Bulletin Board
Thursday, September 11, 2008

AARP Membership meeting AARP Seaford, Chapter 1084 of Western Sussex County will meet Thursday, Sept. 11, at Methodist Manor House Fellowship Hall, Seaford, at 1:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Connie Matthews of First State Community Action Agency. Guests, 50 years or older, are welcome and invited to join in refreshments and conversation after the meeting. For information regarding membership to this state chapter, call Helen at 875-5086.

Senior Basket Bingo The Nanticoke Senior Center will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo on Thursday, Sept. 25, starting at 7 p.m. at the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club, 310 Virginia Avenue. Proceeds to benefit the new Nanticoke Senior Center. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win the Large Hamper and the American Celebrations Oval Market Basket or one of the several door prizes. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information call 629-4939 or 628-2828.

Read Aloud Delaware Read Aloud Delaware volunteer training session will be held Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 1 p.m. in the Seaford Public Library, 402 North Porter Street. Call 856-2527 to sign up for training.

GOP Women's Club luncheon The Seaford Republican Women's Club will host a luncheon on Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 11:30 a.m. at the Seaford Golf and Country Club. The cost is $13 per person. The public is invited. Special guest speakers will be candidate for governor Bill Lee and candidate for lieutenant governor Charlie Copeland. Reservations are required and may be made by calling Ann Nesbitt at 628-7788. The deadline for reservations is Thursday, Sept. 18.

Breakfast benefit Mt. Olivet Church in downtown Seaford will be holding a breakfast on Saturday, Sept. 13, from 7 to 10 a.m. in Fellowship Hall. This will be a fundraiser to support the preschool program to help keep costs affordable for families. All are welcome to enjoy a breakfast of pancakes, eggs, scrapple, sausage, fruit and more. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children under 10. There will be a Schwann's truckload sale in the parking lot. Call 629-4458 mornings for information.

Fitness Classes Fitness Classes Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9 a.m., Tuesday and Thursda,y 5:30 p.m. The six-week session starts the week of September 15 and meets in St. John's UMC Fellowship Hall in Seaford (sponsored by St. John's but open to the public). Beginners to intermediate participants welcome in this fun, faith-filled, co-ed, non-competitive muscle-toning, stretching, high/low aerobic class. Get a doctor's OK and come try a free session. Only a 6-8 week commitment at a time required. For more information or to register call 24-year AFAA certified fitness professional Carol Lynch at 629-7539.

The Ark Yard Sale Seaford Wesleyan Senior Group yard sale will be held Saturday, Sept. 13, beginning at 7 a.m. Five dollar donation for table space. Bring a table or one will be provided. Call Barb at 302-877-0815. In the gym or on the lot, rain or shine. Hot dogs, chips, and sodas for sale. Bake goods table. Southbound lane of US 13 (Sussex Highway) at the Ark, Seaford Wesleyan Church.

Yard sale Nanticoke Yacht Club in Blades will hold a yard sale on Saturday, Sept. 13, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tables are $10 each. Rain date is Sept. 20. Call 875-7143.

Class of '88 reunion The Seaford High School class of '88 20-year reunion will be Saturday, Nov. 29, at the banquet center next to Jimmy's Grill Restaurant in Bridgeville. The reunion will be from 6-10 p.m. with a cocktail hour from 6-7 p.m., and dinner at 7. The cost is $75 a couple and $37.50 for a single. This includes dinner and entertainment. Contact Cathy Hastings (Maas) at dcat5186@hotmail.com, Lexie Ketterman (Kingree) at lexketterman@gmail.com or Angie Zebley (Mitchell) at angie@tullramey.com with contact information.

Craft vendors Christ Lutheran Church, 315 N. Shipley St., Seaford, needs craft vendors for its Christmas bazaar to be held on Saturday, Sept. 27, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. $20 per space. Contact Joan at 628-3601.

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

Library IHOP fundraiser The Seaford District Library has joined with IHOP in an effort to raise money for the library. Enjoy a meal at the Seaford, Dover, Rehoboth, or Salisbury IHOP locations on any day with any meal and return the receipts along with a comment card to the Seaford District Library.

