Wednesday, April 19 

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Princeton University Farmers’ Market at Firestone Library/Chapel Plaza (repeats weekly through May 10).

4:30 p.m.: Lecture entitled, “Theater of History: Encountering the Past in American Jewish Museums” delivered by Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett at Princeton University Art Museum.

6 p.m.: Human Rights Activist Nadia Murad delivers a lecture on “Yazidi Genocide and ISIS Crimes Against Ethno-Religious Minorities in Iraq and Syria” at Princeton University’s McCosh 50. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Contra Dance with the Princeton Country Dancers at the Suzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton Street (repeats weekly).

Thursday, April 20 

10 a.m.: Meeting, 55-Plus Club at The Jewish Center of Princeton. Louis A. Sass will deliver a lecture entitled, “Anxiety and Insight in Schizophrenia: Philosophical Reflections.” Admission is free with a $3 donation suggested.

6 to 8 p.m.: Seasonal Eating Workshop with Andrew Appello at Gravity Hill Farm, 67 Pleasant Valley Road in Titusville. The workshop includes discussion, a hands-on demo, and a group meal.

6:30 p.m.: In celebration of the exhibition “The Berlin Painter and His World,” Greek jazz musician Petros Klampanis performs accompanied by a string quartet. A reception will follow; Princeton University Art Museum.

7 p.m.: Hindu Studies Lecture Series presents “The Seeds of Padavali Kirtan: Expanding Musical Time in Bengali Song” with Eben Graves of Columbia University; Princeton University, Aaron Burr Hall 219.

7 p.m.: Msgr. Vincent Gartland of the Diocese of Trenton delivers a presentation, “On Pope Francis’ Encyclical: Care For Our Common Home” at St. Paul Spiritual Center, 214 Nassau Street in Princeton.

7 p.m.: Meeting, Native Plant Society of New Jersey – West Central Chapter at the Plainsboro Audubon Preserve, 80 Scott’s Corner Road in Plainsboro. Native perennial plants and seeds for sale. For more information, call Judith at (609) 356-0558.

8 p.m.: Robert P. Kirshner delivers a lecture entitled, “Exploding Stars, Dark Energy, and the Accelerating Cosmos” at Princeton University’s McDonnell Hall A-02. Free.

8 p.m.: Violinists Pamela Frank and Christian Tetzlaff perform at Richardson Auditorium with a special musical preview by the Princeton Girlchoir Ensemble. To purchase tickets, call (609) 258-9220.

Friday, April 21

11 a.m.: Free, Tiger Tales for children ages 3-5 at Cotsen Children’s Library (repeats weekly).

7 p.m.: Free, recital by Joan Lippincott, Scott Dettra, and Eric Plutz at Princeton University Chapel.

7 to 9 p.m.: Princeton Pro Musica presents a symposium on its upcoming performance of Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana (scheduled to appear at Richardson Auditorium on May 21). Artistic Directors Ryan Brandau (Princeton Pro Musica) and Mark Roxey (Roxey Ballet) will discuss their collaboration. This event will be held at Princeton Public Library.

8 p.m.: Westminster Choir performs Anthracite Fields at Roebling Wire Works, 675 South Clinton Avenue in Trenton (also on Saturday, April 22).

8 p.m.: Premiere of American Repertory Ballet’s Pride and Prejudice at McCarter Theatre (also on Saturday, April 22).

Saturday, April 22

Earth Day

8 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Princeton Academy’s Spring Rummage Sale. Shop clothing, toys, furniture, sporting goods, and more. Cash only. Princeton Academy is located at 1128 Great Road in Princeton.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Princeton University Men’s Heavyweight Crew vs. Yale and Cornell at Shea Rowing Center at Carnegie Lake.

9 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Princeton University Outdoor Track Larry Ellis Invite at Weaver Track Stadium.

9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Princeton Pong hosts the 2017 April OPEN Table Tennis Tournament. This is a 2-Star USATT-Sanctioned Tournament open to groups of all ages and skill levels. Entry deadline is April 21. RSVP at or call (609) 987-8500.

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Chainsaw Safety Training at Cherry Valley Cooperative Farm, 619 Cherry Valley Road in Princeton. Learn proper usage, safety, and maintenance for this essential tool in land management. $40 NOFA-NJ members and $50 non-members.

10 a.m. to 9 p.m.: 2-Year Anniversary Sale at South Moon Under at MarketFair Mall in Princeton.

10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Art for Families: Art Tales at Princeton University Art Museum. Hear stories from around the world and craft a puppet for your own theater.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Annual Earth Day Celebration and Sale at Whole Earth Center of Princeton, 360 Nassau Street.

