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February 2018

The Blues Collection

February 21 @ 9:00 am - March 15 @ 5:00 pm
The Bank of Princeton, Lambertville, 10 Bridge Street
Lambertville, 08530
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Free

In this charming bank gallery comes a collection of the blues … with a touch of purple and yellow, too, from Hopewell Township resident, Jane Zamost, artist and Arts & Healing Program Coordinator at Capital Health Medical Center. Located at 10 Bridge Street in Lambertville, Jane exhibits her paintings and mixed media artworks depicting hope, a blending of her worlds of studio and healing art. Jane also shares her jewelry works integrating semi-precious stones, beads and vintage pieces gathered from…

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Tatreez & Tea: Embroidery Storytelling in the Palestinian Diaspora

February 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Palestinian tatreez embroidery is a centuries-old folk art, traditionally passed from mother to daughter over a cup of tea. Wafa Ghnaim, author of Tatreez & Tea, will talk about the meaning and personal stories behind different Palestinian embroidery motifs and on preserving, documenting and sharing this folk art and storytelling tradition for future generations. Learn to embroider Palestinian style! Ms. Ghnaim's talk will be followed by Tatreez & Tea embroidery workshops on Saturday, February 24, at Murray Dodge Hall, Princeton University.…

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Film: “Battle of the Sexes”

February 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ United States
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Trapped in the media glare of their 1973 tennis match, Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs are each fighting more personal and complex battles off the court. Princeton Public Library Community Room.

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Document Shredding Day for Mercer County Residents

February 24 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on November 3, 2018 at 9:00am

Mercer County Parking Lot 4, 80 S Broad Street
Trenton, NJ United States
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Bring up to eight boxes or bags of paper for shredding. For residents of Mercer County. No businesses. Please bring a driver's license or some other form of identification to prove your residency. Lot 4 on South Broad Street, across from the Mercer County Administration Building. This shredding event only happens twice a year, so don't miss it.

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Princeton Photo Workshop: Portrait Photography from Start to Finish

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until February 24, 2018

Harlingen Road Studios, 22 Harlingen Road
Belle Mead, NJ 08502 United States
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Learn from a pro! Portrait photographer Frank Veronsky teaches you how to compose your portraits to make them more interesting, how to capture the character of your subject and how to use outdoor and artificial light and backgrounds. In the second, hands-on shooting workshop, lens choices and work with natural and artificial light and posing will be discussed. The class participants will shoot in the studio and outdoors, if weather permits. Participants will take turns modeling and shooting for an important…

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Tatreez and Tea Palestinian Embroidery Workshops

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Free

Palestinian tatreez embroidery is a centuries-old folk art, traditionally passed from mother to daughter over a cup of tea. As a follow up to her Feb. 23 talk "Tatreez and Tea: Embroidery Storytelling in the Palestinian Diaspora," Princeton University, author Wafa Ghnaim is offering two embroidery workshops on Saturday, Feb. 24 Learn to embroider Palestinian style. In the workshops, students will learn traditional embroidery stitches and image transferring techniques and about the meaning and personal stories behind the motifs. The workshops are…

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Wine Release Weekend at Terhune Orchards Winery

February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until February 25, 2018

Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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Uncork  two new wines - Traminette and Heritage Chardonnay.  Free samples of Terhune Orchards' newly released wines. Enjoy wine, food and friends in the wine barn and learn about Terhune Orchards' newest wines. Music from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

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Princeton Photo Workshop: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave
New York, NY, 10028
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$99

Become a better travel and fine art photographer. Composing your images is the key to making better pictures, particularly in the absence of tools like flash which aren't allowed in museums. Move beyond snapshots and learn how to photograph fine art and avoid some of the pitfalls, like dealing with glare. Instructor will discuss how to light and photograph flat art and take better pictures of your own art and objects. Learn More>

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Introduction to Insight Meditation

February 24 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:30pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 23, 2018

Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, 88 Orchard Road
Skillman, 08558
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Whether you are curious about meditation as a way to deal with stress and calm your mind, or you are a long term meditator who wants some fine tuning, you are invited to explore Insight Meditation, known in Asia as Vipassana. At the heart of Insight Meditation is the practice of mindfulness – a process that cultivates a clear, non-judgmental awareness of our thoughts, and actions. You will get the opportunity for short meditation practice sittings and time for questions.…

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Chemistry Saturday

February 24 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ United States
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Graduate students from Princeton University conduct hands-on experiments for budding scientists 3 to 13 years old. Children 8 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Princeton Public Library Community Room. 

