Volunteers needed for archaeological dig at Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum property in Skillman
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Volunteers needed for archaeological dig at Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum property in Skillman

The Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum and the Archaeology Society of New Jersey are conducting an archaeological dig at the museum’s Mt. Zion AME Church property on Hollow Road in Skillman from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 12. Volunteers are needed to help archaeologists in their search for historic artifacts at the…

Local family to compete in the Great Christmas Light Fight on Dec. 16

Local family to compete in the Great Christmas Light Fight on Dec. 16

Each year, children and adults alike look forward to heading over to Phillips Avenue in Hamilton to visit Martel’s Christmas Wonderland. For more than 30 years, Bob Martel and his family have been delighting Mercer County area visitors with Christmas lights galore, holiday-themed figurines, and walk-thru displays that fill both his front and back yards….

Princeton Black Lives Matter march move to Sunday due to weather forecast

Princeton Black Lives Matter march move to Sunday due to weather forecast

A Black Lives Matter equality march will be held this Sunday, July 12, beginning at 1:30 p.m. at the Princeton Family YMCA located at 59 Paul Robeson Place. The event was originally scheduled for Saturday but was moved to Sunday because storms are expected in the region on Saturday afternoon. The event is being organized…

Upcoming Princeton area protests against racism and police brutality June 13-18
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Upcoming Princeton area protests against racism and police brutality June 13-18

Saturday, June 13 Camden – The Black Men Rising coalition led by the Rev. Levi Combs, III of First Refuge Progressive Baptist Church will march beginning at the Elks Lodge located at 1818 Mt. Ephraim Avenue in Camden and end with speakers at the Farnham Park. West Windsor – Black Lives Matter protest at 1…

Morven in May goes curbside and digital, plant orders accepted online until April 20
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Morven in May goes curbside and digital, plant orders accepted online until April 20

Morven in May, the Morven Museum and Garden’s largest annual fundraiser. has been transformed into a digital mega-plant sale with curbside pick up this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Orders are being taken until April 20 with pick up in early May. Orders can be placed online via the Morven Museum Website, or by…

Princeton Gerrymandering Project to host virtual town hall tonight on organizing during a pandemic
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Princeton Gerrymandering Project to host virtual town hall tonight on organizing during a pandemic

By contributor Marc Monseau The Princeton Gerrymandering Project will host a virtual town hall Friday evening with activist and organizer Katie Fahey focused on the challenges of organizing during a pandemic. The town hall, the second in the Project’s “Fixing Bugs in Democracy” series of virtual events, aims to raise awareness of issues surrounding redistricting…

Princeton area event cancellations and postponements due to the coronavirus
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Princeton area event cancellations and postponements due to the coronavirus

Many events have been canceled in Princeton and the surrounding region until early April. Communiversity has been postponed until October. The following other events at the Arts Council of Princeton have been canceled or rescheduled, including the Dance, Princeton, Dance: Community Dance Party, the opening reception for the Art & Music exhibition, Shared Palette: Artists…

89th Annual Bryn Mawr-Wellesley Book Sale will be the largest ever
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89th Annual Bryn Mawr-Wellesley Book Sale will be the largest ever

More than 90,000 books will be for sale at the 89th annual Bryn Mawr-Wellesley Book Sale March 12 to 17 at Princeton Day School. Seven special collections, each numbering hundreds of books, are a major highlight of this year’s sale, including the personal collection of a recently deceased, world-famous Princeton architect, and the collection of…

Princeton Symphony Orchestra and McCarter Theatre Center partner to create “Princeton Pops” series
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Princeton Symphony Orchestra and McCarter Theatre Center partner to create “Princeton Pops” series

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra and McCarter Theatre Center will co-produce a three-show series called Princeton Pops that will combine elements of the theater with live music. The new series will replace the orchestra’s annual Saturday Evening POPS! concert. The first concert on Nov. 8 will feature Sutton Foster. The two-time Tony Award winner and star of…

Local groups slated to host vigils July 12 calling for an end to child detention camps and family separations

Local groups slated to host vigils July 12 calling for an end to child detention camps and family separations

Princeton area groups have organized gatherings to call for an end to child detentions and family separation as part of a July 12 nationwide event called “Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Detention Camps.” In Princeton, a coalition of community groups will gather on Hinds Plaza next to the Princeton Public Library from 7…

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, June 21-23
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Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, June 21-23

First ever Pride Parade in Princeton on Saturday Marchers will take to the streets on Saturday morning for the first ever Princeton LGBTQIA Pride Parade, a celebration some residents say is long overdue in the Ivy League town. The parade is being organized by the Bayard Rustin Center for Social Justice. Marchers will gather at…

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, Sept. 21-23

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, Sept. 21-23

Friday, September 21 Community Dinner and Movie: Moana – Bring a vegetarian dish, watch and discuss an inspirational movie. 7 p.m., Princeton Integral Yoga Community Center, 301 N. Harrison Street, Bldg A, Ste 1E, Princeton.  More information Seuls en Scène French Theater Festival Presents Harlem Quartet – The 7th edition of the French Theater Festival…

Fifth annual Lawrence Hopewell Trail full moon bike ride set for Aug. 26

Fifth annual Lawrence Hopewell Trail full moon bike ride set for Aug. 26

The Lawrence Hopewell Trail’s fifth annual Full Moon Ride will feature floating lanterns at the Mercer Meadows pond, a ride through a “firefly lane” with twinkling lights in the tree canopy, and live music. The ride will take place on Sunday, Aug. 26, from 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Before the bike ride, attendees can…