For Walkers

Rane’s Dental Aesthetics hosts a springtime lunch stroll on Wednesday, May 4, at 11:30 a.m. to benefit Bristol-Myers Squibb Community Health Center at the University Medical Center of Princeton. The one-mile stroll begins at Plainsboro Village Center, 11 Schalks Crossing Road, Plainsboro, and ends in front of the public library. Bagged lunches are provided along with vendors, demos, and giveaways. Registration is $17 in advance and $20 day-of. Visit or contact Geetu Gupta at 609-275-1777 or


Center Players in Freehold holds open auditions for Agatha Christie’s “And Then There Were None,” to be staged July 15 through August 14. Needed are eight men and three women, ages 25 to 70, who can hold an English accent. Rehearsals are three nights per week starting in mid-May. Audition dates are Sunday, May 1, 7 to 9 p.m., and Monday, May 2, 7:30 to 9 p.m., at 35 South Street, Freehold. Read something of your own or from a provided script. Visit

McCarter Theater holds auditions for 50 area actors to be part of the community ensemble in its 2016 production of “A Christmas Carol.” Performers of all ages (14 and over), genders, races, and levels of ability and experience are welcome. Auditions take place at the following locations and times:

Wednesday, April 20, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Rider University’s Bart Luedeke Center, 2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville.

Thursday, April 21, from 6:30 to 8 and 7:45 to 9:15 p.m. at Villagers Theater, 475 Demott Lane, Somerset.

Saturday, April 23, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Hamilton Area YMCA – JKR Branch, 1315 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road, Hamilton.

Sunday, May 1, from 6 to 7:30 and 7:30 to 9 p.m. at McCarter Theater, 91 University Place, Princeton.

Sunday, May 2, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 801 West State Street, Trenton.

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For Teenagers

Pennington Library seeks teens, grades seven and older, to help design and implement programs for children and teens, offering an opportunity to develop leadership and job skills and earn community service hours. There is also an ongoing need for help with shelving, creating displays, publicity, and social media. Volunteer applications are available at the circulation desk and at

Volunteer Please

Holy Redeemer Home Care and Hospice seeks compassionate and emotionally mature volunteers to provide support to Mercer County hospice patients and their families. Two three-day training sessions will be held in May. The registration deadline is Monday, May 9. For an introductory packet and further information contact Spiro Ballas at 609-518-3573 or

New Jersey Blood Services needs volunteers at blood drives. Volunteers assist donors with registration, escorting and canteen duties, and watching for post-donation reactions. Contact R. Jan Zepka at 732-616-8741 or

Summer Camp

Middlesex County 4-H holds a one-week summer camp for rising fourth through seventh graders who are Middlesex County residents. The Explorations Week program runs Monday through Friday, July 11 through 15, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 and the 4-H Youth Center, 645 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick. Choice of daily activities includes rocketry, archery, scrapbooking, dance, cheerleading, wilderness survival, and biking. Cost is $170, which includes daily lunch and a T-shirt. Register to 732-398-5261.

Call for Submissions

Kelsey Review, an arts journal published annually by Mercer County Community College, is accepting fiction, poetry, personal essays, art, photography, and cartoons by those who live or work in Mercer County for its 2016 edition. Prose is limited to 4,000 words and poetry to six pages. Material can cover any topic but may not be previously published. Submissions will be accepted through Tuesday, May 31, at Submissions by mail or E-mail will not be accepted. To view previous editions visit E-mail

Call for Vendors

South Brunswick Lions seek vendors for their annual flea market to be held Saturday, June 11, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Woodlot Park in South Brunswick. Tables are $20. For information contact Connie at 732-297-7141.

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