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Princeton Weekend Guide: Jan. 11-13

Looking for things do in and around Princeton this weekend? Here's our roundup of fun interesting events.

 

Friday

Bestselling author and motivational speaker Jim Donovan will present "Taking Charge of Your Life: How to Stop Chasing Rainbows and Land the Job that Fits You Perfectly," Community Room, 10 a.m.

Father-Daughter Conversation with Emily Raboteau and Albert Raboteau. Emily Raboteau’s book, "SEARCHING FOR ZION: The Quest for Home in the African Diaspora," is the result of 10 years of research, beginning when she visited a friend in Israel and realized that she, a biracial woman, had never felt as easily at home as her friend did in Israel. Albert Raboteau is the Henry W. Putman Professor of Religion at Princeton University. He is one of the nation’s foremost authorities on African-American religious history., $50, 6:30 p.m. 

New Years Open House at Fred Astaire Princeton, including dancing, light refreshments and open bar, $29, 7-9 p.m.  

. Cherry Grove Farm, Stults Farm and Terhune Orchards and the West Windsor Community Farmers Market will be featured. Wine and cheese reception after with live music. Tickets $10, 7:30 p.m. 

Spectacle Theatre presents "Tom 'n' Huck." Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn, and others come to life in this all-American classic adventure. $10 adults; $5 students/seniors, 8 p.m. 

The Lewis Center for the Arts' Program in Theater will present the gritty psychological crime drama, "A Steady Rain," by Keith Huff, 185 Nassau Street, $10 Students/Seniors, $12 General Admission, 8 p.m. 

 

Saturday

Tots on Tour (ages 3-5) at Grounds for Sculpture. Listen to a story, become GFS Park Explorers and make art. Lessons and themes change monthly. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited; First-come, first-serve. Meets in the Visitor’s Center, rain or shine. Free with park admission, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. 

Opening reception for "Structure and Flow: An Exploration of Contrasts in Abstraction" at Arts Council of Princeton features works by Al Aronson, Nancy Cohen, Benjamin Colbert, John Franklin, and Alyce Gottesman. Outdoor sculpture by Mike Gyampo, 3 p.m. 

Spectacle Theatre presents "Tom 'n' Huck."Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn, and others come to life in this all-American classic adventure. $10 adults; $5 students/seniors, 8 p.m. 

The Lewis Center for the Arts' Program in Theater will present the gritty psychological crime drama, "A Steady Rain," by Keith Huff, 185 Nassau Street, $10 Students/Seniors, $12 General Admission, 8 p.m. 

 

Sunday

Princeton HealthCare System will hold an Open House and Health Fair at the Neighborhood Information Center, 281 Witherspoon St., lower level. Get free flu shots, blood pressure screenings and refreshments. Meet Maria, the center's bilingual coordinator, who can provide free tickets from the old to the new hospital site and arrange for clinic appointments. Free, Noon to 3 p.m.

Ice Sculpture Demonstrations at Grounds for Sculpture. Let the chips fall where they may as master carvers turn huge blocks of ice into art. Using power saws, chisels, brawn, and grit, this group of artists will amaze you with what and how they create. Free with park admission, 2-4 p.m. 

“It’s Great to Skate” Open House at Princeton Skating Club. Potential skaters are invited for an afternoon of introduction and fun for the whole family. Experience figure and hockey skating and learn the basics in a fun-filled, friendly and warm environment. Skate rentals available, free, 2:45-4:15 p.m. 

The Lewis Center for the Arts' Program in Theater will present the gritty psychological crime drama, "A Steady Rain," by Keith Huff, 185 Nassau Street, $10 Students/Seniors, $12 General Admission, 8 p.m. 

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