Cranford Calendar

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

Jun
9
Sun
2019
Sloppy Joe Eating Contest @ Downtown Cranford
Jun 9 @ 2:00 pm
Jun
22
Sat
2019
The Cranford Class of 1969 50th Reunion @ Costa's Restaurant
Jun 22 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Cranford Class of 1969 50th Reunion @ Costa's Restaurant | Roselle Park | New Jersey | United States
4 hours OPEN BAR
Happy hour: eggplant rollatini-calamari-clams oreganato-pizza-cheese wheel-pasta salad-roasted peppers-fresh mozzella-artichoke hearts-mushrooms-seafood salad-Black & green olives-stuffed peppers-assorted vegetables-bean salad-tossed salad-cold cuts pepperoni-ham-turkey-soppressata-carving stationHot Buffet-chicken Park-meatballs-filet of sole-cavatelli & broccoli-chicken Frances-penna vodka-ribs-sausage & peppers-paellaCake-coffee-tea-sodaEntertainer & DJ – Michael D’Amore
Lead singer of The Capris “Morse Code of Love”. One of their hits.Send check or money order MADE OUT TO either Judy Mack or Linda Kurdilla and mail to:

Cranford Class of 69
50th Reunion
C/O. Judy Loderstedt Mack
403 Manor Ave.
Cranford, N.J. 07016

Jun
28
Fri
2019
The Chelsea at Fanwood Tricky Tray Fundraiser 2019 @ The Chelsea at Fanwood
Jun 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Friday, June 28th 5-7pm

$10 per person donation
Light food and spirits
RSVP by June 24th to Kim Wolf at 908-654-5200.

We are also seeking gi basket donations. Promote your business!

A benefit for Alzheimer’s New Jersey!

Aug
11
Sun
2019
Pawsta Dinner and Tricky Tray for Best Friend Animal Adoption @ Union Elks Club
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Join in some Summer Fun this Sunday, August 11th to benefit the UC animal rescue group, Best Friend Dog & Animal Adoption – Tickets still available!

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
5
Tue
2019
“Dine Out to Donate” at the Cranford Station House @ Cranford Station House
Nov 5 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
"Dine Out to Donate" at the Cranford Station House @ Cranford Station House | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Join us as we “Dine Out to Donate” at the Cranford Station House on either Tues. 11/5 or Wed. 11/6 from 7am-5pm. Serving breakfast, brunch or lunch. Please present flyer to your server to ensure a portion of your bill will be donated back to Church of the Assumption.

Nov
6
Wed
2019
“Dine Out to Donate” at the Cranford Station House @ Cranford Station House
Nov 6 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
"Dine Out to Donate" at the Cranford Station House @ Cranford Station House | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Join us as we “Dine Out to Donate” at the Cranford Station House on either Tues. 11/5 or Wed. 11/6 from 7am-5pm. Serving breakfast, brunch or lunch. Please present flyer to your server to ensure a portion of your bill will be donated back to Church of the Assumption.

Nov
19
Tue
2019
“Dine Out to Donate” at Lun Wah Restaurant & Tiki Bar @ Lun Wah Restaurant & Tiki Bar
Nov 19 @ 4:00 pm
"Dine Out to Donate" at Lun Wah Restaurant & Tiki Bar @ Lun Wah Restaurant & Tiki Bar | Roselle | New Jersey | United States

Join Church of the Assumption as we “Dine Out to Donate” at Lun Wah Restaurant & Tiki Bar. Choose your date: Tues. 11/19, Wed. 11/20 or Thurs. 11/21 from 4pm – Closing. Present flyer to your server or mention when placing take out order to ensure a portion of your food bill will be donated back to Church of the Assumption.

