Town Topics — Princeton's Weekly Community Newspaper Since 1946.
Vol. LXIV, No. 18
 
Wednesday, May 5, 2010
Coldwell Banker Princeton Office

Prudential Fox and Roach, Realtors

Gloria Nilson GMAC Real Estate

Henderson Sotheby's International Realty

N.T. Callaway Princeton Office

Stockton Real Estate, LLC

Weichert, Realtors



Advertise in Town Topics

Iris Interiors


Advertise in Town Topics

Weather Forecast


Calendar

Wednesday, May 5

5 to 7 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton’s Cinco de Mayo celebration, with Mexican folk crafts, food, and musical entertainment; Albert E. Hinds Community Plaza, Princeton Public Library. Free.

5:30 p.m.: Conversation, “Religion and Politics,” with Ian Buruma and Avishai Margalit; Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau Street.

7:30 p.m.: Take Flight; Berlind Theatre. Also Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: Princeton Country Dancers; Suzanne Patterson Center.

8 p.m.: All Shook Up; Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa. Also Thursday at 8 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

Thursday, May 6

Noon: Noontime Recital with The Crosswinds Trio; Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church, 124 Witherspoon Street.

12:30 p.m.: Organ concert by John Miller; Princeton University Chapel.

4:30 p.m.: Talk, “Return to Space,” by “space tourist” Charles Simonyi, Institute for Advanced Study chairman of the board; Wolfensohn Hall, Institute for Advanced Study. Free.

6 to 8 p.m.: Free oral cancer screening; University Medical Center at Princeton Clinic, Suite B, 253 Witherspoon Street. To register, call (888) 897-8979.

8 p.m.: Princeton University Wind Ensemble; Richardson Auditorium.

Friday, May 7

9 a.m. to 8 p.m.: Princeton Theological Seminary annual used book sale; Whiteley Gymnasium, Princeton Theological Seminary. Also Saturday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday from noon to 4 p.m., Monday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

6 p.m.: Lecture, “Experiments on Animals in Ancient Greece and Rome: Private and Public Science,” by Heinrich von Staden, Institute for Advanced Study School of Historical Studies; Wolfensohn Hall, Institute for Advanced Study. Free.

7 to 9 p.m.: “In The Garden” Prom for teens and young adults 13 to 30 with special needs; Suzanne Patterson Center. For information, call Stacie at Recreation Department at (609) 921-9480.

8 p.m.: Princeton University Sinfonia; Richardson Auditorium.

8 p.m. Jazz pianist Geri Allen; Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall.

8 p.m.: My Fair Lady; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: Tom, Dick and Harry; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 8

9 a.m.: Registration for annual HomeFront 5k Run/Walk for Hope; Educational Testing Service, Rosedale Road.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Annual Heirloom Plant Sale; Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Princeton/Pettoranello Sister City Foundation annual Mother’s Day Plant Sale; Community Park North parking lot.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Spring Sale benefiting local charities, with food, live music, silent auction; Unitarian Church, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Annual Spring Fling; Princeton Shopping Center.

2 p.m.: Simultaneous chess challenge with grandmaster Sergey Kudrin vs. 25 opponents; Hinds Plaza, Princeton Public Library.

2 and 7 p.m.: Princeton Ballet School’s The Sleeping Beauty; Patriots Theatre at the War Memorial, Trenton.

7:30 p.m.: Steve Hudson Chamber Ensemble; Paul Robeson Center for the Arts.

8 p.m.: Princeton University Concert Jazz Ensemble, “Soul on Soul: Celebrating the Music and Legacy of Mary Lou Williams”; Richardson Auditorium.

8 p.m.: Patti LuPone’s one-woman show Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda; McCarter Theatre.

8 p.m.: Westminster Conservatory Community Chorus and Chamber Choir concert, “A Grand Night for Singing”; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College.

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

Sunday, May 9

3 p.m.: Cecelia B. Hodges in “Go, Tell It,” spoken word reflections on the life of Paul Robeson; Princeton High School Performing Arts Center.

3 p.m.: Eric Mintel Jazz Quartet; Princeton Public Library.

