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Vol. LXIV, No. 36
 
Wednesday, September 8, 2010
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Calendar

Wednesday, September 8

1 p.m.: Tour and Tea at at Morven; Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street.

Thursday, September 9

9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Back to Nature Day at the Watershed; Buttinger Nature Center, 31 Titus Mill Road, Hopewell.

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.: Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce Monthly Membership Luncheon; Princeton Marriot Hotel and Conference Center.

2 p.m.: Man of La Mancha; Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa. Also at 8 p.m.

6:30 p.m.: Foreign Films at Your Library, Wild Journeys; Lawrence Headquarters Branch of the MCLS, 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville.

10 p.m.: The Metropolis Band; Alchemist & Barrister, 28 Witherspoon Street.

Friday, September 10

Opening Reception of Arts Council of Princeton Annual Membership Exhibition, People and Places, Taplin Gallery, Paul Robeson Center for the Arts.

11 a.m.: Mercer County Annual September 11th Remembrance Ceremony; Mercer County Community College, Student Center, 1200 Old Trenton Road.

7 p.m.: Jerry Seinfeld at Prudential Hall; New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center Street, Newark.

7:30 p.m.: Annie; Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre. Also Saturday and Sunday at 7:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Stage allusion by Aurelia’s Oratorio; McCarter Theatre. Through October 17.

8 p.m.: Arlon Bennet’s Songwriters-in-the-Round with Amy Ward and Mark Conklin. Solley Theater, Paul Robeson Center.

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

Saturday, September 11

10 a.m. to Noon: Open House at Dorothea’s House; 120 John Street, Princeton.

Noon to 6 p.m.: Palmer Square hosts 19th annual JazzFeast; Palmer Square green.

1 p.m.: Curator’s Walk; Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton.

1:30 to 3 p.m.: Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association hosts Great Stream Exploration: Explore Colonial Park; Colonial Park, Mettlers Road.

2 p.m.: Princeton University Art Museum’s Highlights Tour; Art Museum.

7 to 8:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society presents Ballroom Blitz dance; Unitarian Church, 50 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton.

Sunday, September 12

Noon to 6 p.m.: New Jersey Storytelling Festival; Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton.

2 to 4 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton Open House; Paul Robeson Center, 102 Witherspoon Street.

4 to 6 p.m.: Volunteer Appreciation Reception; Paul Robeson Center, 201 Witherspoon Street. Free.

6 to 9 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society “Dancing Under the Stars” Salsa dance; Hinds Plaza, Princeton Public Library.

Monday, September 13

9 a.m.: Nassau Tennis Club holds free tennis clinic for adult beginners; Nassau Tennis Club, 1800 U.S. 206, Skillman. Also at 10:30 a.m., and Tuesday at 9 and 10:30 a.m.

10 to 11 a.m.: Tiny Tot Walk; Buttinger Nature Center, 31 Titus Mill Road, Hopewell Township.

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

7 to 8:30 p.m.: “Understanding Youth Sports Concussion: An Evening Presentation For Athletes, Parents, Coaches, School & Athletic Personnel” presentation by Dr. Rosemarie Scolaro Moser; Princeton Day School. Pre-register by email at info@sccnj.com with your name and phone number.

7 to 9 p.m.: Iron Chef Lawrenceville; Chambers Walk Café, 2667 Main Street, Lawrenceville.

Tuesday, September 14

9:30 a.m.: Read & Pick – Flowers; Terhune Orchards. Also at 11 a.m.

10 to 11:30 a.m.: Sensory Scavenger Hunt for Preschoolers; Buttinger Nature Center, 31 Titus Mill Road, Hopewell Township.

4 p.m.: Auditions for the Youth Orchestra of Central New Jersey; West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North.

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

7 p.m.: CoolVines Stage House A.I. Selection and Ravioli Wine Dinner.

Wednesday, September 15

7:30 to 9:30 a.m.: Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce hosts “Business Before Business Breakfast”; Nassau Club, 6 Mercer Street.

3:30 to 5 p.m.: Free Introduction to Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy; Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, 50 Vreeland Drive, Skillman.

5:30 p.m.: Grounds For Sculpture hosts a tour of the Johnson Atelier and Digital Atelier; Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton.

5:45 to 7:15 p.m.: Vinyasa Flow: Power Yoga; Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, 50 Vreeland Drive.

Thursday, September 16

9 a.m.: Nassau Tennis Club holds free tennis clinic for adult beginners; Nassau Tennis Club, 1800 U.S. 206, Skillman. Also at 10:30 a.m., and Friday at 9 a.m.

9:30 a.m.: Springpoint Senior Living and Stoneking Wellness Center present “Wellness Walks/Wellness Talks”; Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton.

3 to 9 p.m.: American Red Cross open blood drive; Trinity Union American Methodist Episcopal Church, 226 Warren Street, Newark.

4 to 5:30 p.m.: Slithering Snakes for School Age Children, 6 to 9 years old; Buttinger Nature Center, 31 Titus Mill Road, Hopewell Township.

