REGISTRATION FOR Cranford Recreation & Parks Department SPRING PROGRAMS
Mar 6 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Cranford Recreation and Parks Department is pleased to announce that registration for our Spring 2017 programs will start Monday, March 6th.  All class registrations must be done online through Community Pass and are for Cranford residents only.

 Details of classes are found in the brochure, which was mailed to all Cranford residents, as well as on the website You may also find new classes not found in brochure on the Recreation & Park Department’s Facebook page found at

 Should you have any questions, or require additional information, please contact us at  (908) 709-7283. 


A “Star Trek” Celebration – The Original Series @ Cranford Community Center
Mar 7 @ 7:30 pm

The Friends of the Cranford Public Library are pleased to present “A Celebration of Star Trek – The Original Series.” Star Trek celebrated its fiftieth anniversary in 2016, and its popularity–as well as that of the dozens of movies and television series based on the original–continues to this day. Paul Cirillo of will take a look back to 1966 and share some of the highlights of the show, talk about the cast, and reveal some interesting facts, including the impact Star Trek has had on scientists and explorers of today. And, of course, there will be some trivia questions for die-hard fans! Following the presentation, there will be an open discussion period for all to share their Star Trek memories, experiences, and memorabilia. Paul Cirillo is a board member of the New Jersey Astronomical Association, which operates the largest public observatory in New Jersey. He was also the founder of Somerset County’s 4-H Space & Astronomy Club and its leader for ten years. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Rutgers and is an outreach “Ambassador” for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Admission to the program is free and all are welcome.

Bouquet in a Basket Workshop @ Cranford Community Center
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm
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Please join the Hanson Park Conservancy on Wednesday, April 5th at 7:00 PM for our Bouquet in a Basket Workshop at the Cranford Community Center.  In this “make it & take it” program, floral designer and Master Gardener, Pamela Newell will be guiding participants in making a spring basket filled with a beautiful assortment of flowers.  Have fun while making a lovely arrangement for your home.  All supplies will be provided, but it is suggested participants bring a sharp knife.  Sign-up early on our website,, as registration is limited.  The cost is $35 for members of the Hanson Park Conservancy ($40 for non-members).  Payment is due at time of registration and is non-refundable.
The Cranford Community Center is located at 220 Walnut Ave. in Cranford.  To learn more about the Hanson Park Conservancy please visit our website, www.hansonparkconservancy, or like us on Facebook.