Princeton Area Events
 

Compilation of upcoming featured events for adults sponsored by non-profit organizations in the Princeton area in New Jersey.  
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  • Event listings from Tue, Dec 10, 2019 to Wed, Mar 18, 2020
  • Updated Sat, Dec 07, 2019 - 04:15 AM
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• Princeton Public Library [PrPL]   - 32 of 44
 
• 65 Witherspoon, Princeton, NJ 08542     [Website]     [All Events]
• Mercer County Library - West Windsor Branch [MCL-WW]   - 4 of 31
 
• 333 North Post Road, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550     [Website]     [All Events]
• N.J. State Library [NJSL]   - 12 of 15
 
• 185 W. State St., Trenton, NJ 08608     [Website]     [All Events]
• Holidays in the United States [Holiday]   - 9 of 9
Upcoming Events
December 2019
Tue, Dec 10 - [NJSL] How to Manage Debt
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 12:00 PM
  • Descr: Debt and credit impact our lives in many ways, from determining what we can afford to interest rates on loans. Managing your debt effectively can open financial doors and is a great indicator of your financial health. Please join us as the Credit Union of New Jersey will discuss debt management, including: The different kinds of debt The benefits and costs of credit The warning signs you have too much debt How to improve your credit
Wed, Dec 11 - [NJSL] Introduction to Proposal Writing
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 12:00 PM
  • Venue: New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor - 185 W State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625
  • Descr: Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? This introductory class will provide you with an overview of the basics of writing a grant proposal for foundation funding. It will include: The basic elements of a grant proposal The dos and donts of writing and submitting a proposal How to follow up whether the answer is yes or no
Wed, Dec 11 - [MCL-WW] Excel Beginner
  • Host: Mercer County Library - West Windsor Branch
  • Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 01:00 PM
  • Venue: West Windsor Branch - 333 North Post Road, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550
  • Descr: We will learn the basics of Excel through making a sample spreadsheet. Formatting, using the autofill feature, using formulas, and making simple charts are covered in this class. If you can bring your own laptop with Excel 2007 or above, you do not need to register for the class. Signup for adults 18 and up only. Space is limited, so you may register for only one Excel Beginner class per month. Registration period begins November 22nd.
Wed, Dec 11 - [PrPL] Library Live at Labyrinth: Adam Higginbotham: Midnight in Cherynobyl: The Untold Story of the Worlds Greatest Nuclear Disaster
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 06:00 PM
  • Venue: Labyrinth Books - 122 Nassau St., Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: The author discusses his years-in-the-making book - a powerful investigation into how propaganda, secrecy and myth have obscured the true story of one of the 20th century's greatest disasters. Presented in partnership with Labyrinth Books.
Thu, Dec 12 - [PrPL] Lecture: Joseph Benatov: How the Bulgarian Jews Survived the Holocaust
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: In this talk, Joseph Benatov discusses the history of Bulgarian Jews during the Holocaust. In 1943, Bulgaria complied with German demands and deported nearly 11,400 Jews from occupied territories in northern Greece and Yugoslavia (Macedonia). At the same time, Bulgaria successfully resisted German pressures to deport the 50,000 Jews living in Bulgaria. Benatov offers an overview of the facts surrounding these historical events and focuses on the conflicting opinions about the role played by King Boris III, church officials and
Sat, Dec 14 - [PrPL] Frankenstein Materials Science Day
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 02:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: This fun and interactive event features maker activities related to robotics, genetic engineering and electricity. By teaching a robot how to draw, experimenting with simple machines, or even bringing their own creature to life, participants will confront the same questions and ideas that bedeviled the fictional Victor Frankenstein on a dark and stormy night two centuries ago. Come create your own monstrous creatures, masks, speak with Mary Shelley herself and much more. The NSF-funded Princeton Center for Complex Materials believes
Sun, Dec 15 - [PrPL] Writers Block Presents Short Comedies
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Sunday, December 15, 2019 - 03:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Writers Block, the ensemble of Princeton writers and actors that includes Julia Poulos, Mary Greenberg, Lillian Israel, John Weeren and Kenneth Greenberg, presents a program of short adult comedies including an original play. Directed by Laura Huntsman with sound by Nate Greenberg.

