Our Weekend Picks

HeartsThursday February 6
Theatre Intime – Princeton’s group of student thespians – introduces its newest crew of players to the stage with the Freshman One Act Festival. The rookies from the Class of 2017 present a series of plays, which they’re directing, producing and starring in. Get a front row seat at the Intime stage at Princeton’s Hamilton Murray Theater. $12, 8pm. www.theatreintime.org

Friday February 7
The State Ballet Theater of Russia will takes the stage at McCarter Theatre, telling the timeless tale of Sleeping Beauty. Choreographer Yury Grigorovich leads the dancers to the classic Tchaikovsky score. Tickets start at $20. 7:30pm. www.mccarter.org

Countdown to the Oscars! Film buffs won’t want to miss the chance to catch up on all the nominated films. Visit the Acme Screening Room at Lambertville Public Library, right on Union Street, and catch the Oscar-nominated shorts – both live action and animation. $8, 7pm. www.acmescreeningroom.ticketleap.com

engine2_fbgraphicComing Up at Whole Foods Market: Kick Start Your Healthy Eating Commitment!
Engine 2: 28-Day Get-PlantStrong Program
Visit the Healthy Eating Center at Whole Foods Market Princeton on Saturday and Sunday between 1-3pm to sign up for a challenge that could change your life – a PlantStrong diet based on the ‘Engine 2’ diet. Each week you will be supported with meet-ups, fb recipe exchanges, photos and success strategies. Meet-ups will include check-ins, videos, demo/tasting and Q&A. Questions? E-mail their Healthy Eating Specialist Aly at alyssa.luning@wholefooods.com.

Saturday February 8
Warm up your winter table with ‘slow food’ from local producers. Slow Food Central New Jersey’s Winter Farmers Market offers cheeses, breads, baked goods, produce, jams, mushrooms, wine and more. Visit the D&R Greenway to shop and enjoy live music. $2 admission, 10am-2pm. www.slowfoodcentralnj.org

The Arts Council of Princeton invites children & adults for a Valentine’s workshop, complete with construction paper, candy hearts, stickers, ribbons, stamps and more. Register in advance, and make something special for the ones you love! Two sessions: 10am and 12:30pm. $10. www.artscouncilofprinceton.org

Sunday February 9
George Clooney, John Goodman, Bill Murray, Matt Damon et al – the ‘Monuments Men,’ have a Princeton connection. Catch a screening of the new film at the Princeton Garden Theater on Nassau Street, followed by a special presentation from Princeton University Art Museum Director James Steward, and Alfred Bush, a man who knew and worked with the Monuments Men at Princeton University during WWII. 609-258-3788 artmuseum.princeton.edu

 

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