Pictured: Special Exhibition Tour at Princeton University Art Museum: “Ansel Adams to Edward Weston – Celebrating the Legacy of David H. McAlpin” on Sunday, July 17 at 3 p.m. Free to attend. Tours meet at the entrance to the Museum.
Friday, July 15
10 a.m.: Princeton Plasma Physics Lab Tour, 100 Stellarator Road, Plainsboro.
11 a.m.: Princeton Summer Theater presents “The Owl and the Pussycat” at Hamilton Murray Theater, Princeton University.
4 to 7 p.m.: Sunset Sips & Sounds at Terhune Winery in Lawrenceville. Enjoy wine, light fare, and music (repeats every Friday night throughout the summer). more
Treat Dad with these family events and activities in and around Princeton, New Jersey
Saturday, June 18, 9am – 11:30pm
Orvis-Princeton, 301 Harrison Street, Princeton
Sign up for a free Fly Fishing 101 class with a fishing expert at Orvis Retail Store in Princeton. The class gives lessons on fly-casting and outfit rigging. It is appropriate for beginners of all ages. Register beforehand, as spots are limited. Orvis also offers a Fly Fishing 102 course once you’ve mastered the basics. more
Friday, June 3
3 p.m.: Native Plant Sale at D&R Greenway Land Trust, Johnson Education Center, 1 Preservation Place, Princeton.
4 to 7 p.m.: Nature Play at the West Windsor Arts Council. Explore the woods around WWAC with fun and games. Suitable for children ages 5 to 12.
7 p.m.: The Tigertown Dixieland Band performs at Thomas Sweet Ice Cream & Café at the Montgomery Shopping Center.
7:30 p.m.: Join Princeton Shopping Center for a live performance of “School of Rock” followed by the screening on the original movie. The outdoor screening will take place outside of Smith’s ACE Hardware and Princeton Nassau Pediatrics. Guests should bring their own blankets and lawn chairs. more
Photo Credit: John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum
In honor of John F. Kennedy’s 99th birthday anniversary, Urban Agenda Magazine remembers the former President and New Englander’s classic summer style. From white oxford shirts to trainers and aviators, JFK’s impact on men’s fashion continues to endure.
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By Donald Gilpin
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Thursday, May 26
9AM-5PM The Arts Council of Princeton presents “Start Fresh,” a group exhibition curated by Eva Mantell. The exhibit brings together the work of 6 artists and nearly 80 students from the Arts Council’s art and health programs (on view through June 24). www.artscouncilofprinceton.org
ALL DAY The Alumni Association of Princeton University welcomes back generations of graduates for Reunions Weekend. Nearly 20,000 former Tigers descend on Princeton for this nostalgia-filled celebration. The event culminates with a parade through downtown Princeton (through Sunday, May 29). www.alumni.princeton.edu more
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Like the diamonds she uses in her timeless designs, Yanina Fleysher is equal parts elegance and strength. As the founder and owner of Yanina and Company in Cedar Grove and Basking Ridge, Fleysher is one of New Jersey’s premiere jewelers. But before her baubles attracted the likes of Caroline Manzo and Kim Kardashian, Fleysher was catering to a far more humble crowd. more
By Donald Gilpin
Portrait by Kelly Campbell
An excited crowd was packed into the basement of Labyrinth Books on Nassau Street on a Monday evening in late March. More than 250, standing-room only, a wide variety of ages and backgrounds, chatted, consulted their smartphones, browsed through books laid out on shelves and tables around the room. more