Call for Artists
West Windsor Arts Council seek performing artists for programs in 2011 and 2012. Theater, dance, instrumental and/or vocal music, performance art, puppetry, poetry, spoken word, stand-up, improv comedy, staged readings, multimedia works, or any combination are welcome to apply. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for proposal form or visit www.westwindsorarts.org.
Autism Speaks supports “Shine a Light on Autism” by lighting up a house, building, store, school, restaurant, or cultural institution with blue lights to raise awareness for autism. www.lightitupblue.org.
55-Plus is having “Spring Fling,” an escape to the Poconos on Thursday, May 26, 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Bus, buffet lunch, miniature golf, walking on trails, and more. $50 to $55. Call Samuel Goldfarb at 609-924-2008 for an application.
Artworks offers three-hour sessions of figure drawing with a model, use of easel or pedestal, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. $12. Also printmaking three-hour session on Tuesdays, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., $20. 609-394-9436, 19 Everett Aley, Trenton, www.artworkstrenton.org.
For the Young
Historical Society of Princeton offers new programs for children at the Updike Farmstead. “History Detectives Book Club” for homeschoolers ages 9 to 12, Wednesdays through March 30, 10 a.m. to noon, $75. “Waking Up From Winter” for grades three to five, to April 6, 3:30 to 5 p.m., $60. “Third Wednesdays at the Farm” for preschoolers with an adult, Wednesdays, April 20, May 18, and June 15, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., $5 per visit. Call 609-921-6748, ext. 100; E-mail email@example.com; or visit www.princetonhistory.org.
D&R Greenway Land Trust calls for entries for “Dreamscapes,” its high school student photographic juried show featuring a natural landscape digitally manipulated into a vision of the future. Visit www.drgreenway.org for full submission rules. Submission deadline is Wednesday, April 20.
Cranbury Golf Club seeks boys and girls, ages 10 to 15, who want to play golf. Free lessons by Yan Liu. Visit www.cranburygolf.com or call 609-802-8162.
New Jersey Performing Art Center has auditions for singers who can act and dance as well as trained ballet dancers for “Kiss Me, Kate” Ballet-trained dancers on Saturday, April 9, from 9 to 11 a.m. Singer actors on Friday, April 8, from 4 to 9 p.m.; and Saturday, April 9, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Horizon Theater, 24 Rector Street, Newark. www.njyouththeatre.org.
South Brunswick Library offers therapy dogs to help children ages five and up to practice reading skills. Thursdays, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. children with reading challenges or special needs may read to a yellow Labrador. Beginning in April, a King Shepherd will be available on Wednesdays, from 6 to 7 p.m. Register at 732-329-4000, ext. 7285.
“Burgerbits,” a film created based on people and the community of Chambersburg, Trenton, already has interview footage. The producers are now looking for photos and home movies of the people and the neighborhood to make the film representational of the Chambersburg experience. Call 609-731-5033.
South Brunswick Public Library has extended Project Wounded Warrior to Thursday, March 31. Small personal care items, new underwear, first aid supplies, magazines, sanitary items, and lotions may be brought to the collection box in the front lobby. The Junior Woman’s Club also seeks women’s undergarments, sports bras, bath towels, toothpaste, and bars of soap. E-mail abbiekesely@firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Aging in Place coordinated with CarFit for a free interactive and educational program to ensure a safe fit for drivers and their vehicles on Thursday, March 24. A half hour evaluation takes place at Mobility Mall on Route 1 North, just past the Livington Avenue exit in New Brunswick. Register with David Cornelsen at 732-545-6300, ext. 407 or with Aging in Place at 732-305-7079.