Bulletin Board
Thursday, September 29, 2016
 
Gallery 107 art classes The following classes are scheduled for October at Seaford Gallery 107. Details are provided online at nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html. The Gallery is located in Seaford, at 324 High St. Hours are 1-5 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturdays. Classes are conducted around the corner at 105 Pine St.

Special Classes Saturday, Oct. 22, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. - Childrens Art Class with Karen Owens, ages 6-9, $40, includes supplies and light lunch. Saturday, Oct. 29, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. - Childrens Art Class with Karen Owens, ages 10-14, $40, includes supplies and light lunch. Tuesdays: Oct. 4 - Nov. 8, 1-3:30 p.m. -Oil Painting Workshop with Linda Steere for adults (16+).Students can paint in the style of their choice and choose their subject matter as long as it is not another artists work or photo. $100/members, $110/public. For questions or comments, email Steere8@comcast.net or call 875-2702.

Ongoing Classes Mondays, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. - Open studio time for artists of all media who wish to work in a group setting. The open studio will be available for individuals ages 16 and older who like to paint with others. No instruction will be available although you can learn more in a group setting, $5. Fridays, 10 a.m. to Noon - Canvas and Coffee with Tammy Kearney and Nancy Laprad, $5.

Go Pink Longaberger Basket Bingo The Employee Activity Committee of Nanticoke Health Services will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29, at the Seaford Moose Lodge. The filled basket bingo will consist of 20 games and will feature several Longaberger baskets as prizes. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win the Longaberger hamper basket and Longaberger Woven Traditions beverage barrel. Nearly 30 chances to win. In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness month attendees wearing pink will receive a ticket for an exclusive drawing. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information, contact the EAC at 536-5390 or MorrisR@nanticoke.org.

Chamber workshop Greater Seaford Chambers Member Workshop, Whats Your Story?, will be held on Friday, Sept. 30 from 8:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Seaford Library. Hear from local business professionals about how they created a success story out of their business. Learn success strategies through sessions with industry leaders. Have your business questions answered and turn your story into a success. Cost is $15 for chamber members and $25 for non-members. Lunch is included and all presentations will be available for free download. Space is limited. RSVP by calling the chamber at 629-9690 or register online at www.seafordchamber.com/Workshop/.

1st Saturday in Seaford 1st Saturday in Seaford will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, in Downtown Seaford. Join us for Seafords first Pokemon Go event 1st Saturdays POKE Crawl. Enjoy live music by Charlie & the Cool Tones, food vendors, a bounce house for the kids, and local craft beer by 3rd Wave Brewing and DE wines. Additional vendors include T.S. Smith produce, fresh baked goods, crafts, jewelry and more. For more details, visit our Facebook Page 1st Saturday in Seaford.

Kiwanis Club of Seaford Auction The Kiwanis Club of Seafords 62nd Annual Auction will take place on Saturday, Oct. 1. The preview will take place at 9 a.m. and the auction starts at 9:30 a.m. There will be free admission; hundreds of home, office, and garden items donated by local businesses; a cash door prize; and refreshments will be available. The auction will take place at the Western Sussex Boys and Girls Club at 310 Virginia Avenue in Seaford.

SHS Lecture Series Author and Seaford resident William Collison is the guest speaker on Monday, Oct. 3, 7:15 p.m., at the Manor House, 1001 Middleford Rd., Seaford.Collison will speak on his book, The Earliest Settlers of Northwest Sussex Co, De. and Their Lands 1673-1800, which he co-authored with John Williamson.

Library Book Sale The Friends of the Seaford District Library will hold its annual Book Sale on Oct. 6-8, at the library. The sale will be held on Thursday, Oct. 6 and Friday, Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. to noon followed by a bag sale - $1 per bag from noon to 3 p.m. Thank you to everyone who donated books for the sale. Sorting and other preparations are now going on at the library and there will be thousands of books to choose from. To donate your gently used books, please drop them off at the library. For more information, call 629-2524 or 629-2255. Proceeds of the sale go to Friends of the Seaford Library to support programs and activities at the library.

