Annual Ride for… KIDSAKE
Laurel Police Department in conjunction with Harley Davidson of Seaford is in the process of organizing the 2nd Annual Ride For… KIDSAKE. The Ride is a benefit motorcycle ride to raise money for The Children’s Advocacy Center of Delaware, a non-profit organization dealing with children who have been the victims of sexual and physical abuse. Saturday, Aug. 28. All motorcycles welcome. Registration at Harley Davidson of Seaford, 8 a.m.-10 a.m. Registration is $10 per person. Ride will start at Harley Shop, go 70-80 miles, then return to the Harley Shop for food and entertainment.
Spare the Kids Bowl-a-Thon
Teams and sponsors are needed to support the upcoming Bowl A Strike and Spare the Kids Bowl-a-Thon taking place on Friday, Aug. 13, at the Seaford Bowling Lanes at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Teams of five bowlers ($50 per bowler) are needed to participate in the event. Lane sponsors ($100) are also needed. There will be door prizes, music and a live auction at 8 p.m. For more information contact Karen Schreiber at 628-3789 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Basket Bingo on Aug. 19
Basket Bingo, benefiting Relay For Life, sponsored by The Bank of Delmarva, will be at the Salisbury Moose Lodge on Thursday, Aug. 19. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., games begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door, 50/50, raffles and refreshments will be available. Tickets can be purchased at any Bank of Delmarva location or by calling Lindsey Tressler at 410-896-9041 ext. 131.
The first annual Golf Tournament, hosted by Trinity Transport, Inc., on Sept. 12, to benefit the American Cancer Society. Registration at 8 a.m., shot gun start at 9 a.m., at Deer Run Golf Course, Berlin, Md., four-man scramble format, $60 per person. All proceeds go to the 2005 Relay For Life (Western Sussex County). Call 800-846-3400 (Lance Massey or Chris Cott).
Delaware Equine Council
Delaware Equine Council meets Monday, Aug. 16, at 7 p.m., at Exhibitor’s Hall, Harrington Fairgrounds to review 2004 fair and finalize activities for the balance of this year. All those interested in horses are welcome. Contact Brenda 875-7869 or Paula 629-5233.
County Advisory Committee
Sussex County Advisory Committee for the Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities meeting, Aug. 16, at CHEER Community Center, Georgetown, at 10 a.m. All meetings are open to the public. For more information, call Newton Crouse, acting chairman, at 629-7783. Frank Calio, commissioner of elections, will be the guest speaker.
AARP Widows Group Meeting
The Seaford Chapter of the AARP-Widowed Persons Service meet on Tuesday, Aug. 17, at 12:30 p.m. at the Golden Corral. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend.
Miller Family Reunion
The 20th reunion of Samuel James Miller and Elizabeth Ellen Hastings Miller family will be held on Saturday, Aug. 14, at St. George’s United Methodist Hall, in Laurel, at noon. Each family should bring a meat and vegetable or salad dish. Call Agnes Truitt, 629-2111.
The annual Eastern Shore AFRAM festival will be Friday and Saturday, Aug. 13 and 14, as it celebrates the African-American heritage with entertainment, food vendors, information vendors, and lots of fun. AFRAM will be at Nutter Park, which is located between Norman Eskridge Highway and Collins Avenue next to Chandler Heights Apartments, Seaford. One of the main purposes of this event is to strengthen the African American community of the entire Eastern Shore through cultural awareness by exhibiting a heritage of unity, success, diversity, and pride. The AFRAM acronym actually comes from the words AFRican-AMerican and this year’s festival theme is “The Spirit of Being African-American.”
DuPont 25-Year Club
The DuPont 25-Year Club will have its annual dinner Friday, Sept. 10, 6 p.m., at the Laurel Fire Hall. If you are eligible to attend, contact Ray Whaley at 537-6113 or Connie Keene at 629-3377.
Bob Dylan-Willie Nelson Show
The Bob Dylan Show featuring Willie Nelson and Family and The Hot Club of Cowtown, Saturday, Aug. 14, Arthur W. Perdue Stadium, 6:30 p.m. Tickets start at $48, for information, 877-639-3728 or www.theshorebirds.com. Part of the proceeds will benefit the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club.
