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Planet Weekend Picks, March 1-3

Stuart Country Day School presents the musical "Crazy for You" Friday and Saturday.

Stuart Country Day School presents the musical “Crazy for You” Friday and Saturday.

Friday, March 1

Wine Tasting at The Princeton Corkscrew – Free tasting of wines from Stolpman Vineyards, 5-8:30 p.m., 49 Hulfish Street in downtown Princeton.

Women’s History Month Film: “Who Does She Think She Is?” – Academy Award-winning producer Pamela Tanner Boll explores what it means to nurture children and family while keeping the creative fires burning within. The documentary focuses on the lives of five women trying to balance parenting and creativity, partnering and independence, and economics and art. Princeton Public Library Community Room, 7 p.m., free.

Princeton University Men’s Basketball vs. Harvard University – The Tigers take on rival Harvard at 7 p.m. in Jadwin Gym, general admission $12.

Musical “Crazy for You” at Stuart Country Day School  – The Gershwin musical follows Bobby Child from life with his overbearing mother in NYC to his amorous encounters in Deadrock, Nevada. Zangler Follies girls and dancing cowboys highlight Gershwin’s music, 7:15 p.m., tickets $12.  Also Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.

Saturday, March 2

Cupid’s Chase 5K Walk/Run  – Race at the Princeton Shopping Center benefits Community Options, which serves people with disabilities. On-site registration begins at 8 a.m, race/walk begins at 10 a.m.

Read Across America: Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!  – Celebrate Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss’ birthday at the Princeton Public Library with Dr. Seuss’ stories, songs and activities and an appearance by a special guest. Co-sponsored by the Dartmouth Club of Princeton (Dr. Seuss was a Dartmouth Alum!) and the Youth Services Department of the Princeton Public Library. For children 3 and older and their families. Grown-ups must accompany their little ones at all times. Community Room, 10:30 a.m., free.

Art for Families: When is Art Like a Jigsaw Puzzle? Join the Princeton Art Museum  on Saturday mornings for family fun. Drop in anytime between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. and enjoy a self-guided, interactive tour followed by a related art project. Each week has a different theme. Come for fifteen minutes or two hours-whatever your schedule allows! All ages are welcome; no tickets or reservations are needed. This week, learn about the art of ancient Rome and make a mosaic.

Princeton Public Schools Special Education PTO Education Symposium – Two seminars, free and open to the public, at the Community Park School.  Advanced registration not required. “A Window on Wellness – Helping Families Promote Social and Emotional Health in Children and Adolescents” – Dr. David Rosenfeld, Ms. Kathryn Anderson, Ms. Lenora Keel, Mr. McClellan Pyle, Dr. Edwina Hawes, Ms. Sara Leta, of the Princeton Public Schools.  8:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. “Get Your Student Organized!  Understanding Executive Function and Strategies for Students and Families” – Ms. LaVerna Albury, Ms. Sheila Giser, and Mr. McClellan Pyle, of the Princeton Public Schools.    11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Princeton Pro Musica presents a Celebration of French Masterworks – Concert  featuring the Faure “Requiem” and Poulenc’s Lenten Motets, Charpentier’s “Salve Regina à Trois Choeurs” and Poulenc “Concerto for Organ, Strings and Timpani.” Princeton University Chapel, 8 p.m. Tickets available at the door.

Sunday, March 3

Performance of “Wilson – That’s All” – Bill Bunting, Derry Light and Dick Swain of the Poquelin Players present a program of favorite song hits to celebrate Woodrow Wilson’s presidential centennial. Curated by music scholar John Burkhalter, the program will include “You Made Me Love You,” “Alexander’s Ragtime Band” and many others. Princeton Public Library Community Room, 3 p.m., free.

The Pine Barrens: The Past, the Politics, and the Future – The Morven Museum presents a panel discussion on the Pine Barrens with Governors Brendan Byrne and Jim Florio, author John McPhee, Michele Byers of New Jersey Conservation Foundation and Carleton Montgomery of Pinelands Preservation Alliance. Moderated by Michael Aron of NJTV. Presented in conjunction with Morven’s current exhibition, The Pine Barrens: A Legacy of Preservation|Photographs by Richard Speedy. Begins at 2 p.m. in McCosh 50 at Princeton University. Doors open at 1 p.m. Free.

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