Bulletin Board
Thursday, October 09, 2008

Dinner-theater The Seaford Elk Lodge will present a buffet dinner-theatre on Friday, Nov. 7, and Saturday, Nov. 8. Dinner will begin at 6 p.m. The play is titled, "A Distasteful Murder at the Bus Station." This is the fourth play written and directed by Elk member and native of Laurel, Janice Cecil. This is a way of making money for charitable donations made by the lodge. It is a full length one-act play that takes place in the middle of the worst blizzard of the year of 1960. Passengers from one bus are stranded until the snow storm subsides. It is just four days before Christmas. If that is not bad enough, a gruesome murder is discovered. Tickets are $15 for adults, and $5 for children seven to 10. The cut-off date is Nov. 3. This event is not suitable for children six and under. Call Janice Cecil for tickets at 875-3810. All seats will be reserved and are open to the public. Based on first come, first served.

SHS alumni social The Seaford High School Alumni Association is sponsoring its annual Fall Social at the Seaford Golf & Country Club on Friday, Nov. 28, from 6-9 p.m. The executive board invites you to spend time with classmates and fellow alumni to revel in fond memories of times spent at SHS. Bring a friend who is a SHS graduate or attended Seaford schools; you do not have to be a member to attend this function. Light snacks and a cash bar will be available. Call Donna Hastings Angell at 629-8077 with any questions.

Eat, meet & greet Eat, meet and greet with Christine O'Donnell will be held at Grotto's Pizza, Rt. 13, Seaford, on Tuesday, Oct. 28 from 6-8 p.m. You pay for your own meal (tip is included in your cost), and get to meet the candidate for United States Senate representing the state of Delaware, Christine O'Donnell. Please, only homeschool families for this event, as she will address the needs of homeschoolers. If you can, leave the children at home. To RSVP call Rebecca Jones co-leader of Hand in Hand Homeschoolers at 628-8172 no later than Friday, Oct. 24.

Read Aloud Delaware Read Aloud Delaware volunteer training will be held Wednesday, Oct. 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.

Hard Hat Bash The Hard Hat Bash, a groundbreaking event in support of the Seaford Library and Cultural Center will be held on Saturday, Nov. 1, from 4-6 p.m., Pine Street Ext., Seaford. Barbecue and cash bar, cost is $25 per person, 10 and under are free. To RSVP send a check to Marlene Warford, 132 Meadow Drive, Seaford, DE 19973. Deadline is Oct. 18. For more information call the library at 629-2524.

Lead poisoning prevention The Sussex Parents as Teachers program and the Office of Lead Poisoning Prevention are presenting a free program on Friday, Oct. 24, at 6:30 p.m., in the Community Room of the Seaford Library at 402 North Porter St. The program will present information about the basics of lead poisoning including prevention, toy recall resources, the effect of lead poisoning on pregnant women, home remodeling concerns, and other poisons in the home. There will be a question and answer period. The program will also be presented at Grace United Methodist Church at 330 Church St., Millsboro, on Friday, Oct. 17, at 6:30 p.m. The meetings are free and open to the public.

Basket bingo Seaford Golf & Country Club will hold a Longaberger basket bingo on Thursday, Oct. 23, starting at 7 p.m. at the Seaford Golf & Country Club. Proceeds to benefit Nanticoke Memorial Hospital Women's Health Services. 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 hostess sort & store hamper and the multi-colored triangle basket set or one of the several door prizes. Nearly 26 chances to win. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information call 629-9064, ext. 0.

Family night Join us for family night each Friday night from 6:30-8:30 p.m. We set aside Friday nights for all families in the community. There is no charge to families. Enjoy the swimming pool, gym, computer lab, etc. Each Friday evening will have a theme and will have activities according to the themes. Beginning Friday, Oct. 17, Learn the basics of ballroom dancing. Oct. 10 - no family night.
Oct. 17 - "Dancing with the Stars," ballroom dancing begins.
Oct. 24 - College Football Night - Wear your team colors. Football trivia, etc.
Oct. 31 - Halloween party. Wear your costume and enjoy a safe trick or treating; costume contests, games, etc.
Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club is located on 310 Virginia Ave., Seaford. Call 628-3789 or 629-8740 for details.

