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Common calendar, Packet papers, April 26

Common calendar, Packet papers, April 26
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Burlington, Mercer, Middlesex, and Somerset counties

New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of New York Blood Center, which provides blood for local patients, is looking for a few good volunteers.

The blood drive volunteer is an integral member of our team whose tasks include assisting donors with registration and/or at the refreshment area. No medical background necessary. Volunteers should be outgoing to provide friendly customer service, be able to perform tasks as needed and must provide proof of COVID Vaccination prior to volunteering. Must have transportation. All training is provided including additional precautions for the safety of our team and blood donors. For additional information call or text Sharon Zetts, manager of NJBS Volunteer Services at 732-850-8906 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Thursday.

Don’t wait until there’s a crisis to give – donors of all blood types, especially type O blood donors and those giving platelets – are needed now to keep the blood supply strong enough to support critical patient care all season long. Book a time to give by visiting RedCrossBlood.org, downloading the Red Cross Blood Donor App, or calling 1-800-RED CROSS.

American Red Cross Llura Gund Blood Donation Center – Central New Jersey

707 Alexander Road, Suite 101, Princeton

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: 12:30-7:15 p.m.

Thursday: 10:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The American Red Cross blood supply has fallen to critically low levels, and we now face an emergency blood shortage. In recent weeks, we’ve had to limit our distributions of some of the most transfused blood types to hospitals. We need donors now, and in the weeks ahead, to help rebuild the blood supply.

Hightstown

May 2 – 1-6 p.m. – Hightstown First Aid Squad, 168 Bank St.

Lawrence Township

May 6 – 2-7 p.m. – The Meadows at Lawrence, 12 Morris Hall Cir Dr.

Princeton

May 13, 15 – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Princeton University Frist Campus Center, 75 Washington Road

Titusville

May 7, 14 – 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Johnson & Johnson Titusville Campus, 1125 Trenton-Harbourton Road

Nutrition

The Mercer County Nutrition Program for Older Adults has in-person lunches at nine of its locations.

The Nutrition Program for Older Adults provides a daily nutritionally balanced meal Monday through Friday, except for county and/or municipal holidays.

All meals meet the required one-third of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) daily referenced intake of nutrients for an individual 60 years or older.

Meals are available to Mercer County residents age 60 or older and their spouses (regardless of age), any county resident with a disability whose primary caregiver is a program participant, anyone volunteering in the program, and the personal care aides of program participants when they accompany a participant to the site where the meals are provided.

In-person services will be hosted at: Jennye Stubblefield Senior Center and Sam Naples Community Center in Trenton, Lawrence Township Senior Center, Princeton Café for Older Adults, John O. Wilson Neighborhood Service Center in Hamilton, Hamilton Senior Center, Hopewell Valley Senior Center, Hollowbrook Community Center in Ewing, and Robbinsville Senior Center.

Most meal services begin at 11:30 a.m., although times may vary by location, so call 609-989-6650 or inquire at a local site.

No payment is required for a meal; however, there is a suggested donation of $1 for each meal provided.

Reservations are required; call 609-989-6650 to reserve a spot.

Monthly menus can be found on the Nutrition Program for Older Adults web page.

If transportation is a barrier to participating in the congregate meals, Mercer County TRADE may be able to help; call 609-530-1971 or email trade@mercercounty.org. Some of the sites also may have transportation options for its participants.

There may be home-delivered options.

For more information, call 609-989-6650 or email adrc@mercercounty.org.

Take-Home rapid COVID-19 test kits

Take-home rapid COVID-19 test kits are available at all Mercer County Library System branches. Mercer County residents may request up to three kits at a time. The kits are Lucira brand over-the-counter rapid molecular nasal swab test comparable to a PCR test.

Hiring

Mercer County Correctional Police is hiring. Send resume to mcorrectioncareers@mercercounty.org.

The Mercer County Board of Elections is asking county residents for their help. Election Board Workers – citizens who check in voters during elections and assist in the Election Day process – are still needed for the upcoming June Primary and November General Elections. Mercer County residents who apply and undergo a required training session can make up to $300 during a full day shift. Half day shifts are available and offer $150. Additionally, bilingual residents who speak English, as well as Spanish, Hindi and Mandarin are especially needed. For more information visit https://www.mercercounty.org/boards-commissions/board-of-elections.

