Page 12 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • September 16, 2009 Allendale Notebook Archer to host Spaghetti Dinner The Missions Committee of Archer United Methodist Church is holding its annual Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, Sept. 19 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in Archer Hall. Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door. Prices are $10 for adults and $5 for seniors and children ages five through 16. Children under five eat for free. Monies raised from the dinner will go to the missions of Church World Service Organization. Archer UMC is located at the corner of Franklin Turnpike and East Allendale Avenue in Allendale. For more information call (201) 327-0020. Chorus instructor to perform The Brian Princing Band, featuring Brookside School Chorus Instructor Brian Princing, will perform at AB&G restaurant in Allendale on Friday Sept. 25. The performance will begin at 10 p.m. All students, friends, and family are invited to attend. Vaccines offered Adult influenza and pneumococcal vaccines will be available to Allendale residents age 65 years and older at borough hall on Thursday, Oct. 1 from 1 to 3 p.m. Recipients must have a prescription from their medical doctor ordering the influenza injection in order to receive the vaccine. The cost is $20. Participants must present their Medicare card and any other applicable insurance card. Clients who are covered by a managed care plan (HMO) are requested to go to their managed care provider for these immunizations. Those interested in the influenza vaccine, but who are allergic to eggs or any component of influenza vaccine including Thimerosal (mercury) or who have had a previous allergic reaction, will not be given the vaccine. Those who have an acute respiratory infection or other infections conditions, and those who are currently receiving Coumadin, Therophylline/Slo-bid/Theodur, should consult with their personal physician or local hospital clinic before receiving the vaccine. Those interested in the pneumococcal vaccine who are allergic to Phenol or Thimerosal (mercury) or who have received the pneumococcal vaccine in the past five years or who had a previous allergic reaction to the pneumococcal vaccine, have a fever, or who are currently receiving radiation or chemotherapy should not receive the shot. Pneumococcal vaccine recipients must be 65 or older or permanently disabled and never have had the vaccine before. A medical doctor’s prescription will be required for anyone under 65, and for those with a chronic health problem. The cost for this vaccine will be $45. Depending on the availability of the flu vaccine, the clinic will be open to the public from 2:30 to 3 p.m. Everyone who receives the vaccine must sign a consent form. For further information, call the board of health at (201) 818-4418. ‘Poisonwood Bible’ topic of book club The Allendale Newcomers Club’s Book Club will be discussing “The Poisonwood Bible” at its meeting on Monday, Sept. 21 at 8 p.m. In October, the group will read “Don’t Put Baby in the Corner” by Allendale resident Adam Keeble. Keeble will be on hand to discuss his book and to sign copies. The book is available for purchase online at or by sending a note to RSVP to book club meetings at Use the same address to find more information or to be placed directly on the book club mailing list, where participants get up-to-theminute information on book selections and meeting locations. The book club meets every third Monday evening of the month. Newcomers host welcome party The Allendale Newcomers Club will host a Welcoming Cocktail Party on Saturday, Sept. 26 at 8 p.m. RSVP to Membership in the Allendale Newcomers Club is annual and is open to Allendale residents. New members may join throughout the year; membership for those who join in May through August is applied to the following year. Join the club to meet new friends, attend daytime and evening social events, participate in playgroups with your children, discuss current books at the book club, enjoy a night out at the movies, and more. E-mail MembershipANC@yahoo. com or log onto the club’s blog for more information on how to join the club. Board of education to meet The Allendale Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 8 p.m. The meeting will take place in the library of the Brookside School, 100 Brookside Avenue. Allendale Festival Day set The Allendale Chamber of Commerce will again be hosting its Annual Festival Day on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. West Allendale Avenue will become a walking mall for families to enjoy the day with vendor craft tables, food, giveaways, live music for all ages, children’s entertainment, games, community organizations, exhibits, temporary tattoos, petting zoo, moonwalk, pumpkin painting, clowns, and witches. Contests include: pie baking, scarecrow making, and a pet parade. For more information and signup forms, visit online at Vendors should call Adrienne Tenbekjian of Jumbleiah Memorabilia at (201) 825-2077 for more information. Sponsorship opportunities are still available at Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze levels for chamber members. Call festival Chairman Dan Zettler of Barnstable Mortgage Group at (201) 818-1700 for more information. Box Tops fundraiser launched Hillside and Brookside schools have launched the district’s 2009-10 Box Tops for Education fundraising campaign. Residents are asked to clip designated box tops from hundreds of favorite products and send them to Hillside School, Attention Maria Aiello, Box Tops Coordinator, 89 Hillside Avenue, Allendale, NJ, 07401. Participants may sign up to support Hillside and Brookside schools on the Box Tops website at The schools earn a percentage of participants’ purchases when they shop through the Box Tops MarketplaceSM. Schools can also earn a percentage of books purchased through the Box Tops Reading RoomSM. Box Tops for Education is a school fundraising program started by General Mills in 1996. To date, Box Tops has helped America’s schools raise over $250 million to buy items they need but cannot always afford, such as library books, school supplies, and playground equipment. The program offers school supporters three easy ways to earn cash for schools through everyday activities such as buying groceries, shopping online, and purchasing books. Schools can earn a total of up to $60,000 each year. Visit or contact Maria Aiello at (201) 818-0089. ALLENDALE Festival Day 2009 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3RD ������������������ ����������������������������� ����������������������������������������������� ������������������� ������������������� ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ����������������������������������������������������������� ��������������������������������������������� ������������ ���������������������������