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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  • Extracted 34 of 61 events from 4 sources (see Statistics below)
  • Event listings from Thu, Apr 02, 2020 to Wed, Jul 15, 2020
  • Updated Thu, Apr 02, 2020 - 04:15 AM
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• Princeton Public Library [PrPL]   - 11 of 15
 
• 65 Witherspoon, Princeton, NJ 08542     [Website]     [All Events]
• Mercer County Library - West Windsor Branch [MCL-WW]   - 6 of 25
 
• 333 North Post Road, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550     [Website]     [All Events]
• N.J. State Library [NJSL]   - 8 of 12
 
• 185 W. State St., Trenton, NJ 08608     [Website]     [All Events]
• Holidays in the United States [Holiday]   - 9 of 9
Upcoming Events
April 2020
Thu, Apr 02 - [NJSL] WEBINAR How to Work from Home with Young Kids
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Thursday, April 02, 2020 - 02:00 PM
  • Venue: Online - , ,
  • Descr: If you find yourself unexpectedly working from home AND your kids are home too, you're not alone. It can be stressful and overwhelming, so FlexJobs wants to support you in making the most of this unique situation! Caring for young kids (babies, toddlers, and younger school-aged kids) presents a unique set of challenges for parents working remotely. In this quick (30 minutes, we know you don't have a lot of time these days) webinar, we'll cover things like: - Options
Thu, Apr 02 - [PrPL] Virtual Author Event: P. CarlBecoming a Man: A Transgender Memoir
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Thursday, April 02, 2020 - 06:00 PM
  • Venue: Virtual - , , NJ
  • Descr: P. Carlwill discuss his new memoir about transitioning to a man after living 50 years as a girl and queer woman, building a career and living in loving marriage . To join, register here.The live streamed event is co-sponsored by the library and Labyrinth Books Princeton From the Simon & Shuster website: Becoming a Man: The Story of a Transition (Simon & Schuster) is the striking memoir of P. Carls journey to become the man he always knew himself to

Wed, Apr 08 - [NJSL] WEBINAR Coronavirus Frauds and Scams: What you need to know
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Wednesday, April 08, 2020 - 02:00 PM
  • Venue: Online - , ,
  • Descr: Presented by the Federal Depository Library Program, this webinar will discuss the frauds and scams that play on fears surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Carol Kando-Pineda, attorney for the Federal Trade Commission, will explain the scammers lures, warning signs of scams in general, and how to avoid them. Well also touch on other prevalent scams, frauds related to charitable giving in times of crisis, and how to donate wisely. Click here to register!
Thu, Apr 09 - [NJSL] WEBINAR Protecting Your Identity and Other Assets
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Thursday, April 09, 2020 - 12:00 PM
  • Venue: Online - , ,
  • Descr: Identity theft is on the rise and the financial consequences of it can be crippling to the victims. The news is full of large companies, like Equifax and Wawa, where consumers' personal and financial information was stolen. This information can be sold to identity thieves in order to steal your money or take out fraudulent loans and credit cards. While you cannot fully prevent yourself from becoming a victim of identity theft, there are steps you can take to protect
Sun, Apr 12 - [Holiday] Easter Sunday

Mon, Apr 13 - [Holiday] Easter Monday
Tue, Apr 14 - [MCL-WW] Resume Review
  • Host: Mercer County Library - West Windsor Branch
  • Date: Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 10:00 AM
  • Venue: West Windsor Branch - 333 North Post Road, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550
  • Descr: Reference Librarian Meg Baker will review your printed resume for grammar, layout, and overall presentation. Registration is required. Call the Reference Deskto register for a 20 minute appointment.
Tue, Apr 14 - [NJSL] WEBINAR Searching Your Irish Roots
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 12:00 PM
  • Venue: Online - , ,
  • Descr: All genealogy research requires special attention to the ethnicity of those individuals you are investigating. Learning the idiosyncrasies of the language, customs, and record keeping practices of specific nationalities can help assist you in your research. Casey Zahn will explore how to research your Irish ancestors by highlighting a vast array of resources and strategies, both in the United States and overseas. Click here to register!
Thu, Apr 16 - [MCL-WW] Citizenship Exam Study Group
  • Host: Mercer County Library - West Windsor Branch
  • Date: Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: West Windsor Branch - 333 North Post Road, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550
  • Descr: 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.
Sat, Apr 18 - [MCL-WW] First-time Home Buyer Seminar
  • Host: Mercer County Library - West Windsor Branch
  • Date: Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 10:00 AM
  • Venue: West Windsor Branch - 333 North Post Road, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550
  • Descr: Nicholas Andrews and The Stefanics Team of RE/MAX Tri County will provide answers for those seeking to buy their first home. Registration is suggested, but not required. Click the Register button or call the Reference Desk.

