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Vol. LXV, No. 6
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
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Calendar

Wednesday, February 9

7 p.m.: Meeting of the Robbinsville Tea Party; Robbinsville Senior Center.

Thursday, February 10

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: The Rebovich Institute for New Jersey Politics 3rd Annual Campaign Managers Conference; Rider University, 2083 Lawrenceville Road.

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Indoor Princeton Farmers Market with farmers and crafters; Princeton Public Library community room.

8 p.m.: Narek Hakhnazaryan, Cello, and Noreen Polera, Piano; Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall, Princeton University.

Friday, February 11

5 p.m.: Princeton Jazz Festival Featuring Tim Hagans and Marvin Stamm; Princeton High School Performing Arts Center, 151 Moore Street, Princeton. Also Saturday at 5 p.m.

5:30 to 8 p.m.: Business Networking Week, all business professionals welcome; Wyndham Princeton Forrestal Hotel and Conference Center, 900 Scudders Mill Road, Plainsboro.

7:30 p.m.: Free public lecture on the benefits of dual language education; Arts Council of Princeton.

Saturday, February 12

2 p.m.: Winter Children’s Choir Festival, “Celebrate This Happy, Holy Day”; Princeton United Methodist Church.

2 to 3:30 p.m.: 11th Annual “Classic Comedy Cavalcade”, vintage film comedy gems celebrating love and romance; Solley Theater, Paul Robeson Center for the Arts.

2:30 p.m.: “Word for Word” for 4th and 5th graders to discuss what they’re reading; Princeton Public Library Conference room.

2:30 to 4 p.m.: New Jersey Audubon’s Family Nature Program, “Trusted Tools of the Bird Watcher”; New Jersey Audubon’s Plainsboro Preserve, 80 Scotts Corner Road, Cranbury.

7 to 8:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society presents Ballroom Blitz dance with crash course on Swing by Carol Feldman, followed by open dancing from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m.; Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

7:30 to 9:30 p.m.: “Valentines Romantic Dinner Trains” Onboard the New Hope & Ivyland Railroad, 32 West Bridge Street, New Hope. Also Monday, February 14 at 7:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Kazman Theatricals presents Neil Simon’s The Good Doctor based on the stories of Anton Chekhov; Flemington Jewish Community Center, Route 523. Also on Sunday at 3 p.m.

8 to 10 p.m.: “A Taste of Chocolate”, Fundraiser in support of the Trenton Museum Society, Silent and live auctions and live music; Ellarslie Mansion in Cadwalader Park, 299 Parkside Avenue, Trenton.

Sunday, February 13

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Artists’ Apiary Sunday Series; Camillo’s Café, Princeton Shopping Center.

2 p.m.: Trenton Children’s Chorus; Lawrence Branch of the Mercer County Library System, 2571 Brunswick Pike.

2 to 5 p.m.: Thai Massage and Couples Yoga; Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, 50 Vreeland Drive, Skillman.

3 p.m.: Princeton Girlchoir presents “A Girl’s Life: Choral Music For and About Girls of the World”; Princeton Public Library.

3 p.m.: YOSI In Concert; West Windsor Arts Center, Old Princeton Junction Firehouse, 952 Alexander Road.

3 to 5 p.m.: Opening reception of My Heart is Here solo exhibition by Princeton artist, Dara Alter; The Jewish Center, 435 Nassau Street.

Monday, February 14

Recycling

7 p.m.: Monthly Noodle Talk; Princeton Public Library.

Tuesday, February 15

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: American Red Cross open blood drive; Johnson & Johnson, 23 Orchard Road, Skillman.

5 p.m.: Get Into Step, aerobic class; Lawrence Branch of the Mercer County Library System, 2751 Brunswick Pike.

6 p.m.: Toastmasters Unleashed meeting; Infragistics Corporation, 2 Commerce Drive, Cranbury.

7 p.m.: Evening Book Club, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows; Lawrence Branch of the Mercer County Library System, 2571 Brunswick Pike.

7 p.m.: The Delaware Valley Bead Society presents “Highlights of the 2011 Tucson Bead and Gem Shows”; Café of the Hunterdon County Senior Center, 4 Gauntt Place, Building 1, Flemington.

Thursday, February 17

7:30 to 9:15 a.m.: Business Owner Roundtable networking event, Bartolomei Pucciarelli, main conference room, 2564 Brunswick Pike.

11 a.m.: Concierge Auctions holds Luxury Home Auction of an elegant c. 1927 colonial Tudor at 17 Hibben Road, Princeton. Open for preview daily from 1 to 4 p.m. and by appointment.

