Friday

January 7

School Sports

High School South Boys Basketball, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. At Trenton. 7 p.m.

High School South Girls Basketball, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Trenton. 7 p.m.

High School South Ice Hockey, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Randolph at New Arena. 7 p.m.

Drama

The Secret in the Wings, Berlind Theater at McCarter, 91 University Place, 609-258-2787. Five classic fairy tales adapted and directed by Mary Zimmerman include Three Blind Queens, Allerleirah, The Princess Who Wouldn’t Laugh, Silent for Seven Years, and Beauty and the Beast. Not suitable for small children. Through February 13. $28 to $48. 8 p.m.

The Foreigner, Kelsey Theater, Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, 609-584-9444. Opening night for Maurer Productions On Stage comedy about a fisherman who pretends not to speak or understand English. Reception follows performance. Through January 16. $12. 8 p.m. See story page 28.

Bed Full of Foreigners, Off-Broadstreet Theater, 5 South Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell, 609-466-2766. Dave Freeman’s comedy about a European vacation gone awry. Through January 22. $23.75 & $25.25. 8 p.m.

An Evening of Song, Princeton University Theater & Dance Program, Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau Street, 609-258-1742. $10. 8 p.m.

Art

Artist of Art and Life, West Windsor Library, North Post Road, 609-799-0462. Exhibit of painting by Indian artist Jayant Parikh. Born in India in 1940, he has exhibited in both India and abroad. He has received numerous national and international awards in painting and graphics. Through January 31.

Frank Magalhaes and E.J. Greenblat, Gallery 14, 14 Mercer Street, Hopewell, 609-333-8511. Reception for shared exhibits, “Closeup: A Photographer and His Lady” by Frank Magalhaes, and “A Taste of New Orleans” by E. J. Greenblat. Exhibits on view through February 6. Meet the photographers on Sunday, January 9, 1 to 3 p.m. 6 to 9 p.m.

Rico Telofski, Gourgaud Gallery, Cranbury Town Hall, Schoolhouse Lane, Cranbury, 609-395-0900. Opening reception for “Art for Guys,” an exhibition by Telofski of color composited images creating a spoof on modern society and advertising. A Plainsboro resident, Telofski is a nationally exhibited pop artist. On view through January 28. 6 to 8 p.m. See story page 23.

Dancing

Lambertville Country Dancers, St. Andrews Church, 50 York Street, Lambertville, 609-393-3762. English country dance. $8. 8 p.m.

Opera

Egisto, University Opera Theater, Richardson Auditorium, 609-258-5000. Francesco Cavalli’s comedy directed by Clifford Sofield, and Michael Pratt conducts members of the University Orchestra. Princeton professor Wendy Heller presents a talk followed by 8 p.m. performance. Free by reservation. 7 p.m.

Art

Art Opening, Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-8777. Reception for “Distillations,” a shared exhibit by Pam Farrell and Madhvi Subrahmanian. The show features Indian-inspired pottery and clay sculpture by Subrahmanian along with Farrel’s exhibit of encaustic works created by an ancient painting method. Through January 21. Artists present a talk and slide presentation at 7 p.m. 6 to 8 p.m.

Comedy Night

West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South, Clarksville Road, West Windsor, 609-799-5713. Rob Magnotti, a featured comedian known for his work on “Last Comic Standing.” Dessert followed by show. $10. 7:30 p.m.

Faith

Church of Saint Ann, Route 206, Lawrenceville, 609-882-6491. Taize prayer. 7:30 p.m.

Food & Dining

Quick Dinner Ideas, Whole Foods Market, Windsor Green Shopping Center, West Windsor, 609-799-2919. Sue Gordon presents meals to make on a time budget. Register. $15. 7 p.m.

Health & Wellness

Women’s Workout Center, Princeton YWCA, 609-497-2100. The new fitness center offers free fitness and yoga to January 8.

Krishna Das at Dillon Gymnasium, Integral Yoga of Princeton, Dillon Gym, Princeton, 609-683-9199. Krishna Das will lead a large yoga class at Dillon Gym. $20, bring yoga mats or cushion. 8 p.m.

Hot Spots

Robert Hazard, Triumph Brewing Company, 138 Nassau Street, 609-924-7855. Singer songwriter Hazard hit the big time when Cyndi Lauper did his song, “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” in 1983. These days, he’s back to his roots as a blues and folk singer, working with a small band. $5. 10 p.m.

Cool Spots

Folk by Association, Borders Books, 601 Nassau Park, 609-514-0040. Acoustic singer/songwriter duo. Free. 8 p.m.

Schools

Public Lecture, Waldorf School, 1062 Cherry Hill Road, 609-466-1970. “Teaching Humanities at the Waldorf High School: Content, Methods, and Goals for Teenage Personality Development” presented by Valentin Wember. A history and German teacher in Germany, he is the author of three books. Register. 7 p.m.

Singles

Divorce Recovery Support Group, Princeton Church of Christ, 33 River Road, Princeton, 609-581-3889. Open discussion. Free. 7:30 p.m.

Sports

Princeton Hockey, Baker Rink, 609-258-3538. Clarkson. 7:00 p.m.

Saturday January 8

School Sports

High School North Boys Basketball, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Phillipsburg 1 p.m.

High School North Girls Basketball, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. At Phillipsburg 1 p.m.

High School North Wrestling, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Princeton. 1 p.m.

High School South Wrestling, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. At Lawrence. 1 p.m.

Drama

The Secret in the Wings, Berlind Theater at McCarter, 91 University Place, 609-258-2787. $28 to $48. 3 and 8 p.m.

The Foreigner, Kelsey Theater, Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, 609-584-9444. $12. 8 p.m.

Bed Full of Foreigners, Off-Broadstreet Theater, 5 South Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell, 609-466-2766. $23.75 & $25.25. 8 p.m.

An Evening of Song, Princeton University Theater & Dance Program, Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau Street, 609-258-1742. $10. 8 p.m.

Art

Princeton University Art Museum, 609-258-3788. Highlights tour by docents, free. 2 p.m.

Classical Music

Egisto, University Opera Theater, Richardson Auditorium, 609-258-5000. Francesco Cavalli’s comedy performed by members of Music 214, Projects in Vocal Performance. Directed by Clifford Sofield, Class of 2002, and Michael Pratt conducts members of the University Orchestra. Professor Wendy Heller speaks, followed by 8 p.m. performance. Free by reservation. 7 p.m.

Bach and Handel Fest, Dryden Ensemble, Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary, 609-466-8541. The program features Julianne Baird opening with the Overture from Handel’s “Water Music.” The concert concludes with Bach’s “Cantata 52: Falsche Welt. $22. 8 p.m.

Northern Lights Festival, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, War Memorial, Trenton, 800-ALLEGRO. Neeme Jarvi, conductor, and Per Tengstrand, piano. Program includes Finlandia, Op. 26, Sibelius. $24 to $82. 8 p.m.

Ron Orlando and Friends, Roosevelt Arts Project, Municipal Building, Roosevelt, 609-443-4421. American-roots music include cuts from his new CD, “Jasper, Texas.” Snow date is Saturday, January 15. 8 p.m.

Jazz & Blues

Karen Zumbrunn Trio, Hopewell Bistro, 15 East Broad Street, 609-466-9889. Jazz piano and dancing. $15 minimum. 7 p.m.

Tsunami Benefit

Tsunami Relief Fund Raiser, Plainsboro Arts Partnership, High School North, 90 Grover Mill Road, Plainsboro, 609-799-0909. An evening of South Asian Dances presented by Nrithyanjali Institute of Dance, Asha for Education, and Plainsboro Arts Partnership. Presentation of Indian, Indonesian, and Thai dance. All proceeds will be forwarded to relief efforts in South Asian. Food available after concert. Suggested minimum donation is $10. 5 p.m.

