Page 12 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • April 8, 2009 Allendale Notebook Ladies Night Out, book discussion set The Allendale Newcomers will host Ladies Night Out on Wednesday, May 6 from 8 to 10 p.m. at Allendale Bar and Grill, 67 West Allendale Avenue. The cost is $30. Participants should bring cash to the event. The evening will feature visiting with friends, appetizers, beverages, and other refreshments. Sign up through the new RSVP e-mail address: Join the Newcomers’ Bookmarks Book Club for a discussion of Jhumpa Lahiri’s “Unaccustomed Earth” on Monday April 13. For more information, RSVP to E-mail for information on how to join the club. Board of education to meet The Allendale Board of Education will meet Tuesday, April 14 at 8 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Brookside School Library located at 100 Brookside Avenue in Allendale. Vote for 4, 3, 2, 1 summer reading The Allendale Woman’s Club and Northern Highlands Regional High School are gearing up for a second community summer reading program: “4 Towns, 3 Months, 2 Books, 1 Hot Topic.” The goal of this project is to encourage high school readers, to bridge generational gaps, and to bring Northern Highlands’ four sending communities closer. All those who work, play, or live in Allendale, Ho-HoKus, Saddle River, and Upper Saddle River are invited to help select this year’s hot topic and corresponding works of fiction and non-fiction. To read short summaries of the five potential hot topics and their associated books, and to cast a vote: visit online at or navigate through the Northern Highlands Regional High School website, by selecting “Library/Media Center” from the “Our School” menu and then clicking on “4,3,2,1 Read! 2009 Vote!” Anyone who would like to help organize this summer’s 4,3,2,1 events may leave contact information on the Northern Highlands website when voting. Fyke sets annual Celery Farm Cleanup Fyke Nature Association will hold the annual Celery Farm Cleanup on April 11. Participants are invited to meet at 9 a.m. at the end of Green Way in Allendale for a few hours of active conservation. All are welcome to join Fyke volunteers to spruce up the preserve. Assistant Marsh Warden Mike Limatola is the event coordinator: phone (201) 739-8062 or e-mail Rain date is April 18. Devotional Walk set for Good Friday On April 10, beginning at noon, the Allendale Community of Churches will hold its annual Good Friday Worship Service, “The Way of the Christ’s Passion Devotional Walk.” This year, the walk will begin at Archer United Methodist Church, 37 East Allendale Avenue, and end in the sanctuary of Guardian Angel Roman Catholic Church, 320 Franklin Turnpike. The churches involved include the congregations of Archer United Methodist, Calvary Lutheran, Epiphany Episcopal, Guardian Angel Roman Catholic, Highlands Presbyterian, and the Plant. Again this year, the members of Zion Lutheran Church in Saddle River will share in this event as well other Allendale clergy. Patterned after the Stations of the Cross, a procession of people, led by a large, roughly-hewn cross, will follow a prescribed route through the middle of Allendale. Along the route, the procession will stop at 14 different locations or “stations” for scripture reading and prayer. Many of the lay readers and leaders of this event are youth from each congregation. These 14 stations will recall the events of Christ’s suffering and death and their contemporary implications. A monetary offering will be taken at the last station, which will benefit the Center for Food Action. People of all ages are welcome to participate in this community spiritual event. Holy Week & Easter at Calvary Lutheran Calvary Lutheran Church and Christian Nursery School welcomes the community to its worship services during Holy Week and Easter. On Maundy Thursday, April 9, a solemn service of Holy Communion will be offered at 7:30 p.m. The altar clothes will be removed and the sanctuary will be left bare of any adornments as a further preparation for Holy Week. On Good Friday, April 10, a Good Friday Children’s service will be offered at 10 a.m. At noon, Calvary will participate in the Allendale Community “Way of Christ’s Passion Devotional Walk,” which begins at Archer United Methodist Church. At 7:30 p.m. a Service of Tenebrae (“Shadows”) will be held that will include a dramatic reading of Jesus’ suffering and death on the cross. On Easter Sunday, April 12, the Hi League Youth Group will hold its annual “SonRise” Service at 7:30 a.m. with Easter Breakfast to follow at 8:15 a.m. Reservations are needed and can be made by contacting the church office at (201) 327-4786 or During the breakfast, an Easter Egg Hunt for children will be held. At 10 a.m., a Festive Service of Holy Communion will be offered. Special music will be offered by the senior and youth choirs. All who attend are encouraged to bring a long-stemmed flower of any variety to decorate the Easter Cross of Renewal and Life. Calvary is located at 165 West Crescent Avenue in Allendale. The facilities are completely accessible for those with special physical needs. Newcomers to host Easter Egg Hunt Bring a basket to the Allendale Newcomers Club’s Not for Kids Only Annual Egg Hunt on Saturday April 11 at 10 a.m. The event will be cancelled if the weather is inclement. The cost is $5 per child payable at the event. To RSVP, and for further details, e-mail and be sure to provide the ages of the children who will be attending. Membership in the Allendale Newcomers Club is annual and runs from September through June. New members may join throughout the year. Membership for those who join in May through August will be applied to the following year. Join the club to meet new friends, attend daytime and evening social events, participate in playgroups with your kids, discuss current books at the book club, and more! E-mail or log on to www. for more information. 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk Proceeds to benefit the Waldwick Ambulance Corps, Waldwick Community Alliance and town beautification projects. ������ �� �������� � �������� SPONSORS: Date: April 26, 2009 Location: Registration: Race Time: Course: 5K Entry Fees: Waldwick High School Track & Field 7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. at the Waldwick High School Track Wyckoff Avenue & Hopper Avenue 5K Race: 9:00 a.m. 1 Mile Fun Walk: 9:30 a.m. 5K certified course and sanctioned by the USATF $15.00 pre-race fee received by April 1st $20.00 registration received by April 18th $25.00 registration after April 18th or on day of race Race day T-shirt to all pre-registrants and post-registrants (while supplies last) $8.00 received by April 1st $10.00 after April 1st and on day of race Running for the School Board? Advertise your candidacy in The Villadom TIMES. 201-652-0744 Course Description: Fast, rolling hills, scenic park, track finish Goody bags, post race refreshments Rain or shine. No refunds will be given. We are collecting canned food for Emmanuel Cancer Foundation. 1 Mile Fun Walk: No pets, roller blades, bikes, or skateboards during the 5K Run Strollers will be permitted during the 1 Mile Fun Walk Online application available at Additional information and directions on or Call Kim Post at 201-693-6734 Race results will be available on Additional Sponsors: Paramount Fitness, NJMT, HSBC, The Learning Experience, Natale’s Pizza, LaVie en Rose, Stop ‘n Shop, Waldwick Auto Body, Mayo’s Sportwear, Big Time Graphics, Starbucks – Wyckoff Serenity Massage Therapy Suburban Sidewalk