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GALLERY AND CASES: Mixed media Art Exhibition by the Hackensack Art Club.

PLAY DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP presented by AIM Theatre Workshop Inc. on Nov. 5 and Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. Additional workshops TBA. This workshop is for beginners and emerging playwrights.

CELEBRATION OF CLAUDE DEBUSSY’S 150TH ANNIVERSARY  Nov. 5 at 10:30 a.m. sponsored by the Professional Music Teachers’ Guild. Featuring Brookside Trio, Piano Duo Gordon and Newman with Janette Dishuk, dancer. Also Pianists Eric Clark, Kai Pangune and Patti Hendrix.

BULLYING: PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION Nov. 15 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Author Cindy Miller with a discussion and book signing. Her book will be available for $12. Free and open to the public.

HEART HEALTHY HOLIDAYS Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. with Nancy Ellison with the Center for Healthy Living at Holy Name Hospital. Pre-registration required.

INSPECT YOUR GADGET every Freddy from 11 – 12 a.m. for smar4tphones, tablets, nooks, kindle and more. Bring the devise and the manual and they will help you use your devise more efficiently.

FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THE MOVIES Nov. 30 at 2 p.m. Call the library for film information.

BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP Nov. 20 at 10 a.m. at Java’s Brewin’. The book will be The oracle of Stramboul by David Lukas. Call 201-343-4781.

PRESCHOOL STORYHOURS For ages 3 and up on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10 a.m. Pre-registration required.

MOTHER GOOSE TIME for children under 3 on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 11:15 a.m. Pre-registration required.

GONE FISHIN’ Nov. 6 at 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. for grades 2 and up. Come see what the catch of the day is. No pre-registration required.

SPECIAL NEEDS STORYHOUR Nov. 7 at 9:15 a.m. Pre-registration required.

LEGO DAY Nov. 8 from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. grades 2 and up. Pre-registration required.

BOOKFEST HACKENSACK with free book giveaways for kids of all ages and even some adults. Nov. 17 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sponsored by Read to Know.

ARTS AND CRAFTS Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. Pre-registration required.

BEADY BUDDIES Fridays at 10 a.m.

STORIES AROUND THE WORLD at 3:30 p.m. for grades K – 3 with folk and fairy stories.

SLEEPY TIME TALES at 6:45 p.m.

BOOK BINGO Fridays at 2:30 p.m.

VIDEO GAME CLUB Nov. 7 at 3:30 p.m. in the Junior Department. Grades 4 – 6 only. No pre-registration required.

TECH TIME For Grades 3 – 5. Monday, Nov. 5. Pre-registration required.

SATURDAY MOVIES at 2 p.m. Call the library for details.

TEEN TUESDAYS from 3:15 – 4:30 p.m. For grades 7 – 12 only. Nov. 13, Wii Sports, Internet and board games. Nov. 20, Dance Central, internet and board games. Nov. 27, Naruto Shippuden Clash of the Kings III, Internet. Bring your library card and/or permission slip for Internet access.

LEARN ENGLISH OR SPANISH USING ROSETTA STONE for Hackensack residents only. Ages 14 and up. By appointment only. Call 201-343-4169 ext. 34 or email michelle.acosta@bccls.org.

ESL AND ENGLISH CONVERSATION waiting list names now being taken for upcoming class.

FREEGAL, FREADING AND VIDEO GAMES offers free music, free new e-books and video games available from the Hackensack.bccls.org Web site. Contact Catherine Folk-Pushee for complete information.

Museum passes are back! For the Children’s Museum of Manhattan and the Intrepid Museum. These are free to Hackensack residents and families with a valid adult Johnson library Card and a deposit for the pass.

Library Hours: Adult: Monday – Thursday from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Junior Department: Monday – Tuesday 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Wednesday – Thursday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Registration is required for all special programs. Facebook.com/JohnsonPublicLibrary. Call 201-343-4169 ext. 14 or visit Hackensack.bccls.org.



EXHIBITS: Young Adult Exhibitor Daniella Hernandez with a display of photography of domestic animals, nature, sports and water. Maywood Avenue Art Exhibit and Pressed Flowers by Maywood Girl Scout Troop 825.

SUNDAY MOVIES at 2 p.m. Nov. 11, “Money Ball.” Dec. 9, “Four Christmases.” Presented by the Maywood Recreation Department. All are Welcome.

GIFT A BOOK FUNDRAISER dedicate and donate a Children’s/Young Adult book or books. All books are $5. Each patron will be allowed and is encouraged to write a dedication page that will be included in the book.

FAX 24 Public Service Fax Machine is located in the lobby and accepts debit and check cards: Visa, Master Card, Amex and Discover. $1.50/first page, $1/ each additional to USA, Canada and Caribbean. International rates: $4.95/first page, $3.45/additional pages.

iPADS available for checkout to Maywood residents with valid library card.

YOGA SATURDAYS Free one hour beginner classes for ages 16 and older on Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. Registration required.

LUNCH AND DISCUSSION SERIES, Nov. 3 and Dec. 8from 12:30 – 3 p.m. T he library will screen “The Weight of the Nation” dealing with the obesity epidemic in the nation and in the community and discuss the ramifications. RSVP to Jenna a the library.

ADULT BOOK CLUB second Friday of the month at 11 a.m.  Book title, schedule and registration available at the front desk. Book club is lead by Louise Feulner.

CIRCLE TIME on Mondays from 2 – 2:45 p.m. for toddlers through 6 years old with parents or caregivers.

