Omicron Theater Productions seeks men and women for comedies and backstage hands. Auditions through Saturday, August 27. Call 609-443-5598 for appointment.

Playful Theater Company has auditions for “Camelot” on Wednesday, August 10, 7 to 10 p.m. Kelsey Theater, West Windsor. Prepare a complete song from musical theater. Bring sheet music. Be prepared to dance. All cast members must be at least 16 except for one boy, aged 8 to 12. E-mail or call 215-579-5677 for an appointment.

Tomato Patch and Kelsey Players has auditions for “Disney Camp Rock.” Dance auditions on Thursday and Friday, August 18 and 19, 6 to 9 p.m. and vocal and acting auditions on Wednesday, August 24, 6 to 9 p.m.; and Friday, August 26, 3 to 8 p.m. All auditioners must schedule both dance and vocal/acting audition dates. Must be between 11 and 17 years old. Prepare a short contemporary monologue and 16 bars of a contemporary musical theater song. Bring resume, sheet music, and photo. E-mail or call 609-570-3581 to schedule an audition.

Playhouse 22 has auditions for “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” on Monday, August 15; Wednesday, August 17; and Sunday, August 21. 721 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick. Prepare a song in the appropriate key, 16 bars, no Sondheim songs. Bring sheet music. A short scene will be provided for reading. E-mail for information.

Somerset Valley Players has auditions for “On Golden Pond” on Tuesday, September 6, at 7:30 p.m. 689 Amwell Road, Hillsborough; and Wednesday, September 7, at 7:30 p.m., at 715 Amwell Road, Hillsborough. Need three adult males, ages 44, 45, and 79; two adult females, ages 42 and 69; and one boy, age 13. Visit or call 908-369-7469.

Nominate Please

American Heart Association invites nominations for the Greater Mercer Lifestyle Change awards, part of “My Heart, My Life,” a national movement designed to change the way Americans think about their health by focusing on simple behavior adjustments to improve their quality of life. Call 609-208-0029. Deadline Wednesday, August 31.

For Gardeners

Master Gardeners of Mercer County is accepting applications for its 21-week training program offered through Rutgers Cooperative Extension from September to March. Classes meet on Thursdays, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 930 Spruce Street, Lawrence. Mercer County residents are given priority. Deadline is Friday, September 2. Visit or call 609-989-6830.

Volunteers Needed

American Heart Association seeks volunteers to help during the heart walk on Sunday, September 17, at Mercer County Park, West Windsor. Assist in the kids zone, pass out refreshments, aid in registration support, perform, or pass out information. Visit or call 609-208-0020.

Friendship Circle of Greater Mercer County invites teenage volunteers for the Mercer Friends, a program for Jewish children and adults with special needs. Visit, E-mail, or call 609-683-7240 for information.

New Jersey Blood Services seeks volunteers to work blood drives. Call 732-616-8741 for information.

Paper Mill Playhouse seeks volunteers to assist house management with seating patrons, handing out programs, directing customers to concessions, box office, art gallery, and infrared headset devices. Volunteers must arrive 45 minutes before a performance and are welcome to stay and watch the show. Must be 16, be able to stand for an hour and walk up and down stairs. Visit


Springpoint Foundation offers a trip to the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Wednesday, August 24. Bus will depart from Meadow Lakes, Monroe Village, Stonebridge at Montgomery, and Princeton Community Park North. $65 includes transportation, museum admission, ticket to “Rembrandt: The Face of Jesus” exhibition, and a luncheon and lecture. Visit or call 800-782-7703.

Call for Art

Phillips’ Mill invites artists living within a 25-mile radius of New Hope, PA to its annual art show. Registration and receiving of art work is Friday, September 9, 2 to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, September 10, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit and download a form or call 215-862-0582.

South Brunswick Arts Commission seeks submissions for “When Winter Comes,” an exhibit of visual arts, photography, fine craft, and three-dimensional work opening Tuesday, September 20. E-mail or call 732-329-4000, ext. 7635 for an application. No fee.

Donate Please

HomeFront seeks back to school clothing and school supplies for more than 200 area children. Call Candace at 609-989-9417, ext. 138 or E-mail for information about ages, sexes, clothing ,and shoe sizes.

Meals on Wheels of Trenton/Ewing seeks volunteers and donations to help provide meals and related services to homebound clients. Visit or call 609-695-3483.

TerraCycle accepts non-recyclable food packaging from cookies, chips, and juice pouches. Schools or community organizations can sign up for a brigade and send trash in for free. Points earned for each piece of waste may be put toward charity gifts or converted to cash for charity or the organization. Visit for information.


Mercer County Bar Foundation offers scholarships to current or upcoming law school student. Applicants must demonstrate residency or ties in Mercer County, financial need, and involvement in community and civic activities. Deadline is Wednesday, August 31. Visit for application.

Seeking Singers

Capital Singers seek voices for the upcoming season. No auditions, no dues, no music fees, and a minimal number of rehearsals. Individual preparation for rehearsals and concerts is required. Most classical with an eclectic mix of folk, spiritual, musical theater, patriotic, and contemporary styles. Call 609-799-5939 or E-mail for information.

Raritan Valley College Chorale, a performance group composed of both community members and students, invites singers — especially tenors and basses. The first rehearsal is Monday, September 12, at 7:15 p.m. in Branchburg. Call 908-526-1200, ext. 8813 or E-mail for information. Auditions begin at 6:45 p.m. at the rehearsal.

Philomusica Choir, an auditioned adult choir, seeks experienced ensemble singers with good sight reading skills for “A Christmas Concert” on December 3 and 4. Auditions are at Monday rehearsals, 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Society, 176 Tices Lane, East Brunswick. E-mail or call 888-744-5668 for information or appointment.

Bucks County Choral Society will hold auditions for new singers on Tuesday, September 6, at 6:45 p.m., Neshaminy-Warwick Presbyterian Church, Warminster, PA. Visit or call 215-598-6142.

Call for Vendors

Rose Hill Assisted Living seeks crafters for a craft fair on Saturday, September 17, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 1150 Washington Boulevard, Robbinsville. $20 for a space. Call 609-371-7007 for application.

Natural Awakenings seeks holistic healthcare practitioners for a health fair day in New Egypt on Saturday, September 24. $100 per table. Call 609-752-1048 or E-mail


West Windsor Arts Council offers classes in visual arts, theater, dance, music, literary arts, and wellness for all ages. Call 609-716-1931 for information or visit 952 Alexander Road, West Windsor.

VSA New Jersey offers programs for children ages 3 to 21 with autism and their family members. Parent and child workshops are Saturdays, October 1 to December 10 in New Brunswick from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. $30. Visit or call 732-745-3885. Application deadline is Monday, September 12.

Italian Classes

Dorothea’s House offers classes for adults and children, beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. Weekdays and Saturdays. “Renaissance Continued,” a 10-week art class begins Wednesday, September 14, 2 to 3:30 p.m. 120 John Street, Princeton. Call 908-359-1564 or E-mail for information.

For Kids

Montgomery Friends of Open Space invites children ages 3 to 10 to participate in a “Crazy Creature” contest created out of New Jersey fresh summer vegetables. Bring entries to the farm market on Saturday, September 3, from 9 to 10 a.m. Visit or E-mail for information.

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