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Princeton NJ Events

Events for Sunday June 23, 2019

The Amy Foundation Ride & Stride

Sunday June 23, 2019
7:30 AM

Two Breast Cancer Events – A Bike Ride and a 5K Walk -- Combined To Become The Amy Foundation Ride & Stride

Sunday, June 23 at South Brunswick High School

"The Amy Foundation Ride & Stride" offers a choice of four bicycle routes (15, 25, 40 and 50 miles) and a 5K Walk to help raise funds for women who are unable to afford procedures to detect breast cancer early, when it's most treatable, and receive potentially life-saving care. All riders and walkers are asked for a $40 registration fee, as well as to raise $180 – the cost of a screening mammogram -- by accessing The Amy Foundation website: www.amyfoundation.org. All donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. A light breakfast and BBQ lunch will be offered free to all participants and volunteers. WMGQ Magic 98.3 radio station also will be on site providing, music, games and prizes.

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Princeton Health Kids Marathon - Educational Testing Service

Sunday June 23, 2019
10:00 AM

660 Rosedale Road, Princeton - 888-897-8979 - www.princetonhcs.org

Penn Medicine Princeton Health hosts its 11th annual kids marathon, a 1.2-mile fun run. $25 per child pre-k to eighth grade.

Viva Tango Sunday Milonga Brunch

Sunday June 23, 2019
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The Sunday Brunch Milonga (Argentine Tango Dancing) repeats on June 23, 2019 and every 4th Sunday thereafter.

Milonga/Brunch from 11:00 AM to 3 pm. Beginners are welcome. no partner needed. $15. Brunch included.

Suzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton Street, Princeton - 609-948-4448, https://vivatango.org.

Multimedia Bilingual Reading, Chinese Poet Xue Di

Sunday June 23, 2019
12:00 PM

Princeton Public Library - 65 Withspoon Street, Princeton

Award-winning poet Xue Di will give a multi-media presentation of his poetry entitled “Across Borders” as part of the Princeton Festival on Sunday, June 23 at noon in the Princeton Public Library. The public is invited to attend. The Library is co-sponsoring the free event, which takes place just before the Festival’s premiere performance of the opera Nixon in China. Details on both events plus ticket information for the opera are available at www.princetonfestival.org.

“Across Borders” will open with projections of gorgeous scenery from China, accompanied by Chinese classical music. Xue Di will read his poetry in Chinese, followed by English translations read by prominent American poet Jonathan Wells. Xue Di will also take questions from the audience and will offer comments and perspectives in English to heighten understanding about China and its people, and poetry in the East. A book signing concludes the reading. Refreshments will be served.

Beauty and the Beast - Paper Mill Playhouse

Sunday June 23, 2019
1:30 PM

May 29 - July 3

1:30 and 7pm - Singing teapots and candlesticks, an evil spell, and an unlikely love story are all part of the magic of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, an international sensation that has played to more than 35 million people in 13 countries. Based on the Academy Award–winning animated feature, the stage production includes all of the original songs from the movie by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, plus additional gems by Menken and Tim Rice. The whole family will be enchanted by this gorgeous production, featuring stunning costumes and sets, spectacular dance numbers, and, of course, a fairy-tale ending.

22 Brookside Drive, Millburn - 973-376-4343 - www.papermill.org,  The Disney classic. $32-$92.

Benefit Concert for American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Pennington United Methodist Church

Sunday June 23, 2019
4:00 PM

Soprano Sarai Cole, bass-baritone Kevin Misslich, and pianist Lynda Saponara have joined forces to present All I Ask of You, an afternoon of operatic arias and duets to be performed on Sunday, June 23 at 4pm at Pennington United Methodist Church (60 South Main St.) to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).

All I Ask of You features music from Flying Dutchman, Aida, and Phantom of the Opera.

All proceeds from the free will offering at the door will be donated to AFSP.

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Firefly Festival - Terhune Orchards

Sunday June 23, 2019
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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

Celebrate fireflies with crafts, pony rides, a youth circus performance, live music, workshops, and more. Free.

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