Yardley Players has auditions for “Annie Get Your Gun” on Saturday, and Sunday, August 28 and 29, noon to 4 p.m., at Kelsey Theater, West Windsor. Download form at Readings from the script. Be prepared to dance. Call Marge Swider at 215-968-1904 for an appointment.

JW Actors Studio has auditions for spots in the teen acting company on Saturday, August 21, noon to 2 p.m.; and Tuesday, August 24, 4 to 6 p.m. “Acting for Film, Television, and Commercials” and “Oratory and Public Speaking Presentation” workshops take place on Saturday, August 21, 2 to 4 p.m., and Tuesday, August 24, 7 to 9 p.m. Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon Street, Princeton. Visit or call 609-240-7080. There are also open houses for acting, improvisation, scene study, and monologues at Princeton Dance and Theater Studio, 116 Rockingham Row, Forrestal Village, Plainsboro. Wednesday and Thursday, August 25 and 26, 5 to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, August 28, 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Princeton Pro Musica seeks experienced choral singers, especially those who can serve as an events coordinator, graphic designer, publicist, or fundraiser. Rehearsals are Tuesdays from 7:15 to 9:45 p.m. Call for audition at 609-683-5122.

Philomusica, an auditioned adult choir, seeks good singers for “A Festival of Magnificats” in December. Auditions are held during rehearsals on Mondays, August 30, and September 13, 20, and 27, from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at the Unitarian Society, 176 Tices Lane, East Brunswick. Visit or call 888-744-5668 to schedule an appointment.

Bimah Players Community Theater seeks adult and child actors, 10 and up, for “Autumn Tales,” a dramatization of humorous and scary ghost stories by Charles Dickens and Thomas Hardy. Auditions will be from scripts. Sunday, August 22, 3 to 6:30 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, August 24 and 25, 5 to 8:30 p.m. 11 Cornell Avenue, Monroe. Visit, E-mail, or call 609-395-2969.

The Arts

Paper Mill Playhouse has an online video contest entitled “Hairspray’s Dance Invention” where contestants are challenged to come up with a new, original dance move to a music track online. The contest, run through FaceBook, is open through Friday, August 20. The public will vote online and the winner will be announced on the opening night of “Hairspray,” Sunday, September 26. or call 973-379-3636, ext. 2645.

Voices Chorale has its annual children music competition contest for ages 5 to 12. Children are invited to compose a piece of music with a vocal element. Deadline is Friday, October 8. Visit or call 609-397-0756.

Raritan Valley College Chorale seeks singers (especially tenors and basses) and a pianist (paid position) with good sight reading skills. E-mail or call 908-526-1200, ext. 8813. First rehearsal and audition for singers is Monday,September 13.

Lawrence Headquarters of the Mercer County Library System offers free museum passes to eight museums in New York, New Jersey, and Philadelphia. It is free to Mercer County Library System cardholders. Visit or call 609-989-6915 to reserve up to 90 days in advance. @lt:Trenton Museum offers “Bridge to the Arts Summer Camp” for ages 6 to 13 from Monday to Friday, August 23 to 27, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. $125. Bring your own lunch. Register by E-mail to

Volunteer Please

American Heart Association seeks volunteers to help with the Greater Mercer Start! Heart Walk on Sunday, September 12, at Mercer County Park marina in West Windsor. Volunteer opportunities include assisting in the kid zone, refreshments, registrations, or performing. Visit or call 609-208-0020.

Mercer Alliance seeks volunteers to do free taxes. A two-hour session followed by individual self study are required. Bi-lingual volunteers are also needed for translators. Contact Tarry Truitt at 609-844-1008 or E-mail


Ewing High School Class of 1970 seeks classmates for a 40th class reunion on Saturday, October 9, 7 to 11:30 p.m., at La Villa Ristorante, 2275 Kuser Road, Hamilton. $100. Call Sandra Beckham at 757-615-6369 or E-mail


Middlesex County Earth Center offers master gardener classes during daytime and evening hours. Orientation is at 42 Riva Avenue, South Brunswick, on Thursday, September 16, at 6:30 p.m., and Friday, September 17, 9:30 a.m. Register. $350. Cal 732-398-5262.

Princeton Chiropractic Wellness offers 15-minute Rossiter system workouts for free. Register at 732-766-1869 or E-mail


Mercer County Disabilities Advisory Council seeks nominations for it disability advocate awards program. Deadline is Wednesday, September r15. Call 609-989-6865 for information or

Mercer County Wellness Discount Program offers a New Jersey drug card for savings on eye care, hearing aids, and prescription drugs. The card is free at

VSA New Jersey offers parent and child workshops in the arts for children with autism. Classes begin Saturday, September 25, in New Brunswick, for 10 weeks. Application deadline is Wednesday, September 15. or call 732-745-3885.


Outer Circle Ski and Adventure Club is open to adults, 21 and up. For information call Bruce at 609-799-4674.

New Jersey Ride Against AIDS, a three-day, 250-mile bicycle ride covering the length of New Jersey will be held Friday to Sunday, September 24 to 26, to raise awareness that AIDS is still a concern to New Jersey. For information about riding, volunteering, or sponsoring visit or call 732-988-6593.

Call for Exhibitors

CHADD Mercer County seeks exhibitors and talent for the ADHD Information and Services Fair on Saturday, September 25, noon to 4 p.m., John Witherspoon Middle School, 217 Walnut Lane, Princeton. Seeking nutritionists, psychologists, psychiatrists, pediatricians, social skill providers, speech therapists, occupational therapists, lawyers, advocates, or special needs schools. Contact Laurie Tzodikov at 609-647-7271 or E-mail

Princeton First Aide and Rescue Squad seeks vendors for a flea market on Saturday, September 18, from 9 a.m. t 1 p.m. 237 North Harrison Street, Princeton. $15 per table. Call Rosemary at 609-921-6320.

Bordentown Elks Ladies Auxiliary seeks vendors for a craft show on Saturday, November 20, in Bordentown, indoors, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tables are $30. Cal Rosemary Becker at 609-585-2254 or E-mail

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