Friday

February 4

School Sports

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

High School North Ice Hockey. Princeton at Mercer County Park. 4 p.m.

High School North and South Swimming. Mercer County Tournament at Lawrence. 4 p.m.

High School North Wrestling. Mercer County Tournament at Trenton. 5 p.m.

High School South Wrestling. Mercer County Tournament at Trenton. 5:30 p.m.

High School South Ice Hockey. Hightstown at Mercer County Park. 6 p.m.

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

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

Drama

Plaza Suite, Bridge Players Theater Company, Endeavor Banquet Hall, 19 East Union Street, Burlington, 856-303-7620. Neil Simon’s comedy. $15. 7 p.m.

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

Nunsense, Kelsey Theater, Mercer County College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, 609-584-9444. Opening night for Stars in the Park’s musical comedy about life in a convent after 52 of the sisters are poisoned. The Little Sisters of Hoboken, played by Elaine Fydych, Kristin Heiser, Angela Marchetti, Kyla Mostello, and Jaimy Taylor, put on a show to raise funds for burial costs. Diane Wargo directs. Reception follows. Through February 13. $15. 8 p.m.

Little By Little, Off-Broadstreet Theater, 5 South Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell, 609-466-2766. Opening night for a musical presented solely in song with no dialogue. The story traces the lives of three friends that have known each other since childhood. Music by Brad Ross, lyrics by Ellen Greenfield and Hal Hackady, and story by Annette Jolles and Ellen Greenfield. Through March 19. $23.75 & $25.25. 8 p.m.

Robert Thick directs, Kenneth Howard is musical director, and Julie Thick is choreographer. Costumes are by Ann Raymond. Actors include Heather Diaforli of Kingston, Timothy Walton of Princeton, and Esther Cohen of Edgewater. Diaforli is a music teacher in West Windsor-Plainsboro schools.

Rosemary and I, Passage Theater, Mill Hill Playhouse, Front and Montgomery streets, Trenton, 609-392-0766. Drama about a writer struggling to come to terms with her family’s complicated history. Written by Leslie Ayvazian. Through February 27. $22 to $28. 8 p.m.

Freshman One-Act Festival, Theatre Intime, Hamilton Murray Theater, Princeton University, 609-258-1742. Through February 5. $12. 8 p.m.

Side Man, Villagers Theater Black Box, 475 DeMott Lane, Somerset, 732-873-2710. $12. 8 p.m.

Art

Art Opening, Windrows Forrestal Village, Plainsboro, 732-422-0700. Exhibit of Robert DeChico and his photographic impression show, “Celebration of the River Towns.” Buildings, canals, towpaths, and the river are featured. On view through March 2. 5 p.m.

Faculty Exhibits, CAPPS, Mariboe Gallery, Peddie School, Hightstown, 609-490-7550. Opening reception and talk by artist Catherine Robohm Watkins, whose exhibit deals with memory and intuitive association. On view to February 18. 6:30 p.m.

Artist Lecture Series, Grounds For Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-586-0616. Reception and lecture in conjunction with the Focus on Sculpture 2005 exhibition. Bryan Grigsy, judge of the competition, discusses the selection process and what goes into a winning photograph. Register. 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.

Winter Festival

Lambertville-New Hope Winter Festival, New Hope-Solebury High School, 215-862-3821. Outdoor sculpture tour, gala, and Livingston Taylor in concert. 3 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, the late Anthony Biancosino. Refreshments available. $5. 7 p.m.

Faith

Congregational Dinner, Beth El Synagogue, 50 Maple Stream Road, East Windsor, 609-443-4454. Dinner, services, followed by “Jewish Law and the Conservative Movement” presented by Rabbi Joel Roth. $18 adults; $10 children. 6 p.m.

Health & Wellness

West Windsor Senior Center, 609-799-9068. Blood pressure and cholesterol screening. Free. 1 p.m.

Go Red for Women, American Heart Association, 877-242-4277. Commemorate “National Wear Red Day for Women” by wearing red in support of all the women who have been touched by heart disease or stroke. 8 a.m.

Lectures

Tax Assistance, Plainsboro Public Library, 641 Plainsboro Road, 609-275-2897. Appointments are recommended. Free. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Fund for Irish Studies, Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau Street. “Saint Brigit and Groundhog Day,” presented by Seamas O’Cathain of University College, Dublin. Free. 4:30 p.m.

