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Events for Saturday April 27, 2019

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Birding Field Trip, Washington Crossing Audubon Society

Saturday April 27, 2019
8:00 AM

Join Washington Crossing Audubon Society at 8 AM on Saturday, April 27 for a free birding trip led by Brad Merritt, John Maret, and Mary Leck Roebling Park, a Mercer County park adjacent to the Hamilton/Trenton marsh. We will follow the trails and see how the marsh and its wildlife adjust to the cold weather. Directions: Take South Broad St. to Sewell Ave. in Trenton, turn onto Sewell at traffic light; at road's end, turn left and continue downhill to parking lot. Contact Brad Merritt (609) 921-8964 for additional information, or for cancellation updates the evening prior in case of inclement weather.

Arbor Day Planting - Lawrence Township Shade Tree Advisory Committee

Saturday April 27, 2019
9:00 AM

Maidenhead Meadows Park, Princeton Pike - 609-844-7087 -

Planting and dedication of 12 dawn redwoods to continue the line of trees previously planted along the Lawrence-Hopewell Trail.

White City Amusement Park with Historian Jim Colello, Jr

Saturday April 27, 2019
9:30 AM

Let’s go to the White City Amusement Park with historian Jim Colello, Jr, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 3 p.m. (afternoon tour filled). White City Mansion, home of Suzy and Turner Abbott, overlooks Spring Lake, Roebling Park. Location: 301 Harrison Ave. Hamilton, NJ 08610 In the early twentieth century the White City Amusement Park was enormously popular. Historian Jim Colello Jr., native of Hamilton, NJ, has written about this abandoned Park, dubbed “The Coney Island of New Jersey,” and will talk about its fascinating history and point out sites of the old park that can be viewed from the balcony of this historic home. Parking is available on Harrison Ave. or McClellan Ave., and also in parking lot at foot of Sewall Ave. Allow 10 minutes to walk back up hill to Sewell Ave., and note that the mansion cannot be reached via the concrete staircase from the park. Registration required: please email by noon Fri. 4/26, Free of charge; donations appreciated.

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40th Annual Arbor Day Celebration, West Windsor Shade Tree Commission

Saturday April 27, 2019
10:00 AM

The West Windsor Shade Tree Commission will hold its 40th annual celebration of Arbor Day on Saturday, April 27, beginning at 10.00am in the Ronald Rogers Arboretum - across the Princeton-Hightstown Road (#571) from High School South. The highlight of the event will be the awarding of prizes to winners in our Art Contest among students in the W/P School System. Refreshments for children and free tree seedlings will be available. Public welcome. Ronald Slinn, Chair, West Windsor Shade Tree Commission

Princeton University Eating Clubs Tour

Saturday April 27, 2019
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Join author Clifford Zink on a walking tour of Princeton University’s majestic eating clubs. Learn about the architecture, origins, and development of the sixteen Classical and Gothic-style clubhouses, which date from 1895 to 1928. Participants will also have the unique opportunity to tour the inside of three clubs.

Location Colonial Club, 40 Prospect Avenue

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Point Breeze Estate Trail-to-Table Walk, Meal with Speakers, D&R Greenway Land Trust

Saturday April 27, 2019
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

D&R Greenway Land Trust invites the public to celebrate its 30th year of preservation with a unique Trails-to-Table series of monthly guided walks, paired with meals at local restaurants that support D&R Greenway’s preservation mission. The free inaugural walk 10 a.m. to 12, April 27th. takes place at Point Breeze, former Bordentown estate of Joseph Bonaparte, featuring three experts on the site’s dramatic history. Sagas and legendary artifacts from the Bonaparte era will be shared by Richard Veit, Ph.D., Chair of the Department of History and Anthropology at Monmouth University; Peter Tucci, Esq., world-class collector of Bonaparte letters, maps and artifacts; and Doug Kiovsky, co-president of Bordentown Historical Society.

Scheduled during History Weekend at the Abbott Marshlands, these Point Breeze explorations will take place at Divine Word Missionaries, (609) 298-0549, 101 Park St; Bordentown, New Jersey 08505. The featured April 27 restaurant is Marcello’s at 206 Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown. (609) 298-8360 to reserve table. Between noon and closing, dine at Marcello’s and say “Bonaparte”, and 10 percent of the meal price will be donated to support D&R Greenway Land Trust. More information can be found on the events page at Free guided walk, open to public; meal at your own cost. Rsvp: (609) 924-4646 or Event will be held rain or shine, indoors at Divine Word, if necessary.

Princeton Photo Workshop: NEW! Learning to Photograph People On Location (with Live Model)

Saturday April 27, 2019
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

20 Library Place, Princeton, NJ

Developing the skills to make creative, enduring photos enables you to preserve the essence of a person at a moment in time. During the class, you'll learn how to set up the shot and direct non-professionals like family and friends, how to use wardrobe, props and color, how to use natural and indoor light with a basic reflector to make your images more compelling and we'll experiment with visual storytelling.,  $189

Pollinators and Pollination Strategies, Rutgers Master Gardeners of Mercer County

Saturday April 27, 2019
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Mercer County will present a program for the public, “Pollinators and Pollination Strategies,” on Saturday, April 27, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Tulpehaking Nature Center in Hamilton Township. The presentation will be delivered by naturalist and educator Mary Anne Borge, and will be followed by a guided walk in the Abbott Marshlands. This program is co-sponsored by the Tulpehaking Nature Center, Mercer County Park Commission and Friends for the Abbott Marshlands.

For more information about the nature center, programs and schedule of events, visit

“George Washington Remembers New Jersey”, Rockingham Historic Site

Saturday April 27, 2019
1:30 PM

On Saturday, April 27 at 1:30 pm in the Dutch barn at Rockingham, Mr. Emerson returns once again to present “George Washington Remembers New Jersey.” Washington was no stranger to New Jersey. From Trenton to Princeton to Morristown to Monmouth to Middlebrook, (and more—Rockingham!), the General spent more time here than in any other state. Join General Washington as he reminisces about his brightest and darkest moments during the battles and encampments of the “Cockpit of the Revolution.” In this presentation, participants will learn more about New Jersey’s role in the American Revolution from the perspective of George Washington. Refreshments will be available after the presentation and Reservations are Strongly Suggested to attend, made by calling 609-683-7132.

Rockingham is located on Rte. 603 (Laurel Ave./Kingston-Rocky Hill Rd.), one mile north of Rte. 27 in Kingston and one mile south of Rte. 518 in Rocky Hill. Visit the website, for further information.

The Princeton Festival 15th Anniversary Gala

Saturday April 27, 2019
6:00 PM

The Princeton Festival will host its annual gala, " A Crystal Celebration," in honor of the festival's upcoming 15th anniversary season, on Saturday, April 27, at 6:00 pm at Cobblestone Creek Country Club in Lawrenceville, N.J. Guests will celebrate in elegant fashion with cocktails, fabulous hors d'oeuvres, silent auction with piano music, delicious dinner, entertainment, live auction, and dancing. Please join us for this popular major fundraiser which will provide important support for our 2019 season. To learn more or to register, visit or call (609) 759-0379.

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