Mon, Dec 16 - [NJSL] So, You Think You Know Trenton Quiz Challenge
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Monday, December 16, 2019 - 12:00 PM
  • Venue: New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor - 185 W State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625
  • Descr: Do you know your Trenton history? What about restaurants, Janet Evanovich, pork roll, home town heroes, or manufacturing? Finally, all your Trenton smarts will pay off! Compete in this lunch time trivia challenge, presented by Eric Maywar from the City of Trenton's Division of Economic Development, for bragging rights and the title of 2019 King/Queen of Trenton! Individuals and teams welcomed.
Mon, Dec 16 - [PrPL] SCORE Seminar: Small Business Financials
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Monday, December 16, 2019 - 06:30 PM
  • Venue: Newsroom Second Floor - 65 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Val Matthews leads a workshop that covers creating a budget, recording financial transactions, creating a financial statement and other fundamental entrepreneurial responsibilities. Registration required with Princeton SCORE. Presented in partnership with SCORE Princeton.
Tue, Dec 17 - [PrPL] Person Place Thing featuring Deborah Amos
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 06:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Randy Cohen interviews Deborah Amos for "Person, Place, Thing," his public radio program during which guests are asked to speak about a person, a place and a thing they find meaningful rather than about themselves. Deborah Amos is an award-winning international correspondent for NPR News. Her reporting on the Middle East and refugees in the United States is regularly featured on NPRs "Morning Edition," "Weekend Edition," and "All Things Considered." She previously reported for ABCs "Nightline" and PBSs "Frontline." She
Wed, Dec 18 - [NJSL] 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimers
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 12:00 PM
  • Venue: New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor - 185 W State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625
  • Descr: Alzheimer's is a progressive disease that can oftentimes be written off in the early stages as old-age related conditions. However, being able to identify early signs of Alzheimer's can better prepare individuals and their families on how to handle all the stages of the disease. Please join us as the Alzheimer's Association will cover the following topics: Typical age-related changes Common signs of Alzheimer's and dementia Tips for how to approach someone about memory concerns The importance of early detection
Wed, Dec 18 - [MCL-WW] Word 2
  • Host: Mercer County Library - West Windsor Branch
  • Date: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 02:00 PM
  • Venue: West Windsor Branch - 333 North Post Road, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550
  • Descr: Explore commands that enable you to create resumes, letters, flyers and newsletters. Learn to incorporate text boxes, WordArt, and tables into the document. View the finished product in various layouts. Proficiency with basic Word functions is required. Signup for 18 years and over. Space is limited. Registration begins November 22nd.
Wed, Dec 18 - [PrPL] Lecture and Workshop: Illuminating Incarceration in Antiquity through Digital Humanities
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Historians, archaeologists and other scholars have traditionally thought that no prisons existed in antiquity, and that prisons began with modernity in Europe and the United States. However, a closer look at the material and textual data indicates otherwise. Professors Matthew Larsen in Religion and Caroline Cheung in Classics will guide audiences into the history of incarceration in conjunction with the use of digital humanities. The instructors will start by canvassing global developments including those of the ancient Mediterranean. Next, the
Thu, Dec 19 - [MCL-WW] Citizenship Exam Study Group
  • Host: Mercer County Library - West Windsor Branch
  • Date: Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: West Windsor Branch - 333 North Post Road, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550
  • Descr: Adult Program Are you studying for your US Citizenship exam? Join our free preparation class to study and practice. We will be covering the Civics, Reading, and Writing sections of the exam. No need to register, just stop in.

