The Village of Ridgewood Parks and Recreation Department
October 26,2012

The Village of Ridgewood Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring the following programs. Registration forms can be submitted in person or by mail (cash or check only). Online registration using Visa or MasterCard is done through Community Pass. Call the Recreation Office at 201-670-5560 with any questions or if special accommodations are needed. http://www.ridgewoodnj.net/department_detail.cfm?dept_id=34

 A Fall Middle School Mixer for Grades 7 and 8 will be held on Friday, November 2 from 7:30-9 p.m. Sponsored by Ridgewood Parks and Recreation, the Bergen County Municipal Alliance Grant and the NJ Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, students from Village middle schools can come together to enjoy music, dancing, refreshments and fun at the Annie Zusy Youth Center. A donation of $8 is requested (all funding will benefit the refurbishment of the Community Center). The dance will be held in the Annie Zusy Youth Center, located on the ground level of Village Hall, 131 N. Maple Avenue. Parents must drop off and pick up children in the rear lot of Village Hall by the Community Center entrance.

 Bats, Bats, Bats, a children’s show, will be held on Wednesday, November 7 at 11 a.m. in the Anne Zusy Youth Center, Village Hall, 131 North Maple Ave. Expert Joseph D’Angeli will present live bats and lecture on the vital role these endangered creatures play on earth. Co-sponsored by The Women Gardeners of Ridgewood and Ridgewood Parks and Recreation, the cost is $5 per person (free to “Green Kids” club members). Tickets may be purchased in advance at The Stable, 259 N. Maple Avenue, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Telephone 201-670-5560.

 Peas And Carrots Music, a children’s show, will be held on Thursday, November 8 at 1 p.m. at the Anne Zusy Youth Center, Village Hall, 131 N. Maple Avenue. Peas and Carrots Music uses music as that perfect medium to teach basic fundamentals of everyday life, such as the days of the week, the diversity of animals and nature, or just simple counting. Audience members of all ages will enjoy this live presentation with educational and traditional songs. The cost is $5 (ages 2 and up). Purchase tickets in advance at The Stable, 259 N. Maple Ave., Monday through Friday,
8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Telephone 201-670-5560.