Friday

January 21

School Sports

For WW-P school sports information, call the hotline: 609-716-5000, ext. 5134.

High School North and South Ice Hockey. Titan Cup Tournament. Call for time.

High School North Boys Basketball. At Hightstown. 7 p.m.

High School North Girls Basketball. Hightstown. 7 p.m.

High School South Boys Basketball. Steinert. 7 p.m.

High School South Girls Basketball. 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 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, and Beauty and the Beast. Not suitable for small children. Through February 13. $28 to $48. 8 p.m.

The Last Five Years, Kelsey Theater, Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, 609-584-9444. Opening night for two-person contemporary romantic musical by Jason Robert Brown features Vicky Czarnik of Hamilton and Anthony Vitalo of Howell. Frank Ferrara directs and Nicholas Cheng is musical director in a collaboration with Cheng/Ferrara and Playful Theater production companies. Pre-show reception. Through January 30. $15. 8 p.m.

The 2002 Off-Broadway musical hit covers a relationship from first meeting to wedding to ultimate breakup. The husband starts his narrative on the day the couple meets, while his wife looks back at the relationship as it is ending.

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. $23.75 and $25.25. 8 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

Northern Lights Festival, NJSO, Richardson Auditorium, 800-ALLEGRO. The Oslo String Quartet, presents an evening of music. $25. 8 p.m.

Playing the Romantics, Musica Viva, Kirby Arts Center, Lawrenceville School, 609-620-6655. Borromeo String Quartet performs music of Haydn, Bartok, and Brahms with pianist Robert Taub. Program benefits Tsunami Relief Aid. Pre-concert talk about musical issues with Taub at 7:15 p.m. $20. 8 p.m.

Folk Music

Tony Bird, Princeton Folk Music Society, Christ Congregation Church, 55 Walnut Lane, 609-799-0944. Singer-songwriter brings songs about the splendors, passions, and contradictions of his native Africa and its people. Born in Malawi to British colonial parents, his early songs about human rights forced him to flee for North America. $15. 8:15 p.m.

Jazz & Blues

Darla Rich Trio, Alphabooks, Pennington Shopping Center, Route 31, Pennington, 609-466-6681. Jazz vocals. Free. 7 p.m.

Good Causes

Fiesta, Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund, Trinity Church, Nassau Street, Princeton, 609-713-6613. Fiesta with food, music, and Latin dancing. Performances by Ballet Folklorico of Princeton University, Pasion Latina from Princeton High School, and Oaxaca Dance Group of New Brunswick. Professional dance lessons in salsa, merenge, and bolero. Snowdate is Sunday, January 23. $25 donation requested. 7 p.m.

Proceeds will be used to fund LALDEF’s immigration reform advocacy efforts, immigration hotline program, and assist immigrant families with legal expenses in appealing of deportation proceedings. Donations payable to Quaker Settlement at Stoney Brook may be sent to LALDEF, Box 80, Princeton 08542.

Playing the Romantics, Musica Viva, Kirby Arts Center, Lawrenceville School, 609-620-6655. See classical music listing. 8 p.m.

Hot Spots

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

Waterfront Duo, Diamond’s Riverside, 1140 River Road, West Trenton, 609-882-0303. 8 p.m.

Cherry, Finnigan’s, 529 Route 130 North, East Windsor, 609-448-8012. $4. 9 p.m.

Family Theater

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

In the Schools

Rhythm Company, Community Middle School, Grovers Mill Road, Plainsboro, 609-716-5000, ext. 5300. “The Dream Lives on” featuring singing and dancing to many well-known Disney songs. Directed by faculty member Deanna Osrowitz. The show will be aired on NJN on Mondays, February 28 and April 4, at 6:30 p.m.; and on Saturday, March 5 and Tuesday, April 19, at 7 a.m. 7:30 p.m.

Eugene Schwartz, Waldorf School, 1062 Cherry Hill Road, 609-466-1970. “Does School Have to be Stressful?” His talk questions the benefits of hurrying the child and living in a constant state of competition. Register. $10. 7:30 p.m. See story page 23.

Saturday January 22

School Sports

For WW-P school sports information, call the hotline: 609-716-5000, ext. 5134.

