Bulletin Board
Thursday, April 17, 2008
 
SEAFORD EVENTS:

Friends of Seaford Library yard sale The Friends of the Seaford district Library will hold a yard sale on Saturday, May 10, rain or shine. Your donations and support are needed to make this event a success. If you have items or plants to donate, they may be left at the library anytime starting May 3 during regular business hours. Clothing can not be accepted. The Friends would like to thank Janice Phillips for volunteering again to organize the yard sale. Call 629-2524 for more information.

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.

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

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. 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 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.

Car & Tractor Show The fifth annual Vintage Car & Tractor Show featuring The First State Antique Tractor Club and the Historical Vintage Car Club of Delaware, Inc., will be held on Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Held on the grounds of Concord United Methodist Church, 25322 Church Road, Seaford (corner of Rt. 20 and 20A Concord Road). There is no fee for exhibitors or admission charge. There will be scrapple sandwiches, hot dogs, oyster sandwiches, cake, pie, beverages and much more for all. For more information call Ken Whaley at 629-7706, or CUMC at 628-8114.

Delaware National yard sale A yard sale sponsored by Delaware National Bank will be held on Saturday, April 26, from 8 a.m. to noon to raise funds to support DNB's Relay for Life team. The yard sale will be in the Delaware National Bank parking lot located in the Seaford Professional Center, next to Burger King on Rt. 13. Any donations can be dropped off at the bank Monday thru Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Scrapbooking workshop A scrapbooking workshop will be held at Trinity Transport on April 19, 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m., cost is $20. Be sure to pack a lunch and snacks. For tickets contact Christy Gorski at 1-800-846-3400 ext. 3703. Sponsored by the Banning foundation. All proceeds to benefit the Sussex Pregnancy Care Center in the name of Emilee.

Seaford Chamber hosts luncheon The Member Services Committee of the Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce brings you the annual Administrative Professionals' Appreciation luncheon at noon, Wednesday, April 23, at the Seaford Golf and Country Club. $20 each - including gratuity. A presentation by Sussex Medical Aesthetics, a provider of aesthetic medicine, such as botox, microdermabrasion, chemical peel, laser acne treatment, cellulite reduction, mesotherapy, laser hair removal, etc. By reservation only - R.S.V.P. no later than April 18. Payment by April 22 to Chamber.

Read Aloud Delaware training Read Aloud Delaware volunteer training session will be held Wednesday, April 30, 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.

Seaford Art Gala Seaford High School will be hosting an Art Gala 2008 on May 15. The Seaford High School band and chorus will hold their annual spring concert and there will be a show of student artwork judged by Nanticoke River Arts Council. Doors will open at 6 p.m. to view students' artwork which will be on display in the lobby of Seaford High School until 7 p.m. The band and chorus concert will begin at 7 p.m. in the Madden auditorium.

Basket bingo The Western Sussex Boys and Girls Club is holding a "filled" Longaberger basket bingo on Friday, May 16. Doors open at 6 p.m. and bingo begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35- first 100 tickets sold receive a tote bag and a voucher for a Pizza King pizza, sweet tea and dessert to be used during the bingo event. Proceeds benefit programming at the Western Sussex Boys and Girls Club. For tickets, call Karen Schreiber at 629-8740.

SHS 1958 class reunion The Seaford High School Class of 1958 will be holding their 50th class reunion on May 30, 31 and June 1. If you have information on addresses for the following classmates, call Sally (Hann) Van Schaik at 629-0619. Walter Sirman, Madeline Meding Hurley, Patricia Lloyd Robinson, Woody Jones, Beverly Hoagland Murray, Judy Friedel Timmons, Connie Crockett Hastings, George Bell, Joan Cordrey Eckert.

Mt. Olivet UM attic sale Mt. Olivet United Methodist Women are having an attic sale in Fellowship Hall, 315 High St., Seaford, on April 19, from 7 to 11 a.m. A bake sale is included.

Gospel concert fundraiser The Seaford Christian Academy class of 2011 is presenting a gospel concert fundraiser on Saturday, April 19, at 7 p.m. in the Seaford Christian Academy gymnasium, Seaford. The Down East Boys Gospel Quartet will be performing. Tickets may be purchased in advance for $12.50 from members of the class of 2011, or by calling Seaford Christian Academy 629-7161, or for $15 at the door.

'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.

