For Parents

Westminster Conservatory of Music invites parents and children to an open house to learn more about its early childhood music department. Parents may register to attend a free class during the week of November 14 on the campus of Westminster Choir College, 101 Walnut Lane, Princeton.

Open classes are Family Music for Toddlers (ages 12 months to 3 years with a caregiver); Cycle of Seasons (ages 3 to 4 with a caregiver); and Stepping Tones (ages 3.5 to 4.5). Registration is required by e-mailing or calling 609-921-7104. For class times visit

The Waldorf School of Princeton offers a Peach Blossom Parent-Child Class to ease the transition between home and school on Fridays from 9 to 11:30 a.m. starting January 6. Online applications are now being accepted for children up to 2.5 years with a caregiver. Tuition for the half-year class is $1,600 plus a $125 activity fee.

For more information, contact Jamie Quirk 609-466-1970 ext. 115 or

Call for Designers

The Junior League of Greater Princeton seeks talented, innovative, and creative interior and landscape designers to contribute to the 19th annual Designer Showhouse, to be open for tours from April 30 to May 27, 2017, at 75 Cleveland Lane, Princeton. Proceeds from the tours benefit community projects in the greater Princeton area.

A Designer’s Open House will be held on site on Wednesday and Thursday, November 16 and 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for interested interior and landscape de-signers. Registration is required at by Monday, November 14. Space is limited.

For a Cause

The SERV Foundation, which raises funds to provide innovative programs for individuals with mental illnesses or developmental disabilities, is selling tickets for its annual Scholarship Fund Cash Raffle. SERV scholarships benefit those who need funds to continue their education.

Raffle tickets are $10 each. Three winners will receive 25/15/10 percent of the total amount raised. The drawing will take place Wednesday, November 16, at 1 p.m. at SERV’s Corporate Office, 20 Scotch Road, Ewing. You need not be present to win.

Purchase tickets online now through Monday, November 14, at or by contacting Laurie Pellichero at 609-662-3059 or

The Trenton Downtown Association seeks community support for its application to bring a free live music series to Trenton during the summer of 2017. Trenton was the recipient of 2015 and 2016 grants from the Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation and hosted 20 free, family-friendly concerts on the Capital Green.

Supporters are asked to visit to register and vote and to share the page with friends and colleagues. Voting continues through Monday, November 21, at 8 p.m., to select 25 finalists. The 15 winners will be announced on January 5, 2017.

“The Levitt AMP Trenton Music Series is a perfect vehicle to attract visitors back into downtown Trenton to support our efforts to attract new businesses, help those businesses already here to grow and jump start redevelopment,” said Tom Gilmour, TDA’s executive director.

Yoga Retreat

Tracey L. Ulshafer of One Yoga Center in Hightstown and Victoria Purcell of Blissful Yoga in Mullica Hill offer a two-week One Bliss Yoga Retreat to Bali, Indonesia, from March 16 to 31, 2017. Each day will include yoga classes for all levels and meditations and intentions to keep you traveling mindfully. The total cost of the trip is $3,499. For more information e-mail or call 609-918-0963. To register visit

Volunteer Please

The Jewish Center, 435 Nassau Street, Princeton, seeks volunteers of all ages to help pack 10,000 meals on Sunday, November 20, to benefit Stop Hunger Now, an organization that feeds people in need throughout the world. To register, e-mail Neil Wise at

The event runs from 4 to 6 p.m. and includes a pizza and pasta dinner at the conclusion. Participation is free, but donations are invited. Each meal costs 29 cents, and the Jewish Center has committed to providing $2,944 of meals. Visit

Please Donate

Princeton Airport hosts its annual Santa Fly-In on Saturday, December 24, at 11 a.m. To participate bring a wrapped gift smaller than 12 inches for your child(ren) as well as an equal number of unwrapped gift for children in need. Collections will begin in the airport lobby on Friday, November 25. Food for the needy is also being collected in the lobby. Visit

South Brunswick Library is collecting donations of new or gently used clothing, including boots, coats, and hats, as well as professional attire, to benefit the Rescue Mission of Trenton. The library is located at 110 Kingston Lane, Monmouth Junction.

All Hair Cuttery locations will donate one free haircut to veterans for every haircut purchased on Veterans’ Day, Friday, November 11, through its Share-A-Haircut program. Certificates are donated to recipients in the same community where the haircut was purchased. Now in its 17th year, the Share-A-Haircut program has donated nearly 2 million free haircut certificates valued at more than $30 million to various causes.

Area Hair Cuttery locations include the Shops at Windsor Green on Route 1; Renaissance Square and North Brunswick Shopping Center in North Brunswick; Hamilton Plaza on Route 33; and Hamilton Marketplace on Route 130. Visit


Villagers Theater announces auditions “Altar Boyz,” a musical comedy about a Christian boyband on the last night of its national tour.

Auditions take place Sunday, November 13, at 6 p.m., and Monday, November 14, at 7 p.m., with possible callbacks on Wednesday, November 16, at 7 p.m. Prepare 16 to 32 bars of a 1990s or early 2000s boy band pop song. Roles are for five males of any ethnicity in their mid to late-20s. The theater is located at 475 DeMott Lane, Somerset. Visit

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