Good Cause

George Street Playhouse asks you to dress up your dog in canine costumes and coordinating couture for “Doggie Fashion Show” in conjunction with its production of “Sylvia.” Saturday, April 17, from 5 to 7 p.m. A suggested donation of $10 per person benefits Roger’s Rescues, All Star Pet Rescue, Friends of the Somerset Regional Animal Shelter, and Furry Angels Therapy Dogs. Register at www.gsponline.org.

Audition

Turning Leaf Theater Company has auditions for “The Importance of Being Earnest,” “Intimate Apparel,” “The Tavern,” “Six Characters in Search of an Author,” and/or “The Rover.” Tuesday, April 13, 7 p.m., Circle Playhouse, 416 Victoria Avenue, Piscataway. E-mail stgdirector4@yahoo.com for information.

Health

American Heart Association promotes National Start Walking Day on Wednesday, April 7, to encourage everyone to incorporate at least 30 minutes to brisk walking into their day. Visit www.startwalkingnow.org for three customized walking programs, online tracking tools, social networking, grocery lists, heart-healthy recipes, and seasonal walking guides. Call 800-AHA-USA1 for more information.

Donate Please

Princeton First Aid Rescue Squad is accepting donations of used coats, jackets, sweaters, shoes, purses, belts, ties, blankets, sheets, pillows, curtains, drapes, towels, stuffed animals, and fabric for a clothing drive. Drop off Thursday, April 22, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; or Friday, April 23, 4 to 7 p.m., 237 North Harrison Street, Princeton. Call 609-924-5587 for information.

Auxiliary of University Medical Center at Princeton is collecting gently used household items, furniture, clothing, linens, toys, books, small appliances, jewelry, bric-a-brac, and art for the annual white elephant rummage sale. Bring to 905 Herrontown Road (Princeton House Behavioral Health grounds), Princeton, on Saturdays and Tuesday, 9 a.m. to noon through Saturday, May 29. Call 609-497-4069 for information.

Blawenburg Reformed Church is collecting clothes, books, toys, and household items through Saturday, April 10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 424 Route 518, Blawenburg. Visit blawenburgchurch.org or call 609-466-3108

For Kids

ESF Summer Camps seeks young innovators, ages 10 to 16, in New Jersey to enter the award contest for a chance to win a three-week scholarship to the Innovation Project summer camp. Create a “must have” product of the year, detail it in 200 words or less, sketches and photos optional. Deadline Thursday, May 27. Visit www.innovationproject.com for an entry form.

Boy Scouts Centennial is being celebrated with a Cubarama and Camporee at Quail Hill Scout Reservation in Manalapan on Friday to Sunday, April 23 to 25. Free for boys from kindergarten and up. Visit http:/mad-bsa.org/centennial for information.

Call for Art

Artsbridge seeks two-dimensional work, sculpture, or unframed portfolio pieces from artists within a 50-mile radius of Lambertville, for its 16 annual juried show at the River Run Gallery, Route 29 South, Lambertville. Drop off is Thursday, May 27, 4 to 8 p.m.; and Friday, May 28, 12:30 to 7:30 p.m. Visit www.artsbridgeonline.com or call 609-773-0881.

Gallery 125 seeks entries for “4 Elements,” a graffiti show opening June 11. Deadline for entries is Friday, April 16. Visit www.gallery125.com or call 609-989-9119 for information. $20 for up to five images for consideration.

Peace Train

Coalition for Peace Action organized a Peace Train to take people from the Delaware Valley region to an international rally, march, and festival in New York City on Sunday, May 2. Visit www.peacecoalition.org or call 609-924-5022 for information.

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