For Kids

Bordentown High School Huddle Club will hold its annual youth football clinic on Monday to Wednesday, June 10 to 12, at the school. Open to any child in grades 1 to 8. $25 includes a shirt. E-mail or call 609-744-3075.

Stuart Country Day School offers a young women in leadership workshop for girls entering grades 6 to 9. Parents are invited for presentations on the closing day. $75 fee includes lunch. Tuesdays to Thursdays, June 25 to 27; July 9 to 11; or August 6 to 8, all 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit www.­stuartschool.­org or call 609-921-2330, ext. 224.

Infertility and Counseling Center offer groups for kids, tweens, and teens starting in September in Pennington. Groups are being built now so that your child will be able to enjoy a group of supportive peers when school starts. Interviews required for all new kids. Contact Joni Mantell at JMantellmsw@iaccenter.­com or 609-737-8750 to set up an interview.

Bus Trip

Congregation Beth Chaim in West Windsor offers a bus trip to New York to the Center for Jewish History to see the exhibit “The War That Made The Jews Americans: Jews and the Civil War,” on Thursday, June 13, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. $36 per person includes breakfast, bus, and exhibit. Call Anne Berman-Waldorf at 609-799-9401.


Yardley Players has auditions for “A Flea in Her Ear” on Saturday and Sunday, June 29 and 30, 1 to 5 p.m. at Mercer Community College, CM building. No roles are pre-cast and no monologue is required. Readings will be from the script. Bring an updated picture and resume. Visit www.­yardleyplayers.­com. Call 215-968-1904 for an appointment.

Kelsey Theater has auditions for the dance squad on Sunday, June 9, from noon to 2 p.m. The dancers are featured at the Kelsey Theater Awards on Saturday, August 10, at 7 p.m. at the theater. Rachel Tovar and the show’s producers are looking for male and female dancers to carry the live ceremony. The audition will take place in the campus’ dance studio in PE225 on the second floor of the physical education building. Must be 13 or older.

Arrive for your audition already warmed up. The audition room will be open to dancers at 11:30 a.m.. Bring a headshot or a recent photo to the audition and a resume if you have one. Audition form is at www.KelseyAwards.weebly.­com. E-mail KelseyAwards@gmail.­com.


Art All Night-Trenton, the region’s largest 24-hour art and entertainment festival will be held Saturday and Sunday, June 15 and 16. Artists may submit a piece of art (everything from a toddler’s refrigerator doodle to a seasoned artist’s master work) for the large-scale gallery exhibit. Bring art to the main entrance of the Roebling Wire Works near Millyard Park, closest to main entrance of the Roebling Market on Friday, June 14, from 5 to 9 p.m.; or Saturday, June 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Register at www.artworkstrenton.­org.

Good Causes

Salvation Army has responded to the tornado in Moore, Oklahoma with multiple canteens and personnel. Meals and hydration are being provided for first responders and those affected. Monetary donations are the most critical need as supplies and personnel are mobilized. Donors may give online at www.­SalvationArmyUSA.­org or by calling 800-725-2769. You can also text the word “STORM” to 80888 to make a $10 donation through your mobile phone. Donations in the form of checks designated to Oklahoma Tornado Relief may be sent to The Salvation Army, Box 12600, Oklahoma City, OK 73157

John Allison, author of “Saturday Night at Sarah Joy’s,” is donating royalties from the new book to the NJ Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund, a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. The paperback edition ($14.95) and the e-book ($3.95) are available on-line through Barnes & Noble, Amazon, and directly from Infinity Publishing.

Allison, an author and playwright, is a Philadelphia native who spent 25 years visiting the Midwest, where he taught chemistry at a university. He now teaches at the College of New Jersey. For more information about the book, visit http://saturdaynightatsarahjoys.blogspot.­com or call Allison at 609-649-2574.

For Runners

Chasing the Unicorn: The Race to Qualify will be held on Sunday, August 18, in Washington Crossing, PA. The runner field will be capped at 300 runners. The race is intended for runners trying to qualify for the Boston Marathon or improve their qualifying time. Visit www.runbucks.­com, call Lori Heitzman at 215-802-2622 or E-mail lori@runbucks.­com.


DanceVision offers a free four week series of the Princeton Dance for Parkinson program. The session is Wednesdays, May 22 to June 12, from 1 to 2:15 p.m. For anyone with Parkinson’s Disease, their caregivers, friends, and family members. PDT Studio, Forrestal Village, 116 Rockingham Row, Plainsboro.


Mercer County offers sample primary election ballots are available for preview at www.­mercercounty.­org. Click on the county’s clerk’s elections section. Vote-by-Mail applications are also available on the website. Call Bonnie Epps at 609-989-6494.

Call for Singers

Trenton Community Singers, a mixed-voice chorus under the direction of Richard M. Loatman invites singers (especially tenors and basses) to join the upcoming season. No dues or fees and music is provided. Rehearsals are every other Sunday afternoon/evening in Washington’s Crossing. Performances take place at various historic and cultural locations throughout Mercer County and beyond. Attend a rehearsal on June 9 or 23. Visit www.capitalsingers.­org, E-mail CapitalSingers@gmail.­com, or call 609-330-3591.


Carnegie Lake Rowing Association offers a learn to row orientation on Sunday, June 9, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Princeton University boathouse (corner of Washington and Faculty roads in Princeton). Adults of any age as well as high school students are eligible. Experienced rows are also welcome. Visit www.­clra.­com or E-email info@clra.­com for more information.

For Gardeners

Rockingham Association seeks people, families, or organizations who would like to help maintain the 18th Century kitchen garden at the Rockingham Historical Site, home of George Washington’s final wartime headquarters, in Kingston. The garden includes 16 raised beds that primarily contain vegetables and herbs commonly found in 18th century kitchen gardens. Contact John Butcher at 609-921-6203 or herrjohn77@gmail.­com.


Mercer County offers Mercer County History Regrant application forms and guidelines online at www.­mercercounty.­org. Both general operating and special projects grants are available to eligible, not-for-profit historical organizations and sites in the County. County-based nonprofit community organizations, local government entities, schools and libraries offering local historical programming and events may also apply for the Special Projects grants. Deadline is Saturday, June 22. Call 609-989-6481 or E-mail tfagan@mercercounty.­org for more information.

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