Seeking Super Kids
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These listings by Lynn Miller were prepared for the May 2, 2007 issue
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Top Of PageAuditions
Beauty and the Geek, the popular reality show, is coming
to Princeton on Saturday, May 5, to hold an open casting
call at the Princeton Ballroom at the Premiere Hotel, 4355
US Highway 1 at Ridge Road, Princeton, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
They are looking for "very smart guys," 21to 30 years old
with a high IQ and "savvy, intellect, and beautiful
women," 21to 30 years old, who are socially confident and
Villagers Theater seeks two men and one woman, age 20 to
35, for "Tape," a drama by Stephen Belber. Auditions are
Monday, May 14, and Wednesday, May 16, at 7:30 p.m.
Villagers Theater, 415 Demott Lane, Somerset.
www.villagerstheatre.com. E-mail Tina Lee at
Pennington Players seeks five male and five female actors,
ages 16 and up, and one girl with formal dance training,
age 8 to 12, for "Once on This Island." Prepare one
musical theater song (no rock, pop, or opera) and be ready
to dance. Bring sheet music, a photo, and a bio. Call
609-737-PLAY to schedule an appointment. Auditions will be
at Mercer County College, West Windsor. Performance dates
are in August. Auditions are Wednesday, June 13, 7 to 10
p.m.; and Saturday, June 16, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Top Of PageFor Dancers
Roxey Ballet offers auditions for next season through
Monday, May 28. Auditions for professional dancers,
apprentices, male and female, with strong classical and
contemporary technique as well as partnering skills, are
in Lambertville. Call 609-397-7616, ext. 802.
Top Of PageGood Causes
HomeFront seeks contributions to help homeless mothers
care for their children on mother’s day. Call 609-989-9417
to make a contribution and a card honoring your gift in
their name will be sent to your mother (or whomever you
Salvation Army is holding an online auction from
Thursdays, May 3 to 31, with items including golf outings,
restaurants, theater tickets, and vacations.
The organization also has "Ride for the Red Shield
Motorcycle Run in the rolling hills of Hunterdon County on
Saturday, May 12. $25 per rider; $10 per passenger. Call
Ron Yuhas at 908-851-8239.
Top Of PageSeeking Super Kids
ShopRite Partners in Caring and General Mills seek "Hunger
Fighting Super Kids" through a regional contest seeking
letters of 300 words or less describing how a super kid
they know has taken part in a hunger-fighting effort. The
letter should explain how the child expresses
determination to end hunger in his or her community and
what he or she does to take part in hunger-fighting
activities. Winners receive 2,500 bonus box tops for their
school, a $500 donation to the hunger-fighting
organization of their choice, and be pictured on a limited
edition Cheerios package. Deadline Friday, June 15.
Top Of PageSummer Drama
VSA Arts of New Jersey offers a theater and visual arts
program for Mercer County students with disabilities.
Mondays, July 9 to August 27, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., at the
Ewing Library. For ages 8 to 21. Free. Register by June
11. www.vsanj.org. 732-745-3885.
Top Of PageArt
Gallery 125 seeks submissions in all media for summer
exhibit. Submit up to five digital files on CD, labeled
with the title, media, dimensions, and year created. Also
include artist’s name, address, brief bio, E-mail, and
phone number. Images must be in jpg files preferable four
by six inches at 300 dpi. Send to Gallery 125, 125 South
Warren Street, Trenton 08608. Include a $10 check payable
to TDA/Gallery 125. Participating artists are expected to
gallery sit during the exhibit. Accepted work must be for
sale, properly framed, and wired for hanging. Call
Top Of PageGrants Available
New Jersey Council for the Humanities offers humanities
festival grants for October events on the theme of "The
Immigrant Experience in New Jersey: Our Community." Visit
www.njch.org for information, guidelines, and application.
Deadline Friday, June 15.
Top Of PageSports
Garden State Yankees are holding tryouts for three
separate high school and college aged teams for players
from 13 to 25. Based in Woodbridge, all games are within
driving distance. Team play runs Thursday, June 7, to
Sunday, August 12. www.gardenstatebaseball.com.
Ten Star All Star Basketball Camp seeks boys and girls
ages 10 to 19. 704-373-0873.
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