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Vol. LXIII, No. 46
 
Wednesday, November 18, 2009
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Topics in Brief
A Community Bulletin

The Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA) will host journalist Stephanie Cook, author of In Mortal Hands: A Cautionary History of the Nuclear Age, on Wednesday, November 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the George Thomas Room of Trinity Church, 33 Mercer Street (enter the door closest to Nassau Street and go straight back, past the parish hall and the kitchen to the next room). Her presentation is entitled “The Future of the Nonproliferation Treaty: Is It Time for a Better Deal?” For more information, visit the CFPA web site at www.peacecoalition.org or call (609) 924-5022.

Farmers Against Hunger welcomes volunteers to help assemble 3,000 Thanksgiving baskets for local hunger-relief organizations rain or shine on Wednesday, November 18 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Terhune Orchards at 330 Cold Soil Road. For more information, call (609) 462-9691.

Ed Felten, a Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs and Director of the Center for Information Technology Policy at the Woodrow Wilson School, will present a public talk titled “Electronic Voting: Danger and Opportunity” at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 18, in Bowl 16, Robertson Hall on the Princeton University campus. Mr. Felten’s research interests include computer security and privacy, and public policy issues relating to information technology. The Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP) is a cross-disciplinary effort studying digital technologies in public life. CITP has seventeen affiliated faculty members and maintains a diverse research program and a busy events schedule. This event is co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Center for Information Technology Policy. It is free and open to the public.

Princeton High School (PHS) is hosting a Garden Raising on Sunday, November 22, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Volunteers, teachers, administrators, parents, and students will attempt to install and fill 16 raised garden beds, that will be used to support new interdisciplinary curriculum initiatives at PHS, in four-and-one-half hours or less. This community festival will feature free food including chili and bread donated by Terra Momo, apple cider donated by Whole Earth, and coffee donated by Small World. There will be tents, so the event will occur rain or shine. Prizes will be awarded for “the grubbiest garden clothes” at the event, which will be videotaped by middle school students.

The Princeton Public Library will be closed on Friday, November 20. It will reopen Saturday, November 21, at 10 a.m.

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