Pencil These In: December

graphic by Caroline Tan

Soul Filled Bowls: A Community Project Feeding the Hungry

December 2

11 a.m.–3 p.m.

Princeton Arts Council’s Paul Robeson Center for the Arts

Cost: $20 per bowl

As part of an initiative to combat local hunger, the Arts Council of Princeton, Lillipies, Blawenburg Cafe, and the Italian People’s Bakery have worked together to provide their second annual fundraiser for Meals on Wheels and Mercer Street Friends. The event will be selling ceramic bowls made by community artists and will be providing complimentary soup and bread with the purchase of a bowl.

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Wreath Decorating Workshop

December 2

10 a.m.–12 p.m.

Terhune Orchards

Cost: $35 per person

Learn Pam Mount’s secret to creating gorgeous holiday displays at the Holiday Decorating Workshop! You can make and decorate a fresh colonial Williamsburg styled wreath or make a holiday basket filled with seasonal greens. Online pre-registration or by phone ((609) 924-2310) is needed.

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Princeton, Slavery, and Me: Arts Council of Princeton Community Stage

December 13

7–9 p.m.

Paul Robeson Center for the Arts

Cost: None

Professor Brian Eugenio Herrera presents “Autobiographical Storytelling: Princeton, Slavery, and Me.” Using materials from the Princeton & Slavery Project, this course centers around performance and writing skills necessary to turn raw life experience into powerful storytelling. Participants will work with different storytelling methods and explore how the history of slavery at Princeton University influences our understandings of the stories we choose to tell about ourselves. Advance registration is recommended to get seats.

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The Nutcracker Performed by Princeton Youth Ballet

December 9 and 10

12 p.m. (December 10 only) and 4 p.m.

Princeton High School

Cost: $18-$35 per person

Come watch the Princeton Youth Ballet perform Risa Kaplowitz’s The Nutcracker. This Christmas classic set to the majestic score of Tchaikovsky is sure to brighten your holidays!


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