5 to 8 p.m.: Opening reception of Linda Bail’s artwork; Present Day Club, 72 Stockton Street.

5 to 10 p.m.: Nassau Street Sampler. Food festival to introduce incoming students and reintroduce the community to an array of local dining options. PU Art Museum.

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.: Wine and Cheese Reception for The Kennedys: Portrait of a Family; Morven Museum & Garden.

7 p.m.: Weight Loss presented by Rochelle Blank-Zimmer. Onsen for All.

7 p.m.: CoolVines Winemaker Dinner Series with Doug Salthouse presents Traditional versus Modern; Brother’s Moon Restaurant, Hopewell.

Friday, September 17

YWCA Princeton’s Women’s Group General Meeting Kickoff. Open to women 18 years and older who live in and around Princeton.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: American Red Cross open blood drive; The College of New Jersey Brower Student Center, 2000 Pennington Road.

11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.: Highland Park Farmers Market; 421 Raritan Avenue.

7:30 p.m.: Annie; Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre. Also Saturday and Sunday at 7:30 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: Mark Mitton’s “Deception/Perception”; Solley Theater, Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street.

7:30 to 9:30 p.m.: Explore the Night: Creepy Spider Hunt; Buttinger Nature Center, 31 Titus Mill Road. 8 p.m.: Man of La Mancha; Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, Pa.

Saturday, September 18

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Princeton First Aid and Rescue Squad’s Fall Flea Market; 237 N. Harrison Street.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Fall Tillage Wagon Tours; Howell Living History Farm.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Apple Day; Terhune Orchards. Also on Sunday.

Noon: Rockin’ Brewfest; Sun National Bank Center, Trenton.

2 to 5 p.m.: The Latin American Legal Defense & Education Fund and the Princeton Public Library offer a citizenship workshop; Princeton Public Library. Pre-Registration required, call 877-452-5333.

9 p.m.: Jersey Summer Beatles Bash IV starring Glen Burtnik & Friends; State Theatre, 15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick.

Sunday, September 19

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Lawrenceville Main Street Farmers Market; 17 Phillips Avenue, Lawrenceville.

1 p.m.: “Painting Music”: A Workshop on Abstract Expressionist Art; Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton.

2 p.m.: Princeton Field Hockey versus Syracuse; Class of ’52 Stadium.

Wednesday, September 22

6 to 7 p.m.: Yin and Vin. Yin Yoga with Susan Sprecher followd by a glass of wine/vin at the Cabana; Wild Child Yoga, Princeton Shopping Center. Great chance for mothers to breathe deeply after the children are back to school. Preregister.

Thursday, September 23

YWCA Princeton’s Women’s Group New Member “Welcoming Coffee”

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: “An Artist’s View” Photography workshop; Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton.

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

7 p.m.: Eating 4 Beauty presented by Rochelle Blank-Zimmer. Onsen for All.

8 p.m.: NJ Blues & Jazz Festival; State Theatre, 15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick.

Friday, September 24

4:30 p.m.: Lecture by Mick Moloney of New York University, “If It Wasn’t for the Irish and Jews: Irish American Music in Vaudeville and Early Tin Pan Alley”; James M. Stewart Theater, Lewis Center for the Arts, Princeton University.

7 to 10 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society “Dancing Under the Stars” Mix dance; Hinds Plaza, Princeton Library.

8 p.m.: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra performs Beethoven: Symphony No. 9; New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark.

Saturday, September 25

Opening: Gauguin’s Paradise Remembered: the Noa Noa Prints, also Green, Amber, Cream: Forgotten Art of a Ceramic Workskhop in Shanxi, China. PU Art Museum.

10 a.m.to 5 p.m.: Fall Harvest Festival at Terhune Orchards. Live music by Borderline.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m.: 17th Annual Juried New Hope Outdoor Arts and Crafts Festival; North Main Street, Hew Hope. Free. Also Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m.: 2010 Princeton Fall Antiques and Fine Arts Show; Princeton Airport, Rt. 206. Also Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.: Art Wear: Recycled & Alternative Material Manipulation and Construction; Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton.

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Oktoberfest Celebration; Central Jersey Masonic Center, 345 River Road, Montgomery.

1 to 9 p.m.: Ride the Black River & Western Railroad to the 10 acre corn maze and pumpkin patch at Pumpkin Junction; trains depart from Ringoes Station; 105 John Ringo Road every Saturday, 1 to 9 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 6 pm through October 31st.

2 p.m.: ARTbox Derby. Soapbox derby contest in partnership with D&R Greenway.

6 p.m.: Princeton Football versus Lafayette; PU Stadium.

6 to 10 p.m.: Princeton High School Class of 1965 45th Reunion; Charlie Brown’s, Kingston. For more information email pdifrancesco1@sc.rr.com.

7 p.m.: Café Improv music, poetry, and comedy; Solley Theatre, Paul Robeson Center, 102 Witherspoon Street.

7 to 11:30 p.m.: “50’s Dance” sponsored by Ladies Auxiliary-Lodge 2129; Princeton Elks Lodge, Blawenburg.

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