Laurel Events
Thursday, August 15, 2002
Centenary UMC plans for 200th anniversary
Centenary United Methodist Church, Poplar and Market streets, Laurel, is planning its 200th anniversary. The following events have been scheduled:
  • Saturday, Sept. 7: Ice Cream Festival and Hymn Sing.
  • Sunday, Sept. 22: Dedication Service nd Unveiling of Historic Church Marker.
  • Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 24 and 25: 50th Annual Antique Show and Sale.
  • Saturday, Oct. 12: Teen Dance, “Forever Moon,” a Lam-Jam Group. Debbie Morgan is in charge of the dance.
  • Saturday, Oct. 19: Church Organ and Handbell Recital.
  • Sunday, Oct. 20: Homecoming Dinner held at Laurel Fire Hall, at 2 p.m., with special music.

Laurel parade cancelled
Due to a manpower shortage the parade saluting local agriculture scheduled for Aug 24th in Laurel has been canceled.

Laurel Music in the Park
Music in the Park schedule, Market Street, Laurel, Thursdays, from 6:30-8 p.m.:
Aug. 15 - Humanaires
Aug. 22 - Peninsula Blue Grass
Aug. 29 - Rob Caroll.
Scouts barbeque August 17
Boy Scout Troop 90, Laurel will hold a Chicken Barbeque on Aug. 17, at Chet’s Auto Body on W. Central Avenue near Five Points, Laurel, from 11 a.m.-till ? All carry-out platters are $5. Come out and support your local Boy Scout Troop. Your help helps us keep boys camping and doing things such as: “Antietam” for Civil War re-enactor events, Skyline Drive, Blue Ridge Parkway for trail hiking, Appalachian Trail back-packing, or even a trip to Philmont Scout Reservation in New Mexico. Thank you for your support of Laurel scouts.

‘Puss In Boots’ August 22
Laurel Public Library will host a special presentation of “Puss In Boots,” performed by the Rehoboth Children’s Theater on Thursday, Aug. 22, at 2 p.m. This performance is appropriate for children of all ages, and is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Library at 875-3184.

Laurel Lioness Basket Bingo
Laurel Lioness Club members are selling tickets for their Longaberger Basket Bingo to be held on Sept. 24, at the Laurel Fire Department beginning at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. see any Lioness member or you may send your check to the Laurel Lioness Club, P.O. Box 105, Laurel, DE 19956 on or before Sept. 15 and tickets will be mailed to you. The club members are selling chances for a Spring-fest Weekend in Ocean City, Md., on May 2 & 3, 2003, at the Atlantis Condominium. Winner also will receive $200 in cash. Tickets are $3 each or 2 for $5. Contact any Lioness member for your chances.