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Events for Thursday November 8, 2018

Information Session, CASA for Children of Mercer and Burlington Counties

Thursday November 8, 2018
10:00 AM

SPEAK UP FOR A CHILD! Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children of Mercer & Burlington Counties is currently seeking new volunteers! CASA for Children of Mercer & Burlington Counties is a non-profit organization that recruits, trains and supervises community volunteers who speak up in Family Court for the best interests of children that have been removed from their families due to abuse and/or neglect and placed in the foster care system. Our volunteers strive to ensure the physical, emotional, and educational well being of these children.

TO LEARN MORE - one hour information sessions are scheduled at our office for: Thursday, November 8th @ 10 AM Wednesday, November 14th @ 5:30 PM Our office: 1450 Parkside Avenue, Suite 22, Ewing, NJ 08638. For more information or to RSVP please contact Jill Duffy by email at jduffy@casamercer.org or phone 609-434-0050. You can also visit www.casamb.org

Storytime - Morven Museum

Thursday November 8, 2018
11:00 AM

55 Stockton Street, Princeton - 609-924-8144 - www.morven.org

Thanksgiving storytime featuring tales including the comical "Turkey Trouble" by Wendy Silvano and illustrated by Lee Harper. Children will craft a "horn of plenty" to take home and take a walk in the garden, weather permitting. Ages 2 to 6. Register.

Diwali Celebration - BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

Thursday November 8, 2018
1:00 PM

12 North Main Street, Robbinsville - - www.baps.org

Often referred to as the "Festival of Lights," Diwali celebrates the victory of good over evil, light over darkness, and knowledge over ignorance.

Open Call Auditions for Boys 14 -18

Thursday November 8, 2018
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Footloose Auditions Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 4-7 pm

Open Call for boys 14-18 for three lead roles

Villa Victoria Academy

To set up an audition, please email the music director, Miss Tammaro at ktammaro@villavictoria.org.

Sing the Renaissance! The Community Well

Thursday November 8, 2018
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Renaissance period in Europe saw the beginnings of the polyphonic style, the wide dissemination of printed music, and the composition of some of the most sophisticated and best-loved choral works ever written. In this learn-by-doing mini-course, you will both sing (though open to non-singers too) and learn some of the great music of that period. Each 50-minute class will touch on the major choral music output of the representative composer, as well as the period of music.

Nov. 1 Giovanna Perlugia da Palestrina (Italian Renaissance)

Nov. 8 Tomas Luis da Victoria (Spanish Renaissance)

Nov. 15 Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque)

Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville, office@pclawrenceville.org, 609-896-1212, 2688 Main Street (Route 206) Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Click here for more information

"Yes, You Can Quit Traditional High School and Everything Will Be Okay", Rider University, Science and Technology Center

Thursday November 8, 2018
7:00 PM

Blake Boles, self-directed learning advocate, author, host of "Off Trail Learning" podcast, and director of Unschool Adventures, will present his talk "Yes, You Can Quit Traditional High School and Everything Will Be Okay."

Blake and his work have appeared on TEDx, The Huffington Post, USA Today, The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, BBC Travel, Psychology Today, Fox Business, NPR affiliate radio, an internationally screened education documentary, and the blogs of Wired and The Wall Street Journal. Learn more at www.blakeboles.com.

At this free event, Blake will discuss many different alternative educational paths and their potential advantages and disadvantages. He will cover homeschooling, unschooling, Self-Directed Learning centers, alternative schools, charter schools, community college and more.

If you have any reservations about traditional schooling, this presentation will empower you to make the best decisions for you or your family.

Visit Eventbrite.org to reserve your free tickets!

Rider University, Science and Technology Center, Lecture Hall 102 2083 Lawrenceville Road Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Putting the Sourlands on the Map with a New Interactive App

Thursday November 8, 2018
7:00 PM

The Sourland Conservancy's geographic information systems (GIS) analyst, Kevin Burkman, will present Putting the Sourlands on the Map at the Sourland Conservancy's Train Station Series seminar on November 8th at 7:00pm. Participants will learn about the digital map-making process and how Mr. Burkman developed the Sourland Conservancy Online Atlas, the new interactive mapping application which is now live at www.sourland.org.

Argentine Tango - Viva Tango

Thursday November 8, 2018
9:00 PM

Suzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton Street, Princeton - 609-948-4448 - www.vivatango.org

No partner necessary. Beginners welcome. $15.

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