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Vol. LXIV, No. 41
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
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Wednesday, October 13

9:30 a.m.: Dennis Shrock presents a lecture, “Brahms and the Requiem”; Westminster Choir College, Princeton. He will lead the Westminster Symphonic Choir at 11:30 a.m. 2 to 7 p.m.: Hopewell Community Farmers Market; Hopewell Train Station.

Thursday, October 14

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.: Lunch and Learn series for Caregivers of Seniors, “Coping With Memory Loss”; Buckingham Place, 155 Raymond Road, Princeton.

2 p.m.: Me and My Girl; Bucks County Playhouse, 70 South Main Street, New Hope, Pa. Also at 8 p.m.

4 to 7 p.m.: Reduce…Reuse…Recycle: Blawenburg Reformed Church Fall Rummage Sale; Memorial Hall, 416 Route 518, Blawenburg.

5 p.m.: Alice Waters will be the Belknap Visitor in the Humanities Council at Princeton University; McCosh Room 50, Princeton University.

Friday, October 15

10 a.m.: Quaker Bridge Mall Kids Club pumpkin decorating; Center Court, Quaker Bridge Mall.

7 p.m.: The Crisis Ministry’s 30th Anniversary Lecture Series, “Re-Imagining Charity”; Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street.

7 to 10 p.m.: Fred Astaire One Year Anniversary Party with dinner, dancing, and Pro-Am Show; Fred Astaire Dance Studio, Princeton Shopping Center.

Saturday, October 16

9:30 a.m. to Noon: English as a Second Language Class; Lawrence Community Center. For more information call (609) 497-2100 x329.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Guided Tours of Drumthwacket; Route 206. Reservations required, call (609) 683-0057 or visit

11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.: Princeton Skating Club open house; Lisa McGraw Rink, Princeton Day School.

1 to 4 p.m.: Small Dog Rescue will hold a Wooffest Adoption Day; Stage Coach Pizzeria, 274 Monmouth Road, Millstone Township.

1:30 to 3 p.m.: Insight Meditation Open House; Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, 50 Vreeland Drive, Skillman. Free.

1:30 to 3:30 p.m.: ROCK-tober Hike in the Sourland Mountains; Sourland Mountain Preserve, East Mountain Avenue parking lot, Somerset County.

7:30 p.m.: Bicentennial Concert; Lawrenceville School, Edith Memorial Chapel.

8 p.m.: Improv Comedy Troupe performance, “Far & in Between”; Solley Theatre, Paul Robeson Center for the Arts.

8 p.m.: Academy Award Winner and Comedian Steven Wright performs at Patriots Theater at the War Memorial; 1 Memorial Drive, Trenton.

8 p.m.: Princeton University Jazz Program; Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall.

Sunday, October 17

11 a.m.: Open Worship on Annual Men’s Day; Mt. Pisgah A.M.E. Church, 170 Witherspoon Street.

Monday, October 18

10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.: Breast Cancer Awareness event with complimentary clinical breast screenings offered by Princeton Radiation Oncology; Waterside Villas, One Overlook Drive, Monroe Township.

6:30 p.m.: Eric Foner and Cornel West will discuss Lincoln and Slavery in America; Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau Street.

Tuesday, October 19

7:30 p.m.: An Illiad adapted from Homer; McCarter Theater.

Wednesday, October 20

4 to 5 p.m.: Open House for the University League Nursery School, 171 Broadmead, Princeton.

Thursday, October 21

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.: Lunch and Learn Series for Caregivers of Seniors, “When Your Family Member Resists Care”; Buckingham Place, 155 Raymond Road, Princeton.

Noon to 12:30 p.m.: Noontime Recital Series featuring Beverly Owens and Kevin O’Malia; Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church, 124 Witherspoon Street.

12:15 p.m.: The Loeffler Trip performs American music; Niles Chapel of Nassau Presbyterian Church, Princeton.

6 p.m.: Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce 50th Anniversary Celebration; Springdale Country Club.

6 to 9:30 p.m.: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mercer County’s Autumn Culinaire 2010; Trenton Country Club.

