DDOA gives grant for the arts The Nanticoke River Arts Council has received a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts (DDOA) for members to attend the National Convention of Americans for the Arts to be held in Philadelphia in June. This local organization of area artists and friends is grateful for this opportunity to expand its knowledge to bring the arts to the community. The organization began in April 2007 and has participated in numerous local events with Art in the Park (Kiwanis Park) being the most recent and Heritage Days held at Ross Mansion. Currently artist mediums include pastels, oils, acrylics, watercolors, glass, wood, jewelry making, miniature lighthouses, and photography. For more information about the Nanticoke River Arts organization, contact Christina Darby at 629-4321 or Lisa Massey at 629-2444.
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.
Seaford District Library events "Lights, Camera, Action!" the Seaford Library will be having "Movie Night" on June 11, starting at 5:30 p.m. We provide the movie and the refreshments; all you need to do is take a seat and enjoy the show. For more information, contact Amber Motta at 629-2524. The Teen Summer Reading Program will be held from June 12 to July 31. Teens who have completed sixth through 12th grades may sign up starting on June 12 at 12:30 p.m. Registration for the Children's Summer Reading Program, "Catch the Reading Bug" at your Library, starts June 16, at 10 a.m. Starting June 17, Lap Sit will be on Tuesdays for ages 0 to 3 at 10:30 a.m. during the Summer Reading Program. Do you have health concerns? Confusing lab reports? Questions you should ask your doctor? Visit the Seaford District Library the second Wednesday of each month from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Meet with Linda Leonard, Consumer Health Librarian for Sussex County. All reference services are free and confidential. Programs are free and open to the public.
Seaford Historical Society picnic The Seaford Historical Society will have its annual picnic for all members in the VFW pavilion on June 22 at 6 p.m. Please bring a salad, vegetable or dessert and enjoy entertainment provided by Tony Windsor. The meat selection and beverage will be provided. The cost will again be $5 per person collected at the entrance. Please call Kathy Martin before June 16th for reservations at 629-6969.
Golf tournament The Nanticoke Rotary Seaford golf tournament is scheduled for a Shotgun Start at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, May 30, at the Seaford Golf & Country Club. This year's tournament proceeds will be used to perform much-needed repairs and maintenance on the two Rotary Houses located on Market Street in Seaford. The units in the houses provide transitional housing for four families for up to 90 days while they work to re-establish themselves back into a life of self-sufficiency. For more information contact Donald Hollenbeck 628-9900, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Vera Bradley & Longaberger bingo The Seaford Lioness Club will be holding a Vera Bradley & Longaberger basket bingo on Thursday, June 12, at the Western Sussex Boys and Girls Club, 310 Virginia Ave., Seaford. Games, raffles, door prizes and food available. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance, or $25 at the door. Purchase a ticket at Cut-N-Up Family Salon, or by calling a Lioness at 628-9290 or 629-8171.
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.
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 library at 875-3184.
Yard sale Rock Church of Laurel located at 3032 Seaford Road, will hold a yard sale on May 31, starting at 7 a.m. Table rentals are $15. Call Crystal at 349-5452 after 5 p.m
Fish Fry A-Y-C-E fish fry will be held on Saturday, June 14, 4-7 p.m., at Centenary UM Church, corner of Poplar & Market Sts., Laurel. Adults $10; Children $5; children under 5 yrs. free. Carry-outs available. Fish sandwiches also available for $3.
Charity chicken BBQ Charity chicken barbecue, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, June 7, at Dickerson's Produce Stand, U.S. 13 northbound, just south of Laurel. Dinner platters $6.50 -- includes half chicken, baked beans, pickle and roll. Benefits Christ United Methodist Church of Laurel. For more information, call 875-4233.
Yard and bake sale A yard and bake sale will be held on Saturday, May 31, starting at 7 a.m., at Victory Tabernacle Church of God, Laurel, Rt. 13A, 28161 Seaford Road. Information call 877-0443 or 629-6751. Pulled pork platters, hot dogs and drinks will be available. Rain date will be June 7.