Homecoming at Seaford High School The theme for Homecoming 2016 at Seaford High School is Bluejays in Paradise. No stress! No worries! Just another Jay in paradise. The Homecoming parade will take place at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7. The SHS Blue Jay football game against the Milford Buccaneers will follow at 7:30 p.m. The community is invited. Parade participation forms can be obtained by calling Connie Halter at 629-4525, ext. 2520 or online at www.shs.seafordbluejays.org

All You Can Eat Spaghetti Dinner An All You Can Eat Dinner will take place at Seaford Elks Lodge at 8846 Elks Road in Seaford on Oct. 8 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Dinner includes spaghetti, salad, bread with butter, and iced tea and water. Bar will be open for purchase of other refreshments. For tickets call 302-629-2458, 302-381-1841, 302-629-4641, or 302-542-6579.

Fun/Work Day at Chapel Branch The Nanticoke River Watershed Conservancy cordially invites everyone to a Fun/Work Day at Chapel Branch followed by a covered dish picnicon Saturday, Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Chapel Branch Parking Area (rain date is Oct. 9, same time). Are you ready to flex your muscles and help make a differencein the community?If so, grab your favoritegarden tools anda covered dish picnic item,andjoin us as we offer a choice of jobs for fall preparation. Choices include giving our beautiful trails a facelift, clearing brush along the Woodland Road section of the bat habitat area, enjoying an informative nature walk, planting donated bulbs, planning for future steps on one trail, orbeginning to build anew connectortrail to the farm. For more information, call 337-8847.

Concerts at the Library In deference to the Seaford Community Concert Association, the 2nd Sunday Concerts at the Seaford Library for October and November have been canceled. In an unusual coincidence, both concerts were scheduled on the same Sunday afternoon for two months in a row. The next free 2nd Sunday concert is Sunday, Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. and will feature four talented young musicians, all local. The Seaford Community Concert in the Madden Auditorium at the Seaford High School on Oct. 9 will showcase Alina Kityayeve, a well-known concert pianist. The Raleigh Ringers handbell choir will perform on Nov. 13. Both concerts begin at 3 p.m.

Boy Scouts Troop 90 Laurel Boy Scouts Troop 90 meets every Monday at 7 p.m. at Centenary UMC in the upstairs Scout room. For more information, contact Cliff Alpert at 302-228-2390 or email calpert1@comcast.net.

Life in Laurel resumes Life in Laurels 2016-2017 season will begin on Thursday, Sept. 29, at Laurel Public Library. Attendees will discuss the recent closure of Christ United Methodist Church. Memories and mementos will be shared. The program runs from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the Community Room and is open to the public. For more information, contact Adult Services Librarian, Gregg McCullough at 875-3184 or gregg.mccullough@lib.de.us.

Annual Corn Hole Tournament The Sons of the American Legion Squadron 19 5th Annual Corn Hole Tournament will be held on Saturday, Oct. 1 at Post 19, Rt. 24, one mile east of Rt. 13, Laurel. Sign in is at noon, bags fly at 1 p.m. Cost is $20 per two person team. Prizes according to the number of entries. Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, sodas, water, can and draft beer will be available for sale.

Block Party The Laurel Public Library will host its first block party on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 4-6 p.m. The festivities will include a wide variety of fun activities for families and individuals of all ages. Enjoy live music, food, games, local organizations, and more. The COPE van will offer free health screenings, and there will be a flu shot clinic. Call 875-3184 for more information. All events are free and open to the public.

Dinner/Dance The Twinkle Dance Club of Laurel will hold its next Dinner/Dance on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 6:30-10:30 p.m., at the Laurel American Legion Post 19, Rt. 24, Laurel. Enjoy a buffet dinner followed by dancing. Music provided by Musical Memories. Join us for a Foxtrot lesson before dinner. 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. Reservations must be made by Oct. 1. No tickets will be sold at the door. For more information, visit our Facebook page - Twinkle Club, Laurel; our website, www.twinkleclub.org; or call Edith Snedecor at 877-0618.

