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West Windsor Arts Council is accepting registration for summer courses. Figure Drawing with Live Model, Wednesday, July 6 to August 3, 6 to 8:30 p.m., $150. Basic Photography, Sundays, noon to 2:30 p.m., July 17 to August 21, $180. Intermediate and Advanced Photography, Sundays, 2:30 to 5 p.m., July 17 to August 21. Poetry Workshop for Adults, 1 to 3 p.m., Fridays, July 8 to August 19, $115.

Summer camp for students entering grades one to five is Monday to Friday, August 22 to September 2. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m, $300 per week; 9 a.m. to noon or 1 to 4 p.m., $200 per week; extended hours available.

All classes will be held at 952 Alexander Road, West Windsor. For information and registration visit, call 609-716-1931, or E-mail

West Windsor Arts Council seeks artists to submit work that reflects and celebrates the multicultural world in which we live. Artists must be a current member of the arts council and may join to be eligible for the show. Juror is Ferris Olin, professor at Rutgers University and co-founder and co-director of the Institute for Women and Art and administrator of the Feminist Art Project. The exhibit will run September 3 to October 14. E-mail or visit for information.

West Windsor Library seeks photos in conjunction with the theme, “A Day in the Life of New Jersey.” Photos must be submitted on CD, flash drive, or E-mailed in jpeg format to Call 609-275-8901 for information. Deadline is Tuesday, September 20.

Face to Face: Community Conversations on Environmental Justice, a discussion led by Frank Popper, professor at the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers, focuses on environmental justice, on Tuesday, July 12, at 7 p.m. at West Windsor Library. Readings will be drawn from some of the most important works in the environmental movement in New Jersey. In partnership with West Windsor Library, New Jersey Council for the Humanities, West Windsor Arts Council, and Greening of West Windsor. Call 609-799-0462 to register and find out how to get a free reading packet.

PinnWorth Productions has open auditions for “The Pirates of Penzance” at Kelsey Theater, Communications Building, Mercer College, West Windsor, on Saturday, June 25, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, June 26, 6 to 10 p.m.; and Monday, June 27, 7 to 10 p.m. Call Melissa LeShchanka at 732-322-1376 to schedule an appointment. Must be 16 or older.

Mercer County Library System offers a teen reading program that is completely online for teens to participate while on vacation or away at camp. Visit

Princeton Presbyterian Church offers Camp Discovery: Panda Mania, on Monday to Friday, July 18 to 22, 9 a.m. to noon, 545 Meadow Road, West Windsor. Free. Register online at or call 609-987-1166.

Rescue Mission of Trenton is collecting new and used clothing and furniture on Saturday, June 25, from 3 to 11 p.m. at Mercer County Park, West Windsor, as part of the Freedom Festival. The agency serves men and women who have no place to turn for shelter, food, and clothing. Visit for information.

Stop Smoking

New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services offers a free nicotine replacement therapy program with quit smoking patches or nicotine replacement gum for any New Jersey smoker, age 18 and up, while supplies last. Enroll with the New Jersey Quitline by calling 866-NJSTOPS and receive an eight-week supply of free NRT and up to five free counseling sessions with a quit smoking coach. Visit for more information.

Motor Vehicle Info

NJ Motor Vehicle Commission will expand agency hours throughout the state beginning Saturday, July 2. All 39 motor vehicle agencies will be open Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Tuesdays, 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.; and Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Visit for more information.


Arts Council of Princeton presents summer classes, workshops, and opportunities for adults and teens in the visual and performing arts. Visit for full schedule and to register.

Black Cat Tango offers an absolute beginner program, a six-week series to learn the basics. Six one-hour classes, two-hour practice sessions, and refreshments. No partner or experience needed. E-mail or call 609-273-1378.

Authentic Yoga presents a cooking workshop in Princeton, on Saturday, July 23, at 4 p.m. Dishes include khichadi, an Indian porridge; mixed vegetables; and Papad salad. For information and to register send E-mail to $50.

Call for Art

New Hope Sidetracks Art Gallery is accepting submissions for “Naked in New Hope,” a group show opening September 17. Artists should mail or drop off a disc with up to 12 digital images together with a completed form and check in the amount of $10. Deadline is Wednesday, July 27. E-mail or call 215-862-4586 to request an application.


