Cranford Calendar

Oct
17
Wed
2018
11th Annual Scarecrow Stroll @ Downtown Cranford
Oct 17 – Oct 31 all-day
11th Annual Scarecrow Stroll @ Downtown Cranford

They’re back! It’s time for one of the anticipated events of the year, the Scarecrow Stroll. Come downtown and check out over 100 scarecrows lining the streets. The scarecrows are created by families, kids, groups, organizations, classes, and businesses. Make sure you bring your ballot and vote for your favorite.

If you’d like to register for the Scarecrow Stroll, click here. 

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Oct
19
Fri
2018
11th Annual Scarecrow Stroll @ Downtown Cranford
Oct 19 – Nov 2 all-day
11th Annual Scarecrow Stroll @ Downtown Cranford

They’re back! It’s time for one of the anticipated events of the year, the Scarecrow Stroll. Come downtown and check out over 100 scarecrows lining the streets. The scarecrows are created by families, kids, groups, organizations, classes, and businesses. Make sure you bring your ballot and vote for your favorite.

If you’d like to register for the Scarecrow Stroll, click here. 

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Oct
26
Fri
2018
11th Annual Scarecrow Stroll @ Downtown Cranford
Oct 26 – Nov 9 all-day
11th Annual Scarecrow Stroll @ Downtown Cranford

They’re back! It’s time for one of the anticipated events of the year, the Scarecrow Stroll. Come downtown and check out over 100 scarecrows lining the streets. The scarecrows are created by families, kids, groups, organizations, classes, and businesses. Make sure you bring your ballot and vote for your favorite.

If you’d like to register for the Scarecrow Stroll, click here. 

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Cranford Police Thanksgiving Food Drive @ Cranford Police Department
Oct 26 all-day
Cranford Police Thanksgiving Food Drive @ Cranford Police Department | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

The Cranford Police Department is conducting a food drive to help those in need in our Community.

Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce Interactive Murder Mystery: Mind Over Murder Séance @ Garlic Rose Bistro
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce Interactive Murder Mystery: Mind Over Murder Séance @ Garlic Rose Bistro | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Buffet Dinner – $50.pp – Cash Bar. For additional information call 908-272-6114.Come and enjoy an evening of Fun!

Oct
27
Sat
2018
Monster Dash 5K and Fun Run! @ Nomahegan Park Cranford, NJ US 07016
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am
Monster Dash 5K and Fun Run! @ Nomahegan Park Cranford, NJ US 07016 | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Project Home of Cranford is holding there 5K Monster Dash and Family Fun Run on Saturday, October 27.

All proceeds go to Cranford Family Care.

Running in costume are welcomed and registration is through https://www.projecthomeofcranford.org/monster-dash/

Rahway Halloween Parade and Monster Mash @ City of Rahway
Oct 27 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Rahway Halloween Parade and Monster Mash @ City of Rahway  | Rahway | New Jersey | United States

Calling all ZOMBIES, VAMPIRES, AND CREATURES!! Halloween in Rahway is BACK!

Join us for our annual celebration which will include our Costume Contest, Street Parade and Monster Mash Party at Train Station Plaza. The town will stay creepy well into the night with events and parties happening in our local restaurants and venues. Stay tuned for more detailed info as the date approaches.

This year, the Halloween Costume Contest will begin at 3PM at the Hamilton Stage, followed by the start of the parade at 3:45 which will march towards Train Station Plaza. From 4:00pm to 6:00pm registered children will be able to participate in the Monster Mash Party on train station plaza which will include carnival style games, prizes, music, and giveaways.

Costume contest categories include children aged: 0-3, 4-6, 7-10, 11-17, 18+ (Creative, Funny, and Scary), and group (family, senior citizen. Awards will be announced at 6PM at the Train Plaza during the Thrill The World Dance.

Local businesses are welcomed and encouraged to participate in this free, fun community event.

$5.00 Pre-registration fee required for Monster Mash Party entry. Each registered child will also receive a goody bag.

Register in person at the Recreation Center or online at
www.cityofrahway.org/departments/parks-and-recreation/

Registration Deadline and entry bracelet pickup is Friday, October 26th at 4:30pm at the Rahway Recreation Center.

Oct
28
Sun
2018
Cranford 2018 Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Chunkin’ @ Cranford Community Center Parking Lot
Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm
Cranford 2018 Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Chunkin' @ Cranford Community Center Parking Lot | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Cranford 2018 Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Chunkin’
1:00 pm Gathering & Registration (Cranford Community Center Parking Lot)

1:30 pm Judging
2:00 pm Parade
2:30 pm Pumpkin Chunkin (Gazebo at Fire Department)
Awards to follow

Prizes for Best Costumes in Age Groups

0-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-16 and for Adult/Child, Group, Pull Float, and Pets

Please enter only 1 prize category per person (or creature)

Trunk or Treat in Roselle Park @ Church of the Assumption parking lot
Oct 28 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Trunk or Treat in Roselle Park @ Church of the Assumption parking lot

Trunk or Treat in Roselle Park

The Knights of Columbus Council #3240 of Roselle Park is holding its Seventh annual Trunk or Treat in the Church of the Assumption parking lot on Oct 28th  , 1:30-4pm.  Rain or Shine (rain location in Loreti Hall – the Church basement). It is open to the entire Roselle Park community and is a safe and secure event for the children.

