Cranford Calendar

Calvary Nursery School & Child Care Registration @ Calvary Nursery School & Child Care
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Calvary Nursery School & Child Care Registration @ Calvary Nursery School & Child Care

CRANFORD — Calvary Nursery School & Child Care (CNSCC), is beginning registration in January for the 2020-21 School Year. The new school year begins in September 2020 and it will be the program’s 27th year of providing high-quality early childhood care and education for children ages 2 ½-6 years old. New families are welcome to tour the program and register during their Open House on Saturday, January 25 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Limited space is available, and registration is accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. CNSCC is located at 108 Eastman Street, Cranford. For more information visit or, or call 908-272-3962.

Celebration Singers Annual Fundraiser & Dessert Cabaret! @ Union Elks Lodge 1583
Feb 7 @ 7:15 pm

Community Choir Holds Annual Tricky Tray Fundraiser & Dessert Cabaret

For 81 years, The Celebration Singers, a local multi-generational community choir has entertained audiences within Union County and across the globe. On February 7 & 8, 2020, they will hold their Annual Tricky Tray Fundraiser & Dessert Cabaret at Union Elks Lodge 1583, 281 Chestnut Street in Union, NJ.  Doors open at 7:15 p.m. and guests can immediately start placing their tricky tray tickets in for the prizes. The show, “Are We There Yet?”, begins around 8 p.m. and features songs about places performed by members of its adult choir.

Artistic Director Joe Elefante, along with Collaborative Pianist, James Lubrano artfully cast the showcase which features a musical review of solos, duets, trios, as well as small and full ensemble pieces.  Co-Hosts Kathy Gordon and Daniel Frieri emcee the evening. Their witty humor and playful banter are sure to bring a smile to your face and fill the room with laughter and enjoyment.

“I love singing with the choir throughout the year, especially for our Cabaret – it’s a chance to feature our singers’ vocal talents individually”, said, President Nicole Pepe. “The tricky tray and 50/50 gets bigger and bigger every year. We’ve had guests leave with $1,000+ in their pockets and vacations to Florida, the Hamptons, and even tickets to a Knicks game!”

In addition to door prizes, a 50/50 raffle and exciting tricky tray baskets, homemade desserts, and a cash bar will also be available.  Tickets are Adults – $25, Seniors – $20, and a 10% discount with advanced purchases of full tables of 10.

For ticket reservations visit:  For questions or seating requests call 908-552-4656 or email [email protected].

Funding for the Celebration Singers is made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council for the Arts, Department of State, through a grant administered by the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs.

Cranford Cougar Dash 5K and Fun Run @ Nomahegan Park
Apr 19 @ 8:00 am
Cranford Cougar Dash 5K and Fun Run @ Nomahegan Park | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Join runners and walkers of all ages for our 4th annual Cranford Cougar Dash 5K and fun run! Amenities include a fast, flat course, custom t-shirt for pre-registered participants, post race refreshments and awards for top male and female finishers!

Fun run will start at 8:30am sharp, with the 5K to follow at 9am! (day of registration and bib pick up at 7:45am)

All proceeds will benefit the Walnut Avenue School and Livingston Ave School PTAs. The funds will be allocated to support teachers with educational resources to enhance classroom experience. Registration details will be available in the coming week…. stay tuned!