Events & Features

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

Local Teens Host Hopewell Gives Back MLK Day of Service

In its third year, Hopewell Gives Back: MLK Day of Service is an opportunity to give back with a variety of 20-minute service projects for volunteers to complete in rotating stations. This year's event will be held on January 21, from 9am to 12pm at the Hopewell Presbyterian Church, 80 West Broad Street, Hopewell. To many, Martin Luther King Jr. Day offers a welcome...

Princeton Community Works Hosts Annual Conference

Nearly 500 people from the nonprofit community in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York will come together on Monday, January 28, 2019, to make important connections, learn best practices and advance their causes at the Annual Princeton Community Works Conference.  The event will take place on Princeton University, at the Frist Campus Center, from 5 to 9:15pm. "Everyone is welcome....

Hopewell Valley Arts Council Presents Member Art Show at Capital Health

The Hopewell Valley Arts is co-hosting “Joy in the Everyday,” the first-ever exhibition of works by members of the HV Arts Council at Capital Health-Hopewell Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery. The public is invited to attend the opening reception on Thursday, January 10 from 6-7:30pm and view the show on display through March 25. “The holidays are a magical...

Hopewell Valley Senior Services January 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: Brown Bag Luncheon Friday, January 4, 2019 at Pennington Presbyterian Church, 13 South Main Street. Now that the holidays are over, are you looking for suggestions and or guidance for finding possible solutions to downsize and declutter for...

Hopewell Township Health Happenings for January 2019

Hopewell Township Health Happenings contains news and events from Hopewell Township’s Health Department regarding the health of the community.  RABIES CLINIC, Saturday, January 5, 2019, 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 at the Hopewell Township Public Works Facility at...

(PHOTOS) Washington Crossing Reenactment on the Delaware River

Twice a year, on the banks of the Delaware River, onlookers get the chance to witness what it looked like when George Washington braved the historic Christmas Day river crossing. Washington Crossing Historic Park hosts two crossings, one that was held on Sunday, December 9, and the second on December 25, Christmas Day, from 1 to 3pm. During the reenactments, several hundred reenactors in dressed Continental...

Former Homeless HomeFront Client Pays Forward This Season To Others In Need

Twenty-two years ago, on a cold and rainy November afternoon, a fifteen year-old-girl stepped out into the drizzle from the tiny, dark room at the Trent Welfare Motel to claim the one meal of the day for her mentally ill mom and herself from the Meals on Wheels van in the parking lot. She remembers the red-haired lady who approached...

Voices Chorale NJ Presents “A Winter’s Night”

For its first concert of the 2018–2019 season, Voices Chorale NJ will present “A Winter’s Night” two times in December: Saturday, December 8, at 4pm at Trinity Episcopal Church in Princeton, NJ, and Sunday, December 16, at 3pm, at Pennington Presbyterian Church in Pennington, NJ. Tickets are available at www.voiceschoralenj.org. Voices Chorale NJ is an auditioned chorus with members from...

Trenton-Mercer Airport to Host Airport Exploration for Children with Autism

Air travel can be an unpredictable experience for even the most seasoned traveler. For children, especially those with special needs, it can be overwhelming. To help families prepare for air travel, the County of Mercer, Trenton-Mercer Airport and the Mercer County Special Services School District have organized a program called Let’s Investigate Flying Together (LIFT), which is designed to allow...

Mercer County to Mark 77th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Attack

On Sunday, December 2, at noon, Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes will welcome veterans and other members of the greater Mercer County community to a ceremony marking the 77th anniversary of the Japanese air attack on Pearl Harbor, which happened on Dec. 7, 1941. The event, which is presented by Mercer County Veteran Services in conjunction with the Mercer...