In the Schools

Orchestra Festival, High School South, High School South, 609-716-5000, ext. 5050. With Grover Middle School orchestra in concert. Free. 7:30 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.

For Seniors

First Friday, Friends of West Windsor Senior Citizens, West Windsor Senior Center, 609-799-0051. Presentation of “South Passaic” a musical comedy produced by 55-Plus. 1:30 p.m.

Saturday February 5

Municipal Meetings

Town Hall Meeting, West Windsor Township, Municipal Building, 609-799-2400. West Windsor Mayor Shing-fu Hsueh presents a review of the accomplishments during 2004. The public is invited. 10 a.m.

School Sports

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

High School North and South Swimming. Mercer County Tournament at Lawrence. Noon

High School South Wrestling. Mercer County Tournament at Trenton. 8 a.m.

High School North Wrestling. Mercer County Tournament at Trenton. 9 a.m.

High School North Boys Basketball. At Princeton Day School. 2 p.m.

High School South Girls Basketball. At Bogota. 3:30 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.

Plaza Suite, Bridge Players Theater Company, Endeavor Banquet Hall, 19 East Union Street, Burlington, 856-303-7620. $15. 7 p.m.

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

Nunsense, Kelsey Theater, Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, 609-584-9444. $15. 8 p.m.

Little By Little, Off-Broadstreet Theater, 5 South Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell, 609-466-2766. $23.75 and $25.25. 8 p.m.

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

Freshman One-Act Festival, Theatre Intime, Hamilton Murray Theater, Princeton University, 609-258-1742. $12. 8 p.m.

Dinner Theater

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater, Omicron Theater Productions, Tiffany’s Restaurant, 812 Route 33, Hamilton, 609-443-5598. Dinner and interactive mystery. Reservations, $49. 7:30 p.m.

Benefit

Benefit Antiques Show, Womanspace, National Guard Armory, 151 Eggert Crossing Road, Lawrenceville, 609-394-0136. 18th annual show features fine American and European period furniture, folk art, porcelains, jewelry, prints, and accessories. Proceeds benefit Womanspace. $7. 11 to 5 p.m.

Literati

Dinomania!, Plainsboro Public Library, 641 Plainsboro Road, 609-275-2897. Community workshop with artists Marco Giammetti and Carol Hendrickson to build a dinosaur utilizing paper mache and puppetry techniques. The giant dinosaur will surround the new dinosaur book corner including both fiction and non-fiction books about dinosaurs. Dress for a mess and bring a brown bag lunch. For all ages. Register. 10 a.m.

Wine Tasting and Poetry Reading, Varsity Liquors, 234 Nassau Street, 609-924-1796. Paula Bramsen Cullen, author of “The Sun’s Palette.” Free. 2 p.m.

Classical Music

Winter Concert, Princeton Girlchoir, Richardson Auditorium, 609-688-1888. “East Meets West” is the title of the 16th annual winter concert. The first half of the program features traditional classical, spirituals, and folk songs. The second half of the program features Taikoza, a Japanese music and dance group, and music from Taiwan, Samoa, Japan, and Hawaii. $15. 7:30 p.m.

West Windsor residents include Sarah McNeilly, Kerry McNeilly, Marlena Bhame, Kelly Cahill, Esther Cha, Caroline Godofsky, Libby Kamen, Taylor Landis-Miller, Johanna Liao, and Anya Nathanson-Tell.

Plainsboro residents include Oana Barbu, Kristen Kane, Molly Karlin, Lauren McGinley, Veronica Santoso, and Nitya Sivakumar.

Pop Music

Laurie Anderson, McCarter Theater, 91 University Place, 609-258-2787. “The End of the Moon” is an original work featuring new music for violin and electronics. Laurie Anderson combines stories, songs, and music in a low-tech setting exploring the contemporary meanings of freedom. As NASA’s first artist-in-residence, she looks at relationships between war, spirituality, and consumerism. $29 and $32. 7:30 p.m.

