Dance for J.R. Adkins
Benefit dance for J.R. Adkins, Saturday, Dec. 3, Delmar Fire Department, must be 21 years of age, $10 a person. 6 to 8 p.m., food provided; 8 p.m. to midnight, dance. Silent auction and 50/50. For tickets call 846-3314 or 875-0374.
Little League at Grotto's
Grotto's, U.S. 13, Seaford, will sponsor a Nanticoke Little League night on Monday, Dec. 5, from 5 to 9 p.m. Ten percent of the proceeds will go to Nanticoke Little League.
AARP Driving Class
AARP offers driver's course Dec. 12, 13 AARP Driver Safety Course for people 50 and over, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 12 and 13, at Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford Road, Seaford. The two-day program, sponsored by the American Association for Retired Persons, stresses how older drivers may operate vehicles safely. Upon completion of the program, participants receive a certificate for a reduction in their auto insurance. A 15-percent reduction is given to anyone repeating the program within three years. For information and registration, call 629-8081. The cost is $10.
Sunday Breakfast Buffet
Sunday breakfast buffet, Galestown Ruritan Club, community hall, Sunday, Nov. 27, 7 to 10 a.m. Cost is $6 for adults; $4 for children ages 6-12. Breakfast takes place the fourth Sunday October-June.
Blades Firemen and Ladies Auxiliary all-you-can-eat breakfast, Sunday, Dec. 4, 8-11 a.m., adults $6, Children, $3. Menu includes: bacon, scrapple, sausage, scrambled eggs, cream chipped beef, sausage gravy over toast, pancakes made to order, toast, hash brown potatoes, fruit cup, fruit juices, coffee, milk. The breakfast takes place the first Sunday of each month at the Blades Volunteer Fire Company Hall.
Bridgeville Thanksgiving Dinner
Free Thanksgiving dinner, Lifeway Church of God, Rt. 404, Bridgeville, Thursday, Nov. 24, 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. Delivery available to the homebound. For more information, phone 337-3044.
Concert to Help Hope Houses
A Christmas Celebration of Hope, featuring Sierra Spicer with family and friends, Laurel High School, Saturday, Nov. 26, 7 p.m. Free admission, but donations will be accepted for Hope Houses I and II in Laurel. Sponsored by the Laurel Community Foundation.
Epworth Christmas Craft Show
Epworth Christian School third annual Christmas in the Country Craft Show, Saturday, Nov. 26, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crafters, vendors and refreshments. The school is located on Sycamore Road, 4 1/2 miles east of U.S. 13, Laurel. Phone 875-0166.
Seaford Carolling in the Park
12th annual Carolling in Gateway Park and tree-lighting ceremony, downtown Seaford, Monday, Nov. 28, 7 p.m. Music and singing. Hot chocolate provided by Seaford Kiwanis. Phone 629-9173.
Bridgeville Carolling in Park
Town of Bridgeville Carolling in the Park, Friday, Dec. 2, 6:30 p.m. Historical Society Park at the corner of Delaware Avenue and William Street. Bring a canned good. Santa will visit.
Christmas in Bridgeville
30th annual Christmas in Bridgeville, Saturday, Dec. 3, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Woodbridge High School. More than 75 vendors with crafts, plants, decorations, wooden items. Lunch by Jimmy's Grille. Phone 337-7887.
Local Christmas Parades
Seaford: Saturday, Dec. 3, 7 p.m., sponsored by the Downtown Seaford Association. For more information, phone 628-2828. The raindate is Sunday, Dec. 4, at 2 p.m.
Delmar: Saturday, Dec. 3, 2 p.m., sponsored by the Delmar Chamber of Commerce. For more information, phone 846-3336. The raindate is Sunday, Dec. 4, at 2 p.m.
Laurel: Friday, Dec. 9, 7 p.m., sponsored by the Laurel Chamber of Commerce and the Laurel Volunteer Fire Department. For more information, phone 1-800-282-8650. The raindate is Saturday, Dec. 10, at 7 p.m.
Millsboro: Saturday, Dec. 3, 10 a.m., sponsored by the Greater Millsboro Chamber of Commerce and the town of Millsboro. For more information, phone 934-6777.
Laurel Christmas Musical
Laurel Wesleyan Church will be presenting a multi-generational Christmas musical "The Christmas S.O.C.C.E.R. Team" on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 6 p.m. and on Sunday, Dec. 11, at 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Childcare will be provided. Laurel Wesleyan Church is located one-half mile north of Laurel on U.S. 13A. For more information phone 875-5380.
Victorian Christmas in Seaford
Ninth annual Victorian Christmas, Gov. Ross Mansion, Seaford, Dec. 9, 10, 11. Candlelight tours, 5 to 8 p.m., Dec. 9 ($5); tours, 1 to 4 p.m. ($5), wine and cheese party/candlelight tours, 5 to 7 p.m. ($10), Dec. 10; tours, family day, 1 to 5 p.m. ($7, $15 a family), De. 11. Thirteen rooms will be decorated by local florists for the holiday. Sponsored by the Seaford Historical Society.
