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Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at the Cranbury Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

 
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Spinning Yarns
6:30pm
 Spinning Yarns
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 6:30pmSpinning Yarns
Cranbury Public Library
Enjoy an hour of knitting, crocheting, crafts and conversation. All levels welcome. This workshop will be in Meeting Room 1.
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Family Storytime
11:00am
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 11:00am
Cranbury Public Library
Join Ms. Laura for stories, songs, and fun for everyone in the Children's room!
Cranbury Lions Club
6:00pm-7:00pm
 Cranbury Lions Club
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 6:00pm-7:00pm
Community Meeting Space
Meeting Room 3
Mercer County RC Society
7:00 p.m.
 Mercer County RC Society
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 7:00 p.m.
Community Meeting Space
Monthly meeting of the local non-profit organization for radio crontrol aircraft located in Meeting Room 2. 
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Moms Discussion Group
11:00am-12:00pm
 Moms Discussion Group
Thursday, Apr. 4, 11:00am-12:00pm
Community Meeting Space
Located in Meeting Room 2
Thursday Crafternoon: Paint Your Own Birdhouse!
3:30pm
Thursday Crafternoon: Paint Your Own Birdhouse!
Thursday, Apr. 4, 3:30pm
(Thursdays, April 4, 11, 18, & 25, 3:30pm)

Cranbury Public Library
Come by the Maker Space every Thursday afternoon at 3:30 and decorate your very own birdhouse to take home! Registration is *required* as supplies are limited. Please register each participant individually. Recommended for ages 9 to 13.

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Cranbury Girl Scouts
4:30pm-6:00pm
 Cranbury Girl Scouts
Friday, Apr. 5, 4:30pm-6:00pm
Community Meeting Space
Meeting Room 1. and Meeting Room 3 for February 16th
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Tai Chi
10:00am-11:30am
 Tai Chi
Saturday, Apr. 6, 10:00am-11:30am
Community Meeting Space
Located in Meeting Room 1 +2(can be moved into 1 room if need be)
TAB Meeting
11:00am
 TAB Meeting
Saturday, Apr. 6, 11:00am
Teen Room
Monthly Teen Advisory Board meeting
Dungeon and Dragons Club
12:00pm-4:00pm
 Dungeon and Dragons Club
Saturday, Apr. 6, 12:00pm-4:00pm
Community Meeting Space
Located in Meeting Room 3. 
100+ Tips for Running a Highly Successful Garage Sale
2pm
100+ Tips for Running a Highly Successful Garage Sale
Saturday, Apr. 6, 2pm100+ Tips for Runnin
Cranbury Public Library
Are you gearing up to sell your stuff at the annual Town-Wide Cranbury Garage Sale? Do you enjoy the hunt for the rare and wonderful at garage sales and flea markets? Then this program is for you! The days of just putting a “Garage Sale” sign on your front lawn are long past in toda...read more
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Sowing Sustainability: Wildlife Conservation in Our Own Backyards
2:00pm-3:00pm
Sowing Sustainability: Wildlife Conservation in Our Own Backyards
Sunday, Apr. 7, 2:00pm-3:00pmSowing Sustainabilit
Cranbury Public Library
In this introductory presentation, learn more about Cranbury's Community Wildlife Habitat certification process and how you can contribute to wildlife conservation in your own backyard.Meeting Room 1 + 2  
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Caregiver Support Group
11:00am
 Caregiver Support Group
Monday, Apr. 8, 11:00amCaregiver Support Gr
Cranbury Public Library
There are different types of caregivers and ALL are welcomed. This is a judgment free safe place to share, to learn and/or to just listen. It’s a place of love, empathy and respect. It is a place to share the triumphs, the challenges, the disappointments, the accomplishments or simply a place ...read more
Senior Social Hour
1:00pm
 Senior Social Hour
Monday, Apr. 8, 1:00pmSenior Social Hour
Cranbury Public Library
Join us for the first Senior Social Hour! For our first meeting, we will be having a Super Duper Bingo Event! Win prizes, share stories, meet new people, and have a great time! Located in Meeting Room 1 + 2.Facilitated by Kat Verdi and sponsored by The Gardens at Monroe.
Solar Eclipse Party!
2:00pm-4:00pm
 Solar Eclipse Party!
Monday, Apr. 8, 2:00pm-4:00pm
Cranbury Public Library
Come to the Library's Solar Eclipse Party! The peak of the eclipse will occur at 3:25pm. Please join us out on the patio and lawn from 2:00pm to 4:00pm to celebrate this celestial event. We'll have eclipse related activities, music and refreshments! All ages are welcome. Registration is *REQ...read more

