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Tuesday, January 18, 2022

MercerMe Community Calendar:
Events happening in and around Hopewell Valley

To add to the calendar, please review our policy page at this link, then click this link to submit details about your organization’s event.

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Let’s Draw Cartoons! with Rick Stromoski (virtual)

Award winning cartoonist Rick Stromoski is back! This time, we will draw silly superheroes that we make up ourselves. So move over, Superman. Here comes… The Amazing Space Marshmallow?!?! Recommended for ages 6+. About our presenter: Rick grew up in Edison, New Jersey the 7th of 12 children. As a boy, he loved  comics and […]

Apps, Tools, and Tips: Efficiency in 2022 (virtual)

Join Olga St. Pierre on Monday, January 10, 6:00 pm with Mercer County Library to learn great tips on how to work smarter not harder. From the office to the kitchen, we’ll cover how you can save time and reduce stress. We’ll even throw in a few tips that can help your wallet! Kick off 2022 […]

Watermills of the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed (hybrid virtual)

The Watershed Institute 31 Titus Mill Road, Pennington, NJ

People have long been drawn to water, out of basic necessity, as a source of food resources, and more recently, for the power it can provide. Explore the history of the water-powered industry and the several dozen or so watermills of the Stony Brook-Millstone watershed. These range in date from the early 18th through the […]

Benefits of Massage Therapy (virtual)

In addition to providing relaxation from daily stress, massage has many benefits beyond the spa. Learn how massage is applied to treat neuromuscular dysfunction; support the immune system; allay anxiety and soothe mood disorders; and other applications. This brief presentation will explain how massage therapy is appropriate for many conditions; how to prepare and what […]

The Music of the Civil Rights Movement (virtual)

Mercer County Library System invites you on a musical tour of Civil Rights history in America. John Clark, music historian, will cover the historical relevance and back stories of 1950s and 1960s anthems and songs that were popular through the Civil Rights Movement. Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to register to receive link to program.

Sports Book Club (indoors)

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

On Thursday, January 13, 7:00 pm, at Hopewell Branch Library, join this book club for adults with a sports twist! Each month, the group will discuss a book revolving around a sport, an athlete, a team, or a league. If the book is related to sports, it's fair game!  This month's book is "The NFL's Top 100" by […]

The WPA: When the Government Promoted Art, Gave the Country Hope, and Defeated the Depression

Pennington Public Library 30 North Main Street, Pennington, NJ

In 1935 the United States Government initiated an ambitious employment and infrastructure program known as the Works Progress Administration to contend with the bleakest years of the Great Depression. Federal Project Number One, as its cultural division was known, employed musicians, artists, writers, actors and directors in arts, drama, media, and literacy projects. This talk […]

Annual Book Sale (Indoors)

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

From Saturday, January 15 through Saturday, January 22, during library hours, stop by the Hopewell Branch Library for their annual book sale, sponsored by the Friends of Hopewell Branch Library. Peruse our selection of children’s and adult books for some fun finds, or bring home some old favorites. Book sale is open during library hours. […]


Hopewell Township Committee meeting

Zoom for now, link can be found in the Agenda Center. When allowed, meetings will be held at the Municipal Building. Hopewell Township Municipal Building 201 Washington Crossing Pennington Road Titusville, NJ 08560

Plant-based Diets Save Hearts and Homes: Small Actions, Big Changes (virtual)

The effects of eating more plant-based foods far exceed the well-known nutritional benefits on one’s health. Research shows that eating a more plant-based diet can also lower carbon footprint and global warming. The aim of this session is to discuss why and how we can eat more plant-based foods. Join Mercer County Library System on Tuesday, […]