Bingo at the Elks Lodge Bingo at the Seaford Elks Lodge is held every Wednesday night. Doors open at 5:30 and play begins at 7. Cash prizes up to the maximum allowed by law.
Gallery 107 art classes Seaford Gallery 107, 324 High St., Seaford, will hold the following classes in July. For more information, visit nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html. Classes are conducted around the corner at 105 Pine St. The Gallery is open 1-5 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays.
Children's classes Call Karen Owens at 628-8656 about any upcoming classes in July and August.
Ongoing classes Open Studio Time - Mondays, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Open studio time for artists of all media who wish to work in a group setting. The open studio is available for ages 16 and older who like to paint with others. No instruction will be available although you can learn more in a group setting. Cost is $5. Canvas and Coffee - Fridays, 10 a.m. to noon - Canvas and Coffee with Tammy Kearney and Nancy Laprad, $5.
Seaford Museum features 3-D photo exhibit This summer, the Seaford Museum will be displaying a wonderful photo exhibit of 3-D photographs by local photographer Gene Bleile. These photos appear to be almost paintings, concentrating on certain parts of the overall makeup of the image. "These images are magnificent - so unique in their composition. This is an exhibit that the community needs to see. Mr. Bleile is so well known in the area, and yet hardly anyone knew of his abilities as a photographer and printer. It is a wonderful exhibit," said Jim Blackwell, Curator of the Seaford Museum. The museum is located in the old post office downtown and is open Thursday through Sunday afternoons from 1 to 4 p.m.
1st Saturday in Seaford 1st Saturday in Seaford is Aug. 6 from noon to 5 p.m. at the old Burton Bros. Hardware lot on the corner of High & Spring streets. Enjoy live music by The Runner-Ups, food trucks - Backyard Louie's BBQ, Vittles, Carl's Gourmet Hots, a local winery and craft brewery, fresh produce, craft vendors, and more. 1st Saturday in Seaford is sponsored by Seaford Tomorrow. Additional dates include Sept. 3, Oct. 1, Nov. 5, Dec. 3. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/1stSaturdaySeaford.
40th class reunion The Seaford High School Class of 1976 will hold its 40th class reunion Friday, Aug. 5 through Sunday, Aug. 7. The cost is $45 each or $85 for a couple. Please send your checks, made out to Seaford Class of 1976 to Class of 1976 SHS; c/o Jeanne McMahon Griffith; 1100 Wythe Lane; Seaford, DE 19973. For more information go to Facebook: Seaford High School Class of '76 - call Dave Smith 410-726-7090 (cell) or Jeanne Griffith 302-228-3188 (cell).
Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta Join the Reclaim Our River-Nanticoke's 3rd Annual Recycle Cardboard Boat Race on Saturday, Aug. 6. from noon to 3 p.m. at the Nanticoke River Public Marine Park, 26 N. Market St., Blades, by paddling your own recycled cardboard boat or cheering the racers. Start collecting your cardboard to construct your own boat for you, your family, your friends or your business/club. Save money with early registration or the new Challenge Form. Food will be provided by Blades UMC. Call Matt at 422-0847. ext. 102 (or firstname.lastname@example.org) for questions/registration. Watch a time-elapsed video of boat construction at www.delawarewatersheds.org.
A Night At The Movies Bring your family and enjoy a free, family friendly movie at The Lighthouse, 27225 Kaye Rd., Laurel, every second and fourth Friday of the month. Free popcorn, soft drinks, coffee, tea or hot chocolate. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the main feature begins at 7. To find out what is playing, call 875-7814.