Cranbury Historical & Preservation Society
6:30pm-9:30pm
Cranbury Historical & Preservation Society
Monday, Apr. 8, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Community Meeting Space
Meeting Room 1 + 2.
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Great Decisions Foreign Policy Discussion Group
3:00-4:30pm
Great Decisions Foreign Policy Discussion Group
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 3:00-4:30pmGreat Decisions Fore
Cranbury Public Library
Meets the Second Tuesday of the month in Meeting Room 1. Video and discussion to follow. Copies of the Great Decisions Briefing Book available for checkout at the Cranbury Public Library.Topics Include:Mideast RealignmentClimate Technology and CompetitionScience Across BordersU.S. -China Trade Rival...read more
The Art of the Eye
6:30pm
 The Art of the Eye
Tuesday, Apr. 9, 6:30pm
Cranbury Public Library
Defective vision can have a profound effect on our lives: our personalities, our interests, our careers, and the means by which we express ourselves in art and literature. Phyllis Rakow, a member of the Princeton Manor community, has combined her career as an ophthalmic medical technologist with her...read more
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Family Storytime
11:00am
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 11:00am
Cranbury Public Library
Join Ms. Laura for stories, songs, and fun for everyone in the Children's room!
Cranbury Digital Camera Club
7:30pm-10:00pm
 Cranbury Digital Camera Club
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 7:30pm-10:00pm
Community Meeting Space
Located in Meeting Room 1 + 2
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Senior Beginner Cell Phone & Internet Classes
11:00am
Senior Beginner Cell Phone & Internet Classes
Thursday, Apr. 11, 11:00amSenior Beginner Cell
Cranbury Public Library
Join us for a beginner cell phone and internet class! Learn all about the uses of your phone, detect scams, and become more comfortable with your devices! This class and discussion is sponsored by the Gardens at Monroe and facilitated by Kat Verdi. Located in Meeting Room 1+2.
Thursday Crafternoon: Paint Your Own Birdhouse!
3:30pm
Thursday Crafternoon: Paint Your Own Birdhouse!
Thursday, Apr. 11, 3:30pm
(Thursdays, April 4, 11, 18, & 25, 3:30pm)

Cranbury Public Library
Come by the Maker Space every Thursday afternoon at 3:30 and decorate your very own birdhouse to take home! Registration is *required* as supplies are limited. Please register each participant individually. Recommended for ages 9 to 13.

Introduction to Python for Students
4:30pm-5:30pm
Introduction to Python for Students
Thursday, Apr. 11, 4:30pm-5:30pmIntroduction to Pyth
Cranbury Public Library
Are you a middle schooler interested in programming? This is the perfect place for you to dive into the world of computer science! In this workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of Python, a programming language used in software engineering, game development, and more. At the end of the workshop,...read more
Plant-Based Eating
6:00pm
 Plant-Based Eating
Thursday, Apr. 11, 6:00pmPlant-Based Eating
Cranbury Public Library
Have you bounced around the idea of going plant-based to lower your carbon foot print or improve your health?  In honor of Earth Month, representatives from NJveg will discuss the benefits of a plant-base lifestyle, cover the basics, including what to eat, and provide their personal experiences...read more
Cranbury Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting
7:00pm
Cranbury Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting
Thursday, Apr. 11, 7:00pm
Cranbury Public Library
Meetings are held the second Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm in Meeting Room 3 in the Cranbury Public Library.
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LMx Meeting
10am
 LMx Meeting
Friday, Apr. 12, 10am
Community Meeting Space
This meeting will be held for the Libraries of Middlesex.
Pawns Pathways at CPL Chess Club
3:30 pm
Pawns Pathways at CPL Chess Club
Friday, Apr. 12, 3:30 pmPawns Pathways at CP
Cranbury Public Library
Breaking News!Cranbury Public Library will now host its newest iteration of the Chess Club on alternating Friday afternoons!Beginning January 12th, we're hosting lessons facilitated by local nonprofit, Pawns Pathways! 
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Holi Celebration
12pm-3pm
 Holi Celebration
Saturday, Apr. 13, 12pm-3pmHoli Celebration
Cranbury Public Library
Join the Cranbury Community in our celebration of Holi. Learn and participate in the joyful traditions of this festival of color and celebration of spring.Food and activities will take place outside on the library's patio and lawn, including play with colors. Attendees should be aware of exposur...read more
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Expressive Art Workshop
1:00pm-2:30pm
 Expressive Art Workshop
Sunday, Apr. 14, 1:00pm-2:30pm
Cranbury Public Library
This hands-on art workshop will help participants learn about art therapy as a dynamic approach to mental health, counseling, and healing. This art therapy introduction is hands-on and participants will create while learning about the use of art in psychotherapy as a tool for physical and emotional ...read more