Annual house tour The St. John's United Methodist Women will sponsor its annual house tour on Thursday, Oct. 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Seven homes and the St. John's United Methodist Church will be open for visitors. A chicken salad luncheon will be served that day from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. The cost of a ticket for the house tour is $10. The luncheon cost is $6 per person. For ticket information call Teresa Wilson at 629-6417.

TOPS looking for members TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is a non-profit weight loss group whose mission is "To support their members as they take off pounds sensibly." TOPS meetings feature fellowship, weight loss programs and healthy living for a fee of $24 per year. They are non-commercial and there is no food to buy and no sales. Call 629-8216 for details.

Chicken barbecue The American Legion Auxiliary in Seaford is holding its last Chicken Barbecue of the summer on Saturday, Sept. 13, beginning at 11 a.m.

Blades VFC Basket Bingo Blades Volunteer Fire Company will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo on Thursday, Sept. 18, starting at 7 p.m. at the Blades Fire Company. The evening will consist of 20 games featuring Longaberger baskets as prizes. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win the Large Hamper and the American Celebrations Oval Market Basket or one of the several door prizes. Nearly 30 chances to win. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information contact 628-0503 or 629-4481.


Biff Lee Pig Pickin' 40th District Rep. Clifford "Biff" Lee will be holding his 21st annual "Pig-Pickin" at the Laurel Fire Hall on Saturday, Sept. 13. The event is from 4 until 7 p.m. Plenty to eat and a good time for all with door prizes. Tickets are $15 in advance by calling 875-5448, or at Small Insurance, South Central Avenue. They are also available at the door.

Former grads dinner The annual fall get-together of former athletes, band members and interested Laurel High School graduates is Friday, Sept. 12, at the Georgia House with a 4 p.m. social hour and dinner, followed by the Laurel football game. For tickets call Craig Littleton at 875-7445 or 462-7450

Whaley Family Reunion The Whaley Family Reunion will be Sunday, Sept. 21, at 1:30 p.m., at the Rev. Lee Elliott Memorial Hall, Trinity UMC, Laurel. Bring a covered dish and a beverage. An offering will be taken to offset expenses of chicken, hot dogs, and supplies. During the business meeting, games will be available for the children. For more information, contact one of the following officers: Christina Wilson, 410-251-0413; Edna Mae Marvil, 875-9427; Ruth Ann Savage, 410-546-5818; Phyllis Johnson, 875-0463. Bring a family recipe. Organizers hope to do a Whaley Family cookbook.

AARP Driving Course Laurel Senior Center will host an AARP Driving Course, Sept. 22-23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $10. To register call 875-2536.

Pepper Reunion The 73rd Annual Pepper Reunion will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 21, at Trap Pond State Park, Laurel. A brief business meeting will follow the potluck lunch. Bring a main dish, drinks, & table settings, plus a dish to share. Please notify other Pepper family members. For details call 717-697-0851.

Networking Expo The Laurel Chamber of Commerce will host a Business to Business Expo on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at the Laurel Fire Hall. Businesses will have an opportunity to introduce their business and services to one another from 5-5:45 p.m., and doors will be open to the public from 6-7:30 p.m. For more information call 875-9319.

Class of '63 reunion Laurel High School's Class of '63, 45th reunion is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Lakeside Community Center in Long Neck. Organizers are in need of up-to-date addresses. If you have not received your letter contact Janet Lynch LeCates, 875-3955, or Sandra Kellam Russell, 875-5985, or e-mail russellsk@dmv.com.

Class of '78 reunion LHS Class of '78, 30-year reunion is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Beach House "Tiki Bar" at Bargain Bill's in Laurel. Light finger food will be served, cash bar $15 per person from 7 until 11 p.m. DJ will be provided. Dress is casual. For more information contact Jan Conaway Allen at 443-614-0338, Gale Hall Daugherty at 410-626-3214, Tammy Hastings Whaley at 228-7267, Tammy Myers Wharton at 258-7371 or Sue Pressley at 875-3968. Send checks to Jan Allen, 110 Tracey Circle, Laurel, DE 19956.

