OCTOber 21, 2020
October 25 Continued from preceding page
Corn Maze, Howell Farm, 70 Woodens Lane, Hopewell, 609397-2555. www.howellfarm.org. Four-acre maze with the theme “bridges of Mercer County” with two miles of paths, victory bridge, games, and more. Courtyard with pumpkins, food tent, private hayrides, and more. Register. $10. Noon to 4 p.m.
Park Foliage Hike, Washington Crossing State Park, 335 Washington Crossing Pennington Road, Titusville, 609-737-0609. Naturalist-guided 3.5 to 4 mile hike taking on the park’s natural and historic areas, and several interesting and remote sections of the park during the fall foliage season. Wear sturdy footwear. Bring drinking water, a snack, and a pair of binoculars (if you wish). Ages 9 and up. Register. Free. 1:30 to 4 p.m. Walk & Talk, Friends of Princeton Open Space. www.fopos.org. Walk with ecological artist Susan Hoenig to see the White Oak + American Chestnut Leaf Sculptures in the Mountain Lakes Nature Preserve. Wear a mask and comfortable walking shoes that can get dirty. Register. $5. 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Small Talk: G. Scott Clemons, Friends of the Princeton University Library. libcal.princeton. edu/calendar/events/6955633. G. Scott Clemons presents from his collection to illustrate the history and influence of the Aldine Press, founded in 15th-century Venice, on the worlds of editing, printing, typography, book design, binding and collecting. Clemons is recognized as a world-renowned collector and author, the director of the Journal of the History of Ideas, and a magna cum laude graduate of Princeton University. Register. 3 p.m.
Jerusalem: City of the Book, Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life, Rutgers University. bildnercenter.rutgers.edu. Benjamin Balint, coauthor of Jerusalem: City of the Book, discusses unusual caretakers of Jewish library collections; Father Columba Stewart, executive director of the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library at Saint John’s University, talks about rare early Christian and Islamic manuscripts; and Bedross Der Matossian, associate professor of history at the University of NebraskaLincoln and president of the Society for Armenian Studies, explores literary treasures of Armenian Jerusalem. The panel also addresses how libraries and archives continue to play a critical role in preserving history and culture, and showcases current efforts to digitize and preserve endangered documents. Register. Free. 2 p.m. A Taste of Kabbalah, Jewish Center of Princeton. www.thejewishcenter.org. Daniel Matt, Ph.D., explores some of the essential teachings of Kabbalah, the
Jewish mystical tradition. Free. Register to email@example.com for Zoom link. 3:30 p.m.
Operation Ballot: Electronics and Elections, The Sarnoff Collection, College of New Jersey. davidsarnoff.tcnj.edu. Join the Sarnoff Collection curator for this special, pre-election talk about the history of computer predictions from the 1952 UNIVAC stunt to NBC’s “Operation Ballot.” Via Zoom. 1:30 p.m.
Virtual Middle School Open House, The Pennington School, 609-737-6128. www.pennington. org/admission/open-house. Information for prospective students in grades 6 to 8 and their families. Register. 1 to 3 p.m.
Monday October 26 In Person
Whitehorse Commercial Park, 127 Route 206, Hamilton Township, NJ 779-2,369 SF • For Lease • Office/Flex • Ample Parking • Conv. Access to I-195/295
Greenwood Avenue Farmers Market, , Corner of Hudson and Greenwood Avenue, 609-2789677. www.greenwoodavefm.org. Fresh produce, vegetables, tropical fruit, meat, and eggs. Reserved for seniors and people with disabilities, noon to 1 p.m. Free youth meals served 1 to 3 p.m. Noon to 4 p.m.
50 Princeton-Hightstown Road, Princeton Jct.
Mercer Corporate Park, Robbinsville
5128 SF office/research for lease • Easy access to 130/TPK/195/295
Tuesday October 27
Mental Amusements, Bristol Riverside Theater. www.brtstage.org. Interactive, virtual mind-reading show by mentalist Vinny DePonto. Recommended for ages 16 and up. Front row tickets, $50, allow for audience participation. General admission $35. 8 p.m.
