Page 14 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • April 1, 2009 Ho-Ho-Kus Jottings Ladies Auxiliary to offer scholarships Applications for the Ho-Ho-Kus Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary scholarship are available at Northern Highlands High School, Ho-Ho-Kus School, Ho-Ho-Kus Borough Hall and the Ho-Ho-Kus Public Library. Two scholarships will be offered to graduating seniors. One will be presented to a fire department member, and one to a Ho-Ho-Kus resident. Completed applications should be postmarked May 1 and sent to The Ho-Ho-Kus Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary at P.O. Box 637, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ 07423. Finalists will be notified by mid-May to arrange an interview. Recipients will be notified by June 15. Church hosts Holy Week services, plant sale The Community Church of Ho-Ho-Kus will hold Holy Week Services. On Palm Sunday, April 5, there will be a worship and communion service at 10 a.m. On April 9, Maundy Thursday, communion service will be at 8 p.m. This Holy Communion service marks the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with his disciples. On Good Friday, April 10, there will be a Candlelight Tenebrae Service at 3 p.m. For well over 1,000 years, Tenebrae services have dramatically used symbolic light and darkness to convey a message. On Easter Sunday, April 12, the worship service will be at 10 a.m. This traditional Easter service is the culmination of Holy Week and celebrates the victory of God’s love over death. The annual Easter plant sale for the Community Church will be held on Saturday, April 4 from 8 a.m. to noon, Sunday, April 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, April 9 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Saturday, April 11 from 8 a.m. to noon. There will be a selection of Easter lilies, daffodils, hyacinths, and tulips. All funds from this sale will support the church’s many ministries. For more information about The Community Church of Ho-Ho-Kits, a congregation of The Reformed Church in America, call (201) 445-6310 or visit The Community Church of Ho-Ho-Kus is located at 400 Warren Avenue. Scholarships available Applications for two scholarships of $1,000 each have been mailed to parents of high school seniors who graduated from the Ho-Ho-Kus Public School. The awards are the Jerry M. Schwartz Memorial Scholarship and the Albert and Mary Duffield Scholarship. The deadline for both applications is May 1. Applications are also available in the superintendent’s office at the public school, which is located at 70 Lloyd Road. Board to hold budget hearing The Ho-Ho-Kus Board of Education will hold a public hearing on the proposed 2009-10 school budget at 8 p.m. on March 31. The hearing will be held at the public school on 70 Lloyd Road, Ho-Ho-Kus. Citizens who have questions concerning the budget will have an opportunity to address the board at that meeting. Church collects food for Easter dinners On Palm Sunday, April 5, Saint Bartholomew’s Church will be collecting canned and dried foods, canned hams, coffee, and other items for an Easter meal. The food will be given to the Ramapough Indians in Mahwah. Donated items may be left at the church office, 70 Sheridan Avenue, Ho-Ho-Kus. For more information, call (201) 444-5025. Senior plan events The Ho-Ho-Kus Seniors will host “Double Play” starring Drew Smith on the autoharp and guitar and Robbie Wedeen on the guitar and banjo on Tuesday, April 14 at 1 p.m. Smith has been playing the autoharp for over 30 years and has been leading workshops for over 20 years, singing and performing for many folk clubs and at many festivals. Wedeen is a folk singer and songwriter who has contributed to the folk music scene as performer, writer, and producer of programs and folk festivals. Upcoming events for seniors include an April 20 trip to the Culinary Institute at Hyde Park, New York for lunch at Caterina de Medici Restaurant. The group will tour the institute and the Vanderbilt Mansion. If space is available, non-members may attend for $52. On May 18, the seniors will travel to Hunterdon Hills Playhouse for lunch and the comedy “Over the River and Through the Woods.” Cost for non-members is $56.50. The Ho-Ho-Kus Seniors group meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month in the Education Center of the Hermitage. Beverage and dessert are served at noon with programs beginning at 1 p.m. or as noted. Residents and former residents age 55 and over are welcome to attend. For trip information call Sue at (201) 444-7235, and for programs contact Joan at (201) 444-4896. Men’s softball registration set Registration for the Ho-Ho-Kus/Saddle River Men’s Softball League is underway. Games are played on Sunday mornings between April 5 and June 28. For additional information, contact Wally Peterson at (201) 445-1058 and leave a detailed message. Club sets events, offers scholarship The Ho-Ho-Kus Woman’s Club’s next monthly meeting is planned for April 6 at Saint Bartholomew’s Church on Sheridan Avenue in Ho-Ho-Kus. Dr. Philip Dolce, chair of the social and behavioral science department at Bergen Community College will present “The Paradise Lost of the Silver Screen.” The program will begin at 12:30 p.m., and all are welcome. The program is offered through the Horizon Speakers Bureau of the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the national endowment for the humanities. Recently applications were mailed for the organization’s scholarship to graduates of the Ho-Ho-Kus Public School’s (eighth grade) Class of 2005. Any student who is part of that graduating class is eligible to apply. Forms must be returned by May 1. Call Mary Lou Boll at (973) 839-1470 for details. ee fr 3-18-09 Janine AtlanticSteward6x6(2-25-09)