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.: Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce Power Luncheon; Greenacres Country Club.

12:30 p.m.: Kosher Café West program, “Politics and Poker”; Congregation Beth Chaim, 329 Village Road East, Princeton Junction.

Friday, February 18

Noon: Brown Bag Discussion on Pain Management with Dr. Marco Funiciello of Princeton Spine & Joint Center; Princeton Senior Resource Center, Suzanne Patterson Building, 45 Stockton Street.

6 to 7:30 p.m.: New Jersey Audubon’s Family Nature Program, “Full Moon Hike”; New Jersey Audubon’s Plainsboro Preserve, 80 Scotts Corner Road, Cranbury.

8:30 to 11:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society presents Jersey Jumpers Swing Dance; Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

Saturday, February 19

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: 2011 Saturday Workshop at Ellarslie for Children in grades K-4 accompanied by an adult, “Mixed Media Sculpture”; The Trenton City Museum, Ellarslie Mansion, Cadwalader Park. Registration is required.

1:30 to 3:30 p.m.: Insight Meditation Open House; Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, 50 Vreeland Drive, Skillman.

7 p.m.: Sarah Donner’s Indie Music Night; Solley Theater, Paul Robeson Center.

7 to 9:30 p.m.: Darla Rich Quintet; Hopewell Valley Bistro & Inn, 15 East Broad Street, Hopewell.

9 p.m. to Midnight: Argentine Tango Social Dance; Suzanne Patterson Center, Monument Drive.

Sunday, February 20

10:30 a.m.: Sunday Brunch Train Onboard the New Hope & Ivyland Railroad, 32 West Bridge Street, New Hope.

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce Bridal Showcase; Rider University.

2 p.m.: Music for Four Hands, Barton and Lehrer Duo; The Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie Mansion.

Monday, February 21

Noon to 12:30 p.m.: Noontime Recital Series featuring Hyosang Park, handbells, and Aikiko Hosaki, piano; Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church, 124 Witherspoon Street, Princeton.

Tuesday, February 22

2:30 to 4:30 p.m.: Memoir Writing Workshop for Seniors; Lawrence Branch of the Mercer County Library System, 2751 Brunswick Pike.

5 p.m.: Get Into Step, aerobic class; Lawrence Branch of the Mercer County Library System, 2751 Brunswick Pike.

Wednesday, February 23

1 to 7 p.m.: New Jersey Blood Services, 2011 Blood Drive; Plainsboro Public Library.

6:30 p.m.: Speech by Governor Tom Kean on “The State of Politics Today”; Rider University 2083 Lawrenceville Road.

7:30 p.m.: The Artie Shaw Orchestra; Princeton High School Performing Arts Center, 151 Moore Street, Princeton.

Friday, February 25

6 to 10 p.m.: Project Londen Youth Concert; Princeton Elks Lodge, 354 Route 518, Blawenburg.

7:30 p.m.: Machuko’s Trabuko performs Afro-Cuban Music; Ellarslie Mansion, Cadwalader Park, Trenton.

8 p.m. to Midnight: Poker Tournament and Casino Night to Benefit HomeFront Families; The Hamilton Manor, 30 Route 156, Hamilton.

Saturday, February 26

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Benefit Book Sale; Plainsboro Public Library. Also on Sunday.

1 to 4 p.m.: Meditation is for Everyone; Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, 50 Vreeland Drive, Skillman.

2 p.m.: Chinese New Year Celebration; Princeton Public Library community room.

2 to 4 p.m.: Pet Wellness and Communication; Lawrence Branch of the Mercer County Library System, 2751 Brunswick Pike.

7 to 9 p.m.: Darla Rich Duo; The Blue Rooster, 17 North Main Street, Cranbury.

8:30 to 11:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society’s No Name Dance presents a California Mix open dance; Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

Sunday, February 27

1 to 4 p.m.: Enable, Inc.’s third “Walk ‘N Roll with Enable” event; PEAC Health & Fitness, 1440 Lower Ferry Road, Ewing.

1 to 4 p.m.: Antique Appraisal Day; The Trenton City Museum.

2 p.m.: The 19th Annual Shakespeare Competition sponsored by the Princeton Branch of the English-Speaking Union; Allen P. Kirby Arts Center, The Lawrenceville School.

Monday, February 28

Recycling

10 a.m.: Morning Book Club, The Help by Kathryn Stockett; Lawrence Branch of the Mercer County Library System, 2751 Brunswick Pike.

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