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Somerset Valley Players are accepting plays to be read by the play
reading committee. Any director can submit up to three plays,
musicals, or children’s shows for the 2007 series. Mail to Play
Reading Committee, Box 775, Somerville 08876. Deadline is Sunday,
New Works of Merit Playwriting Contest is accepting scripts through
Friday, June 30, that enhance self-realization, support peace and
social justice, shed new light on cultural differences, or foster new
understanding of minority issues. Visit www.playwritingcontest.cjb.net
NAMI Mercer is offering a seven-week education program for families
and caretakers of children and adolescents with special emotional or
behavioral needs beginning Friday, March 31. "Visions for Tomorrow" is
free and will be held in Lawrenceville. Call 609-799-8994 for
Watershed Ambassadors of Central New Jersey offer biological stream
assessment training at Stony Brook Millstone Watershed in Hopewell on
Saturday, March 25, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Register with Allison Jackson at
PLC Parent Workshop offers six spring workshop sessions beginning
Tuesday, April 18. The program, formerly known as Parent Leadership
Corps, focuses on giving parents skills to communicate more
effectively with their teenagers. The parent facilitators are trained
and supervised by the Princeton Center for Leadership Training. The
program is free. Contact Norma Stewart-Quinland at 609-936-1835.
Princeton Environmental Commission seeks nominations for a new
Sustainable Princeton Leadership Award to honor residents, community
groups, businesses, or other institutions that are making Princeton a
more sustainable community. Deadline is Friday, March 31. Forms are at
www.princetonboro.org or call 609-921-1359.
United Way of Greater Mercer County seeks volunteers for a one-day
event in which they attempt to count the homeless population in the
county. The purpose is to identify a need for HUD funding through the
Continuum of Care. During the event volunteers will distribute food
and toiletry kits to those they speak to. Training is Wednesday, March
29, noon; Thursday, March 30, 8 a.m.; and Friday, March 31, at 5:30
p.m. at 3131 Princeton Pike, Building 4, Lawrenceville. Call Patrick
Cacacie at 609-637-4910 for information.
International Student Exchange Program seeks host families for boys
and girls ages 15 to 18 from around the world. They arrive shortly
before school begins and return at the end of the school year or
semester. They speak English and will attend high school and be
included in normal family activities and lifestyles. Call Sue Nelson
Canal Tours & More offers a tour of Staten Island on Saturday, April
29. Stops include Sailors’ Snug Harbor, the Alice Austen House, Fort
Wadsworth, Historic Richmondtown, and a lunch overlooking New York
Harbor and underlooking the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. $65 includes
lunch, admissions, deluxe motorcoach, and guides. Visit
www.canaltrips.com or call 908-722-7428.
Middlesex County Department of Parks and Recreation seek teams for the
Sunday’s Slo-Pitch Men’s Double-Header Softball League opening Sunday,
March 26. Entrance fee is $230. Call Erin Carroll at 732-745-4222 for
New Jersey Lightning of the Jersey Shore is accepting new registrants
ages 10 to 24. Kickurass Sports organizes current teams with new
venues, new ways, and new teams to play. Visit fatheadsportsonline.com
or call 732-978-4453.
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