1 p.m.: Princeton University Men’s Lacrosse vs. Harvard at Princeton’s 1952 Stadium.

6 to 8 p.m.: Interactive Earth Day Meditation Concert with Syhamji Bhatnagar at Princeton Integral Yoga Community Center at the Princeton Shopping Center. To register, call (609) 454-3140 or email

7 p.m.: Princeton Seminary presents “Singing Christ’s Death and Resurrection,” a choral service of lessons, anthems, and hymns at Miller Chapel. Free and open to the public.

8:30 p.m.: Odessa Klezmer Band performs at Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street in Princeton.

Sunday, April 23

8:45 a.m.: Mountain Lakes Trail Series at Community Park North Amphitheater. This running event is presented by the Princeton Athletic Club.

12:30 p.m.: Screening of National Theatre Live’s Twelfth Night at Princeton Garden Theatre.

2:30 p.m.: The New School for Music Study presents its Spring Faculty Recital at Nassau Presbyterian Church.

3 p.m.: Concordia Chamber Players performance at Trinity Episcopal Church in Solebury, Pa. Includes works by Ernest Bloch, Johannes Brahms, and Bedrich Smetana. For tickets, call (215) 816-0227.

5 p.m.: International journalist Amy Goodman of Democracy Now discusses threats to journalism and the role of the independent media in reporting on movements for social change; Labyrinth Books of Princeton.

7:30 p.m.: Meeting, Princeton Community Democratic Organization (PCDO) at the Suzanne Patterson Center. Brandice Canes-Wrone, Professor of Public and International Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School will speak on the impact of campaign donors on congressional and presidential behavior.

7:30 to 9 p.m.: Meeting, Princeton Community Democratic Organization at the Suzanne Patterson Center behind Monument Hall in Princeton. Free and open to the public.

Monday, April 24 

6:30 p.m.: “Evaluating Risk and Natural Gas Pipeline Safety: Presenting Political Science and Environmental Science Views on the Pipelines Invading New Jersey” with Professor Michael J. Brogan of Rider University. The event is sponsored by the Sierra Club’s Central NJ Chapter and will be held at Mercer County Community College’s Student Center, Room SC211. Attendees should park in the Student Center lot. Free. RSVP to

7:30 p.m.: Art of Screen at Princeton Garden Theatre presents Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010).

7:30 p.m.: The Standup Magician Derek Hughes performs at McCarter Theatre.

Tuesday, April 25 

10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Developing a Vision Board Workshop with Taneshia Nash Laird, Executive Director of the Arts Council of Princeton. Learn how to use collage to express your desires for the future. Proceeds benefit ACP’s Community Outreach Programs (also at 7 p.m.).

4:30 p.m.: Joaquin Medina Warmburg to present “Shaping Atmospheres: Early Environmental Approaches in Latin American Architecture” at Princeton University’s Burr Hall 216.

Wednesday, April 26 

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Princeton University Farmers’ Market at Firestone Library/Chapel Plaza (repeats weekly through May 10).

6 p.m.: Brad Gooch and Paul Muldoon discuss Rumi’s Secret: The Life of the Sufi Poet of Love at Labyrinth Books of Princeton.

6 p.m.: Artist Talk: Postcommodity (Raven Chacon, Cristobal Martinez, and Kade L. Twist) at Princeton University Art Museum. As representatives of the Cherokee and Navajo nations, as well as the New Mexican mestizo culture, the artists engage issues of identity and geography rooted in ancient cultures and contemporary politics. Free.

7:30 p.m.: Contra Dance with the Princeton Country Dancers at the Suzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton Street (repeats weekly).

7:30 p.m.: Shulem Deen discusses his memoir, All Who Go Do Not Return, on leaving the Hassidic community. The program will be held at Rutgers University’s Douglass Student Center, 100 George Street in New Brunswick. Free.

Thursday, April 27 

5 p.m.: Princeton University Art Museum presents “Revealing War: A Conversation About Art and Journalism in the 21st Century” at 101 McCormick Hall. The panelists will examine the moral responsibilities and contemporary challenges of representing suffering in conflict. Free.

5 to 8 p.m.: Princeton Eye Group’s The Optical Shoppe Annual Trunk Show and Styling Event at 419 North Harrison Street in Princeton. Refreshments will be served. RSVP to (609) 683-7994.

6 p.m.: Joy Stocke and Angie Brenner discuss Tree of Life: Turkish Home Cooking at Labyrinth Books of Princeton.

7 p.m.: Hindu Studies Lecture Series presents “Emotional Poetry/Devotional Poetry: Sanskrit Love Lyrics & Devotion to Krishna” with David Buchta of Brown University; Princeton University, Aaron Burr Hall 219.

