This Weekend in Princeton: June 17-19

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Photo Credit: Terhune Orchards

Friday, June 17

4 p.m.: Nature Play at the West Windsor Arts Council. Children ages 5 to 12 will explore the woods behind WWAC as they are led through fun, outdoor games.

4 to 7 p.m.: Sunset Sips & Sounds at Terhune Winery in Lawrenceville. Enjoy wine, light fare, and music (repeats every Friday night throughout the summer).

6 to 9 p.m.: JaZams Summer Block Party kicks-off with a concert with Dan Zanes, carnival games, prizes, and more.

7:30 p.m.: Join Princeton Shopping Center for a performance by the Princeton Girlchoir followed by a screening of the film, Pitch Perfect. The outdoor screening will take place outside of Smith’s ACE Hardware and Princeton Nassau Pediatrics. Guests should bring their own blankets and lawn chairs.

Saturday, June 18

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Pennington Farmers Market on the lawn at Rosedale Mills, 101 Route 31 North in Hopewell Township. Shop fresh produce, meat, crafts, award-winning wines, and more (repeats weekly).

3 p.m.: Climate Cabaret – Nature, Theater, and Jazz with Stephen Hiltner and Friends at Labyrinth Books of Princeton. The Sustainable Jazz Ensemble will perform musical interludes.

7 p.m.: Hartley’s Legacy in collaboration with Pencils of Promise, holds a benefit concert at Kingston Presbyterian Church in Kingston.

8 p.m.: “Peter Grimes,” Benjamin Britten’s opera masterpiece. For tickets go to princetonfestival.org, or call (609) 258-2787; McCarter Theatre.

8:30 p.m.: Outdoor screening of Despicable Me at Palmer Square as part of JaZams 20th birthday Weekend Celebration.

Sunday, June 19

Father’s Day

7:30 a.m.: Run for Dad 5K and 2K at Veterans Park in Hamilton. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.

8 a.m. to noon: Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast at Union Fire Company and Rescue Squad, 1396 River Road in Titusville. The cost to attend is $10 adults, $5 children.

1 to 3 p.m.: Ice Cream Social at the William Trent House Museum, 15 Market Street in Trenton. Also, live music and free tours of museum and garden.

2 p.m.: Princeton Summer Theater presents Assassins, a musical tale of the American dream gone awry. The cost to attend is $29.50 (through June 26). For more information, visit www.princetonsummertheater.org.

2 p.m.: Concert by Alex Mitnick and the Kaleidoscope Band as part of JaZams 20th Birthday Weekend Celebration. Also, a community birthday cake.

3 p.m.: Organ Recital by Kristiaan Seynhave. Organ symphonies by Franck and Widor. For tickets go to princetonfestival.org, or call (609) 258-2787; Princeton University Chapel.

3 p.m.: Free, Sunday Stories at the Princeton Public Library for children ages 2 to 8 and their families (repeats weekly).

7 p.m.: Jazz artist Cécile McLorin Salvant, presented by The Princeton Festival. 2016 Grammy award winner for Best Vocal Jazz Album, with her trio in a program of old favorites, the latest in jazz, and her own compositions; McCarter Theatre.