Victorian Tea Seaford Historical Society's annual fall Victorian Tea will be Saturday, Oct. 18, at 2 p.m., at the Ross Mansion on Ross Station Road (formerly North Pine Street Extended). This event is reminiscent of the pre-Civil War days when Governor Ross's wife entertained her friends with a lavish display of "savories" and sweets. Jeanne Conner does extensive research on Victorian era recipes and plans a different menu for each tea. Volunteers cook the preparations as directed by Conner. Volunteers dressed in period gowns will serve tea. Guests may tour the 13-room mansion and the outbuildings, including the only original slave cabin in Delaware in its original location. Seating is arranged in tables of four people each. Reservations in multiples of two are required and may be made by calling Ruthe Wainwright at 629-8765. Tickets are $10 per person.

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.

Historical Society raffle The Seaford Historical Society raffle offers a luxurious condo in either Williamsburg or Myrtle Beach for a week in 2009 as the prize. Raffle tickets are $5 each or five tickets for $20 and may be purchased at either the Ross Mansion on Saturday or Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. or at the Seaford Museum on Thursday through Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. The drawing will take place in the afternoon of the last day of the 2008 Victorian Christmas, which is Sunday, Dec. 14. You do not have to be present to win.

Victorian Christmas The annual Victorian Christmas at the Ross Mansion, Dec. 12, 13 and 14, will once again feature a Christmas Boutique. Each member of the Seaford Historical Society is asked to contribute one item. Handmade gifts in the price range of $10 to $20 are especially popular. Items may be left in the gray box on the front porch of the Ross Mansion at any time. For questions call Diane Thomas at 629-2085 or Shirley Skinner at 629-9378.

Halloween parade The Downtown Seaford Association presents a Halloween parade and party on Wednesday, Oct. 29. Line-up at 6:15 p.m. on Cedar Avenue at High Street. Parade steps off at 7 p.m. Route: High to Arch Street, Arch to King Street to Seaford Fire Hall. Must be in costume to enter. Cash prizes for costume contest.

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

Seaford class of '73 The Seaford class of 1973 reunion will be held on Saturday, Nov. 29, at 6 p.m. For more information and reservations call or email Mike Wheatley, 629-2498 or wheatley5@comcast.net.


LHS class of '83 LHS class of 1983 is planning a reunion on Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Laurel American Legion Post 19. Time is 6 p.m. Invitations have already been mailed. If you did not receive one, contact Brian Dayton, briandayton@mail.com, or call 302-745-4476.

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

Candidates night Laurel Chamber of Commerce will host a "Meet Your Candidate Night" on Tuesday, Oct. 14, at 6:30 p.m. in the Mayor and Council Chambers, second floor at Laurel Town Hall, 201 Mechanic St., Laurel. Join us for this opportunity to hear Rep. Biff Lee and Barb Hudson, current candidates for State Representative for the 40th District. For more information, contact the Laurel chamber office at 875-9319.

Night at pizzaria Mt. Pleasant Night at Laurel Pizzaria will be Tuesday, Oct. 14, from 6 until 9 p.m. Order from the menu, pay your bill, present coupon to your server and Laurel Pizzaria will donate 10 percent of your bill to Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Women for renovations in the church basement. Call 875-5009 or 875-3728 to get your coupons. Mark the date on your calendar and enjoy good food and have a nice evening. The coupons are only good for the evening of Oct. 14.

Teen Read Week The Laurel Public Library will host a visit from Tony Varrato, a published author of teen books (and a Sussex Tech English teacher) on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 6:30 p.m. In addition to discussing his books, Mr. Varrato will talk about his road to becoming an author. Refreshments will be served.
  • Anime lovers are invited to join us on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 4 p.m. for an anime afternoon on the big screen.
  • NightLife at the library will be held on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 7-9 p.m. Teens are invited to an after-hours, teens-only evening of movies, games and pizza.
  • For more information, please call the library at 875-3184 or email Becky Norton at Rebecca.norton@lib.de.us.

    AARP driving course Laurel Senior Center, will hold an AARP driving course, Oct. 20, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $10. To register for the course call 302-875-2536.

    Laurel Library programs Grades K-6 are invited Saturday, Oct. 11 at 12:30 p.m. to "Once Upon a Playtime," presented by the Winterthur Museum. This hands-on, fascinating look at the pastimes of children is free and open to the public, but requires pre-registration. Grades K-6 are invited Thursday, Oct. 23, 4:15 p.m. to an afternoon of fun, as the Laurel library makes old-times toys and games. This program is free and open to the public, but requires pre-registration. To pre-register for either program, call the 875-3184, find us on the web at www.laurel.lib.de.us, or email Becky Norton at rebecca.norton@lib.de.us

    Journey for Sight A fund raising opportunity, the 21st annual Pet Culver Memorial "Journey for Sight," on Sunday, Nov. 2, at scenic Trap Pond State Park, Laurel. A 50 percent rebate on all funds collected by your organization. Registration is at 12 p.m. Walk/run begins at 1 p.m. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held at the Laurel Senior High School. Walk as an individual or participate as a team of five or more. Sponsored by the Laurel Lions Club. Contact Lion David Hare for pledge sheets and team registration forms at 875-2837 or 302-245-2966.

