Learn to Row

Princeton National Rowing Association offers “National Learn to Row Day” on Saturday, June 6 with a taste of rowing on the water and on the rowing machine. Three two-hour sessions are offered at 10, 10:30, and 11 a.m. Register by E-mail masters@rowpnra.org. Free. www.rowpnra.org.

Call for Entries

Gallery 125 seeks entries for “Current Exposures,” a juried showcase of traditional film, digital, alternative, computer enhanced, and manipulated photography. Entry fee is $20 for five images. CD images must be jpg files, four by six inches, at 300 dpi. Submit with name, address, phone number, E-mail address, and brief biography. Gallery 125, 125 South Warren Street, Trenton 08608. Visit www.gallery125.com or call 609-989-9119 for information. Deadline is Wednesday, June 17.

Mercer County encourages residents to enter the 91st annual 4-H fair. Open division categories include family recipes, homegrown vegetables, or creative projects. Family-friendly activities include arts and crafts, animal shows, and farm tours. This year’s theme is “In 4-H, It’s Easy Being Green.” The fair will run Saturday, August 1, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Sunday, August 2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Howell Living History Farm. Admission and parking are free. Visit www.mercer.njaes.rutgers.edu/4h/fair/index.html. For information E-mail keverett@rce.rutgers.edu or call Kate Everett at 609-989-6833.

To Your Health

American Heart Association offers a “Power to End Stroke Reunion Toolkit” to check your family tree and explore health issues. Download free at www.powertoendstroke.org.


Arbor Tree Foundation offers “Conservation Trees,” a booklet featuring information about planting and caring for trees via illustrations and text. Order online for $3 at www.arborday.org/conservtiontrees.


Lawrenceville School launches a public membership squash club. Courts, lessons, and equipment are available. Opens June 1, Monday to Friday, 5 to 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Six month members ranges from junior, $250; to family, $450. For information contact Gavin Johnstone-Butcher at 609-620-7609 or by E-mail at gjbutcher@lawrenceville.org.

Good Causes

City of Trenton offers the Trenton Foreclosure Mitigation Task Force Spring Cleaning Expo on Saturday, May 30, at Trenton Downtown Commons. The event showcases, raises awareness, and provides access and highlights to available housing resources. To sponsor or participate call Jerome C. Harris at 609-989-3518.

Sarah Parvin SoccerFest offers registration to a 24-hour soccer tournament for travel soccer players on Saturday and Sunday, August 1 and 2. In memory of Sarah Alexandra Joan Parvin, who died of ovarian cancer when she was 12, the proceeds benefit the Sarah Parvin Foundation, an organization dedicated to cancer research. Highlights include rock climbing walls, moon bounces, live bands, food, games, a tethered balloon ride, and a tent city. Register at www.sarahsoccer.com

Irish Culture

Mercer College offers an Irish Heritage Series featuring “The History of Ireland” from Tuesdays, June 2 to July 7, six sessions, $120; and “Irish Culture” from Tuesdays, July 14 to August 11, five sessions, $100. Both courses are taught by Tom Slattery, president of CCC Celt and a member of the Mercer County Ancient Order of Hibernians. Visit www.mccc.edu/ccs.

Psychic Cruise

Susan Duval Seminars offers “Psychics at Sea,” a Carnival Triumph trip to Canada, from Thursday, September 3 to Monday, September 7. Guest psychics include Theresa Roba, Carole Tollen, and Alison Baughman. Prices start at $789. Visit www.susanduvalseminars.com or call 215-348-5755.

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