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Princeton NJ Events

Events for Saturday August 6, 2022

Gold Ribbon Strides - NJ - 2022 Walk for Childhood Cancer

Saturday August 6, 2022
8:30 AM

Princeton Battlefield Park, 500 Mercer Rd,  Princeton, NJ 08640

The Youth chapter of Access Life America is proud to host it annual Gold Ribbon Strides FUN 5K walk/run event in Princeton, New Jersey. This is a great way for you to support the cause of childhood cancer, and kick off your summer season with a healthy, fun outdoor event! The funds raised through this competition helps kids battling Cancer. Registration fee is non-refundable if you decide to cancel your registration or if you are unable to attend the event for any reason. No winners for this event. Run/Walk will not be tracked/timed.

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West Windsor Community Farmers' Market

Saturday August 6, 2022
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

It’s all about local food and seasonality at the West Windsor Farmers Market! This year’s season kicks off on May 7th and running every Saturday from 9:00am-1:00pm, the market will be filled with local farmers and artisan food producers, including a knife sharpener, all from within fifty miles of West Windsor to celebrate the bounty of New Jersey. This season’s roster includes nearly fifty farms and vendors, several with a rotating schedule, including a baker under the new NJ Cottage Rule.

Market held rain or shine in the lower Vaughn Lot of the Princeton Junction Train Station - ENTRANCE FROM 877 Alexander Road, free parking. NJ Transit bus 877 or Dinky and ½ mile walk to Vaughn Lot. Visit wwcfm.org or call 609-913-7581.

The WWCFM accepts SNAP/EBT and offers matching incentives towards fruit & vegetable purchases (up to $20 per market day). Several farms accept WIC/FMNP/SFMNP High school students and local community members are encouraged to volunteer with the WWCFM; please email manager@westwindsorfarmersmarket.org

Tai Chi by the River, Washington Crossing State Park NJ

Saturday August 6, 2022
9:30 AM

Join us for Tai Chi with our steadfast volunteers and beloved teachers Lisa and Robert! They'll be leading classes by the River for all levels on Saturday mornings from 9:30 to 10:30 am. Wear comfy clothes, no mat required.

Find us on River Drive in the lower park, in front of the main parking lot. Classes are free, however donations are deeply appreciated!

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Canal Walks, Princeton Canal Walkers

Saturday August 6, 2022
10:00 AM

Saturdays, 10 a.m., 3 mile walk on the towpath, year-round weather permitting. Free.

Princeton Canal Walkers, Turning Basin Park, Alexander Road, Princeton. Email dsubber@gmail.com. 

22nd Annual Butterfly Festival, The Watershed Institute

Saturday August 6, 2022
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Join us for our 22nd Annual Butterfly Festival on Saturday, August 6 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Many of our treasured activities and events are in the offing! We will have our Insect Zoo, Butterfly and Bug Parade, and tours of the Kate Gorrie Butterfly House. There will be food trucks, live entertainment, live music, kids' games & crafts, and many vendors. Our Nature Shop will be stocked with everything your little butterfly or bug may need.

Preregistration is required. We will have time slots from 10 a.m. to noon, 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., and 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free for members! Please consider becoming a member today and help us keep our water clean, safe and healthy!

Peach Festival, Terhune Orchards

Saturday August 6, 2022
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

It’s all about Peaches at Terhune Orchards’ Just Peachy Festival on August 6 & 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Summer at Terhune orchards means peaches. Enjoy the summer bounty with our harvest festival as we celebrate "everything peachy." The Just Peachy Festival features a weekend full of family friendly fun included in admission! Families visit our barnyard of animals, walk the farm trail and play on our pedal and play tractors. Kids can enjoy interactive, hands-on fun in the Discovery Barn, Little Tots Farm Store and Junior Mechanics Shop, a scavenger hunt and old-fashioned games. (additional charge for pony rides and rubber duck races – so much fun to be had!) Included in admission, visitors can enjoy an “Eyes of the Wild” show both days at 12:45 and 2:00 p.m. This educational traveling zoo program features live animals that are sure to captivate children and adults alike.

Admission to the festival area is $12 Online/ $15 At Gate, ages 3 and up. Winery & Farm Store: for weekend entry, admission tickets must be purchased. Winery seating maximum of 8 guests per group. Timed tickets online terhuneorchards.ticketspice.com/just-peachy-festival

Terhune Orchards is located at 330 Cold Soil Rd., Princeton, NJ 08540.

Back-to-School Readiness Fair, Thomas Edison State University and Mercer Street Friends

Saturday August 6, 2022
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Backpacks, school supplies, and food bags distributed while supplies last. Vaccinations, physicals, eyeglass cleaning and adjustments, and dental screenings available. Information and assistance with FAFSA and tax preparation provided by United Way.

315 West State Street, Trenton. www.tesu.edu.

Tisha B'Av Observance, Adath Israel Congregation

Saturday August 6, 2022
7:30 PM

Light Dinner and Study Session, 7:30pm

Evening Service, 9:00pm

Come observe Tisha B'Av, which marks the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem, beginning at 7:30pm with Seudah Shelishit, the light third meal of Shabbat, followed by a study session on themes of the commemoration. There is no cost but please RSVP to the Adath Israel Synagogue office. The Tisha B'Av evening service, including the reading of the Book of Eicha, Lamentations, begins at 9:00pm.

Adath Israel is an egalitarian conservative congregation located at 1958 Lawrenceville Rd. Lawrenceville, NJ 08648, 609-896-4977, www.adathisraelnj.org

Movie Night @ Mercer Park - Soul

Saturday August 6, 2022
8:30 PM

Pack up your blankets and chairs for a movie under the stars at the Mercer County Park Festival Grounds. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Doors for the movie will open at 7:30 p.m. The movie will begin at approximately 8:30 p.m. after sunset. Parking and admission are free.

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