November 25, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES II • Page 15 Glen Rock Roundup Parent seminar offered On Wednesday, Dec. 2, the Gifted Child Society is offering an evening parent seminar, “Once the Gifted Program Ends.” This program will focus on navigating a child through the middle school and high school years and setting a path for finding the right college. Among the topics to be discussed are curriculum options and extracurricular activities strengthen a college application, and the advantages and disadvantages of attending a private high school. The seminar will be presented by Joseph Cafaro in the office of the non-profit Gifted Child Society, 190 Rock Road, Glen Rock from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required. Call (201) 444-6530 for fee information and registration form or visit the web site at Activities Club adds bicycling group The Activities Club is forming a bicycle group. Plans are being made for programs on bicycle maintenance and safety, Ridgewood to Rochelle Park bike path rides, long rides, including Greenway path in New York City, and a program to collect and repair of older bikes to be donated to the less fortunate. Any men interested in this activity should contact Brian Cassin, (201) 445-5608 or go to the website at Holiday luncheon planned by Activities Club The annual Christmas/Chanukah luncheon of the Activities Club is planned for Dec. 17 at the Brownstone Inn in Paterson. The affair, which will begin at noon, includes a one hour open bar, a four-course lunch, and dancing to the Tony Giannella Orchestra. Members and guests are invited to attend. Contact Frank Gasper at (201) 670-7397 for more information. The Activities Club is a group of retired and semi-retired men involved in social, athletic, intellectual, and volunteer activities. Men interested in joining the club or learning more about the club are invited to contact Rick Colton at (201) 445-0755 or visit the website Exhibitors sought The Glen Rock Library is looking for interesting, antique, artistic, silly, beautiful and/or unique collections. The exhibits, which change monthly, are kept in the library’s three display cases. Placards identify the exhibitors. Collectors interested in sharing their cherished objects are invited to contact Doris or Sally at the library, (201) 670-3970. Library to close for Thanksgiving For the Thanksgiving holiday, the Glen Rock Library will close at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 25 and all day on Nov. 26. The library will be open for its regular hours Nov. 27. Knitting/crochet leader sought Bergen County 4-H and the Glen Rock Library are looking for a knitting/crocheting leader for a “tween” knitting and crocheting club. The Glen Rock Library will host the once-a-month club, where participants will learn to knit, crochet, or both. For additional information, contact Emily Haberman at (201) 670-3001 or Anyone with knitting/crocheting materials they would like to donate may contact Monique Bliss at (201) 336-6785 or e-mail Entertainment books for sale The American Legion Post 145 in Glen Rock is offering Entertainment Books for 2010. The cost of the book is $30 and can be delivered or picked up anytime. The book contains big discounts and two-for-one offers, and $20 in Shop-Rite coupons. The book is valid to Nov. 1, 2010. Profits from this fundraiser benefit the Veterans’ Home in Paramus. Call Ed at (201) 445-9238. Glenrockopoly supply limited The Glen Rock Women in Community Service (WICS) are winding down the sales of the limited edition Glenrockopoly game. This is a one-time opportunity to own this treasured keepsake. A familiar layout of the original forever-popular game, Glen Rock’s version is filled with favorite businesses, merchants, schools, streets, and organizations. This game is a good gift for a friend or family member, a newcomer to town, or a neighbor who is moving away. Each game is $25, and all proceeds jointly benefit WICS and Children’s Aid & Family Services. Quantities are limited. The Glenrockopoly game may be purchased by calling Donna Nihen (201) 652-5392. ESL conversation classes underway ESL Conversation Classes have begun. They will meet on Mondays from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Glen Rock Library’s quiet meeting room on the first level. Shona Perry, M.A., is leading the summer class. The sessions are informal and emphasize social aspects of speaking English. A newspaper especially for new English speakers, “Easy English News,” is provided by the library Many of the conversations revolve around its articles. The library is located at 315 Rock Road. Seniors Club welcomes new members The Glen Rock Senior Citizens Club meets every Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the municipal annex. Membership is $5 per year. Members enjoy a full schedule of events, such as meetings, card playing, games, entertainment by speakers and singers, day trips, and more. For more information call Andy at (201) 444-5498 or attend a club meeting any Wednesday. Library hosts Game Exchange The ongoing Jigsaw Puzzle Exchange located next to the Paperback Exchange at the front door of the library has proved to be so popular, it has been expanded to include games. Individuals who wish to donate an old board or card game to the Game Exchange may bring it to the library. Anyone can look through the stack of games and puzzles, and take one home or even play it in the library. Note: Staff members cannot guarantee that all the pieces will be there. GEWOOD RID YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD NEWSPAPER Shop & Dine in Ridgewood for the holidays! 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