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2018 Pi Day Princeton starts as another irrationally fun event!

Einstein was born on March 14th – 3.14 – the numeric equivalent of Pi! 
Every year the ivy league town of Princeton celebrates with an irrational number of events! Pie Eating, Pie Judging, Pie Throwing, Pi Recitation, Einstein Look A Like, Pizza Pie and Cupcake Decorating Contests, PiRades, Surprise Parties for Einstein, Dinky Rides with Einstein, Guided walking tours, Pi inspired vow renewal ceremonies at Princeton Pi, pub crawls and more!
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2018 Pi Day Princeton champions are as follows:

Best Apple Pie in Princeton
LilliPies – First win for this Jen’s bakery so this was a sweet win!

Einstein Look A Like Winner

Easton Corbett – 3 years old – won $314.15 and stole the crowd’s hearts with his outgoing personality

Fun fact – Einstein Look A Like Judges were 4 previous Look A Like winners and 2 judges have Pi Day birthdays!

Pi Recitation Winner
Ezra Koreen – 11 years old – recited 664 digits of Pi and won $314.15
Fun fact – Judges included Mark Umile, past All American winner with over 15,000 digits of Pi, Dave Fiore who was the first person in the world to recall over 10,000 decimal places of pi, two time pi day princeton winner, Juls van Shaik, who surprisingly shared the same teacher as this year’s recitation winner!  Justin Weber, 3 time champion of his school contest, able to recite over 5,000 digits of Pi!
Robotics Competition – Robotics Team of Princeton High School – club won $314.15
Lincoln Roth, Charlie Luo, Stephanie Morel, Lachlan McCarty, Elen Hutel, Sophia Hertel
Pizza Pie & Cupcake Winners won free pizza and cupcakes for the rest of the year!

Pi Day Princeton would not be what it is without the Nassau Inn for hosting larger events and our event partners who hold events at their locations – McCaffrey’s, Morven Museum & Garden, NJ Transit, Princeton University, Yankee Doodle Taproom, Princeton Symphony, Palmer Square, Princeton Pi, House of Cupcakes, Princeton Tour Company and Arts Council of Princeton.

To see more photos of the hysterical event, go here!

 

On Pi Day, Wednesday, 3.14.18, we’ll continue the celebrations!

10:00 a.m. – 11:30a.m. Tour of Landau’s Albert Einstein Museum – 102 Nassau Street – The only museum dedicated to Einstein is in a fine woolens shop on Nassau Street.  The intimate setting will allow Princeton Tour Company guides to tell the chronological life of Albert Einstein along with stories of his years in Princeton.  Landau’s will be selling commemorative tees to benefit the Albert Einstein Museum in Ulm, Germany.

Noon – 6:00 p.m. Princeton School Gardens Cooperative Fundraiser

the bent spoon and Lillipies are teaming up to raise funds for Princeton School Gardens Cooperative!  Stop by bent spoon on Palmer Square or LiLLiPIE’s at 301 Harrison Street any time between noon and 6PM to treat yourself to a LiLLiPiE topped with bent spoon ice cream.  All proceeds from that local delectable treat will be donated directly to the Princeton School Gardens Cooperative!

3:14 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Pi Day Pop Up Wedding/Vow Renewal Ceremonies – 84 Nassau Street – For genius couples, being married on Pi Day & Einstein’s Birthday, in a pizza shop dedicated to Pi located in Einstein’s American home town is the key to an infinitely memorable wedding!   Please email us at [email protected] to request a reservation!  (We can pre-order your heart shaped pizza, direct you to brilliant local merchants for couples wanting pi themed pies, cakes, bouquets, etc.!) Complimentary officiants will be onsite between 3:14 p.m & 6:00 p.m. for irrationally in love pre-registered couples!

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Interactive STEAM inspired slime making workshop  – 102 Witherspoon Street – Paul Robeson Center for the Arts – Join the Arts Council of Princeton to celebrate science through slime! This Pi Day activity explores techniques to create the art of handmade “slime”with a variety of colors, glitter, texture, and more! This is an interactive STEAM workshop with an emphasis in science, art, and math. Participants will take home the slime they create (limit one per “scientist”!) Materials included. Best for ages 7-15. For information about the Arts Council of Princeton, please call 609.924.8777

 

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