The Historical Society of Princeton’s Concert Under the Stars on June 9 is the kick-off event to summer -- a “boots and blue jeans” music festival-style fundraiser in an unparalleled historic setting, featuring fabulous Nashville music and delicious local food and drink. Proceeds help HSP preserve collections and offer quality educational programs that enhance community vitality and build historical literacy.
Each fall, local residents join Princeton faculty, staff and students for Community and Staff Day, a celebration of sports, entertainment and community.
The festivities coincide with a home football game of the Princeton Tigers, and they include family events such as a youth sports clinic hosted by Princeton University athletes, entertainment, crafts, and an information fair featuring local community organizations.
All activities are free
For more information contact Erin Metro at (609) 258-5145 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Arts Council of Princeton’s signature spring art and wine fundraiser, Pinot to Picasso is set for a 60’s throw-back theme,Vinyl & Velvet 1968 in celebration of the arts organization’s 50th anniversary year. Friday, May 18, 6-10pm at theTechnology Center of Princeton, 330 Carter Road, Princeton. Attendees can expect a salon-style exhibition, gourmet tastings from local restaurants, wines from around the world and dancing. One of the highlights of the evening is the “Tombola,” an Italian-style lottery where every ticket holder wins an original work of art. Preview the artwork at the Pinot to Picasso Exhibition at the Arts Council’s Pop-Up Studio in the Princeton Shopping Center next to Metropolis Spa & Salon, 301 N. Harrison Street, Princeton, NJ. May 9-15, 2018, with a special Preview Opening Reception on May 10 at 6pm.
Tickets for Vinyl & Velvet are available online at artscouncilofprinceton.org or by calling 609.924.8777 x 109. For more information, please visit artscouncilofprinceton.org or call 609.924.8777.
Countries, states and cities across the world are adopting climate action plans to mitigate and prepare for the effects of climate change. Princeton is ready to step up and create its own plan. What does this mean and how can it be accomplished? Join us for an important discussion on the reasons why Princeton needs a Climate Action Plan with guest speakers, Sophie Glovier, Princeton-based environmental advocate and author of Walk the Trails In and Around Princeton, and George T. DiFerdinando, Jr., a board-certified general internist who has combined a career in public health and higher education with a sustained professional and personal interest in the impact of behavior on physical health.
This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Co-sponsored by the Princeton Public Library and supported by NRG Energy.
About Sustainable Princeton
Founded in 2012, Sustainable Princeton is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire our community to develop and implement solutions that positively impact the environment. With a vision for Princeton to be a model town that examines every action through the lens of sustainability ensuring a healthy environment, a strong economy, and the well-being of all community members now and in the future. Their office is located at 1 Monument Drive, Princeton, New Jersey. For more information, visit sustainableprinceton.org.
Produced by the Arts Council of Princeton with participation from the students of Princeton University and support from the town of Princeton, Communiversity ArtsFest features over 200 booths showcasing original art and contemporary crafts, unique merchandise and culinary masterpieces from local chefs, plus six stages of continuous live entertainment. Communiversity ArtsFest draws over 40,000 art lovers and fun seekers to downtown Princeton, making it Central New Jersey’s largest and longest running cultural event.
April's membership meeting will feature a panel discussion at the Princeton Public Library on the state of residential, office and retail activity and trends in Princeton real estate. Panelists include Judson Henderson, Principal, Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty; Peter Dodds, Principal, Morford and Dodds Realty; Joshua Zinder, Principal, Joshua Zinder Architecture + Design; Michael Kenny, V.P. Investments, EDENS Properties; and Derek Bridger, Zoning Officer, Town of Princeton. Moderator: Jack Morrison, Owner, JM Group.
Coffee and networking beings at 8:00 a.m. Panel starts at 8:30 a.m.
Expected key takeaways include:
- What is driving clients to seek tenancy in our marketplace
- What is deterring clients from entering our marketplace
- What are the hurdles of a successful transition to our marketplace
- What can the PMA and its members do to enhance and aid this process
Get a head start on the session's content! Read the latest from Peter Dodds and Judson Henderson in the Princeton Echo: "Princeton Merchants Association: Small Town Charm Keeps Businesses Happy."
Judson Henderson, Principal
Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty
At the age of eighteen when most people were trying to cling to those last days of high school, Jud was busy getting licensed as a real estate salesperson. Ten years later he upgraded that original license to become a broker associate with the Princeton Real Estate Group, later serving as Broker of Record for Henderson Sotheby's International Realty and now a Managing Member of Callaway Henderson Sotheby's International Realty. Jud is happily doing what he does best - helping people make smart real estate decisions, both residential and commercial.
