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This Week in Princeton: Pickle Cars, Hummingbird Houses & Parmesan Cheese!

Save the Date: A Day of Luxury with peach, Friday March 13
*Ladies, you deserve a day of luxury, and this event is only happening once. Join peach at their perfect fit boutique this Friday, March 13, discover your perfect bra fit, and treat yourself to complimentary services like manicures, yoga & more. Book your spot here: peach.company/princeton.

Thursday March 5
With the Lambertville Library’s next Gardening Talk, you might be able to look out the window to your yard and see more than just grey and snow. ‘Color in the Garden’ sounds like a great way to start thinking spring! FREE, 2pm. www.lambertvillelibrary.org

Friday, March 6
What’s a woodcock? The Stonybrook Millstone Watershed’s Jeff Hoagland is ready to teach you all about these spring birds at Mountain Lakes Preserve. ‘Woodcock Watch’ is a dusk hike for ages 6 and up co-sponsored by the Washington Crossing Audubon Society. thewatershed.org/news-and-events/

parm_crack (1)Saturday at Whole Foods Market Princeton
Taste The Wheel Thing at Whole Foods Market this Saturday!
Q: What do you do with a 90-lb. wheel of Parmigiano Reggiano?
A: CRACK IT! The annual Parm Crack celebrates the golden goodness of the King of Cheeses. Stop in the store as the Specialty Team splits open a new wheel! Smell the tempting fragrance along and taste the slightly salty flavor. FREE, 3pm. < For more fun foodie events, click here.

Saturday, March 7
Kids ages 3 & up can check out ‘Cars and Trucks and Things That Go’ at the Cotsen Children’s Library on the Princeton University campus. Inspired by the fantastical world of Richard Scarry, kids can get creative with art materials to build a car with ScienceSeeds, and learn about motors, simple circuits and more with hands-on activities. FREE, 10am-1pm. www.princeton.edu

 Catch The Lorax at the Garden Theater this Saturday! Young Ted wants to impress his dream girl by bringing trees to the barren Thneedville. To do this, he needs to uncover the story of The Lorax, a grumpy creature  (voiced by the one and only Danny DeVito) who was the guardian of the forest. $4, 10:30am thegardentheatre.com

We can’t wait for spring, and this weekend’s nature workshop at Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve in New Hope might be just what we need. ‘Hooray for Hummingbirds’ will teach your family all about hummingbirds and how to attract them to your yard. You’ll even get to make your own whimsical feeder to take home! $15-20 per family. 10am. www.bhwp.org

Sunday, March 8
The Arts Council of Princeton presents ‘Cinderella, The UGGly Version: A Panto in the British Style” at Stuart Country Day School. What’s a panto? It’s a fairytale with songs, jokes and audience participation. In this production, self-obsessed Cinderella needs help from her Fairy Guidance Counselor! $15, 4pm. www.artscouncilofprinceton.org

For an artful Sunday, visit the Princeton University Art Museum as the Museum of Modern Art’s chief curator emeritus of painting and sculpture, John Elderfield, presents ‘The Art of Attention: Paintings of Henri Matisse.’ FREE, 4pm. artmuseum.princeton.edu