Bulletin Board
Thursday, June 05, 2008

Benefit yard sale for St. Luke's On Saturday, June 14 there will be a yard sale benefiting St. Luke's Episcopal Church at the home of Gene and Jan Grantz, 707 E. Ivy Drive, in Woodside Manor. All proceeds will go to St. Luke's Church so please come out and help make this sale a success.

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

Seaford District Library events
  • "Lights, Camera, Action!" The Seaford Library will be having "Movie Night" on June 11, 2008 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.
  • 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. For more information contact Kenda Kile at 629-2524.
  • Registration for the Children's Summer Reading Program, "Catch the Reading Bug" 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.
  • The Delaware Museum of Natural History will present "Creepy Crawlies" on Tuesday, June 17, starting at 1 p.m. This event is part of the Seaford District Library's Children's Summer Reading Program "Catch the Reading Bug."
  • Diane Delaney will present "Bugs and Creepy Crawly Things" on Wednesday, June 18, at 10:30 a.m. This event is part of the Seaford District Library's Children's Summer Reading Program "Catch the Reading Bug".
  • Cape Henlopen Nature Center will present "Buggy about Bugs!" on Thursday, June 19 at 1 p.m. This event is part of the Seaford District Library's Children's Summer Reading Program "Catch the Reading Bug."
  • The Teen Summer Reading Program, "Metamorphosis," will be having "Duct Tape Designing" on Thursday, June 19, starting at 4 p.m.
  • 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 11am-1pm. Meet with Linda Leonard, Consumer Health Librarian for Sussex County. All reference services are free and confidential.

  • 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.

    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.

    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.

    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 1988 reunion LHS Class of 1988 20 year reunion planning in progress for fall 2008. We need your help. Contact the committee with your address information and anyone else's that you may know at Reunioninfo2008@yahoo.com or call the reunion hotline 302-280-6655 or register on classmates.com to help us connect to everyone.

    Children's Summer Reading Program
  • Signups for the Laurel Public Library's Children's Summer Reading Program begins on Wednesday, June 18, and will continue throughout the summer. The Summer Reading Program is a great way for children to keep up their reading skills over the summer and earn prizes at the same time. Children who read at least 10 books between June 18 and Aug. 9 will receive a book of their choice and a prize from the Friends of the Laurel Public Library, who generously fund both the children's and the Teen Summer Reading programs. Additionally, children earn trips to the Treasure Box for each 5 books they read.
  • Wednesday, June 18, the Library will host John Hadfield performing "Monkeys in the House!" at 2 p.m., and families with children of all ages are invited to spend an enjoyable afternoon with us. Support for this program is made possible by collaboration between the Delaware Division of the Arts and the Delaware Division of Libraries. (Funding is provided in part by the National Endowment for the Arts and Library Services and Technology Act administered by the Institute for Museum and Library Services.)
  • Wednesday, June 25, the Library's talented teen volunteers will present our sixth annual Summer Reading Program Festival at 2 p.m. Children in grades K-6 will spend an enjoyable afternoon playing games, doing crafts and having fun.
  • From June 23 - Aug. 7, the library will have several weekly programs for preschoolers -sixth-grade. On Mondays at 6:30 p.m., children in grades 2-6 are invited to be part of our 4th Annual Acting Club. Children will play theater games, perform skits, and be part of a real play.
  • 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays, children ages 2-5 will be treated to stories, songs, poetry, math and science at our Preschool StoryTime. On Thursdays at 2 p.m. the library will present "Crafty Little Buggers" where children in grades K-6 will do all kinds of projects about bugs, both real and imaginary. For more information about the Laurel Public Library's Children's Summer Reading Program, stop by the library at 101 East 4th St., call us at 875-3184, or find us on the web at www.laurel.lib.de.us. You can also email Becky Norton, the Youth Services Librarian at Rebecca.norton.lib.de.us for more information.

    Teen Summer Reading Program

  • The Teen Summer Reading Program begins on Friday, June 13, and nine lucky teens will win a limo ride to Barnes and Noble to spend a $25 gift certificate! Students entering 7th - 12th grade earn entries in the grand prize drawing by completing (very short!) ThumbsUP/ThumbsDOWN review cards for each book they read during the summer. Additionally, teens earn more entries in the grand prize limo drawing when they participate in our teen programs and by doing volunteer work at the library.
  • On Monday evenings at 8 p.m., from June 23 - Aug. 4, area teens can be part of our Anything Goes! Teen Book Club, an after-hours program with no required reading! Teens talk about whatever they're reading, find out what other teens are reading and eat junk food!
  • From 7-9 p.m. on June 13, June 27, July 11, July 25, and Aug. 8, the library will host NightLife@the Library, an after-hours program where teens can watch movies, play games, eat pizza and have fun.
  • Teens are also encouraged to become part of our very active Teen Advisory Board. This group of talented teens work as volunteer program assistants throughout the year and plan and produce our Annual Childrens Summer Reading Program Festival. Additionally, TAB members advise the Teen Librarian on purchases of books, movies, CDs and magazines for the teen collection.
  • For more information about the Laurel Public Library's Teen Summer Reading Program, stop by the Library at 101 East 4th St., call us at 875-3184, or find us on the web at www.laurel.lib.de.us. You can also email Becky Norton, Teen Librarian, at Rebecca.norton@lib.de.us, for more information.

