Cranford Calendar

Jan
20
Sat
2018
Family Mess @ Cranford Public Library
Jan 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Family Mess @ Cranford Public Library | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Family Mess – Children ages two to six and their families will explore educational stations together, where they will be introduced to scientific concepts, solve problems, and have fun! Saturday, January 20 and February 17, from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m.

Admission is free and all Cranford residents are welcome. Registration is required and begins two weeks before the program date. Please arrive on time!

Jan
31
Wed
2018
Lapsit Story Time @ Cranford Public Library
Jan 31 @ 10:15 am
Lapsit Story Time @ Cranford Public Library | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Lapsit Story Time – Children ages three to 12 months are invited to join us for a short, lively story time, followed by free
play on Wednesday mornings at 10:15 a.m. from January 31 to March 21.

Feb
7
Wed
2018
Lapsit Story Time @ Cranford Public Library
Feb 7 @ 10:15 am
Lapsit Story Time @ Cranford Public Library | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Lapsit Story Time – Children ages three to 12 months are invited to join us for a short, lively story time, followed by free
play on Wednesday mornings at 10:15 a.m. from January 31 to March 21.

Feb
13
Tue
2018
Why Kids Say Yes To Drugs @ Cranford Community Center
Feb 13 @ 6:30 pm
Why Kids Say Yes To Drugs @ Cranford Community Center | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

A Parent Presentation on Why Kids Say Yes to Drugs

Short film followed but a Panel of Experts

Feb
14
Wed
2018
Lapsit Story Time @ Cranford Public Library
Feb 14 @ 10:15 am
Lapsit Story Time @ Cranford Public Library | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Lapsit Story Time – Children ages three to 12 months are invited to join us for a short, lively story time, followed by free
play on Wednesday mornings at 10:15 a.m. from January 31 to March 21.

Feb
21
Wed
2018
Lapsit Story Time @ Cranford Public Library
Feb 21 @ 10:15 am
Lapsit Story Time @ Cranford Public Library | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Lapsit Story Time – Children ages three to 12 months are invited to join us for a short, lively story time, followed by free
play on Wednesday mornings at 10:15 a.m. from January 31 to March 21.

Feb
28
Wed
2018
Lapsit Story Time @ Cranford Public Library
Feb 28 @ 10:15 am
Lapsit Story Time @ Cranford Public Library | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Lapsit Story Time – Children ages three to 12 months are invited to join us for a short, lively story time, followed by free
play on Wednesday mornings at 10:15 a.m. from January 31 to March 21.

Mar
7
Wed
2018
Lapsit Story Time @ Cranford Public Library
Mar 7 @ 10:15 am
Lapsit Story Time @ Cranford Public Library | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Lapsit Story Time – Children ages three to 12 months are invited to join us for a short, lively story time, followed by free
play on Wednesday mornings at 10:15 a.m. from January 31 to March 21.

Mar
14
Wed
2018
Lapsit Story Time @ Cranford Public Library
Mar 14 @ 10:15 am
Lapsit Story Time @ Cranford Public Library | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Lapsit Story Time – Children ages three to 12 months are invited to join us for a short, lively story time, followed by free
play on Wednesday mornings at 10:15 a.m. from January 31 to March 21.

Mar
21
Wed
2018
Lapsit Story Time @ Cranford Public Library
Mar 21 @ 10:15 am
Lapsit Story Time @ Cranford Public Library | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Lapsit Story Time – Children ages three to 12 months are invited to join us for a short, lively story time, followed by free
play on Wednesday mornings at 10:15 a.m. from January 31 to March 21.

Apr
22
Sun
2018
SHEEP TO SHAWL FESTIVAL @ Miller-Cory House Museum
Apr 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
SHEEP TO SHAWL FESTIVAL @ Miller-Cory House Museum | Westfield | New Jersey | United States

Sheep shearing as it was done in colonial America; demonstrations of early American farm tasks such as spinning, weaving, butter churning and soap making; children’s games and crafts; bake sale; herb sale; free refreshments. Rain or shine; no reservations necessary.

May
17
Thu
2018
BABIES NEED TO MOVE @ Cranford Community Center
May 17 @ 11:00 am
BABIES NEED TO MOVE @ Cranford Community Center | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Are you a new mom? Do you know a friend who has a new baby and could benefit from this information? Join Ivy Rehab and the Cranford Health Department at the Cranford Recreation Center on May 17th, at 11:00. You will hear from a pediatric physical therapist and walk away knowing the importance of tummy time, how movement is related to learning, consequences from overuse of baby equipment and limiting babies from moving freely, and lastly hot to detect if your baby has a flat head or torticollis.  To attend the program you must register ahead of time. Please do so by calling the number 908-276-0237 or emailing [email protected].

