Town Topics — Princeton's Weekly Community Newspaper Since 1946.
Vol. LXII, No. 43
 
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Coldwell Banker Princeton Office

Prudential Fox and Roach, Realtors

Gloria Nilson GMAC Real Estate

Henderson Sotheby's International Realty

N.T. Callaway Princeton Office

Stockton Real Estate, LLC

Weichert, Realtors



Advertise in Town Topics

Iris Interiors


Advertise in Town Topics

Weather Forecast


Calendar

Wednesday, October 22

10 a.m.: Second of four “This I Believe” programs for adults 55-plus, hosted by Keith Wheelock; Princeton Public Library.

4:30 p.m.: Readings by Elizabeth Alexander and Terrance Hayes; Stewart Theater, Lewis Center for the Arts, 185 Nassau Street.

7:30 p.m.: Princeton Environmental Commission; Room A, Township Municipal Complex.

7:30 p.m.: Variety Show and Fund-raiser; Small World Coffee; 14 Witherspoon Street.

7:30 p.m.: Talley’s Folly; McCarter Theatre. Also Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: Princeton Country Dancers; Suzanne Patterson Center.

Thursday, October 23

4:30 p.m.: Woodrow Wilson School public talk, “Liberals and Libertarians: Common Ground or Separate Agendas?”; Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

6 p.m.: “The Importance of the Arts in Redevelopment,” talks by Jane Golden, Philadelphia Mural Arts Program Director, and Jeffrey Norman, New Jersey Performing Arts Center Vice President of Public Affairs; Surrey Theatre, Paul Robeson Center.

Friday, October 24

6:30 p.m.: Darla Rich Jazz Duo; Positano Mediterranean Grill, 5 Schalks Crossing Road, Plainsboro.

7 to 11 p.m.: “Corner of Chaos” Haunted Corn Maze; Corner-Copia Nursery and Garden Center, 299 Princeton-Hightstown Road (Route 571), East Windsor. Also Saturday from 7 to 11 p.m., Sunday from 7 to 10 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: Mike Vecchione and Butch Fisher; Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club, Princeton Hyatt Regency, Route 1. Also Saturday at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra’s “Best of Beethoven” Concert; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.

8 p.m.: Princeton and Harvard University Glee Clubs; Richardson Auditorium.

8 p.m.: Actors’ NET of Bucks County production of The Investigation; The Heritage Center, 635 North Delmorr Avenue (Route 32), Morrisville, Pa. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 6 p.m.

8 p.m.: Déjà Vu, a Familiar Musical Revue; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Princeton Singers concert, “Incandescence”; Princeton University Art Museum. Also Saturday at 7 p.m.

8 p.m.: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Requiem and Arvo Part’s Te Deum; Princeton University Chapel.

8 p.m.: Dames at Sea; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

11:59 p.m.: The Rocky Horror Show; Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa. Also Saturday at 11:59 p.m.

Saturday, October 25

10 a.m. and noon: Children’s “Milk and Cookies” series, for children three to eight, with Guy Davis in The Blues Is What It’s All About; State Theatre, New Brunswick. Free.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Annual Fall Festival; Princeton Shopping Center courtyard.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Mercer County Arts Showcase; Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton.

Noon to 4 p.m.: Fall Harvest Festival featuring country and bluegrass music by Past Times; Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road.

2 p.m.: Trolley Line Trail Walk sponsored by West Windsor Bicycle and Pedestrian Alliance; WaterWorks parking lot, Community Park, Bernt Midland Drive at Route 571. For information call (609) 275-6355.

2 to 4 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton’s Spooky Saturday. Registration required by calling Arts Council at (609) 924-8777.

2 and 4 p.m.: Dallas Children’s Theater presentation of Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College, West Windsor.

7:30 p.m.: Westminster Chapel Choir; Performing Arts Center, Princeton High School.

7:30 p.m.: Jersey Harmony Chorus and guest barbershop quartets; Thomas R. Grover Middle School, 10 Southfield Road, Princeton Junction.

8 p.m.: Compañia Flamenco José Porcel; State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Sunday, October 26

Noon to 4 p.m.: Fall Harvest Festival featuring country and bluegrass music by Mitchel’s Cajun Aces; Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road.

3 p.m.: Autumn Serenade with Boheme Opera and Greater Trenton Symphony Orchestra; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.

