In Town

Plainsboro Library seeks donations for its dedicated science center with a focus on WATS, a program for female high school students who express an interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The non-profit science-oriented youth group that meets at the library for events including panel discussions with female doctors, scientists, and science teachers, is raising funds to purchase a Wentzscope microscope for the children’s section. Donations payable to Plainsboro Public Library with the word “microscope” in the memo line, should be sent to the library at 9 Van Doren Street, Plainsboro 08536.

WW-P Girl Scouts is accepting new members for new troops for the fall. If you are interested in joining Girl Scouts, as a girl or an adult volunteer, send an E-mail to or call Louisa Ho at 609-371-2119.

Yardley Players has auditions for “Annie Get Your Gun” on Saturday and Sunday, August 28 and 29, noon to 4 p.m., at Kelsey Theater, West Windsor. Call Marge Swider at 215-968-1904 for an appointment. Download audition form at

Youth Orchestra of Central Jersey has auditions on Tuesday, September 14, at WW-P High School North, 90 Grover’s Mill Road, Plainsboro, at 4 p.m. Visit or E-mail to register and review audition requirements.

Mercer County offers tennis lessons for age five to adult in Mercer County Park’s indoor tennis center. Register online at Call 609-448-8007 for program specifics or to borrow equipment for lessons.

Teal Tea Foundation members will be typing teal ribbons around old oak trees in September to install awareness about ovarian cancer. The effort is supported by Bordentown, Hamilton, Lawrenceville, Plainsboro, and West Windsor, as well as Morrisville, Pennsylvania. Pennington-Ewing Athletic Club is holding five dance classes to benefit the foundation. Chauncey Conference Center will hold a high tea on September 25.


East Brunswick High School, Class of 1970 is searching for classmates to attend its 40th class reunion on Saturday, September 25, from 6 p.m. to midnite, at Pheasants Landing, 311 Amwell Road, Hillsborough. $65. Call Yvonne De Carolis of Plainsboro at 609-275-8474 or E-mail to register.

Volunteer Please

Contact of Mercer County seeks volunteer listeners for its crisis hotline. The free course begins Tuesday, September 14, and meets weekly through December 7, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Ewing. Classes focus on active listening, crisis intervention, and suicide intervention skills. Visit or call Eleanor Letcher at 609-883-2880.

Your Resource seeks volunteers to help refurbish donated wheelchairs. Experience with basic tool use or fixing bicycles is a plus. All skill levels are welcome and training is provided. Wheelchairs are for those without health insurance or cannot afford to buy a new one. Visit or call 609-530-1513.

For Singers

Voices Chorale has auditions for all voice parts on Thursdays, September 2 and 9, 5 to 7 p.m., at Music Together in Hopewell. August auditions are by appointment. Familiar with music reading skills and singing in Latin and other languages are helpful. Contact Sandy Duffy at 609-799-2211 or E-mail to set up an appointment or for information.

Community Christian Choir, a multi-denominational choir that performs free concerts to benefit area charities, is open to all singers from ages five to seniors. Registration is on Friday, September 10, at 6 p.m., at the Hamilton Square Presbyterian Church, 2550 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square. Visit or call 609-587-7076 for information.

For the Young

Waldorf School of Princeton offers after school enrichment programs for all children in the community. Acting workshops for grades five to eight on Monday and Wednesday afternoons will be taught by Carol Kehoe, a native of West Windsor. A Chinese calligraphy class for grades 1 to 8 will be held on Tuesday afternoons taught by Seow-Chu See. Contact Jessica Alfaro at 609-466-1970, ext. 110 or E-mail

For Seniors

Princeton Senior Resource Center is accepting registration for the Evergreen Forum, a volunteer organization to support learning in retirement with an emphasis on discussion and participation. Classes meet at 45 Stockton Street, Princeton, and are mostly eight-session courses for $55, beginning on Monday, September 27. For a full schedule visit or call 609-924-7108.

Israel Inside-Out

Jerusalem Online University presents a 14-week college level course with movies and interviews with Middle East experts Bernard Lewis, Alan Dershowitz, and martin Gilbert. Topics include the Peace Process, the History of Israel, and the Middle East in the Media. Instructors include Bonnie Galloway, a professor of sociology and business, and Naomi Vilko, a professor of psychology. Classes begin on Tuesday, September 21, $140. Register. Contact Vilko at 609-924-3225 or E-mail

Call for Art

Phillips’ Mill is accepting works for its 81st annual exhibition. Artists living within a 25-mile radius may submit paintings, graphics, mixed media, and sculpture. Exhibition opens Saturday, September 25. Visit or call 215-862-0582.


Dana Christmas Scholarship for Heroism provides scholarships for up to five students who perform acts of heroism as did Dana Christmas when she saved many lives during a fire in her Seton Hall dormitory in 2000. Must be New Jersey resident, 21 years or younger at the time of the heroic act. Visit or call 609-588-3214.

Vendors Wanted

North Brunswick Parks and Recreation offer flea market spaces for “Heritage Day Festival” on Saturday, September 25, from noon to 5 p.m., at Babbage Park. Spaces are $10 for a 10 by 10 foot space for yard sale items. Visit or call 732-247-0922, ext. 475.

Health for a Cause

Pennington Fit Body Boot Camp is raising donations for HomeFront’s back-to-school program until Friday, September 17. Register for the body transformation program and receive a free week at boot camp, a 30-day meal plan, coaching, and gift certificates. $100 will be donated to the program. Visit or call 609-577-2775.