November 11, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • Page 25 Wyckoff Wanderings Veterans’ Day service set The Midland Park/Wyckoff Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7086 will hold the annual Veterans’ Day Service in Veterans Plaza, Wortendyke Station, Midland Park, on Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. All are invited to join in honoring all past and present veterans and their sacrifices for this nation. Rabbi’s Roundtable series to begin Rabbi Ken Emert will lead the Rabbi’s Roundtable discussion on Conscience: The Duty to Obey and the Duty to Disobey at Temple Beth Rishon beginning Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. This five-week program will examine the role conscience plays in people’s lives. On Nov. 10, The Conscience of an Anti-Semite will be discussed. On Nov. 17, the topic will be Cultivating Conscience. For more information, call (201) 891-4466 or visit Chamber plans breakfast meeting The Wyckoff Chamber of Commerce will meet on Thursday, Nov. 19 at 8 a.m. at the Christian Health Care Center, 700 Mountain Avenue. Attendees should use the Mountain Avenue entrance to the campus and enter through the main lobby of Heritage Manor Nursing Home. For more information, contact Diane Kuiken at (201) 891-3616 or email American Revolution to be discussed The Woman’s Club of Wyckoff, 176 Wyckoff Avenue, will present “When Artwork Speaks: Eyewitness Images from the American Revolution” on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 1:30 p.m. Arthur S. Lefkowitz, author and historian, will bring the American Revolution to life with a lecture and slide presentation, using materials from a variety of museum collections. The program is funded by the Horizons Speakers Bureau of the New Jersey Council for the Humanities. This program is free and open to the public. Friends sponsor ‘Mad Science’ “Mad Science” will be at the Wyckoff Public Library on Sunday, Nov. 22 at 2 p.m. This interactive program featuring the principles of gravity is suitable for children ages five through 10. This children’s program is sponsored by the Friends of the Wyckoff Library. Tickets are $5 and are available at the circulation desk of the library, 200 Woodland Avenue. Call (201) 891-4866. Holiday Fair set The Wyckoff Reformed Church will hold its annual Elves seek donations Holiday Fair on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be handmade items, gifts for the holidays, attic treasurers, books and CDs for sale, gift baskets for all occasions, lunch, a bake sale, games and pictures with Santa for the kids. A special fundraiser will feature prizes including vacations, tickets to sporting events, tickets to Broadway shows, and gift certificates. This fundraiser will be held at 1 p.m. Homemade pies and breads will be on sale for Thanksgiving dinner. The Wyckoff Reformed Church is located at 580 Wyckoff Avenue. For more information call (201) 236-8268. Christmas comes to de Snoep Winkel The de Snoep Winkel Gift Shop and Tea Room at the Christian Health Care Center, 301 Sicomac Avenue, Wyckoff, will hold its annual Christmas Open House from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14. An assortment of wreaths, tabletop Christmas trees, ornaments that can be personalized, and a wide variety of other Christmas gift items will be available for sale. Visitors may also custom-order Thanksgiving gift baskets for pick up prior to Thanksgiving. The de Snoep Winkel Gift Shop and Tea Room is a full service gift shop. All proceeds from de Snoep Winkel Ramapo Holiday Festival elves visited Eisenhower Middle School in Wyckoff to kick off the annual K-8 drive for donations for Holiday Festival at Ramapo. The success of the event depends on the generosity of the FLOW K-8 school districts. The drive began on Oct. 12. Ramapo is still accepting donations for hats, mittens and gloves as well as monetary donations which can be made payable to “Ramapo APTS- Holiday Festival” and sent to APTS Holiday Festival, Ramapo High School, 331 George Street, Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417. The elves pictured are Marissa Mankofsky, Nicole Musto, Trevor Jones, Beth Greenwood and Amy Christiansen. benefit residents, patients, and clients of CHCC. For more information, call (201) 848-5946. Distinguished Speaker Series begins This November, Temple Beth Rishon will host its second annual Food for Thought Distinguished Speaker Series, which is sponsored by the Fred Emert Memorial Adult Education Fund. The series will begin with biblical scholar Professor Shalom Paul on Sunday, Nov. 15 at 10 a.m. Paul, professor emeritus, department of Bible at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, will speak on “The Ever Alive Dead Sea Scrolls: Understanding the Bible, Early Judaism and the Birth of Christianity.” The professor’s recent book, “A Study Guide to the Bible,” will be available for signing at his presentation. The program cost, which includes a breakfast buffet, is $10 for temple members and $15 for non-members. RSVP to (201) 891-4466 by Nov. 12. Temple Beth Rishon is located at 585 Russell Avenue in Wyckoff. Additional speakers scheduled in the series include Rabbi Michael Chernick, Deutsch Professor of Jewish Jurisprudence & Social Justice at Hebrew Union College on May 14, 2010 and Andrew Silow-Carroll, editor-in-chief of the New Jersey Jewish News on May 2, 2010. 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