Calendar

Wednesday, November 13

4:30 p.m.: A Conversation with Andrew Gillum, chair of Forward Florida Action and former mayor of Tallahassee, at the Friend Center, Olden Street, Princeton University. Free.

6:30 p.m.: “An Evening with Barbara Oberg, Martha King, and Annis Stockton: Women in the American Revolution: Gender, Politics, and the Domestic World,” at Morven Museum, 55 Stockton Street. $10. www.morven.org.

7:30 p.m.: “The Toni Morrison Conversations: Artists Reflect on Toni Morrison’s Gifts to Life, Art and Culture” at Richardson Auditorium. With choreographer Bill T. Jones, photographer Deanna Lawson, and poet Tracy K. Smith; performance by Mahanthappa Tiger Quartet. Free but tickets required. tickets.princeton.edu.

Thursday, November 14

5 p.m.: David Peterson, inventor of languages used in Game of Thrones, speaks at Rider University in Lawrenceville. Free and open to the public.

6:45 p.m.: Mercer’s Best Toastmasters meet at Lawrence Community Center, 295 Eggerts Crossing Road, Lawrenceville. mercersbest.toastmastersclubs.org.

7 p.m.: At Hopewell Train Station, “Local Climate Change” with environmental scientist Mike Aucott. http://tiny.cc/SCClimateChange.

Friday, November 15

7-10 p.m.: Princeton Jazz Cafe, Princeton High School Cafeteria, Houghton Road. Jazz bands from the high school perform. Dancing, international food tasting. Benefits PHS Band Program. $5-$10 (students free with paying adult).

7:30 p.m.: The Black Maria Film Festival screens eight new short films of fiction-based storytelling through live-action and animation. At James Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau Street. arts.princeton.edu/events/black-maria-film-festival-screening-fa-19/.

8 p.m.: Princeton Triangle Club show, ONCE UPONZI TIME, at McCarter Theatre, University Place. $10-$35. www.triangleshow.com.

8 p.m.: Scottish singer Archie Fisher performs at Christ Congregation, 50 Walnut Lane. $10-$25. www.princetonfolk.org.

8 p.m.: Pianist Conrad Tao performs Schumann’s Kreisleriana at the Institute for Advanced Study. Free.

Saturday, November 16

9 a.m.-1 p.m.: West Windsor Community Farmers Market at Vaughn Drive lot, Princeton Junction train station.

11 a.m.-5 p.m.: Artisan Market at West Windsor Arts Council, 952 Alexander Road.  Original and handcrafted textiles, leather goods, paper crafts, woodworking, and more. $2 for individuals, $5 for families. westwindsorarts.org/events/.

1-4 p.m.: Mercer Master Gardeners presents “Attracting Birds to Your Garden,” at Rutgers Cooperative Extension, 1440 Parkside Avenue, Ewing. Free. Register at programs@mgofmc.org.

1:30 p.m.: “Every Button Has a Story,” lecture demonstration celebrating National Button Day at Hopewell branch of Mercer County Library, 245 Pennington Titusville Road. Free. Register at hopeprogrs@mcl.org.

4 p.m.: “Symptomatic Relief of Adolescent Depression,” at American College of Orgonomy, 4419 Route 27. Free. Call (732) 821-1146 or visit www.adifferentkindofpsychiatry.com.

6-11 p.m. Dining by Design at D&R Greenway and host homes. Cocktail party, silent auction, dinner; benefits the Arts Council of Princeton’s scholarship fund. Visit artscouncilofprinceton.org for tickets.

7:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society presents the No-Name Dance at the Suzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton Street. California Mix dance music with DJ Alan Saperstein. Lesson at 7:30; then open dancing 8:30-11:30 p.m. centraljerseydance.org.

8 p.m.: Princeton Triangle Club show, ONCE UPONZI TIME, at McCarter Theatre, University Place. $10-$35. www.triangleshow.com.