    Charity Lodge Oyster Fry Oyster Fry at Charity Lodge #27, Poplar Street, Laurel, will be serving oyster, hamburger and hot dog sandwiches, baked goods and homemade ice cream, on June 7, 11 a.m. till it's gone.

    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 mpw@seafordlaw.com or 628-4140.


    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

    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 reciept 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, please 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.

    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.

    Greenwood Pastor Bike Run The 2nd annual Pastor Harold R. Daniels Bike Run will be held Saturday, June 7, at noon. Registration begins at 11 a.m. at Greenwood Elementary School. Ride contest and silent auction. Cost is $10 and $5 for extra rider. Proceeds go to establishing a $2,500 scholarship fund.

    'Bound by Books' discussion group The newly formed book discussion group, "Bound by Books", will hold its first discussion session on Tuesday, June 10, from 6:30 to 8 at the Greenwood Public Library. The work to be discussed will be the short story Suspicion by Dorothy L. Sayers. The program is free and open to all. Come enjoy the lively discussion, pleasurable socializing, and tasty refreshments. To obtain a copy of the short story, please drop by the Greenwood Public Library or call Robin Miller at 349-5309. The Greenwood Public Library is located at 100 Mill St., just east of the railroad tracks in Greenwood.

    Recession-Proof Your Life Does the economy have you worried? Are you struggling with your personal finances? Come to the Greenwood Public Library on Thursday, June 12, at 6:30 p.m. to hear Donald Whitworth from the Delaware Money School share valuable strategies and tips on how to survive a recession. Whitworth is a retired Chrysler executive with 31 years of service, has recently served as a New Castle County Council Financial Advisor, and is a regional leader for Primerica Financial Services with 12 years of experience. He is dedicated to educating middle-income Americans on personal finance management. The program is free and open to all. To register, or for any questions, call the Greenwood Library at 349-5309. Walk-ins are also welcome. The Greenwood Public Library is located at 100 Mill St., just east of the railroad tracks in Greenwood. Take that positive step and come out and hear how you can best "recession-proof" your life!

    Greenwood Flag Day Celebration The Ladies Auxiliary of Greenwood Memorial VFW Post 7478 of Greenwood, on Governors Avenue in Greenwood will sponsor a Flag Day celebration on Friday evening, June 13, at 7 p.m. The evening program will feature a salute to the U. S. Flag, a Recognition of several community youth who participated in various patriotic activities and competitions in 2007 - 2008, and the popular patriotic auction. All proceeds from the annual patriotic auction benefit Operation Uplink, the VFW program that provides phone cards for hospitalized veterans and active duty personnel. The public is invited to attend. Anyone who would like to donate to Operation Uplink in support of the troops and hospitalized veterans may contact President Michaele S. Russell at 349-4220 for more information. Light refreshments will be served.

    Adult Summer Reading Club The Greenwood Public Library's adult summer reading club, "Basking in Books," will begin on June 16 and continue through Aug. 25. It is open to all 18 years and older or those who have graduated from high school. To participate, please register at the Greenwood Library and start reading or listening to your favorite books. Entry slips are filled out for each book enjoyed; these entry slips enter you in weekly drawings for prizes as well as for a grand prize to be awarded on Aug. 25. For further information, contact the Greenwood Library at 349-5309. The Greenwood Public Library is located at 100 Mill St., just east of the railroad tracks, in Greenwood.

    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 dnisapp@comcast.net


    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. 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

    Georgetown Public Library events
  • The Georgetown Public Library will hold Story Time at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday morning with Miss Sherri. For more information call the library at 856-7958.
  • The Friends of the Georgetown Public Library will hold its monthly book discussion on Wednesday, June 11.
  • At 10 a.m. - This month discussion will be on "Changing Light" by Nora Gallagher. For more information call the library at 856-7958.
  • The Georgetown Library will hold Wellness Wednesday, June 18, from 2-4 p.m. For more information call the Consumer Health Librarian at 227-8044.
  • Calling all kids, the Georgetown Summer Reading Program will have its kick off program on June 12 at 2 p.m. The Winterthur Museum doing a presentation called "Pretty Pests, Industrious Insects." Come join us for all the fun. For more information call the Library at 856-7958.
  • The Georgetown Public Library will have a movie matinee every Friday at 2 p.m. starting the week of June 13 to Aug. 22. For more information call the library at 856-7958.
  • The Georgetown Public Library will be closed until 1 p.m. on June 5 due to a staff meeting.

