Cranford Calendar

Sep
14
Sat
2019
Centennial Village Group’s Music Fest 2019 @ Lincoln School Cranford
Sep 14 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Centennial Village Group's Music Fest 2019 @ Lincoln School Cranford | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

It’s that time of the year again!! Music fest 2019! This event is the type of thing that makes our little town so unique. Please add the date to your calendar and come enjoy an afternoon of great music, delicious food and of course tricky tray!! As always, all proceeds go right back into our community. The funds raised are used for revitalizing, beautifying and maintaining the Centennial Avenue business district.
Consider it and afternoon out for a cause!

Oct
18
Fri
2019
Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce Food Truckfest @ CEC Research (Parking Lot)
Oct 18 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce Food Truckfest @ CEC Research (Parking Lot) | Cranford | New Jersey | United States
Five local food trucks will be there offering a variety off lunch items. Come join us for a relaxing lunch on the lawn. For information, directions of weather updates please call 908.272.6114.  
 
Nov
2
Sat
2019
Food Truck Festival & Vendor Fair @ St Theresa's School
Nov 2 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Food Truck Festival & Vendor Fair @ St Theresa's School | Kenilworth | New Jersey | United States

Food truck festival featuring “the Benjamins”. There will be a vendor fair, the magic of David Carsaro, 50/50’s as well as a kids zone area.

Dec
12
Thu
2019
Sip ‘N Shop at Cougar HQ @ Cougar Headquarters
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Feb
4
Tue
2020
“Vinny’s Pizza and Pasta” Project Graduation 2020 Fundraiser @ Vinny’s Pizza and Pasta
Feb 4 all-day

Vinny Savinelli, a strong supporter of all of our Cranford schools, has generously offered to hold a two-day giveback of 15% at his restaurant, “Vinny’s Pizza and Pasta” to Project Graduation 2020.

The dates are FEBRUARY 4th AND 5th. The location is 28 Eastman Street, Cranford * Dine in or take out.

Present this flyer to the cashier at “Vinny’s Pizza and Pasta”, or show them this email or our Facebook post on your phone, or just mention that you are there to support Project Graduation 2020, and Vinny’s will donate 15% of the proceeds from your order back to Project Graduations class of 2020.

Feb
5
Wed
2020
“Vinny’s Pizza and Pasta” Project Graduation 2020 Fundraiser @ Vinny’s Pizza and Pasta
Feb 5 all-day

Vinny Savinelli, a strong supporter of all of our Cranford schools, has generously offered to hold a two-day giveback of 15% at his restaurant, “Vinny’s Pizza and Pasta” to Project Graduation 2020.

The dates are FEBRUARY 4th AND 5th. The location is 28 Eastman Street, Cranford * Dine in or take out.

Present this flyer to the cashier at “Vinny’s Pizza and Pasta”, or show them this email or our Facebook post on your phone, or just mention that you are there to support Project Graduation 2020, and Vinny’s will donate 15% of the proceeds from your order back to Project Graduations class of 2020.

Feb
8
Sat
2020
Raisin: A Musical at UCPAC’s Hamilton Stage @ UCPAC
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Raisin: A Musical at UCPAC’s Hamilton Stage @ UCPAC | Rahway | New Jersey | United States

On Saturday, February 8th, The Freeholder Board will present the Chester Holmes award before the production of Raisin: A Musical at UCPAC’s Hamilton Stage in Rahway from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. This is a musical adaptation of the Lorraine Hansberry play “A Raisin in the Sun”. Call the UCPAC box office for ticket information at 732-499-8226.

Mar
29
Sun
2020
The Scholar Tea @ Bates Hall - The First Presbyterian Church
Mar 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Scholar Tea @ Bates Hall - The First Presbyterian Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

A delightful afternoon tea with assorted teas, scones, tea sandwiches, and desserts, prepared by the Cake Artist of Cranford. There will be a short musical performance and chances to win at the tricky tray and 50/50 Come alone or bring friends!

Scholar Tea is hosted by The College Women’s Club of Cranford, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1932, as a fundraiser for college scholarships awarded to graduating high school seniors residing in Cranford. 100% of the proceeds will go to fund scholarships for Cranford Students.

