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.
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.
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
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
For more information, call Cris Henderson at 875-2781 or Parks & Recreation
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
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.