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for Christopher Kyle’s "Plunge," a comedy-drama about a
of college friends, on Saturday and Sunday, December 18 and 19, at
7 p.m. Casting three men and two women, ages 20s to 30s. Show dates
are February 16 to March 3. Call 732-873-2710.
new books for holiday giving to disadvantaged kids. Books may be
to the library’s Children’s Room through December 22. Contact Bonnie
Kunzel at 609-924-9529, ext. 241.
and paperback books for disadvantaged children in Middlesex County.
Books suitable for children from preschool through adolescence may
be brought to the Franklin Township Public Library through December
15. Call 732-873-8700, extension 112.
themed days of games, crafts, cooking, and visiting farm animals at
Cook College farm. December 27 is "Barnyard Beach Bash,"
28 "Let it Snow," and December 29 is the "New Year’s Eve
Party." The program runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; cost is $35 per
day. For more information, call Audrey Roger, at 732-249-2077.
vacation day programs for students in kindergarten through fifth
The days are themed from December 22 to December 29 and include trips
to the movies, Disney on Ice, and clown school. Cost is $35 per day
for members; $45 for non-members; with a five-day bonus plan
For more information, contact Sue Weiner at 609-883-9550.
the Spring, 2001, semester with offerings of over 100 courses ranging
from the ever-popular movie series, and Indian vegetarian cooking
to classical music, home maintenance, and 12 computer courses.
can register by mail or sign up at in-person registration on Tuesday,
January 16, at Princeton High School. Call 609-683-1101.
Call for Entries
applications for 2001-2002 grants for Special Projects, Projects
Artists, and Community Arts Collaboration events. Intent to apply
forms are due by Friday, December 22, and completed applications by
February 23. Call 609-292-6130. Information is available at
of guidelines and application for the 2001 grants program in general
operating support, special projects, mini-grants, and prizes. Grants
range from $1,000 to $10,000 for non-profit organizations incorporated
in New Jersey or municipal or county government agency. According
to Mary R. Murrin, director of the grant program, "Many of our
grant categories are available to local civic groups, ethnic clubs,
schools, churches, libraries, and other organizations — and even
to individuals." Contact Murrin at 609-688-8168 or download
from the Web at newjerseyhistory.com.
Out" exhibit honors New Jersey diners while featuring a historical
overview of New Jersey’s food from colonial times through the present.
The society has also recreated a New Jersey diner on-site. The exhibit
will run through August, 2001, at the society’s museum at 52 Park
Place, Newark. New Jersey natives can vote for their favorite diner
by calling Kimberly Russell at 212-843-9203 or e-mail
Deadline for entries is December 31.
donors when they drop off holiday donations at 1860 Brunswick Avenue,
Lawrenceville. Qualifications include social skills and the ability
to carry bags and boxes weeks of December 11 to 15, and December 18
to 22, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Call 609-394-0136.
birds is Saturday, December 16, Sundays, December 17, and Sunday,
December 31. Bird watchers will search Bucks County to collect data
on both species and individual wildfowl. Count coordinators collect
data and results are published in American Birds. To assist in the
count call Bob Mercer, 215-785-1177.
seeks applicants over 18 years of age, with access to transportation
and a valid driver’s license. Background investigation including
and completion of a 40-hour training course beginning in January.
Contact Captain Kevin Pollard at 609-581-4035.
Domestic Violence Victim Response Team begins in spring 2001. For
information call 609-394-0136.
since 1792, is seeking volunteers to help guide visitors thorough
the historic capitol. Guides lead groups through the newly restored
Rotunda, legislative chambers, Governor’s reception room, and
caucus room. No experience is necessary; volunteers receive complete
training to work on a convenient schedule. Call 609-633-2709.
state-approved procurement organization responsible for the recovery
of organs and tissue for transplant in New Jersey. For information
about becoming an organ donor or to join the New Jersey Organ and
Tissue Donor Registry, call 1-800-SHARE-NJ or visit the web site at
Call for Entries
for students in grades 6 through 11. Each grade level will have three
prize winners and the first place winner will receive a $150 savings
bond and plaque. Essays should be between 250 to 500 words; may be
written or typed; and will be judged on creativity, originality,
and the correct use of grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Call
or visit the website at www.state.nj.us/agriculture. Deadline for
entries is January 15.
for an individual or organization that has played a significant role
in the prevention of child abuse on a local or state level. Award
recipients will be honored at the annual awards luncheon on April
20 at the Princeton Marriott. CAP also presents workshops for
parents, and teachers including "No More Bullies, No More
Call 856-582-7000 for application or workshop information. Deadline
for applications is January 19, 2001.
About 1,000 participants in the fifth annual Run With Aimee 5K and
One Mile Ramble will receive shirts at the event scheduled for Sunday,
April 1, at Montgomery High School. Entries must be submitted to Run
With Aimee, c/o Schilke Construction, 301 Valley Road, Hillsborough,
08844. Website: www.runwithaimee.org. Deadline for entries is February
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