Cranford Calendar

Dec
24
Tue
2019
Midnight Mass at Trinity Cranford with Christmas Carols @ Trinity Episcopal Church
Dec 24 @ 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Midnight Mass at Trinity Cranford with Christmas Carols @ Trinity Episcopal Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Join Trinity’s children in re-enacting the birth of Jesus in the manger, a tradition that originated with St. Francis of Assisi on Christmas Eve 1223. Sing along with your favorite Christmas carols. Everyone is welcome!

Dec
25
Wed
2019
Christmas Day Mass at Trinity Cranford @ Trinity Episcopal Church
Dec 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Christmas Day Mass at Trinity Cranford @ Trinity Episcopal Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Come celebrate Christ’s birth with a solemn said service of scripture and Holy Eucharist Rite I. Everyone is welcome!

“Living Nativity” with Live Animals @ St. Michael's Church
Dec 25 @ 10:00 am
“Living Nativity” with Live Animals @ St. Michael's Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

The St. Michael’s Youth Ministry is presenting a “Living Nativity” with live animals, on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, on the Miln Street lawn outside St. Michael Church. All are welcome to stop by. Youth Group members will be there after the 5:30 pm Mass Tuesday, until after the 10 pm Mass that night (approximately midnight); the animals will be there through Christmas morning, at least until after the 12:10 Mass on Christmas Day (approximately 1:30 pm). This is the first time St. Michael’s has hosted the Living Nativity in twenty years.

Christmas Day Worship @ Calvary Lutheran Church
Dec 25 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Christmas Day Worship @ Calvary Lutheran Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Celebrate the biggest gift of all — the gift of Jesus Christ. This service usually lasts about 1 hour. Dress as you are comfortable. This is Christ’s church, and there is a place for you here.

Dec
31
Tue
2019
Welcome 2020 @ Parings
Dec 31 all-day
Ring in the New Year at Ashbrook @ The Tavern at Ashbrook
Dec 31 @ 8:00 pm – 12:00 am
New Year’s Eve Labyrinth Walk @ First Presbyterian Church of Cranford
Dec 31 @ 10:30 pm
New Year’s Eve Labyrinth Walk @ First Presbyterian Church of Cranford | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

On December 31, from 10:30pm though midnight, there will be a Labyrinth walk. This calming and meditative event will help prepare hearts and minds for the coming year.  All are welcome!

Jan
20
Mon
2020
7th Annual Service Fair In Honor Of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. @ First Presbyterian Church of Cranford, NJ
Jan 20 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
7th Annual Service Fair In Honor Of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. @ First Presbyterian Church of Cranford, NJ | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

For the 7th year in a row, First Presbyterian Church of Cranford, NJ is inviting all community members to participate in a Service Fair to assist with assembling packages and other various hands-on projects to benefit homeless youth, the elderly, veterans and more! The Service Fair will take place from 4:30 to 6:30 pm on Monday, January 20, in  “Bates Hall” (the large gym) on the corner of Springfield Avenue and Miln Street. This is a great event for Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, confirmation service hours, and anyone who wants to make the day count by brightening the lives of people in need.

This is a non-sectarian community event.  Come and make the day count!

Feb
14
Fri
2020
Songs in the Key of Love: Valentine’s Day with Top Classical Artists @ First Presbyterian Church
Feb 14 @ 7:00 pm

Cranford residents and New Jersey Symphony Orchestra concertmaster Brennan Sweet and his cellist wife, Christine, along with pianist and Grammy-winner Allison Franzetti, present a night of warm and uplifting music. A light dinner will be served at 7, and the concert begins at 8 at the First Presbyterian Church on February 14. Proceeds will benefit the Cranford Schools Friends of Performing Arts. Listen to a 2014 Cranford Radio interview with Brennan.

Feb
17
Mon
2020
WESTFIELD AREA YMCA OFFERS HOLIDAY JUMP ON PRESIDENT’S DAY @ Main Y Gym,
Feb 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:15 pm
WESTFIELD AREA YMCA OFFERS HOLIDAY JUMP ON PRESIDENT’S DAY @ Main Y Gym, | Westfield | New Jersey | United States

The Westfield Area YMCA is hosting the annual President’s Day Holiday JUMP on February 17 at the Main Y Facility located at 220 Clark St. in Westfield. Open to the community, this event is perfect for families with children ages 8 and under. The Holiday JUMP features three huge inflatables and an arts and crafts station. Two sessions will be offered: 9:00am-10:30am, and 10:45am-12:15pm. Space is limited, and registration for each session closes when maximum capacity is reached. Register in person at the Main Y Welcome Center, or online at www.westfieldynj.org.

Proceeds benefit the Annual Support Campaign which ensures that no one experiencing a bona fide financial hardship that lives or works in Westfield, Cranford, Garwood or Mountainside is turned away for inability to pay.  The majority of awards enable participation in the Y’s early learning, school age and summer day camp programs.  Questions? Please contact Eileen Rooney at 908-301-YMCA (9622) x134 or [email protected].