Book Talk, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs. spia.princeton.edu. Charlotte Alter, national correspondent for TIME Magazine; and Julian Zelizer, professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University, discuss Alter’s “The Ones We’ve Been Waiting For: How a New Generation of Leaders Will Transform America.” Register for Zoom information. Free. 4:30 p.m.
Living on the International Space Station, Mercer County Library. www.mcl.org. Paul Cirillo, a volunteer outreach ambassador for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, shares photographs and information about how astronauts live and work in space. Register to firstname.lastname@example.org for GoToMeeting link. 7 p.m. The Technology of Broadcast Television and Its Impact - Past, Present, and Future, The Sarnoff Collection, College of New Jersey. davidsarnoff.tcnj.edu. Glenn Reitmeier reviews the history of television standards in the US and discusses the fundamental aspects of the technology used in each generation of standards. Via Zoom. 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday October 28
Caroline Walker Bynum in Conversation with Brooke Holmes, Labyrinth Books. www.labyrinthbooks.com. Caroline Walker Bynum, an historian at the Institute for Advanced Study, discusses her book, “Dissimilar Similitudes: Devotional Objects in Late Medieval Europe,” with Brooke Holmes, a professor of classics at Princeton. Register. 6 p.m.
Lectures 346-1,872 SF office for lease • Walking distance to the train station Close proximity to Route 1
The Phillips’ Mill Art Show continues in Stockton through November 1. Pictured works by exhibiting artists are ‘Vines at Canal Water’ by Leni PaquetMorante, left, and ‘Cliffs and Phlox’ by Amanda Penecale.
Nutritional Strategies for Gastrointestinal Health, Suppers Program, The Suppers Programs. www.thesuppersprograms.org. Dr. Julie Pantelick leads a discussion and Q&A about nutritional strategies that can help your digestive system function more efficiently and improve your overall health and sense of well-being. Register. 4 to 5 p.m.
Sourland ‘Train Station’ Seminar Series, Sourland Conservancy. www.sourland.org. “The Natural Web: Who Needs Plants?” with Mary Anne Borge. Register at tiny. cc/SC2020Train. 7 p.m. Creating Inclusive Schools for LGBT+ Students, Princeton Public Library. www.princetonlibrary.org. Thomas Foley and Jen Simon of Princeton Unified Middle School discuss the importance of creating inclusive schools for LGBT+ students with author Kryss Shane of “The Educator’s Guide to LGBT+ Inclusion.” 7 to 8 p.m.
Garden Tours, Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street, Princeton. www.morven.org. Docent-led what’s in bloom tours. Tours available Wednesdays through Saturdays. $10. Box lunch available for additional $20. Masks required. Register. 11 a.m.
Bob Egan and Friends Virtual Piano Bar. www.bobeganentertainment.com. Bob Egan and Friends perform Halloween-themed music. Visit www.facebook.com/onlinePianoBar. 8 p.m.
Poetry Reading, Princeton Public Library. www.princetonlibrary. org. Poets Maxine Susman and Juditha Dowd read from their works which center the lives and stories of women. Audience Q&A to follow. 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Careers Without College Panel, Princeton Learning Cooperative. www.princetonlearningcooperative.org. Zoom-based panel discussion and community conversation about the kinds of careers young people can pursue without a college degree. Question and answer to follow. Register. Free. 7 p.m.
Who and What Will Likely Shape the Outcome of the Election?, Princeton Public Library. www. princetonlibrary.org. New Jersey political analyst Ingrid Reed hosts the second in a three session series. Register for Crowdcast presentation. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Library Drawing Party, Mercer County Library. www.facebook. com/mclsnj. Follow along for a librarian-led drawing lesson, then share your finished work. For all ages. 7 p.m.