Villagers Theater has auditions for “Favor” on Monday and Wednesday, December 10 and 12, at 7 p.m. at Villagers Theater, 415 Demott Lane, Somerset. Bring a resume and be prepared to read from the script. Performances begin February 29. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
For the Trees
Bookswim, an online book rental service based in Monroe, will plant a new holiday evergreen tree in various reforestation projects throughout the world for every online gift card purchased during the holiday season. www.bookswim.com.
a Second Language
Plainsboro Township offers a 10-week English as a second language program for Plainsboro adults. Classes begin Wednesday, January 9. $15. $609-799-0909.
Dorothea’s House offers 15-week classes for adults and children on Wednesday, Friday, or Saturday beginning January 12. Adults, $127.50; children, $82.50. Call 908-359-1564.
Take a Plunge
Special Olympics New Jersey seeks participants for polar bear plunges into the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday, January 19, in Wildwood, and Saturday, February 23, in Seaside Heights. A minimum of $100 must be raised to plunge. Free for spectators. Both events benefit the organizations’ year-round training and competition in 22 Olympic type sports. www.sonj.org or call 609-896-8000.
Tribal Belly DAnce
One Yoga & Wellness Center offers introduction to tribal style belly dance, a fusion of Middle Eastern dance and folkloric movements from India, Central Asia, the Middle East, North Africa, and Spain. Wednesday, 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. Classes begin December 12. Register. $150. www.oneyogacenter.net.
Princeton YWCA seeks support for its “St. Nicholas Project,” a program that provides holiday gifts to less fortunate families. Participations will be matched with a family and asked to contribute presents for each child’s wish list. Supermarket gift certificates and small gifts for the parents are also needed. Drop off is Tuesday, December 18, 8 a.m. to noon. Donations to the Princeton Child Care Center are also needed. Contact Jill Jachera at 609-919-6608 for information.