ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY (In-person at Suzanne Patterson Building)
Thursday, December 9, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Join us for a festive buffet at PSRC’s Suzanne Patterson Building while you mingle and jingle with the Ho Ho Ho’s and Dave Saltzman on the piano. Come for the songs, cheer, good will, raffles, and friendship.
Transportation is available to and from the Suzanne Patterson Building by the Muni Bus, Crosstown, or by carpool, all of which we encourage! The festivities begin at 1:00 p.m. Because we cannot accommodate early arrivers, please note that our doors open at 12:45 p.m. $5 per person. Register at princetonsenior.org, call 609.751.9699, or in-person at our 101 Poor Farm Road location. Seating is limited.
All partygoers including staff and volunteers must show proof of vaccination. You’ll also be asked to fill out a waiver (if you haven’t already) and a health screening form. Mask wearing is required except while eating and drinking. We’re looking forward to celebrating with you!
The 2021 PSRC Holiday Party is sponsored by:
Association of Elder Care Professionals, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Brandywine Living: Princeton, Pennington, & Serenade at Princeton, Dave Saltzman, The Ho Ho Ho’s, Ovation at Riverwalk, Princeton Public Works, PSRC Board & Volunteers, Stony Brook Garden Club, and Terra Momo Bread Company
PLANES, TRAINS, AND AUTOMOBILES
Various days and times in December
Fee: $10 each/$35 for the series
The holidays inaugurate the winter travel season, as tens of millions of us move from place to place to see relatives, friends, and go on vacation. PSRC celebrates travel with this series on transit and transportation, focusing on how we get where we want to go.
Wednesday, December 1 at 1:00 p.m.
Moving the Millions — New York Transit Museum
The New York Transit Museum is dedicated to telling and preserving the stories of mass transportation. In this program, we will discover the magnitude and complexity of New York City’s public transportation system by exploring elements of construction, social history, engineering, and impact over time in this introduction to transit history.
PSRC’s Planes, Trains, and Automobiles Series is sponsored by Artis Senior Living, Angelion Mobility, and Oasis Senior Advisors.
TABLE TENNIS (IN-PERSON)
Come for camaraderie, exercise, and fun! All skill levels are invited to participate in this energetic sport. We will be open for three time slots: 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., and 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. 12 players per time slot, please make sure to register in advance. At this time, we are not accepting walk-ins.
EVERYTHING YOU LEARNED ABOUT LEARNING IS WRONG: DISORIENTING DILEMMAS, COMFORT ZONES, AND LIFELONG LEARNING (HYBRID)
Monday, December 6, 10:00 a.m.
You can’t teach an old dog new tricks…or can you? Understanding the complexities of adult learning theory are crucial for effective lifelong learning. In this lecture we will explore Jack Mezirow’s transformational learning theory and Lev Vygotsky’s zone of proximal development and scaffolding in order to understand how adult learners learn most effectively.
Dr. Drew A. Dyson is the CEO of PSRC and holds a PhD in Education & Formation from Princeton Theological Seminary.
Registration required, no fee.
Monday, December 6 at 1:00 p.m. via Zoom
Calling all readers — Princeton Public Library staff will showcase some great recent and notable book titles to add to your to-be-read list. You can also ask for personalized book recommendations.
Presented by Princeton Public Librarians
Registration required, no fee.