Onsen for All Yoga School is accepting enrollment for the 200-Hour Yoga Alliance certified immersion program. Topics include yoga philosophy and lifestyle, asana practice and teaching, physical and energetic anatomy, teaching methodology, business and ethics for yoga teachers, meditation and breath awareness, applications of yoga in the modern world, and more. The program will begin in October. The program will be led by Brian Critchley, a graduate of Princeton University and a massage therapist. Upcoming open house dates include Saturdays, September 1 and 9, at 10 a.m. and Sundays, September 2, 9, 23, and 30, at 12:30 p.m. Call 609-924-4800 for information.
Princeton Dance & Theater Studio has auditions for “The Snow Queen” on Saturday, September 8, at Forrestal Village, 116 Rockingham Row, Plainsboro. Ballet attire is required. Be prepared to learn choreography. For ages 6 and up. Open class available for dancers 12 and over. All parents must attend a mandatory information meeting. A completed registration form, along with payment, is due at the time of the audition. Visit www.dancevisionnj.org or call 609-514-1600 for information, times, and forms.
Flea Market and Silent Auction, Prudential Fox & Roach, 44 Princeton-Hightstown Road, West Windsor. Saturday, September 22, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. “For the Love of Stacey” is a benefit for Greater Philadelphia ALS Chapter in honor of one of the co-workers, a 55-year old Lawrenceville woman being treated for ALS. Donations of items to sell and gift cards from businesses to use in the silent auction are invited. 609-915-0913. www.prufoxroach.com.
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) for Children of Mercer County seeks volunteers to speak up in court for the best interests of children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse and neglect. CASA works through trained community volunteers to insure that needed services and assistance are made available while helping to move a child in foster care into a safe and permanent home. Advocates must be over 21, have a driver’s license, and a desire to help children. Fall training begins in October. Upcoming information sessions will be held at 1450 Parkside Avenue, Suite 22, Ewing, on Wednesday, September 5, and Thursday, September 20, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; and Tuesday, September 11, and Thursday, September 27, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. For more information and to register send E-mail to email@example.com, call 609-434-0050, or visit www.casamercer.org.
Rutgers University offers “Senior Citizen Audit Program” for New Jersey residents, age 62 or older, to attend courses on a space-available, non-credit basis. There are no tuition costs for auditing courses. Courses are offered during the spring and fall semesters on the Camden, Newark, or New Brunswick campuses. (Not on-line courses).
Auditing is a courtesy offered at the discretion of the professor. Auditors must wait until the first day of class to have a professor approve and sign the permission to audit form for the appropriate semester. Auditors are passive participants and registered, matriculated students are always given priority for the professor’s time. Your name will not appear on the professor’s roster.
Visit ur.rutgers.edu/about/senior-citizen-audit-program. Classes begin Tuesday, September 4. Call the Office of Community Affairs at 732-932-7823 for more information.
Adult Acting Class
JW Actors Studio offers morning workshops for adults presented by Jody Wood. The workshop will focus on skill building techniques for those who have some acting experience, those looking to finally tap into the actor within, or those looking to return to acting after having children or retiring. Acting skills include improvisation exercises and games, scene study, monologue work, and more. The 12-week sessions begin Wednesday, September 12, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Forrestal Village, Plainsboro. Call 609-466-1432, E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.jwactorstudio.com.
Kelsey Theater has auditions for “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” and “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” on Saturday, September 8, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Monday, September 10, 7 to 10 p.m. Dance auditions for will be held at callbacks. Prepare a one minute monologue or Christmas poem; a short Christmas song (bring sheet music), and share information about an unusual talent that might work for North Poles Got Talent. All auditions will be seen by both so you only need to make one appointment. Must be 7 or older to audition. E-mail Amy at email@example.com to schedule. Indicate date and time preferred, age, and contact information.
For Book Clubs
George Street Playhouse offers Read. Talk. See. for book clubs in conjunction with “Good People,” a play by David Lindsay-Abaire. The package includes a ticket to see the show, the published script, a study guide, and an optional discussion with a representative from the theater, costs $58. Contact Michelle at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 732-846-2895, ext. 134.
Cranbury Station Galleries offers “Women Watercoloring Workshops by the Sea” on Saturday and Sunday, October 13 and 14; or Thursday and Friday, October 18 and 19. $390 includes art materials, breakfast, and light snacks. Private room is an additional $50. Workshop includes studio and on site instructional painting, films, discussions, and more. Day tripper plan is $290. Call 609-921-0434 for information.
Monroe Township Public Library seeks youth volunteers for its math and reading buddies program. The program individually pairs high school volunteers with elementary and middle school students who need to practice their math or reading skills. The buddies usually meet for up to one hour per week at the library. Visit www.monroetwplibrary.org for an application. Call the Youth Services Department at 732-521-5000, ext. 116 for more information.