March 25, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • Page 19 Wyckoff Wanderings Play date planned Wyckoff Newcomers and Neighbors Club will host a play date for its members on March 31 at 4 p.m. at In the Swing, located at 145 Hopper Avenue in Waldwick. Pizza and drinks will be served. The cost is $8 per child. All children are welcome. Parents are asked stay to watch their children. Anyone interested in attending respond to Laura at The club is always looking for new members. Contact Jen at (201) 675-1972 or 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. Love Fund benefit set MANE on Madison Salon will host a Spring ‘09 “Color My World Event,” to benefit the Love Fund of Wyckoff on Wednesday, March 25 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. MANE on Madison’s makeup artist Sibel Erzene will be offering custom-blend foundations formulated for participants, along with applications and inspirations from this season’s makeup palette. Celebrity makeup artist Michele Spooner will be on hand in the evening to offer beauty enhancement tips and to demonstrate the latest trends and techniques of the spring makeup line. Fresh Vision haircuts will be available all day, with a complimentary consult for new hair-coloring choices. Louise B. Hafesh, award-winning artist, will have her work exhibited at the salon during this event. Hafesh has exhibited at the National Art Gallery in NYC and teaches still life painting in Tenafly. Meet her at the salon between 5 and 8 p.m. A signed Giclee print of her award-winning painting, “Standing Tall,” will be given away to a participant as a prize. Call (201) 848-6969. Refreshments and prizes will be offered. Ten percent of all proceeds will be given to the Love Fund, 580 Wyckoff Avenue, Wyckoff, a non profit organization helping families in need. MANE on Madison is located at 238 Madison Avenue in Wyckoff. Visit and click on Notes and Trends. Children’s book groups to meet The Third Grade Book Discussion group at the Wyckoff Public Library will meet on Wednesday, April 8 at 3:30 p.m. “The Cricket in Times Square” by George Selden will be discussed. “Chasing the Falconers” by Gordon Korman will be the book for discussion on Wednesday, April 8 at 3:30 p.m. for the fourth and fifth grade group. Light refreshments will be served. Copies of the books are available at the children’s desk. Call (201) 891-4866 for details. 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 Historical Society offers program on Ravine On April 6, Ramapo High School teacher Stacy Anson will address the Wyckoff Historical Society on her high school class’s archaeological experience at the Ravine. The talk will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Larkin House, 380 Godwin Avenue in Wyckoff. The meeting is open to the public. School budget hearing scheduled The Wyckoff Board of Education has scheduled a March 30 public hearing for the school district’s proposed 2009-10 budget. The hearing will be held at 7 p.m. at Eisenhower School Cafetorium, 344 Calvin Court. The board encourages all Wyckoff residents to attend this hearing to gain a better understanding of the budget in preparation for the April 21 election. Library offers musical program for children Friends of the Wyckoff Library will bring “Stella’s Noteworthy” to the library on Sunday, March 28 at 3 p.m. This musical program is suitable for children ages six through 11. “Stella’s Noteworthy” will bring instructors from Manhattan to demonstrate various musical instruments. There will be a children’s performance of chamber music and jazz. Sign up at the Wyckoff Public Library at 200 Woodland Avenue. For more information, call (201) 891-4866. Register for summer camp Registration for the Wyckoff Recreation and Park Department’s summer camp program will be held on Friday, March 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Saturday, March 28 from 9 a.m. to noon. Both registrations will be held at the recreation office at the end of Woodland Avenue. The Wyckoff Summer Day Camp will be held at the Wyckoff Memorial Field and will run from June 29 through July 31 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on weekdays. There will be no camp held on Friday, July 3. The camp is for children entering kindergarten through grade five in September. Camp activities include sports and games, arts and crafts, theme days, costume days, contests and tournaments, movies, parties, field trips, and entertainment by several professional performers. The cost is $70 per week and is for Wyckoff residents only. Registration materials, including a signed health and immunization record signed and dated by a physician, must be completed in full ahead of time and handed in during the above registration times. These materials have been distributed through all Wyckoff public and private schools. If a child is entering kindergarten in September, or if a child attends a school other than in Wyckoff, materials can be picked up at the recreation office. For information about registration, call (201) 891-3350. George Winston to perform in Wyckoff Pianist George Winston will perform at the Wyckoff Family YMCA’s Carl Pfeifer Performing Arts Stage on Saturday, March 28 at 8 p.m. Winston’s solo piano performance features a variety of styles including melodic folk piano, stride piano, New Orleans R&B piano, and pieces from his multi-platinum, platinum, and gold albums. The Y asks participants to support the local food bank by bringing a donation of canned food to the concert. There will be collection baskets at the venue entrance. General admission tickets are $50. Call the Y’s Development Office at (201) 891-2081. The Wyckoff YMCA is located at 691 Wyckoff Avenue in Wyckoff. Bowling Night planned The Wyckoff Newcomers and Neighbors Club will host an evening of bowling at Holiday Bowl in Oakland on March 28 at 7:30 p.m. This event is open to all members of the club. The cost is $12 per person for three games. Pizza and soda will be provided. The facility also has a full bar and snack bar for those interested. Participants can be beginners or pros. RSVP to Jen Budin at or at (201) 675-1972. Ladies Night Out set The Wyckoff Reformed Church Nursery School will be holding its Fifth Annual Ladies Night Out and special fundraiser on Thursday, March 26 at 7 p.m. in Heneveld Hall. The event features many prizes and over 20 vendors. The admission fee is $5 and light refreshments will be served. The church is located at 580 Wyckoff Avenue in Wyckoff. Contact Teri Limperopulos at (201) 847-1330 for more information. Devon Fine Jewelry, located at 303 Franklin Avenue, Wyckoff will host an exclusive showcase on March 26 and 27. Owner Nancy Schuring invites the community to learn about Ruff&Cut, a new company that specializes in settings that take advantage of the beauty of uncut diamonds while following “socially responsible” guidelines that include giving 10 percent of each sale and a share of its profits to training, educational programs and other Devon Fine Jewelry hosts showcase programs in Africa. Devon’s web site is at In addition to working with many of the region’s nonprofits, Devon established a foundation dedicated to training the people of Madagascar in the art of cutting stone gemstones. A portion of the money generated from each sale during the showcase will go to the Devon Foundation.