8 p.m.: Pianist Conrad Tao performs Schumann’s Kreisleriana at the Institute for Advanced Study. Free.

Sunday, November 17

12-5 p.m.: Artisan Market at West Windsor Arts Council, 952 Alexander Road.  Original and handcrafted textiles, leather goods, paper crafts, woodworking, and more. $2 for individuals, $5 for families. westwindsorarts.org/events/.

1 p.m.: At The Sarnoff Collection, The College of New Jersey, 2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, “The TVs of Tomorrow: How RCA’s Flat Screen Dreams Led to the First LCDs.” Talk by historian Benjamin Gross. Free.

2 p.m.: Princeton Triangle Club show, ONCE UPONZI TIME, at McCarter Theatre, University Place. $10-$35. www.triangleshow.com.

2 p.m.: The Roosevelt String Band presents The Pete Seeger Songbook at Morven, 55 Stockton Street. $10 (free for Friends of Morven). Register at eventbrite.com.

Monday, November 18

1 p.m.: The Women’s College Club of Princeton meets at All Saints Episcopal Church, Terhune Road.  Maureen Reid will present “A Debut Author’s Journey from Concept to Cover.” Free.  www.wccpnj.org.

7:30 p.m.: Meeting of the Coryell’s Ferry Stamp Club at The Crossing United Methodist Church, 1895 Wrightstown Road, Washington Crossing, Pa. Jim Walker will speak; stamp auction follows. (215) 598-7534 or (908) 806-7883.

Tuesday, November 19

8:30-10:30 a.m.: “Estate Planning Strategies to Prevent Litigation,” at Princeton Innovation Center BioLabs, 303A College Road East. Presented by Fox Rothschild, with complimentary breakfast. Register by November 17 at events@foxrothschild.com.

6:30 p.m. Movies for Mental Health in Neuroscience A32, Princeton University. Film program focused on empowering young adults, educators, and health professionals to gain a better understanding of mental health and resources. mentalhealth.princeton.edu.

Wednesday, November 20

4:30 p.m.: Andrew Winston speaks on “Global Megatrends and their Impact on Business and Sustainable Investing,” at the Rabinowitz building, Princeton University, 20 Washington Road, Room A17. Free. To register, visit andrewwinston.
eventbrite.com.

6:30 p.m.: An Evening with Dr. Yusef Salaam of the exonerated “Central Park Five.” At Princeton University McCosh Hall, Room 10. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Library Music Live: Rarely performed music from Princeton University’s Mendel Music Library, at Fine Hall, Taplin Auditorium.

Thursday, November 21

10 a.m.: The 55-Plus Club meets at The Jewish Center, 435 Nassau Street. Princeton University Professor Rory Truex presents “Xi for Life? Exploring a Critical Moment in Chinese Politics.” Free and open to all, $4 donation suggested.

6 p.m.: Panel discussion on hunger and homelessness in the community, at Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau Street. Panelists from Princeton University, The Rescue Mission of Trenton, HomeFront, and elsewhere. Free.

7 p.m.: At Hopewell Train Station, William Zipse of NJ Forest Service outlines the current state of our forests and what they might look like in the future. http://tiny.cc/SCTrees.

7:30 p.m.: National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine with pianist Olga Kern comes to McCarter Theatre, 91 University Place. mccarter.org.

7:30 p.m.: John U. Rees lectures on African American Soldiers in the American Revolution at the David Library of the American Revolution, 1201 River Road, Washington Crossing, Pa. Free, reservations required at (215) 493-6775 ext. 100 or rsvp@dlar.org.

Friday, November 22

8 p.m.: “The Moth Mainstage” storytelling program comes to McCarter Theatre, 91 University Place. mccarter.org.

9 a.m.-4 p.m. “Shop for a Cause” at HomeFront ArtSpace Holiday market, 101 Celia Way, Ewing. Artisan works and one-of-a-kind pieces for holiday gifts. homefrontnj.org.