Veteran’s Benefit

Rock-n-Roll Party, Montgomery Township Veterans Memorial, Cherry Valley Country Club, 125 Country Club Drive, Skillman, 609-466-1643. Benefit for the memorial features entertainment, dinner, and cocktails. The Bangers will perform songs from their recently released CDs, “Star Spangled Americans” and “Out of This Universe.” Casual dress, no jeans. $75. 6 to 9:30 p.m.

Peace Gathering

PeaceWeavers, Princeton University Chapel, 609-397-1844. 15th annual New Year’s Peace Gathering combines songs and prayers to promote peace around the world. Bring drums and rattles for musical part of the program. Massage and reflexology sessions are available from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. $25. $10; kids free. 7 p.m.

Ice Skating

Hora on Ice, Congregation Beth Chaim, Princeton Sports Center, South Brunswick, 609-799-9401. Ice skating evening for all ages. Shake rental included. Bring a non-perishable Kosher food item for the food pantry. Register. $7. 8:30 p.m.

Food & Dining

Historic Foodways Demonstration, Johnson Ferry House, Washington Crossing State Park, 609-737-2515. Early American cooking class presented by food historian Mercy Ingraham includes hands-on instruction and a full meal. Register. $38. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Health & Wellness

Tai Chi, West Windsor Senior Center, 609-799-9068. Free. 8:30 a.m.

Open House, Yoga Studio, 114 West Franklin Avenue, Pennington, 609-818-9888. Classes, posture demo, prize drawings. 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Prenatal Yoga, Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, 50 Vreeland Drive, Suite 506, Skillman, 609-924-7294. Breathing, energy conservation, and focus. Drop-ins welcome. $20. 10:30 a.m.

Mom and Baby Yoga. For mothers and babies ages four weeks to six month. Drop-ins welcome. $15. Noon.

Maternity Unit Tour, University Medical Center at Princeton, 253 Witherspoon Street, 609-497-4480. Register. Free. 1 p.m.

History

After Holidays Walk, Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park, Washington Crossing State Park, Titusville, 732-873-3050. Five-mile walk along the canal with the D&R’s historian. Register. Free. 1 p.m.

Video, American Revolution, Volume I, Washington Crossing State Park, Visitor Center Museum, Titusville, 609-737-9303. Video screening on the outbreak of the war at Lexington and Concord and examines the forces behind the Revolution. 2 p.m.

Cool Spots

Larry Tritel, Orpha’s Coffee Shop, 1330 Route 206, Skillman, 609-430-2828. Rock, blues, funk, jazz, oldies, and originals. 9 a.m.

Acme Trio. Jazz. 2 p.m.

Emergency Funk Squad, Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-4377. Music. 8:30 p.m.

Kids Stuff

S4S, West Windsor Library, 333 North Post Road, 609-799-0462. Free tutoring for grades 3 and up. 10:30 a.m.

Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, 609-716-1570. Corduroy Bear visits. 11 a.m.

For Parents

Music Together, 609-924-7801, ext. 334. Winter session of classes for infants through age four and a parent or caregiver begins. Locations in Princeton, East Windsor, Hamilton, Hopewell, Kingston, Pennington, and East Brunswick. 9 a.m.

For Teens

Writers Workshop, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-9529. Author Megan McCafferty presents two-hour creative writing workshop for students in grades 6 to 12. No experience necessary. Register. Free. 2 p.m.

Schools

Aqueous Worlds of Wonder, Princeton Day School, The Great Road, Princeton, 609-924-6700. Opening reception for artists Nancy Staub Laughlin and Logan Laughlin. Register. 5 a.m.

Princeton Friends School, 470 Quaker Road, Princeton, 609-683-1194. Open house. 1 p.m.

Sports

Princeton Hockey, Baker Rink, 609-258-3538. St. Lawrence. 7:00 p.m.

Trenton Titans Hockey, Sovereign Bank Arena, Hamilton Avenue at Route 129, 609-599-9500. Atlantic City. $10.50 to $25.50. 7 p.m.

Sunday

January 9

School Sports

High School North and South Winter Track, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. NJSIAA Relays at Princeton University. Noon

Drama

The Secret in the Wings, Berlind Theater at McCarter, 91 University Place, 609-258-2787. $28 to $48. 2 and 7:30 p.m.

Bed Full of Foreigners, Off-Broadstreet Theater, 5 South Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell, 609-466-2766. $23.75 & $25.25. 2:30 p.m.

An Evening of Song, Princeton University Theater & Dance Program, Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau Street, 609-258-1742. $10. 8 p.m.

Art

Focus on Sculpture 2005, Grounds For Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-586-0616. First day for “Focus on Sculpture 2005,” an annual juried exhibition of photographs by amateur photographers and the figurative sculptures of contemporary Norwegian artist Nicolaus Widerberg. On view in the Domestic Arts Building to May 1. 10 a.m.

Frank Magalhaes and E.J. Greenblat, Gallery 14, 14 Mercer Street, Hopewell, 609-333-8511. Meet the photographers of shared exhibits, “Closeup: A Photographer and His Lady” by Frank Magalhaes, and “A Taste of New Orleans” by E. J. Greenblat. On view through February 6. 1 to 3 p.m.

Contemporary Chinese Art, Montgomery Center for the Arts, 124 Montgomery Road, Skillman, 609-921-3272. Reception for exhibition of work by prominent Chinese artists “Ancient Arts in a Modern World: Contemporary Chinese Art.” Artists include Zhi Lin, Hong Zhu An, Zhenmin Ji, and Chao-Han Huang. Exhibit on view through February 12, 2005. Gallery talk by Virginia Bower at 2 p.m. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Mel Liepzig, Artworks, 19 Everett Alley, Trenton, 609-394-9436. Reception for an exhibit of recent paintings featuring members of the faculty, staff, and students of Mercer County Community College. Free. 2 p.m.

Princeton University Art Museum, 609-258-3788. Highlights tour by docents, free. 2 p.m.

Classical Music

Faculty Recital, Westminster Choir College, Bristol Chapel, 609-921-2663. “Clarinet and Friends” features clarinetists Kenneth Ellison, Jay Hassler, and Jodi Weitz; pianists Bingbing Chang, Lynda Saponara, and Edward Deptula; and flutist Kevin Willoise. Works by Hindemith, Libermann, Barab, and Cooke. $10. 4 p.m.

Jazz & Blues

Laurie Altman, pianist, Steinway Musical Society, Jacobs Music, 2540 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville, 609-434-0222. Pianist and composer Laurie Altman performs. 4 p.m.

Good Causes

Night Out with NAMI, NAMI Mercer, Music Building, College of New Jersey, Ewing, 609-777-9766. Benefit lecture recital features pianist and psychiatrist Richard Kogan performing the music of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, a musical legend who suffered from depression during most of his life. Concert only $35; Concert and Romanov banquet reception $150. 3 p.m.

Polenta Festival

Festa della Polenta, Dorothea’s House, 120 John Street, Princeton, 609-924-9713. Annual event of variations of recipes, old and new on the theme of polenta. Bring your own favorites and be ready to taste others. Free. 5 p.m.

Health & Wellness

Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, 50 Vreeland Drive, Suite 506, Skillman, 609-924-7294. Yoga for stress reduction class. 10:15 a.m.

Ruth A. Golush, 666 Plainsboro Road, Suite 655, Plainsboro, 609-426-9693. “Seeds for the New Moon.” Register. $10. 7:30 p.m.

West Windsor History

Open House, Historical Society of West Windsor, Schenck House, 50 Southfield Road, West Windsor, 609-452-8598. Tour the 1790-1830 farm house features museum rooms, memorabilia, and exhibits of West Windsor history. Donations welcome. 1 to 4 p.m.

Cool Spots

Larry Tritel, Orpha’s Coffee Shop, 1330 Route 206, Skillman, 609-430-2828. 9 a.m.

Lectures

Flower Power, Whole Foods Market, Windsor Green Shopping Center, West Windsor, 609-799-2919. Diana Kobus presents a program on the steps of choosing and arranging cut flowers. Register. $25. 2 p.m.

