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July 2019

50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing – Kids Celebration

July 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The College of New Jersey, STEM Building, 2000 Pennington Avenue
Ewing, 08628
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Free

Come celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing.  Learn about the historical mission through your own adventure.  The first 100 participants receive a NASA bag and a commemorative 50th anniversary Apollo sticker.  There will be an Apollo/NASA/Space-themed scavenger hunt and Dr. Anthony Lau will give a kid-friendly presentation titled "Mice in Space" from 3:30-3:45 p.m.  Ages 6 and up welcome.

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Shabbat Katan

July 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau St.
Princeton, NJ 08540 Select a Country:
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Shabbat Katan is a monthly service designed for preschool and kindergarten-aged children and their families. Warm and spirited, this interactive Shabbat experience will include stories, prayers, songs, and a brief Torah reading. Stay for Shabbat Katan lunch and get to meet other families with little ones. Bring your friends, everyone is welcome. Questions? Email sdiamondstein@thejewishcenter.org

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America’s Space Hero: Buzz Aldrin Storytime at Morven

July 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Morven Museum and Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$3 – $10

Astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong were the first two humans to land on the Moon. As part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of this moon landing, and since Buzz Aldrin was one of Morven’s famous visitors during the Governors’ Era, the group will read the My Little Golden Book "About the First Moon Landing" by Charles Lovitt (Author), Bryan Sims (Illustrator) then  create a take-home rocket craft in Morven’s gardens.

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Summer Courtyard Concert Series: Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre

July 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Princeton Shopping Center, 301 N Harrison St
Princeton, 08540
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Join the Arts Council of Princeton in the Princeton Shopping Center Courtyard for the annual Summer Concert Series, featuring the best in local and regional rock, funk, folk, world, blues, and more! Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre presents “Tastes of Spain, a Celebration of Spanish Dance, Song and Music.” With flying ruffles, twirling fans, clicking castanets and pounding feet, Alborada’s critically acclaimed dancers and live musicians, dressed in traditional costumes, delight audiences of all ages with powerful Gypsy Flamenco dance and music as well as joyous…

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August 2019

Summer Courtyard Concert Series: Lauren Marsh

August 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Princeton Shopping Center, 301 N Harrison St
Princeton, 08540
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Free

Singer-songwriter, Lauren Marsh, and her full band have graced the stages of Princeton Communiversity, NYC venues like Rockwood Music Hall, The Bitter End, & Bowery Electric, as well as Philadelphia’s World Cafe Live, Hard Rock Cafe, and Trocadero. Covering legendary songwriters like Bruce Springsteen and Joni Mitchell to today’s top charting artists like Beyonce, Andy Grammer, and Adele, Marsh and her band are always ready to put on a show that everyone will be enjoying and singing along with. Look…

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Wireless World: A Pop-Up Exhibit

August 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free

The popular National Radio Day exhibit is back, and better than ever. Come to the Sarnoff Collection for a celebration of radio receivers, and take a tour with the Sarnoff curator through radio’s illustrious history. We’ll have every radio type from crystal sets to transistor radios, and everything in between. We will also have a special, recently acquired artifact on display from KDKA, the country’s first radio station. After looking at the radios, stop at our hands-on station at 2:00…

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Eden Autism Social Skills Group

August 7 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 7, 2019

The Eden School, 2 Merwick Road
Princeton, 08540
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$45

Eden Autism is offering a social skills group at the Eden School this summer for children ages 7 to 10 with autism or other developmental and social delays. Each session will be run by a Speech-Language Pathologist, with assistance from other Eden staff. The six-week program will be held on Wednesdays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. starting June 26 through August 7. (The week of July 4 will be skipped.) The cost is $45 per session or $250 for all…

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Stargazing Night at Mountain Lakes House

August 7 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mountain Lakes House, 57 Mountain Avenue
Princeton, 08540
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Free

The Princeton Public Library is teaming up with several organizations for a night of stargazing on the lawn of Mountain Lakes House. There will be telescopes for all to share and several astronomers will be on hand to  guide participants in finding celestial objects visible with the naked eye. The Friends of Princeton will also guide young naturalists on short walks to listen to the sounds of the night. Cookies and lemonade will be provided by the library. Please bring…

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Free Night Sky Viewing Event

August 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mountain Lakes House, 57 Mountain Avenue
Princeton, 08540
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The Friends of Princeton Open Space, a nonprofit devoted to preservation and stewardship of land in Princeton, and the Princeton Public Library will host Night Sky Viewing a free community event on August 7 at 7:30 p.m.. The highlights of this free star-gazing event include a night sky tour where participants will spot planets and constellations through telescopes, as well as listen to the sounds of summer nights at the Billy Johnson Mountain Lakes Nature Preserve. Attendees are encouraged to…

