Bulletin Board
Thursday, October 27, 2005
 
BENEFIT EVENTS

Basket Bingo For Delaware Storm
Delaware Storm 14U baseball travel team Longabergerª basket bingo, Thursday, Oct. 27, 7 p.m., CHEER Center, Georgetown. Doors open at 6 p.m. Door prizes, 50/50 tickets, raffles, and food. Tickets are $20 in advance; and $25 at the door. For tickets call Guy or Carol Wilkins, 856-9058; Alan or Debbie Shields, 875-3174; Dean or Belinda Bennett, (410) 352-5688.

Greenwood Mennonite School
Greenwood Mennonite School annual fall benefit sale, Saturday, Nov. 5. Breakfast from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.; auctions begin at 9:30 a.m. Baked goods and lunch available. The school is located off Rt. 36 near Greenwood. Phone 349-4131.

Merchant's Bingo for Families
Katrina's Creative Merchant's Bingo, Thursday, Nov. 10, Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Hall, School Lane, Seaford. Doors open at 6 p.m.; games begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance; $25 at the door. All proceeds will go to help seven families in Slidell, La. who are homeless and jobless. Prices include Creative Memories, Longaberger, Pampered Chef, Body Shoppe, Stampin' Up, Polish Pottery, etc. For tickets, call 629-2087 or 628-8706. Sponsored by the Starmakers' unit of Creative Memories.

Quilt Chances on Sale
The Broad Street Broads, a local group of quilters is selling chances for a quilt "The Four Seasons." It is a 30x30 hand appliqued, hand quilted wall hanging. Proceeds from the sale go to benefit the Laurel Library. Chances are being sold by members or at the library.

Pop Warner Basket Bingo
Longaberger basket bingo, Tuesday, Nov. 15, Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club, sponsored by the Seaford Pop Warner Parents Association. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Giveaways and door prizes with the grand prize the 2005 Christmas collection baskets. For ticket information, contact Denise Marvel, 628-1940, or Teresa Craft, 245-3803.

Basket Bingo For Sussex Storm
Longaberger basket bingo, Thursday, Nov. 17, Seaford VFW, Middleford Road, 7 to 10 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Proceeds will benefit the Sussex Storm softball team and refreshment sales proceeds will benefit the Veterans' Relief Fund. Call 875-7881 for ticket information.

BOOKMOBILE

On Wednesday, Nov. 2, the Bookmobile will be at:
The Child Craft Company, parking lot, Market Street, Seaford, 9:45-10:30 a.m.;
Bethel Store, parking lot, Main and Vine streets, Bethel, 10:45-11:30 a.m.;
Sussex Manor M.H. Park, main entrance, Sussex Manor Lane, Seaford, 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Methodist Manor House, side-walk entrance, Middleford Road, Seaford, 1:15-1:45 p.m.
Seaford Center, parking lot, Dutton Avenue, Seaford, 2-2:30 p.m.
Coverdale Child Development Center, parking lot, Fisher Circle, Bridgeville, 3:15-3:45 p.m.
Walker's Mill M.H. Park, office parking lot, Martin Street, Bridgeville, 4-4:30 p.m.

FOOD

Mt. Olivet Dinner/Auction
Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, High Street, Seaford, will hold its annual roast beef dinner and silent auction on Friday, Oct. 28, from 5 to 7 p.m. Dinner will be served family style and takeouts will be available. Tickets will be sold at the door. Adults are $8.50; students, $4.50; five and under are free.

Soup and Sandwich Sale
Soup and sandwich sale, Saturday, Nov. 12, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Several varieties of soups available along with sandwiches, beverages, crackers and assorted desserts. Eat in or take-out quarts. Bethel Church Community House, west of Seaford at end of North Oak Grove Road. Call Lucy Slacum for details 629-7117.

All You Can Eat Breakfast
Blades Firemen and Ladies Auxiliary all-you-can-eat breakfast, Sunday, Nov. 6, 8-11 a.m., adults $6, children, $3. The breakfast takes place the first Sunday of each month at the Blades Volunteer Fire Company Hall.

Blades Selling Crab Cakes
Blades Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary will be selling oyster, crab cake, chicken salad sandwiches, on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Blades Fire Hall, corner of 5th and Cannon streets; eat-in or take-out, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Platters also available.

Sunday Breakfast Buffet
Sunday breakfast buffet, Galestown Ruritan Club, community hall, Sunday, Nov. 27, 7 to 10 a.m. Cost is $6 for adults; $4 for children ages 6-12. Breakfast takes place the fourth Sunday October-June.

