Page 12 THE VILLADOM TIMES IV • September 23, 2009 Ramsey Review Marching Band fundraiser scheduled The Ramsey High School Marching Band and Color Guard will host a benefit breakfast at Chili’s on Route 17 in Ramsey on Saturday, Oct. 3. This all-you-can-eat breakfast includes pancakes, bacon, coffee, juice, and milk. The cost is $8 for adults, and $5 for children ages three through 12. Children under age three eat free. Tickets for the fundraiser are available by contacting Kim Floyd at (201) 818-0854 or Cary Naude at (201) 934-0510. At the door, tickets will be available at a price of $10 per adult. All proceeds support the band’s activities throughout the year, including participation in the London New Year’s Day Parade and the New Year’s Eve Parade in Chantilly, France. Girl Scouts hold Garage Sale The Girl Scouts of Ramsey will hold a Garage Sale on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ramsey Municipal Pool. Troops from town will offer an array of items. The rain date will be Sunday, Oct. 4. Contact Lynda Leto at for more information. Tisdale plans Harvest Festival The Tisdale School Harvest Festival is planned for Saturday, Oct. 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A variety of family activities will be offered, including a walk-a-thon for kids, carnival games, a DJ, inflatable slides and bouncy house, a variety of food and desserts, pumpkin picking, and more. There will also be a special fundraiser and a variety of gift baskets and prizes. All proceeds will benefit the Tisdale School PTO to be used for special programs. Rain date is Oct. 10. For more information call (201) 825-8505. A ‘Nite at the Races’ set The Ramsey Junior Football Association is offering “A Nite at The Races” on Oct. 10 at the Knights of Columbus. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale for $45 per person and will include “Funny Money,” beverages and buffet dinner. For tickets and more information contact Carol Scanlon at New walking groups form Three new walking groups have been formed by the Ramsey Board of Health as part of the Ramsey Walks initiative. The Monday and Wednesday Walks meet at 10 a.m.; the Tuesday and Thursday Walks meet at 9 a.m.; and the Monday “Mom and Me” Walks meet at 9 a.m. Dads and grandparents welcome at the “Mom and Me” walks. The starting point for each of the new walks is the Interstate entrance to the Ramsey bike path, located off Addison Street. The groups walk along the bike path to Main Street and turn around and go back to the starting point at Interstate. The walks will typically take 30 to 45 minutes. The terrain is easy and there are benches along the way if someone needs to rest. To participate in any of these walks just show up at the bike path entrance at the appointed time. Walkers continue to be welcomed in the “Ramsey Walks at 8” group. This group meets by Varka’s parking lot at Carol and Spruce streets at 8 a.m. E-mail Joan Waring at or call (201) 825-2246. Seniors plan activities The Ramsey Seniors’ group has planned multiple activities for the fall. The first bus trip of the season will be a visit to Ellis Island on Wednesday, Oct. 7. The itinerary includes a ferry to the island and admission ticket. Participants may visit the museum, visit the Wall of Honor, and view a movie. Participants should pack a picnic lunch or may dine in the cafeteria. There will be a considerable amount of walking involved. Signup has begun. The price is $33.75; checks should be made payable to Ramsey Seniors. The bus will depart from Finch Park at 8 a.m. and return about 4:30 p.m. Signup for the New York bus trip to see the Broadway show, “39 Steps” will begin on Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 10 a.m. at borough hall. The show will be presented on Wednesday, Nov. 11. The price of $80 per person will include transportation, orchestra seats, and lunch at Carmine’s in the theater district. (continued on page 17)