Nominate Please

YWCA seeks nominations for Tribute to Women, an event to honor outstanding women in the community who help women and families, create programs to build confidence in women, support initiates addressing women’s and children’s issues, and drive positive change for women and girls by example. Visit or call 609-497-2100 for nomination packet and information.


Villagers Theater has audition for “Avow,” a drama with the Pride Center of New Jersey, on Tuesday and Thursday, October 11 and 13, at 7 p.m., at 475 Demott Lane, Somerset. Visit for information about the play and rehearsals in November and December. There will be understudies. Production staff is also needed. Call 732-595-7529 or E-mail for information.

Rain Garden

Isles and Rutgers Cooperative Extension Water Resources program offer a two-day training workshop to install and maintain a rain garden. The workshop includes both classroom and field time and an actual rain garden installation at a Trenton site. The plants are native to the region and help retain contaminants that could harm nearby waterways. Wednesday and Thursday, October 19 and 20 in Trenton. $25 includes the program, the manual, refreshments and lunch for the first day. Register at


Bucks County Historical Society offers a bus trip on Friday, October 21 to visit the B&O Railroad Museum and the American Visionary Arts Museum, both in Baltimore, Maryland. Lunch will be at the Rusty Scupper Restaurant on the Inner Harbor. The bus departs the Fonthill Museum in Doylestown at 7 a.m. $100 includes museum admission, guided tour at the railroad museum, bus transportation, lunch, and snacks. Register by E-mail to or call 215-345-0210, ext. 132.

One Yoga and Wellness Center offers “Reveal Your Inner Spirit,” a summer solstice retreat from Sunday, June 17 to Sunday, June 24, in Costa Rico. $1,199 and up. Call 609-918-0963 or E-mail for information.

Grants Available

Washington Crossing Audubon Society offers grants to assist individuals and organizations in advancing environmental education and conservation through initiatives related to bird life. Individual grants are capped at $5,000. Deadline is Tuesday, November 1. Visit for guidelines.


Creative Computing, the Apple store at 423 Wall Street, Princeton, invites costumed visitors to be a part of the video uploads on their Facebook page. Winners will be announced on Facebook and via E-mail on November 1. Visit or call 609-683-3622 for details.

NCM Fathom presents two nights of terror to movie theaters on Thursdays, October 13 and 27. Screenings of “Butterfinger the 13th and “Jack the Ripper: The Definitive Story.” Visit for theater and ticket information.

Think Pink

Liberty Village Premier Outlets award shoppers who donate $10 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure with a special savings card to stores. Visit

Volunteer Please

Middlesex County 4-H seeks volunteers and leaders to assist with craft and cooking clubs twice a month in East Brunswick. Call 732-398-5261 or visit for information.


Rutgers with Time, Facebook, and the Cartoon Network, host “Anderson Cooper 360 Town Hall,” a special on bullying, on CNN, on Sunday, October 9, at 8 p.m. The event at Rutgers was in conjunction with the first anniversary of Tyler Clementi’s suicide, that brought the issue of cyber-bullying to international attention.

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