Cranford Calendar

Oct
24
Thu
2019
12th Annual Scarecrow Stroll @ Downtown Cranford
Oct 24 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
25
Fri
2019
12th Annual Scarecrow Stroll @ Downtown Cranford
Oct 25 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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Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce Interactive Murder Mystery: Best Laid Plans @ Garlic Rose Bistro
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce Interactive Murder Mystery: Best Laid Plans @ Garlic Rose Bistro | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Buffet Dinner – $50.pp – Cash Bar. For additional information call 908-272-6114.Come and enjoy an evening of Fun!

Oct
26
Sat
2019
12th Annual Scarecrow Stroll @ Downtown Cranford
Oct 26 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
27
Sun
2019
12th Annual Scarecrow Stroll @ Downtown Cranford
Oct 27 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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Cranford 2019 Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Chunkin’ @ Cranford Community Center Parking Lot
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm
Cranford 2019 Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Chunkin' @ Cranford Community Center Parking Lot | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Cranford 2019 Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Chunkin’
1:00 pm Gathering & Registration (Cranford Community Center Parking Lot)

1:30 pm Judging
2:00 pm Parade
2:30 pm Pumpkin Chunkin (Gazebo at Fire Department)
Awards to follow

Oct
28
Mon
2019
12th Annual Scarecrow Stroll @ Downtown Cranford
Oct 28 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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‘Open for Business – Open for Everyone: Diversity and Inclusion Symposium’ @ Hamilton Stage
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
‘Open for Business – Open for Everyone: Diversity and Inclusion Symposium’ @ Hamilton Stage | Rahway | New Jersey | United States

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites business owners, managers and entrepreneurs to participate in the first Open for Business – Open for Everyone: Diversity and Inclusion Symposium scheduled for Monday, October 28 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Hamilton Stage, 360 Hamilton Street in Rahway.

Seating is limited for the free symposium, and registration is required online at ucnj.org/lgbtq.

“The Freeholder Board is proud to offer programs that increase job creation and support business development for all people,” said, Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski. “The culture of equality creates trust, innovation and results in business growth.”

The free full-day symposium will focus on internal policies and practices to create an inclusive working environment for employees, LGBTQ+ 101 cultural competency training, understanding New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination (LAD), and best practices for being open for business to serve all people.

The scheduled panelists and speakers represent New Jersey government, corporate sector, small business, and workplace diversity.  Guests will have an opportunity to engage in important discussions with experts in their respective fields to foster a diverse, inclusive, accepting, welcoming space for employees and customers.

“The Diversity and Inclusion Symposium empowers business owners, managers and entrepreneurs to learn strategies that attract LGBTQ employees and customers to help meet their business goals,” said Freeholder Rebecca Williams, liaison to the Union County LGBTQ Ad Hoc Committee. “There is a cost to businesses when employees have to hide in plain sight. There is also a realized loss when customers are uncertain if they’ll be served by a business. This symposium offers participants an opportunity to join the equality movement and empowers you to be visibly open for business for all people.”

Organized by the Office of LGBTQ Affairs in partnership with Union County Means Business, the Office of Business Development, and UCEDC, the mission of the symposium is to realize the value of being open for business and open for everyone.

UCEDC is a private, non-profit economic development corporation, dedicated to boosting local economies and strengthening communities through business development and job creation.

Union County Means Business, administered by the Office of Business Development under the Department of Economic Development, is an economic development initiative of the Freeholder Board with the support of community partners.

Union County’s Office of LGBTQ Affairs, under the Department of Economic Development, was established by the Freeholder Board in 2018 and is the first and only county government office of its kind in the State of New Jersey.

The Office of LGBTQ Affairs provides a platform for leadership and collaboration to support equality, and serves as a catalyst for advocacy, awareness and action on current and emerging issues that impact the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals.

For more information about the Office of LGBTQ Affairs, contact Danni Newbury, Coordinator, at 908-527-4742 or [email protected] or visit ucnj.org/LGBTQ.

Oct
29
Tue
2019
12th Annual Scarecrow Stroll @ Downtown Cranford
Oct 29 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
30
Wed
2019
12th Annual Scarecrow Stroll @ Downtown Cranford
Oct 30 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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Nov
14
Thu
2019
Thanksgiving Dinner Demo @ Dreyer Farms
Nov 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Thanksgiving Dinner Demo @ Dreyer Farms | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Our annual Thanksgiving dinner event is back! We have changed things up a bit to give everyone more of a farm to table experience as well as a chance to sample our amazing Ashley Farms turkeys! Doors open at 6:30pm.

Menu:
Mashed Potatoes
Savory Spice Stuffing in a Cheese Pumpkin
Brussels Sprouts
Corn Bread
Breadsmith Pull Apart Rolls
Cranberry Sauce
Ashley Farms All Natural Turkey
Honeycrisp Apple Pie
Pumpkin Pie

Cost:
$35 per person without wine pairing
$50 per person with a wine pairing from Nos Vino (6 different wines)
Tickets must be purchased and paid for prior to attending the event. Call or visit the farm to RSVP.

*In an effort to be more sustainable we have switched over to real plates and silverware- no more plastic!*

Dec
14
Sat
2019
Seventh Annual Christmas Shoppe and Soup Festival @ Cranford United Methodist Church
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Seventh Annual Christmas Shoppe and Soup Festival @ Cranford United Methodist Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Christmas/Holiday Shoppe with lots of vendors and… The soup Festival. Hot and Ready or To Go.