Page 2 THE VILLADOM TIMES I, II, III & IV • March 11, 2009 Villadom Happenings ‘Theology on Tap’ to begin Join Father Bill Sheridan of Immaculate Conception Church and Ramapo College Campus Ministry and Father Jim Chern of Montclair State University for this first Theology on Tap series at the Mahwah Bar and Grill. Theology on Tap provides an opportunity for young adults (singles, married couples, and parents) to visit with friends in a casual environment, have a bite to eat, and explore what it means to live out their faith. The program schedule follows: March 16, Why Confess My Sins Out Loud to a Priest?; March 23, Excerpts from the Passion of Christ with Commentary; and March 30, Easter Hope. The programs begin at 7 p.m. Mahwah Bar & Grill is located at 2 Island Road in Mahwah. For information, call (201) 327-1276 or email paicc@yahoo. com. CHCC offers computer classes Christian Health Care Center in Wyckoff is offering a two-day computer course open to the community. “Introduction to Excel” is being offered from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, April 2 (Part I), and 9 a.m. to noon Friday, April 3 (Part II), at the CHCC 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 or to register, call (201) 848-7530. For more information about this and other events, visit the CHCC website at Offering guidance for teens The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources will present “Parental Guidance for Teens” on Thursday, March 26, at the Indian Hills High School auditorium in Oakland from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Learn what today’s teens face in their lives, some communication strategies, and the importance of teachable moments. For more information call Janis at (201) 891-7654. Admission is free. The program is sponsored by the Municipal Alliances of Franklin Lakes, Oakland, and Wyckoff. THEO hosts Saint Patrick’s Day dance THEO the Widows & Widowers Club is holding a Saint Patrick’s Day party at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 497 Godwin Avenue, Midland Park on Tuesday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m. The general public from northern New Jersey is invited to attend. There will be dancing to live music by Dick Richards along with some lively Irish Tunes. Assorted sandwiches, salads, beverages, coffee and dessert will be served. Cost is $8 for members and $10 for non members. Reservations are required call (201)664-1804 or (201) 905-0661. George Winston to perform in Wyckoff Pianist George Winston will perform at the Wyckoff Family YMCA’s Carl Pfeifer Performing Arts Stage on Saturday, March 28 at 8 p.m. Winston’s solo piano performance features a variety of styles including melodic folk piano, stride piano, New Orleans R&B piano, and pieces from his multi-platinum, platinum, and gold albums. The Y asks participants to support the local food bank by bringing a donation of canned food to the concert. There will be collection baskets at the venue entrance. General admission tickets are $50. Call the Y’s Development Office at (201) 891-2081. The Wyckoff YMCA is located at 691 Wyckoff Avenue in Wyckoff. Schreiner to speak to Quilters Guild The Brownstone Quilters Guild, Inc. will hold its next meeting at both noon and 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 13, at the Central Unitarian Church, 156 Forest Avenue (at Howland Avenue) in Paramus. Patti Schreiner, the featured speaker at both sessions, will present: “Central American Molas.” This intricate folk art appliqué technique was developed by the Kuna Indian women of Panama. Anyone interested in attending is welcome. There is a $5 guest fee for non-members. The guild has a few membership openings. Anyone can join at a meeting or download an application from the guild web site at www. For additional information, contact Elisabeth Boas at (201) 797-9051 or at emwb1@aol. Mahwah students, Harry and Sophie Sherer, greet Governor Corzine on his recent visit to Bergen County. Students welcome Corzine com. Schreiner will hold a workshop “Leafy Molas: Reverse Appliqué by Hand” on Saturday, March 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The fee is $40. This small version of a mola uses two layers of fabric hand-stitched with a combination of appliqué and reverse appliqué. A simple foliage design exposes solid, hand-dyed or batik fabric beneath a top layer in black. Splashes of other colors are inserted or appliquéd as desired. For additional workshop information, contact Peg Layden at (201) 825-3578 or at peglayden@optimum. net. Open House benefits Kula for Karma Ethos, Fitness for Women is hosting an Open House presenting Kula for Karma, a local charitable, nonprofit organization, whose mission is to provide yoga to those enduring some of life’s most difficult challenges, including children with autism, teenagers in group homes, homeless women and children, wheelchair bound seniors, wounded combat veterans, and individuals with HIV/AIDS. The Open House will take place Sunday, March 15 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Ethos, Fitness for Women in Midland Park. Attendance at the event is free for all women and there is no requirement for membership at Ethos. Community leaders will be speaking on behalf of the organization’s efforts, and a variety of yoga classes will be offered by the top yoga instructors in the area for a $20 suggested donation. All proceeds to benefit Kula for Karma. Ethos is offering a 15 percent discount on all spa services the entire day. Space is limited. To register for yoga classes or spa services, call Ethos at (201) 251-4500. For more information, visit or email: Maple sugaring demonstration set The Bergen County Department of Parks invites residents to the Annual Maple Sugaring Demonstration and Pancake Breakfast at the James A. McFaul Environmental Center in Wyckoff on Sunday, March 22. Demonstrations will begin at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. in the sugar shack located in the picnic area. Be sure to dress warmly. The program is free. Participants are required to make reservations for breakfast. Breakfast hours are 9:30 a.m., 10 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 11 a.m. The cost for adults is $5 and $3 for children ages two through 12. The breakfast will take place in the parking lot located in the picnic area of the James A. McFaul Environmental Center. 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