Pencil These In: January

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Tour of Battlefield Park

January 3, 6:45 a.m. Meets at Clarke House

Cost: Free

Source: http://www.princetonol.com/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Id=40487  http://www.theprincetonbattlefieldsociety.com/

Explore the site of the Battle of Princeton, a campaign that many consider to be a turning point in the Revolutionary War. The tour will involve a reenactment of the 1777 battle, including a musket demonstration. This event starts the lineup of the Princeton Battlefield Society’s 2016 festivities.  It is recommended that attendees bring flashlights and wear multiple layers of clothing and comfortable shoes.

 

Midterm Review Session

January 7, 6:00–8:00 p.m. Performing Arts Center

Cost: Free

Source: PHS Website and PHS Ideas Center Facebook Page

New to midterms? This midterm review session will give students tips on what to expect on test day, how to study for the upcoming exams, and test-taking strategies. In addition, students are able to ask questions about the exams if needed. This review session is hosted and run by the PHS Ideas Center tutors and teachers. These sessions are not for specific subject review but instead for giving new students a general understanding of midterms.

 

Winter Drama Performance

January 8–9, 7:30–9:00 p.m. Black Box Theater

Cost: $5 for students, $10 for adults, tickets sold at door

Source: Ian Stewart, Spectacle Th. Member, PHS School Website and http://www.shmoop.com/our-town/ as well as https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Our_town

Experience this year’s winter drama, Our Town, performed by Drama II students. As in the original production, performed in 1938 at Princeton’s own McCarter Theatre, this version features the citizens of the fictional town of Grover’s Corners and focuses on the love story of George and Emily. Meant to document everyday life in 1930s America, Our Town features frequent breaking of the fourth wall and emphasizes the importance of treasuring every moment.

 

Wassailing

January 24, 1–4 p.m. Terhune Orchards

Cost: Free

Source: http://terhuneorchards.com/wassail-festival/

At Wassailing, witness the ancient British tradition of singing to apple trees to ensure a good harvest for the upcoming year. There will be hot apple cider, dancing, and the classic tradition of placing apple cider bread on tree branches throughout the farm. This event is open to the public and people of all ages are encouraged to participate.

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