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West Windsor-Plainsboro African American Parent Support Group is sponsoring a logo contest for a new logo to be used to commemorate AAPSG’s 25 years of service on behalf of African American children in the school district. The logo contest is open to all students in the school district and the winning logo will be announced on May 18, at the “K-8 Striving for Excellence” program at Grover Middle School, and again on May 20, at the “9-12 Striving for Excellence” program at High School South.
The contest is open to any current WW-P student with the permission of their parent or guardian. The prize is $250. The logo of original artwork, words, symbols and/or a combination of all three, must be based on the BUILD 25th campaign theme and the mission statement of the AAPSG. Visit www.ww-p.org for an application and details. Deadline is Saturday, May 15.
West Windsor-Plainsboro Soccer Association invites boys and girls teams U-8 to U-16 to participate in the annual Sunburst Soccer Tournament on Saturday and Sunday, June 5 and 6. Team fees are $425 to $495. All teams are guaranteed four games at Mercer County Park, West Windsor. Visit www.wwpsa.org/sunburst or call 888-267-8988. Deadline is Sunday, May 16.
LSTS FC Boys Travel Soccer has tryouts for U11 boys on Tuesdays, May 4 and 11, and Thursday, May 11, at 5:45 p.m., at Mercer County Park’s frisbee fields off Quakerbridge Road. Visit www.lstsfc.org or E-mail email@example.com.
Mercer County Park offers nature summer camp for five weeks throughout the summer. Open to children entering first to seventh grades, the programs offer hands-on nature exploration. $185 to $260 per week. Call 609-883-6606, Ext 112, or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yardley Players has auditions for “Plaza Suite” on Saturday, May 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cold readings from the script. Bring photo and resume. Call Howard Matter at 215-675-0262 for appointment. Kelsey Theater, Mercer College, West Windsor.
Dress for Success Mercer County offers mother’s day cards featuring the artwork of Tony LaSalle, a Delaware Valley College professor who maintains a studio in Lambertville. Each card is available for a minimum $10 donation. Cards may be signed with your name and sent to the recipient with a note that she has been honored by your donation. Cards are available at www.dressforsuccess.org/mercercounty. The organization has served more than 700 low-income women with outfits for job search attire and business attire and accessories free of charge. Deadline is Monday, May 3.
Boys & Girls Club of Trenton and Mercer County seeks volunteers to condition donated bicycles, sell bicycles, or help market the bicycles that have been donated. The bike exchange is an all-volunteer effort that accepts donated kids and adult bikes, put the bikes in working orders, and sells them in the Capitol Plaza Shopping Center on Olden Avenue, in Trenton. Benefit for after school programs for the Boys & Girls Club. Visit www.bikeexchangenj.org.
The Fresh Air Fund seeks host families for the summer to house inner-city youngsters. Children, ages 6 to 18, from New York City are selected based on financial need. Visit www.freshair.org or call 800-367-0003.
Call for Art
Gallery 125 invites artists working in any photographic medium to submit works on the theme, “Up Close and Personal” for a juried photography show opening in August. Submit up to five jpeg images on one CD and a $20 check payable to Gallery 125, to Gallery 125, 125 South Warren Street, Trenton 08608. Deadline is Saturday, June 12. Visit www.gallery125.com or all 609-989-9119 for information.
Kensho Studios offers spring and summer screenwriting sessions in Canal Studios, Lambertville. Sessions are geared for both teens and adults who aspire to learn the art and craft for cartoons, video games, television, and films. All workshops are $325. Tuesdays, May 18 to June 22, for teens and adults; Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 20, June 29, and July 1, adults only. Visit www.mykensho.com or call 609-460-4047.
For The Young
South Brunswick Public Library seeks all forms of art from teens in grades 6 to 12 for a teen summer art contest. Entries are accepted between Tuesday, June 1 and Friday, June 25. Display and voting from Saturday, June 26 to Friday, August 20. Winners will be announced on Saturday, August 28. Visit www.sbpl.info or call 732-329-4000, ext. 7634 for information.
Princeton Public Library invites students in high school and college or up to age 24 to submit original short films of 20 minutes or less for consideration in the annual Princeton Student Film & Video Festival, Wednesday and Thursday, July 21 and 22. Deadline is Monday, June 21. Visit www.princetonlibrary.org or call 609-924-9529.
Trenton Museum Society and Passage Theater offer summer art and theater camp at Ellarslie for ages 6 to 13. Monday to Friday, June 26 to August 6, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $250. Visit www.ellarslie.org or call 609-989-1191 for an application.
Princeton Center for Yoga and Health offers a four-week therapeutic yoga class for ages 25 to 35 with Asperger’s Syndrome. Classes will be held Saturdays, May 1, 8, 22, and 29, from 3 to 4 p.m. $60. Visit www.princetonyoga.com or call 609-924-7294.
Republican Women of Mercer County offers nominations for scholarships for young women. One application from New Jersey will be submitted to the Federation of Republican Women for scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,500. E-mail email@example.com for information or visit www.rwomc.org for application form. Deadline is Saturday, May 15.