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Princeton NJ Events

Events for Sunday January 20, 2019

Remembering Pete Seeger - Monroe Township Library

Sunday January 20, 2019
2:00 PM

4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe - 732-521-5000 - www.monroetwplibrary.org

New Jersey-born folk artist Spook Handy performs. Free.

Zumba for a Cause - Windsor Athletic Club

Sunday January 20, 2019
2:00 PM

99 Clarksville Road, West Windsor - - www.facebook.com/sendhungerpackingwestwindsorplainsboro

Proceeds benefit Send Hunger Packing West Windsor-Plainsboro. $15.

Historical Walking Tour of Cranbury - Cranbury Museum

Sunday January 20, 2019
2:00 PM

4 Park Place, Cranbury - 609-819-1359 -

Visit the Stites house and more. $7. Register.

Historic Princeton Walking Tour - Bainbridge House

Sunday January 20, 2019
2:00 PM

Enjoy a 90 minute* walk around downtown Princeton and the University campus as you learn about historic sites in the area, including Bainbridge House, Nassau Hall, the University Chapel and Palmer Square. The early history of Princeton, the founding of the University and the American Revolution are just some of the stories from Princeton’s history that you will learn on your tour.

Tickets are $7. Advance purchase is recommended, as space is limited. Walk up ticket sales are cash only; guides cannot provide change.

Click here for more information

Artists’ Reception - Plainsboro Public Library

Sunday January 20, 2019
2:00 PM

9 Van Doren Street, Plainsboro - 609-275-2897 - www.plainsborolibrary.org

Reception for "Persistence," featuring work by regional artists who demonstrate persistence despite what are commonly perceived as obstacles: age, illness, and physical and neurological problems. Running through Wednesday, Jan. 30.

Youth Orchestra of Central Jersey Winter Concert - Featuring Philadelphia Orchestra Concertmaster David Kim

Sunday January 20, 2019
2:30 PM

Philadelphia Orchestra Concertmaster David Kim will perform Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor by Max Bruch with the Youth Orchestra of Central Jersey on Sunday, January 20, at 2:30 p.m.

Kim's performance is the featured event of the annual YOCJ winter concerts, to be held at Kendall Hall, The College of New Jersey. The afternoon concert will also include YOCJ's Saxophone Choir, which will perform Gran Partita, commissioned by YOCJ and written by noted composer David Noon.

A later concert, at 7:30 p.m., will include the String Preparatory Orchestra, Pro Arte Orchestra, and Wind Symphony. All tickets are good for both concerts. (The snow date for the earlier concert, featuring David Kim, will be 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 22, at West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South. The snow date for the later concert will be 3 p.m. Sunday, January 27, also at West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South.) Tickets will be available starting on January 4 at tcnj.edu/boxoffice or the Kendall Hall box office on the day of the concert.

"Queen Christina Goes to Rome" — A Dryden Ensemble Concert

Sunday January 20, 2019
3:00 PM

A dramatic retelling of the fascinating story of the unorthodox Swedish queen who gave up her throne for music, art, and religion in Rome featuring actors Roberta Maxwell and Paul Hecht.. One of the most learned women in 17th-century Europe, Christina shocked her contemporaries by dressing as a man and refusing to marry. The music mirrors her journey from Stockholm to Rome.

Ticket prices: $25 general admission; free to students with I.D. Tickets available at the door or online. Ticket information: https://www.drydenensemble.org/boxoffice.html

Venue: Princeton Theological Seminary, Miller Chapel Street address: 64 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ

Family Barn Dance for All Ages, Princeton Country Dancers

Sunday January 20, 2019
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

On Sunday, January 20, from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m., the Princeton Country Dancers present a family dance with square dances, contra dances, play party games and other traditional American dances; it’s great fun for the whole family, from children to parents and grandparents and other folks of all ages. Dances will be led by caller Janet Mills with live music provided by the Mixed Age Dance Band. Musicians of all ages and abilities are welcome to join the MAD Band - there is a rehearsal immediately before each family dance.

Dances take place at the Suzanne Patterson Center, 1 Monument Drive, Princeton, NJ. $7 per person or $20 per family. For more information go to http://www.princetoncountrydancers.org/family-dance or call 609-683-1240.

Panel Discussion, Sustainable Princeton

Sunday January 20, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

What is Princeton doing to be climate resilient?

Extreme heat, flooding and climate-related health problems - this is what climate science says is in store for the Princeton region. Planning and preparation can help mitigate the worst of these effects, and reduce the economic burden, for dealing with them after the fact. On Wednesday, February 20, join host Sustainable Princeton to find out what Princeton is doing to be climate resilient.  Location:  Princeton Public Library

Light refreshments will be served. All events are low-waste. For information about Sustainable Princeton, please visit sustainableprinceton.org.?

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