Cranford Calendar

Third Annual “Taste and See” Art Auction @ Simply Art & Framing
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Third Annual "Taste and See" Art Auction @ Simply Art & Framing | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Join us at the 3rd Annual “Taste and See” Art Auction. The auction benefits Raphael’s Life House, a non-profit providing housing to homeless pregnant women and their newborns.

The event will take place on Thursday, May 10 at 6:30pm at Simply Art & Framing, Cranford. Over 50 original artworks from 20 Metropolitan
area artists will be up for auction.

Union County Red Ribbon Drug Prevention Walk & Family Fun Activities @ Nomahegan Park
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am
Union County Red Ribbon Drug Prevention Walk & Family Fun Activities @ Nomahegan Park | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Join us on October 19th, 2019 for the 21st Annual Red Ribbon Day and Drug Prevention Walk! Our event is a countywide kickoff celebrating Red Ribbon Drug Prevention Week throughout Union County. Red Ribbon is celebrated locally and nationally to increase awareness and support for substance abuse prevention, treatment, and recovery. Join us the day of and walk to prevent drug abuse. Immediately following the Walk we will kick off our Family Fun Day with many activities for kids and informational health exhibitors.

Union County Women’s Health Fair @ Liberty Hall Center
Oct 23 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Free Women’s Health Fair on Wednesday, October 23, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., in the Atrium at Liberty Hall Center, 1085 Morris Avenue, in Union Township. The event is sponsored in partnership with Atlantic Health System/Overlook Medical Center.
The event includes free health screenings and giveaways, and a panel discussion featuring leading female physicians in breast surgery, neurology, OBGYN, cardiology, primary care, colorectal surgery, and gynecological oncology.
The Women’s Health Fair is free but pre-registration is required at
Pumpkin Decorating at The Chelsea @ The Chelsea at Fanwood
Oct 25 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Bring the KIDS to The Chelsea at Fanwood for Pumpkin Decorating!

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
RSVP BY OCT. 21, 908-654-5200. LIMITED SEATING.

Monster Dash 5K and Fun Run! @ Nomahegan Park Cranford, NJ US 07016
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am
Monster Dash 5K and Fun Run! @ Nomahegan Park Cranford, NJ US 07016 | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Project Home of Cranford is holding there 5K Monster Dash and Family Fun Run on Sunday, October 27.

All proceeds go to Cranford Family Care.

Running in costume are welcomed and registration is through

“Who Is That At My Feeder?” @ Cranford Community Center
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm
“Who Is That At My Feeder?” @ Cranford Community Center | Cranford | New Jersey | United States
Calling all bird lovers!  Please join the Hanson Park Conservancy on Tuesday, November 12th at 7:00 PM at the Cranford Community Center for the presentation, “Who Is That At My Feeder?” Pete Axelrod from Wild Birds Unlimited of Scotch Plains will discuss how attracting birds is a great way to bring us closer to nature while offering hours of enjoyment.  This program will introduce us to the birds that commonly come to backyard feeders and how to distinguish between very similar species. He will also discuss unusual birds that have appeared this season.  Birds add another dimension to the artistry of a garden with their striking colors, behaviors and allure of their songs!
Pete has been a nature enthusiast since the age of five.  His passion led him to study Wildlife Biology and Natural History Interpretation.  Pete has volunteered in avian population studies, wild bird rehabilitation, habitat restoration, wildlife education and birding ventures throughout New Jersey (with NJ Audubon, Friends of Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge and The Raptor Trust). He enjoys cycling, kayaking and hiking and always has his binoculars handy!  
The Cranford Community Center is located at 220 Walnut Ave. in Cranford, NJ.  The program is free and open to the public.  No registration is required, but seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.  This presentation is sponsored by the Hanson Park Conservancy.  To learn more, please visit our website, or like us on Facebook.