Free community luncheon Laurel Baptist Church will be hosting a free community luncheon (chicken & dumplings), on Saturday, Sept. 20, noon to 2 p.m. The church is located at 33056 Bi-State Boulevard, approximately two miles south of town. For details call Shirley at 875-2314.

Class of '98 reunion Laurel High School class of '98 is planning a class reunion. Contact Megan Jones by email megj22@comcast.net or phone 841-5835 with contact information.

Class of '88 reunion Laurel class of '88, 20-year reunion is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Beach House & Tiki Bar at Bargain Bill's in Laurel at 5 p.m. Featuring a DJ, tropical buffet and cash bar. Tickets are $36 in advance. Invitations and reply cards have been mailed. If you did not receive one or need more information, contact committee at 302-280-6655; or reunioninfo2008@yahoo.com.


Town meeting The Commissioners of Bridgeville will host a town meeting on Thursday, Sept. 11, 7 p.m. at the Bridgeville Fire Hall. The meeting will include a wide range of topics including the status of past annexations and an update of highway construction projects. Community organizations have been invited to share information with the residents on their upcoming fall/winter events and the Library Trustees have also been encouraged to share plans for the new library.

Apple Scrapple Pageants The third annual Little Miss Apple Scrapple Pageant is now accepting entries. New this year will be the addition of the Miss Apple Scrapple Pageant. Both pageants are open to girls who reside in the Woodbridge School District. Little Miss contestants must be between 5-8 years-old while Miss contestants must be in grades 9-12. The Pageants will be held on Thursday, Oct. 9, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Woodbridge High School Auditorium. All proceeds benefit the Apple Scrapple Scholarship Fund. For more information visit the Festival website at www.applescrapple.com.

Searching for ancestors Are you searching for your ancestors? Do you need guidance to begin your family tree? Are you stuck or do you need help organizing your research? The Bridgeville Public Library will provide genealogy consultations facilitated by Alice duBois Min on the last Saturday of each month, Sept. 27 and Oct. 25 - from 10 a.m. to noon. Sign-up is required. Call the library at 337-7401, or e-mail Alice at famgen88@comcast.net. For special needs contact Karen Johnson 302-337-740

Clean-Up Day Bridgeville will hold a Neighborhood Clean-Up Day on Saturday, Sept. 27. 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. Note: These items must be kep in a separate area from the rest of the trash. Large tree limbs can be delivered to the town's wastewater treatment plant. Residents will be directed to an area for placement of limbs. 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. Residents are asked not to place any other types of trash in this container. Questions may be directed to Town Manager Bonnie Walls at 337-7135.

Community yard sale The Town of Bridgeville hosts a communitywide yard sale on Saturday, Sept. 20, beginning at 7 a.m. Find great bargains at many homes throughout the town.

Historical Society's Museum The Bridgeville Historical Society Museum is open to the public on the first Sunday of each month through October from 1 - 4 p.m. The museum is located at 102 William Street, Bridgeville.

Fall Festival There will be a Fall Festival and Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Phillis Wheatley Middle School, Church Street, Bridgeville. Sponsored by the Trustees of Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church, Bridgeville. Dash plates given to the first 50 vehicles registered. Top 30 cars registered will receive trophies. Registration fee for vehicles and motorcycles is $10 per vehicle. Registration for vehicles will be from 9 a.m until 12 p.m. There will be plenty of food available for sale, choirs will be singing, there will be a health fair, voter registration, and many more activities for the children, youth and adults. There will also be a yard sale from 7 a.m. until 12 p.m. Tables for the yard sale are $10 per table. Choirs will be performing from noon until 2 p.m. Choirs or praise teams that would like to participate should contact Sis. Ginger Speight at 629-9799 or email mtcalvarybville@aol.com. For more information call Hollis Smack at 337-3430. Leroy Tingle at 349-4962 or Ginger Speight at 629-9799.

IHOP Family Night The Friends of the Bridgeville Library announce a fundraiser. Enjoy a meal at the Seaford, Dover, Rehoboth, or Salisbury IHOP locations, any day, any meal. Take and fill out the comment card; staple the 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.


