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Sunday, August 6

Summer Camp 2017

The Paul Robeson Center for the Arts overflows with inspiring summer camp creativity.

Monday, August 7

Pop In Workshop: Sew Easy

- Free and Open to the Public!

All ages are invited to learn basic sewing skills in a casual, supportive environment!

The Arts Council of Princeton and Palmer Square have teamed up to bring DIY-styled public workshops to downtown Princeton. The new Pop In space is located at 10 Hulfish Street, directly across from Halo Pub and next door to jaZams and the ACP’s “energy playground” parklet. The space will be open at posted times for events such as sewing projects, drawing workshops, the art of journaling, robotic demos, bike repair, old movie screenings, and a lot more. So, get up outta your armchair, stop fiddling with your phone, and come on down and make something!

Summer Camp 2017

The Paul Robeson Center for the Arts overflows with inspiring summer camp creativity.

Tuesday, August 8

Summer Camp 2017

The Paul Robeson Center for the Arts overflows with inspiring summer camp creativity.

Wednesday, August 9

Opening Reception: Safe Streets Exhibition

- Free and Open to the Public!

Join the Arts Council of Princeton for the Opening Reception of the 2017 Safe Streets Exhibition featuring Aaron Fisher and Romus Broadway. This exhibition is held in conjunction with Safe Streets Weekend, a Princeton community celebration of the Witherspoon-Jackson Community and will share stories of community, faith, hope and history.

Stay for the Joint Effort Safe Streets program immediately following the reception at 6:15.

Joint Effort Safe Streets Event 2017

- Free and Open to the Public!

On Wednesday, August 9, the Arts Council of Princeton will host a community event in conjunction with The Joint Effort Safe Streets Program. Join us for a reception, book signing and discussion with Kitsi Watterson, author of I Hear My People Singing: Voices of African American Princeton, and presentation of future black leaders of tomorrow.

This event immediately follows the Opening Reception of artwork by Aaron Fisher and Romus Broadway, beginning at 5pm.

The Safe Streets Program is held in partnership with the Witherspoon-Jackson Historical and Cultural Society, many Princeton businesses, community leaders, community organizations and citizens. This Princeton community celebration of the Witherspoon-Jackson Community will share stories of community, faith, hope and history.

Pop In Workshop: The Art of Journaling

- FREE

This class is an introduction to the world of art journaling. All levels can enjoy exploring the various techniques to create beautiful spreads in their art journals. Students will have access to many different mediums to allow them to learn different techniques including collage, image transfers, ink, and watercolor to create beautiful and inspiring pages. All that is required, is a sketchbook (one that has thick pages to handle layers is preferable). Hosted by Megan Quinlan.

The Arts Council of Princeton and Palmer Square have teamed up to bring DIY-styled public workshops to downtown Princeton. The new Pop In space is located at 10 Hulfish Street, directly across from Halo Pub and next door to jaZams and the ACP’s “energy playground” parklet. The space will be open at posted times for events such as sewing projects, drawing workshops, the art of journaling, robotic demos, bike repair, old movie screenings, and a lot more. So, get up outta your armchair, stop fiddling with your phone, and come on down and make something!

Summer Camp 2017

The Paul Robeson Center for the Arts overflows with inspiring summer camp creativity.

Thursday, August 10

Pop In Workshop: Wonders of Water! (WOW)

- FREE

Hosted by the Stonybrook-Millstone Watershed, the WOW workshop will offer kids and adults alike a chance to learn about our streams and how we can all do our part to help prevent water pollution and flooding. Demonstrations at various stations will include stream critters, water conservation, polluted stormwater runoff, rain barrels, and an enviroscape that allows children to get their hands dirty learning about clean water.

The Arts Council of Princeton and Palmer Square have teamed up to bring DIY-styled public workshops to downtown Princeton. The new Pop In space is located at 10 Hulfish Street, directly across from Halo Pub and next door to jaZams and the ACP’s “energy playground” parklet. The space will be open at posted times for events such as sewing projects, drawing workshops, the art of journaling, robotic demos, bike repair, old movie screenings, and a lot more. So, get up outta your armchair, stop fiddling with your phone, and come on down and make something!

Pop In Workshop: Bringing Light to Re-purposed Threads

- FREE

Ever thought about how interesting it would be to sew LEDs into your clothing? Join us to learn how to make a LED keychain out of re-purposed fabric. Participants will build a simple circuit and embed a LED light into a fabric keychain. Best for ages 6+. Hosted by Sustainable Princeton.

The Arts Council of Princeton and Palmer Square have teamed up to bring DIY-styled public workshops to downtown Princeton. The new Pop In space is located at 10 Hulfish Street, directly across from Halo Pub and next door to jaZams and the ACP’s “energy playground” parklet. The space will be open at posted times for events such as sewing projects, drawing workshops, the art of journaling, robotic demos, bike repair, old movie screenings, and a lot more. So, get up outta your armchair, stop fiddling with your phone, and come on down and make something!

Fresh Fire: Summer Courtyard Concert Series

- Free and Open to the Public!

Fresh Fire is an alternative-inspirational band based in South Jersey. Though the band started simply as friends who love music, these musicians have grown into a band of professionals that create a sound that resonates with listeners a strong sense of faith in their music. Fresh Fire has a sound of their own, with influences from various music genres and artists, but they are always working to break the homogenous musical trends.

The Arts Council of Princeton and Princeton Shopping Center present the 32nd annual Summer Concert Series, featuring the best in local and regional jazz, folk, world, rock and blues. Join us every Thursday, 6–8 pm, from June 22–August 24, 2017, at the Princeton Shopping Center, 301 N. Harrison Street, Princeton, NJ. Don’t forget to bring a lawn chair!

Summer Camp 2017

The Paul Robeson Center for the Arts overflows with inspiring summer camp creativity.

Friday, August 11

Summer Camp 2017

The Paul Robeson Center for the Arts overflows with inspiring summer camp creativity.

Saturday, August 12

Alla Prima Portrait Painting

- $125

Students will paint from a live model using a limited palette. Basic paint handling techniques will be explored and students will take what is presented and apply it to their own work. Strong drawing, from and expressive brushwork will be emphasized. class will include demonstrations and multiple poses with the same model. Some drawing or portrait experience is recommended. Class is for high school to adult learners. View more information or register.

Summer Camp 2017

The Paul Robeson Center for the Arts overflows with inspiring summer camp creativity.