Calendar

Wednesday, January 15

7 p.m.: Storyteller Maria LoBiondo tells Scheherazade and the Tales of the Thousand and One Nights, at Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street. Free. princetonlibrary.org.

Thursday, January 16

9:30-11 a.m.: YWCA Princeton Area Newcomers and Friends meet at Bramwell House, behind the main building on Robeson Place. www.ywcaprinceton.org/newcomers.

10 a.m.: Meeting of the 55-Plus Club at The Jewish Center, 435 Nassau Street. Princeton University professor Kim Lane Scheppele speaks, “In the Ruins of Constitutional Government.” Free, $4 donation suggested.

10 a.m.-9 p.m.: Princeton University Art Museum store, on campus, is holding its annual sale with crafts, jewelry, accessories, toys, books, cards, and more, at 50-70 percent off. museumstore@princeton.edu.

7:30 p.m.: “The Theory of Relativity,” new musical song cycle by Neil Bartram and Brian Hill, at Princeton High School Black Box Theatre, Walnut Lane. $5. princetonk12.org.

Friday, January 17

9:45 a.m.: The Piano Teachers Forum meets at Jacobs Music, 2540 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville. pianoteachersforum.org.

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Princeton University Art Museum store, on campus, is holding its annual sale with crafts, jewelry, accessories, toys, books, cards, and more, at 50-70 percent off. museumstore@princeton.edu.

6:30 p.m.: One Table Cafe at Trinity Church, 33 Mercer Street. The Rev. William D. Carter performs with his eight-piece ensemble. Dinner provided by Eno Terra. Open to all. Reservations are needed. (609) 216-7770.

7:30 p.m.: “The Theory of Relativity,” new musical song cycle by Neil Bartram and Brian Hill at Princeton High School Black Box Theatre, Walnut Lane. $5. princetonk12.org.

8 p.m.: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra performs The Ring Without Words, Lorin Maazel’s arrangement of music from Wagner’s four-opera Ring cycle, at Richardson Auditorium. njsymphony.org.

8 p.m.: Princeton Folk Music Society presents Anne Hills at Christ Congregation Church, 50 Walnut Lane. $10-$25. www.princetonfolk.org.

Saturday, January 18

10 a.m.-1 p.m.: West Windsor Farmers Market is at MarketFair, Route 1. westwindsorfarmersmarket.org.

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Princeton University Art Museum store, on campus, is holding its annual sale with crafts, jewelry, accessories, toys, books, cards, and more, at 50-70 percent off. museumstore@princeton.edu.

11 a.m.: Represent New Jersey meets at Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 50 Cherry Hill Road, to begin the next phase of anti-corruption efforts. A screening of the short film Unbreaking America: Divided We Fall is planned. RSVP to  https://volunteer.represent.us/nj_meeting_011820.

7:30 p.m.: Central
Jersey Dance Society presents the No-Name Dance at Suzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton Street. No partner needed. Country Two-Step lesson till 8:30 p.m., then open dancing till 11:30 p.m. to California Mix dance music with DJ Alan Saperstein. $10-$15. www.centraljersey.org.

7:30 p.m.: “The Theory of Relativity,” new musical song cycle by Neil Bartram and Brian Hill, at Princeton High School Black Box Theatre, Walnut Lane. $5. princetonk12.org.

Sunday, January 19

12-5 p.m.: Princeton University Art Museum store, on campus, is holding its annual sale with crafts, jewelry, accessories, toys, books, cards, and more, at 50-70 percent off. museumstore@princeton.edu.

1 p.m.: Jigsaw Puzzle Tournament at Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street. Free. princetonlibrary.org.

1 p.m.: Lambertville Historical Society annual meeting at Pittore Justice Center, 25 South Union Street, Lambertville. Author/historial Linda J. Barth will discuss the people, bridges, locks, and aqueducts of the D&R Canal. Free. www.lambertvillehistoricalsociety.org.