Al-Jazeera: The Myth versus the Reality, Princeton University Middle East Society, Art Museum, Princeton University, 609-258-5006. Hafez Al-Mirazi speaks. Free. 4 p.m.

Outdoor Action

Nature Videos, Washington Crossing State Park, Visitor Center, Titusville, 609-737-0609. Screening of nature videos. Free. 1:30 p.m.

Schools

Ring Nursery Open House, Jewish Community Center of the Delaware Valley, 999 Lower Ferry Road, Ewing, 609-883-9550. Pre-school programs are two, three, and five days. Afternoon enrichment classes with a lunch option. Early and late hours available. Call director Joann Baumgarten for information. 12:30 p.m.

Open House, Princeton Montessori School, 487 Cherry Valley Road, 609-924-4594. Presentation and tour. Register at ext. 245. 1 to 4 p.m.

Singles

Jewish Singles of Mercer County, KC Prime Restaurant, Lawrenceville, 609-883-9550. Brunch. Register. $20. 11 a.m.

Monday

January 10

School Sports

High School South Ice Hockey, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Manasquan at Mercer County Park. 8 p.m.

Art

Bible Drawings, Princeton Theological Seminary, Erdman Hall Gallery, 20 Library Place, 609-497-7990. Opening reception for William Hogan and Howard Berelson’s exhibit of Bible Drawings. On view through February 11. 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Literati

McCarter Live at the Library, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-9529. “Producing Martha Graham,” a behind-the-scenes look at how the innovative dance company is run. Executive director Marvin Preston, a Princeton resident, is joined by members of the company’s artistic and management teams. The company performs at McCarter on Friday, January 28. 7:30 p.m.

Delaware Valley Poets, Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, 609-716-1570. B.J. Ward is reading. An open read follows. Free. 8 p.m.

Health & Wellness

Blood Drive, American Red Cross, Nassau Club of Princeton, 6 Mercer Street, 800-448-3543. 1 to 6 p.m.

Michal Ben-Reuven, 51 Clover Lane, Princeton, 609-924-2595. Feldenkrais for back and hips. $120 for eight weeks. 5 p.m.

Introduction to Essential Oils, Full Circle Family, 329 Princeton Hightstown Road, East Windsor, 609-371-0888. Darby Mackenzie Line presents history and benefits of essential oils. Register. $40. 7 to 9 p.m.

Meet the Chef, Princeton Healthcare System Foundation, Princeton Fitness and Wellness Center, Route 206, 609-497-4480. Jesus Donis, chef of Sante Fe Grille, prepares dishes with a Southwestern flare including potato soup and chicken almendado. Register. Free. 7 p.m.

Baby Care, University Medical Center at Princeton, 253 Witherspoon Street, 609-497-4480. Register. $35 per couple. 7 p.m.

History

Historical Society of West Windsor, Schenck House, 50 Southfield Road, West Windsor, 609-452-8598. Meeting. 7:30 p.m.

Kids Stuff

West Windsor Library, 333 North Post Road, 609-799-0462. Toddlertime with Elke. Storytime for ages 4 and up at 4 p.m. Register. Free. 10:30 a.m.

Health & Wellness

Happy Baby, Healthy Baby, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-9529. New series for parents and caregivers kicks off with session on infant massage. Register. Free. 10:30 a.m.

Infant and Child CPR Course, Jewish Community Center of the Delaware Valley, 999 Lower Ferry Road, Ewing, 609-883-9550. For adults. Register. $50. 6 p.m.

PFLAG, Trinity Church, 33 Mercer Street, Princeton, 609-683-5155. Monthly meeting of PFLAG (Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays). Group meets second Monday of each month. Open forum for discussion and support. Free. 7:30 p.m.

Schools

Open House, Maple Stream Road School, 50 Maple Stream Road, East Windsor, 609-448-1144. Pre-school for ages 2 1/2 to 5. Half or full-day classes, kindergarten enrichment, mommy and me program, and mom’s day out. Through January 14. 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

For Seniors

West Windsor Retirees Group, West Windsor Senior Center, 609-799-9068. “Emergency Preparedness” presented by Jim Yates, director West Windsor Emergency Services. Free. 10 a.m.

Tuesday

January 11

Municipal Meetings

WW-P Board of Education, Community Middle School, 609-71-5000. Work Meeting. 7:30 p.m

School Sports

High School North Swimming, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Nottingham. 4 p.m.

High School South Swimming, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Trenton. 4 p.m.

High School North vs. South Girls Basketball, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. At High School North. 5:30 p.m.

High School North vs. South Boys Basketball, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. At High School North. 7:30 p.m.

Drama

The Secret in the Wings, Berlind Theater at McCarter, 91 University Place, 609-258-2787. $28 to $48. 7:30 p.m.

Literati

Writers Talking, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-9529. Robert A. Scott, author of “The Gothic Enterprise: A Guide to Understanding the Medieval Cathedral.” The associate director emeritus of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, he was a sociology professor at Princeton University for 18 years. He explores how and why cathedrals were built and their uses. 7:30 p.m.

Good Causes

Lunch and Learn for Legal Staff, Mercer County Bar Association, Amalfi’s Italian Restaurant, 146 Lawrenceville-Pennington Road, Lawrenceville, 609-585-6200. Lunch and learn for legal secretaries, paralegals with Hon. Judge Paulette Sapp-Peterson, Cindy Leslie-Post and Nina Thomas. $40, includes materials and full lunch, register. Noon.

Dance

Breast Cancer Resource Center, YWCA Princeton, Bramwell House Living Room, 609-497-2100. “The Biology of Tumors: What This Means for Breast Cancer Treatment,” free, donations welcome, 609-252-2003. 7:30 p.m.

Food & Dining

Vegetarian Series, Whole Foods Market, Windsor Green Shopping Center, West Windsor, 609-799-2919. Register. $15. 7 p.m.

Health & Wellness

Varicose Veins: Now You See ‘Em, Now You Don’t, Princeton Healthcare System Foundation, Princeton Fitness and Wellness Center, Route 206, 609-497-4480. Seminar by Dr. Kenneth Goldman on varicose veins, wear or bring shorts to change into for screening afterwards. Register. Free. 6 p.m.

Ruth A. Golush, 666 Plainsboro Road, Suite 655, Plainsboro, 609-426-9693. “Chi Kung Energy Exercises and Healing.” Register. $20. 7 p.m.

The Biology of Tumors, Breast Cancer Resource Center of the YWCA Princeton, Bramwell House, Paul Robeson Place, 609-252-2003. The speaker, Dr. Richard T. Lee is an internist specializing in hematology and medical oncology with Princeton Medical Group. Free. 7:30 p.m.

Hot Spots

John Bianculli, Brothers Moon Restaurant, 7 West Broad Street, Hopewell, 609-333-1330. Dinner and jazz featuring John Bianculli on piano and Tom Baker on drums. 7:30 p.m.

Kids Stuff

Storytime and Crafts, Borders Books, 601 Nassau Park, 609-514-0040. Free. 10 a.m.

West Windsor Library, 333 North Post Road, 609-799-0462. Storytime with Elke. Kidcraft with Faith at 4:15 p.m. Register. 10:30 a.m.

Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, 609-716-1570. Storytime. 11 a.m.

Job Seekers

Job Fair, Mercer Chamber, Rider University, Bart Luedeke Center, 609-393-4143. Seminars include resume, networking, and interviewing skills. Industries represented include retail, banking, insurance, publishing, education, healthcare, government, and hospitality. Snow date, Wednesday, January 12. Cost of admission is a copy of your resume. Business attire encouraged. Bring 20 copies of your resume. Free parking. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

JobSeekers, Parish Hall entrance, Trinity Church, 33 Mercer Street, 609-924-2277. Networking and support for changing jobs or careers, weekly, free. 7:30 p.m.

Science Lectures

Amateur Astronomers Association of Princeton, Peyton Hall, Ivy Lane, Princeton University, 609-393-2565. Guest speakers. Group meets second Tuesday of each month. Free. 8 p.m.

Outdoor Action

Princeton Ski Club, Masonic Lodge, River Road, Kingston, 732-431-0118. General meeting. Non-members welcome. 7 p.m.

Schools

Open House, Maple Stream Road School, 50 Maple Stream Road, East Windsor, 609-448-1144. Pre-school for ages 2 1/2 to 5. Half or full-day classes, kindergarten enrichment, mommy and me program, and mom’s day out. 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Waldorf School, 1062 Cherry Hill Road, 609-466-1970. “From Kindergarten to First Grade: Is Your Child Ready?” presented by Waldorf educators, Kathy Berkowitz, Lorraine Shiarappa, and Tammy Wagner. Register. 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday January 12

Municipal Meetings

Plainsboro Township Committee, Municipal Building, 641 Plainsboro Road, 609-799-0909. Business Meeting. 7:30 p.m.

School Sports

High School South Ice Hockey, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Notre Dame at Mercer County Park. 6 p.m.

High School South Wrestling, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. At Allentown. 6 p.m.

High School North Winter Track, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. CVC relays at Lawrenceville. 6:30 p.m.

High School North Wrestling, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. At Hamilton West. 6:30 p.m.

High School South Winter Track, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. CVC relays at Ewing. 6:30 p.m.

High School North Ice Hockey, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Hopewell at Mercer County Park. 8 p.m.

Drama

The Secret in the Wings, Berlind Theater at McCarter, 91 University Place, 609-258-2787. $28 to $48. 7:30 p.m.

Film

I Never Sang for My Father, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-9529. A film series, “Reel Man, Real Man: Beyond the Macho Myth,” challenges the stereotypical Hollywood portrayal of men. Screenings include an introduction by a member of the film selection committee and the post-discussion of issues presented by the movie. Co-production with Arts Council of Princeton. Free. 7 p.m.

Dancing

Princeton Country Dancers, Suzanne Patterson Center, behind Borough Hall, 609-683-7956. $7. Beginners welcome, lessons at 7:40 p.m. 8 p.m.

Literati

Readings Over Coffee, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-9529. “Godly and Righteous, Peevish and Perverse: Clergy in Literature and Letters.” Read by Pat Connor. 10:30 a.m.

Faith

Power of Words, Congregation Beth Chaim, 329 Village Road East, West Windsor, 609-799-9401. “But Names Will Never Hurt Me: A Look at Our Sources” presented by Yocheved Engelbert Cohen, director at the Center for Jewish Life/Hillel at Princeton University. $5 donation. 7 p.m.

Jazz Vespers, Princeton University Chapel, Washington Road, 609-258-3654. Jazz Vespers Ensemble conducted by Anthony D. J. Branker. Free. 8 p.m.

Health & Wellness

Cosmetic Surgery, Princeton Healthcare System Foundation, Princeton Fitness and Wellness Center, Route 206, 609-497-4480. “New Year, New You” presented by Dr. Thomas A. Leach. Register. Free. 7 p.m.

House Tours

Open House, Drumthwacket, Drumthwacket Foundation, 354 Stockton Street, 609-683-0591. Guided public tours of New Jersey’s official governor’s residence. Free admission. Reservations required by phone or at www.drumthwacket.org. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Kids Stuff

Robotics Workshop and Competition, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-9529. Brian Patton of Robodyssey leads a demonstration of robotics and learn how to program a robot to run a maze and challenge other participants to maze races. For grade 3 and 4 with parent. Grades 5 and over at 1:30 p.m. Register. 10 a.m.

West Windsor Library, 333 North Post Road, 609-799-0462. Storytime with Faith. Register. Free. 10:30 a.m.

S4S. Free tutoring for grades 3 and up. 5 p.m.

For Families

Disney On Ice, Sovereign Bank Arena, Hamilton Avenue at Route 129, 609-599-9500. “Mickey and Minnie’s Magical Journey” features the worlds of “Lilo & Stitch,” “The Little Mermaid,” “101 Dalmations,” and “Peter Pan.” The music combines familiar tunes, new favorites, and classic rock-and-roll songs. Through Sunday, January 16. $10.50 to $22.50. 7 p.m.

Outdoor Action

Don Griffin Photographs, Central New Jersey Sierra Club, Lawrence Library, Darrah Lane and Route One, 609-683-0763. Don Griffin, the group’s longtime outings chair, returns to share his photos and experiences from an outing to Crater Lake National Park in Oregon, where he worked on trail maintenance and vegetation. Free. 7:30 p.m.

Schools

Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart, 101 Drake’s Corner Road, Princeton, 609-921-6499. Open house. Register. 8:30 a.m.

Open House, Maple Stream Road School, 50 Maple Stream Road, East Windsor, 609-448-1144. Pre-school for ages 2 1/2 to 5. Half or full-day classes, kindergarten enrichment, mommy and me program, and mom’s day out. 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Colleges

Open House, Raritan Valley Community College, Route 28, North Branch, 908-526-1200. Information for prospective students. 5 to 7 p.m.

Thursday January 13

School Sports

High School North Swimming, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Notre Dame at TCNJ. Call for time.

High School South Swimming, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Steinert. 4 p.m.

High School South Boys Basketball, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Warren Mills. 7 p.m.

Drama

The Secret in the Wings, Berlind Theater at McCarter, 91 University Place, 609-258-2787. $28 to $48. 7:30 p.m.

Film

Independent Films Series, Lawrence Library, Darrah Lane and Route 1, Lawrence Township, 609-882-9246. Screening of “Witness” set amid the atrocities of war in the Balkans. Register. Free. 7 p.m.

Art

Annual Student Exhibition, Lawrenceville School, Gruss Center of Visual Arts, Lawrenceville, 609-620-6026. Opening reception for a the Annual Student Exhibition group show on exhibit through February 18. 6:30 p.m.

Dancing

Dancing by Peddie Lake, 112 Etra Road, Hightstown, 609-443-8990. Six-week dance class offering instruction by Candace Woodward-Clough in swing, foxtrot, waltz and Latin dancing. Beginners at 7:30 p.m.; intermediates at 8:30 p.m. No partner required. Pre-register, $120 per couple. 7:30 p.m.

Literati

Rocket Review Seminar, Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, 609-716-1570. Adam Robinson, author of the new Rocket Review, presents a free seminar. A tutor, he has been featured in the wall Street Journal and the Today Show. The 90-minute seminar demonstrates test-taking techniques and inventions. 7 p.m.

Classical Music

Jose Franch-Ballester, Princeton University Concerts, Richardson Auditorium, 609-258-5000. Clarinetist Jose Franch-Ballester, 2004 young concert artists winner, performs. $20 to $35. 8 p.m.

Literati

African American Book Discussion Group, YWCA Princeton, Bramwell House Living Room, 609-497-2100. “Kindred” by Octavia Butler. Extension 317. 7 p.m.

Food & Dining

Raw Foods Class, Whole Foods Market, Windsor Green Shopping Center, West Windsor, 609-799-2919. K.C. McQuillan and Karen Dechter of the Kind Cafe in Philadelphia present a cooking demonstration. Register. $15. 7 p.m.

Health & Wellness

Blood Drive, University Medical Center at Princeton, 253 Witherspoon Street, 609-497-4366. Walk-ins welcome. Also open Tuesdays, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Wednesdays, 1 to 3 p.m.; and Fridays, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Overcoming Obesity: Surgical Options for Weight Loss, Princeton Healthcare System Foundation, Hyatt Regency Princeton, 609-497-4480. Two hour seminar on surgical options for weight loss. Register. Free. 6 p.m.

Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, 50 Vreeland Drive, Suite 506, Skillman, 609-924-7294. “An Experiential Journey to Individual Awakening” presented by Jeanette Schwartz. Register. 7 p.m.

