Princeton Area 9/11 15th Anniversary Events

Franklin Township A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13, at the  municipal complex at 475 Demott Lane. Hillsborough Remembrance ceremony at 4 p.m. on Sept. 11 at the Hillsborough Township Volunteer Fire Company #3, Woods Road Firehouse, Memorial Garden, 324 Woods Road. Hopewell Township Memorial ceremony, at 11 a.m….

25th Annual Princeton JazzFeast Set for Sept. 18
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25th Annual Princeton JazzFeast Set for Sept. 18

Palmer Square will host the 25th annual JazzFeast on the green in front of the Nassau Inn from noon to 6 p.m., rain or shine, on Sunday, Sept 18. The open-air festival will feature performances by top area jazz musicians and food from more than a dozen local eateries. “It’s an exciting milestone year for…

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, Sept. 2-4

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, Sept. 2-4

Friday, September 2 Open Mic Night in Hopewell – First Friday nights at Hopewell United Methodist are open to all musicians – beginners to advanced. Come out and enjoy good music. Open Mic Night at the Hopewell United Methodist Church happens on the first Friday of every month.  7 p.m., Hopewell United Methodist Church, 20…

The November Election by the Numbers: A Discussion with Sam Wang and Landon Jones
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The November Election by the Numbers: A Discussion with Sam Wang and Landon Jones

Princeton University Professor Sam Wang and journalist Landon Jones will discuss polls, statistics, votes, the presidential race, and the balance of power in Congress during a forum at the Princeton Public Library this September. Wang, a professor of neuroscience and molecular biology, has developed statistical methods for analyzing U.S. presidential election polls with unusually high…

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, August 19-21

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, August 19-21

  Friday, August 19 D&R Greenway Summer Native Plant Sale – D&R Greenway Land Trust’s Summer Native Plant Sales will be held on Fridays until the end of August from 3 to 5 p.m. at the D&R Greenway’s Native Plant Nursery at the Johnson Education Center, One Preservation Place, Princeton. One Preservation Place off Rosedale…

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Script Release Parties Set for This Saturday

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Script Release Parties Set for This Saturday

The Princeton Public Library The Princeton Public Library will host a party at 9 p.m. this Saturday, July 30, to celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday and the midnight release of the official script for “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” a new play based on an original story by J.K. Rowling. The play is the eighth…

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, June 24-26

Friday, June 24 Closing Reception for Start Fresh Exhibition – The Arts Council of Princeton will hold a Closing Reception for Start Fresh, a group exhibition about clarity, finesse, energy, surprise, nature, healing and defying expectations in art. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street, Princeton. Free. More…

Sō Percussion Announces Free Summer Concert Series

Sō Percussion Announces Free Summer Concert Series

Sō Percussion, an American quartet that hosts a summer institute in Princeton each year, has announced the dates and venues for the 2016 Sō Percussion Summer Institute concert series. The summer institute, which attracts people from around the world, is an intensive two-week chamber music seminar for college-age percussionists and composers. About 40 people will be…

Waiters Race Returns to Palmer Square Next Month

Waiters Race Returns to Palmer Square Next Month

The 6th annual Princeton Waiters’ Race will kick off at 4 p.m. on July 14 on Palmer Square. Hosted by the Princeton Merchants Association, the event is a celebration of the servers and staff who take care of more than 60,000 guests a week in Princeton.  Waiters and waitresses from Princeton restaurants will race while…

Princeton Vigil and Rally for Orlando Shooting Victims Set for Tuesday

The Princeton Clergy Association and the Coalition for Peace Action are hosting two events Tuesday night to remember the victims of the mass shootings in Orlando. “A Multi-Faith Gathering for Orlando and Beyond” will begin with an interfaith service from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Nassau Presbyterian Church. The church is located at…

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, June 10-12

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, June 10-12

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…

18th Annual Cory’s Ride Rolls Out of Rosedale Park This Saturday
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18th Annual Cory’s Ride Rolls Out of Rosedale Park This Saturday

Cory’s Ride, a favorite area cycling event that raises scholarship money for young adults who are headed to college, will be held this Saturday, June 4. The event will begin and end at Rosedale Park in Pennington. Cyclists can choose from 20-mile and 40-mile scenic routes that include some hills and nice countryside views in…

Planet Princeton Reunions and Holiday Weekend Picks, May 27-30

Planet Princeton Reunions and Holiday Weekend Picks, May 27-30

Friday, May 27 Annual Princeton University Organist Reunions Concert – Eric Plutz, the Princeton University organist, will perform a free concert during Reunions at 3:30 p.m. in the Princeton University Chapel. Coloring Event & Book Signing with Tim Jeffs, Illustrator of Intricate Ink – Join jaZams and acclaimed artist Tim Jeffs for a special coloring…