Church seeks vendors, crafters for show

Vendors and crafters are invited to reserve a space at the Trinity Presbyterian Church Spring Craft Show set for 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 20 at the church, 367 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick.

Spaces cost $30 each, with a $5 discount for those who bring their own table. Proceeds from the event will help offset the cost of a mission trip to Project Child’s Casa de Luz Orphanage in the Dominican Republic.

For more information or to reserve a space, call Marcy at 732-254-2699 or Cindy at 732- 572-5356.

Curtain to rise on ‘The Frog Prince’

The South River Elementary School Drama Club will present its production of “The Frog Prince” at 7 p.m. Jan. 29 and 30 in the cafetorium at the school, Johnson Place. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets cost $3 for children and senior citizens, $5 for adults. Refreshments will be sold prior to the show and during intermission.

For more information, call 732-613-4073, ext. 7255.

Tickets available for bus trip to A.C.

Polish National Alliance Lodge No. 1728 will sponsor a Feb. 14 bus trip to Trump Marina Casino, Atlantic City.

The bus will depart at 10 a.m. from the Sayreville Borough Hall parking lot, 167 Main St. Cost is $22; the casino will provide participants with a $25 play return and a $5 food voucher.

For more information or to reserve, call Eddie at 732-254-7991.

Alzheimer’s caregivers to meet

Raritan Bay Medical Center will sponsor an Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Caregivers Support Group meeting 6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 1 in Auxiliary Hall C, lower level of the Medical Arts Building, adjacent to the hospital’s Old Bridge division, Ferry Road, between routes 9 and 18.

Caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served.

Call 732-324-4930 to register or for more information.

Sociable Singles to gather in Monroe

Etz Chaim Sociable Singles will hold a meeting 1-4 p.m Jan. 31 at the Monroe Township Jewish Center, 11 Cornell Ave. The gathering will feature discussions, socializing and refreshments. Admission is $per person. The group is designed for individuals ages 50 and above. New members are welcome.

For more information, call 609-655-5137.

Activities on tap at senior center

A variety of upcoming programs will be offered at the Monroe Township Senior Center, 1 Municipal Plaza, in the Monroe Municipal Building, Perrineville Road.

For more information and to register for events, call the center at 732-521-6111, unless otherwise indicated.

“The Harlem Renaissance,” a DVD presentation exploring the music that started a cultural revolution in uptown New York City in the 1920s, is set for 1 p.m. Feb. 4. The program, hosted by Michael Ferreira, will trace the roots of the music, its social impact and its eventual mainstream acceptance. The DVD features performances by Cab Calloway, Count Basie and Nat King Cole.

The Friends of the Senior Center Inc. will hold a general meeting at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 9. Entertainment will be provided by the Mandolin Players of Clearbrook. Refreshments will be served. The Friends High Tea Social is set for 2 p.m. Feb. 18. Tickets cost $10 per person; price includes finger sandwiches and petit fours. For more information or to reserve, call the Friends office at 732-521-2101.

Anna Baratta, R.D., Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, will offer a presentation titled “Heart-Healthy Dining” at 2 p.m. Feb. 10. Discussion will focus on heart-healthy eating when dining in or dining out. Guests will learn how to prepare healthy snacks at home. There will be a demonstration and tasting. Space is limited.

Christopher Blessing, a professional in exercise physiology with University Medical Center at Princeton Outpatient Rehabilitation Network, will discuss the healthful benefits of stretching in “The Art of Therapeutic Stretching” set for 1:30 p.m. Feb. 11.

The Office on Aging and Senior Center will be closed Feb. 15 in observance of Presidents Day.

Kaufman/Hart play coming to E.B. stage

Playhouse 22 will present its production of “You Can’t Take It With You” 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. on Sundays, Feb. 5-28, at the East Brunswick Community Arts Center, 721 Cranbury Road.

Written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, the play depicts the humorous collision between an amiable, eccentric family and their traditional, conservative future in-laws.

Tickets cost $20 for adults, $18 for seniors and students.

For more information, log on to www.playhouse22.org or call 732-254- 3939.

Circle schedules tryouts for ‘Othello’

Auditions for the Circle Players upcoming production of William Shakespeare’s

Othello” will be held at 7 p.m. Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 at the Circle Theatre, 416 Victoria Ave., Piscataway.

John P. Dowgin of Spotswood will direct the tragic tale of honor, betrayal and poisoned love.

The role of Othello has already been cast; all other roles are open. Auditioners should not prepare a monologue; actors will be given sides. Show dates are April 23- May 8.

For more information, email othelloatcircle@ gmail.com.