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Vol. LXV, No. 42
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
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Wednesday, October 19

Noon: The Jess Epstein Lunch and Learn with Princeton Scholars Lecture Series presents “The New University Medical Center”; The Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau Street.

4:30 p.m.: Poet Rita Dove and novelist James Salter read at Berlind Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center. Free.

5 p.m.: Salsa Dancing; Lawrence Branch of the Mercer County Library System, 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville.

6:30 to 8 p.m.: Meditation for Health for Those Touched by Cancer; UMCP Breast Health Center, East Windsor Medical Commons 2, 300B Princeton-Hightstown Road.

7 p.m.: The South River Board of Health sponsors a lecture, “Weight Reduction Strategies”; SS Peter & Paul Russian Orthodox Church, 76 Whitehead Avenue, South River, N.J.

7 p.m.: Author Ellen Hopkins discusses her latest book, “Triangles”; Princeton Public Library, second floor Fireplace area.

Thursday, October 20

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Princeton Farmers’ Market; Hinds Plaza.

6 to 9:30 p.m.: Big Brothers Big Sisters’ annual Autumn Culinaire; The Stone Terrace, 2275 Kuser Road, Hamilton.

Friday, October 21

6 to 9:30 p.m.: The YWCA Princeton’s Breast Cancer Resource Center holds its 7th Annual “In the Pink” Fashion Show; The Westin Princeton at Forrestal Village, 201 Village Boulevard.

7:30 p.m.: Liszt Festival Performances; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College. Also Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 22

8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Princeton Senior Resource Center presents Chocolate for Memory, Practical Strategies for Caregivers; Princeton Senior Resource Center, 45 Stockton Street.

9 a.m. to noon: Princeton HealthCare System’s Health Fair; Mount Pisgah AME Church, 170 Witherspoon Street, Princeton. Free.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Waldorf School’s first annual community-wide rummage sale; Waldorf School, 1062 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton.

10 a.m.: The Lewis School’s 4th Annual “Last Child in the Woods” Walk-a-thon; Mercer County Park. Noon to 4 p.m.: Music on the Farm with Past Times; Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road.

7:30 p.m.: Emmy and Tony Award Winner Tyne Daly to open McCarter Theatre’s Cabaret Series, 91 University Place.

8 p.m.: West Windsor Arts Center launches the “Special EVENTS at the center — Season 2” series with Snow People; West Windsor Arts Center, 952 Alexander Road.

8 p.m.: The Opera Project’s Fall Weekend Concert; St. Andrew’s Church, 50 York Street, Lambertville.

8 p.m.: The Princeton-based Baroque chamber music ensemble, Le Triomphe de l’amour, opens their 21st season with a concert, “Roman Holiday”; Unitarian Universalist Church of Princeton, 50 Cherry Hill Road.

Sunday, October 23

11:30 a.m.: All Saints’ Church presents guest speaker, Dr. Hunsinger, The Christian Response to Torture; 16 All Saints’ Road, Princeton.

Noon to 4 p.m.: Music on the Farm with Jimmy Lee Ramblers; Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road.

Noon to 4 p.m.: “Art Out” featuring the work of nine local artists with a wine and cheese reception; 298 Hopewell Amwell Road, Hopewell.

1 p.m.: Halloween Concert with the Princeton Brass Band; Yvonne Theater, Rider University.

4 p.m.: Princeton YMCA and Princeton Young Achievers host a celebration concert with Princeton’s own William D. Carter III; YMCA-YWCA’s All Purpose Room.

Monday, October 24


7 to 8:50 p.m.: “Parent to Parent: A Family Training Program on ADHD”; Montgomery Upper Middle School. Meets each Monday through December 5.

7:30 to 9:30 p.m.: Local career author, Jean Baur, will speak on how to overcome job search obstacles; Trinity Church, 33 Mercer Street, Princeton.

8 p.m.: No Reservations: An Evening With Anthony Bourdain; McCarter Theater.

Tuesday, October 25

6 to 8 p.m.: The Princeton Family YMCA presents the 2011 Centennial Awards for Healthy Living; Greenacres Country Club, Lawrenceville.

7 to 8:30 p.m.: Adam D. Redlich, MD, discusses “Common Causes and Treatments of Back Pain”; Robbinsville Library, 42 Allentown-Robbinsville Road.

7:30 to 9 p.m.: Sustainable Princeton General Meeting, open to all; Whole Earth Center, 360 Nassau Street, Princeton.

8 p.m.: Joint Recital: Lars Vogt, piano & Christian Tetzlaff, violin; McCarter Theater.

8 p.m.: Guitar Virtuoso Stanley Jordan performs at Fundraiser for Larry Frazer; West Windsor Arts Center, 952 Alexander Road, West Windsor.

Wednesday, October 26

1 to 7 p.m.: University Medical Center at Princeton holds a blood drive at the Plainsboro Public Library; 9 Van Doren Street.

