Wednesday, April 27
6 p.m.: Love in the Anthropocene with Dale Jamieson and Eben Kirksey at Labyrinth Books of Princeton.
6:30 p.m.: Bike Maintenance and Fix-a-Flat Clinic at Sourland Cycles in Hopewell.
7 p.m.: The League of Women Voters hosts a screening and discussion of the film Big Sky, Big Money at Lawrence Public Library, Darrah Lane & US Route 1, Lawrenceville. Complimentary refreshments from Terhune Orchards. RSVP by calling (609) 989-6920 or email email@example.com.
Thursday, April 28
8:30 a.m.: Join Cambridge School in Pennington for a special presentation on “The Rights of Students with Learning Differences.” RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
6 p.m.: Celebrity hair stylist Nick Arrojo visits Salon Pure in Princeton’s Palmer Square. Enjoy food, drinks, and automatically be entered to win a door prize of Arrojo products. Attendees will also have the chance to win a free haircut by Arrojo.
6 p.m.: Anthony Acciavatti discusses his latest work, Ganges Water Machine: Designing New India’s Ancient River; Labyrinth Books of Princeton.
6 p.m.: Calligrames: A Song Cycle of Visual Poetry inspired by Dadaism, Futurism, and Cubism. Guillaume Apollinaire sets his poems in the shapes of doves, flowers, and clocks (accompanied by accordionist Albert Behar and soprano Ariadne Greif); Princeton University Art Museum.
Friday, April 29
9 a.m.: Tea & Play Early Education Class at Waldorf School of Princeton. This class offering is free to attend, but advanced registration is required by visiting www.princetonwaldorf.org.
9 a.m.: Preschool Open House at Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart, 1200 Stuart Road, Princeton.
6 p.m.: The Arts Council of Princeton’s Pinot to Picasso: Vintage 2016 at the Technology Center of Princeton, 330 Carter Road, Princeton. Includes food and wine tastings, along with live art activities and viewings. To register, visit www.artscouncilofprinceton.org.
Saturday, April 30
8 a.m.: Poetry in Motion 5K Run/Walk and Fitness Fair at Stuart Country Day School, 1200 Stuart Road, Princeton. Register in advance at www.stuartschool.org/5KRun.
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Second Annual Community Wide Yard Sale. All Princeton residents are encouraged to participate by either hosting a yard sale or attending sales throughout the day.
10 a.m.: Walk the D&R Canal feeder between Washington Crossing State Park and Cadwalader Park, Trenton (6.2 mile distance with options for shorter distance). Attendees should meet outside Ellarslie Mansion, Cadwalader Park. For further information, contact Pamela V’Combe at (609) 635-2783.
10:30 a.m.: Art for Families: Mask and Masquerade. Examine Masks from different African cultures and make a mask to take home; Princeton University Art Museum.
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Spring Family Festival at Updike Farmstead, 354 Quaker Road, Princeton. Music, dance, colonial crafts, games, and tours of historic Stony Brook. Free.
Noon to 4 p.m.: SpringFest 2016 at Rambling Pines Day Camp in Hopewell. Games, s’mores and camp tours. There will also be a raffle to win a two-week session of camp. Visit www.ramblingpines.com for more information.
1 to 4 p.m.: Mrs. G’s 5th Annual Farm2Grill Event. In conjunction with Princeton Farmers Market, Mrs. G’s will offer a tasting menu of grilled local food from vendors like Cherry Grove Farm, Terhune Orchards, Chickadee Creek Farm, and more; 2720 U.S. 1 Business, Lawrence Township.
2 to 4 p.m.: Arbor Day Celebration at Mapleton Preserve in Kingston.
2 to 5 p.m.: 3rd Annual Hispanic Heritage Festival featuring Mexican dance, Andean music, flamenco, food, crafts and more. Free admission; John Witherspoon Middle School, 217 Walnut Lane, Princeton.
6 p.m.: 2016 Princeton Festival Gala at Greenacres Country Club in Lawrenceville. To purchase tickets, visit www.princetonfestival.org.
7 p.m.: Three-Faiths Concert at the Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville presented by the Peacemaking Committee of the Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville (PCOL). All proceeds benefit refugees served by the International Rescue Committee (IRC).
Sunday, May 1
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Landscaping with Native Plants: Education and Sale at Whole Earth Center, 360 Nassau Street, Princeton. Native Plant guests include Rachel Mackow and Jared Rosenbaum of Wild Ridge Plants, David Hughes of Weatherwood Design, Princeton’s own Steve Hiltner, and the Native Plant Society of New Jersey. Free.
3 p.m.: Special Exhibition Tour: By Dawn’s Early Light. Dive deeper into one of Princeton University Art Museum’s special exhibitions with this docent-led tour.
4 to 6 p.m.: May Day Picnic for Preservation at D&R Greenway Land Trust. Festivities include live music, a spring hat and bowtie contest, drinks, and appetizers. Guests are encouraged to dress in garden party attire and fine shoes. To purchase tickets, call (609) 924-4646 or visit www.drgreenway.org.
