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Five Family-Friendly Activities in Cranford this Weekend

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CRANFORD, NJ – Santa Claus is coming to town for photos and trolley rides this weekend.

On Saturday. Dec. 16, Santa will take photos from 11 a.m. to noon at the corner of Centennial Avenue and Lincoln Avenue. Photos are $3 per person and are sponsored by the Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce.

At 12:30 p.m., Santa will take photos at the gazebo on N. Union Avenue until 1 p.m. Photos are $3 per person and are sponsored by the Cranford Area Chamber of Commerce.

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From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Santa will lead trolley rides around town, starting at the gazebo. The trolley rides are free and sponsored by Two River Bank.

At 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., the Turini family will host a free holiday concert on their front lawn. To read more about the concert, click here.

Additionally, the Cranford Dramatic Club will finish its run of “A Christmas Carol” this weekend. To read more about the musical, click here

On Sunday, Dec. 17, Cranford Township will hold its menorah lighting at 5 p.m. in the gazebo. Join the township as it lights the menorah, plays music and serves doughnuts.

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