Good Causes

The Stockton Inn in Stockton offers a traditional Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, November 27 to benefit the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen and Rescue Mission of Trenton. Guests are asked to make a contribution of what they would have spent while dining out. Last year’s event raised $6,000. Seatings are at noon, 1:15, 2:30, and 3:45 p.m. Visit www.stocktoninn.com or call 609-397-1250.

American Repertory Ballet’s Princeton Ballet School hosts a bookfair at Barnes & Noble MarketFair on Saturday, November 15. A percentage of each sale made (using a voucher) benefits the educational outreach programs. Visit www.arballet.org or call 732-249-1254 for a voucher.

For Kids

Early Prospects Baseball Camp offers a camp on Saturday, December 27 for ages 13 to 18; and a camp for ages 8 to 12 on Monday and Tuesday, December 29 and 30, at Rider University in Lawrenceville. Visit www.earlyprospects.com or call Barry Davis at 609-896-5055 or E-mail bdavis@rider.edu.

Design Your Place

Design Psychology offers a series of interactive workshops in Princeton to explore guidelines for space planning, style, color, and furniture. Mondays, November 17 and 24, December 1 and 8, 7 to 9 p.m. The workshops are presented by Toby Israel, author of “Some Place Like Home: Using Design Psychology to Create Ideal Places.” $199 for all four sessions. Visit www.designpsychology.net or call 609-683-1317.

Volunteer Please

The Salvation Army seeks volunteers for four-hour shifts to man red kettle locations throughout the state. Donations are used to provide hot meals, warm clothing, toys, soup kitchens, food pantries, emergency disaster services, youth and senior programs, and emergency assistance for prescriptions and housing. Visit www.salvationarmynewjersey.org or call 908-851-8236.

Museum

New Jersey State Museum. General admission to the museum is free. The hours for the main museum building and auditorium galleries (205 West State Street, Trenton) are Tuesday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, noon to five p.m. The gallery at 225 West State Street is open Monday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The planetarium will be reopening soon. www.newjerseystatemuseum.org.

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