Hopewell Area Events
 

Compilation of upcoming featured events for adults sponsored by non-profit organizations in the Hopewell Valley area in New Jersey.  
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  • Extracted 36 of 216 events from 8 sources (see Statistics below)
  • Event listings from Sat, Jan 25, 2020 to Wed, Apr 15, 2020
  • Updated Thu, Jan 23, 2020 - 04:05 AM
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• Hopewell Public Library [HPL]   - 3 of 32
 
• 13 East Broad St, Hopewell, NJ 08525     [Website]     [All Events]
• Pennington Public Library [PPL]   - 7 of 15
 
• 30 North Main St., Pennington, NJ 08534     [Website]     [All Events]
• Mercer County Library - Hopewell Branch [MCL-H]   - 7 of 61
 
• 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd., Pennington, NJ 08534     [Website]     [All Events]
• Mercer County Library - Ewing Branch [MCL-E]   - 5 of 25
 
• 61 Scotch Road, Ewing, NJ 08628     [Website]     [All Events]
• Mercer County Library - Lawrence Branch [MCL-L]   - 6 of 45
 
• 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648     [Website]     [All Events]
• The Hopewell Museum [THM]   - 0 of 30
 
• 28 East Broad St, Hopewell, NJ 08525     [Website]     [All Events]
• Hopewell Area Town-Wide [Hw-Town]   - 0 of 0
 
• Hopewell Valley, NJ     [All Events]
• Holidays in the United States [Holiday]   - 8 of 8
Upcoming Events
January 2020
Sat, Jan 25 - [MCL-L] Martin Koenig: Sound Portraits from Bulgaria
  • Host: Mercer County Library - Lawrence Branch
  • Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 02:00 PM
  • Venue: Lawrence Branch - 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
  • Descr: Meet ethnographer and cultural documentarian Martin Koenig who made half a dozen trips to Bulgaria between 1966 and 1979 and filmed, recorded, and photographed the lively, yet endangered, aspects of Bulgarias traditional village culture. The program will feature the story of a recording of a Bulgarian folk song launched into space in 1977 as part of a NASA project to bring a greeting from Planet Earth, and a film on traditional Bulgarian folk dancing from the period 1966-1979 made by him. Registration is suggested.
Sun, Jan 26 - [PPL] American Women and Royal Marriages
  • Host: Pennington Public Library
  • Date: Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 03:00 PM
  • Venue: Pennington Public Library - 30 North Main St, Pennington, NJ 08534
  • Descr: Sunday, January 26 at 3:00 pm Speaker: Melissa Ziobro, Specialist Professor of Public History, Monmouth University Royal wedding fever is in the air as Great Britains Prince Harry wed American actress Meghan Markle but did you know that marriages between Americans and European nobles once happened by the hundreds? During the Gilded Age, wealthy American heiresses married impoverished European nobles by the score. The marriages secured social status for new money American families often slighted by the established elites in ---

