Town Topics — Princeton's Weekly Community Newspaper Since 1946.
Vol. LXV, No. 10
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Coldwell Banker Princeton Office

Prudential Fox and Roach, Realtors

Gloria Nilson GMAC Real Estate

Henderson Sotheby's International Realty

N.T. Callaway Princeton Office

Stockton Real Estate, LLC

Weichert, Realtors

Advertise in Town Topics

Iris Interiors

Advertise in Town Topics

Weather Forecast


Wednesday, March 9

12:30 p.m.: Kosher Café East program, “Keep Your Memory Sharp”; Beth El Synagogue, 50 Maple Stream Road, East Windsor.

5 to 7:30 p.m.: Opening reception of “Mercer County Artists 2011” and Awards Ceremony; MCCC Gallery, Communication Building, Mercer’s West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road.

7 p.m.: Onsen For All’s Meditation with Kerry Kay class; 4451 Route 27, Princeton.

Thursday, March 10

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Winter Princeton Farmers’ Market; Princeton Public Library community room.

5 to 7 p.m.: Opening reception of an exhibit of paintings by Mel Leipzig; Rider University Art Gallery, Bart Luedeke Center, 2083 Lawrenceville Road.

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.: Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce Evening Networking Event and Business Card Exchange; Allegra, 2850 US Highway 1, Lawrenceville.

5:45 p.m.: International Association of Administrative Professionals, Mercer Chapter, hosts “Dealing with Change in the Workplace”; Tessara Restaurant, 812 Route 33, Hamilton.

6:30 p.m.: D&R Greenway Land Trust invites the public to “Butterflies, Their Beauty and Peril”, Rachael Winfree Program; One Preservation Place, Princeton.

8 p.m.: Adaskin String Trio, Works by Beethoven, Martinu, and Dohnanyi; Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall, Princeton University.

8 p.m.: State Theatre presents A Chorus Line; 15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick.

Friday, March 11

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Hunterdon County Rug Artisans Guild hosts monthly meeting; Administration Building in the Hunterdon County Complex, Route 12.

Noon: Princeton Senior Resource Center’s Brown Bag Discussion, “Osteoporosis: the Silent Crippler”; Suzanne Patterson Building, 45 Stockton Street.

1:30 to 3:30 p.m.: Mercer County Park Commission Nature Program, “Just a Hike”; meet at Baldpate Mountain, Pleasant Valley parking lot.

3:14 p.m.: Pi Day Princeton 2011 begins, Geek Freak Weekend through Monday, March 14; Princeton.

4 to 5 p.m.: Curator’s Tour of Einstein at Home, in celebration of Einstein’s Birthday and Princeton Pi Day Celebration; Historical Society of Princeton.

8 p.m.: State Theatre presents “Tango Buenos Aires: Fire and Passion of Tango”; State Theatre, 15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick.

Saturday, March 12

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: White Elephant Special Rummage Sale; 905 Herrontown Road, Princeton.

1 p.m.: Hamilton Township’s makeover of the 26th Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade; starting in front of the Nottingham Firehouse.

1 to 3 p.m.: Princeton Academy of Martial Arts celebrates its 24 Year Anniversary with an Open House; 14 Farber Road, Princeton.

2 p.m.: Harlem Globetrotters 2011 World Tour; Sun National Bank Center, Trenton. Also at 7 p.m.

4:30 to 6 p.m.: YWCA Princeton “No Sock” Sock Hop on Geek Freak Weekend; YWCA Princeton, 59 Paul Robeson Place, Princeton.

7:30 p.m.: Picasso at the Lapin Agile; Arts Council of Princeton.

8 p.m.: West Windsor Arts Center presents Mark Bodino, Classical Guitar & Contemporary Vocals; West Windsor Arts Center, 952 Alexander Road, Princeton Junction.

8:30 to 11:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society presents Ballroom Blitz dance; Unitarian Universalist Church, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

Sunday, March 13

1:30 to 3:30 p.m.: Free beginner lesson in Argentine Tango; Plainsboro Public Library, 9 Van Doren Street.

3 p.m.: Friends of the Princeton University Library host “Conversations with Curators and Conservators”; Firestone Library, Princeton University.

3 p.m.: Westminster Conservatory presents a showcase including Community Ensembles and Piano Concerto Competition Winners; Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall, Princeton University.

Monday, March 14


7 p.m.: Monthly Noodle Talk; Princeton Public Library.

