Audition

PinnWorth Productions has auditions for “On Golden Pond” for three men, two women, and one boy (must be 12 or older), on Wednesday and Thursday, April 17 and 18, from 7 to 10 p.m. at Mercer College, West Windsor. Prepare a two to three minute monologue and be prepared for readings as assigned by the director. Performances are weekends, June 14 to 23, at Kelsey Theater. Contact Rachel Piscopo at kelseyongoldenpond@gmail.com.

Conserve

Bordentown City Environmental Commission presents a rainbarrel workshop on Saturday, April 20, at the Carslake Community Center, 209 Crosswicks Street, Bordentown City. Register. $45 includes the cost of all materials and your own home rain barrel. Contact Mike Haberland at Haberland@njaes.rutgers.edu or call 856-216-7130.

Drama

Pennington Players is accepting show proposals of plays and musicals for the 2014-’15 season at Kelsey Theater. The person submitting the proposal must be either the prospective producer or prospective director. All proposals must include both a director and producer, and these roles must be filled by different individuals. A given director/producer may submit proposals for multiple shows. Performance rights must be available for the targeted time period. The deadline is Tuesday, June 11. Proposals should be sent by E-mail to info@penningtonplayers.org.

Food Drive

Church of Saint Ann is accepting donations of non-perishable food to be distributed to the needy in the area on Sunday, April 14, in honor of Pope Francis. Food may be delivered to 1253 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, at any time. Call 609-433-2867.

Art

Art All Night is accepting proposals from teaching and practicing artists to lead master classes for the annual event on Saturday, June 15, to Sunday, June 16, 3 p.m. to 3 p.m. Visit artworkstrenton.org/artallnight/activities.htm or E-mail Marisa Benson at winter0100@yahoo.com.

Road Trip

Jewish Historical Society of Central Jersey and the Raritan Valley Chapter of Hadassah offer a bus trip New York City on Tuesday, May 7. The itinerary begins with a one-hour narrated bus tour of Jewish Harlem, a hub during the early part of the 20th century.

The first stop is the Jewish Theological Seminary of America to view “Reading the Visual/Visualizing the Text,” an art installation by five contemporary artists. The second stop is a one-hour docent-led visit at Congregation Shearith Israel, the oldest congregation in America.

$55 includes a kosher lunch at JTS. Travelers may be picked up in New Brunswick or in Monroe. Call 732-249-4894. Register by Friday, April 26.

Scholarships

Reid Sound, a Windsor-based company, has announced that for the third year they are offering a scholarship for theatrical technicians. The award will be given to one New Jersey high school senior who plans to pursue a technical theater major at a two or four-year college or university. Apply at www.reidsound.com or by E-mailing info@reidsound.com. Deadline is Wednesday, May 1.

New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation offers two $2,500 scholarships to high school seniors from New Jersey who plan to further their education either at a college, university, trade, or technical school. In addition to the scholarship application and proof of acceptance to a college or trade school, applicants must submit an essay about his or her visit to the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial in Holmdel. There will be tours on Saturday, April 13, at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Applications may be faxed to 732-335-1107 or mailed or delivered to the NJVVM Scholarship Program, 1 Memorial Lane, Box 648, Holmdel 07733. For an application form or information visit www.njvvmf.org or call 732-335-0033, ext. 100. Deadline is Friday, April 19.

Business Directory

Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Plainsboro Business Partnership is spearheading efforts to create a directory of Plainsboro businesses.

“We want local employees and visitors to know about the Plainsboro business community,” said Ed Keenan, PBP committee chair and owner of Document Depot. “There are people who visit our town every day, but may not be aware of the varied professional and retail services located right around their workplace.”

There is no charge to be listed in the directory. All businesses that have a physical presence in Plainsboro Township, or businesses that are a home-based business of a resident holding at least 15 percent equity in that business are eligible. Listings will include company name, address, main phone number, and website.

Contact Keenan at 609-520-0094 or E-mail ed@documentdepot.net to be included.

Good Cause

Good Grief is offering tours of its new Princeton location at 12 Stockton Street to introduce its mission, programs, and facilities. The tour includes information about peer support groups and how the facilitators create a safe environment for grieving children to play, express their feelings, and know that they are not alone. Information about families who have participated in our programs and information on ways to support the grieving will be included. E-mail info@good-grief.org or call 908-522-1999.

Open Hearth Cooking

Hamilton Township Historical Society offers a rare glimpse into 18th-century life with an open hearth cooking class on Saturday, April 20, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Michael Majeski combines his love for music with his love for cooking and its ancient origins from Egypt and Rome. The John Abbott II House is located at 2200 Kuser Road. Participants will receive recipes, hands-on instruction, and the opportunity to cook in the 10-foot hearth. The class is limited to 10 participants. $45. Register with Diane at 609-298-3779.

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