Bulletin Board
Thursday, November 10, 2005
 
BENEFIT EVENTS

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.

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.

Friendly's Helps Blades PTO
Blades Elementary School PTO benefit at Friendly's, U.S. 13, Seaford, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 5 to 8 p.m. Friendly's will donate 10 percent of profits during the time period; no coupons can be used for dinner.

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

The Sussex County Bookmobile will make local stops on Wednesday, Nov. 16 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

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.

Oyster Sandwiches for Sale
Sandwich sale, Saturday, Nov. 12, 9 a.m., Church of God of Prophecy, U.S. 13 and Dorthy Road, Delmar, Del. (three miles north of state line). Oysters, crab cakes, soft crabs, cheese steaks, baked goods. Phone 875-7824.

Cokesbury Luncheon
Cokesbury United Methodist Church and Sunday School (Cokesbury Road, Reliance, Md., annual luncheon, Saturday, Nov. 12, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oyster fritters, chicken salad, vegetable beef soup, hot dogs and a bake table.

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.

Breakfast At The VFW
Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 4961, Middleford Road, Seaford, all-you-can-eat breakfast, Sunday, Nov. 20. The cost is $6 for adults. This event is now smoke free.

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.

CLASSES

Fitness Course Begins
New fitness classes start up Nov. 15 and 16, at St. John's U.M.C. fellowship Hall in Seaford (sponsored by St. John's but open to the public) Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9 a.m. (morning only, free child care) and Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30 p.m. Beginners to intermediate participants welcome in this co-ed, non-competitive, muscle-toning, stretching, high/low aerobic class. Try a free class. For more information or to register call 20 years AFAA certified fitness professional, Carol Lynch, 629-7539.

HOLIDAY EVENTS

Senior Center Bazaar
Nanticoke Senior Center annual Christmas Bazaar and bake sale, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Nanticoke Senior Center, 310 Virginia Ave., Seaford. Holiday crafts, baked goods and attic treasures. A homemade quilt, crafted by seniors, and a bicycle will be raffled the day of the bazaar. Phone 629-4939 for more information.

Bridgeville Thanksgiving Dinner
Free Thanksgiving dinner, Lifeway Church of God, Rt. 404, Bridgeville, 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. Delivery available to the homebound. For more information, phone 337-3044.

Epworth Christmas Craft Show
Epworth Christian School third annual Christmas in the Country Craft Show, Saturday, Nov. 26, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crafters, vendors and refreshments. The school is located on Sycamore Road, 4 1/2 miles east of U.S. 13, Laurel. Phone 875-0166.

Model Railroad Club Show
Delmarva Model Railroad Club 18th annual holiday open house, Dec. 3 and 4, Jan. 7, 8, 14 and 15, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays. Club is located at 103 East St., Camelot Hall, Delmar, Del. Refreshments, white elephant tables, train set raffle. Phone 856-9250.

MEETINGS

Acorn Club Luncheon
GFWC-Acorn Club of Seaford meeting, Thursday, Nov. 10, at Nanticoke River Yacht Club. This is the president's luncheon with social time at 11:30 a.m. and a lunch of roast beef and crab imperial at noon. The hostess for this special event is Sue Ockels.

Coast Guard Auxiliary 12-04
Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-04 meets the second Thursday of each month at Nanticoke Yacht Club in Blades. This month's meeting is Thursday, Nov. 10, at 7:30 p.m. Anyone interested in promoting safe boating and would like to work with men and women who do vessel inspections, safety patrols and teach public safety courses, are welcome to join the Flotilla. Boat ownership is not required. Call Wayne Hickman at 629-6337 or Jim Mullican at 732-1163.

Seaford Historical Society
The Seaford Historical Society will host speaker, John Farquhar, who will continue his seminar of the Battle of the Brandywine and British campaign to capture Philadelphia in 1777; at the Seaford Historical Society's Museum (the old post office building), High Street, Seaford, on Monday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m.

Chapter of Widowed Persons
Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service meeting Tuesday, Nov. 15, 12:15 p.m., Golden Corral, U.S. 13, Seaford. The guest speaker will be Tony Windsor, associated with The Star. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend.

Seaford Swimming Association
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.

Sussex Ladies Auxiliary
Sussex County Volunteer Firemen's Ladies Auxiliaries Association meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at the Georgetown firehouse. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m., with the business meeting to follow. For more information contact Crystal Chaffinch, 629-6904.

