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7:30 AM Kinny’s Walk , Battle Against Hunger , Mercer Park Marina, Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, 732-257-4014 The walk to battle hunger is a memorial tribute to Kingsley Hubby Gallup. Family friendly activities, food, music, and prizes. The group has raised more than $250,000 with five annual bike tours and walks. Register. $20., www.battleagainsthunger.org
8 am . 1 pm Yard Sale , Unitarian Universalist Church at Washington Crossing Furniture, household items, jewelry, toys, games, books, and collectibles. Inside. Free admission., www.uucwc.org , 268 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road, Titusville, 609-737-0515
8 -11 am Parenting Your Teen with Hope , Windsor Holistic Health ,’Nine Keys,’ a workshop to restore communication and respect in the home. Register. $45., www.windsorholistichealth.com 666 Plainsboro Road, Suite 435, Plainsboro, 609-716-8700
8:45 . 10 am Open Bounce , Bounce U , 410 Princeton Hightstown Road, West Windsor, 609-443-5867 All ages, $6.95; adults, free., www.bounceu.com
9 am Public Forum , .Princeton Future. , Princeton Public Library, 609-921-6100 www.princetonfuture.org
9 am – NoonLarry Tritel , Thomas Sweet Cafe , 1330 Route 206, Skillman, 609-430-2828 Guitar and vocals., www.larrytritel.com
9 . Noon National Trails Day , Friends of Hopewell Valley Open Space ,Break ground on a new nature trail. Call for location. Register., www.fohvos.org Hopewell Township, 609-730-1560
9 – Noon :: Ted Stiles Preserve , Mercer County Park Commission , Baldpate Mountain, , Hike on the Summit Trail to the top of the mountain, birding program with observation and walk, tour homestead plants, house tours, horse and wagon rides, children’s programs, nature crafts, and scavenger hunt. Shuttle service to the mountaintop from the Fiddlers Creek parking area via van or tractor drawn wagon. Free. The preserve features more than 1,000 acres of county public open space with more than 12 miles of multi-use recreation trails. Parking on Fiddlers Creek and Pleasant Valley roads. Free., www.mercercounty.org 609-989-6540
9 – 4 Yard Sale , Plainsboro Rescue Squad , , Benefit to purchase ambulances, uniforms, bandages, and oxygen. Rain or shine., www.plainsbororescuesquad.org 641 Plainsboro Road, Plainsboro, 609-799-2180
9 -1, West Windsor Community Farmers’ Market Outdoor gallery exhibit sponsored by the West Windsor Arts Council features art works created by students in WW-P schools. Curated by a team of WW-P art department teachers and led by Sandy Bonasara, the artwork includes two dimensional pieces made with pastels and tempera paint, three dimensional paper mache and ceramic produce. @pt1:Produce, bakery items, meat, coffee, tea, sandwiches, ice cream, pickles, sauces, and flowers. Arts, crafts, children’s activities, culinary demonstrations, entertainment programs, and wellness information., www.westwindsorfarmersmarket.org , Vaughn Drive Parking Lot, Princeton Junction Train Station, 609-577-5113
9-5 Father’s Day Exhibit , Gold Medal Impressions , Photographer Richard Druckman features a limited number of collection-quality photographs from Super Bowls, Giants, Jets, Eagles, Yankees, Mets, Nets, Devils, Flyers, Rutgers, Georgetown, and West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North and South images. Through June 20. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, www.goldmedalimpressions.com 43 Princeton Hightstown Road, West Windsor, 609-606-9001
9 am Art Exhibit , Princeton Alliance Church , First day for selected photos of members of the Raritan Photographic Society. Opening reception on Sunday, June 14, from 3 to 5:30 p.m. On view to July 25. Open weekdays, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturdays, 3 to 8 p.m.; and Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., www.princetonalliance.org 20 Schalks Crossing Road, Plainsboro, 609-799-9000
