Bulletin Board
Thursday, March 27, 2008
 
SEAFORD EVENTS:

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.

Acorn Club Telephone Directory Please note that the Acorn Club deadline is rapidly approaching for the publication of the 2008-2009 Seaford, Blades and vicinity Directory. Anyone wanting to place a new ad should contact 629-5229 by April 1, in order to complete all the necessary paperwork.

BPW offers scholarships Applications are being accepted for two scholarships offered by the Business and Professional Women's Club (BPW) of Seaford. Graduating seniors in the Delmar, Laurel, Seaford and Woodbridge school districts are eligible to apply for a $1,000 annual award. Applications must be received by BPW by April 14. Application forms are available in the guidance offices of each school and Seaford library. Applications can also be obtained through the chairperson, Mary Ann O'Marrow, 22031 Heritage Farm Road, Bridgeville, DE 19933, 628-0655. As a national organization, BPW/USA has been the voice of America's working women since 1919, promoting full participation, equity and economic self-sufficiency.

'Victorine Du Pont' program "Victorine Du Pont", a dramatic program, will be presented by historical impersonator Marie Gormley-Tarleton on Tuesday, April 29, 7 p.m., at the Seaford District Library, 402 N. Porter Street. Victorine Du Pont, the oldest child of the founder of the Du Pont Company, recalls her emigration from France and settlement in Delaware. A native of Delaware, former teacher and Hagley Museum guide, Marie Gormley-Tarleton has had access to Victorine Du Pont's personal letters and journals. The program, sponsored by the Friends of the Seaford District Library, will be preceded by a short business meeting and is open to the public.

AARP Chapter 1084 AARP Seaford Area Chapter 1084 members who are unable to attend the March and April membership meetings are asked to answer, "How are you willing to volunteer your services for the community projects slated on May 8, AARP National Day of Service?" Call Community Service chairman, John Mechkowski at 629-4296.

Fitness classes Fitness classes will be held Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. at 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. For more information or to register call AFAA certified fitness professional Carol Lynch at 629-7539.

Breakfast cafe VFW 4961 breakfast cafe, open Monday-Friday, 7-10 a.m., Seaford VFW, Middleford Road, to benefit Veterans Relief Fund.

Blades Fire Hall breakfast There will be an all-you-can-eat breakfast, at the Blades Fire Hall, located at the corner of Cannon and Fifth streets in Blades, April 6, from 8 till 11 a.m. Cost is adults $7, children $3. Sponsored by the Auxiliary and Firemen of the Fire Company. For more information call Jewell Chaffinch at 629-6904.

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.

'The Nanticoke Derby' 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." 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. 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.

LAUREL EVENTS:

LHS Class of 1987 The LHS Class of '87 is hoping to hold its 20th year reunion this coming June 2008. The planning committee is trying to locate class members. If you have contact information for class members and/or would like to help plan the reunion, contact Michele Procino-Wells at mpw@seafordlaw.com or 628-4140.

Class of 1956 luncheon The Laurel High School Class of 1956 will hold their quarterly luncheon at the Laurel Dutch Inn, Friday, May 16, at 11:30 a.m. Plans will be discussed for their 52nd reunion dinner.

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.

American Legion casino night Laurel American Legion Post 19, on Rt. 24, will hold a casino night on Friday, March 28, from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 and includes beer, soda, food, snacks, door prizes and fun. The public is invited. Must be over 21 years old.

'Between the Lines' workshop Learn to track your lifelong learning experiences, discover new interests, and experiment with new possibilities in your life, by joining the "Between the Lines" journal workshop at the Laurel Public Library on Tuesday, April 8, at 10:15 a.m. Each participant will receive a free copy of the "Between the Lines" journal and become a charter member in this novel program. Sign up ahead of time at the library to guarantee seating. For more information contact, Terry Trujillo at 875-3184.

Vera Bradley Bingo The Laurel Lioness Club is holding a Vera Bradley Bingo on Tuesday, April 22, at 7 p.m. at the Laurel Fire Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 and are available from any Lioness member, or call Linda at 875-4675 or Brenda at 542-3233. Tickets may also be purchased at the door, or are available from His N Hers Hair Stylists, North Dual Highway, Laurel.

