Call for Art

The West Windsor Arts Council is seeking artisans to sell handcrafted items at the two-day Artisan Market and Opening Reception for the Off the Wall Art Show. Show dates will be Saturday, November 17, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, November 18, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Submitted work must be original and handcrafted by the artist. Submission deadline is Sunday, August 26. A $15 fee is required at time of submission for artist to be considered.

The council and Woo-Ri Mart are also seeking artwork by children for their collaborative Food Art Competition. Prizes and gift certificates to Woo-Ri Mart will be rewarded. Children can submit 8.5 x 11 art in the following categories: age 4 to 7: favorite fruit; age 8 to 11: favorite dessert; age 12 to 15: favorite holiday food; and age 16 to 18: favorite dinner. Submit work by 5 p.m. on Aug. 17. For more information and specifications of the challenge, visit www.westwindsorarts.org or call 609-716-1931.

Volunteer

CONTACT of Mercer County will host hotline volunteer training in five sessions held June 25 to 29 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Pennington United Methodist Church, 60 South Main Street, Pennington. The program includes mental health and first aid training certification. The $35 class fee includes a training book. To register, call 609-883-2880 or visit www.contactofmercer.org.

LifeTies will host three information sessions for its volunteer program Wednesday, July 11, at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 17, at 5:30 p.m., and Thursday, July 26, at 5:30 p.m. LifeTies, located at 1901 North Olden Avenue, Suite 44 in Ewing, 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. For more information or to register, contact Donna Yates, volunteer coordinator, at dyates@lifeties.org or 609-414-2083. www.lifeties.org

Free Tour

The Princeton Airport will host free tours during the months of July and August every Tuesday morning starting at 10:30 a.m. Tours will address the past, present, and future of the airport.

Princeton Airport is located at 41 Airpark Road in Montgomery Township. For further information, contact Steve Nierenberg at 609-921-3100, or visit www.princetonairport.com.

Audition

M&M Stage Productions and Kelsey Theater host auditions on Wednesday and Thursday, August 22 and 23, from 7 to 9 p.m., and Saturday, August 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a production of the musical “A Christmas Story.” Show dates are weekends November 16 to December 2. Bring the audition form, resume and photo, as well as jazz or tap shoes. Visit www.kelseyatmccc.org/auditions for information and song choices.

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