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Events for Sunday February 18, 2018

Princeton Photo Workshop: NEW! Exploring Historic Philadelphia

Sunday February 18, 2018
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

In this class, we will explore the rich visual history of Independence National Historic Park. Students will learn to develop their eye and improve their creative technical skills to compose artistic images of the park's unique gardens, architecture, and monuments. 

The Soul of a President's Kitchen, Trenton City Museum

Sunday February 18, 2018
2:00 PM

The Soul of a President's Kitchen, Trenton City Museum, Ellarslie, Cadwalader Park, Trenton, 609-989-1191
2 p.m., Adrian E. Miller, author of "The President's Kitchen Cabinet" tells the stories of the African Americans who worked in the presidential food service as chefs, personal cooks, butlers, stewards, and servers. $25., www.ellarslie.org

A Reading with Naturalist Scott McVay, The Watershed

Sunday February 18, 2018
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association, New Jersey Conservation Foundation, and Pinelands Preservation Alliance welcome Scott McVay to speak to the environmental threads of his 2015 book, Surprise Encounters with Artists and Scientists, Whales and Other Living Things at the Watershed Center in Hopewell, New Jersey.

You are invited to attend an afternoon presentation with Scott as he guides us through lessons of land, water, and air conservation from ornithologists, biologists, artists, and others, suggesting how articulate, dedicated leadership can win the day. Introduction by Emile DeVito, one of the lead biologists in New Jersey.

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Author Discussion and Signing, Barnes & Noble

Sunday February 18, 2018
2:00 PM

Author Discussion and Signing, Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, 3535 Route 1, West Windsor, 609-750-9010
2 p.m., Princeton author Kathryn Watterson leads a discussion and signing of "I Hear My People Singing," a vivid history of life in Princeton told through the voices of its African-American residents., www.barnesandnoble.com

Walking Tour, Historical Society of Princeton

Sunday February 18, 2018
2:00 PM

Walking Tour, Historical Society of Princeton, Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau Street, Princeton, 609-921-6748
2 p.m., Two-mile, 2.5 hour walk around downtown Princeton and the university campus. $7. Register., www.princetonhistory.org

Nate Philips, 1867 Sanctuary

Sunday February 18, 2018
3:00 PM

Nate Philips, 1867 Sanctuary, 101 Scotch Road, Ewing, 609-392-6409
3 p.m., Solo jazz piano. $5 to $20., www.1867Sanctuary.org

Politics of Opera: A History from Monteverdi to Mozart, Princeton Public Library

Sunday February 18, 2018
3:00 PM

Politics of Opera: A History from Monteverdi to Mozart, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, 609-924-9529
3 p.m., Author Mitchell Cohen discusses his latest book, a wide-ranging look at the interplay of opera and political ideas through the centuries., www.princetonlibrary.org

Sunday Afternoon At The Movies: Defiant Requiem, The Jewish Center

Sunday February 18, 2018
4:00 PM

435 Nassau Street, Princeton

 

Special Guest: Murray Sidlin, distinguished conductor, educator and artistic innovator, accompanied by Patti Kenner

Imprisoned in a Nazi concentration camp, composer Rafael Schächter and fellow inmates use the power of music to fight back. Through hunger, disease and slave labor, the Jewish inmates of Terezin hold onto their humanity by staging plays, composing opera and using paper and ink to record the horrors around them.

Open to the Community!
$10 TJC Member/ $15 Community
For more information please contact the TJC office (609) 921-0100 x 200 or info@thejewishcenter.org

 

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