Cranford Calendar

Dec
3
Tue
2019
“Holiday Floral Demonstration” featuring floral designer Kerry Patel @ Cranford Community Center
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm
"Holiday Floral Demonstration" featuring floral designer Kerry Patel @ Cranford Community Center | Cranford | New Jersey | United States
Please join the Hanson Park Conservancy on Tuesday, December 3rd at 7:00 PM at the Cranford Community Center for a Holiday Floral Demonstration featuring floral designer, Kerry Patel.  Kerry will be demonstrating holiday tablescape and wreath ideas that are easy to replicate for your own holiday party. From a sophisticated focal centerpiece to small accent florals, Kerry will talk about how to dress up your home and dining table with seasonal fresh florals.  At the end of the evening, participants will have a chance to win the beautiful arrangements made during the event.  As we enter the holiday season, come learn new ways to decorate in this fun, educational demonstration!
 
Kerry is the owner of Kerry Patel Designs, a fine art floral design and styling studio based in Madison, designing romantic, evocative florals and tablescapes for small, intimate weddings and events. Her designs evoke emotion through their lush blooms and textured elements taking one on a visual and sensorial journey with each design. 
 
The Cranford Community Center is located at 220 Walnut Ave. in Cranford, NJ.  A suggested donation of $5.00 will be collected at the door.  No registration is required, but seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.  This presentation is sponsored by the Hanson Park Conservancy.  To learn more please visit our website, www.hansonparkconservancy.com or like us on Facebook. 
Dec
4
Wed
2019
Neighbors-helping-Neighbors @ Cranford Public Library
Dec 4 @ 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.

Dec
6
Fri
2019
Borough of Roselle Park Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony @ Michael Mauri Gazebo Park
Dec 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Borough of Roselle Park Proudly Presents

Santa’s Parade of Lights &

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Mayor Sig and the Borough Council invite you to celebrate the magic of the season with Santa’s Parade of Lights and the annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Gala on Friday, December 6, 2019.

Yes, the Parade is back! Residents, groups, and organizations are welcome to participate in the parade by decorating their vehicles with holiday lights and ornaments. The vehicle parade assembly will begin 5:30 p.m. at the Sherman Elementary School located at 375 East Grant Avenue. The Parade will depart from the school at 6:00 p.m. on East Grant Avenue to Michael Mauri Gazebo Park followed by the Christmas Tree Lighting and performances.

Beginning at 5:00 p.m. come out and bring your Holiday spirit to enjoy fun-filled family activities at Michael Mauri Gazebo Park located at the corner of Chestnut Street and Grant Avenue in Roselle Park. Activities include an ice skating rink, pony ride, a family photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, performances by the students of the Roselle Park School District, and live entertainment. Children can enjoy free activities; refreshments and a special holiday treat, compliments of the Roselle Park Local PBA 27 (while supplies last).

To participate in Santa’s Parade of Lights or for more information, please call Casano Center Director, Rupen Shah at 908-245-0666.

The Roselle Park community wishes to thank: Roselle Park Local PBA 27, the Casano Community Center, DPW, RP Fire Department, RP Police Department, Union County EMS, and Roselle Park Dunkin Donuts for their support and donations.

Santa’s Parade of Lights @ Michael Mauri Gazebo Park
Dec 6 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Borough of Roselle Park Proudly Presents

Santa’s Parade of Lights &

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Mayor Sig and the Borough Council invite you to celebrate the magic of the season with Santa’s Parade of Lights and the annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Gala on Friday, December 6, 2019.

Yes, the Parade is back! Residents, groups, and organizations are welcome to participate in the parade by decorating their vehicles with holiday lights and ornaments. The vehicle parade assembly will begin 5:30 p.m. at the Sherman Elementary School located at 375 East Grant Avenue. The Parade will depart from the school at 6:00 p.m. on East Grant Avenue to Michael Mauri Gazebo Park followed by the Christmas Tree Lighting and performances.

Beginning at 5:00 p.m. come out and bring your Holiday spirit to enjoy fun-filled family activities at Michael Mauri Gazebo Park located at the corner of Chestnut Street and Grant Avenue in Roselle Park. Activities include an ice skating rink, pony ride, a family photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, performances by the students of the Roselle Park School District, and live entertainment. Children can enjoy free activities; refreshments and a special holiday treat, compliments of the Roselle Park Local PBA 27 (while supplies last).

