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Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, March 25-27

Kids can meet newly hatched chicks at the Howell Living History farm on Saturday.
Kids can meet newly hatched chicks at the Howell Living History farm on Saturday.

Friday, March 25

Egg Hunt at Oasis Family FarmSearch the farm for eggs and enjoy music. Bring the kids to the farm to take pictures with, the Easter Bunny and his friends. Until 3 p.m. 3 Circle Drive, Robbinsville. Admission $7.

Bryn Mawr-Wellesley Book Sale Kicks Off – Preview day at the largest annual book sale in the region. More than 80,000 used books for sale. Proceeds go to college scholarship fund for area women. Admission $25 for preview day. No admission fee starting Saturday. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Princeton Day School, 650 Great Road, Princeton.

Volunteer Poetics: Irish and British Poetry in 1916Professor of Modern Literature at University of York Matthew Campbell will lecture on “Volunteer Poetics: Irish and British Poetry in 1916” in recognition of the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland. 4:30 pm, James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau, Princeton. Free.

Reading by Eduardo Corral and Creative Writing Students from Princeton University – Poet Eduardo Corral will read from his work along with four seniors in Princeton’s Program in Creative Writing. Corral’s debut collection of poetry, Slow Lightning, won the Yale Younger Poets Prize, making him the first Latino recipient of the award. He is also the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the Discovery/The Nation Award, a Whiting Writers’ Award, a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, and was the Philip Roth Resident in Creative Writing at Bucknell University. 6 p.m., Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau Street, Princeton. Free.

Dance Concert “Under Pressure” – Seniors in the program in dance at Princeton University present new choreography they have created and perform repertory works by master choreographers including Martha Graham, Gustavo Ramirez Sansano, and Karole Armitage, along with a new work by faculty member Rebecca Lazier. 8 p.m., Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center, 91 University Pl, Princeton. Admission $11 and up.

Wine and Music at Hopewell Valley Vineyards – The Hopewell Valley Vineyards’ Jazz Ensemble performs. No cover. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 46 Yard Road, Pennington.

Joel Zelnik Trio with Vocalist Annette SandersThe Joel Zelnik Trio with Grammy Nominee Vocalist Annette Sanders perform the Gems of the Great American Songbook and more. 8 p.m., Salt Creek Grille, 1 Rockingham Row, Forrestal Village, Plainsboro.

Saturday, March 26

Bunny Chase at Terhune Orchards – Celebrate the arrival of spring at Terhune Orchards’ Bunny Chase this Easter weekend. The farm animals are enjoying the pasture and the bulbs are blooming. Follow the treasure hunt clues and find our spring surprise at the end of the hunt. Wonderful for children ages 2 to 8 years. Each child can make a bunny to take home; everyone can enjoy a Terhune Orchards bunny cookie. Wagon rides around the farm and pony rides too. Food tent goodies and wine tasting room. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton. Free.

Egg Collecting and Grading at the Howell Living History Farm –  Visit the hen house and meet newly hatched chicks, collect eggs from nest boxes and learn how to candle and grade eggs. Help farmers grind feed. Lunch available for purchase including egg salad, chicken noodle soup, cream of asparagus soup, and mac and cheese. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 11 a.m. to 70 Woodens Lane, Lambertville. Free.

Egg Hunt at Oasis Family Farm – Search the farm for eggs and enjoy music. Bring the kids to the farm to take pictures with, the Easter Bunny and his friends. Until 3 p.m. 3 Circle Drive, Robbinsville. Admission $7.

Bryn Mawr-Wellesley Book Sale – More than 80,000 used books for sale at the largest annual sale in the region. All proceeds go to college scholarship fund for area women. No admission fee. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Princeton Day School, 650 Great Road, Princeton.

AARP Free Tax Preparation Assistance – IRS-trained volunteers from the AARP will prepare federal and New Jersey tax returns from 9 a.m. to noon every Saturday through April 16 at Nassau Presbyterian Church in Princeton. The free service is available to all, with an emphasis on low- and moderate-income filers. Returns are filed electronically with paper copies provided. Tax preparation is on a first-come, first-served basis. A Spanish translator will be available. Filers should bring copies of last year’s tax returns, tax documents, and receipts. 61 Nassau St. Enter through the double doors on the parking lot side of the church; turn left at the bottom of the stairs.

The Arts Council of Princeton presents Cafe Improv: A Night of Live Music, Poetry and Comedy – The Arts Council of Princeton and Café Improv present home-grown performances of local and regional music, poetry and comedy at the Paul Robeson Center for the Arts,102 Witherspoon Street, Princeton. On the 4th Saturday of every month for the past 24 years, Café Improv has connected beginning and professional performers. For more information or to view the line-up of performers, visit cafeimprov.com.  7 to 10 p.m., Admission $2, $1 for students, seniors and Arts Council members.

Princeton Country Dancers’ Contra Dance – Contra dance with caller Dan Black and live band Fingerplay. 7:30 to 8 p.m.,  beginner lesson. 8  to 11 p.m., dance.  Suzanne Patterson Center, 1 Monument Drive, Princeton. Admission $10, students and limited income $5 and up.

Sunday, March 27

Bunny Chase at Terhune Orchards – Celebrate the arrival of spring at Terhune Orchards’ Bunny Chase this Easter weekend. Follow the treasure hunt clues and find our spring surprise at the end of the hunt. Each child can make a bunny to take home; everyone can enjoy a Terhune Orchards bunny cookie. Wagon rides around the farm and pony rides too. Food tent goodies and wine tasting room. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton. Free.

Meditation for Beginners – Stress Less. Meditation for Beginners Sundays at noon at Princeton Center for Yoga and Health. Noon to 1 p.m. Get more familiar with the quiet peace inside. Guidance from Brandon Lewin of Ease and Lightness Meditation, and helpful energy of others. Princeton Center for Yoga and Health, 88 Orchard Road, Skillman.

Happy Easter! The Bryn Mawr-Wellesley Book Sale is closed for the holiday and will be open again on Monday.

Weekend picks are selected from our community events calendar. To have your future event considered for our picks, add it to our calendar here.

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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