Bulletin Board
Thursday, September 12, 2002
Community Concerts Membership Drive
The Seaford Community Concert Association is holding its annual membership drive. Now in its 54th year, the Seaford group will present five performances starting this fall. The concert series includes:
  • Three Hits and A Miss (Oct. 16) - Four vocalists and three instrumentalists present selections from the 1940s and 1950s.
  • Jack Daniels Original Silver Coronet Band (Jan. 15) - This 12-piece band brings to life the sights and sounds of the Small Town bands over a half-century ago.
  • Cantus (March 3) - This is a 12-member vocal ensemble from Minnesota’s St. Olaf College.
  • Mark Twain & The Laughing River (April 7) - Jim Post’s performance will introduce you to the real people behind Mark Twain’s literary characters through song and tale.
  • Alison England (April 25) - This show blends power, pathos and passion of opera, Broadway and pop’s best.
All concerts are held at the Seaford Senior High School auditorium at 8 p.m. Funding for all performances comes solely from the membership dues and contributions from the people and businesses of Sussex County. Membership fees are: student, $10, $12 after Sept. 15; adult, $35, $40 after Sept. 15; family, $75, $85 after Sept. 15. Patron gift levels are: friends ($25), contributors ($50), donors $100) and sustainers ($250). To join, send fees to: Barbara Burket, 102 Rivers End, Seaford, DE 19973. For more information call 629-8657

Moving Wall in Salisbury
The Moving Wall is now on display in WinterPlace Park, located across from the Arthur W. Perdue Stadium, off US 50, east of Salisbury. The wall is a tribute to the men and women who gave their lives in the Vietnam War. It will be a part of Delmarva Bike Week, through Sept. 15. Delmarva Bike Week organizer and vice president of The Harley-Davidson Shop of Ocean City, Benet McCormick, picked WinterPlace Park as the venue to host The Moving Wall. She said Wicomico County Recreation and Parks director, Gary Mackes, welcomed the chance to host this national tribute, and the participants of Delmarva Bike Week. For more information regarding The Moving Wall’s visit to the Delmarva Peninsula call The Harley-Davidson Shop of Ocean City at 410-213-0444. For more information The Moving Wall itself visit www.themovingwall.org.

AARP Chapter 1084 meets
AARP Chapter 1084 meets Thursday, Sept. 12, at 1:30 p.m., at the Methodist Manor House. “Spirit of America” — a trip across the U.S.A. via slides and music will be presented. Visitors are welcome.

Eastern Shore Writers
Eastern Shore Writers’ Association will meet on Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Ramada Inn and Conference Center, US 13 south, Salisbury at 11 a.m. The guest speaker will be Arline Chase. The topic is “E-Publishing and Print-on-Demand: Are these markets for you?” Call 410-482-6736.
Mardela Class of 1977
The class of 1977 of Mardela High School is having a 25th year reunion weekend on Sept. 13, 14, and 15. An information packet has been mailed to classmates. If you have not received anything in the mail contact Trina Culver Thompson at 410-546-9181.

‘Streetcar Named Desire’
Possum Point Players announce the presentation of Tennessee Williams’ classic play, “Streetcar Named Desire,” on Sept. 13, 14, 20 and 21, at 8 p.m., and on Sept. 15 and 22, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 per person, or $9 for seniors/students. A dinner theatre will be held on Sept. 14, at 6 p.m., and tickets for the dinner and the show are $35. Reservations are necessary and may be secured by calling 856-4560.

Widowed Persons meet
The Seaford Chapter of the AARP Widowed Persons Service will hold their next meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 12:30 p.m. at the Golden Corral. All widowed persons of all ages are welcome.

Fall Speakers Series on Nanticoke River
The Nanticoke Watershed Preservation Group, Inc. presents a Fall Speakers Series, “Nanticoke River: The Culture, History and Heritage of a Watershed”.
  • On Sept. 18, 7 p.m., at Vienna Community Hall, Race St., Vienna, Md. “Stories about the Nanticoke Indian Tribe, Nasu Waiwash.” Speaker will be Sewell FitzHugh, Chief Winter Hawk.
  • On Oct. 16, 7 p.m., Location to be announced, Seaford, Topic: “17th to 19th Century Architecture in the Nanticoke Watershed.” Speaker will be Jeanne Conner.
  • On Nov. 20, 7 p.m., Location to be announced, Sharptown, Topic: “Maritime History of the Nanticoke and Surrounding Region.” Speaker will be Pete Lesher.
For more information contact Gwen Dryden at 410-546-3728.

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:
  • 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.