Calendar

Wednesday, February 15

1 p.m.: Wednesday Tea & Tour at Morven Museum and Garden in Princeton (repeats weekly).

7 to 8:30 p.m.: The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Mercer County hosts a program entitled, “Ten Most Common Gardening Mistakes” at Rutgers Cooperative Extension, 930 Spruce Street, Lawrence (next to the farmers market).

7:30 p.m.: Contra Dance with the Princeton Country Dancers at the Suzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton Street (repeats weekly).

7:30 p.m.: Jazz instrumentalist Chris Botti performs at McCarter Theatre.

Thursday, February 16

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Princeton Winter Farmers Markets at Princeton Public Library.

12:15 p.m.: Free, Westminster Conservatory Noontime Recital featuring music by Johannes Brahms at Niles Chapel, Nassau Presbyterian Church in Princeton.

12:30 p.m.: Opening reception for “Identity Exhibit” at the Anne Reid ’72 Gallery at Princeton Day School.

12:30 p.m.: Free, organ concert at Princeton University Chapel.

4:30 p.m.: Richard Buchanan will deliver a lecture entitled, “Design and a Liberal Education” as part of the Creative Minds and Leadership Lecture Series at Princeton University’s Maeder Hall, Andlinger Center, 86 Olden Street.

4:30 p.m.: Amb. Michael B.G. Froman ’85 leads a presentation on “The Future of Trade in a Trumpian World” at the Woodrow Wilson School’s Robertson Hall.

7 to 8:30 p.m.: Amphibian Migration Talk presented by the Sourland Conservancy and Mercer County Park Commission at Hopewell Train Station. Advance registration is required. Visit https://goo.gl/uMVspl to sign up.

8 p.m.: Masters of Illusion: Believe the Impossible at the State Theatre of NJ in New Brunswick.

Friday, February 17

11 a.m.: Free, Tiger Tales for children ages 3-5 at Cotsen Children’s Library (repeats weekly).

Noon: “Black History at PTS Matters,” a panel discussion about the role of black history at Princeton Theological Seminary; Mackay Campus Center Auditorium at PTS.

4:30 p.m.: Fund for Irish Studies at Princeton University presents Fintan O’Toole on “If It Wasn’t for the Irish and Jews” at James M. Stewart ’32 Theater.

6 p.m.: Princeton University women’s ice hockey vs. Union at Baker Rink.

6 p.m.: The C.K. Williams Reading Series at Labyrinth Bookstore showcases senior thesis students of the Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Creative Writing with celebrated novelist Chinelo Okparanta.

8:15 p.m.: The Princeton Folk Music Society welcomes the Adirondack folk music trio, The Jamcrackers to Christ Congregation Church, 50 Walnut Lane, Princeton. Admission is $20 ($15 members, $10 students, and $5 children). Doors open at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 18

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Mercer County hosts an Electronic Waste Disposal Day for County residents. The event will take place at Parking Lot 4 on South Broad Street, across from the County Administration Building in Trenton, and will be held rain or shine. While no registration is necessary, please note that the event is open to Mercer County residents only, and attendees will need to show proof of residency, such as a driver’s license. No commercial or industrial waste will be accepted.

10:30 a.m.: Screening of The Peanuts Movie (2015) at Princeton Garden Theatre.

10:30 a.m.: Art for Families presents “Storyknifing: A Yup’ik Tradition” at Princeton University Art Museum. Learn about this Yup’ik storytelling tradition and craft a storyknife to use when telling your own tales. Free to attend.

11 a.m.: Storytime in French at the Princeton Public Library.

Noon to 5 p.m.: Wine & Chocolate Weekend at Terhune Orchards (also on Sunday, February 19).

3 p.m.: Princeton University women’s ice hockey vs. Rensselaer.

8 p.m.: Westminster Choir College Homecoming Concert at Richardson Auditorium.

8 p.m.: Balé Folclórico da Bahia explodes with Afro-Brazilian rhythms at McCarter Theatre.

Sunday, February 19

11 a.m.: Princeton Indoor Track and Field Invitational at Jadwin Gym.

12:30 p.m.: Screening of National Theatre Live’s Saint Joan at Princeton Garden Theatre.

1 p.m.: Free, Carillon Concert at the Graduate School at Princeton University, 88 College Road West.

2 p.m.: Historic Princeton Walking Tour of downtown Princeton and the University campus. The cost is $7 to attend. Guests should meet at Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau Street. This event is presented by the Historical Society of Princeton.

2:30 p.m.: The New School for Music Study Faculty Recital entitled, “From the Streets of Paris” at Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street, Princeton.

3 p.m.: Special Exhibition Tour: “Revealing Pictures: Photographs from the Christopher E. Olofson Collection” at Princeton University Art Museum.

3 p.m.: Westminster Conservatory Student Showcase at the Princeton Public Library.

3 p.m.: Richardson Chamber Players perform at Richardson Auditorium.

Monday, February 20

President’s Day

 Recycling

Tuesday, February 21

10 a.m.: Read & Explore – Fur, Fluff, and Feathers at Terhune Orchards. Learn about how animals keep warm in winter. The cost to attend is $7. Register in advance at www.terhuneorchards.com (also on Saturday, February 25).

