April 15, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • Page 19 ������������������������������ Franklin Lakes Scribe Biedermann concert set Peter Biedermann, host of the Sound in the Head radio program, will perform on Sunday, April 19 at 2 p.m. at the Franklin Lakes Public Library. A composer and performer of the acoustic guitar, Biedermann’s music includes combinations of acoustic and electronic elements, creating electro-acoustic soundscapes. All are welcome to attend this free concert. Registration is not necessary. The library is located at 475 DeKorte Drive. Twain program comes to library “Mark Twain’s Last Stand,” a one-hour program for adults, will be presented by Twain impersonator Alan Kitty. This presentation will be held at the Franklin Lakes Library on April 21 at 7 p.m. Kitty will portray Twain’s sense of humor and style, and his sense of morality, ethics, and social responsibility. The program is open to adults. The library is located at 475 DeKorte Drive. Republican Club plans meeting The Franklin Lakes Republican Club will meet on Tuesday, April 14 at 8 p.m. at the Senior Center located in the Franklin Lakes Fire Department Headquarters on Bender Court. All residents are invited to attend. Blood Drive set The Franklin Lakes Community Blood Drive will be held on Tuesday, April 14 from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at Weichert Realtors, 784 Franklin Avenue, Franklin Lakes. The drive is held in cooperation with Community Blood Services. To schedule an appointment, call (201) 251-3703. All types of blood are needed especially types O- and O+. Any healthy individual age 17 through 75 and weighing at least 110 pounds can donate blood. Donors should eat a moderate meal before donating and must bring identification showing signature. All donors receive a complimentary cholesterol screening with every blood donation. 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 nlota@franklinlakes.org. 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. Classes will be held at the Franklin Lakes Recreation Center. Call (201) 895-8400 or e-mail traditionaljw@aol.com. Registration closes April 15. Monica Seles to speak The Friends of the Franklin Lakes Library will host Monica Seles at its annual author luncheon and special auction. This event is scheduled for Wednesday, April 22 at Indian Trail Club from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. ������������������������������������ ������������������� The former tennis champion will speak about her new book, “Getting a Grip: On My Mind, My Body, My Self,” in which she shares her success on the tennis circuit and candidly talks about her journey in finding peace and happiness in her life. Tickets to the luncheon are $75 and include a signed copy of Seles’ book. The event will be held at the Indian Trail Club located at 830 Franklin Lakes Road in Franklin Lakes. To purchase tickets, call (201) 445-0726. Reservation forms can be downloaded at www.franklinlakeslibrary.org. All proceeds go to the Franklin Lakes Library. Library hosts student exhibit The Franklin Lakes Public Library is hosting an exhibit by the students of local artist Ellen Reinkraut during the month of April. Reinkraut, a resident of Franklin Lakes, works with children to develop a personal vision through a variety of art projects. Reinkraut’s students will exhibit original altered books make from used books. The books have been altered through drawing, painting, collage, and sculpture. The themes are as diverse as the artists, featuring a variety of subjects including knights and dragons, fashion, sea life, and insects. The exhibit will run through April 30. To celebrate National Library Week (April 12-18) the Franklin Lakes Library will circulate three copies of the photo book “A Day in the Life of Franklin Lakes.” The book is a culmination of the photos submitted for last fall’s contest. The library is located at 475 DeKorte Drive. 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.