Good Causes

Warehouse Book Sale, JR Trading Company, 34 Stouts Lane, Monmouth Junction, 732-329-3500. Clearance book sale to benefit the Petco Foundation to support local and national animal welfare efforts. Greyhound Friends of New Jersey and Angel Paws will seek happy homes for orphaned pets. Vendors offer product demonstrations and samples. Donations benefit animal welfare organizations, adoption programs, and other animal-related causes. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Soiree Parisienne, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton University, 609-258-3762. “Toulouse Lautrec and Friends,” the annual gala sponsored by the Friends of the Princeton University Art Museum. Cocktail reception, dinner, music, and dancing. Gala benefits the museum’s educational and outreach programming. Dinner and dancing at Prospect House. $200. 6:30 p.m.

Fashion Show

West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North Post Prom, 90 Grovers Mill Road, Plainsboro, 609-716-5000, ext. 5100. Fashions include casual and prom wear, as well as accessories. High School North Jazz and performs. Dance performance by South Asian Student Association. Indian and Chinese fashion show. Cash and carry vendors. Auction for prom-related products and services. Refreshments. $20. 6:30 p.m.

Vendors include Primadonna’s Closet, Oh No So Ho, Sterlings, New Hope Apparel, and ChazMaTazz Formal Wear. All proceeds benefit the Class of 2005 post prom party.

For Teens

Babysitting Certification, YWCA Princeton, Bramwell House Living Room, 609-497-2100. Five Saturday sessions for teens, nannies, and adults, half-day with final session to 3 p.m., $125. Extension 325. 9:30 a.m.

Sports

Sports Day Sports Fair, YWCA Princeton, Jadwin Gym, 609-497-2100. Meet Princeton University female athletes and watch the basketball game versus Harvard at 7 p.m. The YWCA’s Excelled Gymnastic Team performs at half time. $3. Extension 314. 5:30 p.m.

Winter Festival

Lambertville-New Hope Winter Festival, 215-862-3821. Food, entertainment, parade, tours, ice carving. 10 a.m.

Food & Dining

Chili Cook-Off, Whole Foods Market, Windsor Green Shopping Center, West Windsor, 609-799-2919. Customers are invited to judge which of the Whole Foods Markets departments reigns supreme in the world of chili. Ten teams compete. Participants are entered in a raffle to win a Lafont Dutch oven for making chili. Samples, recipes, and take-home chili available. 1 to 4 p.m.

Health & Wellness

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

Feng Shui, Feng Shui Center of Princeton, 45 East Mountain Road, Belle Mead, 609-213-8881. “Feng Shui Your Life to Success” presented by Larisa Michel. Register. $36. 11 a.m.

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

Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, 50 Vreeland Drive, Suite 506, Skillman, 609-924-7294. Yoga Sutras of Patanjali study group with Edwin Bryant. Drop-ins welcome. $30. 3 p.m.

Ruth A. Golush, 666 Plainsboro Road, Suite 655, Plainsboro, 609-426-9693. “Pi Gu Energy Healing for Weight Control.” Register. $20. 7 p.m.

Cool Spots

Cats and Canaries, Montgomery Center for the Arts, 124 Montgomery Road, Skillman, 609-921-3272. Music by the Tritones, an a cappella singing trio featuring Dotty Westgate, Jan Gottlieb, and Heather Robbins. Also, guitarist Mark Hill and mandolin player Bo Child. Vintage French melodies for accordion and voice by husband and wife team Ken Schmidt and Jan Gottlieb. Audience participation invited. $5. 8 p.m.

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

Kids Stuff

Chinese New Year Storytime, Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, 609-716-1570. Plainsboro Chinese School presents storytime about the festival. 11 a.m.

Valentine’s Crafts, Blue Tulip, Nassau Park, West Windsor, 609-720-1005. Free workshop for children under 10 using stationery and gel pens to create a Valentine card as well as a booklet of envelopes. The children may bring photos or mementos to include in their project. Register. 1 p.m.

A workshop for children ages 10 to 14 begins at 2 p.m. They will create a keepsake of a decorative Valentine box filled with paper hearts, mementos, and poetry. Register.

For Families

Sugar Tree Tapping, Howell Living History Farm, Valley Road, off Route 29, Titusville, 609-737-3299. Free walk-in workshops present skills and information needed to tap a backyard maple tree at 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. Children’s crafts program from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. costs $1. 10 a.m.