3 and 7 p.m.: Youth Orchestra of Central Jersey performs at Kendall Hall, The College of New Jersey, Ewing. At 3 p.m., the Wind Symphony, String Preparatory Orchestra, and Pro Arte Orchestra will play. At 7 p.m., the Saxophone Choir and Symphonic Orchestra featuring Angela Zator-Nelson, assistant principal timpanist of the Philadelphia Orchestra, perform Jennifer Higdon’s Percussion Concerto. $20-$25. tcnjcenterforthearts.tcnj.edu.

Monday, January 20

Recycling

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.: The Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon Street, celebrates the life of Martin Luther King Jr. with talks by Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman and Princeton professor Ruha Benjamin, art and history activities, and more. Free. artscouncilofprinceton.org.

12-3 p.m.: MLK Day of Service Work Session in the Mapleton Preserve, hosted by Friends of Princeton Nursery Lands. Bring saws, clippers, loppers, and rakes, and wear sturdy shoes and warm clothing. 145 Mapleton Road, Kingston. https://fpnl.org/.

7-8:30 p.m.: Princeton Clergy Association’s Annual Multifaith Service to Commemorate the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street. The Rev. Dr. Deborah Banks, pastor of the Mount Pisgah AME Church of Princeton, is the speaker.

Tuesday, January 21

6:30 p.m.: SCORE Seminar, “Small Business Trends,” at Princeton Public Library 65 Witherspoon Street. princetonlibrary.org.

Wednesday, January 22

6:30 p.m.: Morven Museum, 55 Stockton Street, presents David Herrstrom lecturing on “The Prophetic Quest: Stained Glass Art of Jacob Landau.” $10 (free for Friends of Morven). morven.org.

Thursday, January 23

6:45 p.m.: Mercer’s Best Toastmasters meets at Lawrence Community Center, 295 Eggerts Crossing Road, Lawrenceville. All are welcome.

Friday, January 24

7:30 p.m.: “Live Arts” at The Warehouse, the Martin Center for Dance, 11 Princess Road, Suite G, Lawrenceville. Live jazz, photo and art exhibit, jewelry. Free. www.MartinBartonARTS.com.

Saturday, January 25

12-6 p.m.: Artisan Market at Unionville Vineyards, 9 Rocktown Road, Ringoes. Crafts, gourmet food, live music, wine, and more. unionvillevineyards.com.

3 p.m.: At Morven, 55 Stockton Street, the New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra presents “Extended Techniques,” part of a three-part series. $25 for the series (free for Friends of Morven). morven.org.

6:30 p.m.: “Mad for Plaid” Robert Burns Party and Silent Auction, at Trinity Church, 33 Mercer Street. Food, drink, and more. $30; includes one drink and hors d’oeuvres. Benefits Trinity Choir’s 2021 UK tour. www.trinityprinceton.org/events/mad-for-plaid-2020.

Sunday, January 26

12-5 p.m.: Artisan Market at Unionville Vineyards, 9 Rocktown Road, Ringoes. Crafts, gourmet food, live music, wine, and more. unionvillevineyards.com.

4-6 p.m.: Reception for the exhibit “Jewish Lawyers in Germany Under the Third Reich,” at The Jewish Center, 435 Nassau Street. Open to all. The exhibit runs through January 30. info@thejewishcenter.org.

4 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society presents the Pure Ballroom Dance, at Suzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton Street. Argentine tango lesson till 5 p.m., then open dancing till 8 p.m. to ballroom music with DJ Mark Liebeskind. No partner needed. $10-$15. www.centraljerseydance.org.

Monday, January 27

5-9:15 p.m.: Princeton Community Works conference at Frist Campus Center, Princeton University. Dr. Randall Pinkett of BCT Partners will speak and workshops will be held on addressing the challenges of the nonprofit world. $40 includes two workshops and boxed dinner. princetoncommunityworks.org.

7 p.m.: Engaged Retirement presents a tax update for the 2019 filing season, at Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street. Free. princetonlibrary.org.

Wednesday, January 29

2 p.m.: John Baxter on “Richard Stockton: Revolutionary Unsung Hero,” at Morven, 55 Stockton Street. Museum tour available at 11 a.m.; tea at 1 p.m. $10 for talk only (free for Friends of Morven); $32 for tea/tour/talk ($18 Friends of Morven). morven.org.

