Mercer Manor Dinner Theater of Princeton seeks singers, dancers, and actors for musical theater auditions. Monday and Tuesday, February 23 and 24, Princeton Presbyterian Church, 545 Meadow Road, West Windsor. Must be 18 or older. Prepare to sing two contrasting Broadway-style musical selections and deliver a short comedic monologue or show dialogue. Bring sheet music, a photo, and resume. Call 609-883-4007 to schedule your audition time.

Casting Call

American Heart Association seeks New Jersey women from all walks to life to share their heart-health story at the New Jersey Go Red For Women casting call at the Bridgewater Mall on Thursday, February 12, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Stories will be filmed on camera every 15 minutes. Reservation is suggested. The event also features health screenings, presentations on sleep healthy, information about women, stroke, and heart disease, healthy eating and nutrition tips. Call Stella Eget at 609-223-3733 to reserve a spot.

For Kids

Arts Council of Princeton seeks original poetry, short prose, and art from students in grades K to 12 for “Under Age: An Anthology of Poetry, Prose, and Artwork by Students.” Deadline is Friday, March 13, at 5 p.m. Visit or call 609-924-8777 for application and guidelines.

Moody’s Mega Math Challenge, an internet-based applied math competition for high school students, requires registration by Monday, March 2, at 5 p.m. Teams of three to five 11th or 12th grade students must register to win scholarship prizes at www.m3challenge.siam/org. Each high school may enter up to two teams. Students have 14 hours to solve an open-ended, applied math-modeling problem focused on real-world issues on Friday or Saturday, March 7 or 8. No entry fees.

Cotsen Children’s Library presents “Mystery & Intrigue Show” featuring three new radio mysteries. Visit (WPRB 103.3 FM). Listen carefully as the crime unfolds, connect the clues, call the station, and you may win. Saturday, February 21, noon to 1:30 p.m.

VSA Arts of New Jersey offers an inclusive art program of visual art workshops for ages 13 and over, at the Elks Lodge in New Brunswick. Visit, E-mail, or call 732-745-3885 for information.

See Glenn Close

Princeton University hosts actress Glenn Close for a lecture on Thursday, February 19. Limited tickets to the public are available while supplies last on Wednesday, February 11, 6:30 to 8 p.m., at the Richardson Auditorium box office. Maximum of two tickets per person. The event will also be simulcast live in McCosh Hall, Rooms 28 and 46. No ticket is required for simulcast. For more information visit

Good Causes

Kelsey Theater offers a five-night Bermuda cruise departing Saturday, August 15, from Bayonne aboard Explorer of the Seas. Prices begin at $955. A portion of the proceeds benefit the theater. Visit or call Colleen Robinson at 609-275-0335 for information.

Lawrence Library is collecting old cell phones for a recycle program to provide communication to those in need. Drop off at the library, 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville. Call James Damron at 609-989-6915 or E-mail for information.

Lawrenceville School is collecting non-perishable food items for Crisis Ministry of Trenton and Princeton through Saturday, February 14, at 2500 Main Street, Lawrenceville. Visit for information.

For Artists

Mercer College Art Gallery seeks submissions by visual artists 18 or older who live, work, or attend school in Mercer County. Visit for entry forms, rules, and eligibility including the details and deadlines or call 609-570-3589.


Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater Mercer County offers three college scholarship opportunities to Jewish students who live in the community. Application deadlines are Saturday, May 30. For information call 609-987-8100.

Eden Institute Foundation offers the Alexis Kate Special Education Teachers Scholarship to a college sophomore or junior who has declared a special education major and had also demonstrated extracurricular commitment to the field. Visit or call 609-426-8656 for information and application.


Theta Healing basic certification classes are offered Friday to Sunday, February 27 to March 1; advanced classes are Friday to Sunday, March 13 to 15. Volition Wellness, State Road, Princeton. $500 per class. or call 201-406-3484.

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