ORDERING INFORMATION (Orders must be received by March 16)
Open seating, on a first-come, first-serve basis, for orders of 7 tickets or less.
Reserved seating only available for full table purchases (8–10 tickets).
Only submit one order form per table purchased.
Separate checks for each group member are acceptable.
Make checks payable to
College Women’s Club of Cranford
Mail this form and your check(s) to
CWCC, PO Box 1677 Cranford, NJ 07016
Jul
23
Thu
2020
Food Distribution Event at Kean @ Kean University
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am

A drive-up food distribution for Union County residents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic will be held on Thursday, July 23, beginning at 9 a.m. at Kean University. Sponsored and coordinated by the County of Union and the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, the food distribution will be first-come, first-served and no registration is required.

Kean University is located at 1000 Morris Avenue in Union. The distribution will take place in the parking lot located at the intersection of North and Morris avenues.

Jul
25
Sat
2020
“Feed Our Neighbors” Drive-Thru Food Collection @ Cranford United Methodist Church
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
“Feed Our Neighbors” Drive-Thru Food Collection @ Cranford United Methodist Church

The Cranford United Methodist Church will hold a drive-thru food collection in their parking lot on Saturday, July 25 between 10 am and 2 pm. Cars will pull up and volunteers will remove the non-perishable food donations from the trunk.

Aug
14
Fri
2020
Cranford Wrestling Golf Outing @ Ash Brook Golf Course
Aug 14 @ 8:00 am

Support Cranford wrestling with a day at Ash Brook Golf Course. You can also lend your support by sponsoring a hole.

Aug
22
Sat
2020
Drive-Thru Food Collection @ Cranford United Methodist Church
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Drive-Thru Food Collection @ Cranford United Methodist Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States
Join us in helping those who need a helping hand. We are holding our next FEED OUR NEIGHBORS drive-thru food drive on Saturday, August 22nd from 10 am – 2 pm in the church parking lot on Walnut Ave.
Place your bags of non-perishable food in your trunk, drive up, pop your trunk and volunteers will remove them, no contact needed! Donations will be delivered to Cranford Family Care and St Joseph’s Social Services.
If you’re not able to make it tomorrow, you can drop-off non-perishable food in bins placed outside the entrance to the church off the parking lot.
If you can help with the collection, send Holly Walker an email: [email protected]

Sep
26
Sat
2020
Emergency Food Distribution Event @ Kean University
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am
“Feed Our Neighbors” Drive-Thru Food Collection @ Cranford United Methodist Church, NJ
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
"Feed Our Neighbors" Drive-Thru Food Collection @ Cranford United Methodist Church, NJ
Hi there! Are you ready for our next “Feed Our Neighbors” Drive-Thru Food Collection event? We are gearing up for Saturday, September 26th from 10 am-2 pm in the church’s parking lot. Place your food donations in your truck, drive up, pop your trunk and volunteers will remove your food bags…no contact needed!
Your donations will be delivered to Cranford Family Care and St. Joseph Social Services.
Last month we had 99 cars drive-thru to drop off food. We are hoping to have 100 cars donate food this time. Help spread the word!
*photo courtesy of Westfield Leader
Oct
17
Sat
2020
Drive-Up Food Distribution @ Union County Vocational Technical High School
Oct 17 @ 9:00 am

The food distribution will begin at 9 am and is open to all Union County residents.

Food will be distributed on a first-come-first-served basis and residents must arrive in cars. Walk-ups will not be accommodated.

Upon arrival, proof of New Jersey residency and indicate how many people reside in their household will have to be provided. Recipients will receive an emergency box of non-perishable items and fresh produce, with enough to sustain a family for several days. Please note that only one box of food will be provided per vehicle.

This event will run in compliance with state COVID-19 orders, regarding social distancing and other protocols. All drive-up recipients must remain in their cars with windows rolled up at all times, otherwise, masks are required. Food boxes will be placed in the trunk or truck bed of the vehicle by volunteers.

