Wednesday, October 19 

4:30 p.m.: Panel discussion of The Kerner Report and its importance today. Speakers include Eddie S. Glaude Jr., chair of the department of African American Studies and Julian Zelizer of the Woodrow Wilson School; Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School, Robertson Hall.

7:30 p.m.: Art on Screen at Princeton Garden Theatre presents Pather Panchali (1955) in collaboration with Princeton University Art Museum’s exhibit “Epic Tales from India.”

7:30 p.m.: Jessica Lang Dance performs The Wanderer at McCarter Theatre.

8 p.m.: Princeton Country Dancers Contra Dance featuring Gaye Fifer with Raise the Roof at the Suzanne Patterson Center, 1 Monument Drive, Princeton (instruction begins at 7:30 p.m.). The cost is $8 to attend.

Thursday, October 20

9:30 a.m.: Newcomers & Friends meeting at YWCA Princeton, 59 Paul Robeson Place, Princeton. The objective of the club is to make new residents feel welcome and to assist them in becoming a part of the community.

10 a.m.: Meeting, 55 Plus Club at The Jewish Center of Princeton. David Barile, MD will deliver a presentation on “Barriers to Decision-Making In End of Life Care: An Introduction to New Jersey Goals of Care.”

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Outdoor Princeton Farmers Market at Hinds Plaza in downtown Princeton (repeats weekly).

12:15 p.m.: Westminster Conservatory at Nassau presents the Dulcian Reed Trio at Nassau Presbyterian Church, Princeton. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Princeton Theological Seminary Film Fest presents Of Gods and Men (2010) at Princeton Garden Theatre.

Friday, October 21

4 p.m.: Photography lecture and exhibition at The Hun School of Princeton featuring the works of Dan Mead and Sally Eagle (on view through November 10).

6:30 p.m.: One Table Café at Trinity Church in Princeton. The week’s topic is “Refugee Rights and State Responsibilities.” Includes sit down dinner. Pay what you can. Register at

7:30 p.m.: Join the Princeton University Glee Club, the William Trego Singers, and Chamber Choir for the annual choral face-off against the Harvard Glee Club, featuring choral classics, traditional college songs, skits, and more at Richardson Auditorium. $15 general admission.

7:30 p.m.: Meeting, Divorce Recovery Program at Princeton Church of Christ. Free.

8 p.m.: Van Harlingen Society Barn Dance at Princeton Elks Lodge, 354 Route 518 in Skillman. Admission is $20 at the door.

8:15 p.m.: The Princeton Folk Music Society welcomes singer and master of the autoharp, Bryan Bowers at Christ Congregation Church, 50 Walnut Lane, Princeton. Admission is $20 at the door.

Saturday, October 22

10 a.m.: Princeton Theological Seminary Film Fest presents Winter Light (1963) at Princeton Garden Theatre.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Fall Family Fun Weekends at Terhune Orchards in Lawrenceville. Celebrate the fall season with pick-your-own apples and pumpkins, corn stalk maze, live music, delicious food, tractor-drawn wagon rides, and more (repeats every weekend through the end of October).

2 to 4 p.m.: The Arts Council of Princeton presents Finding the Great Pumpkin at Princeton Shopping Center. Enjoy pumpkin painting, cookie decorating, live music and more. Free.

7 to 9 p.m.: Café Improv at the Arts Council of Princeton. Register in advance at

8:30 p.m.: SiriOm Singh and G Taylor perform at Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street, Princeton.

Sunday, October 23

10 a.m.: Data and Art Hackathon at West Windsor Art Center in Princeton Junction. This inspired events brings together artists, designer, and programmers to visualize data in the local community.

Noon: Mother & Baby Show at University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro. Receive tips from healthcare professional including pediatricians and health educators, car seat safety checks, a session on safe sleep for infants, and more.

12:30 p.m.: Screening of Globe Theatre’s Richard II at Princeton Garden Theatre.

2 p.m.: Raconteur Radio presents “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” at Princeton Public Library, a staged radio play based on the 1886 novella by Robert Louis Stevenson.

2 p.m.: Walking Tour presented by The Historical Society of Princeton. Tour begins at Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau Street, Princeton. $7 to attend.

2 p.m.: Graphic designer Sarah Smith of Smith + Manning on “Nature as Muse” at Mountain Lakes Preserve. The workshop will be followed by a woodland walk. This event is presented by Friends of Princeton Open Space.

3 p.m.: Classical Dance from South India performance, “They Rose at Dawn” at McCarter Theatre.

3 p.m.: Lawrence Hopewell Trail’s Annual Trail and Treat Ride at Village Park in Lawrence. The event includes two bike rides for children ages 3 to 6 and 6 to 12. Costume and bike decorating is encouraged. Online pre-registration is strongly suggested by visiting

Monday, October 24

5 p.m.: AARP Smart Driver at University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro, a program focusing on defensive driving techniques. The cost to attend is $15 to $20.

7 p.m.: Joe R. Engle Organ Concert featuring Robert Bates at Princeton Theological Seminary’s Miller Chapel.

7 p.m.: D&R Greenway and the Green Hour Radio hosts continue the series, “Framing the Future: Seeking Solutions to Environmental Challenges.” Former NJ Governor Christine Todd Whitman and State Senator Bob Smith will discuss environmental leadership in the 21st century. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; D&R Greenway’s Johnson Education Center, One Preservation Place, Princeton. Free.

Tuesday, October 25

6 p.m.: Open House, Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart, 1200 Stuart Road, Princeton. Learn more at

Wednesday, October 26 

8:30 a.m.: Sustainable Princeton’s October Great Ideas Event at Princeton Public Library on “Building a More Sustainable Princeton: What We Can Learn From Other Communities.” A complimentary light breakfast will be provided.

Thursday, October 27

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Outdoor Princeton Farmers Market at Hinds Plaza in downtown Princeton (repeats weekly).

7 p.m.: Archaeological and Historical Research Presentation led by the Princeton Battlefield Society (PBS) and its consultants, archaeologist Wade Catts and historian Dr. Robert Selig. The event will be held at the newly renovated old Borough Council Room in Monument Hall, 45 Stockton Street (also known as 1 Monument Drive).

Friday, October 28

7:30 p.m.: Jersey Dance’s Fall Semi-Formal at the West Windsor Arts Center (WWAC), 952 Alexander Road, Princeton Junction. Student performances, open dancing, and catered hors d’oeuvres. BYOB. Dress to impress! The cost to attend is $40 per person. RSVP by emailing or call (609) 375-8468.

Saturday, October 29

7:30 p.m.: Momentary Quartet performs a concert of “Piano and Brass Original Improvisations” at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton.

7:30 p.m.: PHS 101: The College Fund’s “Oktoberfest for a Cause” benefit at Princeton’s Cloister Inn Club. The non-profit is dedicated to helping Princeton High School graduates with the financial needs of attending college. Tickets can be purchased at

8 p.m.: Singer-songwriter Dar Williams performs in a benefit concert to celebrate Isles Inc.’s 35th anniversary at Nassau Presbyterian Church. Isles is a Trenton-based non-profit that foster self-reliant families and sustainable communities. Purchase tickets at

Sunday, October 30

1 p.m.: Halloween Recital on the Carillon Bells at Grover Cleveland Tower. Selections include music from Harry Potter, Boellman’s famous Toccata from Suite Gothique, and more fun favorites. Rain or shine.

4 p.m.: Princeton Pro Musica presents Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass with works by Brahms, Mendelssohn, and more. Pre-curtain talk begins at 3 p.m. To purchase tickets, call (609) 683-5122; Princeton University, Richardson Auditorium.

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