Delaware Tech 50+ activities
Seniors, become involved in social and fitness activities offered by the Adult Plus+ program at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, Georgetown. Web savvy...is a possibility on Feb. 23 is for those who are new to the Internet or want to learn more. For complete information about activities or to become a member of the Adult Plus+ program at Delaware Tech, call 302-856-5618.
Seaford Heritage Days
Re-live the rich history of Seaford and western Sussex County from the days of the area's first natives, to the arrival of John Smith and the English explorers, divided loyalties during the Civil War, to present day during "Seaford Heritage Days," Memorial Day weekend, May 23, 24 and 25. Crafters, food vendors, artisans and living historians are invited to meet the public and sell their wares during this three-day event at the Governor Ross Plantation in Seaford. For information, contact Paula Gunson at the Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce 629-9690 or 800-416-GSCC.
Greenwood Library Tax-Aide
AARP Tax-Aide tax preparers will be available at Greenwood Public Library to conduct free tax preparation and e-filing for all taxpayers of all ages. They will be at Greenwood Public Library from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. on the following Wednesdays, Feb. 27, March 12, 26 and April 9. Anyone interested must call to schedule an appointment. This program is open to the public at no charge. Those taking advantage of this free service need to bring all pertinent documentation for their 2007 tax return, a copy of their 2006 tax return and social security cards, for all listed on the return to their scheduled appointment. To make an appointment or for more information, call the Greenwood Public Library at 349-5309. The Greenwood Public Library is located on the corner of Market Street (DE Route 16) and Mill Street, just east of the railroad tracks, Greenwood.
Seaford Lions Club's basket bingo
The Seaford Lions Club will hold a Longaberger basket bingo on Thursday, Feb. 28, starting at 7 p.m. at the Seaford Moose, located on Rt. 13A in Seaford. The evening will consist of 20 games and will feature several baskets including the collectors club membership basket, American crafts traditions medium market basket and oval bowl basket as prizes. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win the large hamper, 10" American work basket or one of the several door prizes. Nearly 30 chances to win. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information contact any Seaford Lions member, or call at 629-8685.
Seaford Lions Club variety show
The Seaford Lions Club 69th annual variety show, "Signs of the Times", will be held on March 13, 14, and 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Seaford High School auditorium. Tickets are $7 in advance and $9 at the door. Tickets are available at Penco, Home Team Realty, and Wilmington Trust (Stein Highway, Seaford). For more information, call 629-4179.
The town of Bridgeville commission election will be held on Saturday, March 1, 2008, in the Town Hall, 101 North Main St., between the hours of noon and 7 p.m. Registered voters will receive notification of their voting district by mail. Every resident of the town who is 18 years of age shall have one vote, provided he/she has registered on the "Books of Registered Voters" of the town of Bridgeville. A person may register at the Town Hall during regular office hours by completing such forms as provided by the town. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Delaware horse expo
Saturday, March 15, Delaware Horse Expo at the Delaware State Fairgrounds, Harrington, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information, education, entertainment, shopping. Admission $5, children 12 and under admitted free. For info, call 398-4630, ext. 110, or visit www.DelawareHorseExpo.com.
On Friday, Feb. 22 at 6 p.m., the Greenwood Public Library will hold its first DDR dance-off for area youth up to age 16. This program is made possible due to a generous grant from Wal-Mart in Seaford. Pre-registration is preferred since space is limited. For more information, or to pre-register for this event please call the Greenwood Library at 349-5309. The Greenwood Library is located on the corner of Market and Mill Street.
Free tax assistance
AARP-Tax Aide is offering free tax counseling and preparation through April 15 for senior and low-income taxpayers of all ages. AARP-Tax Aide volunteers, trained in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service, will assist with personal tax returns at the following locations: Nanticoke Senior Center, 310 Virginia Ave., Seaford, 629-4939. Seaford Public Library, 402 N. Porter St., Seaford, 629-2524. Greenwood Public Library, Market and Mill streets, Greenwood, 349-5309. Bridgeville Public Library, Market and Laws streets, Bridgeville, 337-7401. Laurel Public Library, 101 E. 4th St., Laurel, 875-3184. Delmar Public Library, 101 North Bi-State Boulevard, Delmar, 846-9894. Evening appointments are available at the Seaford Library, all other locations are daytime appointments. Call for an appointment. Service is also available for homebound individuals.
