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OUR PICKS OF THE WEEK

Rockin' & Groovin' with Mr. Ray
Rockin' & Groovin' with Mr. Ray

Market Fair Mall

Thursday, May 16, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stop by for an interactive morning of music with Mr. Ray at Center Court.

Age: All ages

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Princeton Wheels Rodeo
Princeton Wheels Rodeo

Community Park Pool parking lot, 400 Witherspoon Street

Saturday, May 18, 2019

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The Princeton Wheels Rodeo is sponsored by the Princeton Police Dept. and the Princeton Human Services Comission. It is an opportunity for children to learn the rules of the road and how to be a safe cyclist. Safe practices by motorized vehicles and cyclists are necessary for both to safely use public and private roads. At the rodeo, participants willl navigate a marked course, learn the proper way to wear your helmet, learn hand signals and how to safely cross the street with your bike. Other activities include bicycle registration and inspections, Pizza, hot dogs and bottles of water will be distributed on a fist come first served basis, and and a brand new bicycle will be raffled off along with other prizes. Rain date is Sunday, May 19, same time.

Age: All ages

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Annual Children’s Day
Annual Children’s Day

Rockingham Historic Site, County Route 603, Kingston

Sunday, May 19, 2019

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join us for Rockingham Historic Site’s Annual Children’s Day event. The site, which served as General George Washington's final wartime headquarters in later 1783, will be offering activities and demonstrations of 18th-century life with support from the Montgomery High School Live Historians Club and the Rockingham Association. Activities include trying on replica 18th-century clothing and learning to write with quill and ink; playing historic games like Battledore & Shuttlecock and Trap Ball, an early form of baseball; experiencing common activities like washing clothes and hanging them to dry, making crafts such as paper hats, epaulettes (shoulder decorations for an officer) and marbled paper. There will be basket-making and outdoor-cooking demonstrations. The house will be open for guided mini-tours and the garden will be available for perusing. The barn will be open and will be used to house some of the activities (especially if it rains).

Age: All ages

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The Teen Kitchen
The Teen Kitchen

Labyrinth Books

Sunday, May 19, 2019

3:00 PM

Labyrinth Books and the Princeton Public Library invite you to come out and celebrate the publication of The Teen Kitchen with local teen authors Emily and Lyla Allen and hear about their journey discovering their passion for creating fresh, healthy recipes and their experience writing a cookbook!

Age: All ages

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THE WEEK AHEAD

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Baby Boot Camp Fitness Classes

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Location: Princeton Marketfair Mall

Details: Our 60-minute stroller fitness classes cater to moms of all fitness levels: pregnant moms, new moms, and moms with one or more stroller-aged children. Our interval-based classes incorporate cardio, strength, and core for a total body workout. Fitness for you. Fun for your little one.

Age: 6 weeks to 6 years old

 

Rockin' & Groovin' with Mr. Ray

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: Market Fair Mall

Details: Stop by for an interactive morning of music with Mr. Ray at Center Court.

Age: All ages

 

Tumbles - Open Play in GYM

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Location: Tumbles, 1225 State Road, Princeton

Details: Looking for FUN indoor activities? Come to TUMBLES, the Newest & Cleanest Indoor Learning Playground where kids can enjoy Open Play in the GYM with lots of brand new equipment including trampoline, rock wall, gymnastics equipment & MORE! Please call or follow us on Facebook (@tumblesPrinceton) for specific hours and details.

Age: 4 months - 9 years

 

Gymboree Open Play Gym

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Location: Gymboree Play & Music Princeton

Details: Come in and play at our Open Play Gym. Parents and children aged mobile – 5 years of age are welcome to join us for some free play time in our specially designed play scape. Free for Members, drop in rates available for Non-Members.

Age: Mobile-5 years

 

Friday, May 17, 2019

Baby Boot Camp Fitness Classes

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Location: Princeton Marketfair Mall

Details: Our 60-minute stroller fitness classes cater to moms of all fitness levels: pregnant moms, new moms, and moms with one or more stroller-aged children. Our interval-based classes incorporate cardio, strength, and core for a total body workout. Fitness for you. Fun for your little one.