Tue, Dec 24 - [Holiday] Christmas Eve
Wed, Dec 25 - [Holiday] Christmas Day
Thu, Dec 26 - [NJSL] Dec. 26 for Patriots Week-talk on George Washingtons Ten Crucial Days
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Thursday, December 26, 2019 - 12:00 PM
  • Venue: New Jersey State Library - 185 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608
  • Descr: Please join us on December 26th for a talk during Patriot's Week. The program will be from noon to 1 p.m. in the Level 2 Reading Room of the State Library with author William "Larry" Kidder and is taken from his latest book, Ten Crucial Days: Washington's Vision for Victory Unfolds. Note: Seating for this program is on a first come, first served basis. Once the room capacity of 75 individuals is reached, no further attendees will be admitted. ID
Sun, Dec 29 - [PrPL] Alan Kitty: The Mark Twain Experience
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Sunday, December 29, 2019 - 03:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Mark Twain interpreter Alan Kitty delivers his latest show, based on 40 years of research, on writer, humorist, riverboat pilot and inventor, Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known as Mark Twain. A leading Twain impersonator, Kitty will share the wit and wisdom that Twain offered on all facets of American life.
Tue, Dec 31 - [Holiday] New Year's Eve
Tue, Dec 31 - [MCL-WW] Tech Help
  • Host: Mercer County Library - West Windsor Branch
  • Date: Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 10:00 AM
  • Venue: West Windsor Branch - 333 North Post Road, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550
  • Descr: Adult Program Get a new gadget for the holidays? Make a 20-minute appointment with Reference Librarian Meg Baker to get one-on-one help with your gadget. Please note: library staff do not repair devices. Registration is required. Call the reference desk at 609-275-8901 to register for a 20-minute appointment.
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January 2020
Wed, Jan 01 - [Holiday] New Year's Day
Sun, Jan 05 - [PrPL] McCarter Live At The Library Featuring Emily Mann and Rachel Bonds: Art, Life, Mentorship, and Motherhood
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Sunday, January 05, 2020 - 03:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: McCarter Theatre Center Artistic Director and ResidentPlaywrightEmily Mann and playwright Rachel Bonds engage in conversation. They will discuss their lives in the theater, working motherhood and their collaboration on Bonds' plays "Goodnight, Nobody," premiering at McCarter Jan. 10 through Feb. 9, and "Five Mile Lake." Mann will reflect on her artistic legacy as a champion for new voices, the work of women, and the next generation of playwrights in the American theater and about her special connection with and mentorship

Mon, Jan 06 - [PrPL] Continuing Conversations on Race: Internalized Racism
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Monday, January 06, 2020 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Members of Not in Our Town Princeton, an interracial and interfaith social action group, facilitate these discussions of race-related issues of relevance to our community and nation. "Internalized racism is the situation that occurs in a racist system when a racial group oppressed by racism supports the supremacy and dominance of the dominating group by maintaining or participating in the set of attitudes, behaviors, social structures and ideologies that under gird the dominating group's power."-Donna K. Bivens, anti-racism trainer and
Tue, Jan 07 - [NJSL] Understanding Credit
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Tuesday, January 07, 2020 - 12:00 PM
  • Venue: New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor - 185 W State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625
  • Descr: Please join us as the Credit Union of New Jersey talks about all things credit and credit-related. They will cover the following topics: The benefitsand costsof credit cards The different types of credit The difference between your credit report and credit score How to figure your credit limit How to build a good credit history
Wed, Jan 08 - [NJSL] Nutrition for Weight Management Made Simple
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Wednesday, January 08, 2020 - 12:00 PM
  • Venue: New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor - 185 W State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625
  • Descr: One of the most popular New Years Resolutions is to loose the weight...and keep it off. Yet, for so many people, it is difficult to find the time to dedicate to keep that resolution. Nutrition is a key component to healthy living and an easy way to change our approach to weight loss. John Wojciechowski, a certified strength and conditioning specialist, will teach you everything you need to know about nutrition in practical, non-scientific terms in order to lose fat

Wed, Jan 15 - [PrPL] PSO Soundtracks with Maria LoBiondo
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Storyteller and writer Maria LoBiondo gives a talk in advance of the orchestra's Jan. 18-19 concert featuring clarinetist Kinan Azmeh. The Soundtracks series of lectures is intended to deepen the concert-going experience by explaining more about the music being performed and the orchestra itself. Presented in partnership with the Princeton Symphony Orchestra.
Wed, Jan 15 - [PrPL] Preparing Students with Disabilities for Successful Transition to College
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Conference Room Second Floor - 65 Witherspoon, Princeton, New Jersey 08542
  • Descr: Author and Columbia University learning consultant Elizabeth C. Hamblet explains how the system for accommodations works at college, describes students rights and responsibilities within that system, and shares what the research says are the skills and knowledge correlated with success at college. She also reviews the paperwork students need to apply for accommodations and discusses what accommodations may be available. Hamblet, a learning consultant working in Columbia Universitys disability services office, has worked at the college level for nearly two
Thu, Jan 16 - [NJSL] The Aging Eye
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 12:00 PM
  • Venue: New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor - 185 W State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625
  • Descr: Joan Micucci, COMT, from Matossian Eye Associates, presents a comprehensive overview of the many conditions that can affect a persons vision throughout the natural aging process, specifically cataracts, glaucoma, and age-related macular degeneration. Joan will discuss prevention and treatment of these conditions with a brief overview of each.

