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Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, May 23-25

 Saturday, May 23

Princeton Rotary Club Annual Pancake Breakfast – On the green at Palmer Square from 8 a.m. until noon. Proceeds go to scholarship fund. Tickets $10, children under 5 free.

Spirit of Princeton Memorial Day Parade – The parade kicks off on the east end of Nassau Street at 10 a.m. and ends at the old borough hall.

Pennington Farmers Market – Opening Day! Produce, breads, meat, soaps, crafts, prepared foods and more. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.,  Rosedale Mills, 101 Route 31 North in Hopewell Township.

West Windsor Community Farmers’ Market – Produce, meat, flowers baked goods, soap, entertainment and more. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Vaughn Drive Parking Lot, Princeton Junction Train Station.

Trenton Pork Roll Festival – It’s everything pork roll at the second annual festival. Food, fun, live entertainment. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Trenton Social, 449 South Broad Street, Trenton. Admission $5.

All about Planting Corn – Corn Planting Day. at the Howell Living History Farm. Learn facts about corn. Fun activities for kid include grinding and sifting cornmeal. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 101 Hunter Road Titusville.

Memorial Day Weekend Celebration with the Princeton Battlefield Society – Re-enactments and presentations at the Princeton Battlefield Park. 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 500 Mercer Road, Princeton.

Free Yoga in the Garden – Morven Museum & Garden is proud to host a series of yoga classes in Morven’s garden with Gemma Farrell of Gratitude Yoga in Princeton. Gemma, a long-time yoga practitioner and one of Princeton’s most popular yoga instructors, invites the community to join her and explore the benefits of taking their yoga practice out of the studio. Morven’s garden provides a peaceful atmosphere where all yoga-lovers are welcome. The free event is open to the public of all ages and skill levels. Don’t forget your yoga mat, towel, and bottle of water. 55 Stockton Street, Princeton. Begins at noon.

Insight Meditation Open House at Princeton Center for Yoga & Health – Sitting and walking meditation and mindfulness. 1:30 p.m. Orchard Hill Center, 88 Orchard Road, Skillman. Free.

Five Mile Lake – Rachel Bonds’ Five Mile Lake is a portrait of a group of young people, yearning to make the right choices—and facing the choices they have already made—as they journey into their thirties in a rapidly transforming world. Directed by Emily Mann. 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center. Tickets$25 and up.

Cafe Improv – Music, poetry, comedy and more at the Arts Council of Princeton. 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Admission $2.

Sunday, May 24

Pick Your Own Strawberries at Terhune Orchards – It’s everyone’s favorite pick-your-own time at Terhune Orchards. Pick our juicy strawberries. Pick your own asparagus still available also. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton, NJ 08540.

Pay2Play: Democracy’s High Stakes – Film by John Wellington. Screening at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 50 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton. 3 p.m.

Five Mile Lake – Rachel Bonds’ Five Mile Lake is a portrait of a group of young people, yearning to make the right choices—and facing the choices they have already made—as they journey into their thirties in a rapidly transforming world. Directed by Emily Mann. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center. Tickets$25 and up.

LEGO – Children are invited to participate in a non-competitive community-based LEGO session, including building time and round-table discussion. 3 p.m. Princeton Public Library Community Room. Free.

Monday, May 25

West Windsor Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony – Annual parade along Clarksville Road continues to the township building. Participants include dignitaries, elected officials, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and other community groups. Memorial service at the All Wars Memorial at the corner of North Post and Clarksville roads. Refreshments. Free. Line up begins at 10:30 a.m. at West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South ob Clarksville Road.. Parade begins at 11 a.m.

American Red Cross Walkathon For Nepal – Choose 1K, 3K, or 5K. Walk begins at 10 a.m. Entertainment and activities at 11 a.m. $20, children 12 and under free. Mercer County Park, 1346 Edinburg Road, West Windsor.

The Princeton Public Library and municipal, state and federal offices are all closed for Memorial Day.

 

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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