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By Pam Hersh The bulletin board in Small World Coffee on Witherspoon Street is actually an art exhibit of index cards. The theme of the pop art is: What Have You Learned to Appreciate Because of COVID? The responses include sentiments...
The Arts Council of Princeton (ACP) unveiled a new community mural in Downtown Princeton titled "Hello World." Inspired by the new life brought about by springtime, this community mural encourages hope and celebrates seeing the light at the end of...
Ongoing The Hillsborough/Millstone Municipal Alliance for substance use awareness and prevention sponsors the Adopt-A-Highway clean up. Look for signs on Route 206. Volunteers are needed, age 18 and older, will clean both sides of Route 206 between New Amwell and Homestead Road....
By Andrew Freedman, MTBC Whether you prefer silly love songs or like that old time rock 'n' roll, music has been proven to – in the words of singer Bob Seger – soothe the soul. In fact, music has such a...
By Pam Hersh Andrea Goldsmith’s resume is intimidating – so much so that I almost persuaded myself to tune out rather than tune into a Princeton University Center for Jewish Life virtual lecture that featured her as a speaker. Just like...
Ongoing   Mercer County Community College has opened registration for in-person summer Tomato Patch program, its dance, theater, vocal and visual arts programs at Kelsey Theatre. Read full details at either www.tomatopatch.org/summer-programs, or register at https://campscui.active.com/orgs/KELSEYTHEATRE?orglink=camps-registration For more information, email projects@mccc.edu   McCarter Theatre Center's...
By Pam Hersh Like a good neighbor, the Arts Council of Princeton is there – to re-phrase a certain insurance company slogan. During these past 13 months, the Arts Council of Princeton (ACP), located only a block from my apartment,...
Ongoing   Saint Peter's University Hospital in New Brunswick has launched the Substance Abuse and Addiction Loss Support Group for families who are coping with loss due to addiction. The free and confidential support group meets virtually on the second Thursday of every...
By Pam Hersh Bob is back, not for long, but just long enough for Princeton to benefit from his wise and wry words, as well as his laser-focused ability to get things done by cutting through cliché-filled speeches and cutting...
EAST BRUNSWICK--Creating a space where young filmmakers can showcase their work to a larger audience, co-founders Emily Eng and Kevin Lin will hold their first EB Indie Film Festival. The film festival opens on April 28 for general submissions and...
Ongoing The Anshe Emeth Community Development Corp (AECDC) Central Jersey Diaper Bank is collecting baby clothing sizes newborn-2T, diapers and books. Donations can be picked up if within Middlesex County. Volunteers from the Rutgers School of Nursing will arrive between 10 a.m....
By Pam Hersh “Breaking News” said the news alert that popped up on my phone. “Baseball’s Opening Day matchup between the Washington Nationals and the New York Mets on Thursday (April 1, 2021) was postponed because of COVID-19 concerns.” I swiped...
When West Windsor Arts’ staff reviewed the list of volunteers for the past year of shutdowns and pivots, they didn’t expect to come up with 127 names. This number represents individuals willing to give their time and energy by stepping...
By Pam Hersh I tried to channel Oprah Winfrey interviewing Prince Harry and Meghan Markle when I spoke with James G. Demetriades, the new CEO and president of Penn Medicine Princeton Health. Like Oprah, who had a personal relationship with the...
Ongoing   Hopewell Theater's reopening plans will focus on ensuring the comfort of patrons. Staff members are collaborating with health officials and industry professionals to create a safe environment for a future reopening. Residents can share their input, confidentially, on reopening plans by...
Join the Arts Council of Princeton (ACP) for The Mayday Bowl Project on May 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and purchase one-of-a-kind handmade bowls. Artists in the ACP Ceramic Studio have created hundreds of unique ceramic bowls, available...
Ongoing   The Hopewell Township Police Department will hold its Youth Police Academy this summer for any Hopewell Valley resident presently completing the seventh or eighth grade. Class times are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 16-20. Graduation will be held at...
By Pam Hersh Friday, March 19, the windy day before the arrival of spring, blew me away when I had the good fortune to bump into a climate strike in Princeton’s Hinds Plaza. Late in the afternoon, I found myself...
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