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Vol. LXV, No. 23
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
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Calendar

Wednesday, June 8

9 a.m.: Princeton Self Storage and Goodwill Industries hold the “Spread Goodwill” Clothing Drive, accepting items now through June 30; Princeton Self Storage, 35 Airpark Road, Princeton.

7 p.m.: Princeton Airport hosts “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; 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.

6:30 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 Cneter, 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.

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 p.m.: The Wizard of Oz; Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre, 355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road, Titusville.

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. 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 Stocton 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.

Tuesday, June 14

7 p.m.: Engaged Retirement Speaker Series, “Voluntourism: Combine travel and service and see the world in a new light”; Princeton Public Library.

7 to 8 p.m.: Optional in-person Registration for Princeton Adult School English as a Second Language (ESL) summer course; Princeton Community Village Clubhouse.

9 p.m.: Moonlight Tour of Grounds For Sculpture; 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton.

Wednesday, June 15

1 p.m.: Art at the Updike Farmstead with a Farm Tour and Lecture; 354 Quaker Road, Princeton.

3:30 to 5:30 p.m.: Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression; Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, 50 Vreeland Drive, Suite 506, Skillman.

5 to 7 p.m.: Forrestal Village Summer Concert; Princeton Forrestal Village, 206 Rockingham Row. Free.

7:30 p.m.: 2011 JCC Annual Meeting; Congregation Beth Chaim, 329 Village Road, Princeton Junction.

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 16

7:30 to 9:15 a.m.: Business Owner Roundtable meeting; Bartolomei Pucciarelli, Main Conference Room, 2564 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville.

9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.: The Updike Farmstead hosts a Painting Workshop; 354 Quaker Road, Princeton.

10 a.m.: Secure@Home hosts a Meet & Greet Event for Older Adults ; Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 50 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton.

1:30 p.m.: McCaffrey’s hosts Chef Jean Pierre and Registered Dietitian Jill Kwasny, “Jean Pierre’s Summer Salads and The How’s and Why’s of Meatless Mondays”; Princeton McCaffrey’s, Princeton Shopping Center.

5:30 p.m.: Miele’s Product Cooking Presentation; 9 Independence Way, Princeton.

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

7 p.m.: Lawrenceville Main Street’s Music in the Park Concert Series with “Run To Sandy”; Weeden Park, Route 206, Lawrenceville.

7 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton’s Annual Membership Meeting and Awards Presentation; Solley Theater.

Friday, June 17

6 to 11 p.m.: JaZams Summer Block Party; Palmer Square green.

8:30 to 11:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society presents Swing Dance with Live Band the Boilermakers; Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

Saturday, June 18

10 a.m. to Noon: International Adoption Information Meeting sponsored by The Welcome House Adoption Program of Pearl S. Buck International; Hopewell Branch Library of the Mercer County Library System, 245 Pennington-Titusville Road, Pennington.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Lawrenceville Main Street Farmers’ Market; Lawrenceville Fuel’s parking lot, 16 Gordon Avenue. Noon: Adoption Day, sponsored by SAVE; Utopia for Pets, Princeton North Shopping Center, 1225 State Road 206.

1 p.m.: The 24th Annual Alzheimer’s Association Polo Classic charity; Hillsborough Country Club.

3:30 to 5 p.m.: New Jersey Audubon’s Family Nature Program, “Life Under A Log”; New Jersey Plainsboro Preserve, 80 Scotts Corner Road, Cranbury.

8 p.m.: Organ Recital with Christopher Young on the Aeolian-Skinner Organ; Princeton University Chapel.

9 p.m. to Midnight: Central Jersey Dance Society presents Argentine Tango Dancing; Suzanne Patterson Center, Monument Drive, Princeton.

Sunday, June 19

4 to 9 p.m.: Terhune Orchards’ Firefly Festival; 330 Cold Soil Road.

Monday, June 20

Recycling

10 a.m.: Morning Book Club, March by Geraldine Brooks; Lawrence Headquarters Branch of the Mercer County Library System, 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville.

Wednesday, June 22

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 23

6 p.m.: Presentation and book signing with Graham Farmelo, The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom; Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau Street.

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

7 p.m.: Lawrenceville Main Street’s Music in the Park Concert Series with “Lawrence Community Concert Band”; Weeden Park, Route 206, Lawrenceville. Dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Friday, June 24

3 to 7 p.m.: The Mercer County Soil Conservation District Pollinator Picnic: A family-friendly event!; Mercer County Soil Conservation District, 508 Hughes Drive, Hamilton Square. Free.

7 to 9 p.m.: Opera NJ’s “Music Under the Stars” concert; Palmer Square green.

Saturday, June 25

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

2 p.m.: Highlights Tour, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton campus.

7 p.m.: Café Improv; Solley Theatre.

7 p.m.: The Hispanic Theological Initiative at Princeton Theological Seminary presents the 15th Annual Summer Workshop with Dr. Sammy Alfaro, who will discuss his book, Divino Companero: Toward a Hispanic Pentecostal Christology; Stuart Hall, Room 6. Free.

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