Events & Features

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

Find Art (for the Holidays) Within Reach in New Jersey

Tonight and tomorrow, you can find art within your own reach in Collingswood, New Jersey. Artists and art lovers are coming from far and wide to “Art for the Holidays 2014 @ The Factory,” an art show featuring an array of handmade items, including pottery, jewelry, painting, paper, mosaics, photography, glass, and wood. One such local artist, Chase Blanchard Easley...

Mercer Riders Team Gets Ready for Police Unity Tour

Between May 9th through May 12th, the Mercer Riders Team will leave Hamilton, N.J. to join approximately 1500 other cyclists in biking to the National Law Enforcement Officer’s Memorial and Museum located in Washington D.C. for this year’s Police Unity Tour. The local team represents staff from the Lawrence Township Police Department (Sergeant Christopher Longo, Police Officer Christopher DiMeglio, Police...

Free Film Screening and Discussion about Masculinity Hosted by HPL and Let Me Run

The Hopewell Public Library and Let Me Run are hosting a free community screening and panel discussion of The Mask You Live In, on Wednesday, May 1, 6:30-8:30pm at the Hopewell Theater. This award-winning documentary follows real accounts of boys and young men as they struggle to navigate their way through America’s narrow definition of masculinity. This conversation is vital,...

Lawrence Hopewell Trail Kicks-off New Walking Club

On Saturday, April 13, walking enthusiasts, outdoorsy folks, nature lovers and other friends and neighbors are invited to join a new club – the LHT Saturday Morning Walking Club. This walk will launch the Lawrence Hopewell Trail’s initiative to bring people together to enjoy the biking and walking trail that loops through Lawrence and Hopewell Townships. The walk will start...

D&R Greenway Announces Earth/Fire Award Winners

D&R Greenway Land Trust announces the award winners in its Earth/Fire exhibition, on view at the Johnson Education Center, One Preservation Place, Princeton, through January 22, 2016. The juried exhibit explores how the elements of earth and fire are essential to land conservation. First Place goes to Silvere Boureau for “Forest Fire,” a painting that incorporates wood from a forest fire as...

Honey Brook Organic Farm CSA Poised to Open for Season

The sounds of spring are underway at Honey Brook Organic Farm as a tractor put-puts in the fields and seasonal workers call to each other while spreading protective cloth over newly planted rows. For the past 28 years, the Honey Brook farm has showcased successful soil and water management practices, as well as the viability of organic farming, said Jim...

Hopewell Valley Groups Partner for Evening of Community Engagement

In the quest to inspire community connections that spark ongoing relationships, Global Connections, Hopewell Valley Race & Diversity Discussion Group (HVRDDG), and the Global Peace Foundation will co-host an evening of community engagement catered by The Peasant Grill. This free event will be held on Friday, June 14 from 6:30 to 9pm at Timberlane Middle School and is suitable for adults...

Mercer County Senior Art Show This Month

The 2018 Mercer County Senior Art Show will take place from July 18 through August 3 at the Meadow Lakes Gallery in East Windsor.

Hopewell Township Celebrates Ox Installation with Local Moms, Kids

A group of mothers and children from throughout Hopewell Valley joined officials from Hopewell Township municipal government, local first responders and representatives from the Hopewell Valley Arts Council for the formal reveal of "Childhood Wox Through Hopewell Valley" at the Township municipal building Friday. Designed and created by members of the Hopewell Valley MOMS Club and sponsored by Hopewell Township,...

Hopewell Borough celebrates 125th Birthday with outdoor dinner event

In honor of Hopewell Borough's 125th Anniversary, a unique "under the stars" outdoor dining experience at the town's historic train station has been set for Saturday August 20th.  According to the celebration's organizers, limited tickets are now available for purchase (and are going fast).  Catered by several Borough restaurants, diners will be treated to appetizers and salads from The Brothers Moon...