Our Weekend Picks – Mother’s Day!

Screen Shot 2015-05-06 at 7.55.45 PMHot Pick for Next Week: Girls’ Night Out on Palmer Square!
*Grab your BFF & RSVP for a fun night in Princeton. Palmer Square’s annual Girls Night Out is Thursday, 5/14 from 4-9pm, and includes exclusive sales, promos & discounts from the merchants & restaurants on the square, raffles, food tastings, complimentary parking and more fun! To RSVP: www.palmersquare.com

Friday, May 8
Fridays mean Tiger Tales at Princeton University’s Cotsen Children’s Library! Every Friday starts with a picture book storytime, and is followed by a hands-on activity. Ages 3-5. 11am. www.princeton.edu/cotsen/gallery-programs/our-programs

Stop by Indigo on Palmer Square to sample & learn about single estate teas from Silver Needle Tea Company (recently named one of ’11 Awesome Independent Tea Companies’ by Eater.com!) These fine teas will be paired with snacks from Olsson’s Fine Foods. FREE, 3-6pm. https://www.facebook.com/IndigoByShannonConnorInteriors

Screen Shot 2015-05-06 at 8.10.29 PMCelebrate Mother’s Day with Whole Foods Market Princeton
There’s still time to snag seats for you & mom to get a preview of Agricola’s new cookbook at an exclusive dinner & book signing event with Chef Josh Thomsen at Whole Foods Market! Chef Thomsen will be joined by Farmer Steve Tomlinson, and Chef de Cuisine Manlee Siu to share Agricola’s farm to table food, Mother’s Day Style. Dine on seasonal fare from the garden state and pick up a copy of the new cookbook. Best yet? All proceeds from the event benefit Womanspace. Friday, ⅝. $70, 5:30pm. http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/events?store=1996056

Saturday, May 9
Waldorf School of Princeton is hosting it’s annual May Fair – a rain-or-shine, community-wide celebration! With live music, healthy foods & imaginative activities for the whole family, plus a marketplace for local crafters, local food from Nomad Pizza, and a puppet show at 3pm. Address: 1062 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton. FREE, 11am-4pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/661457297315299/

Market season has returned! This weekend, enjoy live music as you shop the West Windsor Community Farmers’ Market at the Princeton Junction Train Station for locally grown produce, meats, honey, wine, flowers, baked goods and more. FREE, 9am-1pm. www.westwindsorfarmersmarket.org

Take the family on a birding expedition this Saturday! Join Mercer County naturalist and her son at the Hunt House at Mercer Meadows. Kids will tackle a ‘Bird Spotting Challenge,’ while parents enjoy the calls, songs and sights of spring migration. BYOB – binoculars – or borrow a pair. $5 for person, $20 per family. 9am-11am.  http://www.mercercountyparks.org/calendar/

Sunday, May 10
Happy Mother’s Day, Mamas! Still searching for the perfect Mother’s Day gift? Our round up is packed with ideas as lovely as mom is. PS: Don’t miss a super cute Mother’s Day event for kids & mom at Uncle Ed’s in Pennington.

Treat mom to a little retail time! Bring her to sip & shop at jane on 7 Spring Street for refreshments & fine, funky fashion. Spend over $50 & receive a free scarf. FREE, 12-5pm.