Montgomery Recreation offers bus trips departing from 375 Burnt Hill Road, Skillman. Saturday, July 16, 12:30 p.m., Mets vs. Phillies, Flushing, $70; Wednesday, October 5, 2:30 p.m., “Jersey Boys,” $90; Saturday, October 15, 10 a.m., “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” $90; Saturday, November 12, 11 a.m., Radio City Christmas Spectacular, $85; and Saturday, December 10, 10 a.m., “Anything Goes,” $140. E-mail or call 609-466-3023 for information.


Jersey Club Sports Princeton offers Ultimate frisbee, kickball, and soccer leagues beginning Thursday, June 30. All games will be played at Princeton Day School, 650 Great Road. Post game activities at Princeton Sports Bar, 128 Nassau Street, Princeton. Visit for information and registration.

Central Bucks Bicycle Club is accepting registration for its 31st annual Covered Bridges Bicycle Ride on Sunday, October 6. Choose from a 20-mile, a 30-mile, a 33-mile, or a 63-mile ride. All rides include snack stops and a celebration lunch at the finish. Visit or call 267-293-9887. Proceeds are donated to area charities.

More Camps

Har Sinai Temple, 2421 Pennington Road, Hopewell, offers a seven-week summer program on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, from 9 a.m. to noon for $100, or 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for $110. Contact Magda Reyes at 609-730-8100 for information.

JCC Metrowest and Atlantic Home Care and Hospice present Camp Clover, a free week-long summer bereavement day camp for children and teens, ages 7 to 15, deal with the loss of someone close to them. The camp is in Flanders. Visit or call 973-379-8440, ext. 8956 for information.

Call for Entries

Monmouth County Fair seeks entries of crafts, flowers, photographs, baked goods, and more for the home and garden competition. The Monmouth County Park System will be accepting entries of art, photos, crafts, honey, needlework, and canned goods on Sunday, July 24, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Monday, July 25, from 9 a.m. to noon. Flower, plant, and vegetable entries should be delivered to the fairgrounds on Friday, July 29, from 8 to 11 a.m. Baked goods should be delivered on Saturday, July 30, from 8 to 11 a.m. For information visit or call 732-842-4000. The fair runs Wednesday to Sunday, July 27 to 31. Admission is $7.


Somerset Valley Players has auditions for “Little Shop of Horrors” on Sunday and Monday, June 26 and 27, from 7 to 9:30 p.m., at 689 Amwell Road, Hillsborough. Needed are four women, ages 16 to 30; and four men, ages 18 to 30; a puppeteer, and voice over for the puppet. There will also be a small chorus with a few speaking parts. Be prepared to sing a song of your choice or from the production. Be prepared to dance. Visit or call 908-369-7469 for information.

Roxey Ballet is holding auditions for professional dancers for the next season. Men must be at least 5’8” and women must be at least 5’6.” Plan to perform both a contemporary and classical variation and take part in a brief interview. Send resume, headshot, bio, and video of work to

Good Causes

PEAC Health & Fitness and Catholic Charities is collecting food pantry items for area families in need. Bring non-perishable food items to PEAC, 1440 Lower Ferry Road, Ewing, during July. Call 609-883-2000 or visit for information.

Trenton Mercer Continuum of Care presents Project Homeless Connect, a one-day event designed to provide housing, services, and hospitality in a one-stop model for people experiencing homelessness. Donate new socks, sneakers, boots, jeans, shorts, shirts, baseball caps, and personal care items to Mercer Alliance from Friday, June 24, to Thursday, June 30. Other items being collected include thin beach towels, gym bags, water bottles, flashlights and batteries, reading glasses, toothbrushes, razors, brushes, deodorant, chap sticks, tissue packets, sun screen, Skin-So-Soft, spray bottles with fans, personal hygiene wipes, and personal first aid kits. Volunteers are also needed. Call 609-844-1008 or E-mail for information.

Fresh Air Fund seeks volunteer host families to share their community with an inner-city child this summer. Visit or call 800-367-0003 for information.

Help Wanted

Mercer College offers a certification course in umpiring for field hockey on Monday to Friday, July 11 to 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. Certified umpires are needed to officiate middle school ($50 an hour). Chris Maloney, author of “How to Umpire Field Hockey,” publisher of “, and editor of “Rules, Umpires, and Ask the Umpire” sections of Call 609-570-3311 to register.

Call for Waiters

Grounds For Sculpture has an inaugural waiter race in conjunction with its Bastille Day party on Thursday, July 14. Waiters must arrive at the finish line without spilling the contents of the tray. To participate in the waiters’ race register at Deadline is Sunday, July 3.