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Events in Lawrenceville This Week

Looking for fun things to do this holiday week? Here's what's going on in our area.

Monday

Trenton Downtown Association presents a day of activities, including a Military History: Affair at Egg Harbor at 11 a.m., followed by a 'Punch and Judy' puppet show at noon and more.

Enjoy a multimedia light show in Cranbury, featuring
 10,000 “Shooting Fountain of Light”, a 20 foot by 20 foot wall of snowflakes with 6,400 lights and the front lawn covered in 25,000 lights. 6-9 p.m. 

Tuesday

New Jersey State Museum's Planetarium hosts a Holiday Laser Lights' show.  11 a.m. and 1 p.m. 

Lawrence Historical Society hosts Hogmanay New Year's Eve Bonfire.

Head to the Maidenhead Great Meadow to light up the night with a traditional Scottish New Year's Eve bonfire. Celebrate a clean break from all that had been bad in the old year. 6 p.m.  

Enjoy a multimedia light show in Cranbury, featuring
 10,000 “Shooting Fountain of Light”, a 20 foot by 20 foot wall of snowflakes with 6,400 lights and the front lawn covered in 25,000 lights. 6-9 p.m. 

New Jersey Capital Philharmonic performs a New Year's Eve Concert,, 'Spellbound Concerto' featuring Gabriela Imreh on piano, plus works by Bernstein, Liszt, Strauss, and more. 8 p.m. 

Singles New Year’s Eve Dance Party and Social. Enjoy dancing to your favorite hits from the 60's to the present. Leave your resolutions at home; just come and have a good time. Hats, Noisemakers and tiaras for everyone. Includes non-alcoholic toast at midnight. Holiday Inn Princeton, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. 

Wednesday

A real-time tour of the Princeton Battlefield. William P. Tatum III, a British army historian, traces the steps of American and British units at the same time of day as the original Battle of Princeton. Wear warm clothes and boots and head to Princeton Battlefield Park. Register.  7:30 to 9:30 a.m

Power walk to the scenic overlook at the top of the St. Michael's Farm Preserve in Hopewell. 
Register. 8 a.m.


Thursday

Lawrence Library presents the movie Clandestine Childhood (2012). After years of exile, Juan and his family come back to Argentina under fake identities. Juan’s parents and his uncle are members of the Montoneros Organization, which is fighting against the military junta that rules the country. Because of this they are being tracked down relentlessly, and the threat of capture and even death is constant. However, Juan’s daily life is also full of warmth and humor, and he quickly and easily integrates into his new environment. Spanish and English with English subtitles. Registration suggested.

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