Planet Weekend Picks, June 14-16

A muralist at work at Art All Night last year. The event is expected to draw about 20,000 visitors.

Art All Night runs from Saturday at 3 to Sunday at 3. See our separate story on Art All Night here.

Friday, June 14

Arctists Collective Exhibit Reception – The Arts Council and Princeton Public Library will host an informal exhibition reception with the artists whose work is currently displayed on the second floor. The Arctists Collective was founded in 2011 by The Arc Mercer – an organization serving the greater Mercer County area providing individuals with developmental disablitiies exposuer to a variety of social, recreational, and vocational opportunities within our community. 6:30 p.m., Princeton Public Library, free.

Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre Presents Gershwin’s Crazy For You -Performances June 14-16 at 7:30 pm inside Washington Crossing State Park at 355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road in Titusville. Tickets are $10-$15.

Saturday, June 15

Lawrenceville Main Street Presents Kids in the Park with Miss Amy – Miss Amy performs a family-friendly concert at 10 a.m. in Weeden Park on Main Street in Lawrenceville. Free.

Chess Day at the Princeton Public Library – This four-hour event is intended to elevate awareness of chess for all ages. Featuring players from the Princeton High School and John Witherspoon Middle School chess clubs, the day includes a beginner’s corner and lightning zone for quick pick-up games. PHS chess champion David Hua will play a simultaneous match against multiple opponents. Hinds Plaza (weather permitting) or Community Room, 1 p.m.

 Princeton Cares! Fundraiser for Good Grief at the IVY INN –  Join the Princeton community as it helps Good Grief double its programs to support more grieving children and families. Live music by Helen O’Shea and Ed Hermann, Strings Attached, and Morph the Cat. Open bar and light buffet. 2 pm – 6 pm, Ivy Inn, 248 Nassau Street, Princeton. Tickets $50, 100% of proceeds go to Good Grief.

90th Birthday Concert for Composer Moshe Budmor – Concert of recent music by composer Moshe Budmor, offered free to the community in celebration of his 90th birthday. 7:30 p.m., Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College, 101 Walnut Lane, Princeton.

Sunday, June 16

The 11th annual Run for Dad  – Run for Dad is a fun-filled event for the whole family, with the objective to increase awareness about prostate cancer and raise money to support the American Cancer Society’s research and education projects for prostate cancer, the most common type of cancer found in American men. Mercer Park East. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.; the 5k race and 2k walk start at 8:45 a.m., followed by the kids run at 9:30a.m. The event also includes kids’ games, refreshments, awards, random prize drawings and valuable cancer information and materials. This year Run for Dad is celebrating the American Cancer Society’s 100th birthday.