Calendar

Apr
25
Thu
Lawrence After School Program at YWCA
Apr 25 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

In observance of Staff Development Day, children enrolled in the After School Program at Lawrence Township schools will spend the day at Lawrence Intermediate School.

* Date subject to change based on the school district.

Thought Provoking Talks 2019
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Speakers at 2018 Thought Provoking Talk Session L-R: Dr. Jianping Wang, Noemi de la Puente, Dr. Evelyn McDowell & Shirley Satterfield

2019 Stand Against Racism campaign will kick-off with Thought Provoking Talks, an special event where speakers share inspiring and poignant accounts of the racism they have experienced in their lives. Our keynote speaker will be Assemblywoman Verlina Reynolds-Jackson. The Assemblywoman will be joined by speakers Elizabeth Williams-Riley, President  and CEO at American Conference on Diversity, Lauren Lalicon, the Policy Director for First Lady Tammy Murphy, and Caroline Clarke, Board Member of Not In Our Town Princeton. The event will be followed by for group discussions.

Apr
26
Fri
Youth Rally – Stand Against Racism
Apr 26 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Join YWCA Princeton and Corner House Behavioral Health at Hinds Plaza to discuss and share experiences regarding racism through poetry and music. All are welcome to attend and participate!

Apr
27
Sat
Dance For A Cause: Jazzercise Class
Apr 27 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join Pennington Jazzercise and the YWCA Princeton for a morning of dancing for a cause! Stephanie from Pennington Jazzercise will lead us through an hour long Jazzercise class, followed by mingling and refreshments. 100% of funds raised will go towards bringing an anti-bullying program to preschoolers at YWCA Princeton.

Apr
28
Sun
Belly Dance: Girl’s Night benefiting BCRC
Apr 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Come out with your fiends for a fun night of dance & socializing while supporting our Breast Cancer Resource Center (BCRC). Light refreshments included.

May
1
Wed
Paint ‘N’ Sip
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Interested in joining the NEXT GEN Board or just looking to meet other young professional women? Join us for a Paint ‘n’ Sip party! Meet our NEXT GEN board, enjoy some food, wine and good company before bringing your own piece of artwork home. Get your tickets below.

Agenda:
6:00 to 6:30 pm – Networking with wine and snacks
6:30 to 6:45 pm – NEXT GEN welcome and painting instructor introduction
6:45 to 9:00 pm – Paint Party!

Online registration deadline: April 28. Walk-ins welcome.

May
8
Wed
Creating For A Cause: Craft Night
May 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Bring your friends and join us for a fun night of crafting! Everyone will be making their own customized cork coasters (set of 4) to take home. 100% of funds raised will go towards bringing the anti-bullying program to preschoolers at YWCA Princeton. The program, offered through the Kidsbridge Center, includes interactive activities for the students as well as an educational night for parents about bullying. Talking to children early about how to create inclusive environments is critical in preventing bullying. 100% of funds raised will go towards bringing the anti-bullying program to preschoolers at YWCA Princeton.

May
10
Fri
Friday with Friends – Newcomers & Friends Club
May 10 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Please join YWCA Princeton’s Newcomers and Friends Club for the first Friday with Friends of the 2018-2019 session. This is a fantastic opportunity to meet old and new friends after a relaxing summer and to be reacquainted with Newcomers and Friends activity offerings. New members will be able to sign up for the Club, learn about the various interest groups and join the ones that best suits their interest. A tasty buffet lunch will be offered at $10.00 per person.

 

May
11
Sat
International Shimmy Mob benefitting Womanspace
May 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

International Shimmy Mob – Princeton Chapter will be joining dancers around the world to raise awareness about domestic violence. Proceeds from dancers in the Princeton event go to support Womanspace Mercer County.

Performance details:
Saturday, May 11; 6:00 pm
Hinds Plaza (Next to the Princeton Library), Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ
Free to the public

This event is sponsored by YWCA Princeton and The Drum and Dance Learning Center.

Participation is open to dancers of skill levels. Do you want to participate? Click here.

May
15
Wed
ESL Awards Ceremony
May 15 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

It’s time to celebrate the achievement of students who worked hard in the fiscal year 2018-2019. International food will be served after the awards ceremony. Students and their friends and families are invited. The teachers, volunteers and staff will be presenting awards for different categories.