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, Rt.13 north of Seaford (next to Barton's). $10 entry fee for classic cars and motorcycles.

'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. The cost to attend is $75 per person. For further information and questions contact the Corporate Development office of Nanticoke Memorial Hospital at 629-6611, ext. 2404.

LAUREL EVENTS:

Two day Scrapbookers Crop Wednesday, April 25 5p.m.- midnight and Thursday, April 26, 7a.m.- 6p.m. Cost is $40/person. Lots of vendors, make-n-takes, certified massage therapist, door prizes, contests, candlelit dinner. Held at Central Worship Center (formerly Epworth Fellowship Church) in Laurel. Call 875-4254 for more information. Proceeds to benefit CWC youth group.

Laurel Baptist Church luncheon Laurel Baptist Church will be hosting a free community luncheon on Saturday, April 19, from noon to 2 p.m. Located at 33056 Bi-State Blvd., west side of 13A. For more information, call Shirley at 875-2314.

Oyster Sandwich Day Hope Lodge 4, located at 102 West 6th St., Laurel, will hold an Oyster Sandwich Day on Saturday, April 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Crab cakes and baked goods will also be available.

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.

Casino nite Laurel American Legion Post #19, on Rt. 24, will hold a casino nite on Friday, April 25, from 7 p.m.-1 a.m.; Blackjack 7-11 p.m., Poker 7 p.m.-1a.m. Admission is $5 and includes beer, soda, food, snacks, door prizes and fun. The public is invited. Must be over 21.

The Big Book Give Away On April 19, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Laurel Public Library, the Friends of the Laurel Public Library once again present the "BIG Book Give Away." Add to your personal library, or try a new author without having to spend money.

Administrative Professionals Day The Laurel Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an Administrative Professionals Day breakfast on Wednesday, April 23, at 7:30 a.m., at St. Philip's Church on Central Avenue. Entertainment by Laurel's own Alexis Hudson, and motivational speaker Susan Rae Baker, author and businesswomen. Cost is $12 and tickets may be purchased at the office of Payroll Plus, located at 1014 S. Central Ave. in Laurel.

LHS class of '87 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 and/or would like to help plan the reunion, contact Michele Procino-Wells at mpw@seafordlaw.com or 628-4140.

Family bike rally Trap Pond Partners and Trap Pond State Park will hold its fifth annual "Get In Gear" family bike rally on May 3. Registration from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Adults $16; under 16, $8. Bike trail is 5 miles of easy riding, plus an 8-mile road course. Trails will be posted and volunteers will be present to help. There will be entertainment. Rain date is May 4. For more information call the park office at 875-5133.

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.

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. Preview and 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.

Community yard sale The town of Bridgeville will host a community-wide yard sale on Saturday, May 3, from 7 a.m. until É? You will find great bargains at many homes throughout the town.

Clean-up day Bridgeville will hold a neighborhood clean-up day on Saturday, May 10. All items must be curbside by 6 a.m., as M-T Trash will only go down each street once. Allowable items for pick-up include: furniture, household trash, stoves, and limbs bundled in 4-ft. lengths. Items that will NOT be picked up include tires, batteries, oil, construction materials, dirt, rocks, bricks, etc. M-T Trash will have a truck available to pick-up refrigerators, freezers and air conditioners, as long as the freon has been removed. M-T Trash will also have a truck to pick up paint, stain, etc. These items must be kept in a separate area from the rest of the trash. Large tree limbs can be delivered to the town's wastewater treatment plant. A scrap metal container will be placed at the Town Hall parking lot for the disposal of such items as aluminum siding, window frames, barbecue grills, tire rims, bicycles and stainless steel. Questions may be directed to Town Manager Bonie Walls at 337-7135.

Governor Minner dinner The Sussex County Women's Democrat Club is honoring Governor Ruth Ann Minner on April 19, with a chicken and dumpling dinner at the Bridgeville Fire Hall. The dinner will begin at 6 p.m. The cost is $20 per person. There will be door prizes and an auction. Call Betsy Davis 875-7091 for tickets now, because seating capacity is limited to 250.

Indoor yard sale There will be an indoor yard sale on Saturday, April 19, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Union United Methodist Church - Fellowship Hall, Laws Street, Bridgeville. This will benefit the 2009 Women's Retreat. For more information contact 337-7372 or the church office 337-7409.