Family Valentine Workshop, Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-8777. The 20th annual Valentine Workshop for children and adults. Two one-hour sessions for making unique Valentine cards. Construction paper, candy hearts, stickers, ribbon, stamps, and crepe paper available. Space is limited; pre-registration is required. $5 per child; $3 per adult. 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

Chinese New Year Celebration, West Windsor Library, 333 North Post Road, 609-799-0462. Inaugural event features West Windsor Mayor Shing-fu Hsueh with a tai chi demonstration, dancers from Princeton Chinese Language School, Kid’s tai chi, yoyo, and fingerpainting; and musician Yi Yang performs on the zheng. Also the art of the Chinese knot, how to use chopsticks, and storytime. Free. 2 p.m.

Students from the Chinese Club of High Schools North and South perform the Lion Dance in full costume. They are led by faculty member Wei-Ling Wu. Refreshments will be served.

The event is part of the Building Bridges to our Cultural Heritage Youth Series sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

Dad-Daughter Dance, West Windsor Recreation, Millstone River School, Plainsboro, 609-799-6141. Annual dad-daughter night, ages 5 and up. $35 per couple. $10 each additional daughter. Dad may be substituted by adult male. Register. 6 to 9 p.m.

Buffet dinner followed by dancing. DJ Old Trax plays music from three decades. Games, dance competitions, prizes. Each couple receives a photo to commemorate the night.

For Teens

Writers Workshop, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-9529. Author Megan McCafferty presents a three session workshop of two-hour writing sessions for students in grades 6 to 12. The workshop focuses on sharing works-in-progress and getting feedback. Register. Free. 2 p.m.

Megan McCaffery is the author of “Sloppy Firsts” and its sequel, “Second Helpings.” She also edited an anthology, “Sixteen: Stories About That Sweet and Bitter Birthday.”

Family Theater

David Gonzalez, Young Audiences of New Jersey, Berlind Theater, McCarter Theater, 609-258-6567. Known as the “Master Storyteller,” David Gonzalez had performed at the New Victory Theater, the Royal National Theater in London, Lincoln Center, and the Smithsonian Institution. $12. 11 a.m.

Junie B. Jones, Kelsey Theater, Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, 609-584-9444. Theatreworks USA presents a new musical about being in the first grade. $8. 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Lectures

Introduction to Kabbalah, Plainsboro Public Library, 641 Plainsboro Road, 609-275-2897. Bnei Baruch World Academy for Kabbalah Studies presents a lecture. For information visit www.kabbalah.info. 3 p.m.

Science Lectures

Michael Souza, Science on Saturday, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Forrestal Campus, Route 1, 609-243-2121. “Glass, the Canvas for Science from the Scientific Glassblower’s Perspective” presented by Michael Souza, department of chemistry, Princeton University. 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. See website for entrance restrictions.

Singles

Jewish Singles of Mercer County, Jewish Center, 435 Nassau Street, Princeton, 609-883-9555. Chinese New Year party with catered buffet, Mah Jong, Jenga, Chinese checkers. $20. Register with Lauren. 7:15 p.m.

Sports

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

Sunday

February 6

School Sports

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

High School North and South Winter Track. Mercer County Tournament at Widener University. Noon

Drama

Our Town, Actors’ NET, 635 North Delmorr Avenue, Morrisville, 215-295-3694. The time of the final performance has been changed to accommodate Eagles fans. $12. 2 p.m.

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

Nunsense, Kelsey Theater, Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, 609-584-9444. $15. 2 p.m.

Little By Little, Off-Broadstreet Theater, 5 South Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell, 609-466-2766. $23.75 and $25.25. 2:30 p.m.

Benefit

Benefit Antiques Show, Womanspace, National Guard Armory, 151 Eggert Crossing Road, Lawrenceville, 609-394-0136. 18th annual show features fine American and European period furniture, folk art, porcelains, jewelry, prints, and accessories. Proceeds benefit Womanspace. $7. 11 10 to 5 p.m.

Art

Chin Yun Chorus, Montgomery Center for the Arts, 124 Montgomery Road, Skillman, 609-921-3272. Performance in celebration of Chinese New Year in collaboration with the exhibition “Ancient Arts in a Modern World: Contemporary Chinese Art.” Artists include Zhi Lin, Hong Zhu An, Zhenmin Ji, and Chao-Han Huang. Snow date is Saturday, February 12. Free. 2 p.m.