High School North Girls Basketball. at South Brunswick. 1 p.m.

High School North Wrestling. Notre Dame and Steinert. 2 p.m.

High School South Wrestling. At Hopewell Valley. 2 p.m.

Family Theater

Saturday Theater Performance Workshops, Villagers Theater, 475 Demott Lane, Somerset, 732-873-2710. 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 7:30 p.m.

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

The Last Five Years, Kelsey Theater, Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, 609-584-9444. Musical. $15. 8 p.m.

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

Joe Franklin, Regency at Monroe, Clubhouse, Monroe, 732-605-0659. “A Walk Down Memory Lane” with broadcasting legend Franklin. He is known for his music and radio and television talk show format. Milton Paris, producer and talk show host, moderates. Audience participation. Dessert follows. $15. 8 p.m.

Film

Eight Short Films, Trenton Film Festival, Contemporary Club, Trenton, 609-396-6966. Screening selected from the recent competition. Films include “A Desert Sunset,” Justin Warias; “Trunk Space,” Eric Szabo and Christopher Wells; “Eyes Don’t Lie,” Jennifer Mengedoth; “Escaping Jersey” and “The Stronger,” Jan Marlyn Reesman; “American Boychoir” and “Little Big Dog,” Jamie Watson; and “Cup of Joe,” Michael McClure. 7 p.m.

Art

FastFrame Gallery and Design Studio, Southfield Commons, Princeton Hightstown Road, West Windsor, 609-799-5522. First day for an exhibit of oils from France, India, South Africa, Japan, and New Jersey by artists Jayant Parikh, Eiko Kahn, and Tristen Herrstrom. Through February 28. 10:30 a.m.

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

Classical Music

Mozart Concert, Boheme Opera, St. Mark’s Methodist Church, 465 Paxon Avenue, Hamilton, 609-581-7200. Featuring Bastien and Bastienne, with Eleanor Kiel, Jack Zamboni, Eric Mihan, and accompanist Joanne Sciarrotta. $25. 8 p.m.

January BachFest, Princeton Theological Seminary, Miller Chapel, 609-497-7890. Fuma Sacra and Westminster Kantorei, Westminster Choir College ensembles, join with the Princeton Baroque Soloists, an orchestra of period instruments, in concert. Andrew Megill conducts. $20. 8 p.m.

Living the Dream, Westminster Choir College, Bristol Chapel, 609-219-2001. The Westminster Jubilee Singers and Hampton University Concert Choir present a concert featuring works by leading African-American composers. $15 adults; $10 students. 8 p.m.

Folk Music

Jen Chapin, Grounds For Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-689-1089. Contemporary singer-songwriter Jen Chapin performs. Daughter of the late Harry Chapin, her unique sound is described as urban jazz folk. Co-sponsored by Concerts at the Crossing. $18. 7:30 p.m.

Jazz & Blues

Fred Hersch Trio and Bill Charlap Trio, McCarter Theater, 91 University Place, 609-258-2787. Two trios present a variety of familiar works and their own original compositions featuring two pianists. $33 to $39. 7:30 p.m.

Good Causes

Casino Night, Princeton Child Development Institute, 300 Cold Soil Road, 609-924-6280. Benefit for intervention programs for children and adults with autism. $30. 7 p.m.

Kirtan Chanting Tsunami Relief Benefit, Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, 50 Vreeland Drive, Suite 506, Skillman, 609-924-7294. Robin Renee and Karttikeya present an Indian call-and-response chanting evening. This month’s meeting is dedicated to Tsunami Relief. Bring drums, percussion, and musical instruments. No experience necessary. $20 suggested donation benefits American Red Cross. 7:30 p.m.

The Arts Connection

West Windsor Arts Council, Kickstart Mailing Services, 741 Alexander Road, West Windsor, 609-919-1982. Third annual event for area artists and arts lovers features performance opportunities, venues for display of visual arts, networking, socializing, and refreshments. Artists of all ages are encouraged to perform and bring selections of their work. Pre-register to perform or exhibit creative work. BYOB. $5. (Free for members). 6:30 to 11 p.m. See story page24.

