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April 2018

Arts Council of Princeton presents Artist Talk and Book Signing with Diana Burko and Michael Lemonick

April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Free

Join the Arts Council of Princeton (ACP) on Saturday, April 21 at 1pm for Artist Talk and Book Signing with Diana Burko and Michael Lemonick. This event is held in conjunction with Earth, Fire, Water, Ice, Debris: Five Artists Comment on the Environment, on view in the ACP’s award-winning Taplin Gallery. DIANE BURKO carries on the landscape tradition of the 19th century, but gives it a 21st century perspective. Burko has always painted the extreme landscape, including the world’s largest ice fields—Greenland, Antarctica (twice), Argentina’s Patagonia, Alaska, and the…

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AshTag App Launch Event

April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pettoranello Gardens, Community Park North, Route 206 and Mountain Avenue
Princeton, 08540 United States
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AshTag is an app that has been created by community members to crowdsource a digital map of all the ash trees in the Princeton area. The information will be used to facilitate checkups on the trees to contain the spread of disease. For Arbor Day on April 21, organizers will celebrate the launch of the app at the Mountain Lakes Preserve in Princeton. You will learn about the Emerald Ash Borer that is killing ash trees and the app. You can…

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13th Annual Montgomery Earth Day Fair

April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Skillman Park, Between Route 601 and Burnt Hill Road
Skillman, NJ 08558 United States
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The 13th Annual Earth Day Fair from noon to 3 p.m will be held at Skillman Park after the Run with Rotary. In addition to providing many recycling opportunities, this year's fair will bring back family entertainment and educational tables. The event will be held at Skillman Park, between Larocque Circle  and Village Elementary School. GPS: 150 Main Blvd, Skillman, NJ 08558 This year's Fair will again provide collections for recycling a variety of items: Paper documents for secure shredding (staples & paper clips are ok, but no newspapers or…

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“Poetry of Nature” Poetry Reading, Trail Hike, St. Michaels Preserve w. D&R Greenway

April 25 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
St. Michaels Farm Preserve, Hopewell, Princeton Avenue off #518
Hopewell, NJ 08525 United States
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On Wednesday, April 25, join D&R Greenway Land Trust and renowned local poets for a day of paths, poetry and picnics.  The event takes place from 10:30 a.m. until noon, at the vintage barn at St. Michaels Farm Preserve in Hopewell.  This unique series of readings is presented in conjunction with the Princeton Migrations Project, a community-wide investigation of the theme of migration, honoring diversity, which program is spearheaded by Princeton University Art Museum.  At the land trust’s St. Michaels Farm…

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Princeton Recycling Pickup

April 30
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until December 24, 2018

One event on June 2, 2018 at 12:00am

Put your recycling bins out before 7 a.m. on recycling day (or the night before), and bring them back in by the end of the day. Did they miss your house?  Call the Mercer County Improvement Authority at (609) 278-8086. ACCEPTED MATERIALS: Mixed Paper, Office Paper & Window Envelopes Corrugated Cardboard Telephone Books & “Soft” Cover Books Hard Cover Books (Hard cover must be removed) Glass Food & Beverage Jars/Bottles (all colors) Aluminum & Metal Beverage Containers Pet Food Cans Milk Jugs…

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May 2018

Donald B. Jones Conservation Award to Ted Thomas May 6: D&R Greenway Land Trust

May 5 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
D&R Greenway Land Trust, One Preservation Place off Rosedale Road
Princeton, 08540
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$100

The Donald B. Jones Award will be presented to conservationist Ted Thomas at D&R Greenway’s Greenway Gala on Sunday, May 6, 4-6 p.m.  The ceremony and reception take place in Meredith’s Garden for Inspiration at the Johnson Education Center, 1 Preservation Place, Princeton. The price per person for this preservation fund-raiser is $100.  For tickets call 609-924-4646 or visit www.drgreenway.org. Ted Thomas’s interest in land preservation grew from his lifelong passion for hiking. A native of Elizabeth, New Jersey, he…

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Kingston Greenways Association Talk on Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases

May 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Kingston Firehouse, 8 Heathcote Road
Kingston, NJ 08528 United States
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Free

Dr. Alvaro Toledo, Assistant Professor in the Department of Entomology at Rutgers, will give a talk on a hot topic--Lyme disease, ticks and vector-borne pathogens. Ticks are the most important vectors for infectious diseases in the northern hemisphere, and second after mosquitoes worldwide. Ticks are parasites that feed on the blood of different vertebrate species. Typically, ticks have 4 stages (egg, larvae, nymph and adult) that feed on three different hosts in a two-year life cycle. Ticks can transmit different…

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Mother Nature Festival

May 12 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lawrence Nature Center, 481 Drexel Ave
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 United States
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Free

Stop – Look – Listen – Living with Nature. Annual festival feartures Miss Amy, The Grand Falloons, Eyes on the Wild. Rain or shine. Lawrence Nature Center At the Rinck House, 481 Drexel Avenue, Lawrenceville. Free. www.lawrencenaturecenter.com

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What is a Climate Action Plan and Why Does Princeton Need One?

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Countries, states and cities across the world are adopting plans to mitigate and prepare for the effects of climate change. Princeton is ready to step up and create its own plan. What does this mean and how can it be accomplished? Sponsorship for Sustainable Princeton's Great Ideas Events is provided by NRG Energy, Inc. The event is held in partnership with the Princeton Public Library. This event is free and open to the public. Complimentary light refreshments and snacks will…

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June 2018

Household Hazardous Waste Collection and Electronics Recycling for Mercer County Residents

June 2 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on June 2, 2018 at 8:00am

One event on September 29, 2019 at 8:00am

Dempster Fire School, 350 Lawrence Station Road
Lawrence, NJ United States
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For Mercer County residents only. Bring a driver's license or some other form of identification to prove your residency. This event happens only three times a year, so don't miss it. ACCEPTED MATERIALS Aerosol Cans / Used Motor Oil / Propane Gas Tanks / Pesticides & Herbicides Car Batteries / Paint Thinner / Oil Based Paint / Stains & Varnishes / Gasoline Anti-Freeze / Driveway Sealer / Insect Repellents / Mercury / Fluorescent & CFL Bulbs MATERIALSNOTACCEPTED NO LATEX PAINT…

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November 2018

Document Shredding Day for Mercer County Residents

November 3 @ 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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