8 p.m.: Bergen Performing Arts Center presents Willie Nelson live; 30 N. Van Brunt Street, Englewood.

Thursday, October 27

1:30 p.m.: Princeton Seminary’s Katharine Doob Sakenfeld will give the 2011-2012 Frederick Neumann Memorial Lecture titled “In the Beginning Male and Female: Then She Came to Seminary”; Auditorium of the Mackay Campus Center. Free.

7 to 10 p.m.: “Seeing Your Own Nose” workshop; Panera Bread, 136 Nassau Street.

Friday, October 28

5:30 p.m.: Princeton Public Library’s haunted house for children up to fifth grade; Princeton Public Library.

6:30 to 9 p.m.: Early Bird Holiday Sale Fashions Preview; Trinity Church, 33 Mercer Street.

7 p.m.: The Laramie Project by Moises Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project; Bart Luedeke Center Theater, Rider University. Also Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 4 p.m.

8 p.m.: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Jacques Lacombe celebrate the 200th anniversary of Liszt’s birth with a program of the composer’s piano concertos; Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University.

Saturday, October 29

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Early Bird Holiday Sale; Trinity Church, 33 Mercer Street.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: The Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville hosts Fall Fest; 2688 Main Street, Route 206.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: The Princeton Shopping Center’s annual Spooktacular Halloween Parade, Contest and Party; Princeton Shopping Center Courtyard, 301 N. Harrison Street.

Noon to 4 p.m.: Music on the Farm with Mark Miklos Raritan Valley Ramblers; Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road.

2 to 4 p.m.: “Trunk or Treat” hosted by Princeton Presbyterian Church and West Windsor Recreation; 545 Meadow Road, Princeton.

6 p.m.: Princeton Public Library’s haunted house for middle and high school students; Princeton Public Library.

7 to 11 p.m.: Housing Initiatives of Princeton CT’s 6th Annual Benefit Event, 1920s Style Rent Party with jazz, poetry, southern soul food, auction and dancing; The Present Day Club, Princeton.

8 p.m.: Sanstrom World Premiere; Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College.

Sunday, October 30

Noon to 4 p.m.: Music on the Farm with Swingin’ Dixie; Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road.

2:30 p.m.: Autumn Winds concert; Gill Memorial Chapel, Rider University. Free.

Monday, October 31


7:15 p.m.: Jersey Harmony Chorus Rehearsal, New members welcome; Forrestal Village at 112 Main Street.

Tuesday, November 1

2 p.m.: The Computer Learning Center at Ewing presents a free computer program to explore twitter basics, “What Is All the Twitter About?”; Ewing Senior and Community Center, 999 Lower Ferry Road.

5 p.m.: Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart hosts Women In Leadership Speaker, Sister Helen Prejean; Cor Unam Center, Stuart Country Day School, 1200 Stuart Road.

5:30 p.m.: Hopewell Valley Vineyards hosts Edward Jones Financial Advisor, Breanna Fulper, and CPA Anne Skalka, who will speak on “Outlook and Opportunities — Are You Prepared?”; 46 Yard Road, Pennington.

8 p.m.: “Strictly Speaking: Alfred Brendel, Does Classical Music Have to be Entirely Serious?”; McCarter Theatre.

Thursday, November 3

5:45 to 8 p.m.: FEI NJ Chapter — Economic Outlook Meeting, “Recovering from a Balance Sheet Recession” with Bruce Mizrach, Associate Professor of Economics at Rutgers University; The Marriot, 100 College Road East, Princeton.

8 p.m.: Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem, The Philadelphia Orchestra and Westminster Symphonic Choir; Verizon Hall, The Kimmel Center, Philadelphia. Also Friday at 2 p.m., and Saturday at 8 p.m.

Friday, November 4

7:15 p.m.: The Upper School at Stuart presents the contemporary comedy, “The Servant of Two Masters”; Stuart Country Day School, 1200 Stuart Road. Also Saturday at 7:15 p.m.

8 p.m.: “The Alluring World of Tango” concert featuring David Rosenmeyer and Malena Dayen; Arts Council of Princeton.

Saturday, November 5

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty hosts the “Check-Up From The Steps Up!”, A Free Home Health and Safety Expo; Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty, 1325 Route 206, Suite 30, Montgomery. Free.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.: African American Expressions fundraiser for the youth department; First Baptist Church of Princeton. Free.

2 p.m.: Family Weekend Concert with the Rider University Chorale; Gill Memorial Chapel, Rider University. Free.

5:30 p.m.: Arts Council of Princeton’s 10th Anniversary of the annual fall fundraiser, Dining by Design; Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc., 199 Grandview Road, Skillman.

7 p.m.: Congregation Beth Chaim will host a Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre with a Chinese Auction; 329 Village Road East, West Windsor.

7:30 p.m.: Princeton Senior Resource Center hosts Capital Steps, a political satire performance; 45 Stockton Street.

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