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Vol. LXV, No. 7
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
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Wednesday, February 16

6:30 to 8:30 p.m.: D&R Greenway Land Trust invites the public to “The Business of Bees”, Rich Mikula Program; One Preservation Place, Princeton.

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.

3 p.m.: State Theatre presents Drumline Live, featuring performers from Florida A&M, Southern University, and the University of Georgia; State Theatre, 15 Livingston Avenue, South Brunswick.

4:15 p.m.: American Boychoir Alumni Chorus performance; The Lawrenceville School, 2500 Main Street.

Monday, February 21

10:30 a.m.: State Theatre presents The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other Eric Carle Favorites; State Theatre, 15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick. Also at 1 and 3:30 p.m.

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.

1 p.m.: The Office of Legislative Services State House Tour Office will host a special National Park Service Program commemorating the 150th Anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s visit to the New Jersey State House; 125 West State Street, Trenton.

7:30 p.m.: The Princeton Adult School presents Second Chance Cinema, “The Messenger”; Friend Center Auditorium, Computer Science Building, Princeton University.

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.

2 p.m.: “Embodied Memories: The Work of Trauma in Art” symposium; Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, 71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick.

4:30 p.m.: Yvonne Haddad, Professor of the History of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations at the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University, presents “Islamophobia and the Reconstruction of Muslim American Culture”; Bowl 016, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

4:30 to 6:30 p.m.: The Princeton Middle East Society presents “Tunisia, Egypt and Beyond” Panel Discussion followed by a reception; Arts Council of Princeton.

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.

Thursday, February 24

8 p.m.: Princeton Shakespeare Company presents Much Ado About Nothing; Whitman College Class of 1970 Theatre. Also at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday; and 2 p.m. on Sunday.

Friday, February 25

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.: Opening reception of Teacher-Artist Show at Numina Gallery; Princeton High School, 151 Moore Street. Show runs through March 23.

6 p.m.: The Lewis School of Princeton celebrates the Art of American Artisan Cheese; Home of Marsha Lewis, 50 Hodge Road, Princeton.

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.: McCarter Theatre presents Blues at the Crossroads: The Robert Johnson Centennial Concert; McCarter Theatre, 91 University Place.

8 p.m.: Cabaret Artist Craig Rubano in Concert, We Can Be Kind; Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

8 p.m.: State Theatre presents Australian contemporary circus troupe, Circa; State Theatre, 15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick.

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.

11 a.m.: McCarter Theatre welcomes Kids’ Music Superstar Justin Roberts; 91 University Place.

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.

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.

3 p.m.: Wesendonk Songs: Music of Richard Wagner Concert; Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, 71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick.

3:30 to 5 p.m.: Tween & Teen 6th-12th Grade Swim Party; Rider University Maurer Pool Building.

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