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Events for Saturday May 14, 2022


Plant Expo & Garden Market, Rutgers Master Gardeners of Mercer County

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Saturday May 14, 2022
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Rutgers Master Gardeners of Mercer County announce the return of their annual Spring Plant Expo and Garden Market Saturday, May 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mercer Educational Gardens, 431A Federal City Road, Hopewell Township, on the grounds of Mercer County Stables. Rain or shine.

This year’s Expo will feature popular perennials, trees, and shrubs home-grown by Rutgers Master Gardeners and a garden market with select vendors. Rutgers Master Gardeners will be on hand to help you choose the right plant for the right place, and Rutgers Extension horticulturist Kathryn Homa, will answer your gardening questions. Visit www.mgofmc.org for a complete listing of vendors and other sale details.


West Windsor Community Farmers' Market

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Saturday May 14, 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


History Along the LHT, Official Unveiling of New Signage

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Saturday May 14, 2022
9:30 AM

The public and members of the LHT Saturday Morning Walking Club are invited to attend the official unveiling of "History Along the LHT," an interpretive signage program along the Lawrence Hopewell Trail on Saturday, May 14. Former Lawrenceville historian and current LHT board member Dennis Waters will talk about how the signs bring history to life along the trail. Attendees will visit three signs along the LHT: the Brearley Oak, a tree between 255 and 410 years old, Lewisville Road, Lawrence Township's oldest African American community, and Princeton Pike, one of New Jersey's oldest toll roads.

The event will start at 9:30 a.m. in the parking lot at the Bristol Myers Squibb campus, 3401 Princeton Pike, Lawrence Township. Attendees will then accompany Waters on a 1.4 mile walk to the three signs. History buffs can then return to the parking lot to their cars, while those interested in a longer walk, including members of the LHT Saturday Morning Walking Club, will continue on to the Brearley House and back to the parking lot, an additional 1.5 miles roundtrip for a total walk of 2.9 miles.


Pam’s Annual Herb and Garden Class, Terhune's

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Saturday May 14, 2022
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Come to a FREE herb growing and using workshop at Terhune Orchards. As farmers, we enjoy sharing the skills of how to grow food in the home garden. Owner of Terhune Orchards, Pam Mount, has been growing and using herbs here at Terhune Orchards for over 35 years. Pam’s class is a great way for home gardener to learn tips on growing and combining herb plants in the garden. She will discuss herb garden planning, care and maintenance, as well as some tips for using fresh herbs. The class will be held in Pam’s perennial herb garden.

All of the herbs Pam discusses are available right here at the farm for purchase. After being inspired, come to the farm or order online from our plant and herb selection. Free class but please register for class online. To reserve a space or for more information: REGISTER NOW


H20 Quest: Alien Invaders, The Watershed Institute

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Saturday May 14, 2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Start times every 15 minutes from 10- Noon

All of the scientists have left the lab. They left a mysterious message claiming aliens are taking over the Watershed Reserve. We need children to help track down the scientists and see if there are really aliens taking over! With map in hand you’ll make your way around the Watershed Reserve in search of clues to help solve a mystery. This program is part treasure hunt, part nature hike and plenty of imaginative fun. Meet climatologists, foresters, and a host of characters as you try to solve the puzzle in this adventure. Each family will remain together, practicing social distancing.

Ages 4 and up, preregistration and adult attendance required. Dress for the weather of the day, with sturdy shoes for walking.

CONTACT E-MAIL: ahill@thewatershed.org

COST: $10.00 per Adult, $10.00 per Child


ACP Bowls Project, Arts Council of Princeton

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Saturday May 14, 2022
11:00 AM - 4:00 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. Bowls are first-come, first-served as supplies last. Each hand-crafted bowl is available for a $30 donation at our outdoor sale, and the first 50 buyers will receive a free scoop of ice cream from The Bent Spoon! Proceeds allow the Arts Council to continue important outreach programs and community art initiatives.

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Princeton Photo Workshop: Old City Philadelphia Photography Class

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Saturday May 14, 2022
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Philadelphia, PA

Discover what makes this unique neighborhood such a popular destination, while developing your photography skills and creating memorable images.

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Bowls Project, Arts Council of Princeton

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Saturday May 14, 2022
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Shop this outdoor sale for one-of-a-kind bowls, each handmade by artists in the ACP Ceramic Studio for you to take home or gift to a loved one. Bowls are first-come, first-served as supplies last. Each hand-crafted bowl is available for a $30 donation.