BILINGUAL STORY TIME Starting now – Nov. 20. On Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. The library is looking for parents to read aloud picture books in their native language. Call Jenna at the library if interested.

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM now – Dec. 18 on Tuesdays from 3 – 6 p.m. Grades 2 – 8 welcome. Registration required at the front desk or with Jenna. If school is closed the program is canceled. Open to Maywood residents.

CGI ANIMATED MOVIES AT THE LIBRARY Mondays at 3 p.m. Free popcorn will be served.

MS SUITE CLASSES Microsoft Word from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Session 3: Nov. 20, 27, Dec. 4, 11. PowerPoint from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Session 3: Nov. 20, 27, Dec. 4, 11. Excel: from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Session 3: Nov. 16, 23, 30, Dec. 7.

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS a career support group now – Dec. 20 from 1 – 2:30 p.m. This is a peer-led volunteer support and networking group for those unemployed or underemployed.

LORD OF THE RINGS TRILOGY all day movie viewing from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Date TBA.

VAST FOREIGN COLLECTION to accommodate the 38 percent of residents in Bergen County who speak a language other than English. Come visit the library and explore the books and DVDs on hand and to request additional language books ask a staff member at the library.

MAYWOOD LOCAL HISTORY ROOM By appointment only; for group tours call Carol Dass at 201-845-8830 or visit maywoodhistory.com.

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Saturday from 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Sunday from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Call 201-845-2915.



ACTIVITIES open to Paramus residents only. Registration required unless otherwise noted.

BROADWAY IN MY HEART presented by Karen Luschar Nov. 4 at 2 p.m. Concert is free and open to the public on a first come basis.

FILM SCREENING Nov. 12 of the film “The Lady” at 1 p.m. Brown bag lunch at 12:30 p.m. Coffee/tea provided. Free and open to the public with First come seating.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT travel film series at 12:30 p.m. Light refreshments. Free and open to all with first come seating.

LADIES NIGHT OUT BOOK CLUB at 7 p.m. Nov. 14, Every Last One, by Anna Quindlen. Dec. 12, Story Sisters, by Alice Hoffman. The book will be Books available at library’s circulation desk. Refreshments will be served.

BOOK DISCUSSION with brown bag lunch at 12:30 p.m. The book will be Discussion at 1 p.m. Coffee and tea provided.

STORYTIMES: for Paramus residents at Main Branch: Little Bookworms for birth -18 months with caregiver Tuesdays at 10 -10:45 a.m. through Nov. 13. Teeny Time for ages 18 – 30 months with caregiver, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9:45 a.m. through Nov. 15. Tell Me a Story for ages 2.5 – 3.5 with caregiver on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and Wednesdays at 11 a.m. through Nov. 14.  Picture Book Parade for ages 3.5 – 5 on Tuesdays at 11 a.m. and Thursdays at 1:15. Through Nov. 15.  Reid Branch: Tell Me a Story for ages 2 – 3.5 with caregiver on Tuesdays or Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Picture Book Parade for ages 3.5 – 5 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at four different times. Registration required on all.

AFTERSCHOOL ADVENTURES for grades  K-4 on Thursdays from 4 – 4:45 p.m. through Nov. 15. Register for the entire season.

PAJAMA STORYTIME Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. Next meeting: Nov. 13, Dec. 18.

SING-A-LONG STORYTIME for ages 2 –n 5 with Parent or caregiver at 10 a.m.

KOREAN STORYTIME on Saturdays at 11a.m. Next meeting:

MAGIC TREE HOUSE for grades K – 2 Thursday Nov. 8 at 2:30 p.m.

MOVIE MATINEE Nov. 9, Dec. 28.  Movie TBA. All ages welcome at 2 p.m. No registration necessary.

HOLIDAY CARD FOR THE TROOPS Nov. 26 – Dec. 15. Stop by the children’s desk for a template and make your own card. The library will exhibit them and send them to the troops. All ages.

PLAYDOUGH CHEFS Dec. 4 from 10 – 10:45 a.m. for ages 2.5 – 5.

HOLIDAY CRAFTS for grades K – 4. Dec. 11, Gingerbread Houses at 4 p.m. Dec. 12, Holiday Poppers at 4 p.m. Dec. 13, Paper Plate Snow Globes at 4 p.m.

MONKEY, MONKEY MUSIC Dec. 27 at 2 p.m. for grade K – 4.

DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: THE THIRD WHEEL Nov. 12 from 4 – 4:45 p.m. for grades 3 – 5.

RAVENOUS READERS on the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m. for grades 5 – 6. Next meeting: Nov. 5, Mudshark. Dec. 3, The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P, Figg.

PAGE TURNERS on Tuesdays at  4p.m. for grades 3 and 4. Next meeting: Nov. 13, The Cricket in Times Square. Dec. 4, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane.

BE’TWEEN: after school crafts and cooking program for grades 5 – 7 on Tuesdays at 3 p.m. Nov. 6, Thanksgiving food. At 1 p.m. Dec. 4, Potato Latkes.

READ TO A DOG Nov. 28 from 3:45 – 5 p.m. for grades 1 – 4.

A LA CARTE: COOKING EXPERIENCE Thanksgiving Recipe on Nov, 14 at 3 p.m. for grades 8 -9.

HOW TO MAKE AN APPLE PIE Nov, 20 at 3:30 p.m. for grades 5 – up.

GIFT WRAP EXTRAVAGANZA Dec. 6 at 3 p.m. for grades 5 and up.