Babies and toddlers 'stay & play'
The 'Parents As Teachers' (PAT) stay & play - parents and children (birth to age four) are invited to play together, listen to a story, learn new songs and finger plays, and network with other families. Free. No registration required. Sessions are Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Seaford Dept. of Parks & Recreation (SDPR), 320 Virginia Ave., Seaford. Parent educator, Cris Henderson. Call Anna Scovell at 856-5239 for more information.
Fitness classes will be held Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. A seven week session will start the week of Feb. 25 & 26 and meet in St. John's UMC Fellowship Hall in Seaford. Beginners to intermediate participants are welcome to try a free class to see if it meets your needs. Classes are co-ed and non-competitive. For more information or to register call AFAA certified fitness professional Carol Lynch at 629-7539. Georgetown Library events Hometown pictures has returned to the Georgetown Public Library. The exhibit will be open to the public during the normal hours of the library in the conference room. For more information call the library at 856-7958. The Georgetown Public Library will hold story time at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday morning with Miss Sherri. For more information call the library 856-7958. The library is sponsoring popcorn and a movie on the first Friday of every month. Library learning journeys On Thursday, Feb. 28, at 6:30 p.m. at the Greenwood Public Library, representatives from the Delaware Division of Libraries will present the Delaware Library Learning Journeys program; a library reading and learning adventure designed to support you on your own personal reading and learning path. All who attend will receive a copy of Between the Lines, the Delaware Library Learning Journal, along with instruction and helpful hints on how to best utilize it. Discover how the journal will help you keep track of what you've read, remember meaningful quotes, plan your future reading, customize your exploration of interesting topics and more. Light refreshments will also be served. To register, call 349-5309 or come by the front desk at the Greenwood Library.
Laurel American Legion Post #19 on Rt. 24 will hold a casino night on Friday, Feb. 29, from7 p.m.-1 a.m. Admission is $5 and includes beer, soda, food, snacks, door prizes and fun. The public is invited. Must be over 21.
Little League's basket bingo
Nanticoke Little League will hold a Longaberger basket bingo on Tuesday, March 4, starting at 7 p.m. at the Seaford Moose, located on Rt. 13A in Seaford. The evening will consist of 20 games and will feature several baskets including the medium wash day and large hamper as prizes. Many baskets also include liners and protectors. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door. Nearly 30 chances to win. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information contact any Nanticoke Little League member, or call at 875-2947.
Reflective sign program
"If we can't find you - we can't help you." Reflective 911 address signs are available. The Laurel Fire Department wants to be able to find you in an emergency. Many times fire and EMS responses are delayed from being able to locate the address. These 911 reflective signs measure 6" x 18" and are completely reflective. Signs are available with numbers horizontal, or vertical. Each sign costs $15 and can be installed for an additional $5. Order your reflective address marker today. It may help save your life or someone you love. Call 875-3081 for further information.
Fundraiser for special olympics
The Delmar Lions Club is selling a Longaberger basket with the Delmar's school colors of blue and orange around the rim for $49. There is also a wildcat lid for $30 that can be purchased. All proceeds go to sponsored projects like the visually and hearing impaired and special olympics. To purchase, or for information, call Mildred Riley 846-3846.
Museums in America
On Monday, March 3, the Methodist Manor House and the Seaford Historical Society will present the "Development of Museums in America" by guest speaker Deb Wool, curator of the Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village. The program will take place at 7 p.m. at the Manor House and is free to the public. For further information call 628-9828.
