NHS to host bingo games
The Employee Activity Committee of Nanticoke Health Services will
sponsor bingo games Thursday, Nov. 11, in the Medical Staff Conference
Room of the hospital. The first bingo number will be called at 7 p.m.
The evening will consist of 20 games and the grand prize will be a
1999 Longaberger popcorn basket complete with liner and protector
: a $70 value. Admission is $5.
For additional information contact Tracy Fiori at 629-6611, ext. 2420.
Stables open to all Nov. 14
Sultana Stables, located at Sandy Hill Arabians in Georgetown, invites
the public to the farm on Sunday, Nov. 14, at 2 p.m. for Arabian Horse
Day. Features will include a presentation of champion show horses,
educational speakers, training demonstrations and sale horses. For
more information call Jody Gray at 337-8232.
Sussex Central; Class of '89 reunion Nov. 27
Sussex Central Senior High School Class of 1989 will hold its 10-year
class reunion on Saturday, Nov. 27. For more information contact Karen
Sorority to raffle basket
The Seaford chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority, Laureate Epsilon,
is holding a Longaberger Basket raffle for its major fall fund-raiser.
The drawing for the tall hamper basket with lid, valued at approximately
$250, will be held Dec. 17. The basket is on display at Delmarva Antiques,
US 13, Laurel.
Tickets, which are $1 each or 6 for $5, may be purchased there or
by calling 875-2200.
A portion of the proceeds will help to fund one of the chapter's major
service projects, which takes place at Christmas. Traditionally, the
chapter provides a Christmas complete with wrapped gifts and dinner
to a needy family in the area.
Possums to do 'Angel Street'
"Angel Street," the inspiration for the movie "Gaslight," will be
performed by the Possum Point Players Nov. 12 and 13, 8 p.m., and
Nov. 14, 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 each or $8 for senior citizens and
students for the matinee performances only. For reservations, call
Hall to lead Abstinence Week
Five-time world powerlifting champion Mike Hall will be the featured
speaker during the kick-off of the the Western Sussex Boys and Girls
Club's Abstinence Week.
The Abstinence Week Kick-Off will be held Friday, Nov. 12, 7:15 p.m.
in the club auditorium. Family Night begins at 7 p.m. each Friday
night at the club.
Abstinence Week, Nov. 15 - 20, will promote drug, alcohol, tobacco
and sexual abstinence to young people.
Among the events being planned is a county-wide educational conference
on Nov. 13, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. entitled, "Taking Charge of Your Life."
The conference, held at the Boys and Girls Club, is free and open
to women 14 and older. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. and lunch
will be provided.
The Sussex Pregnancy Care Center is also hosting a drama presentation
on Wednesday, Nov. 17, at the Boys and Girls Club and the internationally
recognized "Up With People" group will perform the concert "Roads,"
scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 20, at the Seaford High School auditorium.
Millennium madness planned
Possum Point Players will host a millennium party that members promise
will beat all millennium parties. "A new theatre, terrific food, lots
of drink, good people, great music and entertainment will set the
mood," said Judy Dean, president of the Players.
The set: a newly renovated building with a two-story lobby, beautiful
artwork on the walls and plenty of room to dance.
Costumes: masquerade and formal. Upon making reservations, participants
will receive starter kits for their masks. The masks are their tickets
to enter the theatre.
Prizes will be awarded to the most imaginative, elaborate and exciting
Entertainment: The Giant Steps, a local band that plays all types
of music, will perform, plus there will be appearances by many of
Possum's stars' including the Ad Hoc Touring Company.
The Plot: it will unfold as the evening progresses.
The party will begin at 9 a.m., Dec. 31, with food and drink flowing
until 2 a.m. The cost is $50 per person or $99 per couple.
For details, call Possum Point Players at 302-856-3460.
craft show planned
The Ladies Auxiliary of the Seaford Volunteer Fire Department is sponsoring
its 14th annual craft show Saturday, Nov. 13, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Crafters throughout Delmarva will offer their works for sale. Admission
is $1. Breakfast, lunch and baked goods will be available. Chances
on a 50/50 raffle and 1999 Longaberger Christmas basket will be sold
at the door.
College plans craft show
The 16th annual craft fair hosted by Delaware Technical & Community
College, Georgetown, is Saturday, Nov. 13. Admission is free; there
will be door prizes and refreshments.
From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the William A. Carter Partnership Center,
more than 100 crafters from several states will offer floral arrangements,
country gifts, woodwork, ceramics, needlework, jewelry, dolls and
clothing. For more information, call 856-5618.
Possum Juniors to make plans
Possum Juniors, the teenage arm of Possum Point Players, will meet
Nov. 15, 7 p.m., at Possum Hall in Georgetown.
All youth between the ages of 10 and 18 are welcome to participate.
According to Ferdi Perrone, advisor, "This is an initial getting together
meeting, to begin formulating our plans for the year. Obviously, we
will be focusing on a summer production."
Call 856-3460 for details.
DART to 'stuff the bus'
DART First State will hold its second annual Stuff The Bus Thanksgiving
food drive throughout the state, starting on Nov. 15.
The public may donate nonperishable food items such as canned goods,
cereal, paper products, laundry detergents, and boxed side dishes.
Last year, the food drive raised over 3 tons of food for needy Delawareans.
"Stuff The Bus" will be collecting food locally on Monday, Nov. 15,
at Del Tech in Georgetown, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Auxiliary to meet Nov. 17
The Ladies Auxiliary of Sussex County Volunteer Fire Association will
meet at the Frankford Fire Station on Nov. 17. Dinner will be at 7
and the meeting will follow.
A clown's holiday message
The campus ministry at Delaware Technical & Community College in Georgetown
will hold a dramatic clowning presentation to celebrate Thanksgiving
Thursday, Nov. 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the dining hall
of the new Student Services Center. For more information, call 856-5400
and ask for Benita Harris, Dan King or Candy Abbott.
'Wonderful Life' is coming
Second Street Players is offering advance ticket sales for the Christmas
presentation of "It's A Wonderful Life" that opens Thanksgiving weekend.
The musical stage adaptation of the classic motion picture is scheduled
for Nov. 26, 27 and 28 and Dec. 3, 4 and 5.
Advance ticket purchases can be made by mailing a check made out to
Second Street Players, requested show date and a self-addressed, stamped
envelope to Second Street Players, P.O. Box 470, Milford, DE 19963.
Tickets are $10 for Friday and Saturday shows; senior citizens and
students pay a discount price of $9 for Sunday matinees. Advance sale
discounts are available for groups of 20 or more.
County carolling to be Dec. 6
"Sussex Countians helping Sussex Countians" is the theme for this
year's Carolling on the Circle, sponsored by the Sussex County Council,
to be held Monday, Dec. 6, at 6:30 p.m. on the Circle in Georgetown.
All donated canned goods and non-perishable items will be distributed
to needy families in Sussex County.
Hot chocolate and cookies will be served at Georgetown Fire Hall following
State park planning activities
Trap Pond State Park, Laurel, will hold a program on the history of
the sweet potato industry in Sussex County Sunday, Nov. 21, 1 p.m.
Admission is free.
On Saturday, Nov. 13, 1 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 21, 3 p.m., the park
will host hayrides. Cost is $3 per person. Pre-registration is required.
An autumn arts and crafts seminar will be held Saturday, Nov. 13,
10 a.m. Participants will gather acorns, pine cones and other natural
items in the park and will use them to create a decorative wreath.
Cost is $5 per person. Advance registration is required.
For details or to register, call 875-5163.