Sat, Apr 25 - [MCL-WW] Word 1
  • Host: Mercer County Library - West Windsor Branch
  • Date: Saturday, April 25, 2020 - 03:00 PM
  • Venue: West Windsor Branch - 333 North Post Road, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550
  • Descr: A tour through the Microsoft Word toolbars. We will learn how to change font styles, bullet or number paragraphs, set margins, insert graphics, and more. Registration required unless you can bring your own laptop with Word 2007 or above. Space is limited. Signup for adults over 18 only.

Wed, Apr 29 - [MCL-WW] Card-making with Alicia
  • Host: Mercer County Library - West Windsor Branch
  • Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 10:00 AM
  • Venue: West Windsor Branch - 333 North Post Road, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550
  • Descr: Alicia Vincelette returns to help you make a card for Spring or Mothers Day! Materials will be provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.Registration is suggested, but not required. Click the Register button or call the Reference Desk.
Wed, Apr 29 - [MCL-WW] Excel Beginner
  • Host: Mercer County Library - West Windsor Branch
  • Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 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 over 18 only. Space is limited, so you may register for only one Excel Beginner class per month.
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May 2020
Tue, May 05 - [Holiday] Cinco de Mayo
Tue, May 05 - [NJSL] WEBINAR Cut Flower Gardening
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Tuesday, May 05, 2020 - 12:00 PM
  • Venue: Online - , ,
  • Descr: Please join us as Margaret Pickoff, County Horticulturist from the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Mercer County, discusses how to grow and maintain cut flower gardens. She will discuss site selection and soil preparation for the cut flower garden, including assessing light conditions and getting a soil test. She will also cover choosing what to plant: annuals vs. perennials, the importance of planting a mixture of flowers, foliage, and grasses for bouquets, and how to interpret the information in seed catalogs.
Sun, May 10 - [Holiday] Mother's Day

Tue, May 12 - [NJSL] Financial Side of College Graduation
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 12:00 PM
  • Venue: New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor - 185 W State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625
  • Descr: In September, the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority presented a program on how to pay for college. As graduation dates creep ever closer, HESAA is back to talk about what to expect financially after graduation. The feelings of joy and accomplishment after graduation can quickly fade as the real world of financial obligations start to set in. Samantha Benson, Training Administrator for HESAA, will cover topics such as credit scores, student loan repayment programs, aggregate loan limits, and the cost
Wed, May 13 - [NJSL] Resume Tips and Tricks
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 12:00 PM
  • Venue: New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor - 185 W State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625
  • Descr: Your resume is the most powerful tool when getting a job. It is your brand and defines who you are as a person as well as a job candidate. Powerful resumes compel readers to want to know more about you while succinctly demonstrating what value you bring to any potential job. Please join us as we discuss: The different types of resumes and when to use them How to create powerful words and phrases How to tailor and transform resumes
Wed, May 13 - [NJSL] May 13 author talk: The Creation of American Law: The 1790s Supreme Court with Jude Pfister
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 12:00 PM
  • Venue: New Jersey State Library - 185 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608
  • Descr: On May 13 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Level 2 Reading Room, author Jude Pfister will talk about his book, The Creation of American Law: John Jay, Oliver Ellsworth and the 1790s Supreme Court. May 1st is Law day and so we are recognizing the topic of Law for this May talk. The book by Jude Pfister serves as a history of America's national law with a look at those--such as John Jay (the first Chief), James Iredell,
Wed, May 13 - [PrPL] PSO Soundtracks: Topic Pending
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: The library and Princeton Symphony Orchestra present the Soundtracks series of lectures to deepen the concert-going experience by explaining more about the music being performed and the orchestra itself. The topic and presenter will be announced closer to the event date. Presented in partnership with the Princeton Symphony Orchestra.
Sun, May 17 - [PrPL] Math Carnival
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Sunday, May 17, 2020 - 02:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Can you read the following secret message: SDRAWKCAB DAER UOY NAC? (Hint: Read in a different direction.) Would you like to know what math has to do with soap bubbles, magic tricks, space missions and sending secret messages? Learn more at this fun and interactive math festival for children 6 and older, teens and adults. Co-sponsored by the library and The Institute for Advanced Studys 2020 Women and Mathematics (WAM) program.

