Jersey Physical Therapy and the Hugs for Brady Foundation are collecting pajamas for children battling cancer at Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital. New pajamas for ages infant through 18 years are being collected at Jersey Physical Therapy’s office at 3328 Route 27, Kendall Park; 3 Liberty Street, Plainsboro; and 180 Tices Lane, East Brunswick through Wednesday, December 23.
The Center for Child and Family Achievement is hosting a book drive at the Art for Read to Achieve Pop-Up Gallery at Princeton Shopping Center through Sunday, December 20. New and gently used books for kids through age 12 will be accepted from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., or by appointment on Monday, December 21. Books about science, nature, history (including biographies), and personal development are greatly appreciated. Visit www.ccfatrenton.org.
Trenton Catholic Academy is fundraising to start a boys’ tennis team this spring. To prepare the team, funds are needed to enter the Mercer County High School Tennis League with matches beginning January 2. To donate visit www.youcaring.com/trenton-catholic-academy-hs-boys-and-girls-tennis-teams-382387.
District 12 Little League seeks teenagers and adults to complete umpire training for Little League softball and baseball games. The four-day course is offered at West Windsor Senior Center on Tuesdays, February 2, from 6 to 8 p.m., and February 9 to 23, 6:30 to 8 p.m.; at the Reynolds Middle School in Hamilton on Wednesdays, February 3, from 6 to 8 p.m., and February 10 to 24 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Exams are Tuesday or Wednesday, March 1 or 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. The on-field practical is on Sunday, March 6, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Nottingham Little League, weather permtting. The cost for the course is $45. Contact John Shutack at 609-213-6110.
Capital Singers of Trenton, a semi-professional chorus, seeks new singers to perform sacred and secular music. All voice parts welcome, especially tenors and basses. Rehearsals are held twice a month on Sunday evenings at Sacred Heart Church, 343 Broad Street, Trenton. Visit www.capitalsingers.org or call 609-799-5939.