Seaford Republican Women
Seaford Republican Women's Club meeting, Thursday, Nov. 17, 10:30 a.m., Seaford Golf and Country Club. This is a week earlier than usual to avoid a conflict with the Thanksgiving holiday. The speaker will be Phyllis Byrne, vice chairperson of the Delaware Republican Committee (former chairperson of the Sussex County Republican Committee). The meeting is open to the public. There is no charge. Lunch is optional. For further information call Jane Short at 629-7097 or Anne Nesbitt at 628-7788.

Retired Federal Employees
Chapter 1992 National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees meeting, Monday, Nov. 21, noon, Jimmy's Fly-In Grille, Sussex County Airport. A representative from the Social Security Adminstration will talk about the new Medicare prescription drug program.

Committee on Aging Meeting
Sussex County Advisory Committee for the Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities meeting, County Council Chambers of the Sussex County Administrative Office building, 2 the Circle, Georgetown, 10 a.m., Monday, Nov. 21. Meetings are open to the public. Guest speakers will include Allan Zaback, director of Delaware's Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities and Sandra O'Brien, administrative coordinator for Nemours. For more information call John Williams chairman, at 856-3125.

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.

Seaford High Class of 1965
Seaford High School Class of 1965 reunion committee is making plans for its 40th class reunion, Saturday, Nov. 26. Updated addresses for the following classmates are needed: Rick Cordrey, Barbara Frazer Burke, Faye Hayes Wright, Sherri Hoster, Irving Johnson, Charles Morse, Kenneth Mullin, Linda Pierce Ragin, Phillips Travatello, Barbara Thompson Savage, Pat Williams Honan, Barry Cordrey and Tyronne Drummond. Contact Donna Hastings Angell 629-8077, or email: dangell@pagetran.com or Carolyn Somers Calhoun 629-6194 or email: calhounjay@siteone.net.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Seaford Veterans Day Service
Seaford Veterans Committee Veterans Day Service, Friday, Nov. 11, 11 a.m., Kiwanis Park, Stein Highway, Seaford. Rain or shine. Open houses following at American Legion Post 6 and VFW Post 4961.

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.

Card Show on Nov. 13
Sunday, Nov. 13, Sports Card, Comic Book, NASCAR and Collectible Show, at Aetna Fire Hall, 400 Ogletown Road (across from the Newark Post Office), Newark, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., $2 admission (children 12 and under free). More than 50 tables of dealers. For information or reservations phone (302) 559-7962, a2zshows1@yahoo.com or www.a2zshows1.com .

NHS Auxiliary Sale
Nanticoke Hospital Auxiliary gift shop early Black Friday sale on Friday, Nov. 18. The Look-In Glass Shoppe will have special hours, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. with mystery discounts on all Christmas items. The revenue from sales is returned to the hospital in the auxiliary's annual gift to the hospital.

10th Annual Adoption Fair
10th annual Adoption Fair, Saturday, Nov. 19, from noon to 4 p.m., at Milford Public Library, 11 SE Front St., Milford. Adoptive families and representatives from local adoption agencies will meet to celebrate adoption and share information with persons interested in adoption. Games and activities will take place. Fried chicken is provided but participants are asked to bring a pot-luck side dish to share. The celebration is co-sponsored by Adoptive Families with Information and Support, the Delaware Interagency Committee on Adoption, and the Delaware Children's Department. Call Donna Walton at 302-422-7616 for information or to volunteer.

Artists Studio Tour
11th annual Southeastern Delaware Artists Studio Tour (SEDAST), Friday and Saturday, Nov. 25 and 26, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free, self-guided tour of the studios of 16 of Delaware's most talented artists and artisans Ñ all in southeastern Sussex County. For maps and information, call Lynn Massey, tour co-ordinator, at 302-539-4092 or visit website, www-artstudiotour.com.

Comic Book, Toy Show
Sunday, Nov. 27, Delaware Comic-Con (DECON) - Comic book and toy show at Millcreek Fire Hall, 3900 Kirkwood Highway (near Best Buy), Wilmington, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., $3 admission (children 12 and under free), More than 50 tables of dealers. For information or reservations phone (302) 559-7962, a2zshows1@yahoo.com, or www.a2zshows1.com.

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.

TRAINING

READ Aloud Session
Read ALOUD Delaware volunteer training session will be held Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 1 p.m., in the Seaford Public Library, 402 North Porter St., Seaford. Call 856-2527 to sign up for training or for further information. Volunteer readers are needed at various reading sites in Sussex County.

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 begin on Nov. 29. Call Pat Curran at 628-9743.

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.