Kelsey Theater seeks actors for “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” for auditions Tuesday and Wednesday, September 23 and 24, at 7:30 p.m. Mercer College, West Windsor. PinnWorth Productions, directed by Lou J. Stalsworth. January production. E-mail with your name, E-mail address, phone number, and the role for which you would like to audition.


JW Actors Studio has open houses on Saturday, September 6, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Monday, September 8, 4 to 7 p.m. Actor Jody Wood offers workshops for business people, and classes in acting and comedy improvisation for stage and film for children through adults. 116 Rockingham Row, Forrestal Village, Plainsboro. or 609-240-7080.

Edison Valley Playhouse offers contemporary acting workshops led by Rob Pherson from Sundays, October 5 to December 7. The other is from Wednesdays, October 1 to December 3, in the Princeton area. $200. E-mail or call 732-668-6698 for information.


Princeton Adult School offers more than 100 courses this fall. Art, music, cooking, writing, gardening, yoga, photography, ballroom dancing, and guitar. Most classes are held Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Princeton High School beginning Thursday, October 2. Registration is Monday, September 15, at 7 p.m. at the school. Register online at or call 609-683-1101.

YWCA Princeton offers ESL courses for business, corporate, or university professionals whose first language is not English. “Communication, Socializing, Working…Living in America” is a one-day workshop on Saturday, October 11, 9 a.m. to noon, $125. “Project and Presentation Skills” is a six-week course beginning Monday, September 29, 6 to 9 p.m., $250. or call 609-497-2100.

Free Yoga

Princeton Center for Yoga & Health offers free classes for new visitors from Saturday, September 6 to Friday, September 12. More than 40 classes are scheduled. Returning students may attend for free if they bring a new friend. or call 609-924-7294.

For Singers

Christian Community Choir has fall registration for adult and children’s choirs on Friday and Saturday, September 5 and 6. Call 609-587-7076 for time and location.

Hopewell Valley Chorus offers registration on Mondays, September 8 and 15 at Hopewell Valley Regional High School, 259 Pennington-Titusville Road, Pennington, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Dues are $35 per season. or call 609-737-2468.

Dance Corner has auditions for a musical performance workshop on Sunday, September 14, from 1 to 4 p.m. 10 Schalks Crossing Road, Plainsboro Plaza. Bring musical selection and be prepared to sing without an accompanist. or call 609-700-9684.

For Dancers

Dance Corner has auditions for “The Nutcracker Suite” on Saturday, September 13, 10 Schalks Crossing Road, Plainsboro Plaza. or call 609-700-9684 for specific information.

Princeton Dance and Theater offers two new programs, Dance with Me for ages 3 and 4, and Beginner Ballet for ages 10 to adult. Classes begin Monday, September 15. Register. or call 609-514-1600.

Volunteer Please

Home Front NJ seeks teachers or other volunteers with expertise in specific school subjects to help guide homeless students. Volunteers are also needed who can offer children encouragement or assistance in understanding instructions for an assignment. Call Alicia Portalatin at 609-989-9417, ext. 133, or E-mail


Princeton U-Store, 36 University Place, offers groceries, Clinique, Princeton Pharmacy, Pequod Printing, school, and dorm supplies. Membership, open to anyone, $25, includes discounts on purchases. or call 609-921-8500.

For Parents

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) offers free classes for parents or primary caregivers of children or adolescents with challenging behaviors, mental health issues, ADHD, autism, and Tourette’s. Fridays, September 19 to October 24, 7 to 9:30 p.m., 3371 Brunswick Pike, Suite 124, Lawrenceville. Register. Call 609-799-8994.

Heroes Wanted

Dance Christmas Scholarship for Heroism offers five scholarships to five young New Jersey residents. Must be 21 or younger at the time of the heroic act, must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen. or call 609-588-3214. Deadline is Wednesday, October 15.


Trenton Area Soup Kitchen promotes its Skip a Meal Campaign by asking people to skip a meal on Wednesday, September 24 and donate the cost of the meal to TASK. The organization suggests $5 for breakfast, $10 for lunch, $15 for dinner, and $50 for a full day’s meals and snacks. Donations will be split with Mercer Street Friends Food Bank. Checks should be sent to 72 1/2 Escher Street, Box 872, Trenton 08605. or call 609-695-5456.

For Kids

Waldorf School of Princeton has expanded its after school program to children in the community. Acting workshops will be offered for students in grades five through eight at the school’s campus at 1062 Cherry Hill Road in Montgomery Township from September 9 to November 25. Grades five and six meet on Tuesdays, 3:30 to 5 p.m.; grades seven and eight meet on Wednesdays, 2:45 to 4:15 p.m. The cost is $220.

The acting workshops will be taught by Carol Kehoe, a professional actor. Class participants will explore improvisation, scene work, and stage fight choreography. The program will culminate in a presentation for parents. or call 609-466-1970, ext. 10.

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