Bake-sale proceeds to support Robo Cubs

The Cub Scouts Pack No. 53 Robo Cubs Youth Robotics Team will sponsor fundraising bake sales 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 12 and Nov. 9 at Our Lady of Peace Church, 390 Amboy Ave., Edison. Proceeds will be used for competitions and equipment.

All are invited to attend. Donations of whole cakes and pies are sought. For more information, call Keith Hinkle at 732-354- 1091.

To make a monetary donation to the team, log on to for-robo-cubs.

NAACP forum to feature FBI representatives

The Metuchen-Edison chapter the NAACP will host a forum featuring representatives of the FBI on Oct. 9.

The FBI has jurisdiction over violations more than 200 categories of federal law, including terrorism, counter-intelligence, cyber crime, public corruption, civil rights, organized crime, white-collar crime and violent crime.

The free program will begin at 7 p.m. at Edison Job Corps Center, 500 Plainfield Ave., Edison.

For more information, call 732-549- 7936 or visit

Singer-songwriters to perform at schoolhouse

A quartet of top regional singer-songwriters will present an intimate, candlelit evening of music Oct. 18 at the historic Old Franklin Schoolhouse, 491 Middlesex Ave., Metuchen.

Sponsored by the Metuchen Arts Council, the evening, which includes refreshments, will be the second installment of the Schoolhouse Songwriter Series, a quarterly music event hosted by Metuchen-based singersongwriter Sharon Goldman. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and music starts at 8 p.m. The cost is $10 per person and $5 for seniors and children under age 12. BYOB is encouraged.

For this autumn installment, Goldman has invited Paul Sachs, Allison Tartalia and George Wirth to join her in sharing original music in an in-the-round format. Made famous by Nashville’s Bluebird Cafe, the format has each artist singing a song and then handing it off to the next performer.

Parking is available on Middlesex Avenue and in the Borough Hall parking lot across the street. For more information, call Nancy Goldberg at 732-632-8502 or email her at

Congregation Beth-El hosts Sukkot luncheon

Congregation Beth-El’s Sukkot deli luncheon will be held following the 9:30 a.m. services on Oct. 11 at 91 Jefferson Blvd., Edison. RSVP to 732-985-7272.

Metuchen library offers yoga classes

The Metuchen Public Library, 480 Middlesex Ave., will begin its first series of yoga classes at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 10. Admission is free.

Subsequent classes will take place on Oct. 24 and 31, and Nov. 7, 14 and 21. Sessions will be held in the library community room and will be taught by Luciana Pagnetti. Registration or advance knowledge of yoga is not necessary.

Each class will be one hour in length. Classes are sponsored by the Friends of the Metuchen Public Library. For more information, contact John McBride at 732-632-8526.

Edison Arts Society plans musical revue

The Edison Arts Society will present “There’s Nothing Like a Dame,” a musical revue featuring the songs of Rodgers & Hammerstein, at 1 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Pines Manor, Edison.

Tickets are now available at $35 per person and can be ordered on or by calling 732-548- 9134. To order tickets by mail, send a check to Edison Arts Society, 15 Midland Road, Edison 08820. All checks should be made out to Edison Arts Society.