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Upcoming mARTian Events

Participating Groups
Friends of West Windsor Open Space, Friends of West Windsor Senior Citizens, Grover’s Mill Coffee, West Windsor Arts Council, West Windsor Bicycle and Pedestrian Alliance, West Windsor Historical Society,West Windsor Parking Authority, & West Windsor Farmer’s Market

SUN 9/23: “Aliens on Parade” Costume Parade at Food Truck Festival

11am – 1pm Registration, 1:30pm Parade: “Aliens on Parade” Costume Parade with prizes for best costume @ West Windsor Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival – run by WWAC

SAT 10/6: Autumn Arts Afternoon

1pm – 4 pm: Autumn Arts Afternoon @ Nassau Park Pavilion, 100 Nassau Park Blvd, West Windsor, free hands-on art activities for the whole family including a mARTian themed project – run by WWAC

SAT 10/20: Van Nest Park Clean Up & Trail Walk

Time 2 – 4 pm: Van Nest Park Clean Up and Trail Walk at Millstone River East, meet in parking lot, 218 Cranbury Rd, West Windsor – run by Friends of WW Open Space

FRI 10/26: Costume & Music Party

7pm: Martian Music Mash @ Grover’s Mill Coffee, 295 Princeton Hightstown Rd, West Windsor (Southfield Shopping Center) – run by Grover’s Mill Coffee

Artwork by Robert Hummel

SAT 10/27: The mARTian Project Kickoff Celebration!

9am – 1pm: “Out of This World” Sidewalk Chalk Contest with prizes @ WW Arts Center, 952 Alexander Rd, pre-register HERE – run by WWAC

2pm – 3pm: “Gourd”geous alien decorating, Sculpture unveiling and dedication (weather permitting) @ WW Arts Center, 952 Alexander Rd, West Windsor – run by WWAC

3pm – 6pm: The mARTian Project kickoff celebration, Orson Welles lecture by Professor Al Nigrin, Film Screenings: “The Suitor” by Alvaro Congosto and the 1953 version of “The War of the Worlds”, kids’ art project, fresh popped corn and rootbeer floats for sale @ WW Arts Center, 952 Alexander Rd, West Windsor – run by WWAC

7pm: Orson Welles Séance and Psychic Entertainment with mentalist Ted St. James @ Grover’s Mill Coffee – run by Grover’s Mill Coffee

SUN 10/28: Bike Ride, Radio re-broadcast

10 am – noon: Martian Themed Bike Ride, Grover’s Mill Coffee in Southfield Shopping Center (ride from Grover’s Mill Coffee to Grover’s Mill Van Nest Park and back) – run by WW Bike-Ped Alliance

7pm: Live 1938 radio re-broadcast with actor, radio host Michael Jarmus @ Grover’s Mill Coffee – run by Grover’s Mill Coffee

MON 10/29: Space Lecture & Reading

11am: Gregory H. Olsen, PhD Space Lecture @ WW Senior Center, 271 Clarksville Rd, West Windsor – run by Friends of WW Senior Citizens, call (609) 799-9068 to register.

1pm: “War of the Worlds” Reading by Rob Schmitt @ WW Senior Center, 271 Clarksville Rd, West Windsor – run by Friends of WW Senior Citizens, call (609) 799-9068 to register.

TUES 10/30: NASA Ambassador Presentation

7pm: “A Trip to Mars” Presentation by Frank O’Brien, NASA Solar System Ambassador @ Grover’s Mill Coffee – run by Grover’s Mill Coffee.