Joshua Zinder, Founder and Principal
Joshua Zinder founded Joshua Zinder Architecture + Design in 2006 as a full service architecture and interior design firm bringing a unique, contemporary style to every project. The AIA of New Jersey named Joshua Zinder as Architect of the year in 2013, and selected JZA+D as 2014 Firm of the Year. JZA+D’s diverse design portfolio includes high-end commercial space, gourmet restaurants, educational institutions, private homes and government/municipal facilities. Josh serves on the board of the Princeton Merchants Association and the Jewish Center of Princeton.
Derek Bridger, Zoning Officer
Town of Princeton
As the Zoning Officer for Princeton, NJ, Derek is an integral part of the application process for any commercial or residential development in Princeton. Derek has served Princeton in a variety of roles since 2001 and continues to be the go-to person at town hall, as the arbiter for the zoning process and an advocate for the development community.
Peter Dodds, Principal
Morford & Dodds Realty
Peter Dodds has been active in the Princeton area commercial real estate industry for the past thirty-two years. He is a founding partner of Morford & Dodds Realty as well as the president of the affiliated commercial property management firm of Keller Property Management. His experience includes completing transactions for major clients such as The Trustees of Princeton University and Saul Ewing, LLP. During Peter's career he has successfully represented both landlords and tenants in purchase and lease negotiations for over five million square feet of transactions. He also currently serves as a member on the Board of Trustees for McCarter Theatre.
Michael Kenny, V.P. Investments
With more than a decade of experience in leasing, development and acquisitions, Michael Kenny is responsible for overseeing the daily activity of EDENS’s portfolio of properties in New England and the New York MSA. Additionally, he directs the acquisition and disposition activity in the Northeast region. Mike earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from Brown University, and is an active member of both International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and Urban Land Institute (ULI).
Promos, Primping, and Princesses, need we say more? Let us pamper you like royalty at Palmer Square Princeton. Enjoy a shopping excursion tailor made for you and your child that includes incentives and activities via our retailers around the square!
Registration is required for this event.
Princeton is working to do its part to combat climate change and become a more resilient community through the creation of a Climate Action Plan. As a first step in this process, we've taken stock of the planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions we create through everything from heating and cooling our homes to driving fossil-fuel burning cars. But which activities in Princeton contribute the most? Rescheduled due to snow, please join us Tuesday, March 27 at 7:00 pm in Maeder Hall at the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Princeton University to find out! We'll share the results of Princeton's greenhouse gas inventory and discuss actions everyone can take right now to reduce our impact. Mark A. Zondlo,Princeton University associate professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, will deliver opening remarks.
This event is free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by the
Princeton Public Library and presented with support from NRG Energy.
Join us for our 1st Annual Egg Hunt and start a new tradition with your family! Enjoy children’s activities and offers for the entire family, sponsored by Palmer Square retailers.
Each child (ages 1-10) will gather prize filled eggs and chocolates from around the Square!Stay and party with the Bunny after the hunt as he leads the children for a hoppin’ DJ Dance Party! There will be plenty of photo opportunities and meet and greets with the Bunny himself, be sure to bring your cameras or phones.
Einstein was born on March 14th - 3.14 - the numeric equivalent of Pi! Every year the town of Princeton celebrates with an irrational number of events! Pie Eating, Pie Judging, Pie Throwing, Pi Recitation, Pizza Pie and Cupcake Decorating Contests! (Nearly all events are free but purchasing a VIP pass guarantees seating and participation to the main Pi Day Princeton events! Events with prize money are for contestants 12 yrs and younger!)
Principal, Joshua Zinder Architecture + Design
Rob Van Varick
Principal, Design, Insights & Strategy, Michael Graves Architecture & Design
President, Hamilton Jewelers
President, Elrath Construction
Facing competition from the Internet and big-box malls, Princeton’s unique local shops maintain relevance and thrive by displaying special wares in well-designed spaces that attract customers in person. Our panelists will discuss how good design helps distinguish the special character of retail businesses in town and innovative ways to achieve aesthetic goals within limited time and budget.
8:00 - 8:30am - Coffee and Informal Networking
8:30 - 10:00am - Featured Presentation
Presentation begins promptly at 8:30 am!
This meeting will be held at the Nassau Inn.