Nanticoke River Bike Tour
Nanticoke River Bike Tour, Saturday, Sept. 4, Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club, 15-35-metric century routes. Phone 629-9788 or on-line, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Pre-Tour Fitness Clinic
Nanticoke Health Services, Human Motion Institute, and the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club are sponsoring the Pre-Tour Fitness Clinic (in conjunction with the Nanticoke Bike Tour on Sept. 4), Saturday, Aug. 21, 9 a.m. to noon at the Boys & Girls Club, 310 Va. Ave., Seaford. Bike repair and maintenance, fitness, bike safety and nutrition will be discussed. Giveaways, door prizes, light refreshments, games for children. Contact Rene Morris at 629-6611, ext. 2404.
Antique Tractor Show
The First State Antique Tractor Club annual show at Yoder Farms in Greenwood on Sept. 24 and 25. Admission and parking are free. There will be antique tractors, cars and trucks, flea market, and entertainment on Friday and Saturday. On Saturday there will also be a petting zoo, tractor games, a kiddie pedal pull and an auction. As always there will be plenty of good food. Contact Rose Hastings at 875-3040 or email@example.com.
Woodland Ferry Festival
Food vendors and crafters for the 12th annual Woodland Ferry Association Festival to be held (rain or shine) Saturday, Sept. 11. For more information call Donna Angell, 629-8077.
Antique Fair Aug. 14
An Antique Fair will be Saturday, Aug. 14, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., sponsored by Delaware Avenue Antique Emporium, Laurel. Vendor spaces available for antiques, collectibles, and restoration specialists. Lunch will be available on site. Call Rhonda Tingle at 875-6833.
Motorcycle Dinner Rides
The Harley-Davidson Shop of Ocean City, located next to Stephen Decatur High School, offers its weekly dinner rides Wednesdays at 6 p.m. The ride is open to all riders and their passengers and it is open to all brands of motorcycles. This Wednesday the ride will take the long and winding route to the 707 Sports Bar & Grill in West Ocean City on Wednesday, Aug. 18. The rain date is Thursday, Aug. 19. For more information, phone 410-629-1599 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adult Plus+ trips
Upcoming trips sponsored by the Adult Plus+ program at Delaware Tech’s Owens Campus give seniors a variety of options
- Take in a performance of “Tony ‘n’ Tina’s Wedding” while you cruise aboard the Spirit of Philadelphia on Sunday, Aug. 22. Buffet dinner, live music, and interactive theater.
- On Sunday, Sept. 12, a brunch and lecture at the Women’s National Democratic Club mansion in our nation’s capital followed by a tour of several historic homes and the Woodrow Wilson House, D.C.’s only presidential museum. For more information call 856-5618.
Trip to New York City
The Methodist Manor House will host a two-day, one-night trip to New York City on Dec. 15 and 16. Cost of the trip is $347 per double occupancy and includes round-trip transportation by deluxe motorcoach, accommodations at the Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel, tickets to Radio City Music Hall for the Christmas show, one first-class dinner, baggage handling and tips plus services of a professional tour manager. A $100 deposit is required with registration. Call Dixie Carlisle, at 628-5631.
Nanticoke Senior Center
Christmas Spectacular at Three Little Bakers, Tuesday, Dec. 7, leaves at 10 a.m. from Nanticoke Senior Center. Cost $60 members, $65 non-members. Phone 629-4939. Price includes motor coach transportation, food, and desserts.
Day Trip to Washington
A day in Washington, D.C., Saturday, Sept. 18, cost is $14 per person for your transportation on a motor coach. Visit all the attractions around the Capital Mall such as the World War II Memorial and the Smithsonian Institute. Sponsored by Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation, 629-6809.
Pennsylvania Holiday Show
Pennsylvania Christmas Show in Harrisburg, Pa., Saturday, Dec. 4, the largest holiday show in the country, with 500 vendors with gifts from $2-$500. See decorated trees, 100-foot train display, choral and musical groups, cooking clinics dance troupe and much more. Cost is $26 per person and $25 for senior citizens 62 and older.
Radio City Christmas Show
Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular in New York City, Sunday, Dec. 5. Cost is $90 which includes transportation on a motor coach and the ticket to the show. The show is at noon with approximately three hours to shop around New York City before leaving at 5:30 p.m. Sponsored by Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation, 629-6809.