Howell Living History Farm invites the public to celebrate the coming harvest season Saturday, Aug. 19, by unearthing a special crop of potatoes that will be donated to the Greater Mercer Food Cooperative. The potatoes were planted April 22 by Howell Farm visitors, volunteers and interns.
08/15/2017 2:01 PM
Industry training and education for teachers are front and center this fall at Mercer County Community College’s (MCCC’s) Center for Continuing Studies (CCS.) From Montessori Teacher Training and Child Care Development certificate programs to Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) construction training, CCS offers lifelong learning opportunity to those at all stages of their careers. A free Information Session will be held at the MCCC Conference Center on Thursday, Sept. 7 at 5:30 p.m.
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Adults and youngsters aged 12 up are invited to join hundreds of bicyclists expected to participate in a 6-mile, late-night ride through open meadows and dark woods lit by an “almost full” moon on Saturday, September 9, at Mercer Meadows.
08/09/2017 2:27 PM
In support of Mercer County’s annual U.S. Flag Decommissioning Ceremony that takes place on or around Flag Day, June 14, Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes announces that his office of Veteran Services is making available flag disposal boxes.
08/09/2017 11:55 AM
Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes and Princeton Mayor Liz Lempert announced today that the County and the municipality have reached an agreement whereby the County will transfer ownership of the 142-acre Herrontown Woods Arboretum to the town.
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A $1 million N.J. Transportation Alternative Program (TAP) grant awarded through the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission will fund construction of a one-mile segment of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail through the Mount Rose Preserve along Carter Road in Hopewell Township.
08/03/2017 3:13 PM
Families and friends are invited to relax in the shade and enjoy educational activities, and even a sweet treat from Rita’s on Sunday, Aug. 6.
07/27/2017 4:32 PM
The fair will celebrate 4-H’s long association with Mercer County and Howell Farm by featuring family-friendly activities, such as arts and crafts, animal shows and farm tours. This year’s theme is “99 Ways to Shine in 4-H.”
07/25/2017 11:03 AM
The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for the Central New Jersey area on Thursday, July 13, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes is reminding residents that many cooling sites are open.
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The Mercer County Department of Transportation and Infrastructure has completed the replacement of the bridge carrying North Olden Avenue over the Assunpink Creek in Trenton. The bridge reopened July 10.
07/10/2017 4:56 PM
The exhibit features original artworks created within the past three years, from drawings to paintings to crafts, by Mercer County residents age 60 or older.
07/06/2017 3:02 PM
In this July 15 workshop, artist Susan Hoenig will guide parents and children in the use of paints, oil pastels and collage materials as they create their own fantasy bird sculptures.
07/06/2017 2:50 PM
Dancers and toe tappers of all ages are invited to join the fun at Howell Living History Farm on Friday, July 7, when the Jugtown Mountain String Band teams up with caller Sue Dupre during the farm’s annual summer barn dance.
07/06/2017 10:23 AM
The Mercer County Park Commission will offer Saturday evening hayrides at Howell Farm on July 8, 15 and 22 from 5 to 8 p.m.
07/05/2017 11:34 AM
Have you perfected a new skill or hobby this year? Maybe you started a project a while back and have finally finished it. Well, bring it over to the 99th annual Mercer County 4-H Fair and the coveted Blue Ribbon could be yours! This year the fair will be celebrated July 29-30 at the Howell Living History Farm in Hopewell Township.
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