For Families

New Jersey Theater Alliance offers “Family Week at the Theater through Wednesday, March 11. Visit for the full listing schedule.

Good Causes

Original Soupman of Princeton has a “feed the hungry” fund to benefit Trenton Area Soup Kitchen. A Soupman tee-shirts is free with a $10 donation. $1 donation gets your name on a kettle to hang in the store. 30 Palmer Square East, Princeton. 609-497-0008. The store’s goal is to raise $500 by April 11.

Lawrence High School is holding a pizza and pasta fundraiser on Leonardo’s II, 2021 Route 1, Lawrence, on Monday, March 16, from 5 to 10 p.m. Buffet supper is $15 per person. Call Mary Ann O’Brien at 609-584-1236 to register.

Har Sinai Temple seeks volunteers to prepare, serve, sponsor, or clean up in connection with its annual contribution to the “Lord’s Table” meal served at Trenton’s Church of the Sacred Heart on Sunday, March 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Contact Mary Kirsch by E-mail at


Center for American Women and Politics offers “Ready to Run Campaign Training for Women” on Saturday, March 21, at Douglass Campus Center in New Brunswick. Call Jean Sinzdak at 732-932-9384, ext. 260 or E-mail for information and registration.

For Singers

Opera New Jersey announced its inaugural voice competition to be held Saturday and Sunday, May 23 and 24 at Richardson Auditorium. Must be 18. Application deadline is Wednesday, April 15. Visit for information or call 609-799-7700.

Student Exchange

Aspect Foundation seeks students ages 15 to 18 for a student exchange program as well as families to host an exchange student for a semester or a school year. Host families provide room, board, and a home environment. Area students may apply to visit Brazil, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Spain, or Uruguay. or call Rosanna Racanelli at 310-435-8302.

For Dancers

Kelsey Theater offers Tap Dancing for Theater to give actors the basic steps to perform in musical theater. Tuesdays from March 10 to May 19, 6 to 7 p.m. Tap shoes are required. Must be 12 or older. $100. Call Tracy Antozzeski at 609-570-3566 or E-mail


Kelsey Theater has auditions for Through Our Eyes, an original musical about how special needs individuals see the world. Tuesdays, March 10 and 12, 5 to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, March 14, noon to 3:30 p.m. The 30 roles will be comprised or men and women from 13 to 65. Prepare a song from a Broadway show. Readings will be from the script. E-mail or call 516-728-6100 to schedule an appointment.


Breast Cancer Resource Center launches Curemonos, a support program for Latina breast cancer patients and survivors featuring support groups and speakers. The group will meet on the second and fourth Wednesdays, from 12:30 to 2 p.m., beginning March 11. 59 Paul Robeson Place, Princeton. Call 609-497-2100 for information.

Infertility and Adoption Counseling Center offers a workshop designed to help professionals, parents, and kids from birth to adolescence develop ways to discuss their family stories. Saturday, March 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 3100 Quakerbridge Road, Mercerville. Register. 609-737-8759 or visit

For Students

Knights of Pythias offers a public speaking contest for high school students on Tuesday, March 24, at 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post 314, 39 Lanning Street, Trenton. Register with Larry Kalb at 732-920-7503. This year’s topic is “Resolved, that the United State shall extend educational benefits similar to those under the GI Bill to secondary school graduates who voluntarily serve in a government sponsored, non-military program for the welfare and health of people in need in the United States and abroad.”

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