Friday, May 17, 2013
Check out the local movie times this weekend.
Looking for something to do this weekend? Use our MovieFone widget and get movie times for area theaters. Check out a movie this weekend with some help from our friends at MovieFone. Multiplex Cinemas at Town Center Plaza UA Market Fair Movies 10 AMC Hamilton 24 Princeton Garden Theatre TELL US: Patch wants your movie reviews! Come back and tell us in comments the movie you saw, what you thought about it and how many stars out of five you would give the film.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The Teen Arts Festival is set for May.
The 2013 Mercer County Teen Arts Festival will be held Friday, May 10, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the campus of Mercer County Community College in West Windsor. The Teen Arts Festival is a comprehensive arts education program open to all Mercer County public, private, parochial and home-school students in middle and high school, grades 6 through 12, ages 13 to 19. “The great thing about this program is that there are no winners or losers, just remarkably talented young people who can display their work and get positive feedback from professionals in the art world,” said Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes. The festival, under the direction of the Division of Culture & Heritage, spotlights the work of hundreds of Mercer County teen …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The student winners received Mayoral proclamations and gift certificates to Barnes & Noble.
Mayor Janice S. Mironov recognized the elementary school winners of the East Windsor Township Earth Day Recycling Poster Contest. The theme of the poster is to promote any or all of the “4 R’s” of the East Windsor Township Recycling Program Logo, which are: Winners from Grades K - 2 and Grades 3 - 5 all received Mayoral Certificates of Recognition and gift certificates to Barnes and Noble, donated by corporate sponsor Shiseido America. “We are very proud of the students who participated in the Township Earth Day Recycling Poster Contest," Mironov said. "Their participation demonstrates an interest at a very young age in our community and an important tool for supporting a greener environment. The posters designed by the students creatively…
Thursday, March 28, 2013
From Connecticut to Wisconsin, diaramas of Peeps are popping up across the country. Star Wars themes, royal weddings, even the Wizard of Oz -- crafty folks are using Peeps to illustrate the craziest things.
Peeps, those famously delicious and delightful marshmallow candies, aren't just for eating anymore. These days, crafty Peeps creations are all the rage, from the White House front lawn, to re-creations of children’s books, historical settings and other unusual situations. At Patch, we've challenged readers across the country to show us their creativity and develop something fun with PEEPs. Check out our photo gallery above for some of the wackiest and most inventive creations! And to see all our awesome contest entries, click any of the links below: Connecticut Georgia Michigan New Jersey Pennsylvania Wisconsin
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The exhibition begins March 22 and runs until April 17 in Mariboe Gallery Peddie's campus in Hightstown.
The following release was issued by The Peddie School: The Mariboe Gallery at The Peddie School is proud to present “Sustenance,” an installation and exhibition by Texas-based artist Andrew DeCaen. The exhibition will run from March 22 - April 17, 2013. There will be an opening reception and artist talk on the evening of Friday, March 22, from 6:30 – 8 pm. This event is free and open to the public. Andrew DeCaen is an artist whose work explores and often mixes drawing, printmaking, and paper sculpture. In this exhibition, he will present works that explore the hidden significance in eating. The works offer moments of epiphany, disconnect, distraction, or venial transgression by layering images of the meal with images connecting it to food …
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Check out the Croods this weekend!
Looking for something to do this weekend? Use our MovieFone widget and get movie times for area theaters. Check out the Admission, Olympus has Fallen, The Croods and more. Multiplex Cinemas at Town Center Plaza UA Market Fair Movies 10 AMC Hamilton 24 Princeton Garden Theatre TELL US: Patch wants your movie reviews! Come back and tell us in comments the movie you saw, what you thought about it and how many stars out of five you would give the film.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
The musical will be performed at Hightstown High School this weekend.
Thursday, March 7
Take a trip back in time to 1940's New York this weekend as Hightstown High School presents "Guys and Dolls". Performances are scheduled for Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 10 at 3 p.m. in the high school auditorium. The musical is about chorus girls, gamblers, and save-a-soul mission dolls in a post-World War II New York City. Main Characters While Nathan Detroit is trying to avoid marrying Adelaide, he bets his friend Sky Masterson that he cannot take Sarah Brown, a mission doll, to Havana. The musical unfolds as the audience watches the mission dolls attempting to reform the chorus girls and gamblers. The entire cast, crew, and orchestra is made up of 90 students all under the direction of Catherine …
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Beautiful Creatures, A Good Day to Die Hard, and more are playing locally.
Saturday, February 16
Looking for something to do this weekend? How about a move. Here are today's movie ties for the Multiplex Cinemas at Town Center. Escape from Planet Earth: 12:10; 2:30 p.m.; 4:30 p.m. Beautiful Creatures: 12:45 p.m.; 3:30 p.m.; 6:20 p.m.; 9:05 p.m. Escape from Planet Earth 3D: 6:45 p.m.; 9 p.m. A Good Day to Die Hard:12 p.m. 12:30 p.m.; 2:20 p.m. ; 2:50 p.m.; 4:45 p.m.; 5:15 p.m.; 7:15 p.m.; 7:45 p.m.; 9:45 p.m.; 10:15 p.m. Safe Haven: 12:50 p.m.; 3:40 p.m.; 6:30 p.m.; 9:15 p.m. Identity Thief: 11:35 a.m.; 2:10 p.m.; 4:45 p.m.; 7:25 p.m.; 10 p.m. Warm Bodies: 12:30 p.m.; 3:10 p.m.; 5:30 p.m.; 7:55 p.m.; 10:20 p.m. Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters: 3:40 p.m.; 9:40 p.m. Quartet: 11:45 a.m.; 2:05 p.m.; 4:25 p.m.; 7 p.m.; 9:30 p.m. Zero Dark…
Monday, February 11, 2013
Jurying for the exhibition at The Gallery at Mercer County Community College takes place on Saturday, Feb. 23.
Editor's Note: The following is a news release issued by Mercer County Community College. Calling all local artists! Artists aged 18 or older who live, work, or attend school in Mercer County are invited to submit their art for consideration for this year’s “Mercer County Artists 2013” exhibition at The Gallery at Mercer County Community College (MCCC). Jurying takes place on Saturday, Feb. 23, at The Gallery. Artists may enter up to two original works completed since March 2011 in any media except photography. (The county hosts a separate photography exhibit). They are asked to drop off their work between 9:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. Works that are not accepted for the show should be picked up between 3:30 and 5 p.m. A full prospectus for …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
"Art from the Heart VII" runs from Feb. 3 to Feb. 24.
Wednesday, January 30
Cranbury's Gourgaud Gallery will be opening a new exhibit to run throughout the month of October. The "A Team Artists of Trenton" are returning to the gallery with many new and exciting paintings they have created. Please come and support this wonderfully talented and important group of artists of the TASK community, who share their work every February at the Gourgaud Gallery. All artwork is for sale and all proceeds will go directly to the artists of the "A Team" to support their work. The purpose of the group is fourfold: 1. to promote the work of TASK artists in all media. 2. to work together as a group to support and encourage each other's success. 3. to learn entrepreneurial skills by taking responsibility for developing and …