Discover Your Ancestors Laurel Public Library will host Discover Your Ancestors with Major Nathaniel Mitchell Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), on Tuesday, Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Attendees will have time to network with other genealogy researchers, get assistance in conducting genealogical research, plus use the librarys genealogy resources. There will also be brief presentations on the librarys genealogy resources, how to organize your genealogical materials, as well as DAR. Attendees may bring their own lunch or go out to eat. Call Gregg at 875-3184 or e-mail gregg.mccullough@lib.de.us.

Meet and Greet the Candidates The 40th District Democrat Dinner will be held on Saturday, Oct. 15, at American Legion Post 19, Laurel. Meet the candidates at 5 p.m. followed by dinner at 6. Auction follows dinner. All state candidates have been invited to attend. Tickets are $30. For tickets, call Chris Calio at 875-1881 or 245-6285.

New exhibit at the Bethel Museum The Bethel Museum, 312 First St., Bethel, will feature a traveling exhibit of art work by Karen and Joe Owens of Seaford, in September through December. The exhibit will feature handmade miniature model lighthouses and sailing ships from the Chesapeake Bay crafted by Joe.Karen, who prefers watercolors,will feature paintings with nautical views and structures from various parts of Delmarva Peninsula. Karen and Joe are two of the founding members of the Nanticoke River Arts Council.They were also very involved in the opening of Gallery 107 in Seaford. The new exhibit will be open on the second and fourth Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. each month through December. The museum will also have its permanent exhibit showing the ship building industry in Bethel during the 1800s. For more information, call 858-3840.

Chicken Salad Sale A Chicken Salad Sale will be held at the Delmar VFW Memorial Post #8276, 200 W. State St., Delmar, Md., on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. A quart is $12 and a 10 oz. cup is $5, firmly packed. For pre-orders, call the VFW Post at 410-896-3722 after 4 p.m. or Phyllis at 302-245-7220. The cut-off date for pre-orders is Oct. 5. This event is sponsored by the Delmar VFW Auxiliary with all proceeds benefitting various veterans programs.

Bridgeville Library Historical Society Meeting and Program - On Thursday, Sept. 29 at 6:30 p.m., the Bridgeville Historical Society will hold a meeting and program, Unlocking the History of an Old House by Mike Dixon. This lecture/discussion program is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is requested. Call 337-8595 or email heh200@aol.com to RSVP to the Bridgeville Historical Society. Genealogy Workshop - On Saturday, Oct. 8 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., join Miss Alice for a Genealogy Workshop. Learn how to get started and organize research, what research steps to follow, where to find information, how to deal with inconsistencies in information, and how to document information. A light lunch will be served. Registration is required by Wednesday, Oct. 5. Contact the circulation desk at 337-7401, ext. 101 to sign up.

Art classes offered From the Studio in Bridgeville holds the following art classes: Creative Weekly Art Classes: Mondays from 1-3 p.m. or 3-5 p.m. year round. In these classes, we will use a multitude of mediums, styles and techniques to complete projects such as drawing, painting, mixed media, 3D projects and crafts. Ages: 6 and up. Adult Art Classes: 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. Private Art Instruction: Customized individual classes to meet your needs. Other classes and times available upon request or find new events on www.facebook.com/fromthestudios.

Blue-Gray Affair The second annual Blue-Gray Affair for Woodbridge alumni will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Bridgeville Fire Hall.The evening begins with Happy Hour at 6 p.m. followed by dinner and dancing.Come join your classmates to share wonderfulmemories.Several special guests will also join us.Tickets are $25 per person and a cash bar will be available. For more information, email Tiffany at woodbridgealumniassoc@gmail.com or call Rita at 337-8318.

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. AARP Defensive Driver safety course An AARP Defensive Driving safety course will be held at the Greenwood CHEER Activity Center, 41 Schulze Rd., Greenwood, on Monday, Oct. 10 from noon until 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. Upon compliance 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.

Volunteer for Read Aloud Delaware Read Aloud Delaware seeks volunteers who love to read to children.

Our volunteers usually read one to two hours per week in local child care centers.Sign up online at www.readalouddelaware.org or call 856-2527for more information.

Computer classes for seniors The Caroline County Public Library is offering computer classes for seniors on the following Mondays throughout October - 10/3, 10/17, 10/24 and 10/31. All sessions run from 10 a.m. to noon in the Computer Lab at the Central Library in Denton, Md. This four-part series focuses on basic computer skills, covering Internet safety and fraud protection, tablets vs. PCs, email, online shopping and banking, social media and photo sharing. Come to any or all of the sessions. For more information and to register (required), call 410-479-1343, ext. 1.

Stomp the Bullying Bullying is a major problem in the US. On average, each month, 282,000 students are physically attacked by a bully and 160,000 children miss school. On Saturday, Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Cane FU Foundation and Mitchells Martial Arts will hold a Safe Kids Day to include a program, Stomp the Bullying, at Mitchells Martial Arts, 1305 S. Division St., Salisbury. This program will teach how, through the use of a martial arts philosophy, to combat, recover, heal and prevent bullying. The Baltimore Chapter of The Guardian Angels will also make a special presentation. This event is free and everyone is welcome. Please plan on attending this program with your children. Help us help your child increase his or her self confidence and self discipline.

Learn how to preserve photographs Learn how to preserve photographs, documents and digital memories at a program at the Delaware Public Archives (DPA) at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1. Presented by Connor Graham, a processing archivist at DPA, this program will include basic information and instruction on proper handling and storage of family papers, photographs and digital media to ensure long term preservation and access. The program is free to the public and will last approximately one hour.Reservations are not required.For more information, contact Tom Summers at 302-744-5047 or thomas.summers@state.de.us.

Bark on the Boards The Sixth Annual Bark on the Boards will take place on Saturday, Oct. 1, at Lake Gerar Park in Rehoboth Beach, 10:30 a.m., with the dog-walk at noon at the north end of Boardwalk. This years theme is Pups for President and will feature a patriotic best costume contest for your furry friends, judging by QVCs program host and Bark on the Boards Grand Marshall, Carolyn Gracie. Performance at 11 a.m. by Mid Atlantic Disc Dogs. T-shirts and bandanas free for all registrants. Prizes for individuals raising $50 or more. Register online: $25 per adult, dogs free, kids 6 to 12 only $5. Register day of event: $35. Create your own personal fundraising page at www.delspca.org/bark-on-the-boards/.

CHEER murder mystery fundraiser Join us at the CHEER Community Center in Georgetown for an evening of entertainment, fun and great food at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, featuring Ovation Dinner Theaters newest comedy murder mystery, Murder at the Long Branch Saloon, an audience interactive whodunit. Enjoy a buffet provided by Lighthouse Catering which will include seasoned steak, BBQ chicken, roadhouse baked beans, tater salad and peach cobbler pie with ice cream. A beer and wine cash bar will be available at the saloon. Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is $45 and includes the show and buffet dinner. Reservations are required. No tickets will be sold at the door. Tickets are available for purchase at the CHEER Community Center and at any of the CHEER senior activity centers, or by calling Tony D. at 302-515-3047. All proceeds will benefit CHEER programs and services.

Auditions for Christmas show Director Jim Hartzell and the Possum Point Players will conduct auditions for the Broadway show, Miracle on 34th Street, The Musical, on Sunday, Oct. 2 and Monday, Oct. 3, at Possum Hall, 441 Old Laurel Hwy., Georgetown.Auditions will be held at 6 p.m. for children ages 14 and under, and at 7 for ages 15 and up. The cast of 25 to 30 people will be ages eight to 80.Auditioners will be asked to sing, read from the script and follow simple choreographed steps.Auditioners should bring their own music; piano accompaniment will be available. The show will run Dec. 2-4, 9-11. For more information or for those who cannot make the audition dates, contact Jim Hartzell at 856-6166 or jlhart8@mchsi.com. For more information about Possum Point Players, visit www.possumpointplayers.org.

