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Vol. LXV, No. 22
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
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Calendar

Wednesday, June 1

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Healthy Woman’s Forum with NBC’s Today Show Host, Meredith Vieira; The Westin Princeton Forrestal Village.

Noon to 6 p.m.: American Red Cross open blood drive; Griggstown Quail Farm, 484 Bunker Hill Road, Market Greenhouse, Princeton.

6 to 9 p.m.: Grounds For Sculpture presents the final ART SALON in the spring “Meet The Artists” series; Grounds For Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton.

8 p.m.: The Mercer County Symphonic Band Spring Concert; Kelsey Theater, West Windsor Campus of Mercer County Community College.

8 to 10:30 p.m.: Princeton Country Dancers’ Contra Dance with live music and no partner needed; Suzanne Patterson Center. Every Wednesday.

Thursday, June 2

9:30 a.m.: Grounds For Sculpture Wellness Walk, talk and refreshments to follow; Grounds For Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton.

6:30 to 8:30 p.m.: Adult/Child CPR Class; Lawrence Headquarters Branch of the Mercer County Library System, 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Musical Preview of the 2011 Princeton Festival Season; Princeton Public Library.

7:30 p.m.: Scott Horton, International Attorney-at-Law & Human Rights Advocate, speaks on “Torture, Wikileaks and State Secrecy—Did torture help or hinder finding Osama bin Laden?”; Princeton Unitarian Universalist Congregation Church, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

Friday, June 3

8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.: Eden Autism Services/Princeton University presents “Autism: A Journey in Optimism and Opportunity”; Reynolds Auditorium, Princeton University Campus.

7:30 to 9:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society outdoor dance, Cal Mix; Hinds Plaza. Free.

8 to 10 p.m.: Dance Improv, a dance jam with live music; All Saints Church, 16 All Saints Road, Princeton.

Saturday, June 4

8:30 a.m.: D&R Greenway Land Trust invites the public to participate in The Second Running of the Hopewell Valley Trail Run; St. Michael’s Farm Preserve, Hopewell.

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Bake Sale to benefit the Princeton Rescue Squad; Harriet Bryan House Cafeteria, 301 Elm Road.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Lawrenceville Main Street Farmers’ Market; Lawrenceville Fuel parking lot, Gordon Avenue. Through October 29.

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Grounds For Sculpture’s Anniversary Arts Party; 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton.

3 p.m.: The Choir of the Pope’s Diocese performance; Patriot’s Theatre at the War Memorial, Trenton.

6 to 9 p.m.: Opening Reception of Joseph Barrett’s exhibition, Alluvial Days; Silverman Gallery, 4920 Route 202, Buckingham Green, Holicong, Pa. Exhibition runs through June 30.

7:30 p.m.: Princeton High School Choir presents an evening of cabaret music; Princeton High School Performing Arts Center.

7:30 to 11:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society presents a Salsa Sensation Workshop and Dance; Susanne Patterson Center.

8 p.m.: Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra performance; Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University.

Sunday, June 5

8 a.m.: University Medical Center at Princeton’s Kids Marathon;

9:30 a.m.: 2011 Central New Jersey Kidney Walk; Waterfront Park, Trenton Thunder Ballpark, Trenton. Check-in begins at 8 a.m.

Noon to 4 p.m.: Chabad of Mercer County’s Spirit Spa Expo; Princeton Marriott at Forrestal, 100 College Road East.

4 p.m.: Jazz with Steve Wilson & Bruce Barth; Clark Music Center, The Lawrenceville School.

Monday, June 6

Recycling

7:30 p.m.: Yoga Practice; Lawrence Headquarters Branch of the Mercer County Library System, 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville.

7:30 p.m.: Mystery Book Group: Provenance: How a Con Man and a Forger Rewrote the History of Modern Art by Laney Salisbury and Aly Sujo; Princeton Public Library, Quiet Room.

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, June 7

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.: Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce Princeton/West Windsor Chapter luncheon; Hyatt Regency Princeton.

5 p.m.: Memoir Writing Workshop for Seniors; Lawrence Headquarters Branch of the Mercer County Library System, 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville.

6:30 p.m.: Princeton Athletic Club presents Spring Classic Cross-Country Series with a Youth (under-13) mile cross-country run and an Open 5K cross-country run; Rosedale Park, Federal City Road. Registration opens at 5:45 p.m.

7 p.m.: Tuesday Technology Talk with John LeMasney; Princeton Public Library, Community Room.

7:30 p.m.: Delaware Valley Poets poetry workshop; Lawrence Public Library, 2751 Bus. US Route 1 South at Darrah Lane.

Wednesday, June 8

7 p.m.: Princeton Airport hosts a seminar, “Garmin Seminar Series”; Princeton Airport, Route 206.

