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Vol. LXIII, No. 18
 
Wednesday, May 6, 2009
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Calendar

Wednesday, May 6

Noon to 12:30 p.m.: Recital by Catherine Weinfield, oboe; Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church, 124 Witherspoon Street. Free.

4 and 8 p.m.: Princeton University Chamber Music Concert; Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall. Free.

5 p.m.: “Hollywood Takes On the Great Depression” screening of Gold Diggers of 1933 and My Man Godfrey; Princeton Public Library. Free.

5:45 p.m.: Screening of The Soloist sponsored by NAMI Mercer and Mercer Alliance to End Homelessness; Garden Theater, 160 Nassau Street. For reservations, call (609) 799-8994.

6 p.m.: Screening of documentary film Home; New Jersey State Museum Auditorium, 205 State Street, Trenton. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Talk by novelist Anna Elliot, author of Twilight of Avalon; Princeton Public Library.

Thursday, May 7

6 p.m.: Screening of documentary film Flag Wars; New Jersey State Museum Auditorium, 205 State Street, Trenton. Free.

7 p.m.: Alive Mind Film Series screening of The Protagonist; Princeton Public Library. Free.

7 p.m.: “Farmers on Farming” talk on sustainable farming by Charlie and Lucia Huebner of Beechtree Farm, Hopewell; Whole Earth Center, 360 Nassau Street. Free.

7 p.m.: “Spanish Authors in America” talk by authors Marta Sanz and Luisge Martin; Princeton Public Library. Free.

7:30 p.m.: High School Musical; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: Instructions for Breathing; Passage Theatre, Trenton. Also Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m.

8 p.m.: MOMIX in Botanica; McCarter Theatre. Also Friday at 7:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Little Women the Musical; Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa. Also Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

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

8 p.m.: Princeton University Ballet spring concert, “Debut”; Frist Campus Center Film and Performance Theater. Also Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.

Friday, May 8

4:30 p.m.: Screening of documentary The Emperor’s Naked Army Marches On, and discussion with Japanese filmmaker Hara Kazuo; Stewart Theater, 185 Nassau Street. Free.

4:30 p.m.: Symposium on New South Sounds & Culture keynote address by Stanley Booth, author of The True Adventures of the Rolling Stones; McCosh Hall 50.

6 p.m.: Family Outdoor Movie and Camp-out; Princeton Family YMCA, Paul Robeson Place. Free.

7 to 9 p.m.: Dance for Special Teens Prom (for youth 12 to 21 with special needs); Suzanne Patterson Center. To register, call Princeton Recreation Department at (609) 921-9480.

8 p.m.: Wait Until Dark; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Princeton University Junior and Senior Concert; Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall. Free.

8 p.m.: Actors’ NET of Bucks County’s staged reading of World War II drama Riding the Comet; Heritage Center, Morrisville, Pa.

8 p.m.: Spring Concert by UUCP adult choir, soloists, and chamber orchestra; Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

8 to 10:15 p.m.: Dance Improv; All Saints’ Church, 16 All Saints’ Road.

Saturday, May 9

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Garage Sale; Princeton Korean Presbyterian Church, 500 Plainsboro Road, Plainsboro.

10 a.m.: Symposium on New South Sounds & Culture panel discussion; McCosh Hall 50.

10 a.m. to noon: Breakfast with Dora, Diego, and Spiderman; Village Learning Center, 15 Yard Road, Pennington.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Mother’s Day flower and plant sale; Community Park North.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Annual Spring Fair; Center Courtyard, Princeton Shopping Center.

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Lawrenceville Main Street’s “Town and Gown” House Tour of three historic homes on campus and five notable residences; Lawrenceville School and Village. For tickets or information, visit www.lawrencevillemainstreet.com or call (609) 219-9300.

11 a.m.: Annual Great Strides Cystic Fibrosis Foundation fund-raising walk; Mercer County Park.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Riverside Band Bluegrass Concert; Mapleton Preserve, 145 Mapleton Road. Free.

2 and 7 p.m.: Princeton Ballet School presentation of Swan Lake; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.

2 p.m.: “Hollywood Takes On the Great Depression” screening of Sullivan’s Travels and Paper Moon; Princeton Public Library. Free.

2 p.m.: Folk Tale Puppets, Sleeping Beauty; Waldorf School of Princeton, 1062 Cherry Hill Road.

3 p.m.: Book discussion/signing with Mary Carlomagno, author of Secrets Of Simplicity: Learn To Live Better With Less; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall, Route 1.

6:30 p.m.: Billy Jonas Mother’s Day Family Concert; Artworks, 19 Everett Alley, Trenton.

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

7:30 p.m.: Cuban jazz concert with Tiempo Libre and the Conga Kings; McCarter Theatre.

8 p.m.: “Celebrating Jazz at Princeton University” concert with Princeton University Concert Jazz Ensemble; Richardson Auditorium.

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

Sunday, May 10

3 p.m.: Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

3 p.m.: Musical ensemble PLP the Unity; Princeton Public Library.

Monday, May 11

Recycling

4 p.m.: Historic Preservation Commission; Township Municipal Complex, 400 Witherspoon Street.

7:30 p.m.: Discussion, “Engaging Together to Explore White Privilege,” cosponsored by Princeton Public Library and Not in Our Town; Princeton Public Library.

7:30 p.m.: Talk, “The World of the Child,” by Princeton Montessori School instructor Rita Brenner; Princeton Public Library.

Tuesday, May 12

12:30 p.m.: Book discussion/signing with Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child, authors of Cemetery Dance; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall, Route 1.

6 p.m.: Screening of documentary film Farmingville; New Jersey State Museum Auditorium, 205 State Street, Trenton. Free.

8 p.m.: Mercer County Community College Jazz Band; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Free.

8 p.m.: Composers Ensemble concert; Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall. Free.

Wednesday, May 13

Noon: Talk, “Building Bridges of Communication with Your Teen,” by Regina Ross of Carrier Clinic; Chicklet Books, Princeton Shopping Center. Free.

4 to 5 p.m.: Celebration honoring former Township Mayor Phyllis Marchand, and dedication of Municipal Plaza in her honor; Township Municipal Building. Free.

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.: Champagne toast to former Township Mayor Phyllis Marchand; Nassau Inn. To register online, visit www.princeton chamber.org.

6 p.m.: Screening of documentary film Sidewalk; New Jersey State Museum Auditorium, 205 State Street, Trenton. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Talk by Princeton University professor Susan Stewart, author of Love Lessons: Selected Poems of Alda Merini; Princeton Public Library.

8 p.m.: Tony Award winning musical Movin’ Out; State Theatre, New Brunswick. Also Thursday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: Mercer County Symphonic Band; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College, West Windsor. Free.

Thursday, May 14

5:30 to 9 p.m.: “Girls Night Out”; Palmer Square. Free.

7 p.m.: Marie Knight; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.

8 p.m.: Little Women the Musical; Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa. Also Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

Friday, May 15

6:30 to 9 p.m.: Riverside Elementary School 50th Anniversary Celebration; Riverside Elementary School.

7:30 p.m.: Reading by Colm Toibin, author of Brooklyn; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall, Route 1.

8 p.m.: Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra and Hopewell Valley Chorus; Unitarian Universalist Church, 268 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road, Titusville.

8 p.m.: Wait Until Dark; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Arthur Miller’s All My Sons; Saks Auditorium, The Hun School. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8:15 p.m.: Princeton Folk Music Society concert with folk singers Cindy Mangsen and Steve Gillette; Christ Congregation Church, 50 Walnut Lane.

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