Joe Hall Memorial Golf Outing The Joe Hall Memorial Golf Outing to benefit Delaware Hospice will be held on Monday, Oct. 3 at Cripple Creek Golf and Country Club in Dagsboro. Registration and the range opens at 10 a.m. followed by a box lunch at 11 and a shotgun start at noon. An awards dinner provided by Jimmys Grille will be held at 5:30 p.m. Foursomes and sponsorship opportunities are still available. To register, visit www.delawarehospice.org. For more information, contact Peggy Dolby at 746-4666 or pdolby@delawarehospice.org.

QuickBooks training seminar Master QuickBooks in two days on Oct. 4-5, at the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce, 144 E. Main St., Salisbury, Md. Learn QuickBooks and apply it immediately on the job. This seminar, which is designed to help you begin or further your career, is perfect for businesses, non-profits and ministries. Learn to set up a chart of accounts, enter and pay bills, create invoices, receive payments, make deposits, process payroll and more. Co-sponsored by the Christian Leadership & Community Foundation, register online at MasteringQuickBooksInTwoDays.EventBrite.com or call 410-543-1159.

All American Boys play A play based on this years One Maryland One Book selection, All-American Boys, by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely, will be presented at both Caroline County High Schools, with performances on Friday, Oct. 7 at Colonel Richardson High School and on Friday, Oct. 14 at North Caroline High School. Both performances begin at 7 p.m. All performances are free and open to the public. The story focuses primarily on a black teen who is beaten by a white police officer, and a white teen who witnesses the incident and must come to terms with what he has seen. The setting is Springfield, a small city in an unidentified state, which is undergoing social change and struggling to cope with it. After seeing the play, we might all ask ourselves how we would react to such an incident. The authors strive to provide food for thought rather than easy answers. Copies of the book are available at the library. For more information, call 410-479-1343, ext. 1.

Paint & Coloring Nite The Great Council of Delaware, Degree of Pocahontas will hold a Paint & Coloring Nite on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 6-8 p.m., at Grace United Methodist Church, 330 E. Church St., Millsboro. Cost is $25/adult; $20/children 12 & under; $5 per person for coloring. Silent auction and refreshments will be available for purchase. RSVP to Becky Breasure by Oct. 3, at 856-2173.

Remembering Rosedale Beach Remembering Rosedale Beach:An Iconic African American Experience, 1930s-1960s, performance will be held at Sussex Academy, 21150 Airport Rd., Georgetown at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8. The performance was researched, written, produced and directed by Don Blakey. Experience the rise and fall of one of Delawares iconic African American 20th century retreats which filled spiritual, social and entertainment needs.Enjoy the music of regular guests such as Duke Ellington, Lionel Hampton, Ray Charles and more. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Don Blakey at 302-697-4723.

STEAM Storytime Children ages 3-6 and their adult caregivers are invited to learn about the mechanics of the human body at a special STEAM Storytime on Thursday, Oct. 13 from 10:30-11:30 a.m., at the Caroline County Public Library in Denton, Md. Featuring stories, songs, and the opportunity to discover science in fun, hands-on experiments, this free Storytime introduces STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) concepts in an age-appropriate format for preschoolers. Registration is required; call 410-479-1343, ext. 1 to register.

Recycle Dorchester rummage sale To augment its operating funds, the Dorchester County Historical Society (DCHS) is planning its semi-annual Recycle Dorchester rummage sale fundraiser for Oct. 1315. Items needed for the sale include, antiques, collectibles, furniture, linens, housewares, tools, sporting goods, toys, small electronics, jewelry and more. If donors need assistance in transporting items to the venue, that may be arranged. For more information, call 410-228-7953 or email dchs@verizon.net.

