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Master Class with Lori Sims, Westminster Choir College, Bristol Chapel, Princeton, 609-921-2663, Free., www.rider.edu, 2 p.m.
Jazz Saturdays, Italian Bistro Lounge, 441 Raritan Avenue, Highland Park, 732-640-1959, Chelsea Crowe and John Biancullu. No cover., 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Organ Concert, Princeton United Methodist Church, Nassau Street at Vandeventer Avenue, Princeton, 609-924-2613, Christopher McWilliams will perform works by J.S. Bach, Francois Couperin, Herbert Howells, Marco E. Bossi, and Calvin Hampton. Free., www.princetonumc.org, 2 p.m.
Rock School, Farringtons Music, 51 Everett Drive, Suite A-80, West Windsor, 609-448-7170, Young musicians are invited to participate in a rock band. Register. $25., www.farringtonsmusic.com, 6:30 p.m.
Mold-Making with the Iron Masters, Grounds For Sculpture, 126 Sculptors Way, Hamilton, 609-586-0616, With Rory Mahon and Scot Thompson. $290., www.groundsforsculpture.org, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
A Night at the Ballet, American Repertory Ballet, The Theater at Raritan Valley Community College, 908-725-3420, World premieres and unique revivals. $35., www.arballet.org, 8 p.m.
Can-Can, Paper Mill Playhouse, 22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, 973-376-4343, Cole Porter musical featuring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide. Directed by David Lee. $28 to $99. Q&A with the cast following the matinee., www.papermill.org, 1:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Frozen Sing-Along, Theater to Go, Kelsey Theater, 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, 609-570-3333, Elizabeth Rzasa, Jon Polanco, and Chris Neuman lead singing and activities related to the musical movie. Come in costume. Register. $14 to $18 includes goody bag., www.kelseyatmccc.org, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Acme Screening Room, Lambertville Public Library, 25 South Union Street, Lambertville, 609-397-0275, Silent film classics accompanied by Robert Hirschhorn on piano. Screening of 'Two Bit Waltz' at 8:40 p.m., www.acmescreeningroom.com, 7 p.m.
Rum & Onions, Princeton Country Dancers, Pond Road Middle School, Robbinsville, 609-844-0459, Annual dance for all ages and levels. Basics workshop, costume parade, and more. Bring a dish to share at a potluck supper. Bob Pasquarello leads the Rum & Onions Band. $22 for full day; $17 for evening only. Soft-soled shoes are required., www.princetoncountrydancers.org, 2:30 p.m.
Biennial Celebration, Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, Prudential Hall, NJPAC, Newark, Poets, storytellers, and musicians., www.dodgepoetry.org, 9 a.m.
Open House, Nakashima Foundation for Peace, Arts Building, 1847 Aquetong Road, New Hope, PA, 215-862-2272, Information about George Nakashima including the history of the buildings and his furniture business presented by his family. Frank Emile Sanchis III, program director of World Monument Fund, gives a presentation on projects past and present. Refreshments. Cello concert by Noelle Cassella Grant. Free., www.nakashimafoundation.org, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tommy Savitt, Catch a Rising Star, Hyatt Regency, 102 Carnegie Center, West Windsor, 609-987-8018, Register. $22., www.catcharisingstar.com, 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Fall Fest, Presbyterian Church, 2688 Main Street, Lawrenceville, Crafts, flea market, baked goods, music, vendors, kids' station, pulled pork luncheon, more. Rain or shine., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sugarloaf Crafts Festival, Garden State Exhibit Center, Somerset, 800-210-9900, Fine artists, craft designers, craft demonstrations, gourmet foods, entertainment, interactive children's performances, and live music. $10., www.sugarloafcrafts.com, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Meeting, Bhakti Vedanta Institute, 20 Nassau Street, Princeton, 732-604-4135, Discussion, meditation, and Indian vegetarian luncheon. Register by E-mail to princeton@bviscs.org., bviscs.org, 2 p.m.
