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Events for Friday August 21, 2020

Kayak Nature Tours, Mercer County Park Commission

Friday August 21, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Mercer County Marina, 334 South Post Road, West Windsor. www.mercercountyparks.org.

Participants will kayak along the lake shore and in the coves to encounter basking turtles, feeding songbirds, and even carnivorous plants. Boats, binoculars, and life vests provided. Basic kayak instruction is provided before the tour. For ages 16 and up. Register. $30; $25 for Mercer County residents.

Job Seekers Session: Staying Present in Virtual Presentations

Friday August 21, 2020
9:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Public speaking coach Eileen Sinett discusses the shift to virtual interactions and how they differ from live interactions. Strategies and suggestions to support greater virtual comfort and communication will also be identified.

This presentation can be accessed remotely at 9:45 a.m. and will begin at 10 a.m. Visit PSG of Mercer County's events calendar for connection details.

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Insects in our Lives, The Watershed

Friday August 21, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Explore the world of insects with education director Jeff Hoagland and Anna Stunkel—who they are, where they live, what roles they play in our environment. Explore your own backyard or nearby natural area and share your insects during this session. Age 12 and up.

We invite you to make a suggested donation of $10 to support this program being brought to you by the Watershed Explorations free summer education series.

Participants attending eight or more Watershed Exploration sessions will receive a certificate of completion indicating the number of hours attended. Zoom link will be provided in confirmation email.


Fractured Fairy Tale, MCLS

Friday August 21, 2020
10:30 AM

Join us as we retell the original story of some of your favorite fairy tales and learn about fractured fairy tales that give these old tales a new spin. After the story, you will find out about more activities you can do at home. Ages pre-K-2.

Visit MCL's Events Page on www.mcl.org for a link to the videos each week.

Subscribe to Mercer County Library System's YouTube Channel for new content, added daily! https://www.youtube.com/c/MercerCountyLibrarySystem

Nutrition Label Changes - What do they Mean for You? - Webinar

Friday August 21, 2020
2:00 PM

This free webinar with Michelle Brill, MPH, the Mercer County Extension’s Family & Community Health Sciences (FCHS) educator, will review nutrition label changes and how to use the new label as a guide for shopping healthy and smart. The program is part of Rutgers Cooperative Extension’s “Wellness Wednesdays” webinar series that focuses on a variety of topics related to food, nutrition and healthy lifestyles.

Ms. Brill’s presentation was rescheduled from Aug. 5 due to the tropical storm that caused widespread power outages. To register for her Aug. 21 webinar, visit https://go.rutgers.edu/gkbvg0j4.

Sunset Sips & Sounds, Terhune Orchards

Friday August 21, 2020
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton, 609-924-2310. www.terhuneorchards.com.

Live music by Jerry Steele, light fare, and wines by the glass. Face masks required on premises.

Virtual Information Session, LifeTies

Friday August 21, 2020
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

LifeTies, located in Ewing, NJ, is a non-profit organization whose mission is to nurture wellness and self-sufficiency in vulnerable youth, young adults and their families. It is our vision that every youth and young adult can enjoy life's possibilities and have the resources to be healthy, connected and contributing members of their communities.

Please join us at a virtual information session to learn more about how a small amount of your time can make a huge difference. Opportunities include mentoring (currently virtual), sharing knowledge & expertise to help youth attain life skills via Zoom, working on our event committee and more! Register at https://www.lifeties.org/volunteer/ or contact volunteer@lifeties.org for more information.

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