MEETINGS

Republican Women Meeting
Seaford Republican Women's Club meeting, Thursday, Oct. 27, Seaford Golf & Country Club. The business meeting starts at 10:30 a.m. At 11:15 a.m. Jane Brady, Delaware attorney general will speak. Following her presentation, lunch at noon is optional. The meeting is open to the public. There is no charge. For further information call Jane Short at 629-7097 or Anne Nesbitt at 628-7788.

Acorn Club Meeting
GFWC-Acorn Club of Seaford meeting, Thursday, Oct. 27, at 6 p.m., Pizza King Restaurant. There will be a buffet of different pizza's, salad, drinks, and dessert. A business meeting will follow. Mabel Gassaway is the hostess.

Pomona Grange Meeting
Sussex County Pomona Grange meeting, Thursday, Oct. 27, 6:30 p.m., covered dish dinner; 7:30 p.m. meeting with election of officers. At the former Midland Grange Hall, 106 North Race St., Georgetown. Call 856-3367.

Marine Corps League
The Marine Corps League meets the first Thursday of each month, at 7:30 p.m. at the Log Cabin in Seaford. This month will be Nov. 3.

Seaford Swimming Assoc.
The Seaford Swimming Association's annual membership meeting will be held on Nov. 15, at 6:30 p.m., at Christ Lutheran Church, on Shipley Street, Seaford. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend. The pool manager position is open for the 2006 summer season. Interested applicants should send a letter of intent by Nov. 30 to: SSA Board of Directors, P.O. Box 434, Seaford, DE 19973.

REUNIONS

Laurel High Class of 1995
The Laurel High Class of 1995 is planning its 10th year reunion and is in the process of collecting classmates' addresses. Anyone who has information about a 1995 graduate should contact Nicole Niblett Dickerson at 875-8017.

Delmar Class of 1960
On Saturday, Oct. 29, the Class of 1960 from Delmar High School will have their reunion at the Delmar VFW. Anyone who would like to visit may stop by at 8:15 p.m.

Laurel Class of 1956 Meeting
The Laurel High School Class of 1956 will hold a luncheon meeting at RJ Riverside, Friday, Oct. 21, at 11:30. Final preparations will be made for their 50th class reunion to be held next May. For reservations, call Trenny Marvil Elliott at 302-645-5071.

HALLOWEEN EVENTS

Family Night Halloween Party
Annual Family Night Halloween Party, Friday, Oct. 28, 6 to 8 p.m., Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club (part of the Heritage Festival), 310 Va. Ave., Seaford. Free admission. Costume contest, ghost stories, hay ride, refreshments and more. Phone 628-3789.

Party at Woodland Church
Halloween Party, Friday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m. Woodland United Methodist Church Hall (across from the ferry). Costumes encouraged, refreshments and prizes. Sponsored by the Woodland U.M. Youth Group.

Halloween Party at VFW
Halloween Party, Seaford VFW, Middleford Road, Saturday, Oct. 29, 7 p.m. Cost is $7 (for those 21 and older). DJ and karaoke by Keeper of the Stars. Costumes optional; costume contest, refreshments, door prizes, 50/50. Tickets available from Amvets members or call 628-5624.

Youth Group Plans Party
Gethsemane U.M.C. Youth Group second annual Harvest Party Saturday, Oct. 29, from 6-8 p.m. in the fellowship hall. This event is free and open to all kids pre-school through fifth grade. There will be games, prizes, crafts, face painting, contests, storytelling, refreshments and a hayride and trunk or treat. Costumes are welcome. The church is located on Stein Highway, four miles west of Seaford.

Trunks of Treats Party
Trunks of Treats (cars will be lined up in the church parking lot with treats), Delmar Church of God of Prophecy, U.S. 13 and Dorthy Road between Laurel and Delmar, Saturday, Oct. 29, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Costumes, games, free snacks. Phone 875-7824.

Church Plans Harvest Party
Harvest Party, Saturday, Oct. 29, Laurel Baptist Church, 33056 Bi-State Blvd., Laurel, 5 to 7 p.m. Children and adults in non-violent costumes. Games, treats, a hayride and more. Phone 875-7998.

Cemetery House in Laurel
13th annual Cemetery House (Home of the Grave Digger), Oct, 28, 29, sponsored by Laurel Charity Lodge 27. Tickets sold from 7 to 11 p.m. ($7 or $6 with non-perishable food item). Under 6 free. Park next to the Laurel fire house on 10th Street and ride the wagon to the haunted house.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Laurel Post 19 Casino Night
Laurel American Legion Post 19 Casino Night on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Admission is $5. Free food and tap beer, oyster fritters, hot dogs, cold cuts, chips and pretzels.

Fall Harvest at Pepperbox
11th annual Fall Harvest at Pepperbox, Saturday, Oct. 29, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Displays, crafts, horse power, children's activities, living history demonstrations, horse-drawn shuttles, refreshments, wagon rides and more. Parade of antique equipment and live horsepower at 2:30 p.m. For directions and more information, phone 875-4971. Vendors are welcome ($10 per space).

