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Old and New Friends form the Friends of Rahway River Parkway, a Non-Profit Organization to Preserve Union County Parkland.

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CRANFORD, NJ - ​While trees can just happen, parks and open space don’t! Please join us for an informative and interactive presentation on:

● The historic Rahway River Parkway,

● The making of a park system,

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● The Olmsted Legacy, and

● The significance of preservation.

All are invited to join the Friends of Rahway River Parkway for a multimedia presentation on the history of the Union County Park System, the making of Rahway River Parkway and preserving the Olmsted Legacy. The presentation will be held at the Cranford Community Center, 200 Walnut Avenue, Cranford, NJ.

The event is scheduled to start at 7:30 PM and conclude at 9:30 PM. Local and regional subject matter experts will be in attendance to facilitate a robust Q&A session.

Light refreshments will be served.

The mission of the Friends of Rahway River Parkway (a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization) is to encourage and advocate for the preservation, restoration and enhancement of the Rahway River Parkway, in accord with the Olmsted design principles inherent in its origins, and to promote appropriate public enjoyment of the Parkway.

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