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Elizabeth Lombardi Artist Returns to Princeton With New Children’s Book

Art teacher Elizabeth Lombardi, the first resident artist at the Arts Council of Princeton and former president of the New Jersey Watercolor Society, will return to Princeton on Saturday, December 8, at 3 p.m., bringing her new children’s book, Jonathan’s Journey, to the Waldorf School of Princeton, 1062 Cherry Hill Road. The Folk Tale Puppets, a marionette troupe, will be on hand to perform the story. In the book’s introduction, Ms. Lombardi, who



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is January 21 to attend the next orientation on Monday, January 28, 2013. Volunteers are vital in helping the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers fulfill its mission to serve both university and community audiences. As one of the largest university art museums in the country, the Zimmerli provides opportunities for teens and adults to work among a world-renowned art collection while meeting new people. To request an application, please contact or visit about /opportunities. The Zimmerli Art Museum is located at 71 Hamilton Street in New Brunswick, on the College Avenue campus of Rutgers University.

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The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum on the Rutgers campus in New Bunswick is inviting high school students, in grades 10 through 12, to volunteer as Z A Mbassadors during the 2013 spring semester. The program provides local teens opportunities to learn about art and the museum field, complete community service hours, and meet people with various roles in the art and higher education fields. ZAMbassadors are an invaluable part of the museum team: assisting instructors and families with art projects, as well as providing staff support preparing for and presenting special events. Volunteers are trained by and work alongside museum professionals, gaining skills that prove valuable in future

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co-founded The Folk Tale Puppets in the early 1980s, explained the evolution of the story. Mitch Forrest, of Forrest Jewelers on Nassau Street, asked her to help create a special holiday window to go with crystals he had collected over the years. The public gathered at midday outside the storefront and watched the movement of the marionettes to the strains of Vivaldi’s Winter. The first year, three dwarves danced among the stones and crystals. The second year, three animals were added, and the third year, Father Christmas joined the HOLIDAY GIFTS: Matthew Olian’s “Celestial Vessel” will be among the items available during cast. the West Windsor Art Council’s “Off the Wall” sale. Other artists who will be represented inMs. Lombardi later added clude Kristina Chadwick, Lila Gutowski, John O’Neill, and John Nebesney. the character of Jonathan, a child who takes a magical journey on Christmas Eve. She developed the story in verse into a full-scale puppet performance that The Folk Tale Puppets have been performing in this area for over 30 years. Saturday’s event will take place in the Waldorf School auditorium. For more information, call (609) 4661365. ———

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Issue: December 5, 2012