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S.T.R.E.A.M. Summer Program

An innovative and engaging summer program, open to all students entering 1st through 9th grade. The six week program ran from July 1 and will continue through August 7, 2014. S.T.R.E.A.M. stands for Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts and Math....

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Metuchen Street Fair & Craft Show 2014

And exactly what we expected, we saw and experienced! And that’s the Metuchen Street Fair & Craft Show with more than 200 artists and crafters AND FOOD! Main and New streets became the intersection of fun and gastronomic delight. We’ll...

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Junebug 2014 Opening Night

‘Each Friday night in June, the streets of downtown Metuchen become an interactive art exhibit for the seventh annual Junebug ArtFest. The entertainment includes a continuous schedule of live music, dance performances and open-mic sessions. Local artisans and visual artists...

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You give it, they get it…CHANGE!

This week we ventured back into Campbell School (it has been a while – our kids are now in High School) to help a fourth grade class make this PSA (Public Service Announcement). MetuchenLiving hauled its video gears and lighting...

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Cruise Nights 2014

Motors are running, oldies are playing and families are enjoying both. Cruise Nights offer the opportunity for a stroll down Main Street while viewing the art, muscle and uniqueness of antique, collectible and performance cars and motorcycles. With 45 cars...

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Memorial Day Parade 2014

One Of Many: Remembering A Fallen Son On Memorial Day by TOM BOWMAN iSometime on Monday, Dave and Cilicia Boelk will visit the grave of their son James, not far from their home in Manassas, Va. It’s Memorial Day. Lance Cpl....

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Cooperfly Puppet Troupe in Metuchen

On Sunday, May 4 at 4:00pm, the Family Arts of Metuchen brought to Metuchen the Cooperfly Puppet Troupe! An ‘All Ages Interactive Puppetry, Poetry, Music, and Movement!’ Kevin Kammeraad performs, writes, draws, sings, make things, and wonders about possibilities. He...