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Bristol Riverside Theater is accepting donations for the

Robert M. Kelley Family Center of Bristol. Seeking

non-perishable food items; canned goods; stocking stuffers

for children and adults; new dishes, dish towels,

utensils, and glassware; new pillows and blankets; beauty

products for older clients and parents; disposable

diapers, baby food, formula, juice packs, new car seats,

and baby items; toys, board games, and book; holiday

wrapping paper and supplies; and holiday decorations.

Donors receive discount coupon for "The Trial of Ebenezer

Scrooge" and the "Winter Musicale." www.brtstage.org.

HomeFront seeks monetary donations to help the homeless

people in Mercer County. $25 buys a case of diapers; $150

heats a family’s home for one month; $500 feeds a hungry

family for six weeks; and $900 pays one month’s rent.

www.homefrontnj.org.

Century 21, Abrams, Hutchinson & Associates is hosting a

coat drive to benefit HomeFront. Gently used or new winter

coats for men, women, and children can be dropped off at

10 Schalks Crossing Road, Plainsboro, or 130 Nassau

Street, Princeton, through December 20. Call Gloria

Hutchinson at 609-945-2014.

BetterHomesNJ is collecting new, unwrapped toys through

December 21 to be distributed to families in the bayshore

area and at a local youth center. Bring to 5 Independence

Way, Plainsboro. www.betterhomesnj.com.

West Windsor Police, Lions Club, and American Legion Post

76 are holding its annual toy drive. Drop off new

unwrapped toys at the police department on Clarksville

Road before Wednesday, December 20. Call Sam Dyson at

609-799-0452 for more information.

Top Of PageThe Arts

Gallery 125 seeks submissions in all media for its Winter

’07 exhibit from February 9 to April 6. Information at

www.gallery125.com.

Arts Council of Princeton offers registration for a wide

variety of classes and workshops this winter beginning the

week of January 8. New classes include painting in

acrylic, oils, pastels, watercolor, and tapestry weaving.

www.artscouncilofprinceton.org.

VSA Arts of New Jersey is accepting applications for the

2007 Arts Achievement Awards and Art Par Excellence

statewide touring exhibit. For ages 12 to 21.

www.vsanj.org. Deadline Monday, January 8.

Plainsboro Recreation Department offers recreational

programs for special needs children for the winter season.

Artful Artists promotes arts for ages 4 to 18 on Monday

afternoons; Kids’ Co’Motion is a movement program for ages

5 to 18 on Wednesday afternoons, Kids’ MusicRound features

music for ages 3 to 9 on Mondays, Let’s Act is an

improvisational drama program for ages 10 to 18 at

Millstone River School on Thursdays, and Special Olympics

Young Athlete Program introduces ages 2 1/2 to 6 to the

world of sports on Saturdays. $10 per program.

Non-Plainsboro residents may apply.

Top Of PageVolunteer Please

Special Olympics New Jersey is accepting event

registration for the polar bear plunges to raise awareness

for more than 15,000 athletes in the state. The first

event is on Saturday, January 13, at the Wildwoods

Convention Center. The Seaside Heights event is Saturday,

February 24, at Aztec Ocean Resort. www.sonj.org or

609-896-8000.

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