Princeton Family YMCA is hosting a clothing drive to benefit area families for the upcoming school year. Donations will be accepted Friday, August 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Y. www.princetonymca.org.
Incredible Me seeks gently-used coats for less fortunate kids. "Coats for Incredible Kids" will accept donations at the store in Princeton Shopping Center, or Step-by-Step in Lawrenceville. Donated items will be given to Womanspace. www.womanspace.org or call 609-683-8907.
Lashir, the Jewish Community Choir of Princeton, is holding auditions in September and October. The choir sings in Hebrew, Yiddish, and Ladino at community events and Richardson Auditorium. Schedule audition by E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jersey Harmony Chorus seeks women who enjoy singing. Rehearsals are Mondays at 7:15 p.m. at Trinity Church, 33 Mercer Street, Princeton. Call Carole Auletta at 908-469-3983 for information.
Princeton Pro Musica is holding choral auditions for the season. Call 609-683-5122 or visit www.princetonpromusica.org for information.
Jersey Transit, a mixed acappella jazz and pop singing group, seeks a bass. Other voice parts are welcome to audition. Weekly rehearsals. Call Kim Neighbor at 609-396-2858 for information.
Westminster Conservatory community ensembles are holding auditions. Westminster Community Chorus, comprised of adult singers, Tuesdays, August 28 and September 4, 7 to 9 p.m. Westminster Conservatory Youth Chorale, an honors ensemble for students in grade 9 to 12, Saturdays, September 8 and 15. Westminster Community Orchestra has opening in the violin and viola sections. Call to schedule audition at 609-921-7104.
Montgomery Center for the Arts seeks photography, visual art, and poetry for "Your Neighborhood," a mixed media exhibit opening in October. Deadline is Monday, October 1. Submit by E-mail to email@example.com or drop off two prints at the Mary Jacobs Library or the 1860 House. Call 609-924-7989.
Gallery 125 seeks 2D and 3D artwork with the theme of revolution for "Revolution," an all media juried show to be held during Patriots’ Week, Trenton’s annual commemoration of the Battles of Trenton. Call 609-989-9119 for information.
Arts Council of Princeton offers fall courses and programs. Full descriptions are at www.artscouncilofprinceton.org or call 609-924-8777. Classes run September 24 to December 3.
D&R Greenway seeks artwork for "The Road Not Taken," a curated fall exhibition. Works in all media and styles including sculpture will be considered. All work must be for sale. E-mail images to firstname.lastname@example.org by Saturday, September 1, or to D&R Greenway Land Trust, 1 Preservation Place, Princeton 08540. www.drgreenway.org.
Roxey Ballet has open auditions for "The Nutcracker" on Saturday, September 15, at Canal Studios, 243 North Union Street, Lambertville. For children ages four up to adults. Call 609-397-7616 for information. www.roxeyballet.org. Audition fee is $30.
Rider University announces a five-week training session for engaged couples to prepare for marriage. Topics include relationships, financial planning, health, childcare, prevention of abuse, insurance, and legal matters. Call Donna Lavin at 856-824-1405 for information.
Bucks County Audubon Society hosts a teacher naturalist training session on Thursdays, September 6 to October 11, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 2877 Creamery Road, Solebury, PA. Call 215-297-5880 or visit www.bcas.org to register. Free.
Evergreen Forum offers 18 courses this fall. Sponsored by the Princeton Senior Resource Center, most courses meet two hours a week for eight weeks beginning on September 24. $50 for one course, and $35 for each additional course. www.theevergreenforum.org or call 609-924-7108.
Cotsen Childrens Library seeks children 8 and up for Cotsen Critix. Write a 100-word review of Rick Riordan’s "The Lightning Thief" and send it to Dana Sheridan, Cotsen Children’s Library, Princeton University Library, 1 Washington Road, Princeton 08544 or E-mail email@example.com. Receive membership to the group and two tickets to a private screening of "Jason and the Argonauts" and a pizza reception.
Carrier Clinic offers a review of topics in preparation for the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse certification exam. Thursday, September 27, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at 252 Route 601, Belle Mead. Register by September 8 with Joanne Southern at 908-281-1603. $50.
Alliance Francaise of Princeton offers beginner, intermediate, and children language classes starting in October. www.allianceprinceton.com or call 609-356-6625.
Friends’ Health Connection invites nominations for someone who works at, or contributes to a New Jersey healthcare facility. The Frances Black Humanitarian Award in Healthcare is named in memory of the mother of Roxanne Black-Weisheit, the founder of the organization, www.friendshealthconnection.org.