Call for Nonprofits
Non-profit or charitable organizations can apply for the Community Partners Project to learn documentary video and new media skills from local professional filmmakers. Princeton TV will provide instruction, technical assistance, equipment and other expenses that go into the production to successful applicants. Selected participants will be able to market their organization with the final project. Application deadline is Friday, May 11. For guidelines or more information, visit www.princetontv.org
While the Trent House, located at 15 Market Street in Trenton, will be closed for tours during April for restoration work, the visitor center will be open with a special free exhibit, “Out of the Closet: Clothing and textiles from the Trenton House Collection.” The exhibit will run through May 1 and features clothing and textiles that have been stored within the Trent House Collection. For more information, visit www.williamtrenthouse.org
Call for Vocalists
The Newtown Business Association is seeking singers to show off their talent at its Rising Star Competition to be held at the “Street Fair with Flair” on Sunday, May 6. This event is open to all area student and adult vocalists, grades 7 and up. Winners of the Rising Star Competition will be determined by a panel of judges on event day. Contestants will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. $150 prizes will be awarded to the winners in the adult category and the 7th grade through 12th grade student category, donated by Newtown Business Association. Interested vocalists should e-mail Easton Clarke at email@example.com.
Art All Night Trenton is seeking volunteers for the annual event from 3 p.m. June 16 to 3 p.m. June 17 at the Historic Roebling Wire Works, 675 South Clinton Avenue, Trenton. Volunteer training will be held on Saturday, June 9, at the Roebling Wire Works. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.artworkstrenton.org
LifeTies will host information sessions for its TILT Mentoring Program and LifeLink Volunteer Program. TILT sessions will be held Wednesday, April 11, and Thursday, April 26, at 5:30 p.m. at 2205 Pennington Road in Ewing, and Tuesday, April 17, at 11 a.m. at 1901 North Olden Avenue, Suite 44 in Ewing.
LifeLink sessions will be held Thursday, April 19, at 12:30 p.m. at 1901 North Olden Avenue, Suite 44 in Ewing and Wednesday, April 25, at 5:30 p.m. at 2205 Pennington Road in Ewing. RSVP to email@example.com or 609-414-2083, or firstname.lastname@example.org or 609-731-1249. LifeTies is a supportive network of professional staff and trained volunteers dedicated to creating programs for youth to overcome the effects of abuse, neglect or homelessness.
Call for Artists
Franklin Township is accepting free submissions for ArtWalk, a juried exhibit and sale showcasing all two-dimensional art forms. Accepted artwork will be displayed at the Franklin Day Festival on Saturday, September 22. ArtWalk is also be holding a logo contest The Princeton Photography Club (PPC) is providing curatorial management for the Franklin Township Festival Day and will also be provide a $50 award for the best judged logo to be used on posters, business cards, and advertising. For more information, franklintwp.seamlessdocs.com/f/ArtWalkCall4Art or call or call Sheila Geisler at 732-422-3676.
Visual artists ages 18 or older who live, work, or attend school in Mercer County are invited to submit art for consideration for the “Mercer County Artists 2018” exhibition at the Gallery at Mercer County Community College (MCCC). Jurying takes place on Saturday, May 12, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Artists may enter up to two original works completed since March, 2016, in any media except photography. This year, the gallery is also providing early drop-off on Thursday, May 10, noon to 3 p.m. Judging and pick-up of unaccepted works will take place May 12. An entry fee of $10 for one piece or $15 for two must accompany the entries. For more information, visit www.mccc.edu/gallery
Artists, musicians, food vendors, and sponsors can apply to exhibit at the Doylestown Arts Festival through Friday, April 20. The two-day festival is set for Saturday and Sunday, September 8 and 9. To apply, visit www.dtownartsfestival.com
The Princeton Festival offers workshops for high school students on “Making of a Musical” and “Bringing Opera to the Stage.” The opera workshop includes an opera staging rehearsal and Q&A on Sunday, June 3, and a backstage tour and dress rehearsal viewing on Thursday, June 14. The musical theater workshop includes a voice and career session on Saturday, May 19, a staging rehearsal on Sunday, May 27, and a dress rehearsal viewing on Saturday, June 9. Visit www.princetonfestival.org for more information and to register.