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Everything you need to know happening in and around the Capital City

The Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market is back in a big way!

The TPRFM returns for the first event of 2022 and the first indoor event at the Cure Insurance Arena on South Broad Street in Trenton. The eclectic flea market promises to be badder than ever with more than 300 different small businesses and artists each day. The flea market will also include live music, food trucks and surprises. Black Swag Bags—filled with goodies from the market's vendors—will be given out to the first 100 people on line each day. Tickets for both days are $15 at the door and "Punks," ages 10 and under are free. Parking is located at in the Cure Insurance Arena parking lot located on Hamilton Ave directly across the street from Cure Insurance Arena, just a stones throw from the TPRFM. Uber/Lyft riders should direct their drivers to 81 Hamilton Ave, Trenton, NJ.

WWE is at the Cure Insurance Arena

WWE Superstars will drop by CURE Insurance Arena on Saturday, May 7th, 2022 at 7:30pm for the first time back in three years and are set to feature superstars from Smackdown and RAW! Don’t miss Universal Champion Roman Reigns vs. Drew Mcintyre, plus, RAW Women’s Champion Becky Lynch vs. Bianca Belair vs. Rhea Ripley and SMACKDOWN Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair vs. Naomi! Plus, all your favorite superstars including: Riddle, Finn Balor, The Usos, Ricochet, Carmella, and Natalya! The event is the 33rd WWE production at the CURE Insurance Arena, who is celebrating 23 years of sports and entertainment in Mercer County, NJ. Tickets are on sale through, or in person at the CURE Insurance Arena box office. Please note that the lineup is subject to change.

Celebrate mom at Terhune Orchards

Celebrate mom on this special weekend with $2 off tasting flights all weekend for moms. What more wonderful way to treat her than an afternoon of wine tasting and fresh open air in the Wine Orchard? The whole family is welcomed at Terhune Orchards. After wine tasting, visit the barnyard and farm store. Enjoy live music all weekend. On May 7 from 12-5 pm, enjoy the relaxing tunes of Bill O’Neal & Andy Koontz and on Sunday, May 8 from 12-5 pm sit back and relax to the music of the Barbara Lin Band. Terhune Orchards is located at 330 Cold Soil Road Princeton, NJ 08540. Click link for more information.

City of Trenton and Women@Amazon Give Back to Womanspace and Dress for Success

Mayor Reed Gusciora and Women@Amazon held an event to honor Womanspace and Dress for Success. Women@Amazon successfully donated two truckloads worth food, clothing and electronics to these non-profit organizations.

Dress for Success is an organization who's mission is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. The organization has done incredible work for women and families in the City of Trenton and across the state.

Womanspace is an organization who's mission is to prevent abuse, protect families and change lives through empowerment and a safety net of supportive services has also done an incredible job of helping women and families across City of Trenton and throughout the state.

Women@Amazon continue to give back to non-profit organizations throughout the state and around the world as they are one of the largest global affinity groups for women.

Small Explorers: Garden Helpers

This month the Small Explorers program will read “Flower Garden” by Eve Bunting and explore the new pollinator garden. Visitors can learn about how bees help gardens grow and the different ways we can help plants and bees. Choose either the in-person session at 11:00 am (limit of 10 families) or the virtual session (limit of 20 families) at 12:15 pm. Registration required; deadline for registration is May 9. The event takes place this Saturday at 11 am and 12:15 pm at the New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street, Trenton, NJ. Click this link to register virtually.

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