February at Old Franklin School is Packed With Fun!

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Warm your heart and soul with an amazing array of February events at the historic Old Franklin Schoolhouse in Metuchen, 491 Middlesex Avenue! 

Snowflake Series Children's Concert 
A Puppet Show with Bonnie Duncan

Sunday, February 14, 4 pm
Tickets $5 per person, available at the door.
Hosted by the Borough Improvement League, sponsored by the Metuchen Arts Council.

"The Man Who Would Be King"
Thursday, February 18, 8 pm

NOTE: LOCATED AT THE MT. ZION MASONIC LODGE
483 Middlesex Avenue, Metuchen
Raconteur Radio presents a staged radio play at the Mt. Zion Masonic Lodge.  Refreshments and complimentary cocktails sponsored by the Borough Improvement League.  Tickets are $15 and available online .

5th Annual Borough Improvement League 
BRAINY BOROUGH CHILI CHALLENGE

Saturday, February 20, 1-4 pm
$10 in advance, $15 at the door
Buy tickets online

Schoolhouse Songwriter Series 
Saturday, February 27, doors 7:30, music starts at 8 pm
It's the first show in the 2nd full season of this musical highlight at the Schoolhouse! An In-the-round, cafe-style evening with top singer-songwriters: Hosted by Sharon Goldman, featuring NJ's Christine Deleon, Peekskill, NY's Fred Gillen, Jr, and Philadelphia's Avi Wisnia. d
Tickets $10 per person, available at the door. Refreshments provided. BYOB! 
Hosted by the Borough Improvement League, sponsored by the Metuchen Arts Council.


For info on other events happening around Metuchen, visit www.metuchencalendar.org

The Old Franklin Schoolhouse is a historic venue, community center, and gallery. Built ca. 1807, it served as a one-room schoolhouse until the 1870s, then was used as a private home by an Irish cobbler. By 1901 the old school had fallen into disrepair. A civic league formed in 1901 to rescue the building and use it as a clubhouse from which to improve the local community. It remains owned and maintained by a private non-profit, the Borough Improvement League, and serves a number of community purposes, from meeting space for like-minded non-profits, space for fundraisers, concerts, performance space, private event rentals, town events, and more. Open upon request for historical tours and to view our art space, "Transformations Gallery." 


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