This year's annual Strawberry Festival, May 24, promises to be the biggest and best ever for Mary Mother of Peace Church, located on Rt. 24 & Mt. Joy Road in Millsboro. Because it's the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend, the festival grows bigger each year. The hours are 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Bazaar is well attended and previous crafters, pleased with their results, keep coming back each year. The fee is very reasonable - $15 for a space, $5 for a table. The Columbiettes try to make it as easy as possible for the crafter by trying to make sure they can park next to their space, as well making sure they have relief for breaks, and providing refreshments. There will be many new crafts of all types, at the Strawberry Festival, as well as food, plants, strawberry shortcake, baked goodies, and prizes. This is a fun day for the community and the church. The event is sponsored by the Bishop Burke Council of the Columbiettes, and the proceeds go toward many charities the Columbiettes support. There are still openings for any crafter interested in participating. Contact Doris Tippett, 945-8137, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Easter craft night
On Thursday, March 6, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., the Greenwood Public Library will be holding an Easter craft night. The craft will be a whimsical grapevine wreath decorated with an adorable pompom Easter bunny. A sample is on display at the library. The activity is open to all ages 10 and up. All materials will be provided at a cost of $2 per person. Pre-registration and prepayment is required by Feb. 29
Brontia Allen benefit
Brontia Allen was a courageous 14-year-old girl that fought a two-year battle with heart and lung disease. On Jan. 28, 2008 Brontia lost her battle. A basket bingo on March 13, will assist Brontia's mother and brothers with the funeral and medical expenses. The bingo will start at 7 p.m. at the Millsboro Civic Center, located in Millsboro. The evening will consist of 20 games and will feature several Longaberger as prizes. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win the large hamper, 10" American work basket or one of the several door prizes. Nearly 30 chances to win. Refreshments will be available. For tickets call 302-858-1489.
Nanticoke Health Services will be hosting the 22nd annual Dinner and Auction on April 19, at the Heritage Shores Clubhouse. This year's theme is "The Nanticoke Derby," so get those "Derby Hats" out of the closet and get ready for "The Greatest Race" in thoroughbred history. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Charity Endowment Prescription Fund and a certified Stroke Center at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital. Delaware National Bank will be atop the starting gate as the Presenting sponsor. Don Moore will once lead the spirited live auction. The cost to attend is $75 per person. Sponsorship packages are available. For further information and questions contact the Corporate Development office of Nanticoke Memorial Hospital at 629-6611, ext. 2404.
Dinner dance auction
A Fund raiser for scholarship fund and support of Delaware's Equine (horse) Industry will be held March 28 at 6 p.m., Harrington Exhibitors' Hall. Music will be by The Jones Boys, and catering by Marilyn's. This is sponsored by the Delaware Equine Council. Cost is $30 per person; tickets available now through March 15, call 629-5233, or Chick's in Harrington.
Longaberger basket bingo
A Longaberger basket bingo, benefiting the Miss Delaware's Outstanding Teen Organization, will be held Wednesday, March 5, at the Millsboro Fire Company Banquet Hall. The event includes 20 bingo games with Longaberger baskets as prizes. All baskets will be filled with Easter goodies. The event will also feature a chinese auction with a variety of items, including Vera Bradley. Featured guests will include Chelsea Betts, Miss Delaware's Outstanding Teen 2007, and Brittany Dempsey, Miss Delaware 2007. Doors open at 6 p.m. and games begin and 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. For advance tickets call 934-9797.
Lions Club variety show
The Bridgeville Lions Club proudly presents their 55th annual variety show, "Take Me Out To The Ball Game," on Friday and Saturday, March 7 and 8, at the Woodbridge High School Auditorium, Laws Street, Bridgeville. Show time is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 each and are available from any Bridgeville Lions Club member or at the door. Join us for an evening of family entertainment.
Preschoolers story time
Parents, caregivers and children ages two to five are invited to enjoy stories, songs, poetry, art, science, math, music and fun at the Laurel Public Library's preschool story time. Story time is held every Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call the Laurel Public Library at 875-3184.
Laurie White of the Veteran Services will be at the CHEER Community Center on the first Tuesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. until noon to answer questions on Veteran benefits. This service is free to all Veterans of any era and there is no appointment necessary. The CHEER Community Center is located at Rt. 9 and Sand Hill Road, Georgetown. For further information call the community center at 302-854-9500.
