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Events for Wednesday August 21, 2019

Butterfly House Tours - The Watershed Institute

Wednesday August 21, 2019
10:00 AM

31 Titus Mill Road, Pennington - -

Guided tours of the butterfly house to view and learn about local butterfly species and try to catch butterflies in the fields. $5.

Sizzling Hot Films of the 70s - Princeton Senior Resource Center

Wednesday August 21, 2019
10:30 AM

45 Stockton Street, Princeton - 609-924-7108 -

"MASH." Register. Free.

Always … Patsy Cline - Bucks County Playhouse

Wednesday August 21, 2019
2:00 PM

August 9 - September 7

Based on a true-story, Always … Patsy Cline is a showcase of 27 songs including “Crazy,” “I Fall to Pieces” and many more! After hearing Cline on the radio in 1957, housewife Louise Seger became an immediate, avid fan. A chance meeting at a concert brought them face to face. Over a pot of coffee, and through their subsequent letters, they forged a bond that would last until Cline’s tragic death in 1963. Always … Patsy Cline is a valentine to their friendship and a tribute to a great American music icon.


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Afternoons with Austen: “Sense and Sensibility', Princeton Public Library

Wednesday August 21, 2019
3:00 PM

Enjoy a cup of tea and a film adaptation of a Jane Austen novel on Wednesday afternoons this summer when the library presents Afternoons with Austen. For true Austen fanatics, “Addicted to Austen” calling cards will be distributed at each screening to be stamped by staff. Those who attend three or more screenings will be entered in a drawing to win a prize pack of copies of all of the films shown in the series.

“Sense and Sensibility” follows the story of two sisters, suddenly destitute members of a wealthy English family, who are forced to seek financial security through marriage. Directed by Ang Lee, the film stars Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Kate Winslet and Hugh Grant. PG. 2 hours, 16 minutes. The last Afternoons with Austen screening will be on Aug. 28 when “Persuasion” will be featured.

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Hopewell Farmers Market - Fairgrown Farm

Wednesday August 21, 2019
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Shopping Center Courtyard, 62 East Broad Street, Hopewell - -

In-season produce, plus local vendors like Greenflash Farm, The Bearded Goat Sauce Co., Marchese Farm, and Beachtree Farm.

Taste & Learn Wine Pairing Series, The Peacock Inn

Wednesday August 21, 2019
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Calling all wine lovers! The Peacock Inn, the only luxury boutique hotel and fine dining restaurant in the heart of Princeton, NJ, will expand their wine program with a new monthly series of events, Taste & Learn Premiere Wine Pairings. Oenophiles gather with our sommelier and winery representatives to taste a selection of premiere wines and learn how to enjoy and evaluate wine. Wines will be accompanied by complementary small plates from our team of executive chefs.

The second event, on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm, is a wine blending seminar with a representative of Argentina's Catena Zapata Family Vineyards. Guests will participate in the wine blending process, from sampling single components to creating their own blends with wines from different barrels, plots of land, or grape varieties. 

For details on future events in this series, please call 609.924.1707 or visit The Peacock Inn is located at 20 Bayard Lane in Princeton, NJ.


Film and Discussion: “Feminists: What Were They Thinking?”, Princeton Public Library

Wednesday August 21, 2019
7:00 PM

McCarter Theatre Center Artistic Director and Resident Playwright Emily Mann shares a screening of Johanna Demetrakas’ 2018 documentary followed by conversation and story sharing. The film revisits Cynthia MacAdams’ “Emergence,” a landmark collection of portraits of second-wave pioneering feminists including Gloria Steinem, Kate Millett, Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda and has many of the original subjects and their third-wave successors reflecting on the portraits, their identity as feminists, and their own experience as women in the Movement.

Community Room This event is in advance of the Sept. 6 opening of “Gloria: A Life,” at McCarter Theatre Center. Co-sponsored by the library, the Princeton Garden Theatre and McCarter Theatre Center.

Hollywood Summer Nights - Princeton Garden Theater

Wednesday August 21, 2019
7:30 PM

160 Nassau Street, Princeton - 609-279-1999 -


A sinister boss of a South American casino finds out that his right-hand man Johnny and his sensuous new wife Gilda already know each other, and their steamy love triangle threatens to wreck all of their lives. Rita Hayworth stars in an iconic role along with Glenn Ford and George Macready.


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