Forgotten Laurel cemeteries Forgotten ancestors of Laurel area residents will be revealed in a program on 19th century family cemeteries in Little Creek and Broad Creek Hundreds as part of a June fundraising dinner hosted by the Laurel Historical Society. The dinner and program are open to the public and will be held at Laurel High School cafeteria on June 12. My Turn to Cook will cater the 6:30 dinner, and the slide program will follow a brief business meeting. Doug Breen and Chuck Swift, who initiated the cemetery identification and transcription project in January, will narrate a power point slide presentation of some of the 80 identified farm cemeteries. Most of the cemeteries are ones located in the middle of a farm field, however some are in town and church yards. Laurel Hill Cemetery is one of the largest transcribed. Many old-time Laurel names have been found on these stone markers and in some cases, the transcribers have been able to identify family connections between the different cemeteries. Guests will be encouraged to add any family information to the project in the interactive meeting. The cost of the event is $20 per person and reservations must be made before June 5, by calling 875-2820 or 875-7665.
LHS class of '87 The LHS class of '87 is hoping to hold its 20th year reunion this June. The planning committee is trying to locate class members. If you have contact information or would like to help plan the reunion, contact Michele Procino-Wells at email@example.com or 628-4140.
Dinner Gala The Johnny Janosik Charitable Events 2nd annual Dinner Gala will feature Joe Conklin a well known Philadelphia comedian/impersonator of 1,000 voices of famous celebrities at a dinner to benefit the Western Sussex Boys and Girls Club of Laurel, Saturday, May 31, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Laurel Fire Hall. The annual golfing tournament will be held Sept. 18 at the Heritage Shores Golf Club in Bridgeville. For ticket information for the dinner and golf tournament phone 302-875-3333 or visit their website www.johnnyjanosikcharitygolf.com.
IHOP family night The friends of the Bridgeville Library have another delicious fundraiser to promote. All you have to do is enjoy a meal at the Seaford, Dover, Rehoboth, or Salisbury IHOP locations, any day, any meal. Take and fill out the comment card; staple your receipt to the comment card and drop it off at the Bridgeville Library, Bridgeville Town Hall, or the Providence Sales Cottage in Heritage Shores. For more information, call Pat McDonald at 337-7192.
Historical Society's Museum The Bridgeville Historical Society Museum will be open to the public on the first Sunday of each month from June to October from 1 p.m - 4 p.m. The museum is located at 102 William Street, Bridgeville.
CHEER Center Father's Day Join us at the Greenwood CHEER Center for our Father's Day Celebration on Monday, June 16, at 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. The center is located at 12713 Sussex Highway, in Greenwood. Entertainment will be provided by Donnie Hopkins, along with 50/50 raffle, door prizes and plain ole fun. Come early and join us for lunch. Cost per person over 60 years of age is $2.50. For more information call the center at 349-5237.
Strawberry Moon Dinner Join us at the Greenwood CHEER Center for our Strawberry Moon Dinner on Wednesday, June 18, at 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. The center is located at 12713 Sussex Highway, in Greenwood. Entertainment will be provided by Cathy Gorman, along with a patriotic basket raffle. Cost for the dinner will be $6 per person over 60 years of age. For more information call the center at 349-5237.
Weekly dinner club ending This is a reminder that the Greenwood Weekly Club has ended for the summer. The CHEER Greenwood Center, located at 12713 Sussex Highway, Greenwood, wants to say thank you to everyone for their continued support throughout the last five months of the dinner club. We hope that everyone has a great summer. For more information call the center at 349-5237 or visit the CHEER website at www.cheerde.com.