Teen Gambling, Council on Compulsive Gambling, First Presbyterian Church, 3550 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, 888-872-3979. Terry Elman, education director of the group, discusses prevention and awareness. Free. 7:30 p.m.

Kids Stuff

West Windsor Library, 333 North Post Road, 609-799-0462. Storytime with Karen. Register. Free. 10:30 a.m.

Schools

Reading Clinic, Newgrange Educational Outreach Center, 407 Nassau Street, Princeton, 609-688-1280. “Research to Practice,” Deardra Rosenberg, director of outreach and curriculum. $87 or $250 for three sessions. 9 a.m.

Open House, Maple Stream Road School, 50 Maple Stream Road, East Windsor, 609-448-1144. Pre-school for ages 2 1/2 to 5. Half or full-day classes, kindergarten enrichment, mommy and me program, and mom’s day out. 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Singles

Professional & Business Singles Network, Cranbury Inn, 21 South Main Street, Cranbury, 800-537-3859. After work social and eight-date rotate demonstration for business and personal networking. Casual business dress. Cash bar. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres. $10. 5:30 p.m.

For Seniors

55-Plus, Jewish Center of Princeton, 435 Nassau Street, 609-737-2001. Computer club meeting. Bring your computer problems to discuss. 10 a.m.

Friday

January 14

School Sports

High School North Ice Hockey, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Hightstown at Mercer County Park. 4 p.m.

High School North Boys Basketball, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. At Notre Dame. 7 p.m.

High School North Girls Basketball, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Notre Dame 7 p.m.

High School South Boys Basketball, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Allentown. 7 p.m.

High School South Girls Basketball, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. At Allentown. 7 p.m.

Drama

The Secret in the Wings, Berlind Theater at McCarter, 91 University Place, 609-258-2787. $28 to $48. 8 p.m.

The Foreigner, Kelsey Theater, Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, 609-584-9444. $12. 8 p.m.

Bed Full of Foreigners, Off-Broadstreet Theater, 5 South Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell, 609-466-2766. $23.75 & $25.75. 8 p.m.

Art

Faculty Exhibits, CAPPS, Mariboe Gallery, Peddie School, Hightstown, 609-490-7550. Opening reception and talk by artist Kym Kulp, whose exhibit presents new work that draws on history’s earliest explorations in photographic image making. On view to January 28. 6:30 p.m.

Dancing

Lambertville Country Dancers, St. Andrews Church, 50 York Street, Lambertville, 609-393-3762. English country dance. $8. 8 p.m.

Jazz & Blues

Princeton High School Studio Band, 151 Moore Street, 609-806-4280. Community swing dance of the season by the award-winning band. The band is led by Joseph B. Downey, brother of their former leader, Anthony Biancosino. Refreshments available. $5. 7 p.m.

Good Causes

Newcomers Club General Meeting, Princeton YWCA, 609-497-2100. Newcomers club meeting, membership not limited to Princeton area residents. All from the area and those who’ve had a lifestyle change are welcomed. Light lunch for nominal charge. 11:30 a.m.

Martin Luthor King Jr. Event

Martin House, 794 East State Street, Trenton, 609-989-8143. Annual commemoration events features vocal performances and presentations by the students of the after-school program. All are welcome. Free. 6:30 p.m.

Health & Wellness

Tai Chi, West Windsor Senior Center, 609-799-9068. 8:15 a.m.

For Families

Cat Show, Central Jersey Cat Fanciers, Sheraton Hotel, Woodbridge Place, Route 1 South, Iselin, 212-867-9595. Regional show features close to 200 pedigree cats. Through Sunday, January 16. $6. 3 to 9:30 p.m.

Disney On Ice, Sovereign Bank Arena, Hamilton Avenue at Route 129, 609-599-9500. $10.50 to $25.50 7 p.m.

For Teens

Far Out Films, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-9529. First night for a series of unconventional films. Albert G. Nigrin, curator of the Rutgers Film Co-op, will discuss the films in this series, co-sponsored by the Arts Council of Princeton. Free for teens eighth grade and up, also for adults. 7 p.m.

Schools

Open House, Maple Stream Road School, 50 Maple Stream Road, East Windsor, 609-448-1144. Pre-school for ages 2 1/2 to 5. Half or full-day classes, kindergarten enrichment, mommy and me program, and mom’s day out. 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Singles

Divorce Recovery Seminar, Princeton Church of Christ, 33 River Road, Princeton, 609-581-3889. “Learning to Let Go.” Free. 7:30 p.m.

Saturday January 15

School Sports

High School North Swimming, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Girls Pirate Invitational at High School South. 8 a.m.

High School South Swimming, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Girls Pirate Invitational. 8 a.m.

High School North Boys Basketball, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. At Delaware Valley 1 p.m.

High School South Wrestling, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Piscataway. 1 p.m.

Family Theater

Saturday Theater Performance Workshops, Villagers Theater, 475 Demott Lane, Somerset, 732-873-2710. Starts Jan. 15 and runs through April 16, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Saturday, for grades 5 through 8, ages 9-13. The workshop offers youth the chance to work, rehearse and create together as a performance ensemble, including acting, dance, music and production arts components. Culminates in two performances on April 23 at noon and 3 p.m. 9 a.m.

Drama

The Secret in the Wings, Berlind Theater at McCarter, 91 University Place, 609-258-2787. $28 to $48. 3 and 8 p.m.

The Foreigner, Kelsey Theater, Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, 609-584-9444. $12. 8 p.m.

Four More Comics, Monroe Township Performing Arts Center, 1629 Perrineville Road, Monroe Township, 609-395-0404. Four More Comics includes Modi, Rick Starr, Tracy Esposito and Brad Zimmerman. $12.50, presented by Greenbriar at Whittingham. 8 p.m.

Bed Full of Foreigners, Off-Broadstreet Theater, 5 South Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell, 609-466-2766. $23.75 & $25.75. 8 p.m.

Art

Adult Art Workshop Series, Grounds For Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-689-1089. Stacie Speer Scott leads a hands-on workshop focusing on creating mixed media sculpture using collage materials and found objects. Register. $40. 1 p.m.

Sculpture Workshop for Adults, Grounds For Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-586-0616. Sculpture workshop for adults offered by Stacie Speer Scott in the Johnson Center for the Arts building. $40, register. 1 p.m.

Princeton University Art Museum, 609-258-3788. Highlights tour by docents, free. 2 p.m.

Mostly Landscapes, Peggy Lewis Gallery, Lambertville Public Library, 6 Lilly Street, 609-397-0275. Opening reception for “Mostly Landscapes,” an exhibit of oil paintings by Roger Smith. A psychiatrist for 30 years, his area of expertise is hypnosis. On view through February 3. 5 to 8 p.m.

Bernard Moore and Susan Kiley, Ellarslie, Trenton City Museum, Cadwalader Park, 609-989-3632. Opening reception for shared show for Bernard Moore, Susan Kiley, the late Anthony Colavita, and Aundretta Wright. Through February 27. 7 to 9 p.m.

Classical Music

Anton Belov, Salon 33, 33 Chestnut Street, Princeton, 609-924-7955. Princeton resident Anton Belov presents a concert in conjunction with both New Jersey Opera Theater and Salon 33. Register. $10 donation. 7 p.m.

Faculty Recital, Westminster Choir College, Bristol Chapel, 609-921-2663. “Dialogo Angelico” features an evening of music for two flutes and piano featuring Seth Rosenthal, Barbara Highton Williams, and Donald Dolan. They also perform Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville,” and works by Amirov, Gaubert, Faure, and Doppler. $10. 8 p.m.

Jazz & Blues

Darla Rich Quintet, Hopewell Bistro, 15 East Broad Street, Hopewell, 609-466-9889. Jazz vocals and dancing. $15 minimum. 7 p.m.

