Public Speaking

Dana Lichtstrahl offers two virtual sessions of Speakology public speaking and identity exploration training for kids ages 10 to 15. Sessions run for four consecutive weeks beginning Tuesday, July 21, or Wednesday, July 22, from 3 to 5 p.m. To register visit or email: Contact Dana Lichtstrahl at 609-915-1999 or with questions.

Donations Sought

The Children’s Home Society of New Jersey, a nonprofit organization that helps at-risk infants, children, youth, and families achieve their potential, has launched an online drive collecting school supplies. Help provide most-needed supplies to 2,000 kids in need by shopping online to support the drive. When you shop online, YouGiveGoods will email you a tax deductible receipt, and all donations will be shipped at the close of the drive directly to the charity. The drive continues through Friday, August 7. For more information or to donate visit

Continuing Education

Bristol Riverside Theater in Bristol, Pennsylvania, is offering a new series of Zoom-based classes for adults during the month of July as part of its “Intermission Series.” Each course consists of three-one hour sessions via Zoom and costs $45.

The eight courses being offered are “Great story, Tell Me Another,” “The Art of Storytelling,” “History of American Theatre from Oscar Hammerstein II to Tony Kushner,” “American Theatre from Ben Franklin to Oscar Hammerstein II,” “BRT Book Club: Great American Plays,” “Theatre Artists: What Do They Do, Really?” “Playwriting for Beginners,” and “Faux Real: How It’s Painted.”

The theater also offers Intro to Acting classes for ages 12 to 18. For information or to register visit


New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), which provides blood for local patients, is looking for a few good volunteers. The blood drive volunteer is an integral team member whose tasks include assisting donors with registration and/or at the refreshment area. No medical background necessary. Volunteers should be outgoing to provide friendly customer service and be able to perform tasks as needed. Must have transportation. All training is provided including additional safety precautions. For additional information call or text Volunteer Services manager Sharon Zetts at 732-850-8906, Monday to Thursday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

To apply on line as a blood drive volunteer visit

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