5 Things To Do This Weekend in Princeton


With so many activities to kick off the first weekend of November, it may be difficult to pick just one around Princeton! Catch Pixar’s Inside Out at Hickory Corner Library, try out hockey for the first time, and creating ornaments at Michaels are just a few of this weekends activities. Plan on attending any of the events? Hashtag your pictures #njmom when sharing on social media.


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1.Morning Movie: Disney Pixar’s Inside Out
Friday November 6, 2015 at 11:00 AM
After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions – Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness – conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house, and school. This movie is rated PG with a run time of 94 minutes. A small snack will be provided. An adult must remain present for the duration of the movie.
138 Hickory Corner Road East Windsor, NJ 08520
Cost: Free


Photo via Michaels.com

2 .Kids Club Wish List Ornament
Saturday November 7, 2015 at 10:00 AM- 12:00PM
They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. Parents must remain on premises.
300 Nassau Park Blvd, Princeton, NJ 08540
Cost: $2.00

Photo via Homedepot.com

Photo via Homedepot.com

3. Home Depot Kids Workshop – Build a Veterans Day Jet
Saturday November 7, 2015 at 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Take your kids to The Home Depot and let them get hands-on with a workshop project. Start a conversation about the meaning of Veterans Day while giving them a project to ta FREE hands-on workshops; designed for children ages 5 – 12. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last.
701 Nassau Park Blvd, Princeton, NJ 08540
Cost: Free (Register online to help us better plan our craft kit quantities needed)

4. Try Hockey For Free
Saturday November 7, 2015 at 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM
This event is designed to provide kids, between the ages of 4 to 9, a completely free experience to try youth hockey. A limited amount of equipment is available to borrow. Our top coaches will be on the ice to assist your child in learning the basics. Your son or daughter does not need any previous skating or hockey experience.
650 Great Rd. Princeton, NJ 08540
Cost: Free (Registration required)

5.Preparing your Yard for Winter Wildlife
Sunday November 8, 2015 at 2:00PM- 4:00PM
Autumn is a busy time for wildlife as they prepare for winter. Learn how
you can help through simple activities and additions to your yard. In this workshop, families will complete their own wildlife-friendly project to take home.
157 Westcott Avenue, Hamilton Township, New Jersey
Cost: $5/person or $20/family. RSVP to 609-303-0706.


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Living the mommy life in Mercer County, Chelsea can be found daily chasing down her 3 year old son, or trying to keep her 6 month old daughter from getting her hands on everything in sight. When not studying Marketing at Rider University, Chelsea loves to get her children out of the house to all the many parks, festivals, and orchards Mercer County offers. If any free time happens to fall upon Chelsea’s lap, she enjoys reading Stephen King novels, trying new cooking recipes and catching up on episodes of Food Network’s hit show, Chopped. Being able to have the opportunity to write for NJ Mom is an honor for her because she knows how difficult it can be to find something for the whole family to enjoy, so it is awesome that everything you need is right in one place!