Central Jersey Events: May 1-7

Actors’ NET of Bucks County, The Heritage Center, 635 N. Delmorr Ave., Morrisville, Pa., Mass Appeal, through May 3, Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 6 p.m., $20, $17 seniors, $10 children; 215-295-3694; www.brownpapertickets.com.
Bucks County Playhouse, 70 S. Main St., New Hope, Pa., Little Women the Musical, through May 17www.buckscountyplayhouse.com
Crossroads Theatre, 7 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick, Sheila’s Day, through May 3, Thu.-Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 3, 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m., $45; 732-545-8100; www.crossroadstheatrecompany.org
Collaborative Arts, 5 Lorain St., New Brunswick, Deatherific, April 30, 10 p.m., $10; www.colab-arts.org
George Street Playhouse, 9 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick, New Year’s Eve, through May 10, $28-$64; 732-246-7717; www.gsponline.org
Kelsey Theatre, Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, Disney’s High School Musical On Stage, May 1-10, Fri.-Sat. 7:30 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m., May 7, 7:30 p.m., $16; 609-570-3333; www.kelseytheatre.net
McCarter Theatre, 91 University Place, Princeton, Berlind Theatre: Thesis Production: Good Winks Here, April 30-May 2, 8, 10:30 p.m., 609-258-1500; www.princeton.edu/arts/Momix, dancers/illusionists, lead a multi-media surrealistic journey in Botanica, May 7, 8 p.m., May 8, 7:30 p.m., $35-$48; www.mccarter.org
Off-Broadstreet Theatre, 5 S. Broad St., Hopewell, Wait Until Dark, through May 23, Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m. (7 p.m. dessert), $27.50, Sun. 2:30 p.m. (1:30 p.m. dessert), $29.50; 609-466-2766; www.off-broadstreet.com
Paper Mill Playhouse, Brookside Drive, Millburn, 1776, through May 17, $25-$92; 973-376-4343; www.papermill.org
Passage Theatre, Mill Hill Playhouse, 205 E. Front St., Trenton, Instructions For Breathing, through May 10, Thu.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sat. 2 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m., $25; 609-392-0766; www.passagetheatre.org
Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon St., Princeton, Juliet, May 7-9, 7:30 p.m., $22, $15 seniors/students; 609-924-8777.
Patriots Theatre, Trenton War Memorial, 1 Memorial Drive, Trenton, Haberdashery presents: Dining with the Divas: dance-hall excitement, sophisticated and fast-paced entertainment, May 2, 7-11 p.m., $39 w/Cajun dinner, 7-8 p.m.; $25; www.thewarmemorial.com
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 118 N. Broad St., Phila., Pig Iron, Philadelphia’s own dance-theatre in Sublime Stupidity, a clown lecture-demo with Master Italian clown teacher Giovanni Fusetti, May 10, 2 p.m., $10; www.pigiron.org
Princeton United Methodist Church, Nassau and Vandeventer streets, Princeton, an abbreviated Godspell presented by the high/middle school choirs and band during services, May 10, 9:30, 11 a.m., open to all; 609-924-2613.
Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Ave., Madison, Around the World in Eighty Days, through May 24, Tue.-Wed. 7:30 p.m., Thu.-Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 2, 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m., $30-$54; 973-408-5600; www.shakespearenj.org
Somerset Valley Theatre, 689 Amwell Road, Hillsborough, Godspell, through May 9, Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m., $18, $16 seniors/students; 908-369-7469; www.svptheatre.org
State Theatre, 15 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, May 1, 8 p.m., May 2, 2, 8 p.m., $40-75, $15 students; Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance, May 10, 3 p.m.; 732-246-7469; www.statetheatrenj.org
Villagers Theatre, 475 DeMott Lane, Somerset, String Fever, May 8-23, Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m., $12; 732-873-2710; www.villagerstheatre.net
Off-Broadstreet Theatre, 5 S. Broad St., Hopewell, Cinderella, May 1 10 a.m., May 2 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m., $3.50; 609-466-2766; www.off-broadstreet.com
State Theatre, 15 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick, Milk & Cookies Series: free interactive theater series for ages 3-8 and their families: Magnificent Folks, Animals, and Other Such Tales, May 2, 10 a.m., noon, reg. req.; 732-246-7469; www.statetheatrenj.org
Australian Chamber Orchestra, McCarter Theatre, 91 University Place, Princeton, May 4, 7:30 p.m., $43-$56; www.mccarter.org
City Winds Trio, East Brunswick Library, Jean Walling Civic Center, East Brunswick, flute, oboe and bassoon perform classical and opera music, May 2, 7 p.m., free; 732-390-6767; ww.ebpl.org
Clipper Erickson, Trenton City Museum, Ellarslie Mansion, Cadwalader Park, Trenton, May 3, 3 p.m., $20, $15 members; 609-989-3632; www.ellarslie.org
Community Christian Choir, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 45 Crosswicks St., Bordentown, spring concert: Destination: Journey of a Lifetime, May 8, 7:30 p.m., free-will offering to benefit Bordentown Summer Youth Program; 609-587-7076; www.ccchoir.com
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Maestro Järvi’s farewell w/Beethoven and Bruckner: Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall, Princeton University, May 1, 8 p.m.; State Theatre, 15 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick, May 3, 3 p.m.; $20-$82; 800-255-3476; www.njsymphony.org
The Princeton Festival, WWFM (89.1 FM) will air Puccini’s La Boheme from the Festival’s 2008 season, May 2, 1 p.m.; www.wwfm.org
Raritan River Music Festival, Prallsville Mills, Stockton, Music from China, Tea House performs a dual repertoire of traditional and contemporary Chinese music, May 2, 7:30 p.m.; www.raritanrivermusic.org
Riverside Symphonia, Church of St. John the Evangelist, 44 Bridge St., Lambertville, David Handel conducts From Folk to Classic featuring So. Hunterdon High School’s All Star High School Chorus, May 8-9, 8 p.m., $20-$35; 215-862-3300; 609-397-7300; www.riversidesymphonia.org
Steinway Society, Jacobs Music, 2540 Brunswick Pike, Lawrence, Scholarship Recital: winners of the 19th annual scholarship competition will perform their prize winning pieces, May 3, 3 p.m., $18, $10 students; 609-434-0222; www.princetonol.com/groups/steinway
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton, 50 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton, Sources, a new cantata dedicated to religious/spiritual diversity performed by the UUCP Adult Choir and Chamber Ensemble, May 8, 8 p.m., $15; 609-924-1604, ext. 16.
