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May 2016 Director's Message Part 2 - We Need Your Help

You know from coming to programs or reading this newsletter that PSRC has grown significantly, especially the Evergreen Forum. Several years ago we outgrew the Suzanne Patterson Building, and it is clear that we can’t expand the building or parking enough to meet our needs. READ MORE    Open PDF file ( 50.57KB) . . .

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Reach us by telephone: 609.924.7108

We're making registration even easier - now you can register for some events online! Register for the two events listed directly below by clicking on the jewel to purchase tickets for the Rago Jewelry Event, and on the Evergreen Tree to RSVP to the Evergreen Forum Business Meeting and Social.

In other news, please check out this fabulous article featured on the Princeton Area Community Foundation website: about our GrandPals program in four Princeton elementary schools. 
We are so grateful to PACF for the grant they awarded PSRC in support of this terrific program!



Knowledge is a Girl’s Best Friend:
What You Need to Know When Buying and Selling Jewelry*

WEDNESDAY, MAY 11th, 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
at the
Suzanne Patterson Building, 45 Stockton Street, Princeton, New Jersey

Please join us for a hands-on seminar from the experts at Rago Arts and Auctions
on how to evaluate jewelry (*bring or wear your own!) Then enjoy a delicious catered luncheon.

Everyone takes home a jeweler’s loupe!

$50 per ticket;$75 for preferred ticket**
to benefit PSRC
**Preferred tickets include verbal evaluation of two pieces of jewelry.

Click on the jewel image below to register - limited seating!

Grateful thanks to our event sponsors:
Rago Art and Auctions 
Borden Perlman Homewatch CareGivers McCaffrey's Food Markets

 Acorn Glen Assisted Living, Inc. Atrium Post Acute Care of Princeton, Lawrenceville, Hamilton 
Bear Creek Assisted Living Buckingham Place 
Life St. Francis Oasis Senior Advisors Progression Physical Therapy 



WHEN: Friday, May 13th, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

WHERE: PSRC 45 Stockton Street, Princeton, New Jersey 08540

Click on The Evergreen Tree to register!


All programs and events are free and are held in the
Suzanne Patterson Building unless otherwise indicated.
PSRC is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Every Tuesday 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. and every Friday 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon.
Bring your questions and issues or just come to learn something on our computers or your own laptop or tablet. Our patient, compassionate volunteers will be happy to help you! Just drop in.

Tuesdays, 10:30 - 11:45 a.m.
Drop in for a lively discussion! For the first 15 minutes we watch a TED Talk, then we discuss it. No fee. Discussions are facilitated by Helen Burton.
This month's remaining topics:

May 3 ~  Steve Ramirez and Xu Liu: A mouse. A laser beam. A manipulated memory.
May 10 ~ Prof. Daphna Joel: Are brains male or female? (Recommended by Amy Levy.)
May 17 ~ Al Gore: The case for optimism on climate change .(Recommended by David Goodman)
May 24 ~ Kelly McGonigal: How to make stress your friend.
May 31 ~ Adam Grant: The surprising habits of original thinkers.

For more information visit

FIRST (FRIDAY) FILM (on Wednesday this month only)
Wednesday, May 4 at 1:00 p.m.
“The Intern” 
Starting a new job can be a difficult challenge, especially if you're already retired. Looking to get back into the game, 70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker seizes the opportunity to become a senior intern at an online fashion site. Starring Robert DeNiro and Anne Hathaway. ( 2 hours 1 minute)

Friday, May 6 at 2:00 p.m.
This group meets on our own weekly for breakfast at Wegman’s on Route 1, and at PSRC on the first Friday of the month in the courtroom of the former Borough Hall. It is both an educational and social group beginning its fifth year as a program of PSRC. This meeting will feature Comedy, Commentary and Music by Fred Stein. Two of his albums are: “Between the Lost and Found” and “Pizza and Ice Cream”. The group is facilitated by Rob Hegstrom and Bruce Wallman.
Location: Monument Hall Main

Tuesday, May 10 at 10:00 a.m.
Princeton Public Library staff will be on site at the Princeton Senior Resource Center to help you learn how to download material from the library’s electronic collection. Bring your device, sit down with us and let us help you get started with e-books and e-audio.   By appointment.  Please call 609.924.9529 x1220 to make your appointment. 


Intro to iPad
Thursday, May 12, 10:00 a.m. to 12 noonBring your iPad and learn how to use it! Make sure you know your Apple ID and password.Handouts will be provided for you to take with you. Instructor: Barbara Essig. No fee.

Basic Basic iPhone Class
Wednesday, May 18, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
This is an introductory class for those who are just getting started with the iPhone. Don Benjamin, one of PSRC’s Computer Lab volunteers will teach you the first important things you need to know about your phone. No fee.

More about iPad
Thursday, May 19, 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon
Get really comfortable with your iPad! Make sure you know your Apple ID and password. Handouts will be provided for you to take with you. Instructor: Barbara Essig. No fee. REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY  in order to ensure a space in any of the above classes. Call to register: 609.924.7108.

PSRC's 2nd Annual BBQ and Line Dancing Party!
SATURDAY, JUNE 18 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
BBQ by Business Bistro ~ Line Dancing by the Silver Spurrs
$38.00 per person to benefit PSRC

Register by clicking here!

For in-depth information about all the programs, groups, activities and resources we offer, please click on our Newsletter at left.

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Suzanne Patterson Building 609-924-7108
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Every Weekday Unless Otherwise Noted