Cranford Resident Invites Readers to Visit New Little Free Library

July 21, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ – A new Little Free Library has popped up in Cranford at 102 Centennial Avenue.

The library, a small mosaic box filled with books, was created by Cranford resident Allison Tyler, who wanted to share her love of books with the community. It is the third one in Cranford, in addition to Little Free Libraries on Manor Avenue and Belmont Avenue.

“Libraries have always ...

Cranford's Annual Summer Sidewalk Sales Begin Thursday Night (July 20)

CRANFORD, NJ – Cranford’s annual Summer Sidewalk Sales kick off tonight, July 20, with the LEGO contest at Eastman Plaza. The event will continue from today through Saturday, July 22.

Participating businesses include Augusta Mae, Belladonna’s, Think D’sign Print, Anthem, Bella Organici, Fresh Press Juice Co., and Jungle Juice. The businesses will offer special discounts ...

Kids Cabaret Moved to Monday, July 17

CRANFORD, NJ - Downtown Cranford was scheduled to hold a Kids Cabaret on July 6, but was postponed due to weather.

The new performance will be held on Monday, July 17 at 6 p.m. at Eastman Plaza.

To read more about the Kids Cabaret, click here.

Cranford Residents Enjoy Community Piano

CRANFORD, NJ – Cranford’s public piano is only avaible for the summer, so enjoy it before time runs out.

The idea came to fruition after a Cranford resident heard of a similar idea and asked to bring it to Cranford, with help from the deputy mayor and a Cranford family.

“I came across an article last year about a company that will bring pianos in for 1-2 weeks but the cost ...

Downtown Cranford's 10th Annual Scarecrow Stroll Kicks Off October 24

CRANFORD, NJ – Downtown Cranford has announced its 10th Annual Scarecrow Stroll will kick off on October 24.

The event has become a Cranford tradition, with hundreds of visitors strolling downtown to view the creepy creations.

“This year will be the 10th Annual Scarecrow Stroll and it promises to be the biggest and best yet,” The Downtown Cranford 2017 Spring Guide reads.

Downtown Cranford to Host Kids Cabaret Thursday Night

CRANFORD, NJ – Play Theater will present Kids Cabaret on Thursday night at Eastman Plaza.

The outdoor concert features the kids of Play Theater, all from Union County, singing songs about growing up.

“Songs include ‘I Won't Grow Up’ from Peter Pan, ‘Suddenly Seymour’ from Little Shop of Horrors, ‘I Feel Pretty’ from West Side Story, and ...

Westfield Rialto Theater and Cranford Theatre Purchased by New Vision Theatres

WESTFIELD, NJ – Movie lovers can expect to see some upgrades to the Westfield Rialto Theater and Cranford Theatres after their recent acquisition by New Vision Theatres, a corporation that purchases and maintains community movie theaters throughout the country.

The Westfield Rialto and Cranford Theatre were owned by Carmike Cinemas. In 2016, AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc.

Cranford Police Ask for Cooperation During July 4 Fireworks

CRANFORD, NJ - The Cranford Police Department is asking residents to walk, bike or carpool to the July 4 fireworks if possible to avoid traffic problems.

Earlier today, the CPD sent out this message asking residents to be respectful of the nearby homes and be careful when entering and exiting the fireworks display in Nomahegan Park at 9 p.m.

"The July 4th celebration will ...

Registration Open for 3rd Annual Lego Contest

CRANFORD, NJ – Registration is now open for downtown Cranford’s 3rd Annual Lego Contest.

The contest will be held with prizes awarded for three categories: age seven and under, ages eight to 13 and families.

Registration is open until July 11 and is free. Participants are required to bring their own Lego blocks, but are asked to refrain from bringing Lego kits, according to the ...

Celebrate Fourth of July in Local Towns

CRANFORD, NJ – Fourth of July weekend is here and it’s time for fireworks, food and fun. There’s many towns in the area to celebrate Independence Day.

Cranford will host activities throughout the day on July 4. The day starts with canoe races, continues with the Cranford Jaycees Firecracker Four Miler and Fun Run, and culminates with festivities and fireworks at 9:15 p.m. in ...

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CDC Theatre Seeking Director Submissions for its 100th Season

July 24, 2017

CDC Theatre in Cranford NJ is New Jersey’s longest continuously producing community theatre and we are looking for Director’s submissions for our 2018-1019, which will be the theatre’s 100th. 

We will consider directors within a broad range of experience and are looking for people who will bring their enthusiasm to our theatre and the community. Our season runs from ...