Laurel Fourth of July
The Laurel Chamber of Commerce is making plans for the 4th of July celebration. Red-White-and Blue will be the colors throughout town Friday, July 4.
The ninth annual Independence Day celebration will get off to a start with the traditional prayer breakfast at 8 a.m. along Broad Creek, catered by Emmings. Tickets, $10 each, are available only in advance through chamber board members.
The Red-White-and Blue Parade, featuring local entries and Uncle Sam, will start at 10:30 a.m.
The day will feature a 5K run and walk, games, art show, a local talent show, a moon bounce and water slide, Lollipop the clown, musical entertainment, a dunking booth, a car show, crafts and food. The event will end at dusk with a fireworks display.
Parade applications will be available at the library, chamber office and Laurel Fire Department. Line-up will begin at 8 a.m. at Evergreen and Oak. Application deadline is June 30. For more information contact Dean Culver at 875-3947.
The 5K Run/Walk will start and end at North Laurel Elementary School. For details contact Ronald MacArthur, 629-8740, or Dave Crimmins at the Boys and Girls Club, Seaford.
The Laurel Chamber of Commerce sponsors the Independence Day Celebration. Vendor applications are available through the chamber office from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
For more information contact the chamber at 875-9319.
Trip to Myrtle Beach
Methodist Manor House invites you on a Myrtle Beach Holiday on Sunday, Sept. 28, to Friday, Oct. 3. Cost is $549.95 per person, based on double occupancy. Cost includes deluxe motor coach transportation from Manor House, five nights Oceanfront accommodations, five full breakfast and five delicious dinners, three fabulous shows, side trip to historic Charleston and much more. For more information or reservations, call Dixie Carlisle at 628-5631.
Street Rod Jamboree
The Southern Delaware Street Rod Associationís 14th Annual Rod & Custom Jamboree will be held June 27, 28, and 29, at the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington.
The Jamboree is open to 1972 and older street rods, customs, classics and any year pro street. This is the largest car show on the Peninsula and the car club is anticipating 1700 show vehicles and 10,000 spectators. Show car registration is $35 for the three day event, Sunday only is $12; gate opens 8 a.m. daily.
Spectator admission is $5 per person, children under 12 are Free. Spectator gate hours are: Friday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; and Sunday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
No pets, bicycles, or coolers are allowed through the spectator gate. There will be a huge automotive flea market, arts and crafts vendors, new items and food vendors. Starting around 8:30 Saturday evening will be the very popular controlled burn outs, neon parade and flame thrower show at the grandstand. The teeter totter, pro-street parade and other car-oriented contests are conducted throughout the weekend. Call: flea market 629-4149; registration 629-4442; other 629-9874 or 349-4221.
The 6th Eastern Shore African-American (AFRAM) Festival will be held in the newly named Nutter Park on Collins Avenue, Seaford, Aug. 8-9.
The purpose of the extraordinary event is to strengthen our community through cultural awareness by exhibiting a heritage of unity, success, diversity and pride.
The AFRAM Festival will provide two glorious days of cultural vendors, Little Miss and Little Mister AFRAM pageants, ethnic foods, drummers, dancers, comedians, games, car show, parade and more. For details call 628-1908.