Soles4Souls, a charity organization that collects shoes located in Bordentown, is seeking volunteers to help load a truck on Saturday, November 3, at 9 a.m. The group needs at least 10 to 15 volunteers who can help load and stack 6,700 pairs of shoes onto a truck. They are also accepting donations. Email Lizzy Swiderski at lizzys@soles4souls.org or call or text 615-598-7311.

The Sourland Conservancy relies on volunteers to protect, promote and preserve the Sourland Mountain region. To volunteer email info@sourland.org.

The Historical Society of Princeton seeks volunteer walking tour guides to lead historical tours of Princeton. Guides discuss topics including the early history of Princeton, the founding of the University, and the American Revolution. Ideal candidates are in good physical condition, with a passion for history and a love of sharing stories with others. Before leading tours, volunteers dedicate their time to learn the rich cultural history of Princeton. Once trained, guides lead one to three tours per month. Availability at least one Sunday per month is required.

Email a letter of interest and resume to Eve Mandel at eve@princetonhistory.org.

Call for Plays

The Lawrence Library is accepting play submissions for its annual PlayFest on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Plays should be ten minutes in length, with a maximum of five actors. Playwrights should be of high school age or older and reside or work in the Delaware Valley. Submissions are limited to a maximum of two per playwright. Playwrights, amateur or professional, should submit their plays by Dec. 21. Scripts can be emailed as a Word document attachment to akerr@mcl.org or may be brought to the Lawrence Library reference desk. Please include two title pages: one with the play title only and the other with play title and name, address, phone, and email address of the playwright. The playwright’s name should not appear in the script. For additional information, call Ann Kerr, 609-989-6922.

Call for Art

The Monmouth Museum is seeking entries for its annual juried art exhibition, set for Jan. 12 to March 10, 2019. Artists are also welcome to submit work for the museum’s Member Miniatures: Big Art in Small Packages show. Submission deadline for both shows is Monday, December 3, at midnight. For more information or to submit, visit www.monmouthmuseum.submittable.com/submit.


The JM Group of restaurants is fundraising for its annual holiday meal drive. This year it plans to donate more than 200,000 meals to the Mercer Street Friends Food Bank during the holiday season. To donate visit www.witherspoongrill.com/holiday-meal-drive/.

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