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Planet Weekend Picks, March 29-31

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Andy Akiho and The Foundry will perform at Small World Coffee Saturday night.

Friday, March 29

Screening of “Oranges and Sunshine” – Emily Watson stars as Margaret Humphreys, a social worker who uncovered the mass deportation of children from the United Kingdom to Australia and, against overwhelming odds, reunited thousands of families and drew worldwide attention to an extraordinary miscarriage of justice. The film is based on Humphreys’ book “Empty Cradles.” Princeton Public Library, Community Room, 7 p.m., free.

Durufle’s Requiem – Good Friday choir concert at Princeton United Methodist Church, which is located at the corner of Nassau Street and Vandeventer Avenue,  7:30 p.m., free.

Saturday, March 30

Canal Watch 5K Fun Run – Run along the Delaware River and support the D&R Canal Watch. Run begins at the Washington Crossing Park Visitors’ Center. Starts at 10 a.m. Race day registration on site is $20.

Nano Day at the Princeton Public Library – Explore presentations about the miniscule world of atoms, molecules and the nanoscale during the event that also includes hands-on activities. Princeton Public Library Community Room, Noon to 4 p.m., free.

Terhune Orchards Bunny Chase Treasure Hunt for Kids – Follow the treasure hunt clues, find the bunny at the end and earn a surprise treat!  Perfect for children ages 2-8.  Each child can make a bunny to take home. 1-5 p.m. Free.

Terrific Turtles – Learn about New Jersey’s native turtles at the Plainsboro Nature Preserve. meet several species of turtles at the nature center before hiking out on the preserve to search for turtles emerging from their long winter nap. 80 Scotts Corner Road, 3:30-5 p.m., $3 for members, $5 for nonmembers.

Andy Akiho and The Foundry at Small World Coffee – The music of Andy Akiho and The Foundry combines steel pans, cello, base and percussion. 8:30 p.m. at the Witherspoon Street Small World location. Free.

Sunday, March 31

Terhune Orchards Bunny Chase Treasure Hunt for Kids – Follow the treasure hunt clues, find the bunny at the end and earn a surprise treat!  Perfect for children ages 2-8.  Each child can make a bunny to take home. 1-5 p.m., free.

Krystal Knapp

Krystal Knapp is the founding editor of Planet Princeton. She can be reached via email at editor AT planetprinceton.com. Send all letters to the editor and press releases to that email address.

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