January 28, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES II • Page 17 Ridgewood Notes Super Bowl celebration, chili cook-off scheduled The Department of Parks and Recreation looks forward to the Third Annual Super Bowl Eve Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, Jan. 31 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Community Center, Village Hall, 131 North Maple Avenue. Join with friends and family and gear up for Super Bowl XLIII as the Pittsburgh Steelers meet the Arizona Cardinals. Dinner will include chili from village eateries, hot dogs, salad, bread, desserts, and beverages. Tickets are $5 per person and can be purchased in advance at The Stable, 259 North Maple Avenue, or at the door that evening. For more information contact the Ridgewood Recreation Office at (201) 6705560 or The Community Center at (201) 670-5500, extension 301. Winter workshop offered Sciensational Workshops for Kids, Inc. will come to the Stable to provide a 15-hour workshop, “Make It and Take It Home,” during winter school recess. Students in grades one through five are welcome to participate and make a wide assortment of toys designed to teach science concepts in a hands-on way. Projects include a crystal tree, energy bead bracelets, lava lamps, and more. The session will be held for three consecutive days, Feb. 18 through 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Stable. The cost per student is $150 and includes all materials. Students are asked to bring a white tee-shirt on the first day and a snack, lunch, and beverage each day. Register online at www.ridgewoodsports.org. Any questions can be directed to (201) 670-5560. Learning Services hosts seminar Learning Services Home and School Association is sponsoring a seminar on preparing classified students for the transition to middle or high school and beyond. “Preparing Your Classified Middle School and High School Student for the Future” will take place on Wednesday, Feb 11. The Special Services team from Ridgewood will lead a panel discussion from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Ridgewood Board Office in the third floor conference room at 49 Cottage Place. This meeting is open to Ridgewood residents. Doctors to speak about mission trip On Wednesday, Feb. 4, The Women’s Guild of Old Paramus Reformed Church will be hosting Dr. Nestor Sagullo and Dr. Celia Sagullo, who will tell their story of a medical-surgical mission to the Philippines. Along with more than 100 volunteer Filipino and foreign surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, and surgical technicians, they perform reconstructive surgery each February. Before retirement, both doctors served on the staff of Methodist Hospital of Brooklyn, he as a general surgeon, and she as an anesthesiologist. The doctors are members of First Presbyterian Church in Ramsey.’ This event will be held in Old Paramus Reformed Church’s Fellowship Hall at 600 East Glen Avenue at Route 17, Ridgewood. Attendees are asked to bring their own lunches, which will be enjoyed at noon. Dessert and beverages will be provided. At 1 p.m., a slide show documenting the mis- sion team’s work will be shown. A free-will offering will be accepted for this presentation. All are invited. Pool project survey participants sought Ridgewood Pool Project Chairs Melinda Cronk and Jane Morales are urging residents to answer the survey posted by Ridgewood Village Council members on who would be willing to join a new aquatics facility if the new facility were available in 2011. Residents can go to http://www.ridgewoodnj. net and click on the “Graydon Pool Survey” link in the upper right hand corner to complete the survey. The council will meet on Jan. 28. For more information go to http:// ridgewoodpoolproject.googlepages.com Temple announces events Over 35 students from grades four through 12 will participate in leading Temple Israel’s Shabbat morning service on Saturday, Jan. 31, beginning at 9 a.m. The Temple Israel Youth Group Members will lead prayers, read Torah, and chant Haftarah. Special honor will be given to members of Temple Israel who will be graduating from high school in the spring. Rabbi Sharon Litwin, Temple Israel’s director of education and youth programs, will lead the D’var Torah discussion. After services, there will be a special festive Kiddush sponsored by youth programs and the Brandeis Men’s Club. Cantor Caitlin Bromberg of Temple Israel and JCC of Ridgewood, will present a course on Torah chanting for adults on Tuesday nights at 8 p.m. through Feb. 24. Students will learn the melodies used for Torah chanting. Working in small groups under the cantor’s guidance, each student will prepare a Torah reading. There is no charge for the course, and everyone in the community who can read Hebrew is welcome to join in. Temple