Laurel Alumni scholarship forms The Laurel Alumni scholarship Foundation is pleased to announce that the scholarship forms for 2008 are now available. An applicant for the Laurel Alumni Scholarship, must be a graduating son or daughter of a member of the Laurel Alumni Association for at least three years prior to June 2008. The Laurel Alumni Scholarship Foundation also administers the Helen Kirk Deputy Ellis Scholarship and The Class of 1956 Scholarship. Graduating seniors of Laurel High School are eligible for these scholarships. The application forms are available from the Laurel guidance office or by calling 875-2503. All completed applications are due back to the Foundation by April 1.

Geranium sales benefit scholarship The Western Sussex Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is taking orders for their annual geranium sale to raise money for a local high school student scholarship. A Del Tech student going for an advanced degree, a Delaware Space Academy student and a student attending Camp Invention. Lakeside Greenhouse in Laurel has again provided us with the best quality plants. Colors available are red, white, pink, salmon and fuchsia. The price for each 6-inch pot is $4.25. To order, call 628-1615, or contact any AAUW member by March 31.

Library hosts programs On April 12, from 10:30 to 11:30 am, in the Carpenter Community Room, Norman Scherer returns to discuss "Long Term Care Insurance: Is It For You?" Learn how long term care insurance fits into your retirement plan with this comprehensive overview, as well as the pros and cons. Both of these free classes are sponsored by the Delaware Money School and the Laurel Public Library.

BRIDGEVILLE EVENTS:

Friends of the Bridgeville Library The friends of the Bridgeville Library will be hosting an art auction, "Art For Books & Bricks," on Fri. April 18, at the Bridgeville Banquet Center, to raise funds for the construction of the new Bridgeville Library. The honoree is Jack Lewis, Bridgeville artist and former teacher. A number of his paintings will be offered for sale during the live auction. Preview & silent auction are from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Live auction begins at 7:30 pm. Admission cost is $15. Space is limited. For more information, call Cheryl Gerring at 337-9733.

IHOP family night The Friends of the Bridgeville Library have another fundraiser to promote. All you have to do is enjoy a meal at the Seaford, Dover, Rehoboth, or Salisbury IHOP locations. Take and fill out the comment card, staple your receipt to the comment card, then drop them off at these locations: Bridgeville Library, Bridgeville Town Hall, or the Providence Sales Cottage in Heritage Shores. For more information call Pat McDonald at 337-7192

Mt. Calvary UMC Dinner There will be a spaghetti dinner sponsored by the Widows' Organization of Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church, 28 Church St., Bridgeville, on Saturday, March 29, at noon. Cost of the platters are $7. Platter will consist of spaghetti, salad, bread and dessert. For more information, call 337-0765. To place orders on the day of the event, call the church at 337-7090.

Longaberger Bingo Bridgeville Auxiliary presents a basket bingo featuring Longaberger baskets. Wed., April 2 at the Bridgeville Fire Hall. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., games start promptly at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance. Grand door prize is a blanket basket with protector. Light refreshments available. Call 337-0381 or 337-7446 for tickets.

GREENWOOD EVENTS:

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 April 9. Anyone interested must call to schedule an appointment. 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.

CHEER at Greenwood Dinner Club Looking for a nice place to have a good dinner? Join us at the Greenwood CHEER Center every Wednesday evening beginning in March, for our weekly dinner club 5 p.m-7 p.m. The CHEER Greenwood Center is located at 12713 Sussex Hwy., Greenwood. Each week there will be a delicious dinner offered for the price of $5 per person for individuals over 60+ years. For more information call the center at 302-349-5237 or visit the CHEER website at www.cheerde.com.

Beef and chicken BBQ dinner Greenwood Memorial VFW Post 7478 will hold its annual beef and chicken barbecue dinner at the VFW Post 7478 on Governors Ave. in Greenwood, on March 30, Sunday from noon - 4 p.m. Adult tickets are $7.50, and children under six years of age are free. Carry outs are available. The Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 7478 will hold a bake sale in the vestibule of the Post to benefit the cancer aid and research program. A variety of baked goods will be available. The public is invited to attend.

GEORGETOWN EVENTS:

Hometown Pictures 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.

Tax preparation 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.

