May 20, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES IV • Page 21 Ramsey Review Leisure Club plans trip The Leisure Club is planning an overnight trip to Olde Mystic Shopping Village on June 2 and 3. The first day will include lunch, a visit to Foxwoods Casino, and overnight at Two Trees Inn. On June 3, after morning brunch at the inn, the group will visit Brotherhood Winery for a tour and lunch. For more information, call (201) 327-4170. Church updates activities The Literary Ladies of The First Presbyterian Church in Ramsey have had a change of plans. The group will discuss this year’s Pulitzer Prize winner, “Olive Kitteridge” by Elizabeth Strout at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 27. Each of the short stories in this collection involve the title character in some way. On June 17, the Literary Ladies will meet for the semiannual luncheon. Call Jane Moser at (804) 504-5179. The Connections Book Group is reading “Change of Heart” by Jodi Picoult for the month of May. Copies of the book are available at the Ramsey Library. The discussion will take place on Wednesday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Metzger Room. Call Di French at (201) 327-4596. All Family Church Picnic is scheduled for Sunday, June 7 at the church. Volunteers are needed to coordinate food, set up, games, and activities. Call Joann Vita at (201) 5294324 and Lisa Thompson at (201)962-2554 to volunteer. The church is located at 15 Shuart Lane. Ramsey DARE Idol Show set Judges have selected the top 10 performers for the Fourth Annual “Ramsey DARE Idol Show” and advanced them to the final round. Some 167 DARE students auditioned this year. On May 30, a live audience will vote to determine the 2009 Ramsey DARE Idol. The show will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Don Bosco High School. Tickets are expected to sellout quickly. Order tickets by logging on to www.ramseypd.com. Tickets may also be purchased directly from LoLo’s, Foot Solutions, and the Smart Phone Center located in downtown Ramsey. Senior news The Mother’s Day luncheon will be held at the Finch Park center on Thursday, May 21 at noon. Food with an Italian flair will be on the menu. There will be a variety of hot hero sandwiches, salad, and desserts. Sign up at the borough hall. Price is $7 per person. Sunday movies with Bea and Marge will present “Slumdog Millionaire” this week at 1 p.m. The movie won this year’s Academy Award. Outdoor activities have begun. Men play bocce every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 1 p.m. at the Ramsey Pool. The women play on Thursday at 1 p.m. Any senior resident over the age of 60 is invited to join the fun. In the event of rain, there will be shuffleboard at the senior center. Looking for some companionship? Stop by the senior center in Finch Park and pick up a copy of this month’s activities. Teens available for employment YES, the Youth Employment Service, has Ramsey High School teens who will babysit, pet sit, garden, and can handle computer and office work, and a host of other things. Call (201) 785-2300, extension 21983 or send an email YES@ramsey.k12.nj.us. Alzheimer’s support group offered A new Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet the first Monday evening of each month at The First Presbyterian Church of Ramsey, 15 Shuart Lane in Ramsey at 7 p.m. This new support group is for families and caregivers and is being offered through the trained facilitators at Distinctive Care Geriatric Care Management in conjunction with the Alzheimer’s Association of New Jersey. To register, call Barbara at (201) 857-5283. Saint John’s sets Rummage Sale Saint John’s Memorial Episcopal Church, located on the corner of Main Street and Franklin Turnpike in Ramsey, will hold a Rummage Sale May 29 and 30 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. each day. The sale will include clothing for the entire family, shoes and accessories, toys, miscellaneous kitchen and household items, linens, decorations and more. For more information about this event and other activities at Saint John’s, call (201) 327-0703 or visit the website at www.stjohnsramsey.org. Girl Scouts welcome new members The Ramsey Girl Scouts are recruiting girls who will begin kindergarten this fall. Anyone else interested in joining Ramsey Girl Scouts may pick up a recruitment form at Ramsey Library. Call Tricia Dolce at (201) 934-4855. ‘Who’s Who 2009’ available The 56th edition of Who’s Who in Ramsey 2009 again includes up-to-date listings of Ramsey residents and businesses. Information about local organizations, professionals, schools, and state and local government are also listed. More than 3,800 books were mailed out to residents. Addi- tional copies of the book are available at Ramsey Library, Ramsey Borough Hall, and The First Presbyterian Church at 15 Shuart Lane, Ramsey. Municipal pool registration begins The Ramsey Pool Commission’s annual brochure will not be mailed this year, but is available online at www. ramseynj.com. The brochure can be accessed through the Municipal Pool tab on the left side of the home page. Copies of the brochure and the registration forms will be available at the municipal building, 33 North Central Avenue. For information, contact Joe Collins, pool manager, at (201) 825-8317, or Karen Dey, pool secretary, at (201) 825-2518. Adult sports programs offered Registration is underway for the three adult sports programs sponsored by the Ramsey Recreation Commission: Men’s Over 50 Softball, Women’s Over 25 Softball, and Adult Soccer. Registration forms are available online at www.ramseynj.com. Call John Solarino at (201) 825-8299. 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