April 1, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • Page 25
Franklin Lakes Scribe
Board of Education to meet The Franklin Lakes Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, April 7 at 8 p.m. at Franklin Avenue Middle School. Landscape photography on exhibit The landscape photography of Sydney Roberts, ASID, will be on exhibit at the Franklin Lakes Library during the month of April. Born in Yorkshire, England, Roberts’ work was influenced by the landscape artists Constable and Turner, and by the romantic vision of Impressionist artists. Roberts has lived in New Jersey since arriving in the U.S. He is a well known professional interior designer specializing in 18th century décor and architecture. An artist’s reception will be held on Sunday, April 5 from 2 to 4 p.m. where Roberts will talk briefly about his technique, Giclee, art in which various types of inkjet printing processes are used to make reproductions of original two dimension artwork, photographs, or computer generated art. Trip to ‘West Side Story’ planned On Wednesday, Sept. 23, the Franklin Lakes Branch of the Valley Hospital Auxiliary will sponsor a theater outing to “West Side Story” at The Palace Theater in New York City. Round-trip bus transportation and preferred orchestra seating is included in the cost of $140. Buses will leave at 10 a.m. from the Franklin Lakes Recreation Building at 1 Vichiconti Way in Franklin Lakes. The performance will be at 2 p.m. Attendees can enjoy lunch or shopping prior to the performance. Preferred seating is limited so call Marie Turi now at (201) 337-3949 for further information. Proceeds to benefit The Valley Hospital Auxiliary. Guitar, crafts classes available Classes for children and adults are being offered at the Recreation Center in Franklin Lakes. From April 28 through June 4, children can learn the basics of guitar or have fun with arts and crafts. Guitar classes are offered on Tuesdays for participants ages eight through 16. Arts and crafts classes are offered on Thursdays for children ages four through 11. On Tuesday evenings, guitar for beginners is being offered to adults. All classes will be held at the Franklin Lakes Recreation Center. Call (201) 895-8400 or e-mail email@example.com. Registration will close on April 15. Nuzzi to speak at Woman’s Club The Woman’s Club of Franklin Lakes will hold a general meeting Monday, April 13 at 7 p.m. at the Franklin Lakes Ambulance Corps Building on Bender Court. The guest speaker will be Dr. Lori Nuzzi, a board certified chiropractor in Midland Park. Dr. Nuzzi will speak on “Looking and Feeling Young.” Guests are welcome to attend. Call June Linz at (201) 396-9711. Spring Cleanup scheduled The Franklin Lakes Environmental commission will be holding a Spring Cleanup on Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m. to noon. (The rain date will be May 2.) The group will be working at the Ewing Avenue/Route 208 interchange. Participants should drive to Ewing Avenue and directions will be given for parking. The exit/entrance ramps will be closed. All supplies will be provided, as will coffee, water, and doughnuts. All are encouraged to wear long sleeve shirts and long pants and a Clean Communities T-shirt if they have one. T-shirts will be provided that morning for new volunteers. Three community service hours are available. For more information, e-mail Nathalie Lota at firstname.lastname@example.org. Dolores Schwint offers watercolor demonstration Dolores Schwint, a watercolor artist, will give a watercolor demonstration at the Franklin Lakes Public Library on Thursday, April 2. During this program, she will create a painting as she demonstrates various art techniques. Schwint began her art career studying at Parson’s School of Design in New York. She later worked as an illustrator in New York and New Jersey. The program is free and everyone is invited to attend. No registration is necessary. The Franklin Lakes Library is locate at 470 DeKorte Drive. Goudsward to discuss veteran’s life Jack Goudsward, an archaeologist and lifetime resident of Franklin Lakes, will speak about Franklin Lakes history on Tuesday, March 31 at 7 p.m. at the Franklin
Stage Left, located at 828 Franklin Avenue in Franklin Lakes, and High Mountain School PTO recently hosted a fashion show to beneﬁt the students and teacher initiatives at High Mountain School. The local retailer of children’s clothing donated 25% of non sale purchases and 10% of sale item purchases to the elementary school. The event, with fashions modeled by High Mountain School students, included the fashion show, music, videos, snacks, refreshments and prizes.
Lakes Public Library. Goudsward’s lecture, “The First to Fall: Lieutenant Albert Spickers,” is about the first man from Franklin Lakes to lose his life in defense of his country during World War II. Contact Samantha McCoy at the Franklin Lakes Library, (201) 891-2224. Franklin library is located at 470 DeKorte Drive. Supporters of Youth & Recreation Foundation honored Over the past four years Franklin Lakes Youth & Recreation Foundation has been raising money to fund improvements to the Pulis Avenue recreation complex. To honor key contributors, three donor plaques will be unveiled during Opening Day of the youth baseball and softball season, Saturday, April 4, at the Pulis Avenue Field. The plaques, known as the FLYRF Award, recognize three contribution levels: gold for $10,000, silver for $5,000 and bronze for $1,000. Donor names will be on the plaques. To be included on the plaque, contact Laurie Burnette at (201) 312-8150 or
email@example.com. Teen Poetry Contest set Teens and young adults in grades seven through 12 are invited to submit an original poem or song to the Franklin Lakes Library’s second Teen Poetry Contest. Entries should be no more than 250 words. Entry forms may be picked up at the library or printed from the website at www. franklinlakeslibrary.org. All entries must be submitted to the Franklin Lakes Library or directly to kate_thelibrarian@yahoo. com. Entry forms should accompany the submission. The deadline for submissions is April 6. Winners will be announced during National Library Week, April 12 through 18. First prize will be a $50 American Express Gift Card and second and third prizes will be a $25 Starbucks gift card. All winning entries will also be posted on the library’s teen blog: http://katethelibrarian.blogspot.com. Contact Franklin Lakes Public Library at (201) 891-2224 for more information.