Confederate Heritage Day Delaware Confederate Heritage Day, Saturday, May 10, at Soldier's Monument, Marvel Museum, South Bedford Street, Georgetown. A newly discovered Delaware Confederate's name will be added to the monument. There will be speeches, a rifle salute, cannon salute, prayers and refreshments. The band 'Backwoods' will perform bluegrass and period style music. The event is free. Events get underway at 1 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Delaware Grays Sons of Confederate Veterans, Camp 2068, based in Seaford. For details, visit www.DESCV.org.

Georgetown Public Library events
  • The Georgetown Public Library will hold story time at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday morning with Miss Sherri.
  • The Library is sponsoring popcorn and a movie on the first Friday of every month. This month it will be Friday, April 4.
  • The Friends of the Georgetown Public Library will hold its monthly book discussion on Wednesday, April 9. This month discussion will be on Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi.
  • The Georgetown Public Library will be offering a knitting class starting April 21. Pre-registration is required. For more information, or to register, call the library at 856-7958.


  • DELMAR EVENTS:

    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.

    Delmar Fire Auxiliary Bingo Bingo featuring Longaberger &Vera Bradley products, will be held April 10, at Delmar Fire Department hall. Doors open at 5:30, games begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance, or $25 at the door. Benefits the Delmar Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. For ticket information call 875-2195 or 302-846-3314. (This function is in no way affiliated with The Longaberger Company or Vera Bradley.)

    Crop to Stop Domestic Violence "Crop to Stop Domestic Violence," at Delmar VFW, State Street, Delmar, on Saturday, March 29, at 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or until É? Call 410-726-2184 to reserve your spot. Cost is $15 and includes lunch. There will be door prizes, games, and page layout contests; and a goodie bag for all who attend. Snacks/sodas/desserts will be on hand. All proceeds will stay locally to help stop domestic violence. Lisa Timmons, Creative Memory Demonstrator, will be on hand for any paper or supply needs you may have. Bring your photos and get organized or bring your works in progress. Bring any extra supplies that you don't use and put on our yard sale table to sell or swap for something.

    GALESTOWN EVENTS:

    Galestown UMC annual yard sale Galestown United Methodist Church, will host their annual yard sale at Galestown Community Center, on March 29, at 7 a.m. Table rentals, are $5 each. Contact either Randy or Gordon to reserve a table. Serving a variety of food including oyster sandwiches and a bake table.

    Ruritan Club breakfast buffet All-you-can-eat Sunday breakfast buffet served by the Galestown Ruritan Club, on the fourth Sunday of each month October to June 7-10 a.m. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 children 6-12 years, at The Galestown, Md. Community Hall, 5833 School House Road. Buffet features blueberry pancakes, eggs, scrapple, sausage, creamed chipped beef, biscuits, potato casserole, hominy, fruit cup, and sticky buns.

    SURROUNDING AREA EVENTS:

    Lewes High School class of 1958 The Lewes High School class of 1958 will hold its 50th year reunion on Oct. 18, 2008 at the Virden center, Pilottown Road, Lewes. A letter of information on the reunion will be mailed in early spring but addresses are needed for the following classmates: Peggy Haire Kreer, Charles Robertson, James Carter, Larry Dennis and Bill Price. If you were a member of the Lewes High School class of 1958, but did not graduate and are interested in attending the reunion, or if you have information for any of the above, call the reunion committee at 302-645-2387.

    Indoor yard sale An indoor yard sale will be held on April 5, from 7 a.m. till noon, at Woodland Methodist Church, sponsored by the youth group. Tables will be available for rent, $10 each. Call 629-8775 for questions. Breakfast and lunch will be available.

    Strawberry festival 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. 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 to 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. 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, dmtippett@mchsi.com for more information.

    Beach Bridal Show Delaware Today and Delaware Bride present the 2nd Annual Beach Bridal Show. The event will be held at Baywood Greens Clubhouse from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 20. We will be featuring local wedding related vendors and service professionals who can help you to plan your dream wedding. A professionally coordinated fashion show will showcase the latest in wedding attire. We will also be giving away great door prizes! There will be free parking at Long Neck Elementary School as well as valet at Baywood. Please visit www.delawaretoday.com for tickets, $8 in advance and $10 at the door.

