Calendar

Wednesday, May 23

9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.: Exhibition at the Cotsen Children’s Library, Firestone Library at Princeton University, 1 Washington Road, “Most Masterful Cat: The Exploits of Puss in Boots.” This display of illustrated fairy tales will be on view through August 15.

7 to 9 p.m.: “Finding Inner Peace Through Meditation” is the subject of a free public lecture and guided meditation by a monastic disciple of Paramahansa Yogananda at the Hyatt Regency Princeton at 102 Carnegie Center. Admission is free. For more information, visit princetonmeditationgroup.org.

7:30 p.m.: Screening of Some Like it Hot (1959) at Princeton Garden Theatre.

8 to 10:30 p.m.: Contra Dance with the Princeton Country Dancers at the Suzanne Patterson Center. General admission is $10 ($5-$10 for students).

Thursday, May 24

10 a.m.: Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children of Mercer and Burlington Counties is currently seeking new volunteers. A one-hour information session will take place at their office at 1450 Parkside Avenue, Suite 22 in Ewing.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Princeton Farmers Market at Hinds Plaza, the first outdoor market of the summer season.

7:30 p.m.: Screening of Woman of the Year (1942) at Princeton Garden Theatre.

Friday, May 25

1 p.m.: Awareness Through Movement: Intro to Feldenkrais at Princeton Senior Resource Center, 45 Stockton Street in Princeton.

Saturday, May 26

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: West Windsor Community Farmers Market at the Vaughn Drive Parking Lot of the Princeton Junction Train Station in West Windsor.

10 a.m.: Hopewell Valley Heritage Weekend. On Memorial Day Weekend for the past several decades, multiple organizations across Hopewell Valley have been presenting programs and events that celebrate its rich heritage. Participating organizations include The Hopewell Museum, Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum, The Hopewell Valley Historical Society, and more (through Sunday, May 27).

10 a.m.: Spirit of Princeton Memorial Day Parade on Nassau Street. A dedication ceremony will follow at Princeton Monument Hall.

Sunday, May 27

3 p.m.: Stories, songs, and rhymes for children and their families at Princeton Public Library.

Monday, May 28

Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 29

9:30 a.m.: Read & Pick: Monarchs, Swallowtails, and Honeybees, Oh My! at Terhune Orchards. This innovative program combines storytelling and hands-on farm activities (suitable for children ages preschool to 8 years). The cost to attend is $8. The program repeats at 11 a.m.

Wednesday, May 30

7 to 8:30 p.m.: Princeton Learning Cooperative presents Teen Panel: Meaningful Education Through Self-Directed Learning at 16 All Saints’ Road in Princeton. A panel of teens and young adults will discuss their experiences creating meaningful educations for themselves without the traditional school structure.

8 to 10:30 p.m.: Contra Dance with the Princeton Country Dancers at the Suzanne Patterson Center. General admission is $10 ($5-$10 for students).

Thursday, May 31

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Princeton Farmers Market at Hinds Plaza featuring Demi Olive Oil, Valley Shepherd Creamery, Wildflour Bakery, and more.

8 p.m.: Great Minds Salon with author Brad Borkan at The Jewish Center of Princeton. Borkan will discuss his book, When Your Life Depends On It: Extreme Decision Making Lessons From the Antarctic. Non-member entrance fee is $5. Dessert will be served.

Friday, June 1

10 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Hamilton Jewelers Annual Watch Fair at 92 Nassau Street. Meet expert watchmakers, brand representatives, and shop over 2,000 timepieces (also on Saturday, June 2).

3 to 4 p.m.: “A Campus Divided: War at Princeton” at the Harlan Room, Mudd Manuscript Library, 65 Olden Street.

3 to 6 p.m.: D&R Greenway Land Trust’s Spring Native Plant Sale at the Johnson Education Center, One Preservation Place in Princeton.

5 to 8 p.m.: Sunset Sips and Sounds at Terhune Orchards. Enjoy Terhune Orchards Vineyard and Winery’s award-winning wines, wine fare, and relaxing music every Friday night throughout the summer (through September 7).

Saturday, June 2

Recycling (Memorial Day collection)

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: West Windsor Community Farmers Market at the Vaughn Drive Parking Lot of the Princeton Junction Train Station in West Windsor.

10 a.m. to noon: Open House at The Lewis School of Princeton, 53 Bayard Lane. The purpose of a Lewis School education is to prepare students, who may struggle with language-based learning issues related to dyslexia, attention deficit and auditory processing, to thrive academically, as they learn to restore the confidence and self-esteem they need to achieve their scholastic and personal best.

10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.: St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center and the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office sponsor a car seat check-up event at St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center, located at 2381 Lawrenceville Road in Lawrenceville.

7:30 p.m.: La Fiocco period instrument ensemble presents “Délices de Versailles” with soprano Laura Heimes, at Lutheran Church of the Messiah, 407 Nassau Street, Princeton. Tickets $25, $10 students.  www.lafiocco.com

Sunday, June 3

3 p.m.: Adath Israel Congregation presents a special live performance by Yardley’s own award-winning singer/songwriter Avi Wisnia and his vibrant band. General admission is $18. Adath Israel Congregation is located at 1598 Lawrenceville Road in Lawrenceville.

Monday, June 4

7 p.m.: Michael Roberston, author of The Last Utopian: Four Late Nineteenth-Century Visionaries and Their Legacy discusses the history of utopia and his explorations of contemporary utopianism at Princeton Public Library.

Tuesday, June 5

7:30 p.m.: Historian and author Clifford Zink will present an illustrated program on The Roebling Legacy at the Kingston Historical Society’s spring meet at the Kingston Firehouse, 8 Heathcote Road in Kingston. Through landmark achievements like the Brooklyn Bridge and Golden Gate Bridges, the Roeblings and thousands of their employees in Trenton and Roebling, N.J. helped shape modern life. This event is free to attend.

Wednesday, June 6

8 to 10:30 p.m.: Contra Dance with the Princeton Country Dancers at the Suzanne Patterson Center. General admission is $10 ($5-$10 for students).

Thursday, June 7

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Princeton Summer Farmers Market at Hinds Plaza.

7 p.m.: Princeton Festival Preview at the Princeton Public Library. Scenes from Madama Butterfly and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum will be performed by the Festival’s artists. Directors and cast members will discuss what happens behind the scenes.

Friday, June 8

8 p.m.: Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra’s Annual Spring Concert at Richardson Auditorium.

Saturday, June 9

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: West Windsor Community Farmers Market at the Vaughn Drive Parking Lot of the Princeton Junction Train Station in West Windsor.

Sunday, June 10

10 a.m.: D&R Canal Watch History Bike Ride from Route 518 in Rocky Hill to the Griggstown Causeway on Canal Road. Meet at the D&R Canal parking lot on Kingston-Rocky Hill Road (Route 603) just south of Route 518. All riders must wear a helmet.