Seaford Events
Thursday, October 7th. 1999
 
Museum to mark anniversary
The Seaford Museum, New Street, will celebrate its second anniversary Sunday, Oct. 10, at 2 p.m. James R. Soles, University of Delaware professor, will give his rendition of "What Makes Delaware Unique." Soles is an alumni distinguished professor and former chair of the Department of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Delaware. He joined the faculty in 1968. His one man show portraying James Madison has been performed nationwide. He now serves as chairman of the board of trustees at Delaware Technical and Community College, serves on the Council of Delaware Humanities Forum and on the board of trustees of the Historical Society of Delaware.
In addition, an exhibit depicting artifacts and memorabilia from Seaford businesses of bygone years will be unveiled. The new exhibit features photos and clippings, souvenirs and books from businesses like Jackson's, Miss Emma Smith's, Seaford Lumber Co., Haines Drug Store and Thomas R. Young's Pianos.
The meeting is open to the public. There is no charge.

West Seaford raising funds
The parents of West Seaford Elementary students are selling products from Innisbrook Wraps. Innisbrook offers gift wrap as well as gourmet foods and candy.
Last year the funds raised as a result of the Innisbrook fund-raiser enabled the school to purchase new slides for the playground.
This year the funds will be used to provide an educational field trip for each classroom at West Seaford Elementary.
Contact any West Seaford Elementary parent to see a brochure or place an order. Sale ends Friday, Oct. 8.

Club meeting open to all
The Acorn Club of Seaford will hold a meeting at Grace Baptist Church, Seaford, Thursday, Oct. 14, at 7:30 p.m.
Eric Helm Byehl, district commissioner of Sussex County Conservation in Georgetown, will talk on the 3 R's: reduce, reuse and recycle.
Helm is working on land development and surveying. He has served as past president of the Middle Atlantic chapter of the International Erosion Control Association and served five years as a U.S. Navy meteorologist.
The meeting is open to the public. The hostesses are Cathy Hurley and Mabel Madden. Refreshments will be served.

Parade route announced
The Seaford High School homecoming parade will be Friday, Oct. 15, beginning at 6 p.m.
It will start at Frederick Douglass Intermediate School, go on Swain Road to Poplar and then on to Market Street.

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 and a 16-day Panama Canal cruise aboard Carnival's Jubilee, with several ports of call in Mexico.
For more information call 629-7419.
Babies invited to stay, play
The Parents As Teachers program 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 are on Mondays from 10:30 a.m. to noon. (Closed on School holidays.)
The center provides an opportunity for parents and caretakers with young children to play together and discuss any 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 Parks & Recreation at 629-6809.

Myrtle Beach trip set
Nanticoke Senior Center is offering a trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., Oct. 4-8. Included in package are the bus ride, accommodations at an oceanfront hotel, four breakfasts, four dinners, one lunch, three shows, an intercoastal cruise with entertainment and dancing, fantasy harbor tour, art museum tour and a trip to Waccamaw Pottery and shops.
Cost of trip is $449 per person which includes baggage handling, all taxes and gratuities.
The center is raffling off a free trip. Tickets are $2 for one, or three for $5. Contact the center for more information at 629-4939.

AARP will meet Oct. 14
Seaford Chapter 1084 of the American Association of Retired Persons will meet at the Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford Road, Thursday, Oct. 14, at 1:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Linda Forte from Del Tech's Adult Plus+ Program.

Trips for sports, music fans
The Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation has planned the following trips:
Thursday, Oct. 21 - A bus will take sports fans to Baltimore to see the Baltimore Ravens play the Kansas City Chiefs. The cost of $46 includes tickets to the game and bus transportation.
Sunday, Dec. 5 - A bus will go to New York City, where participants will be able to see the Christmas show at Radio City Music Hall. The cost of $74 includes tickets 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.