Time For Dinner – make time to eat as a family

It’s back to school.   Sounds crazy, but I get the same feeling the day before school starts that I do on New Year’s eve. That moment when you can hit the reset button and all your past flaws and blowups are erased and you are given a clean slate. So with my clean slate,…

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Featured Upcoming Event *Save the date for a one-day-only trunk show at Hamilton Jewelers! On Tuesday the 16th, Hamilton Jewelers will host an Elizabeth Showers Trunk show featuring almost 200 pieces from the new collection. Think fantastic chandelier earrings, bangles, rings, and fabulous every day necklaces. (Psst: many will be one-of-a-kind or exclusive to the trunk!)…

Send Hunger Packing Cooking Challenge

Celebrity Chef, Brian Duffy, of the hit show Bar Rescue, will be on hand to accept a challenge… He will be provided with ingredients generally available to low-income families, and asked to create an affordable, easy to prepare, nutritious and tasty meal. Chef Duffy will also help local kids cook a meal of their own, as…

Entrepreneurial Classes for Kids at 8&Up

What if all children thought of themselves as entrepreneurs?  That question inspired Reuben Steiger to start 8andUp in April 2013.  In a pilot 6-week session he challenged 22 kids to use a $50 budget to invent, design and launch a product. The results inspired him.  “My Aha moment came when I saw the kids’ ideas”.  These have ranged from…

Zucchini Crusted Pizza to knock your socks off!

Food blogger and business owner Trish Ryan is constantly looking for healthy options to feed herself and her family. She is the founder of Time for Dinner, a meal planning service to help you enjoy healthy meals with your family. In this post, she celebrates the end of summer and offers a unique way to use up…

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Thursday, September 4 Get in the mood for a new school year with open books and familiar faces from our community with the Princeton Public Library’s ‘Literacy Readathon.’ Drop in for notable locals reading aloud from their favorite books! Guest readers include Mayor Liz Lempert, Princeton Public Schools Superintendent Steve Cochrane, and Princeton Board of…

Good Grief Princeton to Hold Golf Outing at Jasna Polana

Who could pass up a day on the links at TPC Jasna Polana, followed by dinner and cocktails, all for an excellent local cause? It’s time to sign up for Good Grief of Princeton’s annual fall Golf Outing! In case you aren’t familiar, Good Grief is an organization dedicated to providing free peer support for…

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Thursday, August 28 Explore Lake Mercer by boat – a pontoon boat, that is! The Mercer County Park offers pontoon boat nature tours, discussing the history of the lake and getting up close and personal to beaver lodges, basking turtles, waterfowl, and lakeside wildflowers. $10, 12 or 2pm.  www.mercercounty.org Friday, August 29 One more chill…

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          Thursday, August 14 Get back to the ABC’s on Thursday night with Princeton Public Library’s Spelling Bee. Join the PPL team at the fireplace on the second floor for a spelling bee for students in grades 4-8, complete with prizes. FREE, register in advance. 6:30pm. www.princetonlibrary.org Friday, August 15 Everyone’s…