Cranford Calendar

Nov
22
Fri
2019
FREE LUNCHTIME LECTURE AT WESTFIELD AREA Y: LATEST THERAPIES FOR PARKINSON’S DISEASE @ Main Y Facility
Nov 22 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
FREE LUNCHTIME LECTURE AT WESTFIELD AREA Y: LATEST THERAPIES FOR PARKINSON’S DISEASE @ Main Y Facility

The Westfield Area YMCA will be hosting Dr. Arash Fazl and Dr. Paul Gigante from Saint Barnabas in Livingston, NJ for a free lunchtime lecture 12:30-2:00PM on Wednesday, 11/22 at the Main Y Facility located at 220 Clark Street, Westfield.  Learn about the latest therapies for Parkinson’s Disease. Topics include medication management, diet/exercise, and surgical options. Dr. Fazl is a Movement Disorder Specialist and Dr. Gigante is a Neurosurgeon. Light lunch provided.  This free event is open to members and the community, registration is required by 11/20.

Jean White, Westfield Area YMCA Health & Wellness Director, will also be available to discuss the “Delay the Disease: Exercise to Fight Parkinson’s Symptoms” class offered at the Y. Research has shown that physical exercise has measurable benefits for those living with Parkinson’s. This unique program, led by Y trainers with specialized certification, incorporates strength, flexibility, balance, and cardiovascular exercises to help soothe tremors, improve posture, smooth steps and increase overall well-being.

The Y is the nation’s leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Financial assistance is available for those who qualify.  Learn more about Westfield Area YMCA programs at www.westfieldynj.org.

Nov
29
Fri
2019
Santa Arrives to Light the Cranford Christmas Tree @ Gazebo
Nov 29 @ 4:00 pm
Santa Arrives to Light the Cranford Christmas Tree @ Gazebo | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Morning Events:
11:00 a.m. Daisies Tree Decorating
11:30 a.m. Brownies Tree Decorating
12:00 p.m. Jr. & Sr. Cadets Tree Decorating
1:00 p.m. Tree will be ready for display
Hot Chocolate provided by Cranford Jaycees

Evening Events:
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Celebration Singers
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Cranford Madrigal &; Brass Ensemble
6:00 p.m. – Santa Arrives to light the Christmas Tree
6:00 p.m. to last child – Photos with Santa
Santa leaves for the North Pole.
Hot Chocolate provided by Cranford Jaycees

Nov
30
Sat
2019
The Celebration Singers and Breakfast with Santa @ Applebee's
Nov 30 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
The Celebration Singers and Breakfast with Santa @ Applebee's | Clark | New Jersey | United States

Join The Celebration Singers and have Breakfast with Santa, a flapjack fundraiser, on Saturday, November 30, 2019, from 8 – 10 a.m. at the Applebee’s in Clark. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased on The Celebration Singers website. This fundraiser helps the 501c3 choir sustain its ability to contribute to the cultural life of the community through music.

For more information, follow them at www.facebook.com/CelebrationSingers or contact them at celebrationsingersnewjersey@gmail.com or 908-552-4656.

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.

KidzRock Demo Class 4-5 Year Olds @ Valencia School of Music
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
KidzRock Demo Class 4-5 Year Olds @ Valencia School of Music | Westfield | New Jersey | United States

Kidzrock, which will replace our current Step Up Class This January, is a class unlike any other your child has ever taken! Four to seven-year-old children are placed in a class with other kids and they learn to play instruments together! Kids are taught songs and play shows several times a year. The best part? There is no at-home practice and no instruments to buy! Kids come to class and get to look forward to it all week!

Our next session starts on January 4th!  Come to our free demo class on Saturday, November 30th.  4-5-year-olds can come into the 10:00AM session, and 6-7-year-olds can attend our 11:00AM session!  No sign up necessary, just come by and have fun making music!

KidzRock Demo Class 6-7 Year Olds @ Valencia School of Music
Nov 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
KidzRock Demo Class 6-7 Year Olds @ Valencia School of Music | Westfield | New Jersey | United States

Kidzrock, which will replace our current Step Up Class This January, is a class unlike any other your child has ever taken! Four to seven-year-old children are placed in a class with other kids and they learn to play instruments together! Kids are taught songs and play shows several times a year. The best part? There is no at-home practice and no instruments to buy! Kids come to class and get to look forward to it all week!

