Events & Features

Events & Features
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ArtConnect Forum to Address Healing with Creativity

*Please note this event has been postponed. For more information, please see hvartscouncil.org. The Hopewell Valley Arts Council will explore the arts as a force for well-being and healing at an informative ArtConnect Forum on Thursday, March 26 from 6:30 to 8:30pm at The Pennington School. “The Power of Art to...

Help FoHVOS help bees

The Friends of Hopewell Valley Open Space (FoHVOS) Community Conservation programs are inviting the public to join its important efforts to protect natural resources. Last year, FoHVOS and its partners created and installed nesting boxes throughout its preserves and residential lands to provide habitat for the threatened American Kestrel. This year FoHVOS will add habitat for declining...

Traditional Irish Cèilidh to be held in Hopewell

Voices Chorale NJ will hold a traditional Cèilidh (pronounced kay-lee) featuring Celtic musician Gerry Dignan and friends on Sunday, March 22, 2020, from 3pm to 6pm at Music Together Worldwide, 225 Pennington-Hopewell Road, Hopewell, NJ 08525. A Cèilidh is an Irish (or Scottish) social gathering with music, dancing, and celebration.  All are welcome to come join chorale...

Mercer Green Fest to be held at Rider University

The Hopewell Valley Green Team is excited to be a cosponsor of the 2020 Mercer Green Fest. It is an opportunity for fun and learning for our neighbors of all ages. This annual free, entertaining, and educational festival will have about 100 Exhibitors including sustainable businesses, local farmers, non-profit organizations, school and student projects, art, energy programs, and much more.

Explore the night sky from Baldpate on Saturday

The Amateur Astronomers Association of Princeton will welcome the public Saturday for an evening of sky gazing at the top of Baldpate Mountain. The evening will start off with an indoor presentation by Rex Parker to discuss the night sky. If weather permits, participants will be led outside to see objects such as the Moon, constellations, planets,...

Hopewell packs town hall to celebrate history

Scores of Hopewell residents resisted the balmy breezes of early spring on Sunday and instead entered a closed and windowless room at the Township Municipal Building where they were completely riveted by stories of the past. The event celebrated Hopewell Township’s 320th birthday (founded on February 20, 1700) and was hosted by The Hopewell...

Have Coffee with a Cop on Tuesday

On Tuesday, March 3, 2020, officers from the Hopewell Township Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee. The event will be held at Aunt Chubby’s Luncheonette located at 1 Railroad Place in Hopewell Borough. The event begins at 11am and will end...

Parenting Conference Returns to Hopewell Valley

The third bi-annual Hopewell Valley Parenting Conference will be held on Saturday, March 28 at Hopewell Valley Central High School, Pennington, NJ from 8am to 12:30pm.  The conference goal is for parents to get inspired, connect with other parents and to learn more effective parenting skills.  The conference hopes to attract over 300 parents from...

Hopewell Valley Central High School Choirs Win First Place at National Jazz Festival

Two of Hopewell Valley Central High School (CHS)'s extracurricular choirs competed on Saturday, February 15, at the National Jazz Festival in Philadelphia, each bringing home top honors in their categories. Vox Central Jazz, led by choir director Randy White, came in first place in the Vocal Jazz a cappella category. Priya Naphade received...

March activities for Hopewell Valley Seniors

Senior Luncheon & Spring Play Preview Wednesday, March 4, 12:30pm (luncheon) at Hopewell Valley Central High School Performing Arts Center, 259 Pennington Titusville Road, Pennington. RSVP for the luncheon was in February. If you would ONLY like to enjoy the play, the play preview will begin at 1:50pm in the Performing Arts Center, no reservation is...