Page 12 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • December 23, 2009 Saddle River Valley Notes Zion offers Christmas services Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, located at 96 East Allendale Avenue in Saddle River, is offering two services on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24. The 4 p.m. Christmas Family Service will focus on the children and the family. The Christmas message will be delivered in a special Children’s Sermon. Holy Communion will be celebrated. At 11 p.m., there will be the Christmas Festival Service with special music and the Christmas Gospel Processional. Holy Communion will be celebrated, and the service will end in candlelight. Call the church at (201) 327-0655 for additional information. Singles plan activities The Singles Ministry at the Church of the Presentation in Upper Saddle River invites singles who are age 40+ to join the group for two upcoming events. A pizza and music party is planned for Saturday, Jan. 16, from 7:30 to11 p.m. in the community room. Tickets are $10 and include pizza, two beverages, munchies, and dessert. Additional drinks will be available for purchase. Volunteers are needed to help with the 6 p.m. setup, serving, and cleanup. Volunteer may RSVP to Cynthia at Join the group Sunday, Jan. 31 for bowling and brunch. The group will meet at Montvale Lanes at 10 a.m. to bowl and will go to Davey’s Locker for brunch. RSVP by Jan. 26 to Cynthia at cynthiagjoyce@gmail. com. Kindergarten orientation set The Upper Saddle River School District has planned a kindergarten orientation for parents of kindergarten-age children. The event will be held Jan. 20 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Travers Multipurpose Room at Reynolds School. Registration procedures, a typical day in kindergarten, and curriculum will be discussed. It is essential that the district receive an accurate count of incoming kindergarten students. RSVP to the Reynolds School secretary at (201) 961-6300 by Friday, Jan. 15 or via email to cfinn@usrschoolsk8. com. Reynolds School is located at 391 West Saddle River Road. Please note: In order to be eligible for kindergarten in fall 2010, a child must be five years old on or before Oct. 1, 2010. LifeLines sets December meeting LifeLines, a supportive and informative resource for prostate cancer patients and their partners in Northern Bergen County, will meet Tuesday, Dec. 22 from 7:45 to 9 p.m. at the Church of the Presentation in Upper Saddle River. The group was formed by prostate cancer patients to share information and experience about available treatment and service resources. The group does not offer or give medical advice, but provides insight, information, and support based on members’ experiences. For additional information, call (201) 505-9653 or e-mail lifelines@optonline. Directory to be updated Plans are well underway for the 2010 edition of the Upper Saddle River Directory. For 52 years, this directory has been a borough tradition, listing local residents, and containing handy resources including important borough numbers, information on borough government and local organizations, a directory of professionals, a dining guide, and a street map. Upper Saddle River residents who are not currently listed in the directory and would like to be included are invited to send their name, address, phone number, and name of the previous owner of their house to USR Directory, c/o USR Library 245 Lake Street, USR, NJ 07458. This information may also be e-mailed to by Jan. 15, 2010. Services announced Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, East Allendale Avenue, Saddle River, will hold two worship services on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24. The Christmas Family service at 4 p.m. will focus on the children and the family with the Christmas message delivered in a special children’s sermon. Holy Communion will be celebrated. The Christmas Festival service at 11 p.m. will feature special music and the Christmas Gospel Processional. Holy Communion will be celebrated, and the service will end in candlelight. Holiday Boutique underway The Friends of the Upper Saddle River Library’s Holiday Boutique will continue through Dec. 31. There are fashionable reading glasses, Folkmanis puppets, gift books, and gifts for children, teachers, and friends. For additional information, call (201) 327-2583. The library is located at 245 Lake Street. At a recent AAA North Jersey Traffic Safety Luncheon, the Borough of Upper Saddle River was presented with an AAA Award of Excellence. The award is presented to communities for their outstanding traffic safety program activities. The Upper Saddle River Police Department combats aggressive driving and other dangerous traffic offenses through enforcement and educational activities in the community. 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