3 p.m.: Princeton Pro Musica presentation of Josef Haydn’s The Creation; Richardson Auditorium.

7 p.m.: Talk and book signing by Dr. Mehmet Oz, author and professor of surgery, on “How to Live a Longer, More Vibrant Life”; Princeton High School Performing Arts Center.

Monday, October 27

Recycling

4:30 p.m.: Talk by Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, on “Human Rights Challenges in the Next Decade”; Wolfensohn Hall, Institute for Advanced Study.

6 to 10 p.m.: March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction; Princeton Hyatt. For tickets, call (609) 655-7400.

7 p.m.: Organ concert, Musical Mysticism of Messiaen; Princeton University Chapel.

7 p.m.: Book discussion and signing with Nicole Bailey-Williams, author of The Love Child’s Revenge; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall.

7:30 p.m.: Talk by New Jersey journalists Bob Ingle and Sandy McClure, authors of The Soprano State: New Jersey’s Culture of Corruption; Princeton Public Library. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Princeton Pro Musica Preview; Princeton Public Library. Free.

Tuesday, October 28

1 to 4:30 p.m.: Princeton Regional Health Department flu shots and health fair; Suzanne Patterson Building. To register, call (609) 924-7108.

7 p.m.: Multilingual Poetry Night; Princeton Public Library.

7:30 p.m.: Book discussion and signing with Alvin Felzenberg, author of The Leaders We Deserved (And a Few We Didn’t): Rethinking the Presidential Rating Game; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall.

7:30 p.m.: So You Think You Can Dance Tour 2008; Sovereign Bank Arena, Trenton.

7:30 p.m.: World CineClub screening of The Beat that my Heart Skipped; Princeton Public Library. Free.

8 p.m.: British folk rock singer Richard Thompson; McCarter Theatre.

8 p.m.: The Rocky Horror Show; Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa. Also Wednesday and Thursday at 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 11:59 p.m.

Wednesday, October 29

10 a.m.: Third of four “This I Believe” programs for adults 55-plus, hosted by Keith Wheelock; Princeton Public Library.

1 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Holiday Dinner Theatre Series show, Rear View Screamer; Cranbury Inn Restaurant, Cranbury.

6:30 p.m.: Mercer County First Time Homebuyer Program; Ewing Senior Center, 999 Lower Ferry Road, Ewing.

7 p.m.: Book discussion and signing with M. Ann Jacoby, author of Life After Genius; Barnes & Noble, MarketFair Mall.

7:30 p.m.: Talley’s Folly; McCarter Theatre. Also Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: Princeton Country Dancers; Suzanne Patterson Center.

Thursday, October 30

11:30 a.m.: Presentation of Rider University Law and Justice Program’s 13th annual Distinguished Achievement Award to Womanspace, Inc.; Fireside Lounge, Bart Luedeke Center, Rider University, Lawrenceville. For reservations, call (609) 896-5107.

5 to 6:30 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton’s Annual Hometown Halloween Parade, with Alex and the Kaleidoscope Band; Albert E. Hinds Plaza to Palmer Square.

6 to 8:30 p.m.: Exclusive New Jersey appearance by jewelry designer Temple St. Clair, author of Alchemy: A Passion for Jewels; Hamilton Jewelers, Nassau Street. For reservations, call (609) 683-4200.

8 p.m.: John Guare’s House of Blue Leaves; Mount-Burke Theater, Peddie School, Hightstown. Also Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.

8 p.m.: Roswell Rudd Jazz Quartet; Robert L. Solley Theater, Paul Robeson Center for the Arts.

Friday, October 31

7 to 11 p.m.: “Corner of Chaos” Haunted Corn Maze; Corner-Copia Nursery and Garden Center, 299 Princeton-Hightstown Road (Route 571), East Windsor.

8 p.m.: Déjà Vu, a Familiar Musical Revue; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Actors’ NET of Bucks County productioin of The Investigation; The Heritage Center, 635 North Delmorr Avenue (Route 32), Morrisville, Pa. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 6 p.m.

Saturday, November 1

8 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Fifth annual Women’s Wellness Day, sponsored by Hamilton-based Heart to Hearts; Conant Hall, Educational Testing Service. For information, call (609) 689-3131.

6:30 p.m.: Darla Rich Jazz Quintet; Hopewell Valley Bistro, Hopewell.

8 p.m.: Tim Keyes Consort with concert pianist Darlene Popkey; Richardson Auditorium.