Mon, Jan 27 - [PPL] TED Talk: Game Theory and What It Can Teach Us About War
  • Host: Pennington Public Library
  • Date: Monday, January 27, 2020 - 12:30 PM
  • Venue: Pennington Public Library - 30 North Main St, Pennington, NJ 08534
  • Descr: Bring your lunch and listen to riveting, inspiring thinkers at the top of their professions presentinnovation in every discipline medicine, science, tech, education, psychology, history,justice, politics and more. We will hold lively discussions generated after these short 15 minute films that promise to engage and challenge us to think wider, deeper, higher! An original topic will be presented each month. The nonprofit TED is an acronym for technology, entertainment, and design. The organization is celebrated for its semiannual conferences ---
Tue, Jan 28 - [MCL-H] Identity Theft and Fraud: What You Need to Know to Help Protect Yourself
  • Host: Mercer County Library - Hopewell Branch
  • Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 10:30 AM
  • Venue: Hopewell Branch - 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd., Pennington, NJ 08534
  • Descr: Identity theft and Online fraud are becoming increasingly common. The threats include using your credit card without your permission, gaining access to your bank accounts, and taking over your email. Merrill wants to educate you about common types of fraud and steps you can take to reduce the risk of becoming a victim. Join us for an informative seminar during which you'll get a better understanding of: What is identity theft, how to protect your personal information, how to recognize the main types of fraud, and what to do if you're a victim of identity theft. Registration requested.
Wed, Jan 29 - [MCL-E] Preparing for Emergencies
  • Host: Mercer County Library - Ewing Branch
  • Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Ewing Branch - 61 Scotch Road, Ewing, NJ 08628
  • Descr: Presented by Darlene Andes, health educator for Mercer County Division of Public Health and Ewing Township Health Department. No one can predict the next public health emergency. Unfortunately, a natural disaster or act of terrorism could happen at any time. Mercer County Division of Public Health is committed to educating our residents on steps you can take to prepare for an emergency. This presentation will cover topics including: natural and man-made emergencies, creating an emergency plan and emergency go kit, emergency evacuation and sheltering-in-place, pet preparedness, medication distribution to the public during an emergency, and Register Ready.
Thu, Jan 30 - [MCL-L] What Is The Sandwich Generation?
  • Host: Mercer County Library - Lawrence Branch
  • Date: Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 06:00 PM
  • Venue: Lawrence Branch - 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
  • Descr: Are you caring for your aging parents while still supporting your own children? If so, welcome to the Sandwich Generation. For some, this can be a challenging time which may cause additional stress, depression, illness, and financial burden. Join us for an informative workshop provided by Christopher Kellogg (MSW, LSW) of NIGHTINGALENJ, an Eldercare consulting firm, to gain an insight of how to navigate these years.
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February 2020
Sat, Feb 01 - [PPL] Adult Winter Reading Book Bingo Continues until 2/28
  • Host: Pennington Public Library
  • Date: Saturday, February 01, 2020 - 12:00 AM
  • Venue: Pennington Public Library - 30 North Main St, Pennington, NJ 08534
  • Descr: Through February 28 Why wait until summer for reading club fun? Get a jump start on a new year of reading with our Winter Reading Book Bingo! Pick up a bingo card from the front desk or download from PenningtonLibrary.org. When youve marked an entire row, bring your card to the front desk and youll be entered into a drawing where you can win fabulous prizes.
Sat, Feb 01 - [MCL-H] SCORE: Hands-On LinkedIn Seminar
  • Host: Mercer County Library - Hopewell Branch
  • Date: Saturday, February 01, 2020 - 10:00 AM
  • Venue: Hopewell Branch - 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd., Pennington, NJ 08534
  • Descr: At this month's SCORE Princeton program, participants will: Learn what LinkedIn can do for you and your business; See a live demo of making changes on the platform / improving your profile / creating a business page; See what features are the most beneficial to your business; and Learn how to get the most reach from your LinkedIn effort. Registration requested. Want to learn about upcoming programs at the Hopewell Branch?

