Poster Contest

The Arts Council of Princeton is asking the community to express its creativity by designing artwork celebrating ACP’s 50th anniversary. Participants are encouraged to submit artwork encompassing the ACP’s mission of “Building Community through the Arts.” Artwork may be any medium that can be reproduced on the anniversary poster and marketing materials. Submit entries by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31. For details, visit www.artscouncilofprinceton.org.

Class for Teachers

The Bildner Center of Rutgers is offering a free Master Teacher Institute in Holocaust Education, running Monday through Friday, June 26 to 30, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The course is designed to give participants the tools to teach and address the complexities involved in teaching this subject matter. Materials used will include primary source documents, historiographical essays, memoirs, oral histories, and representations of the Holocaust such as film, art, and memorials. The center is located at 12 College Avenue, New Brunswick. For information, call 848-932-4165 or go to bildnercenter.rutgers.edu/master-teacher-institute/summer-2017.

Volunteer

United Way of Greater Mercer County is seeking 1,000 participants to volunteer at the third annual Strike Out Hunger event, which will take place on Tuesday, June 27, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Sun National Bank Center in Trenton. Participants create and pack healthy oatmeal breakfasts to highlight the more than 12,300 food-insecure children in Mercer County. For information visit www.uwgmc.org/strike-out-hunger-June-27-2017.

AmeriCorps

Jewish Family & Children’s Service is accepting applications for a 1,700-hour AmeriCorps Member to serve as assistant case management coordinator for 2017-’18. Responsibilities include managing, working with and supporting pantry clients, creating nutrition education literature and newsletters, stocking the food pantry, and administering case management process by informing and referring clients to available resources including food stamps, financial management, and maintaining records. Eligibility requirements: college graduate, computer literate in Microsoft Office. Health care coverage, living allowance, and government educational award for use toward student loans/future education.

For information or to apply contact BeverlyM@JFCSonline.org or call 609-987-8100.

Play an Instrument

The American Accordionists’ Association is inviting young jazz musicians to participate in its annual festival, scheduled for this July 12 through 16 at the Westin Forrestal Village in Princeton. The association is looking for high school and college aged musicians to participate in the Youth Involvement Program, which pairs musicians who play sax, trumpet, trombone, clarinet, bass, and percussion with peers on accordion to create a jazz ensemble that performs at the festival’s awards ceremony. Interested students can contact Marilyn O’Neil at 203-272-1202 or Marilyn@CTAccordion.com. For information visit www.ameraccord.com.

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