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Larry Ivan's service to Princeton will be celebrated at the Community Park Pool Friday night. File photo.
Larry Ivan’s service to Princeton will be celebrated at the Community Park Pool Friday night. File photo.

Friday, June 10

Phillips’ Mill Photographic Exhibition – The 24th annual Phillips Mill Photographic Exhibition, themed “Photography as Art” and “Photographer as Artist,” features a vast array of images that jurors selected from a pool of 814 digital and framed submissions. Many Princeton-area photographers submit images every year. In all, 204 photographers entered their work and 91 were chosen to be showcased in the exhibition. Open until 9 p.m., Phillips’ Mill Community Association, 2619 River Road, New Hope. $5 More information

Book Sale in Hopewell – Sale of rare and second-hand books on art, theater, literature, history, politics and photography, presented by Le Bookiniste, an online seller in Hopewell. Some in French, especially art books. Until 9:00 pm, Hopewell Train Station, 2 Railroad Place Hopewell. Free. More information

Sunset Sips & Sounds at Terhune Orchards – Come join us for Terhune wine, wine fare, relaxing music, and friend filled evenings every Friday night this summer (June, July and August) at Terhune Orchards Vineyard and Winery until 7 p.m. 330 Cold Soil Road Princeton, Free. More information

Larry Ivan Plaque Unveiling Ceremony at Community Park Pool – To honor Larry Ivan’s 40 plus years of service to Community Park Pool, a bronze bas relief portrait has been commissioned and will be unveiled. The event is free to all and begins at 6 p.m. This is a non-swimming event. Light refreshments will be served. 6 to 8 p.m, Community Park Pool, 380 Witherspoon Street Princeton More information

One Woman Art Show by Marina Ahun Vorojeykina – Starting June 8, 2016 there will be a one woman art show at Small World Coffee. Featuring the original art of local artist Marina Ahun Vorojeykina, the show will run for a month. There will be an opening reception Friday from 7 to 9 p.m.. Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon St. Princeton Free More information

Ribcage Circus Presents ‘No Idling!’ – Ribcage Circus presents No Idling! a fast-paced spectacle featuring high-flying flips, daring hand-to-hand acrobatics, high-stakes tightrope, and even live music! Created and performed by twelve teenagers from the Princeton area, No Idling! is a great show for kids and adults alike. Note new location – 7 Herrontown Road, in the barn.. 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m, 7 Herrontown Road, Princeton. Free More information

Dancing Under the Stars – Members of Central Jersey Dance give demonstrations and lead others in an evening of dancing. Continues twice monthly through September. 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Hinds Plaza, 55 Witherspoon Street Princeton. Free. More information

The Princeton Festival Presents the Concordia Chamber Players – The brightest talents of the chamber music world come together to perform as members of the Concordia Chamber Players. Individually, they enjoy active careers as soloists and chamber musicians at the major chamber music festivals such as Tanglewood, Marlboro, and the Lincoln Center Festival. They have performed with orchestras such as the New York Philharmonic 7:30 p.m., Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary, 64 Mercer Street Princeton $35 – $45 More information

Saturday, June 11

Free, public birding trip to Washington Crossing State Park (NJ) with Washington Crossing Audubon Society – Join the Washington Crossing Audubon Society (www.washingtoncrossingaudubon.org) for a free, public birding trip led by Wayne Hendrick and Franta Broulik at Washington Crossing State Park. Walk a few of the many trails in the park looking for spring migrants and resident birds in wooded areas and adjacent fields. 8 a.m. until Noon. Free.  More information

Mercer County Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Disposal Day – The event is for county residents who would like to recycle common residential chemical wastes or used electronics. The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the John T. Dempster Fire School at 350 Lawrence Station Road in Lawrence. Free More information

Montgomery Friends Farmers Market –  The Montgomery Friends Farmers Market is open every Saturday from 9 a.m to 1 p.m. from June through October. It is located at the Village Shopper on Route 206, just north of the junction with Route 518. Operated by Montgomery Friends of Open Space, the market features local NJ farm products including organic beef, pork and vegetables, and more. The Village Shopper, 1340 Route 206, Skillman.Free More information

