Cranford Calendar

Kykuit Walking Tour and Lunch – Rockefeller Estate @ Cranford Recreation Day Tour to Kykuit , The Rockefeller Estate
Sep 28 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Kykuit Walking Tour and Lunch - Rockefeller Estate @ Cranford Recreation Day Tour to Kykuit , The Rockefeller Estate | Sleepy Hollow | New York | United States

Calling all Cranford Tourologists to spend the day on a spectacular walking tour to
Kykuit, The Rockefeller Estate, Sleepy Hollow, NY

A majestic paradise with sweeping river views!
Kykuit was home to four generations of the Rockefeller family, beginning with the philanthropist John D. Rockefeller, founder of Standard Oil. His business acumen made him, in his day, the richest man in America. Now a historic site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, this extraordinary landmark has been continuously and meticulously maintained for more than 100 years.

Your Classic Tour includes the main floor of the house, art galleries, inner garden, golf room and coach barn. 2 hours 15 minutes including the shuttle bus ride. Round trip transportation, the Classic Tour and lunch included.

Fee PP $88 (Limited space available)
Day Tours are organized by Cranford Recreation Staff.

*Departure from Orange Avenue Pool Parking Lot-8:00 AM.

Notes: We recommend all Kykuit tours for ages 10 and up. They are not recommended for ages 5 and under, Strollers and backpack carriers are not permitted inside the house, but can be stored in the free lockers provided at the Kykuit Visitor Center at Philipsburg Manor. Neither the Classic Tour nor the Landmark Tour is wheelchair accessible due to the nature of the terrain. Historic Hudson Valley events are held rain or shine. All attendees must sign waiver.
Reservations booked directly through Cranford Recreation Center online or via phone. 908-709-7283

5th Annual Festival of India @ Roselle Park High School
Oct 5 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
5th Annual Festival of India @ Roselle Park High School | Roselle Park | New Jersey | United States

The Borough of Roselle Park is hosting its 5th Annual “Festival of India” on Saturday, October 5, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. with an annual celebration and cultural fair.

Mayor Sig and the Borough Council invite everyone to celebrate the heritage and culture. The event is free for everyone and held at the Roselle Park High School located at 185 West Webster Avenue, Roselle Park, NJ 07204.

The event begins with a taste of traditional Indian food from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm in the cafeteria.  At 7:00 pm, the Festival continuous with presentations and later followed by “Garba” and “Ras” traditional Indian dance in the gymnasium and live music by Desi Beats Entertainment.

Thank you to the Roselle Park Casano Center Association, Roselle Park Education Association, Rita Pharmacy, Quality Auto Center, 7-11 (Roselle), K C Patel, Patel Family, Indo-American Senior Association of Union County, VVR Developers LLC., and Dunkin Donuts for your donations.

To sponsor our Borough events and for more information, please call Rupen Shah 908-245-0666.

Free performance of the renowned play, The Colored Museum @ Union County Performing Arts Center
Oct 18 @ 8:00 pm
Free performance of the renowned play, The Colored Museum @ Union County Performing Arts Center | Rahway | New Jersey | United States

Free performance of the renowned play, The Colored Museum, on Friday, October 18th beginning at 8:00 p.m. at The Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway.

The Colored Museum was written in 1986 by George C. Wolfe. It provides a window into the struggles and resilience of African Americans through 11 vignettes, each focusing on a different “exhibit” bringing forth themes of racism, stereotypes, and African American cultural identity, enabling the audience to reexamine the history of African Americans.

Admission to this event is free, however all seats are ticketed and reserved. Tickets are available on a first come first serve basis. To receive tickets and for more information contact the Union County Performing Arts Center box office at 732-499-8226 or visit

To view the full press release click here

Third Annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration @ Warinanco Park
Sep 18 @ 8:35 pm – 9:35 pm
The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites the public to participate in the County’s third annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration on Saturday, September 19, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Warinanco Park in Roselle.
Masks are required for all those in attendance and social distancing will be enforced.
The event will feature a performance by the Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre and a showing of the Disney Pixar Movie CoCo which will begin at dusk. The first 250 people will receive a Union County Hispanic Heritage logo mask or fan and will be eligible for free tapas provided by “The Garden” food truck. Participants are advised to bring blankets and lawn chairs.