BOOKS AND SNACKS a book discussion group at the Main Library for grades 7 – 9 at 7 p.m. Nov. 27.

HIGH SCHOOL BOOK CLUB for grades 9 – 12 at 7 p.m. on Nov, 27, Dec. 18.

STORYTIME AT REID Tell Me a Story for ages 2 – 3 with caregiver on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. through Nov. 15. Picture Book Parade for ages 3 – 5 on Mondays at 1:30 p.m. and Wednesdays and Friday at 10:30 a.m. through Nov. 16.

DROP-IN FOR ALL AGES A REID Tuesday movies at 3:30 p.m. through Nov. 27 Friday Picture Bingo for all ages at 3:30 p.m. through Nov. 30.

PROGRAMS AT REID Wii for grades 1 – 5 on Mondays through Nov. 26 at 3:30 p.m. Register one week prior to attending. Arts and Crafts for grades K – 4 on Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. through Nov. 15. Register one week prior to attending.

SPECIAL PROGRAMS AT REID Gingerbread Workshop for grades K – 4 Dec. 6 at 3:30 p.m. Register one week in advance. Holiday Gift Special for grades K – 4 Dec. 13, 14 at 3:30 p.m. Register one week in advance. Origami Festival for grades K – 4 Dec. 20, 21 at 3:30 p.m. Register one week in advance.

TEEN ADVISORY BOARD for grade 9 – 12 at 2:30 p.m. Meetings: Nov. 13, Dec. 11.

TEEN WEDNESDAYS AT REID from 3:30 – 5 p.m. Cooking Club, Nov. 7. Teen Crafts, Special Wednesdays: Gingerbread House Workshop, Dec. 5. YA Holiday Gift Special, Dec. 12. Origami Workshop, Dec. 19.

TEEN EVENTS ESL Intermediate Classes Open to All Bergen County Residents offered Mondays and Thursdays from 7:30 – 9 p.m. starting. Free with Paramus residents having priority. Registration required. Call 201-599-1305.

Main Library at 116 E. Century Rd. Monday – Thursday, 9:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. – Friday and Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 – 5 p.m. The Reid Branch at 239 W. Midland Ave. Monday – 1 – 9 p.m. Tuesday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Call 201-599-1300 or visit paramuslibrary.org.






For information, call 201-968-0808/eco-cruises and 201-920-4746/Paddle Center or visit hackensackriverkeeper.org.



Flat Rock is located off Route 4 at 443 Van Nostrand Ave., Englewood. Call 201-567-1265 or visit flatrockbrook.org.


Every Other Sunday ORADELL

Open-Mic Night: Poetry and Live Acoustic Music presented by Cool Beans Café, 304 Kinderkamack Rd. from 7 – closing. Sign up at 7 p.m. House PA and piano available. After-hours jam session TBA. $3/cover. Call 201-634-1400.

celebrating Greek Culture and Spirit at Puffin Cultural forum, 20 Puffin Way at 8 p.m. $10. Call 201-836-3499 or visit puffinculturalforum.org.


Winning Hearts and Minds: War Poems by Vietnam Veterans sponsored by the Puffin Cultural Foundation at 20 Puffin Way at 7 p.m. $10. Reservations suggested. Call 201-836-3499 or visit puffinculturalforum.org.

Nov. 2 – Nov. 4 LEONIA

Queen of the Stardust Ballroom presented by The Players Guild of Leonia at the Civil War Drill Theater, 130 Grand Ave. on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and


Bound for Glory: A Musical Tribute to Woody Guthrie benefit concert for the Center for Food Action  at the Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club, at the Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club, Fair Lawn Community Center, 10-10 20th  St. at 8 p.m. $27/members, $30/non-members. Visit hurdygurdyfolk.org or call 201-384-1325.

Nov. 3 – Dec. 9 TEANECK

The Art of Photography with Rachel Banai on Saturdays or Sundays (five sessions each) at 9 a.m. at the Puffin Cultural Forum, 20 Puffin Way. $50.  Call 201-836-3499 or visit puffincultualforum.org.


American Musical Theater, Cultural Mirror and Mythology with professor Joann Yeoman Tongret at the Puffin Cultural Forum, 20 Puffin Way at 5 p.m. $10. Call 201-836-3499 or visit puffinculturalforum.org.


Mount Rushmore USPS Portrait Gallery Rochelle Park American Legion Post 170 will be sponsoring the exhibit at Midland School in the Auditorium for Election Day. Admission Free, donations accepted. All donations will go to the Midland School #! PTA Scholarship Fund. Email bobsalvini@att.net.

Nov. 8 – 11 TEANECK

7th Annual Teaneck Film Festival venues include the Puffin Cultural Forum andTemple Emeth and more. Visit teaneckfilmfestival.org.


The Declaration presented by Fully Flighted Productions at the Fair Lawn Recreation Center, 10-10 20th Street at 2 and 8 p.m. $20/advance purchase, $25/at the door. 2 p.m. performance has a talk-back with the play’s author following the performance. Fullyflighted.com.

Nov. 16, 17, 18 PARAMUS

Stage Door presented by Paramus Catholic High School, 425 Paramus Rd. on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $8, $3/students and seniors. Call 201-445-4466 or visit paramus-catholic.org.

Nov. 18 NYACK

Ricitos and the Three Bears in English and Spanish at the BOCES Rittenhausen Theater at 2 p.m. $12/advance, $15/day of show. Visit artsrock.org.


