The Week Ahead in Lawrenceville

Events in and around town this week.


Movie Matinee: Moonrise Kingdom, , 2751 Us Highway 1, Lawrence Township, 2 p.m.

Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, this film tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore— and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in more ways than anyone can handle. Rated PG-13. 94 minutes. Refreshments will be served. Registration suggested.


Terhune Orchards Read and Pick Program: Cherries, Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Rd, Princeton, 9:30 a.m.

Read & Pick is an innovative program that combines picking fruit with your young child and listening to a story highlighting the fruit. Parents and young children (ages preschool to 8 years) are welcome to celebrate everything wonderful about cherries on 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. They will be reading two books about berries, then everyone will pick their own container of cherries. The cost is $7 per child and includes the container of cherries. Staff will also explain how cherries grow and how they should be picked. Registration is requested.  Call 609-924-2310 to register.


Preschool Open Craft for Ages 2-5, , 2751 Us Highway 1, Lawrence Township, 11:30 a.m.

No registration is required for this open craft session. This is a self-directed craft activity for children ages 2-5 years with a caregiver to supervise. Library staff will not be present in the room. Attend any time during the open hours.


Poetry Circle, 2751 Us Highway 1, Lawrence Township, 7 p.m.

Robert Creeley (1926–2005) was known primarily as a member of the Black Mountain Poets. One of the most important and influential American poets, his poetry is noted for both its concision and emotional power. Pick up a packet of the selected poems from the Lawrence Reference Desk.


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