7:30 p.m.: The Princeton Adult School presents Second Chance Cinema, “Wild Grass”; Friend Center Auditorium, Computer Science Building, Princeton University.

Tuesday, March 15

10 to 11:30 a.m.: Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association hosts “Ready or Not for Preschoolers”; Buttinger Nature Center, 31 Titus Mill Road, Hopewell.

7 to 9 p.m.: Opening reception for an Art Exhibition by Elina Lorenz; Triumph Brewing Company, 138 Nassau Street. Show runs through May.

Wednesday, March 16

8:30 to 10 a.m.: Watershed Morning Ramble; Buttinger Nature Center, 31 Titus Mill Road, Hopewell Township.

1 to 6 p.m.: 2011 Mercer County Economic Summit “Making Connections”; The Conference Center at Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor.

6:45 p.m.: Entrepreneur and space traveler Greg Olsen speaks on “From Entrepreneur to Spaceman”; Princeton Public Library.

Thursday, March 17

4 to 5:30 p.m.: Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association’s event, “Barking up the RIGHT tree for School Age children”; Buttinger Nature Center, 31 Titus Mill Road, Hopewell Township.

8 p.m.: Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance; Patriots Theatre at the War Memorial.

8 p.m.: Improv Comedy Troupe “Far and In Between”; Paul Robeson Center for the Arts.

Friday, March 18

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: American Red Cross Blood Drive; 100 Metroplex Plaza, LSNJ Conference Room, Edison.

7:30 p.m.: Mary McCaslin performs at the Princeton Folk Music Society Concert Series; Christ Congregation Church, 50 Walnut Lane, Princeton.

7:30 p.m.: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra celebrates “Best of Spanish Flair” In Style; War Memorial, Trenton.

7:30 p.m.: Performance by The Hamilton College Choir; Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street.

Saturday, March 19

10:30 a.m. to Noon: Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association’s event, “Let’s Fly a Kite”; Buttinger Nature Center, 31 Titus Mill Road, Hopewell Township.

11 a.m.: The Very Hungry Caterpillar Storytime and Craft; Princeton Barnes & Noble.

12:30 p.m.: Fruit Tree Pruning Demonstration with owner Gary Mount; Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton.

3 p.m.: Kingston Presbyterian Church hosts an authentic Victorian Tea; Kingston Presbyterian Church.

7 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton presents Sarah Donner’s Indie Music Night; Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street.

7:30 p.m.: Reock & Roll Revue with the classic rock opera “Quadrophenia”; Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College.

9 p.m. to Midnight: Argentine Tango Social Dance; Suzanne Patterson Center, Monument Drive, Princeton.

Sunday, March 20

1 to 3 p.m.: Mercer County Park Commission Nature Program, “Wildlife Guess Who”; Mercer County Wildlife Center, Route 29.

3 p.m.: Princeton Writers’ Block performs comic sketches and one-acts by David Ives; Princeton Public Library.

Monday, March 21

1 p.m.: The Women’s College Club of Princeton meeting; All Saints’ Church, 16 All Saints’ Road, Princeton.

4:30 p.m.: Princeton University Department of Music presents “Composition Colloquium”; Woolworth Center Room, Princeton University.

8 p.m.: Washington Crossing Audubon Society meeting, “Wild Utah: America’s Red Rock Wilderness”; Stainton Hall on the Pennington School’s campus, Delaware Avenue.

Tuesday, March 22

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Blood Donor Program; Merwick Care & Rehab facility.

9 to 10:30 a.m.: Mercer County Park Commission Nature Program, “Trail Trek”; meet at Mercer County Park, Tennis Center parking lot.

8 p.m.: Composers Ensemble at Princeton; Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall, Princeton University.

Friday, March 25

4 p.m.: American Repertory Ballet’s On Pointe, “Dancing Your Way Into College”; Princeton Ballet School’s studios, 301 N. Harrison Street, Princeton.

6:30 to 8 p.m.: Opening reception of “Feedback”, an exhibition of paintings by Steve Budington; The Mariboe Gallery at Peddie School, Hightstown.

Return to Top | Go to Mailbox

Town Topics® may be purchased on Wednesday mornings at the following locations: Princeton — McCaffrey’s, Cox’s, Kiosk (Palmer Square), Krauszer’s (State Road), Olives, Speedy Mart (State Road), Wawa (University Place); Hopewell — Village Express; Rocky Hill — Wawa (Route 518); Pennington — Pennington Market.
Copyright© Town Topics®, Inc. 2011.