Cranford Calendar

Sep
14
Sat
2019
VFW Post 335 Annual Picnic @ VFW Post 335
Sep 14 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
VFW Post 335 Annual Picnic @ VFW Post 335 | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Come support your post, color guard and have a great time too! See flyer for more details.

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!

Sep
15
Sun
2019
WESTFIELD AREA YMCA 5K RUN FOR EVERYONE @ Main Y Facility
Sep 15 @ 9:30 am
WESTFIELD AREA YMCA 5K RUN FOR EVERYONE @ Main Y Facility | Westfield | New Jersey | United States

The Westfield Area YMCA has announced that registration is open to run, walk, roll, sponsor or volunteer at the 5K Run for Everyone. The event will be held Sunday, September 15 at 9:30AM and supports special needs programs at the Y.

The start and finish for the 5K Run for Everyone will be in front of the Main Y Facility at 220 Clark Street. Awards will be given to the top three overall male & female, the top three male & female in each age group and the top three male & female hand cyclists. Participants will have a chance to win prizes and refreshments will be served. Registrants by 8/30 are guaranteed shirts, others as available. Online registration is open through 9/13. Walk-in registrations at the Main Y Facility are available 8:00AM-2:00PM on 9/14 and 8:00- 9:00AM on 9/15. A free Kids Run for ages 8 and under will be held at 9:00AM from Roosevelt School to the Main Y.  Registration is required, and all participants will receive a ribbon.

Past proceeds established the Dragonfly Program which offers physical, recreational and social programs for young adults with special needs for free or at minimal cost. This year’s proceeds will continue to support Dragonfly and inclusion camp for children with special needs while helping launch a new socialization program entitled Crafty Crew, adding a second yoga class, a new cooking class and expanding the  gardening program to help provide produce to the local food pantry.

Businesses and individuals are invited to sponsor, volunteer or participate with friends, family or coworkers.  Tax-deductible sponsorshipsare available at various levels. Sponsors by 8/23 will be on shirts and banners.

For details and registration, visit www.westfieldynj.org/get-involved/5k-run-for-everyone, the Westfield Area YMCA Welcome Center at 220 Clark Street, Westfield, or call 908-301-YMCA (9622).

Fanny Wood Day Street Fair
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fanny Wood Day Street Fair @ Fanwood | New Jersey | United States

Fanny Wood Day is much more than just a street fair. Besides the many food and craft vendors, this year’s Fanny Wood Day will host a wide array of activities including the return of kid-friendly activities in the KIDS ZONE such as a trackless train, petting zoo, pony rides, and numerous kiddie rides.

Fun games & activities from 10:00 am to 5:00 p.m. – Visit us at the south side train station parking lot in the Kids Zone. Free activities with the YMCA include: Paint your own “Y” T-shirt, Make your own slime, Corn hole games, Soccer goal kicks- Obstacle course.

If contests aren’t your thing, grab some delicious food from one of the many food exhibitors and trucks. We have Mammas on the Go, Catlike Reflexes Truck, Manny’s Fresh Squeezed Lemonade & Ices, Good Donut Shop, Athens Delight, Dani’s Kettle Corn, Kona Ice, Viva La Crepe, Jersey Pickles, Top Tea, Pasquale’s Zeppoles, & Mr. Softee & more!

On the main stage live music all day such as The Golden Dimes, Bryan Hansen Band and Billy Wilkins. Throughout the fair contests are being held- ice cream eating, scavenger hunt, bagel toss, water balloon toss, and more.

Fanny Wood Day has something to offer everyone, so kick back for some serious people-watching, stroll the many interesting booths, visit the local merchants, eat some great food while listening to music and enjoy a beautiful day in Fanwood.

 

Organizer Email: [email protected]
Organizer Phone: 201 998 1144
Event Website: https://www.jcpromotions.info/calendar/event/fanwood-new-jersey-402
Climate Fair and Used Shoe Collection @ Calvary Lutheran Church
Sep 15 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Climate Fair and Used Shoe Collection @ Calvary Lutheran Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Join us as we learn how to take better care of God’s Earth. Activities planned for the Climate Fair include: Building composting boxes, exchanging 25+ plastic grocery bags for a reusable Calvary branded shopping bag, and hands-on activities for kids. We will also be collecting gently used and new shoes for soles4souls. Help us reach our goal of 25,000 pairs!

Soles4Souls Shoe Collection @ Calvary Lutheran Church
Sep 15 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Soles4Souls Shoe Collection @ Calvary Lutheran Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

As part of our September 15th Climate Fair, we are collecting gently used and new shoes for the non-profit ‘Soles4Souls’. The organization provides both short-term relief and long-term solutions to global poverty. Our goal is to collect 25,000 pairs of shoes. Will you help us? Drop off your donation Sunday, September 15, 1030am-1230pm at 108 Eastman Street, Cranford.