The CHEER Community Center located at Rt. 9 and Sand Hill Road, Georgetown is scheduling appointments to have your taxes done. Appointments can be made from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Bring the following information with you when coming to your appointment: last year's return, W-2, social security cards or individual tax identification and a valid photo ID. For further information call the center at 854-9500.
CHEER dinner theater
Join the members and guests of the CHEER Long Neck center for an evening of mystery and delight on Friday, Feb. 29, for their "Murder at Mardi Gras" mystery dinner. The evening will begin at 4:30 p.m., doors are opening, until the mystery is solved. Cost for the dinner and mystery theater is $10 for members and $12.95 for non-members. For more information or tickets call the centers at 945-3551.Tickets are limited please call early to purchase.
AARP safety program course
The Greenwood CHEER Center, located at 12713 Sussex Hwy., in Greenwood, will host a 1-day, 4 hour refresher AARP Driver Safety Program Course on Tuesday, March 4. This course will be held from 12:30- 4:30 p.m. and the cost is $10 per participant. Make checks payable to AARP. You must register in advance for this course and must have had the AARP Driver Safety Program course within the last three years to take the refresher course. Upon compliance of the course, participants will receive a 15 percent deduction on the liability portion of their automobile insurance. For more information or to register call Susan Welch at 349-5237.
Junior Miss scholarship program
The Delaware's Junior Miss Scholarship organization is currently seeking contestants for its upcoming state program. Girls must be high school juniors graduating in 2009. Delaware's Junior Miss is a non-profit organization which offers scholarship monies for high school girls. The winner will represent Delaware at the America's Junior Miss National Finals in June at Mobile, Ala. There is no entry fee and the application deadline is April 4. Contact the state chairman at 302-373-1575 or 302-841-7080 or go to www.ajm.org for an application.
AARP chapter #5340
Georgetown's AARP Chapter #5340 will meet March 3, at Sussex Pines Country Club in Georgetown with luncheon at noon. Guest speaker is Ginny Taylor Sparks a registered yoga teacher. Topic will be the benefits of yoga, and chair yoga with a demonstration. Cost of the lunch is $15 per person. Call Anita Wright 856-6215 for reservations that are needed by Feb. 26. New members are welcome.
Ladies golf association
Heritage Shores ladies golf association held its opening meeting on Feb. 13 to welcome potential new members. Those who attended were greeted by the existing members of the association and Head Golf professional Dan Elliott. Ladies who are still interested in joining for the 2008 season are warmly invited to call for information as the season will kick off on March 26. A calendar full of fun games with friendly competition awaits lady golfers at all levels of play. We look forward to seeing many new faces this season. Interested ladies should call Cinda Allison 337-7655.
Western Democrats meet
The Western Sussex Democrat Club will hold its regular meeting at Duke's Pool House, Sycamore Road, Laurel, at 6:30 p.m., Feb. 25. After a covered dish dinner, the club members will discuss the adoption of club by-laws and a training session for the registration of voters will be held. All interested persons and newcomers to the area are invited to attend the club meetings.
Republican Women's Club meets
The Seaford Republican Women's Club will meet Thursday, Feb. 28, at 10:30 a.m., at Marina's Restaurant, 16 North Market St., in Blades. The speaker will be George Parish, Sussex County Office of the Clerk of the Peace. He will discuss the duties of his office and his new vision of the office. Lunch is optional at $11. The public is invited. For further information, call Sharlana Edgell at 629-7123.
Acorn Club meets
The G.F.W.C.-Acorn Club of Seaford is celebrating "International Relations" on Feb. 28, at 7:30 p.m., at the Seaford Public Library. They are having a forum made up of foreign students discussing their experiences in the United States. The hostesses are Mabel Gassaway and Libby Himes and their committee.
New Century Club meets
The GFWC - Laurel New Century Club will meet on Tuesday, March 4, at the Pizza King in Seaford. Lunch will be at 11:30 followed by a short business meeting.
