Volunteer Please

The Trenton Film Society seeks volunteers to help staff the Oscar Shorts, on Friday and Saturday, February 22 and 23. Contact Yvonne Adams at volunteers@trentonfilmsociety.org or visit www.trentonfilmsociety.org.

Singing Valentines

Princeton Garden Statesmen Barbershop Chorus present singing Valentines throughout Central New Jersey to offices, restaurants, homes, and senior centers. $50 to $75. Call 888-636-4449 or visit www.princetongardenstatesmen.com for information.

Call for Art

The Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie Mansion seeks small scale works by local and regional artists for display and sale in the McCall Gallery at the museum in Cadwalader Park, Trenton. Must be 18 or older. Media accepted include paintings, drawings, prints, crafts, or photography. Neither height nor width should exceed 12 inches. Work should not protrude more than 4 inches. All work must be framed or finished and ready to hang.

Works for exhibition and sale will be selected by the Trenton Museum Society Exhibits Committee. E-mail digital images (jpg) of no more than 10 submissions to exhibits@ellarslie.org. Deadline is Friday, February 15. There is no entry fee but there is a 40 percent gallery commission. For more information call 609-989-1191.

Artists Of Yardley calls for entries for its second annual juried show to run May 3 through June 2. The juror is Lisa Tremper Hanover, director and CEO of the James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA. Open to all artists 18 and over. All artwork entered must be the artist’s original creations completed within the last two years, and must not have been exhibited in past Artists of Yardley exhibitions or events. Accepted works must be hand delivered. Submit digital images to www.artistsofyardley.org. Deadline is Friday, March 22.


Paper Mill Playhouse now offers classes and performance opportunities for adults. Some of the classes include a senior players workshop, Broadway workout class, community chorus, adult acting, musical theater auditions, and a breakfast discussion group. For more information call Mickey McNany at 973-315-1669 or www.papermill.org.

Trainers Needed

Statewide Network for New Jersey’s Afterschool is hiring trainers for a variety of topics to work throughout New Jersey as consultants providing professional development for afterschool program staff as needed. Trainers must have at least two years experience in a leadership role; and relevant experience in the child care, school-age care, or afterschool field.

Apply for the Train the Trainer Institute, a program that will be held Friday, March 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Westfield. Bring a laptop, a resume, and certificates of professional development attended in the last five years. $25 includes materials and lunch. Deadline for application is Friday, February 15. E-mail Sarah Cruz at sarahbcruz@njsacc.org for information.

Call for Vendors

Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association is accepting applications from vendors and exhibitor for its 13th annual butterfly festival on Saturday, August 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Exhibitors feature local crafts and products, art, crafts, music, photography, sculpture, and more. E-mail SMoran@thewatershed.org for a vendor application package.

Good Cause

Crisis Ministry will hold its ninth annual Valentines for Food drive on behalf of low-income families in Mercer County. McCaffrey’s Supermarkets in Princeton and West Windsor will sell “Valentines for Food” for $4.99 from Thursday, February 7 to Thursday, February 14. McCaffrey’s will match purchases dollar for dollar, up to $5,000. Volunteers are invited to hand out fliers to shoppers in one-hour timeslots, Monday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, noon to 6 p.m. E-mail Louise Senior at valentines4food@gmail.com.

Congregations with food and donation drives include All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Christ Congregation, Nassau Presbyterian Church, Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville, Princeton United Methodist Church, Trinity Church Princeton, Trinity Church Rocky Hill, and Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton. Virtual Valentines are available at thecrisisministry.org. (Greetings will be sent to friends and loved ones via E-mail or snail mail). For more information visit thecrisisministry.org or call 609-396-5327.

For Young Artists

Young Audiences of New Jersey & Eastern Pennsylvania is accepting applications for the Emerging Artists Creativity Hub, an art program for teens, ages 13 to 17. The 10-week program is held on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at College of New Jersey’s arts and interactive multimedia building. Students create individual artworks, collaborate on group projects, and visit cultural institutions like the American Museum of Natural History and Grounds for Sculpture. The program culminates in a community event that is open to all.

Applications are due on Friday, February 15, and classes begin on Saturday, February 23. Scholarships are available. For information call 866-500-9265, E-mail Adam Nicolai at anicolai@yanj.org, or visit www.yanj-yaep.org.

Volleyball Teams

South Brunswick Parks & Recreation has a meeting for managers of the Women’s Spring Volleyball teams on Thursday, February 21, at 7 p.m., at the South Brunswick Community Center, 124 New Road in Woodlot Park. Please make sure you have a team name before you come to the meeting or a name will be assigned to you. No name changes after the meeting. New teams and individuals are welcome. Fees of $20 for residents; and $40 for non-residents, are due by Thursday, February 28. Call 732-329-4000, ext. 7679, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.

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