Page 4 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • August 26, 2009 Waldwick Master Gardener to share expertise with public Learn how to bring early color to your late-winter garden with an explosion of spring-blooming perennials. Join Master Gardener Janet Schulz at the Waldwick Public Library as she presents present a slide lecture, “Beyond Daffodils,” on Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m. With a nod to the familiar daffodils, tulips, and hyacinths, this 40-year veteran gardener will suggest more exotic varieties of spring flowers that are easy to plant and rewarding to display. The program will include practical tips for fall planting and solid advice on selection, purchase, feeding, storage, and protection of bulbs. Schulz is an active member of the Wyckoff Garden Club and a past New Jersey director of the Tri-State Hosta Society. The gardens of her Wyckoff home have been featured in the Garden Conservancy Days tours. She is currently serving as District One Director of the New Jersey Garden Club. This bulb-gardening program is free and open to the public; however, space is limited and pre-registration is recommended. Participants are encouraged to come early to browse the library’s display of gardening books. The library is located at 19 East Prospect Street in Waldwick. For additional information, call (201) 652-5104. Band’s Summer Series to conclude The Waldwick Band will conclude its Summer Season with a concert on Friday, Sept. 4 in the parking lot of Hudson City Savings Bank on East Prospect Street, Waldwick. The 8 p.m. concert will feature narrator Lloyd de Vries. Audience members should bring their own seating for this concert. In the event of rain, the concert will be held on Sept. 11. There is no admission charge for the concert, which is being sponsored by the Waldwick Department of Recreation. Last minute information about this event will be available at This year marks the 200th Anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln. The Waldwick Band joins in the commemoration of this event with its performance of Don Gillis’ “Abe Lincoln, Gettysburg, 1863.” De Vries, the narrator for the performance, is a journalist and writer, working in radio, television, the Internet, and print. For the past 27 years, he has been employed at CBS, but previous stints have included National Public Radio and NBC. He produces a weekly radio stamp collecting feature for CBS News and occasional spot news reports on stamp and postal stories. The principal euphonium player and band president, de Vries has been playing trombone for 46 years and euphonium for 41. A member of the Waldwick Band for 20 years, he also performs with the Ridgewood Concert Band, The Teaneck Community Band, Westwood Community Band, and other ensembles. He lives in Paramus with his wife and two sons, one of whom also plays in the Waldwick Band. Music Director Edmund A. Moderacki will conduct Kabalevsky’s “Colas Breugnon Overture,” Holst’s “Walking Song,” and Gershwin’s “Second Prelude.” Also on the program will be selections from the Broadway hit “Wicked.” Marches and light compositions will complete the evening’s program. The Waldwick Band will perform a different program on Monday evening, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. as the group performs for Closter’s Labor Day fireworks. That concert will take place at Memorial Field on High Street in Closter and is also free to the public. Visit for more information. Helpful Hints Helpful Hints from ome “Reducing your daily shower time from 10 minutes to 5 minutes saves 4,200 gallons of water a year and cuts your utility bill.” 27 Franklin Tpk, Waldwick Open Sundays 9-3 201-652-5666 Billy Says... 4 Out of 5 Ain’t Bad! One of my SAT Verbal-Writing tutorial students got into four out of five colleges he applied to…including his target school. College counseling too… Lynn’s Pet Care Going on vacation? Away for the weekend? Work long hours away from home? We’ll care for your pets when you can’t. Please call 201-493-8442 201-445-1343 • $60 per hour. Keeping Families Warm Since 1929. Serving All Your Home Heating Needs Prompt, Reliable Service You Can Depend On, Plus The Personal Attention You Deserve. • Oil Heat Systems Serviced & Installed • Automatic Fuel Oil Deliveries • Tank Insurance Available Cash ts Discoun il O On Heating s Deliverie 24 Hour Emergency 201-891-1000 Service �����������������������