S.A.L.T. Council meets
The S.A.L.T. (seniors and lawmen together) Council is inviting speakers to the monthly meetings in an attempt to raise awareness of available services in the community. These meetings are open to the public and are held the second Wednesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. in the Sussex County Administrative Office just south of Wilmington Trust Bank on Rt. 113 in Georgetown. Heidi Kelley of Compassionate Care Hospice will speak at the meeting on March 12 and Cheryl Jankowski of Griswold Special Care will present information at the April 9 meeting. Any other agencies interested in presenting information on their services that benefit seniors in Sussex County are asked to contact President Al Hahn at 436-2157 or Vice President Linda Rogers at 856-5815.
Coast Guard Auxiliary
Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-04 meets the second Thursday of each month at Nanticoke Yacht Club in Blades. Call Wayne Hickman at 629-6337 for details.
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.
Cancer support group
The Wellness Community-Delaware is offering a support group for people affected by cancer and their loved ones at the Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford. The group meets at the Cancer Care Center on the second Monday of the month from 4:30 to 6 p.m. To register for this program or for more information call Kaye or Lori at 645-9150. All programs at The Wellness Community are free of charge for people affected by cancer and their loved ones.
Adult Plus+ February trips
Take a day-trip in February with the Adult Plus+ program at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, Georgetown. Trips are available to the general public with discounts offered to Adult Plus+ members. Sign up for "Mummers & Luncheon," on Feb. 28, to take a guided tour of the Mummers Museum in Philadelphia and enjoy a delicious buffet lunch. For more information, or to register for trips, contact Adult Plus+ by calling 302-856-5618.
U.S. Naval Academy June 24
Seaford AARP Chapter 1084 will visit the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md., on June 24. Cost is $64 per person. Bus leaves Peeble's parking lot at 7 a.m.. View exhibits and do a walking tour of the Academy. Have lunch at Phillips restaurant (included), before doing some shopping. Board the Harbor Queen for a narrated sightseeing cruise of Annapolis Harbor and the banks of the Academy. A few seats are still available. Contact Rose Wheaton at 629-7180.
Laurel Senior Center trip
Laurel Senior Center is planning a trip to Branson, Mo., on May 17-25. Cost is $735 per person (double occupancy). It includes nine days, eight nights, 14 meals, and seven fabulous Branson shows. For more information call 875-2536.
Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre trip
Nanticoke Senior Center's Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre Trip, "All Shook Up," on Thursday, March 20, at 8 a.m., Lancaster, Pa. Cost is $70 members, $75 non-members. 'All Shook Up' is a hot-rod musical that takes place during 1955. The musical has 24 Elvis Presley tunes that will kick start memories and have you jumping out of your seat. Trip includes motor coach transportation, tip for bus driver, snacks from center, dinner theatre. For questions and sign-ups call 629-4939.
AARP #915 Bus trips
AARP #915 are planning bus trips for 2008. New York Day Trip - May 24, cost $42 per person. Call 410-754-8588 Azalea Festival, Norfolk, Va., April 17-20, cost is $489. Call 410-822-2314. Hamptons, N.Y., May 16-18, cost is $480 double and $675 for singles. Call 410-673-7856. Colorado, June 20-30, cost is $879 per person. Call 410-822-2314. Branson, Mo - Sept. 12-20, cost is $875 per person. Call 410-822-2314. New England, Islands, Back Roads, Mountains, Oct. 13-19, cost is $1085 double, and $1335 single. Call 410-673-7856. Myrtle Beach - Nov. 10-13, cost $430 per person. Call 410-754-8588.
LHS 'The Music Man'
LHS Performing Arts Department will be performing the ever popular musical, Meredith Willson's "The Music Man". Performances will be Friday and Saturday, February 22 and 23, and Thursday and Friday, Feb. 28 and 29, at 7:30 p.m. and March 1 at 1:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $7 for adults, $5 for students and seniors with proper ID. Tickets are available by contacting the Laurel High School Performing Arts Department at 875-6120, or stopping by the High School Office. Meredith Wilson's "The Music Man" is presented with permission by Music Theatre International, New York, N.Y.
