Laurel Events
Thursday, October 9, 2003
Town of Laurel clean-up day is planned for Saturday, Oct. 11
The Town of Laurel will have its bulk clean-up day on Saturday, Oct. 11, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bulk items should be placed on the curb by 7 a.m. Tires and batteries must be separated from other items. The clean-up is for items that are not normally picked up by the commercial hauler on regular trash pick-up days. All loose materials should be placed in garbage bags. Town officials are also asking that residents assist town staff with loading of large items if possible.

Wowzer Wednesdays
Mark your calendars for Wednesday afternoons! Starting on Oct. 8, the Laurel Public Library will have Wowzer Wednesdays for children in 6th grade and under. All programs begin at 4:15 p.m. and are free and open to the public. Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 4:15 p.m. — Be a Time Traveler! Learn how children lived a hundred years ago as we travel back in time with the Delaware Agricultural Museum. Wednesday Oct. 22, at 4:15 p.m. — Joins us for a special movie and popcorn! Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 4:15 p.m. — Come and make Halloween decorations and hear (gently) “Scary Stories.” Refreshments will be served.

Teen Book Club
Teens in seventh-12th grade are invited to be part of the Laurel Public Library’s “Anything Goes” Teen Book Discussion Club. Our first meeting will take place on Monday, Oct. 13, at 3:30 p.m. Read whatever you want, there is no assigned reading. It includes Friends, Conversation and Refreshments. For more information call the Laurel Public Library at 875-3184.

Christian illusionist
World famous illusionist Andre Kole will perform at Laurel Wesleyan Church, located on Route 13A, just north of Laurel on Friday, Oct. 17. There will be two performances. The matinee family performance begins at 5 p.m. and the evening performance begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are required for admission with the matinee tickets priced at $4 each and the evening show tickets are $6 each. There will be no nursery available and due to the length of the program, it is not recommended for children under age 6. To purchase tickets you may phone the church at 302-875-5380. Andre Kole has performed in over 78 countries of the world for millions of people. In addition, he has appeared on national television in over 40 countries and has given over 3,500 performances at colleges and universities. He is most famous for his role as a creative consultant for world famous magician David Copperfield and assisted him with the illusion of the disappearing Statue of Liberty that took place on national t.v. a few years ago. This is a “must-see” show as not only will you be intrigued by his illusions, but Andre will be using a magical illustration to share some truths about the spiritual dimension of our lives.
‘Star Search’ Contest
“Star Search” Talent Contest, sponsored by Laurel New Century Club, will be Nov. 8, at Centenary Methodist Church, Market Street, Laurel, at 7 p.m. Cost: $10 for show and dessert. Prizes for first place, $300; second place, $200. Entrance forms are available from Suzanne Layton, 203 W. 6th St., Laurel, DE 19956, 875-7809. Entrance fee for contest is $10. A rehearsal date is set for Friday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. Centenary Church downstairs. Accompaniment music will be available if needed. Singers, dancers, comedians, magicians and others are welcome to compete. The benefit is for the Laurel Library Building Fund.

Laurel Alumni trip
The Laurel Alumni Association is sponsoring a bus trip to the Three Little Bakers Theater to see the show, “Home For the Holidays.” The bus will leave Discount Land parking lot at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8. Tickets are $55 per person and include the show, dinner, and the bus. Please contact Janet Morgan at 875-5330 (home), or 875-7591 (Insurance Market), by Oct. 15.

Monster Mile
Feel the excitement of Driving or Riding in Winston Cup, Bush BN, or Craftsman Trucks on the High Banks at Dover International Speedway! Buy a chance to win: 1st place, 10 lap Drive; 2nd place, 4 lap Ride-along; donation $1. Benefits: Laurel Alumni Association Alumni Scholarship Foundation. Tickets are available at: ED’s NASCAR, O’Neal Bros. and MCM Jewelers & Engravers. A Sports Card Show and Auction will be held on Saturday, Nov. 22, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Laurel Senior High School for the Laurel Alumni Association.

Class of ’93 to gather
The Laurel High School class of 1993 is planning its 10-year class reunion for Saturday, Nov. 29, at the American Legion Home in Laurel. Invitations have been mailed, but the committee could not locate the following classmates: Jennifer Belong, Greg Bernal, Crystal Ferrell, Katina Fooks, Michael Greene, Sam Hastings, Chauncey Kellam, Kenneth LeCates, Martin LeCates, Tracy Matthews, Carlos Mitchell, Christina Morris, Bodny Olivince, Jason Pfeilmeier, Traymane Savage, Twana Stanley, Melody Thornton, Nikki Webb, Albert Wooteers, and Ami Zimmerman. Anyone with information on how to reach anyone listed may contact Michelle Rogers Moyer at 875-2563.

Class of ’83 to meet
The Laurel High School Class of 1983 is planning its 20-year reunion. Classmates or parents of classmates may contact Brian Dayton at 628-1620, e-mail:, or Ginni Tice at 875-3710, e-mail:

Laurel Lioness
The Laurel Lioness Club members are selling chances for “A Weekend in May” at the Atlantis Condominiums in Ocean City, Md. (excludes Springfest and Memorial Day Weekends). The winner will also receive $100 in cash. Tickets are $3 each or 2 for $5. Contact any Lioness member for your chances.