Maurer Productions has auditions for “Spamalot” on Saturday, July 13, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, July 14, noon to 5 p.m., at Mercer Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor. All roles are open to actors, singers, and dancers ages 18 years and older. The show will include 16 to 20 actors to play more than 40 roles.

A dance core of both men and women who do not need to sing is also needed. Sign up for an audition time in the first hour of each audition day. You will be taught a more difficult dance combination and will be given the option of performing a song or monologue or vocalizing with the music director. E-mail audition@mponstage.­com or call 609-882-2292.

For Singers

Sharim V’Sharot: People of Song, a 24-voice Jewish choir, is seeking new members for the upcoming season with concerts in Princeton, Lawrenceville, Newtown, Pennsylvania, and beyond. The largely a cappella choir sings in Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino, Italian, French, and English, and has openings for all voices. Weekly rehearsals begin Tuesday, September 3, in Law­renceville. Visit www.­sharim­v­sharot.­com, call 609-­22- CHOIR, or E-mail info@Sharim­VSharot.­org.

Good Cause

One Simple Wish, a nonprofit that grants simple wishes to foster children and vulnerable families, will host an “Evening of Wishes” at Peacock Inn in Princeton, on Thursday, July 11, from 5 to 9 p.m. A percentage of dinner service will be donated to One Simple Wish. Donations of personal care products will be accepted. For reservations call Peacock Inn at 609-924-1707.

For Young Musicians

Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra is holding open auditions on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 6 and 7, and Wednesday, September 11. GPYO’s performing ensembles include Prep Strings & Orchestra for younger and developing players, Concert Orchestra for intermediate and advancing players, and Symphonic Orchestra for advanced high school musicians. There are seats open in all sections except for high school flutes. Audition requirements are posted at www.­gpyo.­org/auditions. Contact Mark Morris at mmorris8@gmail.­com.

For the Young

State Theater offers 22 performances of 10 difference productions for schools. They include “Romeo and Juliet” and “The Nutcracker” by American Repertory Ballet, “Carmen” from London’s Royal Opera, Mayhem Poets, A Midsummer Night’s Dream by BAMA Theater Company, Eileen Ivers with “Beyond the Bog Road,” and more. Tickets are $6 to $10. www.­statetheatrenj.­org or call 732-246-8469 for information.

For Teens

Young Scholars’ Institute and instructors from Princeton Review present a six week course focusing on math and verbal instruction for the SAT I. The next sessions begins in October. Register by phone at 609-393-3220 or E-mail info@youngscholars­oftren­ton­.­org.

Emotional Eating

Princeton House Behavioral Health offers an emotional eating outpatient program for women who cope with their emotions by overeating or under eating. The new offering is at the new building at 1000 Herrontown Road, Princeton.

Emotional Eating is offered at a partial hospital (6 hours per day) or intensive outpatient (3 hours) level for three to five days per week. Most insurance plans are accepted, including Medicare and Medicaid. For more information or to make a referral call 888-437-1610.

Camp Openings

Mercer County Community College has openings in several summer camp programs, including Camp College, Sports Camps, and Tomato Patch Visual and Performing Arts Workshops. Offered for young people ages 6 to 18, there are many schedule options available. All camp programs are based at 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, through Friday, August 16. Call 609-570-3779.

West Windsor Arts Center also has spaces available in summer programs for ages 5 and up, in environmental art, film making, studio art, multi arts, and more. Call 609-716-1931 or visit www.­west­wind­sorarts.­org.

Road Trip

East Windsor Volunteer Fire Co Auxiliary offers a bus trip to Harrah’s Casino and Racetrack in Chester, PA, on Sunday, August 25, from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p. $30 includes $25 free slot play. Call 609-448-0671. Must be 21.

Kids and Faith

Princeton Alliance Church in Plainsboro offers kids a free weeklong day camp experience. The camp, for children who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade, will be held Monday to Friday, July 29 to August 2, from 8:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. The theme “Turn It Up” combines biblical teaching with interactive activities through daily bible lessons, music time, recreation, snack time, and stage performances. Visit princeton­alliance­.­org/camp.


Princeton Junior School has been accepted as a candidate school for the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program and is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. An information session will be held Thursday, July 11, at 8:15 a.m. The school is accepting applications for the upcoming school year. Register for the event at 609-924-8126.

For Kids

Yardville CYO Fall Pee Wee Soccer is accepting registration for the season set to begin on Sunday, September 15. Players should be between the ages of 4 and 5 by September 14. $75 registration. Games and practices will be held on Saturday mornings at Yardville CYO Soccer Field.

Yardville CYO Fall Intermediate Level Soccer is accepting registration for the season set to begin on Saturday, September 14. The co-ed instructional league will serve as a continuation of skills for 6 and 7 year-olds. $75. Games and practices will be held on Saturday afternoons at Yardville CYO Soccer Field.

Contact Dan Bossio at 609-585-4280, ext.112, or E-mail dbossio@cyomercer.­org.

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