McCarter Theater is holding non-equity auditions for “A Christmas Carol” on Friday, October 12, at Chelsea Studios, 151 West 26th Street, New York City. Signup begins at 9 a.m. Auditioners should be warmed up and ready to dance at 10 a.m. Seeking male and female dancers in their 20s, a male character who dances and sings to portray the school master; and a female character who dances and sings to portray Charlotte Fezziwig. Two roles will also be cast from the ensemble. Rehearsals begin November 7. First preview is December 2. No phone calls or E-mails.

Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey holds a costume and prop sale on Saturday, October 20, at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theater in Madison. Doors open at 10 a.m. Free admission. or call 973-408-5600.

Somerset Valley Players has auditions for “Laughter on the 23rd Floor” on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 6 and 7, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 158 West High Street, Somerville. February production in Hillsborough. or call 908-369-SHOW.

Maurer Productions has auditions for “Driving Miss Daisy” on Saturday and Sunday, November 10 and 11, noon to 6 p.m. Three roles include a Caucasian female to play 72 to 97, a Caucasian male to play 40 to 65, and an African American male to play 60 to 85. Register online at or call 609-882-2292. Kelsey Theater, West Windsor.

Playful Theater Productions has auditions for “Thoroughly Modern Millie” on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 6 and 7, from 7 to 10 p.m. Call Suzanne Smith at 215-579-5677 to schedule an appointment. Kelsey Theater, West Windsor.

Kelsey Players has auditions for “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” on Saturday, November 3, from noon to 4 p.m. Prepare a short monologue, a Christmas Carol, and bring resume and photo. Some roles have already been cast. Auditioners should be at least eight years-old. Call Lorraine Wargo at 609-530-0912 to schedule an appointment. Kelsey Theater, West Windsor.

Photo Walking Tours

Vagabond Vistas Photography offers half and full day hands-on photography workshops presented by David J. Simchock. Saturdays, October 13 to December 8. $75 to $175. Limited to six participants.

Donate Please

WPRB Princeton 103.3 FM has its first on-air membership drive through Sunday, October 14. Guests, specials, many formats, and many thank you gifts in exchange for pledges.

Mercer County Veteran Services seeks donated to a Thanksgiving fund to distribute food vouchers to veterans and their families. Call 609-989-6120.

First Presbyterian Church of Cranbury seeks canned goods, boxed goods, as well as peanut butter, jams, and jellies for its annual holiday food drive. Donate from Sunday, October 22, to Friday, November 16. Main Street, Cranbury.

Terracycle offers donations to schools and non-profit organizations in exchange for empty yogurt containers and used drink pouches.


Waldorf School of Princeton presents a bus trip to Yossi Milo Galleries in New York City to attend the opening of alumnus Taj Forer’s works on exhibit in “Threefold Sun.” $32 includes a sandwich. Thursday, October 25, from 4 to 9 p.m. 609-466-1970 ext. 26.

Arts Council of Princeton offers an art tour of Philadelphia on Saturday, October 13. $75. 609-924-8777.

Arts Grants

Middlesex County Cultural & Heritage Commission offers an arts grant workshop on Wednesday, October 10, at 6:30 p.m. East Jersey Olde Towne Village, 1050 River Road, Piscataway. 732-745-4489. Deadline for applications for grants is Friday, October 26.


New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants is accepting application for high school and college programs. Open to all New Jersey students planning on majoring in accounting.

Participate Please

Mercer County Division of Consumer Affairs is accepting registration for the 12th annual New Jersey Consumer Bowl competition. Deadline is Saturday, November 3. Call MaryLou Bush at 856-614-3120.

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