New Jersey Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards

The New Jersey Business Immigration Coalition announces that nominations are open for the annual New Jersey Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards. The awards celebrate the important role of immigrants in today’s economy and honor the contributions of immigrant business leaders to their communities.

Award categories include growth, advocacy, innovation, sustainability, and leadership, as well as the 2024 Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year. There is no fee to enter and nominations close on June 1. If you are an immigrant entrepreneur or know an entrepreneur who excels in his or her field, please fill out a short nomination form – njbusinessimmigration.org.

Save the date for the awards ceremony on Tuesday, June 25 at The Pines in Edison.

Bordentown

Wednesdays

The Bordentown Township Police Department offers Straight to Treatment on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Insurance is not necessary to receive assistance. Neither is residency in Burlington County. No appointment is needed.

For more information visit www.straighttotreatment.com or email treatment@co.burlington.nj.us.

Bordentown Library events

Bordentown Library is located at 18 E. Union St., Bordentown. For more information about the events below call 609-298-0622 or visit https://www.bcls.lib.nj.us/locations/bordentown-library.

April 26 – 1 p.m. – Mahjong Meetup.

April 29 – 10 a.m. – ELL: English Language.

April 29 – 2 p.m. – Movie: “This Beautiful Fantastic.”

April 30 – 10:30 a.m. – Baby and Toddler Time.

April 30 – 7 p.m. – Rogues and Roses.

May 1 – 10 a.m. – ELL: English Language.

May 1 – 5 p.m. – Table Top Role Playing.

May 2 – 10:30 a.m. – Preschool Storytime.

May 2 – 1 p.m. – Community Resource Navigators.

May 2 – 6:30 p.m. – Knot Your Momma’s Yarn Club.

May 3 – 1 p.m. – Mahjong Meetup.

Cranbury

The Cranbury Public Library (CPL) is located at 30 Park Place West. For more information on listed events please call (609) 722-6992.

April 26 – 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. – CPL Foundation – Book Sale Set up.

April 27 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Book sale.

April 28 – 1-3 p.m. – Cookie Decorating Worshop.

April 29 – 3:30-4:30 p.m. – The Speaking Solution.

April 30 – noon to 3 p.m. – Water Colorists Unlimited.

April 30 – 6:30 p.m. – The New Science of Love and Romance.

May 1 – 10:30-11:30 a.m. – Gentle Yoga.

May 1 – 11 a.m. – Family Storytime.

May 2 – 11 a.m. to noon – Moms Discussion Group.

May 2 – 3:30 p.m. – Thursday Crafternoon: Coffee Filter Butterflies!

May 2 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. – Introduction to Python for Students.

Cranbury Arts Council Gourgaud Gallery 

Gourgaud Gallery is located in Town Hall, 23-A North Main St.

The Gourgaud Gallery will host a photography exhibit by the Cranbury digital Camera Club (CdCC) during the month of May.

The show will feature original, framed photographs of various subjects and sizes taken by club members.

The show will be on exhibit from Monday, May 6 through Friday, May 31.

Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information visit cranburyartscouncil.com and gourgaudgallery.com.

As part of a non-profit Cranbury Arts Council, the Gourgaud Gallery donates 20% of art sales to the Cranbury Arts Council and its programs that support the arts in the community. Cash or a check made out to the artist is accepted as payment.

East Windsor/Hightstown

The Hightstown High School (HHS) Class of 1984 is seeking class members, as well as other HHS attendees that are friends and siblings of the Class of 1984 to join them as they celebrate their 40th reunion. It will take place on Sept. 28th at the Hilton Garden Inn in Hamilton. For more information contact: Debralini@optonline.net, Mindyrobyn@aol.com or connect on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/Classof1984HHS

Hickory Corner Branch Library

Hickory Corner Branch Library is located at 138 Hickory Corner Road, East Windsor.

April 26 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Creation Station.

