This Week

Programs meeting virtually on Zoom as well as in-person programming


Thursdays, December 1 and December 8, 11:00 a.m. to noon
Fee: $10 resident/$15 nonresident
Learn about the art of essential oils through this aromatherapy series. Together, we will dive into the history, properties, and usage of essential oils. You will learn about the many ways essential oils can be incorporated into your life and will have the opportunity to make your own products to take home.

Lisa Bayer is a certified dementia practitioner (CDP) and the director of marketing and education for Always Best Care Princeton, a home health care agency serving Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, Burlington, and Ocean Counties. Space is limited to 20 participants.
PSRC’s Aroma Therapy Workshop program is sponsored by Oasis Senior Advisors.

LIVE FROM SLOVENIA: WALKING TOUR OF LJUBLJANA (Hybrid – In-Person at NSK Location and on Zoom)
Wednesday, November 30, 10:00–11:00 a.m.
Fee: $5.00
Experience the capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana live and in real time! One of the smallest European Capitals, you’ll get the opportunity to explore a city filled with rich history and a diverse heritage during this guided walking tour. The city has only 300,000 inhabitants and its university attracts many young students from all around the world to spend some time studying here. The city is vibrant, excellent for creativity, and contemporary art. Participants will be able to ask questions and interact with the guide throughout the tour.
PSRC’s Live from Slovenia program is sponsored by The Bank of Princeton and Progression PT.

Do you have a pickleball crew or partner and looking to play some games? Then make a reservation for our pickleball court located in our Suzanne Patterson Building at 45 Stockton Street. Our court is available for rent when not booked by PSRC events or activities. Reservations are on a first come, first served basis. We are unable to provide refunds for cancellations.
Fee: $30 per hour per group for Princeton residents, $35 per hour per group for nonresidents
To rent our court, sign up HERE

Wednesday, December 7 and 21, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Fee: $10 resident/$15 nonresident
Join us for instructed open court play where pickleball enthusiasts are welcome to come play pick-up games alongside our pickleball instructor Carolyn, who will provide instruction to help develop your skills. Participants must have previous experience with Pickleball and know the basics. To learn how to play, sign up for one of our future Bootcamps! Maximum of 6 players.
Sign up HERE

AEROBICS (In-Person at SPB Location)
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays in December (no class 12/23, 12/26, 12/30), 8:30 a.m.
Fee: $60 resident/$70 nonresident
Join us in person for a fun aerobic workout designed to get the body moving through a variety of exercises set to great music. This course is welcoming and inclusive to all fitness levels. Space is limited to 25 with a minimum of 9. Registration required, no walk-ins.
Instructor: Cynthia Adams

TED TALKS (Hybrid – In-person at NSK Location and on Zoom)
Tuesday, November 29 at 10:30 a.m.

Allyson Felix: An Olympic champion’s mindset for overcoming fear
First we watch a TED Talk, then we discuss it. Discussions are facilitated by Helen Burton. All are welcome.
Registration required, no fee.

GAMES DAY AT PSRC (In-person at SPB Location)
Tuesdays, 1:00–4:00 p.m.
Come with a partner or a few friends to enjoy game playing at PSRC. Mahjongg (bring your own set), Scrabble, and Social Bridge.
Registration required due to limited space, no fee.

COSMOLOGY (Hybrid – In-Person at NSK Location and on Zoom)
Thursdays, 10:00 a.m.
Peer-led science discussion. Contact for more info.

WOMEN IN RETIREMENT: OFF-THE-GRID HIKING (Hybrid – In-Person at NSK Location and on Zoom)
Friday, December 2 (Different date this month) at 10:00 a.m.
Please join us when WIR members Dina Kravets and Karen Coates share their off-the-grid hiking and rafting adventure with Grand Canyon Whitewater. All are welcome.
Registration required, no fee.

FIRST FRIDAY FILM — BECOMING SANTA (Hybrid – In-Person at NSK Location and on Zoom)
Friday, December 2 at 1:00 p.m.
The true story of a man entering the culture and character of Santa Claus for a single season. We follow Jack as he bleaches his hair, goes to Santa School, and tries to do everything that Santa is asked to do. Along the way, Jack collects children’s wishes, learns about the benefits of belief, the history and origin of Santa, and the ordinary people keeping the spirit alive. Starring: John Merian, Gary Casey, Peter Fontana. Running time: 1 hour, 37 minutes; Genre: Documentary, Comedy, History; Rated: Not rated
Registration required, no fee.

Monday, December 5 at 1:00 p.m.
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.

FYI SEMINAR — “OSTEOPOROSIS EDUCATION – FIT TO A ‘T’” (Hybrid – In-Person at NSK Location and on Zoom)
Tuesday, December 6 at 3:00 p.m.
Your “T” score is the number on a DEX scan that tells a physician whether you have osteoporosis or osteopenia. This lecture provides information regarding what that score means for you, appropriate movements and activities that are SAFE for someone diagnosed with osteoporosis/osteopenia, and types of movements that should NOT be performed if you have been diagnosed with osteoporosis/osteopenia.

Ruth Kaplan is the owner of Progression Physical Therapy of Princeton, a local outpatient PT clinic at 601 Ewing St. She holds a doctoral degree in physical therapy and has had thirty-five years of clinical experience. Ruth’s primary specialty is outpatient orthopedics, including treatment of back and neck pain, joint pain, postural dysfunction, ergonomics, fall prevention, gait/balance disorders, decreased functional mobility, and general clinical practice.
Registration required, no fee.
Sponsors: Homewatch CareGivers, NightingaleNJ Eldercare Navigators, Penn Medicine Princeton Health

Wednesday, November 30, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., Princeton Public Library, Community Room
Having meaningful public participation remains the driving force behind our Master Plan process. We want to make sure a diverse range of points of view are represented and this Open House will be the most important way to contribute to this plan, which will be Princeton’s blueprint for our future, to date.


Mondays at 1:00 p.m.

Monday, November 28 at 3:00 p.m.

LET’S TALK (In-Person at Spruce Circle)
Wednesday, November 30 at 3:00 p.m.

Read group descriptions HERE.


Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Our well-appointed and roomy Tech Lab welcomes you with brand new PC’s and Mac computers. Stop by to check your email, get some work done, connect with friends and family, or surf the web. Tech assistance is available two ways: in-person on Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., and virtually, Monday through Friday.
To learn more about PSRC’s technical assistance, go HERE.
Please note that Zoom assistance is available, please click HERE to request tech help.
Zoom Meeting Instructions
Step-by-step Zoom meeting instructions can be found HERE.

For any questions about programs and groups, please email and you will be connected with the program team member who can best assist you.

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