Auditions set for ‘The Music Man’ in North Brunswick Jan. 6, 7

The North Brunswick Department of Parks, Recreation & Community Services has announced the Broadway classic “The Music Man” as this year’s 46th annual community theatre musical. Director Michael Hritz is seeking principals as well as a diverse adult ensemble. No experience is necessary. Vocal and dialogue auditions for children’s roles only including Winthrop, Amaryllis, Zaneeta, …

NBTHS community aids fire victims

The North Brunswick Township High School (NBTHS) community of staff, administrators, students, parents and guardians supported the families affected by the fire at Hidden Lake last month by raising $600, donating $75 for Thanksgiving dinner and provided gift cards worth more than $300.

Type ‘O’ blood in high demand

New Jersey Blood Services will hold a blood drive 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Jan. 3 at St. Augustine of Canterbury School, 45 Henderson Road, Kendall Park. Type “O” blood, the universal donor, is in demand.

Murder mystery event set in the 1980s

The Education Foundation of South Brunswick will hold a murder mystery fundraiser 7-11 p.m. Jan. 30 at the Double- Tree Hotel, Princeton. Tickets include entertainment and dessert. Advanced sales are $35; tickets are $40 at the door. Guests are encouraged to wear their best outfit from the 1980s.

Raritan Poets to meet monthly at library

The Raritan Poets, a reading group and workshop since 1994, will meet the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the East Brunswick Library, 1 Civic Center Drive. All ages are welcome. Bring 10 copies of the reading sample.