Our Weekend Picks + COMMUNIVERSITY

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“Love Dog II” by Lee Papierowicz of A.R.T.

Thursday, April 24
Princeton Public Library hosts Sustainable Princeton’s next Great Ideas Breakfast, ‘Stories of Waste and Hope.’ A zero-waste, Fair Trade breakfast kicks off a discussion that will inspire you to examine the mountain of plastic that could be traced back to you from the landfill – and inspiring changes that you can implement to help reduce the amount of waste in your life. FREE, 8:30am.

Friday, April 25
On Friday, Broad Street in Hopewell hosts a line of hot rods, antique cars and lots of fun for Cruise Night. Check out the lineup of cool & classic cars, and enjoy a spring’s night out in Hopewell: browse the shops, grab a bite, or take in some live music. FREE, 5-8pm.

Meanwhile, in Princeton, the trucks will be lining up – the food trucks, that is! Princeton TruckFest will be hosted by Princeton University’s eleven Eating Clubs, and will unite the campus & local community to support Send Hunger Packing & food security charities in NJ. Taking place on Prospect Street, the trucks will include Stace of Cakes, Undrgrnd Donuts, Mausam Curry n’ Bites, Pudgys Street Food, Pura Vida, and more. 6-9pm.

 

datingforacauseComing Up at Whole Foods Market Princeton: Dating for a Cause – to Support WPRB!
Tuesday, April 29 from 7:30-9:30pm
They say you can meet people anywhere…
Join ‘Dating For A Cause’ and support WPRB, 103.3 FM.
This unique event you will enjoy delicious complimentary appetizers and beverages,”foodie” ice breaker games, a scavenger hunt throughout the store
and lots of raffle prizes. Ages 35-55 are welcome to attend.
Net proceeds from ticket sales and 100% of the raffle ticket proceeds will be donated to WPRB, local community supported radio! Click here to register.

Saturday, April 26
Head to the Arts Council of Princeton for the opening reception of ‘Liberation,’ an exhibition of recent paintings by the artists of A.R.T. – Artistic Realization Technologies. A Princeton-based nonprofit operating nationwide, A.R.T. allows people with severe physical & neurological disabilities to express themselves through painting, using laser-guided brushes, a system of ‘yes’ and ‘no’ questions and more to bring the artists’ visions to life. The paintings are as impressive, intellectual, and breathtaking as the individuals who create them. FREE, 3-5pm. Learn more about A.R.T.
Above: “Love Dog II” by Lee Papierowicz of A.R.T.

Celebrate the mighty shad at Lambertville’s ‘Shad Fest,’ taking place on Saturday. It’s a street festival with arts, crafts, food & live music, that pays homage to the namesake fish, while raising awareness for the successful & ongoing efforts to clean up the Delaware River (the shad’s home & spawning grounds!) FREE, 12-5:30pm.

Sunday, April 27
For us, this weekend is all about COMMUNIVERSITY, one of our favorite days of the year! Join PrincetonScoop, local businesses & nonprofits, and thousands of our neighbors to celebrate our awesome community. This year’s street festival includes 6 stages of live music, dozens of food vendors, kids’ activities, and more. Rain or shine! FREE, 1-6pm.

*Be sure to come say ‘hi’ to us at our booth, located at the corner of Nassau & Witherspoon, near Papersource. Score one of our brand new tees, and enter our raffles!

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