Cranford Calendar

May
27
Mon
2019
Memorial Day Observance – St. Michael Church @ St. Michael Church
May 27 @ 7:00 am – 9:30 am
Memorial Day Observance - St. Michael Church @ St. Michael Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Liturgy for the day will be celebrated at 8 A.M. All active members and veterans of the Armed Forces will be remembered at the Liturgy.
All are invited to attend this Liturgy before your holiday celebration.

All are invited.

Cranford Memorial Day Parade 2019 @ Cranford Community Center
May 27 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Cranford Memorial Day Parade 2019 @ Cranford Community Center | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

In the spirit of the National Memorial Day Program, the Cranford Memorial Day Committee will hold its annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 27, 2019. Members of the Governing body of Garwood will participate in the parade and all residents are encouraged to attend.

The parade will assemble at 8:30 a.m. at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue, Cranford, New Jersey. Marching will start at 9 a.m. The parade will finish with services at approximately 10 a.m. at Memorial Park on Springfield Avenue. In case of inclement weather, services only will be held at the Community Center.

Roselle Park Memorial Day Parade @ Sherman Elementary School
May 27 @ 9:00 am
Roselle Park Memorial Day Parade @ Sherman Elementary School | Roselle Park | New Jersey | United States

Vietnam Veteran Jan F. Cook Named 2019 Memorial Day Parade Grand Marshal

Vietnam Veteran Jan F. Cook will serve as the Grand Marshal of the 2019 Memorial Day parade in the Borough of Roselle Park.

Mr. Cook was born in 1952 and was raised and educated in Elizabeth, New Jersey. While attending Roosevelt High School in Elizabeth, he entered the U.S. Military in 1969 at age 17. After his training at Fort Dix, Mr. Cook attended Jump School Wiesbaden in Germany. He was assigned to the 1/509 Airborn Infantry Brigades until 1975. He was reinstated in 1979 with the 50th Armored Division Discom Class Five. During his service, Mr. Cook was decorated with numerous Awards and Medals.

After 31 years of serving his country, he left the service as E-7 in 1999 and entered into the IRR (Inactive Ready Reserve.)

Upon returning, Mr. Cook became a Pass Commander and a life member with American Legion Post No. 60 of Roselle Park, and with the Downtown Veterans Association of Elizabeth. He is also a member of VFW 7363 of Clark, New Jersey.

Mr. Cook is married to his beautiful wife Mary of 38 years and was blessed with two boys Tommy and Frankie.

Mr. Cook retired from Wakefern Food Corporation in 1999 and has been a resident of Linden, New Jersey since 1984. He enjoys his free time involved in several interests and spends time with his friends at the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library and American Legion Post No. 60.

The Borough’s parade assembly will begin at 9:00 a.m. at Sherman Elementary School and will step off at 10:00 a.m. from the school on East Grant Avenue, marching toward Chestnut Street.

Marching will pause for 3 minutes for each group to display their talent and achievements at the viewing stand in front of the Methodist Church on Chestnut Street and end at the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library for the annual Memorial Day service.

After the service, everyone is invited to the Town Picnic at the Casano Community Center (free food and refreshments) hosted by the Borough.

Mayor Signorello and the Borough Council honor the memories and service of veterans of all wars and invite everyone to attend the parade and service.

If an organization or group would like to march in the parade, or requires more information, please contact Rupen Shah at 908-245-0666.

May
30
Thu
2019
Ascension Day Celebration – St. Michael Church @ St. Michael Church
May 30 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 pm
Ascension Day Celebration - St. Michael Church @ St. Michael Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Liturgies for the feast of the Ascension of the Lord will be celebrated at 7 A.M. 8:30 A.M. (students of St. Michael’s School will attend), 12 Noon and 7:30 P.M.

All are invited to attend any of these Liturgies.

All are invited.

May
31
Fri
2019
NJ GreekFest @ Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
May 31 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
NJ GreekFest @ Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church | Westfield | New Jersey | United States

If you’re looking for something fun to do, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Westfield is hosting their annual GreekFest. There will be Greek food, Greek dancing, a Greek Market, and lots more. This year admissions proceeds will benefit the Westfield EMTs; the Westfield PBA; and the Orthodox Christian Mission Center. Come visit us from Friday, May 31st at 5 pm until Sunday, June 2nd at 2 pm at 250 Gallows Hill Road. Come for a great time. And remember, everyone can be Greek for a day at GreekFest! For more info, go to NJGreefest.com that’s https://www.njgreekfest.com/. Admission: $2.00

NJ GreekFest
5/31 to 6/2 HT GOC
Gallows Hill
908-233-8533

Jun
1
Sat
2019
NJ GreekFest @ Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
Jun 1 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
NJ GreekFest @ Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church | Westfield | New Jersey | United States

If you’re looking for something fun to do, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Westfield is hosting their annual GreekFest. There will be Greek food, Greek dancing, a Greek Market, and lots more. This year admissions proceeds will benefit the Westfield EMTs; the Westfield PBA; and the Orthodox Christian Mission Center. Come visit us from Friday, May 31st at 5 pm until Sunday, June 2nd at 2 pm at 250 Gallows Hill Road. Come for a great time. And remember, everyone can be Greek for a day at GreekFest! For more info, go to NJGreefest.com that’s https://www.njgreekfest.com/. Admission: $2.00

NJ GreekFest
5/31 to 6/2 HT GOC
Gallows Hill
908-233-8533

Jun
2
Sun
2019
NJ GreekFest @ Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm
NJ GreekFest @ Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church | Westfield | New Jersey | United States

If you’re looking for something fun to do, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Westfield is hosting their annual GreekFest. There will be Greek food, Greek dancing, a Greek Market, and lots more. This year admissions proceeds will benefit the Westfield EMTs; the Westfield PBA; and the Orthodox Christian Mission Center. Come visit us from Friday, May 31st at 5 pm until Sunday, June 2nd at 2 pm at 250 Gallows Hill Road. Come for a great time. And remember, everyone can be Greek for a day at GreekFest! For more info, go to NJGreefest.com that’s https://www.njgreekfest.com/. Admission: $2.00

NJ GreekFest
5/31 to 6/2 HT GOC
Gallows Hill
908-233-8533

Jun
3
Mon
2019
NJ GreekFest @ Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
Jun 3 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
NJ GreekFest @ Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church | Westfield | New Jersey | United States

If you’re looking for something fun to do, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Westfield is hosting their annual GreekFest. There will be Greek food, Greek dancing, a Greek Market, and lots more. This year admissions proceeds will benefit the Westfield EMTs; the Westfield PBA; and the Orthodox Christian Mission Center. Come visit us from Friday, May 31st at 5 pm until Sunday, June 2nd at 2 pm at 250 Gallows Hill Road. Come for a great time. And remember, everyone can be Greek for a day at GreekFest! For more info, go to NJGreefest.com that’s https://www.njgreekfest.com/. Admission: $2.00

NJ GreekFest
5/31 to 6/2 HT GOC
Gallows Hill
908-233-8533

Jun
9
Sun
2019
Pentecost Celebration – St. Michael Church @ St. Michael Church
Jun 9 @ 7:00 am – 2:30 pm
Pentecost Celebration - St. Michael Church @ St. Michael Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Liturgies for the feast of Pentecost (the birthday of the Church) will be celebrated at 5:30 P.M Saturday (June 8) and on June 9th. at 7:30 A.M., 9 A.M., 10:30 A.M.(choral) and 12 Noon.

This feast day is celebrated with joyful music, colorful flowers, banners and more.

Join in the festivities of this day wearing something red, orange or yellow, the colors of Pentecost.

All are invited.