Events & Features

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

Teens 4 TASK Hosting Fundraiser This Weekend

Teens 4 TASK is hosting a fundraiser at the Chipotle on 649 Route 206 in Hillsborough. The fundraiser is on Saturday, April 6 from 4pm to 8pm. The fundraiser proceed will be donated to TASK to help fulfill the needs of the patrons. Trenton Area Soup Kitchen is a privately funded organization that provides free meals, tutoring services, some...

Earth Day Volunteers Needed for Tree Planting

Are you looking for a fun, meaningful way to celebrate Earth Day? On Saturday, April 27, meet your friends and neighbors at Mercer County’s Howell Living History Farm for a community-planting to help restore the Sourland forest. “Roots for Rivers” Native Tree Planting is an opportunity to help plant some of the 1,800 native trees and shrubs that will restore habitat...

Meet the Farmer Series Debuts at Howell Farm

New Jersey's history as The Garden State will take center stage at Howell Living History Farm on Tuesday, April 2, from 7 to 8:30pm when apple grower Coles Roberts presents the first program in a new series. “Meet the Farmer” will debut with Mr. Roberts and the story of his family's early farming and orchard operations in Vincentown beginning in...

Spring Community Festival Benefits Animal Rescues in Pennington

The Northeast Animal Support Alliance is holding its second annual Spring Community Festival on Sunday, April 14, 2019, at Rosedale Mills, 101 Route 31 North, Pennington, to raise money and awareness for the following animal rescue organizations: German Shepard Rescue of NJ, EASEL, Trenton Cats Rescue, Forgotten Tails, SoCo, and Long Island Bulldog Rescue. Additionally, Capital K-9 Association, which...

Hopewell Township Health Happenings for April 2019

Hopewell Township Health Happenings contains news and events from Hopewell Township’s Health Department regarding the health of the community.  Birthday Breakfast Friday, April 12, 9am at Hopewell Valley Golf Club, 114 Pennington Hopewell Road, Hopewell. Please join us for a birthday breakfast in your honor, along with other Hopewell Valley Seniors celebrating birthdays in the months from January-June. We welcome and...

Hopewell Valley Senior Services April 2019 Events and Activities

The Hopewell Valley Senior Services offers events, programs, educational classes, and lectures throughout the year. This month, they are offering the following: AARP Safe Driver Thursday, April 4, 9:00am-3:00pm at Medina Law Group, 230 W Delaware Ave, Pennington.  NEW LOCATION!! Parking is available at the Wells Fargo Bank across the street.  The AARP Driver Safety Program is the nation’s first and...

Hopewell Council of Churches Hosts “Empty Bowls” Dinner to Benefit TASK

The Hopewell Borough Council of Churches will host a fundraising “Empty Bowls” dinner to benefit Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK) on Saturday, April 27 from 5-7pm at the Hopewell Presbyterian Church, located at 80 W. Broad Street, Hopewell. Hunger and homelessness is often a silent problem.  According to Feeding America, 40 million Americans struggle with hunger, the same as the...

Spotlight on Business: Cooper Creative Group

Cooper Creative Group has been operating in the Hopewell Valley area for more than 8 years. Ewing native and CEO Sara Cooper, started Cooper Creative as a way to tap into her love of connecting and interacting with people and her love of sales by providing online advertising expertise and business strategies. Forming relationships with her clients and with the...

Teens 4 TASK Collecting Donations for Hygiene Kits

Trenton Area Soup Kitchen’s teen volunteer group, Teens 4 TASK, is currently assembling hygiene kits for many of the patrons. The group is accepting donations from toothpaste to shampoo to disposable razors, and is also accepting gently used backpacks. “Our donations will make a difference in many patrons’ lives and give them basic necessities we take for granted,” said...

Household Chemical and Electronic Waste Disposal Day in Mercer County

The Mercer County Improvement Authority will host a Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Disposal Day on Saturday, March 30, for County residents who would like to recycle common residential chemical wastes or used electronics. The event will take place from 8am to 2pm at the John T. Dempster Fire School at 350 Lawrence Station Road in Lawrence, rain or...