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Vol. LXV, No. 3
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
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Wednesday, January 19

Noon: Dr. Douglas S. Massey, Professor of Social and Public Affairs and Director of Woodrow Wilson’s doctorate program at Princeton University, will speak on “Causes and Consequences of America’s War on Immigrants”; Jewish Center of Princeton; 435 Nassau Street.

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

7 to 10 p.m.: Darla Rich Quartet; Salt Creek Grill, Forrestal Village, 1 Rockingham Row, Princeton.

7:30 p.m.: Westerly Road Church addresses “How Co-Existence with Islam is Possible” at the Difficult Questions Roundtable; Wilson House, 240 Nassau Street, Princeton.

Thursday, January 20

4:30 p.m.: Author Michael Schwartz presents “War Without End: The Oily Origins of the Iraq War”; McCormick 101 (Art Museum on Princeton University’s campus)

7:30 to 9:15 a.m.: Business Owner Roundtable and Breakfast; Bartolomei Pucciarelli, main conference room, 2564 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville.

10 a.m.: 55PLUS Meeting, “Terrorism Trials: Can There be Secrecy and Justice?; Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau Street.

10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Wholesome Kids Cook, Parent-Child Cooking Classes (ages 2-5); Tiger Hall Play Zone & Activity Center, 53 State Road, Princeton.

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

5 to 8 p.m.: Darla Rich Quartet; Hopewell Valley Vineyards, 46 Yard Road, Pennington.

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.

7:30 p.m.: Princeton Folk Music Society Concert Series with Diana Jones; Christ Congregation Church, 50 Walnut Lane, Princeton.

Saturday, January 22

10 a.m.: Friends of Obama Club of the United States (FOCUS) holds first public meeting; 14 Washington Road, Building 2, West Windsor.

7 to 10 p.m.: Darla Rich Quartet; Halo Pub, 4617 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square.

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.

Sunday, January 23

9:15 to 10:15 a.m.: Diplomatic, Political, and Theological Issues in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Princeton Theological Seminary graduate Ryan Timpte discusses the Kairos Palestine document; Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street.

Noon to 4 p.m.: The Straube Foundation presents first run of High School level Robotics Course; 1 Straube Center Boulevard, Pennington. Each Sunday through February 20.

Monday, January 24

1 to 7 p.m.: PEAC American Red Cross Blood Drive; Lawrenceville Main Street, 17 Phillips Avenue.

5 to 9:15 p.m.: Princeton Community Works networking event; Frist Center, Princeton University.

7:30 p.m.: SmartTalk Connected Conversations kicks off 2011 season with celebrated screenwriter, director, and three-time Academy Award nominee, Nora Ephron; New Brunswick State Theatre.

7:30 to 10 p.m.: Choral audition & opportunity for May 14 and 15 performances of “Brahms, Shakespeare, and All That Jazz”; Unitarian Society, 176 Tices Lane, East Brunswick.

Tuesday, January 25

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: American Red Cross Open Blood Drive; Princeton Public Library community room.

7 to 8:30 p.m.: Infertility & Adoption Counseling Center, Pennington Pre-Adopt Group Meeting; Pennington Point West, 2 Tree Farm Road, Suite A200.

Wednesday, January 26

5 to 7 p.m.: The Round Table Referral Network; The Cellar, 30 Route 156, Hamilton.

7 p.m.: Lewis B. Cyler Lecture by Dr. William Lanouette, “Einstein and Szilard in Princeton”; Nassau Club, Princeton.

7 p.m.: Disney on Ice presents Princess Classics; Sun National Bank Center, Trenton. Through January 30.

7:30 to 9:30 p.m.: Ladies’ Night Out at Red Green Blue, sponsored by The Jewish Federation of Princeton Mercer Bucks; 4 Hulfish Street, Princeton.

Thursday, January 27

12:30 p.m.: Kosher Café West program, “Fitness, Wellness & Reduction of Pain”; Congregation Beth Chaim, 329 Village Road East, Princeton Junction.

8 p.m.: “Sound Medicine” All-Mozart concert, a one-time only concert event featuring the Zurich Chamber Orchestra & Special Guest Artists; Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall, Princeton University.

Friday, January 28

7 to 10 p.m.: Princeton High School Big Band Dance; Princeton High School Café, 151 Moore Street.

Saturday, January 29

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.: American Red Cross open blood drive; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 901 Canal Pointe Boulevard.

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

2 p.m.: Rachel Road presents “Advocating for Trees”; Mapleton Preserve, 145 Mapleton Road, Kingston.

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

8:30 to 11:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society’s No Name Dance presents an open California Mix of West Coast Swing, Hustle, and more; Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

Sunday, January 30

10 to 11:30 a.m.: Pennington Parents through International Adoption Group, Infertility & Adoption Counseling Center; Pennington Point West, 2 Tree Farm Road, Suite A200.

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