Page 12 THE VILLADOM TIMES IV • April 15, 2009 Mahwah Minutes National Library Week celebrated In honor of National Library Week, the Mahwah Public Library will give each patron who applies for a new library card a free, special limited edition canvas tote bag while supplies last. This offer is only good during National Library Week. Every Mahwah resident, from those in kindergarten up, is entitled to a free library card. Mahwah Library cards will be honored at all BCCLS libraries. Those who live outside BCCLS may purchase a Mahwah card for an annual fee. Ask at the circulation desk for more information. The Mahwah Public Library is located at 100 Ridge Road. Call the library at (201) 529-READ. Apple Ridge cancels meeting The Apple Ridge Association’s open board meeting planned for April 21 has been canceled due to clubhouse renovations. Jewelry making workshop offered The Mahwah Public Library’s craft workshops will continue with a Jewelry Making Workshop with Glenn Arkin of Strawtown Jewelry on Monday April 27 at 7 p.m. The workshop, just in time for Mother’s Day, is for pre-teens through adults only (an adult must be present with any preteen). Each attendee will make a bracelet to keep or to give to mom. Registration is necessary; visit the circulation desk. Space is limited to 15 participants. There will be a $10 non-refundable supply fee that must be paid at registration. The workshop will be cancelled and the supply fee will be refunded if there are too few pre-registered participants. The Mahwah Library is located at 100 Ridge Road. Call (201) 529-READ. Movies at the library The Mahwah Library will continue showing movies on Thursday afternoons at 1:30 p.m. on the 10’ x 18’ screen in the Winter Room. The library now has a new high-resolution digital projector and sound system. During the month of April, the film series, “Boys of Summer,” celebrates the young boys and the women who also love America’s national pastime. On Thursday, April 16 the feature is “Finding Buck McHenry.” “League of Their Own” will show on Thursday, April 23, and “Mickey” will be featured on Thursday, April 30. These films are free. The library will provide popcorn and drinks. No tickets are necessary. Seats are on a “first come” basis. Call or visit the library in person or online at for a complete list of films. The library is located at 100 Ridge Road. Call the library at (201) 529READ for program information. Cragmere celebrates 100 years The Mahwah Museum will hold its April history program, “100 Year Celebration of Cragmere” on Thursday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Betsy Ross School, 20 Malcolm Road, Mahwah. This year marks the 100th anniversary of Cragmere. A unique real estate development for its time, Cragmere is located on Oweno, the former estate of Colonel Ezra Miller. Cragmere had its own roads, water system, recreation club, and even a horse and buggy to take New York commuters to the station and back. Each home was unique. Tom Dunn, a 40-year Mahwah resident and current president of the Mahwah Museum Society, has been studying the history of Cragmere since 1974. He will share some new photos and information about “Cragmere in the Ramapos.” Admission is free. For information, call (201) 5120099 or e-mail The Mahwah Museum located at 201 Franklin Turnpike is open Saturdays and Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. Hamid novel to be discussed The Mahwah Public Library Morning Book Discussion Group will meet April 20 at 10:30 a.m. and the Evening Book Discussion Group will meet April 22 at 7 p.m. to discuss Mohsin Hamid’s “The Reluctant Fundamentalist.” Pakistani born Changez is living an immigrant’s dream of America. He is at the top of his class at Princeton, snapped up by the elite valuation firm, and thriving on the energy of New York. But in the wake of Sept. 11, Changez finds his position in his adopted city suddenly overturned. Multiple culture shocks over a short space of time have shaken this young man’s life, and his journey is fast moving and suspenseful. This novel looks at our modern world through a different set of eyes. Both discussion groups welcome new members. Call or visit the library at 100 Ridge Road. Call (201) 529-READ. Planning for Life seminar offered The Mahwah Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold a professional development seminar “Planning for Life: Taking Control of Your Future Now” on Thursday, April 16, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Paragon Federal Credit Union Conference Center in Montvale. This interactive discussion will focus on healthcare options, financial planning, and living assistance for aging family members. A panel of experts will show how to plan ahead and avoid last minute decisions. Panelists include: Matthew A. Fromowitz from First Metropolitan Mortgage, Mark Fairman from New York Life Insurance Co., Michael A. Forman from First Metropolitan Mortgage, Sophia M. Heftler from Distinctive Care, Brian T. Keane from Hartman & Winnicki, and Benjamin W. Pearce from Potomac Homes Alzheimer’s Communities. Topics will include long-term healthcare, geriatric care, power of attorney or trust, alternatives to institutional care, reverse mortgages, and more. Refreshments will be (continued on page 13) ������ �� �������� � Proceeds to benefit the Waldwick Ambulance Corps, Waldwick Community Alliance and town beautification projects. �������� SPONSORS: Date: 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk April 26, 2009 5K Race: 9:00 a.m. 1 Mile Fun Walk: 9:30 a.m. Location: Registration: Race Time: Course: 5K Entry Fees: Waldwick High School Track & Field 7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. at the Waldwick High School Track Wyckoff Avenue & Hopper Avenue DOOR PRIZES, Goody bags, post race refreshments Rain or shine. No refunds will be given. We are collecting canned food for Emmanuel Cancer Foundation. 5K certified course and sanctioned by the USATF $20.00 registration received by April 18th $25.00 registration after April 18th or on day of race Race day T-shirt to all pre-registrants and post-registrants (while supplies last) $8.00 received by April 1st $10.00 after April 1st and on day of race Course Description: Fast, rolling hills, scenic park, track finish 1 Mile Fun Walk: No pets, roller blades, bikes, or skateboards during the 5K Run Strollers will be permitted during the 1 Mile Fun Walk Online application available at Additional information and directions on or Call Kim Post at 201-693-6734 Race results will be available on Serenity Massage Therapy Suburban Sidewalk R.F. Reveley Construction Starbucks - Wyckoff Firestone of Wyckoff