5 Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 25-27
Lots of kid-friendly events plus an interactive presentation of Grease! at Mercer County Community College.
Baby & Toddler Time with Miss Liz at Hightstown Memorial library branch. Infants and toddlers ages 6–24 months and their caregivers are invited to 30 minutes of singing and rhyming fun. Please register. The event is free and is taking place Friday at 10:30 a.m.
Trucks 'N Stuff at Twin Rivers Library Branch. This is a chance for creative play for toddlers ages 2 - 4. The event is taking place onFriday at 10:45 a.m. and is free, but registration is required.
An afternoon movie, "Hope Springs" at Hickory Corner library branch. Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones star in this story about a middle age couple who after decades of marriage, go on a retreat for a week of marriage therapy with couples’ specialist Steve Carell in an attempt to re-ignite the spark that caused them to fall for each other in the first place. PG-13. The free event will have refreshments and is taking place on Friday at 2 p.m.
Colonial Cranbury in Perspective at Cranbury Public Library, Seton Hall professor Maxine Lurie , an expert on New Jersey in the 17th and 18th centuries and on New Jersey's role in the American Revolution, will present an overview of the origins of the state compared to Cranbury and the other towns, as well as other parts of Colonial America. Her emphasis will be on settlement patterns, and the religious and ethnic background of the people who came to settle in early America. The free event is taking place on Friday at 7 p.m.
Sing Along With the T-Birds and the Pink Ladies in Theater To Go’s Interactive Presentation of the Film “Grease!” at MCCC’s Kelsey Theatre. Audience members are invited to dress ’50s style as Theater To Go’s master of ceremonies leads several participation activities before the start of the film, including games, a costume contest and trivia – complete with prizes. Tickets are $16 for adults, $14 for seniors, and $12 for students and children. The sing-a-long will take place on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and also on Sunday at 2 p.m.