Page 2 THE VILLADOM TIMES I, II, III & IV • October 28, 2009 Villadom Happenings ‘Halloween Hawks’ at Sunrise Fyke Nature Association is hosting “Halloween Hawks,” an Oct. 31 field trip to the Sunrise Mountain hawk watch. Costumes are optional. Meet on site at 10 a.m., or join the carpool, which will meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Allendale Municipal Building, 500 West Crescent Avenue, Allendale. Contact trip leader Mike Limatola at (201) 739-8062 or to register. Job search skills for the age 40+ worker Once unemployed, an older worker will encounter a more lengthy job search than that of a younger counterpart, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. On Saturday, Nov. 21 at 1 p.m., human resources specialist Nancy Anderson will present “Job Search Skills for the Age 40+ Worker” at the Waldwick Library. This two-hour, hands-on workshop is designed for age 40+ individuals who want to change careers or re-enter the workforce after an extended amount of time. Topics presented will include transferable skills assessment tools, appropriate resume formats, an analysis of job descriptions, and a review of networking, interviewing, and follow-up activities. Anderson has over 25 years of experience in human resources, learning and development, and relationship management in the pharmaceutical, finance, and insurance industries. She is a member of the American Society of Training and Development Central Jersey and the ASTD Subcommittee, People in Transition. The career workshop is free and open to the public; however space is limited and pre-registration is required. The library is located at 19 East Prospect Street in Waldwick. Call (201) 652-5104. Pro Arte Chorale launches new season The Pro Arte Chorale is launching its 2009-10 season with a benefit cocktail reception at The Fieldstone Fine Art Gallery on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m. The gallery is located at 147 East Main Street, Ramsey. Musical entertainment will be provided by violinist Susan Heerema and cellist David Calhoun. The benefit reception tickets are $30 per person. To reserve or purchase tickets, contact Pro Arts Chorale at (201) 445-9052 or send an e-mail to The Pro Arte Chorale is one of the northeast’s most prominent choral organizations many of whose members are made up of local residents from Ho-Ho-Kus, Upper Saddle River, Wyckoff, Mahwah, Ridgewood, and Franklin Lakes. The Chorale’s 46th season begins with “The Brilliance of Bach,” a concert to be presented Nov. 14 at West Side Presbyterian Church in Ridgewood. Art Show & Open House set An Art Show and Open House will be held at potterypeace Art Studio, 601 Chestnut Ridge Road, Chestnut Ridge, New York on Nov. 7 and 8 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Festivities include pottery demonstrations, live music, clay to play with, and studio tour. Original paintings, pottery, and sculptures are available. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Wendy Morris of potterypeace Art Studio creates her artwork and teaches children and adults how to sculpt, paint, draw, and create pottery. For further information, visit or call (845) 270-0686. Prostate support group to meet LifeLines, a supportive and informative resource for prostate cancer patients and their partners in Northern Bergen County, will meet Tuesday, Oct. 27, from 7:45 to 9 p.m. at the Church of the Presentation in Upper Saddle River. The group was formed by prostate cancer patients to share information and experience about available treatment and service resources. For additional information, call (201) 505-9653 or e-mail Coat Drive underway Gently used coats will be collected by Terri O’Connor Realtors’ offices in Allendale, Ramsey, Ridgewood, and Saddle River, beginning Nov. 1. All coats will be donated to Jersey Cares for distribution to thousands of residents in need throughout New Jersey. Items may be dropped off Fall Night benefits West Bergen On Nov. 2, the area’s finest restaurants and caterers will join together at the Indian Trail Club in Franklin Lakes for the 17th Annual Fall Night of Fine Dining, a fundraiser to benefit the Center for Children and Youth in Ramsey, a division of West Bergen Mental Healthcare. Among those cooking for a cause are (left to right): Michael Azbill, Indian Trail Club; Marian LaRaia; Maria Bojekian; Ninamarie Bojekian; Lorraine Kallman, secretary, West Bergen Foundation Board and Fall Night Event Chair; Chrissie Lijoi; George Kalivas; Marcello Russodivito; Adam Weiss; and Jeffrey Habley, CEC, executive chef and Debbie Pagerie, clubhouse manager, Indian Trail Club. Participating businesses include The Village Grille, Waldwick. Music for the evening will be provided by the Modern Jazz Trio, which will perform classic standards and Broadway favorites by George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers and others. Reservations for A Fall Night of Fine Dining may be made on the new website, or by contacting Carol Cohen at West Bergen Mental Healthcare, (201) 444-3550. Tickets are $150 per person and are tax deductible. from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily until Dec. 12. For office locations, visit For more information, call Grace Mason at (201) 921-5354. Quilters Guild hosts celebration The Brownstone Quilters Guild will host a Celebration of Quilts on Friday, Nov. 6 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Northern Highlands Regional High School, 298 Hillside Avenue, Allendale. Featured will be over 200 quilts, door prizes, vendors, and food. Participants may have their contemporary quilts appraised by Karen Dever, an AQS certified quilt appraiser. Written and oral appraisals will be given. There will a minimal charge for the appraisals. To make an appointment with Dever, call Kathy Hanzer at (201) 327-2140. On site parking is available. No strollers are permitted. Admission is $8 per day. For further information, contact Margaret Farabaugh at or at (973) 202-9780 or The Brownstone Quilters Guild, Inc., P.O. Box 228, Waldwick NJ 07463. Open House planned at Bergen Catholic Bergen Catholic High School will host an Open House for boys and their parents on Thursday, Oct. 29 from 7 to 9 p.m. There will be continuous presentations, and studentguided tours. Students interested in becoming a “Crusader for a Day” are welcome to visit classes daily. Call Mrs. Fesen in the admissions office at (201) 634-4151 in order to schedule an appointment. Bergen Catholic is located at 1040 Oradell Avenue in Oradell. Pearls for a Cause benefit coming up On Saturday, Nov. 7, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tiffany & Co. will host a cocktail party for the Valley Hospital Auxiliary at the store in Riverside Square. Four prizes, a pearl necklace, earrings, a Paloma Picasso pearl bracelet and Torsade will be awarded to the winning ticket holders. To join the party, purchase one or more tickets for $25 each. Call Event Co-chair Joan Doherty at (201) 818-1242. DACKKs hosts gala fundraiser The DACKKs Group for Supportive Housing is holding its annual fundraiser of music, wine tasting and dinner on Monday, Nov. 16 at The Brick House in Wyckoff. Special fundraisers will be featured in support of the DACKKs mission to provide affordable housing opportunities for people combating homelessness and living with disabilities. Penny McCulloch and Mary Nussear will provide musical accompaniment. Atlantic Stewardship Bank will be honored as this year’s Donor of the Year. There will be a special achieve- ment award presented to a tenant who has made great strides toward independence while living in The DACKKs Group’s housing. Tickets are $150, and dress is festive attire. For more information and volunteer opportunities, call Karen Amy at (201) 236-9001. 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