Greenwood Spring Festival The Greenwood Mennonite School will be holding its 22nd annual Greenwood Spring Festival on Saturday, June 7, on the school grounds in Greenwood. All-you-can-eat breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. Hundreds of items, including fresh-made foods, chicken barbeque, pork barbeque, seafood, including crab cakes, baked goods, milkshakes, handcrafted items, books, plants, crafts; plus a petting zoo, children's games, a quilting demonstration, a white elephant booth, and more. Activities include spring festival auction, volleyball and softball tournaments, and helicopter rides. All proceeds from the festival benefit the Greenwood Mennonite School. For more information, contact Kevin Troyer at 422-0745.
Beef, Pork & Beer fundraiser Greenwood Volunteer Fire Co. will host a Beef, Pork & Beer fundraiser to benefit one of our own with medical expenses, Chief Tommy Jones. Saturday, June 14, from 2 p.m.-midnight. Tickets are $25 per person at the door, or $20 in advance. Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company is located at 112611 Sussex Highway, P.O. Box 1, Greenwood, DE 19950. Featuring: DJ Bullet; dunkin' booth; silent auction, 2-6 p.m. (checks or cash only); live music: The 5:01 Band, 8 p.m.-midnight; cash bar; 50/50 raffle. For tickets contact: David Sapp 349-4529 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Special Olympics The Delmar Lions Club is selling a Longaberger basket with the Delmar 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. For information, call Mildred Riley 846-3846.
Girl Scout Cheerleading Camp The Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay Council will be sponsoring a Twilight Cheerleading Camp from Monday, June 9 to Thursday, June 12. The camp will be held at Delmar Middle/High School in Delmar, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Cheerleading Camp is for all girls in grades kindergarten to fifth. The Delmar Wildcats Cheerleading Squad will be the instructors for the clinic. Activities will include stretching, tumbling, arm movements, chants, dance, and building skills. The cost is $25 per girl. Wear comfortable clothes and tennis shoes. Financial assistance is available. You do not have to be a Girl Scout to register for the camp. For more details or to sign up, call Pat Lewis at 410-742-5107 or 1-800-374-9811 ext. 26. A leading advocate for and expert on girls, the Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay Council builds girls of courage, confidence and character by providing personal leadership development and programs that teach skills for the real world. To learn more about Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay Council, visit www.GSCB.org or call 1-800-374-9811 or 410-742-5107.
Kids' Fest Community organizations and commercial vendors are invited to participate in the 11th annual Kids' Fest to be held on Saturday, June 14, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., at the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington. The event is coordinated by the Greater Milford Boys & Girls Club. Kids' Fest will feature a Healthy Kids Expo, free entertainment including magic, juggling and clowns; a variety of horse and pony events and hands-on activities, an Inflatable Fair and carnival games. Admission is free for children and $3 for adults; parking is free. For more information, call 302-398-5194 or 302-242-0375 or download forms at the www.kidsfestde.org. The search is on for a "Teen Idol" to be crowned at Kids' Fest. The first place winner will be honored as "Teen Idol" and will receive a $150 Visa gift card along with a prize package. Second and third place winners will be rewarded with $100 and $50 Visa gift cards, respectively, as well as prize packages. This is a vocal competition and is open to young people between the ages of 13 and 19. Each one will be limited to four minutes and may be accompanied by instrumental background music only. Entries must be received by May 23; call Rachel Silkworth at 302-398-5194 or email kidsfestteenidol@gmail-.com
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 645-2387.
Choptank River Festival Sailwinds Park is pleased to announce the creation of the Choptank River Festival. This three-day festival will be held this year from Friday, July 4, through Sunday, July 6. Friday hours begin at 3 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday, start at 1 p.m. The festival features three days of several different genres of music guaranteed to appeal to everyone in the family. Each day features both national performers as well as some local community celebrities as well, so make sure to come out and support all these wonderful performers. Friday will be geared to a rock sound featuring the talents of Matthew King, Hyphen, ZO2, and "Jimmie's Chicken Shack." Saturday will have an overall country vibe featuring the talents of Off the Hook, Golden Touch, Sister Shaw and the Dippy Eggs, Randy Lee Ashcraft, Bird Dog and the Road Kings and the night closes out with a performance from the great Tanya Tucker. Finishing out our festival on Sunday are the spiritual sounds of some local gospel performers Candy Rabbit and Chesapeake Wind, The Heavenly Sons of Joy, and Brooke Meredith, at which time we will switch gears slightly and move into a more traditional Motown sound with the talents of Laura Todd, Shelly Abbott, The Echoes, and finishing the night out with "The Drifters." It is a weekend of music for every musical taste. Also featured during the festival will be many vendors selling Eastern Shore food and wares, and a Carnival for the kids.
