Super Nanny

ABC’s SuperNanny is searching for families in the area who are ready for a visit from Jo Frost, author of “Ask Supernanny” and “Supernanny: How to Get the Best From Your Kids.” Producers are looking for families with out of control kids from every type of background. Apply by E-mail to or call 323-904-4680, ext. 1025.


Somerset Valley Players has auditions for “Love, Sex, and the I.R.S.” on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 6 and 7, 7:30 p.m. at 689 Amwell Road, Hillsborough. Five adult males and three adult females are needed for Jeff Dworkin’s farce about a couple filing tax returns as married. Visit or call 908-369-7469.

Restaurant Week

Greater New Hope Chamber of Commerce has its inaugural New Hope Restaurant Week from Sunday, March 21 to Friday, March 26. The promotion includes a $29.95 three-course meal at 17 participating restaurants. Visit or call 215-862-9990.

Date Nights

State Theater New Jersey offers date night packages including two show tickets, a box of Thomas Sweet’s chocolates, and a voucher for two glasses of wine at the theater. Tickets are available on Friday, March 19, 8 p.m. to see Joy Behar, co-host of ABC’s “The View” for $105; and on Thursday, March 25, 8 p.m. to see George Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess” for $121. Visit or call 732-246-7469.

Artists Wanted

South Brunswick Arts Commission seeks writers, dancers, musicians, visual and performing artists to a meeting at South Brunswick Library, 110 Kingston Lane, Monmouth Junction, on Sunday, April 25, from 2 to 4 p.m. to discuss forming an area-wide artists’ collaborative. Contact Sherry Rubel at 732-221-6678 for more information.

Mentors Needed

Institute of Wonder Women Working for Empowerment seeks professional or retired professional health care workers to be matched with a potential protege. Requirements include a willingness to contact the protege at least 20 minutes per week, have experience in any area in the healthcare field, and be willing to share expertise to enable the protege to graduate and obtain employment. A information session will be held Thursday, March 25, at Lawrence Library. Visit or E-mail

For Photographers

Photo Review is accepting entries for its 26th annual photography competition. $30 for up to three images. Entries must be received by mail between Saturdays, May 1 and 15. Visit for prospectus.

For Kids

Plainsboro Recreation offers programs for special need youth including music, art, movement, and aquatic classes. $20 to $35. Register at or call 609-799-0909, ext. 332.

Monroe Library invites children in grades K to eight to submit poetry and photographs about food for a poetry contest and a photography contest. Deadline is Friday, April 30. Call 732-521-5000, ext. 116 for information.

For Women

Cranbury Station Galleries offers “Women Watercoloring by the Sea” workshops. Thursdays and Fridays, April 15 and 16, and 22 to 23. Residential, $400; day tripper, $300. Call 609-921-0434 or 609-655-1193 for information.

Picnic Time

Mercer County Park Commission offers online picnic reservations in Mercer County Park East and West, Princeton Country Club, Rosedale Park, and Valley Road Picnic Area. Visit

Good Causes

The Bike Exchange, 1500 North Olden Avenue, Ewing, accepts donations of bikes and sells re-conditioned bikes every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Proceeds support the after school programs at Trenton Boys & Girls Club.

Middlesex County 4-H Teen Council is collecting clothing, shoes, handbags, stuffed animals, and household linens. Also, gently-used plastic toys will be donated to Second Chance Toys. Bag toys and clothing separately in sturdy plastic trash bags. Drop-off at 4-H Center, 645 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick during office hours or Wednesday and Thursday, April 7, 7 to 9 p.m.; or Wednesday, April 14, 5 to 8:30 p.m. Call 732-398-5261 for information.

Library Champions

New Jersey Library Association is aiming to register 10,000 library fans as Library Champions — people who love their libraries and want to be in the know about issues that may affect them. Visit for information and registration.


Zimmerli Art Museum is hosting a trip on Thursday, April 8, to the Philadelphia Museum of Art to see “Picasso and the Avant-Garde in Paris” and “The Graphic Unconscious.” After lunch, the group will travel to the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts to tour “Philagrafika 2010” and the Print Center. Call 732-932-7237, ext. 611 for information.


Trenton Historical Society is accepting applications for its fourth annual “Restore Trenton Historic Property Rehabilitation Grant Program.” Visit or call 609-396-4478. Deadline is Thursday, April 15.


Princeton HealthCare System offers an oral cancer screening on Thursday, May 6, 6 to 8 p.m., at the University Medical Center at Princeton, 253 Witherspoon Street, Suite B, in the Medical Arts Building. A skin cancer screening will be held on Thursday, May 20, 6 to 8 p.m. at the same location. Register at or call 888-897-8979.

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