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Events happening in and around Hopewell Valley

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Brown Bag Lunch with Police Director Karmazin (virtual)

The Older Adult Ministry Committee of the Pennington Presbyterian Church will open the fall season of Brown Bag Lunch Programs on October 1 at 1pm on Zoom. The speaker is Robert A. (Bob) Karmazin, director of the Hopewell Township Police Department which serves Hopewell Township and Hopewell Borough. Karmazin will discuss what this position involves, […]

Paying for College without Going Broke with MCLS (virtual)

Teens (ages 14+) and their caregivers will explore the complex world of need-based and merit based financial aid. Caregivers and students will learn strategies for lowering their EFC (Expected Family Contribution), the new FAFSA rules, and tips for optimizing college admissions and scholarships. This program is led by financial and academic experts from My College […]

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Medicare Information Session (virtual)

Cathy Forbes of New Jersey State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) covers Medicare basics including eligibility, enrolling, Medicare Parts A, B, C, Medicare prescription drug coverage and costs. Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to register to receive link to program. 

Artists’ Choice Art Show, HV Seniors

Mercer County Library - Hopewell Branch 245 Pennington Titusville Road, Pennington, NJ

Hopewell Valley Senior Center invites you to join us for the opening of the Artists' Choice Art Show. Tour the beautiful art painted by our Hopewell Valley senior art group, while mingling with the artists, as well as other guests. Registration is required.  

Howell Farm Barn Auction

Howell Living History Farm 70 Woodens Lane, Lambertville, NJ

During this fun, fundraising auction you can bid on and win items the old-fashioned way... live! All proceeds are used to buy furnishings for the farm's historic houses and school. Items donated to past auctions have included antique tools, books, household items, baked goods, event tickets, and gift certificates.

The Short of It — Louise Erdrich (Outdoors)

Mercer County Library - Hopewell Branch 245 Pennington Titusville Road, Pennington, NJ

The short story -- short in length, but full of content! Join our discussion group, which focuses on the short story. This month we'll celebrate National Native American Heritage Month as we read Louise Erdrich's stories, "Fleur,” "The Shawl," and "American Horse." Registration is required.

The Short of It: Junot Diaz (Outdoors)

Mercer County Library - Hopewell Branch 245 Pennington Titusville Road, Pennington, NJ

The short story -- short in length, but full of content! Join the Hopewell Branch of Mercer County Library discussion group, which focuses on the short story. This month we'll celebrate the tail end of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15) as we read Junot Díaz' stories, "The Sun, the Moon, the Stars" […]

The Street Where You Live: How Lawrence Became a Suburb 1900-2000 (virtual)

Like many sleepy farming communities in New Jersey, Lawrence Township underwent a profound transformation during the 20th century as many thousands of acres of farmland were subdivided into housing tracts. From 1900-2000 Lawrence’s population increased almost twenty-fold. Join us to learn how the Lawrence of then became the Lawrence of now - and hear the […]

Basket and Broom Making at Howell Farm

Howell Living History Farm 70 Woodens Lane, Lambertville, NJ

Take a close-up look at the craftsmanship that goes into making a basket, a broom, and a bucket when the artisans preserving these trades visit the farm for a day of demonstrations and teaching. There will be opportunities to try your hand at some of the steps involved, and you’ll also learn about the skills […]

The Addams Family – movie in the park

Woolsey Park 203 Washington Crossing- Pennington Road, Hopewell, NJ

Hopewell Township hosts "The Addams Family" movie on Saturday 10/16 (rain date 10/17). Dark hilarity ensues after the Addams family -- and the their macabre traditions -- relocate to suburbia, 21st century New Jersey. As they prepare for a major celebration that involves their extended family, they have to maneuver around the machinations of a […]