Call for Art
Artsbridge invites artists from a 50 mile radius of New Hope, Pennsylvania, to submit paintings, watercolors, works on paper, mixed media, photography, digital, art, and sculpture for the 18th annual juried show from Friday, June 8 to Sunday, June 24, at 2 Stockton Avenue, New Hope. The jurors are painter Patrick Connors and Brian H. Peterson, curator at the James A. Michener Art Museum curator. Drop-Off time is Sunday June, 3, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The notification of acceptance will be listed online on Tuesday, June 5, after 7 p.m. Pick-up of unaccepted work is Thursday, June 7, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. The opening reception and awards ceremony is Friday, June 8, 5 to 8 p.m. Visit www.artsbridgeonline.com, call 609-773-0881, or E-mail email@example.com.
Princeton Adult School offers English as a Second Language classes this summer. Visit www.princetonadultschool.org or call 609-683-1101.
Marco Mazzoncini Tennis Tournament seeks tennis players two weekends. June 16 and 17 singles; June 23 and 24 is for doubles. Both events will be held at Veteran’s Park, Hamilton. Register at USTA.com/TennisLink/MarcoMazzoncini# 351216312.
Mercer Friends seeks teen girls for the mini chef program to prepare food and snacks for Friendship Circle activities as well as prepare meals for home bound adults with special needs.
Adult Friendship Circle gives Jewish adults with special needs a social and Judaic network that promotes friendship. A monthly cooking circle is free. A bowling club meets on Tuesday, June 12, at 6 p.m., at Brunswick Zone Carolier, 790 Route 1, North Brunswick.
We Care, a new campaign to promote the acceptance and awareness of individuals with special needs, seeks teen and adult volunteers.
Shabbat In a Bag includes two challahs of your choice and a bottle of wine to keep or gift. All orders must be placed by Tuesday by noon for pickup in Princeton on Thursday evening. Kosher pareve under the supervision of Rabbi Shmuel Wilhelm. All proceeds benefit the Friendship Circle of Greater Mercer County. $18 with optional delivery in Princeton and surrounding areas.
To volunteer or place an order contact Mushky Wilhelm at 609-683-7240 or visit www.mercerfriends.com.
Princeton Elks offers “Batter Up” baseball and softball hitting competition on Sunday, June 17, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the McKnight Baseball Complex, field H, Reading Boulevard, Belle Mead. Open to boys and girls, ages 5 to 15; and children with special needs, ages 5 to 18. Age is established by the contestants’ age on April 30. Contact Greg Swerdlow at firstname.lastname@example.org or Anne Robotti at email@example.com.
Woodlands Wildlife Refuge invites children in New Jersey, ages 6 to 11, to enter its first coloring contest to celebrate the true story of Broke Leg Bear, a cub that was rescued, treated, and released back into the wild by Woodlands. Prizes will be awarded in two categories, ages 6 to 8 and 9 to 11, and include a private tour of the refuge and an autographed copy of the newly published “Broke Leg Bear Book.” Visit www.WoodlandsWildlife.org. The deadline is Thursday, May 31.
Woodlands Wildlife Refuge, a 501(c) 3 organization that handles close to 800 orphaned and injured wild animals each year, is the only facility in the state licensed to care for New Jersey’s black bear and endangered bobcat.
American Red Cross seeks donors of platelets due to a decline in blood and platelet donations, as well as fewer people keeping their appointments. Platelet donors can donate up to 24 times per year. A single platelet donation equals about the same number of platelets collected in up to five whole blood donations. Individuals must be 17 or older, weigh at least 110 pounds, and are in good health. Register at redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2767.
Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater Mercer offers two college scholarship opportunities available to Jewish students. Both are based on need for students accepted and enrolled in a college or university, with application deadlines of Friday, June 15. The Jewish Community Foundation offers book awards. The Melvin Kushner College Scholarship, awarded by the Abrams Foundation to a college bound Jewish high school, is $1,000.
West Windsor Lions Club is collecting prescription eyeglasses for Lions Recycle for Sight program, for distribution to the needy in developing countries. The eyeglasses brought to the Katzenbach School for the Deaf in Ewing, where they are cleaned, categorized by prescription, and prepared for distribution. Drop off boxes are at McCaffrey’s Supermarket, West Windsor Senior Center, West Windsor Library, and Village Elementary School, in West Windsor.
Somerset Valley Players has auditions for “Dial M For Murder” on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 12 and 13, at 7 p.m., at 689 Amwell Road, Hillsborough. Performances are weekends, October 20 to November 4. The British thriller needs five adult men and 1 woman. English accents preferred. Rehearsals will begin in late August. Visit www.svptheatre.org or call 908-369-7469.
Princeton Community Church offers “Jungle Jam,” a free camp from Monday to Thursday, June 25 to 28, from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. for children 4 and up to those who have completed grade 5. 2300 Pennington Road, Pennington. Register at www.princetonchurch.com or call Diana Herbert at 609-730-1114.
Kidsbridge Tolerance Museum offers a free anti-bullying presentation for schools and parent teacher associations. Visit www.kidsbridgemuseum.org.
Paw Prints 4 Pets seeks bowlers for a bowling event to benefit New Jersey SPCA. The event is Saturday, June 23, at Linden Lanes in Linden. Register at njspca.org or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.