Events

All of the events listed below are taking place virtually unless noted otherwise. Visit venue websites for information about how to access the events. To include your event in this section email events@princetoninfo.com.

Wednesday January 20

On Stage

All Underdogs Go to Heaven, Princeton Triangle Club. www.triangleshow.com. Original student-written musical comedy premiering in musical movie form. Available to stream for free through February 1. Donations welcome. 8 p.m.

Good Causes

Virtual Information Session, CASA for Children of Mercer & Burlington Counties. www.casamb.org. Information on the non-profit organization that recruits, trains, and supervises community volunteers who speak up in Family Court for the best interests of children that have been removed from their families due to abuse and/or neglect and placed in the foster care system. Register by email to jduffy@casamercer.org. 11 a.m.

Food & Dining

Intermittent Fasting, The Suppers Programs. www.thesuppersprograms.org. Endocrinologist Dr. Adi Benito discusses the concept of intermittent fasting and its potential health benefits related to cognition, heart health, physical performance, diabetes, obesity, and tissue health. Register. Donation requested. 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Health

Myths and Realities About Gynecologic Cancers, Princeton Health Community Wellness. www.princetonhcs.org. Join Charlotte Marcus, MD, FACOG, board certified gynecologic oncologist with Penn Medicine Princeton Medicine Physicians, for a discussion on the diagnosis and treatment of gynecologic cancers, including risk factors and warning signs. Register. 1 p.m.

Wellness

Light, Color and Nature; Creating Balance and Well-Being, Trinity Counseling Service. www.trinitycounseling.org. Georgie Leddy of Leddy Interiors, Lisa Granozio of LAG Photography, and Tracy Sipprelle of Bee Fit with Tracy discuss ways in which interior spaces, photography, and attention to fitness and healthy eating can contribute to a sense of personal harmony, balance, and overall health and well-being. Register by email to vvanselous@trinitycounseling.org. Free. 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Lectures

The Princeton Festival: Creative Transitions, Princeton Public Library. www.princetonlibrary.org. Festival lecturer Dr. Timothy Urban introduces The Princeton Festival’s Acting Artistic Director Gregory J. Geehern, who discusses discuss his artistic background, his history with the festival, and his exciting plans for the 2021 season. Register. 7 p.m.

For Seniors

This Old House, Princeton Senior Resource Center. www.princetonsenior.org. PSRC explores five notable American homes in a series continuing through February 10. Winterthur: The former country home of Henry Francis du Pont (1880-1969) houses the world’s premier collection of Euro-American decorative arts of the pre-Civil War period. Register. $10 per session; $45 for the series. 1 p.m.

Thursday January 21

In Person: Farm Markets

Princeton Farmers Market Winter Series, Franklin Avenue Lot, Princeton. www.princetonfarmersmarket.com. Vendors sell fresh produce, meats, baked goods, and artisanal products. Face coverings and social distancing required. Pre-ordering available. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

In Person: Outdoor Action

Thursday Afternoon Aerobic Hikes, Washington Crossing State Park, 335 Washington Crossing Pennington Road, Titusville, 609-737-0609. 2-3.5 mi. brisk guided hikes on selected trails in the state park. Bring a water bottle and wear hiking shoes. Weather permitting. Register. 1 p.m.

In Person: Food & Dining

January Wine Dinner, The Meeting House, 277 Witherspoon Street, Princeton. Winter menu paired with favorite wines. Register. $115 per person. Limited tickets available to ensure social distancing. 6 p.m.

Classical Music

Recital, Westminster Conservatory at Nassau, Nassau Presbyterian Church. www.nassauchurch.org/westminster-conservatory-recitals. Husband and wife team Danielle Sinclair, soprano, and Michael Jacobsen, piano, perform songs of Edvard Grieg and piano settings of traditional Norwegian folk songs and dance music. Recording available online. 12:15 p.m.

Literati

Revolutionary Princeton, 1774-1783: The Biography of an American Town in the Heart of a Civil War, Mercer County Library. www.mcl.org. Presentation by author and history Larry Kidder. Register to hopeprogs@mcl.org for meeting access. 7 p.m.

Food & Dining

Eating to Prepare for Spring, The Suppers Programs. www.thesuppersprograms.org. Join Andrew Appello, an acupuncturist, clinical herbalist, and family nurse practitioner, for a discussion about seasonal eating and how our bodies transition from winter to spring. Learn strategies to balance immunity for allergy prevention, maintaining a healthy digestive system, and improving our bodies’ tolerance for bothersome environmental toxins. Register. Donation requested. 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Health

Community Conversations with Avanzar: Domestic Violence Survivors and Displaced Homemakers, Trenton Public Library, 120 Academy Street, Trenton. www.trentonlib.org. Facebook-based conversation with Lordess and Adia of AVANZAR as they teach how their Displaced Homemaker Program can assist survivors of domestic violence. 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Lectures

Writing Workshop, Princeton University Art Museum. artmuseum.princeton.edu. Examination of “Venus and Amor” by Lucas Cranach the Elder through a guided program of prompts for written responses led by Sarah M. Anderson, lecturer in English and Medieval studies. Via Zoom. Register. 5:30 p.m.