 

102 Witherspoon Street, Princeton


Princeton Makes Chalk Festival

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Saturday May 14, 2022
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Inaugural Princeton Makes Chalk Festival will take place on Saturday, May 14 from 12:00 to 4:00 pm outside the Princeton Makes store at the Princeton Shopping Center. The Chalk Festival will feature local Middle and High School students making large chalk drawings in the courtyard. These drawings will be either reproductions or original art of the students. There will also be a chalk area specifically for younger children who want to create their own works.

Additional information is available at www.princetonmakes.com, and everyone is invited to follow Princeton Makes on Facebook and Instagram.


Weekend Music Series, Terhune Orchards

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Saturday May 14, 2022
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Live music by Allan Willcockson. Light fare, cheese plates, chips & salsa baskets, and wine by the glass available.

330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton, 609-924-2310. www.terhuneorchards.com.


Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Musical, State Theatre NJ

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Saturday May 14, 2022
2:00 PM

2 and 8pm

Roald Dahl’s amazing tale is the golden ticket that is touring the imagi-nation! It’s the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including “Pure Imagination,” “The Candy Man,” and “I’ve Got a Golden Ticket,” alongside a toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters of Hairspray. Get ready for Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator, and more, more, more at this everlasting showstopper.

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LEGO Palooza, Tumbles Princeton

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Saturday May 14, 2022
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Children of all ages (4 mos. – 12 years old) are invited for: • LEGO building • DUPLO • Bingo • Dancy Party • Games • Open Gym • Story Time • Tumble Zone (must wear socks!)!

Adults $5, $35 (members)/ $40 (non-members) until April 29th (after 4/29 add $5) After May 8th or at the door, $50/child

Book online: https://princeton.tumbles.net/en/calendar/ (click on Camp & Event tab to find event) or at Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tumbles-brick-palooza-kids-family-party-all-ages-tickets-322203177377 

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Campus Collections Outdoor Walking Tour, Princeton University Art Museum

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Saturday May 14, 2022
2:00 PM

Princeton University is home to one of the country's most significant collections of twentieth- and twenty-first-century public sculpture. Join a guided walking tour of the campus collections with an Art Museum docent and discover a variety of artworks by modern and contemporary sculptors, from Henry Moore to Louise Nevelson. Learn about materials and techniques and explore elements of design and balance.

Tours meet at 2 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday through June 26, except May 21–22. These one-hour tours are held outdoors, rain or shine, and are stair-free. 

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Saxophonist Lars Haake, Candlelight Lounge

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Saturday May 14, 2022
3:30 PM - 7:30 PM

www.jazztrenton.com. $20 cover and $10 minimum drink order, free buffet.

Candlelight Lounge, 24 Passaic Street, Trenton

 


PCDI Spring Sensations: Coming Home Benefit

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Saturday May 14, 2022
6:00 PM

Princeton Child Development Institute, an international leader in lifelong autism support, will celebrate the purchase of its third community-based group home at its annual gala at Hotel Du Village, in New Hope. The number of quality housing options of adults with autism is woefully insufficient; 87% of adults with autism continue to live with their parents. Funds raised at Spring Sensations will renovate a newly purchased home that will serve 5 adults with autism.

Ticketed sponsorships from $750 to $10,000 are also available. Individual ticket price is $275. Each guest will enjoy fine dining, libations, circus performances from Airplay Entertainment, and silent and live auctions with once-in-a-lifetime auction items.

Admission is by advanced ticket or sponsorship only by May 4 at www.pcdi.org or by calling 609-924-6280.

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Brothers, Sing On: Celebrating 5 Years - Princeton Boychoir

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Saturday May 14, 2022
7:00 PM

Join the Princeton Boychoir for our Spring Concert and celebrate our Five Year Anniversary with us after the concert. We will be performing the premier of a new choral work, composed for the Princeton Boychoir’s anniversary celebration, by renowned composer and conductor, Rollo Dilworth!

Trinity Church, Princeton

 

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Celtic Meets Classical Ukraine Benefit Concert, Unitarian Universalist Church

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Saturday May 14, 2022
7:00 PM

50 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton

Celtic singer Fiona Tyndall and classical pianist Kathy Haynie perform a selection of songs and pieces from Celtic and classic repertoire as well as musical theater favorites. Special guests include vocalist Justin Luckenbaugh, guitarist G.F. Morgan, violinist/fiddler Nathan Bishop, and percussionist David Ross. $20. Register via EventBrite.


The C-Word: Stories of Triumph Over Breast Cancer, Roxey Ballet

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Saturday May 14, 2022
7:00 PM

Mill Ballet School Event Center, 46 North Sugan Road, New Hope, PA. www.roxeyballet.org.

A collaboration of dance, music, art, and theater celebrating the lives of breast cancer survivors. $45 to $50.

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