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Events for Saturday March 23, 2019


Spring Children’s Used Toy and Clothing Sale - Lawrenceville Elementary School

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Saturday March 23, 2019
8:00 AM

40 Craven Lane, Lawrence - - Community families will sell items including spring and summer clothing for children and infants, maternity clothing, baby equipment, accessories, toys, sports equipment, and more.


Hooked on Fishing, not on Drugs program - Mercer County Park Commission

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Saturday March 23, 2019
9:00 AM

Tulpehaking Nature Center, 157 Westcott Avenue, Hamilton - 609-888-3218 - www.mercercountyparks.org

Mercer County Park Commission holds two month program for children. Program occurs on Saturdays from April 13 to June 29. 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Register by March 23.


TCF ’19 - The College of New Jersey

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Saturday March 23, 2019
9:00 AM

2000 Pennington Road, Ewing - - www.tcf-nj.org

Personal computer festival featuring lectures, workshops, tutorials, demos, robotics pavilion, indoor vendor fair, flea market, and more. $20. Register.


Manufacturing a Revolution: Trenton in the Winter of 1778 - Old Barracks Museum

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Saturday March 23, 2019
10:00 AM

101 Barrack Street, Trenton - 609-396-1776 - www.barracks.org

Learn about the scale at which production was happening in Trenton in 1778 to sustain the needs of the Continental Army. Carpenters, tailors, cordwainers, shoemakers, hatters, gunsmiths, laundresses, clerks, and members of the local militia will be on-hand. $10.

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World Water Day - The Watershed Center

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Saturday March 23, 2019
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Family fun on World Water Day will include hiking to the Stony Brook, exploring macroinvertebrates under microscopes in our lab. Consider casting a fly fishing rod and marvel as experts create colorful fishing lures. Get stamps on your Water Passport and collect aquatic super-critter cards!

Come play water-themed games outside and inside the LEED Platinum-certified Watershed Center. Visit our pools to learn about fish migration and aquatic food webs. Play games including the H20 Olympics game, a water cycle game and a simulation of gathering water in different parts of the world. Hands-on activities also include a display that demonstrates how human activities impact water and the environment.

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Princeton Photo Workshop: Adobe Photoshop for Photographers

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Saturday March 23, 2019
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Adobe Photoshop is a program designed for all disciplines. Photographers use a small but very powerful section of Photoshop. By learning how to use the Photoshop tools designed specifically for photographers, you will discover how to make your good photos into great photos. Maximum Class Size: 6

https://princetonphotoworkshop.com/classes/photoshop, $179


Art for Families - Princeton University Art Museum

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Saturday March 23, 2019
10:30 AM

Princeton University - - www.artmuseum.princeton.edu

Gallery activities followed by a related art project. All ages. Free.


Learn to Landscape: Dream, Design, and Detail, Lambertville Goes Wild

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Saturday March 23, 2019
10:30 AM

Lambertville Goes Wild (LGW) will sponsor a two-part learning series "Learn to Landscape: Dream, Design, and Detail" at the Lambertville Public Library, 6 Lilly Street, Lambertville, New Jersey. Lauren Kovacs, LLA, a landscape architect with over ten years of experience in sustainable landscape design, will guide participants through their design practice: from dreaming up a garden style, through designing useful spaces, to understanding installation details.

Session 1: Dream, will be held Saturday, March 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Session 2: Design is scheduled for Saturday, May 4 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

This program is free and open to all, but space is limited, so come early to ensure your place in the class. Lambertville Goes Wild is a volunteer group working to promote wider use of native plants as a key part of its aim to certify Lambertville as a Community Wildlife Habitat recognized by the National Wildlife Federation. To reach our goal, several public spaces, such as parks and schools, and about 100 private properties need to support native species such as butterflies, birds, and bees by providing food, water, cover, and places to raise young. More information is available at LambertvilleGoesWild.weebly.com and on the Lambertville Goes Wild Facebook page.


SMASH: Crocs! - New Jerey State Museum, Riverview Court, First Floor

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Saturday March 23, 2019
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Explore the portrayal of crocodiles in folktales and myths, art and literature, and pop culture throughout the world. This free SMASH program is in conjunction with NJ Maker's Day; croc-inspired activities will focus on making and creativity. While you're here, visit the new "Jersey Crocs Rule!" exhibition!

205 West State Street, Trenton - - www.nj.gov/state/museum

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The Lion King Kids - Music Mountain Theatre

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Saturday March 23, 2019
11:00 AM

11 and 1pm

1483 Route 179, Lambertville - 609-397-3337 - www.musicmountaintheatre.org 

The African savannah comes to life on stage.


NJ Makers Day, Princeton Public Library

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Saturday March 23, 2019
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM

We’re marking New Jersey Makers Day, a statewide celebration of making and maker culture, with events and activities including a building a car for our wacky racers derby, a chance to “meet the robots” with local robotics teams, a special story time and lots of fun items to make and take.