Faith

Jewish Genealogy, Beth El Synagogue, 50 Maple Stream Road, East Windsor, 609-443-4454. 7 to Noon

Health & Wellness

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

Open House, Buckingham Place Assisted Living and Adult Day Center, 155 Raymond Road, South Brunswick, 732-329-8888. “Adult Day Care: What’s it All About and Who is it For?” also at 1 p.m. Register. Free. 10 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.

Kirtan-o-Rama. Robin Renee and Karttikeya present an Indian call-and-response chanting evening. Bring drums, percussion, and musical instruments. No experience necessary. $20 suggested donation benefits American Red Cross. 7:30 p.m.

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

History

Open House, Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park, Port Mercer Canal House, 4278 Quakerbridge Road, Lawrence, 732-873-3050. Experience the 19th century in the Canal House with the park’s historian. Register. Free. 1 p.m.

Video, American Revolution, Volume III, Washington Crossing State Park, Visitor Center Museum, Titusville, 609-737-9303. Fifty minute video examines the lives of Washington and Arnold and tells the stories of their turning point victories. 2 p.m.

Hot Spots

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

Ed Wall, Diamond’s Riverside, 1140 River Road, West Trenton, 609-882-0303. 8 p.m.

Crystal Synn, Finnigan’s, 529 Route 130 North, East Windsor, 609-448-8012. $4. 9 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.

Also The Retro Rockit. Music. 2 p.m.

Ranjit, Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-4377. World music. 8:30 p.m.

Cafe Improv, Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-8777. An open stage dedicated to live, home-grown performance where any kind of music, poetry, or performance is encouraged. Smoke-free; every fourth Saturday from 9 to midnight. $1. 9 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.

Student Book Club. Book club for children, grades 5 and 6, holds first meeting 2 to 5 p.m. Selection is “Watsons Go to Birmingham, 1963,” by Christopher Paul Curtis. 2 p.m.

Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, 609-716-1570. Readings from the New York Times Best Illustrated Books for Children list. 11 a.m.

For Families

Princeton Story Tellers Circle, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-9529. “Light Tales for the Dark of the Year,” Luray Gross. For families with children ages five and older. 2 p.m.

College Funding

Plainsboro Public Library, 641 Plainsboro Road, Plainsboro, 800-960-7657. Kevin Simme presents seminar and workshop about financial assistance for college education costs. Register. Free. 10 a.m.

Family Theater

Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Off-Broadstreet Theater, 5 South Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell, 609-466-2766. Geared for young audiences ages 2 1/2 to 7. $4. 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Michael Moschen, McCarter Theater, 91 University Place, 609-258-2787. Practitioner of the poetry of juggling combines physics, movement, mathematics, dance, and music, to create a world of balls, rings, hoops, and spheres, that fly, float, and spin. For ages 10 and up. $16. 11 a.m.

Wizard of Oz, New Jersey Repertory, Crossroads School, Sand Hill Road, South Brunswick, 732-821-6644. Musical. Eric Lieggi of West Windsor plays the part of the scarecrow. $7. 1:30 p.m.

Jack and The Beanstalk, Kelsey Theater, Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, 609-584-9444. Musical. $8. 2 and 4 p.m.

Lectures

Pay It Forward-NJ, First Presbyterian Church of Ewing, 100 Scotch Road, Adult Lounge, 609-433-6191. “Make Yourself Memorable: The Thinking, Doing, and Being Elements of Presentation Success” by Eileen Sinett, Comprehensive Communication Services. Register. 8:30 a.m.

Science Lectures

Michelle M. Francl, Science on Saturday, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Forrestal Campus, Route 1, 609-243-2121. “A Quantum Chemist Looks Under the Hood: What Makes Molecules Do the Things They Do?” presented by Francl, Bryn Mawr College chemistry department. Geared toward high school students, but open to everyone. Register on-site. Website: www.pppl.gov. Free. 9:30 a.m.

As a federal facility, PPPL is operating under heightened security. Adult visitors must show a government-issued photo I.D. (passport or driver’s license). Non-U.S. citizens show a government-issued photo I.D., plus give citizenship and date and place of birth. PPPL security staff retain the right to inspect vehicles and personal items, such as briefcases, book bags, and purses.

