November 25, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • Page 17 Wyckoff Wanderings Seniors plan events The Wyckoff Seniors Club meets every Tuesday at 11:15 a.m. at the Larkin House, 380 Godwin Avenue, Wyckoff. Upcoming events for the group include a trip to Hunterdon Hills Playhouse for lunch and the show “A Playhouse Christmas” on Dec. 8. On Jan. 5 there will be an installation luncheon at Guiseppe’s. Clothing, toy drive benefit mission Wyckoff resident Sean Spatz is collecting new and gently used coats, clothing, blankets, and toys to benefit an Appalachian Mission in Kentuchy. Spatz, a student at Delbarton School, will be receiving items at Saint Elizabeth’s Church in Wyckoff for this project. Delbarton has been involved in this Appalachian Mission project for many years. Volunteers will pack the clothing and toys in large trucks and drive the gifts to Kentucky where they will be distributed. Collection boxes are located in the narthex at Saint Elizabeth’s Church, 700 Greenwood Avenue, Wyckoff. Donations will be collected through Dec. 11. District offers preschool program The Wyckoff school district is offering a general education preschool program to the township’s three- and four-year-olds. The integrated preschool is a nursery school program for special education children and general education preschoolers. To be eligible, a general education child must be three or four years of age on or before Oct. 1, 2010. A birth certificate, copy of immunization papers, and proof of residency will be required of those students admitted to the program at the time of school registration. All children in the program will attend a morning or afternoon session five half- days a week. There are seven openings for four-year-old general education students, and five for three-year-old general education students. Students will be screened for admission to the program. The annual tuition of $3,000 must be paid in full no later than June 1, 2010. Parents will be responsible for transportation. Applications for general education preschoolers may be picked up at Coolidge, Lincoln, Sicomac, and Washington schools. An application form is also available at The deadline for application submission is Dec. 18. Partners in Pride to meet Wyckoff’s volunteer town beautification group, the Partners in Pride, will meet on Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Larkin House, 380 Godwin Avenue, Wyckoff. This will be the last meeting for the group until March 2010. Refreshments will be served. New members are welcome. ‘Sarah’s Key’ to be discussed The Reader’s Circle Book Club at Temple Beth Rishon will discuss, “Sarah’s Key” by Tatiana de Rosnay on Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call (201) 891-4466 or visit Toy Drive underway Weichert Realtors in Wyckoff will be sponsoring its 31st Annual Toy Drive this holiday season. Participants are asked to bring unwrapped toys to the Wyckoff office at 391 Franklin Avenue beginning Saturday, Nov. 28. All gifts will be donated to Shelter our Sisters, a non-profit organization that assists battered women and their children. For more information call (201) 891-3490. Santa to be on hand for tree lighting The Wyckoff Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the Annual Tree Lighting and Santa Comes to Wyckoff event on Friday, Dec. 4. All are invited to enjoy this special visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, and to share the magic of the tree lighting. Refreshments will be served, and holiday music will be presented on the front lawn of Wyckoff Town Hall. Santa and Mrs. Claus will travel through Wyckoff on a fire truck, meeting and greeting children and their families at various locations. Santa’s first stop will be at the Cedar Hill Shopping Center at 4 p.m. His itinerary will continue with stops at the Wyckoff Shopping Center at 5 p.m., on Main Street at 5:45 p.m., and at the Mayflower Shopping Center at 6 p.m. He will then travel through the Wyckoff Square Shopping Center at 6:45 p.m. and stop at the Boulder Run Shopping Center at 7 p.m. Santa’s last stop of the evening will be at Wyckoff Town Hall for the tree lighting ceremony. For more details, contact Marie Kidd at (201) 848-4545. The rain date for Santa Comes to Wyckoff and the Tree Lighting will be Monday, Dec. 7. Fyke plans meeting, field trip The Fyke Nature Association will meet on Friday, Nov. 27 at the Wyckoff Public Library at 8 p.m. Participants are invited to share nature related artwork, photographs, poems, and collections with fellow association members. Presentations should not run longer than five minutes. A projector will be available. Call (201) 447-0107 or for slide presentation details. Morning at the Meadowlands will be held at 9 a.m. the following day, Nov. 28. Meet at the back parking lot at the DeKorte Park Headquarters. The group will be looking for waterfowl, gulls, and raptors. Wear warm clothing, and bring binoculars and scopes. The trip should be over by lunchtime. RSVP to Holiday schedule announced Wyckoff Town Hall will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27 for Thanksgiving. The municipal offices will reopen on Monday, Nov. 30 at 9 a.m. The Wyckoff Recycling Center will also be closed on Nov. 26 and 27, and will reopen on Saturday, Nov. 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be no curbside leaf collection on Thanksgiving Day. DPW leaf collections will resume Nov. 27. Residents are urged to visit for updates regarding leaf collection. Anyone who registers his or her e-mail address at the site registration line will receive leaf collection updates via e-mail. Curbside garbage pickup will be suspended on Nov. 26. 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