Calendar

Wednesday, September 23

7 p.m.: “Understanding Princeton’s African American History: An Exploration Through Places.” Historian Shirley Satterfield gives a live virtual presentation showcasing the 29 plaques being installed as the Heritage Tour in the Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood. Register at www.crowdcast.io/e/shirleysatterfield/register.

Thursday, September 24

9 a.m.-2 p.m.: The New Jersey Conference on Diversity and Inclusion is presented online by the Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber. Speakers are Debby Irving, Randall Pinkett, and Avery Ince. princetonchamber.org.

5:30 p.m.: PSO Brass Quintet performs at Morven Museum and Garden, 55 Stockton Street. Outdoor, socially distanced seating. $35 per “pod” for two. Music of the Renaissance period, Bernstein’s West Side Story, and more. princetonsymphony.org.

6:45-7:45 p.m.: Mercer’s Best Toastmasters holds a Zoom gathering centered around humorous speeches. mercersbest.toastmastersclubs.org.

7 p.m.: Sam Farmer, author of A Long Walk Down a Winding Road: Small Steps, Challenges & Triumphs Through an Autistic Lens, speaks at an online event sponsored by Princeton Public Library. princetonlibrary.org.

7 p.m.: The Princeton Community Democratic Organization (PCDO) and the Mercer County Democratic Committee host a virtual meeting featuring Senator Cory Booker, and Representatives Tom Malinowski and Bonnie Watson Coleman. princetondems.org

Friday, September 25

9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m.: At Rosedale Park, 424 Federal City Road, Pennington, the Boys & Girls Club partners with Mercer County Parks to plant trees and shrubs. Volunteers contact Alex Rivera at (609) 303-0716 for details.

11:45 a.m.: Seminar, “Combatting Isolation and Loneliness in Elders,” presented via Zoom by Princeton Senior Resource Center. Social worker Christopher Kellogg leads. princetonsenior.org.

6 p.m.: Journalist Maria Hinojosa discusses her book Once I Was You: A Memoir of Love and Hate in a Torn America, a story of immigration told through her family’s experiences. She will speak with Khristina Gonzalez and Elizabeth Cohen of Princeton University. Sponsored by Princeton Public Library. princetonlibrary.org.

7:30-9:30 p.m.: Drive-in Movie Night at Mercer County Park, West Windsor. Sonic the Hedgehog is screened at Grandparents Grove. Visit mercercountyparks.org.

Saturday, September 26

9 a.m.-1 p.m.: West Windsor Community Farmers Market, Vaughn Drive Lot, West Windsor.

10 a.m.-12 p.m.: Flu shot clinic at Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street. Free for uninsured Princeton residents. (609) 497-7608.

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Fall Fun Family Weekend at Terhune Orchards, Cold Soil Road. Timed tickets must be purchased in advance at terhuneorchards.com.

11 a.m.: Represent NJ Chapter Zoom meeting. Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker will lead a discussion of how New Jersey is prepared, through statute and appropriation, for a safe and secure election. Register at (609) 462-0157.

4 p.m.: The Capitol Philharmonic of New Jersey performs at Cadwalader Park Pavilion in Trenton. Free. Conducted by Daniel Spalding. Masks and social distancing required. Rain date is September 27. (609) 989-3369.

6-9 p.m.: Drive-in-Concert at Mercer County Park, West Windsor. Sounds of Sandstorm and Instant Funk perform at the Cricket Field. Visit mercercountyparks.org.

Sunday, September 27

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Fall Fun Family Weekend at Terhune Orchards, Cold Soil Road. Timed tickets must be purchased in advance at terhuneorchards.com.

1:30 p.m.: “Science on the Small Screen: A Short History of Science Education via Remote Learning,” via Zoom, part of the Sundays at the Sarnoff series. Science historian Ingrid Ockert takes viewers through a tour of the groundbreaking science television genre and will discuss what early lessons are useful for educators today. For registration information visit davidsarnoff.tcnj.edu.

4 p.m.: Princeton Bibliophiles & Collectors  present “Collectors Showcase” held via Zoom. Members are encouraged to share an item and describe what they have learned from their research about the item. All are welcome to mention news items about bibliographic matters. Open to all. libcal.princeton.edu/event/7106467.

Monday, September 28

Recycling

Tuesday, September 29

1 p.m.: The Keller Center’s 15th Annual Innovation Forum, an online competition and networking event showcasing Princeton University research with the potential to be commercialized. Presentations and Q&A. Visit kellercenter.princeton.edu/events.

2 p.m.: Virtual Town Hall meeting on “Substance Use Disorder in NJ during COVID-19 and Beyond,” with a panel of experts. Free, registration required at http://bit.ly/SUDVirtualTownHall2020.

Wednesday, September 30

10 a.m.: Webinar, “Covid-19, Youth of Color, and Suicide Risk Indicators,” with guest speaker Kimme Carlos of the Urban Mental Health Alliance. Registration required, visit mercercounty.org.

4:30 p.m.: Virtual talk by Anthony Jack and Cecelia Rouse, “The Privileged Poor.” Sponsored by Princeton University. Registration needed. princeton.edu.

6 p.m.: Reading by Rabih Alameddine and seniors from Princeton University’s Lewis Center for the Arts Program in Creative Writing. Free, via Zoom. arts.princeton.edu.

7 p.m.: Ask an Expert about EVs: How to Choose, Charge, & Change, webinar on electric vehicles, sponsored by Sustainable Princeton. Register at bit.ly/ask-about-evs.

7 p.m.: “Understanding the History of Racism in Princeton: An Exploration Through Archives.” Staff of the Historical Society of Princeton and the Witherspoon-Jackson Historical and Cultural Society explore 10 historic documents from Princeton, via Zoom, to illuminate the history of racism in America as it played out in Princeton. Also presented October 7. Register at princetonhistory.org.

Friday, October 2

1 p.m.: Film The Hate U Give is screened at Princeton Senior Resource Center, via Zoom. Registration required, no fee. princetonsenior.org.

7:30-9:30 p.m.: Drive-in Movie Night at Mercer County Park, West Windsor. Ghostbusters is screened at Grandparents Grove. Visit mercercountyparks.org.

Saturday, October 3

9 a.m.-1 p.m.: West Windsor Community Farmers Market, Vaughn Drive Lot, West Windsor.

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Fall Fun Family Weekend at Terhune Orchards, Cold Soil Road. Timed tickets must be purchased in advance at terhuneorchards.com.

6-9 p.m.: Drive-in Concert at Mercer County Park, West Windsor. Superunknown and Into the Floyd perform at the Cricket Field. Visit mercercountyparks.org.

Sunday, October 4

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Fall Fun Family Weekend at Terhune Orchards, Cold Soil Road. Timed tickets must be purchased in advance at terhuneorchards.com.

Tuesday, October 6

9:30-11:30 a.m.: Princeton Mercer Chamber presents an update on the leading projects driving the economy, followed by a discussion with local mayors. Via Zoom, $25-$35. princetonmercerchamber.org.

Wednesday, October 7

12:30 p.m.: Virtual Health Fair and Town Hall Meeting with Dr. George DiFerndinando via Zoom, presented by Princeton Senior Resource Center. Registration required, no fee. princetonsenior.org.

6-7 p.m.: “Paths to Success” online series sponsored by Princeton Family YMCA, for students grade six and up. Natalie Madero, technical project manager in the IT industry, speaks. surveymonkey.com/r/B77YKFF.

7 p.m.: “Understanding the History of Racism in Princeton: An Exploration Through Archives.” Staff of the Historical Society of Princeton and the Witherspoon-Jackson Historical and Cultural Society explore 10 historic documents from Princeton, via Zoom, to illuminate the history of racism in America as it played out in Princeton. Register at princetonhistory.org.

Thursday, October 8

5:30 p.m.: PSO Woodwinds performs at Morven Museum and Garden, 55 Stockton Street. Outdoor, socially distanced seating. $35 per “pod” for two people. Works by Samuel Barber, Valerie Coleman, others. princetonsymphony.org.

6-8 p.m.: “Science and Fiction: Envisioning Climate Action,” virtual reading and panel discussion of Kim Stanley Robinson’s The Ministry for the Future. Registration required. eoas.rutgers.edu/ksr2020.

Friday, October 9

11:45 a.m.: Seminar on Medicare presented by Princeton Senior Resource Center via Zoom. Cathy Forbes, Mercer County State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) coordinator, leads. princetonsenior.org.

4-7 p.m.: An EVening at Princeton Shopping Center. Free event with experts on how to choose, charge, and change electric vehicles including cars and bikes. Presented by NRG Energy, Princeton Shopping Center, and Sustainable Princeton. Free, registration required at sustainableprinceton.org.