Outdoor Action

Winter Walk with Clyde Quinn, Friends of Hamilton-Trenton-Bordentown Marsh, 609-895-5420. Meet at Roebling Park for winter hike. Free. 9:30 a am

Mammals of New Jersey: Tracks and Signs, Plainsboro Preserve, 80 Scotts Corner Road, Plainsboro, 609-897-9400. Naturalist presents a program on interpreting animal tracks for ages 9 and up. Register. $12. 10 a.m.

Open House and Volunteer Appreciation Day, Stony Brook Millstone Watershed, 31 Titus Mill Road, Pennington, 609-737-7592. Explore the nature center, visit the observation beehive and the puppet theater, meet staff and volunteers. Free. 1 to 5 p.m.

Schools

Early Childhood Open House, Waldorf School, 1062 Cherry Hill Road, 609-466-1970. For prospective students and their parents. Register. 10 a.m. Grade school open house at 1 p.m.

Singles

Princeton Singles, Montgomery Theater, 206 North, Montgomery, 908-874-5434. Dinner and movie for ages 55-plus. 4 p.m.

Sports

AND 1 Streetball Live Tour, Sovereign Bank Arena, Hamilton Avenue at Route 129, 609-599-9500. Unique playground style of basketball and showcase for AND 1 basketball footwear and apparel. $18 to $31. 7:30 p.m.

Sunday

January 23

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 Country Club, Alliance Repertory Theater Company, Playhouse 22, 210 Dunhams Corner Road, East Brunswick, 732-254-3939. $20. 3 p.m.

Our Town, Actors’ NET, 635 North Delmorr Avenue, Morrisville, 215-295-3694. $12. 6 p.m.

The Last Five Years, Kelsey Theater, Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, 609-584-9444. Musical. $15. 7 p.m.

Art

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

Classical Music

Viva Verdi! Opera in Concert, Princeton Symphony Orchestra, Richardson Auditorium, 609-497-0020. Concert performance by Meagan Miller, Stuart Neill, Todd Thomas, Brian McIntosh, and Serena Benedetti. $14 to $48. 4 p.m.

Nancy Froysland Hoerl, Westminster Choir College, Bristol Chapel, 609-921-2663. Recital features “Songs of the Clown,” on texts of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” by composer Erich Korngold and presented by soprano Nancy Froysland Hoerl and pianist J.J. Penna. $15. 4 p.m.

Good Causes

Sound Nutrition Concert Series, Calvary Baptist Church, 3 East Broad Street, Hopewell, 609-466-1880. Music of the Baroque comes to life with the Practitioners of Musick in their program, “Mr. Handel and Friends.” Benefit for the Hopewell Food Pantry. Free, but monetary or canned goods donations encouraged. 4 p.m.

Faith

Unitarian Universalist Church, 268 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road, Titusville, 609-737-7149. Musician Jim Scott leads Sunday services. Scott is an acoustic guitarist, singer, and composer of music that furthers the ideals of ecology, justice, and peace. 9 a.m.

Jewish Genealogy, Beth El Synagogue, 50 Maple Stream Road, East Windsor, 609-443-4454. 7 to Noon

Health & Wellness

Blood Drive, Diocese of Trenton, Our Lady of the Divine Shepherd Church, 72 Pennington Avenue, Trenton, 609-406-7400. To commemorate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, Our Lady of Divine Shepherd, gym, 34 Pennington Avenue, Trenton, 800-348-3543. Walk-ins welcome, open until 3 p.m. 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Hot Spots

John Bianculli Trio, Rats Restaurant, Grounds for Sculpture, 16 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-584-7800. Pianist John Bianculli and his trio perform classic and contemporary jazz during Sunday brunch at the Grounds for Sculpture. $49. 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 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.

Family Theater

Jack and The Beanstalk, Kelsey Theater, Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, 609-584-9444. $8. 2 and 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

Open House, Princeton Latin Academy, Route 518, Rambling Pines, Hopewell, 609-924-2206. Open house for grades K through 12. Free. Noon to 2 p.m.

Singles

Princeton Singles, K.C. Prime Restaurant, 4160 Quakerbridge Road, Lawrenceville, 609-392-1786. Brunch. About $15. Noon.