Israel and JCC is located at 475 Grove Street in Ridgewood. Weekly Shabbat services are held on Fridays at 8:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 9 a.m. During the week minyan takes place on Sunday mornings at 9:30 a.m. and Tuesday nights at 7:45 p.m. For more information, call (201) 444-9320 or e-mail office@synagogue.org. Art Institute mounts exhibit The 29th Annual Regional Open Juried Show opens at the Ridgewood Art Institute will run through Feb. 8. This special exhibition draws artists from the tri-state area and features each artist’s very best work. The work, whose subjects include landscapes, citiscapes, florals, and figure paintings, are executed in oils, watercolor, and pastel. A demonstration in oils by master landscape artist John Phillip Osborne will take place on Feb. 1 at 1:30 p.m. The Ridgewood Art Institute is located at 12 East Glen Avenue in Ridgewood. For more information, call (201) 652-9615 or visit the website www. ridgewoodartinstitute.org. Rand to speak at HILT meeting Ridgewood residents, 55 and older are invited to the HILT (Highlights in Leisure Time) meeting on Feb. 19 at 10 a.m. at the Community Center in Village Hall located at 131 North Maple Avenue. The guest speaker for the monthly meeting will be author, Ed Rand. He will discuss his book “Say Goodbye.” Rand was a finalist in the mystery/suspense category of the 2008 Next Generation Indie Book Awards for his first novel. His second book, “Perfect Cover,” is in publication. He has two other mysteries ready for release. For additional information about HILT or the February meeting, call the Ridgewood Parks & Recreation Office at (201)-670-5560. Women’s heart health group forming The Valley Hospital Center for Women’s Heart Health has established a support group to provide education and emotional support for women diagnosed with heart disease. Heart disease is not just a man’s disease. Heart attack, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases are devastating to women, too. In fact, according to the American Heart Association, coronary heart disease, which causes heart attack, is the leading cause of death for American women. Unfortunately, according to the AHA, most women are not aware of the dangers of heart disease or of the steps they can take to reduce their risk for a heart attack or stroke. The Women’s Heart Health Support Group will meet on the third Thursday of each month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the hospital’s board room. The first meeting will be held on Thursday, March 19. Pre-registration is requested. The Valley Hospital Center for Women’s Heart Health offers a comprehensive heart risk assessment that can identify if a woman is at increased risk for heart disease. For more information, to register for the support group, or to make an appointment for a heart risk assessment, call (201) 447-8125. McCarthy film at Unitarian Society “The Visitor,” a film by award-winning director Tom McCarthy, will be shown on Sunday, Feb. 1 at 6:30 p.m. at the Unitar- ian Society of Ridgewood in Ridgewood. Get to know Walter Vale, a disillusioned Connecticut economics professor whose life is transformed by a chance encounter in New York City. “The Visitor” boasts an international cast, including Jenkins, Haaz Sleiman (“24”), Obie Award winner Danai Gurira and Hiam Abbass (“Munich”). A discussion following the film will be led by Helen Lindsay. The Peace and Justice Committee of the Unitarian Society of Ridgewood is sponsoring this event. A $5 donation will be welcomed, and refreshments will be available. The Unitarian Society is located at 113 Cottage Place in Ridgewood. Call (201) 444 6225. College Club hosts storyteller Regina Ress, an award-winning storyteller and educator, will be the guest speaker for the College Club on Feb. 3. The meeting will be held at the Ridgewood Library. Ress has appeared on Broadway and toured regional theater. She has told stories professionally across the U.S. and was invited to share her storytelling at The White House. Ress has been a board member of the New York Storytelling Center for a decade and is the New York Metro Liaison to the National Storytelling Network. Ress teaches a graduate course on storytelling for NYUSteinhardt’s program in educational theater and produces the storytelling series at the historic Provincetown Playhouse, which features national and international storytellers.Ress will recite love stories at the 1 p.m. meeting. The guest fee for the program is $10. The Ridgewood Library is located at 125 North Maple Avenue in Ridgewood. (continued on page 22) F O CUS on RIDGEWOOD ��������������������������� Businesses & Professionals ood Chiropractors of Ridgew Dr. Louise DiGia of Family could help with that!” r. 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