Events happening around Mercer County

If you’re looking for some last-minute activities to do this weekend, Trenton Journal has you covered. We compiled a short list of some fun and helpful events going on around the county for residents of all ages.

Car seat safety check

While summer can be a time for car travel, it’s always a good time to double check your child’s car seat to ensure they are properly secured. Princeton Health Community Wellness is offering this free service, until July 31st, to assist parents with proper installation, age appropriateness and recall information. It can be a difficult for many parents to know the correct way to seat their child in a car seat. It’s important to have a certified child passenger safety technician ensure the safety of your precious cargo. Parents are asked to bring their car manual and car seat instructions with them. Appointments are necessary, as well. Please call (888)897-8979.

The car seat checks will be held at the following locations:

  1. Hamilton Area YMCA John K Rafferty Branch

1315 Whitehorse-Mercerville Rd, Hamilton, NJ

2. Community Wellness731 Alexander Road, Princeton, NJ

Dueling Piano Nights – Fun for the family

There are two more days left of Dueling Piano Nights at Palmer Square. August 4th and August 11th will be the last chance to dance, sing and laugh during this event on the green from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This event includes shopping and dining at the outside bar during an interactive performance by the Flying Ivories. Bring along your blankets and chairs for a comfortable experience. Arrive early to enjoy the bar, which opens at 5:30 p.m.

Palmer Square

40 Nassau Street

Princeton, NJ 08542

Classic Rock at Cooper’s

If classic rock is your thing, you would enjoy a night at Cooper’s Riverview listening to the Well Strung Band this Saturday, July 30, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. On the deck at Cooper’s is where you’ll want to be to dance and sing along to classic rock hits. The night will also include DJ Rand at 10:00 p.m. Reservations are suggested for groups of two or more. You can reserve your spot here or call 609-393-7300 for more information.

Cooper's Riverview

50 Riverview Plaza

Trenton, NJ, 08611

Howell Living History Farm fair

On Saturday, July 30, 2022, at 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Howell Living History Farm, The Lambertville-New Hope Activities Meetup Group is hosting a fair, offering fun for all. Activities include live music, animal meet-and-greet, pie eating contest, and dancing. COVID-19 vaccination is required for the outdoor event, which will also provide additional COVID safety measures during the free event. Click here to sign up for the fun.

Howell Living History Farm Mercer County 4H

70 Woodens Ln

Lambertville, NJ

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