Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, March 31 – April 2

The Princeton Center for Yoga and Health drum circle will take place Saturday night.

Friday, March 31

The World Becomes What We Teach – book presentation and signing – Zoe Weil is the acclaimed author of the new book, “The World Becomes What We Teach”, and president – of the Institute for Humane Education. She has given numerous TEDx talks and is an international speaker on educational change. Come hear her present a vision for educating a generation of solutionaries. 7 p.m., John Witherspoon Middle School, 217 Walnut Lane, Princeton. Free More information

Virtuoso Jazz Bassist Charnett Moffett to Perform in Hightstown – Jazz bass player Charnett Moffett will perform at the Tavern on the Lake in Hightstown. Moffett will be joined by French jazz violinist Scott Tixier. 7:30 pm, Tavern on the Lake, Hightstown. More information

The Little Mermaid – Princeton High School Spectacle Theatre is proud to present its spring musical, Disney’s The Little Mermaid. Bring the family to see the colorful world of under the sea brilliantly brought to life by the talent cast and crew as well as the PHS Orchestra.7:30 p.m., Princeton High School Performing Arts Center, 151 Moore Street Princeton $10 – $15 More information

(Syn)thesis, a Senior Dance Thesis Concert, presented by the Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Dance – Seniors in the Program in Dance present (Syn)thesis, a concert of new choreography they have created and performances of repertory works by master choreographers. Featuring seniors Emily Avery, Erin Berl, Dana Fesjian, Naomi Lake, Tiffany Miller, Alex Quetell, Paige Shaw, Clare Sherlog, Lauren Wodarski, and Crystal Yao. 8:00 p.m., Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center, 91 University Pl, Princeton. $11 – $17 More information

Catherine Rodland Organ Recital –  Organ recital presented by Dr. Catherine Rodland, featuring works by Mendelssohn, Brahms, Bach, Craig Phillips, and Vierne. A graduate of  St. Olaf College and the Eastman School of Music, Catherine is a prizewinner in many national and international organ competitions.8 p.m., Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau St, Princeton. Free More information

One Night – Three Amazing Acoustic Guitars! – Preservation New Jersey is excited to present Scott “Danger” Bravo, Vin Downes and Ken Bonfield together in a concert of three solo acoustic guitar masters in the beautiful setting and acoustics of the historic landmark 1867 Sanctuary at Ewing. Their solo guitar stylings range from blues to classical to new age and more. $20. 8 p.m., 1867 Sanctuary at Ewing, 101 Scotch Road, Ewing. More information

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Wine and Chocolate Specialty Tasting Event at Terhune Orchards – Join Terhune Orchards for a special wine and chocolate tasting event with Tony Brokenborough of Carol’s Creative Chocolatez and Terhune Orchards Vineyard Manager Tony McDonell.  Tony Brokenborough will lead tasters through the history of chocolate from the days of Columbus to the present day. 1 p.m., Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton. $45 More information

Artist’s Talk with Photographer Frank Sauer – Frank Sauer explores the art of nature photography and the story behind his extraordinary color and black-and-white photographs of the Billy Johnson Mountain Lakes Nature Preserve. Sauer spent three years capturing the Preserve in all four seasons – revealing the varied landscapes, shifting light, and stark beauty of Princeton’s beloved “Central Park.” 2 p.m., Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton. More information

Princeton Yoga Rhythm, Dance & Drum Circle – Drum, slap, tap, dance, shake it up. Experience the healing vibrations created by group drumming. Drumming as a group can create states of euphoria, promote play, release anger, and promote feelings of community, unity and well-being. Drummers, dancers, hoopers and such, join in the fun. 8 p.m., Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, 88 Orchard Road, Skillman. $5 – $15 More information

Sunday, April 2

The Sacred Arts –  From the earliest Christian times, all the arts have played an important part in the worship, witness and teaching of the church. A series of forums will explore the historical, philosophical and theological dimensions of the relationship between faith and the arts. 9 a.m., All Saints’ Church, Princeton, 16 All Saints’ Road, Princeton. More information

Hazelnut Planting and Cleanup at Veblen House in Herrontown Woods – Come help the Friends of Herrontown Woods plant some rescued local native hazelnuts in forest clearings near Veblen House. Plant, stake, and protect with wire fencing. The ground is still moist, so dress accordingly. Cleanup work will include mending recent damage to the lawn. 2 p.m. Herrontown Woods. Free More information