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Carillon Concert at Princeton University

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until June 24, 2018

Princeton University Graduate College, Grover Cleveland Tower, 88 College Road West
Princeton, NJ 08544 United States
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Free

Enjoy a carillon concert every Sunday. Considered the largest musical instrument in the world, a carillon consists of a series of at least 23 tuned bells, played from a keyboard that allows expressiveness through variation in touch, and on which the player, or carillonneur, can play a broad range of music—from arrangements of popular and classical music to original compositions created just for the carillon. The carillon at Princeton University in Cleveland Tower contains 67 bells, concert pitch. The largest…

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Organizing for the 2108 Mid-terms: Elections, Issues & Beyond

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
St. David’s Episcopal Church, 90 S. Main Street
Cranbury, NJ 08512 United States
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STAND Central New Jersey presents “Organizing for the 2108 Mid-terms: Elections, Issues & Beyond” Join regional grassroots leaders and fellow activists to plan for the 2018 mid-terms and explore methods of mobilizing voters in voter registration, get-out-the-vote efforts, voter engagement and issue advocacy. Join the conversation with Dena Mottola Jaborska, associate director, NJ Citizen Action;  Analilia Mejia, executive director, NJ Working Families Alliance, and more. Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/events/518448901862202/

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Family Barn Dance for All Ages

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Suzanne Patterson Center (behind Monument Hall), 45 Stockton Street, behind Monument Hall, free parking.
Princeton, 08540
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$7 - $20

On Sunday, February 25, from 1:00 – 300 p.m., the Princeton Country Dancers present a family dance with square dances, contra dances, play party games and other traditional American dances; it’s great fun for the whole family, from children to parents and grandparents and other folks of all ages.  Dances will be led by callers Richard Fischer and Desiree Melegrito Halcomb, with live music provided by the Mixed Age Dance Band. Musicians of all ages and abilities are welcome to…

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Westminster Conservatory Showcase

February 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall, Princeton University, Alexander Hall, Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544 United States
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$10 - $15

Westminster Conservatory presents its annual showcase featuring Westminster ensembles and students on Sunday, February 25 at 3 pm in Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall on the Princeton University campus. The concert features the Westminster Community Orchestra conducted by Ruth Ochs as well as the Westminster Conservatory Children’s Choirs conducted by Patricia Thel and Yvonne Macdonald and winners of the Westminster Conservatory Concerto Competition. Clarissa Cheung, flute, will perform Doppler’s Fantasia Pastorale Hongroise; Hope Lacson, soprano, will perform Hark the echoing…

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Book Discussion: My Father’s Wars: Memory, Narrative, Story, History

February 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau St.
Princeton, NJ 08540 Select a Country:
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$10

Presented by Alisse Waterston “My father was born into war,” begins Alisse Waterston’s intimate ethnography, a remarkable saga that is also social history. Born in Jedwabne on the eve of World War I, Waterston’s father traveled through the multiple violence’s of the 20th century. In this talk, the author presents a dramatic personal story that is part memoir and part social history that suggests large questions about the dramatic forces of history, the experience of exile and immigration, the legacies…

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Princeton Historic Preservation Committee Special Meeting

February 26 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Princeton Municipal Building, Room B, 400 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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A special meeting of the Historic Preservation Commission has been scheduled for Monday, Feb. 26 at 9:30 a.m. in conference room B of the Princeton Municipal Building at 400 Witherspoon Street. The commission will review Princeton University's plans to replace windows, doors and make other exterior improvements to 11 University Place. The building is in the Mercer Hill Historic District.

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The Blues Collection

February 21 @ 9:00 am - March 15 @ 5:00 pm
Fri 23

Film: “Battle of the Sexes”

February 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat 24

Document Shredding Day for Mercer County Residents

February 24 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm