Seaford News Briefs
Thursday, March 25, 2004
Republican Women Meeting
Seaford Republican Women’s Club meets Thursday, March 25, 10:30 a.m. at Seaford Golf and Country Club. The speaker will be Susan Tolbert, acting director at the Abbott’s Mill Nature Center. Anyone interested in the Republican Party is invited. There is no charge. Lunch is available at noon. Call Jane Short at 629-7097 or Anne Nesbitt at 628-7788.

Easter Egg Sales
Homemade Easter Eggs by Christ Lutheran Church. Three flavors: Peanut Butter, Coconut, and Butter Cream, $2.75 each. To place an order call 629-9751 or 629-0755, before March 31.

PTO Dinner Out Program
Support the Frederick Douglass PTO by having dinner at Friendly’s Restaurant. Come out for dinner on March 24 and April 27 between 5 and 8 p.m. when 10 percent of the total dinner sales will be donated to the PTO.

Moose Basket Bingo
Seaford Moose Family Center 1728 Longaberger Basket Bingo Thursday, March 25, at the Seaford Moose Lodge. Doors open at 6 p.m., games start at 7 p.m. For information or to order tickets call 875-3792 or 629-8990.

SHS Alumni Meeting April 1
Annual business meeting of the Seaford High School Alumni Association, Thursday, April 1, 7 p.m. at the Western Sussex Boys and Girls Club, Virginia Avenue. On the agenda will be the election of officers. The meeting is open to all members.

AAUW Geranium Sales
The Seaford American Association of University Women is taking orders for the annual geranium sale to raise money for local scholarships. Plants are $4 each in red, white, pink or fuchsia. To order, call 629-4619 or 628-8494 or any AAUW member by Friday, April 2. Plants will be picked up at the West Seaford School parking lot on Saturday, April 24, between 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.

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.

Evening of Gospel Music
Second annual Evening of Gospel Music featuring Ole Time Gospel Singers, Pam Rush, The King’s Ambassadors, Jerry Jones, Saturday, April 3, 6:30 p.m., Seaford Wesleyan Church (The Ark). Proceeds will benefit the Hope House.
Civil War Hero is Topic
Dr. John Farquhar, a retired Seaford dentist, will discuss information he has uncovered involving Seaford native Lt. Wm. James Fisher (born in 1843) who fought in the Battle of Gettysburg at a meeting of the Seaford Historical Society on Tuesday, April 6, at 7 p.m. at the Methodist Manor House, Seaford. There will be a slide presentation along with his presentation. The talk is free and open to the public.

Elks Easter Egg Hunt
Easter Egg Hunt provided by the Seaford Elks Lodge #2458, Saturday, April 10, 1 p.m. Late arrivals will not get a chance to hunt for eggs. This is for children from ages 1-12. Prizes will be given in various age categories and snacks and drinks will be available. Call Janice Cecil at 875-3810 for information.

Victorian Tea at Ross Mansion on May 1
There are a few tables left for the spring Victorian Tea at the Ross Mansion which will be held on Saturday, May 1, at 2 p.m. The charge is $10 per person. Reservations are required.This is an event featuring food in the atmosphere of the restored, historic Gov. Ross home. Servers in costume add to the ambiance of this social event. Seating is arranged with four people at a table. Individual spaces or a whole table may be reserved. For reservations call Ruthe Wainwright at 629-8765.

Smoky Mountains
The Widowed Persons Service is sponsoring a trip to the Smoky Mountains, Pigeon Forge, Tenn. and the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, N.C. April 25 to 30. Anyone interested in the complete itinerary contact Frances Horner at 629-4416.

Baltimore’s Inner Harbor
The Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation bus trip to the Baltimore Inner Harbor on Saturday, May 1, cost $13 per person. Visit the aquarium, browse the shops. Depart from the back parking lot of the high school at 8:30 a.m. and leave Baltimore at 4 p.m. to return to Seaford. Deadline to register is Friday, April 16, by 5 p.m. Call 629-6809.

The Hamptons - Long Island
Seaford AARP is sponsoring a three-day trip to the Hamptons, Long Island, N.Y., April 26-28, including a “Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous” tour. Points of interest are Sag Harbor, Old Westbury Gardens, Phipps Estate, Stony Brook Village, Montauk Lighthouse and more. For reservations or more information, phone 629-7419.

The National Zoo
The Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation trip to National Zoo, Washington, D.C., planned for June 12, cost $14 per person. Pack a lunch or eat in one of the park’s many cafes. Depart from the back high school parking lot at 8 a.m. and leave the zoo at 4 p.m. to return to Seaford. The deadline to sign up is May 28. Call 629-6809.

Three Little Bakers Theatre
The Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation trip to the Three Little Bakers Dinner Theatre in Wilmington on Sunday, May 16, cost $57.95. 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. Seats will be close to the stage.