Trip to Africa

Participate Please

The Arts

Available

For Seniors

For the Young

Causes

Volunteer

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Top Of PageTrip to Africa

Win a Trip with Nick Kristof for college students or middle and high

school teachers. Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times op-ed

columnist, invites one college student and one educator to accompany

him on an all-expenses paid reporting odyssey to the African continent

this summer. Requirements include an essay of 700 words or less and

two references. www.nytimes.com/marketing/winatrip

Top Of PageParticipate Please

Mercer Chamber of Commerce offers "Mercer EYES: Empowering Youth

Employability Skills," a summer job initiative for are youth.

Businesses interested in providing a six-week summer experience for

area youths should contact Mattie Miller at 609-689-9960, ext. 10.

Special Olympics New Jersey seeks registrants for the Lincoln Tunnel

Challenge 5K scheduled for Sunday, April 22. Register at 222.sonj.org

or onsite at 6:45 a.m. Rain or shine. The race begins at 9 a.m.

609-896-8000.

Top Of PageThe Arts

Youth Stages seeks actor teachers for after-school drama classes in

the central New Jersey area. Call Jean Prall Rosolino at 609-430-9000

or E-mail her at manager@youthstages.com

Glenwood Springs Chamber seeks national artists of original works of

art for the downtown area. Applications may be submitted from Monday,

April 9 to Wednesday, May 30. www.glenwoodchamber.com or 970-945-6589.

Top Of PageAvailable

Princeton University offers nearly 800 digital files of public events

and lectures as free downloads. Audios include Martin Scorsese,

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Maurice Sendak, Edward Felten, Paul Muldoon,

and Ingrid Daubechies. Encoded as MP3 files, they can be uploaded with

RSS. www.princeton.edu/WebMedia/podcasts

One Yoga and Wellness Center begins a six-week teacher training

intensive 200-hour program beginning Monday, June 25. 405 Route 130

North, East Windsor, 609-918-0963. Call for payment schedule.

Top Of PageFor Seniors

Senior Softball Association seeks players over 50 for softball games

held two evenings a week at Mercer County Park. Call Richard Conti at

609-586-4531.

Top Of PageFor the Young

Hopewell Valley YMCA is taking registration for spring programs

including youth soccer, t-ball, peanut ball, and tennis.

www.hvymca.com 609-737-3048.

Top Of PageCauses

Children’s Home Society selling red roses to benefit foster children.

Pre-ordered roses will be delivered on Thursday, April 19. $18 per

dozen in red, yellow, pink, or peach. Minimum two dozen outside of

Yardley. Deadline for ordering is Tuesday, April 3. 609-882-4164.

Top Of PageVolunteer

Middlesex County Conservation Corps seeks volunteers for clean up,

trail building, plant and animal inventories, and reforestation of

more than 6,000 acres of open space. www.co.middlesex.nj.us

732-745-5988.

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