Page 10 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • September 16, 2009 Saddle River Valley Notes Gardeners host plant exchange The Saddle River Garden Club will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 15 at noon. Lunch will be served and a plant exchange will take place, enabling members to share plants from their gardens. Each attendee is asked to bring a plant to exchange with another member and information about the care of plant. The mission of the Saddle River Garden Club is to stimulate the knowledge of gardening among its members, to encourage the beautification of the town, and aid in the protection of native trees, plants, and birds. Activities include monthly meetings with lectures on gardening, environmental preservation, floral design, and decorating. There are also several field trips each year to locations of horticultural interest. For more information, contact Margaret Meyer at (201) 934-7862. Marber to discuss finding funds for college Joshua Marber, MS. Ed., will advise teens and their families about paying for college on Wednesday, Sept. 23. This program will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Upper Saddle River Library. Marber will provide information that will get students started on the right road. Learn about financial aid from the government, states, and colleges; filling out the FAFSA form; and how to find and apply for scholarships. The library is located at 245 Lake Street. Lions plan Golf Outing The Saddle River Valley Lions Club is sponsoring its annual Golf Outing on Thursday, Sept. 17 at the Apple Greens Golf Club in Highlands, New York. The cost is $75 and includes golf, cart, lunch, prizes, after golf refreshments and a donation to the Lions Club campaign to fight blindness. Prizes will be awarded to the three lowest scores, longest drive, longest drive over 65 years of age, woman’s longest drive, nearest to the line, nearest to the hole on all four par three holes and lowest score for return of the “yellow ball” with a foursome. For information about the tournament, contact Roger Barr, c/o the Saddle River Valley Lions Club, P.O. Box 333, Saddle River, NJ 07458. Golf & Tennis Classic set The Fourteenth Annual Saddle River Day School Golf and Tennis Classic sponsored by Mercedes Benz USA will be held on Friday, Sept. 25 at The Tuxedo Club, a private country club located in Tuxedo Park, New York. Tennis registration begins at 9 a.m. followed by golf registration at 10:30 a.m. The shotgun start is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. on the 18-hole Robert Trent Jones designed golf course. The cost of $450 per golfer and $185 per tennis player includes lunch, cocktail reception, awards dinner and a fundraiser. Proceeds from this event will benefit the school. To register in advance, or for additional sponsorship opportunities, contact Matthew Honeycutt, director of development, by e-mail at mhoneycutt@saddleriverday. org or by phone at (201) 327-4050, extension 1108. Support group offered Church of the Presentation in Upper Saddle River is offering a support program for individuals going through separation and divorce. Participants will learn the process of change, communication, and self-awareness while discovering a path for human growth and self esteem. Teams of trained facilitators will assist in coaching the emotions of grief, anger, guilt, loneliness, fear, anxiety, depression, forgiveness, and self-love. The sessions will begin on Monday, Sept. 21 and run to Nov. 23 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. For further information call and register with Milli Stellatos, pastoral associate, at (201) 327-1313, extension 12 or e-mail mstellatos@churchofpres The Church of the Presentation is located at 271 West Saddle River Road in Upper Saddle River. Flu and pneumonia vaccines available The Valley Hospital Department of Community Health and the Saddle River Board of Health will be offering flu and pneumonia vaccines to all residents over 65 years of age. Vaccines will be given from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at borough hall, 100 East Allendale Avenue. Registration is required; call (201) 291-6090. Flu and pneumonia vaccines are covered by traditional Medicare Part B. Recipients must present their card at the time of service. HMO participants may choose to go to their primary care provider or choose to pay $27 for a flu vaccination. Pneumonia vaccines will be available for those who have never had a previous pneumonia vaccination. The cost is $35. Flu shots are encouraged for individuals who are age 65 and over, and for those with chronic illnesses. 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. Children’s books sought The Saddle River Valley Junior Women’s Club is running a Book Drive to benefit area schools in need of books. Gently used books suitable for preschool through eighth grade readers are needed. Books can be dropped off at the Saddle River Post Office on East Saddle River Road. To arrange for a pick up, or for more information contact Denise Mercier at (201) 825-1947. 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 at the library 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. Library sponsors ESL program As a member of the Literacy Volunteers of Pascack Valley, the Upper Saddle River Library offers an ongoing ESL (English as a Second Language) Program. These free sessions provide instruction for area adults. Local residents, who are specially trained tutors, teach foreign-born adults on a one-to-one basis to speak, read, and write English. All groups meet at the library at prearranged times. Applications and information can be obtained at the library circulation desk. Anyone who wishes to volunteer as a tutor can contact Rosemarie Manganaro, ESL manager. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the USR Library. The library is at 245 Lake Street in Upper Saddle River. Engaged? Just Married? Celebrating an Anniversary? Sponsored by the Lions Club of Franklin Lakes Children Under 3 Are Free. Tickets Are $11.00 the day of the show. McBride $9.00 Advanced Sales for Adult &Farms Field at Urban Child. Tickets are TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED AT: TD BANK at Urban Farms CARTRIDGE WORLD Franklin Crossing Center (Stop & Shop) 3 SHOWS 1:00, Sunday, September 20th Share the news with neighbors and friends! Announce your Special Event in 3:00 & 5:00 PM We welcome photographs. Send announcements to: The Villadom TIMES P.O. Box 96, Midland Park, NJ 07432 For info, call 201-891-3431 9-16-09......Pat from Janine