The Roosevelt Arts Project will present “An Evening with Schubert” featuring soprano Cecelia Ticktin and pianist Alan Mallach at 8 p.m. April 8 at Roosevelt Borough Hall.
The program will feature songs and solo piano music of Franz Schubert, including “An die Musik” and “Ganymed,” both written before the composer’s 20th birthday, and his Piano Sonata in A minor.
Ticktin, a resident of Roosevelt, is a junior at Hightstown High School who is aiming for a professional singing career. She is a member of the N.J. Allstate Choir and the N.J. Region II Choir, and played the role of Maria in a production of “The Sound of Music” at Hightstown High in March.
Alan Mallach, also a resident of Roosevelt, began his piano studies in his teens in Israel, continuing after his arrival in the United States, with the late Michael Field. A pianist and composer, he has performed widely both in solo recitals and in chamber music, including performances of works by local composers George Antheil and Laurie Altman. He is also an author and speaker on Italian opera.
The Roosevelt Arts Project has been presenting artistic and cultural events in Roosevelt and vicinity since 1987. Forthcoming programs in this year’s series includes the return of the Roosevelt String Band on April 21 and 22.
Roosevelt Borough Hall is located on Route 571, five miles southeast of Hightstown. A voluntary contribution of $5 will be collected at the door.
For general information about the Roosevelt Arts project call Robin Gould at (609) 448-4616. For information about the Schubert concert, call Alan Mallach at (609) 448-5614.
Roosevelt Recreation offers yoga, movie night
The borough of Roosevelt Recreation Department will continue its yoga program this spring with classes at Roosevelt Borough Hall and Roosevelt Public School. Kym Kulp, a certified yoga instructor who teaches at The Peddie School, instructs the classes.
Classes take place from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., with remaining classes on April 4, 11, 18, 25 and May 2 and 9. The cost of the program is $80 per person. Walk-ins are welcome.
The department will also sponsor a movie night at 7 p.m. April 8 in the Roosevelt Public School gymnasium. The event will feature the film “Sky High,” an action-adventure comedy. For further information call (609) 448-0539, ext. 3.
AHS to host ‘Breakfast with the Easter Bunny’
The Allentown High School Student Council’s annual “Breakfast with the Easter Bunny” will take place 9-11 a.m. April 1 at the high school cafeteria. There will also be a craft project, an egg hunt, and photos with the Easter Bunny.
Tickets are $4 for children and $5 for adults, with proceeds to benefit the Simpson Baber Foundation for Autism. All are welcome.
Ukrainian egg design demonstration April 1
A demonstration of Ukrainian egg decorating will be held from noon to 3 p.m. April 1 at Off the Wall Craft Gallery, 42 S. Main St., Allentown. The event is free. Patricia Hulick will use the authentic wax technique and apply dyes with symbolic designs that date back to centuries before the birth of Christ.
Macy’s discount passes
to benefit CentraState
The Associated Auxiliaries of CentraState Medical Center is sponsoring a one-day sale April 4 at Macy’s to support local charities. Discount savings passes are being sold in advance, and at the door, at a price of $10 each. The pass will allow the holder to enter the store, purchase items at discounts of 15-20 percent, and enter into several drawings to be held that day. There will also be various forms of entertainment provided by Macy’s all day. For advance tickets, call Louise at (609) 259-2684.
Assemblyman to discuss school financing
Assemblyman Joseph Malone will address the community on financing public education on Monday, April 3, 7-8 p.m. at the Upper Freehold Regional Elementary and Middle School auditorium. Following Malone’s appearance will be a presentation on the 2006 school budget by the BOE and school administrators.
Pancake breakfast and egg hunt April 9
The Millstone Township Women’s Organization will host its fourth annual spring fundraiser: a pancake breakfast and egg hunt at the Millstone Elementary School.
The menu will offer all-you-can-eat pancakes, bagels, bacon, juice, milk, coffee and tea. The egg hunt for children ages 2-10 will be open 9-11:30 a.m. Raffles and a silent auction for gift baskets will follow. There will also be photos with the Easter Bunny, face painting, coloring activities, goodie bags and more.
Tickets are $7 in advance or $9 at the door; children under 24 months will be admitted free. For tickets and information, call Christine at (732) 446-7737.
Parenting, egg painting, photo classes offered
Millstone Community Education is offering the following classes and activities in April:
How to become debt-free, April 1, 9 a.m.-noon; fee $35 per person or $45 per couple. “The Power of Your Digital Camera,” April 1, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; fee $50. “Sugar Egg Panorama,” April 4, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; fee $12. Psychic reading, April 6, 6:45-8:15 p.m.; fee $35. “Sprit Encounters,” how to reconnect with those who have passed away, April 6, 8:30-9:45 p.m.; fee $35 plus $10 materials fee. Ukrainian egg painting, April 6, 6:30-8 p.m.; fee $12. Editing digital photos, April 22 and 29, 10 a.m.-noon; fee: $64. And, “Parenting Your Adolescent Son,” April 25, 7:30-9:30 p.m.; fee $25.