Villagers Theater has auditions for “Charlotte’s Web” on Sunday and Monday, November 11 and 12, at 7 p.m. 415 Demott Lane, Somerset. E-mail for information.

Donate Please

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

Operation Christmas Child seeks 1,500 gift-filled shoe boxes to distribute to needy children in more than 120 countries. National collection week is Monday, November 12 to Monday, November 19. Fill shoe boxes with school supplies, toys, necessity items, candy, and a letter of encouragement. Visit The area collection site is 103 Bergen Avenue, Princeton. 732-840-1118.

Volunteers Needed

Salvation Army seeks volunteers for four-hour shifts in conjunction with the Red Kettle campaign. Donations are used for hot meals, warm clothing, toys, soup kitchens, food pantries, emergency disaster services, youth and senior programs, and emergency assistance for prescriptions and housing. Call 908-851-8207.

For Students

Princeton Symphony Orchestra invites area middle school students to turn music into art at the “Colours of Autumn for String Orchestra” concert by the young Russian composer Victoria Borisova Ollas. Students are invited to attend the performance free of charge and use the music for the design and creation of an original work of art to be done at their school studios or home. Each participant will receive a recording. Students are encouraged to design a piece in the medium of their choice — painting, drawing, or sculpture. Submit by Friday, December 21. Call 609-497-0020.

For Scouts

Central New Jersey Council, Boy Scouts of America has its second Annual 10 Commandments Hike, on Friday morning, November 23, in West Windsor. Eagle Scouts Adam Schuit, Andrew Ceram‚, Ben Rubin, and Life Scout, Jason Foster have organized the ecumenical event.

The hike begins with an 8 a.m. check-in and 9 a.m. opening ceremony at the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church on Route 571 in West Windsor. The Scouts then hike as one group, for a total of four miles, to the First Presbyterian Church of Dutch Neck, Saint David the King Catholic Church, Windsor Chapel Interdenominational Church, and Congregation Beth Chaim, where the hike concludes with a snack provided by the synagogue. A member of the Islamic Society of Central New Jersey will be participating as a speaker at one of the stops and a member of the clergy will discuss two different commandments at each stop.

A completed registration form and a $7 fee must be received by the Central NJ Council, BSA by Monday, November 12. On the day of the Hike, each Scout will receive a special commemorative patch designed just for this Hike and a first aid kit from Johnson & Johnson. For additional information, registration form, and map of the hike route visit Contact Paul Harmelin by E-mail at or at 609-419-1600 ext. 28.

No walk in registration the day of the hike. Webelo scouts must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


American Heart Association seeks nominations for the second annual New Jersey Go Red for Women “Woman of Distinction” award. Call 609-223-3727 for nomination packet. The deadline is Friday, January 18.


Hamilton High School West seeks classmates from the classes of 1965 and 1966 for a reunion on October 11, 2008. E-mail or call Donna Carson at 609-396-0758.

Census Reps Needed

U.S. Census Bureau seeks part-time representatives. Call 888-722-8995.

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