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The Astrological Society of Princeton, N.J., Inc.

A.S.P. 2019-2020 Events

Meetings are held October through June.  Please note that the spring 2020 schedule is still being finalized and will be updated soon.  Workshops are scheduled based on speaker availability. (Site last updated 10/22/2019.)

Meeting Location: Plainsboro Public Library, 9 Van Doren Street, Plainsboro, New Jersey.  Click here for directions to the Plainsboro Public Library.  
Location: 142 Bull Run Road, Ewing, NJ 08638.
  • October 12th, 2019 (WORKSHOP): Amir Bey,  "Visual Astrology Workshop (With Readings)" (142 Bull Run Road, Ewing, NJ, 1:00 PM)
  • October 13th, 2019: Amir Bey, "Blendings: Combining Composite and Davison Charts for Relationship Work - Introducing the Part of Union"  (Plainsboro Public Library, 2:00 PM) 
  • November 10th, 2019:  John Townley, "Astrology: Cause, Coincidence, or Both?"  (Plainsboro Public Library, 2:00 PM) 
  • December 8th, 2019The annual ASP Holiday Party.  Details TBA; please save the date.
  • January 12th, 2020: Members' Day. Speakers: Ellen Zucker ("Astrological Outlook for 2020"); Katie Burtis ("Connections Between Astrology and the Myers-Briggs Typology").
  • February 9th, 2020:  Christine Rakela, "All About Marriage"  (Plainsboro Public Library, 2:00 PM)
  • March 8th, 2020:   TBA, (Plainsboro Public Library, 2:00 PM)
  • April 18th, 2020 (WORKSHOP):  Robert Hand,  Topic TBA (142 Bull Run Road, Ewing, NJ, 1:00 - 5:00 PM)
  • April 19th, 2020: Robert Hand, Topic TBA (Plainsboro Public Library, 2:00 PM)

Event Details

About the Society...

The Astrological Society of Princeton was founded in 1972 to provide opportunities for the advancement of astrology by means of regular meetings, lectures, classes, and publications.  A history of the society can be found here.

Ken Negus Currently, the Society holds regular monthly meetings, bringing to the Princeton area a variety of nationally and internationally known speakers. An active educational program offers classes and workshops given by the faculty of A.S.P. and by distinguished guests.

Dr. Kenneth G. Negus, the founder and president of the Astrological Society of Princeton, passed away on January 20th, 2017. Please click here for further information.

Alicia Gaydos
, long-time member and Membership Chairperson of A.S.P., passed away unexpectedly on February 13th, 2018.  Please click here for her memorial page.  Alicia's family graciously donated her large astrological library to A.S.P.  In recognition of this gift, the A.S.P library is now called the "Alicia A. Gaydos Memorial Library."

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Membership Information

The current rate for basic membership in A.S.P. is $35.00 (annually). Members are entitled to discounted rates on meetings and workshops, a special monthly newsletter, library access, and other benefits. Various membership options are available; contact us by email (see below) for further information. 

You can register via snail mail and send us a check for your annual dues.  A PDF copy of our latest membership application can be found here.

Starting in Fall 2018, you can also now register via our online form and pay securely via PayPal using your credit card or PayPal account.  Here are the instructions:

  1. Go to the following address to access the current membership form:

  2. Enter your name, address, and other information.  In the "Membership Type" field, select either New or Renewal membership.
  3. Press "Next" to go the next page.  You will see a summary of the information you have entered.  If something is not correct, you may use your browser's "back" key to go to the previous page.
  4. Select your Contribution level at the bottom of the page.  If you are registering with a co-member, please select the appropriate option.
  5. Press the "Pay Now" button.  You will be taken to the secure PayPal website.
  6. After making your payment on PayPal, you will see a confirmation message.  Press the "Return to Merchant" button to return to the A.S.P. website.  You will then receive a welcome email message from us.
  7. Within a day or so following your registration, you will receive an additional email with instructions on using the A.S.P. Member Portal.

If you have any problems or questions, you may contact

For A.S.P. Members: Lectures Online via Member Portal

We are pleased to announce that recordings of lectures are being available on this website.  This is a service available only to current members of the Society, and is restricted by password access.  The current plan is to make recordings of meetings available online about three to four weeks after they occur.

If you are a current member and would like to try out this new feature, please send a request to to obtain a password and user ID.  You may then log into the service by clicking on the following link:

We will also eventually have PDF archives of newsletter articles, etc. online.


A description of the A.S.P. curriculum can now be found here. It describes the classes that the A.S.P. Faculty has been giving for many years. We have organized the basic ones into a two-year program of six courses designed especially for beginners; and have listed the more advanced ones separately. Often, however, some more advanced students sign up for one or the other of the beginners. courses in order to brush up on that area. The other courses listed offer a wide variety in many advanced and specialized fields. Our classes offer most of the requirements for passing NCGR's four-level certification program.


A.S.P. maintains a library of over 170 books that are available to members.  For more information, please see our book listing and borrowing policy.

2018 FALL UPDATE - The family of Alicia Gaydos, long-time Membership Secretary of A.S.P. who passed away in 2018, has graciously donated her large astrological library to our group.  In recognition of this gift, the A.S.P library is now called the "Alicia A. Gaydos Memorial Library."  Hundreds of new volumes are being added to the library, and the collection is currently being catalogued and entered into an online database that will be made available to A.S.P. members.


The following are links that may be of interest to A.S.P. members:

Contact Information

For further information, you may contact A.S.P. by telephone (609-583-4824) or email: