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Events for Saturday May 20, 2023

AAPI 5K Run & Walk Princeton

Saturday May 20, 2023
8:30 AM

502 Carnegie Center Drive Princeton, NJ US 08540

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month is a way to honor the contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, learn about AAPI history and cultures, and amplify AAPI voices. Princeton Active Circle is partnering with the Institute of Financial Intelligence (IFI), Where Music Carries Us (WMCU), and the Museum of Chinese In America (MOCA) to host this 5K Run 'n' Walk in Princeton. Please come and join us!

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NAMIWalks Mercer

Saturday May 20, 2023
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

It's not how far we walk at NAMIWalks Mercer County on May 20 at West Lake Park, but how far we've come to make our milestones count. With your support and high spirits, we intend to make an unprecedented impact on mental health in our community. NAMIWalks 2023 represents a powerful chance to leave a significant mark on the local mental health landscape. Whether you're a previous participant or a new voice waiting to be heard, we're pretty sure you'll find the festivities inspired and inspiring. This year, changing the world begins at West Lake Park.

See you there!

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CANCELED - Bike Rodeo, Sustainable Lawrence

Saturday May 20, 2023
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Canceled due to RAIN

Join us at the Lawrence High School 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, Bring your kids and their bike- A rodeo trail is set up for those just learning how to ride. Free new bike helmets, donated by Capital Health will be handed out and fitted properly. Lots of information about what the sustainable groups in Mercer are doing. A great Electric Car show with the latest models and people who own them to talk to. Bike Rodeo and trail maps will be available. Bike to Lawrence High School for the 2023 Bike Rodeo- Let's Green Together.

Lawrence High School, 2525 Princeton Pike, Lawrenceville. (Enter from Gainsboro Road)

Princeton Canal Walkers

Saturday May 20, 2023
10:00 AM

Meet at Turning Basin Park, Alexander Road, Princeton.

Three mile walk on the towpath, year-round weather permitting. Free.

Register to get notice of cancellations due to weather by emailing

Composting Demo, Mercer Educational Gardens

Saturday May 20, 2023
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Learn about the benefits and basics of composting at home. This dem will also covering different types of compost bins, etc.

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The Magic and History of Marquand Park, Historical Society of Princeton

Saturday May 20, 2023
10:30 AM

Once part of a 30-acre farm owned by Judge Richard Stockton Field, Marquand Park is home to more than 140 different tree specimens, some dating back more than 170 years! Explore this incredible preserve with members of the Marquand Park Foundation, who will share the property’s history and highlight the native and exotic trees in the collection. The event is free to the public, with advanced registration required, as space is limited.

Location: Marquand Park, starting at Lover’s Lane parking lot 46 Lover's Lane Princeton, NJ 08544

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D&R Greenway Public Grand Opening, Discovery Center at Point Breeze

Saturday May 20, 2023
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

D&R Greenway Land Trust is pleased to welcome community members to the Public Opening of the new Discovery Center at Point Breeze on Saturday, May 20, 2023, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m., 101 Park Street in Bordentown, NJ. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 1:00 pm in front of the paneled mahogany doors at the entrance to the Discovery Center. Barbara ‘Blue Jay’ Michalski will offer a Lenape blessing. Bordentown City Mayor Jennifer Sciortino will be joined with State and local dignitaries to cut the ribbon, along with D&R Greenway President and CEO Linda Mead who oversaw the design of the new museum.

Members of the public are invited to the Public Grand Opening on May 20 to tour of the new Discovery Center and Historic Garden, view art and never-before-seen exhibits and a Delaware River sturgeon sculpture by artist Kate Graves.

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Colors of Indian Music, West Windsor Arts Council

Saturday May 20, 2023
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Roohaniyat, a music and culture center, presents Navrang, Hindi for colorful and beautiful, featuring music in Hindustani, Carnatic, Folk, Quawaali, and Sufi styles and rendered in various languages like Hindi, Tamil, Bengali, and Punjabi, accompanied by traditional Indian music instruments like tabla and harmonium. Register. $25.

952 Alexander Road, West Windsor, 609-716-1931.

No Name Dance, Central Jersey Dance Society

Saturday May 20, 2023
7:00 PM

Central Jersey Dance Society presents our No Name Dance:

7:00pm-8:00pm: Hustle lesson (beginner/intermediate) taught by our talented, award-winning instructor Donna Boyle.

8:00pm-11:00pm: Open dancing to a great playlist of California Mix, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, Night Club 2-Step, Hustle, and Latin dance music with Donna Boyle as DJ.

Location: Suzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton Street (for GPS, use: 1 Monument Drive), Princeton, NJ 08540. No partner needed; newbies, singles, and couples are welcome. Sanitation stations provided. Dancers are encouraged to bring their own bottles of water. Admission: $15/adult, $10/full time student with ID. For more information: call 609-945-1883, email, or visit

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