April 26 – 10:30-11 a.m. – Dance Party.

April 26 – 10:30-11:30 a.m. – Basic Skills Craft for Adults.

April 26 – 2-4 p.m. – Matinee Movie: “Far Sama” (2019).

April 27 – 10:30-11 a.m. – Family Fun Time.

April 27 – 11:30-12:30 p.m. – Free Play with mTiny Robots.

April 28 – 2-4 p.m. – Matinee Movie.

April 29 – 10:30-11 a.m. – Messy Monday.

April 29 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. – ESL Conversation.

April 29 – 4-4:30 p.m. – (Virtual) Guided Meditation.

April 29 – 5-5:45 p.m. – School-age STEAM: Robots.

April 29 – 7-8 p.m. – Kids Can Paint Like … Helen Zughaib.

April 30 – 10:30-11 a.m. – Storytime.

April 30 – 10:30-11:30 a.m. – Scrabble for Adults.

April 30 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. – Adult Craft: Terra-Cotta Saucers.

April 30 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. (15 min.) – Read to a Therapy Dog.

April 30 – 7-8 p.m. – (Virtual) A Poetry Happening: Mercer Poets Read.

April 30 – 7-8 p.m. – Mystery Book Club.

May 1 – 10:30-11 a.m. – Discovery Time.

May 1 – 10:30 to noon – Community Quilting.

May 1 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. – Current Events Chat.

May 1 – 4:30-5:15 p.m. – Chess Club.

May 1 – 6:30-7 p.m. – Evening Storytime.

May 2 – 10:30-11 a.m. – Baby time.

May 2 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. – Crochet and Knit Corner.

May 2 – 5-5:30 p.m. – Crafternoon: Paper Plate Butterfly Craft.

May 3 – 10:30-11 a.m. – Story and Snack: Ants on a Log (nut free).

May 3 – 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Creation Station.

May 3 – 2-4 p.m. – Matinee Movie.

Hightstown Branch Library

Hightstown Branch Library is located at 115 Franklin, Hightstown.

April 27 – 11 a.m. to noon – Small Steps Into S.T.E.M.

April 29 – 10 a.m. – Bilingual (Spanish/English) Bingo for Preschoolers.

April 29 – 4-4:30 p.m. – (Virtual) Guided Meditation.

April 29 – 6 p.m. – Grades 1-8 Tutoring.

April 30 – 5-8:15 p.m. – Learning English.

April 30 – 7-8 p.m. – (Virtual) A Poetry Happening: Mercer Poets Read.

May 1 – 10 a.m. – Kids’ Concert with Miss Kim.

May 1 – 4-5 p.m. – Citizenship Exam Preparation.

May 2 – 10 a.m. – Shape A Story: Play-Doh Story Time.

May 2 – noon to 12:45 p.m. – Guided Meditation.

Twin Rivers Branch Library

Twin Rivers Branch Library is located at 276 Abbington Drive, East Windsor.

April 29 – 4-4:30 p.m. – (Virtual) Guided Meditation.

April 30 – 7-8 p.m. – (Virtual) A Poetry Happening: Mercer Poets Read.

May 1 – 10:30-11 a.m. – Baby Time.

Sunday, June 16

Jazz for Prostate Cancer Awareness and Americana Kitchen and Bar team up for their 4th annual Jazz4Dads Father’s Day Dinner from 5:30-8:30 p.m., 359 U.S. 130, East Windsor. The event aims to raise funds to strengthen the organization’s year-round awareness campaign to advocate for men’s wellness by supplying accurate information about prostate cancer while increasing exposure to live Jazz music. For more information visit https://jazz4pca.org.

Hillsborough

Photo submissions

The Administration/Clerk’s Office invites Hillsborough residents to share scenic photos of Hillsborough for the annual township calendar and planner. In the past, the calendar has showcased the township’s gorgeous open space and scenic locations including wildlife, farmland, parks, and rivers. When submitting photos, please don’t include people and pets, and avoid objects that distract including roofs, fences, and car windows. Please save pictures with your name and the location’s name before sending them to Deborah Ng at debng@hillsborough-nj. You will also need to fill out a photo release form that is located on the Hillsborough Township website.

