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Take a seat and take a tour of online museums

With the current emphasis on staying home and away from crowds, it seems a good time to take a look at the brave new world of online museums.

Poet Mark Doty channels Walt Whitman at Labyrinth Books streaming event tonight

National Book Award-winning poet and Rutgers University creative writing professor Mark Doty discusses his new book, “What is the Grass: Walt Whitman in My Life” in a Labyrinth livestream on May 6.

Annual Congressional high school art competition opens virtually

For the first time ever, the annual Congressional Art Competition held by Rep. Chris Smith as part of a national competition for his district’s high school students, will be virtual.

Mercer County parks, trails, golf courses to reopen Saturday May 2

Not all parts of all parks will reopen, and some restrictions will apply

Monumental “Life” exhibition opens and closes in Princeton

Unless social distancing regulations are reversed and the exhibition is allowed to reopens before its scheduled closing on June 21, readers will have to experience it online.

McCarter@Home: Be ‘Quarantined with Michael Shannon’ on April 29

Shannon will discuss life in Brooklyn during the Covid-19 crisis and his recent performance narrating Frederick, a puppet rendition of Leo Lionni’s classic children’s tale

VIDEO: Lawrence High’s Agarwal wins prize in C-SPAN video documentary competition

Students explore issues of national importance in the 2020 presidential campaign

New Jersey in the House! takes virtual travel experiences home

New digital hub for those who miss the sights, sounds and spirit of New Jersey

McCarter Theatre names Sarah Rasmussen new artistic director

Rasmussen will succeed Emily Mann, who is departing from McCarter after 30 years leading the theatre.

Hopewell Valley Arts Council ‘Thinking of You’ with colorful cards

Since early April, the Hopewell Valley Arts Council and more than 40 of its members and local artists have been providing their creative images for “Thinking of You” cards to some of those in the community most in need of healing and human connection

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Mercer County restaurant guide: who’s open, who’s delivering, what’s new

The latest information we have gathered on area restaurants, including contact info, pick-up and delivery options, specials, and more