Page 18 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • October 21, 2009 Wyckoff Wanderings Register for Upward basketball Upward basketball is now being offered to boys and girls in first through sixth grades. This program is designed to give children and their families a positive sports experience as they build faith, character, and self-esteem. Upward is sponsored by Bethlehem Lutheran and Grace churches of Ridgewood and Cornerstone Christian and Faith Community churches of Wyckoff. The-eight week season will offer two preseason practices, for a total of 10 weeks. Weekly games and practices are one hour each. Practices begin the week of Jan. 3, 2010. Boy and girls in grades one through four and girls in grades five and six will practice on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday nights at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. All games will be held on Sundays at Bethlehem Church. Fifth and sixth grade boys will practice on Monday nights at the Eastern Christian Middle School gym in Wyckoff. All games will take place on Saturdays, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Eastern Christian Middle School’s gym. All players must attend one evaluation night to be held in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church gym on Monday, Nov. 30 or Tuesday, Dec. 1, between 5:30 and 8 p.m. Evaluations will take approximately 15 minutes. To register a child, visit Early registration cost per child is $99.99. After Nov. 11, the cost is $114.99. The deadline for registration is Nov. 20. Family Pasta Night planned The Friends of Wyckoff will host a Family Pasta Night on Wednesday, Oct. 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Advent Lutheran Church, 777 Wyckoff Avenue. Tickets are $10 per person, $30 per family, and $8 for seniors. Children age five and under will be admitted free. The dinner will include pasta, salad, bread, homemade sauces, and dessert. Proceeds from this event will benefit Eisenhower Middle School students. To purchase tickets or to volunteer, visit Shopping Spree set The Wyckoff Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary is hosting a Ladies Shopping Spree Night on Friday, Oct. 23 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Fire Company #1, on Scott Plaza. Over 25 vendors will be in attendance with a variety of items including jewelry, handbags, cosmetics, toys, gift baskets, scrapbook supplies, candles, kitchen gadgets, and home interior items. This event is open to the public. Auxiliary hosts speaker The Wyckoff Branch of the Valley Hospital Auxiliary will meet on Oct. 27 at 10:15 a.m. at Advent Lutheran Church on Wyckoff Avenue. Janet Brancato, a registered dietician at Valley Hospital, will give a talk on healthy snacking. Guests are welcome. Wine tasting fundraiser planned Sicomac School PTO will host its Annual Fall Wine Tasting on Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. The event will be held at Bottagra Restaurant, 80 Wagaraw Road in Haw- thorne. The evening will include a tasting of 24 different wines selected by The Wine Seller in Ridgewood and nuovo Italian food provided by Robert and Carlo of Bottagra. Tickets will be available at the door and are $40 per person. The menu will include hors d’oeuvres, hearty appetizers, chicken, pasta, salad, coffee, and dessert. Proceeds from this event will benefit Sicomac Elementary School in Wyckoff. Meet the Candidates Brian Hubert and Diane Sobin, candidates for Wyckoff Township Committee, will be the guest speakers at a “Meet the Candidates Night” on Tuesday, Oct. 27, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The event will take place at the Larkin House, located at 380 Godwin Avenue. Coffee and refreshments will be served. Hubert and Sobin are running for the two open seats on the Wyckoff Township Committee in the Nov. 3 election. Hubert is running in Column 1 and Sobin in Column 3. The candidates will speak on the important issues facing Wyckoff. For more information about the meeting, visit Computer course comes to CHCC Christian Health Care Center in Wyckoff is offering a two-day computer course open to the community. Introduction to Outlook is being offered from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Nov. 5 (Part I), and 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Nov. 6 (Part II), at the CHCC’s campus at 301 Sicomac Avenue in Wyckoff. Class size is limited, and participants need to pre-register. The course fee is $25 and includes hands-on training and training materials. For more information and to register, call (201) 848-7530. For more information about this and other events, visit the CHCC website at You See,” and “Take the Highway.” A new generation of fans is learning that good music knows no boundaries. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased through the Y’s Development Office at (201) 8912081 or at The Wyckoff YMCA is located at 691 Wyckoff Avenue, Wyckoff. Rummage Sale set The Ladies Aid Society of the Wyckoff Reformed Church will hold a Rummage Sale on Thursday, Oct. 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the basement of the education building, 580 Wyckoff Avenue. Clothing, jewelry, household items, knickknacks, toys, and more will be featured. Donation receiving days will be Oct. 20 and 21. Halloween program offered The Wyckoff Public Library will offer a Halloween Readers’ Theater program for children in grades two on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 3:30 p.m. All participants will help perform a not-too-scary Halloween story by providing special sound effects. In-person registration will take place in the Tuesday, Oct. 20 in the Children’s Room. Call (201) 891-4866 for details. Parenting seminar presented A free parenting seminar, “Stop the Yelling and Gain Cooperation,” will be offered to the public on Tuesday, Oct. 20 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, Room 8. This informative seminar will teach parents how to observe and describe behaviors. Learn how to obtain cooperation and avoid misunderstandings, support quality relationships, and encourage positive actions. Call (201) 891-4595 to reserve a seat. Babysitting will be available. Grace United Methodist Church also offers an adult Bible Class at 10 a.m. every Sunday morning. There are two worship services every Sunday at 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday school classes are offered for children and adults of all ages. Visitors are always welcome. For more information about church activities, call (201) 891-4595. Stay on top of commercial building maintenance Building Exterior Consultants, L.L.C. “Roofing and Waterproofing Solutions”  Roof Surveys  Waterproofing Surveys  Roof Evaluations  Moisture Surveys  Specification Development  Project Management  Construction Management  Due Diligence Jose A. Godoy Senior Consultant Phone: 954-584-3308 Fax: 954-584-3309 Cell: 954-275-3631 E-Mail: Web Site: Rotary beefsteak set The Wyckoff-Midland Park Rotary is hosting its 40th Annual Beefsteak on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. at the Brownstone in Paterson. Tickets are $40 per person. To purchase tickets contact Emmy Eliya at Family Hair Care, (201) 652-8130. Register for winter The Wyckoff-Midland Park Rotary Club recreation programs meets every Thursday morning at 7:30 a.m. The Wyckoff Department of Recreation at The Brick House, 179 Godwin Avenue and Parks will hold registration for its winter Wyckoff, NJ 07481. schedule in the Eisenhower School cafeteria Republicans schedule meeting on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 10 a.m. to noon, The Wyckoff Republican League will and Monday, Oct. 26 from 7 to 9 p.m. The basketball activities include an host a meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Larkin House, 380 Godwin instructional clinic for boys and girls in Avenue. Meet Wyckoff Township Commit- grades three and four, recreation leagues for tee candidates Chris DePhillips and Kevin boys and girls in grades five through eight, Rooney. Also scheduled to attend will be and a high school league. Registration fees Bergen County Freeholder Board candi- are $50 for third and fourth grade and $55 dates Rob Hermansen and John Driscoll, for fifth through twelfth grade. The adult open gym program will begin and New Jersey Assembly candidates Dave Russo and Scott Rumana. Refreshments Monday, Nov. 30 at Eisenhower School will be served. For more information, con- with pre-registration during the above dates required. Space in this program is limited tact to the first 100 Wyckoff residents who register. The registration fee is $50. Marshall Tucker Band to appear Wyckoff Recreation will also offer travThe Wyckoff Family YMCA will bring eling basketball cheerleading squads, wresthe Marshall Tucker Band to its stage on tling for grades two through eight, and an Saturday, Oct. 24 at 8 p.m. indoor soft-stick lacrosse program for boys From their first LP in 1973, to their pow- and girls in grades one and two. The regiserful stage presence today, the Marshall tration fees are $50 for cheerleading and the Tucker Band has played countless concert first/second grade lacrosse program, and venues around the world. The good ol’ boys $55 for wrestling. from Spartanburg, South Carolina, led by To ensure placement in a program, sign Doug Gray, remains a powerful force in up on Oct. 24 or 26. For more information, the world of music. Years of rigorous tour call (201) 891-3350. schedules earned the band the respect of critics and countless dedicated fans, espeSend press releases and photos to cially with hit singles like “Heard it in a Deadline is Love Song,” “Fire on the Mountain,” “Can’t Wednesday the week prior to publication.