On Stage

Somerset Valley Players seeks actors for “Angel Street” on Wednesday and Thursday, August 13 and 14, at 7:30 p.m. All roles require an English accent. www.svptheatre.org or call 908-369-7469.

West Windsor Library seeks actors for “Halloween Playfest.” Auditions are Thursdays, August 7 and 14, 7 to 9 p.m.; and Saturdays, August 9 and 16, 2 to 4 p.m. Call Michael Kerr at 609-275-8901 or E-mail mkerr@mcl.org.

Plays in the Park has auditions for “Cinderella” on Saturday, August 9, at 4 p.m. 1 Pine Drive, Roosevelt Park, Edison. www.playsinthepark.com.

The Dance Corner offers theater classes for adults and children under the direction of Olga Talyn, an original cast member of “The Phantom of the Opera,” beginning in September. Open house is Saturday, August 16, 9:30 to 11 a.m. Classes include “Monologue and Scene Study,” “Musical Performance for Singers,” and “Improvisation and Theater Games.” Visit www.thedancecorner.org or call 609-799-9677.

JW Actors Studio offers classes in acting and comedy presented by actor Jody Wood featuring improvisation for children through adults. Open house is Saturday, August 23, 10 a.m. to noon; and Sunday, August 24, noon to 3 p.m. 116 Rockingham Row, Forrestal Village, Plainsboro. www.jwactorstudio.com.

Call for Artists

Garden State Watercolor Society seeks New Jersey artists 18 and older for “A Brush with Nature,” a juried exhibition in November at the D&R Greenway. Most water media acceptable. No oils. Slide deadline is Monday, September 15. www.gardenstatewatercolorsociety.org.

Phillips’ Mill calls for art created in the last five years including paintings, graphics, sculptures, and other media. Visit www.phillipsmill.org or call 215-862-0582. Registrations and submission of art work is Friday, September 5, 2 to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, September 6, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Phillips’ Mill.

South Brunswick Arts Commission seeks submissions for “Family Album,” a juried art exhibit opening in October. Submit up to three visuals of original work exploring all aspects of family. All fine art media and crafts are invited. Deadline is Friday, August 15. No fee. Call 732-329-4000 or E-mail arts@sb5nj.net.

VSA Arts of New Jersey announces a call for art for artists 18 and over with disabilities. Red Horse Gallery, Freehold Raceway Mall. All two and three dimensional media are invited. Deadline is Monday, August 18. Visit www.vsanj.org or call 732-745-3885.

New Hope Arts seeks artists for upcoming juried exhibitions. “Speak Out Speak Up” will present the artist perspective on issues facing America and the world today. Deadline is Sunday, September 7. “Works in Wood” is open to all artists working in wood. Deadline is Monday, September 15. Call 215-862-9606 or E-mail newhopearts@aol.com.

Family Arts

Young Audiences of New Jersey offers “Family Arts & Creativity Night” on Thursday, August 7, at 5:30 p.m. Princeton Public Library. Pizza, singing, dancing, drawing, and an obstacle course. Each child must bring one adult. Register. Free.


Temple Micah is accepting religious school registration. Tuesday afternoons, 4:45 to 6:15 p.m., Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church. Visit www.temple-micah.org or call 609-921-1128.

Call for Canines

Rocky Top Dog Park hosts “Make a Milk-Bone Moment” mobile tour and search for the Milk-Bone spokesdog, on Friday, August 15, from 4 to 8 p.m. 4106 Route 27, Princeton. www.rockytopdogpark.com. Pet parents and their furry friends will get a chance to pose for the camera and share with the world at www.milk-bone.com. Viewers will vote to determine the favorite. The winner receives $100,000 contract for their dog.

Susan B. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation offers the fifth annual “Because Your Dog is Worth it Too” day at L’Oreal USA, 35 Broadway Road, Cranbury. Dog beauty contest, swimming pools, hay maze for dogs, kids’ games, music, doggie bags for all pre-registered entrants. Visit www.yourdogisworthittoo.com or call 609-860-7601.

For Musicians

Bucks County College Jazz Orchestra seeks musicals for the fall semester. Professionals, semi-professionals, college or high school students are welcome. All instruments are invited (brass and woodwind in particular). Rehearsals are Tuesdays, beginning September 2, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Call Michael Hoffman at 215-504-8595 or E-mail hoffmanm@bucks.edu.

For Singers

Sharim V’Sharot, a 24-voice Jewish choir, seeks new members. Auditions are Tuesdays, August 26 and September 2, in Lawrenceville. Visit www.sharimvsharot.org or contact Stephen Cohen at 609-371-9036 or E-mail drstevecohen@earthlink.net.

For Kids

Barnes & Noble invites children in grades 1 to 6 to earn a free book through Tuesday, September 2. Children must read, or be read to, eight books of their own choosing and submit a summer reading journal. Visit www.barnesandnobleinc.com or call 609-716-1570.

Donate Please

Weidel Realtors in Lawrenceville seeks donations of women’s clothing and accessories for “Dress for Success.” Saturday and Sunday, September 13 and 14. 609-896-1000. 2681 Main Street, Lawrenceville.

Volunteer Please

Tuesday’s Children seeks adult volunteers to serve as positive role models for children who lost a parent on September 11. Call Sara at 212-319-3988 or E-mail sara@tuesdayschildren.org. www.tuesdayschildren.org.

Dramatic Literature

George Street Playhouse presents an offer for book club members in conjunction with the upcoming production of “The Seafarer.” A staff member will lead a discussion at a book club meeting. A copy of the book, study guide, and a ticket to the play, $50. Call Michelle Bergamo 732-846-2895, ext. 135 or E-mail mbergamo@georgestplayhouse.org. www.georgestplayhouse.org.

Guided Tours

New Hope Chamber of Commerce offers free guided gallery tours on Saturday, August 9, from 5 to 9 p.m. General tours begin at the New Hope Visitor’s Center on the corner of Main and Mechanic streets at 6 p.m. www.newhopechamber.com or call 215-862-9990.

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