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Vol. LXIV, No. 22
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
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Wednesday, June 2

5 to 8 p.m.: Live Jazz with trumpeter John Henry Goldman and other jazz musicians; Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau Street.

7:30 p.m.: Take Flight; Berlind Theatre. Also Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7:30 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: Musical Preview of Princeton Festival 2010 season; Princeton Public Library.

8 p.m.: Creating Claire; George Street Playhouse, 9 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick. Also Thursday at 2 and 8 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m.

Thursday, June 3

5:30 to 8:30 p.m.: Darla Rich Trio; Ruth’s Chris Steak House, 2 Village Boulevard.

7 p.m.: “An Evening of Short Films related to Reinventing the Wheel” with film historian Bruce Lawton and film critic Janet Stern; Arts Council of Princeton, Paul Robeson Center. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Reading by William Rosen, author of The Most Powerful Idea in the World; Princeton Public Library.

Friday, June 4

5 to 8 p.m.: Darla Rich Quartet; Hopewell Valley Vineyards, 46 Yard Road, Pennington.

7 p.m.: Outdoor concert with Animus, instrumental band performing original and traditional Eastern Mediterranean music and dance; Crossing Vineyards and Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Road, Washington Crossing, Pa.

7 p.m.: 7th Annual Youth Ink! Festival of plays by New Jersey high school students; McCarter Theatre. Also Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m.

7 to 10 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society “Dancing Under the Stars” Mix dance; Hinds Plaza, Princeton Library.

7:30 p.m.: “Nordic Delights” concert with violinist Jochen Brusch and organist Sven-Ingvart Mikkelsen; Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Bye Bye Birdie; Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre. Also Saturday and Sunday at 7:30 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: Ragtime; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College, West Windsor. Also Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: Tony Orlando; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.

8 p.m.: Much Ado About Nothing; Heritage Center, 635 North Delmorr Avenue, Morrisville, Pa. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

8 p.m.: Marvin Harold Cheiten’s Miss Connections; Off-Broadstreet Theatre, Hopewell. Also Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

8 p.m.: Dance Improv; All Saints’ Church, 16 All Saints’ Road.

Saturday, June 5

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Flea Market to benefit S.A.V.E. Animal Shelter; Herrontown Road at Mt. Lucas Road.

10 a.m.: Historical Society of Princeton’s Hinds Memorial Walking Tour: African American Life in Princeton. Reservations required; call (609) 921-6748, ext. 100

2 and 8 p.m.: Garden Statesmen Barbershop Chorus; Yvonne Theater, Rider University.

 7:30 p.m.: Screening and discussion of The Visitor; West Windsor Branch, Mercer County Library, 333 North Post Road, West Windsor.

8 p.m.: Live music with Rocky Hill Ramblers, Jeff Nathanson Trio, Klez Dispensers, and Haute Dawg; Arts Council of Princeton, Paul Robeson Center.

8 p.m.: Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra and Princeton Pro Musica; Richardson Auditorium.

8:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society California Mix Dance; Unitarian Church, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

Sunday, June 6

7 to 8 a.m.: Registration for Auxiliary of University Medical Center of Princeton’s 1.2-mile Children’s “Fun Run”; Princeton Stadium, Princeton University.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: YWCA Princeton “Paddle for Pink” Dragon Boat Festival; Mercer County Park Marina.

9 a.m.: Spinal Research Foundation’s second annual We’ve Got Your Back 4-mile race, 2-mile walk and Spinal Health Fair; Tyler State Park, Newtown, Pa.

9 a.m.: Auxiliary of University Medical Center of Princeton 10K Run benefiting Pediatric Outpatient Clinic at University Medical Center at Princeton; Princeton Stadium, Princeton University.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Cooking and Cleaning Day; Princeton Battlefield Park.

1 p.m.: “Rev Your Engines” car show benefiting Foster and Adoptive Family Services; Princeton Forrestal Village.

1 to 3 p.m.: Pennington Dance 30th Year Celebration; Hopewell Valley Central High School Performing Arts Center.

1 to 4 p.m.: Garden Party Open House; Drumthwacket. Reservations required at or (609) 683-0057, ext. 4.

2 p.m.: Writers Talking conversation with Fr. Pat Connor of Bordentown, author of Whom Not to Marry: Time Tested Advice from a Higher Authority; Princeton Public Library.

2:30 p.m.: Jewish Community Choir Lashir Spring Concert; Richardson Auditorium. Free.

3 p.m.: Princeton Festival Organ Recital with Ken Cowan, Nathan Laube, and Eric Plutz; Princeton University Chapel.

3 p.m.: Princeton Dance and Theater Studio 7th Annual Spring Performance; Performing Arts Center at West Windsor, Plainsboro High School South, Clarksville Road, West Windsor.

Monday, June 7


7:30 p.m.: Slide show, “Faces of South Africa,” by Melanie Tucker of Tough Love Travel; Princeton Public Library.

7.30 p.m.: Planet Café; Camillo’s Cafe, Princeton Shopping Center.

Tuesday, June 8

7 p.m.: Engaged Retirement talk by Ellen Tozzi of Natural Order Design, “Downsize Your Possessions With Ease”; Princeton Public Library.

7:30 p.m.: Princeton Festival lecture by Rider University professor Timothy Urban, “From Beggars to Kings: Opera for Everyone in 18th Century London”; Princeton Public Library.

Wednesday, June 9

5 to 8 p.m.: Live Jazz with trumpeter John Henry Goldman and other jazz musicians; Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau Street.

7 p.m.: Slide talk by sculptor Chakaia Booker; Arts Council of Princeton, Paul Robeson Center.

Thursday, June 10

7 p.m.: Engaged Retirement talk by weight loss mentor Fay Reiter, “Achieving Optimal Health and Longevity During Retirement”; Princeton Public Library.

7 p.m.: Panel discussion, “Going Live With a Website for Your Business”; Princeton Public Library.

7:30 p.m.: Early music ensemble La Spirita concert of Renaissance music; Lawrence Branch Library, 2751 Brunswick Pike (Route 1), Lawrenceville. Free.

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