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Vol. LXV, No. 12
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
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Wednesday, March 23

7:30 p.m.: Princeton Committee on Palestine screens Occupation 101, an award-winning documentary film on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; Princeton University, Lewis Library 138.

Thursday, March 24

4:30 p.m.: Princeton University Department of Spanish & Portuguese Languages & Cultures holds the Princeton Documentary Film Festival 2011, “Pictures and Words”; Princeton University. Through Saturday, March 26.

7:30 p.m.: Princeton Committee on Palestine welcomes Adam Horowitz, co-editor of Mondoweiss, to deliver the lecture, “The Goldstone Report: The Legacy of the Landmark Investigation of the Gaza Conflict;” Princeton University, Lewis Library 138.

Friday, March 25

4 p.m.: American Repertory Ballet’s On Pointe, “Dancing Your Way Into College”; Princeton Ballet School’s studios, 301 N. Harrison Street, Princeton.

6:30 to 8 p.m.: Opening reception of “Feedback”, an exhibition of paintings by Steve Budington; The Mariboe Gallery at Peddie School, Hightstown.

Saturday, March 26

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Celebrate NJ! Day of Community; Rutgers University, Cook/Douglass Recreation Center, 50 Biel Road, New Brunswick.

2 p.m.: Princeton Public Library hosts a Citizenship Workshop; Princeton Public Library.

5:30 p.m.: Celebrate Russia!; Smith House in Princeton Landing.

Sunday, March 27

8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.: American Red Cross blood drive; Beth El Synagogue, 50 Maple Stream Road, East Windsor.

Noon to 4 p.m.: The Hopewell-Keroka Alliance holds 2nd Annual Community Flea Market; Hopewell Central High School, 259 Pennington-Titusville Road, Pennington.

3 p.m.: Princeton University Music Department’s Faculty Recital; Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall.

4 p.m.: The Poquelin Players present a premiere reading of “Hallie”; Princeton Public Library.

4 p.m.: Nassau At Four music series concludes 2010-2011 season with award-winning Marimbist and Percussionist, Greg Giannascoli; Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street, Princeton.

4 to 6 p.m.: The Jewish Center of Princeton in collaboration with the Princeton Area Anti-Torture Group and the Coalition for Peace Action is holding a Forum, “Judeo-Christian Perspectives on Torture as a Moral Issue”; The Jewish Center, 435 Nassau Street.

Monday, March 28


7 p.m.: Princeton Theological Seminary welcomes Dr. David H. Kelsey, the Luther Weigle Professor Emeritus of Theology at Yale Divinity School, to campus to deliver the annual Warfield Lectures, Lecture I: “The God of Abraham Praise”; Mackay Campus Center.

Tuesday, March 29

4:30 p.m.: Book talk by Princeton Professor Michael D. Gordin, author of “Red Cloud at Dawn: Truman, Stalin, and the End of the Atomic Monopoly” and “Five Days in August: How World War II Became a Nuclear War”; Lewis Library 138, Princeton University, Washington Road & Ivy Lane.

6 to 8 p.m.: Heart Disease + Stroke Support Group for Women; American Heart Association State Office, 1 Union Street, Suite 301, Robbinsville.

Wednesday, March 30

6 p.m.: Ronald Stroud University of California Berkeley presents Magic and Religion in Ancient Corinth; McCormick Hall 106, Princeton University.

6 to 7:30 p.m.: Verizon Wireless hosts a free workshop; Lawrenceville store, Mercer Shopping Center, 304 Mercer Mall, Lawrenceville.

7:30 p.m.: St. Paul Parish hosts a free lecture, “The Gospel of Matthew in Lent” by Sister Carol Perry, S.U.; St. Paul’s Spiritual Center, 214 Nassau Street.

Thursday, March 31

7 to 9 p.m.: CancerCare’s free educational seminar, “What to Know When You Are Newly Diagnosed With Cancer: Advice and Practical Tips”; Mercer County Library, 333 North Post Road, Princeton Junction.

