For Singers

VOICES Chorale seeks altos, tenors, and basses to sing Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass, Handel’s Zadok the Priest, Thompson’s Frostiana, and other works. Rehearse with the 60-member chorus on Monday nights in Hopewell. Call 609-799-2211 or visit for audition information.

Philomusica Choir seeks singers with good reading skills for May concerts including Pinkham’s Wedding Cantata, Lauridsen’s Mid-Winter Songs, and Brahms’ Liebeslider waltzes. Auditions are at open rehearsals on Mondays, January 12 and 19, 7:30 to 10 p.m., Unitarian Society, 176 Tices Lane, East Brunswick, 888-744-5667,

Dancers Needed

DanceVision has auditions for “The Secret Garden,” a full-length ballet choreographed by Risa Kaplowitz, at the Princeton Dance & Theater Studio in Forrestal Village, Plainsboro, on Saturday, January 31. For ages six and up to adult. Performances begin in April. For information about times for specific age groups call 609-520-1020 or E-mail

All dancers must arrive early to register and warm up. Dancers who dance on pointe should prepare to do so. Male dancers are encouraged to audition. All dancers who do not have a driver’s license must have one parent present for a mandatory meeting at 1:45 p.m.

Theater Auditions

Square Peg Round Hole Theater Company is seeking a male actor for the role of Hank Standhope in “The Uninvited Guest.” The play, opened in Plainsboro, heads to New York City for performances Wednesday to Friday, March 4, 5, and 6. Rehearsals are Fridays and Saturdays in Plainsboro. E-mail to arrange for an audition.

Lawrence Library seeks actors for a one-act play festival presented in staged readings. Male actors, ages 20 to 40; females from 20 to 70; and youth, ages 7 to 18. Auditions are Mondays, January 12 and 15, 7 to 9 p.m.; and Saturday, January 17, 1 to 4 p.m. Call James Damron at 609-989-6915 or E-mail for information.

Free Classes

Princeton Center for Yoga & Health offers free classes through Sunday, January 11, for first time visitors. Returning friends may bring a friend to get a free class. 50 Vreeland Drive, Suite 506, Skillman, 609-924-7294,

For Families

Family Support Organization offers “Strengthening Families” for parents and caregivers of children from 6 to 11. (A child must participate to practice skills together). Dinner and workshop Wednesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 to 8 p.m., January 7 to February 19. Register. 3535 Quakerbridge Road, Hamilton, 609-586-1200. Free.

Engaged Retirement

Princeton Senior Resource Center offers a multi-session retirement planning course for people approaching retirement. Saturdays, January 10, 24, 31, and February 7, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Suzanne Patterson Building, Princeton. $85. Call Carol King at 609-924-7108.

For Teens

Sovereign Bank Arena offers “Sweet Sixteen” girl’s basketball clinic on Sunday, January 25, at 11 a.m., at Rider University. $10 includes a shirt and tickets to the Rider women’s basketball game following the clinic. Call 732-738-5455, ext. 204, or E-mail The event is in conjunction with the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference events at the arena on March 29 and 31.

Paper Mill Playhouse is accepting applications for the annual Rising Star awards through Wednesday, January 14. Awards are based on high school musical performances between January 22 and April 19. Honors are giving in performance, design, and production categories. Visit or call 973-379-3636, ext. 2467.

Jewish Family & Children’s Service offers Sibshop for girls in grades six to eight who have siblings with special needs. Thursdays through February 12, 5:30 to 6:45 p.m., 707 Alexander Road, West Windsor, 609-987-8100. $36 includes pizza dinner.

Good Causes

Contact of Mercer County presents “Supportive Listening” training course on Tuesdays, February 3 to April 14, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Ewing. Available 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. or call 609-883-2880.

Chiro Care Chiropractic Center is collecting coats, hats, gloves, and scarves through January 31 for the Salvation Army. 2275 Route 33, Suite 304, Hamilton, 609-587-9900, or E-mail

Crown of India is collecting non-perishable food items and coats for men, women, and children through Friday, January 30. Princeton Meadows Shopping Center, Plainsboro Road, Plainsboro.

For Seniors

Mercer County offers legal assistance to seniors at County Connection, Route 33, Hamilton. Services include power of attorney, wills for small estates, living wills, social security, Medicare problems, consumer matters, tenant’s rights, and bankruptcy. Call 609-695-6249, ext 2411 for an appointment.

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