Audition

Somerset Valley Players, Hillsborough’s community theater, is looking to fill 10 roles for the comedy “Four Weddings and an Elvis” by Nancy Frick. A recording of the virtual performance will be streamed in June.

Auditions will be held virtually via Zoom by appointment only, on Sunday, March 21, starting at 4 p.m., and on Monday, March 22, starting at 6 p.m. Auditioners are required to submit a recorded 2-3 minute comedic monologue to edhayden_svp@yahoo.com no later than Friday, March 19.

Director Ed Hayden is looking for four adult females, ages 20-60, and six adult males, ages 20-80. Auditions are open to actors residing in any location. All roles are open to any ethnicity.

The director would like to cast real-life male/female couples as the couples portrayed in the show. Theater couples strongly encouraged to audition. However, individual actors can audition as well. Direct questions to edhayden_svp@yahoo.com by Friday, March 19.

For complete information including character breakdown and required forms, go to the auditions page at the theater’s website: www.svptheatre.org.

Summer Employment

Princeton Human Services is opening up the application process for their annual Summer Youth Employment Program. This program has been a gateway for youth into the adult world of work and has provided numerous working opportunities to youth in Princeton. This summer participants will have the opportunity to work in-person with virtual job readiness workshops.

Melissa Urias, director of Princeton Human Services, said that “as this program continues to expand, we will offer SYEP participants new career building opportunities by supplying a variety of employment sites, resume writing skills, and interpersonal interviewing techniques in order to facilitate teens as they transition into the adult workforce.”

Participants must live in Princeton, must be between the ages of 14 and 18 as of July 5, 2021, and their family income must not exceed 400 percent of the 2020 US federal poverty level. Participants work 25 hours a week and earn minimum wage ($11.10/hour) for eight weeks during the summer.

Applications are available at the Princeton Human Services office in Monument Hall. Applications can also be downloaded online at https://nj-princeton.civicplus.com/755/Summer-Youth-Employment-Program. The application deadline is Friday, April 30.

If you are interested in participating in this program and have questions, call Princeton Human Services at 609-688-2055 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or send an e-mail to murias@princetonnj.gov.

Plants for Sale

Morven Museum & Garden’s online plant sale, in anticipation of its annual Morven in May celebration, is open through Monday, April 12. Deer resistant plants, annuals, perennials, veggies, heirloom, and prolific container plants are specifically sourced from trusted growers. Tools are garden accessories are also available for purchase. Pick-ups and on-site sales take place April 30 through May 2. Visit www.morven.org.

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