    Laurel Chamber events Oct. 14 - Board meeting, 5:30 p.m., Town Hall council room
    Oct. 14 - General meeting, "Meet your Candidate," 6:30 p.m., Biff Lee and Barb Hudson
    Nov. 6 - Business Person of the Year Dinner (TBA)
    Nov. 18 - Board meeting, 5:30 p.m., Chamber office
    Nov. 18 - General meeting, How To Invest by John Downes of Insurance Market, 6:30 p.m.
    Dec, 5 - Christmas parade, 7 p.m.
    Dec. 9 - Open house/ribbon cutting, Members Christmas Party, Laurel chamber office 4-7:30 p.m.

    Soup and salad luncheon Experience the "Fruits of the Spirit" as you eat and fellowship at our soup and chicken salad luncheon and enjoy tasty morsels from our bake sale and "Country Corner." Come to Christ United Methodist Church, 510 S. Central Ave., Laurel on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Luncheon take outs are available. Call 875-4233 for more information.

    LeCates family reunion Daniel Burton LeCates family reunion will be held Oct. 19, at 2 p.m., at the Laurel Grange Hall, off Rt. 9. If family members have any questions, they can call David at 302-245-6851.

    Free luncheon Laurel Baptist Church will be hosting a free community luncheon (spaghetti) on Saturday, Oct. 18, noon to 2 p.m. The church is located at 33056 Bi-State Boulevard, approximately two miles south of town. Any questions, call Shirley at 875-2314.

    Mentors needed The Laurel Kids Connection Mentoring Program is seeking dedicated adults to spend one hour per week with a fifth, sixth, or seventh grader. Typically, mentors and students meet after school at the Laurel Library. Contact Kim Trivits or Lynne Betts at 629-7790 for details. The program can also offer a mentoring presentation to groups and organizations.

    Laurel Lioness bingo Laurel Lioness will hold a Vera Bradley Bingo on Tuesday, Oct. 14, at the Laurel Fire Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m., play starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are available from any Lioness or call 875-5597. Cost of tickets are $20. Many door prizes and refreshments will be available.


    Searching for ancestors Are you searching for your ancestors? The Bridgeville Public Library will provide genealogy consultations facilitated by Alice duBois Min on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to noon. Sign-up is required. Call the library at 337-7401, or e-mail famgen88@comcast.net. For special needs contact Karen Johnson at 337-7401.

    Historical Society 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.

    Miss Apple Scrapple Come and cheer on your favorite contestant for Little Miss Apple Scrapple and new this year - Miss Apple Scrapple. The pageants will be held on Thursday, Oct. 9 beginning at 7 p.m. in the Woodbridge High School auditorium. Seats are only $2 each. All proceeds benefit the Apple Scrapple Schlarship Fund. For more information visit the festival website at www.applescrapple.com

    Post Office cancellation The Bridgeville Post Office will have a special cancellation to commemorate the 2008 Apple Scrapple Festival. People can visit the Apple Scrapple Station on Oct. 11, at the Bridgeville Post Office for the exclusive stamp cancellation, or requests can be mailed in over the next 30 days to obtain the 2008 cancellation. In addition, acting postmaster Mark Luck and members of the Eagle Eyes QWL team will be on hand to sell philatelic items while "Mr. Zippy" the postal service's mascot will be entertaining children with a coloring contest and giveaways.


    'Oceans' at Greenwood Library On Tuesday, Oct. 21, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Greenwood Library's Bound by Books discussion group will be discussing one of Karen Kingsbury's classic inspirational books, "Oceans Apart." The program will be held in the library meeting room and is free and open to all. To obtain a copy of the book, drop by the Greenwood Public Library or call Robin Miller at 349-5309.

    Halloween party The Greenwood CHEER Center, located at 12713 Sussex Hwy, in Greenwood, will be having a Halloween party on Friday, Oct. 31 from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. There is a variety show at 10:30 a.m., please pre-register, and a costume parade with judging and prizes after a noon lunch.