Santa Hours in Laurel
Santa Claus will be at Market Street Park, Laurel, immediately after the parade on Friday, Dec. 9. On Saturday, Dec. 10, from 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.; on Friday, Dec. 16, from 6 to 8 p.m.; and Saturday, Dec. 17, from 10 a.m. to noon and 6 to 8 p.m. His visit is sponsored by Charity Lodge 27 I.O.O.F., Laurel.
Model Railroad Club Show
Delmarva Model Railroad Club 18th annual holiday open house, Dec. 3 and 4, Jan. 7, 8, 14 and 15, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays. Club is located at 103 East St., Camelot Hall, Delmar, Del. Refreshments, white elephant tables, train set raffle. Phone 856-9250.
Marine Corps League
The Marine Corps League meets the first Thursday of each month, at 7:30 p.m. at the Log Cabin in Seaford. This month will be Dec. 1
Seaford High Class of 1965
Seaford High School Class of 1965 reunion committee is making plans for its 40th class reunion, Saturday, Nov. 26. Updated addresses for the following classmates are needed: Rick Cordrey, Barbara Frazer Burke, Faye Hayes Wright, Sherri Hoster, Irving Johnson, Charles Morse, Kenneth Mullin, Linda Pierce Ragin, Phillips Travatello, Barbara Thompson Savage, Pat Williams Honan, Barry Cordrey and Tyronne Drummond. Contact Donna Hastings Angell 629-8077, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Carolyn Somers Calhoun 629-6194 or email: email@example.com.
Artists Studio Tour
11th annual Southeastern Delaware Artists Studio Tour (SEDAST), Friday and Saturday, Nov. 25 and 26, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free, self-guided tour of the studios of 16 of Delaware's most talented artists and artisans – all in southeastern Sussex County. For maps and information, call Lynn Massey, tour co-ordinator, at 302-539-4092 or visit website, www-artstudiotour.com.
Comic Book, Toy Show
Sunday, Nov. 27, Delaware Comic-Con (DECON) - Comic book and toy show at Millcreek Fire Hall, 3900 Kirkwood Highway (near Best Buy), Wilmington, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., $3 admission (children 12 and under free), More than 50 tables of dealers. For information or reservations phone (302) 559-7962, firstname.lastname@example.org, or www.a2zshows1.com.
Basket Bingo in Milford
Basket bingo at Milford Elks Lodge 2401, corner of Elks Lodge and Marshall roads, Milford, on Thursday, Dec. 1, starting at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.); featuring Longaberger baskets. Refreshments for sale. Free soft drinks and desserts. Must be 18 years of age to play bingo. Sponsored by the Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware. Cost is $20 in advance; $25 at the door. For information and advance tickets: call 424-4015, 537-4757, or 947-1779.
DuPont Golden Girls Luncheon
DuPont Golden Girls luncheon, Thursdsay, Dec. 1, (snow date: Thursday, Dec. 8), 11 a.m., at Seaford Golf and Country Club. The cost is $15 and payable by Monday, Nov. 15. Send to: Rebecca Waller, 23133 Ross Station Road, Seaford, DE 19973; phone: 302-629-6579. Optional gift $10.
READ Aloud Session
Read ALOUD Delaware volunteer training session will be held Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 1 p.m., in the Seaford Public Library, 402 North Porter St., Seaford. Call 856-2527 to sign up for training or for further information. Volunteer readers are needed at various reading sites in Sussex County.
Day Trip to Harrisburg, Pa.
Seaford Parks and Recreation day trip to Harrisburg, Pa., Sunday, Dec. 4. Bus leaves the Seaford High School parking lot at 7 a.m. Tour the Christmas and Gift Show, the largest holiday show in the country with 500 vendors, decorated trees, musical groups and more. Cost is $30. Phone 629-6809.
Christmas Time in Bethlehem
Trip to Bethlehem, Pa., Sunday, Dec. 11., bus leaves from Memorial Building, Sharptown Carnival Grounds at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $45; due by Friday, Nov. 25 to Susan Calloway, 32556 Holly Oak Dr., Laurel, DE 19956 (875-5911). Tour of Christmas displays, shopping, Living Nativity Pageant, greeting center, guided tour at night, dinner on your own. Sponsored by Roelma Chapter 13, Order of the Eastern Star of Maryland.
Stay and Play
Parents and children from birth through age three can play together and network with other families. Free. Seaford Parks and Recreation, 320 Virginia Ave., Seaford. Mondays, 10:30 a.m.-noon, birth to 24 months; Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.-noon , 25 months to 48 months. from Sept. 12 - May 22. Closed on school holidays. Call Anna Scovell at 856-5239. Sponsored by Parents as Teachers.