Friday, October 22

Noon to 5:30 p.m.: Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale; Princeton Public Library. Also Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 5:30 p.m.

7 p.m.: Bettie Linke’s book signing of That’s the Spirit; Body and Soul Book Store, 79 East Railroad Avenue, Jamesburg.

7 to 9 p.m.: National Chemistry Week Activities Night; Princeton University, 20 Washington Road.

7:30 p.m.: Encore showing of the 20th Century Fox movie, “I AM”; Kingston Presbyterian Church, 4565 Route 27.

8 p.m.: The Rocky Horror Show; Bucks County Playhouse, 70 South Main Street, New Hope. Also at Midnight.

8 p.m.: Children’s Halloween play; Mercer County Library, West Windsor branch, 333 N. Post Road, Princeton Junction. Also Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m.

Saturday, October 23

8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.: “Retire in 3D!” Plan for the Future workshop; Suzanne Patterson Building, Princeton Senior Resource Center, 45 Stockton Street.

10:30 a.m.: Saturday Stories for children 2 to 8 years; Princeton Public Library.

1:30 p.m.: 3rd Annual Walk for Children in Foster Care; NJIT Campus, 164 Summit Street, Newark. Registration begins at Noon.

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton presents “Dining by Design: La Soiree Surrealiste” cocktail reception; Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc., Skillman.

Sunday, October 24

1 to 3 p.m.: Princeton Skating Club open house; Lisa McGraw Rink, Princeton Day School.

4 p.m.: 26th Annual Gospel Extravaganza; Mt. Pisgah A.M.E. Church, 170 Witherspoon Street.

Monday, October 25


Tuesday, October 26

1 to 4 p.m.: Senior Flu Shot Clinic and Health Fair; Suzanne Patterson Building, Stockton Street. Pre-register by calling 924-7108.

2 p.m.: “Defining Moments in the Evolution of the First Lady” lecture by Dr. Myra Gail Gutin; Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street.

Wednesday, October 27

7 to 9 p.m.: Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Lecture and Discussion; Riverside School, 58 Riverside Drive, Princeton.

Thursday, October 28

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.: Lunch and Learn Series for Caregivers of Seniors, “Caregivers Stress/Preventing Burnout”; Buckingham Place, 155 Raymond Road, Princeton.

12:30 p.m.: Kosher Café West program, “Jews in the Civil War”; Congregation Beth Chaim, 329 Village Road East, Princeton Junction.

1:30 p.m.: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra; New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center Street, Newark.

7 to 8: 30 p.m.: Free lecture, “Breast Health Awareness”; Princeton HealthCare System Community Education & Outreach Center, 731 Alexander Road.

Friday, October 29

5 p.m.: Annual Home Town Halloween Parade; Hinds Plaza and Palmer Square green. Free.

7 p.m.: Youth Stages’ Halloween performance of Vampire Romance Sucks!; 287 Walnut Lane, Princeton.

7 to 9 p.m.: Halloween at the Y event; Hillsborough and Somerville Family YMCAs. Free.

8 p.m.: Masquerade Ball; Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton.

Saturday, October 30

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville Fall Fest; 2688 Main Street (Route 206), Lawrenceville.

10:30 a.m.: Saturday Stories for children 2 to 8 years; Princeton Public Library.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Halloween Fair & Haunted House; French American School, 16 All Saints Road, Princeton.

2 to 4 p.m.: The Arts Council of Princeton and the Princeton University Art Museum host “Spooky Saturday”; Princeton University Art Museum.

6 to 7:15 p.m.: Halloween Walk at the Waldorf School of Princeton; 1062 Cherry Hill Road.

6 to 9 p.m.: “Opera is on the Menu”; Rocky Hill Inn, 137 Washington Street, Rocky Hill.

6 to 11 p.m.: Lawrence High School Class of 1970 Celebrates 40th Reunion; Princeton Marriott Hotel at Forrestal, 100 College Road, Princeton.

Sunday, October 31


7 p.m.: The Rocky Horror Show; Bucks County Playhouse, 70 South Main Street, New Hope.

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