Jewish Family & Children’s Services offers several workshops. “Redirecting Children’s Behavior: From Toddlers to Teenagers, a 10-hour course, begins Friday, October 15, 9 to 11:30 a.m., at Congregation Beth Chaim, West Windsor, $160. “A Taste of Judaism: Are You Curious?” a three-session exploration of spirituality, values, and people, begins Wednesday, October 27, in Newtown, PA, free. Call Debra Levenstein at 609-987-8100 to register.
New Jersey Farm to School Network presents two three-hour training sessions focusing on planning for a school garden, equipment, materials and supplies needed, funding a garden, curriculum ties to the classroom, and nutrition education connections. Registration is open for training at Riverside School, 58 Riverside Drive, Princeton, on Saturday, October 9, 9:30 a.m. to noon; and Metuchen High School, 400 Grove Avenue, Metuchen, on Wednesday, October 13, 4 to 6:30 p.m. Each class is $25. Visit http://njfarm2school.pbworks.com or call 609-577-5113 to register.
Trenton City Museum offers art in the park for children ages 6 to 12 at Ellarslie Mansion in Cadwalader Park. The seven week session begins Thursday, September 30, at 3:45 p.m. Register. $35 includes materials and a snack. Call 609-989-1191 to register.
Travis Gallery offers drawing and oil painting lessons, beginner to advanced levels. Tuesdays, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., through December 15, 6089 Route 202, New Hope, PA. Register by E-mail to email@example.com or call 215-794-3903.
Computer Learning Center at Ewing, a non-profit dedicated to teaching older adults, seeks volunteer instructors and coaches to help with the more than 20 beginner, intermediate, and special interest computer courses taught in two-hour classes over one to six sessions. Visit www.ewingsnet.com or call 609-882-5086 for information.
John Kark Cancer Fight Club has a Halloween toy drive for children with cancer and blood disorders, ages up to 25, who cannot enjoy parties, costumes, and trick-or-treating. Toys must be new, still packaged, and non-violent. Card, board, and handheld games; puzzles; iTunes gift cards; art supplies; dolls; play food; stickers; journals; and bubbles are welcome. Also, rattles, teething rings, mobiles, push toys, and play strollers for the younger set. Donations will be distributed among Bristol Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital, Robert Wood Johnson Pediatrics, and the Cancer Institute of New Jersey on Saturday, October 30. Drop off donations at Cafe Colore Express, Princeton Corporate Plaza, 7 Deer Park Drive, Suite B, Monmouth Junction. If you can host a donation box at your workplace or business or have questions contact Ashley Kark at firstname.lastname@example.org. www.johnkarkcancerfightclub.org.
Call for Artists
New Hope Arts calls for artists for “Works in Wood Exhibition,” the annual juried show. Deadline is Saturday, October 9. Visit www.newhopearts.org or call 215-862-9606 for an application.
Travel Ports & Voyages invites singles, especially baby boomers, on a trip to Atlantic City for playing, shopping, and dining. Call Gail Fishman at 732-521-1221 to register. $30 includes $20 slot pay. Parking in the rear of the senior center, 423 Main Street, Sayreville. Bus leaves at 9:30 a.m.
Toby Israel Consulting offers “Design from Within,” a three-session interactive workshop for homeowners, homebuyers, or anyone in transition or needing help with redecorating. 429 Walnut Lane, Princeton. Wednesdays, October 13, 20, and 27, 1 to 3 p.m. Register at www.designpsychology.net or call 609-683-1317.