Nov
20
Wed
2019
“Dine Out to Donate” at Lun Wah Restaurant & Tiki Bar @ Lun Wah Restaurant & Tiki Bar
Nov 20 @ 4:00 pm
"Dine Out to Donate" at Lun Wah Restaurant & Tiki Bar @ Lun Wah Restaurant & Tiki Bar | Roselle | New Jersey | United States

Join Church of the Assumption as we “Dine Out to Donate” at Lun Wah Restaurant & Tiki Bar. Choose your date: Tues. 11/19, Wed. 11/20 or Thurs. 11/21 from 4pm – Closing. Present flyer to your server or mention when placing take out order to ensure a portion of your food bill will be donated back to Church of the Assumption.

Nov
21
Thu
2019
“Dine Out to Donate” at Lun Wah Restaurant & Tiki Bar @ Lun Wah Restaurant & Tiki Bar
Nov 21 @ 4:00 pm
"Dine Out to Donate" at Lun Wah Restaurant & Tiki Bar @ Lun Wah Restaurant & Tiki Bar | Roselle | New Jersey | United States

Join Church of the Assumption as we “Dine Out to Donate” at Lun Wah Restaurant & Tiki Bar. Choose your date: Tues. 11/19, Wed. 11/20 or Thurs. 11/21 from 4pm – Closing. Present flyer to your server or mention when placing take out order to ensure a portion of your food bill will be donated back to Church of the Assumption.

Nov
30
Sat
2019
The Celebration Singers and Breakfast with Santa @ Applebee's
Nov 30 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
The Celebration Singers and Breakfast with Santa @ Applebee's | Clark | New Jersey | United States

Join The Celebration Singers and have Breakfast with Santa, a flapjack fundraiser, on Saturday, November 30, 2019, from 8 – 10 a.m. at the Applebee’s in Clark. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased on The Celebration Singers website. This fundraiser helps the 501c3 choir sustain its ability to contribute to the cultural life of the community through music.

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
14
Sat
2019
Christmas Shoppe and Soup Fest @ 201 Lincoln Avenue, Cranford, NJ
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Christmas Shoppe and Soup Fest @ 201 Lincoln Avenue, Cranford, NJ

2019 Christmas Shoppe and Soup Festival
Dec. 14th, 2019 at Cranford United Methodist Church

Hosted by Neshanic Valley Beekeepers, LLC and Cranford United Methodist Church, NJ

The Cranford United Methodist Church will host its 9th annual Christmas Holiday Shoppe and Soup Fest on Saturday, December 14, 2019, 10 am – 3 pm. This is a family-friendly event where kids and adults alike can to do their holiday shopping.

Over 45 vendors will offer a large variety of merchandise, crafts and gifts. There is sure to be something for everyone in the Christmas Shoppe and Soup Fest!

Five fabulous homemade soups will be available as part of the event and re-packaged soups (quarts & pints) for take-out will also be available until supplies last. Come early – these soups sell out quickly!

Baked goods and lunch will be available for purchase, too. So, skip the mall, the crowds and the hassles and join us for a great day of unique shopping!

The event will take place in the church’s education building at 201 Lincoln Avenue, corner of Walnut and Lincoln Avenues, Cranford. Admission is free. There is plenty of free parking.

For information, please call Angela at (908) 276-0936 or send a message to [email protected]. Website: cranfordumc.com.