Mon, May 18 - [PrPL] SCORE Seminar: Protecting Intellectual Property and Patents
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Monday, May 18, 2020 - 06:30 PM
  • Venue: Newsroom Second Floor - 65 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Roy Rosser leads a workshop on how to protect intellectual property and how to patent inventions. Emphasis will be on how startups and small businesses can utilize the available legal tools to protect and leverage their intellectual assets at a reasonable cost. Where possible, examples drawn from personal experience will be used to illustrate the topics. Registration required through the SCORE Princeton website. Presented in collaboration with SCORE Princeton.
Mon, May 18 - [PrPL] Author Amy Jo Burns: Shiner: A Novel
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Monday, May 18, 2020 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: The author discusses her book about Wren, a 15-year-old girl who lives in a cloistered mountain cabin with her parents. They have no car, no mailbox, and no visitors except for her mothers lifelong best friend. Every Sunday, Wrens father delivers winding sermons in an abandoned gas station, where he takes up serpents and praises the Lord for his blighted white eye, proof of his divinity and key to the hold he has over the community, over Wren and her
Tue, May 19 - [PrPL] Open Archive: Princetons Pills and Practitioners
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 06:30 PM
  • Venue: Discovery Center Second Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Did you know that the Spanish flu pandemic led to the establishment of Princeton Hospital? Stop by the Discovery Center to explore documents and objects that tell the story of early healthcare in Princeton, from its local pharmacies to its 100-year old hospital. The Historical Society of Princetons Open Archive series allows visitors to interact with little-seen artifacts and documents from its vast collection. Featuring a different theme each time, these events present historical material with minimal interpretation and encourage
Thu, May 21 - [PrPL] Interactive Pop-Up Exhibit: UNOW & Then: 50 Years of UNOW Day Nursery
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 06:00 PM
  • Venue: Discovery Center Second Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Visit this interactive pop-up exhibit to experience UNOW & Then, a multimedia project documenting the history of UNOW, the University NOW Day Nursery. In September, the University NOW Day Nursery will turn 50 years old.Founded in 1970 by the Central New Jersey chapter of the National Organization for Women, UNOW's origin story brings together the histories of Princeton, second-wave feminism and child care. Come listen to recorded interviews with UNOW's founders, view historical documents and objects from the nursery's early
Sat, May 23 - [PrPL] The Princeton Festival: Making of a Musical
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Saturday, May 23, 2020 - 11:00 AM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Making of a Musical is a pre-professional workshop for high school singers designed to help young people learn how to take care of their voices, understand what is required to be a professional singer, and show how their goal can be achieved. Space is limited to 15 students, and registration is required. Click here to register through the Princeton Festival website. The program has three components, and participants are required to attend all three to earn a certificate of participation.

Mon, May 25 - [Holiday] Memorial Day
Sat, May 30 - [PrPL] The Princeton Festival: Appreciating Musicals for High School Audiences
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 11:00 AM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: This two-part program helps high school students explore this popular art form based around The Princeton Festivals production of Steven Sondheims "Into the Woods." Registered students are required to attend both sessions. The first component is May 30 at the Princeton Public Library, where students will explore the musical. Students will then attend the final dress rehearsal performance of the 2020 Festival production of "Into the Woods" on Thursday, June 4. Students may register at the Princeton Festival website. Co-sponsored
Sun, May 31 - [PrPL] Music Under the Stars with the Princeton Festival
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 06:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Park North Amphitheater - 1 Mountain Avenue, Princeton, NJ 08540
  • Descr: Young artists from the casts of the Princeton Festival ensembles for the 2020 opera La Traviata and musical "Into the Woods" will perform audience favorites from a wide array of Broadway musicals and favorite operas in this musical revue.
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June 2020
Mon, Jun 15 - [PrPL] Lecture: John Burkhalter: Even More About Baroque Music
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Monday, June 15, 2020 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Early music expert and performer John Burkhalter, artistic director of The Practitioners of Musick, discusses Baroque music and instruments with a focus on pieces being performed during the The Princeton Festivals 2020 season. The Baroque era is a period or style of Western art music composed from approximately 1600 to 1730. It is a period when composers and musicians made changes in musical notation and developed new instrument playing techniques. Presented in partnership with The Princeton Festival.
Sun, Jun 21 - [Holiday] Father's Day
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July 2020
Fri, Jul 03 - [Holiday] Independence Day observed
Sat, Jul 04 - [Holiday] Independence Day

Wed, Jul 15 - [Holiday] Tax Day
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Statistics

Time Range - 4 Months: 2020-04-02 14:00:00 - 2020-07-15 00:00:00

Src in out key xinv xrpt xdup xnot xkey
PrPL 15 11 0 0 1 2 0 0
MCL-WW 25 6 0 0 0 7 0 12
NJSL 12 8 0 0 4 0 0 0
Holiday 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 61 34 0 0 5 9 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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