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

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Hit the road with a brand new bike equipped for all of life’s adventures. 

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Mo Willems invites you into his studio every day for his LUNCH DOODLES! Learners worldwide can draw, doodle, and explore new ways of writing by visiting Mo’s studio virtually once a day for the next few weeks. Grab some paper and pencils, pens or crayons and join Mo to explore ways of writing and making together. If you post your art to social media be sure to hashtag it with #MoLunchDoodles. more

Stories entertain. They teach. They keep young minds active, alert, and engaged.

For as long as schools nationwide are closed, Audible is open. That’s the intention of Bob Carrigan, Audible’s CEO. The company is the largest audiobook listening platform in the country and the fastest-growing private employer in Newark. Monthly membership fees usually cost $14.95, which gives users access to an unprecedented library of more than 525,000 titles. more

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During this difficult time, the Metropolitan Opera hopes to brighten the lives of audiences around the world even while their stage is dark. Each day, a different encore presentation from the company’s Live in HD series is available for free streaming on the Met website, with each performance available for a period of 23 hours, from 7:30 p.m. EDT until 6:30 p.m. the following day. The schedule will include complete performances from the past 14 years of cinema transmissions, starring all of opera’s greatest singers. more

By Taylor Smith

Now that families are relegated to their homes and must prepare many of their meals, celebrity chefs and popular food bloggers are sharing their favorite recipes on social media. These appetizing treats will help warm you heart and soul and will most likely keep your kids, teens, and extended family members happy. more

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Simple yoga practice is a great way to begin or take a break during the day. These online services are particularly useful now, as social distancing requires normally active people to forgo their favorite fitness studios and gyms.  more

Together we run. Together we can make a difference. 

HiTOPS Princeton Half Marathon is moving forward with its October 25, 2020 scheduled race event. Organizers note that they will continue to follow safety recommendations associated with the COVID-19 virus, and all race participants will have the opportunity to defer to 2021 if they so choose.  more

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization, has released a guide to answer frequently asked questions regarding the intersection between coronavirus (COVID-19), and people affected by mental illness, their caregivers, and loved ones.  more

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Banish winter blues with fresh flowers, airy hues, and rabbit shapes. 

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Irish or not, sometimes you just can’t help but join in on the green fun come St. Patrick’s Day.

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Beautiful spring flowers in the Ballroom, Easter eggs laid out on the Grand Lawn — hop on over to Congress Hall in Cape May on Easter Sunday for a day filled with exciting holiday festivities. Grab an Easter basket and start the morning with a traditional egg hunt, as well as fun lawn games and rides on the Congress Hall Express. After you’ve worked up an appetite, head inside for a delicious buffet in the Ballroom. Be sure to bring a camera — the Easter Bunny will make rounds with Blue the Pig for perfect family photo-ops! more

Discover a World of Difference! Join Purnell School for our virtual Spring Open House, Sunday, April 5, 2020, at 11am. more

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Feather your garden and outdoor space with these eclectic accents, all handcrafted and made in America.

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Just in time for spring, Osteria Morini reopened on March 6 following a décor and menu reinvention.

Somerset County diners and Italian food lovers are in for a treat, with a number of changes to the menu such as large-format selections for sharing, charcuterie boards (prepared at a new Chef’s Counter), grilled entrees, and more. But rest assured that guest favorites like Chitarra with shrimp and lobster is still on the menu. more

New York City Suffrage March, 1913. Courtesy of the Library of Congress.

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which granted women the right to vote — although many voting struggles persisted for marginalized groups following its ratification. The long road to women’s suffrage, spanning the 19th and 20th centuries, played out very differently from political movements of today. In the absence of televised and digital media, the suffragists spread their message through magazines, political cartoons, posters, plays, parades, and even through fashion. more