PEAC Health & Fitness is collecting blankets in support of HomeFront. New blankets of all shapes, colors, and sizes will be collected at 1440 Lower Ferry Road, Ewing, from Sunday, November 1 to Monday, November 30. www.peachealthfitness.com or 609-883-2000.
Mercer County is accepting monetary donations that go toward the purchase of food vouchers for veterans to use to purchase holiday meals. Checks should be payable to Mercer County Trust Fund and sent to Mercer County Division of Veteran Services, 2280 Hamilton Avenue, Hamilton 08619. Call 609-989-6120 for information. The county’s goal is $6,000 to allow hundreds of veterans and their families purchase items for a holiday meal.
Call for Entries
Small World Coffee invites artists to submit a piece of original artwork for “Love,” exhibitions at both cafes in February. All artwork must be suitable for a family environment, must be easily hung on a wall, prepared for hanging, and not to exceed 30 inches. Submit up to three images per artist with a $5 fee payable to Small World Coffee sent to 14 Witherspoon Street, Princeton 08540. Images may be digitally submitted at www.smallworldcoffee.com. Deadline Monday, December 21. 609-924-4377.
South Brunswick Public Library seeks entries for a poster contest for the teen summer reading program. The winning design will appear on posters. Visit www.sbpl.info/teens for information.
Hunterdon Chamber of Commerce is holding its inaugural gingerbread competition featuring Hunterdon County sites and buildings. Five categories include authentic reproduction of a significant building, unusual three-dimensional, ages 12 and under, ages 13 to 18, and a traditional category. www.hunterdon-chamber.org. Deadline is Monday, November 16. 908-782-7115.
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association seeks creative artists with a love of the environment for its Stream Clean-Up Logo contest. The winning logo will be printed on the front the shirts and used in clean-up promotional material prior to the spring event. Send submissions to email@example.com with the subject line “2010 Stream Clean-Up Logo Contest Entry.” Deadline is Monday, November 16. Submission should also include a short description of why clean water is important to you, a pdf version of your logo, and your names, address, and contact information. Visit www.thewatershed.org or call 609-737-3735, ext. 30 for more information.
Drama for Kids
George Street Playhouse offers holiday drama workshops for 8 to 10 year-olds. Monday, December 28, comedy workshop; Tuesday, December 29, create a play; and Wednesday, December 30, theater mania. Each class is $50. Call 732-846-2895, ext. 115 for information.
Preservation New Jersey seeks nominations of endangered historic sites in the State. www.pnj10most.org or call 609-392-6409. Deadline is Monday, November 30.