In Town

High School South seeks nominees for the Hall of Honor. The Alumni Award is for those alumni who have brought honor to themselves through actions of achievement, service, or overall contributions to the common good of society. The reason for their recognition must have occurred after their graduation from South.

The Student Achiever Award is for those alumni who have brought recognition to themselves through achievement recognized in areas such as academics, athletics, performance, or community service. The recognition must have occurred during their high school years at South.

The Community Service category is for those individuals who have provided extraordinary service to the high school. These may include individuals who have served in official capacities, such as school board members, PTA members, as well as those who have served as volunteers. The award is open to anyone who has provided extraordinary service, whether or not they had children attend South.

The Inspiration Award is for those who have provided extraordinary leadership and inspiration to the school. The individuals must have served in some capacity during their involvement with South as a leader, motivator, inspirer, mentor, or skilled practitioner.

Individuals in all categories are eligible for consideration three years after graduation or three years after their service ends. Affirmative votes from three-quarters of the committee are required for selection. Individuals may nominate several eligible candidates, but only one per category. Forms may be sent to Hall of Honor Committee, High School South, 346 Clarksville Road, Box 535, West Windsor 08550. Forms are available on the website, Deadline is Wednesday, June 1.

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory invites female students, grades 7 through 10, to participate in a clean energy essay contest titled “A Scheme for Clean.” The deadline for submissions is Monday, April 11.

Submissions to the essay contest should focus on one of the following topics: clean energy transportation, making our cities more energy efficient, revitalizing the clean energy workforce, and the best clean energy policies around the country. The essay should be between 400 and 600 words and may be submitted in paper or electronic form. Send to Stephanie Wissel, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Box 451, MS-20, Princeton 08543; or E-mail Visit for information.

West Windsor Arts Council seek performing artists for programs in 2011 and 2012. Theater, dance, instrumental and/or vocal music, performance art, puppetry, poetry, spoken word, stand-up, improv comedy, staged readings, multimedia works, or any combination are welcome to apply. E-mail for proposal form or visit

Pierrot Productions has auditions for “Blithe Spirit” on Sunday and Monday, April 3 and 4, at 7 p.m. Kelsey Theater, Mercer College, West Windsor. Prepare an appropriate monologue and be prepared to read from the script. Feel free to try a British accent. All roles involve physical comedy and comic timing. E-mail to schedule an audition appointment.

Yardley Players has auditions for “Oklahoma” on Saturday and Sunday, April 2 and 3, 1 to 5 p.m. Communications Building, Mercer College, West Windsor. Prepare songs according to character solos. Ensemble should prepare “The Farmer and the Cowman” or “Oklahoma.” Call Marge at 215-968-1904 to schedule an appointment.

American Legion Princeton Post 76 offers four-year scholarships for a resident of Princeton Borough or Township, or West Windsor, who is a child, step child, grandchild, or great grandchild of a U.S. war veteran who served during wartime. High school juniors or seniors, or college freshmen should contact the Princeton Area Community Foundation, 15 Princess Road, Lawrenceville 08648.

Cranbury Golf Club, located in West Windsor, seeks boys and girls, ages 10 to 15, who want to play golf. Free lessons by Yan Liu. Visit or call 609-802-8162.

For the Young

D&R Greenway Land Trust calls for entries for “Dreamscapes,” its high school student photographic juried show featuring a natural landscape digitally manipulated into a vision of the future. Visit for full submission rules. Submission deadline is Wednesday, April 20.

New Jersey Performing Art Center has auditions for singers who can act and dance as well as trained ballet dancers for “Kiss Me, Kate” Ballet-trained dancers on Saturday, April 9, from 9 to 11 a.m. Singer actors on Friday, April 8, from 4 to 9 p.m.; and Saturday, April 9, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Horizon Theater, 24 Rector Street, Newark.

South Brunswick Library offers therapy dogs to help children ages five and up practice reading skills. Thursdays, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. children with reading challenges or special needs may read to a yellow Labrador. Beginning in April, a King Shepherd will be available on Wednesdays, from 6 to 7 p.m. Register at 732-329-4000, ext. 7285.

Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey in Madison offers training in classical theater for middle and high school aged students this summer. Visit or call 973-408-3980 for times, dates, and ages.

Call for Art

Gallery 14 invites artists working in all photographic media to submit works for a juried photographic exhibition. Mail to Gallery 14, 14 Mercer Street, Hopewell 08525 with a check of $25 or bring to the gallery on a Saturday or Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Submit up to five JPEG images on one CD, write your name on the CD, include a text document with your name, home address, phone number, E-mail, brief biography, and a numbered list of the five images.

Metuchen Area Chamber of Commerce seeks painters, sculptors, craftspeople, performers, musicians, dancers, actors, filmmakers, art group, and art studios for its fourth annual Junebug ArtFest. Call 732-548-2964 or E-mail for information. Deadline is Friday, April 15.

Donate Please

Blawenburg Reformed Church seeks clean clothes, books, toys, linens, and household items for a rummage sale. Drop off through Tuesday, April 5, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Memorial Hall, 416 Route 518, Blawenburg. Visit or call 609-466-3108 for information.


Downtown Performing Arts Center of Lambertville offers classes in acting, dance, and ballet beginning on Monday, April 4, for all ages and skill levels. Visit or call 609-397-3337 for information. Located at 8 Mount Hope Street, Lambertville.

Good Causes

Autism Speaks supports “Shine a Light on Autism” by lighting up a house, building, store, school, restaurant, or cultural institution with blue lights to raise awareness for autism.


55-Plus is having “Spring Fling,” an escape to the Poconos on Thursday, May 26, 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Bus, buffet lunch, miniature golf, walking on trails, and more. $50 to $55. Call Samuel Goldfarb at 609-924-2008 for an application.

Seeking Photos

“Burgerbits,” a film created based on people and the community of Chambersburg, Trenton, already has interview footage. The producers are now looking for photos and home movies of the people and the neighborhood to make the film representational of the Chambersburg experience. Call 609-731-5033.