Seaford Events
Thursday, September 9th. 1999
 
Fitness session now started
A new physical fitness session under the direction of instructor Carol Lynch started this week. Classes will be held Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 9 a.m. (with childcare) and Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. They will meet in St. John’s United Methodist Church’s air conditioned fellowship hall. Call Lynch, 629-7539, for more information or to register.

AARP chapter plans cruise
Seaford AARP chapter 1084 is sponsoring a Panama Canal cruise Nov. 1-22. The trip will include five days touring Southern California, a 16-day Panama Canal cruise aboard Carnival’s Jubilee, with several ports of call in Mexico. For more information call 629-7419.

Support group helps teens
An adolescent support group for teenagers meets every Friday, 7-8 p.m., at 215 High St., Seaford. For more information call Children & Families First, Seaford, 628-2734.

Acorn Club to meet Sept. 9
The DSFWC-Acorn Club will hold its first affair for the fall season on Sept. 9, 6 to 8 p.m. The membership social will be held at the Ross Mansion near Seaford. Hostesses for the affair are Mary Mahan and Betty Tull and committee members are Teresa Blades, Barbara Burket, Phyllis Hanson, Lee Keiser, Ann McFarland, Phyllis Nelson and Mildred Wiedman.

AARP first fall meeting set
Seaford Chapter 1084 of the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) will meet at the Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford Road, Thursday, Sept. 9, at 1:30 p.m. Guests for this meeting will be Flora Bahder, AARP District coordinator, and Jan Ewing Robinson, AARP state director in Delaware.

Band blitz set for Sept. 10-19
The Seaford High School Band will conduct its annual community blitz to raise funds to support its activities Sept. 10 to 19. Band members, wearing their marching uniforms, will canvass Seaford neighborhoods asking for donations to the band program. These donations make it possible for the band to travel to and participate in band competitions, sponsor summer band camps and festivals and meet general operating expenses.
Under the direction of Mark Benson, the band program includes marching band, concert band, jazz band and color guard. The band performs at all Seaford High football games, marches in parades and presents community concerts.
The band will perform on Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Woodland Ferry Festival.

Body & Soul Christian Aerobics announces fall session Sept. 13
Atlanta Road Alliance Church in Seaford will host exercise classes beginning Monday, Sept. 13. Aerobics, strength training and conditioning will be done to contemporary Christian music.
Sessions last 10 weeks. Evening classes are held Monday and Thursday from 7-8 p.m., and morning classes are held Tuesday and Friday, 8:45-9:45 a.m. Call Jimalee Humpton, 337-7815, or Connie Halter, 628-0554, to register.

Where babies can play
The Parents As Teachers program (PAT) invites parents and their children from birth to age 3 to a free Stay and Play Center at Seaford Department of Parks & Recreation on Virginia Avenue. Sessions will be on Mondays from 10:30 a.m. to noon, beginning Sept. 13.
The center provides an opportunity for parents and caretakers with young children to discuss parenting questions with a parent educator. Other services include a lending library of children’s and parenting books and evening group meetings on a variety of topics. For more information, call Cris Henderson at 875-2781 or Seaford Department of Parks & Recreation at 629-6809. This program is funded by the state Department of Education.

Prospective Scouts can sign up
Signups for Cub Scouts will be held Tuesday, Sept. 14, 7 p.m. in the Central Elementary School auditorium. Registration will also be available at Central Elementary and West Seaford Elementary schools during their open houses on Sept. 21. For details, call Jim Young, 875-3288.
Alumni to meet Sept. 16
There will be a meeting of the Seaford High School Alumni Association on Thursday, Sept. 16, at 7 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club on Virginia Avenue.

Seaford Lions Club Golf Tournament-Sept. 17

The Seaford lions Club Charity Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, Sept. 17. Proceeds will help support the club’s community projects such as providing eye exams and glasses, scholarships, and assisting other needy and well-deserving causes.
The tournament will be held at the Seaford Golf and County Club, at 9 a.m. The format will be a two-person, better ball of partners, with net and gross prizes. An entry fee of $75 per person will include: golf, cart, continental breakfast, luncheon, prizes, golf shirt and more.
For more information, please contact Keller Hoch at 855-2283 or 629-4179 after 6 p.m.

SDPR Country Line Dancing Sept. 21
The Seaford Dept. of Parks and Recreation will hold Country Line Dancing classes, on Tuesdays, from 7-9 p.m beginning Sept. 21, at the recreation office, 320 Virginia Ave. This is a drop-in program. Cost is $3 per person. For information call 629-6809.

Book discussion group to meet beginning Sept. 21, registration required
The Seaford District library in cooperation with the Methodist Manor House will present “Good Bye to All That: the Meaning of World War I,” a new reading of books that shows how World War I was a major turning point in history that changed lives both on the battlefield and at home.
Local scholars will lead discussions of the “The Guns of August” by Barbara Tuchman, “Good Bye to All That” by Robert Graves, “Eye Deep in Hell” by John Ellis, “Women, War, and Work” by Maurine Greenwald, and “A Farewell to Arms” by Ernest Hemingway.
The programs will be held at the Methodist Manor House on alternating Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m. beginning on Sept. 21. Advanced registration is required. Books are available at the library. Call Dee McDonnell at 629-2524 with any questions.

Senior Citizens Police Academy begins Sept. 28, sign up early
Back by popular demand, the Nanticoke Senior Center is offering an 8-week course that will give seniors insight on services provided by our state and local police departments.
The course will be held every Tuesday beginning Sept. 28 from 10 a.m.-noon. The course will feature topics such as: elderly abuse, domestic violence, communications, homicide, drugs, crime stoppers, business fraud, telemarketing and much more. Witness a scuba team and K-9 team. There is no charge for the course. Diplomas will be given upon completion of course. Please sign up early as class size is limited to 30. Call the center at 629-4939 for more information.

Myrtle Beach trip set for Oct. 4- few tickets left
Nanticoke Senior Center is offering a fabulous trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., Oct. 4-8. Included in package: First Call Motor Coach, Oceanfront Hotel, four breakfasts, four dinners, one lunch, three shows, intercoastal cruise with entertainment and dancing, fantasy harbor tour, art museum tour, Waccamaw Pottery and shops and much, much more. Cost of trip is $449 per person which includes baggage handling, all taxes and gratuities. Due to cancellations, we have a few seats left.
We are also offering a raffle and one lucky person will be the winner. Cost of tickets are $2 for one, or three for $5.Please contact the center for more information about this trip at 629-4939.

SDPR trips planned
Thursday, Oct. 21 - Baltimore Ravins vs. Kansas City Chiefs, $46 includes ticket to the game and bus transportation.
Sunday, Dec. 5 - Radio City Music Hall Christmas Trip, $74 includes ticket to the show and bus transportation. There will be time to shop and look around after the show.
For information on these trips call the recreation office at 629-6809.