January 14, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • Page 27 Allendale Notebook Students to perform at Coffee House The Brookside Hillside Music and Art Association is sponsoring a Coffee House Night at Ninety Six West restaurant in Allendale on Friday, Jan. 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. Students from Brookside School will be showcasing their many talents. Admission is $5 and payable upon entering Ninety Six West. Since this is a public venue, Brookside Hillside Music and Art Association will not be assuming responsibility for supervising the performers or attendees. Ninety Six West is located at 96 West Allendale Avenue. Calvary Christian School registration begins Calvary Christian Nursery School will be accepting from the general public admission applications for the 2009–10 school year beginning Jan. 26. Admission application forms are now available by contacting the church office at (201) 327-4786 or calvarylutheran@verizon.net on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., or from Calvary’s website, www.calvaryluth.org. Special Open House days are planned for Monday, Jan. 26 and Wednesday, Jan. 28 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:15 to 2:45 p.m. Teachers and staff will be on hand to answer any questions. Unscheduled visits to the school may be made on any Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:30 to 11 a.m. For other days and times, call (201) 818-4014 and leave a voice mail message for Mrs. Gail Cutler, co-assistant director of CCNS. Calvary Christian Nursery School has been educating young children since 1983. Calvary Christian Nursery School is a New Jersey State licensed preschool for threeand four-year-olds. It is also a ministry of Calvary Lutheran Church. For other information about CCNS, such as school philosophy, discounts, class offerings, tuition costs, etc., visit the website, www.calvaryluth.org. Calvary Church members, families with an older child currently attending CCNS, or a CCNS alumni family are invited to register children before Jan. 26. Calvary Christian Nursery School is located at 165 West Crescent Avenue, in Allendale. Archer hosts Open House Archer Cooperative Nursery School will host an Open House on Wednesday, Jan. 14 and Thursday, Jan. 15, from 9:15 to 10:45 a.m. Families are invited to tour, observe a class and meet with the staff. Archer’s program includes Mommy & Me, two-and-a-half-year-old classes, 3-year- old classes, pre-K classes, and extended day enrichment classes. Archer Cooperative Nursery School is a non-sectarian nursery school licensed by the New Jersey State Department of Human Services. For more than 45 years, Archer has been educating children and preparing them for kindergarten. Students come from Allendale and many other surrounding towns. Archer is acutely aware of the increased pressures of public school curriculum, which they adjust to appropriately, while maintaining the philosophy of educating the whole child and making learning fun. Archer Cooperative Nursery School is located at 37 East Allendale Avenue in Allendale. To learn more, visit online at www.ArcherNurserySchool.com or contact Karen Miller, director, at (201) 327-6016. To visit Archer, but are unable to attend during the open house, contact Karen Miller to schedule a visit. Board of education to meet The Allendale Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 13 at 8 p.m. The session will be held in the Brookside School Library, 100 Brookside Avenue in Allendale. Register for lacrosse program Registration is currently open for the Highlands Lacrosse Association’s 2009 season. Enrollment is also available for boys and girls in kindergarten through grade two for a Spring 2009 Lacrosse Clinic. Online registration will be open through Jan. 15. Participants are encouraged to register early. Go to the Highlands Lacrosse Association web site to register online. This is the sole means of enrolling in this program. As in the past, all players will need a U.S. Lacrosse membership updated for 2009. More information can be found at http://www. eteamz.com/highlandslacrosse/index.cfm?showreg=1 Pastamania returns to Northern Highlands The Northern Highlands Regional High School’s Sports Association will host its annual Pastamania event on Tuesday, Jan. 13. Pastamania will feature back-to-back basketball and wrestling matches against Ramsey High School, and an all-you-can-eat Italian feast in the cafeteria. Proceeds will support the athletes and coaches of all sports programs at Northern Highlands. The sports action will begin at 4 p.m. with boys’ and girls’ junior varsity basketball, followed by varsity girls’ basketball and junior varsity wrestling at 5:30 p.m. At 7 p.m., there will be varsity boys’ basketball in the front gym and varsity boys’ wrestling in the back gym. Dinner will be served between 5 and 8 p.m. at a cost of $10 per person; $6 for students and senior citizens. The menu includes pasta with meat or marinara sauce, salad, rolls, homemade desserts, and assorted soft drinks. Tickets may be purchased through the NH Athletic Director’s office at (201) 327-8700, extension 205. There will also be several prizes offered. The Northern Highlands Sports Association began the Pastamania tradition several years ago as a means to raise funds for the organization. The association is a non-profit group of parents from Allendale, Upper Saddle River, Ho-Ho-Kus, and Saddle River. Members are dedicated to providing supplemental financial support for the student athletes and coaches of every sports program at Highlands. Since its foundation 20 years ago, the association has donated $1 million to sports at Northern Highlands in the form of the installation of a turf field, equipment grants to teams, and scholarships to student athletes. Library offers bargain books Bargain books are available at the Lee Memorial Library located at 500 West Crescent Avenue in Allendale. This used book sale is sponsored by the Friends of the Library and includes children’s books, paperbacks, fiction and non fiction, current best sellers, and more all at bargain prices. Books are priced at from 25 cents to $1. Proceeds go directly to the library for the purchase of new materials. Box Tops program assists schools Support the Allendale schools by using the Box Tops for Education website: BT4E.com for holiday shopping. Click on “Marketplace” and choose from over 70 stores. Allendale schools earn cash back on purchases, only if the purchaser registers and shops at these stores through the Box Tops website. Garden Club seeks new members The Allendale Garden Club is seeking new members. The club is a social and community service group. Members meet on the third Wednesday of the month from September through June at 7:30 p.m. at Brighton Gardens Assisted Living Facility located on Boroline Road. Club activities include monthly speakers who address topics such as gardening techniques, environmental concerns, and nature-oriented art. Evening tours of local gardens are held throughout June. The club also performs community service by donating to local open space and garden projects. Everyone is encouraged to join, not only the active gardener but also those who appreciate nature and beauty. For more information visit the website at www.allendalegardenclub.org or call Amy at (201) 236-4874.