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Cheng/Ferrara Productions has auditions for “High School Musical” on Saturdays, January 31 and February 7, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Tuesday, February 3, 7 to 10 p.m. The room location will be posted at Kelsey Theater, Mercer College. Prepare one complete song (contemporary popular music or musical theater preferred) and bring sheet music. Dress for dance. Most of the 35 roles are for teens 12 and up. Visit or call 609-499-1388 to schedule an appointment. Performances are Friday to Sunday, May 1 to 10.

Princeton Senior Resource Center offers “Brunch at Home,” a gourmet basket of goodies serving two to be delivered Sunday, March 29, by 9 a.m., for $37.50. Items include smoked salmon, quiche, freshly baked goods, juice, fruit, tea, and coffee. Delivery includes homes and businesses in Princeton, Lawrenceville, Skillman, Rocky Hill, Plainsboro, West Windsor, Pennington, Hopewell, East Windsor, and Monroe. Visit or call 609-924-7109.


Paper Mill Playhouse has auditions for the Summer Musical Theater Conservatory on Saturdays, February 7 and 14, at Millburn Middle School, 25 Old Short Hills Road, Millburn. The audition panel is looking for vocal skill, dance ability, personality, and presentation skills. Vocal audition includes a portion of a song from a musical that best demonstrates vocal range, musicality, acting, and interpretive skills. Sheet music required for piano accompaniment. Everyone will be asked to dance. Visit for forms. Call 973-379-3636, ext. 2133 to schedule an audition.

Singers Wanted

Princeton Pro Musica seeks experienced choral singers for its April 19 performance of “St. John Passion.” Auditions are at All Saints Church, Princeton, on Tuesday evenings beginning January 27. Call 609-683-5122 or E-mail .

Voices Chorale seeks altos, tenors, and basses for concerts in April and June. Contact Sandy Duffy at 609-799-2211 or E-mail to schedule an appointment. Weekly rehearsals are held on Mondays, 7:30 to 9:45 p.m., in Hopewell.


Eden Institute offers $1,"000 scholarships to area high school seniors planning college majors and future careers in special education or related disciplines. Visit for application. Deadline is Friday, April 3.

Crafters Sought

Robbinsville High School seeks crafters and artisans for “Cutting Edge Arts and Crafts Fair” on Saturday, April 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Entry fee is $60 for a 10 by 10 space. Call 609-448-5466 for information.

Exercise for Kids

Princeton HealthCare invites children to register for “Kids Marathon” incorporating age appropriate and consistent exercise with care for the environment and contributions to the community. Walk or run 2.5 miles per week supervised by parent, coach, or teacher. Receive incentives for achieving milestones of 5, 10, 15, and 20 miles. Gather on Race Day, Sunday, June 7, at 8 a.m., at Princeton University Stadium for awards and refreshments. Adults 10K race follows. Visit or call 609-497-4069.

Musicians Wanted

Bucks County College Jazz Orchestra seeks professional, semi-professional, college or high school musicians to play in a college level jazz orchestra. All instruments are welcome. Rehearsals are Tuesdays beginning January 27 from 7 to 9:30 in Newtown, Pennsylvania. E-mail or call 215-504-8595 for information.

Grant a Wish

One Single Wish launched to grant simple wishes to foster children and individuals in need in New Jersey. Wishes include clothing, household appliances, baby products, school supplies, gift cards, movie tickets, music lessons, and dental care. Visit or call 732-513-5562.

Special Camp

Eden Family of Services offers Camp Eden, a co-ed residential camp for children with autism spectrum disorders. Open house is Saturday, May 16, noon to 4 p.m. in Chaplin, Connecticut. Visit or call 609-426-8656, ext. 33.

Business Clothing

Princeton University is conducting its annual “Suitably Dressed” clothing drive through Wednesday, January 28. Gently used business attire for men and women go to people entering or re-entering the workforce. Bring to Princeton Stadium ticket office weekdays from 8 to 9 a.m. and 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. E-mail or call 609-258-5144 for details.

Arts and Crafts

New Jersey State Council on the Arts offers applications for its folk arts apprenticeship program focusing on supporting the traditional arts and crafts by helping individuals work directly with a master artist. Workshop for applications are Thursday, February 26, 11 a.m. in Trenton; and Sunday, March 8, at 12:30 p.m. in New Brunswick. Application deadline is Friday, April 3. Call 609-292-6130 to reserve a spot.

For Teachers

Educational Resource Services offers training to teachers using specific strategies for responding to disruptive classroom behavior based on Fred Johnson’s “Proactive Discipline for Reactive Students.” Sessions will be Tuesday to Friday, February 10, 11, and 12 in Newark, Saddle Brook, and Cherry Hill. or call 800-579-1085.

For Writers

Society of Professional Journalists invite entries of works from newsletters, blogs, online, magazines, television, radio, or newspapers for journalism awards. Visit or call 609-989-0802 for details. Deadline is Saturday, February 28. $25 per entry.


Mercer County Commission on Abused, Neglected, and Missing Children and Cherish the Children Foundation seek nominations to honor volunteers at the annual awards banquet. The three categories include administrative, program, and organization. The county Youth Services Commission will also honor high school students who have demonstrated a commitment to community service. Deadline is Friday, February 6. Visit or call 609-989-6896. The awards dinner is Wednesday, April 29.