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Events for Thursday October 8, 2020

Kayak Tours, Mercer County Park Marina

Thursday October 8, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Enjoy a morning of paddling, exploration and wildlife viewing on Mercer Lake, weather permitting. Participants will kayak along the lake shores and into the coves to encounter basking turtles, feeding songbirds and even carnivorous plants. We provide all of the supplies needed for a morning of kayaking including binoculars and life vests. Basic kayak instruction is provided before the tour.

For adults and children over 16 years old. Registration required, click here. Tours are restricted to 10 participants. In-County: $25 per person Out-of-County: $30 per person

Signature Suppers Meeting, The Suppers Program

Thursday October 8, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

A Signature Suppers Meeting provides a supportive, nonjudgmental learning environment where people can explore ways of cooking and eating that improves and sustains their health. Join us for a virtual lunch hour, and prepare a simple mid-day meal, meet a trained peer facilitator, and discuss healthy nutrition strategies that can help you on your journey toward a healthy lifestyle. This webinar is by donation and registration is required.

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Garden Chamber Series, Princeton Symphony Orchestra @Morven

Thursday October 8, 2020
5:30 PM

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) is pleased to announce a new chamber music series for fall with live performances held outside on the beautiful grounds of Morven Museum and Garden. On Thursday, October 8 at 5:30pm, the PSO Woodwinds take the stage to perform Samuel Barber's Summer Music, Valerie Coleman's Umoja, and other selections. Musicians are Yevgeny Faniuk, flute, Lillian Copeland, oboe, Pascal Archer, clarinet, Charlie Bailey, bassoon, and Jonathan Clark, horn.

Morven Museum and Garden is located in Princeton at 55 Stockton Street. There is ample free parking at the end of the museum's driveway. For tickets and information PSO's Chamber Music in the Garden, call 609-497-0020 or check the PSO event calendar at princetonsymphony.org.

Facebook Live Event with Mike Freda & Princeton Bicycle Advisory

Thursday October 8, 2020
5:30 PM

Mark Freda, democratic candidate for Princeton mayor, will host Lisa Serieyssol, Chair of Princeton's Bike Advisory Committee, on Facebook Live this Thursday, October 8 at 5:30 p.m. EST. Serieyssol will discuss the goals of the committee, challenges it faces in promoting walking and cycling as modes of transportation in the community, and updates on the Bike Boulevard Plan.

Members of the community are encouraged to submit questions and comments for upcoming Facebook Live events at www.markfredaformayor.com. Past events are archived on the campaign's website as well as the Mark Freda for Mayor Facebook page. Registration is not required. Visit www.facebook.com/markfredaforprinceton to watch.

Ladies Night Out, Crossing Vineyards & Winery

Thursday October 8, 2020
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Set aside your to-do list and join us for‚ “wine o’clock” at McAvoy’s. Get dressed up (or come in yoga pants!) and make time for yourself and your girlfriends to reconnect and unwined. Drink specials and light bites available for purchase from the bar.

Crossing Vineyards & Winery, Washington Crossing, PA 18977 215-493-6500

Kim Stanley Robinson's The Ministry for the Future Science and Fiction: Envisioning Climate Action

Thursday October 8, 2020
6:00 PM

Virtual author reading and panel discussion

Novelist Kim Stanley Robinson will read from and discuss his new novel, The Ministry for the Future, which presents a fundamentally hopeful vision of a near-future world striving to overcome the climate crisis. After his talk, Robinson will join a panel of distinguished Rutgers faculty, including the journalist/activist Naomi Klein, international environmental lawyer Cymie Payne, and environmental humanist Jorge Marcone. The panel, moderated by Rutgers Institute of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences Director and climate scientist Robert Kopp, to discuss the novel and its vision. This event is hosted by the Rutgers Institute of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, and the Rutgers Climate Institute at Rutgers University-New Brunswick.

Registration is required: https://eoas.rutgers.edu/ksr2020/

Alborada Spanish Theatre Music & Flamenco Dancing, Palmer Square

Thursday October 8, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month enjoy Spanish sounds and dancing!

Alborada Spanish Theatre, New Jersey’s premier Spanish Dance Company celebrates the wonderful variety of Spanish Dance, Song and Music. From fiery flamenco to joyous regional dances, Alborada’s critically acclaimed dancers and musicians delight audiences of all ages with traditional costumes, clicking castanets, pounding feet, twirling fans and flying ruffles. As stated by Tammy LaGorce, New York Times, Alborada is “awhirl in drama and color”.

REMOTE LEARNING: Vision Beyond Seeing with Don Komarechka, Princeton Photo Workshop

Thursday October 8, 2020
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Live instruction, completely interactive virtual classroom

Thursdays, September 17 - October 8, 2020, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join acclaimed Canadian Macro Photographer, Author and Podcaster Don Komarechka for an entirely new 4 week photography seminar that weaves science and art together to help photographers of every skill level understand the limitations of both our cameras and our own vision and then step beyond those limits. Topics include Understanding Vision and Beauty, Macro Photography, Infrared and Ultraviolet Photography and The Life of a Photographer.  $199 https://princetonphotoworkshop.com/remote/vision

An Evening with Sean B. Carroll, Princeton Public Library and Labyrinth Books

Thursday October 8, 2020
7:00 PM

Author Sean B. Carroll: “A Series of Fortunate Events: Chance and the Making of the Planet, Life, and You”  - The author and biologist discusses his book, the story of the surprising power of chance in our lives and the world.

Why is the world the way it is? How did we get here? Does everything happen for a reason or are some things left to chance? Philosophers and theologians have pondered these questions for millennia, but startling scientific discoveries over the past half century are revealing that we live in a world driven by chance. A Series of Fortunate Events tells the story of the awesome power of chance and how it is the surprising source of all the beauty and diversity in the living world.

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