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MercerMe Community Calendar:
Events happening in and around Hopewell Valley

To add to our calendar, please carefully read our policy page at this link and then submit the details of your community organization’s event by clicking this link.

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Free Open Studio: Twilight Plein Air Painting

Morven Museum & Garden 55 Stockton Street, Princeton

Capture the changing light as dusk falls over New Jersey’s most historic home. Morven’s facade, architectural details, and historic gardens, make wonderful subjects. Register for one week or all 4 weeks of August. Artists supply own materials, water, canvas, easel, rags, stool, garbage bags, umbrellas, hats, and sunscreen. All masking and social distancing requirements apply. […]

Free

Drying Herbs and Flowers (virtual)

Join virtually the Mercer County Library System for Drying Herbs and Flowers on Thursday, August 5, 11am. A simple technique will be illustrated to grow, dry, and store herbs for use all year in your favorite recipes. Also, methods to dry, store, and use flowers will be explained. Attendees will learn how to create their […]

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First Friday Coffee and Connections

Sourland Coffee 250 S. Main St., Pennington

Please join the Hopewell Valley Democrats for the first Friday of each month to connect with other local Democrats and learn how you can get involved.

Jewish Cultural Festival

Adath Israel Congregation 1958 Lawrenceville Rd, Lawrenceville

The Jewish communities of Mercer/Bucks will  join to celebrate at the Jewish Cultural Festival on August 8, from 1-4 pm at Adath Israel Congregation, 1958 Lawrenceville Rd, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648.                                               This lively, […]

Intro to Classical Indian & Bollywood Dance

Children, ages six and older, will learn the cultural significance of some of India's most popular dance styles - Kathak (a form of classical Indian dance) and Bollywood. Miss Sudipta will also teach children some basic dance moves in this live, virtual workshop. No previous dance experience needed. Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association. Please […]

BFFs: Man and Dog in the Classical World

From Cerberus, of ancient Greek mythology, to the war dogs, pets, and hunting dogs of Rome, look at examples in Classical art to learn how man's best friend preserved the life, limb, and property of his master. Presented by Dr. Michael Norris, former Metropolitan Museum of Art Museum Educator. Sponsored by the Friends of the […]

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Free Open Studio: Twilight Plein Air Painting

Morven Museum & Garden 55 Stockton Street, Princeton

Capture the changing light as dusk falls over New Jersey’s most historic home. Morven’s facade, architectural details, and historic gardens, make wonderful subjects. Register for one week or all 4 weeks of August. Artists supply own materials, water, canvas, easel, rags, stool, garbage bags, umbrellas, hats, and sunscreen. All masking and social distancing requirements apply. […]

Free

More Than a Myth: In Appreciation of Penelope Stout

Penelope Stout is claimed as the “Mother of Monmouth” and the “Mother of Middletown.” Her 17th century arrival and settlement in the New World is the stuff of legend – shipwrecked, attacked by Indians, saved by Indians, arrival in Dutch New Amsterdam, and finally the establishment of a new life in Middletown, NJ with husband […]

Rochambeau at Morven: A VIRTUAL evening with Historian Bob Selig

Morven Museum & Garden 55 Stockton Street, Princeton

Join us for an evening with renowned historian and author Robert A. Selig, PhD, as he presents a special talk just for Morven. This virtual program will include highlights and history surrounding the encampment of Rochambeau's army of 5,000 men on the grounds of Morven between August 29-31., 1781 to commemorate the 240th anniversary of […]

Free – $10

Birdwatching for Beginners

Do you aspire to take to the sky, but feel overwhelmed when you look at the bird field guide? Mercer County Park Commission's naturalist will help you develop the basic skills and knowledge essential for becoming a great birdwatcher by starting with common species easily found in your own neighborhood. Sponsored by the Friends of […]