American Council on Exercise Declares Day Before Thanksgiving as Workout Wednesday

American Council on Exercise Declares Day Before Thanksgiving as Workout Wednesday….who’s in? Move over Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday – here comes Workout Wednesday. In an effort to help people combat some of the effects of holiday weight gain (and reinforce healthy lifestyle choices throughout the year), the American Council on Exercise…

Small Business Saturday

You surely know about Black Friday and the savvy of you about Cyber-Monday but are you down with Small Business Saturday? It’s a mini-movement aimed at getting folks to shop local and support the small businesses in their communities.  Founded by American Express in 2010, this day is celebrated every year on the Saturday after…

PrincetonScoop’s Weekend Picks 11/21 – 11/24

Thursday, November 21 Learn about our area’s native inhabitants at the Lawrence Public Library’s presentation of ‘Indians of Central New Jersey.’ Archaeology archivist Jim Wade will present on the Native Americans who inhabited the area that we now know as Washington Crossing State Park. FREE, 7pm. www.mcl.org Help raise funds for Morven Museum and try…

Princeton hosts the Annual Trinity Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Morning.

Trinity Church in Princeton, NJ will host the Sixth Annual Turkey Trot 5K Race on Thanksgiving morning November 28, 2013. Trinity Church Turkey Trot is a wonderful event and a great way to prepare for the feast that follows. It has become a tradition in many Princeton households. Last year they raised a record-breaking $25,300…

Princeton University Meningitis Outbreak Update

Meningitis B vaccine update for Princeton campus     I am writing to let you know that at the request of the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reviewed the seven cases of meningococcal disease contracted by Princeton University students and a student visitor since March 2013,…

A Huge Thanks to Our Sponsors

We’d like to take a moment and give a big shout out and Thank You to our recent sponsors, who allow PrincetonScoop’s services to exist for our community! Arts Council of Princeton B&B Hair Color Studio The Bar Method of Princeton Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty Cooper Pest Control elements restaurant  Jane The Joan Levin…

10 ways to celebrate the holidays in Princeton

We love this time of the year and there is so much happening in Princeton, New Jersey so we decided to write a round up of 10 ways to celebrate the holidays in Princeton. 1. Go see The Nutcracker at McCarter Theater running November 27-30.  Featuring the American Repertory Ballet now in it’s 50th season. 2….

Princeton Girlchoir New Jersey presents A Ceremony of Carols December 8, 2013

In celebration of the centenary of Benjamin Britten, the Princeton Girlchoir New Jersey will perform his beloved works for treble choruses including A Ceremony of Carols, Missa Brevis in D, Op. 63, Psalm 150, Op. 67 and other favorites. This concert will feature treble works, both secular and sacred, composed by Benjamin Britten. A Ceremony…

PrincetonScoop’s Princeton Weekend Picks

Thursday, November 14 Meet T.A. Barron, author of ‘Atlantis Rising,’ at an author event presented by Princeton Public Library and Labyrinth Books. ‘Atlantis Rising’ is a fantasy epic that tells the story of the creation of Atlantis, and the heroes who helped build the lost city of wonder. Barron is a New York Times Bestselling…