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The Speaking Solution
3:30pm-4:30pm
 The Speaking Solution
Monday, Apr. 15, 3:30pm-4:30pmThe Speaking Solutio
Cranbury Public Library
Public speaking is a powerful way to build confidence by pushing yourself out of your comfort zone and facing your fears. In this program dedicated to honing public speaking skills, participants are provided with structured opportunities to practice and refine their speaking techniques, receive cons...read more
Women’s Club of Cranbury - Health + Wellness
7:00pm-9:00pm
Women’s Club of Cranbury - Health + Wellness
Monday, Apr. 15, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Community Meeting Space
This meeting will take place in Meeting Room 2. 
BSA Pack 52
7:00pm-8:30pm
 BSA Pack 52
Monday, Apr. 15, 7:00pm-8:30pm
Community Meeting Space
Located in Meeting Room 1 +2April 15th in Meeting Room 3.ID
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*POSTPONED UNTIL 4/23!* Toddler Craft Tuesday: Bottle Print Flowers
11:00am
*POSTPONED UNTIL 4/23!* Toddler Craft Tuesday: Bottle Print Flowers
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 11:00am
Cranbury Public Library
*POSTPONED UNTIL 4/23!* Calling all crafty toddlers! Join us in the Maker Space for a seasonal craft perfect for busy little hands. Recommended for ages 2-5. Registration required, as supplies may be limited. Our March craft is Bottle Print Flowers!
Spinning Yarns
6:30pm
 Spinning Yarns
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 6:30pmSpinning Yarns
Cranbury Public Library
Enjoy an hour of knitting, crocheting, crafts and conversation. All levels welcome. This workshop will be in Meeting Room 1.
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Family Storytime
11:00am
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 11:00am
Cranbury Public Library
Join Ms. Laura for stories, songs, and fun for everyone in the Children's room!
Afternoon Book Discussion
1:30pm
 Afternoon Book Discussion
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 1:30pm
Cranbury Public Library
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month in Meeting Room 3.Upcoming 2024 Meetings:Wednesday, March 20 at 1:30pmDiscussing: Blood and Ink by Joe PompeoWednesday, April 17 at 1:30pmDiscussing: Heaven and Earth Grocery Store by James McBrideWednesday, May 15 at 1:30pmDiscussing: Lady Tan's Circle of Wo...read more
Embroidery Workshop
4:00pm
 Embroidery Workshop
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 4:00pmEmbroidery Workshop
Cranbury Public Library
Explore hand embroidery for beginners as a fun, relaxing way to bring your inspirations to life. Participants will learn basic stitches and create their own pattern to be embroidered.  Join artist Jenny Santa Maria, and learn essential techniques that ensure your stitches are consistent every t...read more

Cranbury Lions Club Special Meeting
6:00pm-7:30pm
Cranbury Lions Club Special Meeting
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 6:00pm-7:30pm
Community Meeting Space
Meeting Room 3 ML
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Mindful Movements and Guided Meditation
2:00pm-2:45pm
Mindful Movements and Guided Meditation
Thursday, Apr. 18, 2:00pm-2:45pm
Cranbury Public Library
The goal of this session is to balance body and mind wellness along with cultivating qualities like resilience, presence, and compassion.A meditation session will start with 5 minutes of relaxation practices followed by 20 minutes of mindful movements and end with 20 minutes of mindful compassion me...read more
Thursday Crafternoon: Paint Your Own Birdhouse!
3:30pm
Thursday Crafternoon: Paint Your Own Birdhouse!
Thursday, Apr. 18, 3:30pm
(Thursdays, April 4, 11, 18, & 25, 3:30pm)

Cranbury Public Library
Come by the Maker Space every Thursday afternoon at 3:30 and decorate your very own birdhouse to take home! Registration is *required* as supplies are limited. Please register each participant individually. Recommended for ages 9 to 13.