Mon, Jan 20 - [Holiday] Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Tue, Jan 21 - [PrPL] SCORE Seminar: Small Business Trends in 2020
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 06:30 PM
  • Venue: Newsroom Second Floor - 65 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Amulya Garga conducts aworkshop that looks at business trends that entrepreneurs can use to improve their competitiveadvantage and business impact. Registration required through the SCORE Princeton website.
Wed, Jan 22 - [NJSL] Mock Interviews
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 12:00 PM
  • Venue: New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor - 185 W State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625
  • Descr: One of the best ways to develop your interview and communication skills is to practice, whether it be in a formal setting, with friends, or by yourself in the bathroom mirror. Mock interviews provide you with a chance to rehearse you answers while also identifying areas for improvement based on feedback from someone active in the workforce. The New Jersey State Library will be hosting a limited number of Mock Interview sessions. Each session will be 30 minutes and you
Sat, Jan 25 - [PrPL] The Songs and Sounds of Robert Burns
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 03:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Singer Fiona Tyndall and a five piece band that includes fiddlers and a harpist performs a program featuring Scottish poetry and songs from Robert Burns.
Sun, Jan 26 - [PrPL] Back-to-Back Beethoven
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 01:30 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Pianists and other musicians from the community perform a wide variety of works by Ludwig van Beethoven during this three-hour event. Kristin Cahill of The New School for Music Study will open the event, which marks the 250th anniversary year of Beethoven's birth, with a brief lecture about his life and compositional periods. Musicians of all ages and levels of proficiency are encouraged to perform. Please register below. Presented in partnership with The New School for Music Study.

Mon, Jan 27 - [PrPL] Engaged Retirement: Tax Updates for the 2019 Filing Season
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Monday, January 27, 2020 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Newsroom Second Floor - 65 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Joseph C Maida, managing member of the accounting firm Maida & Maida, gives an overview of updates for the 2019 tax year. Presented in partnership with the Princeton Senior Resource Center.
Mon, Jan 27 - [PrPL] Raconteur Radio presents The Hobbit
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Monday, January 27, 2020 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Metuchen-based Raconteur Radio presents "The Hobbit," a staged radio play recreating J.R.R. Tolkien's famous story. The 55-minute production features theatrical lighting, period costumes, Golden Age radio equipment, sound effects and vintage commercials. In the early 1930s, the English philologist and university professor, J.R.R. Tolkien, wrote the words, "In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit." And so began one of the world's most beloved books. Set in a time "Between the Dawn of Frie and the Dominion of
Wed, Jan 29 - [NJSL] Pettys Island: A Journey Back to Nature
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 12:00 PM
  • Venue: New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor - 185 W State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625
  • Descr: Pettys Island is a piece of land situated on the Delaware River between Camden and Philadelphia (but technically a part of Pennsauken Township). For over 100 years, this Island was owned by Citgo and utilized for industrial purposes. In the early 2000s, however, a bald eagle nest was found on the Island, forever changing its fate. Taylor Melodick-Robinson, from the Alliance for Watershed Education, will be showing the documentary, Pettys Island: A journey Back to Nature, is a 22-minute film
Wed, Jan 29 - [PrPL] Author Jeffrey Colvin: Africaville: A Novel
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: The author gives a talk about his debut novel, a family saga set in a small Nova Scotia town settled by formerly enslaved people. Publisher's Weekly calls "Africaville: A Novel," which explores concepts of racial identity, passing, interracial relationships and the meaning of home, "a penetrating, fresh look at the indomitable spirit of black pioneers and their descendants." Colvin served in the United States Marine Corps and is a graduate of the United StatesNaval Academy, Harvard University and Columbia University
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February 2020
Sat, Feb 01 - [PrPL] African American Read-In
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Saturday, February 01, 2020 - 11:00 AM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: The African American Read-In, an event dedicated to diversity in literature, is presented in partnership with Princeton Public Schools. Please check back for updates and more events as the month approaches. 11 a.m.: Poet: Khalil Murrell Noon : Performance: ACT-SO 1:15 p.m. : Books Transform | An Inter-generational Presentation on the books that have been meaningful and/or transformative to members of our community.
Sun, Feb 02 - [PrPL] Fistful of Popcorn Oscars Road Show
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Sunday, February 02, 2020 - 01:30 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Film reviewers Roger Brown, Marilyn Campbell, Janet Stern and Carol Welsch of Princeton Community Television's long-running "Fistful of Popcorn" offer their take on the 2020 Oscars season including opinions about this year's Academy Award-nominated films. Members of the audience will also be invited to share their opinions. Door prizes will be awarded and refreshments will be served.
Sun, Feb 02 - [PrPL] Concert: Comes Love: The Songs of Billie Holiday
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Sunday, February 02, 2020 - 04:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Demetria Joyce Bailey performs the songs that Billie Holiday loved to sing including hits such as "God Bless the Child" and "Lover Man" and lesser-known selections including "Gloomy Sunday" and"Did I Remember." Bailey, an actress on the stage and screen, possesses apowerful vocal range and sings old-school jazz and blues in the tradition of Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan.