Yoga Day & Mala Bead Workshop At Hanson Park @ Hanson Park
Sep 15 @ 10:30 am
Yoga Day & Mala Bead Workshop At Hanson Park @ Hanson Park | Cranford | New Jersey | United States
Please join us at Hanson Park (38 Springfield Ave., Cranford) as we celebrate Global Mala on Sunday, September 15th.  Global Mala is a celebration of mindfulness with a goal of wrapping the world in peace (the word mala means garland).  We will kick off the day at 10:30 AM with a free yoga class with Bridget Briant of YogaToGo.  Our Mala Workshop will begin at 12:00 PM with participants making prayer bead necklaces.  This workshop is $25 per person with a $10 deposit due by September 3rd.  Please go to YogaToGoNJ.com to register and pay.  This is a perfect opportunity to take in the beautiful surroundings of Hanson Park.  And don’t forget your yoga mat!
 
Bridget Briant is a classically trained yoga instructor who attained certification in 2002 at Nicole’s Yoga Center in Garwood, NJ.  She has studied many forms of yoga including Hatha, Ashtanga, Kriya, Raja and Kundalini.  She started teaching children in 2002 and adults at Rutgers University in 2003. Her style has evolved into a practical form of yoga, as her classes are tailored to meet the needs of her clients.
 
This Global Mala celebration is presented by the Hanson Park Conservancy (HansonParkConservancy.com) and YogaToGoNJ.com.  For more information please visit our websites or like us on Facebook.
Community BBQ @ Cranford Park Rehabilitation and Health Care Center
Sep 15 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Community BBQ @ Cranford Park Rehabilitation and Health Care Center | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Join us for our third annual Community BBQ as the end of summer Is near. All families are welcome! Green Meadows Farm will be joining us with big and little critters!

*Great music* Free admission* Face painting* Bouncy house*

Crafts and Drafts at Lone Eagle Brewing Fall @ Lone Eagle Brewing
Sep 15 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Crafts and Drafts at Lone Eagle Brewing Fall @ Lone Eagle Brewing | Flemington | New Jersey | United States

What’s better than football Sundays? Sipping a craft beer while shopping a curated craft market, of course. Back for the sixth season, we welcome 16 artisans and food trucks to Crafts and Drafts. Don’t miss Atlantic City Beer Festival winner Lone Eagle Brewing in Flemington, NJ and Marketspace Vendor Events – the perfect fall pairing! Vendors are welcome to sample the brew.

This event is free to attend, family-friendly, and dogs are permitted in the tasting room only.

Address: 44 Stangl Rd, Flemington, NJ 08822

Cornhole Tournament/ BBQ Fundraiser hosted by the Cranford Honorary PBA @ Garwood Knights of Columbus
Sep 15 @ 2:00 pm
Cornhole Tournament/ BBQ Fundraiser hosted by the Cranford Honorary PBA @ Garwood Knights of Columbus | Garwood | New Jersey | United States

$30 per person includes food, entry and cash prizes to winners. Food voucher only $15 for people not playing, soda and water included. Cash bar available. Payments can be made at the Garwood Knights or call Don at 908.482.9949.

Sep
16
Mon
2019
Raritan Valley Rail Coalition Public Meeting @ Cranford Community Center
Sep 16 @ 6:30 pm
Raritan Valley Rail Coalition Public Meeting @ Cranford Community Center | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Monday evening Cranford is playing host to a public presentation by the Regional Plan Association on their report, “A Preventable Crisis, The Economic and Human Costs of a Hudson River Rail Tunnel Shutdown.” It starts at 6:30 and will be held in the Community Center.

Scout Me In @ Holy Trinity School
Sep 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Scout Me In @ Holy Trinity School | Westfield | New Jersey | United States

Learn about Scouts BSA for boys age 11-17 and join on-site! For info, contact Glenn Fannick, [email protected], New member coordinator. Scouts BSA is a year-round program for youth 11-17 years old that provides fun, adventure, and leadership opportunities to help them become the best version of themselves. Learn more today!

Sep
17
Tue
2019
Registration for Fall & Winter Programs at Cranford Recreation & Parks @ Cranford Recreation
Sep 17 all-day
Registration for Fall & Winter Programs at Cranford Recreation & Parks @ Cranford Recreation

The Cranford Recreation & Parks Department would like to announce that registration for Fall AND Winter programs begins on Tuesday,
September 10th, at 9:00am. Our Fall/Winter brochure, which lists all programs, will be mailed to Cranford residents and may also be viewed
on line at www.cranfordnj.org/recreation-parks or by following us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CranfordRecreationAndParks and/or
Instagram at www.instagram.com/CranfordRecreationAndParks. All programs are for Cranford residents only. We are strongly encouraging registration for all classes to be done online through Community Pass. Online registration will enable you to register 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to make payment by credit card and to receive the latest program updates as they occur through your account. You may access your existing account or create a new accounts by visiting https://register.communitypass.net/cranford. If you would like assistance to register online or have any other questions, please stop by the Recreation Department or call (908) 709-7283.