9-1 Pennington Farmer.s Market::The Pennington Market starts its season with a kid-friendly community event, .Spring Mix Festival,. that is packed with fun activities.including face painting, seed planting, instant pictures, rock bands, jugglers, and stiltwalkers. Five high-quality local farms, including one certified organic and another certified .naturally grown., will sell fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables every Saturday morning. located at the Pennington Shopping Center
9:30 . 4:30 Vinyl Record Sale , Lawrence Library , Darrah Lane and Route 1, Lawrence Township, 609-989-6922 Pop, jazz, rock, classical. LPs, 45s, 78s, and 12 inch singles. Cash only., www.mcl.org
9:45 am Breast Cancer Breakfast , Ujima Urban Women Center ,Breakfast and panel discussion featuring area breast cancer survivors, an oncologist, and a caregiver. Food, flowers, door prizes, decorations, and raffle gifts provided by small business owners in Mercer County. Register. Free. 1001 Pennington Road, Ewing, 609-882-2098
9:45 . 11 Integral Yoga Institute Princeton , Yoga class with live music by Kamaniya and Keshavacharya Das. $20., www.iyiprinceton.com 613 Ridge Road, Monmouth Junction, 732-274-2410
10 am Learn to Row , Princeton National Rowing Association , Two-hour session includes rowing on the water and on a rowing machine. Register. Free., www.rowpnra.org Mercer Lake, 1 South Post Road, West Windsor, 609-799-7100
10 am . Noon Great Watershed Stream Exploration , Explore the aquatic environment of the stream and the surrounding terrestrial habitat using a variety of seines and nets. Register. Free., www.thewatershed.org Stony Brook Millstone Watershed , Bedens Brook, Opossum Road Woods, Montgomery, 609-737-7592
10 . 4 Dairy Day , Howell Living History Farm ,Free parking and admission., www.howellfarm.org Valley Road, off Route 29, Titusville, 609-737-3299
10 am House Tour , Lawrence Historical Society , Brearley House, Meadow Lane, Lawrenceville, 609-895-1728 , Free., www.thelhs.org
10 . 4 pm , Alex Lemonade Stand Foundation , 4 Osprey Court, Plainsboro Benefit in honor of Meghan Norris, 2, a brain cancer survivor.
11-4 Anniversary Arts Party , Grounds For Sculpture 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. , Anniversary celebration of the founding of the venue. Family-friendly workshops, meet the artists, tour the grounds, make a square for commemorative quilt, musical performances, peacock calling contest, free ice cream and cake. $10., www.groundsforsculpture.org , 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-586-0616
11 am . 8 pm Hungarian Festival , Hungarian Civic Association , Somerset Street, from Division to Bethany streets, New Brunswick, Commemorating the 800th anniversary of Francison Order. Traditional foods, music, folk dancing, demonstrations, and games. Rain or shine. Free. 732-846-5777
12 Noon: Trenton Heritage Days Festival , Mill Hill Park and Historic Trenton, The state’s largest free outdoor heritage festival with food, music, children’s rides, face painters, storytellers, and marionette theater. Dick Gratton Quartet brings jazz to the event from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Free. 609-777-1771
Noon . 3:30 Yoga and Your Body , Four Winds Yoga , Explore your skeletal design, lecture, discussion, and asana practice. All levels welcome. Register. $45., www.fourwindsyoga.com 114 West Franklin Avenue, Pennington, 609-818-9888
1 pm International Trail Day , West Windsor Bicycle and Pedestrian Alliance , Zaitz Wood Nature Preserve, Southfield Road, West Windsor Trail event. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
2 pm Viola Recital , Princeton String Academy ,Viola recital of music written by 20th century composers. Free. First Presbyterian Church, 154 South Mill Road, West Windsor, 609-751-7664
2 pm Highlights Tour , Princeton University Art Museum , Free., www.artmuseum.princeton.edu Princeton campus., 609-258-3788
