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Calendar

Wednesday, May 7

11 a.m. and 8 p.m.: Li’l Abner; Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa. Also Thursday through Saturday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 4 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

4 and 8 p.m.: Chamber ensembles coached by the Brentano String Quartet; Taplin Auditorium.

7 p.m.: Screening of The Painted Veil; Princeton Public Library.

7 p.m.: Women’s Center of Princeton University screening of documentary about childbirth in the U.S., The Business of Being Born; 101 McCormick Hall, Princeton University. Free.

7 p.m.: Darla Rich Quintet; Fedora Café, Lawrenceville.

7 p.m.: Talk and book signing by “Supernanny” Jo Frost, author of Jo Frost’s Confident Baby Care; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair.

7:30 p.m.: Concert of Italian and English Renaissance music for strings and voice by La Spirita Quintet; Mercer County Public Library, Darrah Lane, Lawrenceville. Free. To register, call (609) 882-9246.

8 p.m.: Elaine May’s Roger is Dead; George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick. Also Thursday at 2 and 8 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 2 and 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: Alvin Ailey American dance Theater; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

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

Thursday, May 8

7:30 p.m.: Talk by Princeton University professor Sophie Gee, author of The Scandal of the Season; Princeton Public Library.

8 p.m.: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, with violinist Sarah Chang; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

8 p.m.: Sinfonia Concert; Richardson Auditorium. Free.

8 p.m.: Puzzlebox Experiment jazz band; Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street.

Friday, May 9

7 to 9 p.m.: Dance for Teens with Special Needs (ages 12 to 21); Community Park School Gym, Witherspoon Street. Sponsored by Princeton Special Sports and Princeton Recreation Department.

7:30 p.m.: Arlo Guthrie; McCarter Theatre. Standing Room Only.

7:30 p.m.: Testimony: Scenes from an American Apocalypse, documentary play about culture wars; Whitman Theater, Whitman College, Princeton University. Free. Also Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Voices Chorale’s “Twenty Years of Voices” Anniversary Concert; St. Paul’s Church, 214 Nassau Street. Also Sunday at 3 p.m. at Anchor Presbyterian Church, Wrightstown, Pa.

8 p.m.: At First Sight; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: The Threepenny Opera; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: Princeton University student recital; Taplin Auditorium.

8 and 10:30 p.m.: Eddie Clark and Pete Black; Catch a Rising Star Comedy Club, Princeton Hyatt Regency. Also Saturday at 8 and 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 10

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: West Windsor Community Farmers’ Market; Vaughn Drive parking lot, Princeton Junction train station. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Princeton/Pettoranello Sister City Foundation Plant Sale; Pettoranello Gardens, Community Park North.

10:30 a.m.: Westminster Choir College 79th annual commencement ceremony; Princeton University Chapel.

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

2 and 4 p.m.: Madeline and the Bad Hat; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College, West Windsor.

2 and 7 p.m.: Princeton Ballet School’s Don Quixote; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.

4:30 to 5:30 p.m.: Community Walk/Bike Rally; Hinds Community Plaza, Princeton Public Library. Rain or shine.

8 p.m.: Binghamton, New York’s Tri-Cities Opera production of Rossini’s The Barber of Seville; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

8 p.m.: Princeton University Concert Jazz Ensemble and University Jazz Composers Collective; Richardson Auditorium.

8 p.m.: Moon Cats “Classic Oldies” Quartet; It’s A Grind Coffee House, 7 Schalks Crossing Road, Plainsboro.

8:30 p.m.: Guitarist Terrence McManus; Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street.

Sunday, May 11

10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.: Mother’s Day Blood Drive; Plainsboro Public Library, 641 Plainsbsoro Road.

1 p.m.: Israeli singer-songwriter and guitarist David Broza; Jewish Center of Princeton.

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

Monday, May 12

Recycling

7:30 p.m.: Second Chance Cinema screening of Blowup; Kresge Auditorium, Princeton University.

7:30 p.m.: Zakir Hussain and the Masters of Percussion; McCarter Theatre.

8 p.m.: Delaware Valley Poets; Barnes & Noble, Princeton MarketFair, West Windsor.

8 p.m.: “Concert of New Music” by Princeton University students; Taplin Auditorium.

Tuesday, May 13

5:30 p.m.: Township Housing Board; Township Municipal Complex.

7 p.m.: Trenton Children’s Chorus; First Presbyterian Church, 120 East State Street, Trenton. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Township Sidewalk and Bikeway Advisory Committee; Room A, Township Municipal Complex.

7:30 p.m.: World Cineclub Series screening of Paris je t’aime; Princeton Public Library. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Mercer County Community College Chorus; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College, West Windsor.

8 p.m.: Li’l Abner; Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa. Also Wednesday at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m., Thursday through Saturday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 4 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

Wednesday, May 14

9:30 to 11:30 a.m.: Coffee and Tour; Princeton Junior School, 90 Fackler Road.

5:30 and 8:30 p.m.: Magician David Copperfield; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Thursday, May 15

12:15 p.m.: Westminster Conservatory at Nassau recital by Cambiata Wind Trio; Niles Chapel, Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street. Free.

8 p.m.: Grammy Award-winner Angelique Kidjo and Gangbe Brass Band; McCarter Theatre.

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

8:30 p.m.: Mary Blacklock; Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street.

Friday, May 16

8 p.m.: At First Sight; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 and 10:30 p.m.: Ben Glieb and Keith Purnell; Catch a Rising Star Comedy Club, Princeton Hyatt Regency. Also Saturday at 8 and 10:30 p.m.

8:15 p.m.: Princeton Folk Music Society concert with British folk singer David Jones; Christ Congregation Church, 50 Walnut Lane.

Saturday, May 17

10 a.m. to 6 p.m.: West Windsor Lions Club’s tenth annual Renaissance Faire; Mercer County Park, West Windsor. Also Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Noon: Pennington Dance Company; Main Street and Delaware Avenue, Pennington.

6:30 p.m.: Dick Braytenbah Trio with vocalist Tony Mennella; Hopewell Valley Bistro & Inn, Hopewell.

7 p.m.: Benefit concert, “A Journey of Concertos and More,” with piano students of Westminster Conservatory faculty member Larissa Korkina; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College.

7 p.m.: DanceVision Youth Ensemble ballet, The Secret Garden; Performing Arts Center, Montgomery High School, Skillman. Also Sunday at 12:30 and 4:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Princeton University Laptop Orchestra; Taplin Auditorium.

8 p.m.: Vanguard Jazz Orchestra; McCarter Theatre.

8 p.m.: Mercer Dance Ensemble; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: Weilerstein Trio; Mount-Burke Theater, Peddie School, Hightstown.

8:30 p.m.: Ruby and Jerry (r&b) band; Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street.

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