For Musicians

Opera MODO has auditions for Gounod’s Faust on Sunday and Monday, July 21 and 22. Percussions will have a different date. All performances and rehearsals take place in All Saints’ Church, Princeton.

Rehearsal schedule is every Wednesday in September and October from 6 to 8 p.m. Additional strings-only rehearsals are Wednesdays, August 14 and 21. Dress rehearsals are Wednesday and Thursday, October 22 and 23. Performance dates are Friday and Saturday, October 25 and 26.

Audition requirements for wind and strings: Bring two contrasting pieces that demonstrate your technical and musical capabilities. Percussion: Prepare a concert snare drum solo or etude and a triangle excerpt to be E-mailed. Timpani: Prepare the excerpt from Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphosis – II: 12 before T to the end, and an excerpt from Gounod’s Faust (to be E-mailed). Bring $15 and a resume. Visit www.­operamodo.­com.

For Special Kids

Weekend for Improving Social Effectiveness is a specialized weekend overnight recreational and learning experience designed to help develop children’s social skills, problem-solving skills, and emotional-behavioral skills through group activities, individualized attention, non-competitive sports, recreational activities, and creative arts. For children ages 7 to 15 with special education needs. The program runs Friday to Sunday, August 2 to 4, at Briarwood Day Camp in Bucks County. Contact info@BehaviorTherapy­Asso­ciates.­com or 732-873-1212.


Villagers Theater has auditions for “God of Carnage” on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 23 and 24, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Seeking two women and men in their early 40s. The show opens Friday, September 20. Contact Amy Levine Brandt at sweetaim2003@yahoo.­com

Villagers Theater has auditions for “A Chorus Line” on Monday and Tuesday, July 29 and 30, at 7:30 p.m. The show opens Friday, November 8. Seeking triple threats ages 18 to 35; and a male ages 30 to 40 in a non-singing role (as Zach). Visit www.­villagerstheatre.­com.

For Artists

Bucks County Gallery invites artists ages 7 through adult to enter “Quick Draw Contest and Art Sale.” Deadline to enter is Monday, August 5. 77 West Bridge Street, New Hope, PA 18938. Call 215-862-5272 or visit buckscounty­galleryart.­com.

New Hope Sidetracks Gallery invites open submission of artwork for its seventh annual Naked in New Hope show opening September 7. Deadline is Friday, August 23. E-mail sidetracksart@gmail.­com.

Learn to Row

Carnegie Lake Rowing Association is accepting applications for its learn to row program in Princeton begining Saturday, September 21. Visit www.­CLRA.­com. E-mail info@clra.­com.

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