Page 12 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • September 16, 2009 Park Windmill Bowling, tennis and cooking classes offered Midland Park Recreation is offering a cooking class by Chef Sam for children in kindergarten through grade eight. Chef Sam will teach children basic safety rules when cooking, how to make snacks, healthy treats, and a meal for the whole family to enjoy. Classes will be held at The DePhillips Center on Dairy Street every Saturday from Oct. 31 through Nov. 21. Little Chef for kindergarteners through second graders will meet from noon to 1 p.m.; Kids Cuisine for third and fourth graders will meet from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m.; and Teen Cuisine class for fifth through eighth graders will meet from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Registration fee is $30 and material fee is $15. See www.mpnj.com for registration forms. Classes are limited; register early. The Fall Bowling Club, a six week program for children in grades one through eight, will meet on Mondays from 3:45 to 5:30 p.m. at Holiday Lanes in Oakland. The program will run from Oct. 19 through Nov. 23. The registration fee is $5; bowling costs $6 per week. The Fall Tennis Program will offer a four-week clinic for children in kindergarten through grade eight at the Dairy Street tennis courts on Saturdays, Oct. 3 through 24. Forty-five minute sessions will be held between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. The cost is $40 per child, with a $70 maximum per family. Classes are designed to make learning tennis an enjoyable experience. This class includes skill-building drills and rules of the game. Locate class times and registration forms online at www.mpnj.com under Parks and Recreation. For more information on these programs call the recreation department at (201) 6522747. Foundation holds fundraiser The Midland Park Public Education Foundation will host an evening for women at Ethos Fitness and Spa in Midland Park on Friday, Oct. 9. Learn new ways to enhance health and beauty, or enjoy a relaxing evening with friends. For $35 per person, attendees will receive $30 in Ethos Spa dollars; a bag packed with free products; a choice of a Zumba class, a Pilates mat class, skin analysis using Skin Scope by aesthetician from Ethos, or a SkinCeutical’s anti-aging seminar; and a fashion presentation by Kristin Dahl. Also there will be a Wine Tasting, refreshments, and light fare, and prizes. Fifteen percent discount on SkinCeutical products and Jane Iredale makeup will be available. The event will run from 7 to 9:30 p.m. For reservations and to sign up for an activity, contact Melissa Stanton at (201) 493-7244 or stanton264@msn.com. Ethos Fitness and Spa for Women is located at 85 Godwin Avenue. The Midland Park Public Education Foundation is a volunteer, 501(C) 3 organization whose mission is to enhance the academic experience of children attending public schools in Midland Park. Through the efforts of the foundation, grants are awarded to teachers enabling them to bring exciting state-of-the-art learning opportunities and technologies into the classroom. For more information about the MPPEF, please visit mppef.org. Church sets Garage Sale The Midland Park United Methodist Church will hold a Garage Sale on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church, 269 Godwin Avenue in Midland Park. There will be treasures and trinkets, hot food and delicious baked goods for sale. All proceeds benefit the missions of the United Methodist Church. For more information, call (201) 445-3787 and leave a message for Joan. New Music Concert Series set Hope Machine will kick off The New Music Concert Series at the United Methodist Church on Saturday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. Hope Machine started singing the songs of Woody Guthrie and added works by Pete Seeger, and traditional and original songs with messages of hope and spiritual transformation in celebration of the human spirit. The group incorporates old-time, modern, native- American, folk, rock, and more. Audience members are encouraged to sing along, dance, yell, or yodel. Members of Hope Machine include Fred Gillen Jr., Steve Kirkman, and Matt Turk. Local singer/songwriter, Robert Hill will host the show. A donation of $10 is requested. Attendees are asked to bring nonperishable food item to donate to CUMAC to help feed the hungry. For more information call the church at (201) 445-3587. Board of education to meet The Midland Park Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 8 p.m. The meeting will be held in the August C. DePreker Media Center in Midland Park High School. Blood Drive planned The James family of Midland Park has planned the Fifth Annual Blood Drive in honor of Shayne Jr., for Saturday, Sept. 19 at the Graydon Pool north lot (corner of Linwood Avenue and Northern Parkway) in Ridgewood. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be free food and entertainment, including arts and crafts, “tattoos,” Moonwalk, games, goodies, and more. The family has planned a full day to occupy the children as adults donate blood. Financial program offered Dave Ramsey’s Total Money Makeover will be simulcast on Saturday Sept. 19, from 1 to 6 p.m. at Faith Reformed Church, 95 Prospect Street, Midland Park. This event will include a plan for handling money and tools to stay financially focused. Nationally syndicated radio host and bestselling author Dave Ramsey will present this program, which includes energy and humor. Tickets are $25 and include registration and workbooks. To register, or for more information, call the church at (201) 4441694 or e-mail to FaithReformed@aol. com. Kennedy to perform Beckett David G. Kennedy, a professional actor with experience in New York City and New Jersey, will perform a one-man show of “Krapp’s Last Tape” at the Northwest Bergen Regional Senior Center on Center Street in Midland Park at 12:30 p.m. on Sept. 16. Kennedy has performed this one-man modern classic many times. The drama features a 69-year-old failed writer who plays and reacts to a tape he made when he was a much younger man, then makes a new tape, but returns to the original tape he made about his lost love. The actor has played frequently at the Northwest Bergen Regional Senior Center, located at 46-50 Center Street in Midland Park and is open to all area senior citizens age 60 plus. Call (201) 445-5690 to register for this free program. 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