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.
Become a 'Little Sister' The Miss Delaware Organization announces the 2008 Miss Delaware "Little Sister" Program. This program is open to girls between the ages of 5 and 12. Join us for the opportunity to perform live with Miss Delaware 2007, Brittany Dempsey during the 2008 Miss Delaware Scholarship Pageant Preliminary, Friday, June 13, at the Rollins Theater, Dover Downs Hotel and Casino, Dover. Your donation of $130 will include: a Miss Delaware Little Sister tiara; a Miss Delaware Little Sister T-shirt; the opportunity to perform on stage at the 2008 Miss Delaware Pageant with Miss Delaware 2007. For more information contact Aimee Voshell String at email@example.com or call 629-2184. For additional information, visit www.missde.org.
Shore Line Garden Railroad Club The 2008 northern area R/R Garden open tour - Bridgeville area open house at Hollis and Mary Noel's, 18272 Progress School Road, on Saturday, June 14, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. and Sunday, June 15, 1-6 p.m. Look for R/R signs- additional open house tours this week end in Dover, Smyrna, and Magnolia for a complete list www.trainweb.org/shoreline
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. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased by calling Peggy Dolby, 800-838-9800, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information go to www.delawarehospice.org.
Charity bowling The Mortgage Market of Delaware is hosting a charity bowling event June 21, at 3 p.m. at the Doverama bowling lanes adjacent to Rodney Village. Proceeds will benefit Homes For Our Troops, a national organization that builds or adapts homes to accommodate severely handicapped Iraq/Afghanistan war veterans. Donations and sponsorships are needed. If you wish to contribute, or if you want to register to play, call 422-4303, or email email@example.com. Registration is $100 per team of 4. Food, drinks, prizes, t-shirts, fun for all!
'A Bit of Broadway' The Sussex County Republican Women's Club presents "A Bit of Broadway" to be held on Friday, June 13, at the Baywood Country Club, Long Neck. The event will begin at 7 p.m. with hors d'oeuvres, cash bar and prizes. Curtain time is 8 p.m. The cost is $45 per person. For more information, visit the Sussex County Republican Women's Club website at www.SCRWC.net or call 945-1816. Reserve a ticket no later than June 1.
SHS Alumni Assoc. board meeting The SHS Alumni Assoc will hold its executive board meeting on Thursday, June 5, beginning at 7 p.m. in the downtown Seaford Museum. If you have any questions please call Donna Hastings Angell at 629-8077
SCWDC meeting June 19 The Sussex County Women's Democrat Club dinner meeting will take place at 5:30 p.m. on June 19, at the Sussex Pines Country Club, in Georgetown. Featured speaker will be Dr. Everett Toomey, Jr., educator. Dinner will cost $13 per person. For details and reservations, call Thelma Monroe, president, at 934-9716.
Trap Pond Partners meets Trap Pond Partners (a volunteer non-profit organization) 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 always looking for new members and ideas to improve our state park. To learn more, visit www.trappondpartners.com.
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 June 15, at All Saints Episcopal Church, 10th and Grove Street, Delmar, Del. 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 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.
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 for 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. This month it will be held June 22.
Knitting Guild meets All Knitters: The "Sea Purls" Chapter of The Knitting Guild Association meets on the first Wednesday of each month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Cheer Center in Georgetown on the corner of Rt. 9 and Sand Hill Road. For more details call Joyce Smirk, Secretary, 302-732-6495. Lunch available.