Joni Mitchell’s Blue: A 40th Anniversary Celebration at the Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club, at the Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club, Fair Lawn Community Center, 10-10 20th  St. at 8 p.m. $17/members, $20/non-members. Visit hurdygurdyfolk.org or call 201-384-1325


Klezmatics at the Temple Beth Torah at 4 p.m. $25/, Temple members/$20, Students/15. Visit artsrock.org.


A Christmas Carol presented by Skyline Theatre Company at the George Frey Center for the Arts at the Fair Lawn Community Center. $28/adults, $20/seniors, $18/students. Call 800-474-1299 or visit skylinetheatrecompany.org.


Bossy Frog Band at the Lafayette Theater at 11 a.m. $12/advance, $15/day of show. Visit artsrock.org.


Co-Bill Vickie Russell and Loretta Hagen at the Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club, at the Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club, Fair Lawn Community Center, 10-10 20th  St. at 8 p.m. $17/members, $20/non-members. Visit hurdygurdyfolk.org or call 201-384-1325.

Jan. 18 – Feb. 3 LEONIA

Bedrooms presented by the Players Guild of Leonia, at the Civil War Drill Theater, 130 Grand Ave.


Movies Magic and More at the Lafayette Theater at 2 p.m. $12/advance, $15/day of show. Visit artsrock.org.


Co-Bill: Mike Agranoff and Gathering Time at the Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club, at the Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club, Fair Lawn Community Center, 10-10 20th St. at 8 p.m. $17/members, $20/non-members. Visit hurdygurdyfolk.org or call 201-384-1325


Darlene Love, “Sounds of Love” at the Lafayette Theater at 8 p.m. $30, $40, $75. Visit artsrock.org.


Garnet Rogers with TBA at the Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club, at the Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club, Fair Lawn Community Center, 10-10 20th  St. at 8 p.m. $22/members, $25/non-members. Visit hurdygurdyfolk.org or call 201-384-1325.


Zoe Lewis with Jeff & Karen at the Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club, at the Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club, Fair Lawn Community Center, 10-10 20th  St. at 8 p.m. $17/members, $20/non-members. Visit hurdygurdyfolk.org or call 201-384-1325.


John Flynn with TBA at the Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club, at the Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club, Fair Lawn Community Center, 10-10 20th  St. at 8 p.m. $17/members, $20/non-members. Visit hurdygurdyfolk.org or call 201-384-1325.

May 10 – 12 FAIR LAWN

39 Steps presented by Skyline Theatre Company at the George Frey Center for the Arts at the Fair Lawn Community Center. $28/adults, $20/seniors, $18/students. Call 800-474-1299 or visit skylinetheatrecompany.org.


Red Molly with the Copper Ponies at the Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club, at the Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club, Fair Lawn Community Center, 10-10 20th  St. at 8 p.m. $22/members, $25/non-members. Visit hurdygurdyfolk.org or call 201-384-1325.



Every Wed. PARAMUS

Sunset Rotary Club of Central Bergen meeting at Bonefish Grill, Crowne Plaza Hotel at 6:15 p.m. Call 201-262-5988.

Every Thursday HACKENSACK

Hackensack Rotary Club meets at Rudy’s, 107 Anderson St. Thursdays at 12:15 p.m. Focus on community service and information through weekly programs. Contact Amanda Missey, membership chair at 201-281-8587 or amissey@bergenvolutneers.org.

Every Tuesday MOONACHIE

Little Ferry/Moonachie Rotary meets at the Moonachie Civic Center from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Visit littleferrymoonachierotary.webs.com.

Every Thursday MAYWOOD

Maywood Rotary Club meets at Maywood Inn for lunch on Thursdays. Nov. 5, Annual Pancake breakfast at the Maywood Avenue School cafeteria from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. March 15, drawing for the “Luck of the Irish” raffle at the American Legion Hall. Call 201-843-8763.

Every Wednesday TEANECK

Teaneck Rotary Club meets for lunch at Vitale’s, 293 Queen Anne Rd., at noon. Cost of lunch only, kosher meals available in advance. See the website for guest speakers. 201-843-2169.


Regional Chamber of Commerce Nov. 2, Fall Food & Wine Festival from 7 – 10 p.m. at 274 Central Ave. $60/pre-registration price. Nov. 14, MegaNet Inter-Chamber event from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Maggiano’s Little Italy, $15/members, $25/non-members. Cash bar. Networking breakfast Nov. 27 from 7:30 – 9 a.m. at Cosi. $15/members, $20/non-members. Hire Right with Jim Sandler of KM Consulting. 201-489-3700 or visit hackensackchamber.org.


Chamber of Commerce Events: Call 201-801-0012 or visit teaneckchamber.org.


Chamber of Commerce Events Call 201-261-3344 or visit paramuschamber.com.


Chamber of Commerce Events Call 201-808-6020 or visit RochelleParkChamber.org.


Mahwah Regional Chamber Events 201-529-5566 or visit Mahwah.com.


Meadowlands Regional Chamber events Nov. 8, Annual Meeting luncheon at the Landmark II in East Rutherford from 12 – 2 p.m. Nov. 15, YP Multi-Group Mixer. Nov. 30, Fifth Friday. Visit meadowlands.org.


Commerce and Industry Association of NJ events: Nov. 6, PENPAC Election Night Beefsteak Dinner, The Brownstone, Paterson.


Quarterly Connection presented by Bergen Community College at Stony Hill Inn from noon – 2 p.m. The speaker will be Alan Kessock Ceo of the PGA Tour Superstore in Paramus. RSVP to rheck@bergen.edu.