Thursday, January 30

6:45-7:45 p.m.: Mercer’s Best Toastmasters holds a Better Speaker Series meeting at Lawrence Community Center, 295 Eggerts
Crossing Road. mercersbest.toastmastersclubs.org.

Friday, January 31

6 p.m.: Screening of Toni Morrison: The Pieces That I Am, at Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street. Free. princetonlibrary.org.

Saturday, February 1

8:30 a.m-12 p.m..: Round Valley Reservoir — free birding trip with Washington Crossing Audubon society. washingtoncrossingaudubon.org.

10-11:30 a.m.: Groundhog Day Celebration at The Watershed Institute, 31 Titus Mill Road, Pennington. $5. thewatershed.org.

3 p.m.: Screening of Beethoven Lives Upstairs, at Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street. Free. princetonlibrary.org.

7:30 p.m.: Pianist Meral Guneyman performs at Hopewell Valley Central High School, Pennington, in a concert to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Swat Relief Initiative, which promotes education and literacy, especially for women, in northern Pakistan. Works by Bach, Beethoven, The Beatles, and David Bowie are on the program. $10-$20. swatreliefinitiative.org.

Sunday, February 2

1:30 p.m.: “Fistful of Popcorn” Oscars Road Show at Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street. Film reviewers from Princeton Community TV offer takes on the upcoming Oscars. Free. princetonlibrary.org.

Monday, February 3

Recycling

7 p.m.: Continuing Conversations on Race at Princeton Public Library 65 Witherspoon Street. “The Green Book: An American Journey Through White Racism.” Free. princetonlibrary.org.

Wednesday, February 5

5:30 p.m.: Panel discussion at the Institute for Advanced Study on the rise of anti-Semitism. ias.edu.

Thursday, February 6

6:30 p.m.: Screening of Thou Shalt Not Grow Old, at Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street. Free. princetonlibrary.org.

6:45-7:45 p.m.: Mercer’s Best Toastmasters holds a Better Speaker Series meeting at Lawrence Community Center, 295 Eggerts Crossing Road. mercersbest.toastmastersclubs.org.

Friday February 7

6:30 p.m.: Screening of the documentary True Justice, followed by a panel discussion, at Princeton High School Performing Arts Center, Walnut Lane.

Saturday, February 8

11 a.m.: Victorian Pressed Flower Valentine Workshop at Morven, 55 Stockton Street. $20-$30. morven.org.

12 p.m.: Chinese New Year celebration at Plainsboro Public Library, 9 Van Doren Street, Plainsboro. Art, music, dance, and more. plainsborolibrary.org.

1:30 p.m.: Chinese New Year celebration at Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street. Traditional dance, painting, calligraphy, music, origami, martial arts, and more. Free. princetonlibrary.org.

2 p.m.: Naturalist and photographer Jim Amon reads from his new book Seeing the Sourlands: Photos and Essays at the Lambertville Public Library, 6 Lilly Street, Lambertville. sourland.org.

Sunday, February 9

8:30-11 a.m.: Great Backyard Bird Count Primer — free birding trip with Washington Crossing Audubon Society. At Veteran’s Park, Hamilton. washingtoncrossingaudubon.org.

2 p.m.: Card-Making Workshop for Adults, at Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street. Free. Register at princetonlibrary.org.

Monday, February 10

1 p.m.: Music from China presented by the Princeton Symphony Orchestra Chamber Music Series at Monroe Township Library, 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Township. Free.

2 p.m.: The film Southside With You is screened at the Lawrence Headquarters Branch of Mercer County Library, 251 Brunswick Pike. Part of Black History Month observance. Free. mcl.org.

7 p.m.: “If These Stones Could Talk,” presented by Elaine Buck and Beverly Mills, authors of African American Presence in the Hopewell Valley. At Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street. Free. princetonlibrary.org.

Tuesday, February 11

7 p.m.: Raphael Liogier, author of Heart of Maleness: An Exploration, speaks at Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street. Free. princetonlibrary.org.

Wednesday, February 12

2 p.m.: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Victorian Gardening, at Morven, 55 Stockton Street. With tour and talk by horticulturists Louise Senior and Charlie Thomforde. $18-$27. morven.org.

