Call for Art

Monmouth Museum calls for submissions in all media except for film and video for the 34th annual Juried Art Exhibition opening in January. Open to all artists world-wide, ages 17 and up. Submit up to two digital images in jpg format on a CD. Artwork must be the artist’s original creations within the last five years. $20 per piece.

A digital workshop for artists will be held Wednesday, November 7, at 6:30 p.m. Submission deadline is Friday, December 7. For information E-mail Catherine Clark at cclark@monmouthmuseum.org or call 732-747-2266, ext. 6.

Donate Please

PEAC Health and Fitness is collecting non-perishable food for HomeFront’s food pantry during November. A display of original works of art produced by members of ArtSpace at HomeFront’s Family Preservation Center is on view. 1440 Lower Ferry Road, Ewing. E-mail ctentilucci@peachealthfitness.com or visit www.peachealthfitness.com for information.

Trip to NYC

Princeton Recreation offers a trip to New York City for the Radio City Christmas Spectacular on Thursday, November 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. $75 includes bus and ticket. Call 609-921-9480 for information.

Volunteer Please

Mercer Friends seeks teen and adult volunteers for its expo on Sunday, October 28. The event focuses on special needs organizations with resources for those with physical and development disabilities, a program for children, family activities, give-aways, and door prizes. For information call 609-683-7240, E-mail expofriendship@aol.com, or visit www.mercerfriends.com.

Trenton International Film Festival needs volunteers to help greet patrons, usher, take tickets, and assist people filling out surveys. Volunteers receive two free tickets to one of the screenings at the three day festival. E-mail volunteers@trentonfilmsociety.org.

Book Discussion

West Windsor Library has a new book discussion group focusing on “10 Mindful Minutes” by Goldie Hawn. Tricia Miele, a retired teacher, is facilitating the group for breath and body awareness for families, teachers, adults, and children. Meetings are Thursday, November 15, from 1 to 2 p.m. or Tuesday, November 20, from 7 to 8 p.m. It is suggested that you read the book prior to attending.

“As an educator, finding a simple practice for families and children to use on a daily basis to reduce stress and the reactions it causes is nothing short of amazing,” says Miele. “Having seen the affects stress and anxiety can have on a child’s ability to learn, remember, focus and concentrate in class, I can only imagine the positive outcomes families and children can experience when they practice daily mindfulness.” Register by E-mail to trish530@hotmail.com or visit www.trishthetutor.com.

Reunion

Morrisville High School Classes of 1971, 1972, and 1973 are planning a 40th anniversary reunion on Saturday, November 24, at Michael’s Restaurant on Route 1 in Morrisville. $35 includes buffet dinner, dancing to DJ music, and a commemorative group photo. Register with Lynn Hartigan at 215-295-2377; Ida Doolan at 215-932-6028, or LuAnn Drabb at 215-949-3447.

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