2 -7 pm Art Exhibit , Artists’ Gallery , Opening reception for ‘West Meets East,’ a shared exhibit featuring digital prints and drawings of Japan by Alan J. Klawans, and landscapes by Michael Schweigart. On view to July 5., www.lambertvillearts.com 32 Coryell Street, Lambertville, 609-397-4588
2 . 5 pm Wine Tasting , CoolVines , 344 Nassau Street, Princeton, 609-924-0039 ‘How do you like your tannins?’, www.coolvines.com
2 & 7 pm Youth Ink! Play Festival , McCarter Theater , Sixth annual program dedicated to inspiring young playwrights. A post show discussion with directors, cast members, and playwrights takes place after each performance. Register. $10 donation., www.mccarter.org The Room, 91 University Place, Princeton, 609-258-6511
2:30 . 4:30 pm Caring for the Back , Princeton Center for Yoga & Health ‘Yoga to Go.’ Yoga postures, breathing, and relaxation techniques. Register. $30., www.princetonyoga.com , 50 Vreeland Drive, Suite 506, Skillman, 609-924-7294
3:30 . 5 pm Fabulous Frogs , Plainsboro Preserve , Prepare to get wet. $5., www.njaudubon.org 80 Scotts Corner Road, Plainsboro, 609-897-9400
4 PM Partner Yoga for Singles , Princeton Center for Yoga & Health ,Workshop for all levels. No partner needed. Register. $15., www.princetonyoga.com 50 Vreeland Drive, Suite 506, Skillman, 609-924-7294
4 & 8 pm , High School Musical 2 , Bucks County Playhouse $25., www.buckscountyplayhouse.com , 70 South Main Street, New Hope, 215-862-2041
6 pm Relay for Life , American Cancer Society , WW-P High School South, Food, games, music, and entertainment. Benefit for cancer research, education, and patient and family services in the community. www.wwprelay.org Clarksville Road, West Windsor, 732-216-8752
6:30 PM The Hub , Princeton United Methodist Church , Social center for men and women who have developmental disabilities. Non-sectarian. Facilitators and volunteers organize meals, music, games, videos, and crafts. Enter from the parking lot in back of the church. Wheelchair accessible. Free., www.princetonumc.org Nassau at Vandeventer Street, Princeton, 609-924-0781
7 pm CD Release Party , Princeton Center for Yoga & Health , Andrea Brachfeld presents her new CD, ‘Songs from the Divine’ featuring meditation music from different cultures around the world. A South Brunswick resident and an award-winning flutist, Brachfeld has developed the concept based on teachings to promote inner peace through music, storytelling, and meditation., www.princetonyoga.com 50 Vreeland Drive, Suite 506, Skillman, 609-924-7294
7 . 8:45 pm Drum Circle for Adults , Center for Relaxation and Healing. Drums provided or bring your own. Register. $15., www.relaxationandhealing.com 666 Plainsboro Road, Suite 635, Plainsboro, 609-750-7432
7 pm Animania and Love Hurts , New Jersey International Film Festival ‘Gunk in Abductard,’ ‘Daniel Finds His Walking Stick,’ ‘Fruitless Efforts: Fruit of the Womb,’ ‘Shoebox Redhead,’ ‘Beneath the River,’ and others. $10. Appearance by some filmmakers., www.njfilmfest.com , Milledoler Hall, College Avenue, New Brunswick, 732-932-8482
7:30 pm No Name Dance California Mix , Central Jersey Dance Society , Universalist Congregation, 50 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton, 609-945-1883 Hustle lesson with Del Camden of Broadway Ballroom followed by open dancing. No partner needed. $12., www.centraljerseydance.org
7:30 & 9:30 pm Mike Stankkiewicz , Catch a Rising Star , Hyatt Regency, Reservation. $20., www.catcharisingstar.com 102 Carnegie Center, 609-987-8018
7:30 pm Sinfonietta Nova , Prince of Peace Lutheran Church ‘Sounds of Italy.’ Highlight is Mendelssohn’s Italian Symphony No. 4 and operatic excerpts from Puccini and Verdi. $15., www.sinfoniettanova.org , 177 Princeton-Hightstown Road, West Windsor, 609-799-1753
