Town Topics — Princeton's Weekly Community Newspaper Since 1946.
Vol. LXV, No. 1
Happy New Year!
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
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Calendar

Wednesday, January 5

7 to 9 p.m.: Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Lecture and Discussion; Riverside School Gym, 58 Riverside Drive.

7:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Orchid Society Meeting, Australian Orchids; Johnson Education Center, One Preservation Place, Princeton.

Thursday, January 6

8 a.m.: Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce Robbinsville Chapter Breakfast; Roma Bank Headquarters, Route 33, Robbinsville.

10 a.m.: 55PLUS Meeting, “Prokofiev, Peter and the Wolf and Politics”; Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau Street.

Friday, January 7

7:30 to 8:30 p.m.: The Jewish Federation of Princeton Mercer Bucks, Contemplative Shabbat Evening; Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton.

8 p.m.: Burn and the Brights; Arts Council of Princeton, Solley Theatre.

Saturday, January 8

9:30 a.m.: Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory’s Science on Saturday Lecture Series, “Major Themes in Evolutionary Medicine”; Princeton University’s Forrestal Campus Laboratory, Off of Route 1, Plainsboro

2:30 to 4 p.m.: New Jersey Audubon’s Family Nature Program, The Wonders of Winter Birding; New Jersey Audubon’s Plainsboro Preserve, 80 Scotts Corner Road, Cranbury.

4 to 6 p.m.: Exhibition Opening Reception: Raw Beauty: An Exhibition of Sculpture; Arts Council of Princeton, Taplin Gallery. Free.

8 to 10 p.m.: A Benefit Concert in Honor of Isles’ 30th Anniversary; Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street.

8:30 to 11:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society presents Ballroom Blitz dance; Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

Sunday, January 9

9:15 to 10:15 a.m.: Diplomatic, Political, and Theological Issues in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, discussion with Carl Brown, Garrett Professor in Foreign Affairs Emeritus at Princeton University; Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street.

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

1 to 3 p.m.: Mercer County Park Commission Nature Program, “Duck and Winter Walk”; Roebling Park, Watson Woods Area.

1 to 3 p.m.: Rambling Pines Day Camp hosts Open House for 2011 summer season; Route 518, Hopewell. Applications are now being accepted.

3 p.m.: Night Out with NAMI Event, Concert and Dinner; The Music Building, 2000 Pennington Road, The College of New Jersey.

Monday, January 10

1 to 7 p.m.: American Red Cross Open Blood Drive; Gold’s Gym, 761 Route 33 West, Hightstown.

6:45 to 8:45 p.m.: SCORE Seminar, “Social Media for Small Business”; Princeton Public Library.

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

7:30 p.m.: “Farming In and Around Princeton: Past, Present, and Future” exhibit and discussion; Princeton Public Library.

7:30 to 9 p.m.: Free introduction to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction; Princeton Center for Yoga & Health; 50 Vreeland Drive, Suite 506, Skillman.

Tuesday, January 11

11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Jewish Federation Women’s Event: Mainstreaming of Jewish Food in America with James Beard award winning author, Gil Marks; Adath Israel Congregation, 1958 Lawrenceville Road.

7 p.m.: Lecture by Dr. Anthony Rao, author of “The Way of Boys: Raising Healthy Boys in a Challenging and Complex World”; Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart, 1128 Great Road.

7:30 p.m.: Princeton Macintosh Users Group Meeting; Computer Science Building, Room 104, Princeton University.

Wednesday, January 12

5 p.m.: Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce Member Orientation; Element Ewing Hopewell, 1000 Sam Weinroth Road, Ewing.

7 to 10 p.m.: Laura Hull with Patrick Firth on Piano; Salt Creek Grille, Princeton Forrestal Village, 1 Rockingham Row.

Thursday, January 13

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Princeton Farmers Market; Princeton Public Library Community Room.

6:45 to 8:45 p.m.: SCORE Seminar, “Promoting and Advertising for Small Business”; Hamilton Township Free Public Library, 1 Justice Samuel A Alito, Jr. Way, Hamilton.

Friday, January 14

6:30 p.m.: Adult Friendship Circle’s Shabbat Dinner; 103B Kingston Terrace, Princeton.

Saturday, January 15

9:30 a.m.: Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Science-on-Saturday lecture series, “Electronics, Camera, Action: Advanced Microscopy Techniques for Understanding Structure-Property Relations in Energy-related Materials”; Princeton University’s Forrestal Campus Laboratory, Off of Route 1, Plainsboro.

2 to 5 p.m.: Straube Center and the Hopewell Valley Youth Activity Center’s SAT Prep; Register at www.straube.org. Course runs each Saturday through March 5.

6:30 p.m. to Midnight: 23rd Annual Eden Dreams white-tie dinner dance; Hyatt Regency Princeton.

7 p.m.: Sarah Donner’s Indie Music Night; Arts Council of Princeton, Solley Theater.

Monday, January 17

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Recycling

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: New Jersey Audubon’s Family Nature Program, Winter Survival Day Camp; New Jersey Audubon’s Plainsboro Preserve, 80 Scotts Corner Road, Cranbury.

Tuesday, January 18

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

Wednesday, January 19

7 to 9 p.m.: Teen Summer Fair; Princeton High School.

Thursday, January 20

7 to 8 p.m.: Registration for the Princeton Adult School’s classes, English as a Second Language (ESL); Princeton High School, 151 Moore Street.

7 to 9 p.m.: Buddhism 101 with Beth Evard; Princeton Center for Yoga and Health, 50 Vreeland Drive, Skillman.

Friday, January 21

7:30 to 11:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society presents Jersey Jumpers Swing Dance with live band, Paul Cosentino and The Boilermakers Jazz Band; Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

Saturday, January 22

9:30 a.m.: Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory’s Science-on-Saturdays lecture series, “Sleights of Mind: What the Neuroscience of Magic Reveals About Our Everyday Deceptions”; Princeton University Forrestal Campus Laboratory; Off of Route 1, Plainsboro.

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