July 4th meetings Laurel July 4th meetings are set for the following days: 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.
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.
Equine Council meeting Next Delaware Equine Council meeting will be at State Fair Grounds' Exhibitor's Hall, Harrington on Monday, June 16th, 7 p.m., followed by Guest Speaker will be Bet-R-Blades, all about care and proper use of clippers...for more info contact Stan 302-684-3966.
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. 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.
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.
Laurel Senior Center Day trips June 2 - A day in Ocean City, leaving at 9:30 a.m. June 26 - Smith Island Cruise, luncheon at Bayside Restaurant. July 18 - Choptank Riverboat Luncheon Cruise at Suicide Bridge in East New Market. If interested you must have reservations, call 875-2536 for further information.
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 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.
Bus trip to Jamaica, Queens A bus trip to Jamaica, Queens, N.Y., on Saturday, Aug. 16, from Big Lots, Seaford. Bus will leave at 5 a.m. Departure from New York, 5 p.m. Price $50, flat rate. For information contact Sister Paris Twyman, at 410-754-9135.
Fall trip to Hamptons Methodist Manor House in Seaford will host a fall trip to the Hamptons in New York on Oct. 1. This three day, two night tour planned by White Star Tours is a "Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous" tour. Cost of $399 per person/double occupancy includes lodging, most meals, tours, motor-coach transportation and much more. For more information call Dixie Carlisle at 628-5631. Sign up deadline is June 1.
AARP Chapter #915 trips New York Day Trip - May 24, cost $42 per person. Call 410-754-8588 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.
Adult Plus+ June trips & activities Seniors can take advantage of a variety of trips and activities offered by the Adult Plus + program in June at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, Georgetown.
On June 3, attend the Phillies vs. Cincinnati Reds game. On June 12, enjoy a lively tour of historic Philadelphia homes in the "Fairmont Park House Tour." On June 18, a biblical story is brought to life in "Abraham and Sarah - A Love Story" at Sight & Sound Theatre in Lancaster, Pa. On June 25, view the musical "Gypsy" in Ardentown.
"Adult Plus+ Woodcarvers Club" meetings are from June 23 to Nov. 24. Take a basic drawing skills course from June 4 to July 9. Attend the Statewide Senior Art Awards Luncheon on June 5 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Socialize and make new friends by attending the Adult Plus+ Couples Club on June 12 or the Adult Plus+ Mixed Singles Club on June 18 as well as the Adult Plus+ Summer Picnic on June 19.
On June 26, share your views of current events from 1 to 3 p.m. then treat yourself at the ice cream social at 3 p.m. For more information about Delaware Tech's Adult Plus+ program at 856-5618.
Seaford AARP Chapter #1084 trips Tuesday, June 24 - Annapolis Naval Academy, lunch and cruise. A guided tour of the academy and lunch (included) at Phillip's Restaurant. Time for shopping before boarding the Harbor Queen for a cruise of the harbor. Cost $64. Wednesday, July 23 - Rainbow Dinner Theater in Paradise, Pa. to see a comedy, "Hold That Thought." Total cost: $67. Wednesday, Sept. 24 - Spirit of Norfolk lunch cruise and then tour Nauticus, National Maritime Center, The Battleship Wisconsin and The Hampton Roads Naval Museum. Cost is $78. Monday-Thursday, Oct. 13-16 - New Hampshire White Mountains. Stay in Laconia, N.H. Visit Franconia Notch State Park, Chutter's Store, Sugar Hill Sampler, Harman's Cheese & Country Store. Visit Wolfebore for some shopping and tour Hampshire Pewter. Lunch on board the Lake Winnipesaukee scenic railroad. Cruise across the lake on a 230-foot ship to Mt. Washington. Cost: $650 per person double occupancy. Contact Rose Wheaton at 629-7180.