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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Sept 12 - PA3 Post Pre-Rade Gathering at Triumph

After cheering on the Class of 2014, please join the PA3 for a social gathering at Triumph Brewing Company (138 Nassau Street) following the Princeton Pre-rade. Pre-rade starts at 4:00 on Sunday, September 12, so we'll be heading across the street around 5:00.

"What is the Princeton Pre-Rade?" you ask.. It's a new "tradition" for incoming freshmen at the beginning of Freshman Week. The freshmen, typically wearing t-shirts of their residential colleges, follow the university band through Fitz Randolph Gate, march across Nassau Lawn and continue onto an arch sing at Blair Arch. Local alumni and parents of the new Princetonians cheer them on. Alumni typically wear their reunion p-rade costumes, class jackets and other gaudy orange and black attire. It is not a replacement for p-rade, but an interesting ceremony welcoming the next class of undergraduates.

If you haven't been to a Princeton Pre-Rade, it's time to check it out (and continue the party at Triumph). If you see a lost looking parent, please invite him/her to join us, as well.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

‘Third Thursdays’ Happy Hour – August 19th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at Witherspoon Grill

Join fellow Princeton Area Alumni for refreshments at the Witherspoon Grill in downtown Princeton.

Contact Lydia Zaininger at for more information. See you there!

Community Service Opportunity, Sept. 19: Trail Maintenance, Bridge Construction

Roebling Park, Trenton
Sunday, September 19, 10:00-4:00

Activities will include construction of a bridge over a small tidal creek; trail maintenance, specifically removal of a large tree that lies across a trail; removal of an invasive species (Japanese knotweed); and trash pickup in the area near the Charles Conrad Abbott home site. The Hamilton–Trenton–Bordentown Marsh, of which Roebling Park is part, is the northernmost tidal freshwater wetland on the Delaware River.

Spouses, significant others, and kids (12 and up) are welcome. No experience or special skills needed.

To sign up, and for directions and details about what to wear and what to bring, please email Arlen Hastings.

Thank you to committee member Philo Elmer '69 for getting this organized!

Monday, August 9, 2010

Welcome Freshmen!

The class of 2014 will include men and women from the following local high schools:
East Brunswick HS, Ewing HS, Florence Township Memorial HS, Hamilton HS East, Highland PArk HS, Hopewell Valley Central HS, The Hun School of Princeton, John P Stevens HS, Lawrence HS, Lawrenceville HS, Montgomery HS, The Peddie School, Phillips Academy, Piscataway HS, Princeton Day School, Princeton HS, Robbinsville HS, Rutgers Preparatory HS, Sayreville War Memorial HS, South Brunswick HS, Thacher School, West Windsor-Plainsboro HS North and West Windsor-Plainsboro HS South.

Congratulations and good luck to these bright students and thank you to the many PA3 volunteers who helped interview applicants from our region and beyond. Please help us "send them off" at our Ice Cream Social.

Ice Cream Social

Alumni, families, and incoming freshmen-

Please join PA3 for an ICE CREAM SOCIAL featuring T-Sweets ice cream sundaes and games on the front steps of Colonial Club. The event is designed for incoming freshmen from our local region to meet each other and local alumni families in a relaxed fun atmosphere. Please RSVP to Free to everyone!

Ice Cream Social
Thursday, August 26th (Rain or Shine)
5:30 to 7:00 PM

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