Feb
23
Sat
2019
FREE HEALTHY KIDS EXPO ANNOUNCED AT WESTFIELD AREA YMCA @ Westfield Area YMCA Main Facility
Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
FREE HEALTHY KIDS EXPO ANNOUNCED AT WESTFIELD AREA YMCA @ Westfield Area YMCA Main Facility | Westfield | New Jersey | United States

A free Health Kids Expo will be held 1:00-4:00pm on Saturday, February 23 at the Westfield Area YMCA Main Facility, 220 Clark Street.  This event will include active indoor fun including t-ball, basketball and track & field stations, the inflatable obstacle course, arts & crafts activities and carnival games.  Dance Academy will offer 30 minute demo classes during the event: 1:30PM for ages 3-5, 2:30PM for ages 6+ and 3:30PM for ages 3-5. Register at www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0b4fafaa29a7ff2-healthy for dance demo classes. Overlook Medical Center staff will host a Teddy Bear Clinic…bring a stuffed animal!

Learning to be safe around water is a life skill that is included in the YMCA Swim Lesson curriculum.  Water safety information is available throughout the Expo in the Gym.  Water safety in the pool will be held 3:00-4:00PM to be followed by family swim 4:00-5:00PM. Adults and kids can visit the Camp Open House to learn more about the Y’s ACA-accredited traditional, sports, S.T.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math), leadership and travel camp offerings for campers ages 3-15 years.

Please contact Amanda Aguirre at 908-301-9622 x258 or [email protected] with any questions.

 

Apr
27
Sat
2019
Poetry by Heart @ Cranford Public Library
Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm
Poetry by Heart @ Cranford Public Library | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Share your favorite poem with friends! Participants recite a poem from memory in front of the group. Pizza will be served, and all participants will receive a book of poetry. Registration is required.

May
19
Sun
2019
Annual Cranford Cookout Event @ Cranford Municipal Complex
May 19 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Annual Cranford Cookout Event @ Cranford Municipal Complex | Cranford | New Jersey | United States
Welcome to our annual Cranford Cookout Event, Hosted by the Cranford Municipal Alliance!

About this Event

Residents of Cranford, New Jersey are invited to participate in our annual cookout event!

Come on out, Cranford, to our annual town-wide cookout! Eating dinner as a family has been shown to reduce risky behavior in kids, and that’s what we celebrate with our Town-Wide BBQ. We partner with Cranford Police, Cranford Fire Department, Cranford Public Works, and other town officials to feed you free burgers and dogs in hopes that you’ll be part of our mission to prevent underage substance abuse. Food, fun, family. It’s a Cranford tradition!

Get your tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/annual-cranford-cookout-event-tickets-56922435537

Sep
28
Sat
2019
Parenting to Win Your Child’s Heart @ Cranford Alliance Church
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Parenting to Win Your Child's Heart @ Cranford Alliance Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

The Cranford Alliance Church is holding a parenting seminar September 28 from 9 am to 3 pm at the church on Saturday, September 28. The seminar will be led by Drs. Ron and Wanda Walborn. Lunch will be provided and registration is $15.

Ron & Wanda, married for 35 years, have 4 adult children and growing numbers of grandchildren.  Ron is the Dean of Alliance Theological Seminary, NYC and Board Member of the Christian & Missionary Alliance US.  Wanda is the Dean of Spiritual Formation at Nyack College and the Director of Empower Women Worldwide.

Oct
19
Sat
2019
Union County Red Ribbon Drug Prevention Walk & Family Fun Activities @ Nomahegan Park
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am
Union County Red Ribbon Drug Prevention Walk & Family Fun Activities @ Nomahegan Park | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Join us on October 19th, 2019 for the 21st Annual Red Ribbon Day and Drug Prevention Walk! Our event is a countywide kickoff celebrating Red Ribbon Drug Prevention Week throughout Union County. Red Ribbon is celebrated locally and nationally to increase awareness and support for substance abuse prevention, treatment, and recovery. Join us the day of and walk to prevent drug abuse. Immediately following the Walk we will kick off our Family Fun Day with many activities for kids and informational health exhibitors.

Oct
25
Fri
2019
Pumpkin Decorating at The Chelsea @ The Chelsea at Fanwood
Oct 25 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Bring the KIDS to The Chelsea at Fanwood for Pumpkin Decorating!

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25TH
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
EVERYTHING IS SUPPLIED!
RSVP BY OCT. 21, 908-654-5200. LIMITED SEATING.

Nov
23
Sat
2019
Downtown Cranford Frozen Stroll @ Downtown Cranford
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Downtown Cranford Frozen Stroll @ Downtown Cranford

Frozen II will premiere at the Cranford Theater starting next Thursday, November 21 and there will be multiple showings throughout the week of your child’s new favorite movie. Saturday, a number of our businesses will be participating in a “Downtown Cranford Frozen Stroll.” Children can pick up a bag at the theater when they attend a showing of Frozen II (while supplies last), which will include a list of the businesses where they can collect items. There will also be hair braiding and face painting on Sunday, November 24, by Lauren from Styles Street at the Cranford Theater.

Dec
7
Sat
2019
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.