Our Weekend Picks: Dinos, George’s Bday & More!

Saturday February 24 Get the kiddos: Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live is coming to McCarter Theater! Meet and interact with a collection of life-like dinosaur puppets presented in an educational live theatrical performance. 3pm. Tickets at www.mccarter.org If you haven’t visited Rockingham estate up in Kingston, Saturday is the perfect day to do it: to celebrate…

Our Weekend Picks: Sourlands, Ice Sculptures, Oscar Films…

Friday February 9 Learn the hidden history of the Sourlands, and find out about the secrets that were tucked into those hills. Historian Jim Davidson describes the bootleggers, bandits, mysteries, and murders in the mountains with the “Dark Side of the Sourlands” at Hillbilly Hall. Register online. 7pm. www.tiny.cc/dark_side The Kelsey Theater players put a…

PrincetonScoop’s 2018 NJ Summer Camp Guide

Hard to believe that summer is a mere 4 months away which means we are getting our ducks in a row to send our ducklings to some great local Summer camps. Whether your kiddo is a nature lover, an athlete, needs a little extra help with academics or just wants to play outside all day…

Our Weekend Picks: Mixology, Memoirs, Fire, Ice…

Friday, January 26 If your little scoop is a science lover like ours are, you won’t want to miss the Science and Discovery Night at Lawrence Elementary School! It’s a night of hands-on science fun, with activities and demos lead by local scientists. $7, 6:30-8:30pm. Email sciencediscoverynight@gmail.com for information. Get your zen on with 4…

New Ideas for the New Year

New Year, new you! A fresh start and perhaps a chance to learn something new. We have some ideas on how you can make this happen. From taking a class At the Y or the U, joining a new club, or trying an old skill yourself (dust off those ballet slippers, ladies…) to fun for the little Scoops…

Our Weekend Picks: Recognizing MLK Day

Saturday, January 13 Ever heard of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory? It’s a state of the art energy research laboratory conducting research on fusion, and it’s right outside downtown Princeton. In addition to their research, education is also a mission of theirs. So join in for Science On Saturday with Craig Arnold of Princeton University,…

Our Weekend Picks: Music, Art, and More!

Saturday, January 6 Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you can’t eat local! Shop the West Windsor Community Farmer’s Market – indoors! West Windsor Athletic Club hosts the market which features local farmers and business vendors, and live music from Dark Whiskey. REE, 10am-1pm. www.westwindsorfarmersmarket.org Have you visited the new Hopewell Theater yet? Newly renovated,…

Our Weekend Picks: Happy Holidays!

Friday, December 22 A story of a man in red who flies through the air… nope, not Santa… it’s Spiderman! Take a break from the holiday mayhem and catch a free movie screening at Princeton Public Library. The library will be playing Spider-man: Homecoming this Friday. 6 p.m., FREE, www.princetonlibrary.org Experience Washington Crossing State Park…

Our Weekend Picks: Santa, Scrooge & Washington’s Crossing

Friday December 8 Shop the work of dozens of local artists and find one-of-a-kind gifts for that special someone on your gift list at the Arts Council of Princeton’s Sauce for the Goose Holiday Market! Opens Saturday and running through the weekend. FREE, 4-8pm. www.artscouncilofprinceton.org Get into the holiday spirit with ‘An Evening of Readings…

Our Weekend Picks

Friday, December 1 What are this year’s hottest tech items, and what makes them so cool? Local technology consultant Douglas Dixon will fill you in! He returns to Princeton Public Library for his annual Holiday Tech Talk. FREE, 7pm. www.princetonlibrary.org This weekend The Hopewell Train Station transforms into a little slice of Paris as Ohlala!…