Alumni Association offers trips The Delmar Alumni Association is offering the following trips for members, family and friends to see the Baltimore Orioles. Saturday, Oct. 1 - Orioles vs. New York Yankees For prices and reservations, contact Dot Wolfgang at 846-2366.

Dinner theater trip Wicomico County AARP #1276 is offering a day trip to Tobys Dinner Theater in Columbia, Md., to see the show, Sister Act, on Wednesday, Oct. 5. The price is all inclusive. For more information, call 410-749-6093.

GriefShare support group GriefShare support group begins Sept. 8, 2016, 6:30 p.m. at Avenue United Methodist Church, 20 N. Church Street, Milford, and runs every Thursday for 12 weeks. There is no charge to attend. For questions, call the church office at 422-8111.

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.

Nar Anon meeting on Saturdays There will be a Nar Anon meeting at Centenary United Methodist Church on Market Street in Laurel on Saturdays at 6 p.m. beginning Oct. 1 and continuing weekly.

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.

Ad Hoc Touring Company If you enjoy reading plays aloud, join the Ad Hoc Touring Company, an affiliate of Possum Point Players.The group meets the first Monday of each month at Possum Hall, 441 Old Laurel Road, Georgetown. To learn more about Ad Hoc, contact Roger Ault at 226-1118 or rogerault@comcast.net.

Broad Creek Grange Meeting The Broad Creek Grange meets at 7 p.m. on the first Monday of each month, at Broad Creek Grange Hall (11198 County Seat Hwy., Laurel). For more details, contact Mary Tress at 875-3326. Visitors are welcome.

Fight against illegal drugs The Sussex County Action Prevention Coalition (SCAPC) meets the first Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Lighted Pathway Building, 425 E. Stein Hwy., Seaford. The group is dedicated to the prevention of substance abuse, addictions and other life related problems. Their vision is to ensure that the residents of Sussex County have access to the resources, services, and prevention needed and to implement strategies that will result in the reduction of the abuse and misuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other substances.

9-12 Delaware Patriots meetings The 9-12 Delaware Patriots meet twicemonthly to discuss local, statewide and national issues, legislation, current events and upcoming elections. Elected officials, candidates and well known speakers/presenters are often in attendance. Meetings are on the first Tuesday of each month at Grottos Pizza in Dover, and on the second Thursday of each month at Arenas in Milford. Both meetings begin at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome to join the stimulating and inspiring conversation. For more information, contact Karen Gritton at karen@912delawarepatriots.com or 302-381-6426.

Hub Club meetings The Harrington-Greenwood-Felton Centennial Rotary (Hub Club) meets every Wednesday at Rudys 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 gscottjones@desu.edu.

Sea Purls meeting The Sea Purls Chapter of The Knitting Guild Association meets on the first Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Cheer Community Center in Georgetownd. The next meeting is Wednesday, Oct. 5. Lunch is available. New members always welcome. For details, call Diane at 228-0235.

Sussex County Stamp Club The Sussex County Stamp Club meets the first Wednesday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. Johns Hall, The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, 307 Federal St., Milton. Anyone with an interest in stamp collecting is invited to join. There is a stamp auction every meeting.

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary meeting The Seaford U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-08 meets the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Nanticoke River Yacht Club building located at the Nanticoke Marina in Blades. Visitors, guest and those interested in becoming members of the auxiliary are always welcome. For details and information contact Dave Nagle at 302-398-9279.

Sussex County Marines Marine Corps League Detachment #780, Devil Dog Detachment, meets the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m., at the VFW Virgil Wilson Post 4961, Middleford Road, Seaford.

Corvette Club meeting The Beachcombers Corvette Club of Southern Delaware meets the first Thursday of each month atthe CHEER Center, 20520 Sand Hill Rd., Georgetown.