Common calendar, Packet papers, Sept. 18


Editor’s Note: Please call before attending any event. As of press time, certain restrictions were still in place due to the coronavirus outbreak.

 

Ongoing

 

The Mercer County Solidarity Network (MCSN) is a new mutual aid group designed to connect people in need throughout Mercer County with people who can help meet those needs.

The group is looking for individuals, families and businesses who would like to donate their time, resources or goods/services with people who have been affected by the pandemic and who request support. There is no minimum obligation – donors can specify whatever they feel they can provide and the group will match donors with individuals who have expressed a related need.

To sign up as a donor, visit www.mercersolidarity.org/ or email MercerCountyPOL@gmail.com.

 

Pickleball will be held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at the Mercer County Park Tennis/Pickleball Center, Old Trenton Road, West Windsor. Morning times to be announced.

Participants must wear masks, bring water and bring their own paddle.

Mercer County fees are $7/time or a player can pay $35 (62 and older) or $70 (under 62) to join the Mercer County Park tennis/pickleball program through the end of 2020. Membership is required.

For more information on pickleball and membership, email NewcomersMembership@ywcaprinceton.org or visit www.ywcaprinceton.org/newcomers.

 

The Mercer County Mask Project is in need of masks for healthcare workers and first responders.

 

Gesher LeKesher is currently accepting applications from high school juniors and seniors in the Greater Princeton Mercer Bucks area to participate in a Jewish peer leadership program.

As Gesher “Madrichim” (peer leaders), teens lead a group of seventh to ninth grade “Talmidim” (learners) in outreaches addressing trending topics from a Jewish perspective including friendships, the impact of social media, peer pressure, prejudice, and anti-Semitism on campus.

Gesher LeKesher meets virtually six hours each month: two Monday night trainings from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and an additional outreach time either Monday/Wednesday night or Sunday morning.

Gesher LeKesher is a program of Jewish Family & Children Services and is partially funded by the Jewish Federation of Princeton Mercer Bucks.

For more information, visit www.jfcsonline.org/gesher-lekesher.

 

The Jewish Community Youth Foundation is kicking off its 18th year giving back to local, national and global non-profits beginning this fall. The program brings together teens in grades 8-12 from the Mercer and Bucks counties area.

 

Each teen philanthropist donates their own money which gets matched and pooled with money they fundraise during the program. Students will meet virtually to discuss Tzedakah and explore needs and the non-profit organizations who address them. At year-end, each group decides how their dollars will be donated. The program offers teens the opportunity to develop…


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