    History series Thursday at Oct. 9, at 3 p.m., the Greenwood Public Library will offer a program to homeschoolers, thanks to a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. High-quality reproductions of masterpieces created by American artists will be used to enhance the study of American history and literature and to bring students face to face with the people, places and events that shaped our country. The program is free and open to the public. For more information, or for the schedule of future programs, please stop by the library, or call 349-5309.

    Bakugan brawl On Friday, Oct. 10, at 6 p.m., kids who have taken on the latest in Japanese-inspired game, Bakugan, are invited to the Greenwood Public Library for a night of fun. Bring your Bakugan figures and cards and answer the call to brawl. For more information, call Donna or Rebekah at 349-5309.

    Video game night On Friday, Oct. 24, at 6 p.m., kids are invited to the Greenwood library to play video games on an XBox 360. Games available for the evening include: Guitar Hero II, Tony Hawk's Project 8, Burnout Revenge and Street Homecourt. For more information, call Donna or Rebekah at 349-5309.

    Yu-Gi-Oh night On Friday, Oct. 31, at 6 p.m., kids are invited to the Greenwood library for Yu-Gi-Oh Night. Bring your dueling deck, join in the fun and possibly win a Yu-Gi-Oh card or two. For more information, call Donna or Rebekah at 349-5309.

    Fall concert Join the students of Greenwood Mennonite School for their annual fall concert on Thursday Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. The school is located at 12802 Mennonite School Road between Routes 16 and 36. The concert will be an enjoyable evening of chorale and musical worship celebrating the Lord in this fall harvest season. The evening will feature the middle school, high school and ensemble choirs under the direction of Kevin Yoder. Also featured for the evening will be the high school band doing a number of musical selections under the direction of Lowell Bechtel. For details visit our web site at www.gms-flames.org or call 349-4131.


    Halloween safety Bring your children to "Trunks of Treats" at the Delmar Church of God of Prophecy, Rt. 13 and Dorthy Road, three miles north of the MD/DE state line. Cars will be lined up in the church parking lot, their trunks filled with safe treats, from 5-7 p.m. Free snacks plus games and fun. Dress up in costumes. For more information call 875-7824.

    Class of '78 reunion Delmar High School class of '78 will hold its 30-year reunion on Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Delmar VFW from 5 - 11 p.m. Activities include a cocktail/social hour then prime rib and crab cake dinner followed by music and dancing. There will be a cash bar. Please send pictures for a powerpoint show. Cost is $50 per couple. Send checks and pictures to Debbie Reed Adkins, 11496 Ross Lane, Delmar, DE 19940. Call 302-381-6812 or visit classmates.com.

    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 Mildred Riley at 846-3846 or kragera@verizon.net


    Embroiders' 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, starting at 12:30 p.m. at the CHEER Community Center at 20520 Sand Hill Road, Georgetown. For details call Carolyn at 947-1949.

    Bethel fall festival Bethel Historical Society presents Bethel's Maritime Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 18, at the museum grounds in Bethel, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Breakfast rolls, muffins, coffee, Odd Fellows oyster fritters, pizzas, ice cream, lemonade, boardwalk fries and lots more will be offered. Lots of kids activities. Two bands, Big Hats No Cattle, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and the fabulous Jones Boys from 1 to 4 p.m.

    Carols for Christmas The Southern Delaware Choral Society Christmas concert, "A Newborn Child: Cantatas and Carols for Christmas," will be presented Saturday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. at the Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church in Seaford, and on Sunday, Dec. 14, at 3 p.m. at St. Edmund's Roman Catholic Church in Rehoboth Beach. The cost for tickets will be $15 for adults and $10 for students. Tickets are available after October 15 by contacting SDCS at 226-5231 or online at www.brownpapertickets.

    Class of 1958 reunion The William C. Jason C. H. School Class of 1958 reunion will be Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Georgetown Country Club. RSVP by October 15. Call 302-736-6449 for additional information.

    Fried chicken buffet A fried chicken buffet will be held Saturday, Oct. 18 at Bethany Church, Lowes Crossroads near Millsboro. Adults and carryouts are $10; children $5. Serving from 2-6 p.m. A bake table will be available.

    Demonstration clinic Kathleen Lindley will conduct a demonstration clinic with riders from Maryland and Virginia Oct. 9-11 at Idylwild Farm on Chipmans Lane in Federalsburg. Lindley teaches ways to communicate with horses for increased success in handling and performance by studying individual behaviors. She helps riders and trainers gain better control without getting into conflict with the horse. She will work one-on-one with horse and owner. To attend, call 410-253-2842 or visit www.idylwildfarm.com.

