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Page 2 THE VILLADOM TIMES I, II, III & IV • December 24, 2008
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Chambers meet for card exchange
The Mahwah Regional Chamber of Commerce, together
with other local chambers of commerce, will hold a regional
business card exchange for members and non-members on
Thursday, Jan. 8, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wayne Tile, 50 Spring
Street in Ramsey.
Join members of the Wyckoff and Waldwick chambers of
commerce at this gathering, while exploring Wayne Tile’s
newest showroom. Enjoy light refreshments and make new
The cost is $20 for Chamber members and $30 for non-
members. Prepaid registration is required; an additional $5
processing fee will be charged if paid the day of event. Reg-
ister on-line at www.mahwah.com or call (201) 529-5566.
Classic ﬁlm screenings at library
The Waldwick Public Library hosts screenings of classic
ﬁlms on Thursdays at 2 p.m. A brief introduction, setting
the ﬁlm in its historical context, will precede each screen-
ing. The schedule of screenings for the month of January
is as follows: Jan. 8, “Sunset Boulevard;” Jan. 15, “Rebel
without a Cause;” Jan. 22, “Double Indemnity;” and Jan.
29, “Dead Ringer.”
Registration for the ﬁlm series is not necessary; however
arrival before 2 p.m. is encouraged. Call (201) 652-5104.
Internet safety presentation set
The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Ofﬁce Computer
Crimes Unit will present an in-depth presentation on Inter-
net Safety on Jan. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Franklin Avenue
Middle School Multipurpose Room in Franklin Lakes. The
presentation, “Staying Safe in Cyberspace: Internet Safety
for Parents,” is a comprehensive examination of today’s
Internet. For further information call D/Lt. Andrew W.
Donofrio at (201) 226-5521.
Embroidery Guild meet
The Bergen Chapter of the Embroidery Guild of Amer-
ica will hold its next meeting on Monday, Jan. 12, at 9:30
a.m., at in the Red Barn of Guardian Angel Church, located
on the corner of Allendale Avenue and Franklin Turnpike
in Allendale. Dr. Richard Wedeen will give a lecture about
Mayan textiles. Everyone is welcome to attend. For further
information visit www.bergenega.org.
New Year’s Day Gala set
On Thursday, Jan. 1, Manfred Knoop, Director of Music
at the Church of Saint Elizabeth in Wyckoff, will conduct
an orchestra of 50 musicians during the sixth annual Vien-
nese New Year’s Gala at The Brownstone in Paterson. The
event, which will take place from 3 to 7 p.m., is modeled
after the annual New Year’s Day celebration in Vienna,
Austria, featuring the music of Johann Strauss.
Gifted professional artists will lend their talents to the
occasion, which will feature a sumptuous buffet dinner fol-
lowed by dancing to the swing sounds of Cheryl Spirer and
Ticket information is available by contacting Marlene
Nardone at firstname.lastname@example.org or (201) 891-1122,
English Country Dancers plan event
The North Jersey English Country Dancers welcome
newcomers to their Sunday afternoon dance. All dances are
taught and called and the music is live. Come with or with-
out a partner on Sunday, Dec. 28 to the Unitarian Society of
Ridgewood, 113 Cottage Place in Ridgewood. Instruction
Lions support area charities
The Franklin Lakes Republican Club held its Annual Holiday Distribution Dinner at the High Mountain Golf Club in
Franklin Lakes. President Alex Arns presented checks on behalf of the Lions Club to a variety of charitable organiza-
tions, many of which have been struggling this year due to the economic downturn. Among the honorees were ARC,
the Center for Food Option, the Christian Health Care Center, the Creative Living Council, Eva’s Village, Operation Link
Up, Paterson Habitat for Humanity, Paterson Memorial Day School, Several Sources, YWCA of Bergen County, Eman-
uel Cancer Foundation, and Eastern Christian Children’s Retreat. The event, which was attended by approximately 75
people, raised nearly $30,000 through the efforts of Lions in the community, including a Wine Tasting at Indian Trails
Club in Franklin Lakes and a circus held on McBride Field in Franklin Lakes. The Lions Club now serves a variety of
charities, having expanded dramatically from its original mission to help children who are visually impaired. Anyone
interested in joining the Lions Club is encouraged to contact Alex Arns at email@example.com, Robert Warsack at
firstname.lastname@example.org, or Charles Kahwaty at email@example.com.
for beginners is at 1:30 p.m., and the main dance is from 2
to 5 p.m. For more information at maxellute.net/njecd.html
or call Nancy at (201) 652-4014.
‘Try an Instrument’ over the holidays
The Ridgewood Conservatory is offering a special “Try
an Instrument” program during the holiday break. Designed
to maximize the success of learning to play a new instru-
ment, the program is a great way for children, teens, and
adults to get a jump start in just three 30-minute private les-
sons. Taught by The Conservatory’s faculty of world-class
virtuosi, “Try an Instrument” lessons are offered Dec. 22
through 24 and Dec. 29 through 31, and times may vary
each day to accommodate holiday schedules. Special gift
certiﬁcates are available for holiday gift-giving. For more
information, call (201) 612-6686.
New Rock Program at The Conservatory
The Rock Shop at The Ridgewood Conservatory will
be providing musical training to Rock musicians of all
ages and levels starting Jan. 3. “Intro to Rock” offers raw
beginners four one-hour group lessons on guitar, bass or
drums. “One-on-One Rockology” gives students of all
levels private guitar, bass, keyboards and/or vocal lessons.
“Bandology 101” enables band members to ﬁne-tune their
songwriting and sound by learning from a pro in eight
weeks of two-hour sessions. For more info or to request a
brochure, contact Bill Seco at (201) 612-6686.
T’ai Chi Chih classes offered
The Valley Hospital will present courses on T’ai Chi
Chih for beginners at the Luckow Pavilion in Paramus.
Courses will begin Tuesday, Feb. 10, at 4:30 p.m. and 6:15
p.m., and Thursday, Feb. 12, at 9:30 a.m. Intermediate-level
classes will start Tuesday, Feb. 10, at 1 p.m., and Thursday,
Feb. 12, at 4:15 p.m. The intermediate classes are designed
for those who have completed the beginners program.
All classes are eight sessions and the cost is $60. Each
class is one hour and 15 minutes in length. Call (201) 634-
5359 to register or for more information.
TIC TOC Theatre offers Shakespeare for children
The TIC TOC Sunday Theatre Program for children and
families will present “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” on
Sunday, Feb. 8 at 2 p.m. This is a child-oriented production
of the classic Shakespeare play performed by the Shake-
speare Company of New Jersey. This one-hour children’s
adaptation of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is the ideal
“ﬁrst Shakespeare” for elementary grades and a riotous
roller coaster ride for audiences of all ages.
All Tic Toc shows take place at the Ben Franklin Middle
School in Ridgewood, begin at 2 p.m. and last about an
hour. Call (201) 447-9110 for group information To order
tickets go to www.tictoc.org and print out the order form.
Send check, completed order form and self-addressed
stamped envelope to: Tic Toc Theatre Series, 49 Cottage
Place in Ridgewood.
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