Cranford Calendar

Aug
3
Sat
2019
Literary Cafe @ Cranford Public Library
Aug 3 @ 10:15 am
Literary Cafe @ Cranford Public Library | Cranford | New Jersey | United States
The Literary Café, the book chat group of the Cranford Public Library, has scheduled its next summer session for Saturday, August 3, at 10:15 am, in the Library’s Raddin Room. The program format is simple: just bring a few of your favorite books and tell the other members of the group what you like about them. The books can be new or old, fiction or non-fiction, classic or contemporary. Sessions are one hour long. There is no required reading, and you will have the opportunity to learn about books recommended by other group members. Refreshments will be served, courtesy of the Friends of the Cranford Public Library. Registration is not required.
Aug
14
Wed
2019
A Lecture on Coccyx (Tailbone) Pain with Dr. Patrick Foye – RSVP by August 7th @ ProTouch Physical Therapy
Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm
A Lecture on Coccyx (Tailbone) Pain with Dr. Patrick Foye - RSVP by August 7th @ ProTouch Physical Therapy | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Do you or someone you know suffer from coccyx (tailbone) or pelvic pain?

Join us on Wednesday, August 14th @ 7 pm to see Dr. Patrick Foye, also known as “The Tailbone Doctor”, give a lecture on coccyx (tailbone) pain. Refreshments will be available as well as swag bags!

Anyone can attend, but seats are limited. Please RSVP by August 7th to Jenny at [email protected].

570 South Ave East Bldg G, Suite C Cranford, NJ 07016

Sep
15
Sun
2019
Yoga Day & Mala Bead Workshop At Hanson Park @ Hanson Park
Sep 15 @ 10:30 am
Yoga Day & Mala Bead Workshop At Hanson Park @ Hanson Park | Cranford | New Jersey | United States
Please join us at Hanson Park (38 Springfield Ave., Cranford) as we celebrate Global Mala on Sunday, September 15th.  Global Mala is a celebration of mindfulness with a goal of wrapping the world in peace (the word mala means garland).  We will kick off the day at 10:30 AM with a free yoga class with Bridget Briant of YogaToGo.  Our Mala Workshop will begin at 12:00 PM with participants making prayer bead necklaces.  This workshop is $25 per person with a $10 deposit due by September 3rd.  Please go to YogaToGoNJ.com to register and pay.  This is a perfect opportunity to take in the beautiful surroundings of Hanson Park.  And don’t forget your yoga mat!
 
Bridget Briant is a classically trained yoga instructor who attained certification in 2002 at Nicole’s Yoga Center in Garwood, NJ.  She has studied many forms of yoga including Hatha, Ashtanga, Kriya, Raja and Kundalini.  She started teaching children in 2002 and adults at Rutgers University in 2003. Her style has evolved into a practical form of yoga, as her classes are tailored to meet the needs of her clients.
 
This Global Mala celebration is presented by the Hanson Park Conservancy (HansonParkConservancy.com) and YogaToGoNJ.com.  For more information please visit our websites or like us on Facebook.
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
23
Wed
2019
Union County Women’s Health Fair @ Liberty Hall Center
Oct 23 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Free Women’s Health Fair on Wednesday, October 23, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., in the Atrium at Liberty Hall Center, 1085 Morris Avenue, in Union Township. The event is sponsored in partnership with Atlantic Health System/Overlook Medical Center.
The event includes free health screenings and giveaways, and a panel discussion featuring leading female physicians in breast surgery, neurology, OBGYN, cardiology, primary care, colorectal surgery, and gynecological oncology.
The Women’s Health Fair is free but pre-registration is required at ucnj.org/women.
Nov
3
Sun
2019
BAS/OAS Fall 5K and Fun Run @ Bloomingdale Avenue School
Nov 3 @ 8:00 am
BAS/OAS Fall 5K and Fun Run @ Bloomingdale Avenue School | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Please join us for the SIXTH ANNUAL BAS/OAS Fall 5K and Fun Run!  This family-fun event raises money for both Bloomingdale Avenue (K-2) and Orange Avenue (3-8) Schools in Cranford!

Nov
22
Fri
2019
FREE LUNCHTIME LECTURE AT WESTFIELD AREA Y: LATEST THERAPIES FOR PARKINSON’S DISEASE @ Main Y Facility
Nov 22 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
FREE LUNCHTIME LECTURE AT WESTFIELD AREA Y: LATEST THERAPIES FOR PARKINSON’S DISEASE @ Main Y Facility

The Westfield Area YMCA will be hosting Dr. Arash Fazl and Dr. Paul Gigante from Saint Barnabas in Livingston, NJ for a free lunchtime lecture 12:30-2:00PM on Wednesday, 11/22 at the Main Y Facility located at 220 Clark Street, Westfield.  Learn about the latest therapies for Parkinson’s Disease. Topics include medication management, diet/exercise, and surgical options. Dr. Fazl is a Movement Disorder Specialist and Dr. Gigante is a Neurosurgeon. Light lunch provided.  This free event is open to members and the community, registration is required by 11/20.

