This Weekend in Princeton: Feb. 17-19
The Princeton Indoor Track and Field Invitational at Jadwin Gym will begin at 11 a.m. on Sunday, February 19. (Photo Credit: Princeton Athletics | www.goprincetontigers.com)
Friday, February 17
11 a.m.: Free, Tiger Tales for children ages 3-5 at Cotsen Children’s Library (repeats weekly).
Noon: “Black History at PTS Matters,” a panel discussion about the role of black history at Princeton Theological Seminary; Mackay Campus Center Auditorium at PTS.
4:30 p.m.: Fund for Irish Studies at Princeton University presents Fintan O’Toole on “If It Wasn’t for the Irish and Jews” at James M. Stewart ’32 Theater.
6 p.m.: Princeton University women’s ice hockey vs. Union at Baker Rink.
6 p.m.: The C.K. Williams Reading Series at Labyrinth Bookstore showcases senior thesis students of the Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Creative Writing with celebrated novelist Chinelo Okparanta.
8:15 p.m.: The Princeton Folk Music Society welcomes the Adirondack folk music trio, The Jamcrackers to Christ Congregation Church, 50 Walnut Lane, Princeton. Admission is $20 ($15 members, $10 students, and $5 children). Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 18
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Mercer County hosts an Electronic Waste Disposal Day for County residents. The event will take place at Parking Lot 4 on South Broad Street, across from the County Administration Building in Trenton, and will be held rain or shine. While no registration is necessary, please note that the event is open to Mercer County residents only, and attendees will need to show proof of residency, such as a driver’s license. No commercial or industrial waste will be accepted.
10:30 a.m.: Screening of The Peanuts Movie (2015) at Princeton Garden Theatre.
10:30 a.m.: Art for Families presents “Storyknifing: A Yup’ik Tradition” at Princeton University Art Museum. Learn about this Yup’ik storytelling tradition and craft a storyknife to use when telling your own tales. Free to attend.
11 a.m.: Storytime in French at the Princeton Public Library.
Noon to 5 p.m.: Wine & Chocolate Weekend at Terhune Orchards (also on Sunday, February 19).
3 p.m.: Princeton University women’s ice hockey vs. Rensselaer.
8 p.m.: Westminster Choir College Homecoming Concert at Richardson Auditorium.
8 p.m.: Balé Folclórico da Bahia explodes with Afro-Brazilian rhythms at McCarter Theatre.
Sunday, February 19
11 a.m.: Princeton Indoor Track and Field Invitational at Jadwin Gym.
12:30 p.m.: Screening of National Theatre Live’s Saint Joan at Princeton Garden Theatre.
1 p.m.: Free, Carillon Concert at the Graduate School at Princeton University, 88 College Road West.
2 p.m.: Historic Princeton Walking Tour of downtown Princeton and the University campus. The cost is $7 to attend. Guests should meet at Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau Street. This event is presented by the Historical Society of Princeton.
2:30 p.m.: The New School for Music Study Faculty Recital entitled, “From the Streets of Paris” at Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street, Princeton.
3 p.m.: Special Exhibition Tour: “Revealing Pictures: Photographs from the Christopher E. Olofson Collection” at Princeton University Art Museum.
3 p.m.: Westminster Conservatory Student Showcase at the Princeton Public Library.
3 p.m.: Richardson Chamber Players perform at Richardson Auditorium.