Winter Gala Saturday
The Nanticoke Health Services Auxiliary Winter Gala is this Saturday, January 26, at the Seaford Golf and Country Club. The club will be transformed into an evening of magic, complete with a delicious dinner and dancing. Music to be provided by the sounds of Encore. Black tie is optional.
Tickets are available at the cost of $50 per person. To purchase tickets, contact Nanticoke Health Services Volunteer office at 629-6611, extension 2301.
Keller Hopkins to speak
At the Seaford Golf and Country Club, Jan. 24, at 10:30 a.m., Keller Hopkins, Sussex County chairman for the Republican party, will be presenting a plan that he has developed for getting all Sussex County Republicans involved. The public is invited.
Sunday Breakfast Buffet
An All-You-Can-Eat Sunday Breakfast Buffet will be served by the Galestown Ruritan Club this Sunday at the Galestown (Md.) Community Hall. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 children 6-12. The buffet features pancakes, eggs, scrapple, sausage, creamed chipped beef, biscuits, potato casserole, hominy, fruit cup, and sticky buns.
Possums season begins
Judy Dean, president of Possum Point Players’, announces that the Season Package at Possum Point Players is $70, or $65 for seniors/students. The package includes the following plays:
“Shot In The Dark” — Dinner theatre. Performance dates are Jan. 25, 26, 27, Feb. 1, 2, 3. This is a comedy, set in paris in the 1960s and is about a women who is accused of murdering her “friend” and the Inspector who is looking for the murderer.
“Tartuffe” — Performance dates are April 17, 18, 19, 20 and 21. This Moliere classic is still pertinent in today’s world.
“Picasso At The Lapin Agile” — Performance dates are June 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, and 23. This is a very funny show, written by Steve Martin, and pits Einstein and Picasso together!
Democrat Club meeting
The Western Sussex Democrat Club will hold their regular monthly meeting on Monday, Jan. 28, 6:30 p.m., at St. Phillips Episcopal Church, South Central Avenue, Laurel. This is a covered-dish meeting. Bring a covered dish and enjoy the evening. Speaker to be announced. The public is cordially invited.
Last chance for Bingo
On Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 7 p.m. the CHEER Community Center on Sand Hill Road in Georgetown will be hosting its final Bingo game. Among the prizes will be the Big Cookie Jar. If no-one gets the Cookie Jar number during the course of the evening the last game will be for the entire Cookie Jar - $267.
Lions Club Basket Bingo
The Seaford Lions Club will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo on Thursday, Jan. 31, starting at 7 p.m. at the VFW, located on Middleford Road in Seaford. The evening will consist of 20 exciting games and will feature several basket combinations. Advance tickets are $20 per person, or $25 at the door. Nearly 28 chances to win! The grand prize is a Hostess Large Hamper. Refreshments will be provided. For ticket information and group packages contact Seaford Lions Member Jeff Allen at 628-8887.
February Artist of Month
This month CHEER’s Artist of the Month program will showcase the stained glass art of Debra Doucette, Connie Ballato and Marilyn Pitts.
The stained glass exhibition will be on display Feb. 1st through the 31st. Members of the public are invited to attend.
Symphony February 2
The Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra (MSO) will present its winter concert on Saturday, February 2 at 8 p.m. in the theatre at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, Georgetown.
Under the direction of Donald C. Buxton, the concert will include Felix Mendelssohn’s Concerto for Violin, Opus 64; Franz Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No. 96 in D Major “The Miracle”; Edward Elgar’s Salut d’amour Opus 12; Gabriel Faure’s Masques et Bergamasques Opus 112. Additional selections by Ravel, Mascagni, and Villa-Lobos also will be performed.
Tickets are $20 at the door or can be purchased in advance by calling 888-846-8600 or 856-5400, Ext. 2280. Fee for students under 18 is $10; children under 10 are free when accompanied by an adult.