May 20, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • Page 35 Franklin Lakes Scribe Swing & blues band to perform The Frost Kings, a four-piece swing and blues band, will perform at the Franklin Lakes Library on May 31 from 2 to 3 p.m. The group’s varied repertoire includes swinging shuffles, slow blues, and full-tilt boogies. No registration is necessary. Call Linda Hagedorn at (201) 891-2224 for more information. The library is located at 245 DeKorte Drive. Wetdown planned Franklin Lakes Fire Department will dedicate its new 2009 Pierce Velocity rescue truck at a wetdown on Saturday, June 13 from 2 to 7 p.m. at Bender Court Firehouse. “The Shots” will be performing live. The event will include food, beverages, T-shirts, mugs, and a “bouncy house” for children. The public is welcome to attend. IronMatt Car Wash set The Matthew Larson Foundation is hosting its Third Annual Car Wash and Bake Sale on Saturday, May 30 (rain date May 31), at Colonial Road School. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. To donate bake goods or volunteer, contact Library board to meet The next meeting of the Franklin Lakes Board of Trustees will be held May 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Local History Room of the Franklin Lakes Library. The meeting is open to the public. Contact the library at (201) 891-2224. New students may now enroll Parents of school age children new to the district are encouraged to contact their local school to register as soon as possible. Parents may call the board of education office at (201) 891-1856 for specific information on which neighborhood school their child will be attending. History: Just for kicks Dr. James P. Kane will present “Non-essential History: Or Why Is it Called the Big Apple?” at the Franklin Lakes Public Library on Tuesday, May 19 at 7 p.m. Dr. Kane, an adjunct professor of William Paterson University and a former superintendant of schools, will discuss how Stonewall Jackson got his nickname, why people say they are raising a child, why it is considered unlucky to whistle on the Broadway stage, and more. All are invited. Registration is not necessary. The Franklin Lakes Public Library is located at 245 DeKorte Drive. Safety Town program offered Safety Town, a program that teaches children entering kindergarten in September different strategies about safety in their community, will be offered at High Mountain Road School July 6 through 16 from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Children will learn about pedestrian and traffic safety in a miniature representation of a real town. A police officer will assist in the program, which also incorporates bicycle and personal safety. Ambulance and fire department members will assist children in learning first aid and preventative strategies in fire safety. The program is presented by the Wyckoff Family YMCA. Snacks are provided and the program will be held rain or shine. The fee is $110. Call (201) 891-2081. Wheaton exhibits at gallery The Gallery of The Presbyterian Church at Franklin Lakes is presenting the work of New Jersey artist Jeanne Jaicks Wheaton through May 26. The exhibit, “Between the Lines,” includes approximately 35 works in oil, mixed media, and acrylic. Wheaton’s most recent work has evolved to embrace her love of decorative pattern. She uses intense colors, metallic, and glittery paint to achieve dense compositions. Her use of color and pattern reflect an artistic sensibility and a life spent engrossed in design. The gallery, located in The Presbyterian Church at Franklin Lakes, 730 Franklin Lake Road, is open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and by appointment with the artist (201) 652-3753 or For directions call (201) 891-0511 or visit us at Trip to ‘West Side Story’ planned On Wednesday, Sept. 23, the Franklin Lakes Branch of the Valley Hospital Auxiliary will sponsor a theater outing to “West Side Story” at The Palace Theater in New York City. Round-trip bus transportation and preferred orchestra seating is included in the cost of $140. Buses will leave at 10 a.m. from the Franklin Lakes Recreation Building at 1 Vichiconti Way in Franklin Lakes. The performance will be at 2 p.m. Attendees can enjoy lunch or shopping prior to the performance. Preferred seating is limited so call Marie Turi now at (201) 337-3949 for further information. Proceeds to benefit The Valley Hospital Auxiliary. Wyckoff Wanderings Sing-along 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-along: “Shirah Betzibur: Songs of Israel.” This sing-along is led by Cantor Ilan Mamber 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. The final session will take place on 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 Newcomers host Pajama Jam Wyckoff Newcomers and Neighbors will host a Pajama Jam for its members on Saturday, June 6 at 5:45 p.m. in the James Monroe Room of the Wyckoff Public Library. Bring the little ones and come in pajamas to watch children’s performer Mr. Kurt. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP at (201) 675-1972 or jennybu72@hotmail. com. The Wyckoff Public Library is located at 200 Woodland Avenue. ‘Bustles & Business’ comes to Wyckoff The Wyckoff Historical Society will host “Bustles and Business,” a unique presentation and tea on Wednesday, May 20. The program will be held at Grace Methodist Church, 555 Russell Avenue, Wyckoff, at 10:30 a.m. Carol Greene, past chair of the New Jersey Historic Trust, and her daughter, Lindsey Greene will present the program. The suggested donation is $2. Call Jean at (201) 891-9409. Shop hosts clearance sale The Wyckoff PTO Economy Shop will offer items at half price the week of May 19. On May 26 and 27, shoppers can fill a bag for $5. The Economy Shop is a non profit consignment shop selling gently used clothing and small household items to directly benefit the local schools. The Economy Shop is located in the old railroad station at 399 West Main Street in Wyckoff. Hours are Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and on Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 9:30 a.m. to noon.