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Vol. LXV, No. 9
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
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Wednesday, March 2

10:30 a.m.: Princeton Senior Activity: Computer Class; Suzanne Patterson Building.

5:30 to 7 p.m.: Artist reception and panel discussion in conjunction with “Retrospect”, Documentary photography by Damien Schumann; Bowl 2, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

7 p.m.: The Princeton Middle East Society and the Community of Living Traditions at Stony Point Center hold a presentation with award-winning journalist from Gaza, Mohammed Omer; Main Lounge, Mackay Campus Center, Princeton Theological Seminary.

7:30 p.m.: Talk With Your Farmer at the Princeton Farmers’ Market; Princeton Public Library, community room.

Thursday, March 3

4:30 p.m.: John Marshall Harlan ’20 Lecture in Constitutional Adjudication, “Global Justice: The Power and the Pity” by The Honorable Madam Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella; Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

5:15 p.m.: 28th Annual Tribute to Women Awards Dinner, sponsored by the YWCA Princeton; Hyatt Regency Princeton.

6 p.m.: Book reading and signing with Chang-rae Lee, author of The Surrendered; Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau Street.

7:15 p.m.: Palestine Children’s Relief Fund - Rutgers Chapter hosts benefit banquet “Voices Beyond Walls;” Rutgers Student Center Multipurpose Room, 126 College Avenue, New Brunswick.

8 p.m.: Princeton Shakespeare Company presents Much Ado About Nothing; Whitman College Theatre.

Friday, March 4

7 p.m.: What’s Up Princeton hosts Open Mic Night for high school students; Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon Street.

Saturday, March 5

9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.: The Delaware Valley Unit of The Herb Society of America sponsors an all-day symposium on “Herbs From Around the World”; D&R Greenway, Princeton.

Noon: GLBTQ Films and Lectures; Princeton Public Library, community room.

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

7 to 11 p.m.: Dazzle 2011: The Wild West Extravaganza, a benefit for Young Audiences of New Jersey; Princeton Elks Lodge, 2 Route 518, Skillman.

7:30 p.m.: Bucks County Performing Arts Center presents “An Evening of Irish Folk Music & Dance” with Gerry Timlin; Yardley Community Centre, 64 South Main Street.

Sunday, March 6

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Artists’ Apiary Sunday series; Camillo’s Café, Princeton Shopping Center.

1 to 3 p.m.: Mercer County Park Commission Nature Program, “Late Winter Waterfowl Walk”; meet at Roebling Park, Spring Lake Area off of Sewell Avenue. Free.

3 p.m.: Celebrity Chefs Reunite for Parkinson’s Research VIP Reception; Eno Terra, 4484 Route 27, Kingston. Cocktails at 4:30 p.m. and Dinner at 5 p.m.

Monday, March 7

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: American Red Cross Blood Drive; Pavilions at Forrestal, 5000 Windrow Drive.

7:30 p.m.: The Compassionate Friends, Mercer Chapter meeting; Capital Health System of Hamilton, 1445 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road.

Tuesday, March 8

10:30 a.m.: Fancy Nancy Storytime!; Princeton Barnes & Noble.

11:30 a.m.: Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce Hamilton Chapter Luncheon; Villa Romanza, 429 Route 156, Hamilton.

6:30 to 9:30 p.m.: Eden Autism Services 4th Annual Irish Coffee Night; Salt Creek Grille, Princeton Forrestal Village.

7:30 p.m.: Princeton Macintosh Users Group Meeting, “Mobile and More: Highlights from the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show”; Computer Science Building, room 104, Princeton University.

Wednesday, March 9

12:30 p.m.: Kosher Café East program, “Keep Your Memory Sharp”; Beth El Synagogue, 50 Maple Stream Road, East Windsor.

Thursday, March 10

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Winter Princeton Farmers’ Market; Princeton Public Library community room.

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.: Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce Evening Networking Event and Business Card Exchange; Allegra, 2850 US Highway 1, Lawrenceville.

5:45 p.m.: International Association of Administrative Professionals, Mercer Chapter, hosts “Dealing with Change in the Workplace”; Tessara Restaurant, 812 Route 33, Hamilton.

6:30 p.m.: D&R Greenway Land Trust invites the public to “Butterflies, Their Beauty and Peril”, Rachael Winfree Program; One Preservation Place, Princeton.

Friday, March 11

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Hunterdon County Rug Artisans Guild monthly meeting; Administration Building in the Hunterdon County Complex, Route 12.

Noon: Princeton Senior Resource Center’s Brown Bag Discussion, “Osteoporosis: The Silent Crippler”; Suzanne Patterson Building, 45 Stockton Street.

1:30 to 3:30 p.m.: Mercer County Park Commission Nature Program, “Just a Hike”; meet at Baldpate Mountain, Pleasant Valley parking lot.

3:14 p.m.: Pi Day Princeton 2011 Begins, Geek Freak Weekend, through Monday, March 14; Princeton.

Saturday, March 12

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: White Elephant Special Rummage Sale; 905 Herrontown Road, Princeton.

1 to 3 p.m.: Princeton Academy of Martial Arts celebrates its 24-Year Anniversary with an Open House; 14 Farber Road, Princeton.

2 p.m.: Harlem Globetrotters 2011 World Tour; Sun National Bank Center, Trenton. Also at 7 p.m.

8:30 to 11:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society presents Ballroom Blitz dance; Unitarian Universalist Church, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

Sunday, March 13

1:30 to 3:30 p.m.: Free beginner lesson in Argentine Tango; Plainsboro Public Library, 9 Van Doren Street.

3 p.m.: Friends of the Princeton University Library host “Conversations with Curators and Conservators”; Firestone Library, Princeton University.

Monday, March 14


7 p.m.: Monthly Noodle Talk; Princeton Public Library.

7:30 p.m.: The Princeton Adult School presents Second Chance Cinema, “Wild Grass”; Friend Center Auditorium, Computer Science Building, Princeton University.

Wednesday, March 16

1 to 6 p.m.: 2011 Mercer County Economic Summit “Making Connections”; The Conference Center at Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor.

Thursday, March 17

8 p.m.: Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance; Patriots Theatre at the War Memorial.

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