A Directory of Community Resources

Whether you’re new in town or a long-time resident, you’re invited to check here often to find resources and links to things our neighbors find useful and entertaining. Know of an area attraction or important information we missed? Please let us know!

Local Government Links

Pennington Borough
Hopewell Borough
Hopewell Township

Mercer County

Mercer County Government
Mercer County Parks


Hopewell Valley Regional School District
The Pennington School
Pennington Montessori
The Cambridge School

Arts Organizations and Art Museums

Hopewell Valley Arts Council 
Arts Council of Princeton
Princeton University Art Museum
Morven Museum & Garden
New Jersey State Museum

Community Organizations

Hopewell Valley Chorus
Hopewell Valley Lions Club
Hopewell Valley Senior Center
Hopewell Valley YMCA
Pennington Business and Professionals Association

Emergency Services

Pennington First Aid Squad
Pennington Fire Company
Hopewell Township Fire District
Hopewell Fire Dept.


The Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed
Friends of Hopewell Valley Open Space
Mercer County Recycling
Hopewell Valley Green Team

Farmer’s Markets and CSAs (Community-Supported Agriculture)

Cherry Grove Farm
Pennington Farmers Market
Princeton Farmers’ Market
Trenton Farmers Market
West Windsor Community Farmers’ Market 


Pennington Day
Hopewell Harvest Fair
Communiversity – Princeton
Shad Festival  Lambertville
New Jersey Festival of Ballooning  Readington, NJ


Hopewell Museum
Hopewell Valley Historical Society
NJ State Museum
Old Barracks Museum
Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie

Houses of Worship

Adath Israel Congregation
Bethel AME
First Baptist Church of Pennington
Har Sinai Temple
The Jewish Center Princeton
Pennington Presbyterian Church
Pennington United Methodist Church
St. James Roman Catholic Church
St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church


Hopewell Public Library
Mercer County Library/Hopewell Branch
New Jersey State Library
Pennington Public Library

Nearby Towns to Explore

Flemington – shopping outlets
Frenchtown – shopping, antiques, restaurants
Hopewell – shopping, antiques, restaurants
Lambertville – art and antiques, shopping, restaurants, river culture
New Hope, PA – art and antiques, shopping, restaurants, river culture
Princeton – shopping, restaurants, history, university, arts, coffee, farmers market
Sergeantsville – shopping, restaurants, history
Stockton – shopping, restaurants, history, farmers market
– history, state museum
Washington Crossing, PA 
– history, state park

Outdoor Attractions

Bowman’s Hill Tower
Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve
Golden Nugget Antique Flea Market
Howell Living History Farm
Terhune Orchards
Washington Crossing Park
Washington Crossing Christmas Reenactment


Baldpate Mountain
Guide to Walking Trails in the Hopewell Valley by Friends of Hopewell Valley Open Space
Hopewell Tennis & Swim Center
Hopewell Valley Baseball & Softball Association
Hopewell Valley Basketball
Hopewell Valley Golf Club
Hopewell Valley Lacrosse
Hopewell Valley Soccer Association
Hopewell Valley YMCA
Hopewell Valley Youth Football and Cheer
Iceland Rink
Lawrenceville Hopewell Trail
Mercer County Equestrian Center
Mercer County Parks
Mercer Oaks Golf Course – public
Mountain View Golf Course – public
Penn Brook Swim Club
Pennington School Aquatic Center for indoor lap swimming and lessons
Pennington Trail Guide
Quarry Swim Club
Trenton Thunder


Bucks County Playhouse
Kelsey Theater
Hopewell Theater
McCarter Theatre Center
Patriots Theater at the War Memorial


Hopewell Valley Rides for people age 60+ or with disabilities
Mercer County Mobility Guide
Mercer County T.R.A.D.E.
NJ Transit
Trenton/Mercer Airport