Business Volunteer Council to meet at Cole Shotz, 2 Main Street from 8:30 – 10 a.m. Visit Bergenvolunteers.org or call 201-489-9454 ext. 119.


Fifth Friday with BERGEN LEADS held at Stony Hill Inn from 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. with Martin Gottlieb, award-winning journalist. Call 201-489-9454 ext 119 or visit bergenvolunteers.org.



Citizenship Classes at the Johnson Library from 10 – 11 a.m. Call 201-343-4169 ext. 21.


Internet Classes offered by the Johnson Public Library. Hackensack residents only. Call for details. 201-343-4781.

Saturdays TEANECK

Salsa Aerobic Dance Classes with dancer/choreographer Donay at ClubFit, 444 Cedar Lane from noon – 1 p.m. For men and women, no partners required. $10/person. Call 201-894-0138.

Fourth Sunday MAYWOOD

Square Dancing presented by Maywood Recreation and FAD (Fun at Dancing) held at the Maywood Senior Recreation Center from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Free. Children first grade and older may attend with an adult. First and third Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Call Jim at 201-712-1853 squaredance2@yahoo.com.


Daycare and Moring or Afternoon Enrichment available at the Meadowlands YMCA. Ages 18/ month – 5 years-old. Visit meadowlandsYMCA.org.

Nov. 4 – 22 HACKENSACK

Fall Swim Lessons at the YMCA of Greater Bergen County. Swim evaluations for age 3 – 12 through Nov. 3. Call for times. Visit ymcagbc.org/brochures or call 201-487-6600.


Nov. 15, Dec. 12 PARAMUS

Free Blood Pressure and Diabetes Screenings for Paramus residents held at Borough Hall from 1 – 3 p.m. Pre-registration is required. Call 201-265-2100 ext. 618 or 615.


Tuesdays MAYWOOD

The Garden State Ski Club meets at the Maywood Inn, 122 W. Pleasant Ave.,  at 8:30 p.m. Discounted lift tickets and access to a GSSC ski house in Vermont. Year-round activities including tennis, golf, biking, hiking and social events. Visit gardenstateskiclub.com for information and a list of the activities.


Toastmasters (1st, 3rd and 5th Mondays) build confidence by overcoming your fear of public speaking at Park Avenue Toastmasters, Blimpie Subs and Salads, 62 Park Ave. at 7 p.m. Guests are welcomed and attend free. Call 201-247-0556.


The Widow & Widowers Club of Northern Valley invites singles for dancing, refreshments and live music at the VFW Hall, 321 S. Washington Ave., from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month. Also for fifth Wednesday if applicable. All other Wednesdays for widowed only. Newcomers are welcome. Call 973-772-9078.

First Tuesday LITTLE FERRY

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 809 meeting held at 100 Main St. at 8 p.m. Visit vfwpost809.org.

Second Monday MAYWOOD

The Maywood Democratic Club meets the second Monday of the month at Maywood Borough Hall, second floor at 8 p.m. New members are always welcome.

Second Monday HACKENSACK

Hackensack African-American Civic Organization meets the second Monday at the Elks Lodge on the corner or First and Berry streets. Visit haaca.org.

Second Thursday ROCHELLE PARK

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 170 of Rochelle Park meeting at 8 p.m. every second Thursday of the month at 33 W. Passaic St. Women who are wives, mothers, daughters and sisters of veterans are welcome to join. Call 201-587-9655.


Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 800 meets at 100 Main St. at 8 p.m. Visit vvachapter800.org.


Pancake Breakfast Sponsored by the American Legion Post 170, 33 W. Passaic St. $4/adults, under 10/free. Call 201-843-9683 or visit alpost170.us.


Electronic Bingo in addition to paper bingo and pull tabs for instant wins at Our Lady Queen Of Peace, 400 Maywood Ave. Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. doors open at 5:30 p.m. Breaks for smokers. Coffee, soda, food and snacks are sold. 201-845-9566.

First Wednesday RIDGEWOOD

North Jersey Depression Glass Club held at a new location, the Unitarian Society of Ridgewood, 113 Cottage Place at 7 p.m. Next meeting: Call 973-838-2419.


Autumn Auction and Hot Buffet Dinner presented by the First Presbyterian Church of Englewood, 1502 East palisade Ave. at 6 p.m. Admission and dinner is $35. Call 201-568-7373 ext. 0.


Open Cockpit Day presented by The NJ Aviation Hall of Fame, 400 Fred Wehran Drive from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. $7/adults, $5/seniors and children under 12. Call 201-288-6344 or visit njahof.org.


Zumba for a Cause for the Meadowlands YMCA Strong Kids Campaign at the Senior Citizens Center, 250 Cleveland Ave. from 10 a.m. – noon. Call 201-955-5300 ext 14or visit ymcainfo.org/events/zumbathon.


Salute to Veterans presented by The NJ Aviation Hall of Fame, 400 Fred Wehran Drive from 11 – 11:30 a.m. Ceremony is open to all. The museum will re-open to the public at noon. Call 201-288-6344 or visit njahof.org.


Flapjack Fundraiser presented by the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 800 at Applebee’s in the Fashion Center for 8 – 10 a.m. Call 201-741-0398.


Monday Night Bowling benefitting Everyday Kids with Special Needs with New York Giant Michael Boley at Wallington Lanes from 7 – 10 p.m. Visit lunarsportsgroup.com.


