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Events happening in and around Hopewell Valley

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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.

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The Amazing Pumpkin Carve – Drive-Thru

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

The 7th Annual Amazing Pumpkin Carve, presented by the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, is spectacular art and (not too) spooky drive-thru of Halloween fun from Wednesday, October 6 to Sunday, October 10 at Woolsey Park in Hopewell Township. Forty colossal pumpkins will be carved and electrified by many of the area’s most talented artists and […]

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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 […]

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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

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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. 

Trivia Night with Hopewell Branch Library (Indoors)

Join the Hopewell Branch for an evening of family-friendly trivia. Questions are geared toward adults, but kids 10 and over are welcome to participate, too! Play alone or form a team (of up to five adult members). Please include team name and number of team members when registering. Registration is required.

Breast Cancer Information Session (virtual)

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Join Mary Kiensicki, RN CBCN a Breast Health Navigator with Penn Medicine Princeton Medical Center. Kiensicki has been with Penn Medicine since 2007 and works closely with the breast surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and ancillary staff to help guide patients with disease of the breasts during their […]