Harry Boardman: So Much to Paint, So Little Time, Artsbridge Distinguished Artist Series. www.artsbridgeonline.com. A virtual visit to Harry Boardman’s studio, gallery, and home, all housed in a former cigar factory in Souderton, PA. The artist demonstrates the pastel technique he has developed over the past 20 years. Presentation via Zoom. Free. 7 p.m.

Winter Evening Series, New Jersey State Museum. www.statemuseum.nj.gov. Virtual conversations between museum curators and staff on a range of topics. Each program features a thematic drink creation, spirited dialogue, and a round of trivia via Zoom. Topic: NJ in the Ice Age: “Not Just the Movie.” Register. Free. 8 p.m.

Schools

Virtual Open House, Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart, 609-921-6499. www.princetonacademy.org/virtualadmissionevents. Meet Head of School Rik Dugan, hear from students, and drop into classrooms with teachers. Register. 6 p.m.

Socials

Social Coffee, YWCA Princeton Area Newcomers. www.ywcaprinceton.org/newcomers. Learn about the organization, meet members, and find opportunities to explore your interests and community. Held over Zoom. Contact newcomersmembership@ywcaprinceton.org for more information. 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Friday January 22

In Person: Art

New Beginnings, Straube Center Gallery, 108 Straube Center Boulevard, Pennington, 609-737-3322. www.straube.com. Opening reception for exhibit of works by Barry Hantman, Lynn Nicoletti, Deborah Eater, and Andrea Casey. Free. Refreshments served. Masks required. On view through April 23. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

In Person: On Stage

My Rise to the Middle, Bucks County Playhouse, 70 South Main Street, New Hope, PA, 215-862-2121. www.bcptheater.org. Brad Zimmerman performs a new one-man comedy about a man’s lifetime struggle to make it as an actor in New York City. For a limited socially distanced audience. Register. $45. 8 p.m.

Film

Nuclear Ban Watch Party, Coalition for Peace Action. www.peacecoalition.org. Zoom video watch party/discussion of “The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons” to commemorate the day that the International Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons enters into force. 7 p.m.

Lectures

Why Religion?, 55-Plus Club of Princeton. www.princeton.com/groups/55plus. Meeting and presentation via Zoom with Princeton University professor of religion Elaine Pagels. Free; $3 donation requested. 10 a.m.

Tracy K. Smith in Conversation with Jericho Brown + Danez Smith, Lewis Center for the Arts, Princeton University. arts.princeton.edu. U.S. Poet Laureate and Lewis Center Chair Tracy K. Smith discusses poetry, survival, and our pandemic reality with renowned poets Jericho Brown and Danez Smith. Interactive Q&A follows. Register. 5:30 p.m.

Socials

Library Drawing Party, Mercer County Library. www.facebook.com/mclsnj. Follow along for a librarian-led drawing lesson, then share your finished work. For all ages. 7 p.m.

For Seniors

FYI Seminar, Princeton Senior Resource Center. www.princetonsenior.org. Review of the costs and services offered at independent and assisted “retirement living” communities presented by Hilary Murray and Deanna Mellon of Brandywine Living Serenade at Princeton. Register. Free. 11:45 a.m.

Saturday January 23

In Person: On Stage

My Rise to the Middle, Bucks County Playhouse, 70 South Main Street, New Hope, PA, 215-862-2121. www.bcptheater.org. Brad Zimmerman performs a new one-man comedy about a man’s lifetime struggle to make it as an actor in New York City. For a limited socially distanced audience. Register. $45. 8 p.m.

On Stage

Babel, Passage Theatre. www.passagetheatre.org. Screened performance of an intimate, subtle comedy set in the near future that offers a dynamic world where two couples, and a talking stork, traverse infertility, prenatal genetic testing, and the lengths they will go to for the love of their future children. Talkback follows. Directed by Jill Harrison. Register. $10. Recording available online through January 26. 7 p.m.

Film

Saturday Night at the Movies: The Resistance Fighter, Mercer County Library. www.mcl.org. Borrow the featured title from the Hoopla catalog with a Mercer County Library card and watch it in the virtual company of your community. 8 p.m.

History

Becoming an American in Trenton in the Early 1900s, William Trent House, 609-989-3027. www.williamtrenthouse.org. The Trent House Association presents a virtual illustrated talk, “Immigration and Americanization – Eastern European Workers in Trenton’s Roebling Factories.” Register. $10 suggested donation. 1 p.m.

