Page 14 THE VILLADOM TIMES II • September 2, 2009 Ridgewood Notes Gavura, Norrell named to Dean’s List Ridgewood residents Robert Gavura and Jacqueline Norrell have been named to the Dean’s List at Felician College in Lodi and Rutherford for the spring 2009 semester. The Dean’s List recognizes the academic accomplishments of full-time matriculated students who have obtained a minimum grade point average of 3.5 for the semester. Power Brain Yoga offered to students Ridgewood Parks and Recreation is offering Power Brain Yoga for high school students. This new program aims to improve physical and mental health through meditative breathing, stretching, and relaxation exercises. Benefits include improved stamina, flexibility, coordination, balance, stress relief, sleep, digestion, focus, intuition, selfesteem, emotional control, and academic achievement. Available to teens in grades nine through 12, classes will be held on Wednesdays from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m., at the Community Center in Ridgewood Village Hall, Sept. 23 through Oct. 28. The cost is $75 for the six week session. Participants should bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing. Register online at or in person or by mail at the Stable, 259 North Maple Avenue. Locate the registration form on the recreation home page at The recreation office is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call (201) 670-5560 for assistance or more information. Rizzotti exhibits oils at Stable Gallery The September exhibit at the Stable Art Gallery will feature the oil paintings of Waldwick resident Bob Rizzotti. Rizzotti has exhibited in many New Jersey and New York venues and has donated art to the Borough of Waldwick, and an oil of the World Trade Center to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. An artist’s reception will be held Sunday, Sept. 13 from 2 to 4 p.m. All are invited to attend. To view Rizzotti’s work, visit The Stable Gallery, located at 259 North Maple Avenue, Ridgewood, is open for viewing weekdays between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. or by appointment. For further information contact the Ridgewood Parks and Recreation Office at (201) 670-5560. Art instruction offered to adults The Ridgewood Parks and Recreation Department will offer art instruction classes for adults in the relaxing, comfortable environment of the Stable, 259 North Maple Avenue. Sandi Chanoch will teach classes in acrylics on Tuesdays from 1 to 3 p.m., beginning Sept. 22 or Thursdays from 7 to 9 p.m., beginning Sept. 24. Cost for the six class session is $54. A $10 additional fee will apply to non-residents. Materials are additional and a list will be provided at registration. Lisa Miller will teach the watercolors class on Wednesdays from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., beginning Sept. 23. The cost is $80 for the six classes. A $10 additional fee will apply to non-residents. Materials are additional and a list will be provided at registration. Register online at or in person or by mail to the Recreation Office, 259 North Maple Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450. The registration form can be located on the recreation homepage at www. For more information call (201) 670-5560 or visit the Stable between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Tot Shabbat offered Children, parents, and grandparents are invited to Tot Shabbat at Temple Israel and Jewish Community Center in Ridgewood on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Celebrate Shabbat with songs, prayers, stuffed torahs, and stories. Led by early childhood educator Naomi Linder, Tot Shabbat is a 45-minute program for newborns through four-year-olds. Temple Israel’s Tot Shabbat is held on the second Shabbat of each month through June. For more information, call Director of Education Rabbi Sharon Litwin at (201) 444-4194. Temple Israel and JCC is located at 475 Grove Street in Ridgewood. Library to close for Labor Day The Ridgewood Public Library will be closed Sept. 5, 6, and 7 for Labor Day weekend. Book Circle with Pat McBride will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 7:30 p.m. to discuss “Great Expectations” by Charles Dickens. The Friday Movie Matinee for Sept. 11 at 1 p.m. will be “New in Town” (2009), starring Renee Zellweger and Harry Connick Jr. The movie is rated PG-13 and runs for 97 minutes. Learn the value of your antiques and collectibles at the Antique Appraisal Program at Ridgewood’s Old Paramus Reformed Church. This event will be held Sept. 12 from 1 to 4 p.m. Doors to the barrier-free education building will open at 12:30 p.m. with limited seating. Jon Felz (pictured), a certified appraiser with 30 years of experience, will conduct the program. As a member of the New England Appraisers Association, and President of KZM Fine Arts and Antiques in Pearl River, New York, he has appeared on Antiques Roadshow. Appraisals will be limited to two items per person at $5 per item. Baked goods and refreshments will be sold. The church is at 660 East Glen Avenue at Route 17, next to the historical Schoolhouse Museum and across from Valleau Cemetery. For more information, call (201) 444-5933 or access the church website at Appraisals offered Organic landscaping program offered Mark Borst, president of Borst Landscape and Design in Allendale, will present tips on organic lawn, tree and shrub care at the Ridgewood Public Library, 125 North Maple Avenue, Ridgewood, on Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. The program is free and open to the public. 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