Cranford Calendar

Sep
22
Sun
2019
Schmitts’ Quest for the Cure 6th Annual 5k @ Nomahegan Park
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am
Schmitts’ Quest for the Cure 6th Annual 5k @ Nomahegan Park | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

The Cranford Cure Diabetes 5K at Nomahegan Park is held annually to rally support to find a cure for Type 1 Diabetes, a disease that impacts many people in our communities. Through the growing number of race participants and the generosity of many of our event sponsors and volunteers, we are proud of our partnership and commitment to JDRF.org, the beneficiary of this event.

The Cranford Cure Diabetes 5K is a USATF Sanctioned Event run on a certified course through Nomahegan Park and is part of the USATF-NJ Grand Prix Series.

Race day tee-shirts and goodie-bags will be given to participants during registration that opens at 7:30am (while supplies last). Post-race refreshments will be available and awards given across many categories including: Top 3 Male and Female overall; Top 3 Male and Female Cranford Residents; Top 3 Male and Female Runners with Type 1 Diabetes along with top 3 teams and numerous age group categories.

To show our appreciation, every participant who wears a TUTU will receive a special prize.

Music at the Clock @ Downtown Cranford
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Music at the Clock @ Downtown Cranford

Join us downtown on September 22 from 1-4PM and rock out at the clock! Local bands Alden Street Band and The Lovehandles will be performing that Sunday.

Oct
7
Mon
2019
Kilkenny House Golf Outing @ Shackamaxon Country Club
Oct 7 @ 8:00 am
Kilkenny House Golf Outing @ Shackamaxon Country Club | Scotch Plains | New Jersey | United States

Includes: Breakfast, golf, hot dog on turn, course refreshments, prizes, lunch/refreshments/awards at Kikenny House after golf. Scramble format – Sponsorships available. Portion of proceeds to benefit local charities.

Oct
11
Fri
2019
LOL Comedy Event @ Kenilworth VFW
Oct 11 @ 6:30 pm
LOL Comedy Event @ Kenilworth VFW | Kenilworth | New Jersey | United States
Please support one of our own by purchasing tickets to a Comedy show at the Kenilworth VFW on Friday, October 11th to raise funds for Art Bilenker, who in addition to being a long time Cranford dentist was also a true highlight of the Jaycee’s Firecracker 4 miler each year where as a Jaycee, he served as the host and emcee at the end of the race, celebrating the winners, handing out prizes, and entertaining all the runners and their supporters with trivia games and all-around goofiness.

On July 4th, 2017, on his way to the race, Art suffered a catastrophic injury when he got out to inspect the generator in his pickup truck and the truck rolled over him, paralyzing him from the neck down. As you can imagine, he and his family have had to endure a great deal since then, and members of the Jaycees, along with two veterans organizations, Project Help and Vet Rest are doing what we can to offset some of the financial burden placed upon the Bilenker family.

The flier provides information on how to purchase tickets online, but I am also available if you’d like to purchase them locally and can be reached at 908-787-2085 or [email protected] If you order two, I’ll even drop them off at your house. For those of you know and love Cranford like I do, this is what our community is all about. Thank you for your support!

 

Oct
12
Sat
2019
OctoberFest Bar Crawl @ Cranford
Oct 12 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
OctoberFest Bar Crawl @ Cranford

New Bar Added! New Drink Specials! New Food Specials!

3pm – 5pm: Kilkenny House
4pm – 6pm: Thirsty Turtle
5pm – 7pm: Cranford Hotel
6pm – 8pm: Bar Americana
7pm – 9pm: Riverside Inn (“The Dive”)
8pm – 10pm: River & Rail

Stop by Urban Burger and Puff & Stuff anytime for a special discount the day of the crawl!

Oct
13
Sun
2019
Hanson Park Conservancy’s 9th Annual Duck Race @ Sperry Park
Oct 13 @ 4:00 pm
Hanson Park Conservancy's 9th Annual Duck Race @ Sperry Park | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Hanson Park Conservancy’s 9th Annual Rubber Ducky Derby is scheduled once again for Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 4 pm. On race day, over one-thousand individually numbered rubber ducks will be released in the Rahway River at Sperry Park, Cranford NJ and tumble over the falls racing to the finish line at the North Union Ave Bridge. Numerous prizes for the fastest lucky duckies will be awarded. The top prize is a $250.00 gift card.

Tickets can be purchased at two locations: Periwinkles, on North Union Avenue downtown Cranford, or the Cranford Canoe Club on Springfield Ave. Purchase a single Duck for $5.00 or a flock of 5 ducks for $20.00. Please secure your tickets early as ducks are limited and the race has been known to sell out.

All proceeds benefit Hanson Park maintenance and educational programs. If you have not yet walked through this lovely little park, please visit this hidden gem located at 38 Springfield Ave. Have you got your Ducky?

Oct
16
Wed
2019
12th Annual Scarecrow Stroll @ Downtown Cranford
Oct 16 all-day
12th Annual Scarecrow Stroll @ Downtown Cranford

It’s back, the biggest downtown event of the year! The 12th Annual Scarecrow Stroll will take place Oct. 16 – 31, with the Night Stroll scheduled for Oct. 18. If you’d like to register for the event, please click here: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=nlqmyscab&oeidk=a07egiuifc9904581a9. Registration is free and open to local residents, as well as Cranford organizations, businesses, and schools.

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Oct
17
Thu
2019
12th Annual Scarecrow Stroll @ Downtown Cranford
Oct 17 all-day
12th Annual Scarecrow Stroll @ Downtown Cranford

It’s back, the biggest downtown event of the year! The 12th Annual Scarecrow Stroll will take place Oct. 16 – 31, with the Night Stroll scheduled for Oct. 18. If you’d like to register for the event, please click here: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=nlqmyscab&oeidk=a07egiuifc9904581a9. Registration is free and open to local residents, as well as Cranford organizations, businesses, and schools.

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Oct
18
Fri
2019
12th Annual Scarecrow Stroll @ Downtown Cranford
Oct 18 all-day
12th Annual Scarecrow Stroll @ Downtown Cranford

It’s back, the biggest downtown event of the year! The 12th Annual Scarecrow Stroll will take place Oct. 16 – 31, with the Night Stroll scheduled for Oct. 18. If you’d like to register for the event, please click here: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=nlqmyscab&oeidk=a07egiuifc9904581a9. Registration is free and open to local residents, as well as Cranford organizations, businesses, and schools.

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Oct
19
Sat
2019
12th Annual Scarecrow Stroll @ Downtown Cranford
Oct 19 all-day
12th Annual Scarecrow Stroll @ Downtown Cranford

It’s back, the biggest downtown event of the year! The 12th Annual Scarecrow Stroll will take place Oct. 16 – 31, with the Night Stroll scheduled for Oct. 18. If you’d like to register for the event, please click here: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=nlqmyscab&oeidk=a07egiuifc9904581a9. Registration is free and open to local residents, as well as Cranford organizations, businesses, and schools.

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