GREENWOOD EVENTS:

CHEER dinner club Join us at the Greenwood CHEER Center every Wednesday evening, for our weekly dinner club 5 p.m-7 p.m. The CHEER Greenwood Center is located at 12713 Sussex Highway, Greenwood, and the public is welcomed. 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 349-5237 or visit the CHEER website at www.cheerde.com

AARP advanced safety program The Greenwood CHEER Center, located at 12713 Sussex Hwy, in Greenwood, will host a 2-day, 8 hour total, AARP advanced safety program on Thursday, May 1, and Friday, May 2. This course will be held from 12:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. each day and the cost is $10 per participant. Upon completion of the course, participants will receive a deduction on the liability portion of their automobile insurance. For more information or to register call Susan Welch at 349-5237.

GEORGETOWN EVENTS:

Spring Fling There will be a Spring Fling at the Delaware SPCA, Georgetown Shelter, Rt. 113, Georgetown on Saturday, April 19, from noon to 4 p.m. There will be a petting zoo, pet spring fashion show, face painting, vote for your favorite shelter pet, dog demonstrations, meet the vet, micro-chip clinic, bake and biscuit sale, kids games and prizes and refreshments. For more information call 856-6361.

Georgetown Public Library events
  • The Georgetown Public Library will hold story time at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday morning with Miss Sherri.
  • A monthly book discussion will be held on Wednesday, May 14. This month discussion will be on "The Innocent" by Harlan Coben.
  • A knitting class will begin April 21. Preregistration is required. For more information or to register, call the library at 856-7958.
  • "Consumer Loan Fraud" presented by the State Attorney General's Office will be held on April 22 at 6 p.m.
  • A bag sale is being held. The entire books and VHS selection in the conference room one bag can hold for a $1.
  • The annual meeting is on Tuesday, May 13, at 7 p.m., at St. Paul's Episcopal Church at Academy and Pine Street. The entertainment portion of the program will be presented by The School of the Arts Steel Drum Band and Lee Mussoff who will present a program on "Humor through Literature". Due to unforeseen circumstances the Georgetown Public Library will be canceling popcorn and a movie on Friday May 2 at 2 p.m.


  • Spring Craft Show The Georgetown Historical Society is seeking crafters for their May 17 and 18 Spring Craft Show to be held at the Marvel Carriage Museum located at 510 South Bedford St. in Georgetown. The doors will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. (Tables and chairs will be available.) Questions call 856-2760 or 856-6642.

    Adult Plus+ to hold fashion show The Adult Plus+ program at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus will host a fashion show and luncheon, on April 24, at Sussex Pines Country Club in Georgetown. Adult Plus+ members will model the latest spring and summer fashions provided by "That Boutique" of Milford. The program will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost to the public is $22, which includes lunch and the show. For more information, or to purchase tickets, call the Adult Plus+ program office at 856-5618.

    Scholarship fundraiser On Monday, May 5, Georgetown AARP #5340 will be hosting a fund raiser at the Roadhouse Steak Joint, Rehoboth Beach, from 6 to 8 p.m. Come out and eat, and ten percent of the day's proceeds will go towards the scholarship fund. Also, there will be a 50/50 drawing. For more information, call 856-3404 or 945-1288.

    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. 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.

    DELMAR EVENTS:

    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. For information, call Mildred Riley 846-3846.

    Spring yard sale Delmar Community third annual Spring yard sale, at Delmar State Street Park, Saturday, April 19, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Only 40 15'x15' spaces available, $20 donation in advance/ $25 donation morning of sale. Rain date is May 3. For additional information call: Melane Boltz 846-3079, or Janice Hughes 410-896-9360, or Sharon Levadnuk 846-9574. Profits from the booth fees will be donated to the Delmar Little League.

    Fish fry The Bi-State Ruritans will be sponsoring a fish fry on Saturday, April 26, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Melson Church Community Hall, Melson Road & Melson Church Road, east of Delmar. The cost is $8 per person for fish or chicken, hush puppies, coleslaw, rolls, iced tea and coffee. A chinese auction is also planned (bidders do not need to be present to win).

    Sandwich sale A sandwich sale will be held Saturday, April 26, 9 a.m. untilÉ at the Delmar Church of God of Prophecy, Rt. 13 N. and Dorthy Road. Featuring oyster sandwiches, crab cakes, chicken salad sandwiches, cheese steak subs, hamburgers, hot dogs, homemade soups. Call the church for more information 875-7824.

