Events & Features

Events & Features
A bit of everything -- events, local highlights, arts & culture.

Park Commission to host #OptOutside on Black Friday

The Mercer County Park Commission is partnering with REI Co-op to host a variety of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors in the County’s parks, encouraging residents to take a break from Black Friday shopping with REI’s #OptOutside movement. #OptOutside will take place on Friday, November 23, from 9:30am to 4pm at Roebling Park, Mercer Meadows, and/or Baldpate Mountain, with opportunities to...

New Signs Share Old Hopewell Valley History

The Hopewell Valley Historical Society is proud share their success in new interpretive signs popping up around Hopewell Valley. Intended to inform, educate, and raise awareness among local residents and tourists, a series of large National Park Service-style signs have been placed at landmarks in highly visible and easily accessible locations around Hopewell Township. This signage program has been funded...

Pennington Resident Wins Best in Show at NJ Senior Citizen Art Show

Norm Fesmire, of Pennington, was the big Mercer County winner for his oil painting “Out of Work During Depression,” claiming Best in Show-Professional and First Place, Oil-Professional at the 52nd annual New Jersey Senior Citizen Art Show. As a project of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and the Mercer County Division of Culture and Heritage, the New Jersey Senior Citizen Art Show...

Change Clocks Reminder, Plus Tips for People Challenged with SAD

The New Jersey Department of Human Services wants to remind the community that, as Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday and everyone sets their clocks back, the New Jersey Department of Human Services issued coping strategies for people who battle depression and Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). While the approaching holiday season is typically marked by celebration and good cheer, the...

Mercer County’s Annual Holiday Meal Donation Drive for Veterans Under Way

Mercer County Veteran Services announces that it is conducting its annual donation drive to help veterans and their families enjoy the comforts of a hot meal on each holiday. Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes said a donation of any amount would be greatly appreciated. “Each year, our communities are very supportive of this fund drive,” County Executive Hughes said....

Spotlight on Business: Fluid Physio

Fluid Physio, a local physical therapy practice, will be celebrating their first anniversary on November 2 at their Lawrenceville location at the Manors Shopping Mall. Fluid Physio is one of MercerMe’s 2018 business sponsors and their support helps fund community news. This is piece is part of a series written as a "thank you" to our 2018 business sponsors! Fluid Physio Titusville...

(PHOTOS) Union Fire Company Hosts Annual Halloween Party

On Saturday, October 27, the Union Fire Company in Titusville hosted their annual Halloween Party. More than a hundred children and adults enjoyed the festivities!  (Photo credit: Michael Chipowsky)

Hopewell Township Health Happenings for November 2018

Hopewell Township Health Happenings contains news and events from Hopewell Township’s Health Department regarding the health of the community.  RABIES CLINIC, Saturday, November 3, 10-12 Noon.  Hopewell Valley residents are urged to bring their dogs and cats to the free rabies vaccination clinic set for Saturday, November 3, from 10am to 12 noon. The clinic will take place at the Hopewell...

Award-winning HVCHS theater program presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Hopewell Valley Central High School (HVCHS) is presenting A Midsummer Night’s Dream on November 2 and 3 at 7:30 pm at the High School’s Performing Arts Center. One of William Shakespeare’s most popular comedies, the play combines magic and whimsy, with hilarious results. Tickets are available online at Showtix4U.com and at the door. Set during the summer of love, 1969, this version...

6th Annual HiTOPS Princeton Half Marathon Invites Participation in Good Runners Program

With less than a month to go before race day, the organizers of the 6th annual HiTOPS Princeton Half Marathon are extending an open invitation to runners, volunteers, and spectators to become GOOD RUNNERS in the upcoming USATF certified Grand Prix event to be held on November 4, 2018. HiTOPS, a Princeton-based 501(3)(c) organization, works to positively impact the lives of...