Summer concerts at Trap Pond Trap Pond State Park in Laurel will host the following summer concerts on Saturdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. through Sept. 3. July 23 - Zodiac Jack (country/rock/pop) and Nadjah Nicole - from "The Voice" (pop/singer-songwriter) Aug. 6 - Smooth Sound Dance Band (swing band) Sept. 3 - The Reminders - Americana/blues/country/gospel
Twinkle Dance Club The Twinkle Dance Club of Laurel will hold its next Dinner/Dance on Saturday, Aug. 13 at the Laurel American Legion Post 19, Laurel. Join us for a short Foxtrot lesson, followed by a buffet dinner. Dance to DJ Brian's " Summer Fun" playlist. There will be a large variety of dance styles for your enjoyment. Dancers of all abilities are welcome. Must be at least 21 to attend. A cash bar is provided by the Legion. Cost is $25 per person. Also, visit our Facebook page (The Twinkle Club, Laurel) for information on how to win two free tickets. For reservations/information call Edith Snedecor at 877-0618 or visit www.twinkleclub.org. Reservations must be made by Aug. 6.
Movie at Bethel Museum Join us for a viewing of the Disney production, Zootopia, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 23, at the Bethel Museum, 312 First St., Bethel. The movie will be shown outside. The movie is free. Snacks and drinks will be available for sale. Please bring your own chair or blanket. Everyone is welcome.
Bridgeville Library Library closure - The Bridgeville Library will be closed on Saturday, July 23 for the Kiwanis Chicken BBQ Bridgeville Library Fundraiser. The fundraiser will be held on Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24 at the Kiwanis BBQ stand, 4560 Seashore Hwy., Bridgeville. For more information, contact the library at 337-7401, ext. 101. Adult programs Magic Show - Friday, July 29, 7 p.m., join us for a magic show, "Back Despite Popular Demand," with Mark Zacharia. It's a magic show the way a magic show should be: with unpredictable, interactive fun. This show is intended for adults and is rated PG-13. Bridgeville Community Read - Join us for our community read that will continue throughout the summer. Stop by the library and check out a copy of "Elizabeth's Field" by local author and educator Barbara Lockhart. This story includes local history from Linchester Mill, East New Market, Vienna, Cambridge, and vicinities in the 1850s. Then, join us on Saturday, Aug. 6 at 11 a.m. for lunch with the author.
Art classes offered From the Studio in Bridgeville offers the following art classes: Art, Food and Friends - The third Tuesday of each month from 6:30-9 p.m. at Cafe Tamburelli's in Greenwood. Enjoy great food and an evening of art. Every month will feature different projects. Sign up at Café Tamburelli's or call 228-7859. Creative Weekly Art Classes - Offered Mondays, 1-3 p.m. or 3-5 p.m., year-round. We will use a multitude of mediums, styles and techniques to complete projects such as drawing, painting, mixed media, 3D projects and crafts. For ages 6+. Adult Art Classes - Offered the first Friday of the month from 6-8 p.m. In these classes, adults can focus on specific art techniques or complete interest based projects. Other classes and times are available upon request. Find new events on www.facebook.com/fromthestudios.
Bridgeville Red Hat Chapter looking for members The Red Hat Chapter in Bridgeville, "The Red Hat Roses," has less than 10 members and enjoys lunch, visiting nearby places together, and forming friendships. If you are interested in an official Red Hat Chapter of the Red Hat Society, please feel free to contact Queen Alice of the Red Hat Roses at: email@example.com or 302-236-9601. The chapter is open for new members.
Community Day/Back to School Maranatha Holistic Gospel Fellowship and The Life Church of Delaware will host its annual Greenwood Community Day/Back to School event on Saturday, Aug. 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Woodbridge Elementary School. School supplies will be given away to 200 school students on a first-come, first-served basis. Join us for a day of fellowship, attractions, games, ring toss, moon bounce, face-painting, music, basketball, friendly competition, and giveaway prizes. Free hot dogs, chips, water ice and beverages. First-come, first-served. Contact Betty Jarman at 448-5939 or Jacqui Bivens at 542-2968 for inquiries or to make donations.