Hillsborough Branch Library

The library is part of the Somerset County Library System at 379 S. Branch Road. For more information on the events visit sclsnj.org.

April 26 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. – Read to a Therapy Dog.

April 27 – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Saturday Stations.

April 27 – 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Whose Track is That?

April 29 – 3:30-7:30 p.m. – Homework Help Center.

April 30 – 10:30-11 a.m. – Toddler Storytime.

April 30 – 1-2:30 p.m. – English Conversation Group.

May 1 – 3:30-7:30 p.m. – Homework Help Center.

May 1 – 4-5 p.m. – Craft Adventures.

May 1 – 4-7 p.m. – Passport Services.

May 2 – 11 a.m. to noon – English Conversation Group.

May 2 – 1-2 p.m. – SOARING Storytime.

Saturday, April 27

South Branch Reformed Church will hold a Roast Beef Dinner from 4:30-6:30 p.m., 879 River Road, Hillsborough. Dinner will be served at the church and can be taken out.

Hopewell Valley

Saturdays at Howell Living History Farm

The farm is located at 70 Woodens Lane, Hopewell Township and is a facility of the Mercer County Park Commission. For more information on the events listed call 609-737-3299 or email info@howellfarm.org.

April 27 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Spring Plowing & Field WorkPumpkin Garden Starter 

May 4 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Hogg Slopping and Weighing – Piggy Magnets.

May 11 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Sheep Shearing and Herding – Wool Sheep Pin.

May 18 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Corn Planting and Gardening – Corn Mosaic Sunflower.

May 25 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Haying and Wagon Rides – Straw Star.

Hopewell Branch Library

Hopewell Branch Library is located at 245 Pennington Titusville Road, Pennington.

April 26 – 10 a.m. to noon – Mah Jongg in the Morning.

April 26 – 2 p.m. – Film Screening: “The Rose Maker” (2020).

April 27 – 2-3:30 p.m. – Poetry Event with Marie Gray Wise and Lois Marie Harrod.

April 29 – 10:30-11 a.m. – Storytime.

April 29 – 3-4 p.m. – Pride Club Meet-up.

April 29 – 4-4:30 p.m. – (Virtual) Guided Meditation.

April 29 – 4-5 p.m. – Crafternoon: Tulip Card.

April 30 – 10-11 a.m. – Cribbage and Coffee.

April 30 – 10:30-11 a.m. – Toddler Rock.

April 30 – 4-5 p.m. – Crafternoon: Tulip Card.

April 30 – 7-8 p.m. – (Virtual) A Poetry Happening: Mercer Poets Read.

May 1 – 10:30-11 a.m. – Babytime.

May 1 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. – Nature Discovery Hour.

May 1 – 6-6:30 p.m. – Storytime.

May 2 – 10:30-11 a.m. – Storytime.

May 2 – 1-2 p.m. – Play Dough.

May 2 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. – Lego Club.

May 3 – 10 a.m. to noon – Mah Jongg in the Morning.

May 3 – 10:30-11 a.m. – Toddler Rock.

May 3 – 11-11:30 a.m. – Stay and Play.

Pennington Public Library

Pennington Public Library is located at 30 N. Main St. For more information visit www.penningtonlibrary.org.

May 1 – 10:30-11 a.m. – Family Storytime.

May 1 – 3-4 p.m. – Author Talk with Douglas Brunt.

May 2 – 2-3 p.m. – Adult Book Club.

Gallery 14

Through April 30 – Exhibition of Works by Joy Kreves and Photographers of Gallery 14 at Hopewell Valley Arts Council, Galleries at the Global Science Institute, 10 Route 31, North Pennington.

Kreves’ works, called FIERCE CARYATIDS, are a series of photographic banners of women holding her Distressed Forest sculptures. The series is Kreves’ reaction to the current state of the environment and the effects of our addiction to plastics on the earth. These photographic works celebrate the resilience of humans and our earth while drawing attention to the damage we are doing.

Saturday, May 11

The inaugural Hopewell Township and Culture Connections Cultural Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Woolsey Park.

