The Arts

West Windsor Arts Council seeks teaching artists and arts teachers for weekend workshops beginning in October. Send a resume with a focus on teaching experience, a written proposal for the workshop, work samples, documentation, or publicity to West Windsor Arts Council, Box 952, West Windsor 08850 or E-mail exdir@westwindsorarts.org. Deadline is Monday, August 31. Visit www.westwindsorarts.org for information.

Arts Council of Princeton offers classes for children, teens, adults, and seniors in visual and performing arts. Fall classes begin Monday, September 21. Visit www.artscouncilofprinceton.org or call 609-924-8777.

Raritan Valley Community College seeks singers and an accompanist for the RVCC Chorale which performs choral music from many countries. All voices and a pianist are needed. Rehearsals are Mondays, 7:15 to 10 p.m. Visit www.raritanval.edu or call 908-526-1200, ext. 8813. Auditions on Monday, September 14 before 7:15 p.m.

Princeton Pro Musica is scheduling auditions for volunteer and professional choral singers beginning Monday, August 24. Call 609-683-5122 or E-mail info@princetonpromusica.org.

Phillips’ Mill has a call for artists in a 25-mile radius of New Hope for the annual exhibition. Registration and receiving of art work is Friday, September 11, 2 to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, September 12, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit www.phillipsmill.org for registration form and details.

South Brunswick Arts Commission seeks central New Jersey artists in all visual media for “Celebrations,” a juried exhibit opening Monday, October 5. Call 632-329-4000, ext. 7635 or E-mail arts@sbtnj.net. Deadline is Tuesday, September 1.

Straube Center invites poets, playwrights, and writers to a six-week exhibition beginning with an opening reception for published authors and their friends on Friday, September 18, from 4 to 7 p.m., in Pennington. The public is invited to meet the writers and examine the books and publications of popular as well as lesser known authors in different genres, including poetry, drama, fiction, art, non-fiction, and cookbooks. John A. Tredrea, feature writer of the Hopewell Valley News, is the curator. E-mail nancy@straube.com with the subject line “Att: John A. Tredrea” for information.

Theater Resources Unlimited seeks submissions for the ninth annual Tru Voices New Musicals Reading Series. Deadline is Saturday, August 22. Shows selected will receive staged reading on Monday evenings in December at the Players Theater, 115 MacDougal Street, New York City. Visit www.truonline.org for guidelines and applications. Deadline is Monday, August 31.

Bucks County College seeks a poet laureate. Must be Bucks County resident over 18 who has not already served. Participants must submit 10 original poems with entry form available at www.bucks.edu. Deadline is Friday, September 11.

Volunteer Please

Trenton Area Soup Kitchen needs volunteers to help serve lunch and dinner. Must be 13 years old. Call Mary Ann Dobson at 609-695-5456, ext. 114 or E-mail maryannd@trentonsoupkitchen.org. Volunteer tutors area also needed. Call Kelly Hansen at 609-695-5456, ext. 107 or E-mail kellyh@trentonsoupkitchen.org.

Manifestations of the Prodigal Daughter, a non-profit faith-based organization, seeks volunteer mentors for children ages 8 to 16 in the Trenton area. Call 609-577-4249.

State House seeks volunteer tour guides to introduce legislative process, history, and architecture. Must be available weekdays, be able to climb stairs, and have good public speaking skills. Training sessions are held in September and January. Contact Carol Rogers at 609-633-2709 or E-mail crogers@njleg.org.

History

Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission invites historical societies, chambers of commerce, schools, scout troops, and others interested in history to nominate an historic site associated with an important event or period in history; persons or groups affiliated with the site associated with New Jersey’s heritage; or events reflecting cultural diversity or contributions of women. For details and guidelines on the historic marker criteria call 732-745-4489.

Washington Crossing Historic Park announces final judging of candidates for its George Washington contest on Sunday, September 13, 1 to 4 p.m. Candidates will recite a passage from Thomas Paine’s Commonsense while in uniform and answer questions about the American Revolution and George Washington. The chosen individual will portray Washington in a volunteer capacity at park events. Call 215-493-4076 or visit www.ushistory.org/washingtoncrossing.

Health

NAMI Center of Mercer County offers a six-week program for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents with mental illness beginning Saturday, September 19. A 12-week program in family-to-family designed for adult family members of persons with mental illness begins Thursday, September 10. Call 609-799-8994 or E-mail home@namimercer.org.

For Kids

Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County offers “Eco-Adventures” for students entering fifth through eighth grades, at the Earth Center, Monday to Friday, August 24 to 28, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., South Brunswick. $110 includes materials, snack, beverages, and a gift. Call 732-398-5261 or visit www.co.middlesex.nj.us/extensionservices.

Nominate

Princeton YMCA seeks nominations to recognize environmental leaders. A panel of volunteers makes the final selection. Deadline is Wednesday, August 5. Visit www.princetonymca.org or call Denise Soto at 609-497-9622, ext. 209.

Available

Har Sinai Temple hosts a Wednesday matinee club to attend Broadway shows. $30 dues cover administrative costs to purchase tickets. Transportation not included. Call 609-730-8100 for information.

College Nannies & Tutors offers free enrollment for nanny services or a free one-hour tutoring sessions before school starts. E-mail hamiiltonnj@collegenannies.com or call 609-324-7600.

East Brunswick Library offers computer training, basics through advanced subjects. Call 732-390-6767 or visit www.ebpl.org for schedule. $10 fee for non-cardholders.

Singles

Princeton Elite Club invites singles to apply for an invitation to a happy hour on Thursday, August 6, from 6 to 9 p.m. E-mail kadams@princetoneliteclub.com with a recent photo. Upon acceptance, full details including venue location will be disclosed. Visit www.princetoneliteclub.com for information.

Faith

Temple Micah is accepting religious school registration for grades one to ten in basic Jewish education. Classes begin on Tuesday, September 8. Visit www.temple-micah.org for a registration form and tuition information.

Congregation B’nai Tikvah offers religious school for grades K to second. Membership not required. Call 732-297-0295, ext. 21 or visit www.bnaitikvah.org.

Sharim V’Sharot, a 24-voice Jewish choir, seeks new members for concerts in Princeton, Philadelphia, and Lawrenceville. Auditions will be held from Sunday, August 9, to Wednesday, September 30, in Lawrenceville. For appointment call Stephen Cohen at 609-371-9036 or E-mail drstevecohen@earthlink.net.

Har Sinai Temple invites you to add your name to those sending Jewish new year cards to the congregation. Send $25 to Hair Sinai, 2421 Pennington Road, Pennington, 08534.

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