Dance Audition

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company seeks full-time male and female dancers for the 2008-’09 season. All ethnic backgrounds are welcome. Auditions are Thursday and Friday, June 12 and 13, 2 to 6 p.m. at Harlem School of the Arts, 645 St. Nicholas Avenue, New York City. E-mail or call 800-650-0246 for audition appointment.

Good Causes

Special Olympics NJ is collecting funds for the sixth annual Torch Run featuring members of law enforcement on Friday, June 6. The event is a 27-leg journey that travels 900 miles through New Jersey to light the cauldron and officially open the summer games at Sovereign Bank Arena. Call 609-896-8000 or visit

Waldorf School has a hole-in-one contest at Tara Greens Golf Course on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, May 29, 30, and 31; and Friday and Saturday, June 6 and 7, from 4 to 8 p.m. Benefit for Make a Wish Foundation. $1 per ball. Call 732-247-8284 or visit

The Amy Foundation benefits uninsured women 40 and older through St. Peter’s Hospital. Created in memory of Amy Feiman Behar, a South Brunswick resident who died March, 2007, from breast cancer. Donations may be sent to the Amy Foundation, 11 Maurice Court, Kendall Park 08824.

For the Young

Princeton Public Library seeks submissions for student film and video festival in July. Original films by young adults must be 20 minutes or shorter. Films must be clearly labeled half inch VHS or DVD, accompanied by entry form. Call 609-924-9529, ext. 247, or visit for information.

Innovative Dance Academy seeks dancers of all ages for Team Innovative. Auditions are Saturday, May 31, beginning at 11 a.m. at 25 Lexington Avenue, Ewing. Be prepared for a ballet center, jazz, and lyrical combination. Tap and tumbling experienced dancers are welcome. Bring appropriate dancewear and shoes. Visit for times and information.

Opera New Jersey expanded “Explorations in Opera,” a children’s camp to two weeks beginning Monday, July 7, at McCarter Theater. Call 609-799-7700 or visit

West Windsor-Plainsboro Community Education offers grammar, writing, PSAT, and SAT classes beginning Monday, July 7. Classes meet at High School North in Plainsboro. Call 609-275-9880.

Raritan College offers a variety of youth academic enrichment programs to get a jumpstart on fall classes for grades four to six. Call 908-526-1200, ext. 8404 or visit


The Auxiliary at University Medical Center at Princeton is hosting an information coffee to talk about the auxiliary’s community volunteer fundraising efforts to support the hospital, Wednesday, May 21, at the home of Amy Rabner in Skillman. RSVP to 609-497-4069. Directions will be provided.

For Poets and Writers

U.S. 1 Worksheets is accepting submissions for its next volume through Monday, June 30. Submit up to five unpublished poems, single-space but no more than seven pages in total. No E-mail submissions accepted. Name, address, phone number, and E-mail address should appear in the upper righthand corner of each poem. Include a self-addressed stamped envelope with first-class postage fornotification only. Mail submissions to: U.S. 1 Worksheets, P.O. Box 127, Kingston, NJ 08528-0127.

Ballroom Dance

American Ballroom Company holds two dances a week at the Enterprise Firehouse, 569 Klockner Road, Hamilton: for newcomers, Wednesdays, 7 to 9 p.m.; and dance party Fridays, 8 to 11 p.m. or 609-931-0149.

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