Art Lessons

Lawrenceville Main Street Artists Network offers art classes, workshops, and summer camp for adults, teens, and children. Weekly classes begin June 27. Visit or call 609-512-1359.



Ricardo Barros, Princeton-based professional photographer, leads a six-evening seminar “Deepening Your Relationship with Photography,” presented by Princeton Photography Club and designed for photographers ready to seriously explore the creative potential of the photographic medium, non-photographers interested in honing their critical response to visual imagery, and collectors. Will address diverse genres — landscapes, still life, portraits, and more. Register via E-mail

For Kids

Princeton United Methodist Church offers vacation bible school, “Panamania: Where God is Wild About You,” on Monday to Friday, July 25 to 29, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the corner of Nassau and Vandeventer in Princeton. For children ages 4 to sixth grade. After care program available. Free. Visit or call 609-924-2613 for information.

Old Barracks Museum offers summer day camp from Monday to Friday, August 1 to 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. For ages 9 to 12 to recreate camp life and learn 18th century living skills of cooking, sewing, dancing, and singing. $180. Visit or call 609-396-1776 for information.

Mercer Free School offers a school for ages 5 to 8 from Monday to Friday, August 1 to 5, at a Ewing location disclosed to registered participants. 9:30 a.m. to noon. Visit for information.

Arts Council of Princeton offers “Rhythms and Rhymes” for ages 14 to 17 from Monday, July 18, to Friday, July 29. A final performance will be held on the last day. The hip hop, jazz, and poetry camp feature percussionist Josh Robinson, and poet Lamont Dixon. Camp participants will learn the craft of voice projection, articulation, and rhythms associated with the poetry and music of Shakespeare, the Harlem renaissance, the Beat generation, the Black Arts Movement, and today’s hip hop spoken word. $275. Visit or call 609-924-8777.

Trenton City Museum offers a summer art and theater camp at Ellarslie Mansion in Cadwalader Park. Monday to Friday, August 1 to 22, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $280. Visit call 609-989-1191 to register.

City Arts Trenton offers a summer arts camp at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 471 Parkway Avenue, Trenton, from Monday to Friday, August 22 to 26, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for ages 6 to 12. Post camp care available for $10 per day. Visit or call 609-310-1339 for information.

Cranbury Recreation offers summer sports camps featuring more than 15 different sports for ages 3 to 14. Call 609-395-0900, ext. 243 for information.


Princeton Theological Seminary offers “Perspectives on Vocation for the 21st Century” at this year’s Institute of Theology summer educational program. Monday to Friday, July 18 to 22. Daily worship services, workshops, and a time for reflection and exploration of the Princeton area. Cost is $125 and $25 for each afternoon program. Meals and lodging are available at additional cost. Visit or call 609-497-7990.

Princeton Theological Seminary and Westminster Choir College offer a week-long worship and music symposium from July 24 to 28. The event takes place on both campuses and includes evening worship services, morning prayer services, and more. $250 plus $150 for meals. Lodging is available for $35 plus per night. Visit or

Good Causes

La Jolie Salon and Spa hosts a Cut-A-Thon on Sunday, July 10, 9 to 11:45 a.m., to benefit Autism Speaks. Haircuts, shampoo, and style available. 4 Hulfish Street, Princeton. Visit or call 609-924-1188 to schedule an appointment.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society seek entries to the Liberty Northeast Original Mud Run on Saturday, August 20, at Liberty State Park. Weekend warriors will slip, slide, and slosh in the 10K military-style obstacle course, covered entirely in mud. Visit or call 877-683-7861 for information and registration. Volunteers are also needed.

Call for Poetry

Friendly Poets seeks poetry of 21 lines or fewer written by amateur poets. There are 50 prizes available. Enter online at Deadline is Saturday, July 30.

For Teachers

Duke Farms and New Jersey Audubon are partnering for a series of field studies for teachers in a four-day workshop Tuesday to Friday, July 5 to 8, in Hillsborough. Designed for science and social studies teachers from grades 5 to 12. 908-837-9341.

September 11

September 11 National Memorial Trail invites citizens throughout the country to be part of a hiking, biking, and driving trail to provide physical linkage connecting the three national memorials commemorating the events that occurred at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and Flight 93. A meeting will be held at Morris County Park Commission headquarters, 353 East Hanover Avenue, Morris, on Wednesday, July 6, from 2 to 5 p.m.

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