Call for Art
Jersey Girl Cafe and Elixir Fund seek local artists to design a t-shirt that will become a creative expression that best reflects the mission of the Elixir Fund. The winning design will then be displayed, and shirts will be sold at the cafe and through the Elixir fund website to raise funding to support comfort care for cancer patients.
Visit www.elixirfund.org and submit a design that best characterizes the organization’s mission. Deadline is Thursday, November 1. Submissions, no larger than 8 by 8 inches, should be E-mailed in jpg, gif, or png to firstname.lastname@example.org. Any submissions become the property of the Elixir Fund. Call 800-494-9228.
Lashir, the Jewish Community Choir of Princeton, is auditioning for the upcoming season. The four-part choir sings solely in Hebrew, Yiddish, and Ladino, and performs throughout the area at community and synagogue events. E-mail email@example.com.
Grounds for Sculpture seeks volunteers to work with Mark Parsons, the artist in residence, on Friday, October 5; Tuesdays, October 9; and Thursday, October 11. All times are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Call 609-586-0616, ext. 213 for information.
VSA New Jersey and Youth Stages seek adult or teen volunteers to help with a production of “A Christmas Carol” at Kelsey Theater on Wednesday, November 21, at 8 p.m. Volunteers are sought to work backstage with adult actors with disabilities, to assist costume changes, and scene entrances, and serve as stage crew to change sets. Rehearsals are Thursdays, November 8 and 15, from 7 to 9 p.m., at Project Freedom, 715 Kuser Road, Hamilton. Dress rehearsals are Monday and Tuesday, November 19 and 20, 7 to 9 p.m., at Kelsey Theater, 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor. Call VSA New Jersey at 732-745-3885 and leave your name, phone number, and E-mail address with Val.
Plays-in-the-Park has auditions for “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” on Thursday, October 11, at 7 p.m. at the amphitheater in Edison. The performance is at the State Theater in New Brunswick. Assorted ensemble roles are open. Be prepared to sing 16 bars of an uptempo show-tune; an accompanist will be provided. Be prepared to dance —- you will be taught a combination. Be aware of your conflicts for October, November, and December. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
West Windsor Police Department and West Windsor Moms Club are collecting new toys and donations for the pediatric wing at the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro. Collection dates and locations are West Windsor Library, West Windsor Police Department, and Texas Road House, 1305 Route 33, Hamilton on Saturdays, October 6 and 13. Toys are listed on Toys R Us wish list #31287567. E-mail email@example.com for information.
Cloak & Dagger offers customers a chance to win a free copy of “Ghost Hero” by SJ Rozan. Visit 349 Nassau Street, Princeton, or call 609-688-9840.
Call for Plays
Lawrence Library seeks playwrights, amateur or professional, living or working in the Delaware Valley to submit their works of a staged reading, 10-minutes in length for up to five characters. The plays chosen by the selection committee will be staged by local actors and directors at the library. Deadline is Saturday, December 15. E-mail as a Word document attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org or bring to the library’s reference desk. Include two title pages: one with the play title only and the other with play title and name, address, phone, and E-mail of the author. The playwright’s name should not appear in the script. Call Ann Kerr, 609-989-6922. The library is at 2751 Route 1 South, Lawrenceville.
Ulta Beauty stores in New Jersey are hosting a cut-a-thon on Sunday, October 14, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. For a minimum donation of $10 supporters receive a cut, shampoo, and style. 100 percent will be donated to Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Limited edition products will also be offered. Visit stores.ulta.com/store.
PEAC Health & Fitness presents activities to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure Central and South Jersey. A silent auction will be held through Sunday, October 21. Ten cents will be donated for every mile logged on the pink treadmill in October. 1440 Lower Ferry Road, Ewing, 609-883-2000, or www.peachealthfitness.com.