The Sharim v’Sharot choir will hold auditions for all voice parts throughout August and September. The choir performs in various locations throughout Central Jersey and the Delaware Valley with its repertoire of Jewish music of many eras, styles and languages. Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings from September through June in Ewing. Visit www.SharimvSharot.org to learn more.
Paper Mill Playhouse is holding auditions for its Broadway Show Choir, a tuition-free exhibition show choir for students ages 15 to 22. Auditions will take place at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 119 Main Street in Millburn, on Sunday, October 15, Tuesday, October 17 and Wednesday, October 18 by appointment only. To make an audition appointment, fill out the form at www.surveymonkey.com/r/2017ShowChoir. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 973-315-1640.
The New Hope-Solebury and Lambertville Community Choir is recruiting singers for their upcoming season. All voice parts and varieties are welcome to join. Rehearsals are held Tuesday evenings at Carversville Christian Church, 3736 Aquetong Road, Carversville. Call 650-219-2748 for information.
The South Brunswick Public Library, located at 110 Kingston Lane, Monmouth Junction, is collecting new and nearly new books and media items for their upcoming book sale. The funds from the sale will benefit library programs and services. No encyclopedias or magazines. Items can be dropped off during the library’s business hours. For information, visit www.sbpl.info.
River Horse Brewing Company, located at 2 Graphics Drive, Ewing, is hosting a summer food drive now through Sunday, August 27. Bring in three nonperishable items to the brewery during business hours—Fridays and Saturdays from noon to 7 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m.—and receive a $6 pack of Summer Blonde ale. All collected items will be donated to the Mercer Street Friends Food Bank. For information, visit www.riverhorse.com.
Join photographer Albert Horner and historian and author Barbara Solem on a guided bus tour on Thursday, September 28, through forgotten towns, historic places, and areas of natural beauty during a trip to the Pinelands hosted by the D&R Greenway Land Trust. The rain date is Thursday, October 5. Tour includes visits to Atsion Mansion and Batsto Village. Walking shoes and cameras are recommended. Tickets are $185 and include the bus tour, entrance fees at tour sites, and lunch and dinner. Visit www.drgreenway.org for tickets and information.
Take a Class
Registration is now open for Acting Naturally’s fall musical theater workshops. The workshops are for children ages 8 to 18, and focus on topics ranging from finding your stage presence to mastering the art of performing. Classes run from September to December at the theater, 164 North Flores Mill Road, Langhorne, PA, and cost $325. For the full schedule of classes, visit www.actingnaturally.com.
Attend a Conference
The Princeton Theological Seminary is hosting a three-day conference Thursday through Saturday, September 21 through 23, at the Seminary about the complexities and challenges around the fight for racial and environmental justice. Participants at the conference will share stories, eat and worship together as they explore experiences of race and food and how they connect with the deepest parts of our identities, often in subconscious ways. The cost of the conference is $195. For information and to register, visit www.ptsjustfood.com.
Howell Living History Farm is accepting applications for parent/child enrollment in its fall pre-school program, The Hatchery, which begins in September. Parents can enroll by attending an organizational meeting on Wednesday, August 23 or Tuesday, August 29 at 1 p.m. Meetings will be held in the Howell Farm Visitor Center, and are intended for parents only. Applications will not be accepted by mail or phone. The program is designed to introduce children to life on the farm, while parents help the Howell Farm staff with visiting school groups and other farm activities. For information call 609-737-3299.