    SURROUNDING AREA EVENTS:

    Covered dish dinner A covered dish dinner will be held at Bethel Church Community House, Oak Grove, on Saturday, April 19, at 6 p.m. Karaoke music by Jerry Butler will be provided. Call Lucy Slacum at 629-7117.

    Ruritan Club breakfast 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. This month it will be held April 27.

    Motorcycle 'Ride of the Free' "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. Cost is $15, registration fee with free t-shirt to the first 150 registered riders. Help us serve those who served us. (Donations of cash, food, clothing, etc. are appreciated.) For more information call 302-424-1681.

    'Pedals, Pipes, And Pizza' On Friday, April 25, young pianists and music students, ages 7-17, will have an opportunity to meet the King of Instruments, the pipe organ! This event, entitled "Pedals, Pipes & Pizza," is being sponsored by the Southern Delaware Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. It will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Milford. Those interested should call 302-236-6647 or email mleinbach@gmail.com.

    Kiwanis Club fundraiser The Roadhouse Steak Joint in Rehoboth Beach is having a fundraiser day for the Kiwanis Club of Georgetown on Monday, April 28. The Roadhouse Steak Joint is located on Rt. 1 near the Midway Shopping Center. A portion of the proceeds earned that day will go to the Kiwanis Club of Georgetown's programs.

    'Ride to the Tide' Delaware Law Enforcement for Special Olympics' "Ride to the Tide" is an 80-mile police escorted motorcycle ride from Newark to Lewes to be held Sunday, April 20. Registration fee will be $25 for riders and $20 for passengers. For more information contact Special Olympics Delaware at 302-831-4653 or visit the website at www.sode.org.

    Earth Day Celebration An Earth Day celebration, sponsored by The Alternative Energy Showroom and Good For You Natural Market will be held on April 26 from noon to 4 p.m., at 28841 Rte. 9, Lewes, four miles west of Five Points. Renewable energy demonstrations including solar panels and wind systems that will help you save electricity (and money). Solar educational activities for children of all ages. For more information, call 841-0162 or contact lynne@flexera.net.

    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 fee is $15 for a space, $5 for a table. There will be many new crafts of all types, at the Strawberry festival, as well as food, plants, strawberry shortcake, baked goodies, and prizes. Contact Doris Tippett, 945-8137, dmtippett@mchsi.com for more information.

    Ruritan's ham and turkey shoot The Ellendale Ruritan Club ham and turkey shoot, Saturday, April 26, (rain date May 3) at 11:30 a.m., at Ellendale VFW, on V.F.W. Road. Directions: 1/2 mile south of U.S. 113 and 16 intersection). Refreshments will be available for sale. (If rain dates are cancelled, we will go to next shoot.) For possible cancellations call 302-422-2948 or cell 302-249-7025.

    Casino night Casino night to benefit nonprofit Delaware Hospice will be held on Friday, May 30, at Rehoboth Convention Center from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Local celebrity dealers will provide an entertaining evening of Black Jack, Texas Hold'Em, Roulette, and Poker. Guests will enjoy refreshments provided by Lighthouse Cove & Catering, Wine Tasting by Kemp's Liquors, beer from Banks Wine and Spirits, soft drinks donated by Pepsi, water by PepUp Inc., and great prizes from a raffle and silent auction. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased by calling Peggy Dolby, 800-838-9800, or emailing pdolby@delawarehospice.org. For more information go to www.delawarehospice.org.

    Bethel town-wide yard sale Bethel Historical Society will sponsor a town-wide yard sale, May 17, from 7 a.m. untilÉ? Set-up in your own yard, or central location at corner of Main and First streets. $10 fee will be collected. Scrapple sandwiches and homemade baked goodies will be available at the Community House. This will benefit the Count On Me Club. Any questions call 875-3971.

    MEETINGS:

    SHS Alumni meets The next executive board meeting of the Seaford High School Alumni Association will be on May 1 at 7 p.m., in the Seaford Museum. If any additional information is needed, call Donna Hastings Angell at 629-8077.

