Our Weekend Picks: Lambs, Woodcocks, and the Environmental Film Festival


Friday March 31
The Princeton Environmental Film Festival has begun, and continues this weekend at Princeton Public Library! On Friday, catch screenings of “Triple Play: 3 Films,” “The Land Beneath Our Feet,” “Birds of May,” and “April and the Extraordinary World.”. All screenings are free, and there’s more throughout the weekend! Get the full lineup of events at www.princetonlibrary.org

It’s showtime for some native feathered friends, and the Sourland Conservancy’s naturalists know where to catch the action! Meet at the Gazebo at Hopewell Park and go on the search for the birds as the males perform a song and dance routine for the females. FREE, 6pm. 609-309-5155

Saturday April 1
We had a chance to check out photographer Frank Sauer’s stunning shots of the Mountain Lakes Preserve at the Arts Council, but if you haven’t yet, Saturday is the perfect time to go. Sauer himself will give an artist talk, sharing the stories behind is immensely detailed nature and landscape shots taken at The Billy Johnson Mountain Lakes Nature Preserve. FREE, 2pm. www.artscouncilofprinceton.org

Meet the newest faces on the farm at Howell Living History farm: newborn lambs! ‘Tis the season for the baby animals, and the farmers will be showing them off and talking all about the wooly critters. FREE, 11am-3pm. www.howellfarm.org

Spring is just around the corner, but until it officially gets here, the West Windsor Community Farmers Market is indoors at the West Windsor Athletic Club. Stock up on locally grown produce, fresh baked treats, local goods and more at the market, and have a deliciously local weekend. FREE, 10am-1pm. www.westwindsorfarmersmarket.org

Sunday April 2
A rainy weekend is the perfect time to take in some art at the Princeton University Art Museum. The museum is free, and boasts a priceless collection of art from around the world. Bring the kids and pick up a self-guided booklet full of kids’ activities, or stop in at 2pm for a ‘highlights tour,’ led by the museum staff. FREE, 2pm. www.artmuseum.princeton.edu

For a little outdoor action this Sunday, volunteer some time in Herrontown Woods with the Friends of Herrontown Woods’ Hazelnut Planting & Cleanup session at the historic Veblen House! The team will be planting native hazelnut bushes, making sure they’re protected and ready to grow. Kids are welcome – but be prepared for mud! Park at 443 Herrontown Road. FREE, 2-4pm. http://www.fohw.org

Friday, March 31

Softball vs. Brown @ 2:00PM & 4:00PM / Class of 1895 Field

Saturday, April 1
Men’s Heavyweight Rowing vs. Navy @ 9:00AM / Lake Carnegie
Men’s Lightweight Rowing vs. Columbia @ 11:00AM / Lake Carnegie
Baseball vs. Yale @ 12:00PM & 2:30PM / Clarke Field
Softball vs. Yale @ 12:30PM & 2:30PM / Class of 1895 Field
Men’s Lacrosse vs. Brown @ 1:00PM / Sherrerd Field at Class of 1952 Stadium

Sunday, April 2
Baseball vs. Brown @ 12:00PM & 2:30PM
Women’s Lacrosse vs. Delaware @ 1:00PM / Sherrerd Field at Class of 1952 Stadium

For tickets and information, visit goprincetontigers.com

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