Golf Tournament Greenwood Mennonite School announces its 6th annual benefit golf tournament to be held on Friday, Sept. 26, at the Heritage Shores Golf Course in Bridgeville. This is a scramble tournament open to groups and individuals. Registration is from 7-8 a.m. with a continental breakfast. A shotgun start is at 8:30 a.m. Lunch will be served and prizes awarded at 12:30 p.m. The $100 entry fee per golfer includes the continental breakfast, golf, lunch and prizes. The non-refundable deadline for entries is September 12. For more information and to register for the tournament contact Dwayne Landis at 236-6822. Entries and payment can be mailed to: GMS Golf Tournament, Attn: Dwayne Landis, P.O. Box 309, Greenwood, DE 19950.

Voter's Registration Day A Voter's Registration Day will be held at Greenwood Memorial VFW Post 7478 on Friday, Sept. 19, from 11 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. The Post is located on Governor's Avenue in Greenwood and the event is sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 7478. Eligible voters may register to vote in the state and national elections by completing an application form at the Post. Bring a driver's license and a birth certificate. Persons who wish to vote in the Greenwood municipal elections must register in person at the Town Hall on West Market Street. The Town Hall will be open all day on September 19 to accept new registrations. The Town Hall will remain open until 5:30 p.m. for this special Voter's Registration Day. If anyone needs assistance in this registration, stop by VFW Post 7478. For more information contact President Michaele Russell at 349-4220.

Autumn Craft Night On Thursday, Sept. 18, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., the Greenwood Public Library will be holding a family Autumn Craft Night. Participants will be decorating canvas tote bags with a variety of materials including ribbon, paints, iron-ons, and more. There is no cost and all materials will be provided. The activity is open to all, but children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required by September 12. Stop by the front desk or call 349-5309. The library is located at 100 Mill Street.


Delmar Heritage Day The town of Delmar will be holding its 2nd annual Heritage Day Festival in Downtown Delmar on Saturday, Sept. 27. The event starts at 10 a.m. and concludes with a concert that evening. There will be a 10 a.m. parade with many scheduled events throughout the day including a pie eating contest, "Carry The Yoke Relay," and fire engine rides. There will be a Horseshoe Tournament at 4:30 p.m. with a $300 first prize. A special part of the day will be a "Farewell to the Lights Ceremony" as Delmar prepares for new streetscape work to be done. The Kiwanis will feature their famous oyster sandwiches and The Lions Club will have their food booth. Bring coolers, lawn chairs and spend a great day in Delmar. The event is sponsored by the Delmar Revitalization Committee. For vendor space call 410-896-2777.

Chorus Fundraiser The Chorus Boosters for the Delmar middle and senior high school chorus is sponsoring a fund raiser at Hardee's Restaurant in Delmar on Wednesday, Sept. 17, from 5-8 p.m. The chorus will receive a portion of all receipts (dine-in, carryout or drive-thru) during the hours of the fund raiser. All proceeds will support the middle and senior high School chorus and their activities. Delmar Chorus Boosters is an all-volunteer organization whose purpose is to support the activities of the Delmar Middle and Senior High School Chorus.

Longaberger sale The Delmar Lions Club is holding a Longaberger basket sale with all proceeds going to the community and the visually impaired. Baskets, with blue and orange trim and Wildcat paws, cost $49 each. The price of the lid, with a Delmar and Wildcat logo, is $30. Liners and dividers are available upon request. For more information or to order a basket contact King Lion Mildred Riley at 846-3846 or kragera@verizon.net


Adult Plus+ Seniors can take advantage of a variety of activities offered by the Adult Plus+ program at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, Georgetown. Anyone interested in playing bridge can attend open bridge sessions through January 20. Starting September 11, learn or improve your bridge skills with beginner and intermediate lessons. Challenge yourself by playing the Hand and Foot Card Game, beginning September 15. Socialize and make new friends by attending the Adult Plus+ Mixed Singles Club on September 17. Examine the Bible in "Surprises in the Old Testament." Learn how "You can Design your own Web Page" on September 23. Learn to use a firearm properly and proficiently in "Firearms: Protection and Training" beginning September 18, with an FBI-certified instructor. For details call 856-5618.

