Art Online

The West Windsor Arts Council is offering an online drawing class led by Barbara Schaeffer. The course, designed for adult beginners and homeschooled teenagers, will cover free hand and perspective drawing, shading, and adding color through nature, still life, and landscape drawings. The course meets Fridays, June 12 through July 24, from 1 to 3 p.m. with no class July 3. The cost is $10 per class or $60 for the full course. For information about additional online courses or to register visit www.westwindsorarts.org.

Food Drive

Mercer County Community College is hosting food and clothing drives at its James Kerney Campuses in Trenton during the month of June.

Collection of new and slightly used clean clothing is scheduled for Fridays, June 5 and 12, at the James Kerney Campus, 102 North Broad Street in Trenton. The donation bins will be located at the rear of the building off of Academy Street from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Donations at the West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road, will be collected on Wednesdays, June 3 and 10, and Monday, June 8, in the lot off of the Hughes Drive entrance from 9 a.m. 3 p.m. Donors are encouraged to pre-sort their clothing in bags by size.

Both locations will also accept donations of canned and boxed non-perishable foods. Donors are encouraged to comply with social distancing standards and to wear face coverings when donating.

Donations from both drives will be distributed at JKC on Wednesday, June 24, starting at 10 a.m. in the student and faculty parking lots. Thursday, June 25, will serve as a rain/overflow date. Local authorities will provide security for the distribution. More information is available at www.mccc.edu/GivingBack.

Call for Art

The Mercer County Culture & Heritage Commission invites Mercer County artists ages 60 and over to submit works to the online edition of the Mercer County Senior Art Show, to be held virtually from July 23 through August 7. All submissions must be the original work of the applicant, created within the last three years, and not previously entered in a county or state senior art show.

Applicants may submit one piece of art in any of the following categories: acrylic, craft, digital imagery, drawing, mixed media, oil, pastel, photography, print, sculpture, and watercolor. The entry deadline is Thursday, July 16. For more information email art show coordinator Cheryl Reed at chreed@mercercounty.org. Visit www.mercercounty.org to register.

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