Good Causes

Dreams of Kokopelli, Eden Family of Services, Hyatt Regency Princeton, 102 Carnegie Center, 609-987-0099. The 17th annual gala theme dinner dance features cocktails, silent auction, interactive theater, dinner, and dancing. Music by the Jerry Boyle Orchestra. White tie preferred. Register. $300. 7 p.m.

Princeton Cotton Club, Princeton Senior Resource Center, Suzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton Street, Princeton, 609-924-7108. Benefit for social service programs features Bill Lacey and his jazz combo including Jim Ridle, piano; Pete Colangelo, bass; and Al Jackson, drums. Desserts and cash bar. $40. 7:30 p.m.

Faith

Country Breakfast, Windsor United Methodist Church, 51 Church Street, Windsor, 609-448-0412. Plain or blueberry pancakes, French toast, eggs, sausage, juice, toast, coffee or tea. $4.50; children 6 to 12, $2.50; children 5 & under, free. 8 to 11 a.m.

Food & Dining

Bread, Butter and Soup, New Jersey Museum of Agriculture, College Farm Road and Route 1, North Brunswick, 732-249-2077. Demonstrations and samples of yeast and quick breads, butter, and soup. $4 admission. Noon to 3 p.m.

Health & Wellness

Blood Drive, American Red Cross, Hopewell Presbyterian Church, 80 West Broad Street, Hopewell, 800-448-3543. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tai Chi, West Windsor Senior Center, 609-799-9068. Free. 8:30 a.m.

Accelerated Childbirth Preparation, University Medical Center at Princeton, 253 Witherspoon Street, 609-497-4480. Register. $150 per couple. 9 a.m.

Prenatal Yoga, Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, 50 Vreeland Drive, Suite 506, Skillman, 609-924-7294. Breathing techniques, energy conservation, and mental focus. Drop-ins welcome. $20. 10:30 a.m.

Mom and Baby Yoga. For mothers and babies ages four weeks to six month. Drop-ins welcome. $15. Noon.

Winter Kirtan. Laksmi Fire Ceremony from 3 to 5 p.m. (weather permitting), $25. Heart of Winter Kirtan at 7:30 p.m., $15. Register. Both events, $35. 3 p.m.

Self Esteen and the Spirit, Full Circle Family, 329 Princeton Hightstown Road, East Windsor, 609-371-0888. Michele B. Engoran presents workshop including discussion, meditation, journaling, affirmations, and celebrations. Register. $40. 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Ruth A. Golush, 666 Plainsboro Road, Suite 655, Plainsboro, 609-426-9693. “Tarot and Your Inner Wisdom.” Register. $35. 2 p.m.

History

Video, American Revolution, Volume II, Washington Crossing State Park, Visitor Center Museum, Titusville, 609-737-9303. Fifty minute video examines the most important year of the American Revolution when independence was declared and almost lost. 2 p.m.

Cool Spots

Larry Tritel, Orpha’s Coffee Shop, 1330 Route 206, Skillman, 609-430-2828. 9 a.m.

Dotty and Friends. Music. 2 p.m.

Cool Spots

Katy Pfaffl, Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-4377. With Sean Dixon and Sebastian Guerrero. 8:30 p.m.

Kids Stuff

S4S, West Windsor Library, 333 North Post Road, 609-799-0462. Free tutoring for grades 3 and up. 10:30 a.m.

Dar Hosta, Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, 609-716-1570. Artist Dar Hosta reads from her illustrated picture books, “I Love the Alphabet” and “I Love the Night.” Craft session follows. 11 a.m.

Kids Cooking Class: Healthy Snacks, Whole Foods Market, Windsor Green Shopping Center, West Windsor, 609-799-2919. Recipes include tortilla turkey wrap, crunchy banana boats, and yummy fruit cones. Register. $15. Noon.

For Families

Cat Show, Central Jersey Cat Fanciers, Sheraton Hotel, Woodbridge Place, Route 1 South, Iselin, 212-867-9595. Also, Sunday, January 16. $6. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Dog Day Afternoons, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-9529. Reading therapy dogs. 2 p.m.

For Families

Disney On Ice, Sovereign Bank Arena, Hamilton Avenue at Route 129, 609-599-9500. $10.50 to $25.50. 7 p.m.

For Parents

Reading Therapy Dogs, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-9529. Program about reading therapy dogs and how they help children with reading skills. 2 p.m.

Family Theater

Jenny & The Jersey Devil, Kelsey Theater, Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, 609-584-9444. Kelsey Players presents a mythical monster and Jersey history. $8. 2 and 4 p.m. See story page 28.

Outdoor Action

Nature Videos, Washington Crossing State Park, Visitor Center, Titusville, 609-737-0609. Screening of nature videos. Free. 12:30 p.m.

Singles

Princeton Singles, Winepress restaurant parking lot, 4484 Route 27, Kingston, 609-896-1170. One hour walk along canal, followed by lunch. 10 a.m.

Sunday

January 16

School Sports

High School North and South Winter Track, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. NJSIAA Groups at Princeton University. Noon

High School North and South Swimming, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Boys Pirate Invitational at High School South. 8 a.m.

Drama

The Secret in the Wings, Berlind Theater at McCarter, 91 University Place, 609-258-2787. $28 to $48. 2 and 7:30 p.m.

The Foreigner, Kelsey Theater, Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, 609-584-9444. $12. 2 p.m.

Bed Full of Foreigners, Off-Broadstreet Theater, 5 South Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell, 609-466-2766. $23.75 & $25.25. 2:30 p.m.

Art

Princeton University Art Museum, 609-258-3788. Highlights tour by docents, free. 2 p.m.

Classical Music

Princeton Society of Musical Amateurs, Unitarian Church, 50 Cherry Hill Road, 609-466-4479. Read-through with orchestra and soloists of Vaughn Williams’ “Dona Nobis Pacem” and Schubert’s “Mass in G.” Conducted by Devin Mariman. Singers of all ages and experience invited. No rehearsals. $10 includes vocal score and refreshments. 4 p.m.

Sunday Afternoon Chamber Series, Princeton Symphony Orchestra, Montgomery Center for the Arts, Skillman, 609-497-0020. Wharton String Quartet perform Mozart’s Dissonant Quartet K.465 and Brahms’ Quartet Opus 51, No. 1. $40. 4 p.m.

Faculty Recital, Westminster Choir College, Bristol Chapel, 609-921-2663. Soprano Margaret Cusack accompanied by pianist J.J. Penna in recital. Program includes works by Debussy, Wolf, Barber, and Britten. Together they have performed many concerts specializing in 20th century literature. $15. 4 p.m.

Pop Music

Harpists Alison Simpson and Virginia Flanagan, Monroe Township Cultural Arts Commission, Monroe Township High School, 1629 Perrineville Road, 732-521-4400. Hearts Afire with nationally acclaimed harpists Alison Simpson and Virginia Flanagan. Free. 2 p.m.

History

Storytelling with Yvonne Ceaser, Middlesex County Cultural Commission, East Jersey Olde Towne, 1050 River Road, Piscataway, 732-745-4177. Traditional African-American stories. 2 p.m.

Cool Spots

Larry Tritel, Orpha’s Coffee Shop, 1330 Route 206, Skillman, 609-430-2828. 9 a.m.

Philip Orr, Community Concert Association of Bordentown, Bordentown Regional High School, 609-298-5306. Concert. $15. 3 p.m.

For Families

Cat Show, Central Jersey Cat Fanciers, Sheraton Hotel, Woodbridge Place, Route 1 South, Iselin, 212-867-9595. $6. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Disney On Ice, Sovereign Bank Arena, Hamilton Avenue at Route 129, 609-599-9500. $10.50 to $25.50. 7 p.m.

Camp Fairs

Summer Camp Fair, American Camp Association, Bridgewater Marriott, Routes 202/206, 732-469-8910. Camp directors and staff meet parents and children and provide information and brochures on camp programs from Maine to Florida. Traditional, specialized, residential, and day programs are represented. Older teens and adults seeking a summer camp job also welcome. Free. Noon to 4 p.m.