Election Night Spaghetti Dinner at St. Martin’s Parish hall, Oak and Parkway, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Adults/$10, Children/$8. Take out is $12. Order tickets at 201-843-5360.


Annual Rummage Sale presented by St. John the Divine, 229 Terrace Ave. from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Call 201-931-1606.


Annual Beefsteak Dinner held at South Hackensack Memorial School on Dyer Avenue. Cost is $25, under 5 free. Plenty of raffle prizes. All monies are for the eighth grade class of 2013 fundraiser. Call 201-440-2782.


A Festive Night in Black and White, The Festival of Trees presented by the Junior League of Bergen County at Hackensack Golf Club at 7 p.m. $150. All tickets in advance will include a $25/bid credit. E-mail festival@thejlbc.org or call 201-447-2292.

Nov. 20 MAHWAH

47th Sports Award Banquet YMCA of Greater Bergen County held at Sheraton Mahwah Hotel with 6 p.m./reception, & p.m. /awards dinner. $95. Sponsorship packages available. Visit ymcagbc.org or call 201-487-6600 ext. 206.


Christmas Craft Fair presented by Zion Lutheran Church, 120 E. Pleasant Ave. from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Call 201-843-5916 or visit zionmaywood.org.


Paramus Catholic 1982 Reunion held at Biagio’s restaurant. E-mail Kathleen Ryan Cronin at kcronin919@yahoo.com.


Art Sale Cocktail Reception presented by the Friends of BVMI at 241 Moore St. from 3 – 6 p.m. Art presented by Piermont Fine Arts Gallery, 218 Ash Street from Jan. 24 – 27. Art beginning at $100. 35 percent of the sales will go to the Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative. Cocktail reception $25. Snow date: Jan. 27. Call 201-342-2478 ext. 8484 or visit bvmi.org.


Annual Scholarship Auction and Dinner presented by Felician College at Il Villaggio. Call 201-355-1308 or visit felician.edu.


Tuesdays MAYWOOD

Mah Jongg for new or experienced players offered by Maywood Recreation at the Maywood Recreation Center on Tuesdays form 1 – 3 p.m. Call 201-845-2900 ext.





YMCA Happy Day Childcare Center has openings for ages 2 – 5 from Monday – Friday from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. $675/month. Call 201-487-6600 ext. 211 or visit ymcagbc.org.


College and Career Night presented by Hackensack High School Guidance department in the Main Gym from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Over 100 colleges, universities, technical schools and military recruiters on site. Call 201-646-7900.


Catch the Comet Spirit Tricky Tray presented by the Hackensack Middle School PTA at 360 Union St. at 6 p.m. Tickets called at 7:30 p.m.$10/includes dinner and a sheet of tickets. Call 917-407-5223 or email hms.pta/1213@gmail.com.


Book Fair sponsored by the Hackensack Middle school PTA at Barnes and Noble, Riverside Square Mall form 9 a.m. – 11 p.m. mention you are supporting the HMSPTA fundraiser which will ensure that the school receives their percentage.



The Golden Age Club of Maywood meets the second and fourth Wednesday of every month at the Maywood Senior/Recreation Center, Duvier Place, at 1 p.m. New members welcome, must be a Maywood residents/55 or older. Dues are now payable, $20. Call 201-845-9215.


Senior Citizens Club of Maywood meets every first and third Wednesday of the month at 1 p.m. (first meeting is business and second is social) at the Maywood Senior/Recreation Center on Duvier Place. $15/dues due. For membership information, call 201-843-1061. For trip information call 201-843-1061.

Second Thursday PARAMUS

Paramus AARP Chapter 3834 has opened its membership to new members. The Paramus area covers the surrounding towns of Paramus. Meeting at the Cipolla Senior Center at 97 Farview Ave. held 10 months of the year. Call Lou at 201-261-2068.

Third Thursday HACKENSACK

St. Francis Socialites meets every third Thursday at 7 p.m. at St. Francis Church Hall, 50 Lodi St. New members welcome. Call 201-342-5785.

Second and Fourth Wednesdays PARAMUS

Joseph Cipolla Paramus Senior #1 Club located at 93 Farview Ave. Meetings at noon. Strictly a social agenda: cards, trips entertaining programs, fun meetings and informative speakers. Call Jim at 201-845-9310.

First and Third Thursday PARAMUS

Senior Pioneers of Paramus welcomes new members at the Cipolla Senior Center, 93 N. Farview Ave. at 1 p.m. Various activities including chess, cards, pool, baci ball, bus trips and speakers on topics pertaining to seniors, as well as entertainment. Call Mary at 201-265-7195 for an application.


Rochelle Park Senior Citizens meet on the second and fourth Thursdays at the Senior Center at the municipal complex at 151 W. Passaic Street at 1 p.m. All seniors 55 and older are welcome to join. Dues $15/year. For information, call Judy at 201-845-8688. For trips call Mitzi at 201-843-9243.


The Senior Citizens meet the first Thursday of the month, at 1 p.m. Bingo on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. 201-440-9032.

Second Friday HACKENSACK

AARP Chapter 418 Meeting 12:30 p.m. at the Hackensack Recreation Center, 116 Holt St. For information call 201-489-2585.


Americas Unidas Multicultural Senior Center activities at 101 Hudson St. Center open Monday Through Friday from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Hot lunch served daily at noon Monday – Friday. Mondays and Wednesdays, Muscle Training at 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, Belly Dancing at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Arthritis Exercise at 9:30 a.m. These classes are free of charge. 201-336-3320.

