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Events for Thursday October 18, 2018


Lower School Open House, Princeton Day School

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Thursday October 18, 2018
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Beginning in PreK with our exceptional lower school program, and continuing throughout Middle and Upper School, students are guided towards learning and discovery by dynamic, skilled and dedicated teachers. At PDS, teachers seek to foster each student’s individual needs and interests both inside and outside of the classroom. They orchestrate learning and pose questions in a way that challenges students to broaden their thinking and ask big questions.

We invite you to visit our campus for an open house or a group tour. Drop-ins are always welcome, but a registration is appreciated so we know how many visitors to expect. We look forward to meeting you.


Information Session, CASA for Children of Mercer and Burlington Counties

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Thursday October 18, 2018
10:00 AM

SPEAK UP FOR A CHILD! Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children of Mercer & Burlington Counties is currently seeking new volunteers! CASA for Children of Mercer & Burlington Counties is a non-profit organization that recruits, trains and supervises community volunteers who speak up in Family Court for the best interests of children that have been removed from their families due to abuse and/or neglect and placed in the foster care system. Our volunteers strive to ensure the physical, emotional, and educational well being of these children.

TO LEARN MORE - one hour information sessions are scheduled at our office for: Thursday, October 18 @ 10 AM Monday, October 22 @ 5:30 PM

Our office: 1450 Parkside Avenue, Suite 22, Ewing, NJ 08638.

For more information or to RSVP please contact Jill Duffy by email at jduffy@casamercer.org or phone 609-434-0050. You can also visit www.casamb.org


Meeting of the 55-Plus Club of Princeton

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Thursday October 18, 2018
10:00 AM

"Urbanization in the 21st century: how to build resilient, sustainable, equitable and livable cities," will be the topic of a presentation by Elie Bou-Zeid, professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Princeton University, at the meeting of 55-Plus at 10:00 a.m., Thursday,October 18, at the Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ. Everyone is welcome. Admission is free, with a $3 donation suggested. 

http://www.princetonol.com/groups/55plus


Oktoberfest BBQ, Chauncey Conference Center

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Thursday October 18, 2018
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Celebrate Oktoberfest with a lakeside BBQ. Thursday, October 18th from 11:30am-1:30pm. Featuring Knockwurst, Bratwurst, Sausages and Vegetarian Burgers for $10 per person. Call 609.279.6470 to make reservations.

Chauncey Conference Center


Westminster Conservatory at Nassau Noontime Recital

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Thursday October 18, 2018
12:15 PM

The noontime recital series Westminster Conservatory at Nassau will continue on Thursday, October 18 at 12:15 p.m. with a presentation of "The House of Life," by Ralph Vaughan-Williams, a song cycle on poetry of Dante Gabriel Rosetti. The performers, Timothy Urban, baritone and Kathy Shanklin, piano, are members of the Westminster Conservatory teaching faculty. The recital will take place in the Niles Chapel of Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street in Princeton and is open to the public free of charge.


Classical Chamber Music - Westminster Choir College

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Thursday October 18, 2018
12:15 PM

Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street, Princeton - 609-921-2663 - www.rider.edu/arts

Timothy Urban, baritone, and Kathy Shanklin, piano. Free.


Seniors – Is it Possible to Change Patterns? Beth El Synagogue

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Thursday October 18, 2018
1:00 PM

On Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 1:00 pm, the Beth El Synagogue of East Windsor Seniors present 'A New Year, A New World, A Better World, A Humane World – Is it Possible to Change Patterns?' Rabbi Jay Kornsgold will paint a picture of our world today - as it seems to us and how it has changed since this century began. He will create a picture of how these changes have presented us with problems that have us confused or angry or desolate. But he will also give us the chance to see what has been done and what is possible to do to repair the damage done.

Light refreshments to be served. Beth El Synagogue is located at 50 Maple Stream Road, East Windsor, NJ, 08520; 609-443-4454; www.bethel.net. Please R.S.V.P. by October 15th, 2018.


Healthy-ish, Nutrition Program, McCaffrey's Food Markets West Windsor

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Thursday October 18, 2018
1:30 PM

If you are tired of following diets and frustrated with meal planning, do not miss the upcoming program at McCaffrey's Market on Thursday, October 18th. Jill Kwasny, MS, RDN will address these dietary concerns and more in her program "Healthy-ish". Healthy-ish, hardly a new food trend, stresses awareness of overall food patterns, not just what is consumed in a single day. Learn how to bridge the gap between eating like a rabbit and the food coma that can result from an "all you can eat" buffet.

The program will be held at the McCaffrey's in West Windsor located in the Southfield Retail Center at 355 Princeton Hightstown Road. As always, we will have something healthfully delicious for our guests to sample. Please RSVP to nutritionist@mccaffreys.com or call 215 750-7713 to reserve your seat.


Alcohol Dependency Screenings, Carrier Clinic

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Thursday October 18, 2018
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Alcohol Dependency Screenings, Carrier Clinic

Carrier Clinic® offers free, confidential alcohol dependency screenings throughout the year. All screenings are held at Carrier Clinic®, located at 252 County Road 601 in Belle Mead, NJ.  3-7 p.m. Attendees will receive a free, confidential screening and information/referrals for services. Conducted by a licensed therapist. Reservations are not necessary.  www.carrierclinic.org

 


Yoga for Kids, The Community Well

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Thursday October 18, 2018
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Yoga helps to strengthen our bodies and steady our minds, allowing us to focus and feel better. Through this weekly class, kids will be given the time to play, have fun and get centered. Classes are taught by Yogi Jen, a certified Kidding Around Yoga instructor. $10 per class, pre-registration required.

