HomeFront’s Week of Hope, a week of volunteering in honor of Martin Luther King’s birthday, will start Monday, January 21, with volunteering at HomeFront’s facilities, a bus tour of Trenton, and painting a mural in HomeFront’s ArtSpace.

Volunteers can read to children on Tuesday, January 22, or attend an evening open house at HomeFront on Thursday, January 24. On Friday, January 25, visitors can have coffee with CEO Connie Mercer and COO Sarah Steward to learn more about the organization. For details, visit www.homefrontnj.org or contact Heather at 609-883-7500 ext. 329 or heathert@homefrontnj.org.

Send Hunger Packing West Windsor-Plainsboro will hold a food collection at the West Windsor Farmers’ Market, held at the Windsor Athletic Club, 99 Clarksville Road, on Saturday, January 19, from 10 a.m. to noon. Items can also be brought to the West Windsor Arts Council at 952 Alexander Road on or before Monday, January 21.

Call for Art

The Princeton Integral Yoga Community Center is accepting submissions of art, spoken word, poetry, and musical performances to participate at Princeton Art Music Poetry Fest on Friday, March 1. Submissions will be accepted through Thursday, February 7. Call 609-454-3140 or visit www.prince­toniycc.org.

Call for Poetry

NAMI NJ is accepting entries for its annual Dara Axelrod Expressive Arts Mental Health Poetry Contest. This year’s theme is flying. Poems should be in keeping with the theme, typed, and no longer than 40 lines. Submissions must include a media release form and a cover letter with name, e-mail address, mailing address, and phone number. Submissions are due Monday, April 1. Typed entries can be mailed to NAMI NJ Poetry Contest, 1562 Route 130, North Brunswick, or emailed to poetry@naminj.org. More information, including the media release form, can be found at www.naminj.org.

Call for Singers

Capital Singers of Trenton is recruiting new members. All voices are welcome, and the group is particularly seeking tenors, baritones, and basses. There are no membership fees or auditions to join. Rehearsals are typically every other Sunday at 4 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church, 343 South Broad Street in Trenton. For more information call 609-434-2781 or email capitalsingers@gmail.com.


The Lawrence Library is hosting auditions for PlayFest, its one-act play festival, on Wednesday, February 27, from 6 to 8 p.m., Saturday, March 2, from 1 to 2 p.m., and Monday, March 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. The festival is set for Saturday, April 27. Auditions will consist of a cold reading from selected scripts. The library is located at 2751 Brunswick Pike in Lawrence. To schedule an audition, contact branch manager James Damron at 609-883-8291 or jdamron@mcl.org.

Philomusica Concert Choir is hosting auditions for its May concerts. Auditions will be held Mondays, January 21 and 28 and February 4 and 11, after regular rehearsals, which run from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at the Unitarian Society, 176 Tices Lane, East Brunswick. For more information or to make an appointment, call 732-993-5400, e-mail to auditions@philomusica.org, or visit www.philomusica.org.

Dancers can audition for Roxey Ballet’s production of “Cinderella” on Saturday, January 19. Auditions will be held at 243 North Union Street, Lambertville. Dancers ages 4 to 6 will audition at 2 p.m., ages 7 to 10 at 2:30 p.m., ages 11 to 13 at 3 p.m., and ages 14 to 18 at 3:30 p.m. The audition fee is $35. For more information and a registration form, visit www.roxeyballet.org.

Seeking Classmates

Hamilton High School West seeks members of the Class of 1969 to celebrate its 50th reunion. A celebration is planned for Saturday, November 30. For more information contact Janice at 609-731-7007 or jan5ice@verizon.net, or Carlton at 973-476-5895 or holbig@yahoo.com.

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