Off-Broadstreet Theater has open auditions for the 2008 mainstage series on Monday, April 21. Call 609-466-2766 to set up an appointment. Resumes and photos may be sent to Off-Broadstreet Theater, Box 359, Hopewell 08525. Shows include "Twilight of the Golds," "Leader of the Pack," "Leading Ladies,’ and a musical tba.
HomeFront offers mother’s day cards in exchange for a contribution to help a homeless mother care for her children. Call 609-989-9417. www.homefrontnj.org.
Great Clips will host a jewelry show featuring Silpada Designs on Wednesday, April 30, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Nassau Park, West Windsor. 609-750-1777. Benefit for West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South Post Prom.
David Sarnoff Library announced a logo design contest to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Orson Welles’ radio broadcast of "War of the Worlds." The logo should incorporate Martians, education, the 70th anniversary, Grovers Mill, and David Sarnoff Library. Deadline Monday, June 2. Send to Martians for Education, David Sarnoff Library, 201 Washington Road, Princeton 08540-6449, or Efirstname.lastname@example.org. Include name, age, address, phone number, and E-mail address. Parent or guardian signature needed for those under the age of 18. Prizes will be awarded to the top three designs. The wining logo will appear on promotional material and merchandise for the October event.
Mercer County will sell compost bins to individuals to create organic compost for landscaping and gardening needs. $20 to $40. Earth Day event on Saturday, April 19, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mercer County Park Ice Skating Rink. West Windsor. 609-278-8100.
Friends of the Delaware Canal seeks volunteers for canal clean-up date at the Delaware Canal State Park to clear trash, debris, and brush from the waterway and towpath that runs from Easton to Bristol, PA. Saturday, April 26, 9 a.m. at numerous locations. Call 215-862-2021 to volunteer.
Breast Cancer Research Center offers healing meditation and yoga classes to breast cancer survivors. Every other Monday, April 21 to June 30, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Register. 609-497-2126.
Family Support Organization offers "Strengthening Families," a 14-session parent and child workshop beginning Wednesday, April 16. The six-week program is at 3535 Quakerbridge Road, Hamilton. Call 609-586-1200. Register. Free.
Lawrenceville Main Street seeks 30-minute volunteers for the annual Jubilee beginning April 14. Distribute flyers, pick up helium, blow up balloons, set-up tents, and work at the event on Sunday, April 27. www.lawrencevillemainstreet.com.
Family Partners seeks nomination for "Platinum Dad" celebration, an event that honors fathers or father figures and the contributions they make to both their family and community. The event is Saturday, June 7, at Trenton Marriott. Criteria for nomination include Mercer County residency, and being a positive role model, a good listener, and a motivator. He may or not be married, living with his child or children, or be the biological father. He should value education. No age limit. Call 609-695-3663 for application.
Diocese of Trenton seeks relay teams and monetary donations for the annual Run for Vocations, benefiting the diocese Sacred Heart House of Priestly Formation. The four-man relay teams run or walk a 26.2 mile race in Long Branch and Monmouth Beach. www.njmarathon.org or call 732-492-6117.