Kelsey Players has auditions for “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” on Saturday, October 25, 1 to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, October 26, 1 to 3 p.m. Prepare monologue or Christmas poem and a Christmas carol. Bring resume, photo, and sheet music. Looking for adults and children to be Clement Moore’s children, neighbors, townspeople, narrators, and dancers. Must be at least eight years-old. Call Lorraine Wargo at 609-530-0912.
Kelsey Theater has auditions for “Rumplestiltskin” on Saturday and Sunday, November 8 and 9, from noon to 4 p.m. Communications building at Mercer College. Bring a photo, resume, and sheet music. Prepare a song in voice range. Visit www.yardleyplayers.com for audition form and description of each role. Call Laurie Gougher at 215-497-9477 for more information.
Pennington Players are seeking actors of all ethnicities for “The Wiz.” Auditions will be held in Mercer College’s CM building on Saturday, November 1, 1 to 4 p.m.; Thursday, November 6, 7 to 10 p.m.; and Saturday, November 8, 10 a.m. to noon. Visit www.penningtonplayers.org for information on the audition process and to sign-up for an audition time slot online. Call 609-737-PLAY for more information. Actors must be at least 16 years old to audition.
Kelsey Theater offers a beginning class in tap dancing arming the students with a sufficient tap foundation to perform in musical theater. Although designs for theater actors, the class is open to anyone. Beginner classes are Tuesdays, 5:50 to 6:50 p.m. Intermediate classes are Wednesdays, 5:50 to 6:50 p.m. Cost is $100 for each. Call 609-570-3566 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lawrence Library seeks submissions for the One-Act Play Festival. Deadline is Wednesday, October 15. Call James Damron at 609-989-6915 for information.
Exercise for the Cure
PEAC Health & Fitness is coordinating a month-long campaign to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation. Group classes include spin and fitness classes. Chair massages available. 1440 Lower Ferry Road, Ewing. Visit www.peachealthfitness.com or call 609-883-2000.
Hickory Corner Library seeks book donations for a book sale in November. Eligible for tax deduction. Bring into the library and present at the desk. 138 Hickory Corner Road, East Windsor.
Living in America
Plainsboro Recreation Department offers a trip to the Tenement Museum in New York City on Friday, December 5, from 4 to 10 p.m., in conjunction with its “Living in America” program. The discussion group series is facilitated by Joan Goldstein, a research sociologist, on Wednesday evenings October 22, 29; November 5, 19; December 3 and 10, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Wicoff House Museum. Cost for the series, museum visit, and bus transportation is $35 per person or $50 per couple. Register in person at the recreation office, 641 Plainsboro Road.
More Than a Concert
Princeton Adult School and Princeton Symphony Orchestra offer a lecture series on Wednesdays, November 5 and January 14, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Examine the repertoire to be performed in the series concerts as presented by the conductors. Visit www.princetonadultschool.org or call 609-683-1101. Rehearsals and concerts are held at Richardson Auditorium.
Princeton Dance and Theater Studio offers beginner adult jazz classes at Forrestal Village. Beginner Broadway jazz with Michael Kubala on Tuesdays, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Beginner lyrical jazz with Matt Williams on Thursdays, 6 to 7 p.m. $15 per class. Visit www.princetondance.com or call 609-514-1600.
Monroe Chiropractic Care is collecting new or used winter coats for Jersey Cares to distribute state-wide. Volunteers to host a box, make posters, or help pick up coats are also needed. Bring clean coats to 15 East Railroad Avenue in Jamesburg. Call Gini Mundy at 908-507-6464 for more information.
The Hope Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary is selling pumpkin pies to be picked up on Wednesday, November 16, between 4 and 6 p.m. at the firehouse at 82 Route 526, Allentown. Call Gerri at 609-208-0127 to order. $10 per pie.
The House of Cupcakes, 30 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, will donate proceeds from the sale of Alzheimer’s Charity Cupcake to benefit the Alzheimer’s Memory Walk on Sunday, October 12. Call 609-924-0085 for information.
Zimmerli Art Museum visits Olana, the home of Frederic Church, an American landscape painter, on Thursday, October 23. Lunch at Ca Mea Ristorante in Hudson followed by time to browse and shop in antique shops on Warren Street. The bus will leave at 7:30 a.m. from the parking lot behind Sears, New Brunswick. $95 includes lunch. Call the volunteer office at 732-932-7237, ext. 611.
In Balance Center for Living offers a smoking cessation program using acupuncture, a group setting, and a support system. Eight session in five weeks for $35 per session. Total session time is one hour. 230 South Branch Road, Hillsborough. Register. 908-369-4949.
Due to an editorial error, the Opportunities section in last week’s issue, October 1, refected the time period of January 10 to 17, 2008, instead of from October 1 to 8. We apologize for the error.
In particular, we extend an apology to Four Winds Yoga, as our listings last week stated they were offering free yoga classes for a limited time. Here’s what is new at Four Winds, located in the Straube Center, 114 West Franklin Avenue, Suite K2, Pennington. The studio is offering a six-session introduction to yoga class on Thursdays, October 16 to 30, 7:30 to 9 p.m.; and Saturdays, October 18 to November 1, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. $120 includes two weeks of free yoga in November. Register. Call 609-818-9888 or visit www.fourwindsyoga.com.