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Wednesday, April 16

8:30 to 9:30 a.m.: Begin your morning with a naturalist-guided walk through the Watershed Reserve trails. This event is for adults only and will occur rain or shine. Guests are encouraged to bring their own binoculars.

7 p.m.: Learn what foods and supplements can help to counteract symptoms of fatigue, stress, and anxiety. This seminar is free to attend; Feldman Chiropractic, Kingston.

Thursday, April 17

11:30 a.m.: Widows Support Group meeting. All are welcome to attend; Princeton Public Library.

7 p.m.: Screening of Destiny’s Bridge, a documentary about Lakewood, N.J.’s Tent City and the epidemic of homeless camps that are sprouting up all over America. The film showing will be followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Jack Ballo; Princeton’s Garden Theatre.

8 p.m.: Argentine Tango presented by Viva Tango at the Suzanne Patterson Center in Princeton. The cost is $15 to attend and no partner is needed.

Friday, April 18 

10 a.m.: Free, job seeker session for residents of Mercer County. Hosted by the library and Professional Service Group of Mercer County; Princeton Public Library.

7:30 p.m.: The Princeton University Glee Club presents the annual Walter L. Nollner Memorial Concert at Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall. The program entitled “Seven Last Words: Modern Passions for Good Friday,” includes works by James MacMillan, Arvo Part, and Eriks Esenvalds.

Saturday, April 19

10 a.m.: Record Store Day at the Princeton Record Exchange on 20 South Tulane Street. Hundreds of limited edition titles will be available while supplies last. This annual event supports independent record stores nationwide.

10 a.m.: Welcome spring at Terhune Orchards with the “Bunny Chase.” Children and families can visit with the farm animals, including rabbits. There will also be lots of treats including spring-themed pies, cookies, and lunches (also on Sunday, April 20).

10 a.m.: Hunt for naturally dyed eggs at The Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed reserve. This event is for children ages 3-10 years old. Participants should bring their own baskets for egg-gathering.

6:30 p.m.: California Mix Dance and West Coast Swing dance workshop with the Central Jersey Dance Society. Everyone is welcome and no partner is needed; Suzanne Patterson Center, Princeton. The cost is $12 to attend.

Sunday, April 20

Easter Sunday

11 a.m.: Easter Brunch at Rat’s Restaurant at Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton Township. Call (609) 584-7800 to make reservations.

Monday, April 21


7 to 9 p.m.: Princeton-born poet Chris Hosea delivers a free reading of his works. Hosea’s debut collection of poems “Put Your Hands In,” was selected by John Ashbery as the winner of the 2013 Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets.

7:30 p.m.: We’ll Meet Again: The Songs of Kate Smith performed by mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe and pianist Chris Terry; McCarter Theatre.

Tuesday, April 22

Earth Day

6:30 p.m.: Celebrate Earth Day with a leisurely hike through Drexel Woods in Lawrence Township. Guests should wear boots or sturdy shoes. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The hike will start at the Lawrence Nature Center, 481 Drexel Avenue, Lawrenceville.

Wednesday, April 23

7 p.m.: The Rev. Canon Dr. James Woodward, canon steward of St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, will give a talk titled, “Theology in Stone.” Woodward will explore the art and architecture of the chapel that is at the center of the College of St. George within Windsor Castle. The college was founded in 1348 by King Edward III; Princeton Theological Seminary, Daniel J. Theron Assembly Room.

7 p.m.: Princeton Symphony Orchestra’s Soundtrack Lecture Series continues with a talk by Matthew Guerrieri, author of The First Four Notes: Beethoven’s Fifth and the Human Imagination; Princeton Public Library’s Community Room.

8 p.m.: The Princeton Laptop Orchestra (PLOrk) presents “Machine Yearning” at Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall at Princeton University. The concert is free to attend.

Thursday, April 24

9 a.m. to 8 p.m.: Princeton Seminary’s Annual Used Book Sale. The book sale will take place in the Seminary’s Whiteley Gymnasium on Hibben Road in Princeton. There is an entrance fee of $5 per person. The sale runs through Saturday, April 26.

1:30 p.m.: Free, “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right” program at McCaffrey’s Supermarket in West Windsor. The event will be led by McCaffrey’s Executive Chef Eric Blackshire and dietician Jill Kwansy. RSVP by calling (215) 750-7713.

