For Kids

Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association offers a two day program for ages 6 to 12 on Thursday and Friday, November 6 and 7, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Activities include shelter building, pond exploration, and a campfire. $160. Call 609-737-7592.

Middlesex County 4-H seeks kids who love horses but do not own one. Reinbow Riders meets one Wednesday and one Saturday each month. $20 a year. First meeting is November 5, at 7:30 p.m., 645 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick. Call 732-398-5261.

For Voters

Eagleton Institute of Politics offers a website devoted to public affairs issues affecting New Jersey. Visit www.njvoterinfo.org for information about candidates from New Jersey for the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives, the New Jersey ballot questions, how to get an absentee ballot, and a polling place locator.

Historical Society of Princeton presents an election day program on Tuesday, November 4, from 3 to 6 p.m., at the Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau Street. All new voters are invited to share the experience of voting for the first time. Visit www.princetonhistory.org or call 609-921-6748.

Donate Please

HomeFront seeks Thanksgiving baskets, boxes, or bags for needy family. Include a grocery store gift card; canned vegetables, fruit, and cranberry sauce; dry boxed mashed potatoes and stuffing mixes; fruit juice; and dessert items. Also include tuna, beef stew, canned or evaporated milk, dry soup mix, hot and cold cereal, pasta, tomato sauce, rice, canned beans, macaroni and cheese, and peanut butter and jelly. No perishable items. Call Laura at 609-989-9417, ext. 118 to tell her how many baskets you or your group plan to prepare. Deliver to HomeFront on Wednesday to Friday, November 19 to 21. 1880 Princeton Avenue, Lawrenceville.

Light of the World Family Church is collecting canned goods and non-perishable items to benefit the elderly on Thanksgiving. Deliver to 2400 South Broad Street, Hamilton through Sunday, November 9. Call 609-888-5800 for specific hours.

Scholarships

New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants is accepting applications for the high school and college scholarship programs planning on majoring in accounting. Scholarships are based on an essay and personal interview, as well as academic performance. Visit www.njscpa.org/scholarships.

Special Pets

New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association seeks nominations for the 14th annual Animal Hall of Fame. Close to 80 animals including dogs, cats, birds, horses, and a turtle have been inducted over the past 13 years. The recognition was created by veterinarians to recognize and celebrate the human-animal bond. Although anyone can nominate a candidate, a licensed veterinarian must sponsor the nomination. The letter should tell the animal’s story. Visit www.njvma.org. Deadline is Monday, December 1.

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