Jean White, Westfield Area YMCA Health & Wellness Director, will also be available to discuss the “Delay the Disease: Exercise to Fight Parkinson’s Symptoms” class offered at the Y. Research has shown that physical exercise has measurable benefits for those living with Parkinson’s. This unique program, led by Y trainers with specialized certification, incorporates strength, flexibility, balance, and cardiovascular exercises to help soothe tremors, improve posture, smooth steps and increase overall well-being.

The Y is the nation’s leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Financial assistance is available for those who qualify.  Learn more about Westfield Area YMCA programs at www.westfieldynj.org.

Jan
11
Sat
2020
Literary Cafe @ Cranford Public Library
Jan 11 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Literary Cafe @ Cranford Public Library | Cranford | New Jersey | United States
Literary Café is a book chat program. The format is simple: Bring a few of your recent favorite books and tell the other members of the group what you like about them. If you don’t have a copy of the book you want to talk about, that’s okay, too. The books can be new or old, fiction or non-fiction, classic or contemporary. There is no required reading, and you will have the opportunity to learn about books recommended by other group members. Refreshments will be served, courtesy of the Friends of the Cranford Public Library! Registration is not required. Attend as many sessions as you’d like. Admission is free and all are welcome. Sessions take place in the Raddin Room, and are one hour long.

Feb
6
Thu
2020
Women’s Healthy Heart Social @ The Chelsea at Fanwood
Feb 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Please RSVP by February 1st to (908) 654-5200
$10 Suggested Donation to benefit the Fanwood First Aid Squad

Feb
8
Sat
2020
Literary Cafe @ Cranford Public Library
Feb 8 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Literary Cafe @ Cranford Public Library | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Literary Café is a book chat program. The format is simple: Bring a few of your recent favorite books and tell the other members of the group what you like about them. If you don’t have a copy of the book you want to talk about, that’s okay, too. The books can be new or old, fiction or non-fiction, classic or contemporary. There is no required reading, and you will have the opportunity to learn about books recommended by other group members. Refreshments will be served, courtesy of the Friends of the Cranford Public Library! Registration is not required. Attend as many sessions as you’d like. Admission is free and all are welcome. Sessions take place in the Raddin Room, and are one hour long.

Mar
23
Mon
2020
Coronavirus Telephone Town Hall @ Virtual
Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Coronavirus Telephone Town Hall @ Virtual

Join Tom on Monday, March 23rd, for a public information telephone town hall on coronavirus. State and local health officials will also be on the call to give updates on COVID-19 response efforts, provide public health information to help keep people safe, and answer questions.

Go to https://tthm.wufoo.com/forms/teletownhall-with-congressman-tom-malinowski/

Jun
25
Thu
2020
Cranford VFW Blood Drive @ Cranford Community Center
Jun 25 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come out and save a life.. 15 mins will make a huge impact on an individual who really needs it..

Please make an appointment:
https://tinyurl.com/CranfordVFW

For questions or to sign up please contact:
Genevieve Toscano 732 – 672 – 5281 or [email protected]

Sep
3
Thu
2020
Free Covid-19 Saliva Test in Hillside @ Sanford Park
Sep 3 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders would like to notify residents regarding our free COVID-19 walk-up test site in Hillside on Thursday, September 3rd, 4pm –7pm at Sanford Park (274 Hillside Avenue) provided by the Union County COVID-19 Mobile Test Unit. No appointment is necessary for this walk-up. Mask required. Bring a smartphone or tablet. No food/drink 30 minutes prior. Test results are available in under three days.

Sep
8
Tue
2020
Beyond Dance Open House @ Beyond Dance
Sep 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sep
9
Wed
2020
Beyond Dance Open House @ Beyond Dance
Sep 9 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sep
10
Thu
2020
Free COVID-19 walk-up test site in Garwood @ Garwood Fire Department
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Free COVID-19 walk-up test site in Garwood @ Garwood Fire Department

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders would like to notify residents regarding our free COVID-19 walk-up test site in Garwood Borough on Thursday, September 10th, 10am-Noon at the Garwood Fire Department (415 South Avenue) provided by the Union County COVID-19 Mobile Test Unit. Masks required. Appointment required. https://ucnj.org/walkup

Sep
24
Thu
2020
Free COVID-19 Walk-up Test @ American Legion
Sep 24 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Free COVID-19 walk-up test site in Rahway on Thursday, September 24th, 4pm –7pm at the American Legion (581 Maple Avenue) provided by the Union County COVID-19 Mobile Test Unit.
No appointment is necessary for this walk-up. Mask required. Bring a smartphone or tablet. No food/drink 30 minutes prior. Test results are available in under three days. All County residents can participate.