Pennington Players will hold auditions for "James and the Giant Peach"
on Saturday and Sunday, October 21 and 22, at Kelsey Theater. Register
Somerset Valley Players has auditions for "Happily Ever Once Upon" on
Sunday, October 15, 2 p.m.; and Monday, October 16, 7 p.m. Male and
female, ages 16 to 60. Amwell Road, Hillsborough. www.svptheatre.org
or call 908-369-7469.
Villagers Theater has auditions for "`Twas the Night Before Christmas"
on Wednesday and Thursday, October 18 and 19, 7 p.m., at Villagers
Theater, 415 Demott Lane, Somerset. www.villagerstheatre.com.
Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission presents "Chinese
Calligraphy and Brush Painting, a three-part series beginning
Saturday, October 14, 10 a.m. to noon, at Plainsboro Public Library.
All arts materials provided. Register at 732-745-4489. $20.
Montgomery Center for the Arts offers "Jazz Piano Trio Workshops"
features jazz tunes, improvisation, solos, and how to work in a
standard jazz trio setting. Teachers are Tara Buzash, Michael Taylor,
and Joseph Falcey. Each one-hour workshop, $75. Sundays, October 22,
November 12, and December 10, 4 or 5 p.m. Contact Buzash at
Actor’s Dance Studio offers classes for salsa, tango, ballroom, and
acting. Register at 609-278-0799.
National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts is accepting
registration from high school seniors for its Arts Recognition and
Talent Search program. Nine art disciplines include dance, film and
video, classical, pop and jazz music, photography, theater, visual
arts, voice, and writing. www.nfaa.artsawards.org or call
Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at UMDNJ seeks 200
young people for a sexually transmitted disease prevention training
program. Participants should have a strong interest in learning safer
sex messages to share with friends, family, and peers. Call
973-972-5000 for information.
Call for Art
Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for
the Deaf seeks artwork and an essay from students with hearing loss in
grades 9 to 12. Requirements at www.rit.edu/NTID/arts. Deadline is
Friday, December 1.
HomeFront seeks formal dresses, especially in sizes 14 to 24, for more
than 100 formerly homeless parents as they celebrate their successful
return to independence. Bring to 1880 Princeton Avenue, Lawrenceville.
www.homefrontnj.org or call 609-989-9417.
55-Plus offers Fall Fling, a trip to the Bronx featuring guided tours
of the Yankees Stadium and the Cloisters Museum, and lunch at
Giovanni’s Restaurant on the Grand Concourse. Thursday, November 9.
The chartered bus leaves from the Jewish Center in Princeton at 8:30
a.m. $85. Register at 609-924-2008.
Quaker Bridge Mall will donate $1 to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer
Foundation for every Simon Pink Ribbon Giftcard (a prepaid Visa
Preservation New Jersey seeks nominations for an endangered historic
resource for the 2007 list of "10 Most Endangered Historic Sites in
New Jersey." Deadline Thursday, November 30. www.pnj10most.org or call
NJShares is accepting applications from Trenton-are residents
struggling to pay their energy bills in the wake of an unexpected
financial crisis. Apply at PSE&G, 15 West State Street, Trenton.
www.pseg.com/billpaymentassistance or call 856-630-9741.