Camps represented from Canada to the British West Indies include specialized programs for horseback riding, academically talented, pre-college programs, teen travel, and children with special needs.

Camp Fair, Jewish Community Center, 999 Lower Ferry Road, Ewing, 609-883-9550. Summer campers and their parents meet the directors for Camp Pitzelah, Abrams Day Camp, and Teen Travel Camp, for kids aged 3 to those entering 10th grade. New this year is Camp Within Camp including UK Elite Soccer, Tennis in Motion, Mad Science, Youth Stages, and US Sports. Transportation, lunch, and snacks provided during camp. 1 to 3 p.m.

The traditional camp located on 43 acres includes Red Cross instructional swim, arts and crafts, nature, drama, music, sports, special events, field trips, entertainment, and an elective. Those who select Camp Within Camp enjoy five mornings per week of intensive professional instruction and traditional camp programs in the afternoon.

Outdoor Action

Nature Videos, Washington Crossing State Park, Visitor Center, Titusville, 609-737-0609. Screening of nature videos. Free. 1:30 p.m.

Seeing the Preserve on Skis, Plainsboro Preserve, 80 Scotts Corner Road, Plainsboro, 609-897-9400. Take a tour of the Plainsboro Nature Preserve on skis. Free. 2 p.m.

Politics

Mickey Mouse Monopoly, Global Cinema Cafe, Princeton Public Library, Witherspoon Street, 609-924-0455. Screening of a film that analyzes the Walt Disney Company’s cultural pedagogy and examines its corporate power. Free. 4 p.m.

Monday

January 17

Literati

Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, 609-716-1570. Literary fiction group discusses “The Known World,” by Edward Jones. 8 p.m.

Martin Luther King Day Celebation

Princeton University, Alexander Hall, 609-258-3000. Free. 1 p.m.

Food & Dining

Seafood Basics, Whole Foods Market, Windsor Green Shopping Center, West Windsor, 609-799-2919. John Knierim presents Medallions of Monkfish served three different ways and Farm Raised Salmon with a mustard dill sauce. He will answer questions about farm raised versus wild fish. Register. $20. 7 p.m.

Health & Wellness

New Year, New You: The Must-Know on Cosmetic Surgery, Princeton Center for Plastic Surgery, 932 State Road, Princeton, 609-921-7161. Dr. Thomas A. Leach presents talk. Refreshments. Register. Noon and 6:30 p.m.

Raindrop Technique, Full Circle Family, 329 Princeton Hightstown Road, East Windsor, 609-371-0888. Darby Mackenzie Line presents hands-on class about therapeutic grade essential oils. Register. $45. 7 to 9 p.m.

Youth Ski Trip

West Windsor Recreation Department, West Windsor Municipal Building, 609-799-6141. Day trip skiing to Jack Frost Mountain in the Poconos. Open to children grades 4 through 8. Children in 4th and 5th grades must be accompanied by an adult. Second trip scheduled for February 18. Register. 6 a.m.

Outdoor Action

The Pine Barrens, Washington Crossing Audubon Society, Stainton Hall, Pennington School, 609-737-0070. Ted Gordon, an authority on the trails, historic sites, industries, people, plants, and animals of the Pinelands talks. Register, 609-443-3981. 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday

January 18

Municipal Meetings

WW-P Board of Education, Central Office, 609-716-5000. Finance committee meeting. 6:30 p.m.

School Sports

High School South Swimming, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Princeton. 4 p.m.

High School North Swimming, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Hopewell at Pennington. 5:30 p.m.

High School South Boys Basketball, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. At Rancocas. 6 p.m.

High School South Ice Hockey, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Middletown South at Mercer County Park. 6 p.m.

High School North Boys and Girls Basketball, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Hamilton West. 7 p.m.

High School South Girls Basketball, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. At Union. 7 p.m.

Drama

The Secret in the Wings, Berlind Theater at McCarter, 91 University Place, 609-258-2787. $28 to $48. 7:30 p.m.

Literati

Thinkblot Game Night, Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, 609-716-1570. Interactive family game based on the Rorschach Test for children over 10 and adults. 7 p.m.

Classical Music

Leif Ove Andsnes, McCarter Theater, 91 University Place, 609-258-2787. Solo piano recital by Norwegian pianist features works by Schubert, Janacek, and Mussorgsky. $33 and $36. 8 p.m.

Food & Dining

Vegetarian Lasagnas Galore, Whole Foods Market, Windsor Green Shopping Center, West Windsor, 609-799-2919. Arlene Sadowsky prepares three different lasagnas. Register. $15. 7 p.m.

Health & Wellness

Meet the Chef, Princeton Healthcare System Foundation, Princeton Fitness and Wellness Center, Route 206, 609-497-4480. Brian Dougherty, chef of Blue Point Grill, prepares snapper en papillote. Register. Free. 7 p.m.

Ruth A. Golush, 666 Plainsboro Road, Suite 655, Plainsboro, 609-426-9693. “Chi Kung Energy Exercises and Healing.” Register. $20. 7 p.m.

Literati

Storytime and Crafts, Borders Books, 601 Nassau Park, 609-514-0040. Free. 10 a.m.

Kids Stuff

West Windsor Library, 333 North Post Road, 609-799-0462. Storytime with Elke. Register. Free. 10:30 a.m.

Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, 609-716-1570. Storytime. 11 a.m.

Schools

Information Night, Waldorf School, 1062 Cherry Hill Road, 609-466-1970. Introduction to Waldorf early childhood programs for parents only. Register. 7 p.m.

Wednesday January 19

School Sports

High School North Wrestling, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Hightstown. 6:30 p.m.

High School South Wrestling, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Hamilton West. 6:30 p.m.

Drama

The Secret in the Wings, Berlind Theater at McCarter, 91 University Place, 609-258-2787. $28 to $48. 7:30 p.m.

Dancing

Princeton Country Dancers, Suzanne Patterson Center, behind Borough Hall, 609-683-7956. $7. Beginners welcome, lessons at 7:40 p.m. 8 p.m.

Literati

U.S. 1 Poets Invite, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-9529. Harvey Steinberg, poet, and Jane McKinley, oboist and new poet. Steinberg’s Steinberg’s one-act verse play, “Pockets Full of Posy,” was professional stage read after winning a regional competition. McKinley is a baroque oboist and artistic director of the Dryden Ensemble. Free. 7:30 p.m.

Faith

Linda Shires, Congregation Beth Chaim, 329 Village Road East, West Windsor, 609-799-9401. Author of “Coming Home,” speaks about her conversion from “WASP” to Judaism in a two-part lecture series. A Princeton resident whose father’s family can be traced back to the Mayflower chose to raise her husband’s three children as Jews. Part two is Wednesday, January 26, 7 p.m. $5 donation. 7 p.m.

Health & Wellness

Hysterectomy, Princeton Healthcare System Foundation, Princeton Fitness and Wellness Center, Route 206, 609-497-4480. Dr. Jeffrey Hofman discusses the latest technology including minimally-invasive hysterectomy technology. Register. Free. 7 p.m.

House Tours

Open House, Drumthwacket, Drumthwacket Foundation, 354 Stockton Street, 609-683-0591. Guided public tours of New Jersey’s official governor’s residence. Free admission. Reservations required by phone or at www.drumthwacket.org. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Kids Stuff

West Windsor Library, 333 North Post Road, 609-799-0462. Storytime with Faith. Register. Free. 10:30 a.m.

S4S. Free tutoring for grades 3 and up. 5 p.m.

Say it with Flowers for Kids, Whole Foods Market, Windsor Green Shopping Center, West Windsor, 609-799-2919. Diana Kobus presents the basics of a simple flower arrangement. Register. $20. 4 p.m.