Mon, Feb 03 - [MCL-H] Documentaries @ Your Library -- Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love (2019)
  • Host: Mercer County Library - Hopewell Branch
  • Date: Monday, February 03, 2020 - 01:30 PM
  • Venue: Hopewell Branch - 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd., Pennington, NJ 08534
  • Descr: Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love (2019): (Rated R, 97 minutes). Summary: The documentary starts on the Greek island of Hydra in 1960, where Leonard Cohen, then a struggling and unknown fiction writer, and Marianne Ihlen, a single mother with a young son, became part of community of expat artists, writers and musicians. Want to learn about upcoming programs at the Hopewell Branch?
Wed, Feb 05 - [HPL] Genealogy Research
  • Host: Hopewell Public Library
  • Date: Wednesday, February 05, 2020 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Hopewell Theater, 5 S Greenwood Ave, Hopewell, NJ 08525, USA
  • Descr: HPL "Wednesday Night Out" Lecture Series, How to Start Your Genealogy Research, Catherine Casey Zahn discusses topics include beginning research, web sites, census, newspapers, immigration and children., Wed. Feb. 5, 7 pm
Wed, Feb 05 - [MCL-H] Wealth Management for Same-Sex Couples
  • Host: Mercer County Library - Hopewell Branch
  • Date: Wednesday, February 05, 2020 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Hopewell Branch - 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd., Pennington, NJ 08534
  • Descr: As a same-sex couple, your financial goals are just like everyone elses though your path to getting there may be a bit different. Having direct access to investment professionals familiar with the challenges you face can make it much easier to pursue the life you want. Whether or not you and your partner are married, its important to have a financial strategy in place designed to help protect those you love most. We can work with the two of you to build a strategy designed to address your unique needs and life goals. Registration requested.
Fri, Feb 07 - [MCL-E] Resume Review
  • Host: Mercer County Library - Ewing Branch
  • Date: Friday, February 07, 2020 - 10:00 AM
  • Venue: Ewing Branch - 61 Scotch Road, Ewing, NJ 08628
  • Descr: Let us help you turn your resume into one that will get noticed!Content, grammar, and layout will be reviewed by staff wordsmith Lisa Shrager.Appointments are limited to 20 minutes. Registration required. Call 882-3148.
Fri, Feb 07 - [MCL-E] RideProvide 101
  • Host: Mercer County Library - Ewing Branch
  • Date: Friday, February 07, 2020 - 11:00 AM
  • Venue: Ewing Branch - 61 Scotch Road, Ewing, NJ 08628
  • Descr: Presented by Carol Staats, program manager of Greater Mercer RideProvide. Greater Mercer RideProvide is a community-based, nonprofit transportation service for seniors 65 and over and visually impaired adults residing in Mercer County, Plainsboro, and the southern portion of Montgomery, New Jersey. RideProvide helps members maintain their independence and reduces isolation by providing a safe, reliable transportation option. Attend this information session to learn what the program has to offer and how you can take advantage of the benefits. Registration required.
Sun, Feb 09 - [PPL] Go, Van Gogh!
  • Host: Pennington Public Library
  • Date: Sunday, February 09, 2020 - 03:00 PM
  • Venue: Pennington Public Library - 30 North Main St, Pennington, NJ 08534
  • Descr: Sunday, February 9 at 3:00 pm Presenter: Michael Noris, Ph.D., Art Historian At one point, Vincent van Gogh wrote to his brother that since he had no children, he viewed his paintings as his progeny. A painter and pastor, van Gogh produced more than 2,000 brilliant children. In this session, dozens of his works of art, with a focus on pieces at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, will be explored. An overview of his life experiences and how it influenced ---

Mon, Feb 10 - [MCL-E] Alcohol & Drug Use Prevention
  • Host: Mercer County Library - Ewing Branch
  • Date: Monday, February 10, 2020 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Ewing Branch - 61 Scotch Road, Ewing, NJ 08628
  • Descr: Presented by Darlene Andes (Mercer County Division of Public Health). This program will provide information and education on the risks associated with excessive alcohol use, including binge drinking and education on drug addiction, particularly opioid addiction, and opioid overdose prevention. The 2018 Mercer County Community Health Assessment (CHA) carried out by the Greater Mercer Public Health Partnership (GMPHP) noted alcoholism as an area for concern in Mercer County. In New Jersey, drug overdose deaths increased 29.3% from 2016-2017. Registration required.
Tue, Feb 11 - [PPL] Too-Busy-for-Books Book Club
  • Host: Pennington Public Library
  • Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 07:30 PM
  • Venue: Pennington Public Library - 30 North Main St, Pennington, NJ 08534
  • Descr: Seconds Tuesdays at 7:30 pm Designed for people who barely find enough time to breathe, this book club will read only a short work per month. This month's book: A Meal in Winter by Hubert Mingarelli
Wed, Feb 12 - [MCL-H] The Short of It -- Kate Chopin
  • Host: Mercer County Library - Hopewell Branch
  • Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 02:00 PM
  • Venue: Hopewell Branch - 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd., Pennington, NJ 08534
  • Descr: The short story -- short in length, but full of content! Join our discussion group, which focuses on the short story. Each month we'll read and discuss three short stories by the same author. This month's author is Kate Chopin and her short stories, Dsires Baby, At the Cadian Ball and The Storm." No registration necessary. Want to learn about upcoming programs at the Hopewell Branch?
Thu, Feb 13 - [MCL-L] CookTalks: Chocolate Truffles
  • Host: Mercer County Library - Lawrence Branch
  • Date: Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 11:00 AM
  • Venue: Lawrence Branch - 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
  • Descr: Join Sweet Gourmet Chef Karen Ambrose and learn to make chocolate truffles for Valentines Day. Registration is suggested.
Fri, Feb 14 - [Holiday] Valentine's Day

