December 2, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • Page 27 Waldwick Watch Tree and Menorah Lighting planned The Waldwick Girl Scouts will host the Annual Holiday Tree and Menorah Lighting ceremony on Friday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. on the lawn of the Waldwick Library, 19 East Prospect Street. All families are welcomed to join in the festivities for holiday caroling. Santa will be there to help turn on the lights. Following the ceremony, refreshments will be provided by the Waldwick Fire Department at Company #1 Firehouse. The Girl Scouts are also conducting a Holiday Food Drive and ask participants to bring non-perishable foods. Donations may be placed in boxes that will be located at the firehouse during the event. Christmas Tree Sale coming up The Waldwick Lions Club will hold its annual Christmas Tree Sale Dec.4 through 6. The sale will be held at the Rite-Aid parking lot on the corner of Franklin Turnpike and East Prospect Street from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. until all trees are sold. All balsam and fir trees, 7 to 8 feet high, are $39 each. Students who need to satisfy a requirement for community service hours are invited to help the Waldwick Lions Club during its Christmas Tree Sale. Lions host Children’s Christmas Party The Waldwick Lions Club will hold its annual Children’s Christmas Party on Sunday, Dec. 13 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Waldwick Administration Building, 63 Franklin Turnpike. Children will get photos with Santa and gifts. All children who reside in Waldwick are welcome to attend and meet Santa Claus. Auxiliary to host luncheon The Waldwick Valley Hospital Auxiliary will hold its next luncheon meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 2 at noon at Mezza Luna Bistro in Allendale. The cost for the luncheon is $18. Checks should be sent to Annette Mastrogiacomo, 102 White Pond Road, Waldwick, NJ 07463. New members are welcome. Book club to discuss ‘The Enchanted April’ The Waldwick Library Book Club will host a discussion of Elizabeth von Arnim’s “The Enchanted April” on Thursday, Dec. 10 at 7:15 p.m. In the novel, four English women who are strangers to each other, do what was unheard of in 1921: go off for a vacation on their own, without their husbands. Copies of the book are available at the library circulation desk. The club welcomes new members and drop-ins regardless of residency. The library is located at 19 East Prospect Street in Waldwick. For more information, call (201) 652-5104. Classic Film Series features child stars The Waldwick Public Library, 19 East Prospect Street, hosts screenings of classic films of the past 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 December is Child Stars. On Dec. 10, “Miracle on 34th Street” (1947) will show. Following a break for the holidays, the series will resume Jan. 21 with a screening of “Roman Holiday” (1953). Registration is not necessary, but arrival before 2 p.m. is encouraged. For more information, call (201) 652-5104. Program on Christmas Traditions offered On Dec. 5, food historian Judith Krall-Russo will be at the Waldwick Public Library to talk about Christmas customs that have been handed down from earlier times. At this 11 a.m. program, Krall-Russo will explain the differences between a Colonial and a Victorian Christmas celebration, and will highlight the foods that were prepared and enjoyed as part of the holiday festivities. Krall-Russo is a popular lecturer and seminar organizer specializing in the rich agricultural products of her home state of New Jersey. Also a tea expert and historian, she has earned certifications as a Tea Specialist from The Tea School in Pomfret, Connecticut and The Specialty Tea Institute of New York. She is a self-taught cook, supplementing her passion with classes in nutrition, and ethnic The Waldwick 12 year old Travel Baseball Team is raking leaves at 45 homes throughout Waldwick to raise funds for the team to travel to a baseball tournament being held in Myrtle Beach next July. Front row: Annie Walsh, Thomas Walsh, Ryan Moore, Jack Walsh, Jordan Tarabachia, Daniel Walsh, and Riley Toolen. Back row: Ivan Tarabachia, Mike Walsh, Brendan Walsh, Jim Toolen, and Doug Moore. Raking in the profits and Early American cooking. 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. Call (201) 652-5104. Register for lacrosse The Waldwick Lacrosse Association is holding registration for the spring 2010 season on Wednesday, Dec. 2 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Smith Street. The program is open to boys and girls in grades three through eight. The registration fee is $135 and includes U.S. Lacrosse membership and all league fees. It does not include equipment. The season will begin in April and run into early June. For information contact Stash Kowal, (201) 493-9959 or John Wanamaker, (201) 670-4862. Parking permit applications available Residents who live in a two-hour parking zone are reminded that the Waldwick residential parking permits will expire on Dec. 31, 2009. New permits may be obtained at police headquarters. Applicants must bring a valid New Jersey registration certificate for each vehicle to be registered. Permits will be issued only to vehicles registered at Waldwick addresses where residential parking restrictions apply. Certain exceptions may apply. The maximum is three permits per household. There is no cost for a new permit. 30 minutes of your time can save a life. 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