Summer Trip and Program Fair, Princeton High School, 151 Moore Street, 609-497-3434. Fair for teens and the parents featuring over 30 summer programs for teens. Helaine Isaacs, a consultant with Tips on Trips and Camps, arranged the event sponsored by the Parent Teacher Organization. Website: www.tipsontripsandcamps.com. Free. 7 to 9 p.m.

For Parents

Parent Education Classes, HiTops, 21 Wiggins Street, Princeton, 609-683-5155. “Odd Kid Out: When Your Child is Left Out or Bullied,” facilitated by Corrine O’Hara, HiTops Staff Educator. Register. Free. 7:30 p.m.

Outdoor Action

Volcano Climbing in the Pacific Northwest, Blue Ridge Mountain Sports, Princeton Shopping Center, North Harrison Street, 609-921-6078. Tim O’Brien presents a slide show about guided summit trips to Cascade Range Volcanoes including Mt. Hood and Mt. Ranier. He is a senior mountain guide with Rainier Mountaineering and Ultimate Expeditions. 7 p.m.

Thursday

January 20

Municipal Meetings

WW-P Board of Education, Central Office, 609-716-5000. Curriculum committee meeting. 6:30 p.m.

West Windsor Township Cable TV Advisory Board, 271 Clarksville Road, 609-799-2400. Meeting. 8 p.m.

School Sports

High School North Swimming, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Lawrence. 4 p.m.

High School North Boys Basketball, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. At Moorestown Friends 5:30 p.m.

High School South Swimming, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Hopewell at Pennington Prep. 5:30 p.m.

Drama

The Secret in the Wings, Berlind Theater at McCarter, 91 University Place, 609-258-2787. $28 to $48. 7:30 p.m.

Art

Dinner and a Movie, Grounds For Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-689-1089. “Chihuly Short Cuts,” a newly released compilation of 14 short films offering an intimate guide through the glass artist’s most well-known projects. Film is free with paid park admission. Dinner by Chez Alice at 5:30 p.m.; for reservations call 609-890-6015. 5:30 p.m.

Literati

Jennifer O’Connell, Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, 609-716-1570. Author of “Dress Rehearsal,” a novel about wedding planning, has book signing. Sponsored by the Princeton Club. 7 p.m.

Poetry Workshop, Delaware Valley Poets, Lawrence Public Library, Darrah Lane, 609-882-9246. Monthly meetings on third Thursday of each month. Bring 15 copies of your poem. Free. 7:30 p.m.

Jazz & Blues

Jorma Kaukonen, Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Memorial Drive, Trenton, 609-984-8400. Kaplan Series hosted by Woody Mann continues. $30. 7 p.m.

Health & Wellness

Blood Drive, University Medical Center at Princeton, 253 Witherspoon Street, 609-497-4366. Walk-ins welcome. Also open Tuesdays, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Wednesdays, 1 to 3 p.m.; and Fridays, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Feng Shui, Whole Foods Market, Windsor Green Shopping Center, West Windsor, 609-799-2919. Larisa Michel presents the basics of harmonizing and energizing our space through the ancient art. Register. Free. 7 p.m.

Kids Stuff

West Windsor Library, 333 North Post Road, 609-799-0462. Storytime with Elke. Beginner’s chess with Vlad for ages 6 and up, at 4:15 p.m. Register. Free. 10:30 a.m.

For Parents

La Leche League of Princeton, West Windsor Public Library, 333 North Post Road, 609-799-1302. Mother-to-mother support and information for nursing and expectant mothers. Babies are welcome. Free. 10 a.m.

Children’s Information Center of Princeton., Princeton YWCA Library, 609-921-1042. “Ritalin, Is It Safe, Is it Necessary?” Workshop on ADD/HD, Ritalin facts, and alternative choices, interactive workshop. Reserve. 7 p.m.

Business Meetings

Election Technology, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-9529. “How the Electronic Voting Worked.” 7:30 p.m.

Schools

Reading Clinic, Newgrange Educational Outreach Center, 407 Nassau Street, Princeton, 609-688-1280. “Phonics & Fluency,” Deardra Rosenberg, director of outreach and curriculum. $87. 9 a.m.

Singles

Gay People Princeton, Unitarian Church, 50 Cherry Hill Road, 609-410-7129. Social group meets first and third Thursday of the month. www.gaypeopleprinceton.com. 8 p.m.

Friday

January 21

School Sports

High School North and South Ice Hockey, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Titan Cup Tournament. Call for time.

High School North Boys Basketball, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. At Hightstown. 7 p.m.

High School North Girls Basketball, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Hightstown. 7 p.m.

High School South Boys Basketball, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Steinert. 7 p.m.

High School South Girls Basketball, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. At Steinert 7 p.m.

Drama

Our Town, Actors’ NET, 635 North Delmorr Avenue, Morrisville, 215-295-3694. An American classic. Through February 6. $12. 8 p.m.

The Country Club, Alliance Repertory Theater Company, Playhouse 22, 210 Dunhams Corner Road, East Brunswick, 732-254-3939. Satirical comedy by Douglas Carter Beane follows seven close friends trying to make sense out of their lives while being ruled by a social code and calendar. Contains nudity. Through Saturday, February 5. $20. 8 p.m.

The Secret in the Wings, Berlind Theater at McCarter, 91 University Place, 609-258-2787. $28 to $48. 8 p.m.

Bed Full of Foreigners, Off-Broadstreet Theater, 5 South Greenwood, Hopewell, 609-466-2766. $23.75 & $25.25. 8 p.m.

The Last Five Years, Kelsey Theater, Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, 609-584-9444. Opening night for contemporary romantic musical by Jason Robert Brown. Pre-show reception at 8 p.m. Through January 30. $15. 9 p.m.

Art

Bob Heim, University Medical Center at Princeton, 253 Witherspoon Street, 609-497-4192. Opening wine and cheese reception for an exhibit of works by cartoonist Bob Heim. On view to March 2. Free. 4 to 6 p.m.

Classical Music

Playing the Romantics, Musica Viva, Kirby Arts Center, Lawrenceville School, 609-620-6655. Borromeo String Quartet performs Haydn, Bartok, Brahms. $20. 8 p.m.

Northern Lights Festival, NJ Symphony Orchestra, Richardson Auditorium, 800-ALLEGRO. The Oslo String Quartet. $25. 8 p.m.

Folk Music

Tony Bird, Princeton Folk Music, Christ Congregation Church, 55 Walnut Lane, 609-799-0944. Bird brings songs about his native Africa and its people. $15. 8:15 p.m.

Health & Wellness

Tai Chi, West Windsor Senior Center, 609-799-9068. Free. 8:15 a.m.

Hot Spots

John Bianculli, Rats Restaurant, Grounds for Sculpture, 16 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-584-7800. 6 p.m.

Family Theater

Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Off-Broadstreet Theater, 5 South Greenwood, Hopewell, 609-466-2766. $4. 10 a.m.

Jack and The Beanstalk, Kelsey Theater, Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, 609-584-9444. A new musical set in medieval England. Hannah Rapaport-Stein of West Windsor and Drew Nelson of Plainsboro are in the ensemble. $8. 7 p.m.

Schools

Eugene Schwartz, Waldorf School, 1062 Cherry Hill Road, 609-466-1970. “From the Hurried Child to the Worried Child: Does School Have to be Stressful?” $10. 7:10 p.m.

Saturday

January 22

School Sports

High School North Girls Basketball, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. at South Brunswick. 1 p.m.

High School North Wrestling, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Notre Dame and Steinert. 2 p.m.

High School South Wrestling, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. At Hopewell Valley. 2 p.m.

Family Theater

Saturday Theater Performance Workshops, Villagers Theater, 475 Demott Lane, Somerset, 732-873-2710. Starts Jan. 15 and runs through April 16, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Saturday, for grades 5 through 8, ages 9-13. The workshop offers youth the chance to work, rehearse and create together as a performance ensemble, including acting, dance, music and production arts components. Culminates in two performances on April 23 at noon and 3 p.m.