Introduction to Python for Students
4:30pm-5:30pm
Introduction to Python for Students
Thursday, Apr. 18, 4:30pm-5:30pmIntroduction to Pyth
Cranbury Public Library
Are you a middle schooler interested in programming? This is the perfect place for you to dive into the world of computer science! In this workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of Python, a programming language used in software engineering, game development, and more. At the end of the workshop,...read more

Indivisible Cranbury
7:00pm
 Indivisible Cranbury
Thursday, Apr. 18, 7:00pm
Community Meeting Space
Located in Meeting Room 2
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Pawns Pathways at CPL Chess Club
3:30 pm
Pawns Pathways at CPL Chess Club
Friday, Apr. 19, 3:30 pm
Cranbury Public Library
Breaking News!Cranbury Public Library will now host its newest iteration of the Chess Club on alternating Friday afternoons!Beginning January 12th, we're hosting lessons facilitated by local nonprofit, Pawns Pathways! 
Taylor Swift Listening Party
3:30pm
 Taylor Swift Listening Party
Friday, Apr. 19, 3:30pmTaylor Swift Listeni
Cranbury Public Library
Admission is open to all, but currently only the first 20 registrants can be guaranteed certain party favors, due to limited supplies.CPL's biggest Swifties are invited to join us for a Taylor Swift listening party in honor of her new album. RSVP on our events calendar to take part in karaoke, b...read more

Cranbury Girl Scouts
4:30pm-6:00pm
 Cranbury Girl Scouts
Friday, Apr. 19, 4:30pm-6:00pm
Community Meeting Space
Meeting Room 1. and Meeting Room 3 for February 16th
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Tai Chi
10:00am-11:30am
 Tai Chi
Saturday, Apr. 20, 10:00am-11:30am
Community Meeting Space
Located in Meeting Room 1 + 2 (can be moved into 1 room if need be)
Dungeon and Dragons Club
12:00pm-4:00pm
 Dungeon and Dragons Club
Saturday, Apr. 20, 12:00pm-4:00pm
Community Meeting Space
Located in Meeting Room 3. 
Building Spotted Lantern Fly Traps
2pm
Building Spotted Lantern Fly Traps
Saturday, Apr. 20, 2pmBuilding Spotted Lan
Cranbury Public Library
Join us in this one time program to build your own spotted lanternfly trap. This 1 hour long program will include information on the spotted lanternfly, an invasive species, and allow you to build and take home your own trap. You can come on your own or in a group of up to 4 people. This program is ...read more
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BSA Troop 52B
1:30pm-3:30pm
 BSA Troop 52B
Sunday, Apr. 21, 1:30pm-3:30pm
Community Meeting Space
Board of Review Meeting. JKMeeting Room 3.
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iPhone 101
12:30pm
 iPhone 101
Monday, Apr. 22, 12:30pm
Cranbury Public Library
Learn all about how to use your iPhone or iPad!  In this workshop, we will have an open forum for any troubles you might encounter with the iPhone. In previous sessions, we dicussed the camera, security measures, and data storage. Beginner to intermediate experience with an iPhone is suggested....read more
CPL Cinemates Film Club
6:00 p.m.
 CPL Cinemates Film Club
Monday, Apr. 22, 6:00 p.m.CPL Cinemates Film C
Cranbury Public Library
Calling all cinephiles! We're proud to announce the CPL Cinemates Film Club, a monthly club focused on the appreciation and analysis of movies. Beginning in September, we will meet on the fourth Monday of every month to screen a film and share an educational and open-minded discussion about the ...read more

Literary Cafe
7:00pm
 Literary Cafe
Monday, Apr. 22, 7:00pm
Cranbury Public Library
Discuss your recent reads with fellow bibliophiles. This discussion group promises thought-provoking and engaging discourse. Meets the 4th Monday of the month in Meeting Room 3.
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Toddler Craft Tuesday: Bottle Print Flowers!
11:00am
Toddler Craft Tuesday: Bottle Print Flowers!
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 11:00am
Cranbury Public Library
Calling all crafty toddlers! Join us in the Maker Space for a seasonal craft perfect for busy little hands. Recommended for ages 2-5. Registration required, as supplies may be limited. Our March craft is Bottle Print Flowers!

