New Jersey Division of Elections offers Vote-by-Mail applications at NJElections.org in English, Spanish, Korean, Indian (Guajarati), and Chinese. Applications are also available at the Mercer County Connection, Hamilton Square Shopping Center, Route 33 and Paxson Avenue, Hamilton. The last day to mail in a vote-by-mail application for the presidential election is Tuesday, October 30.
Call for Musicians
Princeton High School Orchestra invites area musicians of all ages to perform on Friday, October 26, at 7:30 p.m. at the school in a benefit concert for UNICEF. One of the selections is a rendition of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture. The featured soloist will be Philadelphia Orchestra cellist Robert Cafaro, who will be accompanied by the Princeton High School Orchestra in Vivaldi’s C Minor Cello Concerto and the Andante Cantabile by Tchaikovsky. There will be a combined dress rehearsal at 6 p.m. on the day of the concert. Call 609-806-4280, ext. 3093.
Project Medicine Drop
West Windsor Police and New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs invite citizens to safely dispose of their unused prescription medicine. Bring expired prescription medications to the police department 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 20 Municipal Drive, West Windsor. Call 609-799-1222.
Washington Crossing Audubon Society offers one scholarship to outdoor or environmental teachers and educators in the Mercer County area for a teacher’s workshop Thursday, July 18, to Tuesday, July 23, at the Hog Island Nature Center on Muscongus Bay, Maine. The recipient will participate in field trips, discussions, and hands-on sessions with natural history and environmental authorities and teachers. The scholarship covers workshop tuition and expenses while on the island, but not travel expenses. Send your contact information, position, teaching experience, and how you plan to utilize your experiences at Hog Island, to Scholarship, c/o WCAS, Box 112, Pennington 08534. Deadline is Friday, December 21.
Design Psychology offers “Creating a Healing Oasis Workshop,” four interactive workshops on creating healing oasis-like home and community settings that promote well-being. The workshops will be led by Toby Israel on Wednesdays, October 24 to November 14, 2:30 to 4 p.m. at Princeton YWCA Breast Cancer Resource Center. $199. Register at www.oasisbydesign.net or call 609-683 1317.
Princeton Community Television and Digital Media Center offers a four-part series in Final Cut Pro on Thursday nights, October 18 to November 1, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Classes are $30 each. They will be held in the editing room at Princeton TV, 369 Witherspoon Street, Princeton. Visit www.princetontv.org. Call Sharyn Murray at 609-252-1963.
New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association is accepting nominations for the 18th Annual Animal Hall of Fame. The human-animal bond will be recognized through exceptional animals and individuals who have had a positive impact on animal welfare. To nominate your pet complete the application at www.njvma.org. All nominations should include an official application signed by the animal’s owner, the name, and contact information of the animal’s veterinarian, and a letter of nomination from the animal’s owner or veterinarian explaining how the animal has exhibited special abilities or has demonstrated courage. Nominations may also include additional letters of support, photographs, videos, drawings, or newspaper clippings. The deadline is Saturday, December 1.
Call for Business Attire
Princeton Leep the young professionals program of the Princeton Chamber of Commerce, is collecting business clothing to benefit Mercer County residents through two area organizations that promote workforce development. This is the second year of working with Dress for Success and UIH Family Partners.
Classic or in current style attire includes business suits, jackets, blazers, slacks, skirts, dresses, shirts, blouses, sweater suits, shoes, and accessories. Clothing may be gently used, but must be clean and on hangers. Clothing donations will be accepted at the following Chamber events: October 25, Business After Business Reception, at University Medical Center of Plainsboro at Princeton; and Sunday, November 4, Leeep Young Professionals Conference, in East Windsor. Contact Vikki Hurley-Schubert at 609-924-1776, ext. 100 or Vikki@princetonchamber.org, or visit www.princetonchamber.org.
David Lerner Associates is collecting suits for Save-A-Suit Foundation through Friday, October 19. Bring lightly used, clean business attire for men and women, as well as monetary donations to cover the costs of dry cleaning, transportation, and other expenses. All donations will go to veterans looking to begin careers and settle back into residential life. The collection is at 221 Rockingham Row, Forrestal Village, Plainsboro. Call 609-806-2700.
New Jersey Blood Services, a division of New York Blood Center, is in need of volunteers to work blood drives. The blood service volunteer is an integral member of the collection team whose task it is assist donors with registration, escorting and canteen duties, and to watch for post donation reactions. Volunteers should have the ability to relate to the public, be able to perform different jobs as needed, and be willing to follow the rules. Contact R. Jan Zepka at 732-616-8741 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dine and Donate
Mercer County Million Mom March Chapter has a fundraiser with Ruby Tuesday restaurant, 3817 Route 1 South, Plainsboro. Ask your server how the restaurant will donate 20 percent of food and beverage purchases made through Wednesday, October 17. Visit www.millionmommarch.org/nj.