Dec
16
Mon
2019
CHS Madrigal Choir and Toys for Tots Event! @ Kilkenny House
Dec 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
CHS Madrigal Choir and Toys for Tots Event! @ Kilkenny House | Cranford | New Jersey | United States
Join us for a special evening of traditional holiday songs with the Cranford High School Madrigal Singers!
We are so grateful to the very talented Madrigal Singers for their beautiful caroling every year! The event is also a fundraiser for Toys for Tots with Cranford Family Care, so please bring an unwrapped toy so we can get them to those in need! We will donate 10% of the evening’s proceeds back to the Cranford High School Music Department.  Come support two wonderful causes!
Seatings will be at 5:30pm and 7:30pm. Call (908) 276-3414 to make your reservation, tables fill up quickly!
CHS Madrigal Choir and Toys for Tots Event! @ Kilkenny House
Dec 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
CHS Madrigal Choir and Toys for Tots Event! @ Kilkenny House | Cranford | New Jersey | United States
Join us for a special evening of traditional holiday songs with the Cranford High School Madrigal Singers!
We are so grateful to the very talented Madrigal Singers for their beautiful caroling every year! The event is also a fundraiser for Toys for Tots with Cranford Family Care, so please bring an unwrapped toy so we can get them to those in need! We will donate 10% of the evening’s proceeds back to the Cranford High School Music Department.  Come support two wonderful causes!
Seatings will be at 5:30pm and 7:30pm. Call (908) 276-3414 to make your reservation, tables fill up quickly!
Dec
31
Tue
2019
Welcome 2020 @ Parings
Dec 31 all-day
Jan
19
Sun
2020
Cranford Jaycees 2020 AFC/NFC Fundraiser @ Thirsty Turtle
Jan 19 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Cranford Jaycees are pleased to present the 2020 AFC NFC Fundraiser, held on Sunday, January 19, 2020, at the Thirsty Turtle. All money raised will benefit the Art Bilenker family. Art Bilenker is a longtime member of the Cranford Jaycees, town resident, dentist, and military veteran who was paralyzed in 2017. Funds raised will help supplement his at-home medical costs.

The AFC NFC Fundraiser will occur from 3:00-6:00pm, during the first game (the AFC Championship).

Ticket cost is $40 advance, $45 at the door. Advance ticket sales end Sunday, January 12, 2020. Only 45 tickets remain. Tickets can be purchased via Paypal, [email protected] (please select the family/friends payment option). In the event the fundraiser sells out, any tickets purchased after will be refunded to the purchaser.

Included with ticket:

  • Unlimited Miller Lite and Yuengling draft beer from 3:00-6:00pm (sorry, no pitchers).

  • Unlimited select appetizers from 3:00-4:30pm (3 serving locations).

  • 1 craft beer chip redeemable for a select menu on tap.

  • $10 coupon off a future visit to Thirsty Turtle.

  • 10% off Thirsty Turtle food menu items after 4:30pm.


There will also be Super Bowl/AFC/NFC Box Pools, daily fantasy-style contests, and raffle items.

A selection of this year’s raffle items include donations from the New York Giants, New York Jets, Buffalo Bills, Pittsburgh Steelers, Indianapolis Colts, Chicago Bears, Chicago Cubs, New York Red Bulls, Sky Blue FC, Seton Hall Men’s Basketball, New York Islanders, New York Lizards Lacrosse, State Theatre of New Jersey, and Mayo Performing Arts Center.

Feb
4
Tue
2020
“Vinny’s Pizza and Pasta” Project Graduation 2020 Fundraiser @ Vinny’s Pizza and Pasta
Feb 4 all-day

Vinny Savinelli, a strong supporter of all of our Cranford schools, has generously offered to hold a two-day giveback of 15% at his restaurant, “Vinny’s Pizza and Pasta” to Project Graduation 2020.

The dates are FEBRUARY 4th AND 5th. The location is 28 Eastman Street, Cranford * Dine in or take out.

Present this flyer to the cashier at “Vinny’s Pizza and Pasta”, or show them this email or our Facebook post on your phone, or just mention that you are there to support Project Graduation 2020, and Vinny’s will donate 15% of the proceeds from your order back to Project Graduations class of 2020.

Feb
5
Wed
2020
“Vinny’s Pizza and Pasta” Project Graduation 2020 Fundraiser @ Vinny’s Pizza and Pasta
Feb 5 all-day

Vinny Savinelli, a strong supporter of all of our Cranford schools, has generously offered to hold a two-day giveback of 15% at his restaurant, “Vinny’s Pizza and Pasta” to Project Graduation 2020.

The dates are FEBRUARY 4th AND 5th. The location is 28 Eastman Street, Cranford * Dine in or take out.

Present this flyer to the cashier at “Vinny’s Pizza and Pasta”, or show them this email or our Facebook post on your phone, or just mention that you are there to support Project Graduation 2020, and Vinny’s will donate 15% of the proceeds from your order back to Project Graduations class of 2020.

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.