Please join the Hanson Park Conservancy on Tuesday, May 21st from 6:30-7:30 PM for our Lettuce Bowl Workshop at Hanson Park, 38 Springfield Ave. in Cranford. In this “make it & take it” workshop we will be using a selection of lettuce, herb, and flowering annuals to create a 12-14 inch container garden to bring home for your patio or deck. All supplies will be provided, however, it is suggested that participants bring their own garden gloves. Sign-up early on our website, www.hansonparkconservancy.com, as registration is limited to the first 15 people. The cost is $15 for members of the Hanson Park Conservancy ($20 for non-members). The registration deadline is May 17th. Payment is due at time of registration and non-refundable. This program is rain or shine.
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!
Hanson Park Conservancy’s 9th Annual Rubber Ducky Derby is scheduled once again for Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 4 pm. On race day, over one-thousand individually numbered rubber ducks will be released in the Rahway River at Sperry Park, Cranford NJ and tumble over the falls racing to the finish line at the North Union Ave Bridge. Numerous prizes for the fastest lucky duckies will be awarded. The top prize is a $250.00 gift card.
Tickets can be purchased at two locations: Periwinkles, on North Union Avenue downtown Cranford, or the Cranford Canoe Club on Springfield Ave. Purchase a single Duck for $5.00 or a flock of 5 ducks for $20.00. Please secure your tickets early as ducks are limited and the race has been known to sell out.
All proceeds benefit Hanson Park maintenance and educational programs. If you have not yet walked through this lovely little park, please visit this hidden gem located at 38 Springfield Ave. Have you got your Ducky?
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.
Join Representative Malinowski for a presentation on what seniors need to know before filing their 2019 taxes. The workshop will feature various resources and programs seniors can use to prepare their taxes before the April deadline.
The Congressman’s constituent services representatives will also be in attendance to provide assistance to anyone struggling with IRS, Social Security, or Medicare issues.
When: Saturday, February 22nd, from 10:00 am to 11:30 am.
Where: Chisholm Community Center, 100 S. Springfield Ave, Springfield, NJ 07081
RSVP: If you’re interested in attending, please call 908-547-3307 or click here to RSVP!
Please join the Hanson Park Conservancy on Tuesday, March 24th at 7:00 PM at the Cranford Community Center for the presentation, “Gardening to Attract Native Pollinators” with Virginia Lamb. Come learn how you can attract and foster native pollinator populations in your community through plant selection and organic gardening methods. Native pollinators such as butterflies, bees and hummingbirds are vital to maintaining diverse, resilient ecosystems and play a critically important role in agricultural and horticultural plant (and food) production. The Cranford Community Center is located at 220 Walnut Ave. in Cranford, NJ. The program is free and open to the public. 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.
Please join the Hanson Park Conservancy on Tuesday, April 28th at 7:00 PM for our Stained Glass Stepping Stone Workshop at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave. in Cranford. In this “make it & take it” workshop participants will be instructed on how to make their own beautiful stained glass and cement stepping stone for their garden. All materials will be provided, however, it is suggested that you wear “crafting” clothes. Sign-up early on our website, www.