6:30 p.m.: Princeton University professor Beth Lew-Williams discusses The Fortunes, Peter Ho Davies’ exploration of a century of American history through the eyes of four Chinese Americans. At Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street. Free. princetonlibrary.org.

Thursday, February 13

7 p.m.: Author Donna Rifkind discusses The Sun and Her Stars: Salka Viertel and Hitler’s Exiles in the Golden Age of Holllywood. Free. At Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street. princetonlibrary.org.

Friday, February 14

8 p.m.: Edna’s Kin band performs Whiskey & Wine at the 1867 Sanctuary, 101 Scotch Road, Ewing. (609) 392-6409.

Saturday, February 15

11 a.m.-1 p.m.: Winter Fairy Festival at The Watershed Institute, 31 Titus Mill Road, Pennington. $10 (no charge for children under age 2). thewatershed.org.

Sunday, February 16

11 a.m.: Book Brunch with authors Kelly Simmons, Amy Impellizzeri, and Kate Moretti at Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street. Free. Coffee and pastries will be served. princetonlibrary.org.

2-4 p.m.: Anthony McGill, principal clarinetist of the New York Philharmonic, gives a master class followed by a concert at 5 p.m. with pianist Donna Weng Friedman at Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University. Free.

Monday, February 17

Recycling

1 p.m.: The Women’s College Club of Princeton meets at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Terhune Road. David Mulford speaks on “Theodore Roosevelt — One of a Kind.” Free. www.wccpnj.org.

6:30 p.m.: SCORE Seminar on “Creating a Business Model and Business Plan.” At Princeton Public Library 65 Witherspoon Street. Free. princetonlibrary.org.

Wednesday, February 19

7 p.m.: Screening of How Jack Became Black, at Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street. Free. princetonlibrary.org.

Thursday, February 20

11 a.m.: Martin’s Big Words Storytime, at Morven, 55 Stockton Street. Doreen Rappaport’s picture book biography of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. $10 per family (free for Friends of Morven). morven.org.

Sunday, February 23

8:15-11:15 a.m.: “Beginner’s Bird Walk,” free public birding trip with the Washington Crossing Audubon Society, at Veteran’s Park, Hamilton. washingtoncrossingaudubon.org.

2 p.m.: Roosevelt String Band Concert: Songs to Warm the Heart, at Morven, 55 Stockton Street. $10 (free for Friends of Morven. morven.org.

3 p.m.: Marjan Kamali, author of The Stationary Shop, speaks at Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street. Free. princetonlibrary.org.

Monday, February 24

7 p.m.: Engaged Retirement presents “Downsizing and Organizing,” at Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street. Free. princetonlibrary.org.

Wednesday, February 26

6 p.m.: Princeton University professor Susan Stewart discusses her book The Ruins Lesson: Meaning and Material in Western Culture, at Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau Street. Free.

Thursday, February 27

6 p.m.: Author Edward Posnett discusses Strange Harvests: The Hidden Histories of Seven Natural Objects, at Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau Street. Free.

6:30 p.m. Grand Homes and Gardens Distinguished Speakers Series Opener: Dumbarton Oaks, at Morven, 55 Stockton Street. Talk on the Harvard University research institute, library, and garden in Washington. $18-$25. morven.org.

7 p.m.: “The Life and Legacy of Jack Sherrod,” at Lawrence Headquarters Branch of Mercer County Library, 2751 Brunswick Pike. Presentation by historian Al Corbett on Sherrod’s evolution from a slave to a soldier in the Civil War and, ultimately, a landowner. Part of Black History Month observance. Free. mcl.org.

Saturday, February 29

11 a.m.: Celebrate Leap Day, Signs of Spring. Walk with horticulturist Louise Senior at Morven, 55 Stockton Street. $10 (free for Friends of Morven). morven.org.

2 p.m.: “Slavery to Now Through Music,” with African drumming, spiritual hymns, church choir music, blues, jazz and rap. Part of Black History Month observance, at Lawrence Headquarters Branch of Mercer County Library, 2751 Brunswick Pike. Free. mcl.org.