Saturday, November 23

9 a.m.-4 p.m. “Shop for a Cause” at HomeFront ArtSpace Holiday market, 101 Celia Way, Ewing. Artisan works and one-of-a-kind pieces for holiday gifts. homefrontnj.org.

9 a.m.-1 p.m.: West Windsor Community Farmers Market at Vaughn Drive lot, Princeton Junction train station. Final outdoor market of the season.

11 a.m. and 3 p.m.: The Salzburg Marionette Theatre presents Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at McCarter Theatre, 91 University Place. mccarter.org.

5 p.m.: Vivaldi Gloria is presented at a choral evening service at Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street, by combined youth and adult choirs, soloists, and orchestra. A free-will offering will support Housing Initiatives of Princeton, and a reception will follow. NassauChurch.org.

Sunday, November 24

3 p.m.: Richardson Chamber Players performs “The American Connection: Dvorak & Burleigh” at Richardson Auditorium. $5-$15. princetonuniversity
concerts.org.

Monday, November 25

Recycling

1 p.m.: Princeton Symphony Orchestra Chamber Music at Monroe Township Library, 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe. Free.

Wednesday, November 27

6:45 p.m.: Mercer’s Best Toastmasters meet at Lawrence Community Center, 295 Eggerts Crossing Road, Lawrenceville. mercersbest.toastmastersclubs.org.

Thursday, November 28

11 a.m.: Annual Princeton Community Thanksgiving Day Service at Princeton University Chapel.

Friday, November 29

2-4 p.m. OptOutside at Mountain Lakes instead of Black Friday shopping. Nature-themed activities, music, snacks, nature walks, sponsored by Friends of Princeton Open Space. Free. fopos.org.

Monday, December 2

7:30 p.m.: The Coryell’s Ferry Stamp Club meets at the Deats Building, 124 Main Street, Flemington. Philatelic show on the American Revolution, followed by an auction. (215) 598-7534 or (908) 806-7883.

Saturday, December 7

12-2 p.m.: Cookies with Santa at Princeton Shopping Center. Parade, music, raffle, photo ops, more. Free, rain or shine. Register at eventbrite.com (search “Cookies with Santa in Princeton.”)

12-5 p.m.: Annual Mill Hill Holiday House Tour in Trenton. “Secret City” opens 15-20 homes in this historic district, decorated for the holidays. Begin at Artworks, 19 Everett Alley. $20 in advance; $25 the day of the tour. Visit trentonmillhill.org.

4 p.m.: Princeton Youth Ballet performs The Nutcracker at Princeton High School Performing Arts Center, Walnut Lane. $18-$35. princetonyouthballet.org.

Sunday, December 8

12 p.m.: Princeton Youth Ballet performs The Nutcracker at Princeton High School Performing Arts Center, Walnut Lane. $18-$35. princetonyouthballet.org.

4 p.m.: The Capital Singers of Trenton perform “Winter Songs XIII: Moods of Christmas,” at Sacred Heart Church, 343 South Broad Street, Trenton. www.capitalsingers.org or (609) 434-2781.

Friday, December 20

8 p.m.: Voices Chorale performs “Out of Darkness into Light,” at Pennington Presbyterian Church, 13 Main Street, Pennington. Visit www.voiceschoralenj.org.

Saturday, December 21

2 p.m.: Rhythm ’N Sound perform oldies, classic rock, Motown, and more in a holiday concert at the Lawrence branch of Mercer County Library, 2751 Brunswick Pike. Free. Register at lawprogs@mcl.org. or www.mcl.org.

Tuesday, December 24

11 a.m.: Santa flies in to Princeton Airport, off Route 206 in Montgomery Township. From 10 a.m., the Princeton Airport Flying Tigers will serve cookies and cocoa; at 10:30 a.m. folksinger Pat McKinley entertains. For information about gifts and how and when to drop them off, call (609) 921-3100 or visit princetonairport.com.