Page 2 THE VILLADOM TIMES I, II, III & IV • March 25, 2009 Villadom Happenings RBARI holds fundraiser The Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge, Inc. will have a gift shop in the Copper Tree Mall, 350 Ramapo Valley Road (Route 202) in Oakland, on Friday, March 27 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, March 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Find a wide range of gifts, some of which are animal related (many not). All proceeds benefit the animals at RBARI. Luncheon to feature Joyce Carol Oates Friends of the Waldwick Library will host award-winning author Joyce Carol Oates at the Book and Author Luncheon on May 8. The event will be held at the Ramsey Country Club from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Tickets are $35 each, and registration forms are available at the library. A prolific writer, Oates has produced some of the most controversial and lasting fiction of our time. Her novel, “Black Water,” a narrative based on the Kennedy-Chappaquiddick scandal, garnered a Pulitzer Prize nomination, and her national bestseller, “Blonde,” an epic work on American icon Marilyn Monroe, became a National Book Award Finalist. Her novels have enthralled a wide audience, and “We Were the Mulvaneys” earned the number one spot on the New York Times bestseller list. The Book and Author Luncheon is open to the public; however seating is limited and early reservations are encouraged. The deadline for reservations is Monday, May 4. For more information call (201) 652-5104. Bullying & Beyond workshop offered West Bergen Mental Healthcare will offer a workshop entitled Bullying and Beyond: A Look at the Role of Development, the Brain and Physiological Responses. The program will be presented on March 31 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 120 Chestnut Street, Ridgewood. After reviewing the definitions and types of bullying, the presentation will look at how aggression and bullying have a physiological impact on one’s body and brain. Learn more about that impact, possible responses, and strategies you can implement to minimize the negative impact of bullying. Questions and discussion period will follow the formal presentation by Dr. Jeanne Marron and Katie Rose, M.A. The cost of this workshop is $25. Registration is required; call Kelly Doyle at (201) 934-1160, extension 7231. West Bergen offers services for children and adults in three locations: 120 Chestnut Street, Ridgewood, (201) 444-3550; West Bergen Center for Children and Youth, One Cherry Lane, Ramsey, (201) 934-1160; and West Bergen Counseling Group, 3 Post Road, Oakland, (201) 651-1900. Vicki Clark presents seminar The Junior League of Bergen County has announced that Vicki Clark will be the featured speaker at a seminar open to the women of Bergen County, at 9:30 am, Wednesday, March 25, at The Hermitage, 335 North Franklin Turnpike, Ho-Ho-Kus. Clark, a noted speaker and trainer to non-profit organizations, will be divulging “The 11 Commandments of Wildly Successful Women.” This interactive session will explore attitudes and strategies that are crucial to a woman’s success, however she may define it. This seminar is open to all Bergen County women. The cost of the workshop is $10 and includes a continental breakfast. Space is limited. For information and to register please visit or call (201) 447-2292. Antique Show comes to Highlands An antique show will be held at Northern Highlands Regional High School, Hillside Avenue, Allendale, on April 4 and 5 from 10 to 5 with over 50 dealers participating. The show is sponsored by the junior and senior classes. Antiquarian book dealer John Tyler will be participating at the show along with antique map and botanical dealer Maile Allen. Art Finkel will be displaying two booths of vintage European posters. Well-known furniture dealer Doug Schmitt will be attending along with Pat Marisco, who will be displaying Majolica, Royal Doulton and other quality porcelains. Fardin’s Antique Rugs will have two booths of fine quality Oriental rugs. Top Kat Heirlooms and Franics Storms will be showcasing estate jewelry. Ledoux’s Trading Post will feature a large display of antique buttons, art pottery, and yellow ware. Textile dealer C.J. Brown will have a booth of vintage linens, laces, and textiles. Joanne Greenberg will feature colorful country chic furniture and The Bergen County Police Chiefs Foundation, in conjunction with the Bergen County Police Chiefs Association, recently made a donation of food and household supplies to the Teaneck Armory. The Teaneck Armory has experienced its largest deployment since WWII. As a result, the armory’s pantry, which assists deployed soldiers’ families at home, was at a very low level. Restocking the shelves accessories. Some of the other items offered for sale will be silver, vintage clothing and purses, a fine selection of Limoges, Belleek, elegant glass, Civil War relics, framed cigarette cards, stoneware, toys, country store items, quilts, costume jewelry, lighting, prints, primitives, upholstered furniture, clothing made from vintage fabrics and more. Admission is $5. For information, call P.J.’s Promotions at (201) 666-1340 or visit Irving Berlin songs featured Bergen County Players will present “The Melody Lingers On: The Songs of Irving Berlin” through April 18, with shows at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday (no performances on April 10 or 12). Tickets are $21 and can be purchased online at www., by calling (201) 261-4200 or by visiting the box office at 298 Kinderkamack Road in Oradell during regular box office hours. 4-H hosts public presentations On March 27, the Bergen County 4-H Organization will hold its annual Public Presentation Evening at the Community Services Building in Paramus. The public is invited to attend this exhibition event. Talks are given on a variety of topics, based on the interest of the presenting 4-H member. All 4-H members are eligible to participate. For more information on the event, or on becoming a volunteer or member of 4-H, contact Monique Bliss at (201) 336-6785. Clothes Line accepts donations The Clothes Line Thrift Shop is accepting spring clothes, shoes, jewelry, handbags, household goods, and more. The shop has just received a large donation of beautiful clothing for the larger woman. The shop has items in all sizes for the whole family. The Clothes Line Thrift Shop is located in the Archer United Methodist Church at the corner of Franklin Turnpike and East Allendale Avenue, Allendale. For more information call (201) 327-0020. Kids Clubhouse supports March of Dimes Kids Clubhouse is supporting the March for Babies during March and April and will be participating in the March of Dimes Walk on April 26. Help Kids Clubhouse support babies begin healthy lives by walking with their team in April, or stop by with a donation. Kids Clubhouse is also collecting non-perishable food items for the Center for Food Action in Mahwah. Kids Clubhouse is located at 85 Godwin Avenue, (the mall around back) Midland Park. Hours are Monday and Friday 9 to 3 or Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 9 to 5:30 p.m. Call (201) 670-4464. Embroidery Guild to meet The Bergen Chapter of the Embroidery Guild of America will meet April 13 at 9:30 a.m., at the Red Barn of Guardian Angel Church (corner of Allendale Avenue and Franklin Turnpike), Allendale. Carol Homer will provide a lesson on the stitches used to recreate a colonial era jacket. Everyone is welcome to attend. Visit ��������������������������� Published every Wednesday by The Villadom TIMES Inc. P Box 96 (333 Godwin Avenue) .O. Midland Park, New Jersey 07432 General Office: 201-652-0744 • Fax: 201-670-4745 email: Franklin Lakes, Wyckoff, Midland Park Ridgewood, Glen Rock Allendale, Waldwick, Ho-Ho-Kus, Saddle River, Upper Saddle River, Ramsey, Mahwah ZONE 1 ZONE 2 ZONE 3 ZONE 4 ALBERT & ESTER VIERHEILIG Publishers Jennifer Crusco, Editor Nancy Badkin Antlitz, Art Director Staff Artists: Janine Mistretta • Allison Sosinsky Peggy Carriero • Karl Vierheilig Editorial Staff: John Koster • Frank J. 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