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Vol. LXIV, No. 43
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
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Wednesday, October 27

7 p.m.: Bayard Rustin Series; Princeton Public Library. Free.

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.

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

4 to 9 p.m.: Haunted House; Princeton Public Library. Free.

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.

8 p.m.: Westminster Choir College presents a Voice Faculty Showcase; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College.

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.

1 to 4 p.m.: Party in Pink Zumbathon; Kat Man Du, Trenton NJ Waterfront Park, Route 29.

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

3 to 5 p.m.: “Night at the Museum” family event; Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street.

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 Marriot 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 p.m.: Halloween Celebration for middle school students; Princeton Public Library. Free.

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

7:45 p.m.: Parkinsong 2010 Special House Concert Benefit; Home of Co-Founder Carol Golden in Princeton. For reservations contact (609) 688-0870.

Sunday, October 31


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

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.

4 to 5:30 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton’s Annual Day of the Dead celebration; Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street.

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

Wednesday, November 3

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Princeton Farmers Market holds Special Holiday Market; Hinds Plaza, Princeton Public Library.

7 p.m.: Bayard Rustin Series; Princeton Public Library. Free.

7:30 p.m.: The 48th Annual Meeting of the Executive Club of the Princeton YMCA; Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary.

7:30 to 8:30 p.m.: Intro to Martial Arts for adults; Can Do Fitness Club, Princeton Forrestal Village. Free.

Thursday, November 4

10 a.m.: 55PLUS meeting, “Electronic Voting: Danger and Opportunity”; the Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau Street.

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

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

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

Friday, November 5

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: The Allaire Village Auxiliary’s Annual Stocking Stuffer Sale; All-Purpose Building off the Allaire State Parking lot. Also Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday from Noon to 3 p.m.

Noon: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Also at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 2 and 7:30 p.m.

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.

7 to 9 p.m.: Join the Icarus Project at the opening reception of Mad Gifts: An Art Show; Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street.

8 p.m.: The John Bianculli Trio featuring vocalist Jackie Jones; Solley Theater, Arts Council of Princeton.

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 or visit

10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.: Sculptural Ceramics: The Beauty of Repetition workshop; Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton.

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.

7:30 p.m.: The Westminster Chapel Choir concert, “Resound, O Voices!”; Princeton Regional Schools Performing Arts Center, Princeton High School.

8 p.m.: Michael Feinstein: Sinatra Project; State Theatre, 15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick.

Sunday, November 7

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

2:30 to 4:30 p.m.: Opening reception of “New Beginnings” Contemporary Art Exhibition; Stuart Country Day School, 1200 Stuart Road.

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

Monday, November 8


4:30 p.m.: Financial Market Regulation Series: “Defining the ‘New Normal’ in Executive Compensation”; Bowl 016, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

5:30 to 6:15 p.m.: Intro to Spinning; Can Do Fitness Club, Princeton Forrestal Village. Free.

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

7:30 p.m.: PU Professor, Dr. Deborah Kaple, to give free lecture about the Soviet prison-camp GULAG; 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 details.

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

8 p.m.: Mary Black, 25th Anniversary Tour; McCarter Theatre, 91 University Place.

Wednesday, November 10

4:30 p.m.: Peter Orszag, former OMB Director, to discuss “Health Care Reform and Our Fiscal Future”; Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

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

Thursday, November 11

4 p.m.: Curator’s Gems: Liberty Loan Posters; Historical Society of Princeton, 158 Nassau Street.

8 p.m.: Pink Martini performance; McCarter Theatre.

8 p.m.: Part I of “Fundamentals” lecture series by Frank Wilczek, Herman Feshbach Professor of Physics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology; McCosh Hall 50, Princeton University. Part II is Friday at 4:40 p.m.; McCosh Hall 50.

Friday, November 12

Noon to 8 p.m.: The 37th annual fine arts and crafts sale, Transformations; Hopewell Train Station, Railroad Place. Also Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

8 p.m.: Concert with Livingston Taylor; Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton.

Saturday, November 13

10 a.m.: 2nd Yoga for Unity Conference; Mathey Common Room; Princeton University Campus.

Noon: Gingerbread House Demonstration; Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton. A Gingerbread House Workshop will follow at 1:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton presents Classical Guitarist, Stanley Alexandrowicz; Paul Robeson Center.

Sunday, November 14

3 p.m.: Westminster Choir Fall Concert; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College.

4 p.m.: Princeton Symphony Orchestra presents “The Eternal Feminine Collaboration” with the Princeton University Art Museum; Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall.

Wednesday, November 17

2 p.m.: Hello Dolly!; Bucks County Playhouse, 70 South Main Street, New Hope, Pa.

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