Science Lectures

Science On Saturday Lecture Series, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab. www.pppl.gov. “Chemistry and Art: Like Dissolves Like,” on how solubility influences creating and restoring art, forgery and telling a good story, presented by Geeta Govindarajoo of Rutgers University. Held via Zoom. 9:30 a.m.

Sunday January 24

Good Causes

Live Virtual Baking Class, Princeton Education Foundation. www.pefnj.org. Lillipies offers a baking class, led by baker Jen Carson, to learn how to make her version of pop tarts and how to convert the recipe to make her signature Lillipie at home. Register. $40 benefits Princeton Education Foundation. 3 p.m.

Gardens

Winter Lecture Series, Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve, New Hope, Pennsylvania. www.bhwp.org. Series of guest lectures via Zoom. “Getting to the Source of Our Native Plants: Does Provenance Matter?” presented by Daniel P. Duran, Ph.D. Register. $15. 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Lectures

“Playing on Air” Podcast Discussion, Princeton Public Library. www.princetonlibrary.org. Actor and director Vivia Font leads a four-week series highlighting great short theater from the “Playing On Air Podcast.” Register. 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Unraveling the Complexities of the Israeli Legal System, Jewish Center of Princeton. www.thejewishcenter.org. Suzanne Last Stone, professor of law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University, discusses the role of rabbinic courts and supreme courts in the arenas of personal status and reproductive law. Register by email to info@thejewishcenter.org for Zoom link. 7 p.m.

Monday January 25

Good Causes

Eddie S. Glaude Jr. in conversation with Imani Perry, Friends of Princeton Public Library. www.princetonlibrary.org. The professors of African American studies at Princeton University discuss Glaude’s most recent book, “Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Message For Our Own.” Via Zoom. Register. $65 includes a copy of the book and benefits the library’s collection of books and materials. 7 p.m.

Faith

The State of Antisemitism in America 2020, Beth El Synagogue of East Windsor, 609-443-4454. www.bethel.net. Discussion on AJC’s State of Antisemitism in America Report, based on recent parallel surveys of American Jews and the general public about anti-Semitism in the United States, led by Rabbi David C. Levy, director of AJC New Jersey. Via Zoom. Register. 7 p.m.

Tuesday January 26

On Stage

Singles in Agriculture, Bristol Riverside Theater. www.brtstage.org. On their last night together at the annual convention for singles in agriculture, a resilient young army widow who loves Modern Family and talks to her Pygmy goats, angles for romance with a religious dairy farmer from Oklahoma. Performed live online. Register. $30. 7:30 p.m.

Lectures

Guide to the Perplexed: Banned, Burned and Blessed, Jewish Center of Princeton. www.thejewishcenter.org. Rabbi Elliot Salo Schoenberg discusses Maimonides’ signature work of philosophy, written in Arabic at the end of the 12th century. Register by email to info@thejewishcenter.org for Zoom link. Noon.

Wednesday January 27

The Arts

A Broadway Conversation and Q&A, State Theater of New Jersey, 732-246-7469. www.stnj.org. Online conversation all about Broadway and moderated by Tony Award-winning Producer Ken Davenport. Featuring Broadway actors and creative artists, the panelists have appeared in hit national tours such as Jersey Boys, Beautiful—The Carole King Musical, RENT, The King and I, Motown the Musical, Something Rotten!, The Color Purple, and Cabaret. Panel topics include a behind-the-scenes look at the life of a touring actor, what it is like to be a part of an iconic show, character preparation, the importance of the arts, diversity and inclusion in the arts, and what they miss most during the pandemic. Patrons will have a chance to submit questions in advance after signing up for the event. Register. Minimum donation $10. 7 p.m.

On Stage

Singles in Agriculture, Bristol Riverside Theater. www.brtstage.org. On their last night together at the annual convention for singles in agriculture, a resilient young army widow who loves Modern Family and talks to her Pygmy goats, angles for romance with a religious dairy farmer from Oklahoma. Performed live online. Register. $30. 7:30 p.m.

Health

Demystifying Medications, Princeton Health Community Wellness. www.princetonhcs.org. Join pharmacy resident Marina Boulos for an informative discussion on the various classes of drugs that you or your loved ones may be prescribed, how to interpret and simplify their often-complex names, and how to understand what they do and how they should be used. Register. 1 p.m.

Mental Health

Webinar Series, NAMI New Jersey. www.naminj.org. Becky Wong, MBA, PharmD, presents “Improving Mental Health with Digital Technology.” Register. Free. 1 p.m.

Socials

Library Drawing Party, Mercer County Library. www.facebook.com/mclsnj. Follow along for a librarian-led drawing lesson, then share your finished work. For all ages. 7 p.m.

For Seniors

This Old House, Princeton Senior Resource Center. www.princetonsenior.org. PSRC explores five notable American homes in a series continuing through February 10. Paul Revere House: The colonial home of American patriot Paul Revere during the time of the American Revolution, built c. 1680. Register. $10 per session; $45 for the series. 1 p.m.