Victoria Chu Moy leads a workshop for young people. All materials will be provided. $25 per child. Register.

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 of “La Traviata” by Meagan Miller, Stuart Neill, Todd Thomas, Brian McIntosh, and Serena Benedetti. $14 to $48. The concert was rescheduled due to snow from January 23. 3 p.m.

Tatiana Vetrinskaya, Steinway Musical Society, Jacobs Music, 2540 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville, 609-434-0222. A Russian native, she has been teaching and performing in the United States since 1995 and is a faculty ember of the University of New Mexico. $15. 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. Rescheduled from January 16. $15. 4 p.m.

Andean Music

Middlesex County Cultural Commission, Community Middle School, 55 Grovers Mill Road, Plainsboro, 732-745-4489. Music of the Andean highlands presented by Andina Roots. Free. Register. 2 p.m.

The music features pre-Colombian instruments such as kenas and tunas, zamponas, sikus, whistles, and percussion instruments like the bombo, chagchas. String instruments include mandolin and guitar, the charango.

Good Causes

Oyster Bowl VI, Breast Cancer Resource Center, Blue Point Grill, 258 Nassau Street, 609-252-2003. Sixth annual oyster eating contest to benefit Susan Komen Breast Cancer Foundation New Jersey Race for the Cure. Entry fee of $35 gets you a T-shirt and all the oysters you can devour in two minutes. Foods for spectators include oyster stew, Po-Boys, and clam chowder from $5 to $10. 12:30 p.m.

Sound Nutrition Concert Series, Calvary Baptist Church, 3 East Broad Street, Hopewell, 609-466-1880. Concert harpist Elaine Christy performs. Free, but monetary or canned goods donations encouraged. Shows are benefits for Hopewell Food Pantry. 4 p.m.

Lecture

Good Afternoon, Panel, Dorothea’s House, 120 John Street, Princeton, 609-924-9713. Suzanne Martinucci, freelance writer and Metropolitan Opera quiz panelist, speaks about her experiences working in and around the radio quiz during Saturday afternoon intermissions of the Metropolitan Opera. Audience participation in a sample mini-quiz. Free. 5 p.m.

Winter Festival

Lambertville-New Hope Winter Festival, 215-862-3821. Pancake breakfast, children’s obstacle course, snowflake art work, ice carving, tours, and entertainment. 8:30 a.m.

Annual Chili Cook Off. Riverhorse Brewery, 80 Lambert Lane, Lambertville, 215-862-3821. Join hundreds chili fans to vote for the best chili in the area. Register. $20 includes a collectible pint glass, Riverhorse brew, and all the chili you can consume. 1 p.m.

Crafts

Embroiderer’s Guild of America, The Windrows at Princeton Forrestal, 609-799-2273. Finishing Herringbone Eyeglass Case. 1 p.m.

Faith

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 177 Princeton-Hightstown Road, 609-799-1753. Open forum on the Recommendations of the Task Force for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Studies on Sexuality. Created to aid the church in a study of sexuality and same-gender relations. 9:45 a.m.

Health & Wellness

Feng Shui, Feng Shui Center of Princeton, 45 East Mountain Road, Belle Mead, 609-213-8881. “Feng Shui Your Life to Success” presented by Larisa Michel. Register. $36. 11 a.m.

Banish the Blues Naturally, Full Circle Family, 329 Princeton Hightstown Road, East Windsor, 609-371-0888. Laurie Frost presents yoga postures, self-massage, aromatherapy, and music. Register. $40. 11 a.m.

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

Cool Spots

Ballet Folklorico de Princeton, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-9529. Program of traditional Mexican dance. 3 p.m.

Kids Stuff

Who’s Been There?, Plainsboro Preserve, 80 Scotts Corner Road, Plainsboro, 609-897-9400. For children ages 5 to 9. Winter is the time to find out what animals are around by checking out their tracks. $8. 2 p.m.

Lectures

Astrological Society of Princeton, Educational Testing Service, Conant Hall, 609-924-4311. “The World, the Solstice, and Harmonics” presented by Wayne Booher. Social hour after lecture. Free, but donations accepted. 2:30 p.m.