Abundant Harvest Community Kitchen, Montgomery Evangelical Free Church, 246 Belle Mead-Griggstown Road, Montgomery, 908-874-4634, Christian fellowship and a hot meal. Free., www.mefc.org, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Pennington Farmers Market, Rosedale Mills, 101 Route 31 North, Pennington, 609-737-0867, Fruits, vegetables, meat, eggs, cheese, yogurt, bread, flowers, wine, and handcrafted items., www.penningtonfarmersmarket.com, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Guerilla Gardening Unit, Sage Coalition, Gandhi Garden, 223 East Hanover Street, Trenton, 609-392-0722, Help beautify downtown Trenton., www.sagecoalitionnj.com, 9 a.m. to noon.
Weed Patrol, Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve, River Road, New Hope, PA, 215-862-2924, Help to control invasive plant species with Rick Fonda the grounds manager. Tools and supplies provided. Register. Free., www.bhwp.org, 9:30 a.m.
Twelve Step Recovery, Yoga For Sobriety, Firefly Yoga, 2500 Brunswick Pike, Suite 200, Lawrenceville, 609-403-6679, Bring recovery into your yoga practice. E-mail cinderellamom96@comcast.net for information. $5., www.yoga4sobriety.com, 8 a.m.
Historic House Tour, Prallsville Mills, 24 Risler Street, Stockton, 609-397-3586, Tour the home of John Prall Jr., the merchant, miller, and owner of Prallsville Mills. An example of late 18th century architecture, the house was built 219 years ago. Craft gallery featuring local artisans, and gift shop with historic souvenirs, books, and more. E-mail DRMS@netcarrier.com for information. Free admission., www.DRMS-Stockton.org, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Pirate Cheer Clinic, High School South, 346 Clarksville Road, West Windsor, A new dance, cheers, and stunts presented by cheerleaders for ages four to eighth grade. Performance for family and friends at noon. Registration includes a shirt and refreshments. Walk-ins welcome. $30. E-mail pattiwold18@gmail.com for information. Participants are invited to perform a cheer at the Pink Out football game., 9 a.m.
Halloween Spooktacular, New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street, Trenton, 609-292-6464, Activities all day. Mad Science Halloween show at 1 p.m. Costume contest. Planetarium show at 3 p.m. Free., www.newjerseystatemuseum.org, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Elves and the Shoemaker, Off-Broadstreet Theater, 5 South Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell, 609-466-2766, Classic fairy tale for ages 3 to 7. $4., www.off-broadstreet.com, 10:30 a.m.
Halloween Skies, Raritan Valley College, Planetarium, College Center, North Branch, 908-231-8805, 'Spooky Skies.' Register. $7., www.raritanval.edu, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Explore Princeton Institute Woods, Stony Brook Millstone Watershed, 31 Titus Mill Road, Hopewell, 609-737-7592, Led by Henry Horn, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at Princeton. Register. $5., www.thewatershed.org, 9 a.m. to noon.
A Rent Party, League of Women Voters of the Princeton Area, The Present Day Club, 72 Stockston Street, Princeton, To benefit Housing Initiatives of Princeton. REgister., www.lwvprinceton.org, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Open House, Waldorf School, 1062 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton, 609-466-1970, 'The Waldorf Experience; A Journey from Early Childhood through the Grades.' Register. Free., www.princetonwaldorf.org, 9 a.m.
Creative Expressions Jewelry Show and Sale, Center for Relaxation and Healing, 666 Plainsboro Road, Suite 635, Plainsboro, 609-750-7432, Jewelry by Marie Palmieri. Register. Free., www.relaxationandhealing.com, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Go Tournament, Wisonet Go Club, Quakerbridge Learning Center, 4044 Quakerbridge Road, Lawrenceville, 609-933-8806, Both American Go Association and non-rating games. $20 includes pizza lunch. Audience is welcome., 9 a.m.
Horse Show, Princeton Show Jumping, Hunter Farms, 246 Burnt Hill Road, Skillman, 609-924-2932, Free., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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West Windsor Police Reports (11/28/2011)

