Call for Art
New Hope Art League is accepting submissions for its annual juried art show. The show is November 14 to 25 at Prallsville Mill, Route 29, Stockton. Deadline is Tuesday, October 9. Visit newhopeartleague.com.
Art Way Gallery seeks entries in the “Fall Open,” a juried photography show. Deadline is Saturday, September 29. The gallery is located at Princeton Alliance Church, Schalks Crossing Road, Plainsboro. Contact Bob Schwanke at email@example.com or call 609-734-6546.
Playwrights Theater is accepting submissions for the 30th annual New Jersey Young Playwrights Contest. Plays are accepted in the following divisions: elementary (grades 4 to 6), junior high (grades 7 to 9) and high school (grades 10 to 12). Interested playwrights must submit their plays online at www.njypf.org. High school plays deadline is Monday, January 14. Elementary and junior high school deadline is Tuesday, January 15. Visit www.njypf.org, or contact Jim DeVivo, direction of education at 973-514-1787, ext. 14 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Villagers Theater Blackbox has auditions for “Shadowlands” on Tuesday and Thursday, October 9 and 11, at 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, October 14, at 6 p.m. Auditions will include readings from the script. A British accent is required. Actors should be 30 to 60 plus a boy aged 10 to 12. Contact Marie Fiorello at MarieFio@aol.com
VOICES will hold auditions on Monday, October 1, at 6:30 p.m. at Music Together, 225 Hopewell-Amwell Road, Hopewell. Other times are available by appointment. Tenor and basses are especially needed, but openings are available in all voice parts, as well as in Sotto Voce, the chamber chorus. Interested singers should contact the audition coordinator, Sandy Duffy, at 609-799-2211, E-mail auditions@VOICESChorale.org to set up a time slot. Rehearsals are held on Mondays from 7:30 to 9:45 p.m. at Music Together. Visit www.VOICESChorale.org.
Princeton United Methodist Church invites youth in grades 9 to 12 to participate in its annual service trip with the Appalachia Service Project in July. Students and their parents should attend the first meeting on Sunday, October 14, at 7 p.m. in the youth room. The church is located at the corner of Nassau and Vandeventer streets. Preparation for the trip is an eight-month process that includes fundraisers, learning Appalachian culture, basic construction skills, and the meaning of service to others. Last summer a 51-person team spent a week in Mullins, West Virginia, working to make homes warmer, safer, and drier. Visit www.princetonumc.org or call 609-924-2613.
West Windsor-Plainsboro High School seeks vendors for its fall flea market on Saturday, October 6, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine, in the parking lot at 346 Clarksville Road, West Windsor. $15 per space. Both new and used merchandise may be sold. Local service providers and community businesses are welcome and are encouraged to distribute information. Political parties and electoral candidates are not permitted to participate. Food and refreshments will be sold by the freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior class officers and their advisors, as fundraisers for the school activities. To register contact Leanne Bell at 609-651-2908 email@example.com.
Locks of Yoga
YogaAbove and Casa Aziz will open their doors for those who want to donate their locks of hair to Locks of Love, a non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children in the United States and Canada suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any diagnosis. Visit www.locksoflove.org. Drop-ins are welcome or register to firstname.lastname@example.org. Sunday, October 14, from noon to 3 p.m., 18 South Tulane Street, Princeton.
Doylestown Presbyterian Church, located at 127 East Court Street, Doylestown, PA, is seeking musicians to play in the church’s orchestra. Rehearsals are each Sunday from 8:15 to 9:30 a.m. They are especially in need of violins, viola, flutes, trumpets, French horns, trombones, and alto sax. All musicians, from 7th grade and up, are welcome. E-mail Bev Fulgham at email@example.com.
New Jersey State House offers training for tour guides beginning Tuesday, October 16. Contact Carol Rogers at 609-847-3150 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Washington Crossing Audubon Society offers a grant program to assist individuals and organizations in advancing environmental education and conservation through initiatives broadly related to birdlife. Individual grants will be capped at $5,000. E-mail email@example.com. Deadline is Thursday, November 1.
Princeton House Behavioral Health site in Hamilton now offers a young adult program for ages 18 to mid-20s including life skills training, creative arts therapy, group psychotherapy, and individual therapy sessions. Most insurance plans are accepted. Visit www.princetonhouse.org or call 888-437-1610.
YWCA Princeton seeks nominations of outstanding women in the community to be honored at the annual Tribute to Women event. Visit www.ywcaprinceton.org.
For Runners (and Walkers)
Registration is open for the 6K Winter Wonder Run Trail Race at the Woods at the Institute for Advanced Study on Saturday, December 1, at 10 a.m. The event is open to all abilities, including walkers. The starting point is the Friends School, 470 Quaker Road, Princeton. Visit www.princetonac.org or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bike Exchange New Jersey will be collecting old bicycles on Saturday, October 6, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Monroe Township Green Fair at Oak Tree School, 226 Applegarth Road. The volunteer program collects, repairs, and sells bikes at the Capitol Plaza Shopping Center in Trenton to make low cost bikes available and to raise funds for the after school program at the Boys & Girls Club of Trenton. Visit www.bikeexchangenj.org. Tax receipts available.
Hoops for the Young
Hopewell Basketball seeks boys and girls in grades 3 to 12 for winter hoops. Games are played on Saturdays at the Timberlane Middle School gyms. There is one practice a week. No skills required. Assessments are Wednesday, November 14, and Friday, November 16. Junior winter hoops is offered for kindergarten to second grade students. The program begins Saturday, December 1. Visit www.hopewellbasketball.com.
Princeton Community Television offers a four-part series of editing classes in Final Cut Pro 7 on Thursdays, October 4, 11, 18, and 25, at noon, at 369 Witherspoon Street, Princeton. Visit www.princetontv.org, E-mail email@example.com, or call 609-252-1963.