Monday

January 24

School Sports

High School North and South Ice Hockey, 609-716-5000, ext. 5134. Mercer County Tournament at Iceland. Call for time.

Literati

Generation to Generation, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-9529. Intergenerational discussion of books for young people for children ages 8 to 11 with a parent, older sibling, grandparent, or adult friend. Register. 7 p.m.

Faith

Chabad of the Windsors, 609-448-9369. First week of a four-week lecture series, “Divine Designs: The Torah’s Masterplan,” a Kabbalistic journey into the secrets. Register. Free. 7:30 p.m.

Health & Wellness

Tips for Lowering Your Cholesterol, Princeton Healthcare System Foundation, Princeton Fitness and Wellness Center, Route 206, 609-497-4480. Connie Pfeiffer presents options and therapies. Register. Free. 6:30 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. Evening storytime with Lisa, ages 4 to 7, at 7 p.m. Register. Free. 10:30 a.m.

For Families

Book Group, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-9529. Book discussion for children ages eight to 11 with an older sibling, parent, or grandparent. First session. 7 p.m.

For Parents

Happy Baby, Healthy Baby, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-9529. Series for parents and caregivers continues with infant CPR. Register. Free. 10:30 a.m.

Lectures

Gift Planning Council of New Jersey, Hyatt, Carnegie Center, 609-683-0765. “Gift Planning History 101” presented by Ron Brown, director of planned giving at Princeton University and president of the Gift Planning Council of New Jersey. At the noon luncheon, Jeff Lydenberg presents “Gift Annuities: What’s Old and What’s New.” Register. Seminar, $10; luncheon, $40. 10:30 a.m.

For Seniors

West Windsor Retirees Group, West Windsor Senior Center, 609-799-9068. Meet West Windsor Postmaster Suzanne Hutchinson. Free. 10 a.m.

Sports

Princeton Basketball, Jadwin Gym, 609-258-3538. Haverford. 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday

January 25

Municipal Meetings

WW-P Board of Education, Community Middle School, 609-716-5000. Meeting. 7:30 p.m.

School Sports

For WW-P school sports information, call the hotline: 609-716-5000, ext. 5134.

High School North Swimming. Hamilton West. 4 p.m.

High School South Girls Basketball. At Notre Dame 4 p.m.

High School South Swimming. Notre Dame. 4 p.m.

High School North Boys Basketball. Ewing. 7 p.m.

High School North Girls Basketball. At Ewing. 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.

Classical Music

Mozart’s Don Giovanni, McCarter Theater, 91 University Place, 609-258-2787. Mozart Festival Opera Company performs. Fully staged and costumed, with chorus and orchestra of 40. In Italian with English subtitles. $42 to $48. 7 p.m.

Lectures

Ask a Lawyer, YWCA Princeton, Bramwell House, 609-497-2100. Free consultation on immigration issues, Spanish translators on hand, co-sponsored by Princeton Latin American Task Force, Borough Housing Authority, and Mercer County Bar Association. Extension 329. 7:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Food & Dining

Splendid Soups, Whole Foods Market, Windsor Green Shopping Center, West Windsor, 609-799-2919. Sue Gordon demonstrates a rich vegetable stock and a mushroom broth. Register. $15. 7 p.m.

Diamond’s Riverside, 1140 River Road, West Trenton, 609-882-0303. Wine tasting and a five-course meal with Robert Mondavi wines. Register. 8 p.m.

Health & Wellness

Journaling Class, Studio Zen, 57 Hamilton Avenue, Hopewell, 609-466-7787. Tools and techniques presented by Deb Cooperman. Weekly through March 1. Register. $120. 6:30 p.m.

Feng Shui Talk, Oriental Teak, Montgomery Shopping Center, Routes 206 and 518, Rocky Hill, 609-213-8881. Free talk, “Discover Feng Shui: The Living Art of Creating Harmony in Your Home,” with Larisa Michel, Feng Shui master practitioner. Q&A after talk. 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.

Business Meetings

JobSeekers, Parish Hall entrance, Trinity Church, 33 Mercer Street, 609-924-2277. networking and support for changing jobs or careers, weekly, no charge. 7:30 p.m.