Friday, April 28 

11 a.m.: Free, Tiger Tales for children ages 3-5 at Cotsen Children’s Library (repeats weekly).

Noon: Princeton University Men’s Baseball vs. Cornell at Clarke Field.

6 p.m.: C.K. Williams Reading Series for Emerging Writers at Labyrinth Books welcomes Saeed Jones and Princeton University students.

7:30 p.m.: Princeton University Orchestra (PUO) Season Finale at Richardson Auditorium. PUO will perform works by Mahler and Hindemith (also on Saturday, April 29).

Saturday, April 29 

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Princeton University Men’s Heavyweight Crew vs. Brown at Shea Rowing Center at Carnegie Lake.

Noon to 5 p.m.: Uncork Spring Wine Festival at Mercer County Park in West Windsor Township. Wine sampling from 15 New Jersey wineries, food trucks, and live music. For tickets, visit (also on Sunday, April 30).

1 p.m.: Princeton University Women’s Lacrosse vs. Columbia at Princeton’s 1952 Stadium.

3 p.m.: Princeton University Men’s Tennis vs. Penn at the Lenz Tennis Center.

Sunday, April 30 

1 to 6 p.m.: Communiversity ArtsFest 2017 produced by the Arts Council of Princeton features over 200 booths showcasing original art and contemporary crafts, unique merchandise, and cuisine from local chefs. Also, six stages of live entertainment. The event typically draws over 40,000 visitors to downtown Princeton.

Monday, May 1


7 to 9 p.m.: “The Country and Bluegrass Tradition: An Afternoon with Robby George and Friends” at Princeton University’s McCormick Lecture Hall 101.

7:30 p.m.: The Coryell’s Ferry Stamp Club will meet at 1 Maple Avenue in Flemington for a program on stamp collecting followed by an auction. For more information, call (215) 598-7534.

Tuesday, May 2

5:30 p.m.: “A Man and His Presidents: The Political Odyssey of William F. Buckley Jr.” at Princeton University’s Robertson Hall Lecture Hall, Harold W. Dodds 100.

6 p.m.: Walter McDougall discusses The Tragedy of U.S. Foreign Policy at Labyrinth Books of Princeton.

7:30 p.m.: Screening of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) at Princeton Garden Theatre.

Wednesday, May 3

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Princeton University Farmers’ Market at Firestone Library/Chapel Plaza (repeats weekly through May 10).

6 p.m.: Britt Rusert and Ruha Benjamin discuss Fugitive Science: Empiricism and Freedom in Early African American Culture at Labyrinth Books of Princeton.

Thursday, May 4

12:30 p.m.: Free, Afternoon Organ Concert at Princeton University Chapel featuring Tatiana Lukyanova of South United Methodist Church in Manchester, Conn.

5:30 p.m.: International Cinema Series at Princeton Garden Theatre present Toni Erdmann (2016)

Friday, May 5

6:30 p.m.: Free, screening of the musical La La Land (2016) at Princeton Public Library.

8 p.m.: First Preview performance of Intimate Apparel at McCarter Theatre.

Saturday, May 6 

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Are you thinking of starting an organically certified farm, but aren’t sure where to start? Mark Keating, organic inspector and NOFA-NJ technical advisor will guide participants through the process of organic certification. The cost to attend is $90 NOFA-NJ members and $125 for non-members; 334 River Road in Hillsborough.

Noon to 1 p.m.: “Collecting Perfume Bottles 101,” a free educational program presented by The International Perfume Bottle Association at the Hyatt Regency – Princeton. Door prizes, refreshments, and starter packet.

5 p.m.: McCarter Theatre Center Gala 2017 “A Night in Old Havana,” featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. The evening includes cocktails, silent auction, dinner, live auction, musical performance, and a post-performance party. For more information, visit

5 to 8 p.m.: The Junior League of Greater Princeton welcomes the community to their annual fundraising event, “A Day at the Races” at Green Acres Country Club, located at 2170 Lawrenceville Road in Lawrenceville. Visit for more information.

Sunday, May 7 

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Handmade Hopewell presents MADE: A Makers Street Fair on Seminary Avenue in Hopewell. Meet local artists and craftspeople.

3 p.m.: Chad Goerner discusses A Tale of Two Tigers: The Historic Consolidation of the Princetons at Labyrinth Books of Princeton.

4 p.m.: Princeton Symphony Orchestra’s Metamorphosis concert at Richardson Auditorium (a pre-concert lecture begins at 3 p.m. in Richardson Auditorium).