    DREC to hold energy fair A renewable energy fair hosted by DREC will be held at Crabber's Cove, Dewey Beach, on Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. Children are welcome.
    Military Vets Motorcycle Club "Ride of the Free for the Home of the Brave" (homeless Veterans Shelter) on Sunday, May 4 (rain or shine). Registration begins at 10 a.m. - last bike out at 11 a.m. at "The Home of the Brave" located off Rt. 1 North on Sharps Road just south of Milford. Leisure ride through Greenwood, Bridgeville, Seaford, Millsboro, to "The Home of the Brave." Join us for good food - a 50/50 raffle-pin. Maps available at registration. (This is an alcohol free event.) Cost is $15, registration fee with free t-shirt to the first 150 registered riders. All proceeds go directly to the "Home of the Brave." Help us serve those who served us. (Donations of cash, food, clothing, etc. are appreciated.) For more information call 302-424-1681.

    Car & motorcycle show Classic car and motorcycle show, flower sale and pulled pork platters, Saturday, May 3, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at 9437 Ginger Lane, Us. 13 North of Seaford (next to Barton's). $10 entry fee for classic cars and motorcycles (includes free lunch platter). Plaques will be given for top 12. Food available will be: pulled pork sandwiches & chops, $4; pulled pork platters, $6 (Includes baked beans, cole slaw & roll).

    Longaberger & Vera Bradley bingo Holly's Community Center sponsors Gregory's Blasters fundraiser, Longaberger basket and Vera Bradley bingo July 12 at the Salisbury Moose Lodge. Enjoy good food, specials, raffles, silent auction, 50/50 and much more. Baskets and bags are filled. Tickets $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Doors open at 5 p.m. Bingo starts at 6 p.m. For tickets call: Lois Burton at 410-749-3947. Ask to reserve your table for six or more. The fundraiser is in memory of Greg Taylor, who was murdered in 1990 at the age of 18.

    Dinner dance auction A fundraiser 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. Call 629-5233, or Chick's in Harrington.

    Junior Miss scholarship 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.

    MEETINGS

    Seaford Republican Women meet The Seaford Republican Women's Club will meet Thursday, March 27, 10:30 a.m., at the Seaford Country Club. The speaker will be Nicole Theis, president of the Delaware Family Policy Council. The council is a new, state-wide organization, whose purpose is to strengthen, nurture and shield Delaware families. Ms. Theis will provide information and discuss the goals of the council. The public is invited. Lunch is optional. For further information, call Sharlana Edgall, at 629-7123.

    Democrats meet March 31 The Western Sussex Democrat Club will hold its regular monthly meeting Monday, March 31 at 6:30 p.m. at Duke's Pool House, Sycamore Road, Laurel. Following a covered dish dinner and the regular business meeting, members will be instructed on proper voter registration procedures, by Debra Grier of the State Commissioner of Elections office. All Democrats and newcomers to the area are invited to attend.

    'Knifty Knitters' meet The "Knifty Knitters" chapter of the Knitters Guild Association will be meeting the first Wednesday of each month, (this month will be April 2) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at The CHEER Community Center in Georgetown. Call 302-732-6495 for further details.

    July 4th meetings Laurel July 4th meetings are set for the following days: April 21, May 19, June 2, June 9, June 16, June 23 and June 30. They begin at 5 p.m. and are held at the Laurel Chamber Office.

    Georgetown Lions dinner meeting The Georgetown Lions Club dinner meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 8, at Calvary Baptist Church, Route 113, Georgetown. Jeff Merritt, assistant director for the Eastern Shore Chapter Harley Owners Group and the coordinator for "Operation We Care," will be the guest speaker. The Group regularly mails care packages to troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. Visiting Lions and potential members are welcomed but should call Helen Wilson at 856-2972 or the Rev. Charles Covington at 855-1160.

    Widowed Persons Service meet The Seaford Chapter Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting on Tuesday, April 15, at 12:15 p.m. at the Golden Corral. The planned guest speaker will be Erin Steele, marketing director for the Methodist Manor house. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend.

    Equine Council meet Next meeting of the Delaware Equine Council will be Monday, April 21, at 7 p.m. in the Harrington Public Library  recap of Dinner/Dance/Auction, usage of Mascot "Liberty," and up and coming events. All those interested in horses are welcome. For more info contact Stan 684-3966.

    The 'Delaware Grays' meet April 7 The "Delaware Grays", Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp 2068 meets the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Seaford Library Conference Room. Next meeting will be April 7, male descendants of Confederate soldiers are invited to join. Memberships for non-descendants are also available. For more information visit www.DESCV.org.

