Seaford News Briefs
Thursday, February 26, 2004
Train and Toy Show this Saturday at SVFD
The Seaford Volunteer Fire Dept. will host its 10th annual Train and Toy Show on Saturday, Feb. 28. The show begins at 9 a.m. at the firehouse and banquet hall at the corner of King and Cannon streets in Seaford. Dealers and collectors from throughout Delmarva will have more than 100 tables of both new and old items for sale and trade. Featured will be Lionel and HO trains and NASCAR collectibles as well as dolls and toys. The show fills the banquet hall and part of the fire department’s engine bays. Two operating layouts have been crowd pleasers in previous years and are expected again this year. Last year the HO layout operated one train with several engines and more than 100 cars. The Ladies Auxiliary will serve breakfast and lunch at reasonable prices. Admittance is $3 per adult with children under 12 free with paying adults. All proceeds benefit the Seaford Volunteer Fire Dept.

Nanticoke Little League
Nanticoke Little League will have a Longaberger Basket Raffle. One $5 ticket buys you 31 chances to win a Longaberger basket. Raffle will be held March 1-31. If the number on your ticket matches the Delaware Lottery Play 3 evening drawing number, you win a basket. For more information or for tickets, call Tracy Hearn at 628-3964 or Teri O’Bier at 629-9548.

Elks Dinner-Auction
On Saturday, March 6, at 6:30 p.m., the Seaford Elks Lodge will hold their 9th annual oyster and ham dinner, followed by auction of handmade and donated items then entertainment with “Hawaiian George.” Proceeds to benefit the Elks National Foundation. Admission is $15. Tickets at the Elks Lodge or the Fantasy Beauty salon or call 629-7357, 629-6762, or 629-2458.

Easter Egg Hunt
Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Ross Mansion on Saturday, April 3, starting at 10 a.m. The hunt is open for children: toddlers to nine- year olds. Bring an Easter basket to collect eggs. The Easter Bunny will be there to start the festivities. There will be prizes for everyone.
Seaford Lions Variety Show
65th annual Seaford Lions Club 65th annual Variety Show, March 18, 19, 20, Seaford High School auditorium, 8 p.m. Tickets ($5 in advance; $6 at the door) available from Lions members or at Wilmington Trust, Seaford.

Republican Women’s Club
Seaford Republican Women’s Club, Thursday, Feb. 26, 10:30 a.m., at Seaford Golf & Country Club. Speaker will be Barbara Ellingsworth of Nanticoke Health Services talking about heart health. Business meeting takes place from 10:30 to 11 a.m., speaker from 11 to 11:30 a.m., lunch at 11:30 a.m. Call Jane Short at 629-7097 or Anne Nesbitt at 628-7788.

Acorn Club Meeting
The General Federation of Women’s Clubs-Acorn Club of Seaford, Inc., Thursday, Feb. 26, at 7:30 p.m. at the Seaford Museum for a tour. Margaret Alexander and committee are planning this event.

Seaford Dept. of Parks & Rec
Trip to Inner Harbor May 1 (Deadline to register is April 16) on Saturday, May 1, cost $13 per person. Visit the aquarium, browse the shops, or take the water taxi around the harbor. We will depart from the back parking lot of the high school at 8:30 a.m. and we will leave Baltimore at 4 p.m. to return to Seaford.Deadline to register is Friday, April 16 by 5 p.m. Trip to Washington Zoo June 12 (Deadline to sign up May 28) The Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation trip to National Zoo, Washington, D.C., planned for June 12, cost $14 per person. We will depart from the back high school parking lot at 8 a.m. and will leave the zoo at 4 p.m. to return to Seaford. The deadline to sign up is May 28. Trip to Three Little Bakers Dinner Theatre May 16 (only 42 available - first come) on Sunday, May 16, cost $57.95. Since 1972, the Three Little Bakers have provided an entertainment package with superb dining and fantastic Broadway shows and celebrity events. Tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis — there are only 42 tickets available. The cost includes bus fee as well as a dinner and show. Any questions call the Department of Parks and Recreation at 629-6809.