Kelsey Theater holds auditions for its holiday shows. For “A Very Kelsey Christmas” Forte Productions seeks singers, actors, and dancers ages 8 and up for a variety of rolls. Auditions will be held Saturday and Sunday, October 22 and 23, from 2 to 4 p.m. Prepare your favorite Christmas carol. An accompanist will be provided. E-mail email@example.com for an appointment. Performances are Saturday and Sunday, December 10 and 11.
Auditions for ‘‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” will be held Sunday, October 23, from noon to 4 p.m., and Monday, October 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. for ages 7 and up. Audition appointments last approximately 45 minutes. Auditions for dancers will be Sunday only. Roles include Clement Moore’s children, townspeople, narrators, and dancers. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and preferred appointment date. Bring a resume, photo, and list of conflicts, and be prepared to sing and recite a short monologue or Christmas poem. Performances are Friday through Monday, December 2 to 5.
The New Jersey Tech Council is holding a video contest to celebrate New Jersey’s history of scientific and technological innovation. To enter, submit a 60-second video letting people know what about the state’s technology history most inspires you. The deadline for entry is Monday, October 24. The top prize will be $3,000 for college and $2,000 for high school winners. Winners will be honored at our 20th Anniversary Awards Celebration on Thursday, November 17, in Somerset. For the complete list of guidelines and rules, visit www.njtc.org.
Integral Yoga Princeton, located at 613 Ridge Road, Monmouth Junction, is accepting entries for their Poetry Slam fundraiser on Saturday, November 12. Works can be monologues, spoken word, or original songs and must be less than five minutes with a limit of 1,500 words. Send submissions to IYCCPoetrySlam@gmail.com by midnight on Monday, October 31. For information visit www.iyiprinceton.com.
The Stonebridge Women’s Club hosts homework help sessions for grades K-8 at the Monroe Township Library, 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe. 45-minute sessions are available on Tuesdays from 4 to 8 p.m. and Wednesdays from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. For an appointment, call 732-521-5000, ext. 116.
The Hugs for Brady Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping children with cancer, is seeking volunteers for its Holiday Light Show. The show runs daily from Friday, November 25, to Friday, December 30. Visit www.hugsforbrady.org.
The Mill Ballet School is hosting “Bring a Friend to Dance Week” from Tuesday to Monday, November 1 to 7. Dance enthusiasts, students, and adults of all ages are invited to take a free trial class. View the course schedule at www.millballetschool.com.