Call for Entries

Franklin Township has a call for artists for “An Artist’s View of Franklin Township in Somerset County, its annual juried clothesline exhibition on Thursday, July 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. Cash prizes. Enter a maximum of six matted original works that can hang easily on clothesline. E-mail Joyce Miller at joyce.miller@twp.franklin.nj.us or call 732-873-2500, ext. 239.

VSA Arts of New Jersey has a call for art for the Red Horse GAllery at the Freehold Raceway Mall, a collaboration with the Arc of Monmouth County. Artists ages 18 and over with disabilities are invited to sell their arts of two and three dimensional media. Deadline is Friday, July 3. www.vsanj.org or call 732-745-3885.

Health

Department of Health and Senior Services released an online “Pandemic Influenza Awareness Program to help individuals prepare for an influenza pandemic. “When individuals have information they can use, it can significantly reduce the amount of anxiety and confusion that can occur during a pandemic and can keep people healthy,” says health commissioner Heather Howard. www.nj.gov/health/training/panflu.

Allies offers collapsible, bright orange flags for wheelchairs as a safety measure. Mercer County residents with disabilities may call Fran Curley at 609-689-0136 for a flag and installation by a volunteer.

Drama Camp

Westerly Road Church offers a drama camp from Monday to Friday, August 17 to 28, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Each day begins with a devotional and prayer time followed by classes in improvisation, acting techniques, character development, stage movement, and rehearsing for the final performance. For ages 11 to 17. $150. Register with Crystal Keeter by E-mail at crystalk@westerlyroad.org or call 609-924-3816.

Trip

Lingohocken Garden Club offers a trip tot he Museum of Modern Art’s sculpture gardens on Wednesday, June 10. $75 includes the bus, tip, and entrance to the gardens. Benefit for Bowman Hill Wildlife Center. Call 215-794-9166 for information and reservation.

Volunteer Please

Optimist International, a community service organization, is opening a chapter in West Windsor. Optimist volunteers serve as leaders, mentors, and friends to help kids achieve a more positive and productive life by creating opportunities for youth as they develop into adulthood. For information E-mail Laura at lsillett@sovereignbank.com.

Mercer County seeks volunteers for posts on boards and commissions. For consideration submit a resume and letter to Boards and Commissions, 640 South Broad Street, Room 502, Trenton 08611.

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