June 24, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • Page 21 Saddle River Valley Notes Prostate cancer support group to meet LifeLines, a supportive and informative resource for prostate cancer patients and their partners in Northern Bergen County, will meet Tuesday, June 23 from 7:30 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. Research has shown that peer support groups, during critical health crises, may improve both survival rate and quality of life. For information, call (201) 505-9653 or e-mail: lifelines@optonline.net. Club to discuss Mann book The Novels at Night book club will discuss “Buddenbrooks” by Thomas Mann on Thursday, July 29. The meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Upper Saddle River Library located at 245 Lake Street. Copies of the book can be picked up at the circulation desk. For a list of future novels and meeting dates, pick up a flyer at the library or view one online at uppersaddleriverlibrary.org. Wrestling clinic offered The Pascack Wrestling Clinic, directed by National Wrestling Hall of Fame Coach Bucky Rehain, will be held June 29 through July 2 and July 6 through 10 at Wandell School, 97 East Allendale Road in Saddle River. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to noon. Participants will learn wrestling techniques such as takedown and pinning. The clinic is open to wrestlers ages seven through 15. For more information contact Coach Bucky at (201) 825-3767. Cub Scout Pack 133 holds registration Upper Saddle River Cub Scout Pack 133 is now accepting registration for 2009-10. All boys entering first through fifth grades are encouraged to join. The program fee is $90. Registration forms are available at the library or from the website usrscouts.com. Vacation Bible School set Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church in Upper Saddle River offers children from age three through elementary school to its Vacation Bible School, which will be held Aug. 3 through 7 from 9 a.m. to noon. The theme is “Crocodile Dock: Where Fearless Kids Shine God’s Light.” All children are welcome at this interdenominational Christian program. Children will participate in God’s amazing Bible adventures and learn to watch for God in everyday life. Each day, the children will sing songs, play team-building games and enjoy snacks at the Snack Shack. They will collect Bible Memory Buddies like Jacques Le Croc, the friendly crocodile who shows that God is powerful. They will also create Crawfish Crafts to take home. Preschoolers will enjoy a special program designed just for them. The children will join nearly a million other kids by taking part in a mission project of providing stuffed turtles, known as Comfort Critters, to children worldwide who have been victims of natural disasters. The cost for the week is $25 for Bergen Highlands children, and $35 for all others. After July 15, the cost increases to $45 for non-Bergen Highlands children. Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church is located at 318 West Saddle River Road, Upper Saddle River. For additional information and registration forms, visit the church website at www.gbgm-umc.org/bergenhighlandsumc or call (201) 327-3960. Tennis permits available for 2009 Tennis permits for the use of the Upper Saddle River tennis courts on West Saddle River Road will be available at borough hall. A family membership will remain at $25 and an individual membership will again be priced at $15. For more information call the USR Recreation Department at (201) 327-3634 or USRRecreation@aol.com. Visit the borough website at www.USRtoday.org for information. Yoga classes offered Get in shape mentally and physically with Jennifer Cece, BA, MM and RYT, certified yoga instructor. A multi-level class will be held every Tuesday morning at 9:45 a.m. At 11 a.m., Cece will lead a brand new seniors’ class called Gentle Stretch Yoga. Classes will run approximately one hour. Registration is required. Cece’s classes are designed to develop strength, coordination, and flexibility, and to relieve stress and anxiety and sharpen mental focus. Enrollment is limited. The Upper Saddle River Library is located at 245 Lake Street. Wandell School Pre-K offers new options The Wandell School will be offering two new preschool options in September 2009. The four-year-old class will meet Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2:40 p.m. The three-year-old program will meet Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to noon with the option of extended days one or two days per week. Tuition for the four-yearold program will be $8,000. Tuition for the three-year-old program will be $4,000, with tuition of $4,800 with one extended day and $5,600 with two extended days: Tuesday and/or Wednesday until 2 p.m. The Wandell School preschool curriculum is aligned with the New Jersey Department of Education Preschool Teaching and Learning Expectations: Standards of Learning. The program encompasses many areas of development including, social, physical, cognitive, and language. Parents are welcome to visit the program with their child. Children must be three or four respectively for the three- or four-year-old program by Oct. 1, 2009 and must be toilet trained. The program is open to out-of-town residents. For details call (201) 327-0727. Chat & Stitch at the library Drop in and relax with a current needlework project and join in conversation with other stitchers on Wednesdays from noon to 1 p.m. at the Upper Saddle River Library, 345 Lake Street in Upper Saddle River. Whether it is a knitting, quilting, needlepoint, embroidery, beading, or crocheting project, everyone is welcome to join this Chat & Stitch program. Refreshments will be served. The library is located at 245 Lake Street in Upper Saddle River. Our next deadline will be Wednesday, July 8 at noon.