, , 59 Paul Robeson Pl, Princeton, 7 p.m.
This program is a fun, tasty, and educational experience. Participants will explore the colorful culture of India with a different aspect of India highlighted each week. This week, get pointers for planning a visit to India, places of interest (from the most popular locations to the hidden gems), learn some Hindi phrases, standard travel precautions, and much more.
, , 10 Kingston Ln, Monmouth Junction, 7 p.m.
The Knights of Columbus St. Cecilia's Council #7046 will host its annual St. Patrick's Day Dinner Dance. Cost is $20 per person in advance. Tickets are going quickly as people want to enjoy Chef Tony's excellent meal. The menu includes corned beef and cabbage, reuben sandwiches, potato bar, broccoli casserole, corn casserole; beer, wine, soda, dessert and coffee. BYOB permitted. DJ Rob Porter will spin Irish classics and dance hits from all the eras. For tickets email Patrick McMahon at Mcmahon_patrick@yahoo.com.
, , 2625 Us Highway 130, Cranbury, 9 p.m.
Join the Station for a St. Patrick's Day celebration with the KickBack Band playing all night. There will be a special menu and drink specials all day and all night.
, , 3391 Route 27, Franklin Park, 9 a.m.
Hugs for Brady Foundation and Confectionately Yours, in cooperation with Central Jersey Blood Center, is conducting a blood drive in honor of Jake Lagalla Holmes of South Brunswick. Jake is a 5-year-old boy who is battling cancer. Call Jessica at 732-740-1767 or visit www.cjbcblood.org to schedule an appointment.
, 110 Kingston Ln, Monmouth Junction, 2 p.m.
Pat Hardigree holds an MA in English from Trenton State College. Her work has appeared in The Paterson Literary Review (Editors’ Choice in 2004, 2009, Honorable mention in 2010); Lips, US 1 Worksheets, Kelsey Review (2001 Pushcart nominee), and various small presses. Pat serves as editor/webmaster for the Delaware Valley Poets, Inc. Anna M. Evans’ poems have appeared, or are forthcoming, in the Harvard Review, Atlanta Review, Rattle, American Arts Quarterly, and 32 Poems. She gained her MFA from Bennington College, and is the Editor of the Raintown Review. A recipient of a 2011 Fellowship from the MacDowell Artists’ Colony, she currently teaches poetry at West Windsor Art Center. Her chapbooks, "Swimming" and "Selected Sonnets," are available from Maverick Duck Press.