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Vol. LXII, No. 51
 
Wednesday, December 17, 2008
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Calendar

Wednesday, December 17

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Holiday Open House; Drumthwacket, 354 Stockton Street. Reservations required; call (609) 683-0057.

Noon: Lecture by Princeton University professor of sociology Paul Starr, “Freedom’s Power: The History and Promise of Liberalism”; Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau Street.

2 and 8 p.m.: A Christmas Carol; Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa. Also Thursday at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m., Friday at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m., Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: Princeton Environmental Commission; Room A, Township Municipal Complex.

8 p.m.: Mercer County Symphonic Band Winter Concert; Kelsey Theater, Mercer County Community College, West Windsor. Free.

Thursday, December 18

7 p.m.: Lecture by Princeton University Sociology Professor Deborah Kaple on Soviet Gulags; Princeton Public Library. Free.

7:30 p.m.: A Christmas Carol; McCarter Theatre. Also Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 1 and 5:30 p.m., Sunday at 1 and 5:30 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: Playwrights’ Workshop with Charles Evered, “Evolution of a Writer”; Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street.

7:30 p.m.: Eric Mintel Jazz Quartet; Crossing Vineyards and Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Road, Washington Crossing, Pa.

7:30 p.m.: Princeton High School Choir and Orchestra 63rd Annual Winter Concert; Princeton University Chapel. Free.

Friday, December 19

7:30 and 9:30 p.m.: Johnny Mac and Ray Pinetti; Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club, Hyatt Regency. Also Saturday at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Actors’ NET of Bucks County production of Edward Albee’s Seascape; The Heritage Center, 635 North Delmorr Avenue, Morrisville, Pa. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 6 p.m.

8 p.m.: Plaid Tidings; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, 5 South Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Voices Chorale concert, Nowell! Nowell!; Pennington Presbyterian Church, 13 South Main Street, Pennington.

8:30 p.m.: Jersey Jumpers Swing Dance Holiday Party; Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

Saturday, December 20

1 and 4:30 p.m.: American Repertory Ballet’s production of Graham Lustig’s The Nutcracker; State Theatre, New Brunswick. Also Sunday at 1 and 4:30 p.m.

2 and 4 p.m.: Lazer Vaudeville; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College.

3 p.m.: Princeton Symphony Orchestra’s Holiday Concert with Princeton High School Choir; Richardson Auditorium.

5 to 7:15 p.m.: Santa Claus visit; Public Ice Skating Center, Mercer County Park, West Windsor.

3:30 p.m.: Puppetarium Theatre presentation of The Frog Prince; Princeton Public Library.

7:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society Holiday Dinner Dance/Party; Suzanne Patterson Center.

8 p.m.: Voices Chorale concert, Nowell! Nowell!; St. Paul’s Church, Princeton.

8 p.m.: American Boychoir’s “Voices of Angels” concert; Princeton University Chapel.

Sunday, December 21

3 p.m.: Café Improv (music, poetry, comedy); Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street.

4 p.m.: American Boychoir’s “Winter Wonderland” concert; Richardson Auditorium.

Monday, December 22

Recycling

6 p.m.: Annual Menorah Lighting; Hulfish Street North Plaza, Palmer Square.

Tuesday, December 23

7:30 p.m.: A Christmas Carol; McCarter Theatre. Also Wednesday at noon and 4 p.m., Saturday at 1 and 5:30 p.m., Sunday at 1 and 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, December 24

5:15 p.m.: Annual Christmas Eve Caroling, accompanied by Blawenburg Band; Palmer Square Green. Free.

Thursday, December 25 Christmas Day Friday, December 26

7:30 and 9:30 p.m.: Gary Delena and Chris Rich; Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club, Hyatt Regency. Also Saturday at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, December 27

3:30 p.m.: Stories for a Winter’s Day; Princeton Public Library.

Sunday, December 28

Noon: The Fifes & Drums of the Old Barracks Concert (Military Music of the 18th Century); Masonic Temple, Front and Barrack Streets, Trenton. For reservations, call (609) 396-1776.

3:30 p.m.: Kenny Woods concert; Princeton Public Library. Free.

4:30 p.m.: Family Coloring Sunday, Princeton Public Library.

5 and 7 p.m.: “The Music of Ben Franklin: The Glass Armonica in Concert”; Old Barracks Museum, 101 Barrack Street, Trenton. For reservations, call (609) 396-1776.

8 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society Argentine Tango dance; Suzanne Patterson Building.

Monday, December 29

7 p.m.: Township Committee; Township Municipal Complex.

8 p.m.: Capitol Steps; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.

Tuesday, December 30

2 p.m.: Screening of Wall-E; Princeton Public Library. Free.

6 and 8 p.m.: The Practitioners of Musick; Old Barracks Museum, 101 Barrack Street, Trenton. For reservations, call (609) 396-1776.

Wednesday, December 31

1 p.m.: The Fifes & Drums of the Old Barracks Concert (Military Music of the 18th Century); Masonic Temple, Front and Barrack Streets, Trenton. For reservations, call (609) 396-1776.

6 p.m.: Salute to Vienna; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

7:30 and 9:30 p.m.: Gary Delena and Chris Rich; Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club, Hyatt Regency. Also Saturday at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.

Thursday, January 1

New Year’s Day

Friday, January 2

7:30 p.m.: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra’s “Best of Vienna” concert; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.

Saturday, January 3

3 p.m.: Screening of Arts Council of Princeton’s Classic Comedy Cavalcade short films with film historian Bruce Lawton; Solley Theater, Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street.

7:45 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society California Mix dance; Unitarian Church, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

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