Outdoor Action

Full Moon Night Hike, Plainsboro Preserve, 80 Scotts Corner Road, Plainsboro, 609-897-9400. Winter hike to enjoy the sights and sounds of the forest after dark, under the glow of the full moon to 8:30 p.m. Hot chocolate and coffee afterwards. $10. 7 p.m.

Singles

Princeton Singles, Elks, Route 518, Blawenburg, 908-359-5208. Lunch for ages 55-plus. $5. Noon.

Sports

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

Wednesday January 26

School Sports

For WW-P school sports information, call the hotline: 609-716-5000, ext. 5134.

High School North and South Ice Hockey. Mercer County Tournament at Mercer County Park. Call for time.

High School North and South Winter Track. CVC shot put and high jump at Ewing. 4 p.m.

High School North Wrestling. Allentown. 6:30 p.m.

High School South Wrestling. At Nottingham. 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.

Art

International Art Exhibit, College of New Jersey Sesquicentennial, Art Gallery, Holman Hall, Ewing, 609-771-2198. Opening reception for Circa 1855: International Art Exhibit featuring French, American, British, and Japanese works from 1850-1860. Through March 30. 5 to 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

Book Bites, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-9529. Bring your lunch and a book to brown bag discussion group. Coffee, tea, soda, and dessert provided. 1 p.m.

Classical Music

Ben Heppner, Tenor, McCarter Theater, 91 University Place, 609-258-2787. Tenor Ben Heppner presents a vocal recital including songs from Sibelius, Tchaikovsky, Tosti, and folksong arrangements by Benjamin Britten. Craig Rutenberg on piano. $39 to $45. 8 p.m.

Tsunami Relief

Benefit Day, Asia Earthquake: Tsunami Relief Fund. Over two dozen restaurants donate 10% of dinner sales to the Save the Children fund. Bartenders, servers, and bus persons will also donate their tips. Visit www.savethechildren.org to donate online.

Area restaurants include Blue Point Grill, Mediterra, Teresa Caffe, Triumph Brewing Company, Alchemist & Barrister, Yankee Doodle Tap Room, the Ferry House, La Mezzaluna, Main Street Bistro & Bar, Ivy Garden, La Terraza, Lahiere’s, the Annex, and Tiger Noodles. Also, Acacia, the Lawrenceville Inn, Chambers Walk, Brothers Moon, Ya Ya Noodles, Nova Terra, Clydz, Marita’s Cantina, Tumulty’s Pub, Makeda Ethiopian Restaurant, and Jersey Subs.

For Families

Mothers and Daughters, YWCA Princeton, Bramwell House Living Room, 609-497-2100. Workshop on menstruation, $35 per couple, for girls ages 9 to 12. Extension 317. 6:30 p.m.

Faith

Divorce and Loss Programs, Central Baptist Church, 2015 Pennington Road, Ewing, 609-882-0337. Recovery support group seminars. Register. Free. 7 p.m.

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 the second part of 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. $5 donation. 7 p.m.

Food & Dining

Exotic Vegetables, Whole Foods Market, Windsor Green Shopping Center, West Windsor, 609-799-2919. Jeremiah LaMontagne prepares a truffle butter, treats tuna with a persimmon marinade, and handles pom pom mushrooms. Register. 7 p.m.

Health & Wellness

American Red Cross Blood Drive, College of New Jersey, 2000 Pennington Road, Cromwell Lounge, Ewing, 800-348-3543. Walk-ins welcome, open until 7 p.m. 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Dieter’s Dilemma, Princeton Healthcare System Foundation, Princeton Fitness and Wellness Center, Route 206, 609-497-4480. “From Atkins to Weight Watchers” presented by Dr. Gabriela Bowers. Register. Free. 7 p.m.

House Tour

Open House, Drumthwacket, Drumthwacket Foundation, 354 Stockton Street, 609-683-0591. Guided public tours. Free admission. Register. 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.

Lectures

Pay It Forward-NJ, First Presbyterian Church of Ewing, 100 Scotch Road, Adult Lounge, 609-433-6191. “Five Steps to Attracting Success” by Robin Fogel, Performance Enhancement and Career Coach. Register. 8:30 a.m.

WSI of Robbinsville, Conference Center at Mercer County College, 609-259-8400. “Is Your Web Site Hurting Your Business?” Register. $40. 9 a.m.