    S.A.L.T. Council meeting The S.A.L.T. (seniors and lawmen together) Council's monthly meetings will be held on the second Wednesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. This month it will be on April 9, in the Sussex County Administration Office just south of the Wilmington Trust Bank on Route 113. The Council invites any individuals, organizations, agencies and police departments concerned with the welfare of senior citizens to send a representative to attend these meetings. Seaford Triad meets the second Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Nanticoke Senior Center in Seaford. For information, contact president Al Hahn at 302-436-2157.

    Marine Corps League meeting The Marine Corps League meets the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Log Cabin in Seaford.

    Orchid Hobbyists of Delmarva Orchid Hobbyists of Delmarva will meet on the third Sunday of each month September through June, from 2-5 p.m. Come join our group with a common interest in all things orchid. There will be lectures, demonstrations, slide shows, cultural information and question and answer sessions. Everyone is welcome. Annual membership is $15 per family. For more information, contact either: Luther Shultz 410-341-6058, or Mary Jo Marshall 410-822-3941.

    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.

    AARP Chapter #5340 meet Georgetown's AARP Chapter #5340 will meet April 7, at Sussex Pines Country Club in Georgetown with luncheon at noon. Guest speaker is Charles Paparella WBOC TV "Travels with Charlie." Mr. Paparella will bring his famous banjo for a sing along. Cost of the lunch is $15 per person. Call Anita Wright 302-856-6215 for reservations. New members are welcome.

    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.

    TRIPS:

    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.

    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.

    Senior Center trips Nanticoke Senior Center's Nashville and Memphis trip will take place on Sunday, Sept. 14 to Saturday Sept. 20. Cost is $850 double occupancy. Some of the sights you will see are Graceland, Grand Ole Opry, and Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum. For further information, call 629-4939. Trip includes motor coach transportation, tip for bus driver, snacks from center, dinner theatre. For questions and sign-ups call 629-4939.
    AARP Chapter #915 trips Colorado, June 20-30, cost is $879 per person. Call 410-822-2314. Branson, Mo - Sept. 13-20, cost is $875 per person. Call 410-822-2314. New England/Vermont, NH, Boston and Salem, 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. 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.

    Seaford Recreation trips On Saturday, May 17 a trip to the Inner Harbor is planned. Bus leaves at 8 a.m. and leaves Baltimore at 4 p.m. Cost is $20. On Friday, Aug. 22 Yankees vs. Orioles - Trip to Camden Yards is planned. Bus will leave at 4 p.m. Game time is 7 p.m. Cost is $52.

    AARP Chapter #1084 trips We are offering a trip to Philadelphia on Sept. 4, with a two-hour luncheon cruise on the "Spirit of Philly" and then a "Ride The Ducks" city tour. The cost is $90. For more information contact Rose Wheaton at 629-7180. Upcoming Day Trips June 24 - Naval Academy & Harbor Cruise. Lunch included at Phillips. Cost is $64. July 23 - Rainbow Dinner Theatre, "Hold That Thought." Cost is $67. Longer Trips May 21-23 "Ride the Rails, W.Va." Two different train rides, $420 Double occupancy. Seats are still available on all trips. For reservations and information call Rose Wheaton at 629-7180.

    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.

    Bus Trip to Wax Museum There will be a bus trip on April 26 to the Great Black Wax Museum, Lexington Market, Patapsco Flea Market and the Cactus Willie Buffet. The cost is $20, children under 12 years are $10. Sponsored by Pastor Joseph Scurry. For more information, contact Pastor Scurry (bus driver) at 1-302-344-9706 or Miss Paris Twyman, 1-410-754-9135. Bus pick-up locations are: Easton, Md., Denny's; Federalsburg, Md. S & S Market; Seaford, Big Lots; Cambridge, Wal-Mart. No refund. Money due by April 19.

    AARP 1084 Future Trips Nov 19 - Rainbow Dinner Theatre, "Deck the Halls & Clean the Kitchen." Cost is $65. Dec. 5 - American Music Theatre, Christmas show & shopping. Cost $65. Sept. 24 - "Spirit of Norfolk" Lunch Cruise/Naval Museum, battleship and more Cost is $78 Oct. 13-16 - New Hampshire's White Mts. Train ride, lake cruise, and much more. $650 double occupancy.