Hopewell United Methodist Church Yard Sale – The Hopewell United Methodist Church will have an indoor yard sale in the church’s air-conditioned building. It’s also handicap accessible because it is on grade level. The sale will be held from 9 a.m. until 3 pm. The yard sale features household items such as dishes and glassware, cooking pans, home decor, frames, shelves, bric-a-brac. Hopewell United Methodist Church, 20 Blackwell Avenue, Hopewell. More information

Book Sale in Hopewell – Sale of rare and second-hand books on art, theater, literature, history, politics and photography, presented by Le Bookiniste, an online seller in Hopewell. Some in French, especially art books. 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Hopewell Train Station, 2 Railroad Place, Hopewell .Free More information

WPRB 75th Anniversary History Exhibit + Live Music from HOME BLITZ – Come to a free public viewing of Princeton radio station WPRB’s 75th Anniversary history exhibit (“WPRB: A Haven for the Creative Impulse”) with station DJs spinning music all day, tons of great vinyl and CD for sale, classic station merchandise, and live music from Daniel DiMaggio of Home Blitz! (Solo set, 3 PM). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library, 65 Olden Street, Princeton. Free More information

Wine and Art with ArtMuse at Terhune Orchards – Enjoy a weekend of wine and art. Terhune Orchards will welcome ArtMuse students for a unique art show and hands on art workshop. ArtMuse is an art school in the heart of Doylestown, Pa. Noon to 5 p.m. Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton. Wine tasting $10 More information

The Princeton Festival Presents A Little Night Music – Witty, elegant, and often downright hilarious, Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music was nominated for 12 Tony awards at its premiere and won six, including Best Musical. It is an operetta with a modern twist, offering a wry but affectionate look at human relationships. 8 p.m.,  Marie and Edward Matthews ’53 Acting Studio, 185 Nassau, Princeton. $35 – $65 More information

English Dancing with Princeton Country Dancers – English country dancing with caller Sue Dupré and Philadelphia band ‘Boxwood’ (Sarah Gowan, Chloe Mohr, Rick Mohr and Bill Quern). No partner or experience required. Wear soft-soled shoes. The event runs from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., and there will be an introduction to basics at 7:30 p.m. for new participants.Suzanne Patterson Center (behind Monument Hall), 45 Stockton Street Princeton, $10. More information

Sunday, June 12

Princeton Ciclovia – The 3rd annual Princeton Ciclovia is a family friendly open streets event on Quaker Road between Province Line Road and Mercer Street. The road will be closed to motor vehicles, and open for biking, walking, running, skating, and other activities. The Updike Farmhouse will be open for tours. Parking is available. 1  p.m. to 4 p.m. Free. More information

Proposed D&R Canal Water Trail to be Unveiled – A proposed D&R Canal water trail will be the focus of the annual meeting of the D&R Canal Watch, to be held 2 p.m. at the Muletenders’ Barracks in Griggstown. Barbara Ross, Canal Watch vice president, and Don Griffin of the Mohawk Canoe Club will lead the audience on a fast-paced paddle. Muletenders’ Barracks, 4 Griggstown Causeway Griggstown, Franklin Township. Free. More information

The Princeton Festival Presents Piano Competition Finals – Young pianists ages 6-25 compete for trophies and over $2,000 in prize money in four categories by age, an Open Class, and a Piano Four-Hands category. In addition, the Richard L. Tang Yuk Award will be presented to the Most Outstanding Performer in the competition. 3 p.m., Clark Music Center, The Lawrenceville School, Lawrenceville. $25 More information

June 12 Meeting of the Princeton Community Democratic Organization – “Election 2016: Continuing the Conversation and Preparing for the Fall Campaign.” Seth Levin, campaign manager for Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, will discuss changes in campaigning, the use of technology and data, and provide canvassing tips for use in talking to voters. Open to the public. 7 p.m., Suzanne Patterson Center (behind Monument Hall), 45 Stockton Street Princeton. Free More information

Krystal Knapp

Krystal Knapp is the founding editor of Planet Princeton. She can be reached via email at editor AT planetprinceton.com. Send all letters to the editor and press releases to that email address.

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