Mon, Feb 17 - [Holiday] Presidents' Day (regional holiday)
Tue, Feb 18 - [MCL-H] Trivia Night
  • Host: Mercer County Library - Hopewell Branch
  • Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Hopewell Branch - 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd., Pennington, NJ 08534
  • Descr: Join us for an evening of trivia. Questions are geared toward adults, but kids 10 and over are welcome to participate, too! Play alone or form a team (of up to 5 adult members). Please include team name and number of members when registering via email to tgardner@mcl.org. Want to learn about upcoming programs at the Hopewell Branch?
Thu, Feb 20 - [MCL-E] Declutter Your Home Stress Free!
  • Host: Mercer County Library - Ewing Branch
  • Date: Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Ewing Branch - 61 Scotch Road, Ewing, NJ 08628
  • Descr: Presented by Olga St. Pierre, Keller Williams Real Estate. One of the biggest challenges for many homeowners is going through their stuff at home, and deciding what to do with everything, and having the motivation to get through this very dreaded process. We will create an action plan and talk about common clutter misconceptions, making decisions, motivation, investing time in this process, getting family and kids involved and getting to the finish line a winner! Registration required.
Thu, Feb 20 - [MCL-L] Using Online Polish Archives for Genealogical Research
  • Host: Mercer County Library - Lawrence Branch
  • Date: Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Lawrence Branch - 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
  • Descr: Amateur genealogist Elana Broch will share the experience she gained while researching the story of her grandfather, Saul Lichtman, who died in 1941. Her genealogical questtook herto the IAJGS conference in Poland and a visit to the Jewish Historical Society in Warsaw may have provided the missing link to the wealth of information available via Jewish Records Indexing-Poland.Registration is suggested.
Sat, Feb 22 - [MCL-H] The Truth about Human Trafficking
  • Host: Mercer County Library - Hopewell Branch
  • Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 10:30 AM
  • Venue: Hopewell Branch - 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd., Pennington, NJ 08534
  • Descr: Human Trafficking is commonly regarded as one of the most pressing human rights issues of our time. New Jersey is a hub of human trafficking because its easily accessible via Interstate 95, and is also susceptible because of hosting a major tourist destination, Atlantic City, as well as its proximity to New York City and Philadelphia. This program will bring community awareness of the types of trafficking, how we can recognize the signs of a victim, how we can talk to our children about this issue and most importantly what to do if you suspect a person is a victim. Registration requested.
Sun, Feb 23 - [PPL] The Search for General Tso
  • Host: Pennington Public Library
  • Date: Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 03:00 PM
  • Venue: Pennington Public Library - 30 North Main St, Pennington, NJ 08534
  • Descr: Sunday, February 23 at 3:00 pm Who was General Tso, and why are we eating his chicken? This feature documentary explores the origins and ubiquity of Chinese-American food through the story of an iconic sweet and spicy chicken dish. The Search for General Tso is an engaging chronicle of cultural assimilation told with the verve of a good detective story. Samples of local General Tso chicken will be served.

