clients started out with contracts worth just a few hundred dollars!

Nov
22
Sun
2020
Deutscher Club of Clark Winterfest @ Deutscher Club
Nov 22 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Dec
11
Fri
2020
Cranford Area Chamber Closed Board Meeting @ Cranford Community Center
Dec 11 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Cranford Area Chamber Closed Board Meeting @ Cranford Community Center | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce Closed Board Meeting