Our next session starts on January 4th!  Come to our free demo class on Saturday, November 30th.  4-5-year-olds can come into the 10:00AM session, and 6-7-year-olds can attend our 11:00AM session!  No sign up necessary, just come by and have fun making music!

Dec
6
Fri
2019
Celebrate the Season with The Celebration Singers @ St. Michael's Church
Dec 6 @ 8:00 pm
Celebrate the Season with The Celebration Singers @ St. Michael's Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

For 81 years The Celebration Singers have been entertaining the greater Union County community and audiences across the globe during international tours. Join them on December 6 and 7, 2019 at 8 PM for a winter concert celebrating the songs of the season.

Comprised of over 100 singers ranging in age from 9-90, this community choir’s commitment to artistic excellence and its engaging and dynamic style provides its diverse singers and audiences with a compelling musical experience. Over the years, the choir membership has included families of all generations. Several current members of the Adult Choir were previous Children’s Choir members and singers in the Youth Choirs include children of Adult singers. It’s a multi-generational community, which enhances the breadth of genres and cultures from which they draw upon in their programs.

“It’s a unique opportunity to direct a group of singers ranging in age and ability who all come together once a week for two hours dedicated to creating beautiful music. For some, it’s the only time in their busy lives when they can express themselves through art – it’s a beautiful and truly meaningful opportunity.” Said Joe Elefante, Artistic Director of The Celebration Singers.

Tickets for their winter concert “Let the Light Shine” are $20 for adults and $15 for children and seniors. Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.celebration-singers.org or at the box office located at St. Michael’s Church located at 40 Alden Street, Cranford, NJ 07016.

For more information, follow them at www.facebook.com/CelebrationSingers or contact them at celebrationsingersnewjersey@gmail.com or 908-552-4656.

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.

Dec
7
Sat
2019
Breakfast with Santa sponsored by the Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce @ Garlic Rose
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Breakfast with Santa sponsored by the Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce @ Garlic Rose | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Breakfast with Santa at the Garlic Rose, 28 North Avenue, W. Cranford. For reservations, which are a MUST please call
908-276-5749. Adults $18/Children $12

 

 

Celebrate the Season with The Celebration Singers @ St. Michael's Church
Dec 7 @ 8:00 pm
Celebrate the Season with The Celebration Singers @ St. Michael's Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

For 81 years The Celebration Singers have been entertaining the greater Union County community and audiences across the globe during international tours. Join them on December 6 and 7, 2019 at 8 PM for a winter concert celebrating the songs of the season.

Comprised of over 100 singers ranging in age from 9-90, this community choir’s commitment to artistic excellence and its engaging and dynamic style provides its diverse singers and audiences with a compelling musical experience. Over the years, the choir membership has included families of all generations. Several current members of the Adult Choir were previous Children’s Choir members and singers in the Youth Choirs include children of Adult singers. It’s a multi-generational community, which enhances the breadth of genres and cultures from which they draw upon in their programs.

“It’s a unique opportunity to direct a group of singers ranging in age and ability who all come together once a week for two hours dedicated to creating beautiful music. For some, it’s the only time in their busy lives when they can express themselves through art – it’s a beautiful and truly meaningful opportunity.” Said Joe Elefante, Artistic Director of The Celebration Singers.

Tickets for their winter concert “Let the Light Shine” are $20 for adults and $15 for children and seniors. Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.celebration-singers.org or at the box office located at St. Michael’s Church located at 40 Alden Street, Cranford, NJ 07016.

For more information, follow them at www.facebook.com/CelebrationSingers or contact them at celebrationsingersnewjersey@gmail.com or 908-552-4656.

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.

Dec
18
Wed
2019
Santa’s Mailbox sponsored by the Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce (Nov. 29-Dec. 18) @ Cranford Post Office
Dec 18 all-day
Santa's Mailbox sponsored by the Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce (Nov. 29-Dec. 18) @ Cranford Post Office | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Santa’s Mailbox will be at the inside entrance to the Post Office from November 29 to December 18. Santa letters must have a return address.