David Bromberg Band, McCarter Theatre, 91 University Place, Princeton, with Angel Band, May 2, 7:30 p.m.; www.mccarter.org
Cuban Jazz Festival, McCarter Theatre, 91 University Place, Princeton, Tiempo Libre and the Conga Kings, May 9, 7:30 p.m.; www.mccarter.org
Eco del Sur, East Brunswick Public Library, Jean Walling Civic Plaza, East Brunswick, Andean music and contemproray Latin music, May 9, 7:30 p.m.; www.ebpl.org
Heartlands Hayride, Lambertville Assembly of God Church, 638 Brunswick Pike, Lambertville, WDVR’s live country and bluegrass music show broadcasts live (89.7 FM, 91.9 FM and wdvrfm.org), May 2, 6-8 p.m., $10, food avail.; 609-397-1620.
Billy Jonas, Artworks, 19 Everett Alley, Trenton, Mother’s Day family concert, May 9, 6:30 p.m., $15, $10 children; 609-394-2415.
Princeton University Jazz Program, Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall, Princeton University, Celebrating Jazz at P.U.: 35 Years and Into the Future, featuring student and alumni performers, May 9, 8 p.m., $15, $5 students; 609-258-5000; www.princeton.edu/richard
Rackett, Princeton Performing Arts Center, Princeton High School, 151 Moore St., Princeton, featuring Paul Muldoon, benefit concert for the Fagles Collections Center, May 2, 7:30 p.m., $15, $10 senior/student; 609-806-4300; www.prspac.org
Sandy Sasso, South Brunswick’s Jazz Café, Municipal Complex, 540 Ridge Road, South Brunswick, Jazz vocalist, May 1, 8 p.m., $5 inc. refreshments; 732-329-4000, ext. 7635.
Luis Simas, 33 Chestnut St., Princeton, piano and vocals highlighting Brazilian music genres, May 9, 8 p.m., 609-924-7955.
Randy Travis, Patriots Theatre, The War Memorial, 1 Memorial Drive, Trenton, May 10, 8 p.m., $38.50-$100; 609-984-8400; www.thewarmemorial.com
Bistro Soleil, 173 Mercer St., Hightstown, Sunday Jazz Brunch w/Dick Gratton jazz guitar, May 3, 10, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; 609-443-9700.
Chambers Walk Cafe, 2667 Main St., Lawrence, Dick Gratton jazz guitar w/Jim McDonough bass, May 1Dick Gratton jazz guitar, May 8, 6-9 p.m.; 609-896-5995.
Indie Music Night, Griggstown Pavilion, next to 373 Bunkerhill Road, Montgomery, May 9, 6-9 p.m., no cover; 609-672-1813; www.myspace.com/indiemusicnight
Halo Pub, 9 Hulfish St., Princeton, David W. Jacobsen, May 2, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; 609-921-1710.
Rat’s Restaurant, Grounds For Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, Jim Popik & Friends, May 1, 9 p.m.; Sunday brunch featuring Arturo Romay, Sun. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. (res. sug.); 609-584-7800; www.ratsrestaurant.org
The Record Collector Record Store, 358 Farnsworth Ave., Bordentown, Smash Palace/ 56 Men, May 2Opa: Greek music night, May 8Lisa Bouchelle/ Ernie White/ Tom Roeck, May 9www.the-record-collector.com
Salt Creek Grille, 1 Rockingham Row, Plainsboro, Franklin Alison Jazz Quartet, April 28, 6:30 p.m.; 609-419-4200.
Slowdown Cafe, 110 Mercer St., Hightstown, Daniel Trent (acoustic guitar), May 1Nikita Bogach & Aliya, May 2Blue Jersey Trio (swing, jazz, bluegrass), May 8Sotto 128, 128 Nassau St., Princeton, Ernie White & Tom Reock, May 2, 9 p.m.-midnight; Arturo Romay, Spanish Guitar, Fri.-Sat. 6-9 p.m.; 609-921-7555; www.sotto128.com
The Deer Ridge Singers, Bridgewater-area chamber chorale specializing in classically oriented choral styles is holding auditions for experienced singers, all voice parts, with a strong commitment to excellent ensemble singing, Tuesday evening rehearsals; 908-757-1151.
VOICES Chorale, Music Together Community Room, 225 Pennington-Hopewell Road (Route 654), Hopewell, Openings for experienced singers in all voice parts, concert: June 6-7, The American Songbook Concert, weekly rehearsals held Mondays, 7:30-9:45 p.m., singers who love to rehearse and perform with other good singers are encouraged to contact auditions coordinator, Sandy Duffy, 609-799-2211; auditions@voiceschorale.org
Amateur Sight-Reading Orchestra, Lawrence Senior Center, 30 E. Darrah Lane, open to all ages, no auditions required, strings, French horns and trombones especially welcome, first and third Tue. 7:30 p.m. 609-448-2605.
Jersey Harmony Chorus — Sweet Adelines International, Pavilions at Forrestal, 5000 Windrows Drive (off College Road and U.S. 1 South), Plainsboro, weekly rehearsal for women’s four-part a cappella, barbershop-style chorus, Mon. 7:15-10 p.m., (new members and guests always welcome); 732-469-3983; www.harmonize.com/jerseyharmony
Orchestra Society of Philadelphia, 1700 Spring Garden St., Phila., Seeking experienced string players who enjoy reading large orchestral works, (no audition required) Fri. 7:30-10 p.m.; 215-702-4337; www.orchestrasociety.com
Westminster Community Chorus, Bristol Chapel, Hamilton Ave. and Walnut Lane, Princeton, rehearsals, Tue.; 609-921-7104.