  • Conley's UMC Yard & Bake Sale A yard and bake sale will take place on Saturday, June 14, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine. The sale is organized by the United Methodist Women of Conley's UM Church. Yard sale table rentals are available for $10 each. Contact Sandie Wysocki at 945-1711 to rent a table. Refreshments will be available. The sale will be located outside Conley's UMC Fellowship Hall at 22150 Robinsonville Road, one-half mile from the Angola traffic light on Rt. 24. The Angola traffic light is five miles west of Rt. 1 and three and a half miles east of Long Neck Road. From either direction turn on to Robinsonville Road, the church is one-half mile from Rt. 24.

    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. 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."

    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 aimeestring@yahoo.com or call 629-2184. For additional information, visit www.missde.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 chad@themortgagemarketofdelaware.com. Registration is $100 per team of 4. Food, drinks, prizes, t-shirts, fun for all!


    SCWDC meeting 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. 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.

    Widowed Persons Service meets The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting on Tuesday, June 17, at 12:15 p.m. at the Golden Corral. The planned guest speaker will be Everett Hart. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend. Please come join us – we all enjoy the trips, lunches/dinners, etc. that we do. July 4th meetings Laurel July 4th meetings are set for the following days: June 9, June 16, June 23 and June 30. They begin at 5 p.m. and are held at the Laurel Chamber Office.

    Friends of Bridgeville Library meet The Friends of the Bridgeville Libray will meet on Tue. June 10 at the St. Mary's Episcopal Church William St. Bridgeville at 7:00 p.m. Many exciting events are being planned. The new Bridgeville Library will no longer be a dream, but a reality with your support! "Let's make history together!" Everyone is welcome. For more information please call Ruth Skala at 337-3678.

    Seaford Historical Society picnic The Historical Society's Annual Picnic/Meeting will be on Sunday, June 22, at 6 p.m., rain or shine at VFW Post 4961 pavilion on Middleford Road, Seaford. Cost is $5/person, plus either a salad, vegetable or dessert per family. Reservations required by Tuesday, June 17. Call Kathy Martin at 629-6969. A message can left at the Martin Co. which is the same phone number. Entertainment will be by Tony Windsor; meeting will be conducted by president Rudy Wilson.

    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 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.

    Seaford AARP Chapter 1084 trips U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md., June 24. Cost is $64 per person. Leave Peebles parking lot 7 a.m. View exhibits and do a guided tour of the academy. Have lunch (included) at "Phillips" restaurant before doing some shopping. Board the Harbor Queen for a narrated sightseeing cruise of Annapolis Harbor and the banks of the Academy. Rainbow Dinner Theater, Paradise, Pa., July 23. Cost is $67 per person. Bus leaves Peebles parking lot 7:30 a.m. and returns around 7 p.m. Enjoy a lunch buffet and the comedy, "Hold That Thought." Contact Rose Wheaton at 629-7180 for more information.

    Longaberger bus trip Longaberger collectors will want to step aboard a Bus Trip to Boyd's Bear Country in Gettysburg, Pa., for the Boyd's Bear Country Basket Fest. Join Longaberger, America's premier maker of handcrafted baskets, pottery and wrought iron at the World's Most Humongous Teddy Bear Store for a fun-filled event that takes place Aug. 23. The bus will leave from the Seaford Village Shopping Center at 6 a.m. and return at 8 p.m.
  • A unique opportunity to weave your own Longaberger basket (not included in price of registration).
  • Shopping at the Longaberger Homestead At Home Store, which provides select home décor, clothing, collectibles and gift items.
  • The Longaberger Factory Store with close to 10,000 square feet of retired and revered Longaberger baskets, pottery and wrought iron products available for purchase.
  • Longaberger Family members will be there each day to sign your favorite Longaberger products
  • Longaberger Basket giveaways will take place every hour and much more! $59 per person (includes motor coach transportation, snack filled Longaberger Tote and door prizes). For more information and reservations call Renee Morris at 245-8842 or email at RGMorris93@comcast.net.

  • Bus trip to Nashville Seaford will host a trip to Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 13-17. Cost of $799 per person/double occupancy includes lodging at the Opryland Hotel, performance of Radio City's "Christmas Spectacular" featuring world-famous Rockettes, Fantasy in Ice, holiday dinner show featuring Louise Mandrell, most meals, motor-coach transportation and much more. For more information call Frances Horner at 629-4416

    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.

    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.

  • 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 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.