7 p.m.: Chi Rho, Wake Forest Christian men’s a capella vocal group; Princeton United Methodist Church.

Monday, May 10

10:30 a.m.: Sports Chat with sports broadcaster Dan Brady; Princeton Senior Resource Center, Suzanne Patterson Building. Free.

Noon: Lunch and book discussion by Gina Kolata, author of Rethinking Thin: The New Science of Weight Loss and the Myths and Realities of Dieting; Eno Terra restaurant. For tickets, call (609) 497-1777.

7:30 p.m.: Readings by Delaware Valley Poets Judy Michaels and Chris Cunningham; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall, Route 1.

Tuesday, May 11

7:30 p.m.: Take Flight; Berlind Theatre. Also Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7:30 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: Chi Rho, Wake Forest Christian men’s a capella vocal group; Trinity Episcopal Church.

Wednesday, May 12

5:30 p.m.: Poetry Reading by John Koethe; Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau Street.

7 p.m.: Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder lecture and discussion, “Coping with Bullying,” by HiTOPS Executive Director Elizabeth Casparian; Riverside School, 58 Riverside Drive.

8 p.m.: Princeton Country Dancers; Suzanne Patterson Center.

Thursday, May 13

8 a.m.: Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce Princeton/West Windsor Chapter Mayor’s breakfast with West Windsor Mayor Shing-Fu Hsueh; Princeton Windrows, 2000 Windrows Drive.

4:30 p.m.: Princeton Middle East Society talk, “War, Terror and the Folly of Empire,” by Chris Hedges; 101 McCormick (Princeton University Art Museum).

6 p.m.: Talk by Nassim Taleb, author of The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable; Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau Street.

7 p.m.: Engaged Retirement Series talk, “Caring For Older Parents,” by Susan Hoskins, Princeton Senior Resource Center Executive Director; Second Floor Conference Room, Princeton Public Library.

7 p.m.: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey FUNundrum; Sun National Bank Center, Trenton. Also Friday at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., Saturday at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., and Sunday at 1 and 5 p.m.

Friday, May 14

Noon: Brown Bag discussion on Prostate Awareness with Sidney Goldfarb, M.D.; Senior Resource Center, Suzanne Patterson Building. Free. To register, call 609) 924-7108.

3 to 6 p.m.: D&R Greenway Spring Native Plant Sale; Johnson Education Center, One Preservation Place, off Rosedale Road. Also Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m., rain or shine.

7:30 p.m.: Screening of Hole by Princeton native Ben Saltzman; Princeton Public Library.

8 p.m.: My Fair Lady; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: Tom, Dick and Harry; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Man Who Came to Dinner; Mount Burke Theater, Peddie School, Hightstown. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: Dance Improv; All Saints’ Church, 16 All Saints’ Road.

Saturday, May 15

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: National Learn to Fly Day hourly presentations; Princeton Airport, 41 Airpark Road.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Dancing by members of American Repertory Ballet’s Princeton Ballet School; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall, Route 1. Free.

2 p.m.: Princeton Symphony Orchestra presentation of The Story of Babar, the Little Elephant with narrator Rossen Milanov and pianist Sylvie Webb; Princeton Public Library. Free.

7 p.m.: Benefit concert for United Front Against Riverblindness with handbell artist Hyosang Park and pianist Akiko Hosaki; Princeton United Methodist Church.

7 p.m.: Shockheaded Peter and Other Cautionary Tales; Arts Council of Princeton. Also Sunday at 5 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: Comedian Joel McHale; State Theatre, New Brunswick. SOLD OUT.

8 p.m.: One Night of Queen; McCarter Theatre.

Return to Top | Go to Mailbox


Town Topics® may be purchased on Wednesday mornings at the following locations: Princeton — McCaffrey’s, Cox’s, Kiosk (Palmer Square), Krauszer’s (State Road), Olives, Speedy Mart (State Road), Wawa (University Place); Hopewell — Village Express; Rocky Hill — Wawa (Route 518); Pennington — Pennington Market.
Copyright© Town Topics®, Inc. 2011.