Wednesdays MAYWOOD

Line Dance Instruction presented by the Maywood Recreation Department on Wednesdays from 9:15 – 10:15 a.m. at the Maywood Senior Center. Call 201-845-2900 ext. 208 or email maywoodrecreation@gmail.com.


Hackensack Annual Senior Citizen’s Novemberfest luncheon held at the Mellone-Mariniello recreation Center, 116 Holt St. at noon.




Maywood Station Museum Open Houses 2012: Sunday, Nov. 4 from noon – 3 p.m. 2012 Annual Maywood Station Holiday ornament and 2013 calendars are now available. Dec. 15 from 10 – 11:45 a.m. Annual “Santa Visits Maywood Station” event. Visit maywoodstation.com.201-487-6600 ext. 220 or visit ymcagbc.org.

Nov. 11

Veteran’s Day



Overcomer’s Outreach a free support service for addiction related issues. Meetings are every Friday night from 7 – 8 p.m. at 720 Summit Ave. For information acall Joanne at 201-424-7725 or visit us on the web at overcomersoutreach.org. YOU ARE NOT ALONE ANYMORE.


Victim Family/Friends Support Group coordinated by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and Parents of Murdered Children, Inc. to support family members and friends of those who have died by homicide. Call 973-447-8285 or 201-226-5792 or visit bcpo.net.


Cardiac Support Group Wednesdays at 1 p.m. at Prospect Heights Care Center Cardiac Unit, 336 Prospect Ave. Call 201-518-7753.


Diabetes Support Group Thursdays at 1 p.m. at Prospect Heights Care Center 3rd floor, 336 Prospect Ave. Call 201-518-7753.



Special Improvement District 2012 schedule of meetings. Nov. 28. Meetings are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. and will be held in the 3rd floor conference room, 15Park Ave. Call 201-845-2900.


Fire Prevention Meetings 2012 schedule held at 4:30 p.m. at the Municipal Complex, 15 Park Ave. Nov. 13, Dec. 11. No meetings in July and August. Call 201-845-2900.


Meetings Change for the Nov. 13 work session meeting to be rescheduled on Nov. 8. Visit maywoodboro.org.



Taj Mahal trip sponsored by the Rochelle Park Senior Citizens. $25 with $20back. Call 201-843-9243.


Overnight Lancaster Trip presented by the Americas Unidas Multicultural Senior Activity Center departing from the center on Hudson St. at 9 a.m. Deluxe Motor coach , overnight accommodations at Fulton Steamboat Inn, breakfast, Christmas show at the American Music Theatre, dinner at Millers Smorgasbord, shopping at Reading Outlets and visit to Sands Casino. $215/double occupancy, $263/single occupancy. Taxes and gratuities included. Call 201-336-3320. $50/deposit required.

Nov. 9– 16 EUROPE

Prague, Vienna and Budapest presented by the Meadowlands Regional Chamber for $1999. Call 201-939-0707.

Nov. 27 NYC

Radio City Christmas Spectacular presented by the Maywood Recreation Department. Bus available departing Maywood Pool at 3:15 p.m. for the 5 p.m. show. $63. Make checks payable to the Borough of Maywood, 15 Park Ave. 3rd floor, Maywood, NJ 07607. Call 201-845-2900 ext. 208.

Feb. 15 – 24 SOUTH AFRICA

15th Annual Galilee Holy Land Tour presented by Galilee United Methodist Church visiting South Africa and Zimbabwe for a 10 day tour. $,5400, deposit of $,1000 due immediately and final payment due by Dec. 15. Send deposit to 325 Genesee Ave. Englewood, NJ 07631. Enclose a self addressed envelope for itinerary. Call 201-387-1522 or 201-567-0009.

May 26 – June 2 BERMUDA

Cruise for a Cause sponsored by Helen Hayes Hospital and the Adler Aphasia Center. Cabins start at $696 for interior cabin plus $297/taxes and fees (subject to change). A deposit of $350 required by Nov. 1. For information call Linda at Mainly Meetings Travel, 201-568-2146. Additional cocktail party on second night for $50. Aphasia group sessions on board the cruise.



Temple Emeth at 1666 Windsor Rd. Torah Study Saturdays from 9 – 10:15 a.m. Family Shabbat Workshop, Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. Tot Shabbat Service, Nov. 10 at 9:30 a.m. Shabbat Music Service, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. Bazaar and Gift Boutique on Nov. 18 from 9:30 a.m. – 430 p.m. Food court available. Call 201-833-1322 or visit emeth.org.


Jewish Center of Teaneck The Daily Minyan/Services with mechitzah are at 7:15 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. The Rosh Hodesh (new month) weekday morning services, are at 7:00 a.m. Sunday services are at 9:00 am; and in the evening, same time as the preceding Friday evening. On Sunday mornings after Shacharit and bagels and coffee, there is a Mishah class with Rabbi Lawrence Zierler. During the week when the Torah is read in the morning on Mondays and Thursdays, a special MiShebeirakh prayer can be recited on behalf of someone who is ill or in honor of an important occasion. If someone would like a MiShebeirakh prayer recited at that time please contact the Center office. The person’s full Hebrew name is needed. If the prayer is being said on behalf of someone who is ill, the name of his/her mother is needed. Shabbat Services with mechitzah in the Pressburger Sanctuary is at 9 am. And on Shabbat for young children there is a Kinder Shul @JCT for 3 to 8 year olds while parents attend services. Kinder Shul is from 10:30 to 11:30 am. The structured shul activity program is under the supervision of Abbe Rosner. The program is designed to engage the children through songs and games with a Shabbat or Yom Tov theme, and incorporate other age appropriate symbols and concepts to make coming to shul a…kinder and family friendly experience. Children are encouraged to come together at the conclusion of Shabbat Services at the front of the sanctuary to sing Adon Olam and receive a treat. The Jewish Center of Teaneck is located at 70 Sterling Place. The Jewish Center is a modern Orthodox synagogue with daily, Shabbat and holiday services, all under the leadership of Rabbi Lawrence S. Zierler, the Center’s Mara D’atra, Spiritual Leader. Visit the Center’s web site, www.jcot.org and also follow the Jewish Center of Teaneck on Facebook. To receive the Center’s weekly Email Blast and monthly Email Newsletter please call the Center office, 201.833.0515, ext. 200.