Nov
7
Sat
2020
CUMC Holiday Food Drive-Thru @ Cranford United Methodist Church, NJ
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
CUMC Holiday Food Drive-Thru @ Cranford United Methodist Church, NJ
It is time once again for the monthly food drive event. This month, our hope is to provide our local food pantries with extra “holiday-themed” items as we enter into the festivities of November and December. Of course, all shelf-stable food items will be gratefully received!
Some ideas for “holiday items”
– Powdered Mashed Potatoes
– Boxed Stuffing
– Canned Turkey Gravy
– Cream of Mushroom Soup
– Canned Green Beans
– Boxed French Fried Onions
– Canned Cranberry Sauce
– Canned Yams
– Marshmallows
– Corn Bread Mix
– Chicken Broth
– Canned Pumpkin
– Other traditions from your family and culture!
*Please no frozen turkeys at this food drive venue.*
Nov
23
Mon
2020
Thanksgiving Food Drive for Cranford Family Care @ The MAX Challenge of Cranford
Nov 23 all-day

THE MAX Challenge of Cranford will be partnering with Cranford Family Care to assist their “Neighbors Helping Neighbors” initiative! We are excited to be accepting donations for our 2020 Food Drive 🥫 🏡
➡️ To schedule your drop off at our studio email [email protected] or text 9088385331
➡️ Drop-offs MUST be scheduled due to COVID-19 safety and capacity regulations.
➡️ From Wed Nov 12th – Friday, Nov 20th Cranford Cares is asking for donations of
🥞 Pancake mix
🍯 Condiments (ketchup, honey, mustard, mayo, etc)
🍽️ Children’s snacks🧃🍿 🥨 🍪
➡️ From Monday, November 23rd through Wed November 25th, we will be accepting
🥔🍠 Fresh potatoes
🍅🥑🥦🥬🥒🌶️🌽🥕 Fresh produce
All to donate to local families in need for Thanksgiving!

Nov
24
Tue
2020
Thanksgiving Food Drive for Cranford Family Care @ The MAX Challenge of Cranford
Nov 24 all-day

THE MAX Challenge of Cranford will be partnering with Cranford Family Care to assist their “Neighbors Helping Neighbors” initiative! We are excited to be accepting donations for our 2020 Food Drive 🥫 🏡
➡️ To schedule your drop off at our studio email [email protected] or text 9088385331
➡️ Drop-offs MUST be scheduled due to COVID-19 safety and capacity regulations.
➡️ From Wed Nov 12th – Friday, Nov 20th Cranford Cares is asking for donations of
🥞 Pancake mix
🍯 Condiments (ketchup, honey, mustard, mayo, etc)
🍽️ Children’s snacks🧃🍿 🥨 🍪
➡️ From Monday, November 23rd through Wed November 25th, we will be accepting
🥔🍠 Fresh potatoes
🍅🥑🥦🥬🥒🌶️🌽🥕 Fresh produce
All to donate to local families in need for Thanksgiving!

Nov
25
Wed
2020
Thanksgiving Food Drive for Cranford Family Care @ The MAX Challenge of Cranford
Nov 25 all-day

THE MAX Challenge of Cranford will be partnering with Cranford Family Care to assist their “Neighbors Helping Neighbors” initiative! We are excited to be accepting donations for our 2020 Food Drive 🥫 🏡
➡️ To schedule your drop off at our studio email [email protected] or text 9088385331
➡️ Drop-offs MUST be scheduled due to COVID-19 safety and capacity regulations.
➡️ From Wed Nov 12th – Friday, Nov 20th Cranford Cares is asking for donations of
🥞 Pancake mix
🍯 Condiments (ketchup, honey, mustard, mayo, etc)
🍽️ Children’s snacks🧃🍿 🥨 🍪
➡️ From Monday, November 23rd through Wed November 25th, we will be accepting
🥔🍠 Fresh potatoes
🍅🥑🥦🥬🥒🌶️🌽🥕 Fresh produce
All to donate to local families in need for Thanksgiving!

Dec
3
Thu
2020
Outdoor Sip-N-Shop at Cougar HQ @ Cougar Headquarters
Dec 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm