Our Weekend Picks: Record Store Day, a Summer Camp Giveaway & More!

Friday April 20
As you walk or drive near the intersection of Nassau, Mercer St., and University Place, pay a visit to the Garden Club of Princeton’s French Market – a flower & garden sale being held on the island at the intersection! It’s a Cherry Blossom Festival! 11am. www.gcprinceton.org

Featured Event of the Week
ESF Camp at The Lawrenceville School offers 60+ activities for every age and interest – like day camp, sports camp, tech camps, specialty major camps and more, and they’re holding tours by appointment on 5/17! Click here to RSVP. (PS: Enter for your chance to win your child a week of summer camp at the link! Read more here!)

Saturday April 21
Rock on and support our local, independent record store: it’s Record Store Day on Saturday! Shop Princeton Record Exchange for tons of goodies (think: exclusive vinyls, new releases, limited edition items, giveaways all day long…) If you’re a music lover, and if you’re as crazy about PrEx as we are,  you won’t want to miss this. 10am. https://www.facebook.com/events/159808544710768/

Learn all about Marquand Park, with local experts Bob Wells, associate director of Arboriculture at Morris Arboretum, and Roland Machold, former Marquand Park Foundation board member. This free tour covers history of the property and will feature the native and exotic trees in the park. FREE. 11am, Register: www.princetonhistory.org

Bring the little ones to the Princeton University Art Museum for their ‘Art for Families’ series – a gallery lesson for kids, followed by a hands-on art project. This week’s theme is “Lean on Me.” PS: Did you know admission to this museum is FREE? 10:30am-1pm. artmuseum.princeton.edu

Sunday April 22
Spend your Sunday shopping and snacking on local food with a stop at Roots To River & The Farm Cooking School’s Winter Farmers Market at 67 Pleasant Valley Road in Titusville. Featuring organic produce, local meats, homemade soups, and wood-fired pizza! Open 11am-3pm. rootstoriverfarm.com/roots-to-river-farm-market-at-gravity-hill/

The swallows are making their spring return to Howell Living History Farm, and families are invited to visit for activities, a visit to their feeding and nesting spots, and a bird’s eye view of the farm. FREE, 1-3pm. www.howellfarm.org

Get your zen on with “Walk with Me + Guided Meditation + Discussion” at the newly reopened Hopewell Theater. Follow in the journey of Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh with a screening that offers a rare insight into a monastic community, then participate in a guided meditation. 3 p.m. and 5:45 p.m., $12.50., www.hopewelltheater.com

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