Schedule of Events:

10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday Stories with Katey Howes (Story Room)

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Wacky Racers and Meet the Robots (Community Room)

2 to 3:30 p.m. – Make-and-Take activities featuring button-making and additional crafts in the CoLab Space and STEAM Studio


Art Making Day 2019 - Artworks Trenton

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Saturday March 23, 2019
12:00 PM

19 Everett Alley, Trenton - - www.artworkstrenton.org

Painting and crafting for parents and children. Free.


Princeton Photo Workshop: Getting To Know Your Digital Camera

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Saturday March 23, 2019
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

20 Library Place, Princeton

Learn how to use your camera to take better pictures, including the relationship between Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO, when to use Aperture and Shutter Priority Modes and the importance of Composition in creating your images. You will leave this class with greater confidence to take better pictures with your digital camera.

https://princetonphotoworkshop.com/classes/digitalcamera,  $59


Meet The Music - Princeton University Concerts

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Saturday March 23, 2019
1:00 PM

A family concert for kids ages 6-12, hosted by composer Bruce Adolphe and featuring the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center with special guests the Princeton Girlchoir.

TICKET INFO: Kids $5, Adults $10. Please click HERE to buy single tickets or call the University Central Box Office at 609-258-9220.

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Jack Furlong Jazz Trio, 1867 Sanctuary Arts Center

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Saturday March 23, 2019
2:00 PM

Jazz saxophonist Jack Furlong brings his particular brand of music and humor to the 1867 Sanctuary for an afternoon of familiar and newly composed jazz favorites. The 1867 Sanctuary Arts Center is located at 101 Scotch Road in Ewing. General admission is $20; students with ID are $5. Free parking is available across Scotch Road from the historic stone structure, and light refreshments are offered. For more information call 609-392-6409, or visit www.1867sanctuary.org.


Finding Neverland - State Theater

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Saturday March 23, 2019
2:00 PM

2 and 8pm

15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick - 732-246-7469 - www.statetheatrenj.org

Directed by visionary Tony®-winner Diane Paulus and based on the critically-acclaimed Academy Award®-winning film, Finding Neverland tells the incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out to write a play that will astound London theatergoers. With a little bit of pixie dust and a lot of faith, Barrie takes this monumental leap, leaving his old world behind for Neverland, where nothing is impossible and the wonder of childhood lasts forever. The magic of Barrie’s classic tale springs spectacularly to life in this heartwarming theatrical event.

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Legends of Country - Bucks County Playhouse

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Saturday March 23, 2019
2:00 PM

2 and 8pm

Country music has been a staple of American entertainment for more than 60 years! Now imagine seeing six of the biggest country artists of all time in one great performance! Legends of Country features tributes to Johnny Cash, Alan Jackson, Reba McEntire, Shania Twain, Dolly Parton and Brooks & Dunn. See these incredible tributes all together in one truly unique entertainment experience, produced by the world-famous Legends in Concert!

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Artist Talk and Opening Reception - Arts Council of Princeton

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Saturday March 23, 2019
2:00 PM

102 Witherspoon Street, Princeton - - www.artscouncilofprinceton.org

"Riverside Silos/Shaping space," a dual exhibition by photographer Ricardo Barros and sculptor Austin Wright, running through Saturday, May 4.


Hoedown at Hillbilly Hall, Pennington Public Library

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Saturday March 23, 2019
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Live Music & Dance Caller – Includes Appetizer Buffet

The biggest True Grit event - Join us for food, dancing, games, and a photo booth. It’s sure to be an afternoon of non-stop fun. $10 per person (not including $2.24 Eventbrite Fee) – Age 6+

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Fourth Annual Empty Bowls Event, The Hightstown Cultural Arts Commission

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Saturday March 23, 2019
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Hightstown Cultural Arts Commission will host its fourth annual Empty Bowls on March 23 from 5-8 pm at the Peddie School Cafeteria (Campus Center) in Hightstown. Empty Bowls is an international program that engages participating artists to create and donate handmade bowls in which a simple meal is served to a gathering of caring community members.

Local ceramic artist and Cultural Arts Commission Vice Chair Adam Welch created a limited edition of 300 hand thrown stoneware soup bowls for the event along with 100 additional bowls made by Hightstown High School students. Ticket buyers will select a bowl to fill with a hot meal from Hightstown eateries. Food sponsors include 12 Farms, 4 Seasons Café & Deli, Americana Kitchen & Bar, Fernando’s Grille, Mannino’s 4, Morgan’s Island Grill, Pompier Catering, and Tavern on the Lake. (as of 2/09) - Tickets are 435 - Net proceeds from the event will benefit the Food Pantry at Rise


Team Princeton Police Unity Tour Fundraiser, Alchemist and Barrister

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Saturday March 23, 2019
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM

The Princeton PBA Local #130, Team Princeton Police Unity Tour fundraiser will be held this Saturday, March 23rd, from 5pm to 12 midnight at the The Alchemist and Barrister located at 28 Witherspoon St. Princeton. You can support Tem Princeton by purchasing merchandise for sale to include shirts and pint glasses and also by entering our raffle for some exciting giveaways! Prizes include a $100 gift card to Olives, $50 gift card to Triumph, 2 tickets to NY Rangers/ Philadelphia Flyers game, craft beer basket, and a custom thin blue line license plate. Thank you and we value your support!


