Yardley Players has auditions for “And Then There Were None,” an Agatha Christie mystery, on Saturday and Sunday, July 30 and 31, noon to 4 p.m. Kelsey Theater, West Windsor. Prepare a two-minute comedic monologue. Readings will be from the script. Call Marge Swider at 215-968-1904 for appointment.
Pennington Players has auditions for “Urinetown,” a musical comedy that satirizes the legal system, bureaucracy, and municipal politics, on Wednesday, August 17, from 7 to 10 p.m., and Sunday, August 21, from 1 to 4 p.m., at Kelsey Theater, West Windsor. Prepare one complete song from musical theater and bring sheet music in the key you wish to sing. Be prepared to dance. Dress as disheveled as possible. There are roles for 10 adult males and nine adult females. Must be 16 plus. Schedule appointment online at www.wix.com/penningtonplayers/urinetown.
Books and Stage
George Street Playhouse offers a book club package for “Red,” John Logan’s play scheduled to be performed at the theater January 31 to February 26. The package includes a ticket to the play, the published script, a study guide, and an optional discussion with a member of the GSP staff. Individuals may join and attend a pre-scheduled discussion at the theater. $56.50. Contact Michelle at 732-846-2895, ext. 134, or by E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Capital Singers seeks new members for the upcoming season. No auditions dues, or music fees. Individual preparation for rehearsals and concerts is required and practice aids are provided. Music selections are mostly classical, but include an eclectic mix of folk, spiritual, musical theater, patriotic, and contemporary styles. Visit www.capitalsingers.org. email@example.com, or 609-799-5939.
Princeton YMCA offers “Livestrong,” a new 12-week cancer survivor program for adult cancer survivors in the transitional period between completing treatment and shifting to feeling physically and emotionally strong. The goal is to reduce side effects from therapy, prevent unwanted weight change, and improve energy levels and self-esteem. Fitness instructors will work with each participant to fit the program to individual needs. Register at 609-497-9622, ext. 209. Free.
Somerset Valley Players is accepting donations for Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes to be held on October 29 at TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater. All of the tickets sold for the Sunday, October 9, performance of “Little Shop of Horrors” will also be donated. Visit www.svptheatre.org or call 908-369-7469 for information.
South Brunswick Public Library is collecting rechargeable batteries and cell phones near the checkout desk. Items will be recycled by call2recycle.org and recreated as new products while ensuring that none of the broken down materials makes its way into landfill. Visit www.call2recycle.org for information.
Center Players is accepting clean, wearable clothing free of stains or tears, paired shoes, handbags, belts, ties, bed linens, bath towels, and stuffed animals. Bring to the Thrift Shop, 2 Monmouth Avenue, Freehold, on Friday and Saturday, September 23 and 24.
Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 452 seeks donations to support the set-up and maintenance of the American Veterans Traveling Tribute arriving in the fall. Donations of $500 and up will be recognized in a souvenir program book. Contact Veronica Finlay at 908-725-7815 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Call for Art
Arts Council of Princeton is accepting art for “Re: Member,” an exhibition in cooperation with the community wide project “Memory and the Work of Art,” commemorating the tenth anniversary of 9/11. Members may submit work that interprets significant events, people, and places. Nonmembers may join to be included in the exhibit. Art must be ready to hang or display in a professional manner. Visit www.artscouncilofprinceton.org for information and electronic entry form.
Monroe Township Cultural Arts Commission seeks works in all media for a juried art show opening Tuesday, October 11. Open to living artists of all ages. Work must be original. One submission per person. Oversized works will be allowed at the discretion of the judge and space availability. Entries must be brought to the library on Tuesday, October 4 with mandatory pick up of art not selected on Thursday, October 6. Visit www.monroetownshipculturalarts.com for entry form to be submitted with $5. Call 732-521-4400, ext. 134 for information.
For Flute Players
Central Jersey Flute Ensemble: The Magic Flutes seeks flutists to meet in a non-competitive environment to play ensemble pieces, while improving technique and musical ability. Rehearsals will be in Monroe Library beginning Monday, August 22, from 10 a.m. to noon. A concert will be held on Wednesday, August 31, at Monroe Library. Call 732-521-5000, ext. 116 to register.
Roxey Ballet has an audition for “The Nutcracker” on Saturday, September 10, at Canal Studios, 243 North Union Street, Lambertville. Ages 4 to 6, noon; ages 7 to 10, 12:30 p.m.; ages 11 to 13, 1 p.m.; and ages 14 to 18, 1:30 p.m. Visit www.roxeyballet.org or call 609-397-7616. Audition fee is $30. Participation fee is $165.
For the Young
Middlesex County’s Earth Center offers “Eco-Adventures,” a summer day program, on Monday to Friday, August 22 to 26, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, in South Brunswick, for students entering fifth through eighth grades. $110 includes program materials, a snack, and a gift. Deadline is Monday, August 1. Visit www.co.middlesex.nj.us/extensionservices or call 732-398-5261.
Raritan Valley College offers an Accuplacer Review course on Monday to Thursdays, August 1 to 11, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 14 Vogt Drive, Bridgewater. The course prepares students for the assessment test designed to assist students with identifying strengths and weaknesses. $149. Register. Visit www.raritanval.edu/ce or call 908-218-9971.