December 24, 2008 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • Page 19
Silver Wind & Wire Duo to perform
Friends of the Midland Park Memorial Library will
present an evening with Silver Wind and Wire, a ﬂ ute and
harp duo, on Wednesday, Jan. 14 at 7 p.m.
Flutist Mary Nussear and harpist Penny McCulloch
co-founded Silver Wind and Wire and have been play-
ing together professionally for 10 years. The concert will
include music by Debussy, Faure, Bizet, Puccini, and
others. Nussear is a graduate of West Chester University in
Pennsylvania. She is currently the band and orchestra direc-
tor in the elementary and middle schools of the Dumont
School District. Nussear, a Ridgewood resident, enjoys
performing regularly with the award-winning Ridgewood
McCulloch studied harp performance with Dulcie
Barlow (NY Harp Ensemble) at Hope College in Michigan
and continued her studies with Mary-Elizabeth Collins of
Ho-Ho-Kus. McCulloch resides in Ramsey and is a wed-
ding, church, and special event harpist.
This program is free and open to the public. Parking is
available at the library and additional parking can be found
in the adjacent municipal lot (enter from Highland Avenue).
For further information, call (201) 444 -2390.
Baseball Association to meet
The Midland Park Baseball Association will hold its
monthly meeting on Monday, Jan. 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the
Highland School Media Center. All coaches and parents
who are interested are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Baseball registration set
The Midland Park Baseball Association will hold in-
person baseball registration signups at the De Phillips
Center (formerly The Barn) on Jan. 10 and 24 between the
hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Applications are also available
on the MPBA website www.eteamz.com/MidlandPark-
BaseballAssociation. Questions may be e-mailed to midla
firstname.lastname@example.org. Completed applications may
also be mailed to: MPBA POB 501, Midland Park, New
Love Fund announces Giving Tree
Once again the Midland Park Children’s Love Fund has
a Giving Tree displayed in the children’s room at the Mid-
land Park Public Library and at Starbucks. Anyone who
would like to help make a local child’s Christmas special
can stop by and take a wish from the tree, purchase and
wrap the requested gift, place the tag from the tree on it,
and bring it back to the library. A Love Fund volunteer will
bring the gift to the child’s family before Christmas morn-
ing. This generosity will make a difference in a life of a
Cheers to them!
The Midland Park Cheerleading Competition Squad took home a Second Degree of Excellence trophy in the Cheer
Dance category at the UCC Fall Invitational held at Fairleigh Dickinson University. The squad consists of seventh and
eighth grade Midland Park middle school girls.
Midland Park child.
For anyone who cannot get to the library or Starbucks,
the Love Fund is happy to accept donations of any amount
at anytime of the year. Donations may be sent to The Mid-
land Park Children’s Love Fund, P.O. Box 327, Midland
Park, NJ 07432.
Young chefs sought
Aspiring chefs in kindergarten through eighth grade
are invited to learn to prepare their own food. Chef Sam
will teach children basic safety rules when cooking, how to
make fun snacks, healthy treats, and a meal for the whole
family. Classes will be held at The DePhillips Center on
Dairy Street on Saturday mornings from Jan. 10 through
31. Visit online at www.mpnj.com for class times and reg-
istration forms. The registration fee is $ 35and material
fee is $15. Classes are limited; early registration is recom-