Temple Sinai of Bergen County, 1 Engle St. Call 201-568-3035 or visit templesinaibc.org.


Congregation Beth Am at 510 Claremont Ave. Shabbat Services every Friday night at 8 p.m. Yoga on Thursday, 7 – 8 p.m. Visit congbethamteaneck.org or call 201-836-5752.


Temple Beth El at 280 Summit Ave. is a Conservative Egalitarian congregation. Friday Shabbat Services are at 6 p.m. and Saturdays at 9 a.m. followed by kiddush. For additional information visit www.templebethelhackensack.org or call 201-342-2045.


Reconstructionist Temple Beth Israel, 34 West Magnolia Ave. Call 201-845-7550 ext.1 or visit rtbi-online.org.


Zion Lutheran Church located at 120 E. Pleasant Ave. Sunday Worship at 9 a.m. Visit zionmaywood.org or call 201-843-5916.


Covenant Life Ministries Church at 1427 Palisade Ave. Sunday worship at 11 a.m. Children’s Ministry classes for ages 2 – 8 during church service. Sunday school for ages 9 and older and adult Bible Study at 9:45 a.m. Prayer and Bible Study on Wednesday at 7 p.m. For information call 201-837-9177.


Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church celebrates Holy Communion on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. Visitors and children are welcome. Contemporary service will be at 9 a.m. Call 201-262-0138 or visit christinParamus.org


Trinity  Presbyterian Church, 650 Pascack Rd. has Sunday worship, nursery and church school at 10 a.m. followed by fellowship hour. Chinese service at noon. Handicap accessible. Call 201-262-8624.


First Presbyterian Church, Maywood and Thomas avenues. Sunday school from 9 – 10 a.m. for ages 3 and up. Church services at 10:15 a.m. Coffee/social hour to follow.


Arcola United Methodist Church service and Sunday school at 10 a.m. followed by fellowship hour at 52 S. Paramus Road. Call 201-843-2805.


Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors at Hackensack United Methodist Church, 400 Summit Ave. Sunday church service 11 a.m. with p.m. fellowship to follow. Church school grades kindergarten through 12 during church services. Adult Bible Study Sundays from 10 to 10:30 a.m.; Fridays 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Call 201-487-0811.


Sunday Services held at RHEMA Worship Center, 156 Passaic St., at 10:30 a.m. Call 201-457-1390 or visit rhemawc.org


Saturday Worship Service Highway Holiness Church Ministries, Inc., 360 Main St. (YMCA) at 7:30 a.m. Community church needs building to rent. Not limited to Hackensack. For information, call 201-488-3396.


Our Lady Queen of Peace, Maywood Avenue is offering Confirmation, CCD and First Penance programs through the Religious Education Department, 201-342-7570 or visit fpchackensack.org.


Trinity Baptist Church at 218 Passaic St. Sunday worship at 9:45 a.m. Bible study on Tuesdays at 11 a.m., Wednesdays at 7 p.m. and Thursday Youth Bible study on Thursday at 6 p.m. Call 201-487-3656.


Bible Study and Prayer with Elder Larry Ferguson at the YMCA, 360 Main Street on Thursdays at 7 p.m. Call 201-487-6600.


Christ Episcopal Church, 480 Warwick Ave.


St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 61 Church St. Sunday Spoken Communion services at 8:30 a.m. Sung Communion at 10 a.m. Ecumenical Bible Study Wednesdays at 9 a.m. Adult Forum Fridays at 6:30 p.m. Call 201-837-3189 or visit stpaulsteaneck.com.


Trinity Evangelical Free Church, 390 Teaneck Rd. Call 201-836-3393.


Bible Way Tabernacle Church located at the St. Paul Lodge, 184 Berdan Pl. Sunday Service at 10:30 a.m. Church School at 9 a.m. Wednesday Bible class every other week at 7 p.m. with Intercessory and prayer on alternate weeks. Contact Imagine714@optonline.net. Call 201-343-9449.


Tabernacle of life Ministries non-denominational Christian church at Maywood and Thoma avenues. Wednesday: Bible Study at 7 pm. Sunday Evening: worship service at 3 p.m. Call 201-523-2260.


Lutheran Church of the Redeemer 471 Maywood Ave. Summer Worship on Sunday at 9:15 a.m. Sunday School registration now open for ages 3 – grade 6. Education hour is from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Jan. 6 at 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity. Calling all youth as Stars, Angels, Shepherds and Kings, ages 4 – 18. Practices Saturday mornings from 10 – 11 a.m. from Dec.1 – Jan 5. Call 201-845-8779 or vi

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