Find Local Fun: Our Weekend Picks

on

http://beyondthemarquee.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/BTM-Jingles1.jpg

65 Things, Tigers Hockey, Samba & More!

Thursday, January 8
Brr… it might be a good day to do something indoors! Visit the West Windsor Library for a free screening of ‘Saving Mr. Banks,’ the story of author P.L. Travers’ meeting with Walt Disney, who turned her story, ‘Mary Poppins’ into a film. FREE, 11am. www.mcl.org

Friday, January 9
Go Tigers! Princeton’s hockey teams have a double header this weekend, hosting Union at home on Friday, and Rensselaer on Saturday. The women’s team will play at 3pm each day, and the men’s team at 7pm. Cheer on the Tigers at Princeton’s historic Baker Rink. Tickets $10, www.goprincetontigers.com

5%DaySave the Date: Shop Whole Foods & Support West Windsor Arts Council
On Wednesday, January 14th, shop and support the West Windsor Arts Council at Whole Foods Market Princeton’s 5% Day! A portion of the store’s profits will be donated to the local organization,  whose mission is to provide professional quality community arts programming to support, educate, inspire and promote the arts and art appreciation. The Arts Council will set up a table with information and FAMOUS ARTIST MUSTACHE face painting from 12-6pm! Find more fun foodie events on the store’s calendar.

Saturday, January 10
Want to take better photos? Hoop dance? Create a floral centerpiece? These activities are a few of a long list of demos for all ages included in Princeton Public Library’s ‘65 Things at 65 Witherspoon’ this Saturday. Get the full lineup on the library’s website. FREE, 10am-3pm. www.princetonlibrary.org

Stock up on delicious local goodies this weekend at Slow Food Central New Jersey’s Winter Farmers Market at D&R Greenway. Vendors will be offering cheeses, breads, baked goods, produce, jams, wine, mushrooms and more. Wineries & live music make it an especially fun, festive event! $3, 10am-2pm. www.slowfoodcentralnj.org

If getting outside for some fresh air sounds fun, bundle the family up and head to the Stony Brook Millstone Watershed for a Welcome Winter Walk, designed for ages 5 & up. Register in advance, $5. 9:30-11:30am. www.thewatershed.org

Sunday, January 11
Samba, anyone? West Windsor Arts Council and Athleta MarketFair invites you to hit the dance floor – right in front of the store – for a free dance class before MarketFair opens on Sunday morning! Bai will be on hand with refreshments and samples. Afterwards, shop Athleta to support the West Windsor Arts Council – 10% of sales will be donated through 1/12 if you mention WWAC at checkout! FREE, 9:30am www.westwindsorartscenter.org

Share and Enjoy !

0Shares

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *