May 20, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • Page 27 Ho-Ho-Kus Jottings Butler to discuss stained glass windows John L. Butler, Ridgewood resident and author, will present a slide show, “The Beauty and Diversity of Stained Glass Windows in Houses of Worship in Ridgewood and Ho-Ho-Kus,” on Tuesday, June 2. The discussion will be held at 7:30 p.m. at The Christian Reformed Church, 271 Lincoln Avenue in Ridgewood. Butler has given a number of presentations of windows in local houses of worship in the past, and continues to add to his collection. Local sanctuaries represented give an appreciation of the spiritual themes of each congregation. Admission is free. For more information, contact Joyce Monsma at (201) 445-1832 or at ridgewoodnjcrc@verizon. net. Seniors to host local historian Ho-Ho-Kus Seniors will meet on Tuesday, May 26 at noon in the Education Center of the Hermitage, 335 North Franklin Turnpike, for “The Surprising Story of Upper Saddle River.” Presenter William Yeomans will trace the history of the area from settlers in the 1700s to the present. The seniors meet at noon for beverages and dessert and the program will begin at 1 p.m. On June 9, the entertainment will be a musical program presented by the Blue Knights and Fair Ladies. The Ho-Ho-Kus Seniors group meets at noon on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. Residents and former residents age 55 and older can take part in meetings, programs, and trips. For program information, call Joan at (201) 444-4896. For trip details, call Sue at (201) 444-7235. Gilbert & Sullivan’s ‘The Sorcerer’ to be performed Ho-Ho-Kus. Admission prices are $22 for adults, and $19 for senior citizens and students. Everyone under 12 will be admitted free of charge. There are no reserved seats. Tickets may be purchased at the door prior to each performance. They may also be purchased in advance at Harding or Town & Country pharmacies in Ridgewood. Tickets are also by mail by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope and check to The Ridgewood Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company, 14 Springdale Avenue, Clifton, NJ 07013. There is a $2 discount for all advance sales. Discounts for groups of 10 or more are also available. For further information about the show or tickets is available by calling (973) 423-0300, online at, or via e-mail at ridgewoodgands@gmail. com. 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-Ho-Kus Borough Hall. On June 6, as the ducks get ready to compete, the residents of Ho-Ho-Kus and their guests will enjoy a sidewalk 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 1 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 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. 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 Veerling exhibits photographs The Worth-Pinkham Memorial Library is featuring photographer Sue Veerling’s photographs of flora, fauna, and more during the month of May. All are welcome. The Worth-Pinkham Memorial Library is located at 91 Warren Avenue. The Ridgewood Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company will be performing “The Sorcerer,” one of the lesser known, but delightful and enchanting G&S operas, Saturday, May 30 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 31 at 2:30 p.m. at the Ho-HoKus Public School auditorium located at 70 Lloyd Road, Engaged? Just Married? Celebrating an Anniversary? Share the news with neighbors and friends! Announce your Special Event in ������������������������������������������������� Waldwick has it! ����������������� ������������������������� ��������������������� ������������������������� ����������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������ ��������������������������������������� ��������������������������������� �������������������������������������� ������������ We welcome photographs. Send announcements to: The Villadom TIMES P Box 96, Midland Park, NJ 07432 .O. ��������������������������� 5-6-09 Mike/Janine