PrincetonScoop’s Weekend Picks

Thursday, February 27
Start off your Thursday at Princeton Public Library with a presentation from Sustainable Princeton, focusing on how to sustainably invest in our homes and community. Join in the conversation as speakers like Mark Centsis of CoolVines, Don Greenberg, a solar energy consultant, and Theodore Casparian of Wells Fargo talk will answer the question: Can I really make money by investing in sustainable and local businesses or home solar? Infini-T provides a free breakfast. Free, 8:30am.

The Lawrence Public Library celebrates Black History Month with a screening of ‘42’ – the movie chronicling the years when Jackie Robinson wore the #42 jersey, when signed first signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers and broke baseball’s color barrier. FREE 6:30pm.

Friday, February 28
‘Rent’ comes to Princeton as the Princeton University Players take to the stage at Whitman College this weekend. Grab your seat and see how long you can resist the urge to sing along! 8pm, $12.

ParmPicThe AMAZING Parmigiano Reggiano at Whole Foods Market
Cheese lovers, it’s time to celebrate with Whole Foods Market Princeton! On Saturday March 8th, 2014 at 3pm EST, more than 400 wheels of authentic Parmigiano Reggiano will be cracked and sampled at Whole Foods Market® stores in the US, Canada and the UK. Visit WFM Princeton for samples, entertainment, food pairings and more. Click here to get the whole scoop on Parm – it’s history, recipe tips and more – and be sure to visit the store on March 8th for some cheesy fun!


Saturday, March 1

March is here, and it’s also National Nutrition Month! Bring the kids to the Updike Farmstead on Quaker Road and participate in games, activities, crafts and a scavenger hunt, and learn about the importance of healthy eating – together! Bill Moran of The Whole Earth Center as he presents ‘The Basics of Healthy Eating for You and Your Family.’ 12:15pm, FREE.

Folk and gospel duo Kim and Reggie Harris will be performing live at the Princeton’s Unitarian Universalist Church this Saturday, combining original songs with African-American spirituals. Their soulful music focuses on life, love, the quest for freedom, environment and community. FREE, 7:30pm.

Sunday, March 2
For a sweet Sunday, visit Washington Crossing Park’s Nature Center and get hands on with maple sugaring! Learn how to tap the maple trees, and turn the sticky sap into tasty syrup in a participatory demo. FREE, 1:30-3pm.

Sunday night is a good time for a beer and some bluegrass, don’t you think? This Sunday, local bands take to mic at the Alchemist & Barrister for a folksy show that will have your feet tapping.

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