Cranbury Museum, 4 Park Place East, Cranbury, The Hambletonian — Its Trotters, Their Connections and the Racing Event 1926-2009, through JuneVictorian house museum featuring local area antiqueswww.cranburyhistory.org
Grounds For Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, Jesús Moroles, granite sculptures and Steven Madsen, wood sculptures, May 10-Sept. 29Kimono Mania, artwork by Marie Struken, through July 5Princeton School of Rock: A Tribute to Frank Zappa, May 2, noon, free w/park admission; Mother’s Day Brunch at Rat’s Restaurant, call for pricing, res. 609-586-7800; www.groundsforsculpture.org
Historical Society of Princeton, Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau St., Princeton, Stand Up, Speak Out: Princeton’s Citizens Find Their Voice, through July 5Downtown Princeton walking tour, Sun. 2 p.m., weather permitting, $7, $3 ages 6-12, free ages 5 and under; hours: Tue.-Fri. noon-4 p.m.; 609-921-6748; www.princetonhistory.org
Historic Rockingham, Kingston-Rocky Hill Road, Kingston, Tour George Washington’s final Revolutionary War headquarters, living history museum and gardenwww.rockingham.net
Hopewell Museum, 28 E. Broad St., Hopewell, period rooms and antiques depicting local history from Colonial days to the presentHowell Living History Farm,
101 Hunter Road, Titusville, Potato planting for local hunger projects, April 25, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; children’s craft: potato print wrapping paper, $2; 609-737-3299; www.howellfarm.org.
Mercer Museum, 84 S. Pine St., Doylestown, Everyday Rhythms: over 50 musical instruments on view, through May 31Drummers with Attitude: unique rhythmic bucket drumming
, May 3, 1, 2 p.m., free w/admission, $9, $8 seniors, $4 age 5-17, members and under age 5 free; 215-345-0210; www.mercermuseum.org
James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown, Pa., Pulp Function, innovative uses of handmade paper pulp, recycled paper, paper cut and folded, cardboard, through June 28Work, War & Wilderness: Pennsylvania WPA Posters 1937-1943
, through Aug. 2outdoor sculptures by Barry Parker, through May 17collecting used clothing from the public for use by sculptor Carole Frances Lung, through June 12Jazz Night: trumpeter Terell Stafford and friends, May 2, 8:30-11 p.m., $40; 215-340-9800; www.michenerartmuseum.org
Lambertville Historical Society, Marshall House, 62 Bridge St., Lambertville, Lambertville Roots: Evolution of a River Town, ongoing; hours: Sat.-Sun. 1-4 p.m., $3; 609-397-0770; www.lambertvillehistoricalsociety.org
Museum of the American Hungarian Foundation, 300 Somerset St., New Brunswick, Hungarian Folk Art Collection, through Feb. 28New Jersey Militia Museum at the Lawrenceville Armory, 151 Eggert Crossing Road, Lawrence, weapons, uniforms and equipment used by citizen soldiers from the Revolution to Iraq, ongoing; hours: Tue., Fri. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and by appt.; 609-530-6802.
Princeton Doll & Toy Museum, 8 Somerset St., Hopewell, The Evolution of Dolls and Toys from 1600 to Present and Alice in Wonderland and Storybook Houses, ongoing; research library, doll/toy gift shop; $5, $3 children; hours: Mon., Fri.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; 609-333-8600.
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton University, Princeton, Myth and Modernity, through June 7What is a Thing? photographs from the permanent collection, through June 28Outside In: Chinese x American x Contemporary Art, through June 7Memorable Encounters from Honen to de Kooning, through Aug. 2www.princetonartmuseum.org
The Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie Mansion, Cadwalader Park at Parkside Avenue, Trenton, American Belleek, Cybis & Boehm Porcelain, through June 20Ellarslie Open XXVII accepted works, through June 14www.ellarslie.org
Zimmerli Art Museum, 71 Hamilton St., Rutgers University, New Brunswick, The Claude and Nina Gruen Collection of Contemporary Russian Art, through June 28www.zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu
The Abud Family Foundation for The Arts, 3100 Princeton Pike, Lawrence, She: a collection of encaustic paintings by Rachel Friedberg, through May 14Artist’s Gallery, 32 Coryell St., Lambertville, paintings of wildlife artist Beatrice Bork and landscape painter Joe Kazimierczyk, May 8-31reception, May 9, 6-9 p.m.; 609-397-4588; www.lambertvillearts.com
Bernstein Gallery, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, Guns in America, photography by Kyle Cassidy, through May 1BOI’s of New Hope Art Gallery, 9 W. Mechanic St., New Hope, Pa., Remembering Thomas Malloy, a retrospective of the Trenton watercolorist, through May 3www.boisofnewhope.com
College of New Jersey Art Gallery, 200 Pennington Road, Ewing, Thesis Exhibition: Gallimaufry: The Ten-Headed Monster, featuring 10 thesis exhibits in various media, through May 13www.tcnj.edu
D&R Greenway Land Trust, 1 Preservation Place, Princeton, The Hand of Nature, through May 8www.drgreenway.org
Douglass Library Galleries, Rutgers University, 8 Chapel Drive, New Brunswick, Alive at the End of Life: photographs by Cathy GreenblatDestiny: photographs by Ernestine Ruben, through June 8Erdman Gallery, Princeton Theological Center, 20 Library Place, Princeton, One World — One Family, photographs by Kathy Nelson, through June 9reception, May 2, 10 a.m.-noon; 609-497-7990; www.ptsem.edu
Firestone Library, Princeton University, Main Gallery: Egypt Unveiled: The Mission of Napoleon’s Savants – the vivid engravings and scholar’s words on the unveiling of Egypt, through May 10Beauty and Bravado in Japanese Woodblock Prints: Highlights from the Gillett G. Griffin Collection, through June 7Japanese Prints, 101 McCormick Hall, Princeton University, May 3, 3 p.m., free; hours: Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Wed. until 8 p.m.), Sat.-Sun. noon-5 p.m.; www.princeton.edu
The Gallery, Chapin School, 4101 Princeton Pike, Lawrence, paintings by Thomas E. Rutledge, through May 2The Gallery, Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, Visual Arts Student Show, through May 14www.mccc.edu/community gallery
The Gallery, South Brunswick Municipal Building, 540 Route 522/Ridge Road, Monmouth Junction, My Space, paintings of nine area artists explore personal space, through June 30, weekdays 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; 732-329-4000, ext. 7635.
