Spring is around the corner and it’s time to get out and celebrate. We can think of no better way than grabbing a few friends, putting on your Sunday best, and supporting one of our great local charities in their annual fundraisers. Whether you are a garden party gal or an BBQ loving guy, a dancing machine or are just looking for a great cocktail party, we have something for everyone. Philanthropy, friends, fun….it’s going to be a fantastic season.
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Trinity Counseling Service of Princeton’s speaker series is well under way. Coming up, Dr. Adam Hauser speaking on the misconceptions of ADHD (3/22) and Chris Kuenne on how our personalities shape who we are as leaders (4/25). Speaker series is free, part of the TCS mission to help our community with health and mental wellness. Celebrating 50 years! Save the date for the Black Tie Celebration, 9/22. https://trinitycounseling.org/speakerseries/
Glenmoore Farm in Hopewell is the site of the Hopewell Valley Education Foundation‘s 2018 Above and Beyond Gala, ‘Boots & Bling!’ On Friday, 4/13, get your boots and hat and dress it up with a little bling for a night of BBQ, Drinks, and Auctions in celebration of Hopewell Valley’s amazing teachers and support staff. For tickets visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hvef-above-beyond-gala-2018-boots-bling-tickets-42289094821
Save the date for a one of a kind event that has locals busting a move! On Saturday, April 21 Dazzle: Mad Hot Ballroom brings 4 courageous community leaders to the dance floor! They include Jeannine Cimino, Carol Golden, Tom Sullivan, & Jeff Vega! Guests vote for their favorite dancers in this “dancing with the stars” themed competition – and all to benefit Young Audiences, Arts for Learning! To attend, vote, dance, & more shimmy over to dazzleya.org
Join us for a black-tie evening in celebration of McCarter Theatre Center, on Saturday, April 28, 2018. Purchase $250 Chorus Level tickets to enjoy a festive pre-show cocktail party with food, an open bar, and a silent auction. The evening concludes with a featured performance by six-time Tony award-winning Broadway legend, Audra McDonald, in the Matthews Theatre.
We know spring has arrived when we put on our garden party attire and head to Morven Museum & Garden for ‘Morven in May,’ a lawn party and contemporary craft show and heirloom plant sale. Sip and snack under a huge tent on Morven’s front lawn, while browsing fine crafts from talented artists from around the country, and wander the aisles of flats to find plants to fill up your spring flower and veggie gardens. Save the Date: Preview Party May 3; craft show and plant sale runs through May 6. Info: http://morven.org/events/event/morven-in-may/
The Historical Society of Princeton’s Concert Under the Stars on June 9 is the kick-off event to summer — a “boots and blue jeans” music festival-style fundraiser in an unparalleled historic setting, featuring fabulous Nashville music and delicious local food and drink. Proceeds help HSP preserve collections and offer quality educational programs that enhance community vitality and build historical literacy. https://princetonhistory.org/programs-events/adult-programs/concert-under-the-stars