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In Conversation with Kayren Carter Mjumbe & Timothy M. Andrews

The Arts Council of Princeton takes great pride in its diverse community of artists, authors, organizers, activists, and creatives of all disciplines. "In Conversation" is a curated series of discussions, enabling us to learn more about those working here in our community. On February 9, the Arts Council welcomes Kayren Carter Mjumbe, President and Senior […]

Black History Month Tribute to Frank Johnson’s Music

FEBRUARY 16, 12 p.m. Join the Morven Museum to explore the link between African American composer Francis Johnson & Commodore Robert F. Stockton with a lunchtime piano performance program. For Black History month, Independent scholar John Burkhalter and pianist Sheldon Eldridge explore the link between Robert Field Stockton (1795-1866) the “Commodore”, and the free black […]

Black History Month: Famous Inventors (For Kids!)

Join the Mercer County Library, Lawrence Headquarters Branch. Miss Susan will tell you about famous people and their patents/contributions. Learn who discovered the traffic light, who was responsible for changing blood to blood plasma, who created safety gates at the approaches of bridges, plus many other inventors! Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration with an email is […]

NJ Government & Politics: What You Want & Need to Know

Hosted by the League of Women Voters of Lawrence Township, guest speaker is Ingrid Reed, a noted leader in promoting fairness and transparency in New Jersey politics Wednesday, February 17 at 7 PM via Zoom. The program is free and all are welcome! Are you concerned about public issues in New Jersey? Fair elections, safe water, affordable […]

Black Women’s Role in the Suffrage Movement

Join the Mercer County Library, Lawrence Headquarters Branch in honor of Black History Month and the recent commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment that gave predominantly white women the right vote, Dr. Chanelle Nyree Rose, Associate Professor of History and Director of the Africana Studies Program at Rowan University […]

Grand Homes & Gardens Distinguished Speakers Series 2021

Morven Museum & Garden 55 Stockton Street, Princeton

Join us in armchair travel with “The Woman of the House” as this year’s theme. $25; $18 Friend of Morven; Series: $75; $50 Friend of Morven We are delighted to build on Morven’s popular Grand Homes & Gardens Distinguished Speakers Series with another stellar lineup for 2021. Join us in armchair travel with “The Woman […]

$18

Understanding Social Security with Mercer County Library

Understanding Social Security on Monday, March 1, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Social Security is the single most common element of most Americans' retirement plans. But it's also one of the least understood. Contrary to popular belief, it is not as simple as hitting a magic age and having checks arrive in the mail. (For example, […]

Let’s Talk! Adult ESL Discussion Group with Mercer County Library

If you already know some English and want to improve your speaking and comprehension skills, please join librarian Elka Frankel for some practice sharing your thoughts and ideas with others in the group. Each week we will discuss a particular topic (to be announced the week before) together with relevant vocabulary, grammar and idioms. Tuesdays […]

Rose Workshop with Renowned Rosarian Michael Marriott

Morven Museum & Garden 55 Stockton Street, Princeton

Michael Marriott, one of the world’s leading rosarians, presents a rose growing workshop including history on some of Morven's roses. Join us for an afternoon with renowned rosarian and garden designer Michael Marriott as he presents a special workshop just for Morven. This virtual program - live from the UK - will include highlights and […]

$15

Biography Shorts for Kids

Biography Shorts for Kids with Mercer County Library on Tuesdays, March 2, 9, 16 & 23, 4:30 PM Join for our new video series called Biography Shorts for Kids. This month we will celebrate Women's History Month by taking a quick look at the lives of those who have had a significant impact on history. We […]