Call for Art

The Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market is seeking artwork for its second curated gallery exhibition, “Rise Above: Art of the Counterculture,” which will be held September 12 through October 14 at Artworks Trenton. The exhibition is designed to put a spotlight on punk’s impact on art, counter culture artists, and DIY ethics. All forms of art will be considered, including traditional mediums such as paint, photography, illustration, sculpture, as well as anything out of the ordinary, including skateboard art, graffiti, tattoo flash, flyer art/show posters, record cover art, silkscreen posters, sculpture, taxidermy/bone art, and more. Artists must submit their own work. Registration deadline is Friday, August 4. Artworks is located at 19 Everett Alley in Trenton. For more information or to register, go to www.trentonpunkrockfleamarket.com.

Volunteer

Caregivers of Greater Mercer County is looking for volunteers to help homebound seniors and adults with disabilities. Volunteers receive specialized training and ongoing support, and they provide non-medical services such as friendly visits, transportation, and assistance with grocery shopping and errands. For information, visit www.icgm.org/volunteer or call 609-393-9922.

The Literacy NJ Mercer County Tutor Training Workshop is looking for volunteers to help adults gain the reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills needed to be an integral part of their community. Join their 15-hour tutor training course, which starts on September 6, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and continues each Wednesday at the same time through October 4. It will be held at the Hamilton Library. Registration required. Contact cmitch@literacynj.org or call 609-587-6027.

Donate

The South Brunswick Republican Organization is hosting “Neighbors Helping Neighbors,” an event to collect donated goods and raise awareness for several local and regional charitable and community organizations, on Saturday, July 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the South Brunswick Public Library, 110 Kingston Lane, Monmouth Junction. They are seeking donations of the following goods: canned goods, boxed milk, pasta sauce, personal care items, pet food and treats, new books, new and unwrapped children’s toys and coloring books, backpacks, school supplies, and clothing. For information visit www.sbgop.org.

Millhill Child and Family Development Center is collecting items to be distributed at their Annual Health Fair in September. Donations can be dropped off August 8 to 10 at Millhill, 101 Oakland Street, Trenton. The list of items ranges from sponges, first aid kits, gift cards, canned goods, books and more. To see the full list, visit www.millhillcenter.org or email bjackson@millhillcenter.org.

The Princeton Human Services Department is seeking donors for its Annual Book Bag and School Supplies Drive. The drive benefits Princeton children who are low-income and in need of school supplies and new backpacks. Items can be dropped off at the Princeton Human Services office on weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The office is located in the former borough hall at One Monument Drive. The deadline for donations is Friday, August 4. You may choose to donate book-bags, school supplies, or both. For information, call 609-688-2055.

Singers Wanted

UU Princeton Music Ministry is seeking singers, especially tenors and basses, to join their adult choir. The 35-voice choir sings every other Sunday morning September through June and rehearses on Wednesday evenings. The church is located at 50 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton. Visit www.uuprinceton.org for information.

For Male Dancers

Princeton Ballet School has announced the creation of the Douglas Martin Scholarship for Male Dancers, a new initiative to provide full tuition for boys ages 5 to 18. Kirk Peterson, a respected choreographer and teacher, leads the program teaching the advance boys’ classes. American Repertory Ballet principal dancers Jacopo Jannelli and Mattia Pallozzi train the other divisions. Princeton Ballet School offers all levels for boys. All school-age males are eligible for full tuition scholarships. For more information and to register, visit www.arballet.org or call 609-921-7758.

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