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Events for Friday September 14, 2018

FYI Seminars, PSRC

Friday September 14, 2018
1:00 PM

“EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS”  Preparing makes sense for everyone especially older Americans. This program will present information on how to evaluate your own personal needs and make an emergency plan. It will also outline how the Princeton Office of Emergency Management (OEM) and the Princeton Health Department are working together to offer resources that help our community be prepared. Kathy Korwin, RN, BSN and Carol Nicholas, RN, BA, Princeton Health Department Public Health Nurses.

Suzanne Patterson Building, 45 Stockton St., Princeton. For more information, visit

'Meet the Dancers', American Repertory Ballet

Friday September 14, 2018
5:15 PM

On Friday, September 14, at 5:15 p.m., American Repertory Ballet will host a FREE event, 'Meet the Dancers', as part of its On Pointe Series. This casual get-together is an opportunity to meet Artistic Director Douglas Martin, Resident Choreographer and Ballet Master Mary Barton plus the 2018-2019 company of American Repertory Ballet.

Mr. Martin will talk about ARB's ambitious 2018-2019 performance season, which kicks off with American Made: Paul Taylor and Other Works, for two performances, September 21 and 22, 7:30 p.m., at Rider University's Bart Luedeke Center Theater.

For more information about American Repertory Ballet or Princeton Ballet School, visit or call 609. 921.7758.

Artists' Reception, D&R Greenway

Friday September 14, 2018
5:30 PM

D&R Greenway Land Trust’s Marie L. Matthews Galleries celebrate our founding river with “Delaware Dreams: Return to the River” art exhibition through November 9. Artists’ reception is Friday, September 14; 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Place-based artists include Anne Abo-Harb, Bob Barish, Kate Graves, Erica Harney and Frank Sauer. Small animals of the Delaware Valley will ‘attend’ the reception, provided by The Center for Aquatic Sciences. D&R Greenway is a member of the Alliance for Watershed Education (AWE). Reception free, but please call (609) 924-4646 or to register. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday,10 a.m.-5 p.m., call to be sure not rented at time of prospective visit. D&R Greenway One Preservation Place, Princeton 08540, off Rosedale Road

Old Barracks Museum's Tavern Night Fundraiser

Friday September 14, 2018
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Leave your 21st century troubles behind and spend an evening in a colonial tavern at the Old Barracks Museum's Tavern Night Fundraiser on the evening of September 14, 2018. Live music, food, and drink, set the scene of an evening in 18th century Trenton, when King George II still ruled and the tavern was the center of town.

The Old Barracks Museum will transform into a colonial tavern filled with music, drinks, games, and candlelight. Dance Master Sue Dupre will provide dance instruction for those who wish to dance but do not yet know the steps. John Burkhalter, of The Practitioners of Musick, accompanied by Russell Hoffman , will perform music of the 18th century on period instruments. Period dress is neither required nor discouraged and you will find many people from the past and present mingling together.

Bid on a wide range of items in the Silent Auction, including an original painting by James Doherty, an overnight stay and dinner at Bally's Atlantic City, golf & cart rental at Trenton Country Club, and many more prizes donated by local businesses.

Tickets are available for purchase online at Ticket prices are as follows: $60, or $50 for Old Barracks Museum members. No one under 21 permitted.  All proceeds from this fundraiser support educational programming for more than 10,000 New Jersey students through our innovative 'Meet the Past' field trips. For information on the Old Barracks Museum's educational programming, call 609-396-1776.

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Dance Classes & Events

Friday September 14, 2018
7:00 PM

Friday Dance Party, American Ballroom, 1523 Parkway Avenue, Ewing, 609-931-0149 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., $10.,


Friday Dance Social, Jersey Dance, West Windsor Arts Center, 952 Alexander Road, West Windsor, 609-375-8468 7:45 p.m. to 11 p.m., $15.,


Folk Dance, Princeton Folk Dance, Suzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton Street, Princeton, 609-912-1272 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., Beginners welcome. Lesson followed by dance. No partner needed. $5.,

First Signs of Impressionism - Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie

Friday September 14, 2018
7:00 PM

299 Parkside Avenue, Trenton - 609-989-3632 -

Artist and museum trustee Joe Gyurcsak discusses the history of impressionism. $15.

Creepy Spider Night Hunt, The Watershed Institute

Friday September 14, 2018
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Crab spiders, jumping spiders, wolf spiders, funnel weavers and more! Join our annual night hunt with nocturnal naturalist Jeff Hoagland. We will navigate the trails of the Watershed Reserve using our flashlights in search of many different types of spiders. Bring your own flashlight.

7:30 - 9 p.m., ages 5+; $5 per person

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