McCarter Theater will hold non-equity auditions in New York City on Friday, October 6, for "A Christmas Carol." Sign-ups begin at 9 a.m. Seeking 10 actors, five male and five female, for the ensemble. Chelsea Studios, 151 West 26th Street, Studio 607. Prepare a song and bring sheet music, a headshot, and a resume. Rehearsals begin November 7. Production begins December 3. A stipend will be provided. Call ChiChi Anyanwu at 609-258-6508 to schedule an audition.
Pennington Players seek actors ages 16 and up, for "James and the Giant Peach." Auditions are at Kelsey Theater, on Saturday and Sunday, October 21 and 22, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Musical talent with the violin is a major plus. Prepare an upbeat monologue and bring resume and photo. Production opens January 26. Visit www.mysignup.com/jamespeach for appointment.
Bridge Players Theater Company has auditions for "The Good Doctor" on Sunday and Monday, October 29 and 30, at 7 p.m., at Broad Street Methodist Church, 36 East Broad Street, Burlington. Auditions will be cold readings from the script. Seeking men and women ages 20 to 60. www.bridgeplayerstheatre.com or call 856-303-7620.
Call for Art
Gallery 125 seeks submissions in all media for "Small Works," an exhibit from November 10 to December 16. Works should be no larger than 16 by 20 inches and priced under $100. Include a $10 check for up to five submissions. Call 609-989-9119 or www.gallery125.com.
New Jersey Department of Agriculture seeks nominees for the Outstanding Young Farmers Award. Farmers must be between the ages of 21 to 40, have a financial interest in the farm operation or be a salaried farm employee. Deadline is Monday, January 15. Website: www.nj.gov/agriculture/about/sba/cover.html or call Karen Kritz at 609-984-2506.
Women Helping Women is launching a new evening therapy group for women who were sexually abused as children. Register with Melissa Higgins 732-549-6000.
VSA Arts of New Jersey offers a fine arts program to students ages 8 to 21 with disabilities. The first session is Monday, October 9, at 4:30 p.m. , at the Mercer Elementary School, 1020 Old Trenton Road. 732-745-3885 or www.vsanj.org.
Writers Corner USA seeks additional members for an advanced novel writing group that meets in Doylestown, PA on the second Wednesday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. E-mail Russ Allen at firstname.lastname@example.org and include a brief bio of your experience as a writer, a standard resume, the name of your agent (if any), and a brief description of your past and present novel-length fiction projects.
Howell Living History Farm is still accepting applications for parent and child enrollment in its Tuesday and Friday Hatcher Program. Children ages 3 to 5 may participate while parents volunteer their time helping the farm staff. Call 609-737-3299.
Historic Fallsington seeks crafters for the annual event benefiting the preservation and educational programs of the venue. Spaces are still available for the event to be held on Saturday, October 14, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call 215-295-6567.
International Pet Owners Club has a call for photos for the "Cutest Pet Photo Contest." Everyone is invited to send color or black and white photos (8 x10 or smaller) of cats, dogs, rabbits, or other animals. Include the photographers name and address on the back. Send to 2006 Fall Photo Contest, International Pet Owners club, Box 1908, Pittsburg, Kansas 66762. Deadline is Sunday, October 15. Photos may also be submitted at www.cutestpetcontest.com.
Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve seeks volunteers for the naturalist training program beginning in October. The program includes Saturday morning programs through March on the natural and cultural history of the preserve, botany, ecology, plant identification, and interpretation. Call 215-862-2924.
Middlesex County Improvement Authority seeks volunteers to help with the Monroe Fall Harvest Food Drive. Individuals are needed on Saturday, October 7, from 9 am. to noon, to distribute bags and flyers to each of the residents in the Clearbrook and Concordia communities. Contact Jennifer Apostol at 609-409-5033.
Contact Jennifer Apostol at 609-409-5033.