Mon, Feb 03 - [PrPL] Continuing Conversations on Race: The Green Book: An American Journey Through White Racism
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Monday, February 03, 2020 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Members of Not In Our Town Princeton, an interracial and interfaith social action group, facilitate these discussions of race-related issues of relevance to our community and nation. Tonight's presentation, "The Green Book: An American Journey Through White Racism," covershow the denial of equal accommodation for all Americans stimulated resistance, initiated lawsuits, created a travel guide and nurtured an entrepreneurial class that built new businesses to provide those accommodations. Presented in partnership with Not in Our Town Princeton.
Wed, Feb 05 - [NJSL] Roots and Branches: The Genealogy of Muslim Community Development in Greater Newark, NJ
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Wednesday, February 05, 2020 - 12:00 PM
  • Venue: New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor - 185 W State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625
  • Descr: In honor of Black History Month, Professor Mikal Naeem Nash will present on African American Muslim history in the Garden State, stretching back to the first quarter of the 20th century. He will discuss the continuities between pioneering personalities and organizations of the now diverse NJ Muslim community., including establishment of institutions such as temples, mosques, cultural centers and businesses, vis-a-vis their Christian counterparts, who established similar type institutions. Finally, he will touch on Muslim activism and relevance to the
Sat, Feb 08 - [PrPL] Chinese New Year Celebration
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Saturday, February 08, 2020 - 01:30 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Celebrate Chinese New Year, the Year of the Rat, with Princeton High School's Mandarin classes and Chinese Club. Geared toward participants of all ages, the celebration features a traditional Chinese lion dance, Chinese painting, calligraphy, music and paper cutting. There will also be origami stations and martial arts performances. Presented in partnership with Princeton High School's Mandarin classes and Chinese Club.

Mon, Feb 10 - [PrPL] Authors Elaine Buck and Beverly Mills: A Proud Heritage: The African American Presence and Contribution in the Sourland Mountain Region and Surrounding Areas
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Monday, February 10, 2020 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Co-authors Elaine Buck and Beverly Mills will speak on the research for and contents of their book, "If These Stones Could Talk: African American Presence in the Hopewell Valley, Sourland Mountain, and Surrounding Regions of New Jersey." Based on over a decade's worth of research, the authors present a history of the cemetery and a unique window into African-American history in New Jersey. According to James McPherson, professor emeritus at Princeton University: "Rooted in an amazing amount of research, and
Thu, Feb 13 - [PrPL] Donna Rifkind: The Sun and Her Stars: Salka Viertel and Hitlers Exiles in the Golden Age of Hollywood
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: The author discusses her biography of unsung Hollywood screenwriter Salka Viertel whose fascinating and complex life and career took her from prewar Vienna to Hollywood. In the 1930s and 40s, Viertel hosted salon-like gatherings that were a refuge for a multitude of writers, actors, composers and musicians who had escaped the worsening political situation in Europe and World War II.
Fri, Feb 14 - [Holiday] Valentine's Day
Sun, Feb 16 - [PrPL] Book Brunch Featuring Kelly Simmons, Amy Impellizzeri and Kate Moretti
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 11:00 AM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Three award-winning authors who are part of the Tall Poppy Writers group converse with the audience and each other about their most recent books, life, publishing and more. Writers include: Kelly Simmons: "Where She Went" Amy Impellizzeri: "Why We Lie" Kate Moretti: "In Her Bones" Doors open for this event at 11 a.m. when tea and pastries will be served. The discussion begins at 11:30 a.m. Snow date will be Feb. 23.

