Page 2 THE VILLADOM TIMES I, II, III & IV • February 25, 2009 Villadom Happenings Citizenship explored at library The Ridgewood Public Library will conduct an informational workshop, “Exploring Citizenship,” for residents interested in learning more about becoming a United States citizen. Conducted by English as a Second Language Coordinator Nancy Honsinger, the class will provide information on the citizenship process and the roles, responsibilities, rights, and advantages of U.S. citizenship. The workshop will also provide information on resources available to interested residents. The workshop will be offered on Wednesday, Feb. 25 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. and is free of charge. For additional information, contact the library at (201) 670-5600 extension 141. Film series highlights leading men Waldwick Public Library hosts screenings of classic films on Thursdays at 2 p.m. A brief introduction, setting the film in its historical context, precedes each screening. The theme for the month of March is “Famous Men of the Movies.” The schedule of screenings is as follows: March 5, “Rebecca” starring Lawrence Olivier; March 12, “The Third Man” starring Orson Welles; March 19, “Shadow of a Doubt” starring Joseph Cotten; and March 26, “Letter to Three Wives” starring Kirk Douglas. Registration for the Classic Film Series is not necessary, but arrival before 2 p.m. is encouraged. For information, call (201) 652-5104. Retreat for clergy spouses planned The Church Relations Ministry of Christian Health Care Center is holding a Winter Clergy Spouses Retreat Day for spouses of area clergy from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, March 5. The retreat will be held in the Christian Health Care Center Auditorium, 301 Sicomac Avenue, Wyckoff. The topic is “Balancing Roles: Avoiding the Bumps of the Teeter-totter Life,” presented by Amy L. Flavin, MS, LPC, director of Restore and Renew, LLC, and a clergy spouse for 28 years. Flavin will discuss how clergy spouses address the challenges of balancing their personal lives with the demands of their public images. Focal points will include the use of one’s power, defining the supportive role, and how to discern the difference. Continental breakfast and hot buffet lunch will be served. Contact Diane Cioffi at (201) 848-5839 or via email at Prostate cancer support group to meet LifeLines, a supportive and informative resource for prostate cancer patients and their partners, will meet Tuesday, Feb. 24, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Church of the Presentation in Upper Saddle River. The group was formed by prostate cancer patients to share information about available treatments and services. Research has shown that peer support groups, during critical health crises, may improve both survival rate and quality of life. For additional information, call (201) 5059653 or e-mail: Valley offers nutritional advice The Valley Hospital Nutrition Department is offering a free evening education program, “Feeding Our Aging Parents.” More and more adult children are confronted with caring for their parents. Vicki Kirlick, licensed and certified personal chef, will offer tips and advice to help the “sandwich” generation deal with nutritional issues. This free 90-minute program will be held on March 5 at 7 p.m. at The Valley Hospital Conference Center, 223 North Van Dien Avenue, Ridgewood. Space is limited. To register or for more information, call 1-800-VALLEY 1 (1800-825-5391) or visit Irish Rovers to perform at William Paterson The Irish Rovers, who have been delivering rollicking, rousing musical performances for more than 40 years, will perform on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 8 p.m. in the Shea Center for Performing Arts at William Paterson University in Wayne. This musical event is part of William Paterson’s WP Live Vistas Series, designed to serve the university’s students and faculty and the surrounding multicultural community. Funding for the Vistas Series at William Paterson Dellridge and Woodcliff Lake Health & Rehabilitation Centers recently made a significant commitment to The Valley Hospital in support of staff education for Valley’s Case Management Department. Shown here are Valley and Dellridge/ Woodcliff Lake management at a reception honoring the gift. Pictured are: Maryann Vecchiotti, Director of the Case Management/Social Work Department at The Valley Hospital; Anne Marie Gauntlett, Administrator of the Dellridge Health & Rehabilitation Center; Yaron Englestein, Administrator of the Woodcliff Lake Health & Rehabilitation Center; Audrey Meyers, President and CEO of Valley Health System; Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Friedman, Principals of the Dellridge and Woodcliff Lake Health & Rehabilitation Centers; Edward Friedman, Director of Finance for the two Centers; and Richard D. Keenan, CFO of Valley Health System. Generous gift University has been made possible, in part, by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State. Tickets to the show are $40 for Gold Circle; $35 for Orchestra; and $30 for Loge. Members of the William Paterson community receive a 20 percent discount. For additional information, contact the Shea Center Box Office at or call (973) 720.2371 or go to www. National Cathedral organist to play Patron Concert Distinguished organist Christopher Jacobson will be heard in concert at The West Side Presbyterian Church, Ridgewood, on March 1 at 4 p.m. Jacobson is associate organist and assistant director of music at Washington National Cathedral. The public is invited to attend the concert, which is the third program in the current Patron Series. The program includes Bach’s “Concerto in D Minor” and compositions by Marcel Dupré, Maurice Duruflé, Leo Sowerby, and William Bolcom. The West Side Patron Series, now in its 33rd season, maintains the no-entrance-fee policy with a freewill offering during the intermission. Child care is provided for preschool children. West Side Presbyterian Church is located on Varian Fry Way, 6 South Monroe Street, in Ridgewood. For further information, telephone (201) 652-1966, or visit the church website Lambert to speak on critical thinking skills Parents who are interested in learning about critical thinking and the role it plays in every aspect of child’s life are invited to Saddle River Day School’s program, “The Building Blocks of Critical Thinking.” This discussion with noted educator Eileen F. Lambert, the new Head of School Elect, will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 25 at 10 a.m. in the Minton Wing of the school’s library. Lambert, who holds a master’s degree in classical languages and archaeology, has more than 25 years experience as an educator. She will share her insight into critical thinking skills in children. The public is invited to attend the presentation free of charge at the school, which is located at 147 Chestnut Ridge Road in Saddle River. To attend, or to receive additional information, call the office of admissions at (201) 327-4050, extension 1105 or 1106 or email Marketing workshop offered On Thursday, Feb. 26, ScoreBergen, the Bergen Chapter of SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, will present “Marketing in Today’s Changing Environment,” a new workshop for emerging entrepreneurs and those who are already in business. The seminar, which will take place from 6:30 PM to 9:30 p.m. in the Bergen County Community Services Building, 327 East Ridgewood Avenue, Paramus, is designed to help owners of small businesses gain an understanding of how to successfully market in the current fast-paced business world. Cost for the workshop is $20 for attendees who register in advance; $25 at the door. Additional participants in the same party pay $10 each. 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