Sunday, November 2

2 to 5 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton’s “Day of the Dead” celebration featuring music, bi-lingual story-telling, and art making workshops; Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street.

3 p.m.: Westminster Conservatory’s Kaleidoscope Chamber Series concert of works by Messiaen, The Caged Spirit Sings; Gill Chapel, Rider University, Lawrenceville.

3 p.m.: Organ concert with Kathleen Scheide; St. Paul’s Catholic Church, 214 Nassau Street. Free.

5 p.m.: Benefit concert by CELLO Quartet for Princeton Symphony Orchestra, at Princeton residence. For tickets, call Princeton Symphony Orchestra at (609) 497-0020.

5 p.m.: DisCanto ensemble, performing songs in the Abruzzese dialect; Dorothea’s House, 120 John Street. Free.

Monday, November 3

6 p.m.: Film Italian Style Series screening of Pane e Tulipani (Bread and Tulips); Princeton Public Library. Free.

Tuesday, November 4

Election Day

9 a.m. to 7 p.m.: Election Day Gift Boutique, Silent Auction, Book Fair, and Cafe’; Joan Levin Nursery School, The Jewish Center, 435 Nassau Street.

Wednesday, November 5

10 a.m.: Fourth of four “This I Believe” programs for adults 55+, hosted by Keith Wheelock; Princeton Public Library.

1 to 4:30 p.m.: Princeton Regional Health Department flu shots and health fair; Suzanne Patterson Building. To register, call (609) 924-7108.

3 and 6:30 p.m.: The Wiggles; Sovereign Bank Arena, Trenton.

7:30 p.m.: Princeton Adult School lecture, “More Than A Concert,” with Princeton Symphony Orchestra guest conductor Tito Muñoz discussing PSO’s November 9 concert, “Princeton, It’s Revolutionary!”: Princeton United Methodist Church.

8 p.m.: Princeton Country Dancers; Suzanne Patterson Center.

Friday, November 7

10 a.m.: Rapunzel; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 1 p.m.

8 p.m.: Déjà Vu, a Familiar Musical Revue; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Actors’ NET of Bucks County productioin of The Investigation; The Heritage Center, 635 North Delmorr Avenue (Route 32), Morrisville, Pa. Also Saturday at 8

p.m., Sunday at 6 p.m. 10 p.m.: Late Night Series (poetry, spoken word, drama, dance, live music, comedy, video); Studio Theatre, Mercer County Community College, West Windsor. Free.

Saturday, November 8

3 p.m.: Princeton Symphony Orchestra cello master class led by cellist Steven Isserlis; Princeton High School Performing Arts Center. Free.

Monday, November 10

Recycling

7 p.m.: Township Committee; Township Municipal Complex.

Tuesday, November 11

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

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

Wednesday, November 12

Noon: Noontime Recital with soprano Beverly Owens and pianist Amy Shortt; Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church, 124 Witherspoon Street.

8 p.m.: Princeton Country Dancers; Suzanne Patterson Center.

Friday, November 14

7:30 p.m.: Salon 33 Pot Luck Dinner and Concert with Epiphany Project duo; Looking Glass Pond, 800 Alexander Road, Princeton Junction. For reservations, call Rob Tannen at (609) 720-0098.

8 p.m.: Déjà Vu, a Familiar Musical Revue; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: The King and I; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: Cellist Matt Haimovitz and pianist Geoffrey Burleson; Wolfensohn Hall, Institute for Advanced Study. Also Saturday at 8 p.m.

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

Saturday, November 15

10 a.m. and noon: Children’s “Milk and Cookies” series, for children three to eight, with Lisa Garwood in Folk Tales from Far and Near; State Theatre, New Brunswick. Free.

6:30 p.m.: Upper Princeton Swing Collective; Hopewell Valley Bistro, Hopewell.

8 p.m.: Aquila Theatre production of Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors; Mount-Burke Theater, Peddie School, Hightstown.

Return to Top | Go to Mailbox


Town Topics® may be purchased on Wednesday mornings at the following locations: Princeton — McCaffrey’s, Cox’s, Kiosk (Palmer Square), Krauszer’s (State Road), Olives, Speedy Mart (State Road), Wawa (University Place); Hopewell — Village Express; Rocky Hill — Wawa (Route 518); Pennington — Pennington Market.
Copyright© Town Topics®, Inc. 2011.