Events & Features

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

Meet Pennington First Aid Squad Volunteer EMT Shelley Pennington

This feature story is about Shelley Pennington, one of the Pennington First Aid Squad volunteer EMTs, presented by Protect Hopewell Valley in support of all Hopewell Valley fire and ambulance companies.  As you'll read, Shelley leads a very adventurous life! This Former Navy Pilot Loves the Thrilling Challenge of Helping Her Neighbors The call came from a concerned neighbor on a...

Poultryman to Speak at “Meet the Farmer” Night

Chicken history will be the focus at Howell Living History Farm on Wednesday, May 15, when poultryman Tom Wooden of Lambertville presents the second program in the “Meet the Farmer” series. During his talk, Wooden will tell the story of his family's poultry farm and business in Hopewell Township from 1938 to 1970. The presentation includes photographs of the farm's...

Pennington Borough Hosts Town-Wide Yard Sale

Pennington Borough Mayor and Council encourage all residents to participate in the town’s first annual Community-Wide Yard Sale on Saturday May 4, 2019 from 9am to 4pm. There is no fee or advance registration required. The event will be held rain or shine. A community yard sale offers a great opportunity for homeowners to host a sale on the same...

Hopewell Valley Education Foundation Gala Celebrates District’s Award-Winning Teachers

The Hopewell Valley Education Foundation (HVEF) is hosting its annual Boots & Bling gala event Friday, May 10, 2019 at Hopewell’s historic Glenmoore Farm. The event, which celebrates Hopewell Valley Regional School District's outstanding educators and staff, honors the six teachers and three support staff who won the 2019 Governor’s Teacher and Educational Services Professional Recognition Awards. Residents and educators...

Sourland Mountain Festival Announces 2019 Lineup

On Saturday June 22, from 3pm to 10pm, the Sourland Conservancy will host the 16th Annual Sourland Mountain Festival (SMF) featuring six hours of live music provided by six of the best artists in the area. Guests will enjoy local food, craft beer and spirits, mountain history, and family activities, while helping to protect the Sourland Mountain region. Volunteers are...

Experts Share Best Practices for Restoring Land and Improved Conservation

Friends of Hopewell Valley Open Space (FoHVOS) hosted the 11th annual New Jersey Invasive Species Strike Team Conference last month, drawing conservationists and eco-professionals from across the state for a day of lectures, fieldwork reports, and demonstrations. The FoHVOS Invasive Species Strike Team project partnered with conservation groups and ecological firms to lead the annual conference hosted at the historic...

Hopewell Township Health Happenings for May 2019

Hopewell Township Health Happenings contains news and events from Hopewell Township’s Health Department regarding the health of the community. Elder Care Fair, Friday, May 10th from 11am to 1pm at the Hopewell Township Building, 201 Washington Crossing Pennington Road, Titusville. Hopewell Valley Senior Service first ever Elder Care Fair. Join us as agencies in the fields of in home care, long...

Hopewell Valley Senior Services May 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: Senior Luncheon & Timberlane Middle School Spring Musical, "Freaky Friday" Wednesday, May 1 at 12:15pm, HVCHS Performing Arts Center, 259 Pennington Titusville Road, Pennington. Registration for this event was in April and the luncheon is full. If you would...

HVCHS Boys Lacrosse Hosts Tribute to Heroes Game

Hopewell Valley Central High School (HVCHS) Boys Lacrosse will be recognizing Hopewell Valley's First Responders again this year at their home game, this Saturday, April 27. The varsity game is scheduled for 11:45am at HVCHS's Ackerson Field. First Responders, the HV community, and youth lacrosse program are all welcome and encouraged to attend. First Responders will line the field around 11:30am to...

Nonprofit Offers Camp for Kids from Families Affected by ALS

Non-profit supports the children and young adults who have family members affected by ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) with free weekend CAMP. Children and young adults who have or had family members battling ALS (LouGehrig’s Disease), are invited, at no charge, to attend Camp HLC in May at Fairview Lake YMCA Camp in Stillwater, New Jersey. Hope Loves Company (HLC) is...