Events & Features

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

D&R Greenway announces pilot community victory gardens at St. Michaels Farm Preserve

Vegetable seeds are already sprouting in the inaugural Community Victory Gardens, nearby the vintage red barn on St. Michaels Farm Preserve, announced D&R Greenway Land Trust. The vision to provide nearby residents with healthy ways of eating and support people in need of food security, started as a kernel of an idea ten years ago when the...

Lawrence Hopewell Trail launches art on the trail

Area artists inspired by the wildlife, trees, blossoms and grasses or lakes and streams along the 20-plus miles of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail (LHT) are invited to take part in the LHT Art on the Trail program.  The goal: create and share art inspired by the walking and biking trail that runs through Lawrence and...

Local authors hope tragedy will spur anti-racism effort in the Hopewell Valley

George Floyd died at the hands of police officers in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020. His death was the spark that ignited global protesting for justice for Black Americans. One week later, protests in cities from Princeton to Osaka, Japan are growing. However, the roots of injustice for the Black community are deep. Protestors say that this...

Pennington Farmers Market Begins 12th Season

The Pennington Farmers Market (PFM) will begin its 12th season on June 6, 2020.  It will be open every Saturday from 9am to 1pm through late November. The Pennington Farmers Market attracts hundreds of visitors each week, who come to purchase local produce and support our local businesses. The foundation of the Market is formed...

Hopewell Township announces support for local restaurants, including expedited application process for outdoor dining

Restaurants in Hopewell Township and throughout New Jersey are currently limited to offering takeout food only as we continue to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. When restaurants are allowed to reopen, there will be restrictions on the number of guests who can eat inside. These restrictions will create significant financial and operating challenges for restaurants in our community.

Pennington remembers fallen heroes

Yesterday, a Memorial Wreath was placed by the Pennington Main Street Veterans Memorial. Placing the wreath were Pennington Mayor Joe Lawver and Captain Shelley Pennington (US Navy Retired). Colonel Kenneth Baker (US Army Retired) performed Taps. "They went with songs to the battle, they were young,Straight of limb, true of eye, steady and aglow.They...

HV Veterans Association presents virtual Memorial Day ceremony

On this Memorial Day weekend, we honor those who died while protecting our country. This 17-minute video produced by the Hopewell Valley Veterans Association, is a beautiful and touching tribute; you will find viewing it well worth your time. https://youtu.be/TQ4FmRX_e3o Video submitted by the Hopewell Valley Veterans Association

Free Tree Seedlings Available to Hopewell Township Residents June 6

Free tree seedlings are again available to Hopewell Township residents as part of the New Jersey Forest Service’s New Jersey Tree Recovery Campaign. From 9:30am to 12pm on Saturday, June 6, 2020, residents will be able to pick up tree seedlings at the Hopewell Township Public Works Building, 203 Washington Crossing Pennington Road, Titusville,...

How to battle COVID-19 while enjoying the outdoors

As the holiday weekend approaches, Julie Blake, Hopewell Township Committee member and liaison to the Township Board of Health interviews Friends of Hopewell Valley Open Space (FoHVOS) Executive Director Lisa Wolff about how to enjoy our local parks while socially distancing. Click HERE for video. Submitted by Hopewell Township and FoHVOS

Local environmental leaders to talk about plastic May 21

Princeton University Director of Environmental Studies and Friends of Hopewell Valley Open Space (FoHVOS) Board President Dr. Dan Rubenstein will join a panel of other local environmental leaders in a virtual panel discussion May 21 to dig in to the documentary The Story of Plastic. This event is presented by the Hopewell Valley Regional School District...