Red Ribbon Fall Festival
Second annual Red Ribbon Festival, Saturday, Oct. 29, Seaford Middle School, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bake sale, silent auction, clown, crafts, face painting, state police, refreshments, train ride, inflatables.

Denn to Discuss Medicare
State Insurance Commissioner Matt Denn will be at the Laurel Senior Center, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 11 a.m. to discuss Medicare and the new prescription drug plan. The program is free and the public is invited.

Manor House Holiday Bazaar
Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford Road, Seaford, annual Holiday Shop Bazaar, Friday, Nov 4, from noon till 6 p.m. Chicken salad luncheon platters, from noon to 1:30 p.m. for $6.50. Carry outs available. Crafts, quilting items, woodworking, flower arrangements, holiday decorations, etc. will be on sale. 628-5631.

SCA Renaissance Day
Seaford Christian Academy Renaissance Day, Saturday, Nov. 5, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. School is located at the corner of Bradford and Holly streets, Seaford. Entertainment, games, costume contest, fire-eating and illusions. Phone Peggy Carey at 629-7161, ext. 126.

Melson's Fall Bazaar
Melson's United Methodist Church, Delmar, Md., is holding its 21st annual Fall Bazaar, Saturday, Nov. 12, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. A live auction begins at 10 a.m., blacksmithing demonstrations, homemade crafts, canned goods, baked goods, white elephant table, kids crafts, games and more. Oyster sandwiches, light breakfast and lunch available.

DuPont Golden Girls Luncheon
DuPont Golden Girls luncheon, Thursdsay, Dec. 1, (snow date: Thursday, Dec. 8), 11 a.m., at Seaford Golf and Country Club. The cost is $15 and payable by Monday, Nov. 15. Send to: Rebecca Waller, 23133 Ross Station Road, Seaford, DE 19973; phone: 302-629-6579. Optional gift $10.

TRIPS

AARP Trip To Lancaster
Seaford Area Chapter 1084 of AARP is sponsoring a trip to Lancaster, Pa., for a "Cavalcade of Christmas Entertainment." The price of $330 each includes two Christmas shows at the Millennium and American Music Theatres, two nights lodging, two dinners (one at the Willow Valley Resort) and two breakfasts. The trip will being on Nov. 29 and full payment must be made by Oct. 15. Call Pat Curran at 628-9743.

Bus Trip to Washington D.C.
The Downstate Delaware Genealogical Society trip to Washington, DC, on Nov. 1. The trip will include visits to the National Archives, the Library of Congress, and the DAR Library. Pickup will be in Lewes/Rehoboth Beach at 6 a.m., Milford at 6:25 a.m., Blue Hen Corporate Center, Dover at 6:50 a.m., The cost is $23. For reservations call 302-335-0799 or 302-226-7573 or e-mail hollystvsv@comcast.net, or dellady@aol.com.

Day Trip to Harrisburg, Pa.
Seaford Parks and Recreation day trip to Harrisburg, Pa., Sunday, Dec. 4. Bus leaves the Seaford High School parking lot at 7 a.m. Tour the Christmas and Gift Show, the largest holiday show in the country with 500 vendors, decorated trees, musical groups and more. Cost is $30. Phone 629-6809.

Christmas Time in Bethlehem
Trip to Bethlehem, Pa., Sunday, Dec. 11., bus leaves from Memorial Building, Sharptown Carnival Grounds at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $45; due by Friday, Nov. 25 to Susan Calloway, 32556 Holly Oak Dr., Laurel, DE 19956 (875-5911). Tour of Christmas displays, shopping, Living Nativity Pageant, greeting center, guided tour at night, dinner on your own. Sponsored by Roelma Chapter 13, Order of the Eastern Star of Maryland.

YARD SALES

Seaford Mission Yard Sale
Seaford Mission yard sale, Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Seaford Presbyterian Church on U.S. 13A starting at 8 a.m. Baked goods, soups and sandwiches will be on sale, too. The financial needs at the mission continue and there is a waiting list of 90 men who need the services. Pick-up can be arranged. For more information or to make a donation, phone 629-2559 or Christine Redman at 628-9922.

YOUTH ACTIVITIES

Stay and Play at Parks and Rec
Parents and children from birth through age three can play together and network with other families. Free. Seaford Parks and Recreation, 320 Virginia Ave., Seaford. Mondays, 10:30 a.m.-noon, birth to 24 months; Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.-noon , 25 months to 48 months. from Sept. 12 - May 22. Closed on school holidays. Call Anna Scovell at 856-5239. Sponsored by Parents as Teachers.