Teacher Training

One Yoga & Wellness Center in Hightstown offers a 30-hour teacher training in pre-natal yoga dedicated to learning the art of guiding and teaching pregnant women during all stages of pregnancy along with preparation for birth and beyond. The three-day program takes place Friday, August 3, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., Saturday, August 4, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, August 5, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $535 before June 1. E-mail info@oneyogacenter.net to register and for more information.

Donate Blood

The American Red Cross is encouraging donations of blood and platelets to allow physicians to be prepared to treat patients in emergency situations. People who donate blood before May 13 will be entered to win a $1,000 gift card to a national home improvement retailer.

Upcoming donations opportunities are Saturday, May 12, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hightstown EMS; Sunday, May 13, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Gurudwara Sahib , 282 Bakers Basin Road, Lawrenceville; Monday, May 7, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Tuesday, May 8, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Frist Campus Center on the Princeton campus; Thursday, May 10, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at RCN Telecom, 650 College Road East; Thursdays, May 3 and 10, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Johnson & Johnson’s Titusville campus; and Thursday, May 10, 2 to 7 p.m. at Merwick Care & Rehabilitation Center in Plainsboro.

Visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2767 to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age, weigh at least 110 pounds, and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood.

The Red Cross also seeks volunteer transportation specialists to deliver blood products to local hospitals. For more information and to apply, contact Nancy Tobin at 215-451-4229 or nancy.tobin@redcross.org or visit rdcrss.org/driver.

Take a Tree

The Princeton Shade Tree Commission will be distributing 750 seedlings provided by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Forest Service at Communiversity in Princeton on Sunday, April 29.

The Commission will have three species of evergreens and five species of deciduous trees, including oaks, maples, and dogwoods. Each person is permitted to take home four trees. An illustrated handout showing the proper way to mulch new seedlings as well as established trees will also be available. For more information visit www.princetonshadetree.org or www.forestnursery.org.

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