Longaberger bus trip
The Midnight Madness travel team will be heading to Ohio to visit the basket capital of the world - Longaberger on April 10-12. Package includes tour of Longaberger's home office, homestead, factory store and Dresden, Ohio. Longaberger will be hosting their annual Spring Fling during the trip, which includes numerous vendors and Dash for Baskets. Each traveling guest will receive a Longaberger basket filled with goodies, door prizes and lodging. Pre-registration required. For additional information call 245-8842 or email RGMorris93@comcast.net.
Sight and sound trip
A bus trip to see 'Daniel and the Lions' Den' at the Millennium Theatre will be on Thursday, April 24. Cost is $92 per person for show and buffet at Hershey Farms Restaurant. Departure will be from St. George's United Methodist Church parking lot at 6:30 a.m. For more information, call 846-2301 or 875-7645.
AARP Chapter #1084 trips
Ride the Rails, West Virginia
May 21-23, 3 days-2 nights. Cost is $420 (double occupancy), included are: two breakfasts, two dinners, and one box lunch. Enjoy a bus ride through the Allegheny Mountains and a stop at Backbone Mt. Windmill Farms before going on to Thomas, W.Va., for some shopping time. Arrive at Canaan Valley Resort for your dinner and lodging. Day two you ride three trains! The New Tygart Flyer, Cheat Mountain Salamander, and the Durbin Rocket, including a box lunch. Day three, a visit to Blackwater Falls State Park before departing for home. Contact Rose Wheaton at 629-7180. Cancellation insurance available for $36.
New Hampshire, White Mountains
AARP, Seaford Chapter #1084, trip to New Hampshire, White Mountains, Oct. 13-16, 4 days-3 nights. Cost is $650, double occupancy. Included are: four breakfasts, one buffet lunch and two dinners. Accommodations/Margate Resort Hotel, Laconia, N.H. Visit Franconia Notch State Park, the Flume, famous Chutter's store, Sugar Hill Sampler, and Harman's Cheese & Country Store. A two-hour ride aboard the Cafe Lafayette dinner train. Also ride the Lake Winnipesaukee scenic railroad. Take a cruise ship across Lake Winnipesaukee to Mount Washington, visit Hampshire Pewter, the village of Wolfeboro and much more. Contact Rose Wheaton at 629-7180. Cancellation insurance available for $48.
A luncheon will be on Saturday, March 8, at St. George's United Methodist Church located between Laurel and Delmar, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oyster fritters, homemade chicken salad and hot dogs with homemade soups (cream of crab, vegetable and peas and dumplings). Also baked goods and crafts for sale. For more information, call 846-2301.
VFW 4961 breakfast cafe, open Monday-Friday, 7-10 a.m., Seaford VFW, Middleford Road, to benefit Veterans Relief Fund.
Fish fry Fridays
Fish dinners each Friday night until March 6, at the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church Hall. Dinner runs from 4:30 until 7 p.m. Adults $7.50 and children $3.50. Includes 'heart smart' flounder (or fish sticks), macaroni and cheese, homemade coleslaw, green beans and a roll. Beverages for those eating in. Take-outs are available. Look for the sign in front of the church. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.
Beef & dumpling dinner
A beef & dumpling dinner will be held Feb. 23, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Delmar Fire House. Advance tickets only. Adults and carry outs, $10; children (12 and under) $5. Proceeds benefit D.F.D. Ladies Auxiliary. For ticket information, call 302-846-3314, or 875-2195.
Chicken & dumpling dinner
On Saturday, March 8, from 3-5 p.m., a Chicken and dumpling dinner-fundraiser will be held at Bethel Church Community House, Oak Grove. Dinner includes beverage, roll & dessert. Carry outs available: $7.50 – your support is always greatly appreciated. For ticket information call Lucy Slacum, 629-7117.
Covered dish dinner
On Saturday, March 15, at 6 p.m., a Covered Dish Dinner will be held at Bethel Church Community House, Oak Grove. Karaoke music will be provided for the evening. Call Jerry Butler for details 629-6319.