Here is a look at some family-friendly events taking place in the Mercer County area this upcoming weekend:
Dad card craft, 9:30-10 a.m., Mercer County Library, Lawrence Branch, 2751 Brunswick Pike (Business Route 1) at Darrah Lane, Lawrence Township. Bring your child for this free Father’s Day craft. No registration is required to participate.
Game On at the library, 3 p.m., Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon St., Princeton. Children and teens can drop in to play board and video games and ping pong for 90 minutes on Friday afternoons after school in the Activity Room.
Magic Improv Night, 6:30-7:30 p.m., It’s Magic, 109 Mercer St., Hightstown. Local magicians are welcome to share their craft for kids of all ages.
The Art of Cupcake Decorating with Stace of Cakes, 12-2 p.m., Lawrence Community Center, 295 Eggerts Crossing Rd., Lawrence Township. Learn how to decorate a cupcake, and bring home a special treat for Father’s Day. Cost: $25 to decorate two cupcakes. Bring a child, and he/she can decorate a cupcake for $15.
Firefly Festival, 4-9 p.m., Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Rd., Lawrence Township. Enjoy an evening of nature, music, wagon rides, outdoor fun and firefly hunting. Learn about fireflies through festival-provided materials, crafts activities and games. There will be a $5 charge for crafts activities. Schafer's Gymnastics will demonstrate the "Art of Flying" techniques and help children through a mini obstacle course. Firefly story time will be held in the barn. Musical entertainment by Miss Amy and her Big Kids Band. Food will be available for purchase.
Model Rocket Building Class and Launch, 12-2 p.m., Family Fun Hobbies 731 Highway 33, Hamilton Township. Spend a Sunday afternoon with Family Fun Hobbies to learn how to build and launch Model Rockets. This event is for kids and adults, boys and girls. Entry Fee: $20.00 per person for the building class. The launch is free.