Mahwah July 22, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES IV • Page 11 ‘Odyssey’ to be performed The Mahwah Public Library presents The Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey’s Next Stage eNSemble of “The Odyssey” by Homer on Tuesday Aug. 4, at 7 p.m. Director Jason King Jones, who began with the company as an intern in 1999, has developed this fast-paced, creative retelling of key scenes from Homer’s epic poem “The Odyssey,” one of the earliest masterpieces of Western literature. Following the fall of Troy, the clever Odysseus and his band of warriors and sailors begin a dangerous journey home. Storms, spirits, a Cyclops and a sorceress are just a few of the adventures that await them as they try to reach Ithaca. This program is recommended for ages eight and up. Each summer, abridged classics of the theater are presented by early-career actors from the Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey. The Next Stage eNSemble program brings live theater to New Jersey communities. No tickets are necessary for this free program. Latecomers will be seated during appropriate breaks. Call the library at (201) 529-READ for program information. The Mahwah Public Library is located at 100 Ridge Road. Pilot Travel Centers recently presented a $5,000 donation to the Mahwah Municipal Alliance. The Mahwah Municipal Alliance is a non-profit organization in the township that promotes courage, physical and social development and safety programs for Mahwah youth. Pilot Travel Centers caters to traveling motorists in 41 states with over 300 locations. The donation will be used to support the Mahwah Municipal Alliance and Mahwah Police Department’s Student Leadership Academies, currently in progress over the next few weeks. Bill Mulligan, Pilot’s vice president of development, facilities & environmental, attended the ceremony and presented the check to Mahwah Mayor Richard Martel, Mahwah Police Chief James Batelli, and Bill Laforet of the Mahwah Municipal Alliance. Pictured from left to right are Bill Laforet, Mahwah Mayor Martel, Chief Batelli, and Bill Mulligan. Support for alliance ���������������������������������� ��������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������� ���������� ������������������������� ����������������������������� ��������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������� ������������ WIN THE RAFFLE! �������������������������������������� ��� ���������������������� ����������������� NAME THE SEEING EYE PUPPY! �� �� � � �� � ����� ������������������������� ���������� ���������������������� ������������� ������������� �������� ����������������������������� �� ���������������� ������������������������������ ������������������������� ����������������������������