8 p.m.: Nash Ensemble of London; Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall, Princeton University.

Friday, April 1

9:30 a.m.: The Piano Teachers Forum’s monthly meeting, “Pulse, tempo, rhythm, phrasing: The Heartbeat of Music”; Jacobs Music, Route 1, Lawrence Township.

5 to 6:30 p.m.: Senior Show Exhibit; Numina Gallery, Princeton High School.

6:30 to 9:30 p.m.: Australian Wine Dinner; Salt Creek Grille, One Rockingham Row, Princeton Forrestal Village.

Saturday, April 2

11 a.m.: “Talk With Your Farmer”; Updike Farmstead, 354 Quaker Road, Princeton.

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: The 1st New Jersey Regiment (A Revolutionary War reenactment group) will be holding a “School of the Soldier” for its members; Washington Crossing State Park, Visitor Center Museum. The public is invited to observe the re-enactors train and prepare for battle.

2 p.m.: Animal Ambassadors at Mapleton Preserve; 145 Mapleton Road.

7:30 p.m.: Pianist Mariam Nazarian in Concert; Solley Theatre, Paul Robeson Center for the Arts.

8 p.m. to Midnight: Professional and Business Singles Network Spring Dance Party; Inn at Lambertville Station, River Side Ballroom; 11 Bridge Street, Lambertville.

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

Sunday, April 3

1 to 4 p.m.: The James A. Michener Art Museum’s Education Outreach and Diversity Department hosts the seventh annual Creative Spirit Symposium for Artists with Visual Disabilities; 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, Pa.

5 p.m.: VOICES Chorale presents “Come to the Cabaret”; Bob Egan’s Supper Club & Cabaret Ramada Inn, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope.

Monday, April 4

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

Tuesday, April 5

6:45 to 10 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society presents Lindy and Charleston workshops; All Saints’ Church, 16 All Saints’ Road, Princeton.

7 p.m.: Dr. Thomas Hastings, associate director at the Center of Theological Inquiry in Princeton, delivers the Toyohiko Kagawa Lecture; Princeton Theological Seminary, Mackay Campus Center.

Thursday, April 7

9 a.m. to 9 p.m.: Princeton Theological Seminary’s Annual Used Book Sale; the Seminary’s Whiteley Gymnasium.

10 a.m.: 55PLUS meeting with Ferdinand Hampson, founder of Habatat Galleries in Royal Oak, Mich.; Princeton Jewish Center, 435 Nassau Street.

Noon: Dinosaur Researcher, Dr. William B. Gallagher of Rider University, presents local findings in his talk, “Dinosaurs in Your Backyard”; Mercer County Community College, Communications Building, West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road.

4 to 7 p.m.: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Blawenburg Reformed Church Spring Rummage Sale; 424 Route 518, Blawenburg. Also Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

7 p.m.: Eagleton Institute of Politics event with ABC News’ Senior Health and Medical Editor Dr. Richard Besser, “Preparedness, Pandemic, and Political Change”; Douglass Campus Center, Rutgers University.

Friday, April 8

7:30 to 9 p.m.: Successfully Speak Up Toastmasters meeting; Kingston United Methodist Church, 9 Church Street, Kingston.

Saturday, April 9

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Knowing Native Plants: Fleeting Flora; Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve Visitor Center, 1635 River Road, New Hope.

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

Sunday, April 10

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Sustainable Lawrence and the Lawrence Township Green Team host the Fourth Annual Green Home and Energy Expo; Lawrence High, 2525 Princeton Pike.

11 a.m. to Noon: The Master Gardeners of Mercer County will host a program, “Composting: Ultimate Recycling”; Mercer Educational Gardens, 431 A Federal City Road, Pennington.

Monday, April 11


7 to 9 a.m.: Mercer County Park Commission Nature Program, “Early Birds”; meet at Rosedale Park, Blackwell Road parking lot.

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