Mon, Feb 24 - [PPL] TED Talk: CRISPR: Disease ,Designer Babies, and the Ethical Dilemma
  • Host: Pennington Public Library
  • Date: Monday, February 24, 2020 - 12:30 PM
  • Venue: Pennington Public Library - 30 North Main St, Pennington, NJ 08534
  • Descr: Bring your lunch and listen to riveting, inspiring thinkers at the top of their professions presentinnovation in every discipline medicine, science, tech, education, psychology, history,justice, politics and more. We will hold lively discussions generated after these short 15 minute films that promise to engage and challenge us to think wider, deeper, higher! An original topic will be presented each month. The nonprofit TED is an acronym for technology, entertainment, and design. The organization is celebrated for its semiannual conferences ---
Thu, Feb 27 - [MCL-L] Black History Month Presentation: The Life and Legacy of Jack Sherrod
  • Host: Mercer County Library - Lawrence Branch
  • Date: Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Lawrence Branch - 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
  • Descr: This presentation by historian Alvin Corbett will honor the Black History Month through the personal story of Jack Sherrod, showcasing his evolution from a slave to a United States Colored Troops soldier during the Civil War, and ultimately, to a free landowner. Registration is suggested.
Sat, Feb 29 - [MCL-L] Black History Month Program: Slavery to Now through Music
  • Host: Mercer County Library - Lawrence Branch
  • Date: Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 02:00 PM
  • Venue: Lawrence Branch - 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
  • Descr: This multi-segment program coordinated by The African American Cultural Collaborative of Mercer County will feature African drumming in the native lands form of communication; Spiritual Hymns sung while picking cotton (a skit) with Don Evans Players; church choir music; blues/jazz and rap. Registration is suggested.
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March 2020
Tue, Mar 03 - [Holiday] Super Tuesday (regional holiday)
Wed, Mar 04 - [HPL] Designing Your Garden
  • Host: Hopewell Public Library
  • Date: Wednesday, March 04, 2020 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Hopewell Theater, 5 S Greenwood Ave, Hopewell, NJ 08525, USA
  • Descr: HPL "Wednesday Night Out" Lecture Series, Designing Your Garden, Local garden design expert Judith Robinson will lead you through expert advice on creating the garden youve always wanted with eye-catching tips, ideas and plant recommendations., Wed. March 4, 7 pm
Sun, Mar 08 - [Holiday] Daylight Saving Time starts

Tue, Mar 17 - [Holiday] St. Patrick's Day
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April 2020
Wed, Apr 01 - [HPL] Wed. Night Out
  • Host: Hopewell Public Library
  • Date: Wednesday, April 01, 2020 - 07:00 PM
  • Descr: HPL "Wednesday Night Out" Lecture Series

Sun, Apr 12 - [Holiday] Easter Sunday

Mon, Apr 13 - [Holiday] Easter Monday
Wed, Apr 15 - [Holiday] Tax Day
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Statistics

Time Range - 4 Months: 2020-01-25 14:00:00 - 2020-04-15 00:00:00

Src in out key xinv xrpt xdup xnot xkey
HPL 32 3 3 0 29 0 0 0
PPL 15 7 0 0 6 0 0 1
MCL-H 61 7 0 0 0 39 0 15
MCL-E 25 5 0 0 0 17 0 3
MCL-L 45 6 0 0 0 25 0 14
THM 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hw-Town 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Holiday 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 216 36 3 0 35 81 0 33

Legend:
In   - Event entries found
Out - Event entries included in listing
Accepted Entries:
Key - Entry contains Keywords that are always accepted
Omitted Entries:
xInv - Invalid (title / date)
xRpt - Marked as Repeating / Recurring
xDup - Duplicated event (repeats)
xNot - Entry is a Note (e.g. holiday, closing) with no venue / description
xKey - Entry contains Keywords that indicate non-adult, non-featured

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