Villagers Theater holds auditions for “Bring It On The Musical” on Wednesday, May 18, from 6:30 to 10 p.m., at 475 DeMott Lane, Somerset. The ensemble cast of actors, singers, dancers, and cheerleaders will comprise teenagers ages 13 to 19. Prepare 16 bars of a contemporary, up-tempo pop song. An accompanist will be provided. Bring sheet music and be prepared to dance. Rehearsals are May 25 through July 28 and performance dates are July 29 to August 14. Contact

Somerset Valley Players holds auditions for Christopher Durang’s screwball comedy “Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike” on Sunday and Monday, June 5 and 6, at 7 p.m. at 689 Amwell Road, Hillsborough. Performance dates are October 21 through November 6. Available roles include Vanya, age 50-70; Sonia, 50s; Cassandra, a housekeeper with strong belief in her psychic abilities; Spike, 20s; Nina, 20s; and Masha, glamorous film star in her 40s. Visit

Dance Expo of East Windsor and Dance Expo of West Windsor hold auditions for their competition dance teams on Tuesday, June 7, at 6 p.m., and Thursday, June 9, at 7 p.m., at 510 Route 130 South, East Windsor. Auditions at The Dance Network at 160 Lawrenceville-Pennington Road, Lawrenceville, take place Wednesday, June 8, at 7 p.m.

The competition teams are competition combo, ages 5 to 7; tap, age 8 and up; hip hop, age 7 and up; mini team, ages 8 to 11; junior team, ages 12 to 14; and senior team, age 15 and up. Visit E-mail for more information or to reserve a spot.

Volunteers Needed

New Jersey Blood Services, a division of New York Blood Center, which supplies blood products and services to 60 hospitals throughout the state, is in need of volunteers at blood drives. The blood service volunteer is an integral member of the collection team whose task it is assist donors with registration, escorting and canteen duties, and to watch for post donation reactions. Volunteers should have the ability to relate to the public, be able to perform different jobs as needed and have the willingness to follow the rules. For additional information contact, Manager of Community Relations, R. Jan Zepka at 732-616-8741 or

The FreshAir Fund, the nonprofit that has provided free and enriching summer experiences to more than 1.8 million New York City children from low-income communities, seeks families to host children who would otherwise be unable to afford a summer outside the city. For more information on how you can make summer special for a Fresh Air child, contact Colin Reinstedt at 212-897-8970 or visit The Fresh Air Fund at

Shop for a Cause

Raise money for Greenwood House, the Trenton-based skilled nursing and assisted living facility for the Jewish elderly, when you shop at Athleta in Market Fair on Tuesday, May 24, between 5 and 8 p.m. Mention Greenwood House when you check out at 10 percent of your purchase will be donated to them. Visit

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