AARP Defensive Driver Safety Course An AARP Defensive Driving Safety Course will be held at the Greenwood CHEER Activity Center on Monday, Aug. 8 from noon to 4 p.m. This is a one day advanced refresher class. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. You must pre-register for this course by Aug. 3. Make checks payable to AARP. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a deduction on the liability portion of their automobile insurance. To register, call Site Manager, Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237.
Annual Patriotic Book Drive The VFW Auxiliary of Greenwood Memorial VFW Post 7478 at 2 Governors Ave., Greenwood, announces their annual Patriotic Book Drive for students attending five area schools. New hardbound books are being collected for use in school libraries for students in grades K-12. Since understanding our heritage honors our veterans, topics of interest include: all social studies categories in grades K-12, historical books, civics, biographies, U.S. and POW/MIA Flag books, patriotic subjects, voter information, good citizenship books, developing American values, and other appropriate Americana books. Patriotic books will be collected through Aug. 20. For more information, contact Dr. Michaele Russell, secretary, at 349-4220.
Greenwood Vol. Fire Co. Chicken BBQ The Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company Chicken BBQ is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday until Oct. 2, behind the fire hall. For more information, call 349-5241.
Imagination Library donation The Caroline County Public Library has partnered with Dolly Parton's Imagination Library to provide a specially selected book each month for a preschool child until their 5th birthday. A tax-deductible gift of $25 will provide a high quality, age-appropriate book each month for one year, mailed directly to a Caroline County child's home. Stop by the Caroline County Public Library, pick an Imagination Library train from the tree, and share the joy of reading.
Family Game Night Bring the family to the Federalsburg branch of the Caroline County Public Library for an evening of classic board games. Revisit favorite games, discover new ones and meet other families who also enjoy board games. Games provided by the library include Chess, Checkers, Parcheesi, Yahtzee, Hi Ho Cherry-O, Scrabble and more. Family Game Night is held on the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. The event is free and registration is not required.
$1 Monthly Community Dinners The community is invited to a Community Dinner on Thursday, July 21, from 6-8 p.m. at First State Community Action Agency, 308 N. Railroad Ave., Georgetown. There will be special music entertainment by the Delaware Choral Society Ensemble. First State Community Dinners are held every third Thursday of each month. Guests receive a hearty meal as well as nutrition information and budget-friendly shopping tips. Dinners are open to all individuals and families for $1 per person. For more information, call MaryAnn Morris at 856-7761, ext. 139.
Cash Bingo On Sunday, July 24, the Federalsburg Historical Society is sponsoring a Cash Bingo at the VFW Post 5246 on Veterans Drive in Federalsburg, Md. Doors open at 1 p.m., bingo starts at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. There will be cash prizes, door prizes, hamburgers, hot dogs, drinks, and baked goods for sale. For more information, call Debbie at 443-786-2972 or Denise at 410-310-6573.
Tractor Pull is July 30 The Delaware Farm Bureau's Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee's 22nd Annual Antique Tractor Pull is Saturday, July 30, in the Quillen Arena at the Delaware State Fair. All tractors must be manufactured prior to 1963. Classic classes must be manufactured prior to 1973. Classes include: Unaltered Tire, Prior to 1972 Cut Tire, and new this year, Double Tree (Fun Class). Proceeds from the Tractor Pull support the Young Farmers and Ranchers programs. For registration forms and rules, visit www.defb.org/young-farmers---ranchers.html or call the Delaware Farm Bureau office at 302-697-3183.
Soltner Memorial Golf Outing The 6th Annual Eleanor Soltner Memorial Golf Outing to benefit Delaware Hospice will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 3 at The Rookery North, Milford, with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. This morning event welcomes the community to help raise money and awareness of the Delaware Hospice Milford Center which offers highly specialized, 24-hour acute care to hospice patients who require symptom management. Registration is $100 per person which includes greens fees, cart, light breakfast, refreshment care, range balls, and an awards reception with lunch. Silent auction items will be available. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Bring a guest to the awards reception for $25. For more information and to register, visit www.delawarehospice.org/events or contact Bob Burd at 302-422-3501.
