Page 14 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • April 22, 2009 Wyckoff Wanderings Auxiliary to elect officers The Wyckoff Auxiliary of the Valley Hospital will meet on April 28 at 10:15 a.m. at the Advent Lutheran Church in Wyckoff. There will be presentation and election of officers for 2009-2010. Following the business meeting there will be a program on “The History of Lambert Castle” by Robert Esik, docent and lecturer. Dana Hannon Scholarship offered Applications are now being accepted for the Dana Hannon Scholarship Fund. Two awards for $1,500 will be given this year. Applicants must be Wyckoff residents in their senior year of high school who are planning to pursue any higher education. For an application, send an e-mail to DanaH Blood Drive planned The Wyckoff Faith Community Christian Reformed Church will host a Blood Drive in conjunction with Community Blood Services on Thursday, May 7 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. To schedule an appointment, call (201) 251-3703. The Wyckoff Faith Community Christian Reformed Church is located at 530 Sicomac Avenue in Wyckoff. 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. Register for children’s programs In-person registration for children’s programs will begin Thursday, April 23 at the Wyckoff Public Library. Rhyme Time for very young children (newborns through 30 months) and caregivers will meet Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. on April 30, May 7, 14, 21 and 28, or Fridays at 10:30 a.m. on May 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29. Toddler Tales for ages 30 months to three years and caregivers will meet on Mondays at 10:30 a.m. on April 27 and May 4, 11 and 18. The library will be closed May 25 for Memorial Day. Storytime Fun for fours and fives will meet Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. on April 28 and May 5, 12, 19 and 26, or Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. on April 30 and May 7, 14, 21 and 28. Drop-In Storytimes for all ages requires no registration and will meet on Tuesdays at 4 p.m. on May 5 and 19 or Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. on April 29 and May 13 and 27. Visit the children’s room or call (201) 891-4866 for details. Temple celebrates Israel Shabbat On April 24, Temple Beth Rishon, 585 Russell Avenue, Wyckoff, will hold a music-filled “Celebrate Israel” Shabbat service featuring choral pieces and folk songs that Yom Ha’Atzma’ut (Israei Independence Day) and the State of Israel’s 61st Anniversary. Participants in the service include Kol Rishon, the Temple’s adult choir; Cantor Ilan Mamber, soloist Jo-Ann Skiena Garey; Gary Kirkpatrick on piano; Jimmy Cohen on percussion; and Sylvia Rubin on violin. Refreshments will follow the service, which begins at 8 p.m. For more information, call (201) 891-4466. Mother’s Day craft program offered Registration for the Mother’s Day craft at the Wyckoff Public Library will begin on Thursday, April 23 in the children’s room. Children ages five and up are invited to make something special for Mother’s Day on Thursday, May 7 at 3:30 p.m. Call the library at (201) 891-4866 for details. The Wyckoff Public Library is located at 200 Woodland Avenue. Republicans to host speakers The Wyckoff Republican League will host Assemblymen Dave Russo and Scott Rumana and Wyckoff Township Committee candidates Kevin Rooney and Chris DePhillips, Esq., on Tuesday, April 28 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Larkin House, 380 Godwin Avenue. This meeting will include an update on state issues, local information, and open discussions. All are invited to attend and to bring canned or dry goods for a food collection for the Center for Food Action in Mahwah. Spring Spectacular benefit set The Wyckoff Family YMCA and the Y Dance Team are presenting “Spring Spectacular,” an evening of dance and music to benefit the Pruim family on Sunday, April 26 at 5 p.m. at the Y’s Carl Pfeifer Performing Arts Center. A resident of Wyckoff and volunteer firefighter, Ed Pruim and his wife, Michelle, have three children, one of whom dances on the Y competitive dance team. Pruim has been battling Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and is unable to work. The event will feature the Y Dance Team along with performances by Groovy Ruby, Sicomac School Singers, pianists Austin Kim and Daniel Robinson, and the Paramus Catholic Dance Team. There will also be a sneak preview of the Y’s upcoming May performance of “Beauty and the Beast.” Tickets are $10. All proceeds benefit the Pruim family. Advance ticket sales are available at the “Y” at 691 Wyckoff Avenue, Wyckoff. Contact them at (201) 891-2081. 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