April 29, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • Page 13 Waldwick Watch Girl Scouts collect pet supplies Girl Scout Troop 872 is collecting items for a local animal shelter for their Bronze Award Service Project. Items needed are: food, cleaning supplies, pet accessories, office supplies, and other miscellaneous items. For a complete list of specific items e-mail Karen at Jansfam95@aol. com. Collection boxes are located in the Waldwick Public Library, and at Pet Valu in Wyckoff. Auxiliary plans picnic meeting The Waldwick Branch of the Valley Hospital Auxiliary will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, May 6 at noon at the Waldwick Methodist Church on Franklin Turnpike. This meeting will be a picnic. Everyone is asked to bring a sandwich to share; salads, desserts, and beverages will be supplied by the club. National Day of Prayer planned The 58 Annual National Day of Prayer will be observed in Waldwick on Thursday, May 7 at the Public Safety Building on East Prospect Street from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. Participants are asked to assemble at the flagpole and pray for America and its national, state and local leaders. th awarded to one student from Allendale and one student from Waldwick who wish to pursue a collegiate discipline in public safety studies. Applications are available at the Northern Highlands or Waldwick High School guidance offices and 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. Lions sponsor free sight & hearing exams The Waldwick Lions Club will sponsor a free sight and hearing exam on May 9 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Eye/Ear Mobile Foundation of New Jersey will be at the Stop and Shop Parking lot on Wyckoff Avenue. April films feature Oscar winners The Waldwick Library hosts screenings of classic films on Thursdays at 2 p.m. A brief introduction, setting the film in its historical context, will precede each screening. The theme for the month of April is Best Picture Oscar winners; the April 30 feature will be “Marty” (1955). Registration for the Classic Film Series is not necessary; however arrival before 2 p.m. is encouraged. Call (201) 652-5104. 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. 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. 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. Legion welcomes new members The American Legion Post #57, which serves Allendale, Ramsey, Midland Park, Upper Saddle River, Saddle River, Waldwick, and Wyckoff, welcomes new members. The group meets the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. Every Thursday afternoon there is a social at 1 p.m. with shuffleboard, pool, cards, and spirited conversation on the agenda. The Post is located at 46 Franklin Turnpike in Waldwick and has plenty of parking. For more information call (201) 444-2704 or (201) 652-7104. Pandemic seminar scheduled The Northwest Bergen Regional Health Commission will hold a seminar, “Planning for Pandemic Flu: Managing the Challenges -- Two Towns’ Perspective,” on Wednesday, April 29 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Waldwick Ambulance Building. Health educator Sabrina Moon will discuss pandemic influenza. In addition, Barbara Decare, president, Hillsdale Board of Health; William Franklin, Hillsdale’s emergency management coordinator; Jeff Allyn, Midland Park’s emergency management coordinator; and J. William Van Dyke of the Midland Park Board of Health, will speak on how two municipalities are preparing for pandemic influenza. This program will include ideas for emergency response education for municipal volunteers and personnel. To register for the program, call NWBRHC at (201) 445-7217. PBA offers scholarships to graduating seniors The Waldwick/Allendale PBA is offering two $1,000 scholarships. 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