Age: 6 weeks to 6 years old

 

Tiger Tales

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Cotsen Children's Library, Princeton University

Details: You're invited to join us at our very special, very interactive story time. We begin with a picture book and end with a creative hands-on project to take home! Note: This program is run on a first-come, first-served basis and has restrictions on class size and age range.

Age: 3 - 5

 

Tumbles - Open Play in GYM

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Location: Tumbles, 1225 State Road, Princeton

Details: Looking for FUN indoor activities? Come to TUMBLES, the Newest & Cleanest Indoor Learning Playground where kids can enjoy Open Play in the GYM with lots of brand new equipment including trampoline, rock wall, gymnastics equipment & MORE! Please call or follow us on Facebook (@tumblesPrinceton) for specific hours and details.

Age: 4 months - 9 years

 

Gymboree Open Play Gym

3:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Gymboree Play & Music Princeton

Details: Come in and play at our Open Play Gym. Parents and children aged mobile – 5 years of age are welcome to join us for some free play time in our specially designed play scape. Free for Members, drop in rates available for Non-Members.

Age: Mobile-5 years

 

Full Moon Storytelling

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: The Watershed Institute 31 Titus Mill Road, Pennington

Details: Step away from the screen and into the moonlight! Listen to our storytellers spin yarns from several cultures that will spark your imagination! Roast a marshmallow as you lend an ear to stories from far and near. Sponsored by Washington Crossing Audubon Society.

Age: 3 and up

 

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Baby Boot Camp Fitness Classes

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Location: Princeton Marketfair Mall

Details: Our 60-minute stroller fitness classes cater to moms of all fitness levels: pregnant moms, new moms, and moms with one or more stroller-aged children. Our interval-based classes incorporate cardio, strength, and core for a total body workout. Fitness for you. Fun for your little one.

Age: 6 weeks to 6 years old

 

Synchronized Skating Tryouts

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Location: ProSkate Ice Arena

Details: See what the fun is all about! Kids of all ages and abilities are invited to tryout for the Star Dazlers Synchronized Skating Team.

Age: All ages

 

Princeton Wheels Rodeo

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: Community Park Pool parking lot, 400 Witherspoon Street

Details: The Princeton Wheels Rodeo is sponsored by the Princeton Police Dept. and the Princeton Human Services Comission. It is an opportunity for children to learn the rules of the road and how to be a safe cyclist. Safe practices by motorized vehicles and cyclists are necessary for both to safely use public and private roads. At the rodeo, participants willl navigate a marked course, learn the proper way to wear your helmet, learn hand signals and how to safely cross the street with your bike. Other activities include bicycle registration and inspections, Pizza, hot dogs and bottles of water will be distributed on a fist come first served basis, and and a brand new bicycle will be raffled off along with other prizes. Rain date is Sunday, May 19, same time.

Age: All ages

 

Rapunzel

11:00 AM

Location: Music Mountain Theatre, Lambertville

Details: The beautiful Rapunzel is being held captive in a tower by a witch who can only reach the top of the tower by climbing her long golden braid of hair. When a prince sees Rapunzel he vows to help her escape so that they may live happily ever after! Showing at 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM.

Age: All Ages

 

Planetarium

12:00 PM

Location: New Jersey State Museum

Details: Soar into space in the New Jersey State Museum's Planetarium! The Planetarium regularly premiers new and exciting shows for a variety of ages that feature state-of-the-art Full DomeVideo. Featured shows: 12:00pm - Magic Tree House Space Mission (preschool and up); 1:00pm - One World, One Sky (ages 3 - 6); 2:00pm - Heart of the Sun (all ages); 3:00pm CapCAM Go!

Age: All ages

 

Mommy and Me Giraffe Set

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location: Painting with a Twist, Robinsville

Details: Kids paint with us, too! Children 7 - 13 and their adult chaperones. No other adults, please.

