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Local Events Garwood Rocks Street Fair 2023 Summer doesn’t officially start until June 21st. However, it already feels like summer now. Sunny skies and warmer weather create the perfect climate for the annual Garwood Rocks Street Fair.  What: Garwood Rocks Street Fair 2023 Where: Center Street When: Sunday, June 4th, 11 am to 6 pm Admission: FREE  Garwood Rocks Street Fair 2023  […]
Local Events Taste of Cranford 2023 Looking for something other than the standard dinner date night out? Take one weeknight off from cooking. Instead, come to the Taste of Cranford 2023 event. What: Taste of Cranford 2023 Where: Downtown Cranford When: Tuesday, May 30th Admission: $5 Contact: Downtown Cranford (908) 709-7208 or via email Taste of Cranford 2023 At the Taste […]
Local Events Tour de Westfield 2023 – Sign-Ups Start Now Anyone who knows me knows how much I like cycling. In fact, I put those skills to use every October for the MS NYC charity ride. For many bicycle enthusiasts, the Tour de France is the highlight of their year. But you don’t have to fly to Europe, wait until July, or even traverse the […]
Local Events Westfield Spring Fling Street Fair 2023 You wouldn’t know if by the crazy cold weather we’ve experienced lately, but it is actually spring in the Westfield area right now. In fact, the weatherman says we should expect to see cloudy and wet weather for the foreseeable future. But whether the sun shines bright or clouds bring rain, the Westfield Spring Fling […]
Local Events Scotch Plains Earth Day Community Clean-Up Each year, Earth Day falls on April 22nd. It is the one day of the year that we are asked to stop and think about how our lives and lifestyles affect our planet. Also, you should consider what you can do to reduce your carbon footprint. This year, the Scotch Plains Earth Day 2023 Celebration […]
Local Events Westfield Area YMCA Clothing Drive 2023 I believe in giving back to my community and raising money for a good cause. Every year between Thanksgiving and Christmas, I work the Westfield Area Y Men’s Club Christmas tree lot. The money raised gets distributed to local charities and community organizations. In October, a group of my friends and loved ones join me […]
Local Events Westfield Sheep to Shawl Festival 2023 The weather outside may give you pause. But it really is springtime here in Westfield. And springtime means renewal and rebirth. For local sheep, it also means that it’s time for shearing. If you’ve never seen this done, you’re in for a treat. The Miller-Cory House hosts their annual Westfield Sheep to Shawl Festival next […]
Local Events Cranford Pass it Over Food Drive 2023 This year, Passover (Pesach) takes place from sunset on April 5th to sunset on April 13th. Passover is the Jewish celebration of the escape of the Israelites from their slavery in Egypt. Perrotti’s wanted to do something special to commemorate this holy time of year. So, they helped organize the Cranford Pass it Over Food […]
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Local Events Westfield Easter Eggstravaganza 2023 Easter Sunday falls on April 9th this year. And our fair city is one of the places on the Easter Bunny’s list to visit. In fact, he is scheduled to be a special guest at the Westfield Easter Eggstravaganza 2023. What: Westfield Easter Eggstravaganza 2023 Where: Mindowaskin Park (385 E Broad St) When: Saturday, April […]
Local Events Westfield Memorial Pool 2023 Season The weather outside still feels a little frightful. So, it might feel premature to think about swimming. But the first day of spring falls on Monday, March 20th. So, it’s not too early to remind you about the upcoming Westfield Memorial Pool season. Westfield Memorial Pool 2023 Season The Westfield Memorial Pool and Aquatic Center […]
Local Events Scotch Plains Easter Egg Hunt 2023 Easter Sunday falls on April 9th this year. But the Easter Bunny’s schedule gets pretty full around that time. Fortunately, he agreed with city officials to show up the weekend before to host the Scotch Plains Easter Egg Hunt. What: Scotch Plains Easter Egg Hunt 2023 Where: Brookside Park (1225 Hetfield Ave) When: Saturday, April […]
Local Events Downtown Cranford Peeps-Tacular 2023 Easter falls on Sunday, April 9th, this year. What is your favorite Easter candy? Jelly beans? Cadbury cream eggs? Reeses peanut butter eggs? (The Reeses peanut butter egg came in as America’s favorite Easter candy, by the way.) How about marshmallow Peeps? Well, Peeps seem to polarize the Easter candy people. Some love them. Others […]
Local Events Cranford Gnome-Hunt Contest 2023 We are very proud of our lovely downtown area here in Cranford. To encourage citizens and visitors to support our local businesses, officials enjoy putting on fun events. In October, there was the Scarecrow Stroll. Next week, they host a Galentine’s Chocolate Walk. As Valentine’s nod to the cute woodland creatures, they are currently hosting […]
Local Events Cranford Galentine’s Chocolate Walk 2023 November brings single friends together for a Friendsgiving feast. Why not grab your single gal pals for an alternative to the lovey-dovey Valentine’s Day festivities? That’s what the Cranford Galentine’s Chocolate Walk 2023 is for. What: Cranford Galentine’s Chocolate Walk 2023 Where: Downtown Cranford When: Thursday, February 9th, 4 pm to 7 pm Cost: $20 […]
Local Events 2023 Property Tax Appeal Seminar I hope everyone had a fantastic Christmas. With the new year upon us, you may want to start planning for your 2023 taxes. I know. Not the most fun topic. But Uncle Sam rests for no one. If you have questions about your property taxes, please sign up for the 2023 Property Tax Appeal Seminar […]
Local Events Westfield Winter Wonderland 2022 Brrr. The weather outside is frightful. But the holidays are so delightful. If you want to celebrate the season with the family, make Westfield Winter Wonderland 2022 your destination of choice. What: Westfield Winter Wonderland 2022 Where: Foundation Park When: December 18th, 12 pm to 4 pm Westfield Winter Wonderland 2022 City officials transform Foundation […]
Local Events Westfield Area Tree Lighting Ceremonies 2022 Now that Thanksgiving is over, it is time to focus on the next big holiday: Christmas! But we cannot forget about Hanukkah (which begins on December 18th) or Kwanzaa (which runs from December 26th to January 1st). A couple of Westfield area tree lighting ceremonies take place over the next week to celebrate all of […]
Local Events Westfield Area Y Men’s Club Christmas Tree Lot 2022 First, sit down for a huge Thanksgiving dinner with your loved ones. Then, tackle those Black Friday sales. But on Saturday, make plans to visit the Westfield Area Y Men’s Club Christmas Tree Lot to get started on your Christmas decorations. What: Westfield Area Y Men’s Club Christmas Tree Lot 2022 Where: Field Across from […]
Local Events Westfield United by Light 2022 For most people, Thanksgiving means sitting down with your loved ones over a wonderful meal and sharing the blessings they received throughout the year. Unfortunately, not everyone feels the same way. Statistics show that one in five adults suffers from a mental illness. So, chances are good that you know of someone with a mental […]
Local Events Cranford Scarecrow Stroll 2022 Westfield continues celebrating native son Charles Addams and his spooky creation The Addams Family with AddamsFest throughout the month of October. Neighboring towns celebrate the season with their own festivities as well. So, if you want even more Halloween-themed fun, come see the fun designs created downtown at the Cranford Scarecrow Stroll. Cranford Scarecrow Stroll […]