In Town

Curves seeks non-perishable food items for the Curves Food Drive to benefit area food banks. Last year, over 4,"000 tons was collected in over 8,"000 locations throughout the world. A bag of groceries equals the normal service fee for new members. For information or for donations: 217 Clarksville Road, West Windsor, 609-750-1100, or Plainsboro, 660 Plainsboro Road, Plainsboro, 609-716-6262.

Weichert Princeton Junction office associates are working with the American Cancer Society’s Daffodil Days project. Flowers will be either sent or delivered to someone with cancer. Fresh cut daffodils, $10; potted plant of daffodils, $10, delivered to a patient, $20. Contact Donna Lucarelli or Trish Gilstrap at 609-799-3500 for information.


Princeton Festival announces chorus auditions for “Sweeney Todd,” on March 12, and 16 at the Woolworth Music Building, Princeton University. Rehearsals begin in May for July performances. These are paid positions. For an appointment, E-mail:

McCarter Theater holds auditions for local equity actors on Monday, March 14, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Reserve your space at 609-258-6504.

Villagers Theater has auditions for Lionel Bart’s “Oliver!” Adults (16 and over), Tuesday and Wednesday, March 8 and 9, 7 p.m. Children ages 7 to 15, Saturday, March 12, 4:30 p.m. Do not prepare a song from Oliver, but be prepared to speak with a Cockney accent. 415 DeMott Lane, Somerset. Visit E-mail for more information.

Kingston Women’s Chorus seeks women who love to sing, experience not necessary. Rehearsals are every Sunday evening. Call Heather Robbins at 609-683-8319 for information.


Contact of Mercer County seeks volunteers for its 24-hour Crisis Intervention Hotline. The 10-week course begins Tuesday, March 15, 9:30 a.m. or 7:15 p.m. Classes will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church in Ewing. Visit or call 609-883-2880.

Breast Cancer Resource Center offers training to be a peer educator or peer counselor. Workshops are on Monday to Wednesday, May 16 to 18, and Thursday and Friday, May 26 and 27. Call 609-497-2100 ext. 346 for information and registration forms.


Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders offers a new pamphlet regarding the duties of the board, Mercer’s governmental structure, meeting dates, and contact information for each freeholder. Copies are available in libraries.


Trinity Church is accepting grant application from secular or faith-based non-profit organization that provide human services in Mercer County. Grant awards usually range from $500 to $2,"000. Call Cathy Wheeler at 609-921-3065 for information.

Phillips’ Mill Photographic Exhibition seeks entries for its 13th annual competition scheduled to open on May 15. Any medium involving a photographic process. Financial awards. Entries may be hand delivered on Friday and Saturday, March 11 and 12. Visit or call 215-862-9568 for information.

Kidsbridge Children’s Museum seeks nominations of a child, a group of children, or a classroom, that has demonstrated an extraordinary acts of kindheartedness, service to the community, peaceful resolution of conflict, and compassion for the less fortunate. Deadline is Friday, March 18. For information visit or call 609-581-0239.

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Wild Oats Natural Marketplace requests prom dresses for girls who need them in order to attend prom. Dresses may be brought to Wild Oats, MarketFair, and Princeton YWCA. Deadline is Thursday, March 24. For information visit


Tourette Syndrome Association of New Jersey recognized a student with Tourette Syndrome who had a proven record of accomplishment and achievement. Visit or call 908-575-7350. Deadline is April 30.

Eden Institute Foundation offers a $500 scholarship to a worthy college sophomore or junior who has declared a special education major and has demonstrated an extracurricular commitment to the field. Call 609-987-0099. Deadline is Monday, May 2.

Jewish Family and Children’s Service grants a $5,"000 scholarship to a full-time student at Douglass College. Eligibility is limited to Jewish female students raised by their Jewish mother in a single-parent household. Call 609-987-8100 for application. Deadline is Saturday, April 30.


New Jersey Bandits Football seeks spring football team players ages 17 and up. E-mail or call 732-382-8894 for information.

GSBL Wood Bat League seeks players from 14 and up. Visit or call 732-382-4610.

Men’s Adult Baseball League of New Jersey is admitting new individuals and teams for the spring, 2005 season. Individual players must be 18 and up. Visit or call Dave Micallef at 973-699-8336.

New Jersey Devils Alumni Association offers college scholarships to high school senior hockey players. Call 201-935-6050 for a copy of the rules and application.