January 21, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • Page 21 Wyckoff Wanderings Rainforest program scheduled The Friends of the Wyckoff Library will bring Rizzo’s Reptiles’ rainforest program to the library on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 3 p.m. Rizzo’s Reptiles will bring live animals that live in this unique habitat. Learn about the five layers of the rainforest and its precious and fragile balance of this ecosystem. This program will be held in the James Monroe Room. Tickets are $5 and may be purchased at the circulation desk of the library located at 200 Woodland Avenue. This program is suitable for children from five to 10 years old. Nursery school registration to begin Wysowl Nursery School at the Wyckoff YMCA is accepting registration for 200910. Currently enrolled children may register Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 20 and 21, at 9:30 a.m.; full Y members and nursery school alumni may register on Thursday and Friday, Jan. 22 and 23 at 9:30 a.m.; and public registration is Monday, Jan. 26 at 9:30 a.m. Wysowl offers a variety of activities and experiences for children from twoand-a-half to five years of age. The school is located at Advent Lutheran Church, 777 Wyckoff Avenue, Wyckoff. Call Director Cynthia Peters at (201) 891-4346 for more information. Popov makes Dean’s List Roman A. Popov of Wyckoff has been named to the Dean’s List at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee for the fall 2008 semester. Popov is a sophomore at Vanderbilt. Comedy Night at the YMCA The Wyckoff Family YMCA is sponsoring a “Comedy Night” on Friday, Jan. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Y’s Carl Pfeifer Performing Arts Stage, 691 Wyckoff Avenue in Wyckoff. The evening features comics Johnny Lampert and Chris Coccia. Lampert is a regular at New York City’s and Los Angeles’ best comedy clubs, and has made numerous television appearances. Coccia is one of America’s busiest comedians, both at home and abroad. He has entertained American troops on military bases in Korea, Japan, and Guam. Tickets are $30; $300 for a table of 10. Call (201) 891-2081. Fyke Nature Association plans events On Jan. 23, Fyke Nature Association will host New Jersey Audubon Society’s Patrick Scheuer, director of Lorrimer Sanctuary in Franklin Lakes. This program takes look at some of the tracks, scats, and homes of New Jersey’s resident mammals and will show how to recognize who is out in the woods and fields even in the dead of winter. The meeting will be held at the Wyckoff Public Library, 200 Woodland Avenue, Wyckoff at 8 p.m. Fyke has scheduled its annual trip to the upper Delaware River, near Barryville, NY for Bald Eagles for Saturday, Jan. 24. Participants are to meet at the Allendale Municipal Building at 8 a.m. and encouraged to wear layers of clothes, bring lunch, binoculars and scopes. Leaders for this trip will be Carol and George Flanagan. Contact them at (973) 423-0420 or carolflana@aol. com. Wet weather (rain or snow) cancels this trip. Recreation department holds registration The Wyckoff Recreation Department will hold spring registration Saturday, Jan. 24 from 9 to 11 a.m. and Monday, Jan. 26 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Eisenhower School multi-purpose room. There will be no second Saturday registration. The spring schedule includes a co-ed T-ball program for boys and girls presently in kindergarten, a modified T-ball/base- ball/softball program for boys and girls in first grade, baseball for boys in grades two through nine, and softball for girls in grades two through nine. Boys in grades four through nine playing recreation baseball will once again be using wood bats this year. The fee for kindergarten and first grade is $50 and the fee for grades two through nine is $55. The spring baseball/softball season will begin with practices in late March or early April and games, along with the annual Opening Day Parade, will be on Saturday, April 25. The season will end no later than June 13. Kindergarten and first grade will begin their programs on April 28 and end the week of June 8. Call (201) 891-3350 Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. YMCA holds annual meeting The Wyckoff Family YMCA will hold its annual board meeting, on Jan. 21 at 8 a.m. Highlights will include an overview of missions and goals for the coming year, a review of the successes of 2008, the swearing in of officers, and election of board members for a three-year term. A light breakfast will be served and the public is invited to attend. The meeting will be held in the Kuiken Community Room (lower level) of the Wyckoff Family YMCA, 691 Wyckoff Avenue, Wyckoff. Sing-a-long planned Following last season’s successful workshop “Sixty Songs for 60 Years: Songs of Israel at 60” in honor of the State of Israel’s 60th anniversary, Temple Beth Rishon is presenting a monthly Israeli sing-a-long titled “Shirah Betzibur: Songs of Israel.” This sing-a-long is led by Cantor Ilan Mamber and will take place once a month through May 2009 at Temple Beth Rishon, 585 Russell Avenue in Wyckoff. This program is free and open to the community. Sing and play some of the songs studied during last year’s workshop, and learn new ones. Guitars, percussion, and any other musical instruments are welcome. Upcom- ing sessions will take place on Feb. 11, March 25, April 22, and May 27. All the sessions will take place at 7 p.m. and will run approximately an hour. Contact Cantor Ilan Mamber at (201) 891-4466 or at cantor@bethrishon.org. Teen writers to meet The Wyckoff Library Teen Writing Group will meet on Jan. 20 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Monroe Room of the Wyckoff Library. Wyckoff teens from ages 12 through 15 years who have an interest in writing are invited to bring a sample of their writing to be read to the group for discussion and comment, but no criticism. Prose, poetry, lyrics, and any other creative written items are welcome. Refreshments will be served. RSVP to Barbara E. Weber, young adult librarian at (201) 891-4866 or to wyckya@bccls.org. Teen book discussion group to meet Wyckoff residents ages 12 through 16 will discuss “The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks” by E. Lockhart on Tuesday, Jan. 27 from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Monroe Room of the Wyckoff Public Library. Books are available at the library for interested readers. Refreshments will be served. RSVP to Barbara E. Weber, the Wyckoff Young Adult Librarian at (201) 891-4866 or wyckya@bccls.org. Library celebrates winter holidays Children ages five and up are invited to celebrate Chinese New Year at the Wyckoff Library on Monday, Jan. 26 at 3:30 p.m. Attendees will be making something special for the Year of the Ox. In-person registration begins Wednesday, Jan. 14 in the children’s room. The library will be celebrating Valentine’s Day in the children’s room the week of Feb. 9. All children are welcome to stop in and make a wreath for Valentine’s Day. The Wyckoff Public Library is located at 200 Woodland Avenue. Planner 2009 By participating in this very special supplement to The Villadom TIMES, you’ll get the selective exposure you need in 56,300 households in your market area. Publication Date: Wednesday, January 28 Advertising Deadline: Wednesday, January 21 Call today to place your advertisement: 201-652-0744