Volunteers are needed on the shoreline of Manalapan Lake to help plant vegetation that will help control soil erosion, reduce rainwater runoff, and improve the habitat in the park. The planting is scheduled to be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 24, at Thompson Park in Monroe Township. All supplies will be provided. Visit tinyurl.com/ManalapanLakePlanting for information.
Yardley Players will hold auditions for the fall production of “Barefoot in the Park” on Saturday, August 5, from 1 to 4 p.m. and Monday, August 7, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor. Cold readings from the script are required. Registration required. Call 215-945-4114.
Call for Artists
Main Street Highland Park is seeking artists, vendors, and sponsors for the annual Arts in the Park street festival, juried art show, and arts and crafts sale in downtown Highland Park on Sunday, September 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit www.mainstreethp.org for information.
Princeton Ballet School has created a new summer camp program for children interested in learning dance. The camp is being offered the weeks of July 10 and 17 in downtown New Brunswick. Dancers will have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of classes, including ballet, contemporary, hip-hop, Zumba, and more. The camp costs $250 per week and is for children ages 6 and up. Visit www.arballet.org for information.
Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater Mercer County is accepting 11th and 12th grade teens to participate in Gesher LeKesher, a Jewish peer leadership program. As peer leaders, teens lead a group of 7th to 9th grade students in outreaches addressing topics from a Jewish perspective including friendships, the impact of social media, peer pressure, healthy dating relationships, and addressing anti-Semitism on campus. Visit www.jfcsonline.org/gesher-lekesher for information.