Princeton Festival seeks tenors and basses for its paid chorus in "La Boheme." Members of the men’s chorus will appear as cafe patrons, street vendors, students, and soldiers in the production. E-mail email@example.com to arrange an audition. Candidates will be asked to perform, in Italian, a piece of their own choosing. An accompanist will be provided. Visit www.princetonfestival.org for more information.
New Hope Arts Center has a casting call for future reading series and original productions, musical songbook series, and new or rarely-produced one act plays. Union and non-union. Audition time is five minutes for a monologue and/or 16 bars of a song. Auditions are Friday, April 4, 4 to 9 p.m., and Saturday, April 5, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 215-862-9606 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for appointment.
Mercer County Park Commission seeks arts professionals to share talents with middle and high school students at the Friday, May 16 festival. They will be asked to lead workshops and critique student work and performances in a construction and educational manner. Call Katie Babick at 609-989-6060 or E-mail email@example.com
Somerset Valley Players have auditions for "Wonder of the World" on Wednesday and Thursday, April 9 and 10, at 7:30 p.m. Four women and three men, ages 30 to 69, are needed. Visit www.svptheatre.org or call 908-369-7469.
Jewish Family and Children’s Service delivers kosher meals on wheels to individual age 60 and above and persons with disabilities in East Windsor, Hightstown, Plainsboro, Princeton, and West Windsor. Hot meals will be delivered on Mondays
and Wednesdays. Up to five meals per week. $5 per meal. Call Barbara Goodman at 609-987-8100.
HiTops launched a new website to help young adults quit smoking. Visit www.iquitathitops.com to access information related to smoking cessation and direct contact with Ivy Pearlstein, a certified tobacco dependence treatment specialist. The first 30 individuals to enter the program will be eligible for a free iPod at the completion of the fifth month of the program. Call 609-683-5155 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Mercer County Teen Arts Festival invites teens, ages 13 to 19, to participate in the Friday, May 16 festival featuring creative writing, dance, media arts, music, theater, and visual arts. Visit www.nj.gov for information.
Parent and Child
My Daughter’s Keeper offers rap sessions for mothers and teen girls to discussion sexually transmitted diseases causing cervical cancel and infertility. Visit www.mydaughterskeeper.org for information.
VSA Arts of New Jersey offers parent and child workshops in the arts for children with autism or autistic behavior from Saturdays, April 26 to June 28, in New Brunswick and Freehold. $30. Deadline is Tuesday, April 1.The organization
presents its annual Partners in the Arts Festival on Thursday, May 9, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at Middlesex College, in Edison. Deadline for registration is Wednesday, April 2. Call 732-745-3885 or E-mail email@example.com
Arts for Kids
Community Christian Choir invite children from kindergarten to twelfth grade to participate in an art and writing challenge to coordinate with the spring concert series, "Center: Peace." Sketches, paintings, drawing, coloring, poetry, short stories, or essays. Deadline is Saturday, April 12. Entries will be on display at the Millstone Performing Arts Center on Sunday, May 4, during the choirs’ benefit concert. Visit www. Ccchoir.com or call 609-587-7076 for information and size restrictions. Entries may be hand delivered on Friday, April 11, 3 to 9 p.m.; or Saturday, April 12, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Allentown United Methodist Church, 23 Church Street, Allentown; or mails to CCC, Box 9486, Trenton 08650.
Must be postmarked by Saturday, April 12.
Garden State Yankees wood bat team field for high school and college age teams. Visit www.gardenstatebaseball.com or call 732-382-4610.
New Jersey Fame Game
NJ Fame Game is a statewide singing competition open to contestants 6 to 22 years old, who live or attend school in New Jersey. The competition will be held on April 13, at the Mill at Spring Lake Heights. Enter free by calling
HollyRock/Miller at 609-919-9292, extension 212, or by visiting www.njfamegame.com by March 31.Proceeds from ticket sales support Prevent Child Abuse-NJ, a non-profit organization located in New Brunswick and Newark aimed at helping children.
The competition will be judged by a panel of celebrity judges in combination with the audience. A $500 scholarship grand prize will be awarded.
Theater Bus Trip
Montgomery Recreation offers a trip to "Jersey Boys" on Broadway on Thursday, March 27. The chartered bus departs from the Montgomery Upper Middle School, Burnt Hill Road, Skillman, at 3:30 p.m. Dinner is on your own. Transportation and a rear mezzanine seat is $120. Call 609-466-3023 to register.