May 13, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • Page 23 Ho-Ho-Kus Jottings Girls invited to Daisy Scout meeting Girls who will begin kindergarten this September and their mothers are invited to a Daisy Scout meeting with this year’s three troops on Saturday, May 30. The meeting will take place from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the multipurpose room at the Ho-Ho-Kus Public School, 70 Lloyd Road. Learn about Scouting activities and meet future classmates and their parents. To register for the meeting, e-mail Club works on special project The Woman’s Club of Ho-Ho-Kus and the New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs are working together on Autism NJ, the current year’s special project. Autism NJ is a non-profit organization that supports families affected by ASDS-Autism Spectrum Disorders. The organization works with professionals who supply help and treatment to children and adults with these developmental disabilities. While there is no known cure or cause for autism, it is treatable. There are 275 woman’s clubs throughout the State of New Jersey are working to support autism awareness and to help educate the public about this topic. The duration of this project is two years. Board of trustees to meet The Worth Pinkham Memorial Library Board of Trustees will meet on Monday, May 18. The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the library, which is located at 91 Warren Avenue in Ho-Ho-Kus. Auxiliary offers homemade pies The Ladies Auxiliary of the Ho-Ho-Kus Fire Department is now taking orders for its Homemade Pie Sale. Orders must be received by May 18 and can be picked up at the Ho-Ho-Kus Firehouse on May 25 after the Memorial Day ceremony. Pies are nine inches and will be sold for $15 each. Choose apple, cherry, or blueberry. Orders can be sent by sending name, address, phone number and e-mail address along with $15 per pie ordered to: HHKFD Ladies Auxiliary, P.O. Box 637, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ 07423. Seniors plan events The Ho-Ho-Kus Seniors will travel on May 18 to Hunterdon Hills Playhouse for lunch and the comedy “Over the River and Through the Woods.” Cost for nonmembers is $56.50. The Ho-Ho-Kus Seniors group meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month in the Education Center of the Hermitage. Beverage and dessert are served at noon with programs beginning at 1 p.m. or as noted. Residents and former residents age 55 and over are welcome to attend. For trip information call Sue at (201) 444-7235, and for programs contact Joan at (201) 444-4896. YAC Field Day coming up The Youth Activities Council of the Contemporary Club of Ho-Ho-Kus is sponsoring YAC Family Field Day 2009 following the VFW Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 25 at the Ho-Ho-Kus Public School. Field Day events are for children who will be entering kindergarten in the fall through the eighth grade. Ribbons will be awarded to all participants and to first, second, and third place winners. Boy Scout Troop 54 will be selling grilled hot dogs and refreshments, with the proceeds going to the Center for Food Action. Registration begins at noon on May 25. To volunteer at this event, contact Donna Howell at Make way for ducks The Fifth Annual Ducky Derby Day is planned for Saturday, June 6, and plans for the adoption the rubber ducks is underway. This year, duck adoptions will be available through the Ho-Ho-Kus Public School, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the school. Ducks may be adopted at the Ho-Ho-Kus School or at Ho-HoKus Borough Hall. On June 6, as the ducks get ready to compete, the residents of Ho-Ho-Kus and their guests will enjoy a side- walk sale, carnival rides and games, good food, and the activities of Ho-Ho-Kus youth performing on the borough stage. This year, activities will start at 2 p.m. The Ducky Derby Race will start at 5 p.m. in Ho-HoKus Brook. The rubber ducks will be placed in the brook, where they will race to the finish line. Owners of the winning ducks will receive prizes. All proceeds benefit HoHo-Kus Recreation and the Ho-Ho-Kus Public School. For more information, or to find out how an organization can participate, call the Ho-Ho-Kus Recreation Commission at (201) 934-3994 or e-mail hhkrecreation@aol. com. Information is also on the borough website at www. Veerling to exhibit The Worth-Pinkham Memorial Library will feature photographer Sue Veerling as the artist for the month of May. Veerling will present photographs of her favorite subjects: flora, fauna, wildlife, and more. All are welcome to view the exhibit. The Worth-Pinkham Memorial Library is located at 91 Warren Avenue. Gardeners offer scholarships Applications for the Ho-Ho-Kus Garden Club’s annual academic scholarship awards will be accepted until June 1. Established in memory of Nina McNamara and Charles Anderson, the scholarship fund is supported by the club’s annual Plant Sale, to be held on May 16. To qualify, an applicant must be a current resident of Bergen County and an enrolled student studying or planning to study environmental science or related fields, including horticulture and botany. There is no age limit and returning students are encouraged to apply. Scholarships of up to $1,000 will be awarded. For an application or information, call Penny Baker at (201) 612-0252 or email Men’s softball registration set Registration for the Ho-Ho-Kus/Saddle River Men’s Softball League is underway. Games are played on Sunday mornings now through June 28. For additional information, contact Wally Peterson at (201) 445-1058 and leave a detailed message. Volunteer Office Cookbook available “Treasures from Ho-Ho-Kus,” a revised version of the “Ho-Ho-Kus Hostesses” (1975) is now available from the Contemporary Club for $20. This cookbook contains favorite recipes from residents, U.S. presidents, the HoHo-Kus Inn, and the Hermitage. Proceeds from this year will go to The Community Church of Ho-Ho-Kus. To obtain a copy contact Sandra Alworth at (201) 447-1438. Cookbooks are also available at Ho-Ho-Kus Borough Hall. Ho-Ho-Kusopoly on sale now Ho-Ho-Kusopoly, produced as a fundraiser by the Community Church of Ho-Ho-Kus is on sale now. The local edition will look much like its popular board game inspiration, but instead of the familiar Atlantic City streets, will refer to Ho-Ho-Kus properties and people. The game cost $25. Games can be purchased from The Community Church located at 400 Warren Avenue in Ho-Ho-Kus. Call (201) 445-6310. Library service for homebound or sick available The Worth-Pinkham Memorial Library in Ho-Ho-Kus provides a delivery service for the elderly, homebound, or sick. A resident will be delivering books to borough residents on the first or third Thursday afternoon of each month. Books will be delivered after 2 p.m. Residents can decide which day they would like delivery. To receive books at home, call the library on the Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday before delivery. A librarian will take name, address, phone number and book requests. Participants must have a current library card. The staff will assist residents in applying for one. Book requests will be filled as best as possible with the understanding that new and popular books may not be available when first requested. Delivery is one Thursday per month only. Requests must be made during library hours. Messages left on the answering machine will not be filled. There will be no late fees for overdue books with this service. Call (201) 445-8078. Library hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday from 1 to 5 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. The Worth Pinkham Memorial Library is located at 91 Warren Avenue in Ho-Ho-Kus. VFW welcomes new members The Ho-Ho-Kus VFW, which serves Ho-Ho-Kus and Ridgewood, welcomes new members. 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