A DJ will be on hand for entertainment. There will also be a costume contest and a best decorated car contest. We are asking you to consider a donation of candy (unopened bags only) or a gift certificate to your business to give in a gift basket for best car. Even monetary donations would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you in advance for your consideration and support.

For more information or to donate Please contact

                  Joe Signorello @ (908)591-1418

Oct
31
Wed
2018
11th Annual Scarecrow Stroll @ Downtown Cranford
Oct 31 – Nov 14 all-day
11th Annual Scarecrow Stroll @ Downtown Cranford

They’re back! It’s time for one of the anticipated events of the year, the Scarecrow Stroll. Come downtown and check out over 100 scarecrows lining the streets. The scarecrows are created by families, kids, groups, organizations, classes, and businesses. Make sure you bring your ballot and vote for your favorite.

If you’d like to register for the Scarecrow Stroll, click here. 

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Halloween Concert in the Gazebo Park @ Michael J. Mauri Gazebo Park
Oct 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Halloween Concert in the Gazebo Park @ Michael J. Mauri Gazebo Park | Roselle Park | New Jersey | United States

Halloween Concert in the Gazebo Park

The Borough of Roselle Park, Casano Community Center is pleased to offer a Halloween treat to local families at the Michael J. Mauri Gazebo Park on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Come dance and sing with Joe Caroselli and his talented group of musicians and singers in this highly entertaining and educational family program designed to celebrate the various customs and traditions of Halloween.  Union County residents are encouraged to join in the festivities by dressing up in their own costumes. Prizes will be awarded for best costumes thanks to generous donations from Chestnut Hardware, Chestnut Hill Market, Costas Restaurant, and Brennan & Sons.

Mayor Carl Hokanson and Councilmembers invite family, friends, and neighbors to pack a lawn chair or blanket and come together for an evening of entertainment in the heart of Roselle Park! The concert is free and open to the public.

Don’t forget the annual Harvest Festival follows on November 1 as we prepare to welcome the fall season!   For more information on this or other future events, please call the Casano Community Center at 908-245-0666 or visit www.rosellepark.net

This program is made possible in part by a HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) Grant from the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Halloween Ice Skate @ Warinanco Sports Center
Oct 31 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Halloween Ice Skate @ Warinanco Sports Center | Kenilworth | New Jersey | United States

Welcome back the ice with your best spooky costume -prizes for the best dressed! Time: 7-9pm. Entry- Adults $6, Children & Seniors $5. Skate hire- $4 all ages

Nov
2
Fri
2018
Cranford Police Thanksgiving Food Drive @ Cranford Police Department
Nov 2 all-day
Cranford Police Thanksgiving Food Drive @ Cranford Police Department | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

The Cranford Police Department is conducting a food drive to help those in need in our Community.

Nov
9
Fri
2018
Cranford Police Thanksgiving Food Drive @ Cranford Police Department
Nov 9 all-day
Cranford Police Thanksgiving Food Drive @ Cranford Police Department | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

The Cranford Police Department is conducting a food drive to help those in need in our Community.

Nov
16
Fri
2018
Cranford Police Thanksgiving Food Drive @ Cranford Police Department
Nov 16 all-day
Cranford Police Thanksgiving Food Drive @ Cranford Police Department | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

The Cranford Police Department is conducting a food drive to help those in need in our Community.

Dec
2
Sun
2018
Celebrate the Season! Skate with Santa tickets now available @ Warinanco Sports Center
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Celebrate the Season! Skate with Santa tickets now available @ Warinanco Sports Center | Kenilworth | New Jersey | United States

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites you to this special event at the new WARINANCO SPORTS CENTER

Celebrate the Season at Warinanco! Skate with Santa and his elves will be on Sunday, Dec. 2 from 11–6 pm with 3 skate sessions!

Bring your family & kick off the holiday season at the newly modernized Warinanco Sports Center

Skate on the newly modernized rink
Visit with Santa & skate with the elves
Enjoy holiday carols
Kids crafts & face-painting
Sit by the fire
Dine in the café
Tickets include entry to the event, skate rental, hot chocolate and cookies!

TICKETS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE PRE-SALE THERE WILL BE NO TICKETS AVAILABLE ON THE DAY- STRICTLY 250 PEOPLE PER SESSION. All people wanting to enter the building will require a paid ticket if they are skating or not. Under 2’s are free of charge. There will be no opportunity to buy a ticket on the door so please ensure you have accounted for everyone in your group when purchasing tickets, including spectators.