Call for Art

The Ewing Library is seeking interesting collections for the library’s display cases and art exhibit area. For more information, contact Carmela Barrett at 609-882-3130.

The West Windsor Library is accepting submissions for its annual Amateur Photo Contest, open to all Mercer County Library patrons except those who are professional photographers. Participants can submit one 5×7 photo print that fits the theme “Summer Days” by Tuesday, September 10. For more information, entry forms, and rules, visit www.mcl.org.

The New Jersey Water Color Society is sponsoring the 77th Annual Open Juried Exhibition of Paintings on Monday, October 7, through Sunday, November 3. The exhibition is open to all residents of New Jersey who are 18 years old or older and elected members of other state water color societies. Submissions must be done in water media (including acrylic) or collage (created with handmade water media on paper or yupo by the artist) and must be framed under glass or plexiglass. Classwork or workshop creations and nude paintings are not eligible. Submissions are due Wednesday, August 14. For entry forms and more information, visit www.njwcs.org.

Call for Nominations

The Lawrence Township Growth and Redevelopment Committee is accepting nominations for its annual Economic Developments Awards ceremony. Nominations are sought for eight different categories: the Mayor’s Award for Economic or Community Development, New Large Business, New Small Business, Business Service, Residential Property, New Building/Renovation, Historic Preservation, and Environmentally Sustainable Practices. Deadline is Friday, August 2. For forms and more information, visit www.lawrencetwp.com.

Grief Support

H.O.P.E. is a nonprofit, nonsectarian organization providing surviving spouses with grief support since 1979. The 10-week spring session begins the second week in July in West Windsor, Hamilton, Willingboro, Browns Mills, Marlton, Moorestown, and Medford. For information or to register, call 856-234-2200, 888-920-2201, or visit www.hopesnj.org.

Volunteer

New Jersey Blood Services is seeking volunteers to assist with registration and refreshments at local blood drives. For more information, contact Sharon Zetts at 732-850-8906. www.nybc.org.

Womanspace is accepting volunteer applications for its Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Victim Response Teams. Applications are due Friday, August 16. Fall training begins in September. For more information, visit www.womanspace.org or contact Domestic Violence Victim Response Team Coordinator Heidi Mueller at 609-394-0136 or dvvrt@womanspace.org, Sexual Assault Support Services Coordinator Alison Daks at sass@womanspace.org, or Volunteer Coordinator Susan Adams at saa@womanspace.org.

The South Brunswick Public Library is seeking adult volunteers for sorting book and media donations. Retirees welcome. For more information, contact Bob Holland, Friends Book Sale acquisition chair, at 732-991-9046.

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