April 11, 2012 THE VILLADOM TIMES II • Page 21 Ridgewood Notes Church announces fundraiser On Tuesday, April 17, the Blue Moon Mexican Cafés in the Boulder Run Shopping Center in Wyckoff and on Kinderkamack Road in Woodcliff Lake, will sponsor Community Night fundraisers to benefit Ridgewood’s Old Paramus Reformed Church. On the designated date, the restaurant will donate 20 percent of all lunch, dinner, takeout, delivery, or gift-card purchases to the church. To participate, present a Blue Moon Community Night coupon from the website, www.bluemoonmexicancafe. com. Click on the community tab, then click Community Nights, and scroll down to Old Paramus Reformed Church. Coupons are also available from the home page of the church website, www.oldparamus.org. For more information, call the church office at (201) 444-5933 weekdays from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Employment workshop set Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church’s Career Resources Ministry, in its continuing effort to provide help to people seeking employment, will present the third of a four-part series of workshops on Sunday, April 15 at 1 p.m. The workshop will be held in the meeting room in the lower church and is open to anyone seeking employment and those who anticipate possible unemployment. Parish membership is not required. Workshops are presented by the Career Resources Ministry, whose members are dedicated to helping those seeking employment. Professionals in the field will present the workshop and will be on hand to give advice. This workshop topic is “Getting Your Message Out: Networking.” Participants should bring a recent resume or job experience information. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. For more information, call Tom Lewis at (201) 445-1864 or Carol Shea at (201) 447-4215. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church is located at 1 Passaic Street in Ridgewood. Kenny to discuss genealogy The Irish American Unity Conference, Chapter 5th and 9th CD, will meet at Christ Church, 105 Cottage Place, Ridgewood, on Wednesday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker Judy Kenny, president of the Genealogical Society of Bergen County, will discuss “Irish History Through Song” from the 16th century through the “Troubles,” and how researching many well-known Irish songs can result in a better understanding of Irish history and events. All are welcome. For information, call 201-3847911. The IAUC is a human rights organization working for peace with justice in a reunited Ireland. Graydon offers discounts Village residents may take advantage of discounted rates for Graydon Pool when they purchase memberships now through May 19. Discounted prices are $97 for an adult badge, $87 for a child’s badge, and $20 for a senior badge. After May 19, prices will rise to $110, $100, and $25, respectively. Badges may be purchased on Community Pass at www. ridgewoodnj.net/communitypass. Visa and MasterCard are accepted. In-person registration will be held May 12 and 19, and on Memorial Day, May 28. On those dates, registrations will be accepted from 10 a.m. to noon at the Graydon Pool Badge Office at 259 North Maple Avenue. Badges will be sold daily throughout the operating season. Proof of residency (driver’s license, utility bill) must be provided for all new members. Checks should be made payable to The Village of Ridgewood. The pool will open on Saturday, June 2 with a celebration that will be free for village residents. This event will include live entertainment, organized games, and other activities. For season details, visit www.ridgewoodnj.net/graydon. Contact the recreation office at (201) 670-5560 for more information or if special accommodations are required. Spinal stenosis highlighted The Valley Hospital, Department of Community Health, will host “Pain: Is It Spinal Stenosis?” on Tuesday, April 17, at 7 p.m., in the Nanuet Public Library, 149 Church Street (continued on page 23) Spring Art Show and Sale set Marilyn Clark and Janet Poinsette hanging a painting. On May 12, the Women of Emmanuel will sponsor a juried “Spring Art Show and Sale” at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 14 Hope Street in Ridgewood. The show, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., will feature the work of local artists such as Lucy Janjigian, Lorrie Sniderman, Linda Hart Green, Diana Barbieri, Dr. Christina Turczyn, Doris Greenleaf, Barbara Dexter, Mary McGhee, Sami Belford, and Ann Dunn. A preview and reception with appetizers and dessert will be held on Friday, May 11 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Local musicians, including Dave Dallon of Ridgewood, will entertain. The show’s journal, supported by local businesses, will list the artwork and brief biographies of the artists. The Spring Art Show and Sale will be held in the Peace Lounge and other areas of the church. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. To purchase tickets, contact Marilyn Clark at (201) 391-4720 or the church office at (201) 444-7300. Emmanuel is handicapped accessible and an elevator is available.