Page 20 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • April 1, 2009 Wyckoff Wanderings Students plan dinner for seniors The students of Eisenhower Middle School are hosting the Ninth Annual Pasta Dinner for the senior citizens of Wyckoff on Monday, April 20. The complimentary event will take place from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the middle school located at 344 Calvin Court. The students will serve dinner and provide entertainment. Interested seniors should RSVP by mailing a card with the name(s) and phone number to: Eisenhower Middle School, 344 Calvin Court, Wyckoff, NJ 07481, Attention: Senior Pasta Dinner by April 9. Y to offer scholarship The Wyckoff Family YMCA is “Celebrating the Music Makers!” In conjunction with its annual “Friends of the Y Dinner” and William E. Boye Humanitarian Award, the Wyckoff Family YMCA will be offering a $1,000 scholarship to a high school senior who is musically accomplished. This could be in band, orchestra, musical theater, or individual performance. Students who share their musical talents with others, through performance, mentorship, teaching, etc. are encouraged to apply. A brief essay on the student’s background, musical accomplishments, and goals for the future must be submitted. The award will be presented at the Friends of the Y Dinner on Wednesday, April 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Wyckoff Family YMCA. The winner will attend the dinner along with their parents as guests of the Y. Candidates should submit name, address, phone and email address along with a brief explanation of why they should receive the William E. Boye Humanitarian Award along with two letters of recommendation by Friday, April 10 to: Wyckoff Family YMCA, Attn: Kristine Pepper, 691 Wyckoff Avenue, Wyckoff, NJ 07481. Contact Kris with any questions at (201) 891-2081. Registration open at Care-A-Lot Care-A-Lot Christian Nursery School in Wyckoff will offer an expanded day in September adding an early dropoff and an extended lunch and play program until 2:45 p.m. An enrichment class and a theater class will be offered. These programs are in addition to the traditional programs for children two to five years old. There is a two year old Mom and Me class and a Just Me class without mom for two and a half year olds. Three year olds are offered a two or three day classes. Four year olds are offered three, four, or five-day classes. A transitional kindergarten meets five days a week for any child who will be five by Jan. 1, 2010. Children and their parents are welcome to visit the school. To make an appointment contact Diane Felt at (201) 444-3090. Care-A-Lot is located at 475 Lafayette Avenue in Wyckoff. Open House, egg hunt, offered The Wyckoff Family YMCA, 691 Wyckoff Avenue in Wyckoff has planned spring events for April 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Events include Healthy Kids Day, a series of free activities geared toward promoting healthy kids and families. The Y’s partnership with the Junior League of Bergen County and the local Girl Scouts Council will offer a youth biathlon, a large obstacle course, carnival style games, and a children’s health fair on-site at the Y. Contact the fitness department at (201) 891-2081 to register for the biathlon. Camp Wydaca Open House, considered one of the top camps in northern New Jersey, this year’s theme is “Planet Earth.” Meet senior staff, tour the grounds and see all that the Y has to offer including swimming, competitive sports, arts and crafts, dance, theater, and specialty camps. The Y’s Spring Egg Hunt will challenge kids to design and model their very own spring hat while collecting eggs with Bitsy Bunny. Pick a winner, some eggs even have “Beauty and the Beast” show tickets inside. The cast of the Y’s presentation of “Beauty & the Beast” will be on hand for photographs and autographs. The egg hunt begins promptly at 10 a.m. Pre-registration is required. Call the Y’s Front Desk at 201-891-2081. The events on April 4 launch the Y’s spring programs that will include presentations of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” in May, and the Grand Opening of the Y’s new $1.5 million pavilion which will serve Spring Lake members, summer campers, and the Y membership. Open House for new Beth Rishon program Temple Beth Rishon will house the third campus of the Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies, a regional Hebrew high school for students in grades eight through 12. Classes will be offered on Wednesdays from 6:45 to 9:10 p.m. Students will choose three classes each semester and there will also be trips, Shabbatonim, weekend retreats, and social activities. An Open House will be held Thursday, April 2 from 6:45 to 9:45 p.m. for interested students and parents. Students will have the opportunity to participate in “A Taste of BCHSHS” where they will take two 30-minute classes while parents meet with the administration to learn more about the school and its programs. All are welcome. For more information about the school or to obtain an application visit or call (201) 488-0834. Habitat for Humanity Walk set Wyckoff Reformed Church will host its annual Habitat for Humanity Walk on Saturday April 4. This year, the church will walk in partnership with Saint Clement’s Church in Hawthorne, in order to raise funds to build homes in Paterson. The Wyckoff Reformed Church has participated in this yearly walk from Wyckoff to Paterson for nine years, raising more than $150,000 for the project during that time. Habitat for Humanity relies on donations from surrounding communities to purchase supplies to build houses for deserving families who otherwise would not be able to afford a home of their own. For further information, call (201) 891-1782 and ask for Norma Leonhard. Visit in order to donate directly to Paterson Habitat for Humanity and support the cause. Flowers, books offered for sale The de Snoep Winkel Gift Shop and Tea Room at Christian Health Care Center in Wyckoff will hold a Spring Flower and Book Sale Friday, April 3, in the CHCC’s auditorium. The Flower Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and the “Reading is Fun” book sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Flowers may be pre-ordered for individuals or for CHCC residents for delivery to their rooms. Order forms are available in The de Snoep Winkel Gift Shop and Tea Room, the CHCC Commons Lobby, and in most reception areas throughout CHCC’s campus. The book sale will feature a variety of books and compact discs. In addition to purchasing flowers at the sale, a wide selection of Dutch treats will be available for sale. For more information or detailed directions, call (201) 848-5946 or visit the CHCC website at Partners in Pride to meet Partners in Pride, Wyckoff’s volunteer beautification group will meet on Wednesday, April 1 at the Larkin House, 380 Godwin Avenue at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served. New members are always welcome. Break the Highway Trend! ...not your community’s back. Local businesses are the backbone of your community and the trend to shop the big guys on the highway hurts us all.Your local businesses have what you want... at the right price... and close to home. So, why hassle with the highways? Save Time! Save Gas! Save Money! SAVE YOUR COMMUNITY! We Need You SHOP LOCALLY. IT’S SMART. ...and besides, it’s so convenient!