Thursday January 27

School Sports

For WW-P school sports information, call the hotline: 609-716-5000, ext. 5134.

High School North Swimming. At Hightstown. 4 p.m.

High School South Swimming. At Lawrence. 4 p.m.

High School North Boys Basketball. At Princeton. 7 p.m.

High School North Girls Basketball. Princeton. 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.

Art

Landscapes: Paint/Pixel, Rider University Art Gallery, Student Center, 2083 Lawrenceville Road, 609-895-5588. Opening reception for exhibit of Philadelphia-based artist Diane Burko. She gives a talk on Thursday, February 3, 7 p.m. On view through February 25. 5 to 8 p.m.

Dinner and a Movie, Grounds For Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-689-1089. “Robert Rauchenberg: Man at Work,” a film following Rauchenberg’s autobiographic work as it fuses real life with art. Free with paid park admission. Dinner by Chez Alice at 5:30 p.m.; for reservations call 609-890-6015. 5:30 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.

Iyengar Yoga, Princeton Ballet School, 29 North Main Street, Cranbury, 609-921-7758. $16. 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Feng Shui and Love and Romance, Full Circle Family, 329 Princeton Hightstown Road, East Windsor, 609-371-0888. Marlene Volper presents ways to jazz up your love life. Register. $40. 7 p.m.

Carol Alt, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Hamilton, 609-584-6770. “An Evening of Healthy Eating Featuring Carol Alt and the Chefs from Whole Foods.” The Sports Illustrated swimsuit supermodel and actress discusses her new book, “Eating in the Raw.” 7 p.m.

Fresh Start Program, University Medical Center at Princeton, 253 Witherspoon Street, 609-497-4480. American Cancer Society’s stop smoking program. Through February 17. Register. $40. 7 p.m.

Kids Stuff

West Windsor Library, 333 North Post Road, 609-799-0462. Storytime with Elke. Drama Club, “Puppets” with Elka for ages 8 to 10 at 4:15 p.m. Register. Free. 10:30 a.m.

Lectures

DataBytes, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-9529. Business Source Elite, a database that provides full text for 1,"130 business journals and more than 500 peer-reviewed business publications. 1 p.m.

Schools

Reading Clinic, Newgrange Educational Outreach Center, 297 Nassau Street, Princeton, 609-688-1280. “Vocabulary & Comprehension,” Deardra Rosenberg, director of outreach and curriculum. $87. 9 a.m.

For Seniors

West Windsor Senior Center, Municipal Complex, 609-799-9068. Keenager’s meeting, program, and potluck dinner. Entertainment by opera singer June Fiske accompanied by concert pianist Michgo Amemya. Membership is open to all age 55 and older. Call Ruth Boyd at 609-799-0211 for reservation or information. 5:30 p.m.

Friday

January 28

School Sports

For WW-P school sports information, call the hotline: 609-716-5000, ext. 5134.

High School North and South Ice Hockey. Mercer County Tournament at Mercer County Park. Call for time.

High School South Boys Basketball. At Lawrence. 7 p.m.

High School South Girls Basketball. Lawrence. 7 p.m.

Dance

Martha Graham Dance Company, McCarter Theater, 91 University Place, 609-258-2787. A performance by Martha Graham’s legendary dance company. $33 to $39. 7:30 p.m.

Drama

Wired!, College of New Jersey, Ewing, 609-771-2775. Second annual 24-hour play competition begins. It ends in performance of six one-act plays written during the event. They will be written, produced, directed, constructed, cast, propped, and costumed. Visit www.geocities.com/wiredtcnj 6:30 p.m.

Our Town, Actors’ NET, 635 North Delmorr Avenue, Morrisville, 215-295-3694. $12. 8 p.m.

The Country Club, Alliance Repertory Theater Company, Playhouse 22, 210 Dunhams Corner Road, East Brunswick, 732-254-3939. $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.

A Brave New Romeo and Juliet, Fine Arts Studio Theater, Rider University, 2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, 609-896-5303. William Shakespeare’s tragedy set in Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World” conceived by junior acting scholar Kim Hausler. Sponsored by Alpha Psi O