Monthly Archives: July 2011

Google+ — what you need to know…By Jo Singer

Since its launch last month, Google’s new social network, Google+, has been getting a lot of attention. To bring you up to speed with what’s going on with this exciting new social networking site, here is a brief overview of the Google+ project, as it is being referred to, with …
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Handpicked Events for July 28-31, 2011

Last week’s newsletter was all about escaping the heat, but this week we bring you 10 ways to embrace the sun and the freedom that summer offers. From fairs to festivals to Sunday morning drives, this week’s events are what summer is all about. Whether you’re eating lobster at Rat’s …
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Handpicked events for July 21-24, 2011

It’s that time of year. The dead middle of summer. Heat, humidity, and haze abound. We know it’s tempting to stay in and lay right in front of the air conditioning all day but we say PHOOEY!  Get out there and play because soon enough we’ll have 2 feet of snow and you’ll be sorry. Plus: …
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Ready, Set, Race…in a cardboard canoe!

A great way to escape both the heat and mid-summer boredom this Saturday is to check out the cardboard canoe race in Plainsboro at Water’s Edge Park. 25 teams of two will build and race boats made of everyday materials. Organizers will provide each team with  one 78″ by 120″ sheet …
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Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social!

  On Wednesday, July 20th at the Updike Farmstead on Quaker Road in Princeton Township, the Historical Society of Princeton invites children and families to a super sweet activity – making ice cream the old-fashioned way!  Discover the natural ingredients that were historically grown crops and botanicals on the Updike …
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Handpicked Events for July 14-17, 2011

Bonjour! C’est le 14 Julliet, la Fête Nationale Française! Vive la France! Yes today is Bastille Day, a French celebration commemorating the storming of the Bastille in 1789, a flashpoint of the French revolution. While the festivities in the States aren’t particularly exciting, you can take the day to treat …
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Handpicked Events for July 8-10, 2011

Welcome back! We hope everyone had a great holiday weekend because it’s the last real holiday of the summer (unless you count the premier of the last Harry Potter movie). After some initial thunderstorms Friday, it’s supposed to be gorgeous this weekend so take the opportunity to get outside with some great …
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