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Events for Wednesday June 9, 2021

8th Annual Excellence in Prevention Awards, Mercer Council on Alcoholism and Drug Addiction

Wednesday June 9, 2021
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

The Mercer Council on Alcoholism and Drug Addiction and The Prevention Coalition of Mercer County are pleased to announce their 8th Annual Excellence in Prevention Awards breakfast to be held on Wednesday, June 9th. This annual event honors those individuals, agencies, associations and businesses from around the county that have made significant contributions over the past year to ensure the health, safety and well-being of various communities in Mercer County through their prevention efforts.

We are pleased to announce the 2021 honorees this year: Dr. Sandy Gibson, The College of New Jersey; Senator Linda Greenstein; Assemblywoman Verlina Jackson-Reynolds; Superintendent Thomas Smith, Hopewell Valley School District; Phyllis Marchand (posthumous award). We are grateful for the commitment and dedication of these prevention partners and look forward to honoring them. Register here to attend this event: https://mercercouncil.org/manage-events/eventdetail/500/-/8th-annual-excellence-in-prevention-awards-event

Read & Pick Kids Program, Terhune Orchards

Wednesday June 9, 2021
9:30 AM

9:30 and 11am

Growing A Garden of Goodies

We welcome our youngest farmers back this season for our Read & Pick program. Read & Pick combines hands on experience on the farm with educational program and listening to a story highlighting that activity.

In order to maintain social distancing this season: All programs have Tues & Weds sessions at 9:30am & 11am

Online pre-purchase is required. No walk-ins

One adult chaperone per family group

Season Pass available - sign up receive one session Free!

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Summer Barbeque Cooking Demonstration

Wednesday June 9, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join Heather Bainbridge, EdM, MA, RDN, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with Princeton Medical Center, for this virtual cooking demonstration featuring delicious recipes for your next BBQ. Recipes will include: grilled Greek-style chicken, potato and red pepper kebobs, Mediterranean bean salad and berry salad.

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Online Lunchtime Gallery Series: Woman in Art, WWAC

Wednesday June 9, 2021
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

WWAC is presenting an exciting and engaging online series. Each session is led by a Princeton University Art Museum Docent showcasing works from the Museum's outstanding collection. Topics range from Contemporary African American Artist, the genesis of the Abstract Expressionist Movement and more.

Women in Art will be led by PUAM Docent Connie Shaffer. Women went from being the subjects of art to being the artist themselves. We will look at art from the 8th century to now, tracing this evolution. Free for WWAC Members, $10 for non-Members To register, please click HERE

2021 Muriel Buttinger Lecture, The Watershed Institute

Wednesday June 9, 2021
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

As the nation attempts to confront issues of racial injustice, environmental organizations like The Watershed Institute are facing an uncomfortable reality that people of color have not always felt welcome at the open spaces we manage and the programs we deliver. How can the environmental movement be more inclusive and engage people of all backgrounds? This is the featured topic of our 2021 Muriel Buttinger Lecture.

Carolyn Finney, Ph.D. is a leading voice on the intersection of race, identity and the natural world and is our guest speaker at this year's event. Dr. Finney is Scholar-in-Residence for Environmental Affairs at Middlebury College. She is a storyteller, author, and cultural geographer interested in identity, difference, creativity, and resilience.


Avoiding Overuse Injuries in Sports: For Athletic Trainers, Coaches, and Parents, PENN Medicine

Wednesday June 9, 2021
6:00 PM

Overuse injuries in sports can occur in athletes of all ages, from participants in recreational youth and adult leagues to professional athletes. Join Barb Kutch, PT, DPT, CSCS, a physical therapist with Princeton Medical Center Princeton Rehabilitation, for a presentation on the causes of common overuse injuries in sports. Injuries of the foot, ankle, shoulder and elbow will be discussed, as well as how to reduce the likelihood of overuse injuries. Ample time will be allotted for questions and answers.

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Princeton Pecha, Arts Council of Princeton

Wednesday June 9, 2021
8:00 PM

Area artists gather virtually to share their work in a format inspired by the Japanese PechaKucha. Featured artists include Alan Chimacoff, Habiyb, Mary Leck, Craig Shofed, Brass Rabbit, and Eileen Hohmuth-Lemonick. Each artist will show 20 slides for 20 seconds each, exhibiting for the audience an array of visual expression. Register. Free.

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