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Wednesday, July 30

1 p.m.: Free screening of The Red Violin at the Princeton Senior Resource Center.

6:30 to 8:30 p.m.: The public is invited to choose the 2014 Salsa Champ of Princeton from among local entrants at this annual celebration of salsa. This event is free to attend; Princeton Public Library’s Community Room.

7:30 p.m.: Parent-Only Information Session for The Early Childhood (EC) Music Program at Westminster Conservatory. This is an opportunity to learn more about the program and to meet the faculty.  The EC program at Westminster specializes in bringing music education to children from birth to 8 years of age. Classes are facilitated by faculty trained in music and early childhood education. For more information, call (609) 921-7104.

8 p.m.: Mexican acoustic guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela perform at the State Theatre in New Brunswick.

Thursday, July 31

9 a.m.: Baby Bootcamp workout class at the MarketFair Mall in Princeton.

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: The Princeton Farmers Market returns to Hinds Plaza adjacent to the Princeton Public Library. Features seasonal summer produce, meats, dairy, flowers, crafts, and baked goods (repeats every Thursday through Thanksgiving).

8 p.m.: Free, So Percussion Summer Institute (SoSI) performance at Small World Coffee (Witherspoon Street location) in downtown
Princeton.

Friday, August 1

2 p.m.: Men in Retirement meeting, a social group for men who have made the transition to retirement; 45 Stockton Street, Princeton.

4 to 6 p.m.: Free screening of The Lego Movie at the Princeton Public Library.

Saturday, August 2

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: The West Windsor Community Farmers Market, located in the Vaughn Drive lot at the Princeton Junction Train Station. Occurs weekly through Thanksgiving and features vendors from Central N.J. and Bucks County.

10 to 5 p.m.: Celebrate “everything peach” with Terhune Orchards (also, Sunday, August 3). Enjoy farm fresh peaches and pies from the farm market, summer sangrias in the winery, and even peach ice cream; 330 Cold Soil Road, Lawrenceville.

10 a.m. to 8 p.m.: Animal shows, exhibits, homemade food and ice cream will be available at the Mercer County 4-H Fair at Howell Living History Farm; 70 Wooden’s Lane, Lambertville.

7 p.m.: Malian singer Awa Sangho performs a free concert in Princeton’s Pettoranello Gardens as part of the Blue Curtain Concert Series.

Sunday, August 3

4 to 5 p.m.: The Darla Rich Quartet presents a free music program on “It’s All Jazz: From Bop to Pop”; Princeton Public Library.

4 p.m.: Free, “Composer’s Showcase” featuring the works of composer John Cavallaro of Princeton and his 20-voice chorus. The chorus will perform nine original selections, three of which will be world premieres; Hopewell Rail Station, 2 Railroad Place, Hopewell.

Monday, August 4

10 a.m. to Noon: BioPharm Accountability Group Meeting at the Princeton Public Library. The purpose of the group is to enable people who want to work in the BioPharm industry to have a forum to receive and offer guidance to one another. This meeting is free to attend.

Tuesday, August 5

7 to 8:30 p.m.: Free, Mac Basics Workshop at the Princeton Public Library.

7:30 p.m.: Delaware Valley Poets Poetry Workshop at the Lawrence Public Library, Room 3. Bring 10 copies of your poem to share with the group. This event is free to attend; Route 1 South at Darrah Lane.

Wednesday, August 6

7 to 8:30 p.m.: Free, iPhoto Workshop for beginners at the Princeton Public Library.

Thursday, August 7

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: The Princeton Farmers Market returns to Hinds Plaza adjacent to the Princeton Public Library. Features seasonal summer produce, meats, dairy, flowers, crafts, and baked goods (repeats every Thursday through Thanksgiving).

6 p.m.: Picnic on the lawn outside of the Princeton University Art Museum followed by an outdoor film screening of the 1961 classic Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Both events are free to attend.

6 to 8 p.m.: Swingadelic performs a free concert at the Princeton Shopping Center as part of the Summer Courtyard Series.

Friday, August 8

7:30 p.m.: Central Jersey Dance Society’s open dance in Hinds Plaza. Guests are welcome to join-in. A DJ will provide a wide range of dance music.

Saturday, August 9

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: The West Windsor Community Farmers Market, located in the Vaughn Drive lot at the Princeton Junction Train Station. Occurs weekly through Thanksgiving and features vendors from Central N.J. and Bucks County.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: The Butterfly Festival at Stony Brook Millstone Watershed in Pennington. Children and families can enjoy butterfly exhibits, the insect zoo, guided nature walks, hay rides, and the bug parade. There will also be food and crafts for sale by local artisans. For ticketing information, call (609) 737-3735 or visit www.thewatershed.org.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Peach Festival and Sidewalk Sale at Peddler’s Village in Lahaska, Pa. Live entertainment, homemade peach treats, and retail sales (also on August 10).

Noon to 5 p.m.: Cool off with a taste of freshly made sangria at the Terhune Orchards Vineyard and Winery Tasting Room in Lawrenceville (repeats every Saturday and Sunday through August 31).

1 to 5 p.m.: Free, “Adventures in Animal Behavior” presentation at Princeton University’s Frist Campus Center. Explore dog genetics, experience animal senses, and collect data on fish.

7 to 8:30 p.m.: Singer-songwriter Avi Wisnia performs a free concert at Nassau Park Pavilion as part of West Windsor Arts Council’s “And the Beat Goes On…” summer music series.

Sunday, August 10

3:30 to 4 p.m.: Free, Story, songs, and rhymes for children and families ages 2 through 8 and their families; Princeton Public Library.

Monday, August 11

Recycling

Tuesday, August 12

7 to 8:30 p.m.: Free “Lawn Renovation and Establishment” seminar presented by the Master Gardeners of Mercer County. Register at www.mgofmc.org; 930 Spruce Street, Trenton.

Wednesday, August 13

7 to 9 p.m.: Local authors from the Plainsboro Writers Group and the Barnes & Noble Writers Exchange read from their works. This event is free to attend; Princeton Public Library.

Thursday, August 14

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: The Princeton Farmers Market returns to Hinds Plaza adjacent to the Princeton Public Library. Features seasonal summer produce, meats, dairy, flowers, crafts, and baked goods (repeats every Thursday through Thanksgiving).

6 to 8 p.m.: Celtic Crossroad performs a free concert at the Princeton Shopping Center as part of the Summer Courtyard Concert Series.

6:30 p.m.: Princeton Public Library’s Fifth Annual Spelling Bee for students in grades four through eight. Challenge words this year will be in science-based categories. Adults and younger siblings are invited to attend as audience members. To register for the competition, call (609) 924-9529 or visit www.princetonlibrary.org.

Friday, August 15

10 a.m. to Noon: Learn how to write an effective cover letter for a job application with Job Seeker Sessions at the Princeton Public Library. This event is free to attend.

Saturday, August 16

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: The West Windsor Community Farmers Market, located in the Vaughn Drive lot at the Princeton Junction Train Station. Occurs weekly through Thanksgiving and features vendors from Central N.J. and Bucks County.

8 p.m.: Awards Night at Mercer County Community College’s Kelsey Theater. The show recognizes and celebrates Kelsey Theater performances from the past year; 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor.

Sunday, August 17

3:30 to 4 p.m.: Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2 through 8 and their families; Princeton Public Library.