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Events for Saturday May 1, 2021

West Windsor Community Farmers Market

Saturday May 1, 2021
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Opening Day of the West Windsor Community Farmers Market’s eighteenth year begins Saturday, May 1. To keep everyone safe and distanced, the entrance to the market has changed to 877 Alexander Road through the upper Vaughn Lot. The Market will run each and every Saturday, rain or shine from 9am-1pm until Thanksgiving featuring seventeen farms and twenty artisan food makers and a knife sharpener, all from within fifty-miles of West Windsor. 

Joining the roster this year are three farms: Moonshot Farms, Snapping Turtle Farm, and SpiceBush Farm along with Catalina Empanadas, Pure Indian Foods, River Horse Brewery, Sourland Mountain Spirits, Tea-For-All. Look for more organic produce, East Asian vegetables, beer, local spirits, and grass-fed ghee. Mask wearing continues to be required by all, and hand sanitizer stations are located throughout.

Pre-ordering options available and more info on the website: wwcfm.org

Veggie Basics 2: Planting and Maintaining the Vegetable Garden

Saturday May 1, 2021
10:00 AM

Get your garden off to a great start by learning how and when to plant seedlings so that they thrive throughout the season. We'll also discuss watering, weeding, fertilizing, and staking so that you can make the most of your vegetable plot.

Presented by Margaret Pickoff, County Horticulturist for Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Mercer County. Hosted by Rutgers Master Gardeners of Mercer County.

Please note that attendance is limited to the first 300 people to sign in. A recording will be made available to all registrants following the program.

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How To Use Available Light in Photography, Princeton Photo Workshop

Saturday May 1, 2021
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Visit Bluestone Racehorse Farm with landscape photographer Richard Sherman and learn how to use different light conditions to make great images

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Princeton Photo Workshop REMOTE LEARNING: Digital Camera Series

Saturday May 1, 2021
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Live, fully interactive learning

Saturday, May 1, 2021, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm  - The Basics: What you need to know about how your camera works and how to get started taking better pictures. Saturday, May 8, 2021, 2021, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm -  Making a Good Image: Learn about composition and light, more camera functions, the difference between RAW & JPEG and using different lenses to make the pictures you envision.

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Kite Day at Terhune Orchards

Saturday May 1, 2021
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Our annual tradition to welcome spring at Terhune Orchards is Kite Day. This soaring spring festival is a perfect time to explore the farm during one of its most beautiful seasons, May 1 & 2 from 10am-5pm.

Children can use their imaginations to make and decorate their own kites. We use a kite design that is guaranteed to fly! Choose from a colorful assortment of pre-made kits in the form of birds, butterflies, and more. Or bring your favorite kite from home. Whichever kite you choose, there will be a rainbow of colors in every shape and size floating through the air above our orchards.

Live music 12-4pm. Food and refreshments. Winery will be open.

Free parking at the farm. Admission to the festival area is $10, age 3 and up. All entry to farm including winery and farm store must be purchased in advance with online timed admission tickets. terhuneorchards.ticketspice.com/kite-day

In-Person and Online Info Session, Princeton Learning Cooperative

Saturday May 1, 2021
10:30 AM

Many teenagers find conventional school dull or stressful. If that's your kid, Princeton Learning Cooperative can help.

PLC is a full-time program for teens that is a blend of homeschooling and school. We combine the most valuable parts of school—peers, classes and mentors—with personalized attention and the flexibility for teens to choose what and how they learn. For teenagers frustrated with conventional school, PLC can be life-changing. This info session will be both in-person and online.

Feel free to stop by our space at 16 All Saints Road in Princeton, NJ or join us online at the Zoom Link  -  Password: welcome

Mayday Bowl Project, Arts Council of Princeton

Saturday May 1, 2021
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Shop this outdoor sale for one-of-a-kind bowls, each handmade with love! Artists in the ACP Ceramic Studio have created hundreds of unique ceramic bowls in every style and color imaginable for you to take home or gift to a loved one. The first 100 buyers will receive a voucher for a FREE scoop of ice cream from the @thebentspoon. Bowls are first-come, first-served as supplies last!

Each unique, hand-crafted bowl is available for a $30 donation. All proceeds benefit the Arts Council of Princeton, helping to close the financial gap created by COVID.

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