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Vol. LXV, No. 16
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
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Wednesday, April 20

9 to 10 a.m.: Chapin School Open House for Educators; Chapin School, 4101 Princeton Pike, N.J.

11 a.m.: Morven Museum and Garden hosts a lecture, “Gardens of the Arts and Crafts Movement”, featuring landscape historian Judith Tankard; Garden Room, Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street.

4 p.m.: The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs hosts U.S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan; Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall, Princeton University.

4:30 p.m.: Princeton Middle East Society presents “The New Middle East: Implications for the Israel-Palestinian Conflict,” a talk by Yoav Peled, visiting professor at The New School; Robertson Hall, Bowl One, Princeton University.

4:30 p.m.: “Religion and the Problem of Oppression,” a conversation with Oxford University professor Tariq Ramadan and Princeton University professor Eric Gregory; McCosh 50, Princeton University.

4:30 p.m.: Talent Show for aspiring entertainers in elementary school; Princeton Public Library.

4:30 to 6 p.m.: The Canadian Studies Program at Princeton University hosts a colloquium with Canadian author, Nino Ricci; Robertson Hall, Princeton University.

7 p.m.: New Novelist Night; Princeton Public Library.

7 p.m.: Dr. Marty Becker, “America’s Veterinarian”, will discuss and sign his latest book, Your Dog, the Owner’s Manual: Hundreds of Secrets, Surprises, and Solutions for Raising a Happy, Healthy Dog; Princeton Barnes & Noble.

7 to 9 p.m.: CancerCare’s free educational seminar, “Communicating with your doctor (Doctor Can We Talk?)”; Mercer County Library, 333 North Post Road, Princeton Junction.

Thursday, April 21

7:30 to 9:15 a.m.: Business Owner Roundtable; Bartolomei Pucciarelli, Main Conference Room, 2564 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville.

10 a.m.: 55PLUS meeting, “The Language of History and the History of Language”; Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau Street.

1:30 to 3:30 p.m.: Progression Physical Therapy of Princeton and the Jewish Family & Children’s Service presents “A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls” class; Elm Court Dining Hall, Harriet Bryant House.

7 to 9 p.m.: CancerCare’s free educational seminar, “When a Loved One Has Cancer: Help for the Caregiver”; Mercer County Library, 333 North Post Road, Princeton Junction.

Friday, April 22

7:30 to 9 p.m.: Successfully Speak Up Toastmasters meeting; Kingston United Methodist Church, 9 Church Street, Kingston.

Saturday, April 23

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Easter Art Tour and Easter Egg Hunt; Princeton University Art Museum.

1 to 4 p.m.: Terhune Orchards’ Bunny Chase Easter Weekend; Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road. Also Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m.

3 to 6 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society Argentine Tango Workshop; Suzanne Patterson Center.

7 p.m.: Café Improv; Solley Theatre, Paul Robeson Center for the Arts.

8:30 to 11:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society’s No Name Dance presents a California Mix; Unitarian Universalist Church of Princeton, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

Monday, April 25


Tuesday, April 26

8:30 a.m.: Tuesday Networking Breakfast with Katie DeVito’s talk, “The Importance of Networking”; Princeton Public Library.

Wednesday, April 27

5 p.m.: Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce Annual Hall of Fame Dinner; Hyatt Regency Princeton.

7 to 9 p.m.: Har Sinai Temple presents a public discussion on “Contemporary Parenting in the Age of the Internet and Social Networking”; Har Sinai Temple, 2421 Pennington Road, Hopewell Township.

8 p.m.: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra with Arabella Steinbacher, violin, 91 University Place, Princeton.

Friday, April 29

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Arbor Day Celebration; Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton.

5 to 8 p.m.: Hopewell Borough Cruise Night; Broad Street, Hopewell.

6:30 to 9:30 p.m.: Pinot to Picasso ~ Vintage 2011 Fundraiser; Technology Center of Princeton.

Saturday, April 30

9:15 a.m.: The Zonta Club of Trenton/Mercer is sponsoring the 11th Annual R.A.V.E. (Rape and Violence Eradication) Walk; Veterans Park, Hamilton.

9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.: Friends of the Lawrence Library Book Sale; 2751 Brunswick Pike.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Princeton Barnes & Noble Job Fair; Marketfair Mall, Route 1 South.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: The Annual Rutgers Day with performances, tours, exhibits, activities, lectures, and more; New Brunswick.

Noon to 4 p.m.: Garden State African Violet Club Show & Sale, “Violets in Tune”; Mercer County Community College Student Center, 1200 Old Trenton Road. Also Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Noon to 5 p.m.: Communiversity: Festival of the Arts; Downtown Princeton.

5 to 10 p.m.: Spring Garden Gala “Wild About Flowers”; Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve Visitor Center, 1635 River Road.

7 p.m.: Dark Star Orchestra, the ultimate Grateful Dead cover band; McCarter Theatre.

Sunday, May 1

Noon to 5 p.m.: 13th Annual Jubilee; Lawrenceville Main Street.

1 p.m.: Opening of three exhibitions of contemporary sculpture; Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton.

3 p.m.: Richardson Chamber Players; Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall, Princeton University.

3 p.m.: NJDEP Commissioner Bob Martin to Speak at Friends of Princeton Open Space Annual Meeting; Mountain Lakes House, 57 Mountain Avenue.

6 p.m.: Dorothea’s House closes this season’s monthly lecture series with Princeton native, Dr. Nancy C. Carnevale, “A New Language, A New World: Italian Immigrants in the United States, 1890–1945”; 120 John Street, Princeton.

Tuesday, May 3

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: VNA of Central Jersey presents Stately Homes By The Sea Designer Show House; Navesink River Road, Locust, Middletown Township, N.J. For more information call (732) 224-6780. Through June 12.

8 p.m.: The Philadelphia Orchestra; Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium, 881 Seventh Avenue, New York City.

Friday, May 6

1 p.m.: Princeton Senior Resource Center hosts the film, Letters to Juliet; Suzanne Patterson Building.

7 to 10 p.m.: Princeton High School Jazz Concert Series, Big Band Dance; The Cranbury School, Main Street, Cranbury.

Saturday, May 7

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: West Windsor Community Farmers Market Opens 8th Season; Vaughn Drive Parking Lot of the southbound Princeton Junction Train Station.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Morven Museum & Garden’s annual heirloom plant sale; 55 Stockton Street.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Terhune Orchards Kite Day; Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road.

Noon: Great Strides Walk to Cure Cystic Fibrosis; Mercer County Park.

6:30 to 11:30 p.m.: SAVE hosts its 11th Annual Gala Benefit, Whiskers in Wonderland; Princeton Airport.

8:30 to 11:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society presents Salsa Sensation; Suzanne Patterson Center, Monument Drive.

Sunday, May 8

3 to 5 p.m.: Free Meditation Class; Plainsboro Public Library, 9 Van Doren Street.

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