8 pm American Songbook , Voices Chorale , First Presbyterian Church of Ewing, 100 Scotch Road, Ewing, 609-637-9383 Randall Thompson’s ‘Frostiano,’ based on seven Robert Frost poems; traditional spirituals, American folk songs; and a medley from ‘Porgy and Bess.’ $18; family pass, $45., www.voiceschorale.org
8 pm Concert and Show , Princeton Garden Statesmen , Yvonne Theater, Rider University,8 p.m. , ‘A Musical Milestone: 1969-2009’ presented by the 40 year-old barbershop chorus. The non-profit organization presents at numerous charity including the Trenton Rescue Mission. $20., www.princetongardenstatesmen.com 2083 Route 206, Lawrenceville, 609-924-9250
8 pm Soup Du Jour , Off-Broadstreet Theater Musical comedy features an undercover reporter working as a waitress. $27.50 to $29.50 includes dessert., www.off-broadstreet.com 5 South Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell, 609-466-2766
8 pm Sweeney Todd , Kelsey Theater, Musical about a barber obsessed with revenge. $16., www.kelseytheatre.net Mercer County Community College , 1200 Old Trenton Road, 609-570-3333
8 pm The Odd Couple , Somerset Valley Players , Comedy featuring the female version. $14., www.svptheatre.org Amwell Road, Hillsborough, 908-369-7469
8:30 pm Barbara Cook , McCarter Theater , An evening of musical theater. $47 to $58., www.mccarter.org 91 University Place, 609-258-2787
8:30 pm Live Music with Gerry Hemingway and Terrence McManus , Small World Coffee , McManus on acoustic and electric guitars; Hemingway on drum set., www.smallworldcoffee.com 14 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, 609-924-4377
9 . Midnight DJ Darius , Sotto 128 Restaurant and Lounge , 128 Nassau Street, Princeton, 609-921-7555, Dance music., www.sotto128.com
9 -1 pm Lawrenceville Farmers Market featuring cooking demos, kids programs and music. 16 Gordon Avenue, Lawrenceville
9 a.m.: 31th annual Princeton HealthCare 10K Race; University Medical Center at Princeton, 253 Witherspoon Street.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: YWCA Princeton.s Paddle for Pink Dragon Boat Festival; Mercer County Lake Marina.
Noon . 4 pm Shady Brook Farm Sunday Funday: Strawberry Festival Activities: Don.t miss this seasonal family fun festival including a Moonbounce & Giant Slide, Kids Crafts, Informational seminars on seasonal and farm-related topics, a Playground, Hayrides ($3), Inflatables, Tryke Track and food, drinks, and ice cream available (for extra fees). All ages, Free.
1 p.m.: Pennington Dance 29th Year Celebration; Performing Arts Center, Hopewell Valley Central High School, 259 Pennington-Titusville Road, Pennington.
1 to 4 p.m.: Drumthwacket house and gardens tour. Reservations required; call (609) 683-0057.
2 p.m.: In the Red and Brown Water; Berlind Theatre. McCarter.
2:30 p.m.: Annual Spring Concert by Lashir, Jewish Community Choir of Princeton; Richardson Auditorium. Free.
3 p.m.: .Music in the Museum. classical concert with soprano Rochelle Ellis; Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie Mansion, Cadwalader Park, Trenton.
3 p.m.: Steinway Society Musicale with pianist Paul Zeigler; Recital Hall of Jacobs Music, 2540 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville.
3 pm Sunday Musicale Series , Steinway Musical Society , Composer, pianist, and performer Paul Zeigler. Recital and reception benefits the scholarship program. $18., www.princetonol.com/groups/steinway Jacobs Music, 2540 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville, 609-434-0222
4 pm Concert , Eastern Wind Symphony , Community Middle School, $7., www.easternwindsymphony.org Grovers Mill Road, Plainsboro, 609-771-2549
4 p.m.: WWFM benefit concert, .Celebrating Our Musical Community.; Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton.
4 p.m.: Eastern Wind Symphony; Community Middle School, Plainsboro.
7:30 p.m.: The Brothers Size and Marcus; or The Secret of Sweet; Berlind Theatre.
8 p.m.: MouthWorks comedy troupe; Studio Theatre, Mercer County Community College. Free.