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Vol. LXII, No. 26
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
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Wednesday, June 25

7 p.m.: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory; Open Air Theater, Washington Crossing State Park, Titusville.

7 p.m.: Coalition for Peace Action screening of Body of War; Garden Theater. For tickets, call (609) 924-5022.

7:30 p.m.: U.S. 1 Poets Eloise Bruce and Angelo Verga; Princeton Public Library.

7:30 p.m.: Princeton Environmental Commission; Room A, Township Municipal Complex.

8 p.m.: Lyle Lovett and his Large Band; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Thursday, June 26

Noon: Mercer County Music in the Park concert with Jeff Palmer rock band; Millyard Park, Trenton. Free.

6 p.m.: Swingadelic jazz/blues band; Princeton Shopping Center Courtyard. Free.

6 p.m.: Newark Black Film Festival screening of The Promised Land episode of PBS documentary series Eyes on the Prize; New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street, Trenton. Free.

6:45 p.m.: SCORE Business Seminar, “Quick Books to Help Your Business Grow”; Princeton Public Library.

7 p.m.: Oklahoma!; Open Air Theater, Washington Crossing State Park, Titusville. Also Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 7 p.m.

7 p.m.: Lawrence Community Concert Band; Weeden Park, Lawrenceville. Free.

7 to 8:30 p.m.: Senior Care Options Workshop for caregivers; Princeton Public Library.

8 p.m.: Singer Sarah Donner; Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street.

8 p.m.: Finals of Princeton Festival piano competition for pianists ages 6 to 24; Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall.

8 p.m.: Princeton Summer Theater production of Bus Stop; 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.: Princeton University Summer Concert with the Escher Quartet; Richardson Auditorium.

Friday, June 27

10 a.m.: Jack & The Beanstalk; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 10:30 a.m.

7 p.m.: Lynn Randall Quartet; Crossing Vineyards & Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Road, Washington Crossing, Pa.

7:30 p.m.: Opera New Jersey preview concert; Palmer Square. Also Saturday at 2 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: Courtyard Concert with singer-guitarist Jeffrey Gaines; Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton.

8 p.m.: Princeton Festival’s La Boheme; McCarter Theatre. Also Sunday at 3 p.m.

8 p.m.: Shakespeare ’70 production of The Taming of the Shrew; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: Comedian Louis C.K.; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

8 and 10:30 p.m.: Andrew Kennedy; Catch a Rising Star Comedy Club, Princeton Hyatt Regency. Also Saturday at 8 and 10:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Twilight of the Golds; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 28

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Mercer County Household Chemical Waste and Electronics Waste Disposal Day; Dempster Fire School, Bakers Basin/Lawrence Station Road, Lawrence Township.

9:45 a.m.: Blues/bluegrass duet Carm and John; West Windsor Farmers Market, Princeton Junction train station.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Annual Blueberry Bash; Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road. Free. Also Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

1:30 p.m.: Mercer County Park Commission’s 21st Annual Old Time Baseball Game; Howell Living History Farm, 70 Wooden’s Lane, Lambertville.

3 p.m.: Princeton Festival’s Mirette; Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau Street.

5 p.m.: Gospel concert benefiting HomeFront; Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 189 South Broad Street, Trenton.

6:30 to 9:30 p.m.: Folk by Association folk duet; Halo Pub, 9 Hulfish Street.

7 p.m.: Blue Curtain concert with Cabo Verdean singer Maria de Barros and Agua Dulce Dance Company; Pettoranello Gardens, Princeton Community Park North, Mountain Avenue. Free.

8 p.m.: Princeton Festival concert with organist Marilyn Keiser; Princeton University Chapel.

8:30 p.m.: Ryat and Tim Conley jazz/folk band; Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street.

10 p.m. to 1 a.m.: Blues band The Ramblin Dawgs; Tap Room, Nassau Inn, Palmer Square.

Monday, June 30

7 p.m.: Aladdin; Open Air Theater, Washington Crossing State Park, Titusville. Also Tuesday and Wednesday at 7 p.m.

7 p.m.: Screening of Across the Universe; Princeton Public Library.

7:30 p.m.: Austin Girls Choir; Princeton Theological Seminary Chapel, 64 Mercer Street. Free.

Tuesday, July 1

7 p.m.: Screening of Casablanca; Lawrence Public Library, 2751 Brunswick Pike.

Wednesday, July 2

1 p.m.: Senior Resource Center screening of Silent Wings; Suzanne Patterson Building. Free.

7 p.m.: Wizard Rock Concert with the Remus Lupins and Draco and the Malfoys; Princeton Public Library. Free.

Dusk (approximately 9 p.m.): Spirit of Princeton Independence Day Fireworks Celebration; Princeton University fields next to University Stadium, Western Way.

Thursday, July 3

6 p.m.: The Blawenburg Band; Princeton Shopping Center Courtyard. Free.

6 p.m.: Newark Black Film Festival screening of Back to Africa; New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street, Trenton. Free.

7 p.m.: Riverside country, rock, and acoustic bluegrass band; Weeden Park, Lawrenceville. Free.

7 p.m.: Carousel; Open Air Theater, Washington Crossing State Park, Titusville. Also Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 7 p.m.

8 p.m.: Princeton Summer Theater production of Bus Stop; 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 4

10 a.m.: Old Barracks Fifes & Drums Demonstrations; Princeton Battlefield, Princeton Pike.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Independence Day Jubilee with American Historical Theatre re-enactors; Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street. Free.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Interpreting History Demonstrations; Thomas Clarke House, Princeton Battlefield State Park, 500 Mercer Road.

8 and 10:30 p.m.: Joey Gay and Jackie Kashardian; Catch a Rising Star Comedy Club, Princeton Hyatt Regency. Also Saturday at 8 and 10:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Shakespeare ’70 production of The Taming of the Shrew; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

Saturday, July 5

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Revolutionary Soldiers’ Encampment; Princeton Battlefield, Princeton Pike.

12:15 p.m.: “Picturing Princeton 1783: The Nation’s Capital” exhibition tours; Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street. Also at 1:15, 2:15 and 3:15 p.m. For information, call (609) 924-8144, ext. 106.

2 to 9:30 p.m.: Annual Freedom Fest; Mercer County Park, West Windsor.

3 to 8 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton’s “Sounds for SAVE” concert; Pettoranello Gardens, Community Park North, Route 206 and Mountain Avenue. Free.

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

7 p.m.: “Ghosts of Princeton Battlefield”; Princeton Battlefield, Princeton Pike.

7:30 p.m.: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra; Mercer County Park, West Windsor. Free.

8 p.m.: Twilight of the Golds; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell.

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