The Middle East Peace Process, Princeton University Middle East Society, Friend Center, 609-258-5006. “The View from Cairo” presented by Khaled Fahmy. Free. 4 p.m.

Black History…Everyone’s History, Rider University, Gill Chapel, Route 206, Lawrenceville, 609-896-5303. Reflections and liturgical dance performed by Princeton Theological Seminary students and husband and wife, Colin and Imani Jones. 5 p.m.

Politics

Another Brother, Global Cinema Cafe, Princeton Public Library, Witherspoon Street, 609-924-0455. Screening of a film featuring the biographical mosaic of Clarence Fitch, an African American veteran of Vietnam War. The film presents social problems including racism, poverty, substance abuse, and HIV/AIDS (which Fitch died of in 1990). Free. 4 p.m.

Sports

Trenton Titans Hockey, Sovereign Bank Arena, Hamilton Avenue at Route 129, 609-599-9500. Reading. $10.50 to $25.50. 3 p.m.

Super Bowl XXXIX. From Jacksonville, Florida, the battle between the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots. 6 p.m.

Monday

February 7

Literati

Ronald C. White, Jr., Princeton U-Store, 36 University Place, 609-921-8500. Talk and booksigning by the author of “The Eloquent President: A Portrait of Lincoln Through His Words.” The book blends history and biography to capture the four most critical years of Lincoln’s life. White, also the author of “Lincoln’s Greatest Speech,” has lectured on Lincoln at the White House, the Library of Congress, and Gettysburg. 7 p.m.

Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, 609-716-1570. Writers’ Exchange, a peer critique group facilitated by author Ed Leefeldt. 8 p.m.

Faith

Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street, 609-924-0103. “Reading the Bible Devotionally” presented by Janet Weathers. Register. 7:30 p.m.

Krishna Kendra, 13 Briardale Court, Plainsboro, 609-203-6730. Group chanting, mantra recitation, and discussion. 8:30 p.m.

Food & Dining

Winter Menu, Whole Foods Market, Windsor Green Shopping Center, West Windsor, 609-799-2919. Chef Chris Connors of Lambertville’s Anton’s at the Swan Restaurant, creates a winter menu suitable for a small dinner party or family gathering. Dishes include hearty greens with Applewood Smoked Bacon and Blue Cheese, Coq au Vin, and chocolate brownies with whipped cream and pecan brittle. Register. $20. 7 p.m.

Health & Wellness

Post Partum Yoga, Princeton Healthcare System Foundation, Princeton Fitness and Wellness Center, Route 206, 609-497-4480. First of eight-session program. Through February 25. Register. $160. 11 a.m.

Meet the Chef. Bobby Trigg, chef and owner of the Ferry House, prepares portobello mushroom salad, over-roasted filet of salmon, and creme brulee. Register. Free. 7 p.m.

Caregiver Learning Series, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Hamilton, 609-584-5900. Group sessions dealing with finances, dementia, and the value of caregiving. Simultaneous session for care recipient. Register. $5. 11 a.m.

Smoking Cessation. Seven-session peer group counseling. Register. Free. Noon.

Puberty and Your Pre-Teen. Introduction to puberty for adult with daughters, ages 9 to 11. Register. $10. 6:30 p.m.

Heart-Healthy Cooling. Tips, recipes, and samples from the dietitian. Register. $10. 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 session on potty training. Register. Free. 10:30 a.m.

For Seniors

Movie, West Windsor Senior Center, 609-799-9068. “House of Sand and Fog.” 1 p.m.

Sports

Rider Basketball, Sovereign Bank Arena, Hamilton Avenue at Route 129, 609-599-9500. Sienna vs. Rider (women), 4:30 p.m. Iona vs. Rider (men), 7 p.m. $8 to $12. 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday

February 8

Mardi Gras.

Municipal Meetings

Friends of West Windsor Open Space, Municipal Building, 609-799-4868. Meeting. Website: www.fowwos.org. 7:30 p.m.

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 Boys and Girls Basketball. Allentown. 7 p.m.

High School South Boys Basketball. At Hamilton West. 7 p.m.

High School South Girls Basketball. Hamilton West. 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

Einstein’s Miraculous Year, Princeton U-Store, 36 University Place, 609-921-8500. Celebration of the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein’s Miraculous Year, 1905, the year that he wrote five revolutionary papers that influenced the future of science. The first event is Simon Singh presenting “The Big Bang.” 1:30 p.m.

