Princeton University Community and Staff Day
Sep
22
10:00 AM10:00

Princeton University Community and Staff Day

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 emetro@princeton.edu

View Event →

PMA Summer Social
Jun
26
5:00 PM17:00

PMA Summer Social

We're happy to announce the details for one of the year's most anticipated PMA events, the summer social!

Join your fellow PMA members on Tuesday, June 26, 5:00 - 6:30PM at Two Sevens (277 Witherspoon Street) for an early evening of conversation, networking and delicious food and drink. Enjoy two complimentary drinks and a sampling of Two Sevens' latest menu.

Two guests per member are free of charge. Each additional guest is just $20.

Mark your calendars and we'll see you there!
 

View Event →
Let's Talk Climate and Its Impact on You
Jun
16
9:00 AM09:00

Let's Talk Climate and Its Impact on You

If you haven't attended one of our previous 'Let’s Talk Climate' events, please join the community conversation about Princeton’s changing climate and how it has or will impact you. Share your concerns and ideas, and help be a part of creating solutions that will work for all!

Join Sustainable Princeton, and Princeton area residents, for an open conversation. Saturday, June 16, 2018, at 9am. Suzanne Patterson Building, 45 Stockton Street Princeton, New Jersey. Free and open to all. We are asking attendees to pre-register to help us plan ahead. Light refreshments will served. This is the third of multiple events inviting the community to participate. For information about Sustainable Princeton, please visit sustainableprinceton.org.

View Event →
The Historical Society of Princeton’s Concert Under the Stars
Jun
9
6:30 PM18:30

The Historical Society of Princeton’s Concert Under the Stars

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.

View Event →
Pinot to Picasso: Vinyl & Velvet 1968
May
18
6:00 PM18:00

Pinot to Picasso: Vinyl & Velvet 1968

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.

View Event →
Why Does Princeton Need A Climate Action Plan?
May
16
7:00 PM19:00

Why Does Princeton Need A Climate Action Plan?

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.

View Event →
Communiversity
Apr
29
1:00 PM13:00

Communiversity

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.

View Event →
April Membership Meeting to Feature Princeton Real Estate Panel
Apr
24
8:00 AM08:00

April Membership Meeting to Feature Princeton Real Estate Panel

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."

Panelist Bios

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
JZA+D

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
EDENS

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).

 

View Event →
Princeton's Carbon Footprint: Our Impact on Climate Change
Mar
27
7:00 PM19:00

Princeton's Carbon Footprint: Our Impact on Climate Change

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.

View Event →
Palmer Square's 1st Annual Egg Hunt
Mar
24
11:00 AM11:00

Palmer Square's 1st Annual Egg Hunt

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.

View Event →
Princeton Pi Day
Mar
10
to Mar 14

Princeton Pi Day

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!)

View Event →
February General Membership Meeting: "Retail Innovation and Design"
Feb
20
8:00 AM08:00

February General Membership Meeting: "Retail Innovation and Design"

Our Panelists:

Joshua Zinder
Principal, Joshua Zinder Architecture + Design

Rob Van Varick
Principal, Design, Insights & Strategy, Michael Graves Architecture & Design

Hank Siegel
President, Hamilton Jewelers

Paul Elrath
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.

Learn more:
Joshua Zinder Architecture + Design
Michael Graves Architecture & Design
Hamilton Jewelers
Elrath Construction
PMA's editorial column in Princeton ECHO

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.

View Event →