The Cornell Lab Bird Cams website is a free resource that connects viewers worldwide to the diverse and intimate world of birds. Offering a virtual window into the natural world, Cornell’s faculty, students, and staff aim to make birdwatching an active and engaging experience.  more

During 1918’s flu epidemic, a telephone operator takes protective measures.
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The Historical Society’s popular Open Archive is going virtual! more

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Dating back to the early British settlers of North America, cobblers are based on a tradition of baking seasonal fruit and covering it with a sweet, dry scone-like mixture. The result is a cousin to the humble pie, but somehow even more satisfying. Perfect for an early summer barbecue, Claire Ptak’s cobbler makes for a crave-worthy sweet, tart dessert.  more

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Staying connected with The Frick Collection in New York City has never been easier. Get inspired by this week’s roundup of resources and curated content.  more

Pick your distance, your pace, and your race. The NJ Virtual Challenge is an at-home race series that enables runners, walkers, and outdoor enthusiasts to log some serious miles and earn a race medal and T-shirt in the process. You will have 62 days (from May 15 to July 15) to complete the total miles from the event you choose.  more

On May 15, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., the Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) educational system will lead a Zoom online learning course entitled Grow Fruit in Your Home Garden.  more

Show man’s best friend the love they deserve with these unique handmade items!

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Elevate your at-home space with these creative works of art available through minted.com. 

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Princeton Public Library (PPL) is committed to keeping cardholders engaged in learning through their online course offerings at https://princetonlibrary.org/books-more/elibrary/online-courses/more

The Arts Council of Princeton is offering a six-week online class, Mask Making & More, beginning May 12 at 8 p.m. and running through June 16.  more

“I loved that the day and activities were structured, but not overly so. Children were allowed to express their creativity and imagination. Opportunities to wade in the creek and bake bread in a wood-fired oven made for memorable experiences.” – Camp parent  more

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Mother’s Day is May 10, 2020 this year! Now you can thank a mom in your life for her unconditional love with a fabulous fruit gift. Our Mother’s Day Fruit Baskets and other gifts are an unforgettable way to recognize and show gratitude to a cherished mother, grandmother, mother-in-law, new mother, or mother-to-be.

Each is packed with the finest fruit on the planet – delicious northwest-grown, handpicked, and hand-packed apples and pears just for mom. Every one of our Mother’s Day Fruit Gifts also includes delicacies just for mom: decadent chocolates, fresh Oregon Artisan cheeses, mixed nuts, and more.   Choose the one you know a mom in your life will love.

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The Meeting House restaurant at 277 Witherspoon Street is offering a tantalizing spring menu for takeout that will elevate any mealtime. Their Family Supper is now offered daily, with Family Brunch on weekends. Throw in a great bottle of wine at a reduced price. The Meeting House is happy to deliver all orders to your home. Better yet, order a spectacular meal for your social distancing friends! more

The New York Public Library (NYPL) has admired all the creative energy some people have been able to muster while they are staying at home these days. Having an outlet for imagination and play is a great strategy for keeping your energy up and creative juices flowing. more

For $85 per box, Terra Momo will provide family-style Italian culinary classics, ensuring plenty of great food and good memories despite the current climate. more

American Girl (AG) has announced that it will share its most popular book series for free online at https://www.americangirl.com/explore/articles/onlinelibrary. Each week, AG will release a new set of books that highlight the brand’s many historical fiction and advice offerings.  more

Catering by Thomas at Yardley Country Club offers delicious, gourmet meals to go with curbside pickup available Wednesday-Friday, April 22-24 from 2 to 6 p.m. more

This May’s Historical Fiction Book Group session presented by the Historical Society of Princeton is Geraldine Brooks’ Caleb’s Crossing. The novel is one of several best-selling works by New England-based writer Brooks. more

Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind Sesame Street, recently announced a special simulcast to help kids and families around the world feel connected in this time of uncertainty — an extension of the Caring for Each Other initiative that the organization launched last month. more

Named one of the “top 8 internships in the country by backstage.com,” the Summer Professional Training Program at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey in Madison is now accepting applications. more

Penn Medicine Princeton Health will be holding the following free yoga classes virtually via Blue Jeans platform where you can participate from the comfort and safety of your home.  more

These flowering trees are a magnificent addition to any backyard landscape. Enjoy free shipping on new orders over $139! Enter Code SAVE139 (ends soon).

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The A. Marlyn Moyer, Jr. Scholarship Foundation has announced that it will grant several partial scholarships for studies at colleges, universities, technical schools, nursing schools, and other accredited post-secondary institutions during the 2020-2021 academic year.  more

Simonson Farms, a longstanding local family farm, offers weekly boxes of fresh vegetables and fruits for drive-up pick up in Plainsboro. During this time of social distancing, the farm community wants to help people get fresh produce without hassle, right on the farm. more

Join the Princeton Theological Seminary Office of Continuing Education on April 2 from noon to 12:50 p.m. ET for a digital panel conversation with Seminary faculty on the COVID-19 crisis. Panelists include Eric Barreto, Sonia Waters, Heath Carter, and Brian Rainey. The panel will be hosted on Zoom. more

One 84-year-old Italian grandmother has taken matters into her own hands now that Italy has gone into lockdown. Nonna Nerina usually runs pasta-making workshops in the countryside around an hour north of Rome, but due to the current isolation measures, she had to cancel all her upcoming classes. However, thanks to her granddaughter Chiara, Nerina has made her classes available online to anyone at https://nonnalive.com/.  more

Hosted by Anna Borges, a mental health journalist formerly at Buzzfeed, senior editor at Self Magazine, and author of The More or Less Definitive Guide to Self-Care, We Are YA can help keep teens company in these days of social distancing.  more