Sep
18
Wed
2019
Cranford Clay Courts Tennis Club Accepting New Members for the 2019 Season @ Cranford Clay Courts
Sep 18 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
Cranford Clay Courts Tennis Club Accepting New Members for the 2019 Season @ Cranford Clay Courts | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

The Cranford Clay Courts Club, located on Springfield Avenue in Cranford, is currently accepting new members for the 2019 Season.

The Club offers a long outdoor tennis season, with the courts usually open from April into December in recent years, depending upon weather conditions.

In addition, the club enjoys the distinction of being the only outdoor tennis club in the area with a lighting system for night play on the Club’s well-maintained three har-tru (soft) courts.

The culture and communal aspect of the club offers members the somewhat unique opportunity to “find a game” without needing to bring a partner, particularly on weekday and weekend mornings. There are several social events throughout the season, Monday night open mixed doubles and clinics on Sunday afternoons at 4pm.

Membership in the Cranford Clay Courts Club is open to both resident and
non-residents. For more information in joining or participating in Team Tennis,
visit www.cranfordtennis.com.

Business Networking in the Park – Has Been Postponed. @ Hanson House Park
Sep 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Business Networking in the Park - Has Been Postponed. @ Hanson House Park | Cranford | New Jersey | United States
Share. Network. Meet your Neighbors. Beverages – Games.  $15 Members/$20 Non-Members. Click here to register. 
Union County Means Business Expo @ Warinanco Sports Center
Sep 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Union County Means Business Expo @ Warinanco Sports Center

Attend the Union County Business EXPO to network with local businesses and showcase your own talents!   

  •  Connect with decision-makers in an intimate, upscale, and accessible marketplace.
  • Create powerful foundations with small business owners and executives.
  • Capture more contacts, leads, and business

Complimentary Food Tastings Featuring

  • Clubhouse at Galloping Hill
  • Tavern at Ashbrook
  • Café at Warinanco Sports Center

For Further Information
Please Contact Deana Mesaros at (908) 659-7412 or via email at [email protected]

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Neighbors-helping-Neighbors @ Cranford Public Library
Sep 18 @ 6:30 pm
Neighbors-helping-Neighbors @ Cranford Public Library | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Neighbors-helping-Neighbors is a support group for people who are actively looking for work and/or want to invigorate their job search. The group meets in the library Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome.

Sep
19
Thu
2019
Adult Beginner String Instrument Lessons @ Westfield Area Y
Sep 19 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Adult Beginner String Instrument Lessons @ Westfield Area Y | Westfield | New Jersey | United States

Warren Cohen, Artistic Director of the NJ Intergenerational Orchestra, will teach the basics of learning how to play a violin or cello including the proper technique for holding the instrument and producing good tone. Knowing how to read music is not required, and an instrument is provided to each participant. The class will meet for eight Thursdays beginning September 19 from 12:30 to 2:00PM.  This program is available to the community.  There is a maximum class size of 10 students.  Register by 9/16.

WESTFIELD AREA YMCA OFFERS ADULT BEGINNER STRING INSTRUMENT LESSONS @ Main Y Facility
Sep 19 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
WESTFIELD AREA YMCA OFFERS ADULT BEGINNER STRING INSTRUMENT LESSONS @ Main Y Facility | Westfield | New Jersey | United States

Always wanted to learn to play a string instrument? Warren Cohen, Artistic Director of the NJ Intergenerational Orchestra, will teach the basics of learning how to play a violin or cello including the proper technique for holding the instrument and producing good tone. Knowing how to read music is not required, and an instrument is provided to each participant. The class will meet for eight Thursdays beginning September 19 from 12:30 to 2:00PM.  This program is available to Westfield Area Y members and the community.  There is a maximum class size of 10 students, and registration will not be accepted after September 16. Register in person at the Main Y Facility located at 220 Clark Street, Westfield or online at www.westfieldynj.org. Questions? Contact Health & Wellness Director, Jean White at 908-301-YMCA (9622) x246 or [email protected].

Sep
21
Sat
2019
Saint Michael’s Youth Ministry Program Fall Flower Sale @ St. Michael's School
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saint Michael's Youth Ministry Program Fall Flower Sale @ St. Michael's School | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Giant Mums. Potted Mums. Hanging Mums. And More! All funds benefit the program.