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Howard Gallery of Fine Art invites artists residing with 100-mile
radius of New Hope to submit up to two paintings in any medium,
sculpture, or art glass for exhibit "From Easton to Bristol" benefit
show beginning on June 10. Visit www.howard-gallery.com or call
215-862-5272 for information.
Home and Garden Television Show seeks high energy arts and crafts
people to show how to make one of their projects on camera for an
episode of "That’s Clever!" The show will tape in May in Philadelphia.
E-mail Lisa Sichi at firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
CAPPS seeks actors for Mary Zimmerman’s "The Odyssey" for July
production. Auditions are Saturday and Sunday, May 6 and 7, 2 to 5
p.m. at the Swig Arts Center at Peddie School, Hightstown. Rick Joyce
is directing. Auditioners should prepare a five-minute story of their
choosing. Visit www.peddie.org or call 609-490-7550 for information.
Princeton Public Library invites submissions for summer film festival
from high school and college students. The works should be original in
half-inch VHS or DVD format with the title of the project, direct,
contact information, and a completed entry form (available at
www.princetonlibrary.org). Deadline Thursday, June 15.
Middlesex County Habitat for Humanity seeks applicants to become
homeowners of houses constructed by the organization and volunteers.
Plans include two houses in Old Bridge with five bedrooms. Applicants
must be low-income Middlesex County residents in need of affordable
housing with resources adequate to repay a no-interest mortgage from
Habitat. They must also work with volunteers in the construction of
their home or in other ways to support Habitat. Visit
www.middlesexhabitat.org or call 732-634-5360 for information.
HomeFront offers Mother’s Day cards online at www.homefrontnj.org with
Actors Dance Studio is taking registration for ballroom classes for
summer sessions ages 7 to adult. Call 609-278-0799.
HomeFront and Americorps Vista offers a 10-week summer program to work
with campers. Call 609-989-9417, ext. 33.
An open house at the former Princeton Nurseries Lands, now Mapleton
Preserve, 145 Mapleton Road, takes place Saturday, April 29, 1 to 5
The afternoon will include a slide presentation, `Princeton Nurseries,
The Flemer Family Legacy,’ by William Flemer IV; tours of the newly
-restored headquarters of the D&R Canal State Park; guided walks on
Mapleton Preserve; nature crafts for children; and bluegrass music by
Mountain View Band and the Riverside Bluegrass Band.
Princeton Nurseries (now located in Allentown) has provided three
specimen trees to be planted for the Arbor Day celebration: their
recently-introduced Pin Oak cultivar "Pringreen’ Green Pillar" and two
white-bloomed Sargeant Cherries "Princeton Snowcloud." Each guest will
receive a seedling of the New Jersey State Tree, a Northern Red Oak.
Photo: Tasha O’Neill.
This year’s New Jersey Folk Festival takes place Saturday, April 29,
with artists including, clockwise from right: singer and acoustic
guitarist Ian Thomas, singer and festival regular Spook Handy, and
Masters of the Celtic Harp. This year’s theme is `The Charm of Korea,’
with events including Korean calligraphy, Hahoe Mask Dance, and Korean
tea ceremonies. For a full festival schedule and directions to the
Rutgers campus visit www.njfolkfest.rutgers.edu.
Designed in 1975 the festival has grown into a major event, with
dozens of pre-emininent performers filling three stages.
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