SPCA 'Yappy' Lunch The Delaware SPCA and The Upper Crust of Georgetown are partnering together to bring "The Dog Days of Summer" with a "Yappy" Lunch on Thursday, Aug. 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Everyone is welcome to bring their furry friends to the Upper Crust Herb and Flower Garden located at 7 E. Market St., Georgetown. "Yappy" Lunch will be the culmination of using the Georgetown Parklet for two weeks. Individuals are encouraged to make SPCA donations online at www.delspca.org/one-time-donation/, to adopt a pet from the SPCA Georgetown Shelter by searching the online link at www.delspca.org/search-our-georgetown-shelter/ and obtain a dog license at www.petdata.com/for-pet-owners/dlw/license-online.
Vendors needed for car show CHEER will host its 6th Annual Classic Car, Truck & Bike Show on Saturday, Aug. 6, at the CHEER Community Center on Rt. 9, east of Georgetown. In addition to vehicles on display, the event will also have business displays, silent and live auctions, entertainment, a remote control model aircraft demonstration, and a craft show. A 10x10 space and a table to display informational materials is available for $30. Craft vendors are sought for outside of the Community Center along the entrance to the car show. Space and a table for craft vendors can be purchased for $35. Up to three additional tables can be rented for $10 each. Bring your own tent or rent one for $10. Set-up time for the craft show is 8-9:30 a.m. The car show will begin at 10 a.m. Pre-register for the craft show by July 30. For more information or an application, contact Florence Mason at 302-515-3045 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alumni Association offers trips The Delmar Alumni Association is offering the following trips for members, family and friends to see the Baltimore Orioles. Trips include: Saturday, Sept. 17 - Orioles vs. Florida Blue Rays Saturday, Oct. 1 - Orioles vs. New York Yankees For prices and reservations, contact Dot Wolfgang at 846-2366.
Bus trip to see comedy play The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center is offering a motor coach trip to the Rainbow Comedy Playhouse in Paradise, Pa. to see the comedy play, Perfect Wedding, on Wednesday, Aug. 3. Cost is $65 per person and includes motor coach transportation, luncheon buffet, the play and all tips and gratuities. Open to the public. Payment is due upon sign up and checks are payable to the Greenwood CHEER Center. The bus departs Greenwood CHEER Activity Center at 8:30 a.m. and returns at 6 p.m. For more information and to register, call Site Manager Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237.
AARP offers trips AARP #1276, Salisbury, is offering the following trips: Sept. 14 - Sight and Sound to see the show Samson. Show, bus, lunch, etc. included. Nov. 14-17 - Trip to Myrtle Beach. Three shows, lodging, meals, etc. included. For more information, call 410-543-8244.
Trip to Tennessee October 24-28, 2016, travel to Pigeon Forge, TN. Cost for 5 days- $660.00 pp/doubles and $825.00 single. Included are four deluxe breakfasts & four full course dinners. The Majestic Theater will help you wind down after your travel time the first day with dinner and entertainment featuring "The Soul of Motown." Next day experience a bus tour of the great Smoky Mountains with a step-on guide to answer all your questions and point out all the areas of interest as we travel. Keep an eye out for the black bears! There will be free time in Gatlinburg before heading off to the Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Theater which will bring back memories of programs we all watched on TV. Your servers will participate in their rivalry along with the audience. End your evening with a show at the Smoky Mountain Opry featuring a talented group of singers, dancers, comedians, magicians, jugglers and musicians. Spend a day at Dollywood and end with a visit to Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede Dinner Show. A spectacular show that includes illusions, horsemaship and a four-course meal with lots of audience participation. Included is also a tour of the Pigeon Forge Titanic Museum with a tour guide to answer your questions, and also a brunch in the "secret dining room." If you've never gone through one of these tours, you definitely don't want to miss this one. You'll come out feeling as though you have just walked through time past. We will also visit "The Island" where you can take a ride on the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel. The evening will end with a Southern-style meal and entertainment at the Majestic Theatre featuring the Smith Family. For more information, contact Rose at 302-629-7180.