The New Jersey State Button Society Spring Show and Competition, Union Fire Company and Rescue Squad fire hall, 1396 River Road (Route 29) Titusville, will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission and parking are free. For more information visit http://newjerseystatebuttonsociety.com/

Friday, May 31

This year will mark the 17th anniversary of Hopewell Tour Des Arts, the much-anticipated annual event that opens the doors of local artists’ studios and pop-up art spaces to the public. On Friday, May 31, a fundraiser to support Tour Des Arts and student art scholarships will be held at the Hopewell Theater in Hopewell Borough. For more information visit https://hvartscouncil.org

Sundays at Washington Crossing Park

The Historic Education Committee of the Washington Crossing Park Association (WCPA) will lead tours of the State Park on various Sundays from 1-2:30 p.m.

Tickets are free. As space is limited, all tickets must be reserved at Eventbrite. (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-washington-crossing-state-park-historic-walking-tours-tickets-634898156477)

Tours begin at the Washington Crossing Visitor Center Museum with a tour overview and a screening of the film, Ten Crucial Days: The Road to Liberty. Tour guides and state park historians will introduce participants to the Museum’s world-class Swan Historical Foundation Collection of Revolutionary War artifacts. They will also discuss Lloyd Garrison’s painting of Washington’s Crossing, and how it compares to other depictions of the 1776 Crossing.

Next, visitors will walk down Sullivan Drive to the entrance to Continental Lane, where you will engage in a discussion on the reasons why Gen. George Washington chose this spot for his history-changing campaign. From there, participants will walk to the park’s Stone Barn where they will examine a map of the Battle of Trenton and a large diorama of Washington’s Crossing, the March to Trenton, and the Battle of Trenton.

Finally, visitors will walk to the nearby Landing Overlook, where they will discuss the significance of the nearby 1740s Johnson Ferry House, and the importance of ferryboat operations to the Crossing and Landing.

Tours are free but donations to the Washington Crossing Park Association are gratefully accepted. Tours are contingent on the weather. For updates: call the Visitors Center at (609) 737-0623. You may also visit https://www.wcpa-nj.com/historic-tours for more information.

NOTE: There are no park entrance fees until July 1st. After that, a $5 per car (cash only) entry fee applies on weekends until Labor Day.

Contact Information: WCPA, Executive Director Annette Earling, info@washingtoncrossingparkassociation.com.

Lawrence Township

The Lawrence Township Library Branch is located at 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrence Township. For more information contact (609) 882-9246.

April 26 – 10-10:30 a.m. – Playdough Playdate.

April 26 – 2-3:30 p.m. – Open Lab.

April 26 – 2-4 p.m. – Three Authors Speak on Critical Issues of Social Justice.

April 28 – 1:30 p.m. – Flower Crowns.

April 29 – 10 a.m. – Storytime.

April 29 – 11 a.m. – Little Artists.

April 29 – 2-3:30 p.m. – Excel: Formulas and Functions.

April 29 – 4 p.m. – Round Singing.

April 29 – 4-4:30 p.m. – (Virtual) Guided Meditation.

April 29 – 6 p.m. – Movie and a Craft – “Wish.”

April 30 – 10 a.m. – Baby time.

April 30 – 11-11:30 a.m. – Quiet Storytime.

April 30 – 5:30-7:25 p.m. – Documentary Series: Pavarotti (2019).

April 30 – 6:30-7 p.m. – Pokémon Craft Night: Create a button.

April 30 – 7-8 p.m. – (Virtual) A Poetry Happening: Mercer Poets Read.

May 1 – 10-10:30 a.m. – Storytime.

May 1 – noon to 1 p.m. – Adult Outdoor Drawing Party.

May 1 – 2-4:30 p.m. – Film Screening: “Poor Things” (2023).

May 1 – 6-7:30 p.m. – Intro to Excel.

May 1 – 6:30 p.m. – Mother’s Day Flower Craft.

May 2 – 10 a.m. – Storytime.

May 2 – 10-11:30 a.m. – Mouse Basics.

May 2 – 1-5 p.m. – Upcycle Challenge: Vehicles.

