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Local Events Westfield Week of Service 2024 I believe in giving back to the community whenever possible. When we help each other out, it only makes us a safer place to raise our families. That is one of the main goals of the Westfield Week of Service. Westfield Week of Service Needs You The Week of Service takes place from March 25th […]
Local Events Westfield Y Healthy Kids Day 2024 Working on one’s health typically falls in the top three most popular New Year’s resolutions each year. For some, that may also include their children’s health. According to the State of Childhood Obesity, 17% of kids in the United States between the ages of 10 and 17 fall in the “obese” category. That translates to […]
Local Events Cranford Fire and Ice 2024 Last Sunday, the Kansas City Chiefs battled it out with the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LVIII. (Congratulations to the Chiefs, by the way, for a well-fought win.) What did you snack on while watching the big game? Nachos? Pizza? Sliders? Did you know that, according to the National Chicken Council, chicken wings are […]
Local Events Maplewood Winter Farmers Market 2024 The Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers go toe-to-toe on Sunday in Las Vegas. But the big game does not start until 4:30 pm. What do you plan to do until then? How about a little shopping at the Maplewood Winter Farmers Market? What: Maplewood Winter Farmers Market 2024 Where: The Woodland (60 […]
Local Events Cranford Galentine’s Chocolate Walk 2024 Cranford believes in giving back to the community and promoting local businesses. Earlier this month, Cranford hosted the Souperhero Stroll. Each year, this event raises money for our local high school kids as well as promoting the talents of our local chefs and helping individuals who experience food insecurity in our community. Another fun event […]
Local Events Cranford Souperhero Stroll 2024 First, there was the Scarecrow Stroll in October. And then the Chocolate Walk in December. Now, you might want to try the Cranford Souperhero Stroll. What: Cranford Souperhero Stroll 2024 Where: Downtown Cranford When: 12 pm to 4 pm on January 13th & 14th Admission: $10 per person Cranford Souperhero Stroll 2024 Businesses and organizations […]
Local Events Christmas Tree Recycling in Westfield When do you usually take down your Christmas tree? The day after Christmas? New Year’s Day? Now? What do you do with that tree once you take it down? If your answer is not “use it for firewood”, you need to know that regular curbside pickup is not an option. Instead, utilize this Christmas tree […]
Local Events Vote for Your Favorite Scotch Plains Holiday Home Decorations Last weekend, Cranford hosted its very first Wonka Chocolate Walk. In Westfield, they offer free parking and gift wrapping for all who visit local Westfield shops. A hop, skip, and a jump away, the Scotch Plains Holiday Home Decorations Contest is underway. And you get to help determine the winners. Scotch Plains Holiday Home Decorations […]
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Local Events Cranford Wonka Chocolate Walk 2023 First of all, I want to thank everyone who came out to the Westfield Area Y’s Men’s Christmas tree lot this year. You helped us raise thousands of dollars that we promise will go right back into the community. When you think about this time of year, one of the things that springs to mind […]
Local Events Last Call for 2023 Westfield Y’s Men Tree Lot I want to thank everyone who showed up to the Westfield Area Y’s Men Christmas Tree Lot over the past couple of weeks. Our stock has been selling like hotcakes. With Christmas just a couple of weeks away, this marks our last call to come out before our stock completely sells out. Westfield Area Y’s […]
Local Events Westfield Area Y’s Men Seek Out Volunteers The Westfield Area Y’s Men’s Christmas Tree Lot opened up last weekend to much success. If you haven’t picked up your Christmas tree yet or need a wreath, garland, or grave stand, stop by anytime. Lot hours run from 5 pm to 9 pm on weeknights and 9 am to 6 pm on weekends. With […]
Local Events Y’s Men Christmas Tree Lot 2023 The wait is over. The Westfield Area Y’s Men Christmas Tree Lot opens this weekend. New year. New look. Still the best selection of trees, wreaths, and more. What: Westfield Area Y’s Men Christmas Tree Lot 2023 Where: Elm Street Field When: November 25th to December 23rd (while supplies last) Y’s Men Christmas Tree Lot […]
Local Events Y’s Men’s Club Christmas Tree Sale Needs Volunteers The Westfield Area Y’s Men’s Club Christmas Tree Sale – Volunteers Needed Break out your work gloves. It’s that time of year again to raise money for local charities and the Westfield Y.  And, we need volunteers! It’s a great way to get out and help your community, and it’s a lot of fun. You can […]
Local Events Scotch Plains Holiday Home Decorating Contest 2023 Yes. I understand that we just celebrated Halloween. And Thanksgiving is still two weeks away. But by the looks of our local stores, it’s never too early to start thinking about Christmas. Apparently, our township’s recreation commission and fire department think the same way. Why else would they be accepting registration for the Scotch Plains […]
Local Events Westfield Area Food Banks Need Your Help I hope everyone enjoyed their Halloween. Now that AddamsFest reached its conclusion, it’s time to concentrate on the next big holiday: Thanksgiving. For many, that means sitting down to a huge meal with your loved ones. However, that proves difficult for some. Westfield area food banks need your assistance to feed people in need this […]
Local Events Cranford Halloween Events 2023 The Scarecrow Stroll is just one of the crazy fun Cranford Halloween events taking place this month. Other events include movies, haunted tours, storytime, and even something your furry friends can join in on. Learn more below. Cranford Halloween Events 2023 Movies The Cranford Theater set up a pretty sweet schedule of movies for all […]
Local Events Scotch Plains Harvest Festival 2023 There’s more going on in October than just Halloween. Westfield celebrates AddamsFest. And Cranford has their Scarecrow Stroll. But what about us? We celebrate the season with the Scotch Plains Harvest Festival. What: Scotch Plains Harvest Festival 2023 Where: The Frazee House (1451 Raritan Rd) When: Saturday, October 21st, 12 pm to 5 pm Admission: […]
Local Events Bike MS NYC 2023 October is here. That means that Bike MS NYC 2023 is coming to town. Team Guys & Dolls rides again! This special event completely shuts down motorized traffic on the West side of Manhattan for one day only in order to raise money for a cause very near and dear to my heart: the National […]
Local Events Cranford Scarecrow Stroll 2023 Fall is definitely in the air. Even Mother Nature couldn’t stop the very first Cranford Pumpkin Spice Tour from taking place last weekend. While nearby Westfield offers a month-long celebration of native son Charles Addams during AddamsFest next month, our fair city also provides a tradition of its own: the Cranford Scarecrow Stroll. What: Cranford […]
Local Events Cranford Pumpkin Spice Tour 2023 Lattes. Candles. Donuts. Bread. Cheesecake. Oatmeal. ‘Tis the season for all things pumpkin spice. Customers go crazy for this seasonal spice every fall. And companies want to keep up. Can you believe Hefty even offers pumpkin spice trash bags? To celebrate this autumnal seasoning, downtown Cranford hosts the Cranford Pumpkin Spice Tour. What: Cranford Pumpkin […]