Wednesday, February 22

1 p.m.: Wednesday Tea & Tour at Morven Museum and Garden in Princeton (repeats weekly).

4:30 p.m.: “Born Traveling: Dacia Maraini in a Belknap Global Conversation with Jhumpa Lahiri and Alessandro Giammei” featuring a reading in Italian (with English supertitles) by writer/activist Dacia Maraini followed by a conversation (in English) with Professor of Creative Writing in Princeton’s Lewis Center for the Arts Jhumpa Lahiri and Princeton Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Liberal Arts Alessandro Giammei; McCormick Hall Room 101 on the Princeton University campus.

7:30 p.m.: Contra Dance with the Princeton Country Dancers at the Suzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton Street (repeats weekly).

Thursday, February 23

5:30 p.m.: The Princeton Laptop Orchestra (PLOrk) performs at Princeton University Art Museum.

7 p.m.: Timothy Boyce gives a talk and leads a discussion of the World War II diary “From Day to Day,” a concentration camp diary secretly written by a Norwegian political prisoner. The event will be held at Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street.

Friday, February 24

11 a.m.: Free, Tiger Tales for children ages 3-5 at Cotsen Children’s Library (repeats weekly).

6:30 p.m.: Community Musical Shabbat Dinner with Magevet at The Jewish Center of Princeton.

7 p.m.: Princeton University men’s ice hockey vs. Brown at Hobey Baker Rink.

Saturday, February 25

 10 a.m. to noon: Build a Bee Abode Workshop at Tulpehaking Nature Center, 157 Westcott Avenue in Hamilton.

10:30 a.m.: Screening of My Neighbor Totoro (1988) at Princeton Garden Theatre.

10:30 a.m.: Art for Families: All in the Family at Princeton University Art Museum. Create your own family portrait inspired by The Hartley Family by Henry Benbridge.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Liberty Lake Day Camp in Bordentown hosts its first annual Polar Bear Plunge. The event will raise funds to pay for activities for area youths, as well as an annual “campership” program, which subsidizes camp tuition for children who otherwise wouldn’t be able to attend.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Gospel Brunch Fundraiser featuring the Trenton Children’s Chorus at Hopewell Presbyterian Church. Proceeds will benefit the Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum, the first African-American Museum in central New Jersey.  Purchase tickets at http://weblink.donorperfect.com/gospelbrunch. Presented by the Stoutsburg Cemetery Association and the Sourland Conservancy.

12:30 p.m.: Screening of the Royal Opera’s Il Trovatore at Princeton Garden Theatre.

5:30 p.m.: The Princeton Singers presents “As the Lily Among the Thorns” at Princeton University Art Museum (also at 8 p.m.).

8 p.m.: Saturday Night Fever: The Musical at McCarter Theatre.

Sunday, February 26

 2 p.m.: Historic Walking Tour of downtown Princeton and the University campus presented by the Historical Society of Princeton. Attendees should meet outside of Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau Street.

3 p.m.: The English-Speaking Union Princeton Branch presents the Annual Shakespeare Competition, which encourages high school students in grades 9-12 to develop their communication skills. Each student will recite one monologue and one sonnet. The public is welcome to attend; The Kirby Arts Center at The Lawrenceville School.

Monday, February 27

7:30 p.m.: Pianist Kirill Gerstein performs at McCarter Theatre.

Tuesday, February 28

6:30 p.m.: “Becoming Wise: In Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living” with Krista Tippett and Gideon Rosen at Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street, Princeton.

7:30 p.m.: Twyla Tharp’s company of dancers performs at McCarter Theatre.

Wednesday, March 1

1 p.m.: Wednesday Tea & Tour at Morven Museum and Garden in Princeton (repeats weekly).

7:30 p.m.: Contra Dance with the Princeton Country Dancers at the Suzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton Street (repeats weekly).

Thursday, March 2

5:30 p.m.: Screening of Neruda (2016) at Princeton Garden Theatre.

Friday, March 3

11 a.m.: Free, Tiger Tales for children ages 3-5 at Cotsen Children’s Library (repeats weekly).

12:30 p.m.: Gallery Talk at Princeton University Art Museum on “African Beaded Work.”

6 p.m.: The C.K. Williams Reading Series at Labyrinth Bookstore showcases senior thesis students of the Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Creative Writing celebrated novelist Phil Klay.

Saturday, March 4

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.: West Windsor Community Winter Farmers Market at Windsor Athletic Club, 99 Clarksville Road.

10:30 a.m.: Screening of Madagascar (2005) at Princeton Garden Theatre.

10:30 a.m.: Art for Families: Go Van Gogh at Princeton University Art Museum. Create your own artwork inspired by Van Gogh’s use of colorful brushstrokes.

3 p.m.: Library Live at Labyrinth presents Kay Redfield Jamison: Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire. This event will be held at Labyrinth Books of Princeton.

Sunday, March 5

12:30 p.m.: Screening of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s The Tempest at Princeton Garden Theatre.

2 p.m.: Radio play “Moby Dick” presented by Metuchen-based Raconteur Radio. The show features theatrical lighting, period costumes, vintage commercials, Golden Age radio equipment and sound effects; Princeton Public Library.