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Bridge Street Concert Series, Bucks County Playhouse, 70 South Main Street, New Hope, 215-862-2121, Lea DeLaria., www.bcptheater.org, 8 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Music and Merlot, Hopewell Valley Vineyards, 46 Yard Road, Pennington, 609-737-4465, Wine by the glass or bottle, brick oven pizza, and cheese platters are available., www.hopewellvalleyvineyards.com, 6 p.m. to 9 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.
Plein Air Painting Workshop, Stony Brook Millstone Watershed, Kingsford Room, 31 Titus Mill Road, Pennington, 609-737-7592, Workshop with Ray Brown for adults and older teens. Register through the Arts Council of Princeton. $60., www.thewatershed.org, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Fall Kick-Off Performances, American Repertory Ballet, Bart Luedeke Theater, Rider University, Lawrenceville, 609-896-7775, Season preview performance includes Philip Jerry's 'Our Town,' Mary Barton's 'Fantasy Baroque,' and Trinette Singleton's 'Dreams Interrupted.' $20., www.arballet.org, 7:30 p.m.
Wittenberg, Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey, F.M. Kirby Theater, Drew University, Madison, 973-408-5600, $35 to $70., www.shakespearenj.org, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Movie Sing-A-Long, Kelsey Theater, Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, 609-570-3333, Interactive theater event includes a screening of 'Frozen,' a costume parade and contest, a trivia contest, and a gift bag of interactive things to do during the movie. The story is based on Hans Christian Andersen's 'The Snow Queen.' $18., www.kelseytheatre.net, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Brigadoon, Hamilton Public Library, 1 Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. Way, Hamilton, 609-581-4091, Free., 11 a.m.
California Mix, Central Jersey Dance Society, Suzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton Street, Princeton, 609-945-1883, Lessons followed by social dance. No partner needed. Refreshments. $12., www.centraljerseydance.org, 6:30 p.m.
Children's Book Festival, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-8822, Young readers are invited to interact with the people behind their favorite books. More than 90 authors and illustrators appear on Hinds Plaza adjacent to the library. Rain or shine., www.princetonlibrary.org, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Art Party, Hunterdon Art Museum, 7 Lower Center Street, Clinton, 908-735-8415, Benefit evening features food, silent auction, and music by the Party Pack. Register. $125., www.hunterdonartmuseum.org, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Steve Lazarus, 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.
Household Chemical and Electronics Waste Disposal Day, Mercer County Improvement Authority, John T. Dempster Fire School, 350 Lawrence Station Road, Lawrence, 609-278-8067, Aerosol cans, household, car, and rechargeable batteries, photographic chemicals, used motor oil and oil filters, lighter fluid, propane gas tanks, pesticides/herbicides, pool chemicals, paint thinner, stains and varnishes, anti-freeze, driveway sealer, gasoline, and insect repellents. Rain or shine. Must show proof of Mercer County residency., www.mcia-nj.com, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Blessing of the Bicycles, All Saints' Church, 16 All Saints Road, Princeton, 609-921-2420, Ride your bike to church. Light refreshments., 11 a.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.
Grand Opening, HealthCare Express, 4065 Quakerbridge Road, West Windsor, 609-297-0546, Family event with bounce houses, food, entertainment, and more. Health fair at new urgent care medical facility. Services to treat coughs, colds, broken bones, sinus infections, asthma, ear infections, and more are provided by appointment or walk-in basis, seven days a week, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., mindovermedicine.com, Noon. to 4 p.m.
T'ai Chi, Plainsboro Public Library, 9 Van Doren Street, 609-275-2897, Free., www.lmxac.org/plainsboro, 10 a.m.
Bucks County Ancestry Fair, Bucks County Genealogical Society, Bucks County Visitors Center, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA, Two tracks of programs: military and beginning genealogy. Free., www.bucksgen.org, 9 a.m. to noon.
Chenille Picture Frame, Michaels, 300 Nassau Park Boulevard, West Windsor, 609-919-1250, Ages 3 and up. $2 per 30-minute session., www.michaels.com, 10 a.m. to noon.
Story Time, New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street, Trenton, 609-292-6464, Katie's Picture Show. Ages 4 to 8., www.newjerseystatemuseum.org, 2 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Digital Photography Workshop, Princeton Photo Workshop, Harlingen Road Studios, 22 Harlingen Road, Belle Mead, 609-921-3519, 'Getting to Know Your Digital Camera,' taught by Frank Veronsky. Register. $59., www.princetondigitalphotoworkshop.com, 10 a.m. to noon.
Lumberton Paddle, Gazebo, Main and Landing streets, Lumberton, 609-937-5700, Rent a canoe ($20) or bring your own for a one hour paddle down the Rancocas Creek. Bring your own life vest if you bring your own watercraft. Village fair with food and live music. Tours of the fire station. Rain date is Sunday, September 21., www.lumbertonpaddle.com, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Thomas Grice Academy of Music, The Conservatory, 540 East State Street, Trenton, 609-858-2279, Classical and Afro-Cuban music lessons for ages 7 and up. $10. Register., www.theconservatorymansion.com, 10 a.m.
Flea Market, American Legion Post 401, 148 Major Road, Monmouth Junction, 732-821-6673, Spaces are $12. Register., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Autumn Apple Picking, The Singles Group, Marriott, Plainsboro, 516-466-0212, Catered picnic, ice breaker games, and raffles. Open to all ages., thesinglesgroup.com, 10:30 a.m.
Pancake Breakfast and Community Yard Sale, Hamilton Baptist Church, 3752 Nottingham Way, Hamilton, 609-587-8585, Family fun fest with moon bounce, face painting, magician, balloon art, and live music. Breakfast, $7., 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Horse Show, Princeton Show Jumping, Hunter Farms, 246 Burnt Hill Road, Skillman, 609-924-2932, Free., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Walk of Hope, Carrier Clinic, 252 Route 601, Belle Mead, 908-281-1513, One-mile walk, entertainment, music, and food to raise awareness for mental health and addiction. Families and dogs welcome. Register individually or as a team and set fundraising goal. Walk begins at 10 a.m., www.carrierclinicwalkofhope.org, 9 a.m.
St. Gregory the Great Networking Group, 4620 Nottingham Way, Hamilton, 609-587-4877, Networking for job seekers, with Alex Freund., stgregorythegreatchurch.org, 8:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.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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