Age: 7 - 13

 

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Gymboree Open Play Gym

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Location: Gymboree Play & Music Princeton

Details: Come in and play at our Open Play Gym. Parents and children aged mobile – 5 years of age are welcome to join us for some free play time in our specially designed play scape. Free for Members, drop in rates available for Non-Members.

Age: Mobile-5 years

 

Baby Boot Camp Fitness Classes

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Location: Princeton Marketfair Mall

Details: Our 60-minute stroller fitness classes cater to moms of all fitness levels: pregnant moms, new moms, and moms with one or more stroller-aged children. Our interval-based classes incorporate cardio, strength, and core for a total body workout. Fitness for you. Fun for your little one.

Age: 6 weeks to 6 years old

 

Planetarium

12:00 PM

Location: New Jersey State Museum

Details: Soar into space in the New Jersey State Museum's Planetarium! The Planetarium regularly premiers new and exciting shows for a variety of ages that feature state-of-the-art Full DomeVideo. Featured shows: 12:00pm - Magic Tree House Space Mission (preschool and up); 1:00pm - One World, One Sky (ages 3 - 6); 2:00pm - Heart of the Sun (all ages); 3:00pm CapCAM Go!

Age: All ages

 

Annual Children’s Day

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Rockingham Historic Site, County Route 603, Kingston

Details: Join us for Rockingham Historic Site’s Annual Children’s Day event. The site, which served as General George Washington's final wartime headquarters in later 1783, will be offering activities and demonstrations of 18th-century life with support from the Montgomery High School Live Historians Club and the Rockingham Association. Activities include trying on replica 18th-century clothing and learning to write with quill and ink; playing historic games like Battledore & Shuttlecock and Trap Ball, an early form of baseball; experiencing common activities like washing clothes and hanging them to dry, making crafts such as paper hats, epaulettes (shoulder decorations for an officer) and marbled paper. There will be basket-making and outdoor-cooking demonstrations. The house will be open for guided mini-tours and the garden will be available for perusing. The barn will be open and will be used to house some of the activities (especially if it rains).

Age: All ages

 

Mini Mitzvah Princeton Scavenger Hunt

12:45 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: The Jewish Center Princeton

Details: CALLING ALL SUPERHEROES: Join TJC’s Mini Mitzvah Corps for a Princeton Scavenger Hunt Sunday, May 19, 12:45 pm The Scavenger Hunt will educate young families on historically important Jewish sites in Princeton! MEET AT 12:45PM INSIDE THE SCHOOL BUILDING (3rd floor - Green Room) or the TJC COURTYARD IF NICE OUT At the end of the scavenger hunt we’ll meet at Updike Farmstead (approx. 2:00pm) for a special kids-oriented program and snack. PRIZES FOR ALL KIDS WHO COMPLETE THE HUNT! IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF PRINCETON RECOMMENDED FOR KIDS 0-8 & THEIR FAMILIES RSVP BY 5/16 TO: DROTHMAN@THEJEWISHCENTER.ORG PLEASE WEAR YOUR MINI-MITZVAH CORPS SUPER HERO CAPE TO THE EVENT!! Open to the Community!!

Age: 0-8

 

Junior Entomologists

1:00 PM

Location: Duke Farms, Hillsborough

Details: During this program children (and their parents!) will learn all about the wonders of insects. In the sky and under water, Junior Entomologists will explore the local environment using nets, microscopes, field guides, and other tools that scientists use. Part of each program is spent indoors learning about the topic of the month. Then we will go outdoors for a buggy activity. Appropriate shoes are required and please dress for the weather!

Age: Grades 1 - 6

 

The Teen Kitchen

3:00 PM

Location: Labyrinth Books

Details: Labyrinth Books and the Princeton Public Library invite you to come out and celebrate the publication of The Teen Kitchen with local teen authors Emily and Lyla Allen and hear about their journey discovering their passion for creating fresh, healthy recipes and their experience writing a cookbook!

