Good Causes

Princeton Garden Statesman Barbershop Chorus offers musical valentine

treats featuring a barbershop quartet to sing two love songs to the

person and place of your choice, complete with a card, candy, and

keepsake photo. Available Tuesday to Thursday, February 12 to 14.

Visit or call 609-883-3942. The cost

is $50.

American Heart Association supports the "Go Red for Women Movement" on

Friday, February 1. The organization requests that people wear red,

and towns, businesses, and buildings glow in red for the National Wear

Red Day for Women. 609-208-0020.

Womanspace seeks volunteers to join the Domestic Violence Victim

Response Team and Sexual Assault Support Services Advocate Team.

Members respond to police station or hospitals to meet with victims,

providing them with support, information, and referral. Bilingual

individuals are encouraged to apply. Applications must be received by

Friday, February 8. Call 609-394-0136 or E-mail


The Arts

Community Conservatory offers private and group lessons in

instruments, voice, acting, and art for pre-school to teens. The

spring session begins Saturday, February 2. 4459 West Swamp Road,

Doylestown, PA. Visit or call



Somerset Valley Players has auditions for "The Twilight of the Golds"

on Wednesday and Thursday, February 6 and 7, at 689 Amwell Road,

Hillsborough. Performance dates are weekends, March 28 to April 13.

Need two women, ages 30 to 60, and two men, ages 20 to 60. Visit or call 908-369-7469.

For Musicians

Bravura Philharmonic Orchestra seeks two youngsters who are good

public speakers, ages 10 to 17, to be narrators in a family concert on

February 24. The audition is Saturday, February 2. The orchestra also

seeks good musicians. Rehearsals are on Thursday evenings. E-mail or call 732-446-2458 to schedule an


Youth Orchestra of Central Jersey has auditions on Tuesday, January

29, starting at 4 p.m. Register at Rehearsals are

Tuesday evenings at West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North in


For Singers

Community Christian Choir has auditions and registration for singers

ages five to adult on Friday, January 18, 6 to 8 p.m.; and Saturday,

January 19, 1 to 3 p.m. Allentown United Methodist Church. Visit or call 609-587-7076.

VOICES Chorale is looking for singers skilled in music reading and

comfortable with singing in Latin, Italian, and English for its March

and May concerts. To schedule an audition contact Sandy Duffy at

609-799-2211 or E-mail Weekly rehearsals are

Mondays, 7:30 p.m., at the Music Together Community Room, 225

Pennington-Hopewell Road, Hopewell.

For Dancers

Broadway Ballroom offers two new six-week group dance classes for

couples and singles. Beginners swing begins Monday, January 21, at 8

p.m. Sizzling Salsa begins Thursday, January 24, at 8 p.m. $96 per

person. Dance party at the conclusion. Register at 609-219-0071.

DanceVision Youth Ensemble has open auditions for dancers ages six

through adult, for "The Secret Garden" on Saturday, February 2, at

Princeton Dance & Theater Studio, 116 Rockingham Row, Forrestal

Village, Plainsboro. $75.00 participation fee is due day of audition,

refunded if dancer does not participate. Visit

or call 609-514-1600 for specific times by age group.

The Arts

New Jersey Council on the Arts has grants for traditional folk arts

available. Deadline is Friday, April 4. Workshops in the area include

Thursday, February 28, 11 a.m., in Trenton; Sunday, March 9, 12:30

p.m., New Brunswick. Register at 609-292-6130.

Film Festival

Newark Black Film Festival is accepting entry applications for the

2008 Paul Robeson awards. Long and short narratives, documentaries,

experimental, and animation films released sing January, 2006, are

accepted in DVD or mini DV format. Deadline is Friday, February 29.

$35 fee. Visit for entry forms and information or

call 973-596-6635.

For Seniors

Princeton Senior Resource Center offers free tax assistance for low

and moderate income older adults in the wider Princeton area who are

filing uncomplicated personal returns. Assistance is available at the

Suzanne Patterson Building, 45 Stockton Street, Princeton, on Fridays,

from 9 a.m. to noon. Call 609-924-7108. Appointments are also


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