New Year’s Eve Fireworks Extravaganza

The Borough of Metuchen Invites you to a New Year’s Eve Fireworks Extravaganza on December 31, 2011 @ midnight in Downtown Metuchen Sponsored by: Metuchen Savings Bank Make your dinner reservations early! Contact your favorite dining establishment to inquire about their special plans for New Year’s Eve. Think Metuchen First this Holiday Season Metuchen Area […]

Crafting for Caring at the Metuchen Library

Crafting for Caring, a program to benefit the Ronald McDonald House, will be offering craft classes for interested teens at the Metuchen Public Library, 480 Middlesex Avenue. Participants are encouraged to sign up for individual classes: Dec. 3, 2pm-4pm (No-Sew Fleece Blankets); Jan. 21, 2-4pm (Craft Kits); Jan. 28, 1-4pm (Sew Cuddly Creatures); Feb.4, 11 […]

Racontuer Radio Presents A Christmas Carol

On Sunday, December 18 at 2 PM, Alex Dawson and Raconteur Radio will present a staged production of their original interpretation of Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol at the Metuchen Public Library, 480 Middlesex Avenue. Raconteur Radio creates the feel of a 1930s radio play with their shows. Their productions feature costumes, props, and sound […]

Free SAT practice test at the Metuchen Public Library

On Tuesday December 27, a free practice SAT will be offered by the Kaplan Test Prep Company to Metuchen residents in grades 10 and 11 at the Metuchen Public Library, 480 Middlesex Avenue. The test begins at 12:30 pm and ends at 4:30 pm. For more information or to sign up, call the Library on […]

Complete College Planning Solutions at the Metuchen Library

On Wednesday November 30 at 7:30 PM, Complete College Planning Solutions is sponsoring a free workshop for the parents of high school seniors, juniors and sophomores at the Metuchen Public Library, 480 Middlesex Avenue. The 60-minute workshop will focus on ways of getting free money for college, both financial aid and merit money. This event […]

An Introduction to Fencing

On Wednesday, December 28 from 1 PM until 2:30 PM, the Young Adult Department of the Metuchen Public Library will present “An Introduction to Fencing.” The free workshop will include demonstrations, floor exercises and an overview of the equipment, the weapons and the rules of the sport. The hands-on workshop is open to Metuchen residents […]

Mourning a Cultural Hub Disguised as a Used Bookstore

By PETER APPLEBOME via The New York Times METUCHEN, N.J. — Even admirers concede it was always a stretch to imagine a combination literary bookstore, avant garde cultural center and family-friendly guerrilla street theater emporium here on Main Street. So Alex Dawson’s seven-year run at the Raconteur, which will come to an end on Jan. […]