Page 2 THE VILLADOM TIMES I, II, III & IV • February 4, 2009 Villadom Happenings Book club to discuss Chabon novel The Waldwick Library Book Club will host a discussion of Michael Chabon’s “The Yiddish Policemen’s Union” on Thursday, Feb. 12 at 7:15 p.m. Pulitzer-prize winning Chabon returns with an alternate-history novel that succeeds as both a hardboiled detective story and a softhearted romance. Copies of the book are available at the library circulation desk. The book club welcomes new members regardless of residency. The library is located at 19 East Prospect Street in Waldwick. For more information call (201) 652-5104. English Country Dancers seeking newcomers The North Jersey English Country Dancers group welcomes newcomers to the Sunday afternoon dance. All dances are taught and called, and the music is live. Come with or without a partner on Sunday, Feb. 8 to the Unitarian Society of Ridgewood located at 113 Cottage Place in Ridgewood. Beginners’ instruction is at 1:30 p.m., and the main dance is from 2 to 5 p.m. Information is available at or call Nancy at (201) 652-4014. Christian Singles to host dinner & discussion Christian Singles of North Jersey will host a Potluck Dinner/Bear Talk Night on Saturday, Feb. 7, at 6:30 p.m. at the Faith Community Christian Reformed Church Barn located at 530 Sicomac Avenue in Wyckoff. Bring a favorite main dish, salad, soup, or appetizer to share (to feed approximately six people). Desserts, coffee, tea, soda, and snacks will be provided. The cost is $4. There will be a slide show on the status of black bears in New Jersey. For information and directions, call (201) 337-7492. Quilters Guild host speaker The Brownstone Quilters Guild, Inc. will hold its next meeting at both noon and 7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 13, at the Central Unitarian Church located at156 Forest Avenue (at Howland Avenue) in Paramus. Karen Dever will deliver her lecture “QSI for Quilters” where the basic clues to date an antique and vintage quilts are discovered. A timeline of characteristics of quilts over the past 150 years will be given. She will also share her textile collection. Bring a quilt to practice dating under Dever’s supervision. Anyone interested in attending is welcome. There is a $5 fee for non-members. The guild has a few membership openings. Anyone can join at a meeting or download an application from the guild web site at For additional information, contact Elisabeth Boas at (201) 797-9051 or at On Saturday, Feb. 14 Dever will host a workshop, “Lady in the White House” from 10 a.m. t o 4p.m. The fee is $40. Past president honored Create a block used in a quilt made for Eleanor Roosevelt in the 1930s. View a color photo of the quilt at Dever’s website: For additional workshop information, contact Peg Layden at (201) 825-3578 or at Embroidery Guild meeting set The Bergen Chapter of the Embroidery Guild of America will hold its next meeting on Monday, Feb. 9, at 9:30 a.m., in the Red Barn of Guardian Angel Church, corner of Allendale Avenue and Franklin Turnpike in Allendale. Marianne Kosits will conduct a hands-on program teaching how to make a Japanese thimble and pincushion. Everyone is welcome. For information, visit ‘Go Red for Women’ set On Saturday, Feb. 7, The Valley Hospital and The Ridgewood Chamber of Commerce will present Go Red for Women, a free informational event about women and heart disease. Go Red for Women is a national movement founded by the American Heart Association to fight heart disease, the number one killer of American women. Begin the day at 9 a.m. at United Methodist Church, located at 100 Dayton Street in Ridgewood, by attending a lecture, “Women and Heart Disease,” and enjoy a heart healthy light breakfast. Valley cardiologist Janet Strain, M.D., and Valley electrophysiologist, Aysha Arshad, M.D., will present vital information about diagnosis and treat- The Architects League of Northern New Jersey recently held its annual installation dinner at the Loews Jersey Theater in Jersey City. Pictured is 2008 President Kim V. Vierheilig, AIA, of Franklin Lakes, receiving the Past President’s Award from 2006 President Kevin C. Gore, AIA. The league made a contribution towards the restoration of the theater. ment of heart disease in women. Continue the day by shopping and indulging at the following participating businesses that will offer special promotions: Alexandrite Group, LLC, Araya Rebirth, Bookends, Distinctive Care, The Grazi Collection & Robin’s Cookies, Inspired Mansions, Irish Eyes Imports Ltd., Kings Catering, Michael Mouravieff, D.M.D., New York Sports Club, Old Stories New Views – Family Therapy, Pierre Deux French Country, Ridgewood Culinary Studio, Dr. Timothy Santo – Family Chiropractor, Shoe Inn, Town & Country Apothecary, Valley Hospital, Van Dyk Health Care, John Varoscak, DDS, Whole Foods, Winberie’s Restaurant, Wine Cottage, Wumbler Patch, and The YWCA. For more information on the participating businesses go to To make a reservation for breakfast and the “Women and Heart Disease” presentation, call (201) 291-6090. ��������������������������� The Mahwah Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold a networking breakfast on Wednesday, Feb. 18, from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Mahwah Bar & Grill, 2 Island Road in Mahwah. This will be an opportunity to network with area business owners while having a cup of coffee and a delicious breakfast. New members will be welcomed and encouraged to offer a brief introduction to their business. Come and learn about upcoming Chamber events. Members may bring promotional literature and materials for the media table. The cost for Chamber members is $20; $35 for nonmembers. Prepaid registration is required; an additional $5 processing fee will be charged if paid the day of event. For reservations register on-line at or call (201) 529-5566. The Chamber welcomes the following new members: 65 Plus-The Health Care Safety Net, Suffern, New York; A and G Cleaning, Mahwah; Arbonne, Ramsey; Ashway Group, Englewood Cliffs; AW Designs, Mahwah; Borough of Ramsey, Ramsey; Brooker Engineering & Surveying, PLLC, Mahwah; Choice 1 Solutions, Clifton; Citibank, Ridgewood; Cleanview Window Cleaning, Pompton Lakes; Cohn Lifland Pearlman Hermann & Knopf LLP, Saddle Brook; Color Me Beautiful, Oakland; Daybreak Virtual Office Solutions, Esopus; D.C. Fischer & Sons Contracting Corp., Midland Park; D’Elia Electric Inc., Jersey City; Eastwick College, Ramsey; Elegant Events & Occasions, Chamber to host networking event Published every Wednesday by The Villadom TIMES Inc. P Box 96 (333 Godwin Avenue) .O. 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