Call for Artists

Arts Council of the Morris Area is collecting art from New Jersey residents for “Remembrance of Things Past,” a reference to the French novel by Marcel Proust. Works in any medium should evoke the power of memories including personal, familial, and societal experiences, historical and global objects, people, places, and/or events. Submit five jpg images by E-mail to JPEGS must be named as follows: artistsname_titleofwork.jpg or jpeg. All accepted work must be ready for installation or hanging. Deadline is Wednesday, May 25, at 5 p.m. Call 973-285-5115, ext. 14 with questions.


Swing 4 Dad, men’s one-pitch softball tournament, seeks teams. Saturday, June 4, Mercer County Park. Benefit for John Paul Geijer Memorial Foundation, an organization to raise prostate cancer awareness. Visit or call Rich Horner at 609-314-9631.

Royal Wedding

Princeton Public Library opens at 5 a.m. on Friday, April 29 to watch the royal nuptials while consuming tea and scones. Wedding watchers wearing a hat worthy of attending the ceremony will be entered in a drawing for a gift bag with a commemorative book about the couple. 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton.

Meditation Retreat

Shreyas Yoga presents an intensive retreat based on Authentic Yoga and Tantra traditions. Friday to Sunday, June 3 to 5. Xenia Motel, Catskill Mountains, New York. Must be 18. Six meals are included. $345 to $395 per person; $590 to $710 per couple. Visit or E-mail for information.

Food Drive

Sun National Bank Center and Catholic Charities of Trenton are collecting canned and non-perishable food items to help with the 400 housesholds receiving food assistance each month from the emergency and community services program. Each food item equals one discounted ticket to the Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey circus on Thursday, May 12, at 7 p.m. Bring items to box office. 81 Hamilton Avenue, Trenton. Visit for information.

Art Classes

Arts Council of Princeton’s spring classes for children, teens, and adults include visual, literary, and performing arts opportunities. 102 Witherspoon Street, Princeton. Visit or call 609-924-8777 for full schedule and to register.

Golf Lessons

South Brunswick Community Education offers “Golf From Tee to Green,” five golf lessons. Sundays, June 5 to July 10, at 6 or 7:10 p.m. Raritan Golf Range, 101 Orlando Drive, Raritan. $109. Call 732-297-7800, ext. 3148 or E-mail for information.

For Artists

Lawrenceville Main Street Artists Network seeks new members to exhibit and teach. Membership requires monthly dues and a time commitment for gallery sitting and committee tasks. Visit or call William McCarroll at 609-896-0392.

Talent Search

Bristol Riverside Theater seeks star talent for StarPower 2011 from Bucks, Montgomery, Burlington, Mercer, or Philadelphia counties. Saturday, May 14, Truman High School, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Semi-finalists perform on Sunday, May 22, at Bucks Community College. $20 to participate.

Volunteer Please

Hunterdon Art Museum seeks adult and teen volunteers for its summer art camp. Call 908-735-8415, ext. 116 or visit

Good Cause

Johnson Park School introduces the “Spring Shoppes” on Thursday, April 28, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Luggage, clothing, jewelry, home decor, foods, flowers, and more. Nomad Pizza, Witherspoon Bread, Twin Hens, Bent Spoon, and Bai Drinks from 5 to 8 p.m. 285 Rosedale Road, Princeton. Call 609-921-1695 for information.


Women’s College Club of Princeton offers a trip to the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Thursday, May 12, to see the Marc Chagall exhibit, as well as others. Chartered bus leaves the Princeton Shopping Center at 9 a.m. $49. Register. 609-921-8575.

Bike Drive

PEAC Health & Fitness is collecting used bikes to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Trenton and Mercer County. All bikes are reconditioned by Bike Exchange volunteers and sold in the Capitol Plaza Shopping Center, Ewing. Saturdays, May 7 and 24, 9 a.m. to noon, 1440 Lower Ferry Road, Ewing. Call 609-883-2000 for information.

Dance Lessons

Central Dance Society offers West coast swing workshop on Mondays, May 2 to 23, 7:30 p.m. 45 Stockton Street, Princeton. $40 to $60. E-mail

Clothing Drive

Hopewell Presbyterian Church seeks clothing, toys, books, games, kitchen stuff, jewelry, and furniture for its annual rummage sale. Drop off on Monday and Tuesday, May 2 and 3, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 80 West Broad Street, Hopewell. 609-466-1898 for information.

For People with Parkinson’s

Princeton Dance for Parkinson’s is a pilot program of dance classes for people with Parkinson’s, their caregivers, partners, and friends. Thursdays, May 5 to June 9. PDT Studio, Forrestal Village, Plainsboro. $10 per person. Call 609-514-1600 to register.

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