With warm weather slowly returning to Mercer County, check out these events you won't want to miss! Here’s our picks for April 22nd - 30th.

Earth Day Nature Hunt

When: Friday, April 22

Where: West Windsor Branch (Mercer County Library System)

In celebration of Earth Day, we're hosting a kids Nature Scavenger Hunt. Immediately following the Music Concert with Tim Hoh, children will have a chance to explore the natural wonders of the library grounds. This program is for children ages 2 - 5 with their caregiver. 

Registration begins Friday, April 15th. Contact West Windsor Programming Staff at (609)-799-0462.

 

Paddington Gets in a Jam

 

When: Saturday, April 23rd, 1pm

Where: State Theatre New Jersey

Watch Paddington, the famous, accident prone bear, as he makes his stage debut in this fun filled comedy, Paddington Gets in a Jam! Paddington is making his favorite marmalade jam with the help of the Brown’s housekeeper Mrs. Bird, but they run out of sugar, so Paddington heads next door to borrow some from Mr. Curry. The usually grumpy Mr. Curry is even more short tempered than ever as he prepares for a visit from his great aunt who is a stickler for tidiness. Feeling sorry for Mr. Curry, Paddington volunteers to help him with his chores. Unfortunately for Paddington his good intentions end up leading to chaos! Will Paddington be able to fix everything before Mr. Curry and his great aunt arrive home? To get your tickets, click here!

Paddington

 

Yoga & Mimosas

When: Sunday, April 24th from 9:30am - 12:00pm

Where: Crossings Vineyard & Winery

Yoga and Mimosas. Come for the Yoga, Namaste for the Wine. At Crossing Vineyards & Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Rd, Washington Crossing, PA Sunday, April 24, 9:30 am to 12 pm Sunday, May 1, 9:30 am to 12 pm Sunday, May 15, 9:30 am to 12 pm Sunday, June 12, 9:30 am to 12 pm Relax and find your inner calm with a 45-minute yoga session overlooking the vineyard, followed by a continental breakfast plate & mimosa. Top off the experience with a wine tasting led by one of Crossing’s knowledgeable presenters. Includes a logo glass to keep! Cost: $50 per person. Reservations necessary. Click here for details and reservations!

Yoga & Mimosas

 

Creative Writing Seniors Reading: Poetry & Screenwriting, presented by the Lewis Center for the Arts' Program in Creative Writing

When: Tuesday, April 26th from 4:30pm-5:30pm

Where: Prospect House on the Princeton University campus

Seniors in Princeton’s renowned Program in Creative Writing read from the screenplays or collections of poems written as their senior theses under mentorship of professional writers on the faculty. This event is free and open to the public; tickets required through University Ticketing at tickets.princeton.edu. All guests are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to the maximum extent, which now includes a COVID booster shot for all eligible to receive it, and to wear a mask when indoors. Speakers may be unmasked while presenting. Guests in need of access accommodations are invited to contact the Lewis Center at least one week in advance at LewisCenter@princeton.edu.

Creative Writing

 

Kite Day

https://www.visitprinceton.org/event/kite-day/18166/

When: Saturday, April 30th from 10:00am - 5:00pm

Where: Terhune Orchards

 

Kite Day is a perfect time to explore the farm during our spring festival - Saturday, April 30 & Sunday, May 1 - 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Spring on the farm is one of the most beautiful and exciting seasons. Bring your own kite or choose a ready-made kite from the wide selection in the store. For all those hungry kite fliers, we’ll have lots of good country food.

Adults can enjoy a visit to our Wine Orchard where Terhune’s own 18 varieties of wine are available for tasting under the 100 year old apple trees. There will be plenty of activities to keep the kids occupied. The sheep will be shorn on Sunday and the children can take home a piece of real fleece. Join in the fun of old-fashioned games and children’s activities in the barnyard or take a pony ride out in the field. Admission $12 Online/$16 At Gate (age 3 and up). Winery & Farm Store: for weekend entry, admission tickets must be purchased. Click here to purchase! 

Kite

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