October 28, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • Page 19 Ho-Ho-Kus Jottings VFW seeks memorabilia Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 192 in Ho-Ho-Kus is seeking photos, newspaper clippings, post cards, maps, aerial photos, and similar items featuring Ho-Ho-Kus and the immediate area, including the Hopper-Zabriskie Cemetery on First Street in Ho-Ho-Kus, prior to 1966. These items will be used for the VFW Post’s history project. All materials will be returned after scanning and copying. Contact Stanley Kober at (201) 445-1121. Seniors plan events The Ho-Ho-Kus Seniors group meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month in the Hermitage Education Building. Beverages and desserts are served at noon, and programs begin at 1 p.m. or as noted. Residents age 55 and up are welcome to attend. On Nov. 4, the seniors will travel to La Neve’s in North Haledon for lunch and the show, “Legends,” featuring music from the ‘50s and ‘60s. Tickets are $45 for non-members. On Nov. 10 at 1:15 p.m., John Burkhalter and Donald Klotzbeacher will present “Mr. Jefferson and His Music.” Thomas Jefferson imported numerous musical instruments from London, and owned an extensive collection of printed music. There will be a brief illustrated lecture and a performance of music drawn from Jefferson’s 1783 inventory of musical holdings. This program, sponsored by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, is free and open to the public. Contact Joan at (201) 444-4896 for program information. For trip information, contact Sue at (201) 444-7235. Holiday Bazaar coming up The Community Church of Ho-Ho-Kus will host its eighth annual Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the church at 400 Warren Avenue. The bazaar will feature traditional holiday favorites gifts for Thanksgiving and Christmas, including handmade crafts, baked goods, gift baskets, and double balsam holiday wreaths from Maine. There will be a bookstall, café, and the pop the balloon game for children and live music. Orders may be placed for poinsettias, cheesecakes, and pies. Locally themed items such as the Ho-Ho-Kusopoly game and T-shirts will be for sale. A number of non-profit organizations will be represented, including the Friends of the Hermitage and Read Now! Admission is free. For more information contact Jeanne Hamlin at (201) 445-6310. Vendor stalls for the bazaar are available at $75. For more information or to reserve space, contact Jeanne Hamlin at the church, (201) 445-6310. Group for stepmothers forming The first meeting of a new peer-run support group for stepmothers is scheduled for Nov. 5 at Stepping Stones Counseling Center, 312 Warren Avenue, Suite 2, Ho-HoKus. The group will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. There is no fee. Discussions will focus on issues with partners, children, former spouses, time management, and finding a comfortable role in the family structure. Call (201) 444- 3686 to register. Nursery school hosts bazaar The Ho-Ho-Kus/Waldwick Cooperative Nursery School, a non-profit organization, will hold a fundraising bazaar on Tuesday, Nov. 3, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. All are invited to attend. Start holiday shopping early and help support the school’s enrichment programs. Vendors scheduled to attend include Tupperware, Party Lite Candles, Pampered Chef, Little Black Dress Jewelry, Copy Cat Handbags, Mary Kay and many more. The nursery school is located in the lower level of the Community Church at the corner of Warren and Sycamore avenues in Ho-Ho-Kus. For more information, please call the nursery school at (201) 445-8424. Box Tops for Education drive underway The Home and School Association will be collecting Box Tops for Education Labels throughout the 200910 school year. The community is asked to save the labels on purchases and bring them to the collection box located in borough hall. Each label is worth 10 cents to the school. For more information about this program, visit boxtops4education.com. Borough hall changes hours of operation Ho-Ho-Kus Borough Hall hours of operation have been changed to 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. (Hours were previously 8:30 to 5.) The change will eliminate the need for shift changes of borough hall employees and will cut down on energy use. The change will not affect the standard 35-hour work week for borough hall employees. Hours of operation for the Ho-Ho-Kus Department of Public Works and police department will remain unchanged. Library accepts exhibits The Worth-Pinkham Memorial Library invites local artists, collectors or area residents with interesting collections to contact the library if they would be interested in displaying their collections at the library located at 91 Warren Avenue. The items would be on display for a month’s time. Interested individuals should contact the library director, Sandy Witkowski at (201) 445-8078. 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 Ho-Ho-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. 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 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. The group meets on the second Wednesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at the Post Home, 620 Cliff Street, Ho-Ho-Kus. For additional information, call (201) 445-1121. Engaged? Just Married? Celebrating an Anniversary? 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