Trenton Circus Squad Fundraiser

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Saturday March 23, 2019
6:00 PM

Trenton Circus Squad will present an all squad, all staff performance to raise money for bleachers. The majority of our programming is free and open to all. This go round we need you to participate by purchasing a seat to what is sure to be an exceptional event. Performing with the Squad will be the Ever After Band and national recording artist Bradd Marquis. Come see juggling, acrobatics, ariels, German wheel, clowning, tight wire and so much more! We'll have live music, popcorn, cotton candy and other goodies to enjoy as you witness the inspiring performances of our team in the historic Roebling Wire Works building.

Tickets available at the door. Adults $25. Under 17 $15.  Also @https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4091422


Relax After Dark in the Himalayan Salt Room, 4 Elements Wellness

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Saturday March 23, 2019
6:30 PM

Join us at 4 Elements Wellness Center for a private evening to unwind, relax, and meet new friends! This event is BYOB. Enjoy your favorite beverage, great conversation, Himalayan Salt Therapy & Halotherapy all at once! Please call us to secure your spot @ 4 Elements Wellness Center, 301 N. Harrison St. Princeton, NJ - 609-285-3115 ~ Spaces are limited!! ♥

4 Elements Wellness


Blank Canvas Gala and Art Auction, West Windsor Arts Council

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Saturday March 23, 2019
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Join us for an inspiring evening!

* Live music by guitarist Dave Baker

* Open bar and Mediterranean-themed bites

* Interactive activities including demos by artists

* Wine pull and 50/50 raffle

* Beautiful original artwork up for auction

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Adrian Christian and the New Jersey Gay Men’s Chorus - Grace Saint Paul's Episcopal Church

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Saturday March 23, 2019
7:00 PM

3715 East State Street Extension, Hamilton - - www.mccctl.com

Adrian Christian, an openly gay singer, combines his faith and sexuality with upbeat music. Proceeds benefit the Metropolitan Community Church Christ the Liberator. $15. Register.


ACO Movie Night & Open Discussion Featuring "Beautiful Boy"

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Saturday March 23, 2019
7:00 PM

ACO Movie Night & Open Discussion Featuring "Beautiful Boy" with Steve Carell, 7pm - Discussions with Dee Apple, Ph.D. and Susan Marcel, D.O.

FREE Admission - ACO Campus, Princeton NJ

For reservations & information visit www.acomovienight.com or call (732) 821-1144


Tapas, Drinks & Music, A Benefit for Cherry Valley Cooperative

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Saturday March 23, 2019
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Tapas, Drinks & Music is a fundraiser to support the construction of a community center at Cherry Valley Cooperative. The Community Center & Farm Market will help us to better serve you by providing an indoor space for cooking demos, workshops, film screenings, farm to table dinners, and a market full of Cherry Valley Co-op farm fresh food & other local, artisanal products.

MUSIC: Inspired cellist & composer, Dan Kassel, will set the mood for the evening.

SILENT AUCTION: Choose from an array of local items from your favorite Princeton area businesses!

The event will be held on Canal Rd in Griggstown, NJ. (Address will be made available after registration is received).

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Blend of East and West Concert, Nicholas Music Center at Rutgers University

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Saturday March 23, 2019
7:30 PM

The concert, presented by the Kai Yue Foundation, will feature the Hulusi, a traditional Chinese instrument performed by Ms. Feng Yu. This unique collaboration, a Chinese folk wind soloist with a western symphony orchestra, is a rare treat for US audiences. The program will include a world premiere arrangement of the famous Chinese folk song "Swan Goose," as well as the US premieres of numerous other pieces for Hulusi and orchestra.

The Bravura Philharmonic Orchestra will also perform Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 4, known as the "Italian Symphony." In addition, the program includes the "Overture and March of Turandot" by Carl Maria von Weber. The piece starts with a genuine Chinese melody introduced by the piccolo, and Weber the first Western composer to use authentic Asian music. 

Ticket prices are $20 and $35 ($20 and $30 for seniors/students). Premium seating is available at $60 per ticket. Tickets can be purchased online at www.bravuraphil.org


Lowell Liebermann's Concerto for Flute and Orchestra, Princeton Symphony Orchestra

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Saturday March 23, 2019
8:00 PM

Chelsea Knox, principal flute of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and former principal flute of the PSO, returns as soloist in Lowell Liebermann’s melodic Concerto for Flute and Orchestra. Missy Mazzoli’s ethereal Sinfonia (for Orbiting Spheres) provides a glimpse of the infinite, and Dvo?ák’s joyful Eighth Symphony fills the hall with delightful, folkloric melodies. TICKETS 

Saturday March 23 at 8pm; Pre-Concert Talk 7pm.

Sunday March 24 at 4pm; Pre-Concert Talk 3pm.

Richardson Auditorium

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