Page 2 THE VILLADOM TIMES I, II, III & IV • May 20, 2009 Villadom Happenings Sierra Club hosts program on Alaska The Sierra Club is hosting a special program “Alaska: America’s Last Great Wilderness” on Thursday, May 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Society of Ridgewood. This audiovisual presentation by Julia Shaw of the Alaska Wilderness League, is about protecting the natural lands, waters, wildlife, ecosystems, and indigenous cultures that make Alaska unique. The program will include a short film with breathtaking images of the land and life on it. Shaw will also give updates on the state of the Arctic wildlife refuge and Arctic oceans and seas, also on Congressional legislation and grassroots activism. The Unitarian Society of Ridgewood is located at 113 Cottage Place in Ridgewood. The program is free and open to the public. For information, call (201) 461-4534. Lions Carnival comes to town The 15 Annual Guardian Angel/Wyckoff Lions Club Carnival will be held on the premises of Guardian Angel Church in Allendale June 2 through 7. Highlights of the carnival will be food, prizes, games, and rides including the giant slide, bumper cars, and fun house. There will also be kiddie rides for the younger set. Guardian Angel Church is located at 320 Franklin Turnpike on the corner of West Allendale Avenue in Allendale. Carnival hours are Tuesday through Saturday 6 to 10 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 6 p.m. Wrist band nights, where guests are allowed to ride all evening for $20, will be June 3 and 7. th Auxiliary hosts Biennial Kitchen Tour The Valley Hospital Auxiliary’s Biennial Kitchen Tour is set for Wednesday, May 27. This event will feature 10 of the most exciting new kitchens in the Bergen County area. Signature sponsors are Applebee’s and The Shannon Rose. Tickets are $45 and will be available for purchase in the volunteer office. Tickets may also be purchased in the following retail locations through May 26: Town and Country Pharmacy, 60 East Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, (201) 652-0013; Mango Jam, 41 North Broad Street, Ridgewood, (201) 493-9911; Eurica, 648 Wyckoff Avenue, Wyckoff, (201) 848-5633; Stage Left, 828 Franklin Avenue, Franklin Crossing Shopping Center, Franklin Lakes, (201) 847-8243; B&B Clover Home, 181 Franklin Turnpike, Ho-Ho-Kus, (201) 251-9800; Marron & Gildea Realtors, 19 Sheridan Avenue, Ho-Ho-Kus, (201) 447-6100; and Saddle River Hardware, 70 East Allendale Road, Saddle River, (201)3724242. Call the auxiliary hotline at (201) 447-8064, with any questions. The chair of the event is Paige McElroy. Auxiliary plans Golf Outing The Valley Auxiliary is sponsoring a golf outing on Monday, June 8 at the Ridgewood Country Club, site of the 2008 Barclays PGA Playoffs. Jeff Feagles of the New York Giants will be the guest speaker. Registration is at 10 a.m., and shotgun starts at 12:30 p.m. Cocktails and buffet dinner will immediately follow. For more information contact the auxiliary at (201) 447-8064. Proceeds from these events support the auxiliary’s $2 million pledge to The Valley Hospital to fund a 64-slice CT scanner, expand the inpatient pediatric unit, create a Women’s Health Unit and provide program support for the Butterflies pediatric hospice program. Pool membership open The Waldwick Municipal Pool has open membership for area residents. Waldwick residency and sponsorship are not required. Badges are $150 per person. Applications may be downloaded from the borough website at Early registration is recommended. For more information, call (201) 652-5300. Anger management workshops set West Bergen Mental Healthcare will offer a series of six weekly workshops for individuals who have trouble controlling their anger beginning Tuesday, May 19. The series will run from May 19 through June 23, from 7 to 8 p.m. Among the topics being discussed are: anger triggers; how to deal with criticism; strategies for anger control, and peer support. The workshops will also provide instruction on appropriate tools for self-talk and self-regulation, as well On May 26, Waldwick students will try their hands at running the borough government. The students pictured above are listed with the names of the Waldwick officials they will impersonate: Sarah Garay, Waldwick Borough Administrator Gary Kratz; Gina Mazzariello, Councilwoman Anita Bozzo; Zara L’Heureux, Councilwoman Andrew Brennecke; Kevin Dischino, Mayor Russell ‘Buddy’ Litchult; Kristen Duke, Councilman Frank Palladino; Justin Hartmann, Councilman Thomas Giordano; Colleen Pelech, Council President Donald Sciolaro; and Clara Brunkhorst, Councilman Chuck Farricker. Not pictured: Michael Fundaro, who will be impersonating Waldwick Borough Clerk Paula Jaegge. Student takeover planned as open discussion and role-playing in a safe, confidential environment. The fee for each workshop is $60 per session or $360 for the series of six sessions. A sliding-scale fee is available to those who show financial eligibility. The co-facilitators are West Bergen professionals who are master’s level clinicians. Participation is limited. For further information, contact Elizabeth Peters, MA at (201) 444-3550, extension 7144. Hockey equipment drive There will be a drive to collect used ice hockey equipment to benefit Hockey in Newark, in an effort to get underprivileged kids on ice. Equipment can be dropped off in the marked bin in the lobby of Ramapo High School. Deadline for donations is Friday, May 22. For more information or to arrange for a pick up, contact the Goldstein’s at (201) 8481541 or the Nicodemo’s (201) 848-8733. Prostate cancer support group meets LifeLines, a supportive and informative resource for prostate cancer patients and their partners in Northern Bergen County, will meet Tuesday, May 26 from 7:30 to9 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. For additional information, call (201) 505-9653 or e-mail: ‘I Hate Hamlet’ performed alfresco The Fire Island Shakespeare Repertory Company will return to Northern Highlands High School in Allendale to perform Paul Rudnick’s “I Hate Hamlet” on Saturday June 13 at 2 p.m. (Rain date: June 14.) This dramatic comedy explores the temptations an actor endures to stay true to his art, and features a visit by the ghost of John Barrymore. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students. Proceeds go to the Northern Highlands Music & Performing Arts Association. Bring a low lawn chair or blanket. Picnics are welcome, but alcohol is not permitted. Beverages will be sold. Purchase tickets at www.smarttix,com or by phone (212) 868-4444. For more info: Career change workshop offered A two-hour workshop on strategies and tools to help anyone seeking a job or considering a career change will be offered by the Glen Rock Public Library, 315 Rock Road, Glen Rock on Tuesday, May 19 from 7 to 9 p.m. Paul Anovick, executive coach and business consultant, and Theresa Merrill, sales and marketing executive, will dis- cuss how to successfully deal with change by networking to overcome fear and inertia. They will detail strategies and tactics for finding work in a down economy, networking to a job through Linkedin, and getting in front of key decision makers. They will also discuss three powerful tips for reducing overhead. The program is free, but registration is required. 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