Princeton Weekend Events. Pray for Sun!

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Hey Loyal Followers…As promised your guide to what’s doing this weekend. I am thrilled to be able to list 5 Fabulous Farmer’s Markets, a bunch of outdoor music events, and that BLUEBERRIES are now in season!! We’ll be at Terhune on Saturday for sure. Whatever you choose to do…stay local, stay safe and have a blast. MWAH! xxx.PScoop.

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Thursday Noon Carnegie Center Concert Series , Patio at 502 Carnegie Center, 609-452-1444 , Free.

Thursday 6-8 pm Arts Council of Princeton Concert Series , Princeton Shopping Center , North Harrison Street, 609-921-6234 The Klez Dispensers. Free., www.princetonshoppingcenter.com

Thursday 7 pm, Music in the Park Series , Lawrenceville Main Street , Weeden Park, Main Street, 609-219-9300 The Tone Rangers present country and blues. Bring a chair. Free., www.LawrencevilleMainStreet.com

Thursday 9 pm Singer Songwriter Showcase , Triumph Brewing Company , 138 Nassau Street, Princeton, 609-924-7855 Hosted by Frank Thewes., www.triumphbrew.com

Friday 6-9 pm Dick Gratton , Chambers Walk Cafe , 2667 Main Street, Lawrenceville, 609-896-5995 Jazz guitar.

Friday 7:30 The Mixxtape , Grounds For Sculpture , 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-586-0616 Rock and roll. Rain or shine. $12., www.groundsforsculpture.org

Friday 8-10 pm 15 Keys , It’s A Grind Coffee House , 7 Schalks Crossing Road, Plainsboro, 609-275-2919 www.itsagrind.

Saturday 4 pm Yardley-Makefield Chamber Music Society , Bucks County Performing Arts Center , Yardley Community Center, 64 South Main Street, 215-493-3010 ‘Mostly Mozart’ features violin and piano duos, a piano trio, and a piano quartet. Discussion and refreshments. Free., www.bcpac.org

Saturday 6 pm Monday Blues , West Windsor Arts Council , Nassau Park Pavilion, West Windsor, 609-919-1982 www.westwindsorarts.org

Saturday 7 pm Music in the Park , Blue Curtain , Pettoranello Gardens Amphitheater, Community Park North, junction of Route 206 and Mountain Avenue., 609-924-7500 Stickmen featuring Tony Levin, Pat Mastellotto, and Michael Bernier, and Lily Neill. Rain date is Sunday, June 21. Free., www.bluecurtain.org

Saturday 9am -Noon Larry Tritel , Thomas Sweet Cafe , 1330 Route 206, Skillman, 609-430-2828 Guitar and vocals., www.larrytritel.com

Saturday 6-8 pm Country and Bluegrass Music Show , WDVR-FM , Lambertville Assembly of God Church, 638 Route 518, Lambertville, 609-397-1620 Heartlands Hayride Band. $10. Food available., www.wdvrfm.org

Saturday 7:30 pm 3-26 , Grover’s Mill Coffee House , 335 Princeton Hightstown Road, West Windsor, 609-716-8771 Rock and blues., www.groversmillcoffee.com

Saturday 8 p m Kristian Rex , Bowman’s Tavern , 1600 River Road, New Hope, 215-862-2972

Saturday 8-10 pm Bob Orlowski , It’s A Grind Coffee House , 7 Schalks Crossing Road, Plainsboro, 609-275-2919 , www.itsagrind.com

Saturday 9 pm Retro Groove , Erini Restaurant , 1140 River Road, West Trenton, 609-882-0303, www.erinirestaurant.com

Saturday 9-Midnight Meg Hansen Group featuring Billy Hill , Sotto 128 Restaurant and Lounge , 128 Nassau Street, Princeton, 609-921-7555 , www.sotto128.com

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ARTS

Thursday 8 pm My Fair Lady , Bucks County Playhouse , 70 South Main Street, New Hope, 215-862-2041 $25., www.buckscountyplayhouse.com

Thursday 8 pm Argentine Tango , Black Cat Tango , Suzanne Patterson Center, Monument Drive, 609-273-1378 Beginner and intermediate classes followed by guided practice. $10., www.theblackcattango.com

Friday 8 pm Soup Du Jour , Off-Broadstreet Theater , 5 South Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell, 609-466-2766 Musical comedy features an undercover reporter working as a waitress. $27.50 to $29.50 includes dessert., www.off-broadstreet.com

Friday 8 pm My Fair Lady , Bucks County Playhouse , 70 South Main Street, New Hope, 215-862-2041 $25., www.buckscountyplayhouse.com

Friday 8 pm Lowell Sanders , Catch a Rising Star , Hyatt Regency, 102 Carnegie Center, 609-987-8018 Reservation. $20., www.catcharisingstar.com

Saturday 10 am – 4 pm Introduction to Bookbinding , MGP Studio Arts , Plainsboro, 609-799-3941, Construct a pamphlet, an accordion book, and a multi-section book. Register. $100.

Saturday 10-4 pm Book Sale , Plainsboro Public Library , 641 Plainsboro Road, 609-275-2897, Hardbacks, $1; paperbacks, 50 cents; miscellaneous media and art at bargain prices., www.lmxac.orgplainsboro

Saturday 10-4 pm Warehouse Book Sale , Scholar’s Bookshelf , 110 Melrich Road, Cranbury, 609-395-6933 Hard to find titles including scholarly and general interest books. Cash or checks only.

Saturday 4 & 8 pm My Fair Lady , Bucks County Playhouse , 70 South Main Street, New Hope, 215-862-2041 $25., www.buckscountyplayhouse.com

Saturday 7 pm Cafe Improv , Arts Council of Princeton , 102 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-8777 Music, poetry, and comedy. Register to perform. $2., www.cafeimprov.com

Saturday 7:30 & 9:30 pm Lowell Sanders , Catch a Rising Star , Hyatt Regency, 102 Carnegie Center, 609-987-8018 Reservation. $20., www.catcharisingstar.com

Saturday 8 pm , Soup Du Jour , Off-Broadstreet Theater , 5 South Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell, 609-466-2766 Musical comedy features an undercover reporter working as a waitress. $27.50 to $29.50 includes dessert., www.off-broadstreet.com

LEARN

Thursday 5 pm Princeton Chamber , Hopewell Valley Community Bank, Pennington, 609-924-1776 ‘Business After Business Networking,’ $30., www.princetonchamber.org

Thursday 6 pm Author Event , Labyrinth Books , 122 Nassau Street, Princeton, 609-497-1600 Christopher Beha, author of ‘The Whole Five Feet: What the Great Books Taught Me.’, www.labyrinthbooks.com

Thursday 6:45 pm Learn SCORE Princeton , Princeton Library, 609-393-0505
‘Using QuickBooks,’ free., www.scoreprinceton.org

Thursday 7 pm Lawrence Library , Darrah Lane and Route 1, Lawrence Township, 609-989-6922 ‘Explore the connection between your Life Plate and Food Plate’ presented by Sally Jones, a life coach. Register. Free., www.mcl.org

Friday 10-4 pm Warehouse Book Sale , Scholar’s Bookshelf , 110 Melrich Road, Cranbury, 609-395-6933 Hard to find titles including scholarly and general interest books. Cash or checks only.

Saturday 10-11 am Gardening Tips and Techniques , Master Gardeners of Mercer County , 431A Federal City Road, Pennington, 609-989-6830 , www.mgofmc.org

Saturday 3:30-5 pm The Basics of Birding , Plainsboro Preserve , 80 Scotts Corner Road, Plainsboro, 609-897-9400 $5., www.njaudubon.org

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Thursday 7:30 Women’s Self-Defense , CanDo Fitness Club , Forrestal Village, Plainsboro, 609-514-0500, Register., www.candofitness.com

Friday 7:05 pm Trenton Thunder Baseball , Waterfront Park , Route 29, Trenton, 609-394-8326 vs. Reading. $5 to $10, www.trentonthunder.com

Saturday 7-8:30 am Yoga and Meditation , Let’s Do Yoga , The Estates, West Windsor, 732-, Multi-level yoga class with meditation. Beginners are welcome. Bring mat and blanket. Call for location. $15., letsdoyogagmail.com

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FOOD & WINE

Friday 3-7 pm Farmers Market , Greater Hightstown East Windsor Improvement Project , Memorial Park , www.downtownhightstown.org

Saturday 9-1 pm West Windsor Farmers. Market 9:00am-1:00pm Seasonal produce, poultry, flowers, bedding plants, baked goods, community spirit and much more are all there to take advantage of! We have entertainment throughout the season and twice-monthly events sponsored by the West Windsor Arts Council.@the Vaughn Drive Parking lot of the Princeton Junction Train Station, off Alexander Road

Saturday 9 -1 Pennington Farmers. Market 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

Saturday 9 -1 Montgomery Farmers Market Supplying organic and local produce, bread from Lawrence Bakery, as well as NJ honey, popcorn, juice and salsa every Saturday morning.
located at the Village Shopper in Skillman

Saturday 2-5 pm Wine Tasting , CoolVines , 344 Nassau Street, Princeton, 609-924-0039 ‘Rethink Pink’ features new dry rose wines., www.coolvines.com

Sunday 9-1 Lawrenceville Farmers Market features cooking demos, kids programs and music.16 Gordon Avenue, Lawrenceville

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FOR FAMILIES

Thursday 6 pm Petronella Gardens Amphitheatre Kids Gospel Music Festival Enjoy an outdoor concert with the First Baptist Church Angel Choir. All ages,Free

Thursday 7 pm Weeden Park, Lawrenceville: A Summer Series fine music in a community park setting! Since the summer of 2001, we have been filling Weeden Park with the sounds of established regional musicians. Bring friends and family to the park for a relaxing evening – and consider bringing a chair, blanket and picnic too. All ages, free.

Thursday & Friday Tiger Hall Play Zone and Activity Center Free Trial Classes Come and check out Princeton.s newest indoor play facility and enrichment center! Tiger Hall offers .Parent and Me. Open Play daily from 10:30am-1:30pm as well as tot classes in the areas of music, art, spanish, yoga, kindergarten readiness and creative movement. Come try a weeks worth of free trial classes! Classes are free this week only!All ages Free for Classes during the week of 6/22 – 6/26.
Registration: Required, email info@tigerhallkids.com to register for a free trial class.

Friday 10 am Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park Bike the Path to Griggstown
Enjoy a Friday morning bike ride along the canal with the D&R.s summer seasonal, Margaret Charleroy. Bring your own bicycle and meet at the Kingston Canal House. Be prepared for a 10-mile ride that will go to the Griggstown Causeway and back. All children must be accompanied by an adult and equipped with a helmet.Ages: 8 and up Registration Required, call (609) 924-5705 , Free

Friday @ 11 and 1 Bucks County Playhouse: Cinderella All ages Tickets: $8.00, call (215) 862-2041

Friday 7 pm Palmer Square Opera NJ Concert Series. Bloomberg and Opera New Jersey present a family-friendly Musical Theatre concert. Singers from ONJ.s Summer Season will present an evening of songs and ensembles from some of Broadway.s beloved gems. Highlights include selections from: West Side Story, Carnival, Follies, Street Scene, Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, and many more.All ages, Free

Friday @ 7:30 Gazebo Park, Hopewell Summer Concert Series: Enjoy live music by the Back Door Band. All ages,Free

Saturday 8:45-10 am Open Bounce , Bounce U , 410 Princeton Hightstown Road, West Windsor, 609-443-5867 Kids all ages, $6.95; adults, free., www.bounceu.com

Saturday 10-4 Old Time Baseball , Howell Living History Farm , Valley Road, off Route 29, Titusville, 609-737-3299 Annual event features the Howell Farm Hogs vs. the Jersey Bulls. The public is invited to watch or play in the game, which is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Rules will be taught to prospective players during a practice game at 11:30 a.m., www.howellfarm.org

Saturday 10-5 pm Blueberry Bash , Terhune Orchards , 330 Cold Soil Road, 609-924-2310, Annual event includes pick your own blueberries, pony rides, feed the farm animals, and walk the farm trail. ‘Aesop’s Fables’ presented by Tuckers Tales Puppet Theater. Music by Jay Smarr. Bring your favorite blueberry recipe to the juried bake-off with categories for adults and children. Blueberry treats available. Free admission., www.terhuneorchards.com

Saturday 11:30 am Labyrinth Books Saturday Story Time Readings of new and classic picture books.
5 and under Registration Not required, Free

Saturday Noon Cotsen Children.s Library The All-Ages Show You.re invited to put up your feet and tune in to WPRB.s All-Ages Show! Join Paddy and his partner as they embark on 90 minutes of tunes and tales. This is an on-air radio program to be enjoyed from home. It does not take place in Cotsen.s gallery. free.

Saturday 3-11 pm PST Freedom Festival @ Mercer County Park Freedom Festival is a fun-filled family oriented event with entertainment and activities for all ages. Tons of great food, beer and wine gardens, crafters, vendors, live music, inflatables, water rides, laser park, quoit tournament, games, petting zoo, pony rides, sand art, airbrush tattoos and much more! Live performances include The Princeton School of Rock, Split Decision, The Amish Outlaws & The Dawgs. The day concludes with a Fireworks display. (rain date is Sunday June 28th). All ages, Free

Sunday 12-4 pm Shady Brook Farm Sunday Funday: Raspberry Festival from 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

Sunday 7:30 . 9:30pm Alliger Park, Hopewell Fireworks in the Night The Hopewell Valley Veterans Association invites you to a concert by the 63rd Army Band and a Fireworks show at the park. All ages, Free

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