Age: All ages

 

Monday, May 20, 2019

Baby Boot Camp Fitness Classes

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Location: Princeton Marketfair Mall

Details: Our 60-minute stroller fitness classes cater to moms of all fitness levels: pregnant moms, new moms, and moms with one or more stroller-aged children. Our interval-based classes incorporate cardio, strength, and core for a total body workout. Fitness for you. Fun for your little one.

Age: 6 weeks to 6 years old

 

Bookscape Babies

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Cotsen Children's Library, Princeton University

Details: Cotsen’s smallest patrons are encouraged to get active, social, and build those vocabularies in a special play space in our Bookscape gallery. Soft ramps, tunnels, and plush alphabet letters await!

Age: 0 - 2

 

Tumbles - Open Play in GYM

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: Tumbles, 1225 State Road, Princeton

Details: Looking for FUN indoor activities? Come to TUMBLES, the Newest & Cleanest Indoor Learning Playground where kids can enjoy Open Play in the GYM with lots of brand new equipment including trampoline, rock wall, gymnastics equipment & MORE! Please call or follow us on Facebook (@tumblesPrinceton) for specific hours and details.

Age: 4 months - 9 years

 

Gymboree Open Play Gym

2:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: Gymboree Play & Music Princeton

Details: Come in and play at our Open Play Gym. Parents and children aged mobile – 5 years of age are welcome to join us for some free play time in our specially designed play scape. Free for Members, drop in rates available for Non-Members.

Age: Mobile-5 years

 

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Baby Boot Camp Fitness Classes

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Location: Princeton Marketfair Mall

Details: Our 60-minute stroller fitness classes cater to moms of all fitness levels: pregnant moms, new moms, and moms with one or more stroller-aged children. Our interval-based classes incorporate cardio, strength, and core for a total body workout. Fitness for you. Fun for your little one.

Age: 6 weeks to 6 years old

 

Tumbles - Open Play in GYM

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Location: Tumbles, 1225 State Road, Princeton

Details: Looking for FUN indoor activities? Come to TUMBLES, the Newest & Cleanest Indoor Learning Playground where kids can enjoy Open Play in the GYM with lots of brand new equipment including trampoline, rock wall, gymnastics equipment & MORE! Please call or follow us on Facebook (@tumblesPrinceton) for specific hours and details.

Age: 4 months - 9 years

 

Gymboree Open Play Gym

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Location: Gymboree Play & Music Princeton

Details: Come in and play at our Open Play Gym. Parents and children aged mobile – 5 years of age are welcome to join us for some free play time in our specially designed play scape. Free for Members, drop in rates available for Non-Members.

Age: Mobile-5 years

 

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Baby Boot Camp Fitness Classes

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Location: Princeton Marketfair Mall

Details: Our 60-minute stroller fitness classes cater to moms of all fitness levels: pregnant moms, new moms, and moms with one or more stroller-aged children. Our interval-based classes incorporate cardio, strength, and core for a total body workout. Fitness for you. Fun for your little one.

Age: 6 weeks to 6 years old

 

Gymboree Open Play Gym

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: Gymboree Play & Music Princeton

Details: Come in and play at our Open Play Gym. Parents and children aged mobile – 5 years of age are welcome to join us for some free play time in our specially designed play scape. Free for Members, drop in rates available for Non-Members.

Age: Mobile-5 years

 

Tumbles - Open Play in GYM

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Location: Tumbles, 1225 State Road, Princeton

Details: Looking for FUN indoor activities? Come to TUMBLES, the Newest & Cleanest Indoor Learning Playground where kids can enjoy Open Play in the GYM with lots of brand new equipment including trampoline, rock wall, gymnastics equipment & MORE! Please call or follow us on Facebook (@tumblesPrinceton) for specific hours and details.

Age: 4 months - 9 years

 

To Be Continued

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Location: Cotsen Children's Library, Princeton University

Details: Pull up a pillow, relax, and listen! We'll read a chapter book to you over a series of weeks, then celebrate at the end with a cool project or activity. Best of all, you can work your way towards a book of your very own. Five visits = one brand new book of your choice!

Age: 6 - 8

 

 

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