Gallery 14, 14 Mercer St., Hopewell, It’s All About The Car, A Photographic reflection on the Hot Rod by Carl Geisler, through May 31www.photosgallery14.com
Gallery 125, 125 S. Warren St., Trenton, THREADS: a juried themed show about clothing, through May 2The Summer Show, May 8-Aug. 8reception, May 8, 6-9 p.m.; 609-989-9119; www.gallery125.com
Gourgaud Gallery, Town Hall, 23-A N. Main St., Cranbury, Eclectic Images: Black and White and Color, the digital photography of Mort Metersky, May 3-31www.cranbury.org
Gratz Gallery, 30 W. Bridge St., New Hope, Pa., Leon Kelly — An American Surrealist, through June 5www.gratzgallery.com
Gruss Center for Visual Arts, The Lawrenceville School, Route 206, Lawrence, Islands, Mountains, Maine: plein aire paintings of David Little ‘69, May 1-31reception, May 1, 5-6 p.m.; 609-620-6026; www.lawrenceville.org
The Heldrich Hotel & Spa, 10 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick, Crossing Borders: Works on Paper by Marsha Goldberg, through May 31J.B. Kline & Son Gallery, 25 Bridge St., Lambertville, collage artist of Nancy Schill, May 2-31reception, May 9, 6-9 p.m.; 609-397-7026.
The Jewish Center, 435 Nassau St., Princeton, Photos From Nature: photos of 15-year-old Spencer Costanzo transferred to canvas, through June 7Johnson & Johnson World Headquarters Gallery, 1 Johnson & Johnson Plaza, New Brunswick, Photographs by Dr. Alfred Olusegun Fayemi focusing on the daily life of Africans, through May 26Quiet Dignity, paintings of Cynthia Girardet, May 1-June 1Lucas Gallery, Lewis Center, 185 Nassau St., Princeton, Senior Thesis Exhibitions: Out of the Box – in Sculpture and Performance by Anna Millerphotography: Portraits by Elizabeth Lemoinethrough May 2Nassau Club, 6 Mercer St., Princeton, Strands: paintings, prints and works on paper by Jean Burdick, through May 9New Hope Sidetracks Art Gallery, 2A Stockton Ave., New Hope, Pa., Steven Evans and Richard Gabriele: So Different, May 2-June 14reception, May 2, 6-9 p.m.; hours: Sun., Mon., Thu.-Fri. 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-8 p.m., closed Tue.-Wed.; 215-862-4586.
The Queenstown Gallery at Hopewell, 24 W. Broad St., Hopewell, Reflections of Memories, oil paintings by Jerry Farber, through May 9www.thequeenstowngallery.com
Riverrun Gallery, 287 S. Main St., Lambertville, The Artists of Yardley: annual show featuring over 80 members works in various media, May 2-26reception, May 2, 6-9 p.m.; 609-397-3349; www.riverrungallery.net
Small World Coffee, 254 Nassau St., Princeton, Alison Young, artistic expression in photography and textile arts, through May 5The Straube Center, Route 31 and W. Franklin Ave., Pennington, Fine Art Show, featuring artists working in several media, May 8-June 26reception, May 8, noon-4 p.m.; hours: Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat.-Sun. noon-4 p.m.; 609-737-3322; www.straubecenter.com
Trinity Cathedral, 801 W. State St., Trenton, Sun & Shadow – The Soul of Brazil: photographs by Amber Palecek, through June 26, call for hours; reception, May 3, 3-5 p.m.; 609-392-3805.
The Upstairs Gallery, Peddler’s Village, #10 (behind Earl’s Restaurant), Lahaska, Pa., whimsical pottery by Janet CebularMiniatures for Mothers (artwork no bigger than 8-by-10 inches), May 1-June 5www.theupstairsgallery.com
Bordentown Iris Festival, seeking artists, student/adult, to exhibit/sell works of fine art (no crafts) at festival to be held May 9, see Web for particulars and application, deadline: May 7www.downtownbordentown.com
Grounds For Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Ave., Hamilton, T-Shirt Design Contest: designs must be original (no photos), limited to two entries per person. Designs may be hand-drawn or computer generated, either b/w or color (color scheme may be altered at time of printing). Winning design will be printed on a green, gold or white T-shirt. Address all entries to Jenifer Micikas, e-mailed (JPG or PDF only) to jmicikas@groundsforsculpture.org, mailed or dropped off at the Domestic Arts Building. Submitted materials will not be returned. Deadline: May 15, submission forms at visitor’s center, information center or www.groundsforsculpture.org
The Trenton Film Society, seeking film shorts (5-20 minutes), shot by young adults to be screened at The Not Quite Legal Film Festival in Juneno later than May 15,
those selected will be notified by May 29, applications at www.trentonfilmsociety.com
Bucks County Community College, Gateway Auditorium, 275 Swamp Road, Newtown, Pa., Improvolution: the Ascent of Now: a comedy improv showcase featuring a cast of 38, May 1, 8 p.m., $5 at the door; 215-968-8425; www.bucks.edu/artsatbucks
Catch a Rising Star Comedy Club, 102 Carnegie Center, Princeton, Frank Santorelli, (the Sopranos), May 1Frank Santorelli w/Vincent Pastore,
Shut Up And Eat, 7:30, 9:30 p.m., dinner res. separate online, May 2, $25; Peter D. Michael, May 8-9www.catcharisingstar.com
The Record Collector, 358 Farnsworth Ave., Bordentown, Uncle Floyd-music and mirthMay 1www.the-record-collector.com
The Stress Factory, 90 Church St., New Brunswick, Christopher Titus: Love is Evol, May 1-2, 8, 10:30 p.m., $27; Talent’s Birthday Bash & Friends, May 6, 8 p.m.; Bobby Collins, May 8-9, 8, 10:30 p.m., $27; 732-545-4242; www.stressfactory.com.