Spaghetti and meatballs An "all-you-can-eat" spaghetti and meatball dinner with salad, beverage, bread and dessert will be held Saturday, Sept. 13, at Bethel Community House, Oak Grove, 4-6 p.m. Donation $8. Eat in or carry out. Call 629-7117 or 337-8836 for tickets or information.

Millsboro Basket Bingo The Kiwanis Club of Greater Millsboro will host a Basket Bingo on Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Millsboro Fire Hall on State Street in downtown Millsboro. Proceeds from the event will benefit local children and youth. Doors open at 6 p.m. and games start at 7 p.m. The Basket Bingo features a great selection of Longaberger products, including holiday items and retired items. A silent auction, 50/50 drawing, raffles, door prizes and refreshments will also be offered. Basket Bingo tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. For ticket reservations or information, call Millsboro Kiwanis at 934-8424 or e-mail gmillsborokiwanis@mchsi.com.

Wheatley Family Reunion The descendents of Ezekiel Henry Taylor and Annie Caroline Wheatley will hold a covered dish luncheon on Sunday, Sept. 21, at 1 p.m., at Cokesbury Community House in Cokesbury, Md. Contact Nancy Wheatley Adams at 629-6440 for further information.

Geneology class The Sussex County Genealogical Society will be teaching a class of four sessions on beginning genealogy at Wilmington College, 41 Rehoboth Avenue, Rehoboth Beach. The sessions are on Saturdays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. beginning Sept. 27 and ending on Oct. 18. Each session is taught by an experienced genealogist and should be of interest to anyone interested in beginning a family history. For more information on tuition and details or to get the Wilmington Collage Fall brochure call 227-6295.

Benefit nights The Roadhouse Steak Joint is taking reservations for non-profit organizations benefit nights for the 2008-2009 season. Call 645-8273, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 18693 Coastal Highway, Rehoboth Beach, www.roadhousesteakjoint.com

Family reunion Minos & Edith Littleton Family Reunion on Sunday, Sept. 21, 3-7 p.m., at the John West Park in Ocean View. Raindate September 28. Contact Tommy Wilson at 629-2153.

Beginners square dances The Whirl-A-Ways square dance club is offering beginning level square dances at the Georgetown American Legion log cabin, Wednesday evenings, Sept. 17 and 24. Classes will be held starting Oct. 1, if there are enough people interested. For information call the Messicks at 629-5530.

Embroiders' Guild open house The public is invited to attend an open house sponsored by the Embroiders' Guild of America, Inc. The open house will be held on Monday, Oct. 13, from 12:30 p.m. at the CHEER Community Center at 20520 Sand Hill Road, Georgetown. For information call Carolyn, 947-1949.


Trap Pond Partners 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.

H.A.P.P.E.N. The members of H.A.P.P.E.N., Hearn's Pond Association for its protection, preservation, enhancement and naturalization will meet on Thursday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. at the Seaford Museum. Among the topics to be discussed are traffic, the Hearn's Pond Dam, and annexation. As always, H.A.P.P.E.N. members welcome any group or individual who is interested in attending the meeting.

Acorn Club The G.F.W.C.-Acorn Club of Seaford will have a business meeting on Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Seaford Library at 7:30 p.m. Hostesses will be Carolyn Griffith and Kay Johnson and their committee.

SCWDC The Sussex County Women's Democrat Club will hold its regular monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. on September 18 at Sussex Pines Country Club, Georgetown. The guest speaker will be Richard S. Cordrey, Secretary of Finance. Dinner is $13 per person. For details and reservations call Catherine King 628-4812.

Equine Council A meeting of the Delaware Equine Council will be held Monday, Sept 15, at 7 p.m. in the Exhibitors' Hall Board Room. A short business meeting followed by 2008 Awarding of Scholarships (four) supporting Agriculture Education, Dr. David Marshall, DVM will be our guest speaker. For more info call Peggy, 629-5233.

