Thursday, May 12, 2011
All-ages weekend events for May 14-15.
Saturday PAWS Walk, 10:30 a.m., Grant Ave & Hutchinson St, Hightstown. Come out and see pups of all shapes and sizes at this annual dog show. The event lasts about three to four hours and there will be about 150 dogs present. Art for Families: Sculpture, Another Look, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Princeton University Art Museum. Drop in and enjoy a self-guided, interactive tour followed by a related art project. Admission is free – no tickets or registration are needed. Wii bowling, 2 p.m., Hightstown Memorial Branch, Mercer County Library, 114 Franklin St, Hightstown. Sign up for 30 minutes of bowling on the library’s big screen. For ages 5 and up. Pre-registration is necessary for this free event, 609-448-1474. PrincetonKIDS Family Fun Day, 11 …
Thursday, April 28, 2011
Your weekend planner for late April.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend. Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit. Friday Royal Wedding Viewing, 5 a.m., Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon St., Princeton. Local Anglophiles can watch the wedding of Britain’s Prince William and Kate Middleton live on TV at the Princeton Public Library. The doors of the Community Room will open at 5 a.m., and tea and scones will be served. Ice Cream Sundae Bingo Night, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., Perry L. Drew Elementary School, 70 Twin Rivers Drive N., East Windsor. Come and support your school, play some bingo and enjoy some ice cream. South Brunswick High School PTO …
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Your weekend planner for Easter Weekend, April 22-24.
Friday Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, 8 p.m., Rider Theatre at Rider University, 2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrence Township. Tickets: $20 adults and $10 students/seniors. Reduced admission of $10 adults and $5 students/seniors (general admission) available only at the door. Classic Instrumental Jazz, 7-9 p.m., Fridays with Doug and Bernard, The Blue Rooster Bakery & Cafe, 17 N. Main St., Cranbury. Enjoy jazz music played by Doug Miller, a student of the late Norman Schell, and by Bernard Geiger, a large talent on the upright bass. Saturday Easter Egg Hunt, 1 p.m., Village Park, 2 Bennett Pl, Cranbury: The Woman's Club of Cranbury will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt. Saturday AM @ the Y, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Raritan Valley …
Thursday, April 14, 2011
Your weekend planner.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend. Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit. Friday Free live music at Molto Bene Italian Café and Market, 6-9 p.m., 116 N Main St., Hightstown. Friday-Saturday New Brunswick Restaurant Week, featuring 27 downtown New Brunswick restaurants that will be offering special discount promotions or prix-fixe menus. Visit NewBrunswick.com for more information, menus and participating restaurants. Saturday Healthy Kids Day, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. South Brunswick Family YMCA, 329 Culver Road, Monmouth Junction, and from 1-3:30 p.m. at Princeton Family YMCA Athletic Fields in Princeton. Enjoy a day…
Thursday, March 17, 2011
A guide to events in and around your area this weekend.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend. Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit. Thursday and Friday, March 17-18: Cinderella Jr. at Hammarskjold Middle School The Hammarskjold Middle School Drama Club will present "Cinderella Jr.” on Thursday, March 17, and Friday, March 18. The production is an adaptation of the Disney animated film and focuses on poor Cinderella, who is constantly mistreated by her wicked stepmother and stepsisters. Once she’s denied the chance to go to the Royal Ball, she gets a little help from her mice friends and Fairy Godmother and eventually falls in love. This musical is good for all ages and…
Thursday, March 10, 2011
We offer some ideas to keep you entertained this weekend.
Friday: Magic Improv Night: Stop by and watch or perform a few magic tricks. Free and open to all ages. 7:30 p.m., It’s Magic!, 109 Mercer Street, Hightstown. Friday, Saturday and Sunday: “A Little Night Music”: Kelsey Theater’s latest production is this award-winning Stephen Sondheim musical. The last shows are this weekend: Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets: $16 adults, $14 for seniors and $12 students/children. Saturday: Guitar and Vocals: Mark Bodino will combine classical guitar music with more modern vocals at 8 p.m. at the West Windsor Arts Center, 925 Alexander Road, West Windsor. Tickets: $12 general public and $10 members. Saturday: Mad Science: The Hightstown Branch Library will feature a “Mad Science…
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Whether you're feeling lucky or not, we've got a suggestion for you.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend. Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and new bar, restaurants and shops to explore. And still you want more? Check out our family-friendly Grab & Go Kids Planner refreshed every week. We know you have your favorites that we missed. So share the goodness in our comment box below.
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Let us help you see there's more to life than working and watching TV.
1. THE WEDDING SINGER Where/When: Kelsey Theater at Mercer County Community College's West Windsor Campus; Friday and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Why Go: It's the last weekend of the show, which features Hightstown High School teacher Bill Kamps in the role made famous by Adam Sandler. Pricing: $16 for adults, $14 for seniors and $12 for students and children. Buy tickets online or by calling 609-570-3333. 2. MAGIC/IMPROV NIGHT Where/When: It's Magic!, 109 Mercer Street, Hightstown, Friday, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Why Go: It's a time for people of all ages to try their hand at a little legerdemain. 3. SPRING DANCE FESTIVAL Where/When: McCarter Theater, Princeton; Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m…