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High School South welcomes Hall of Honor individuals. The 2009 inductees are Michael Carr, Inspiration Award; David Oliver and Demis Ashton, Service Awards; Aneesh Chopra, Michael Renna, and Marilyn Stoddard, Alumni Achiever Awards; and Charles McCall, Megan McNulty, Katherine Riley, Student Achiever Awards

The induction ceremony and dinner will be held on Saturday, November 14, at High School South in Commons I, at 6 p.m. Tickets are $35. Send a check made payable to WW-P HS South, to Leslie Fisher at WW-P HS South, 346 Clarksville Road, Princeton Junction 08550 by Friday, November 6.

Pennington Players has auditions for “A Christmas Story” on Saturday, October 3, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Readings will be from the script. Bring photo and resume. Seeking two to three men and women, ages 15 to 65; five boys, ages 7 to 14; and two girls, ages 9 to 10. Performances are weekends, November 27 to December 6. Call 609-737-PLAY to schedule an appointment. Kelsey Theater, West Windsor.

West Windsor Arts Council seeks volunteers for Avenue of the Arts at MarketFair through Friday, October 2, in two-hour segments. E-mail for information.

Fastframe offers its first “Art Contest for Kids” for ages 6 to 10 to create a piece of art based on the theme, “My Favorite Place.” Artwork will be accepted at both the Southfield Shopping Center in West Windsor and the Montgomery Shopping Center through Saturday, November 14. First and second place pieces will be framed. The first place winner will be sent to the national office. Call 609-799-5522 or 609-683-7778 for information.

Mercer County Italian American Festival seeks personal stories of growing up Italian. Visit for information. Stories of fewer than 250 words may be submitted with hometown, occupation, and contact information. Selected stories will be published in the Trenton Times. The annual festival takes place at Mercer County Park in West Windsor on Friday to Sunday, September 25 to 27. Call 609-631-7544 for information.

Planet Apothecary in Forrestal Village, Plainsboro, offers a seven-week yoga program combining yoga, mindfulness, and meditation presented by April Eichhorn, beginning Wednesday, October 7, 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. A full day retreat on Sunday, November 15, is included. Register. $400. Visit or call 609-458-8732 for information.

Plainsboro Food Pantry seeks non-perishable grocery and personal care items. No pasta, soup, diapers, canned vegetables, and baby food. Call 609-799-0909, ext. 352 for information. Small donations may be brought to 641 Plainsboro Road.


New Jersey State House offers “Democracy in Action,” a tour of the building, history presentation, panel discussion, and website workshop on Friday, October 16, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. Register at 609-633-2709.

Acting Classes

Princeton Community Television presents “Acting for Film, Television, and Theater,” a series of classes by Judith K. Robinson, an actor, model, and teacher. Wednesdays, October 7 to November 11, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. 369 Witherspoon Street, Princeton. $210 for the six-week program. Call 609-356-0558 for information.



Rory Mahon presents a five week class in cement sculpture and metal casting techniques. Weekdays, weeknights, and Saturdays. Pennington studio. Call 609-477-4424 or E-mail

Writing Classes

Trinity Church offers adult creative writing classes based on Robert Glen Butler’s book, “From Where You Dream.” Lauren B. Davis, the church’s writer-in-residence, leads the classes in the Flemer Library, 33 Mercer Road, Princeton. Tuesdays, November 3, 10, and 17. Register by E-mail at $100


Capital Health presents free prostate cancer screenings for men, 50 and older, in Hamilton and Trenton. Call 800-255-3440 or visit to schedule an appointment.

For Veterans

American Legion Post 401 reminds war veterans that they may be eligible for a $250 property tax deduction on homes they own and occupy. Totally disabled war veterans or the unmarried surviving spouses of such veterans are granted a full property tax exemption. Forms must be filed by Thursday, October 1. Visit

Call for Entries

Gallery 125 seeks entries of all media except video and installations for “Point of View,” an exhibit opening November 13. Submit digital files on CD along with a $20 check payable to TDA Gallery 125. Include artist’s name, address, phone number, and E-mail address; brief biography and title of the piece. Send to Gallery 125, 125 South Warren Street, Trenton 08608. Call 609-989-9119 for information.

For Teens

South Brunswick Student Film and Video Festival seeks films and videos to present to a teen and adult audience. Filmmakers will introduce their film and provide a Q&A after the screening. Entry form, guidelines, and information at

Donate Please

Men’s Warehouse seeks professional attire to be distributed to unemployed men in the area looking for work. When you drop off your gently used suits, dress shirts, sport coats, slacks, ties, belts, and shoes, you will receive 10 percent discount that day. 150 Quaker Bridge Mall, and 3375 Brunswick Pike, both in Lawrenceville.

For Photographers

Vagabond Vistas Photography offers fall instructional photo tours with owner David J. Simchock with a wide range of events. Hands-on learning experiences for participants, expert instruction and critique from a seasoned professional. Tours offered on weekends and weekdays, sun-up to sun-down. Register at