Our Weekend Picks

Thursday, May 15 In case you missed it, Thursday is the opening day of the Princeton Farmers’ Market’s outdoor season! Local vendors will be set up in tents in Hinds Plaza selling produce, cheese, baked goods, flowers, meat, eggs, freshly brewed coffee, preserves and more, with live music from noon through 2:30. The market is…

Farmer’s Markets Are Opening Everywhere

Food blogger and business owner Trish Ryan is constantly looking for healthy options to feed herself and her family. She is the founder of Time for Dinner, a meal planning service to help you enjoy healthy meals with your family. In this post, she celebrates the outdoor opening of the Princeton Farmers’ Market on Hinds Plaza tomorrow,…

Celebrate National Bike Month

Celebrate National Bike Month with Random Acts of Community for the entire month of May Throughout Princeton May is National Bike Month—time to grab your bike helmet and leave your car at home. For the ninth year running, Whole Earth folks are out on the streets of Princeton throughout the month of May randomly rewarding…

A Mother’s Day Celebration & Contest at Hamilton Jewelers

Hamilton Jewelers invites Moms & their little ones to join in for a Mother’s Day celebration with jewelry, sweet treats, and an even sweeter giveaway… “Come join us as we celebrate mom this Saturday from 10am-6pm. Enjoy the latest collections from Italy’s finest designers and let us help your kids record a video about why their…

#BringBackOurGirls

On April 14, 2014 , an estimated 276 girls between 16 and 18 years old were taken from a school in northeastern Nigeria by a group of Islamic militants called Boko Haram. That’s what we know for sure.   The girls are believed to have been taken into Sambisa forest. The forest, reportedly quite thick and…

Our Weekend Picks

Thursday May 8 Dare you to turn off your computer/put down your phone after reading this email: it’s Screen Free Week – a week dedicated to unplugging, and spending time together. (Crazy thought, huh?) The Princeton Public Library has programming that coincides with Screen Free Week – including Alex and the Kaleidoscope Band, playing a…

Why Native Plants?

Because central New Jersey’s native plants and wildlife evolved together, they are highly adapted to and dependent upon each other. Native plant nutrition is especially critical for wildlife at energy-intensive times of the year, such as spring and fall migration, and during courtship and breeding. In turn, native plants rely upon wildlife for pollination and…

Get happy with us?! #100happydays starts today.

We live in times when super-busy schedules have become something to boast about. While the speed of life increases, there is less and less time to enjoy the moment that you are in. The ability to appreciate the moment, the environment and yourself in it, is the base for the bridge towards long term happiness…

Our Weekend Picks

Thursday, May 1 If you’ve visited – or even walked past – the Princeton University Art Museum recently, you’ve noticed two new sculptures by the infamous Alexander Calder, on loan to the museum. This Thursday, join acclaimed art critic Jed Perl for a lecture on Calder in McCormick 101. In addition to having been the…

Our Weekend Picks + COMMUNIVERSITY

Thursday, April 24 Princeton Public Library hosts Sustainable Princeton’s next Great Ideas Breakfast, ‘Stories of Waste and Hope.’ A zero-waste, Fair Trade breakfast kicks off a discussion that will inspire you to examine the mountain of plastic that could be traced back to you from the landfill – and inspiring changes that you can implement…