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Vol. LXIV, No. 39
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
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Wednesday, September 22

7 p.m.: British Biologist/Theologian, Dr. Celia Deane-Drummond, will give a public lecture on “Evolutionary Biology and Theology”; Erdman Center, Princeton Theological Seminary, 20 Library Place. Free, but registration is required.

7 to 8:30 p.m.: Free lecture, “Adult Immunizations: Health Through Prevention”; Princeton Fitness & Wellness Center, 1225 State Road.

Thursday, September 23

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

6:30 to 7:30 p.m.: Princeton Girl Scouts Service Unit Open House; 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.: Federal Reserve Board Chairman, Ben Bernanke, will give a free public lecture; Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University Campus. Tickets required.

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.

8:15 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 pet adoption; Stitching Horse Saddlery, 4422 Route 27, Kingston.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: West Windsor Arts Center’s Grand Opening Block Party; 952 Alexander Road.

Noon to 4 p.m.: ADHD Awareness Week Event; John Witherspoon Middle School, 217 Walnut Lane, Princeton.

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.

Sunday, September 26

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

Editor’s Note: The above event has been cancelled.

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

Monday, September 27


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

11:30 a.m.: Annual Fashion Show and Luncheon of the Women’s College Club of Princeton; Present Day Club, 27 Stockton Street.

7 p.m.: Deborah Hunsinger will give her inaugural lecture as Princeton Theological Seminary’s Charlotte W. Newcombe Professor of Pastoral Care, “Bearing the Unbearable: Trauma, Gospel, and Pastoral Care”; Stuart Hall, Princeton Seminary.

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

7:30 to 9 p.m.: Planet Café; 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.

Wednesday, September 29

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

10 a.m.: Engaged Retirement & Encore Careers Program Presents: Maximizing Your Volunteer Experience; Princeton Public Library.

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

Thursday, September 30

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

4 to 5:30 p.m.: Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association event, “Sippin’ Cider for School Age children”, ages 6-9; Buttinger Nature Center, 31 Titus Mill Road.

Friday, October 1

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

3 to 8 p.m.: Fantastic Food Show at Cutter’s Mill Pet Store; Princeton Shopping Center.

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 performance; 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 of University Medical Center at Princeton, Witherspoon Street. Also Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

2:30 p.m.: Pumpkin carving demonstration; Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton.

Sunday, October 3

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, Princeton University.

Tuesday, October 5

9 to 10:30 a.m.: Fall Nature Program with the Mercer County Park Commission, “Trail Treks”; Meet at Pole Farm section of MCPNW; Federal City Road entrance. Free.

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.

7:30 p.m.: Performance by Princeton Garden Statesmen Barbershop Chorus; Community Room of Plainsboro Public Library, 9 Van Doren Street.

Wednesday, October 6

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

Friday, October 8

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

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

Saturday, October 9

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: 3rd Annual Hopewell Tour des Arts; Historical Hopewell Train Station.

6 p.m.: Princeton Public Library Centennial Gala; Princeton Public Library.

Sunday, October 10

2 p.m.: Psychic Joshua Kane presents “Borders of the Mind” Interactive Performance; Kelsey Theater, Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road.

4 to 8 p.m.: Fifth Annual Taste of Lawrenceville; Abbot Dining Center, Lawrenceville School.

Monday, October 11


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

Tuesday, October 12

6 p.m.: “Films for Foodies” series, The Joy Luck Club; Princeton Public Library. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Princeton Macintosh Users Group meeting, “Aperture 3 professional photo software”; Computer Science Building, Room 104, Princeton University. See for details.

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