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Vol. LXIV, No. 42
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
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Wednesday, October 20

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

6:30 to 8:30 p.m.: SCORE Seminar, “The Business Plan—A Tool for Funding” presented by Bill Litchman; Mercer County Library Lawrence Headquarters Branch, Room 3, 2751 Brunswick Pike.

7 p.m.: Princeton Area League of Women Voters presents Assemblywoman Bonnie Watson Coleman; Princeton Township Municipal Complex, 400 Witherspoon Street. Free.

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.

4:30 p.m.: Tales From a Trip to Israel, The West Bank, and Jordan; Princeton University Friend Center, Bowl 006.

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.

7:30 p.m.: Dralion Cirque Du Soleil; Sun National Bank Center, Trenton. Also Friday at 3:30 and 7:30 p.m.; Saturday at 3:30 and 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday at 1 and 5 p.m.

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.

9 a.m. to Noon: Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library Open House featuring the current exhibit, “John F. Kennedy: From Old Nassau to the New Frontier”; 65 Olden Street.

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

1 to 3 p.m.: Fall Fun Fest with author Trinka Hakes Noble; The Updike Farmstead, 345 Quaker Road, Princeton.

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.

8 p.m.: Guitar legend Jimmie Vaughan & Buddy Guy; Patriots Theater, Trenton.

Sunday, October 24

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

2:30 p.m.: National League of Performing Arts, Inc., Young Artists Concert; Jacobs Music Center, 2540 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville.

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

Monday, October 25


5:30 to 7:30 p.m.: Women Interested in Business hosts “Conversations” after-business soiree; Mrs. G TV & Appliances, 2960 Route 1.

7:30 to 9 p.m.: Planet Café meeting; Camillo’s Café, Princeton Shopping Center.

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.

Noon: NJPA’s Annual Meeting & Luncheon; Forsgate Country Club, Jamesburg, Pa.

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 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.

7 p.m.: VOICES Chorale hosts “Masquerade Magic”; Music Together Community Room, 225 Hopewell-Pennington Road, Hopewell.

7 to 10 p.m.: Live Jazz with Twin Pedal Steels; Rojo’s Roastery, 243 N. Union Street, Lambertville. Free.

Sunday, October 31


Monday, November 1

Real Estate Taxes Due

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

7:30 p.m.: Members of Not in Our Town host “Continuing Conversations on Race and White Privilege”; Princeton Public Library.

Tuesday, November 2

Election Day

Thursday, November 4

2 p.m.: Footloose; Bucks County Playhouse, 70 South Main Street, New Hope. Also at 8 p.m.

6 p.m.: Miele’s Product Cooking Presentation; Miele, 9 Independence Way, Princeton. Free.

8 p.m.: “Penn & Teller” magic duo; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Friday, November 5

12:30 to 1:30 p.m.: Gallery Talk, The Art of Escape: Travel and Exile in the Nineteenth Century Galleries, Princeton University Art Museum.

2:30 p.m.: Pixar Film Series, The Incredibles; Princeton Public Library. Free.

Saturday, November 6

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Historical Society of Princeton presents House Tour 2010. For tickets call (609) 921-6748 x100.

Noon to 4 p.m.: Lamb’s Artillery Company will conduct Artillery demonstrations; Visitor Center Museum, Washington Crossing State Park.

1 p.m.: Bettie Linke’s book signing of That’s the Spirit; Lisko’s Café, 49 East Railroad Avenue, Jamesburg.

Sunday, November 7

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Artists’ Apiary Sunday Series; Camillo’s Café, Princeton Shopping Center.

5 to 7:30 p.m.: Community Tweens and Teens Party at Katmandu; Trenton Waterfront.

Monday, November 8


7 p.m.: Monthly “Noodle Talk” discussion, Princeton Public Library.

Tuesday, November 9

7:30 p.m.: Princeton Macintosh Users Group meeting, “Holiday Gadgets and Gizmos”; computer science building, Princeton University. Free. See for more details.

8 p.m.: Composers Ensemble concert; Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall, Princeton University.

Wednesday, November 10

8 p.m.: Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet; McCarter Theatre.

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