ACME Screening Room, 25 S. Union St., Lambertville, Frost/Nixon, May 2, 7, 9:05 p.m.; $5 suggested donation, subtitles available for hearing impaired; Green Film Series: The Garden, 2009 Oscar nominated documentary feature about the citizen fight for a 14-acre tract of South Central LA land, followed by panel discussion on community gardening, May 9, film: 5, 6:25 p.m., discussion: 7:45, $10, $7 adv.; 609-397-0275; www.nickelodeonnights.org
County Theater, 20 E. State St., Doylestown, Pa., In a Dream, documentary chronicling life of mosaic artist Isaiah Zagar, followed by discussion w/director, and son, Jeremiah Zagar, May 4www.countytheater.org
James M. Stewart ‘32 Theater, Lewis Center, 185 Nassau St., Princeton, Senior Thesis screening: People are Dying in AfricaChoe on the vergeMay 2,
7:30 p.m., free and open to public; www.princeton.edu/arts/
Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon St., Princeton, The Protagonist, a documentary inspired by Euripides interweaves the personal odysseys of four men and their individual revelations, May 7, 7 p.m.; Films of the Great Depression: American Madness, May 1, 4 p.m.; Gold Diggers of 1933 and My Man Godfrey, May 6, 5 p.m.; free; 609-924-9529; www.princetonlibrary.org
Second Chance Cinema, Kresge Auditorium, Princeton University, Woman on the Beach, May 4www.princetonadultschool.org
Art Workshop, Artworks, 19 Everett Alley, Trenton, full-day workshop for visual artists providing professional development seminars filled with information, tools, tips, resources, best practices and networking, May 9, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; 609-394-9436; www.artworkstrenton.org
Classics Used and Rare Books, 117 S. Warren St., Trenton, Fixing your Finances, May 2, 2-3:30 p.m.; Political and Social Activism: talk with Darryl Brooks the Libertarian candidate for governor, May 9, 2-4 p.m.; 609-394-8400.
D&R Greenway, Johnson Education Center, 1 Preservation Place, Princeton, Down-to-Earth Ball, a down-home evening fundraiser of after-dinner delights, drinks and dancing, May 2, 7:30-11 p.m., $75; 609-924-4646.
Dorothea’s House, 120 John St., Princeton, Music From Behind Cloistered Walls: little-known female composers of the Baroque period, presented by Dr. Marvin Rosen w/musical samplings, May 3, 6 p.m., free, bring refreshment to share at reception following the program; 609-924-6189.
Earth Day, May Day, the Planet and You, Princeton Forrestal Village, Route 1 South, Plainsboro, an afternoon of music and fun-filled, educational and interactive family talks & events including composting, greening your home, dowsing, animal intuitive healing, meditation, yoga for kids, natural spring gardening tips, and more, entertainment, May 2, 3 p.m.-dusk.
Fine Art Auction, Eagle Fire Hall, 46 Sugan Road, New Hope, Pa., Gratz Gallery presents a collection of American and European paintings featuring Pennsylvania Impressionists, portion of proceeds benefit Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, May 9, 2 p.m.; preview, May 8, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; 215-862-4300; www.newhopeauction.com
Flower Sale, St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center, Route 206, Lawrence, annual sale: hanging baskets, annuals, herbs, veggies, and perennials, May 8, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., May 9, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; 609-896-9500, ext. 2215; jmillner@slrc.org
Garden State African Violet Club, Mercer County Community College, Student Center, 1200 Old Trenton Rd., West Windsor, 58th Annual Show & Sale: Violets by Land, Sea & Air, May 2, noon-6 p.m., May 3, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., free; 609-259-7095; GSAVCmail@gmail.com
Gently Used Sale, Princeton Friends School, 470 Quaker Road, Princeton, Gently used clothing, household items and more, May 2, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; 609-683-1194, ext. 12.
Hickory Corner Library, 138 Hickory Corner Road, East Windsor, American Musical, Rags to Riches, May 2, 2-4 p.m., free; 609-448-1330; www.mcl.org
Hunterdon County Library, 314 Route 12, Flemington, The Fig Guy: fig tree gardener Bill Muzychko demonstrates spring care for potted figs, May 6, 7 p.m., res. req., 908-788-1434; www.hclibrary.us
Iris Festival & Art Show, downtown Bordentown, festival featuring fine artists and iris growers competition (juried), May 9, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; www.downtownbordentown.com
Jewelery Show & Sale, The Brothers Moon, 7 W. Broad St., Hopewell, Beth Judge, jewelry artist/designer, May 3, 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; 609-466-4550.
Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, Late Night Series: The Lady Sings the Bluegrass/Folk featuring Emma Graves, May 1, 10 p.m.; www.latenightseries.com/newjersey
Newcomers Club, YWCA Princeton, Paul Robeson Place, Princeton, Friday with Friends: Ancient Inspirations, Terry Overton to discuss Feng Shui and Energy Clearing for a more productive and balanced life, May 8, 11:45 a.m.-2 p.m., lunch available for a nominal fee, babes in arms welcome, arts and crafts for children ages one and up, $5/hour/child res. in advance; 609-497-2100.
Orchid Auction, D&R Greenway Trust, 1 Preservation Place, Princeton, The Central Jersey Orchid Society’s annual auction, open to the public, May 6, 7:30 p.m., list of available plants at skalkacpa@mindspring.comwww.centraljerseyorchids.org
Princeton Shopping Center, 301 N. Harrison St., Princeton, Spring Fun Fair: sidewalk sale and family activities including pony rides, petting zoo, crafts, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; kids concert: Alex & the Kaleidoscope Band, noon-2:30 p.m.; 609-921-6234; www.princetonshoppingcenter.com
Princeton Symphony Orchestra Gala, The Bedens Brook Club, Skillman, Bravo! annual benefit to support the orchestra’s education program, May 2, $150; 609-497-0020;
Psychic & Holistic Fair, Lambertville House, 32 Bridge St., Lambertville, transform your life with holistic services — massage, bodywork, readings, May 9, 11 .am.-6 p.m., $5 admission, (reading, bodywork, massage app’t may be made in advance); 215-996-0646; www.thebcma.net
Scotch Tasting, One 53 Restaurant, 153 Washington Road, Rocky Hill, Kevin Loser, certified master of whiskey, leads a sampling, tastings are in 1-oz. pours accompanied w/ hors d’oeuvres, May 6, 6:30 p.m., $50 (plus tax and gratuity), res. req.; 609-921-0153.
