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These articles by Melinda Sherwood were published in U.S. 1 Newspaper on August 11, 1999. All rights reserved.
Lazy Days? No Way!
These Dog Days of August promise to usher in a busy
fall season. And area arts and community organizations have already
prepared a cornucopia of arts and volunteer activities designed as
an antidote to doing nothing.
of La Mancha" will be Sunday, August 15, at the Ritz Theater,
915 White Horse Pike, Oaklyn. Director Bruce Curless seeks singers
and actors, ages 16 or older. Call 856-858-5230 before August 14,
1 to 6 p.m., to schedule an audition time.
for its children’s musical version of "Cinderella" on Saturday,
August 28, at 3 p.m., at the Capestro Theater, Roosevelt Park, Route
1 South, Edison. Call 732-548-2884.
female actors, 20s to 50s, speaking and non-speaking parts, and for
backstage help. Auditions by appointment through August 28. Call 609-443-5598.
Workshops & Classes
The Westminster Conservatory of Music, seeks teen actors, singers,
and playwrights for a musical production of "King Lear." The
two-semester class involves students in every aspect of writing and
producing a musical. Auditions take place the week of August 23 and
September 13. Call 609-921-7104.
and pointe, jazz, tap, and pre-school dance classes to students ages
3-1/2 through adult. The term runs from September through early June,
2000. Call Nancy Warner, director, at 609-737-7596.
1999-2000 school year. Directed by Mary Pat Robertson, the school
has a faculty of 28 and is the official school of American Repertory
Ballet. Classes are offered in Princeton, New Brunswick, and Cranbury.
For schedule of classes for ages 4 through adult, call 609-921-7758.
120-voice chorus through mid-September. For an audition appointment,
1999-2000 season. Auditions take place through August 15. To schedule
an audition, call 609-637-9383, extension 6.
invites women who love to sing to attend its rehearsals at 7:45 p.m.
every Monday at the Forrestal Village Food Court. Call 609-275-2897.
8, for male and female dancers age 8 through 12; and for dancers 13
and up, for its production of "Nutcracker." For an appointment,
call 215-946-9223 or 888-488-4880.
(ages 8 through college) for its December "Nutcracker." Auditions
are Wednesday, September 1, 7 p.m.; and Saturday, September 4, 9 a.m.,
at 25 Lexington Avenue, Ewing. Call 609-530-0979.
Calls for Entries
for entries for the juried show opening Saturday, October 16, at the
David Rago Auction Center, Lambertville. The show is open to all artists
who use wood as their primary medium. For application, send a SASE
to Wood, 4 Runnemede, New Hope, PA 18938. Deadline is September 1.
assist with exhibit installation, catalog materials, press and marketing,
gallery sitting, and reception. Interested volunteers call 215-862-3396.
for its 30th annual juried exhibition which will be held at the New
Jersey State Museum, Trenton, from October 30 through January 2, 2000.
Entry fee is $25. For guidelines call 609-695-8645.
1999 issue. E-mail submissions can be sent to email@example.com
with the word "submission" in the subject line. No hard copy.
of "The Self-Publishing Manual," in her August issue of "The
Book Lover’s Haven." Any writer with questions for or requests
for advice from Poynter can direct them to Turney at http://www.chistell.com
by August 20.
provides emerging visual artists time, space, and money to work through
its fellowships in the visual arts residency program in Miami Beach,
Florida. Fellows receive studio space, housing, monthly stipend, and
funds for supplies. The residencies run in four-month cycles, are
renewable for three years, and conclude with an exhibition with its
program partner, the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington. Artists
age 18 to 40 or artists who have been practicing professionally at
least one year but not more than five, and are U.S. citizens or permanent
residents, are eligible. Residencies are awarded solely on the artistic
merit of work submitted. For guidelines call 800-970-ARTS or visit
http://www.nfaa.org. Next residency deadline is December
classes, sculpture projects, and drama workshops on Saturday, August
28. Classes offered include watercolor for children age 9 and up;
drama for ages 6 to 8; drama for ages 9 and up; and a sculpture project
for ages 10 and up. Preregister by August 18, 609-586-0616.
is seeking host families interested in extending hospitality to a
foreign graduate student or visiting scholar. This will provide an
opportunity for Princeton area families to contribute to international
understanding, to learn about other cultures, and to enjoy international
friendships. Call 609-258-1170.
and child programs designed to introduce children, ages 3 to 9, to
life on the farm, while parents volunteer working with visitors. The
programs are a Hatchery Program for ages 3 to 5, one morning per week
for 13 weeks, and the Saturday-only Farmhands Program for ages 6 to
9. Sessions begin September 11. Call 609-737-3299.
You Can Help
at five locations this year, including Mercer County Park. This event
gives teams and companies an easy way to help the community and persons
with disabilities while having a good time. Entrance fee is $200.
To sign up or for more information, call 732-257-6662.
will hold Memory Walk, its annual fundraiser, in Veteran’s Park, Hamilton,
on Sunday, September 26, at 9 a.m. Individual walkers, along with
corporate, family, and organization teams are being recruited, proceeds
will benefit those affected by Alzheimer’s. Corporate sponsors are
also sought. Call 800-883-1180.
a 2000 BMW Z3 Roadster to fund research for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative
colitis. $100 tickets may be purchased from CCFA-NJ at 732-656-1244.
The winning ticket will be drawn on September 26.
history and genealogy is trying to complete its collection of the
Trenton Central High School Yearbooks, the Bobashela. If you can supply
any missing years, 1918 to 1989, call director Robert E. Coumbe, 609-392-7188.
white flowering dogwood trees to members who join during August. The
6 to 12-inch trees, guaranteed to grow, will be shipped with planting
instructions at planting time. Send $10 membership contribution to
Ten Dogwoods, National Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Avenue, Nebraska
City, NE 68410, by August 31.
blood to hospitals and trauma centers is in urgent need of all blood
types. Companies are being asked to host an emergency blood drive
or to donate at the Blood Center, 1410 Parkside Avenue, Trenton, or
Robert Wood Johnson Hospital, Hamilton. Call 609-883-9750.
and motorized or manual wheelchairs to senior citizens and the permanently
disabled with mobility impairments, usually at no cost to those who
qualify. Equipment is delivered to the individual’s home and a full
demonstration is provided by the manager. Call 800-594-1225.
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