Bulletin Board
Thursday, Febuary 21, 2002
Dinner Theater Productions at CHEER Center Feb. 21
There will be another dinner theater productions this month at the CHEER Community Center, 5 Sand Hill Road, Georgetown. At 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21, the ever-popular Footlight Players who regularly appear every other month at the Community Center return with “Broadway Remembered,” a musical extravaganza of the best of the Broadway hit songs. $20 in advance, $25 at the door.

Sweetheart Dance Feb. 23
A Sweetheart Dance to benefit the Laurel Little League, will be held on Saturday, Feb. 23, 8 p.m. to midnight. at the American Legion, Laurel. Music will be by Jumpin’ Jukebox. Cost is $10 per person. Cash bar available and door prizes.

Sunday Breakfast Buffet
An All-You-Can-Eat Sunday Breakfast Buffet will be served by the Galestown Ruritan Club on the 4th Sunday of each month October -May, 7-10 a.m., at the Galestown (Md.) Community Hall. This month it will be held Feb. 24. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 children 6-12 years of age. The buffet features pancakes, eggs, scrapple, sausage, creamed chipped beef, biscuits, potato casserole, hominy, fruit cup, and sticky buns.

Democrats meet Feb. 25
The Western Sussex Democrat Club will hold their regular monthly meeting covered-dish meeting on Monday, Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m., at St. Phillips Episcopal Church, South Central Avenue, Laurel. The speaker will be Mark S. Lally, Sussex County Regional Director for the office of Sen. Thomas R. Carper. Bring a covered dish and enjoy the evening. The public is cordially invited.
Basket Bingo Feb. 26
The Laurel Historical Society will be hosting a Longaberger “Basket Bingo” at the Laurel Fire Hall, Tenth Street, on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and for those coming directly from work, we will offer hot dogs for a fee while they last. There will also be various desserts, cookies, fruit, cheese and beverages served complimentary. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Your ticket also gives you a chance for the Large Hamper while the Grand prize will be the Extra Large Oval Waste. All proceeds support the Laurel Historical Society in its many endeavors. Come and join the fun!

Auxiliary oyster dinner
The Ladies Auxiliary of the Blades Fire Company will be selling oyster sandwiches and oyster platters at the Blades Fire Hall on the corner of Cannon and Fifth streets, Saturday, March 2, starting at 11 a.m. This is take out orders, call 629-4896 and place your order, or come in and place your order.The menu will consist of: Oyster sandwich, $5; oyster platters, with fresh fries, cole slaw, chicken salad, $8; chicken salad sandwich, $2; homemade vegetable beef soup, $2 a cup. For more information call Crystal Chaffinch at 629-6904.

Traditional Irish music night
The traditional Irish music group, Celtic Harvest, will be featured at an “Irish Night at the Archives” sponsored by the Friends of the Delaware Archives. A variety of documents that may be used in researching Irish roots will also be on display. The free event will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, at the Delaware Public Archives, 121 Duke of York St., Dover. For further information call (302) 744-5047 or email tsummers@state.de.us.

Family nights each Friday
Family Nights each Friday at the Boys & Girls Club, Seaford. Family Nights take place each Friday from 7-9 p.m. at the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club. All are welcome (members and non-members) as long as children are accompanied by a parent or guardian. There is no admission fee and all areas of the club are open.

Ross Mansion Tour Guides will dress for the occasion
Tour guides at the Ross Mansion, left to right, Aileen Watkins, Alice Hardy, Maxine Lawrie and Catherine Medford, model costumes to be worn while on duty for tours. Gowns have been donated by Em Halpen, Marguerite Silverson, Maria Heyssel, Ruth Peterson and the late Liz Miller. The Seaford Historical Society is starting a costume closet of mid 1800s clothing so that tour guides will be able to serve without a financial outlay for clothing. Please leave a message on the phone at the Ross Mansion, 628-9500, if you have something you would like to contribute.