Events & Features

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

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...

Teens 4 TASK Collecting Donations for Hygiene Kits

Trenton Area Soup Kitchen’s teen volunteer group, Teens 4 TASK, is currently assembling hygiene kits for many of the patrons. The group is accepting donations from toothpaste to shampoo to disposable razors, and is also accepting gently used backpacks. “Our donations will make a difference in many patrons’ lives and give them basic necessities we take for granted,” said...

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...

Mercer County Sheriff’s Office: Child Car Seat Check-Up Event to Keep Children Safe in Vehicles

Each year, Child Passenger Safety Week is marked across the country to remind parents, grandparents and caregivers of the need to keep children of all ages properly restrained in a car seat. The Mercer County Sheriff’s Office along with the Ewing Township Police Department will hold a child car seat check-up event on Saturday, September 21, from...

Hopewell Valley Gears Up for Its Most Delicious (Restaurant) Week

Twenty-one* Hopewell Valley restaurants will be hosting the first-ever Hopewell area restaurant week, "Restaurant Week HV"during the week of February 22-28th. “I love the restaurant week idea. It’s so great to have a valley wide event that will surely taste delicious,” said Will Mooney, owner and chef of Brothers Moon in Hopewell Borough. Michael Moriello, owner and chef of Avanti’s in Pennington Boro,...

Music on the Vine Event to Benefit Musical Arts Programs in Hopewell and Trenton

Hopewell Valley Central High School PTO is hosting a celebration to benefit the musical arts programs of two schools, Hopewell Valley High School and Trenton High School, at a one-night event called “Music on the Vine - Building Community Through Music.” The goal is to raise funds for both performing arts programs to collaborate, learn, grow, and perform together. The event is the second...

HV Children’s Theatre presents its 19th Summer Season with Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, Jr. and Disney’s High School Musical

Hopewell Valley Children’s Theatre’s Junior Players (Grades 1-6) will be presenting Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, Jr at the Hopewell Valley Central High School’s Performing Arts Center on Friday, July 29 at 7pm and Saturday, July 30 at 2pm. Travel with us down the rabbit hole and share Alice’s adventurous encounters with the citizens of Wonderland. The Senior Players will transport...

Award-Winning Local Author Imbalzano Releases Third Novel

"Sworn to Forget" is the first novel in the Sworn Sisters Series released this month for worldwide distribution. Due to the positive reception received for her first two books, “Unchained Memories” and “Dancing in the Sand,” The Wild Rose Press signed Imbalzano to a multi-book contract for this series about four high school girlfriends, now in their early thirties,...