May 2 – 2-3:30 p.m. – PC Basics.

May 2 – 3-4 p.m. – Mother’s Day Sustainable Gift Wrapping.

May 2- 3:30-4:30 p.m. – Boob Buddies Club: Yellowface.

May 2 – 6:30-7:15 p.m. – Play with Clay.

May 3 – 10-10:30 a.m. – Movers and Shakers.

May 3 – 2-3:30 p.m. – Internet Basics.

May 3 – 3-4 p.m. – Drum Circle.

Anne Demarais Nature Center (ADNC)

The center is located at 481 Drexel Ave.

Every month, on the first Saturday, Lawrence Township Environmental Education Foundation is sponsoring walks through the meadow at the Lawrence Nature Center and through the Drexel Woods to see the wonders of nature, learn about the history of Lawrence Township and enjoy the great outdoors. Check back on the center’s Events page to see what is coming up and to register for a walk.

Montgomery

Montgomery Library is located at 100 Community Dr., Skillman. For more information call (908) 458-8401.

April 26 – 10:30-11:30 a.m. – Whose Track is That?

April 27 – 10:30-11 a.m. – Mandarin Storytime.

April 29 – 3-7:30 p.m. – Snack and Study.

April 29 – 4:30-5:30 p.m. – English Conversation Group.

April 29 – 5-7 p.m. (half hour) – Monty Tutoring.

April 29 – 5:15-6 p.m. – Mindfulness for Kids.

April 29 – 6-7 p.m. – Digital Lab 101.

April 30 – 1-2 p.m. – Disabilities Social Hour.

May 2 – 5-7 p.m. (half hour) – Monty Tutoring.

May 2 – 5:15-6 p.m. – Star Wars Storytime.

Sunday, April 28

The 16th annual “Run with Rotary” – a 5K race and a one-mile ramble – will be held at Skillman Park. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. For more information visit www.runwithrotary.org. All participants are encouraged to bring a nutritious, shelf-stable donation for the Montgomery Township Food Pantry.

Princeton

Friday and Saturday, April 26-27

Native plants for your garden at D&R Greenway’s Johnson Education Center, One Preservation Place. From noon to 3 p.m., April 26 and 9 a.m. to noon on April 27.

Happenings at McCarter Theater

McCarter Theatre Center is located at 91 University Place, Princeton. For more information about events listed or for tickets visit www.mccarter.org.

FOPOS

Friends of Princeton Open Space (FOPOS) has a number of events lined up. For more information visit www.fopos.org.

Happenings at Morven Museum & Garden

Morven Museum & Garden is located at 55 Stockton St. Hours are Wednesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information contact info@morven.org.

Mother’s Day plant sale is open. Onsite pick up is Mother’s Day weekend.

Morven Museum & Garden is pleased to present the special exhibition Morven Revealed: Untold Stories from New Jersey’s Most Historic Home, on view Friday, April 26 through Sunday, March 2, 2025. This new exhibition will shed light on lesser known stories of this historic home and its residents.

Take a journey through Morven’s recent past on Wednesday, May 1, at 6:30 p.m. with From Mansion to Museum: A Panel Discussion, featuring speakers, from both private and public spheres, who were essential to preserving and interpreting Morven as an educational space for generations of New Jerseyans to come. This program is hybrid, offering virtual and in-person options to attend. On Sunday, May 19, at 1 p.m. explore Princeton’s Mercer Hill neighborhood and the Stockton family’s fascinating history with a special Discovering Princeton at Morven Walking Tour led by the authors of “Discovering Princeton: A Photographic Guide with Five Walking Tours.” This 90-minute tour is offered in-person only, and space is limited to 25 participants. 

Princeton Public Library

Princeton Public Library is located at 65 Witherspoon St.

April 26 – 9:45 a.m. to noon – Job Seekers: Mastering the Interview.

April 26 – 10:30 a.m. to noon – English Conversation Group.

April 26 – 6:30-8 p.m. – Local Author Day: Book Promotion Strategies.

April 27 – 10:30-11 a.m. – Kids: Saturday Storytime!