Sourlands Bus Tour, Take a tour of the environment and history of this beautiful and unique place that’s right in your backyard, May 2, 10 a.m.-noon, $15, res. req.; 609-466-1777; www.sourland.org
South Brunswick Camera Club, South Brunswick Community Center, 124 New Road, Monmouth Junction, Critique program: bring up to three photos, at least 8-by-10 inches and on stiff backing so they may be viewed on shelf, all levels of experience welcomed, May 6, 7 p.m., free; 732-329-4000, ext. 7635
Spirit of the Jerseys State History Fair, Washington Crossing State Park, Titusville, living history demos, hands-on activities spanning four centuries of NJ’s history, meet historical figures, opportunities for Scout badge work, May 2 (rain or shine), 11 a.m.-5 p.m., free parking/admission; 609-737-9303; www.njhistoryfair.org
Terhune Orchards, 330 Cole Soil Road, Lawrence, Kite Day: kite making, kite flying, food, wagon rides, sheep shearing, music, art show, fun for all, May 2-3, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free; 609-924-2310; www.terhuneorchards.com
Town and Gown House Tour, celebrating 200 years of friendship between the Lawrenceville School and the village, the tour will visit three homes on campus and five homes on or near Main Street, May 9, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., $25 day of tour, $20 adv.; (609) 219-9300; www.lawrencevillemainstreet.com
Trenton2Nite, various venues in Trenton, May 8, celebrate hip hop culture w/Rock Your Body: a live body painting competition followed by Wise Intelligent on stage (21+ event), 9 p.m.-midnight, Maxine’s 2, 120 S. Warren St.; opening reception for new exhibit The Summer Show, Gallery 125, 125 S. Warren St., 6-9 p.m.; live entertainment, Trenton Marriott, 5:30-9 p.m., Ghandi’s Poetry Spot, 7 p.m., Café International, 241 E. Front St.; Scrabble, 6:30 p.m.-midnight, Classics Bookstore, 117 S. Warren St.; 609-393-8998, ext. 13; www.trenton-downtown.com
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 801 W. State St., Trenton, World Labyrinth Day Walk: opportunity for prayer, contemplation and reflection, May 2, opening prayer and presentation 1 p.m.; 609-392-3805
UFO & Paranormal Study Group, Hamilton Township Library, Municipal Drive, Hamilton, monthly meeting, May 6, 7:30 p.m., free; 609-631-8955; www.drufo.org
UFO/ET Congress, Ramada, Route 206 North, Bordentown, three-day UFO conference featuring speakers, TV personalities, vendors, exhibits, out-of-print books and videos, May 1-3, 1-3 day passes avail.; 609-631-8955.
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton, 50 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton, Spring Sale: indoor booths, musical entertainment, barbecue and desserts, proceeds benefit area charities, May 2 (rain or shine), 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; www.uuprinceton.org
Wine Tasting, Silver Decoy Winery, 610 Windsor-Perrineville Road, East Windsor, Mother’s Day Weekend: continental breakfast served 10 a.m.-3 p.m., mimosas served until 5 p.m., tours all day, May 9-10www.silverdecoywinery.com
Wednesdays On Warren, Warren Street, Trenton, WOW returns to downtown with vendors, music, farm market and activities for the summer, on Warren Street, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Wed., May 6-June 24www.trenton-downtown.org
Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, 3535 Route 1 South, West Windsor, meet the authors: Cynthia Brix, William Keepin and guest Sister Lucy Kurien (called the “next Mother Theresa), Women Healing Women In India: The Maher Project, May 7, 7 p.m.; Mary Carlomagno, Secrets of Simplicity, May 9, 3 p.m.; 609-716-1570; www.bn.com
Bucks County Community College, Orangery building, 275 Swamp Road, Newtown, Pa., poetry reading: poet Steven Huff joined by Elizabeth Rivers (winner of the college’s annual poetry competition), May 1, 7:30 p.m., free; Gateway Auditorium, 275 Swamp Road, Newtown, Pa., discussion: author James McBride to lecture on identity (The Color of Water: a Black Man’s Tribute to his White Mother, Miracle at St. Anna), May 2, 7:30 p.m., $10; www.bucks.edu/tickets
Classics Used and Rare Books, 117 S. Warren St., Trenton, meet the poet: Trina Stackhouse, May 9, 3-4 p.m.; 609-394-8400; Book_cellar@mindspring.com
Delaware Valley Poets, Lawrence Library, 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrence, workshops, third Wed. 7:30 p.m., bring 12-15 copies of work; Barnes & Noble MarketFair, 3535 Route South, West Windsor; poetry reading, second Mon. 7:30 p.m.; 609-883-5185.
East Brunswick Public Library, Jean Walling Civic Center, East Brunswick, poet Glenis Redmond tells stories with poetry about her life, her family and her African-American heritage, bringing it to life w/performance, May 7, 7 p.m., free; 732-390-6767; www.ebpl.org
It’s A Grind Coffee House, 7 Schalks Crossing Road, Plainsboro, Cultural Art Expression Open Mike, Tue. 6:45-9 p.m.; 609-356-3186; www.cookappeal.com
Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau St., Princeton, reading and signing: Patricia Geurds Bedtime for Percy, May 9, 1:30-3 p.m.; 609-497-1600.
People and Stories, Nassau Club, 6 Mercer St., Princeton, reading: Amy Hempel, winner of the 2008 Rea Award for the Short Story, followed by dessert and reception, Gente y Cuentos fundraising event, May 1, 7:30 p.m. ticket req.; 609-393-3230.
Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon St., Princeton, discussion: Anna Elliot to speak about her novel Twilight of Avalon, the first in a trilogy inspired by Arthurian legend, May 6, 7:30 p.m.; 609-924-9529; www.princetonlibrary.org
Screenwriters Resource Group of Princeton, Support, resource and critique group for screenwriters seeking new members who have written at least one screenplay and are familiar with the screenwriting format, monthly meetings in Princeton; 609-275-4430.
