Our Weekend Picks: Arts Council Turns 50, JazzFeast & More!

Friday September 15 The musical masterminds of So Percussion perform live at Princeton University’s Richardson Auditorium this weekend. Not familiar with this group? Definitely take this chance to check them out! With a variety of found objects and instruments, they create highly entertaining, creative, and mesmerizing sounds. FREE, 7:30pm. tickets.princeton.edu Saturday September 16 It’s a…

PrincetonScoop’s 2017 Back to School Guide

Just like every child is different, so is every school and finding the right fit is essential for happy kids. Whether you are thinking of changing schools or considering school for the first time, read on for the low down on the Princeton NJ schools…. so many great ones, and all are special in their…

PrincetonScoop’s Dance Studio Round Up

Whether you raised your Scoops to have nightly dance parties or you’ve seen someone singing and dancing around the dining room to the soundtrack of “Frozen”, dance classes might be in your future. We present to you a few of the fine dancing schools in our area.  Whether your tiny dancer is thinking hip-hop, pirouettes, or…

Our Weekend Picks: Insect Festival, Montgomery Fun Fest, & More!

Friday September 8 Explore Lake Mercer with the Mercer County Park Commission this Friday. Park Naturalists invite paddlers 16+ of all skill levels to tour the lake on kayak, checking out turtles, songbirds, lakeside wildflowers, and more. Best part? Kayaks, paddles & life jackets are provided! Register in advance. $25. 9:30am-12pm. Call 609-888-3218 Head to…

Our Weekend Picks: Movies, Kayaking, Funk….

Friday July 14 It’s a night of free family fun in Princeton with Palmer Square’s Summer Movies on the Green! This weekend’s film is ‘The Parent Trap.’ Plan a family night with dinner in town, or grab some ice cream before spreading your blanket out on the green for a movie under the stars. FREE,…

New in Town: Santé Integrative Pharmacy on Nassau

A whole new kind of pharmacy has arrived in Princeton! Santé Integrative Pharmacy is Princeton’s new local, independent, and certainly innovative pharmacy, owned by Chris Castagna of Pennington Apothecary and his partners, Barry Perzow and Jo Ann Issenman. They are a pharmacy that combines prescription drug and over-the counter products with natural, complementary health and…

Princeton Area Fireworks & FUN for 4th of July 2017

Thursday, June 29 Montgomery High School – the High School hosts a family-friendly festival featuring food vendors and activities, plus classic hits from the John Oakes Band until the fireworks start, roughly 9:15! http://www.twp.montgomery.nj.us/2017-fireworks-june-29/ Arm & Hammer Park, Trenton – tonight is ‘Thirsty Thursday’ AND ‘Hometown Heroes Night’ at Trenton Thunder’s Arm & Hammer Park…

The Cold Stuff: Local Picks for Summer Refreshment!

Ah! It’s officially the first day of Summer! The temp is up, the school year ending, and vacations are on the horizon. This seems like just the perfect moment to share some tasty ports of call for staying cool out there — Princeton gets pretty steamy this time of year after all, and nothing tastes…

Introducing The Summer Scoop from Julia!

Hi there on this gorgeous Summer morning! I’m Julia. I grew up in Princeton, just finished up my first year of college and am home for the summer. Being home is great because Princeton has so much to offer — great food, entertainment, awesome shopping. Not only is there a ton to do, but I…

Our Weekend Picks: Bird Banding, Parklet Party & More!

Saturday June 10 Which plants are good, which plants are bad? Learn to identify native plants versus invasive ones, and find out how to get rid of those pesky invasives properly with the naturalists at Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve in New Hope. Register in advance. FREE, 9:30am. www.bhwp.org Make sure your little ones are buckled…