Auditions

Villagers Theater has auditions for “A Chorus Line” on Monday and Tuesday, July 29 and 30, at 7:30 p.m. Character parts and cut dancer roles for men and women, ages 18 to 35. Performances are weekends, November 8 to 24. E-mail marie@villagerstheatre.­com.

West Windsor Library will hold open auditions for its annual Halloween Playfest on Saturdays, July 27 and August 3, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., and Wednesdays, July 31 and August 7, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Performances are Friday to Sunday, October 18 to 20, featuring three short Halloween plays for actors ages 12 to 17 with some adult roles; and performances on Friday to Sunday, October 25 to 27, featuring “The Revenants,” a full-length play for actors age nine to adult. Auditions will consist of readings from the scripts. Scripts are available at the library reference desk or by E-mail. Auditions will take place at the West Windsor Branch, 333 North Post Road, Princeton Junction. Rehearsals begin in early September. Volunteers are also needed to help with makeup, costumes, and set construction. Call director Michael Kerr at 609-275-8901 or E-mail mkerr@mcl.­org.

For Rising Freshmen

at Princeton HS

Princeton Public Library offers a drama workshop for high school students will also take place at the library on Monday to Friday, August 19 to 23. The three-hours-a-day workshop is based on “The Odyssey” using the contemporary play by Naomi Iizuka, “Anon­(ymous).”

The workshop will culminate in two public performances of “Anon(ymous)” on Friday, August 23. Director and playwright Brandon Monokian and actress Kaitlin Overton will lead students in examining source material for the play in preparation for their performances. Enrollment is limited to 25 and a commitment for the entire week is required. Register at princetonlibrary.­org.

For Veterans

Mercer County veterans may obtain ID cards for free on Wednesday, July 3; Friday, July 5, and Monday to Friday, July 8 to July 12, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The requirements include Mercer County residency for at least six months. Must produce a valid birth certificate with a raised seal or a naturalization certificate, a valid N.J. motor vehicle license or voter registration card or, lease agreement. To have US military veteran status designated on the ID card, veterans must also produce or register their DD-214 honorable discharge papers with the county clerk’s office. Visit the Mercer County Clerk’s office on the second floor in the old courthouse at 209 South Broad Street in Trenton. Call 609-278-7108.

Coordinator Needed

American Repertory Ballet seeks a development coordinator, a newly created position to play a vital role in the organization’s fundraising efforts that support the programs of American Repertory Ballet, Princeton Ballet School, Dance Power, and other educational initiatives. A commitment to the performing arts and a passion for ARB’s mission is a necessity. The position requires tact and the ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.

Primary responsibilities include coordinating giving campaigns, the planning and execution of fundraising events, assisting in the grant application process, updating development records, tracking gifts and coordinating relevant correspondence, managing databases, and providing support for development committees and activities.

Position requirements include a bachelor’s degree or higher; three to five years related work experience; outstanding written and oral communication skills; demonstrated attention to detail; ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously and to meet tight deadlines and deliver under pressure; excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills; knowledge of nonprofit fundraising operations; experience/excellent track record in event planning, database management, online giving and individual donor cultivation, grant-writing and grants management.

Submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: Christine Chen, managing director, by E-mail to cchen@arballet.­org with subject line: “Development Coordinator Position.”

Find Waldo in Hamilton

The famous children’s book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting 25 different local businesses in Hamilton this July. Those who spot him can win prizes, including stickers, book coupons, and more. Pick up a “Find Waldo Local in Hamilton” passport with the names of all the participating sites, and get your passport stamped or signed for each Waldo you spot. Bring your passport back to Booktrader to collect prizes. There is no charge to participate, and the hunt lasts for the entire month of July. Call Booktrader of Hamilton at 609-890-1455 or visit 2421 Nottingham Way, Mercerville.

Donate Please

PEAC Health & Fitness is collecting school supplies for children of HomeFront of Mercer County from August 1 to 22, at 1440 Lower Ferry Road, Ewing. HomeFront provides each family what they need most, and school supplies are a basic need for the children of these families.

Basic supplies needed are pencils, crayons, notebooks, rulers, and calculators. There is always a need for new clothes, including socks, underwear, uniform clothing, light blue golf shirts, and khaki pants.

For more information about HomeFront, visit www.­home­frontnj.­org. For more information about PEAC’s school supply collection, contact Christine Tentilucci at ctentilucci@peac­healthfitness.­com, 609-883-2000, or visit www.­peac­healthfitness.­com.

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