Saturday, October 10

9 a.m.-1 p.m.: West Windsor Community Farmers Market, Vaughn Drive Lot, West Windsor.

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market Halloween Market, at Roebling Wire Works, Trenton. Visit trentonprfm.com/events.

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Fall Fun Family Weekend at Terhune Orchards, Cold Soil Road. Timed tickets must be purchased in advance at terhuneorchards.com.

Sunday, October 11

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market Halloween Market, at Roebling Wire Works, Trenton. Visit trentonprfm.com/events.

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Fall Fun Family Weekend at Terhune Orchards, Cold Soil Road. Timed tickets must be purchased in advance at terhuneorchards.com.

Monday, October 12

Recycling

Tuesday, October 13

1-6 p.m.: Flu shot clinic at Princeton Senior Resource Center, 45 Stockton Street. Free for uninsured Princeton residents. (609) 497-7608.

Wednesday, October 14

6-7 p.m.: “Paths to Success” online series sponsored by Princeton Family YMCA, for students grade six and up. Cory L. Parks, vice president at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, is speaker. surveymonkey.com/r/B77YKFF.

Thursday, October 15

11 a.m.: “When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story, 1776-1807,” presented by Philadelphia’s Museum of the American Revolution and sponsored by Princeton Senior Resource Center, via Zoom. Registration required, no fee. princetonsenior.org.

Friday, October 16

10 a.m.: Women in Retirement 5th Anniversary Celebration, Princeton Senior Resource Center. princetonsenior.org.

11:45 a.m.: Cooking with Senior Chefs, presented by Princeton Senior Resource Center, with chef Jon Boot. Free, but registration required. princetonsenior.org.

3 p.m.: Transition to Retirement, Zoom event at Princeton Senior Resource Center, facilitated by Dave Roussell. princetonsenior.org.

Saturday, October 17

9 a.m.-1 p.m.: West Windsor Community Farmers Market, Vaughn Drive Lot, West Windsor.

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Fall Fun Family Weekend at Terhune Orchards, Cold Soil Road. Timed tickets must be purchased in advance at terhuneorchards.com.

Sunday, October 18

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Fall Fun Family Weekend at Terhune Orchards, Cold Soil Road. Timed tickets must be purchased in advance at terhuneorchards.com.

Wednesday, October 21

6-7 p.m.: “Paths to Success” online series sponsored by Princeton Family YMCA, for students grade six and up. Ron Carter, Deputy Assistant Director, U.S. Marshall Service, is speaker. surveymonkey.com/r/B77YKFF.

Friday, October 23

11:45 a.m.: “Medical Marijuana,” presented by Princeton Senior Resource Center on Zoom. Registered nurse Ken Wolski is the speaker. Free, but registration required. princetonsenior.org.

Saturday, October 24

9 a.m.-1 p.m.: West Windsor Community Farmers Market, Vaughn Drive Lot, West Windsor.

10 a.m.-12 p.m.: Flu shot clinic at Stone Hill Church, 1025 Bunn Drive. Free for uninsured Princeton residents. (609) 497-7608.

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Fall Fun Family Weekend at Terhune Orchards, Cold Soil Road. Timed tickets must be purchased in advance at terhuneorchards.com.

Sunday, October 25

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Fall Fun Family Weekend at Terhune Orchards, Cold Soil Road. Timed tickets must be purchased in advance at terhuneorchards.com.

Monday, October 26

Recycling

Wednesday, October 28

4-6 p.m.: Flu shot clinic at Witherspoon Hall, 400 Witherspoon Street. Free for uninsured Princeton residents. (609) 497-7608.

6-7 p.m.: “Paths to Success” online series sponsored by Princeton Family YMCA, for students grade six and up. Abi Shitta-Bey, high school math teacher and STEM educator, is speaker. surveymonkey.com/r/B77YKFF.

Saturday, October 31

9 a.m.-1 p.m.: West Windsor Community Farmers Market, Vaughn Drive Lot, West Windsor.

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Fall Fun Family Weekend at Terhune Orchards, Cold Soil Road. Timed tickets must be purchased in advance at terhuneorchards.com.

Sunday, November 1

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Fall Fun Family Weekend at Terhune Orchards, Cold Soil Road. Timed tickets must be purchased in advance at terhuneorchards.com.

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