Ultimate Book Fair at NMH
The Auxiliary at Nanticoke Hospital presents its third “Ultimate Book Fair” on Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 30 and 31, in the lobby of the hospital from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Save up to 75 percent and choose from books, computer software, music, gifts and more. Personal checks and all major credit cards accepted.
Annual Ride for Kids Sake
Ride for Kids Sake 2004, Saturday, Aug. 28, Benefit Motorcycle Ride/Dice Run, will benefit the Children’s Advocacy Center. All motorcycles welcome. Registration at Harley Davidson of Seaford, 8-10 a.m., Cost $10 per person. The ride will be 70-80 miles, then return to the Harley Shop for food and entertainment. For more information, call the Laurel Police Department at 875-2244.
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).
Karate Class in Seaford
Beginners Karate class, Monday nights starting Sept. 20 through Dec. 6, 6 to 7 p.m., ages 6 and up.Cost is $50, instructor is Steve Ramey. Call 629-6809 or stop by the Seaford Dept. of Parks Recreation Office to register.
Italian Night Dinner Sept. 11
Saturday, Sept. 11, “Italian Night,” 4:30-6:30 p.m., eat-in or carry-out spaghetti dinner including salad, bread, drink, dessert and live music for $7 donation. Tickets must be purchased in advance, call 629-7117 or 337-9607. Bethel United Methodist Church, west of Seaford near Oak Grove.
Phillips Crab Feast
The Friends of Vance Phillips annual crab feast and watermelon extravaganza, on Saturday, Aug. 28, at 3 p.m., at Cypress Point, Trap Pond. The cost is $25 for adults, children under 14 are free. Call 875-1143 for more information and to reserve tickets.
AARP Chapter 5340
AARP Chapter 5340 to meet Monday, Sept. 13, at Sussex Pines Country Club in Georgetown with lunch at noon. Linda Rogers will be speaking about the Retired Senior Volunteer Program. Cost of the lunch is $12 per person. Call Hilda Parker at 856-2760 for reservations by Sept. 10. New members are welcome.
Delaware Equine Council
Delaware Equine Council meeting at 7 p.m., in the Exhibitor’s Hall at Delaware State Fairgrounds, Monday, Sept. 20. For more information call 875-7869 or 629-5233.
Bridgeville Class of 1954
The Class of 1954 of Bridgeville High School invites any person interested in celebrating with them to take a paddle-wheeler dinner-cruise on the evening of Saturday, Sept. 11. Contact LeRoy Messick at 629-7222 or Connie Hartzell at 337-8380. The class is celebrating its 50th reunion.
WiHi Class of 1964
Wi Hi Class of 1964 40th reunion will be Friday, Sept. 24, and Saturday, Sept. 26, in Salisbury. Friday night’s event will take place at Brew River. Saturday night’s dinner/dance will be at the Sheraton. Contact Sherry Wix at 629-2131 by Sept. 20.
Autumn in Delmar
Country Collections Craft Fairs annual “Autumn In Delmar” craft show Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 11 and 12, Delmarva Convention Center, at the intersection of State Line Road and US 13, Delmar, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. daily. There will be over 75 exhibitors from Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia New Jersey and New York. Admission is $2 per person and children under 12 are free.Contact Kim Jackson, event coordinator, toll-free at (888) 288-5065.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Adult Plus+ trips
Upcoming trips sponsored by the Adult Plus+ program at Delaware Tech’s Owens Campus give seniors a variety of options:
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.
Milton hosting annual event on the Broadkill
Bargain hunters, duck racers and fun seekers mark your calendars. The annual Bargains on the Broadkill & The Great Duck Race is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 28, this year in Milton’s Memorial Park. Craft artisans, antique dealers, and flea marketers will set-up “shop” from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., along with a variety of food vendors offering the tastiest of festival fare.
As always, the Milton Lions Club’s miniature train, “Clipper Express,” will be riding the rails throughout the day for the kids, and from 11 a.m.-noon, the Milton Library will feature a special production at the gazebo called “Save the Earth,” which combines live music, magic, juggling and comedy to educate and entertain. Next, songwriter and entertainer Jerry “Crabmeat” Thompson will be in the park from noon to 2 p.m.
The Great Duck Race will commence off the fishing bridge in Milton’s Memorial Park at 1 p.m. A $5 wager on a plastic duck gets you in the race and this year, cash prizes totaling over $1,000 will be awarded.
The Milton Chamber of Commerce organizes Bargains on the Broadkill & The Great Duck Race and all proceeds benefit the chamber’s membership, marketing and tourism programs. For more information, vendor space, or to place a bet on a duck, call the Milton Chamber at 684-1101.
Auxiliary preparing for annual Winter Gala
Though autumn is in the air the Auxiliary of Nanticoke Health Services is already thinking about its 2005 winter gala. Plans are taking shape for the auxiliary’s annual dinner dance to be held Jan. 22, 2005, at the Seaford Golf and Country Club.
The planning committee includes chairperson Janet Hubbard, members Virginia “Mike” Barton, Linda Robertson, Sharon Mears, Judi Thoroughgood, Yohko Doran, Joyce Mackler, Karen Hamilton, Sandy Connell, Gloria Burton, Jean Baldwin, Tom Brown and Reneé Morris. The group is putting together an evening to remember using the theme “Oriental Nights.”
Food and dancing to the sounds of Encore are planned. Proceeds from the dinner dance will be included in the auxiliary’s annual donation to Nanticoke Health Services. For more information about “Oriental Nights” contact the Nanticoke Health Services volunteer office at 629-6611, extension 2301.
Possum Players lists shows for ‘05 season
Possum Point Players (PPP) has announced the shows they will be producing in 2005 season.
The season 2005 consists of: “The Cocktail Hour” by A.R. Gurney, “Jekyll & Hyde: The Musical,” “My Three Angels,” “Proof,” and an original musical revue.
The PPP artistic committee hopes to select directors for these shows at a meeting on Sept. 27. Interested directors are invited to send a letter of intent, including past directing experience, to Possum Point Players, P.O. Box 96, Georgetown, DE 19947, Attn: Director Selection, or to call the PPP office at 856-3460 for more information.