Mon, Feb 17 - [Holiday] Presidents' Day (regional holiday)
Mon, Feb 17 - [PrPL] SCORE Seminar: Creating a Business Model and Business Plan
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Monday, February 17, 2020 - 06:30 PM
  • Venue: Newsroom Second Floor - 65 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Discover how the Business ModelCanvas can be used to develop your small business and learn how it helps you prepare your business plans. Registration required on the SCORE Princeton website. Presented in partnership with SCORE Princeton.
Sun, Feb 23 - [PrPL] Author Marjan Kamali: The Stationary Shop
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 03:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: The author speaks at the paperback release of her acclaimed novel, a love story about a young couple living amidst the political upheaval of 1953 Tehran. on When violence erupts on the eve of their marriage, a result of the coup detat that forever changes their countrys future, the couple is separated it and it seems they will never see each other again. Born in Turkey to Iranian parents, Marjan Kamalistudied English Literature at UC Berkeley and received her MBA

Mon, Feb 24 - [PrPL] Engaged Retirement: Downsizing and Organizing
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Monday, February 24, 2020 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Newsroom Second Floor - 65 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Professional organizer John Odalen shares easy techniques for getting and staying organized. New ways to think about possessions will be discussed along with options for disposing of items you no longer want or need. Odalen specializes in helping people who feel overwhelmed by their possessions and want to get organized, but don't know where to start. A longtime Lawrenceville resident, his first book on organizing is "Real Value: New Ways to Think About Your Time, Your Space & Your Stuff."
Tue, Feb 25 - [NJSL] African American Cemeteries in New Jersey
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 12:00 PM
  • Venue: New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor - 185 W State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625
  • Descr: History is made everyday by ordinary people, much of which relates to our own family history. The story of our families is unique and well-worth preserving. One way we try to preserve that history and the memories of our loved ones are through cemeteries. As we continue to celebrate Black History Month, Cherekana Feliciano, from the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical, will touch on this very personal aspect of history by examining African American cemeteries in New Jersey. She will provide
Wed, Feb 26 - [PrPL] Library Live at Labyrinth: Susan Stewart: The Ruins Lesson: Meaning and Material in Western Culture
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 06:00 PM
  • Venue: Labyrinth Books - 122 Nassau St., Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Susan Stewart, the Avalon Foundation University Professor in the Humanities and professor of English at Princeton University, discusses her most recent book in which she explores how ruins have become so valued in Western culture and central to our art and literature. Presented in partnership with Labyrinth Books.
Thu, Feb 27 - [PrPL] Library Live at Labyrinth: Edward Posnett: Strange Harvests: The Hidden Histories of Seven Natural Objects
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 06:00 PM
  • Venue: Labyrinth Books - 122 Nassau St., Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: The author discusses his book that traces the harvesting, processing and trading of seven uncommon products that originate in some of the most remote areas of the world. Presented in partnership with Labyrinth Books.
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March 2020
Sun, Mar 08 - [Holiday] Daylight Saving Time starts

Tue, Mar 17 - [Holiday] St. Patrick's Day
Wed, Mar 18 - [PrPL] PSO Soundtracks with Julian Grant
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Composer Julian Grant gives a talk in advance of PSO's March 21-22 concerts featuring violinist V. Jackiw performing Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E Minor. The PSOSoundtracks series of lectures is intended to deepen the concert-going experience by explaining more about the music being performed and the orchestra itself. Presented in partnership with the Princeton Symphony Orchestra.
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Statistics

Time Range - 4 Months: 2019-12-10 12:00:00 - 2020-03-18 19:00:00

Src in out key xinv xrpt xdup xnot xkey
PrPL 44 32 0 0 10 0 0 2
MCL-WW 31 4 0 0 0 17 0 10
NJSL 15 12 0 0 1 2 0 0
Holiday 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 99 57 0 0 11 19 0 12

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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