Page 14 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • April 8, 2009 Waldwick Watch Professional organizer to speak Professional organizer Jamie Novak will present “Clear Clutter and Save Money” at the Waldwick Public Library on Thursday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m. In her eye-opening presentation, Novak will reveal the top 10 clutter traps that cost hundreds of dollars every year and will share simple ways to organize without spending a dime. Novak is the author of several books on the topic of organizing. Her organizing tips are frequently featured in national publications and programs that include “Family Circle,” “Woman’s Day,” “American Baby,” and HGTV’s “Mission Organization.” She is also the organizing expert for The program is free and open to the public, but space is limited and pre-registration is required. The library is located at 19 East Prospect Street in Waldwick. For information, call (201) 652-5104. Club to discuss Patterson novel The Waldwick Library Book Club will host a discussion of Kevin Patterson’s “Consumption” on Thursday, April 9 at 7:15 p.m. In the novel, tuberculosis is only one kind of consumption afflicting the people of the Canadian Arctic outpost of Rankin Inlet; their spiritual erosion turns out to be the far worse threat. Copies of the book are available at the library circulation desk. The book club welcomes new members regardless of residency and meets at the library, 19 East Prospect Street in Waldwick. For more information, call (201)652-5104. Luncheon to feature Joyce Carol Oates Friends of the Waldwick Library will host award-winning author Joyce Carol Oates at the Book and Author Luncheon on Friday, May 8. The event will be held at the Ramsey Country Club from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Tickets are $35 each, and registration forms are available at the library. A prolific writer, Oates has produced some of the most controversial and lasting fiction of our time. Her novel, “Black Water,” a narrative based on the Kennedy-Chappaquiddick scandal, garnered a Pulitzer Prize nomination, and her national bestseller, “Blonde,” an epic work on American icon Marilyn Monroe, became a National Book Award Finalist. Her novels have enthralled a wide audience, and “We Were the Mulvaneys” earned the number one spot on the New York Times bestseller list. The Book and Author Luncheon is open to the public; however seating is limited and early reservations are encouraged. The deadline for reservations is Monday, May 4. For more information call (201) 652-5104. Village School to hold Open House The Village School, located at 100 West Prospect Street in Waldwick will be holding an Open House on Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to noon for the toddler and primary programs. Those interested in learning more about programs for toddlers through middle school students for the 2009-2010 school year are encouraged to attend. Parents will have the opportunity to visit the classroom and meet with the faculty and staff. Mystery Bus Ride planned Take a Mystery Bus Ride with the Golden Club of Waldwick on Wednesday, May 6. The bus will leave the senior center at 9:15 a.m. This event will include luncheon and beverages. The cost is $46 for members and $48 for non-members. For additional information, contact Lou Sherman at (201) 670-4211. PBA offers scholarships to graduating seniors The Waldwick/Allendale PBA is offering two $1,000 scholarships. The Michael Shanley Scholarship will be awarded to one student from Allendale and one student from Waldwick who wish to pursue a collegiate discipline in public safety studies. Anyone wishing to apply can do so by picking up an application at the Northern Highlands or Waldwick High School guidance office. Applications will also be available at the Allendale and Waldwick police departments. The deadline for application is May 1. Contact Allendale Police Officer William Kropke or Waldwick Lieutenant Ed Weber with questions. Volunteers needed for activity nights Waldwick’s Fifth Grade Municipal Alliance is looking for a volunteer to coordinate the activity nights. The coordinator will be required to attend all the functions, call parents to chaperone and bake, and pick up supplies for the events. Call the Waldwick borough administrator’s office at (201) 652-5300 extension 229. These events will not be possible if no one volunteers. Knights of Columbus to host Golf Outing Saint Luke’s Knights of Columbus Council is holding its annual College Scholarship Golf Outing on Monday, June 15 at the Meadows Golf Course in Lincoln Park. Over 25 students have received college scholarships awards over the past five years. For more details on the outing contact Joe DeFlora at (201) 444-7296. Fire department offers scholarships The Waldwick Volunteer Fire Department is sponsoring two $500 scholarships for graduating high school seniors. One scholarship will be awarded to a Waldwick High School graduate and the other to a Waldwick resident who is graduating from another high school. Both candidates must be attending a four-year college and majoring in fire science or public safety. Applications for Waldwick High School students are available at the guidance office. Waldwick residents who attend other high schools may mail an application request to: Tom Giordano, 30 Durante Road, Waldwick, NJ 07463. Applications are due Monday, May 4. Sponsors sought for 5K Run The Waldwick Chamber of Commerce is seeking businesses to help sponsor the Second Annual 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk scheduled for April 26. The course has been certified and sanctioned by the USATF, giving the event recognition as an official running course in New Jersey. This certification will help draw serious runners. Funds raised by this event will benefit the Waldwick Beautification Project. Contact the Waldwick Chamber of Commerce at (201) 693-6734. ee fr 3-18-09 Janine AtlanticSteward6x6(2-25-09)