Monday, May 2
Tuesday, May 3
6 p.m.: Philosopher Alexander Nehamas and Thomas Laqueur in Conversation at Labyrinth Books of Princeton. Nehamas will discuss his latest book, On Friendship.
7 p.m.: Community Concert at the Princeton High School Performing Arts Center. Professional musicians will join students at Princeton High School for a community-wide musical event.
Wednesday, May 4
6:30 p.m.: David Kushner reads from his new memoir Alligator Candy at Labyrinth Books of Princeton.
7:30 p.m.: Screening of Kiss Me Kate (1953) at Princeton Garden Theatre.
Thursday, May 5
9 a.m.: Store Wide Sale at Labyrinth Books of Princeton featuring a bargain-books basement sale with brooks priced between $1 and $15, along with additional discounts on new and lightly used books (through May 8).
1 to 4 p.m.: Princeton Research Day, a celebration of the research and creative endeavors of Princeton University undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers. The day-long event will feature lectures, digital presentations, art exhibits, and performances; Princeton University, Frist Campus Center.
5:30 p.m.: Screening of the international film Mustang (2015) at Princeton Garden Theatre.
Friday, May 6
12:30 p.m.: Gotham Networking Lunch Meeting at Mediterra Restaurant in Princeton’s Palmer Square. The cost to attend is $35. To RSVP, call (609) 252-9680. For more information, visit www.gothamnetworking.com.
5:30 p.m.: Start of the Farm Dinner Season at Cherry Grove Farm in Lawrenceville. The May 6th dinner will be prepared by Chef Shelley Wiseman and includes traditional pork pozole. To purchase tickets, visit www.cherrygrovefarm.com.
6 to 8:30 p.m.: Closing reception for ArtJam 2016, HomeFront ArtSpace’s Art Exhibit and Sale; Palmer Square, 19 Hulfish Street, Princeton.
6:30 p.m.: Morven in May Preview Garden Party at Morven Museum. Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a preview of art, fine craft, and unique heirloom plants.
8 p.m.: VOICES Chorale and Orchestra presents Faure Requiem at St. Paul Roman Catholic Church in Princeton.
Saturday, May 7
8 a.m. to 3 p.m.: The Princeton/Pettoranello Sister City Foundation’s Annual Mother’s Day Plant Sale in the parking lot of Pettoranello Gardens located in the Billy Johnson Mountain Lakes Nature Preserve.
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center in Lawrenceville hosts its annual Bicycle Safety Rodeo and Safe Kids Day. The purpose of the event is to provide children ages 3-12 and their families an opportunity to learn about safety prevention while participating in sports and recreational activities. Children must pre-register to receive a free bike helmet and bike inspection. To RSVP, call (609) 896-9500 ext. 2212 or email email@example.com.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Morven in May Craft Show and Plant Sale (also on May 8).
1 p.m.: Walking Tour of Kingston’s Churches led by historian George Luck. The tour starts in the cemetery driveway opposite the Methodist Church. The tour continues up Main Street and is sponsored by the Kingston Historical Society in conjunction with Kingston Methodist Church and Kingston Presbyterian Church. Free.
5 p.m.: Support the mission of the Junior League of Princeton at the 3rd Annual “Day at the Races” celebration at Greenacres Country Club in Lawrenceville. Attendees will watch the Kentucky Derby on a large screen while enjoying Southern fare, drinks, and a hat contest. For more information, visit www.jlgp.org.
Sunday, May 8
4 p.m.: Mother’s Day Trail Walk at Mountain Lakes Preserve, 57 Mountain Avenue, Princeton. Free.
Monday, May 9
7:30 p.m.: Screening of Girl with a Pearl Earring (2015) at Princeton Garden Theatre (part of the Exhibition on Screen series).
Tuesday, May 10
4 p.m.: Learn to play chess at these free, weekly drop-in sessions led by members of the Princeton High School Chess Club; Princeton Public Library.
Wednesday, May 11
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Annual May Fair at the Waldorf School of Princeton. The community-wide celebration features live music, healthy foods, and imaginative play for children and families. Admission to the event is free; Waldorf School of Princeton, 1062 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton.
5:30 p.m.: Mercer Alliance to End Homelessness Fundraiser at Mercer County Boathouse, 323 South Post Road, Princeton Junction. For more information, visit www.merceralliance.org.
7:30 p.m.: Screening of Brooklyn (2015) at Princeton Garden Theatre.
Thursday, May 12
6 to 8 p.m.: Join Eno Terra in Kingston to celebrate Barbaresco and Brunello. Taste and learn why these regions make some of the most sought-after and representative wines in the world. Attendees will be guided through various prodigious producers accompanied by regional bites. For tickets visit enoterra.com or call (609) 497-1777.
7:30 p.m.: Screening of Escape from New York (1981) at Princeton Garden Theatre.
Friday, May 13
8 p.m.: “Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs,” A Benefit for HiTOPS at McCarter Theatre. For more information, visit www.hitops.org/alan (cocktail reception begins at 6:30 p.m.).
Saturday, May 14
7 p.m.: Latin Plates Market Dinner at Brick Farm Market in Hopewell. Register at www.brickfarmmarket.com.
Sunday, May 15
3 p.m.: Free screening of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 at Princeton Public Library.