April 27 – 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Local Author Day: Revision and Workshop.

April 27 – 1:30-4 p.m. – Local Author Day: Author Fair.

April 27 – 2-2:30 p.m. – Kids: Spanish Storytime.

April 27 – 3:30-5 p.m. – Youth: Drop-In Chess Sessions.

April 28 – 11 a.m. to noon – Book Brunch with J. Robert Hillier.

April 28 – 12:30-2 p.m. – Youth: Local Author day: Prepping for Publication.

April 28 – 3-4 p.m. – Tribute: Tony Bennett and Bill Evans: The Legendary Recordings.

April 28 – 3-3:30 p.m. – Kids: Polish Storytime.

April 29 – 11 a.m. to noon – Playtime Fun: Dinosaur Discovery.

April 29 – 3-6 p.m. – Kids and Teens: Homework Help.

April 29 – 6-7 p.m. – Author: Jennifer L. Roberts.

April 30 – 10:30 a.m. to noon – English Conversation Group.

April 30 – 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Tech: Ask the Mac Pros.

April 30 – 11 a.m. to noon – Playtime Fun: Dinosaur Discovery.

April 30 – 4-7 p.m. – Mercer County Community ID.

April 30 – 4-6 p.m. – Kids and Teens: Homework help.

April 30 – 6-7:30 p.m. – Author: Michael Cook.

May 1 – 10 a.m. to noon – Drop in and Knit.

May 1 – 10:30-11 a.m. – Kids: Storytime!

May 1 – 11:30 a.m. to noon – Kids: Baby Storytime.

May 1 – noon to 1 p.m. – Baby Play Group.

May 1 – 3-6 p.m. – Kids and Teens: Homework Help.

May 1 – 4-5:30 p.m. – English Conversation Group.

May 1 – 7-8 p.m. – Author Event: Amy Tan.

May 2 – 10:30-11 a.m. – Kids: Storytime!

May 2 – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Met Our Community Partner: Housing Initiatives of Princeton.

May 2 – 11:30 a.m. to noon – Kids: Baby Storytime.

May 2 – noon to 1 p.m. – Baby Play Group.

May 2 – 3-6 p.m. – Kids and Teens: Homework help.

May 2 – 4-5:30 p.m. – Neurodivergent Crafts and Games.

May 2 – 5-7 p.m. – Open House: Hinds Plaza Concept.

May 2 – 6:30-7:30 p.m. – Historical Fiction Book Club.

May 3 – 9:45 a.m. to noon – Job Seekers: The CEO of Me.

May 3 – 10:30 a.m. to noon – English Conversation Group.

May 3 – 4-6 p.m. – Film: “Americanish.”

Lewis Center of the Arts

Lewis Center of the Arts is located at 122 Alexander St., Princeton.

Center for Modern Aging Princeton

Center for Modern Aging Princeton is located at 101 Poor Farm Road, Building B. For more information contact (609) 751-9699 ext. 105. Programs include in-person, hybrid, or virtual.

Princeton University Library

Princeton University Library (PUL) to present “Ulises Carrión: Bookworks and Beyond,” the spring exhibition in the Ellen and Leonard Milberg Gallery at Firestone Library. Curated by Sal Hamerman, Metadata Librarian for Special Collections at PUL, and Javier Rivero Ramos, a recent Ph.D graduate from the Department of Art & Archaeology, who is now assistant curator at Art Bridges Foundation in Arkansas. The exhibition runs through June 13.

Members of the public are welcome to visit the exhibition between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on weekdays and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Guided tours are available to the public. 

Friday, April 26

Three social entrepreneurs and authors will appear together in the Princeton area and share uplifting stories and lessons learned in their journey to justice. The “Three-Authors” events will be held Friday, April 26 from 2-4 p.m. at the Mercer County Library Lawrence Headquarters, 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrence Township, and again on Friday, April 26 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Nassau Presbyterian Church Assembly Room, 61 Nassau Street, Princeton. Both events are free and open to the public.

