Cranford Calendar

Apr
21
Sun
2019
Children’s Easter Worship @ Calvary Lutheran Church
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Children’s Easter Worship @ Calvary Lutheran Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Jesus is alive! Join us for stories and songs celebrating Jesus rising from the dead! After the service, there will be an Easter egg hunt in the courtyard. Don’t forget your baskets!

Easter Eucharist at Trinity Cranford @ Trinity Episcopal Church
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Easter Eucharist at Trinity Cranford @ Trinity Episcopal Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

All are invited to the Easter RITE II service/music at Trinity Cranford. Come hear the story of the joy that came on that resurrection morning. A story that continues to change the world and people’s lives. ALLELUIA! All are Welcome.

Easter Worship @ Cranford United Methodist Church
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am
TRADITIONAL EASTER SERVICE @ The First Presbyterian Church of Cranford
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am
TRADITIONAL EASTER SERVICE @ The First Presbyterian Church of Cranford | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

TRADITIONAL EASTER SERVICE, April 21: 10 AM in the main Sanctuary. Full choirs, glorious music and
beautiful flowers symbolizing rebirth will enrich the celebration of Christ’s resurrection. All are invited
forward at the end of the service to sing Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus.

After the Easter festivities, everyone is invited back the following week for a special celebration:
A Celebration of the Helen K Baldwin Nursery School: On April 28 at 10 AM in the main Sanctuary, we
will celebrate the 63 years of Helen K. Baldwin’s service to Cranford and beyond. Teachers, parents,
current students and alums are encouraged to attend so that we can rejoice together, thanking this
wonderful school for their services.

Easter Sunday Worship @ Calvary Lutheran Church
Apr 21 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Easter Sunday Worship @ Calvary Lutheran Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Jesus is alive! And through him, God has given us all new and eternal life. Join us as we celebrate Christ’s victory over sin and death. This worship includes Bible lessons, a sermon, and spoken liturgy. Holy Communion is offered to all. This is Christ’s church, and there is a place for you here.

Apr
26
Fri
2019
15th Annual Arbor Day @ Aldene Elementary School
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm

The Borough of Roselle Park will hold its 15th Annual Arbor Day celebration, with the donation of a Flowering Dogwood tree to provide shade and beauty to the school for years to come.  Mayor Sig, the Borough Council, Principal Mrs. Scully, School Superintendent Pedro Garrido along with the students from the Aldene Elementary School will celebrate and plant the tree with a short ceremony on Friday, April 26 at 2 p.m.

To further celebrate Arbor Day, 100 Seedlings, obtained by the Borough through the New Jersey Forest Service’s Community Forestry Program, will be distributed to students at the closing of the ceremony.

A Mayoral Proclamation will be presented to the Department of Public Works in honor of the occasion.

Mayor Sig and the Borough Council invites everyone to join in on this celebration of the beauty of nature.

To participate, sponsor, or for more information, please call the Casano Community Center Director Rupen Shah at 908-245-0666.

May
27
Mon
2019
Memorial Day Observance – St. Michael Church @ St. Michael Church
May 27 @ 7:00 am – 9:30 am
Memorial Day Observance - St. Michael Church @ St. Michael Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Liturgy for the day will be celebrated at 8 A.M. All active members and veterans of the Armed Forces will be remembered at the Liturgy.
All are invited to attend this Liturgy before your holiday celebration.

All are invited.

Roselle Park Memorial Day Parade @ Sherman Elementary School
May 27 @ 9:00 am
Roselle Park Memorial Day Parade @ Sherman Elementary School | Roselle Park | New Jersey | United States

Vietnam Veteran Jan F. Cook Named 2019 Memorial Day Parade Grand Marshal

Vietnam Veteran Jan F. Cook will serve as the Grand Marshal of the 2019 Memorial Day parade in the Borough of Roselle Park.

Mr. Cook was born in 1952 and was raised and educated in Elizabeth, New Jersey. While attending Roosevelt High School in Elizabeth, he entered the U.S. Military in 1969 at age 17. After his training at Fort Dix, Mr. Cook attended Jump School Wiesbaden in Germany. He was assigned to the 1/509 Airborn Infantry Brigades until 1975. He was reinstated in 1979 with the 50th Armored Division Discom Class Five. During his service, Mr. Cook was decorated with numerous Awards and Medals.

After 31 years of serving his country, he left the service as E-7 in 1999 and entered into the IRR (Inactive Ready Reserve.)

Upon returning, Mr. Cook became a Pass Commander and a life member with American Legion Post No. 60 of Roselle Park, and with the Downtown Veterans Association of Elizabeth. He is also a member of VFW 7363 of Clark, New Jersey.

Mr. Cook is married to his beautiful wife Mary of 38 years and was blessed with two boys Tommy and Frankie.

Mr. Cook retired from Wakefern Food Corporation in 1999 and has been a resident of Linden, New Jersey since 1984. He enjoys his free time involved in several interests and spends time with his friends at the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library and American Legion Post No. 60.

The Borough’s parade assembly will begin at 9:00 a.m. at Sherman Elementary School and will step off at 10:00 a.m. from the school on East Grant Avenue, marching toward Chestnut Street.

Marching will pause for 3 minutes for each group to display their talent and achievements at the viewing stand in front of the Methodist Church on Chestnut Street and end at the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library for the annual Memorial Day service.

After the service, everyone is invited to the Town Picnic at the Casano Community Center (free food and refreshments) hosted by the Borough.

Mayor Signorello and the Borough Council honor the memories and service of veterans of all wars and invite everyone to attend the parade and service.

If an organization or group would like to march in the parade, or requires more information, please contact Rupen Shah at 908-245-0666.

May
30
Thu
2019
Ascension Day Celebration – St. Michael Church @ St. Michael Church
May 30 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 pm
Ascension Day Celebration - St. Michael Church @ St. Michael Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Liturgies for the feast of the Ascension of the Lord will be celebrated at 7 A.M. 8:30 A.M. (students of St. Michael’s School will attend), 12 Noon and 7:30 P.M.

All are invited to attend any of these Liturgies.

All are invited.

Jun
9
Sun
2019
Pentecost Celebration – St. Michael Church @ St. Michael Church
Jun 9 @ 7:00 am – 2:30 pm
Pentecost Celebration - St. Michael Church @ St. Michael Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Liturgies for the feast of Pentecost (the birthday of the Church) will be celebrated at 5:30 P.M Saturday (June 8) and on June 9th. at 7:30 A.M., 9 A.M., 10:30 A.M.(choral) and 12 Noon.

This feast day is celebrated with joyful music, colorful flowers, banners and more.

Join in the festivities of this day wearing something red, orange or yellow, the colors of Pentecost.

All are invited.