Page 10 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • October 14, 2009 Saddle River Valley Notes Program on Freeware offered IT specialist, Sam Argintar will offer a program on freeware on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Upper Saddle River Library, 245 Lake Street. Attendees will learn about options for buying software for their computers. Argintar will discuss what free software is available and how to make it work for the user. Design in a Day Decorating program set Local interior designer, Mary Kay McDonnell will demonstrate one day decorating on Thursday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Upper Saddle River Library, 245 Lake Street. McDonnell shows participants how to transform a room in their home using their own furnishings and accessories with the addition of a few new items. She will also create a fall arrangement that a lucky attendee will take home. For more information, call (201) 327-2583. Vendors sought for fair The Friends of the Upper Saddle River Library Craft Fair will be held Saturday, Dec. 5 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The library will be hosting the Town Holiday Party that day, so a large turnout is expected. Items must be handmade by the vendor. Application deadline is Oct. 15 and can be found online at For more information, contact Ann Witkowski at (201) 3272583 or at Troop sets Spaghetti Dinner Boy Scout Troop 133 of Upper Saddle River will hold its Election Day Spaghetti Dinner on Tuesday, Nov. 3. The meal will include salad, Italian bread, spaghetti, dessert, and a beverage. Dinner will be served from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at the Old Stone Church Educational Building on East Saddle River Road in Upper Saddle River. Takeout orders will be available. Tickets are sold at the door for $10 or may be purchased ahead of time from any Boy Scout, at the Upper Saddle River Library, or by calling Jill Donato at (201) 785-0648. Proceeds from the dinner will subsidize programs and outings for the troop, ceremonies, and awards. Ladies’ Night Out set The Saddle River Valley Junior Woman’s Club will host a Wine and Hors d’oeuvres Soiree on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at California Wineworks on Route 17, Paramus. Prospective members are invited to meet the membership and learn about the activities of the club. The organization is open to Saddle River Valley women. Call (201) 825-1947. Directory to be updated Plans are well underway for the 2010 edition of the Upper Saddle River Directory. For 52 years, this directory has been a borough tradition, listing local residents, and containing handy resources including important borough numbers, information on borough government and local organizations, a directory of professionals, a dining guide, and a street map. Upper Saddle River residents who are not currently listed in the directory and would like to be included are invited to send their name, address, phone number, and name of the previous owner of their house to USR Directory, c/o USR Library 245 Lake Street, USR, NJ 07458. This info may also be e-mailed to by Jan. 15, 2010. Free audiobook software available The Upper Saddle River Library is offering free software for patrons who wish to upgrade to the latest version of OverDrive Media Console 3.2. This program will allow nearly all audiobooks from to be transferred to the iPod®, iPhone™, iPod touch®, and iPod nano®, as well as the Zune® and other MP3 players, from a Windows® computer. To browse the collection of popular audiobooks for an iPod® or MP3 player, visit www.uppersaddleriverlibrary. org. Click on the audiobooks button and install the free software. Check out with a library card, and then download to enjoy titles on a computer, MP3 player (including Apple® devices), and burn many titles to CD. Singles group plans events Singles at Church of the Presentation have planned events for the fall. On Sunday, Oct. 27 the group will meet at the Oktoberfest at Bear Mountain State Park. This event will include food, beverages, and entertainment. The event runs from noon to 6 p.m. Those who wish to carpool may meet at church at 11 a.m. Contact Bear Mountain at (845) 786-2731. A hike at State Line Lookout in the Palisades will be Oct. 18. Meet at the church to carpool. Visit for the departure time. A picnic will follow. RSVP to Cynthia at Library to offer classes The Upper Saddle River Library offers a variety of fitness classes. Zumba classes meet on Fridays from 10 to 11 a.m.; TaiChiChuan on Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Pilates on Mondays from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.; yoga, all levels, on Tuesdays at 9:45 a.m.; and yoga, gentle stretch for seniors, on Tuesdays at 11 a.m. Contact the library at (201) 327-2583 for information. 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 Chat & Stitch 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. Readers: E-mail press releases and photos to Deadline for submissions is Wednesday at noon the week before publication. The Saddle River Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution recently honored Heather Prant, formerly of the WyckoffFranklin Lakes area, with its Community Service Award. An active member of the Bergen County community, Prant was recognized for her remarkable record of service to children and her volunteer work with a host of community organizations including Wyckoff Family YMCA, Christian Health Care Center, Saddle River Day School, Touch the World Ministries, Holy Grounds Cafe, Solid Foundation Skate Park, and OASIS, a safe haven for women and children dedicated to feeding and clothing needy women and children and offering education opportunities. She received the 2005 William E. Boye Jr. Humanitarian of the Year from the Wyckoff YMCA. 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