To participate in Santa’s Parade of Lights or for more information, please call Casano Center Director, Rupen Shah at 908-245-0666.

The Roselle Park community wishes to thank: Roselle Park Local PBA 27, the Casano Community Center, DPW, RP Fire Department, RP Police Department, Union County EMS, and Roselle Park Dunkin Donuts for their support and donations.

 

It’s A Wonderful Life at CDC Theatre @ CDC Theatre
Dec 6 @ 7:30 pm
It's A Wonderful Life at CDC Theatre @ CDC Theatre | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

CDC Theatre presents It’s A Wonderful Life!

Celebrate the Season with The Celebration Singers @ St. Michael's Church
Dec 6 @ 8:00 pm
Celebrate the Season with The Celebration Singers @ St. Michael's Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

For 81 years The Celebration Singers have been entertaining the greater Union County community and audiences across the globe during international tours. Join them on December 6 and 7, 2019 at 8 PM for a winter concert celebrating the songs of the season.

Comprised of over 100 singers ranging in age from 9-90, this community choir’s commitment to artistic excellence and its engaging and dynamic style provides its diverse singers and audiences with a compelling musical experience. Over the years, the choir membership has included families of all generations. Several current members of the Adult Choir were previous Children’s Choir members and singers in the Youth Choirs include children of Adult singers. It’s a multi-generational community, which enhances the breadth of genres and cultures from which they draw upon in their programs.

“It’s a unique opportunity to direct a group of singers ranging in age and ability who all come together once a week for two hours dedicated to creating beautiful music. For some, it’s the only time in their busy lives when they can express themselves through art – it’s a beautiful and truly meaningful opportunity.” Said Joe Elefante, Artistic Director of The Celebration Singers.

Tickets for their winter concert “Let the Light Shine” are $20 for adults and $15 for children and seniors. Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.celebration-singers.org or at the box office located at St. Michael’s Church located at 40 Alden Street, Cranford, NJ 07016.

For more information, follow them at www.facebook.com/CelebrationSingers or contact them at celebrationsingersnewjersey@gmail.com or 908-552-4656.

Funding for the Celebration Singers is made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council for the Arts, Department of State, through a grant administered by the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs.

Dec
7
Sat
2019
Breakfast with Santa Fundraiser at Trinity Cranford @ Trinity Episcopal Church (Sherlock Hall)
Dec 7 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Breakfast with Santa Fundraiser at Trinity Cranford @ Trinity Episcopal Church (Sherlock Hall) | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Pancake Breakfast – $7(Under 3 FREE); Photo with Santa – $7
Fun includes gift basket raffle, 50/50 tickets,
wreath sale, jewelry sale, crafts, and face painting
Contact: Tony (908) 276-4047
All are welcome

WESTFIELD AREA Y MEN’S CLUB TREE LOT OPENS SATURDAY, 11/30
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
WESTFIELD AREA Y MEN’S CLUB TREE LOT OPENS SATURDAY, 11/30

The Westfield Area Y Men’s Club Annual Christmas Tree Sale has been a community tradition since 1947, with all proceeds benefiting local charities and organizations. This year’s tree selection includes top quality Fraser Firs and Balsam Firs.  This year also features a new hybrid tree called a “Fralsam”.  This is grown in Vermont and combines the needle longevity of a Fraser with the evergreen smell of a Balsam.  It’s a very full and long lasting tree  Sizes range from 3 foot “table top” Balsams all the way up to 12 foot Balsams.  Also available are Wreathes, Evergreen Roping, Grave Covers and Tree Stands.

The tree lot is located on the Elm Street Athletic Field, across from Stop & Shop. Opening day is Saturday, November 30th and the sale continues through December 23rd or until the trees run out. Lot hours are 9:00 am to 6:00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays; 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Monday thru Friday.

Selling Christmas trees has been the Club’s primary fundraising method.  Since its inception, the Y’s Men have raised over $2.5 million for community charitable donations.  Some of the many organizations that have benefitted from the money raised include the Westfield United Fund, Contact Caring, Children’s Specialized Hospital, Imagine, Resolve Community Counseling, Scotch Plains and Westfield Rescue Squads, Westfield Crew, Master Gardeners Club, and Westfield Area YMCA.