Jean Hanff Korelitz, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-9529. Author of “The White Rose,” Korelitz reads from the book, an imaginative retelling of the Strauss opera “Der Rosenkavalier” set in New York City. 7:30 p.m.

For Families

Card Workshop, YWCA Princeton, Robeson Place, 609-497-2100. Make your own greeting cards. $8. Extension 317. 10 a.m.

Health & Wellness

Breast Cancer Resource Center, YWCA Princeton, Bramwell House, 609-497-2100. “The Truth About Breast Health and Breast Cancer.” Donations welcome. 7:30 p.m.

Food & Dining

Chocolate Lover’s Class, Whole Foods Market, Windsor Green Shopping Center, West Windsor, 609-799-2919. Chocolate tasting with Richard Feldman, Whole Foods’ resident chocolate expert. He will also prepare a frozen chocolate souffle for two and a dessert of Irish coffee parfait. Register. $15. 7 p.m.

Health & Wellness

Lower Your Cholesterol, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Hamilton, 609-584-5900. Facts, treatments, and lifestyle changes presented by Dr. W. Rizvi, endocrinologist and researcher. Register. $10. Noon.

Simply Yoga, Kingston Mall, Route 27, 609-924-7751. Fedenkrais with Jean Fung. $15. 5:30 p.m.

Baby Safety Course, Princeton YMCA, Paul Robeson Place, 609-497-9622. Child and infant CPR class. Free babysitting services. Register. $35 per person; $60 for a couple. 6 p.m.

Toby Williams, Friends’ Health Connection, Robert Wood Johnson Hospital at Hamilton, 800-483-7436. Interactive workshop with Toby Williams, a professional jazz vocalist and music therapist. Introduction to the power of the body’s healing resources through breathing, singing, sounding, and movement. Register. $10. 7 p.m.

Introduction to Essential Oils, Full Circle Family, 329 Princeton Hightstown Road, East Windsor, 609-371-0888. Darby Mackenzie Line presents class. Register. $40. 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.

Hot Spots

Mardi Gras, Triumph Brewing Company, 138 Nassau Street, 609-924-7855. Dance party music with Snapperhead Zydeco Band. Spicy season brew Jolie Blonde, cajun and creole menu specials, and beads. $5 cover. 9:30 p.m.

Kids Stuff

Storytime and Crafts, Borders Books, 601 Nassau Park, 609-514-0040. Celebrate Saint Valentine Day with stories of love and friendship. Free. 10 a.m.

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

For Parents

Parents: The Anti-Drug, Princeton Alliance Church, Scudders Mill & Schalks Crossing roads, 609-799-9000. Program features a panel including Plainsboro police officers; Ron Fraser, a board certified counselor; Steve Mayer, principal of Grover Middle School; and Reverend Nathan Karcesky. Free. 7 p.m.

For Teens

Mercer County Performing Arts High School, MCCC West Windsor, 609-586-3550. All school showcase for school of drama, dance, and vocal music. Call for time.

Lectures

Tax Assistance, Plainsboro Public Library, 641 Plainsboro Road, 609-275-2897. Appointments recommended. Free. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

J. Philip Newell, Princeton Theological Seminary, Main Lounge, Mackay Campus Center, 609-497-7990. Scottish minister and scholar who has taken a leading roll in recovering the spirituality of the Celtic people and the Celtic church speaks and presents a seminar. Through February 10. Free. 9 a.m.

Re/Max Greater Princeton, Courtyard Marriott, Route 1 South, 609-951-8600. “Buying and Selling a Home” presented by real estate attorney Rob Rothenberg, real estate agent Joan Eisenberg, and mortgage broker John Stefan. Register. Free. 7 p.m.

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.

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

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 February 9

Chinese New Year. Year of the Rooster.

Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is the oldest and most important festival in China. It celebrates the return of life to the earth after the long winter months, and is a time for new beginnings and putting the past behind you. The festival date can fall from mid-January to mid-February and is determined by the lunar calendar. Beginning with the new moon on the first day of the lunar year, and culminating with a Lantern Festival on the full moon 15 days later, Chinese New Year is a time of celebrations, parades, and dragon and