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Vol. LXIV, No. 37
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
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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.

7 p.m.: Free college funding workshop; Hilton East Brunswick & Towers, 3 Tower Center Boulevard.

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.

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

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.: Wine and Cheese Reception for The Kennedys: Portrait of a Family; Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street.

7 to 8 p.m.: Registration for the Princeton Adult School’s class, English as a Second Language; Princeton High School.

7:30 p.m.: Holt International Children’s Services hosts free information meeting; 340 Scotch Road, Trenton.

Friday, September 17

1 to 4 p.m.: Career Training Institute’s Open House; Daylight Twilight High School, Trenton.

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 Theatre, 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.

Saturday, September 18

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Apple Day; Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road. Also on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

7 p.m.: All Saints’ Celebrates 50 Years with a Concert of Music and Dance; All Saints’ Episcopal Church.

8:30 p.m.: Rick Skye’s A Slice O’ Minnelli; Harlans at the Nevermore, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope. Dinner service starts at 6 p.m.

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 to 7 p.m.: Meet the Millstone at Eno Terra Restaurant, Special Farm to Table Fundraiser to Benefit Watershed Association; Eno Terra restaurant, Kingston.

Monday, September 20

7 p.m.: College essay writing workshop; Princeton Public Library.

Tuesday, September 21

5:30 p.m.: Princeton Public Library Board of Trustees meeting; 2nd Floor Conference Room, Princeton Public Library.

7 p.m.: Hamilton Township Philatelic Society’s monthly meeting; Hamilton Township Library, 1 Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. Way.

Thursday, September 23

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.

6:30 to 7:30 p.m.: The Girl Scouts’ Princeton Service Unit hosts Open House information session; Johnson Park Elementary School.

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 NYU, “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 Public Library.

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

8 p.m.: Performance by a cappella singers, The Bobs; Mount-Burke Theatre, Peddie School, 201 S. Main Street, Hightstown.

8:15 p.m.: Walt Michael performs at Princeton Folk Music Society Concert Series; Christ Congregation Church, 50 Walnut Lane. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 25

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Fall Family Fun Weekend; Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road. Also Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m.: 17th Annual Juried New Hope Outdoor Arts and Crafts Festival; North Main Street, New 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, Route 206. Also Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Animal Alliance holds a pet adoption; Stitching Horse Saddlery, 4422 Route 27, Kingston.

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.

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

Sunday, September 26

1 to 4 p.m.: Mercer-Middlesex-Somerset Regional Bridal Event; Pierre’s, 582 Georges Road, Monmouth Junction. Free.

3 p.m.: “Ferdinand Magellan: Then and Now” lecture by Laurence Bergreen, 101 McCormick, Princeton University Campus.

Monday, September 27 Recycling

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: 29th Annual Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce Trade Fair & Culinary Showcase; The Westin Princeton, Forrestal Village.

7:30 to 8:30 p.m.: Women’s Self Defense; Can Do Fitness Club, 121 Main Street, Princeton Forrestal Village.

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

Tuesday, September 28

7 p.m.: Princeton Cub Scout Pack 43 hosts “Round Up” New Membership Open House; Littlebrook Elementary School, 39 Magnolia Lane.

7 p.m.: Gallery Tour and Lecture, “The View from the White House: The First Lady, 1920-2010”; Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street.

7:30 p.m.: Comedian David Sedaris; McCarter Theater.

Wednesday, September 29

9:30 to 11:30 a.m.: Pilates Open House; Can Do Fitness Club, 121 Main Street, Princeton Forrestal Village. Free.

2 to 7 p.m.: Hopewell Community Farmers Market; Hopewell Train Station.

7:30 p.m.: Princeton Symphony Soundtracks: Season Preview; Princeton Public Library.

8 p.m.: Cambridge University comedy group, Cambridge Footlights; McCarter Theater.

Thursday, September 30

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

Friday, October 1

2 p.m.: Guided tour of the exhibition, Emergency! Princeton’s First Responders; Historical Society of Princeton, 158 Nassau Street.

4:30 p.m.: Lecture, “Publishing Beckett” by Barney Rosset of the Evergreen Review; James M. Stewart Theater, Lewis Center for the Arts, Princeton University.

6 p.m.: Breast Cancer Resource Center’s 6th Annual “In the Pink” Fashion Show; Westin Princeton, Forrestal Village.

8 p.m.: Merce Cunningham Dance Company; State Theatre, 15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick.

Saturday, October 2

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Annual Princeton Hospital White Elephant Rummage Sale; Parking garage, University Medical Center at Princeton, Witherspoon Street. Also Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Corn Maze and Mystery; Corner-Copia Farm Market and Garden Center, 299 Princeton-Hightstown Road. Also Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

8 p.m.: Broadway Showstoppers; Patriots Theater at the Trenton War Memorial.

8 to 11 p.m.: Jazz Night! Featuring Bluesman Frank Bey: Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, Pa.

Sunday, October 3

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Jazz Brunch at Salt Creek Grille; Princeton Forrestal Village.

11 a.m.: Central Jersey Walk for Polycystic Kidney Disease; Mercer County Park-West Picnic Area. Check-In/Registration begins at 10 a.m.

4 p.m.: Princeton Symphony Orchestra presents Power, Passion, and Grace, Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall.

Monday, October 4

8 p.m.: NBC’s Last Comic Standing Live featuring the finalists from the seventh season of Last Comic; McCarter Theater.

Tuesday, October 5

9:30 a.m.: Read and Pick: Pumpkins; Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road. Also at 11 a.m.

6 p.m.: Book talk and discussion of Listen to This by Alex Ross; Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau Street.

Wednesday, October 6

2 to 7 p.m.: Hopewell Community Farmers Market; Hopewell Train Station.

Thursday, October 7

6 p.m.: Paul Muldoon and Michael Wood: Poems and Conversation; Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau Street.

8 p.m.: Jazz guitarist Pat Metheny; McCarter Theater.

Friday, October 8

7 p.m. to Midnight: Princeton Social Club presents 2nd Annual Texas Boot Scootin’ Boogie & BBQ; Princeton Elks Lodge. For tickets, visit

8 to 9:30 p.m.: Princeton Skating Club hosts an open house; Lisa McGraw Rink, Princeton Day School.

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