The Mercer County ark Commission is seeking volunteers for its stewardship and trail crew. Stewardship crew members remove invasive species, care for pollinator gardens, and plant native trees and flowers. Groups meet Thursdays at 9 a.m. at the following locations: July 26, Mercer County Park; August 16, Mercer Meadows; and August 30, Baldpate Mountain.

Trail crew members can hike while helping maintain the county’s trail systems. Groups meet Fridays at 9 a.m. at the following locations: August 3, Roebling Park and August 24, Baldpate Mountain. Both programs are intended for volunteers 12 and up. Anyone under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Contact Land Steward Jillian Stark at jstark@mercercounty.org, visit www.mercercountyparks.org, or call 609-303-0718.

The Arts Council of Princeton is seeking volunteers to assist with its fall community events, including the annual Fall Open House, an Evening with Bollywood, Finding the Great Pumpkin, and Day of the Dead. Volunteer will receive $5 worth of ACP Bucks, which can be applied toward membership and classes, for each hour of their time. Visit www.artscouncilofprinceton.org.

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

The Trenton Downtown Association is looking for volunteers to support the operation and promotion of the 2018 Trenton Music Series. Duties include greeters, working information tables, and assisting artists and production tasks. E-mail Meaghan Singletary at meaghan@trenton-downtown.com, call 609-393-8998 ext. 306, or visit www.concerts.levittamp.org/volunteer_trenton.

Call for Art

The Ewing Library is seeking interesting collections for the library’s display cases and art exhibit area. For more information, contact Cheryl Urbano at 609-882-3130.
Main Street Highland Park is seeking artists, vendors, and sponsors for its 13th annual Arts in the Park street festival, juried art show, and arts and crafts show in downtown Highland Park. The festival is Sunday, September 16, from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit www.mainstreethp.org.


The Somerset Valley Players are holding open auditions for the thriller “Wait Until Dark” on Tuesday and Thursday, July 24, and 26. Auditions start at 7:30 p.m. and will include readings from the script. The cast calls for five males (ages 25-55), one female (age 25-35), and one girl (age 10-14). Actresses auditioning should be prepared to follow some minor blocking in the script, and the girls auditioning should be small in stature and have prior stage experience. The show runs weekends October 19 through November 4 at the Somerset Valley Players theater on Amwell Road in Hillsborough. Go to www.svptheatre.org for complete audition details and character breakdowns.

The Caritas Chamber Chorale is looking for singers of all voice parts, especially tenors, to join the group and sing sacred Christian repertoire. The 2018-’19 season begins in late august. Rehearsals are held in the Bridgewater area. For more information, go to www.caritaschamberchorale.org. To schedule an audition, contact Barbara Sanderman at director@caritaschamberchorale.org or 732-718-0775.

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