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Events for Thursday December 28, 2017

Discovery Den, New Jersey State Museum

Thursday December 28, 2017
10:00 AM

Discovery Den, New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street, Trenton, 609-292-3170
10 a.m., Children 6 months to 5 years old explore the museum through a program that examines different themes through stories, crafts, and play. Free. Registration required., www.statemuseum.nj.gov

End of Year Celebration, HV Senior Center

Thursday December 28, 2017
10:00 AM

Thursday, December 28, 10:00am at HV Senior Center, 395 Reading Street, Pennington. Join us for our annual end of year celebration with music from Ragtime Blues Guitar player Karl Dentino (also performed at the picnic this year). Say goodbye to 2017 as we await the wonderful times to come in 2018. No registration necessary, light refreshments will be provided.

Mercer County Community ID Card Program, Princeton Public Library

Thursday December 28, 2017
12:00 PM

Mercer County Community ID Card Program, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, 609-924-9529
Noon. and 5:30 p.m., Receive a photo ID card, which provides the cardholder's personal identifying information, medical risk factors, and emergency contact information. $15., www.princetonlibrary.org

Annie, Paper Mill Playhouse

Thursday December 28, 2017
1:30 PM

Annie, Paper Mill Playhouse, 22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, 973-376-4343
1:30 and 7p.m. $34 and up., www.papermill.org

Nov 22 - Dec 31

The irrepressible comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals just in time for the winter holidays! Annie is a worldwide phenomenon and winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The score features some of the greatest musical theater hits ever written, from the unforgettable “It’s the Hard-Knock Life” and “Easy Street” to the anthem of optimism, “Tomorrow.” Little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts in her escape from an orphanage to the wondrous world of 1930s New York City. Along the way, she even befriends President Roosevelt and finds a home and family in the billionaire Oliver Warbucks for herself and a lovable mutt named Sandy. Annie is the perfect musical for the entire family!

Mill Hill Park Historical Walking Tour

Thursday December 28, 2017
2:00 PM

Mill Hill Park Historical Walking Tour, Patriots Week, Mill Hill Park, 165 East Front Street, Trenton
2 p.m., 45-minute walking tour of Mill Hill Park, highlighting the new historical signage. Dress warmly. Free., www.patriotsweek.com

Ebenezer Scrooge's Big Playhouse Christmas Show, Bucks County Playhouse

Thursday December 28, 2017
2:00 PM

Ebenezer Scrooge's Big Playhouse Christmas Show, Bucks County Playhouse, 70 South Main Street, New Hope, 215-862-2121
2 and 7:30p.m., Ebenezer Scrooge rediscovers the spirit of Christmas in this Dickens mashup set in New Hope. $40 to $75., www.bcptheater.org

Patriot's Week Events

Thursday December 28, 2017
3:00 PM

The Bell Rings Again!, Patriots Week, First Presbyterian Church, 120 East State Street, Trenton
Noon., Learn about the church's historic 1807 bell. See how the ringing mechanism of the bell was repaired and hear the bell ring again after 20+ years., www.patriotsweek.com

A Proud Legacy: The Story of an African-American Soldier, Patriots Week, Trenton Friends Meeting, 142 East Hanover Street, Trenton
1 p.m., The story of an African-American soldier who crossed the Delaware with General Washington and later came back to found a lasting community at Sourland., www.patriotsweek.com

Games Galore, Patriots Week, Trenton Public Library, 120 Academy Street, Trenton
1 p.m., Play games children played during colonial times, and make a craft to take home. For children ages 5 to 12. Free., www.patriotsweek.com

Mill Hill Park Historical Walking Tour, Patriots Week, Mill Hill Park, 165 East Front Street, Trenton
2 p.m., 45-minute walking tour of Mill Hill Park, highlighting the new historical signage. Dress warmly. Free., www.patriotsweek.com

18th Century British and American Music, Patriots Week, Trenton Friends Meeting, 142 East Hanover Street, Trenton
3 p.m., Hopewell Hall presents an a cappella performance of 18th century British and American music., www.patriotsweek.com

Charting an American Republic, Patriots Week, Trenton Public Library, 120 Academy Street, Trenton
5:30 p.m., Jude M. Pfister, of the Morristown National Historical Park, presents "Charting an American Republic: The Origins and Writing of the Federalist Papers." Free., www.patriotsweek.com

John Hart: Portrait of a Patriot, Patriots Week, New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street, Trenton
7 p.m., Screening of "John Hart: Portrait of a Patriot, a documentary on the Hopewell farmer who was a signer of the Declaration of Independence., www.patriotsweek.com

Winter Break Family Movies, Princeton Public Library

Thursday December 28, 2017
4:00 PM

Winter Break Family Movies, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, 609-924-9529
4 p.m., "Happy Feet" screening., www.princetonlibrary.org

Kwanzaa Celebration, Lawrence Headquarters Branch of the Mercer County Library System

Thursday December 28, 2017
6:00 PM

On Thursday, December 28th, 2017 at 6:00 pm, the Lawrence Headquarters Branch of the Mercer County Library System will host a traditional Kwanzaa celebration that may include a variety of songs, dances, African drumming, storytelling, spoken word, poetry and a film. The Kwanzaa cultural symbols that represent values and concepts of this seven day holiday will be available for viewing.  This educational program will be facilitated by Zarinah Shakir - Producer/Host, Perspectives of Interfaith television.
 
The program will be held at the Lawrence Headquarters Branch of the Mercer County Library System, located at 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville. Refreshments will be served. Registration suggested. For more information about the library’s programs call 609-989-6920, email lawprogs@mcl.org or visit www.mcl.org.

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