Saturday, April 27

Help the Friends of Princeton Nursery Lands establish a new colony of Virginia bluebells, transplant wildlife-friendly native tree and wildflower seedlings, and plant this year’s Arbor Day tree, a beautiful “Snow Queen” Oakleaf hydrangea at the Mapleton Preserve from 2-4 p.m., April 27. Rain date is Sunday, April 28, 2-4 p.m. Free baby trees for all while supplies last. Pre-registration is requested at https://fpnl.org/ or (609) 683-0483. Meet at the Mapleton Preserve/D&R Canal State Park Headquarters at 145 Mapleton Road in Kingston.

Thursday, May 2

After a pandemic-related cancellation, the U.K.-based Doric String Quartet at last makes its Princeton University Concerts debut on Thursday, May 2, at 7:30 p.m. at Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall on the Princeton University campus.

Thursday, May 9

Princeton Research Day will be held from noon to 4:30 p.m. May 9 at the Frist Campus Center, Princeton University. Princeton Research Day (PRD) is your opportunity to celebrate and explore the research and creative work taking place at Princeton University. In an informative and relatable way, our early-career researchers and creators share their projects through online videos and in-person presentations. During the program on May 9 at Frist Campus Center, you can interact with presenters, vote for your favorite presentations, and attend a reception and awards celebration. Videos about each research project will be available online starting May 3.

Saturday, May 11

Voices Chorale NJ and the Berks Sinfonietta chamber orchestra present In Conversation with Haydn at 4 p.m., Saturday, May 11 at Trinity Church, 33 Mercer Street, Princeton. For more information visit https://www.voiceschoralenj.org.

Monday, May 13

Jersey Harmony Chorus invites women of all ages, backgrounds and careers who love to sing to come and experience the joy of being part of an a cappella choral group. The open house will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Griggstown Reformed Church, Recreation Hall, 1065 Canal Road, Princeton. For more information visit jerseyharmonychorus.org

West Windsor

Kelsey Theatre at Mercer is located at the Mercer County Community College (MCCC), 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor.

West Windsor Arts

West Windsor Arts Council, located at 952 Alexander Road, West Windsor, is hosting a number of events.

For more information, call (609) 716-1931 or visit westwindsorarts.org.

West Windsor Branch Library

West Windsor Branch Library is located at 333 N. Post Road, Princeton Junction.

April 26 – 10:30-11 a.m. – Sing Along with Sarah.

April 26 – 2-3:30 p.m. – Knitting, Crochet, Et Cetera!

April 27 – 11 a.m. to noon – Heartfulness Meditation.

April 27 – 2-4 p.m. – Bicycle Repair Clinic.

April 29 – 10:30-11 a.m. – Baby Storytime.

April 29 – 4-4:30 p.m. – (Virtual) Guided Meditation.

April 29 – 6:30-7 p.m. – Messy Club.

April 30 – 10:30-11 a.m. – Toddler Storytime.

April 30 – 6-7 p.m. (15 min.) – Paws to Read: I-IV.

April 30 – 6-7 p.m. – Public Speaking Solutions.

April 30 – 7-8 p.m. – (Virtual) A Poetry Happening: Mercer Poets Read.

May 1 – 10-10:45 a.m. – Little Libros: English/Spanish Storytime.

May 1 – 11-11:30 a.m. – Sensory Storytime.

May 1 – 2-4 p.m. – Wednesday Film Festival – “M*A*S*H.”

May 2 – 10-10:30 a.m. – Little STEAMers I.

May 2 – 11-11:30 a.m. – Little STEAMers II.

May 2 – 5:30-6:30 p.m. – Let’s Play Chess.

May 2 – 6-8 p.m. – Volunteer Night: DIY Night Sky.

May 2 – 6:30-7:30 p.m. – Social Security Planning.

May 3 – 10:30-11 a.m. – Sing-a-long with Ms. Pat.

May 3 – 2-3:30 p.m. – Knitting, Crochet, Et Cetera!

Saturday, May 4

Garden State African Violet Club’s 70th Annual Show and Plant Sale will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at Mercer County Community College Student Center, 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor. For more information contact: GSAVCmail@gmail.com or visit Garden State African Violet Club on Facebook.

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