6 to 8 p.m.: Create unique flower arrangements with D&R Greenway at “A Night to Arrange.” The event is for amateurs and professionals, alike. The $10 fee supports the Land Trust’s preservation and stewardship projects. To register, visit

Friday, April 25

6 p.m.: 5th Annual “Princeton Dines Out for Parkinson’s Research.” Between April 25 and May 1, a percentage of restaurant proceeds will be donated to The Parkinson Alliance. Princeton-area participating restaurants include The Peacock Inn, Blue Point Grill, elements, Eno Terra, Mediterra, Mistral, North End Bistro, and more. For a complete list, visit

8 p.m.: An evening of contemporary music from composer Nico Muhly at McCarter’s Matthews Theatre.

8:15 p.m.: The Princeton Folk Music Society welcomes The Honey Dewdrops, which consists of folk singer/songwriters Laura Wortman and Kagey Parrish. Admission is $20 for general admission ($15 for folk music society members); Christ Congregation Church, 50 Walnut Lane, Princeton.

Saturday, April 26

3 to 5 p.m.: Opening reception for “Liberation,” new paintings by the Artists of A.R.T. at the Paul Robeson Center for the Arts at the Arts Council of Princeton. Refreshments will be served and the public is welcome. To listen to a recent TED talk delivered by Tim Lefens, A.R.T founder and executive director, visit

8 p.m.: Performance by Omar Sosa and The New Afro-Cuban Quartet at McCarter Theatre.

Sunday, April 27

1 to 6 p.m.: Communiversity, Festival of the Arts in downtown Princeton. More than 200 booths, merchants, and local businesses will be on-hand to celebrate the vibrant arts community in Princeton.

Monday, April 28

7 to 9 p.m.: Artistic Director Ryan Brandau hosts a symposium about Handel’s under-performed “Israel in Egypt,” the concerto being performed by Princeton Pro Musica on May 11 in Richardson Auditorium. This event is free to attend; Princeton Public Library.

Tuesday, April 29

6:30 to 9 p.m.: Gary Bass, professor of politics and international affairs at Princeton University discusses his newest book, The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide; Princeton Public Library.

Wednesday, April 30

7 to 8 p.m.: Free seminar on “Tips for Ensuring a Successful Estate Plan” with Stark & Stark Attorney’s at Law. Space is limited and pre-registration is necessary. RSVP by calling (609) 895-7307; Princeton Elks Lodge, 354 Route 518, Blawenburg.

Thursday, May 1

7 to 9 p.m.: Barbara Ehrenreich discusses her latest book, Living With a Wild God: A Nonbeliever’s Search for the Truth About Everything. Ehrenreich will be joined by Princeton University professor of philosophy, Gideon Rosen; Princeton Public Library.

Friday, May 2

1 to 3:30 p.m.: Friends of Morven Museum Preview Plant Sale (for Morven members only).

4:30 p.m.: Free, Beginners Drum Circle at the Lawrence Public Library. Guests can bring their own drums or use one of the drums provided. Registration is suggested by calling (609) 989-6920; 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville.

7 to 10 p.m.: Free. Open Mic Night for High School Students at the Arts Council of Princeton. This event is exclusively for teenagers.

6:30 to 9 p.m.: Preview Garden Party at Morven Museum & Garden. Tickets start at $125 per person and must be ordered in advance. To order, call (609) 924-8144.

Saturday, May 3

10 a.m.: Kite Day at Terhune Orchards. Bring your own kite or choose from a ready-made selection in the farm store. Enjoy live country music and farm-fresh food. The event continues through Sunday, May 4, when families can watch the sheep shearing.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Morven Museum’s art, crafts, and heirloom plant sale. This event is open to the general public and continues through Sunday, May 4 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

7:30 p.m.: Rider University presents its Emerging Choreographers Showcase. The event features the works of six winning choreographers, selected from a field of over 50 entrants; Rider University’s Bart Luedeke Theater, Lawrenceville.

Sunday, May 4

9 a.m.: Registration opens for the 5K Big Red Race at The Lawrenceville School. The 3.1 mile loop is held on the school’s grounds and begins at 10:15 a.m. For more information, visit

10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.: Artists are invited to set-up their easel on the grounds of Morven Museum & Garden. Capture the beauty of the spring season en plein air. This event is free to attend.

2 to 5 p.m.: Join Dr. Henry Horn, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at Princeton University, for an enlightening tour of the Princeton Institute Woods. This event costs $5 to attend and is sponsored by The Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed.

3 p.m.: The New School for Music Study presents a Full Faculty Recital at Gill Chapel on the campus of Rider University in Lawrenceville.