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Princeton Events: Feb 25-28

Looking for things to do in and around Princeton this week? Here's our roundup of local events.

 

Monday

David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times and author, will speak as part of the Wilson School's "Leadership and Governance" Program. He will discuss his most recent book "Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power" A public reception, book sale and signing will follow the talk. Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, Princeton University, 4:30 p.m. 

Princeton Council will solicit public feedback during a work session to discuss NJ DOT's most recent proposal to eliminate two jughandles on Route 1 and install one a new one. The Council meeting begins at 7 p.m., 400 Witherspoon Street. Read more about the DOT proposal here.

 

Tuesday

Helen Schwartz, artist and arts writer, will talk about the landmark Barnes Foundation - then and now -with special attention to the contentious Dr. Barnes and the equally contentious dealings that were his legacy. The talk will also be an introduction to the world-famous collection, its unusual history and the story of the new building on the Parkway in Philadelphia. Princeton Senior Resource Center, 10:30 a.m. 

Panel Discussion: "Tech Startups" at Princeton Public Library. Entrepreneur Jim Medalia, Health Options Worldwide founder David Goldstein, Mapsaurus CEO Alice Zheng and medical technology entrepreneur Anne-Marie Maman focus on software and medical technology startups. Moderated by Suzanne Kaplan. Community Room, 7-9 p.m. 

 

Wednesday

The Woodrow Wilson School will host Robertson Hall, Princeton University, 4:30 p.m. 

 

Thursday

 The “Dining for a Cause” event includes a Prix Fixe menu featuring complimentary soft drinks, a choice of 2 starters, 4 entrees and 2 desserts. There will also be a small art auction, 6 p.m. 

Emancipation Proclamation Community Commemoration, featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning authors and historians James M. McPherson and Douglas Blackmon. The event will feature readings and songs by Princeton High School students and the authors will sign copies of their books. Princeton High School Performing Arts Center, 7-9 p.m. 

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