“Les Pluies d’Avril“   April Showers Frenchtown  Every Weekend in April

 As April ushers in spring, Frenchtown is celebrating with “April Showers Frenchtown.” Each Saturday and Sunday in April, locals and visitors are invited to enjoy the festivities.

Starting on Saturday, April 6 Frenchtown’s diverse community of shops, businesses and restaurants will welcome customers and browsers, while presenting family-friendly activities, sales and specials.

 Here is a list of what’s happening: 

Commemorative umbrellas, “Les Pluies d’Avril” Frenchtown 2013, can be purchased at select retailers throughout town.  Don’t miss out on this chic retro style umbrella celebrating  spring in Frenchtown.


The Community Garden of Frenchtown will have Spring Flowers available each Saturday and Sunday in April, from 10am to 4pm.  Donations will be accepted for the beautiful spring flowers, and proceeds to benefit the Community Garden of Frenchtown.  The Community Garden booth will be located on Race Street.

For more information about the Community Garden, please visit: Frenchtowncommunitygarden.org

28 Bridge Street, Frenchtown, NJ

Saturday, April 13th 3 to 7 pm. The Book Garden’s own Caroline Scutt launches her debut novel, Some Girls. Special guest Maryann McFadden, author of two Indie Next Picks, will talk about her successful novels and adventures in book publishing. Live music and light fare will complement the event.

Wednesday, April 23rd is World Book Night. Frenchtown is one of 6,200 towns and cities that will be involved in giving away books in all sorts of locations — so keep an eye out!
Saturday, April 27 poetry comes to Frenchtown in honor of National Poetry

Month — stay tuned for details on readings and workshops to be held at Chai-Wallah Tea Shop, River Blue Cafe, The Book Garden and other venues around town.

ALCHEMY (Women’s Clothing and Accessories) & Alchemy Art Studio
17 Bridge Street, Frenchtown, NJ

Cleo and Barry Sharplin are holding a special Art Exhibition for Three Students of Barry Sharplin’s Art Class.

The opening reception for the exhibit is on Sunday, April7th from 12noon to 2pm.  The exhibit will be throughout the month of April.

Carrie, Ethan, and Abby, three exceptionally talented students, attend Sharplin’s classes which are held every Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 to 12:30 in the Alchemy Art Studio on the lower level.

8 Race St, Frenchtown, NJ

Yellow Dog Pet Supply will be giving a delicious and pretty gourmet spring cookie, which is wheat, corn and soy free, to all pups that bring their parents into our store and sign them up for our Birthday Club!

Don’t forget, ask to sign up for the Birthday Club and get your free cookie through the month of April!

62 Trenton Ave.
Frenchtown, NJ  08825
908 996 3720

Stop by and experience our beautiful, artisan painted Spring clothing collection.
Blue Fish clothing has always been and will always be made in the US.
While shopping with us, enter to win one of our delightful gifts.
6th &7th Organic and Locally Made Treat Basket
13th & 14th – One of a kind hand painted Blue Fish bag
20th & 21st – Organic and Locally Made Treat Basket
27th & 28th – One of a kind hand painted Blue Fish bag

26 Race Street, Frenchtown, NJ 08825
908 996 0000

Paddle Creek Frenchtown will be having a special sale. Buy a Wilderness Systems kayak and get $60-$i00 in store credit for purchase of kayak accessories.

We will also be hosting a visit from The Commander and Chief along with a few of his inner circle advisers’, (some of whom are also his cherished personal golf buddies). The President has cleared his busy schedule so that he can be on hand for the entire month of April. He is especially looking forward to doing some shopping at Yellow Dog Pet supply for his first family pet, Bo. We are really excited!

41 Bridge St
Frenchtown, NJ
908 996-9990

Let it Rain!  Let it Pour!

You won’t mind when you see and feel our designer hand painted/appliqued Raincapes!  Each is a one of a kind, totally water proof, breathable and great windbreakers too!

Enjoy a “Frenchtown” umbrella as our gift, with your purchase of this most stylish rainwear (while supplies last).

Celebrate EARTH DAY on April 20 and 21, 2013

Come See All Our Eco-Friendly Art Forms!

Our gallery always honors Mother Nature…this time and this time only, we will show special reverence and hopefully encourage you to purchase “green” products.

Enjoy discounts on all of our jewelry that is made with 100% recycled and/or repurposed materials!  This promotion includes our vast collection of 2000-year old Roman glass jewelry, a quintessential example of recycling!

Other items handcrafted using sustainable trees, excellent “green” practices, and handbags from recycled kimonos will also be a part of the celebration.

Call Jill at 908 996-9990 for more details

Designs for Tranquility presents the radiantly serene art of Ford Smith

If you love modern landscapes, then come meet this acclaimed artist on April 18, 2013 from 4-7PM.
Enjoy the art, the ambience, the fun and refresh yourself!
Visit www.designsfortranquility.com for the body of work by Ford on exhibit through the end of May
Purchase any of Ford’s art and receive a surprise gift!