Delaware Tech offers escorted tours Delaware Technical Community College and Accent on Travel, in conjunction with Collette Vacations, presents First Class Escorted Tours. A portion of the proceeds benefit Delaware Tech's Kids on Campus program by providing scholarship opportunities. Featured trips include: "Nashville and More," - December; "Hawaii Island Tour," - Feb. 2017; "Iceland," - Aug. 2017; "South America Land Tour," - Nov. 2017. All Delaware Tech Travel Programs feature:
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- Round trip flights from Philadelphia (other city departures or air credit available)
- Round trip transfers to the airport from Delaware Tech
- Professional English-speaking guide while at the destinations
- Entrance fees and local guides for destination enrichment
- Educational, cultural, and fun experiences at the destination's first-class hotels with private baths
- Very inclusive packages - minimal extras not included
- Local pre-travel get-togethers with fellow travelers and a professional travel consultant
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- Local registration appoints and document pickup at Accent on Travel for those unable to attend general meetings
Sail & Power Squadron meeting The Nanticoke River Sail & Power Squadron (NRS&PS) meets at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. If you are interested in boating education and safety and enjoy power boating, sailing or kayaking/canoeing, join us and participate in our classes and social outings. For info, contact C.M. Kohlenberg at 629-0687 or Charlie Larrimore at 381-8975.
Vets helping Vets A Vets Helping Vets meeting is held at 9:30 a.m. every Friday at the Hurlock American Legion Post 243 (next to the railroad tracks). Join us for coffee and donuts. Sometimes there is a speaker about different subjects. Keep your discharge or DD214 in a safe place as it can help get you many benefits. Come learn something and maybe you can teach us something.
Christian Writers Fellowship Vine and Vessels Christian Writers Fellowship offers support, networking and opportunities to aspiring writers and poets. If you possess a God-given talent and a passionate desire for writing, this group is for you. Seize this opportunity to grow your creative writing skills and connect with other writers. Meetings are held on the fourth Saturday of each month at the Seaford Library & Cultural Center from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Contact Joyce Sessoms at 382-9904 or Betty L. Ricks-Jarman at 448-5939 for more info.
Substance Abuse Support Group A free Substance Abuse Education and Support Group will be held at Grace Baptist Church, Seaford, on Mondays at 7 p.m. Call 629-8434 to register. Everyone is welcome.
Toastmasters Club Southern Delaware Toastmasters Club meets at the Crossroad Community Church, Georgetown, on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 6 p.m. Toastmasters International, an educational, leadership and communication organization, has existed since 1924.
Hub Club meetings The Harrington-Greenwood-Felton Centennial Rotary (Hub Club) meets every Wednesday at Rudy's Family Restaurant, U.S. 13, Harrington. On the first, second, fourth and fifth Wednesday, the meeting is from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. The third Wednesday will be an evening meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. Everyone is invited; dinner is from the menu. For more information, contact Gwen at 302-331-6105 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Delmarvalous Quilt Guild meeting The next monthly meeting of the Delmarvalous Quilt Guild will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 28, at the U of D Research & Education Center, 16684 County Seat Hwy., Substation Classroom 2, Georgetown. A half sew day is scheduled for comfort quilts and Quilts of Valor, and a half day class (pre-registration required) on Molas, which is reverse applique, led by Phyllis Hatcher, well-known AQS quilt historian/lecturer and appraiser. The evening meeting program will be the popular Black Bag reveal. All quilters are welcome to attend a meeting. Visit www.delmarvalousquilters.com or call Leona Dorsch at 628-8922 for more information.