Thursdays from 4:15-5:15 pm in the preschool. For elementary school-aged children.

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"Fall is in the Air" with Michelin Chef Steven Meese, The Rooted Affair

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Thursday October 18, 2018
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Join us on the evening of Oct. 18, 2018 with Michelin Chef Steven Meese. He is known Nationally as an avant garde Greek-American Chef. The host of PBS's "A Chef's Journey". He will be sharing his progressive approach to new Mediterranean cuisine.

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Lance Reichert with James Popik - Two Sevens Eatery and Cantina

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Thursday October 18, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

277 Witherspoon Street, Princeton - (609) 921-2779 - www.twosevensrestaurant.com

Performing flamenco and nuevo flamenco/contemporary guitar. Free.

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“An Evening with Taji Nahl”, The Gallery at Mercer County Community College

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Thursday October 18, 2018
6:00 PM

The Gallery at Mercer County Community College (MCCC) presents a special exhibit featuring interdisciplinary artist Taji Ra'oof Nahl from Wednesday, Oct. 10 through Thursday, Oct. 18. On Oct. 10, the Gallery hosts “An Evening with Taji Nahl” from 5 to 7 p.m., with Nahl’s presentation to start at 6 p.m. The public is invited.

Originally part of the seventh Micro Film Festival #7, Nahl will project three films simultaneously in the Gallery’s main room as he explores the past- and present-day surveillance state. During the screening of the films on Oct. 10, Nahl will perform a live improv score with fellow musician Joan Lopez. An informal Q&A session will follow the presentation. The films will be shown through Thursday, Oct. 18.

The MCCC Gallery is located on the second floor of the Communications Building on the college’s West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. More information, including directions, is available at www.mccc.edu/gallery.


Beyond Pink – An Art Show, YWCA Princeton

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Thursday October 18, 2018
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for the first-ever Beyond Pink Art Show sponsored by Princeton Radiology, a unique event that showcases art created by or inspired by breast cancer survivors! The show will include over 15 breast casts painted by survivors, as well as paintings, sculpture, photography, and poetry. Complimentary cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served as well as a silent auction. Tickets are $50 and tax-deductible.

Location:

D&R Greenway Johnson Education Center 1 Preservation Place

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Famous, and Not-So-Famous Patents, Lawrence Library

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Thursday October 18, 2018
7:00 PM

On Thursday, October 18th at 7:00 pm the Lawrence Headquarters Branch of the Mercer County Library System will host Ronald J. Campbell, Ph.D., Esq., for a presentation on patents. Having had two 25-year careers, the first as an industrial-R&D, Ph.D. scientist, and the second as a patent attorney, with technological innovation being the common thread of these two careers, Mr. Campbell will include his own personal stories relating to some of the patents being covered. The lecture will cover a wide variety of patents, ranging from a few really bizarre and/or humorous patents, as well as some of the more significant patents, especially those that have had the most extensive commercial and socioeconomic impact.

The lecture will take place at the Lawrence Headquarters Branch of the Mercer County Library System, located at 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville. Registration is suggested. For more information about the library’s programs call 609-882-9246, e-mail lawprogs@mcl.org or visit www.mcl.org.


Panel Discussion for School Integration Anniversary, Historical Society of Princeton

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Thursday October 18, 2018
7:00 PM

To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the “Princeton Plan,” the Historical Society of Princeton is hosting a panel discussion at its Updike Farmstead headquarters on Thursday, October 18, at 7:00 PM.

A school integration process that went on to be nationally recognized, the “Princeton Plan” combined two elementary schools, the Nassau Street School and the Witherspoon School, in 1948. The discussion will contextualize the event in the broader national and regional historical context of desegregation, as well as inform about the local impact and national reverberations of the Princeton Plan. Featured speakers are Kevin M. Kruse, Professor of History at Princeton University, and local historian Shirley Satterfield, a member of the first integrated class at the Nassau Street School.

This program is presented in conjunction with exhibitions about the Princeton Plan at the Historical Society of Princeton and the Princeton Room at the Princeton Public Library this fall. This program is free and open to the public, thanks to support from the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education and Genocide Studies. Space is limited, and advance registration on HSP’s website, www.princetonhistory.org, is recommended.


Illustrated Lecture on the Alligator, the Navy's First Submarine

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Thursday October 18, 2018
7:30 PM

On Thursday, October 18, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. in Titusville, NJ, naval historian Chuck Veit will give an illustrated lecture on the Alligator, the Navy's first submarine. The fascinating story of the Alligator, its missions, and its loss, is told against the history of underwater vessels in the first half of the 19th century. This free lecture is sponsored by the Delaware River Greenway Partnership (DRGP). It will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Route 546 in Titusville, NJ.

This talk is one in a series sponsored by DRGP on different aspects of the cultural and natural heritage of the Delaware River and is open to the public free of charge.


The Phantom Carriage - Princeton Garden Theatre

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Thursday October 18, 2018
7:30 PM

160 Nassau Street, Princeton - - www.princetongardentheatre.org

Silent film presented with an original score commissioned by the Garden Theatre and performed live by Brendan Cooney's Not So Silent Cinema ensemble. $14.


The Rocky Horror Picture Show - Bucks County Playhouse

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Thursday October 18, 2018
7:30 PM

70 South Main Street, New Hope - 215-862-2121 - www.bcptheater.org

Brad and Janet seek shelter at a mysterious old castle on a dark and stormy night and encounter transvestite Dr. Frank N Furter, his creation Rocky, and an assortment of other crazy creatures.

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