Evening Book Discussion
7:00pm
 Evening Book Discussion
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 7:00pm
Cranbury Public Library
Meets the 4th Tuesday of the month. New members always welcome!  This meeting will be located in Meeting Room 3. Upcoming Selections:Feb 27th: Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann This meeting has been rescheduled to March 5 at 7pm...read more
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Family Storytime
11:00am
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 11:00am
Cranbury Public Library
Join Ms. Laura for stories, songs, and fun for everyone in the Children's room!
BSA Pack 52 - Tiger Den
6:00pm-7:00pm
 BSA Pack 52 - Tiger Den
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 6:00pm-7:00pm
Community Meeting Space
Located in Meeting Room 1 +2. 
Cranbury Digital Camera Club
7:30pm-10:00pm
 Cranbury Digital Camera Club
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 7:30pm-10:00pm
Community Meeting Space
Located in Meeting Room 1 + 2
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Cranbury Public Library Foundation- Book Sale Set Up
10am-10pm
Cranbury Public Library Foundation- Book Sale Set Up
Thursday, Apr. 25
Community Meeting Space
The Cranbury Public Library Foundation will be using Meeting Rooms 1&2 for set up for the Cranbury Garage Sale on Saturday, 4/27.
Thursday Crafternoon: Paint Your Own Birdhouse!
3:30pm
Thursday Crafternoon: Paint Your Own Birdhouse!
Thursday, Apr. 25, 3:30pm
(Thursdays, April 4, 11, 18, & 25, 3:30pm)

Cranbury Public Library
Come by the Maker Space every Thursday afternoon at 3:30 and decorate your very own birdhouse to take home! Registration is *required* as supplies are limited. Please register each participant individually. Recommended for ages 9 to 13.

Introduction to Python for Students
4:30pm-5:30pm
Introduction to Python for Students
Thursday, Apr. 25, 4:30pm-5:30pmIntroduction to Pyth
Cranbury Public Library
Are you a middle schooler interested in programming? This is the perfect place for you to dive into the world of computer science! In this workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of Python, a programming language used in software engineering, game development, and more. At the end of the workshop,...read more

Monthly Game Night
5:00pm-8:00pm
 Monthly Game Night
Thursday, Apr. 25, 5:00pm-8:00pmMonthly Game Night
Cranbury Public Library
Hey, IRL gamers: join us for our regular Monthly Game Night held the 4th Thursday of every month! 
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Cranbury Public Library Foundation- Book Sale Set Up
10am-10pm
Cranbury Public Library Foundation- Book Sale Set Up
Friday, Apr. 26
Community Meeting Space
The Cranbury Public Library Foundation will be using Meeting Rooms 1&2 for set up for the Cranbury Garage Sale on Saturday, 4/27.
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BOOK SALE
10:00am-4:00pm
 BOOK SALE
Saturday, Apr. 27, 10:00am-4:00pm
Cranbury Public Library
During the Town-Wide Garage Sale on Saturday, April 27th, the Cranbury Public Library Foundation will be be having a BOOK SALE.Materials will be available for purchase in Meeting Rooms 1&2, AND (weather-permitting) at the Cranbury Public Library Foundation table on Main Street by the old Cranbur...read more
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Cookie Decorating Workshop
1:00pm - 3:00pm
 Cookie Decorating Workshop
Sunday, Apr. 28, 1:00pm - 3:00pmCookie Decorating Wo
Cranbury Public Library
*At the request of the presenter, program participation will be limited to those who are age 14 and older.* Join us for an "April Showers Bring May Flowers" cookie decorating program! 

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The Speaking Solution
3:30pm-4:30pm
 The Speaking Solution
Monday, Apr. 29, 3:30pm-4:30pmThe Speaking Solutio
Cranbury Public Library
Public speaking is a powerful way to build confidence by pushing yourself out of your comfort zone and facing your fears. In this program dedicated to honing public speaking skills, participants are provided with structured opportunities to practice and refine their speaking techniques, receive cons...read more
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The New Science of Love and Romance
6:30pm
The New Science of Love and Romance
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 6:30pmThe New Science of L
Cranbury Public Library
What is romantic love? For centuries, the mysteries of romantic love have been in the province of mystics, poets and philosophers experienced as intoxicating and illogical. Research now tells us that love is a survival mechanism. It’s both logical and functional. This talk on The New Science o...read more
Cranbury Housing Associates
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
 Cranbury Housing Associates
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Community Meeting Space
CHA Board Meeting - Mark Berkowsky - Held in Meeting Room 3
    
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