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Princeton NJ Events

Events for Saturday April 6, 2024

Historic Jugtown Walking Tour, Historical Society of Princeton

Saturday April 6, 2024
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Hook and Ladder Company,  27 N. Harrison Street Princeton

Join historian Clifford Zink for a tour of Princeton’s third oldest neighborhood, the Jugtown Historic District. First called Queenston, the area started as a crossroads settlement around 1730. View the architectural evolution of the neighborhood, while enjoying some stories of people who lived and worked here. Locations will include the site of the potteries that gave Jugtown its name, the attempted women’s college in Princeton, and the quarries that supplied stone for the construction of many of Princeton’s buildings. Tour starts in front of the Hook and Ladder Co. firehouse, 27 N. Harrison Street. Copies of the new Jugtown/Queenston booklet will be available to purchase at the printing cost of $12.

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Kingston Historical Society Open House

Saturday April 6, 2024
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

April 6 & 7

As part of its celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the D&R Canal State Park and the D&R Canal Commission, the Kingston Historical Society's first exhibit is a new display: "Kingston's Lock: History Preserved--Photos and Drawings from 1936 re-interpreted for the 21st Century," which celebrates the preservation of drawings and photographs of canal structures created during the Great Depression, making these formal drawings accessible to modern viewers. During the Open House, both display rooms will be open. Members of the Society will demonstrate models of the Kingston Lock and Kingston's former A-Frame bridge which carried road traffic across the canal. The program is free and all are welcome. https://www.khsnj.org/

Canal Path Walk, Turning Basin Park

Saturday April 6, 2024
10:00 AM

Three mile walk on the towpath, year-round, weather permitting. Free. Meet at Turning Basin Park, Alexander Road, Princeton, at the end of the parking lot near the road. Register to get notice of cancellations due to weather by emailing dsubber@gmail.com

Rain Gardens 101, Sustainable Princeton & The Watershed Institute

Saturday April 6, 2024
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Join Sustainable Princeton and The Watershed Institute for Rain Gardens 101, a workshop entirely in Spanish for landscape business owners and employees. The workshop will explore how to construct and maintain rain gardens and how you can build your business with this knowledge. The event will take place on April 6, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Johnson Park Elementary School.

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Fathers in the Forest Nature Walk, Tulpehaking Nature Center

Saturday April 6, 2024
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Tulpehaking Nature Center

Free

Families Taking a walk in the woods is a great way to spend an afternoon with the kids. Fathers, come and join us for a guided hike through Roebling Memorial Park and experience nature with your children. Registration required click here

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