Learn Italian

Registration for spring 2021 Italian language classes at Dorothea’s House is now open. Classes begin the week of January 11 and run for 15 weeks.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic all classes will be taught remotely. Instructors will notify students as to the Internet-based tool he/she will use. With an Internet connection access to the selected tool is free.

For class descriptions, schedule, forms, and payment options, visit www.dorotheashouse.org. If a book is required for a class, it is noted in the class descriptions section. The fee for each class is $185. Register by Monday, January 4, to avoid a $20 late fee and possible cancellation of classes due to low enrollment.

Contact Linda Bruschi with any questions at lindabruschi@dorotheashouse.org or call 609-306-0773 and leave a message.

Courses for Seniors

Registration opens on Tuesday, January 5, at 9:30 a.m. for the spring selection of Zoom-based courses offered by the Princeton Senior Resource Center’s Evergreen Forum.

Registration is a first-come, first-served system at www.princetonsenior.org. Electronic brochures are available online.

Classes begin the week of February 22 and meet once a week for two hours on Zoom. Fees are $95 for a six- to eight-week course, and $70 for a three- to five-week course.

Senior Scholarships are available. To apply, contact Shifra Vega at svega@princetonsenior.org or 609-751-9699, ext. 116.

Call for Tutors

Literacy New Jersey Mercer offers training workshops for tutors in the new year. Tutors work one-to-one or in small groups to teach adults who are learning to speak, read, and write English.

The Tutor Training Workshop will take place on Zoom on Wednesdays, January 13, 20, 27, February 3, and 10, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Participants are expected to attend all training sessions and complete some independent online assignments. Previous teaching experience is not necessary. All of current tutoring is being conducted online.

Call 609-587-6027 or email mercer@literacynj.org to register.


New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), which provides blood for local patients, is looking for a few good volunteers. 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. Call or text Volunteer Services manager Sharon Zetts at 732-850-8906, Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

To apply visit www.nybc.org/support-us/volunteer-nybc/volunteer-application.

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