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D&R Greenway Land Trust Trails to Table with the Red Barn Milk Co. and Cider Mill Preserve

August 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Red Barn Milk Company, 392 NJ-31
Ringoes, 08551
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$30

In partnership with REI of Princeton, join the D&R Greenway for a sunset walk and nature photography workshop.  Meet at the Red Barn Milk Company in Ringoes at 6 p.m. for dinner (included in $30 pp).  Then drive to Cider Mill Preserve for the workshop and trail walk. Cider Mill Preserve is about a 20-minute drive from the Red Barn. The preserve is located on Cider Mill Road, between Amwell Road and Welisewitz Road in Flemington.  RSVP please with the…

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Summer Courtyard Concert Series: T.S. Project

August 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Princeton Shopping Center, 301 N Harrison St
Princeton, 08540
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Join the Arts Council of Princeton in the Princeton Shopping Center Courtyard for the annual Summer Concert Series, featuring the best in local and regional rock, funk, folk, world, blues, and more. Enjoy an evening of Motown, funk, and R&B with the T.S. Project! This concert is sponsored by Princeton Ballet School. Concerts every Thursday, 6–8 pm, from June 27–August 29, at the Princeton Shopping Center, 301 N. Harrison Street, Princeton, NJ. To view a full lineup of performances, click here!

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Summer Courtyard Concert Series: Princeton School of Rock

August 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Princeton Shopping Center, 301 N Harrison St
Princeton, 08540
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Join the Arts Council of Princeton in the Princeton Shopping Center Courtyard for the annual Summer Concert Series, featuring the best in local and regional rock, funk, folk, world, blues, and more! The School of Rock is a performance-based school teaching kids music through live performance! Princeton House Band is the top 1% in the school and you will see why they are when they play. They will play a mix of classic rock, modern rock, funk, but mostly, you will be amazed that…

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Friday Fun Day Storytime

August 16 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until August 28, 2020

Barnes and Noble, Market Fair, 3535 US Highway 1 Suite 400
Princeton , NJ 08540 United States
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Join Barnes and Noble at Market Fair every Friday for storytime in the children's department. From classic stories and favorite characters, to seasonal stories and new releases, there's always something fun in store. Coloring activities to follow.  Recommended for children ages 6 and under. Free.

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The Girl with the Magic Curls Storytime with Evita Giron

August 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Barnes and Noble, Market Fair, 3535 US Highway 1 Suite 400
Princeton , NJ 08540 United States
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Free

What happens when a curious girl doesn't follow the rules and uses an ENTIRE bottle of magical hair growth oil on her curls? Join us for this special storytime with Author Evita Giron to find out what adventures happen to Tatiana and her new big hair responsibilities. Coloring activity to follow.

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Playground Shabbat – Kabbalat Shabbat Katan

August 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau St.
Princeton, NJ 08540 Select a Country:
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Free

Join the Jewish Center for Kabbalat Shabbat Katan and greet Shabbat with young families. Kids will sing songs, tell stories, play, and make new friends. Join the group afterwards for a dairy potluck dinner. Open to the community. Questions? Email us: sdiamondstein@thejewishcenter.org

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Storytime and Activities Featuring The Color Monster: A Story About Emotions

August 17 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Barnes and Noble, Market Fair, 3535 US Highway 1 Suite 400
Princeton , NJ 08540 United States
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Color Monster wakes up feeling very confused with his emotions all over the place. He feels so many things all at once! When he meets a little girl who shows him what feelings mean through color, he is able to define his emotions, and gain peace and self-awareness in the process. Get a coupon from our Café for a grilled cheese sandwich with milk or juice for $4 (Café stores only).

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Wacky Wednesday Storytime

August 21 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 26, 2020

Barnes and Noble, Market Fair, 3535 US Highway 1 Suite 400
Princeton , NJ 08540 United States
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Join Barnes and Noble every Wednesday for storytime in the children's department featuring your favorite characters and wacky adventures. Coloring activities to follow.

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Jewish Center of Princeton Ice Cream Social at Thomas Sweet Ice Cream

August 21 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Thomas Sweet Ice Cream Montgomery, 1325 Rt. 206
Skillman, 08558
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Ice Cream Social at Thomas Sweet Ice Cream August 21, 4:30-6:00 p.m. Thomas Sweet Ice Cream 1325 Rt. 206, Skillman Sponsored by The Jewish Center Come meet Jewish Center staff and make new friends. The scoop is on us. Open to the community. Questions? Email us: sdiamondstein@thejewishcenter.org

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