For more information, please visit https://www.westfieldynj.org/get-involved/community-partners/ys-mens-club/ or visit us on Facebook at Westfield Area Y’s Men’s Club Christmas Tree Sale.

Cranford Jaycees Kids Holiday Party @ Cranford Community Center
Dec 7 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Kids Holiday Party:
Sat 12/7 at the Community Center. Another give back. Beat the stress,aggravation and cost of the mall Santa pics and come bring your kid(s) to get their picture with Santa in Cranford.
Holiday Pajama Party Series at Cranford Theater @ Cranford Theater
Dec 7 @ 9:30 am
Holiday Pajama Party Series at Cranford Theater @ Cranford Theater | Garwood | New Jersey | United States

We’re thrilled to partner with Cranford Theater on a Holiday Pajama Party Movie Series! Children should feel free to attend these movies in their pajamas, and Santa will be making an appearance at the theater as well. The schedule is as follows:
Dec. 7th: The Polar Express
Dec. 14th: Elf
Dec. 21st: The Grinch

Tickets are $7 for adults, $11 for children (which includes a kids combo pack).

The Cranford Jaycees Kids Christmas Party @ Cranford Community Center
Dec 7 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
The Cranford Jaycees Kids Christmas Party @ Cranford Community Center

Free pictures with Santa. Canned food donation encouraged for Cranford Family Care.

Boy Scout Christmas Wreath Sale @ First Presbyterian Church
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Boy Scout Christmas Wreath Sale @ First Presbyterian Church | New Jersey | United States

Every Saturday and Sunday till December 15 or until they run out. Home delivery is available via email requests to [email protected]

Breakfast with Santa sponsored by the Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce @ Garlic Rose
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Breakfast with Santa sponsored by the Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce @ Garlic Rose | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Breakfast with Santa at the Garlic Rose, 28 North Avenue, W. Cranford. For reservations, which are a MUST please call
908-276-5749. Adults $18/Children $12

 

 

Green Thumb Garden Club of Cranford Annual Holiday Boutique @ Historic Crane-Phillips House
Dec 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Green Thumb Garden Club of Cranford Annual Holiday Boutique @ Historic Crane-Phillips House | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

All are welcome to Green Thumb Garden Club’s Annual Holiday Boutique at HISTORIC CRANE-PHILLIPS HOUSE,
December 7th, Saturday, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
December 8th , Sunday, 10:00am – 3:00pm

The Club’s long tradition of crafting “Boxwood Trees” (diminutive fresh trees decorated in miniature) have long captured the imagination of boutique attendees. Expertly decorated wreaths will be available to deck the halls and front doors. Green Thumb also offers beautiful fresh arrangements for every size and space in every home. Signature long-lasting fresh green Porch Pots (suitable for outdoors), specialty ornaments, and baked goods will be available as well as miniature arrangements that make for wonderful hostess gifts. The garden club will once again be selling our Landmark Series of noteworthy Cranford buildings and homes. Please join Green Thumb Garden Club members at our new Holiday Boutique Venue (previously Hanson House).

Proceeds from the sale are used to beautify township plantings that are maintained by Green Thumb, as well as the new waterfall in the atrium of the Cranford Community Center.

Green Thumb will take “pre-orders” of the Boxwood Christmas Trees or Porch Pots until Dec 4th. Visit our Facebook page for more details.

Zensational U @ Zensational U
Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm
Zensational U @ Zensational U | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Zensational U cordially invites you to our Grand Opening celebration!!

Music and drinks start at 4:00pm.

Try Cryotherapy, Cromotherapy, Infrared Sauna​ and so much more

Your body will thank you for it! See you there!

It’s A Wonderful Life at CDC Theatre @ CDC Theatre
Dec 7 @ 7:30 pm
It's A Wonderful Life at CDC Theatre @ CDC Theatre | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

CDC Theatre presents It’s A Wonderful Life!

Celebrate the Season with The Celebration Singers @ St. Michael's Church
Dec 7 @ 8:00 pm
Celebrate the Season with The Celebration Singers @ St. Michael's Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

For 81 years The Celebration Singers have been entertaining the greater Union County community and audiences across the globe during international tours. Join them on December 6 and 7, 2019 at 8 PM for a winter concert celebrating the songs of the season.

Comprised of over 100 singers ranging in age from 9-90, this community choir’s commitment to artistic excellence and its engaging and dynamic style provides its diverse singers and audiences with a compelling musical experience. Over the years, the choir membership has included families of all generations. Several current members of the Adult Choir were previous Children’s Choir members and singers in the Youth Choirs include children of Adult singers. It’s a multi-generational community, which enhances the breadth of genres and cultures from which they draw upon in their programs.

“It’s a unique opportunity to direct a group of singers ranging in age and ability who all come together once a week for two hours dedicated to creating beautiful music. For some, it’s the only time in their busy lives when they can express themselves through art – it’s a beautiful and truly meaningful opportunity.” Said Joe Elefante, Artistic Director of The Celebration Singers.

Tickets for their winter concert “Let the Light Shine” are $20 for adults and $15 for children and seniors. Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.celebration-singers.org or at the box office located at St. Michael’s Church located at 40 Alden Street, Cranford, NJ 07016.

For more information, follow them at www.facebook.com/CelebrationSingers or contact them at celebrationsingersnewjersey@gmail.com or 908-552-4656.

Funding for the Celebration Singers is made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council for the Arts, Department of State, through a grant administered by the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs.

Dec
8
Sun
2019
Boy Scout Christmas Wreath Sale @ First Presbyterian Church
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Boy Scout Christmas Wreath Sale @ First Presbyterian Church | New Jersey | United States

Every Saturday and Sunday till December 15 or until they run out. Home delivery is available via email requests to [email protected]

Green Thumb Garden Club of Cranford Annual Holiday Boutique @ Historic Crane-Phillips House
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Green Thumb Garden Club of Cranford Annual Holiday Boutique @ Historic Crane-Phillips House | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

All are welcome to Green Thumb Garden Club’s Annual Holiday Boutique at HISTORIC CRANE-PHILLIPS HOUSE,
December 7th, Saturday, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
December 8th , Sunday, 10:00am – 3:00pm

The Club’s long tradition of crafting “Boxwood Trees” (diminutive fresh trees decorated in miniature) have long captured the imagination of boutique attendees. Expertly decorated wreaths will be available to deck the halls and front doors. Green Thumb also offers beautiful fresh arrangements for every size and space in every home. Signature long-lasting fresh green Porch Pots (suitable for outdoors), specialty ornaments, and baked goods will be available as well as miniature arrangements that make for wonderful hostess gifts. The garden club will once again be selling our Landmark Series of noteworthy Cranford buildings and homes. Please join Green Thumb Garden Club members at our new Holiday Boutique Venue (previously Hanson House).

Proceeds from the sale are used to beautify township plantings that are maintained by Green Thumb, as well as the new waterfall in the atrium of the Cranford Community Center.

Green Thumb will take “pre-orders” of the Boxwood Christmas Trees or Porch Pots until Dec 4th. Visit our Facebook page for more details.

Celebrate the Season! Skate with Santa. @ Warinanco Sports Center
Dec 8 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Celebrate the Season! Skate with Santa. @ Warinanco Sports Center | Kenilworth | New Jersey | United States

Ho ho ho! Celebrate the Season Tickets are now on sale.
Your chance to Skate with Santa, listen to the Carol Singers and do some fun crafts with your family. Tickets are limited to 325 people.
All guests need tickets, even if you are not skating. These tickets sold out fast last year so don’t delay!

http://warinancoparkstore.com/golf/ecom_v2/ecom.php

DETAILS:
The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites you to this special event at the new Warinanco Sports Center.
Celebrate the Season at Warinanco! Skate with Santa and his elves will be on Sunday, Dec. 8th 2019 from 11am-1pm!
Bring your family & kick off the holiday season at the newly modernized Warinanco Sports Center

Skate on the newly modernized rink
Visit with Santa & skate with the elves
Enjoy holiday carols
Kids crafts & face-painting
Sit by the fire
Dine in the café
Tickets include entry to the event, skate rental, hot chocolate and cookies!

Choose from: 11am-1pm, 1:30-3.30pm, 4-6pm.

TICKETS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE PRE-SALE THERE WILL BE NO TICKETS AVAILABLE ON THE DAY- STRICTLY 325 PEOPLE PER SESSION.

All people wanting to enter the building will require a paid ticket if they are skating or not. Under 2’s are free of charge. There will be no opportunity to buy a ticket on the door so please ensure you have accounted for everyone in your group when purchasing tickets, including spectators.