South Brunswick Public Library, 110 Kingston Lane, Monmouth Junction, Poetry Reading: Mark Brunetti (publisher of The Idiom Magazine), Chris McIntyre and Steven McNamara, May 3, 2 p.m.; 732-329-4000, ext. 7635.
Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon St., Princeton, Registration for spring classes now accepted. Offering a diverse selection of fun and engaging classes in ceramics, painting, writing, drawing, mixed media, photography, digital arts, dance, and drama; see Web for complete list and to registerwww.artscouncilofprinceton.org
Actor’s Dance Studio, 1012 Brunswick Ave., Ewing, Latin Dance Party, May 9, 7-11 p.m., swing & tango lessons, 7-8 p.m., $12; 609-278-0799.
American Legion Post 401, 148 Major Road, South Brunswick, Rock, Rhythm & Doo Wop Dance, May 2, 7:30 p.m., $5, open to public; 732-329-9861.
The Black Cat Tango, Suzanne Patterson Center, Monument Drive, Princeton, Thursday night tango lessons w/Vittoria and Guillermo, through June 25, Thu. 8 p.m., $10; www.theblackcattango.com
Central Jersey Dance Society, Suzanne Patterson Center, Monument Drive, Princeton, No Name Dance California Mix, May 2, basic swing lesson 7 p.m., followed by open danceBallroom Blitz, May 9, intermediate Salsa workshop 7 p.m., beginner Salsa lesson 7:40 p.m., open dancing 8:30-11:30 p.m.; $12, $8 students with ID, no partner needed; www.centraljerseydance.org
Dance Improv, All Saints Church, 16 All Saints Road, Princeton, Dance Jam, May 8, 8-10:15 p.m., $15; 609-924-3767; www.danceimprov.com
Friday Night Folk Dancing, Suzanne Patterson Center, Monument Drive, Princeton, Fri. 8-11 p.m., lesson, 8-9 p.m., requests, 9-11 p.m. (no partners needed), $5; 908-369-8906; www.princetonfolkdance.org
G & J Studios, 5 Jill Court, Building 14, Suite 15, Hillsborough, Student Showcase featuring students from neighboring studios, general dancing, hot buffet dinner, door prizes, May 2, 7:30 p.m.-midnight, call to register; Ballroom Dance Socials every Friday and Saturday, music mix of standard, Latin, smooth and rhythm, light refreshments and non-alcoholic drinks, BYOB, 8-11 p.m. Group classes every Tue.-Thu., 7 and 7:45 p.m.; practice every Sun. 2-5 p.m.; 908-892-0344; www.gandjstudios.com
International Arts Collaborative, Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon St., Princeton, Salsa lessons w/Jose “Papo” Diaz, proceeds benefit local library’s international music collection, Tuesdays through June 9, beginners 8:30-9:45 p.m., advanced-beginner 7-9:15 p.m., $20/session; www.princetonsalsa.org
Princeton Country Dancers, Suzanne Patterson Center, Monument Drive, Princeton, contra dance, May 6, lesson 7:40, dancing 8-10:30 p.m., $7; English Country Dance, May 9, lesson 7:30, dance 8-11 p.m., $8, www.princetoncountrydancers.org
Jewish Singles, kosher family style Shabbat Dinner at a private home in Cranbury, age 38-59, May 8, 7 p.m., $30, limited seating, res. req.; 609-468-4127.
Jewish Singles Wine Tasting, Jewish Community Center of Greater Monmouth County, 100 Grant Ave., Deal, tasting the fine wines of Israel, ages 24-35 and 35-55, May 7, 7:30 p.m., $10 adv., $15 at door, reg. req.; 732-683-9303 press 3; bari@jccwm.com
Professional and Business Singles Network, Crowne Plaza Monroe, 390 Forsgate Drive, Monroe Township, Swing Dance party w/instruction, May 2, lesson 6:45 p.m., dance 7 p.m., $20, $12 before 7; 610-348-5544; www.pbsninfo.com
Rhythms of the Night, 729 S. Main St., Manville, 40+ singles party, Thu. 8 p.m.-midnight; 908-707-8757.
Integral Yoga Institute of Princeton, 613 Ridge Road, Suite 110, Monmouth Junction, Sun Salutation Celebration: 108 salutations forllowed by healthy feasting, May 3, 2-5 p.m.; Unlimited yoga classes for one month, $54; teen yoga, Tue. 5:45 p.m.; body work: Reiki, myofacial release, Thai yoga, $30 and up, gift cert. avail.; 732-274-2410; www.iyiprinceton.org
Kathleen Academy of Dance, 411 Route 206, Hillsborough, ongoing Zumba classes, Wed.-Thu. 10:30 a.m., Fri. 7 p.m., ages 13 and up; 908-359-8888.