    'On Golden Pond' Possum Point Players in Georgetown presents the popular comedy "On Golden Pond" by Ernest Thompson. Director Pat Erhardt of Seaford has included in the cast a variety of talent from the area. Possum regulars John Hulse and Bud Clark will be joined by Deana Duby, Zachary Hearn and Kathleen Richter. "On Golden Pond," a classic tale of long-lasting love, is a touching and humorous story about Ethel and Norman Thayer, their daughter and her teenage son. There will be a reception on opening night after the show for the audience to meet the cast. All opening night ticket holders are invited to attend. Performances are Oct. 10 and 11 at 8 p.m. and 2 p.m. on Oct. 12. Tickets are available for $16 ($15 for seniors or students) by calling the Possum Ticketline at 856-4560. Directions to Possum Hall are also available at the Ticketline number.

    Bike tour rescheduled The 22nd Annual Amish Country Bike Tour has been rescheduled for Saturday, Oct. 25. The bike tour will begin at Legislative Mall in Dover. All pre-registrations will be honored, and those not registered can sign up online at www.visitdover.com, or anytime between 7 and 10 a.m. on Oct. 25 at the registration tent on Legislative Mall. Cost is $30 for adults and $15 for children under 16. The official bike tour start is set for 8 a.m., though cyclists may begin anytime between 7 and 10 a.m. Return to Nature Kayaking will offer a sunset kayaking adventure from 5 to 7 p.m., launching from the beach on Silver Lake in Dover. Return to Nature will be available at Legislative Mall on Saturday morning, Oct. 25, for those who want to sign up to kayak. The cost is $25 per person, which includes the guided tour, equipment and kayak usage. Proceeds will benefit the Central Delaware YMCA and the Amish Schoolhouse. For more information, visit www.visitdover.com or call 800-233-5368.


    Seaford AARP Money has to be paid in time to make reservations for all trips.
  • Oct. 13-16 - New Hampshire White Mountains for four days. Stay in Laconia, N.H., at the Margate Resort Hotel with seven meals included. Cost is $650 per person, double occupancy.
  • Nov. 19 - Rainbow Dinner Theater in Pennsylvania to see the comedy, "Deck The Halls And Clean The Kitchen." Cost is $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. There will be time to Christmas shop at the Rockvale Outlets and have lunch on your own before going to the theater.
  • Feb. 9-11 - Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun Casinos, three days, $240.
  • Deluxe accommodations at the Great Cedar Hotel. Visit the new MGM Grand Hotel casino (all connected). Breakfast and dinner buffets included, plus more. Bus leaves Peebles parking lot in Seaford. Contact Rose Wheaton at 629-7180 for more on these trips.

    Bus trip to Englishtown Bus trip to Englishtown Flea Market in New Jersey on Saturday, Nov. 29, at 5 a.m. Cost is $35 for adults, children, nine-years old and under is $17.50. Money is due by Saturday, Nov. 15. Bus leaves from Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 108 First St., Bridgeville. Deacon James Stewart at 337-7003.

    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 New York City. Call 629-6809 to sign up.

    Lancaster trip 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 to Kay Carrier at 875-7877 or Dorothy Wolfgang at 846-2366.


    Embroiders' Guild The Sussex Chapter of Embroiders' Guild meets on the second Monday of the month at the CHEER Center in Georgetown. All levels of stitchers from beginner to advanced are welcome to attend. For details call 302-539-9717.

    Olde Seaford Block Watch Olde Seaford Block Watch invites you to a covered dish dinner meeting, Thursday, Oct. 23, at 6:30 p.m. at the Seaford Police Station. The program will be "Scam Awareness." Drinks and desserts will be furnished. Call 629-5643 for information or ride.

    Acorn Club The G.F.W.C.-Acorn Club of Seaford is having a business meeting at the Seaford District Library on Oct. 9, at 7:30 p.m. The hostess is Dian Bush and her committee.

    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, Oct. 9, 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.

    Delaware Equine Council Next meeting of the Delaware Equine Council, Monday, Oct 20, 7 p.m. at the Harrington Public Library. All those interested in horses are welcome. Contact Peggy at 629-5233.

    Swimming association The Seaford Swimming Association will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. in the Coke Lounge of St. John's United Methodist Church. Members are encouraged to attend to hear the yearly report of the association and to provide input for future vision. Any member interested in running for a board position are asked to contact any board member or President Steve Halter at 628-0554.

    Widowed Persons Service The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 12:15 p.m. at the Golden Corral. The planned guest speaker will be John Allen, vice president of Bay Region Delaware Power & Light. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend.

    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.