8 to 10:30 p.m.: Princeton Country Dancers’ Contra Dance with live music and no partner needed; Suzanne Patterson Center. Every Wednesday.

Thursday, June 9

Noon: The League of Women Voters Princeton area 79th Annual Meeting; The Windrows, 2000 Windrow Drive, Princeton.

12:30 to 2 p.m.: The Windrows University program presents “Your Healthcare Choices” with Dr. David R. Barile, MD; Princeton Windrows, 2000 Windrow Drive, Princeton.

2 p.m.: Scientific Symposium, FESTSCHRIFT, celebrating the 65th birthday of Clarence E. Schutte; Frick Chemistry Laboratory, Princeton University. Also Saturday starting at 8 a.m.

6 to 9 p.m.: Preview of the Princeton Festival; The Festival will showcase its 2011 production of Igor Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress, at 6:30 p.m. Stars of the production will sing arias; Artistic Director Richard Tang Yuk will present the singers; and Stage Director Steven LaCosse will introduce the opera and answer questions, followed by a reception in the galleries. Space is limited. Seating will be first-come, first-served. Come early and stay late to experience the European gallery where plates of William Hogarth’s A Rake’s Progress are on view.; Princeton University Art Museum

6:30 to 8:30 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton’s Summer Courtyard Concert Series; Princeton Shopping Center.

7 p.m.: Engaged Retirement & Encore Careers program, “Time at Last—Navigating Retirement”; RWJ Health & Wellness Center, 3100 Quakerbridge Road.

7 to 8:25 p.m.: Plainsboro Public Library launches the DEPTH (Delivering Exceptional Presentations that Heal) Program; Plainsboro Public Library, Community Room, 9 Van Doren Street.

8:30 p.m.: Rome on Film: Roman Holiday, 1953. Don’t miss the Museum’s popular outdoor film series! Director William Wyler’s masterpiece, Roman Holiday, will screen on the quad by the Museum entrance. Bring a chair or a blanket, grab a complimentary drink and a bag of popcorn, and transport yourself to Wyler’s Rome with Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn. In case of rain, the film will be screened in McCormick 101.

Friday, June 10

12:30 p.m.: Princeton Senior Resource Center’s Brown Bag discussion, “Plan Ahead and Rest in Peace”; Suzanne Patterson Building, 45 Stockton Street.

6:30 p.m.: Sustainable Jazz Ensemble with Stephen Hiltner, Jerry D’Anna, and Ron Connor; Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau Street.

7:30 p.m.: Grounds For Sculpture Courtyard Concert with Christine Martucci; 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton.

7:30 to 9:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society’s Outdoor Dance, Swing Mix; Hinds Plaza. Free.

Saturday, June 11

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.: American Red Cross open blood drive; Windsor Chapel, 401 Village Road East, Princeton Junction.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Opening of the Montgomery Farmers’ Market; Village Shopping Center, Route 206 South, Montgomery Township. Season runs through mid-October.

9:30 to 11:30 a.m.: 5th Annual 5K Walk/Run for Women’s Athletics; Rider University, Campus Mall.

10 a.m.: Princeton Marquand Park Tree Walk and Tour; starts near parking lot on Lover’s Lane between Stockton and Mercer Streets.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Lawrenceville Main Street Farmers’ Market; Lawrenceville Fuel’s parking lot, 16 Gordon Avenue.

3 p.m.: A view into the history of the Institute for Advanced Study with Linda Arntzenius; Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau Street.

3:30 to 5 p.m.: New Jersey Audubon’s Family Nature Program, “Live Birds & Bird Nest Box Survey”; New Jersey Audubon’s Plainsboro Preserve, 80 Scotts Corner Road, Cranbury.

8 p.m.: Pulcinella, a world premiere, with Artistic Director Graham Lustig; McCarter Theatre.

8 p.m.: The Central Jersey Choral Society continues its 61st season with Brahams: Ein Deutsches Requiem; Princeton University Chapel.

8:30 to 11:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society hosts Open Dancing to DJ Phil Chan; Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

Sunday, June 12

1 to 4 p.m.: Drumthwacket in Bloom: Garden Party Open House; 354 Stockton Street, Princeton. Reservations Required.

2 to 4 p.m.: The Gallery at Plainsboro Library hosts an artists’ reception for “Favorites”, an exhibit by Watercolorists Unlimited; Plainsboro Library, 9 Van Doren Street.

3 p.m.: Concordia Chamber Players; Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University.

Monday, June 13

2 p.m.: Monday Movie Matinee, Garden State; Lawrence Headquarters Branch of the Mercer County Library System, 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville.

7:30 p.m.: Yoga Practice; Lawrence Headquarters Branch of the Mercer County Library System, 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville.

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