Lawrence Library seeks actors for its seventh annual One-Act Play Festival on Saturday April 18. Actors must fill a variety of roles in the staged readings of works by local playwrights. Auditions will be held at the library at 2751 Route 1 South, Lawernceville, on Wednesday and Thursday, February 18 and 19, from 5:30 to 8 p.m.; and Saturday, February 21, 10 a.m. to noon. Call James Damron at 609-989-6915 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call for Art
Bucks County Project Gallery and Bucks County Audubon Society seek art for its first juried photography exhibition, “Landscapes and Wildlife of the Delaware Valley,” from April 18 to May 3. Subject matter must pertain to landscapes and wildlife of the Delaware Valley. Deadline for digital entries is Sunday, March 15. Visit www.buckscountyprojectgallery.com.
The Mercer County Park Commission is accepting applications for tennis classes for all ages. Sign-ups are Saturday, February 14. 8 a.m. for adults and 9 a.m. for juniors.
Program opportunities also include the Mercer County Tennis Championship Tournaments comprising Century Doubles; Men’s & Women’s “A” and “B” Singles; Doubles; Mixed Doubles; 35, 45, 55 & over; Adult Singles; Junior 12, 14, 16 Boys & Girls Singles; the Mercer County Shootout Tiebreak Tournament; and the Stone Age Open Retro Tournament. Registrations are also being accepted for the Mercer County Summer Tennis League, which is a flex league that runs from April 27 to July 5 with playoffs from July 11 to 24. The league deadline is April 6. Visit www.mercercountyparks.org or call 609-448-8007.
Recognition for Nurses
CURET, published by CURE Media Group in Plainsboro, is accepting essay nominations for the 2015 Extraordinary Healers Award for Oncology Nursing, a program recognizing nurses who have made an incredible impact for someone affected by cancer.
CURE invites cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, and oncology nurses to submit a 400 to 1,000 word nominating essay describing what makes a particular nurse an extraordinary healer. Essays will be accepted through mail or online through Friday, February 20.
The complexities of evolving cancer treatments call upon oncology nurses to remain well-educated, independent thinkers while also providing comfort, education and advocacy for patients undergoing complicated, sometimes long-term treatments for the disease. Visit www.curetoday.com/healeraward.
Radon Test Kits
West Windsor Township Health Department and New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection present a radon awareness program to promote testing of radon in residential homes and offer free test kits for homeowners. Call 609-936-8400 or 800-648-0294.
Princeton TV offers the Community Partners Project to teach documentary video and/or new media skills to non-profit organizations throughout the Greater Princeton area, by partnering them with area professional filmmakers. CCP is free to successful applicants, and Princeton TV will provide all the instruction, technical assistance, equipment, and other expenses that go into the production.
The selected participants will be able to market their organizations with the final project or use the project to educate their constituents about the organization or a program of the organization. Application deadline is Monday, March 16. Visit www.princetontv.org.
Life on the Farm
Howell Living History Farm is accepting applications for the spring session of the Hatchery, a parent/child program that begins in March. The program introduces children to life on the farm, while parents volunteer time helping the farm staff with visiting school groups and seasonal chores. One parent must volunteer at the farm in exchange for one child’s participation in the program.
The Hatchery is for children 3 to 5 years old and features activities such as feeding farm animals, collecting eggs, storytelling, and taking a hayride. The program runs one morning per week for 12 weeks, on either Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday, starting March 18, 19, and 20, from 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. To enroll, parents must attend an organizational meeting held in the farm Visitor Center on Wednesday, February 18, or Tuesday, February 24, at 1 p.m. Meetings are 30 minutes long and are for parents only. Applications will not be accepted by mail or phone.
Howell Farm is in Hopewell on Valley Road, just off Route 29, two miles south of Lambertville. Visit www.howellfarm.org or call 609-737-3299.
NAMI New Jersey is accepting poetry for the Dara Axelrod Expressive Arts Mental Health Poetry Contest. The theme, “your note from a healing journey,” in any form of poetry, 40 lines or fewer. Mail your typed entry to NAMI NJ Poetry Contest, 1562 Route 130, North Brunswick 08902; or E-mail with a signed media release to email@example.com. The deadline is Wednesday, April 15.