Princeton Today: Light Snow This Afternoon

Light snow is expected to fall in the Central Jersey area beginning late this afternoon. The snow is expected to continue until the evening. Only about one to two inches of snow are expected to fall, but the snow is expected to start before the evening commute, and could cause slippery road conditions.


High of 34.


Witherspoon Street is closed between Birch Avenue and Franklin Avenue from 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. today, Thursday and Friday as the demolition of the former hospital continues.

All of the Princeton area roads that were closed due to flooding have been reopened. The Griggstown and Blackwells Mills causeways are now open.


To Be Continued Reading Series – Pull up a pillow, relax, and listen! We’ll read a chapter book over a series of weeks, and celebrate at the end with a cool project or activity. Best of all, you can work your way towards a book of your very own. Five visits = one brand new book of your choice! For children ages 6 – 8. Every Wednesday, 3:45p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Cotsen Children’s Library at Princeton University (located on the main floor of Firestone Library). No fee, no registration required.

Demystifying Food Allergies – Dr. Jonathan Spergel from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia provides facts about food allergies. The is hosted by Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart and is open to the public. If you have food allergies, know or have children with food allergies or have a family member or friend with food allergies, this lecture is for you.  7:30 p.m. Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart, 1128 Great Road, Princeton. Free.

Salt Creek Grille Winemaker’s Dinner – Fourcourse meal paired with the highly rated wines from one of the world’s most acclaimed wineries, Bodegas Catena Zapata of Argentina. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Salt Creek Grille, 1 Rockingham Row, Forrestal Village, Plainsboro. $80 per person.

Screening of “The Visitor” – Walter Vale, a disillusioned college professor, discovers that a young couple has moved into his seldom-used apartment in New York. The couple, Tarek and Zainab, undocumented immigrants and victims of a real estate scam, are homeless, and Walter reluctantly agrees to let them stay in his apartment. To thank Walter, Tarek teaches him to play the African drum. As a result, Walter discovers jazz clubs and drum circles and his spirits are revitalized. Walter’s passion for life is further awakened when he attempts to help Tarek who has been arrested and threatened with deportation. Walter also finds romance when Tarek’s beautiful mother arrives in search of her son. 1 hour, 44 minutes. 7 p.m. Princeton Public Library Community Room. Free.