Reunion

Ewing High School Class of 1964 has a 50th reunion on Saturday, October 18, at 7:30 p.m. at Hyatt Regency, 102 Carnegie Center, West Windsor. Cocktails, dinner, dancing. Register. $75. Call 609-883-7478 or visit www.­ehs1964bluedevils.­com.

Seeking Vendors

Mercer County seeks traditional artists and craft vendors for the fourth annual Cultural Festival on Saturday, October 11, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., at Mercer County Park in West Windsor. The rain date is Sunday, October 12. The annual festival showcases the region’s cultural diversity through the arts and crafts, dance demonstrations, music, and cuisine. Call 609-278-2712, E-mail culturalfestival@­mercer­coun­ty.­org, or visit www.­mercer­county.­org.

For Dancers

Princeton Youth Ballet, formerly known as DanceVision, presents upcoming events and performances featuring classical ballet. Auditions for area dancers, ages 6 to 21, will be held for roles in “The Snow Queen” on Saturday, September 27, at Princeton Dance and Theater Studio in Forrestal Village, 116 Rockingham Row, Plainsboro. The holiday show will be performed in December at Princeton High School.

A fall festival benefit will be held on Sunday, October 19, from 4 to 7 p.m. The event will include a silent auction, basket raffle, face painting, food, crafts, and games. Visit www.­princetonyouthballet.­org or E-mail info@­prince­ton­youthballet.­org.

Homebuyer Program

Mercer County presents workshops for its First-Time Homebuyer Program. The seminar includes information about how the mortgage process works, and participating lenders will be on hand. The program assists income-eligible applicants by contributing up to $7,000 toward down payment and closing costs.

Applicants must participate in a homebuyer training course, cannot have owned a home within the past three years — unless that person is a single parent or displaced homemaker — and cannot own other real estate at the time of closing. The workshops will 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 24, at Lawrence Library, 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville; and Thursday, October 23, at Hamilton Library, 1 Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. Way, Hamilton. Visit www.­mercer­county.­org or call 609-989-3504.

Affordable Housing

HomeSharing offers shared affordable housing. Renters create living arrangements with a private bedroom and a share of all common living areas, including living room, dining room, bathroom, and kitchen. Each applicant is required to complete an application and then is interviewed by a social worker. Call 908-526-4663.

Auditions

PinnWorth Productions has auditions for “A Man for All Seasons” on Monday and Tuesday, September 22 and 23, at Mercer College, West Windsor. E-mail Stalsworth@­usa.­net or call 609-259-2683.

For Young Actors

McCarter Theater has auditions for “A Christmas Carol”’s youth ensemble. Parents are encouraged to attend the in person sign-ups, but there will be the opportunity to sign up online for remaining audition slots. The sign-ups take place Wednesday, September 17, from 3 to 6 p.m. at the theater. Online sign-ups begin on Thursday, September 18. Visit www.­mccarter.­org.

Grants Available

Washington Crossing Audubon Society announces its annual Holden Fund grant competition to assist individuals and organizations in advancing environmental education and conservation. Grants of up to $5,000 are available. Deadline is Saturday, November 1. E-mail contact.­wcas@gmail.­com.

For Singers

VOICES, a community chorus of 60 members, has auditions Saturday, September 13, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.; and Monday, September 15, 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Music Together, 225 Pennington-Hopewell Road in Hopewell. Contact Sandy Duffy at 609-799-2211 or E-mail sandy.duffy@­comcast.­net. Visit www.­VOICESChorale.­org.

The Bite Club

South Brunswick Library announces the “Bite Club,” a new book club for people who like to talk about cooking and eating. Visit the library to choose a selected cookbook. The first meeting to discuss the cookbooks of Alice Waters of Chez Panisse in California, is Tuesday, September 16, at 7 p.m.

For Youth Volunteers

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards searches for top youth volunteers through Tuesday, November 4. Students in grades 5 to 12 are invited to apply if they have made contributions to their communities through volunteer service within the past year. Visit spirit.­prudential.­com or www.­nassp.­org/spirit or call 877-525-8491.

Wellness

Princeton Ballet School now offers “Conditioning for the Mind and Body” for adult students. CoMBo is an extension of Pilates. It is offered Tuesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and Fridays from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. in Princeton Shopping Center for $20 per class. Call 609-921-7758.

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