NARFE planning The Georgetown Chapter of the National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees will hold a planning meeting for 2008/2009 activities on Monday, Sept. 15, at noon, with lunch at the Pizza King Restaurant on Stein Highway in Seaford. For more information, or to become a member, contact Chapter president Charles Singman at 337-0337.

Widowed Persons The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 16, at 12:15 p.m. at the Golden Corral. The planned guest speaker will be Rosalee Walls speaking about the Marvel Museum and Return Day. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend.

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

Coast Guard Auxiliary Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-04 meets the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club in Blades. Call Wayne Hickman at 629-6337 for details.


Senior Center 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.

Radio City Seaford Recreation's 17th annual Radio City Christmas Spectacular is set for Sunday, Dec. 7, and is now taking registrations. The cost is $145 and the seats are in the orchestra section. The cost includes a charter bus and there will be a few hours after the show to shop and tour NYC. Call 629-6809 for more information or to sign up.

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.

New York City Bus trip to N.Y. City, Saturday, Oct 25, to the American Museum of Natural History to visit "The Horse" exhibit. Fee is $65/person includes bus fare and admission to the Exhibit. Bus will board approx 7 a.m. in the Sears parking lot at the Dover Mall. For information, call Mary Everhart 302-659-0460, or Paula Barto 629-5233, or visit website www.delawarequinecouncil.org

Delmar Alumni Delmar Alumni sponsors a trip to Rainbow Dinner Theatre, Lancaster, Pa. on Saturday, Nov. 1. Bus departs from Delmar High School at 2:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m., and show "Barefoot in the Park," at 8 p.m. Cost is $80 per person. RSVP: Kay Carrier, 10843 Dorthy Road, Laurel, 875-7877; or Dorothy Wolfgang, 36360 BiState Boulevard, Delmar, 846-2366.

Seaford AARP Money has to be paid in time to make reservations for all trips.
  • Oct. 13-16 - New Hampshire White Mountains for 4 days. Stay in Laconia, N.H. at the Margate Resort Hotel with seven meals included. Cost is $650 per person, double occupancy. Visit Franconia Notch State Park, Chutter's Store, Sugar Hill Sampler, Harman's Cheese & Country Store, Hampton Pewter, and more. Have a five course dinner served aboard the Café Lafayette Dinner Train during your two hour ride! Then ride the Lake Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad before taking a cruise on a 230' ship across Lake Winnipesaukee.
  • Nov. 19 - Rainbow Dinner Theater in Pennsylvania to see the comedy: "Deck The Halls And Clean The Kitchen." Cost: $65. Bus leaves Seaford Peebles parking lot at 7:30 a.m.
  • Dec. 5 - The American Music Theater to see "Christmas Show." Cost is $65. Enjoy holiday songs and comedy sketches. Also an appearance of Santa. We will also have time to Christmas shop at the Rockvale Outlets and have lunch on your own before going to the theater. Must sign up now. Contact Rose Wheaton at 629-7180 for more information on these trips.

  • Delaware Tech offerings Embark on exciting trips with Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, Georgetown. On September 18, attend a one-night-only concert event with American folk singer Arlo Guthrie and the NSO Pops as part of the Kennedy Center's "Arts Across America" celebration. Join Detective McDevitt and frantic witnesses on September 19 for "History on Foot," a firsthand look at the investigation into Lincoln's assassination in Washington, D.C. On September 20, listen to country music veterans Crystal Gayle, Ray Clark, and Ray Price at the American Music Theatre in Lancaster, Pa. View the natural scenic beauty of Pine Creek Gorge, also known as Pennsylvania's Grand Canyon, from September 22 to 24. On September 25, enjoy Judy Garland's captivating and timeless songs performed by Broadway veteran Linda Eder with the NSO Pops led by Principal Pops Conductor Marvin Hamlisch. Visit Occoquan, a historic riverfront mill town in Virginia, on Sept. 27 for their annual fall craft show. Tickets are now available for trips to two National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) Pops shows at the Kennedy Center in September, sponsored by the Adult Plus+ program at Delaware Technical & Community College. For more information about these or other trips, call 856-5618.