Thursday, March 4, 2021

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Museums in Motion Brings African American History to Life

Princeton resident Kayren Carter-Mjumbe's Museums in Motion exhibitions and programs look at the time span between 1800 and today to highlight the contributions of both “the legendary and unknown” Americans of African ancestry.

Off the Presses: ‘New Jersey’s Lost Piney Culture’

William J. Lewis’s recently released book published by The History Press, a division of Arcadia Press, is an examination of cultural changes within one of New Jersey’s most culturally important regions, the Pinelands.

Opportunities

The Suppers Program offers a breakfast club, and George Street Playhouse is streaming performances of "Bad Dates" online through March 14.

Artist Celebrates 20 Year Journey of Creating

Artist Khalilah Sabree is commemorating 20 years of creating art in the Capital City with a retrospective at Artworks Trenton, the downtown gallery where the artist has also had a studio.

Gallery Going: Jacob Lawrence at the New Jersey State Museum

With some regional museums still closed and planning to reopen, we are continuing to remind readers of their important collections. This week’s pick is Jacob Lawrence’s 1943 painting “The Music Lesson.”

Survival Guide

Fast Lane

On the Move

New leadership for the D&R Greenway Board, a move for Princeton Infrared, and deaths.

PACF Awards COVID Relief Grants

The Princeton Area Community Foundation awarded over $2 million to more than 50 local nonprofits in its second phase of COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Grant funding activities.

Management Moves

John Thuber is retiring from TESU and the RWJ Hamilton Foundation board has new leadership.

Deaths

Those recently lost include former Hamilton mayor Jack Rafferty.

Commentary

Letters to the Editor: Housing & Planting

Notes from Housing Initiatives of Princeton and Princeton Community Housing, and a message from Judith Robinson on gardening for spring.

Updates on Weed and Falcons

The state has finally enacted laws surrounding the legal use of marijuana. What do they all mean?

COVID Update for the Mercer County Community

The focus may be on vaccinations, but please keep in mind that the basic precautions we’ve all been following for the past 11 months or so still matter.

To the Editor: Thanks and Hope

Princeton Nursery School thanks supporters of its recent fundraising event. HomeFront presents a 'Week of Hope.'