Kids drop-in chess sessions, Rider University women’s tennis team faceoff and more…

Whether you like your weekend educational, laidback, or on a more high-energy level, Trenton Journal has several options that will fit your needs.

Whether you like your weekend educational, laidback, or on a more high-energy level, Trenton Journal has several options that will fit your needs.

Michael Zheng -Impact Chess Director of Michigan Operations

Drop-in chess sessions for youth at Princeton Public Library

Do you have or know a child who is interested in learning to play the game of chess or maybe they are already a grandmaster in the making? If so, Impact Chess is offering drop-in chess sessions for kids in the second through sixth grade at all levels in the story room at the Princeton Public Library (65 Witherspoon Street Princeton) on March 4th between 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Impact Chess is a nonprofit organization whose goal is to bring the strategy-based, critical thinking game to the community. The drop-in sessions will be led by volunteers. Call Princeton Public Library at 609.924.9529 for more information.

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Abbott Marshlands Bordentown Bluffs

Friends For The Abbott Marshlands host first Saturday wellness walk

Each first Saturday of the month, Friends For The Abbott Marshlands holds a walk to explore the diverse natural area of Abbott Marshlands and to promote health and wellness. This Saturday, March 4th, meet the group at the Northbound 295 Scenic Overlook parking area just north of Bordentown to walk along the D&R Canal towpath. This is a free event from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. In case of cancellations due to weather, it will be noted on the Abbott Marshlands website. To register for the walk, click here.

Women’s Rider Tennis Team

Rider University’s Women’s tennis team vs. Towson tomorrow

The Rider University Broncs are gearing up to take on the Towson University Tigers tomorrow March 4th at Hopewell Tennis Club (111 Titus Mill Rd 4306, Pennington, NJ). The women’s tennis teams will face off at 4:00 p.m. The team won their last match at Binghamton, earning a 5-2 win in doubles and singles. Come out and cheer them on!

Midwinter Monotype Class by Artworks

Artworks offers Midwinter Monotype class for painterly printmaking in color

If you’re looking to play with some color in Artworks’ print studio, then look no further! Artworks Trenton (19 Everett Alley), which provides gallery space, art classes, and art-focused events in the area, is offering yet another educational program. The Midwinter Monotype: Painterly Printmaking in Color class is a four-hour experience on March 4th from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., allowing participants to make several monotypes and print them on the press. The class, which is recommended for ages 16 and up, will teach how to layer color and build on a ghost image, as well as capture painterly brush strokes in an original print. Taught by Amanda Chesney, registration is required and there is a $65 class fee. Everyone is asked to bring any photos, magazine pages or printouts to build their monotype. Sign up here to join the class. Visit for additional information.

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