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Recurring Event Come Write In!

Come Write In!

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

It's NaNoWriMo -- when writers take the month of November to pursue the goal to write a first draft of their novel in 50,000 words in 30 days!  If you're looking for a change of scenery, hoping to mingle with other writers, or just finding a space to write, we welcome you to drop-in to […]

Holiday Storytime with the Princeton Storytelling Circle

Morven Museum & Garden 55 Stockton Street, Princeton, NJ

Join Morven for a magical evening of holiday storytelling with the Princeton Storytelling Circle. The evening will start with a self-guided tour through the museum’s enchanting Festival of Trees followed by snacks and storytime in the Stockton Education Center. Five storytellers from the Princeton Storytelling Circle will share a diverse collection of winter folk tales […]

$15 – $25

George Washington’s Winter Encampments and the Winning of American Independence

Many Americans are familiar with the story of George Washington’s Continental Army struggling through the cold, snow, and hunger of the Valley Forge winter. In New Jersey, the Morristown winter of 1780 is remembered as having been even worse than Valley Forge. Aside from weather and supply problems, however, little has been written on how […]

Dig into Poetry: Cool Women Reading

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

You are invited to hear pieces from Cool Women Volume 7, which promises to be a lively reading featuring the 11-poet poetry critique and performance group, Cool Women. The poets’ performance, "Once," will feature poems from their new anthology. They will link the poems in an enjoyable, poetic jazz performance, ensuring that even if poetry […]

Recurring Event Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Hopewell Borough Park Hopewell Borough, NJ

While the weather is nice, come to the Gazebo in Hopewell Borough Park for some assorted silly stories with our storytime reader, Aaron! As the weather gets colder, be sure to check www.redlibrary.org for any weather-related location updates.

Free
Recurring Event Come Write In!

Come Write In!

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

It's NaNoWriMo -- when writers take the month of November to pursue the goal to write a first draft of their novel in 50,000 words in 30 days!  If you're looking for a change of scenery, hoping to mingle with other writers, or just finding a space to write, we welcome you to drop-in to […]

Explore Hygge and the Art of Coziness: Food, Holistic Strategies, and Seasonal Tips

Discover the Danish concept of hygge and cultural approaches to coziness that apply to all of our lives, as we seek new ways to enjoy time at home, and celebrate togetherness during the holidays. Explore cooking ideas, home décor approaches, and lifestyle strategies that create a warm, joy-filled environment filled with simple pleasures. Embrace the […]

Holiday Music of the 1940s

Sit back and enjoy a one-hour multimedia presentation of familiar and cherished holiday songs from the 1940’s on Wednesday, December 14, 7pm. You’ll hear the stories behind the conceptualization and writing of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer", "Winter Wonderland", "White Christmas", "Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!", and many others. Featured artists include Judy […]

Free MCCC Winter Jazz Concert

Kelsey Theater 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, NJ

The MCCC Jazz Band, directed by Scott Hornick will present the jazzy sounds of the season when professional musicians from the tri-state jazz scene perform along with MCCC’s jazz ensemble of up-and-coming jazz students and vocalists! Admission is free.  Wed., Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m.Live Streaming Available

FREE

Westminster Community Orchestra presents “Holiday Chestnuts and Sing-along”

Robert L. Annis Playhouse 101 Walnut Lane, Westminster Campus, Princeton, NJ

Join Dr. Ruth Ochs and the Westminster Community Orchestra for their annual family holiday concert on Wednesday, December 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Robert L. Annis Playhouse on the Westminster Campus, 101 Walnut Lane, Princeton. Free-will monetary donations to benefit area food pantries will be accepted. The free performance will feature holiday favorites such as […]

Free