    Georgetown Lions meet The Georgetown Lions Club dinner-meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 13, at Easter Seals, 22317 DuPont Blvd., conference room. District-22 Co-Chair of Special Olympics Lion Winnie and Barbara Spence will be the guest speakers accompanied by a Special Olympic athlete. Visiting Lions and potential members are welcomed, but should call Helen Wilson at 856-2972, or the Rev. Charles Covington at 855-1160.

    S.A.L.T. Council meets The S.A.L.T. (Seniors and Lawmen Together) Council has announced that their monthly meetings will be held on the second Wednesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. This month it will be on May 14, 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 attend. The Council is an Advisory Committee for the following Triad: Seaford Triad meets the second Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Nanticoke Senior Center in Seaford. For additional information, contact president Al Hahn at 436-2157.

    Genealogical Society holds meeting The Sussex County Genealogical Society will hold its regular monthly meeting on Saturday, April 19 in the upstairs meeting room of the Rehoboth Public Library, Rehoboth Beach, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Topic is problems and solutions associated with using modern technology in genealogy. For more information, call 875-5418, or visit www.scgsdelaware.org.

    Orchid Hobbyists meet Orchid Hobbyists of Delmarva will meet on the third Sunday of each month September through June, from 2-5 p.m. This month's meeting will be April 20, at All Saints Episcopal Church, 10th and Grove Street, Delmar, Del. Everyone is welcome from beginners to experienced growers. Annual membership is $15 per family. For more information, contact either: Luther Shultz 410-341-6058, or Mary Jo Marshall 410-822-3941.

    Republican Women's Club meets The April meeting of the Sussex County Republican Women's Club will be held on April 23 at 10:45 a.m., in the Sussex Pines Country Club, club house. Members are reminded to bring items for Kent County's yard sale. Lunch will be served at a cost of $15. For information and reservations contact Kathy Vengazo at 302-539-4757. For more information visit www.SCRWC.net.

    'Knifty Knitters' meet The "Knifty Knitters" chapter of the Knitters Guild Association will be meeting the first Wednesday of each month 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.

    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.

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

    Trap Pond Partners plan bike rally Trap Pond Partners meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Bald Cypress Nature Center at Trap Pond State Park, Laurel. We are currently planning our 5th annual "Get In Gear" family bike rally to be held May 3. Visit us at www.trappondpartners.com for additional information.

    Seaford Republican Women's Club The Seaford Republican Women's Club will meet Thursday, April 24, 10:30 a.m., at the Seaford Country Club. Guest speaker will be Richard Carroll, Esq., president of the Delaware Young Republicans. He is a corporate lawyer. For further information contact Sharlana Edgell 629-7123.

    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.

    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.

    AARP chapter 1084 trips AARP Seaford chapter 1084 "Ride the Rails," West Virginia, trip on May 21-23. Cost is $420 per person, double; $515 single. Visit Backbone Mt. Windmill Farms on your way to Thomas, W.Va. Included are two breakfasts, two dinners and a box lunch aboard The Cheat Mt. Salamander. Your dinner will be at a vintage depot after a train ride on the Durbin Rocket. Last, a visit to Blackwater Falls State Park. For information contact Rose Wheaton at 629-7180. Trip to the U.S. Naval Academy on June 24. Cost is $64 per person. Lunch is included at "Phillips" restaurant before boarding the Harbor Queen for a sightseeing cruise of the Naval Academy and the Annapolis Harbor. Contact Rose Wheaton at 629-7180

    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 Olé 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 and dinner theatre. Nanticoke Senior Center's Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre Trip presents "Foot Loose" on Thursday, June 26, matinee in Lancaster, Pa. Cost is $70 members, $75 non-members.

    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.

    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, a trip to Camden Yards is planned. Bus will leave at 4 p.m. Game time is 7 p.m. Cost is $52.

    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 at 302-344-9706 or Miss Paris Twyman, 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.

    Adult Plus+ offers trips Don't let April showers keep you inside; enjoy a trip with the Adult Plus+ Program at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, Georgetown. Watch over 750 international performers, choral groups and Celtic dancers at the Virginia International Tattoo from VIP seats at the Norfolk Scope on April 20. Explore the underground railroad experience in the musical "Let My People Go!" at the Kennedy Center on April 20. Watch the Broadway musical comedy Guys and Dolls at the Dutch Apple Dinner Theater in Pennsylvania on April 23. For more complete information about these and other Adult Plus+ trips, call Delaware Tech at 856-5618.

    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.

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  • 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.
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