November 25, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • Page 27 Franklin Lakes Scribe PBA holds Coat Drive The Franklin Lakes Police Department PBA Local #150 will hold its Annual Coat Drive Dec. 12 and 13. This year the PBA will also be collecting children’s clothing. All coats and children’s clothing may be dropped off at anytime on Dec 12 and 13 at the Franklin Lakes Police Department, 490 DeKorte Drive. Last year, over 400 coats were collected and donated to Saint John the Baptist Church in Paterson. Board of education to meet The Franklin Lakes Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 8 p.m. The session will be held in the Franklin Avenue Middle School on Franklin Avenue. Scouts sponsor Christmas Tree Sale Boy Scout Troop 34 of Franklin Lakes will hold its Christmas Tree Sale on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Sundays from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Franklin Lakes United Methodist Church, 454 Pulis Avenue. The sale begins Thanksgiving weekend. The Scouts will be selling nursery grown Christmas trees, wreaths, and roping for the holiday season and will be on hand to assist in selection and loading of trees. Photos, paintings on exhibit Reality and Perception, an exhibit of photographs by G. Stuart Smith and paintings by Ridgewood artist Pamela Deitrich, will open Dec. 5 at the Presbyterian Church at Franklin Lakes. The artwork is based on the exhibitors’ observations while traveling together in Iceland, the Grand Canyon, Sedona, The British Virgin Islands, and other locales. The church is located at 730 Franklin Lake Road, Franklin Lakes. Call (201) 891-0511 or contact for additional information and hours. An artists’ reception will be held at the church on Sunday, Dec. 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The public is welcome to attend. The reception is free. Deitrich received her BFA from Moore College of Art & Design in Philadelphia. She worked as an illustrator and art educator for many years before pursuing a master’s degree in museum studies to become a curator of textiles and costumes. Dietrich’s mixed media paintings have been recognized in juried exhibitions for their celebration of light, line, and color. Themes in her paintings include the woods, the beach, botanical, animals, the circus, and contemporary landscapes. Smith is an associate professor in the department of journalism, media studies, and public relations at Hofstra University. He has also produced and directed award-winning documentaries that air on public television. Musicians sought for benefit concert Musicians and singers interested at performing at a benefit coffeehouse to be held in January at Barnert Temple are invited to audition on Sunday, Dec. 6 from noon to 2 p.m. in the temple youth lounge. Organized by Glen Rock sophomores Amanda Kroll and Amanda Lomega, “Peace through Music, A Concert for Darfur,” will be an acoustic concert, in the style of a coffeehouse. The event is scheduled for Jan. 15 from 6 to 10 p.m. Those who audition should bring instruments and song lyrics to the audition. For more information, contact Alice Kintisch at (201) 848-1800. Barnert Temple is located at 747 Route 208 South, Franklin Lakes. December Pottery Show and Sale set Area artist Britt Baker will present an array of original pottery items in a special three-day show and sale, Dec. 4 through 6 at the Presbyterian Church at Franklin Lakes. Friday hours are 5 to 7 p.m., Saturday hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The church is located at 730 Franklin Lake Road, Franklin Lakes. Call (201) 891-0511. Holocaust denial, anti-Semitism discussed “The Phenonema of Holocaust Denial and the New AntiSemitism” will be discussed at Barnert Temple in Franklin Lakes from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1. Ephaim Kaye, director of international seminars at the International School for Holocaust Studies at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum in Israel, will lead the program. Kaye has taught about the Holocaust for nearly three decades in Israeli high schools and colleges. In 1993, he was appointed director of international seminars, and has since led over 200 international seminars with participants from over 25 countries. He has organized four international conferences on the topic, and has led more than 17 trips to Poland for high school students, graduates of Yad Vashem seminars, and Israel Defense Force officers. Kaye holds a first and second degree in modern Jewish history and the history of the Holocaust from Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He is a published author of numerous articles and books on the subject and has been a guest speaker at Holocaust centers throughout the world. This program is being sponsored by the Barnert Temple Sisterhood and is open to the public. Donations are welcome. For more information, call (201) 848-1800. The temple is located at 747 Route 208 South in Franklin Lakes. Auxiliary plans Holiday Luncheon The Franklin Lakes Branch of the Valley Hospital Auxiliary will hold a Holiday Luncheon on Tuesday, Dec. 2, at the North Jersey Country Club, 594 Hamburg Turnpike in Wayne beginning at noon. Members and friends are invited. The cost is $30. For reservations or information, call Ann Swist at (201) 337-7262. Talents & Treasures Fundraiser underway The Presbyterian Church at Franklin Lakes will hold its annual Talents and Treasures Fundraiser through Nov. 30. Offerings include vacation spots, restaurant gift certificates, jewelry, luggage, linens, artwork, and collectibles. Items are on view Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and following the 10 a.m. worship on Sunday. The church is located at 730 Franklin Lake Road, Franklin Lakes. The list of all items and services will be available on the church website, For further information, call the church office at (201) 891-0511. The Presbyterian Church at Franklin Lakes is located at 730 Franklin Lake Road in Franklin Lakes. Van Dyk Manor (continued from page 10) award program. The awards are sponsored by AHCA/NCAL Associate Business Member McKesson Medical-Surgical, a leading distributor of medical supplies and equipment to physician practices, surgery centers, hospitals, home care, and extended care facilities, and My InnerView, a Web-based applied research and quality-management company that supports leaders across the entire assisted living, senior housing, and skilled nursing professions with tools to measure, benchmark, and improve performance. 30 minutes of your time can save a life. 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