The Tears Foundation holds its annual New Jersey Walk and Rock fundraiser on Sunday, May 23, in Bradley Beach. The Tears Foundation (www.thetearsfoundation.org) is a non-profit organization that seeks to compassionately assist bereaved parents with the financial expenses they face in making final arrangements for an infant or baby who has died, with ongoing emotional support. Registered walkers walk in honor of a child or to support others. Each team of walkers is also registered for shifts to rock in the rocking chairs placed at the event site to signify the heart of the walk. For more inforamtion E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call Rivka (Riki) Milchman at 732-895-9228.
Bimah Players, a new community theater group in Monroe, was created to give actors who are Shabbat observant the opportunity to participate in community theater. The first production is “O’ Henry’s New York,” an original play based on stories by O. Henry, an early 20th century writer known for surprise endings. The play was written by Myra Cohen Klenicki of Monroe. Visit 732-251-1119 or visit www.bimahplayers.org for information. Performances will be June 6 and 13, 3 and 7:30 p.m. Open auditions are Wednesday and Thursday, March 3 and 4, 7:30 to 9 p.m., and Sunday, March 7, 3 to 5 p.m. at Monroe Jewish Center, 11 Cornell Avenue, Monroe.
Tennis for Seniors
Princeton Senior Men’s Tennis Group has room for additional players of all ages and levels on Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning and afternoon groups. 92 Washington Road, West Windsor. Call John Konvalinka at 609-924-9742 or the Princeton Indoor Tennis Center at 609-520-0015. The cost is $9 each time you play.
Raritan Valley Flying School offers private pilot ground school beginning Tuesday, February 23, at 7 p.m. The class will meet every week for three hours in consecutive 13 weeks. The course includes information necessary for the aeronautical knowledge portion of flight training as well as preparation for the FAA knowledge test. Location is Princeton Airport, 41 Airpark Road, Montgomery. Visit www.princetonairport.com or call 609-921-3100.
South Indian style vocal music lessons for children and adults are available in West Windsor. Classical music, semi-classical, devotional, children’s music, and film music using karaoke included. Summer programs for children area also available. Call 609-799-6303 for details.
Princeton Healthcare is holding a Kids Marathon. Register at www.princetonkidsmarathon.org. Walk or run the first 25 miles of the marathon with friends and family at a comfortable pace (2.5 miles per week), supervised by parents, coaches, or teachers. Participants receive milestone incentives and weekly nutritional tips. Gather on Race Day, June 6, at the Princeton University Stadium, to run the last 1.2 miles of the marathon together with other participants. Prizes for individual children who are top in fundraising and to school groups with the highest percentage of student participation. Proceeds benefit the University Medical Center of Princeton’s Outpatient Pediatric Clinic. 609-497-4069.
The Arts Council of Princeton presents its call for submissions for “UnderAGE: An Anthology of Poetry, Prose, and Artwork.” Deadline is Friday, March 19. Students in grades K through 12 may submit original poetry, short prose (700 words maximum), or artwork. Students must either be residents of or attend school in Hunterdon, Somerset, Middlesex, Mercer, Monmouth, or Burlingrton counties. For details on submissions visit www.artscouncilofprinceton.org or call 609-924-8777.