Krishna Leela Kendra, 13 Briardale Court, Plainsboro, Kirtan Satsang: awaken inner bliss w/musical mantra chanting, group satsang and discussion of devotees’ personal experiences with Bhagavan, free, Sat. 5-5:45 p.m.; 609-203-6730; www.krishnaleela.org
Princeton Center for Yoga & Health, Montgomery Professional Center, 50 Vreeland Drive, Suite 506, Montgomery, Creating Sanctuary, May 2, 2 p.m., free; Caring for the Back, four-weeks May 2, $100; Make Your Own Massage Oil/Bath Salts, May 3, noon-2 p.m., $50; see Web for full schedule of offerings; 609-924-7294; www.princetonyoga.com
Volition Wellness Solutions, 842 State Road, Princeton, Past Lives: An Experiential Workshop, May 2, 1-4 p.m., $45; Art & Soul: an art retreat combining meditation, movement, painting and journaling (lunch inc.), May 3, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., $99; 609-688-8300; www.volitionwellness.com
Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve, 1635 River Road, New Hope, Pa., Guided Wildflower Walk, daily through Oct. 31, 2 p.m., w/admission; Spring Bird Walks, Sat. through June 6, 7:30-9:30 a.m., w/admission; Weed Patrol, May 2, 9:30 a.m.-noon, free; Violets: Field Identification, May 6, 9 a.m., $30 members, $35; Spring Native Plant Sale, members day: May 8, lecture: 1-2 p.m., sale 2-7 p.m.; open to public: May 9-10, 16-17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; 215-862-2924; www.bhwp.org
D&R Canal, all along the canal, The Big Day in May: an all-day birding effort to create an inventory of species seen along the canal on one day, no need to be an expert, just a desire for a fun day of birding, May 2, 609-924-5705; arobirder@aol.comdnrnaturalist@verizon.netHands Along the Canal: celebrate the D & R Canal’s 175th anniversary by linking hands from towpath on Route 518, Rocky Hill to the Millstone Aqueduct in Plainsboro Township
, May 9, 10 a.m., reg. on Web; www.greenway.org
Duke Farms, 80 Route 206, Hillsborough, The Majestic Orchid, May 7, 9, 9:30 a.m.-noon, $45, reg. req.; 908-722-3700; Planning and Creating Your Organic Victory Garden, presented by the Northeast Organic Farming Association of NJ, May 3, 2-4 p.m., $15 NOFA-NJ members, $18, reg. req. 908-371-1111, ext. 101; www.dukefarms.org
New Jersey Audubon Society, Plainsboro Preserve, 80 Scotts Corner Road, Cranbury, Signs of Spring hike, May 2, 3:30-5 p.m.; Hiking and Birding: Sourland Mountains: moderate 4-mile naturalist-led hike, May 2, 7:30-10:30 a.m.; $3 members, $5; 609-897-9400; njaudubon.org/centers/plainsboro/
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association, 31 Titus Mill Road, Hopewell, Watershed-wide Stream Cleanups, May 2-3 (rain or shine), see Web for venues/times; Mother’s Day Hike & Local Trail Book Signing, May 10 (rain or shine), boots a must, $5 sugg. donation, res. req.; Moving Naturally: Yoga for Preschoolers, May 8, 3:30-4:15 p.m., $10 members, $15; Preschool program: Fragile Beginnings, May 5, 10 a.m., ages 3-5 (adult req. for under 4), $15, $10 members; School age program: Creepy Crawlers, May 7, 4 p.m., ages 6-9, $17, $12 members; www.thewatershed.org
The Arts, 21 Risler St. Stockton, registering for full- and half-day summer camp programs, ages 4-12 and teens; weekly camps run July-Augwww.theartsstockton.com
Arts Council of Princeton, Summer Arts and Drama Camp, weekly day camp offers half- and full-day sessions of art and drama in three age groups, (5-6, 7-9 and 10-12 years) classes at Princeton Junior School, Fackler Road, Lawrence; also teen and pre-teen classes at Paul Robeson Center, 102 Witherspoon St., Princeton, scheduled both daytime, evenings, and Saturdays, scholarships for qualified studentswww.artscouncilofprinceton.org
Bicycle Safety Rodeo and Safe Kids Day, St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center, Route 206, Lawrence, Saturday, Bike rodeo for children age 3-12, free bike helmet, bike inspection, games, interactive exhibits and prizes, May 9, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., res. req.; 609-896-9500, ext. 2212; bikerodeo@slrc.org
Bounce U, 410 Princeton-Hightstown Road, West Windsor, a fun, safe place to bounce and play on giant inflatables, Pre-School Playdates Mon., Wed., Fri. 10-11:30 a.m. and Tue., Thu. 12:30-2 p.m.; All Age Bounce Tue. 4 p.m.; Family Bounce Wed. 6 p.m., res. sugg.; 609-443-5867; www.bounceu.com
Farrington’s Music, Music lessons: piano, guitar, drum, sax, clarinet, voice, flute, trumpet, violin, $28 per half hour; Rock School — play in a rock band. Guitar, bass guitar, drum, keyboard, voice, all ages, all levelsHopewell Valley Children’s Theatre,
Hopewell Valley Central High School, 259 Pennington Titusville Road, Pennington, five-week, half-day, summer performing arts programs for grades 1-5 and 6-9, June 25-performance dates July 31-Aug. 1; 609-649-3042; www.hvct.org
Integral Yoga Institute of Princeton, 613 Ridge Road, Suite 110, Monmouth Junction, Kid’s Yoga Class w/Jayadeva, Wed. 4:15-5:15, $80/10 class card good for 12 weeks, first class free; 732-274-2410; wwwiyiprinceton.org
Joanne Tyne Music School, 6 Hemlock Court, East Windsor, Music Camp for age 3-6, June 23-25Clown Camp for age 6-10
, June 24-25Puppet Camp for age 5-8
, Aug. 10-13JoanneTMS@aol.com
Massage for babies, In four weekly classes learn how to massage your baby and see wonderful results. Each one-hour class includes relaxation techniques, instruction in massage strokes, parenting tips, discussion and enjoyable time sharing ideas and concerns with other parents. Spring classes begin soonOld Barracks Museum,
101 Barrack St., Trenton, Summer Day Camp for boys and girls 9-12, learn 18th century living skills, muster into Patriot Army, practice Von Steubens’ marching drills, visit local historical sites, two sessions: July 13-17, July 20-24, $130 members, $190; 609-396-1776
Opera New Jersey, McCarter Theatre, 91 University Place, Princeton, Explorations in Opera Summer Camp: The Mikado, theater games, learn production jobs, meet professionals, create scenes, July 6-10, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $350; Peter 609-799-7700, ext. 103; www.opera-nj.org/learn/youth_camp.html
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, Art for Families: Scavenger Hunt: Let Them East Chocolate, May 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free; 609-258-9220; www.princeton.edu.utickets
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association, 31 Titus Mill Road, Hopewell, Moving Naturally — Yoga for Kids Preschool Program, May 1, 8, 3:30 p.m., ages 3-5, $15, $10 members; 609-737-7592; www.thewatershed.org
Historical Society of Princeton, Stroller Strides: history-on-the-go for parents of very young children covering both town and university sites, last approx. 45-60 minutes, vary seasonallyjeanette@princetonhistory.org
West Windsor Library, 333 N. Post Road, Princeton Junction, I Heart Earth triathlon event (to celebrate Earth & Arbor Day) for students aged 7-15 years, May 2, 10 a.m.-noon; 609-799-0462; growwlib@gmail.com