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INCIDENT: MVA/ DWI/ Possession of Cocaine Case # 2011-32737
DATE & TIME OCCURRED: Thursday, November 24, 2011 at 1:04 am
LOCATION OCCURRED: Quakerbridge Rd. overpass of US Route 1
Accused: Timothy F. Metz, 25 years of age, from Princeton NJ
OFFICER: Ptl. Michael McMahon
DETAILS: Ptl. McMahon responded to a motor vehicle crash on Quakerbridge Rd. at US Route 1. During the course of his investigation, Ptl. McMahon determined that the operator of a red Nissan 2 door, involved in the crash, was intoxicated. The driver, Timothy F. Metz, was placed under arrest for DWI at the scene.
While searching Metz, Ptl. McMahon located a case inside of his jacket that contained suspected cocaine and a plastic straw used to ingest the drug.
Metz was transported to headquarters and processed for the arrest. At headquarters, breath tests were also administered.
Prior to being released Metz was issued Criminal Complaints for Possession of Cocaine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Metz was also issued Motor Vehicle Summonses for DWI, Reckless Driving, Possessing Drugs in a Motor Vehicle, and Careless driving for his part in the crash.
A future Court date has been set.

INCIDENT: DWI Case # 2011-32899
DATE & TIME OCCURRED: Sunday, November 27, 2011 at 1:00 am
LOCATION OCCURRED: US Route 1 SB @ Nassau Park Blvd.
Defendant: Julia B. O’Brien, 22 years of age, from West Windsor NJ
OFFICER: Ptl. William Jones
DETAILS: Ptl. William Jones observed a silver Nissan SUV pass his location on US Route 1 SB. As the vehicle passed, he observed the driver using a cellular telephone.
Ptl. Jones followed behind the Nissan and stopped it for the violation near Nassau Park Blvd. As Ptl. Jones spoke with the driver, identified as Julia B. O’Brien, she appeared to be impaired and an open bottle of vodka was observed on the passenger side floor.
Ptl. Jones conducted field sobriety tests at the scene, and after doing so, he was convinced that O’Brien was intoxicated.
She was placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters. O’Brien was subsequently administered breath tests. Prior to being released O’ Brien was issued motor vehicle summonses for DWI, Reckless Driving, Failure to Use a Hands Free Device While Operating a Motor Vehicle, and Having an Open Container of an Alcoholic Beverage in a Motor Vehicle. A future Court date was set.


INCIDENT: Possession of Marijuana and a Marijuana smoking pipe
DATE & TIME OCCURRED: Thursday, November 24, 2011 at 3:08 pm
LOCATION OCCURRED: Baylor Place, West Windsor
Accused: Stacy E. Marino, 37 years of age, from New York, NY
OFFICER: Ptl. David Jelinski
DETAILS: Patrol officers responded to a residence on Baylor Place to investigate a burglary alarm activation. While at the scene a rear door was found unsecured. The accused, Stacy E. Marino, arrived on the scene in a black 4 door Subaru and identified herself as a relative of the homeowner.
While Marino was looking for identification in her vehicle, Ptl. Jelinski observed evidence of marijuana use inside the Subaru including a glass- smoking pipe. Marino was visibly nervous and upset.
Also inside the vehicle was a container with suspected marijuana buds inside. Marino was placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters.
At headquarters, Marino was processed for the arrest and issued Criminal Complaints for Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. She was released pending a future Court date.


INCIDENT: Attempted Burglary Case # 2011-32774
DATE & TIME OCCURRED: Thursday, November 24, 2011 between 8 am and 1:54 pm
LOCATION OCCURRED: The 300 block of North Post Rd.
Suspect: a white male, about 5’ 11 and 150 lbs., with short brown hair, wearing a white shirt and blue jeans
OFFICER: Ptl. Brian Geraghty
DETAILS: Ptl. Geraghty responded to a residence of the 300 block of North Post Rd. at 1:54 pm to investigate a burglary alarm activation. While searching the premises, Ptl Geraghty observed a wooden handle steel pick- axe laying on the rear deck near a sliding glass door.
The door had fresh pry marks and damage to the door from an apparent burglary attempt. It did not appear that the attempted entry was successful. While police were speaking to nearby residents, a neighbor indicated that she observed the suspect, listed above, walking around the inside fence of the residence just prior to the alarm activation.
The case is under investigation.


INCIDENT: Theft Case # 2011- 32765
DATE & TIME OCCURRED: Wednesday, November 23, 2011 between 8- 9 pm
LOCATION OCCURRED: Whole Foods Supermarket, West Windsor NJ
OFFICER: Ptl. Brian Geraghty
DETAILS: A Newtown Pa woman reported that her wallet and its contents were stolen from her pocketbook while she was shopping in the Whole Foods supermarket between 8-9 pm on Wednesday, November 23, 2011. The victim reported that while she shopped a woman in her 30’s, about 5’03, with short black hair, wearing an all white jump suit was following her and making her uncomfortable. She added the suspect stood near her shopping cart and left the store before she did.


INCIDENT: Theft Case # 2011-32816
DATE & TIME OCCURRED: Friday, November 25, 2011 about 1:30 am
LOCATION OCCURRED: Best Buy store, West Windsor
OFFICER: Ptl. Jason Jones
DETAILS: A Trenton woman reported that her wallet and its contents were stolen from her purse in the Best Buy store on Friday, November 25, 2011 between 1:30 – 1:35 am. The victim stated that she went in to the store for about 5 minutes to meet her friend and during that time her wallet was stolen. She did not recall any suspicious people around her but related that the store was very crowded and people were bumping in to each other.


INCIDENT: Theft Case # 2011-32818
DATE & TIME OCCURRED: Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 4:30 pm
LOCATION OCCURRED: Trader Joe’s store, West Windsor
OFFICER: Ptl. Michael Pitts

DETAILS: A Princeton Junction woman reported that she paid for her items at the Trader Joe’s store at about 4:30 pm on Wednesday, November 23, 2011. She then went to the nearby Whole Foods store to continue shopping and realized her wallet was missing. The victim related that after making her purchase at Trader Joe’s she believed she placed the wallet into her pocketbook. She searched the surrounding areas to no avail.



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