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Vol. LXIII, No. 30
 
Wednesday, July 29, 2009
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Calendar

Wednesday, July 29

1 p.m.: Princeton Senior Resource Center’s Movies for Seniors screening of Doubt; Suzanne Patterson Building. Free.

2 and 8 p.m.: A Chorus Line; Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa. Also Thursday at 2 and 8 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

7 p.m.: Recital with pianist Radek Materka; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College. Free.

7 p.m.: Screening of Back Home Tomorrow documentary; Princeton Public Library. Free.

8 p.m.: Princeton Country Dancers; Suzanne Patterson Center.

Thursday, July 30

11 a.m.: Princeton Summer Theater production of Rumpelstiltskin; Hamilton Murray Theater, Princeton University. Also Friday and Saturday at 11 a.m.

12:30 p.m.: Talk by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus, authors of The Real Real; Mercer County Library, 333 North Post Road, West Windsor.

6 p.m.: Newark Black Film Festival screening of Within Our Gates; New Jersey State Museum, 225 West State Street, Trenton. Free.

6 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton’s Courtyard Concert with Patty Larkin; Princeton Shopping Center. Free.

7 p.m.: Music in the Park concert with The Blawenburg Band; Weeden Park, Lawrenceville.

7:30 p.m.: Steve Hiltner and Sustainable Jazz Ensemble; Princeton Public Library. Free.

8 p.m.: So Percussion quartet; Albert Hinds Community Plaza, Princeton Public Library.

8 p.m.: Princeton Summer Theater’s No Time For Comedy; Hamilton Murray Theater, Princeton University. Also Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

Friday, July 31

11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 5 p.m.: Thomas & Friends Live! A Circus Comes to Town; State Theatre, New Brunswick. Also Saturday at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 5 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: Comedian Marty Allen; Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club, Hyatt Regency.

8 p.m.: Assassins; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: There Goes the Bride; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 1

Property Taxes Due

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Chuck Schaeffer; West Windsor Farmers Market, Vaughn Drive parking lot, Princeton Junction train station.

2 to 4 p.m.: Concert with Carnaby Street Band; Palmer Square. Free.

6 p.m.: Mercer County Music Fest concert with Ernie White rock ‘n’ roll band; Mercer County Park Marina, West Windsor.

6:30 p.m.: John & Carm rock, blues, and bluegrass band; Halo Pub, 9 Hulfish Street.

7 p.m.: Recital with cellist Sara Bennett Wolfe and pianist Heather Lauffer; Williamson Hall, Westminster Choir College.

8:30 to 11:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society California Mix dance; Unitarian Church, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

Sunday, August 2

2 to 4 p.m.: Historical Society of Princeton Sunday Walking Tour of downtown Princeton and University campus; Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau Street. No reservations required.

4 to 9 p.m.: Multicultural Participatory Dance, benefiting Web of Compassion; Albert Hinds Plaza, Princeton Public Library. Free.

Monday, August 3

Recycling

8 a.m.: Registration for first annual Swing For The Kids charity golf outing benefiting First Tee of Greater Trenton and The National Junior Tennis League of Trenton; Jasna Polana, 4519 Province Line Road.

7 p.m.: Writers’ Exchange Group, moderated by Pulitzer Prize nominee Ed Leefeldt; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall.

Tuesday, August 4

Noon to 2 p.m.: Concert On The Landing with Sue Giles; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton. Free.

7:30 p.m.: “Harry Chapin: A Celebration in Song”; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

7:30 to 9 p.m.: Open House; Waldorf School of Princeton, 1062 Cherry Hill Road.

Wednesday, August 5

1 p.m.: Princeton Senior Resource Center’s Movies for Seniors screening of Taking Chance; Suzanne Patterson Building. Free.

2 and 8 p.m.: A Chorus Line; Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa. Also Thursday at 2 and 8 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

7 p.m.: Darla Rich Quartet; Fedora Café, Lawrenceville.

8 p.m.: Princeton Country Dancers; Suzanne Patterson Center.

Thursday, August 6

6 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton’s Courtyard Concert with The Alfred James Band; Princeton Shopping Center. Free.

6:30 p.m.: Whiskey Girls concert; Weeden Park, Lawrenceville. Free.

7 p.m.: Talk by career expert Ford R. Myers, author of Get the Job You Want, Even When No One’s Hiring; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall.

7:30 p.m.: Voices Chorale read-through of Fauré’s Requiem and Cantique de Jean Racine; Music Together Community Room, 225 Pennington-Hopewell Road, Hopewell.

8 p.m.: Princeton Summer Theater production of The Underpants; Hamilton Murray Theater, Princeton University. Also Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

Friday, August 7

7 p.m.: Summer Under the Stars concert with Mark Cosgrove & the Good Medicine (bluegrass) Band; Crossing Vineyards and Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Road, Washington Crossing, Pa.

7 to 10 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society’s “Dancing Under the Stars”; Hinds Plaza, Princeton Public Library. Free.

8 p.m.: There Goes the Bride; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 8

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: John Henry Goldman and StraightJazz combo; West Windsor Farmers Market, Vaughn Drive parking lot, Princeton Junction train station.

2 to 4 p.m.: Concert with Sundog Band; Palmer Square. Free.

3 to 5 p.m.: Talk and book signing by Sophie Glovier, author of Walk the Trails In & Around Princeton; Blue Ridge Mountain Sports, Princeton Shopping Center.

6 p.m.: West Windsor Arts Council “Celebrate Americana” concert with Sandy Zio band; Nassau Park Pavilion, Nassau Park, West Windsor. Free.

6:30 p.m.: Without a Net rock band; Halo Pub, 9 Hulfish Street.

8:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society Ballroom Blitz dance; Universalist Church, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

Sunday, August 9

2 to 4 p.m.: Historical Society of Princeton Sunday Walking Tour of downtown Princeton and University campus; Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau Street. No reservations required.

Monday, August 10

4 p.m.: Historic Preservation Commission; Township Municipal Complex, 400 Witherspoon Street.

7:30 p.m.: Delaware Valley Poets John Baldwin and Corey Langer; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall.

Tuesday, August 11

Noon to 2 p.m.: Concert On The Landing with Donald “Pup” Bolding; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton. Free.

Wednesday, August 12

1 p.m.: Princeton Senior Resource Center’s Movies for Seniors screening of Gran Torino; Suzanne Patterson Building. Free.

2 and 8 p.m.: A Chorus Line; Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa. Also Thursday at 2 and 8 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: Princeton Country Dancers; Suzanne Patterson Center.

Thursday, August 13

6 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton’s Courtyard Concert with Rackett; Princeton Shopping Center. Free.

7 p.m.: Interactive musical concert with Presley & Melody duo; Mary Jacobs Library, 64 Washington Street, Rocky Hill. To register, call (609) 924-7073, ext. 5.

8 p.m.: Princeton Summer Theater production of The Underpants; Hamilton Murray Theater, Princeton University. Also Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: How It Works; Solley Theater, Paul Robeson Center. Also Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.

Friday, August 14

6:30 p.m.: Darla Rich Duo; Positano Mediterranean Grill, Plainsboro.

7 p.m.: Summer Under the Stars concert with the Tres Compadres (flamenco jazz fusion) Band; Crossing Vineyards and Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Road, Washington Crossing, Pa.

7 p.m.: Barn Dance with Jugtown Mountain String Band; Howell Living History Farm, 70 Wooden’s Lane, Lambertville. Free.

8 p.m.: There Goes the Bride; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: The Musical of Musicals: The Musical; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

Saturday, August 15

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: 9th Annual Butterfly Festival; Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association, Titus Mill Road, Hopewell.

2 to 4 p.m.: Concert with Karl Latham; Palmer Square. Free.

6:30 p.m.: The Tone Rangers rock, blues, and bluegrass band; Halo Pub, 9 Hulfish Street.

8:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society Salsa Sensation dance; Suzanne Patterson Center.

Sunday, August 16

2 to 4 p.m.: Historical Society of Princeton Sunday Walking Tour of downtown Princeton and University campus; Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau Street. No reservations required.

Monday, August 17 Recycling

10:30 a.m.: Registration for UIH Family Partners’ 7th Annual Golf Classic; Hopewell Valley Golf Club, Hopewell. To register, call (609) 695-1492, ext. 131.

8 p.m.: Literary Fiction Book Group discussion of Ann Petry’s debut novel The Street; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall.

Tuesday, August 18

Noon to 2 p.m.: Concert On The Landing with B.D. Lenz; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton. Free.

7 p.m.: Screening of George Segal: American Still Life; Princeton Public Library.

Wednesday, August 19

1 p.m.: Princeton Senior Resource Center’s Movies for Seniors screening of A Man Named Pearl; Suzanne Patterson Building. Free.

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

8 p.m.: Princeton Country Dancers; Suzanne Patterson Center.

Thursday, August 20

6 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton’s Courtyard Concert with The VooDudes; Princeton Shopping Center. Free.

Friday, August 21

7 p.m.: Summer Under the Stars concert with the Jericho Grass (bluegrass) Band; Crossing Vineyards and Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Road, Washington Crossing, Pa.

8 p.m.: There Goes the Bride; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: The Musical of Musicals: The Musical; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

Saturday, August 22

2 to 4 p.m.: Concert with Christopher Dean Band; Palmer Square. Free.

6 p.m.: West Windsor Arts Council “Celebrate Americana” concert with Riverside band; Nassau Park Pavilion, Nassau Park, West Windsor. Free.

6:30 p.m.: Stringsville jazz/bossa nova band; Halo Pub, 9 Hulfish Street.

7 p.m.: Darla Rich Quintet; Hopewell Valley Bistro, Hopewell.

7 to 10 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton’s Cafe Improv cabaret; Solley Theatre, Paul Robeson Center, 102 Witherspoon Street.

8 p.m.: Princeton Country Dancers; Suzanne Patterson Center.

Sunday, August 23

2 to 4 p.m.: Historical Society of Princeton Sunday Walking Tour of downtown Princeton and University campus; Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau Street. No reservations required.

6 to 9 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society’s “Dancing Under the Stars”; Hinds Plaza, Princeton Public Library. Free.

Monday, August 24

7 p.m.: African-American Interest Book Group discussion of Toni Morrison’s A Mercy; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall.

Tuesday, August 25

Noon to 2 p.m.: Concert On The Landing with Dick Gratton & Bob Smith; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton. Free.

Wednesday, August 26

1 p.m.: Princeton Senior Resource Center’s Movies for Seniors screening of Last Chance Harvey; Suzanne Patterson Building. Free.

8 p.m.: Princeton Country Dancers; Suzanne Patterson Center.

8 p.m.: KC & The Sunshine Band; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Thursday, August 27

6 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton’s Courtyard Concert with Sarah Donner; Princeton Shopping Center. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Talk by Emily Mann on Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years; Princeton Public Library. Free.

Friday, August 28

8 p.m.: There Goes the Bride; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.

Saturday, August 29

2 to 4 p.m.: Concert with Sandy Zio Band; Palmer Square. Free.

4 p.m.: Concert of major solo piano works by pianist Amy JiaQi Yang; Yardley Community Centre, 64 South Main Street, Yardley, Pa. Free.

6:30 p.m.: John & Carm rock, blues, and bluegrass band; Halo Pub, 9 Hulfish Street.

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