Events & Features

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

Taste Chase Alert: “End of the Detour” Party in Hopewell Borough

Hey, Taste Chase fans! It’s been a long time coming, but a change is definitely gon’ come!  After what seemed like endless weeks, the Route 518 detour is coming to an end (it hasn't happened yet but it is almost here) and the only logical thing to do is to party! On Friday, June...

Beekeeper is All the Buzz at “Meet the Farmer Night”

The art and science of keeping honeybees will be the focus at Howell Living History Farm on Thursday, June 20, when beekeeper Bob Hughes of Yardville presents the third and final program in the “Meet the Farmer” series. This program is free and begins at 7pm. During his talk, Hughes will share stories from...

Hopewell Borough Playground to Celebrate 10th Anniversary

Whether it's "Gazebo" or "Castle" Park to you, the green space at the intersection of Greenwood and Columbia Avenues in Hopewell Borough is a favorite destination for local kids, thanks to the Hopewell Borough Playground Project (HBPP) efforts ten years ago. Whether it's "Gazebo" or "Castle" Park to you,...

Hopewell Valley Senior Services July 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: Lunch & Learn: Avoiding ScamsThursday, July 11, 11:00am-2:00pm at Brandywine Senior Living, 143 W. Franklin Ave, Pennington. Enjoy BBQ, ice cream & a speaker: Avoiding Scams and How to Respond- an overview...

Hopewell Valley Central High School Junior Recognized Internationally for Environmental Genetics Research

Hopewell Valley Central High School junior, Sonja Michaluk, was recognized internationally as an Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) Finalist and earned a Grand Award (4th place) in Earth and Environmental Sciences. Michaluk was awarded an all-expense paid trip to Phoenix, AZ, and presented her independent research with students from over 80 countries and territories around the globe. Millions...

Watershed Institute’s 4th Annual 10K/5K Trail Run & Festival, Winners Announced

The Watershed Institute’s 4th Annual 10K/5K Trail Run & Festival was a muddy success with more than 200 racers braving the morning rain and humidity to run the course on the Watershed Reserve. The trail run helps support The Watershed Institute’s efforts to keep water clean, safe, and healthy in central New Jersey. Founded in 1949, the Watershed works to protect...

Rutgers Master Gardeners of Mercer Hosts Garden Tours

The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Mercer County is hosting a tour of their private gardens that have been taken care of throughout the year. as fundraiser on Saturday, June 8 from 10am to 4pm. The tour can begin at any of the following three locations: Mercer Educational Gardens, Riverside Elementary School, and the 1719 William Trent House. Tickets cost...

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 to Hold Meetings on Bicycle Plan

Mercer County is creating a Bicycle Master Plan to guide future bicycle facility improvements on County highways, and has scheduled several meetings to allow the public to learn more about this long-term plan and provide input, Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes announced. Consistent with Mercer County’s Complete Streets Policy, this plan is intended to guide installation of bicycle facilities...

Music Together Hosts Family Benefit Concert

On Saturday, June 1, at 2:30pm, the Music Together Princeton Lab School will host a benefit concert for families with children under 8 in the Music Together Worldwide Community Room, 225 Hopewell Pennington Road, one mile outside Hopewell Boro. This special concert will feature favorite Music Together teachers and the live Music Together band for the benefit of the Gatsby...