Bulletin Board
Thursday, February 26, 2009

Mt. Olivet Preschool Mt. Olivet Preschool is now starting registration for three and four year olds for fall of 2009. We encourage families to come and visit our school during classroom hours 9 to 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings. Call the church office for an appointment 629-4458.

Eastern Star soup sale Homemade vegetable beef soup sale, $8 a quart. Order by March 9; pick up March 14, between 10 a.m.-noon. Eastern Star building, corner of Stein Highway and North Pine Street Ext. Call 629-0506, 629-6925, or 629-2292 to order.

'Ready, Set, Go!' Free program for parents and caregivers of young children. Families will learn about transitioning their child into daycare, preschool, and kindergarten. Learn what area schools expect of incoming students and how to best prepare your child for success. Friday, March 13, 6:30 p.m., at the Seaford District Library, Community Meeting Room, 402 N. Porter St. Sponsored by Sussex Parents As Teachers. For more information call 856-5239, or Cris Henderson 875-2781.

SHS Family Night Seaford Senior High School's 2nd Annual Family Awareness & Appreciation Night will be held Friday, March 13, at Seaford Senior High School from 6 - 8:30 p.m. Presentations: "Life after high school - final key steps"; "Making financial planning count"; "Delaware School Law - What you may not know." From 6 to 7 p.m.: Making Financial Planning Court will be held in the auditorium. Delaware School Law, in room 109; arts & crafts show in the lobby; "Life after high school" in room 107; 7 - 8:30 p.m. - faculty vs. student basketball, and three point contest in the gymnasium. Snacks and drinks in the cafeteria.

Italian ice giveaway For the 17th year, Rita's Italian Ice has "Spring FREEver" - and on March 20, from noon to 10 p.m., Rita's will offer every guest a free, 10 oz. cup of Italian ice to celebrate the beginning of spring. This giveaway will take place at all Rita's locations. Visit www.ritasice.com to find your neighborhood Rita's by zip code.

Train & Toy Show The 15th annual Train & Toy Show will be held on Saturday, Feb. 28, from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Seaford Volunteer Fire Department Station, Cannon Street. Admission is $3 adults, children under 12 are free (with paying adult). Operating layouts - refreshments - door prizes. For information, call SVFD 629-3112.

What is hospice? Compassionate Care Hospice will present an informational session, "What Is Hospice Care," on Monday, March 2, at 10 a.m., Seaford Library, 402 Porter St., Presenter Nicole Meringolo, R.N.

Lenten fish dinners available The Knights of Columbus, St. Molua Council #4075 is offering their Lenten fish dinners at Our Lady of Lourdes Church Hall, which is located at the rear of the church, 535 East Stein Highway, Seaford. The dinners will be held every Friday during Lent (Feb. 27, March 6, 13, 20, 27, and April 3). Serving times are from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The menu includes baked breaded flounder, homemade cole slaw scalloped potatoes or baked macaroni and cheese, glazed carrots, cut green beans, rolls and butter, assorted deserts, and coffee and iced tea. Adults are $8, children are $4. Eat in or take out is available. All proceeds benefit the St. Molua Council #4075 College Scholarship Fund.

SCA plans dinner auction Seaford Christian Academy will hold its 7th Annual Dinner Auction on Saturday, March 7 at Seaford Christian Academy's Gym on Holly Street in Seaford. Come dressed in your Hawaiian shirts and flip-flops for a fun-filled Hawaiian evening. Dinner is from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Silent auction tables open at 5 p.m. with the live auction beginning at 7 p.m. For more information, call 629-7161 or visit www.seafordchristian.org.

Seaford Library
  • The library is hosting a free six week class on how to play the Mountain Dulcimer. Preregistration is required and space is limited. Classes begin Wednesday, March 4 at 6:30 p.m.
  • "Lights, Camera, Action!" The Seaford District Library hosts "Movie Night" on Thursday, March 5 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Baby Bookworms, an infant story time, Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.; Toddler Tales, Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.; 3-5 Storytime, Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.
  • Delaware EITC Campaign offers 2008 tax preparations on Fridays at 10 a.m.
  • Registration has begun for the Adult Winter Reading Program "Winter Sizzlers." Registration for this program ends March 20.
  • The library has joined IHOP in an effort to raise money. Eat a meal at the Seaford, Dover, Rehoboth, or Salisbury, Md. IHOP locations and return an itemized receipt along with a comment card to the Seaford District Library. We must have the comment cards with itemized receipts in order to receive reimbursement. The Seaford Library will receive 10% of the total receipt.
  • "Science and Religion" book discussion - Monday, March 16 at 6 p.m.
  • There will be a Seaford Library board meeting on Tuesday, March 17 at 5 p.m.
  • Registration for the adult winter reading program ends March 20 and all reading logs are due March 24 with the "Grand Final" celebration on March 28 at 3 p.m.

Safe boating class offered The USCG Auxiliary Seaford Flotilla 12-04 will teach the Delaware Safe Boating Course at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club at the Blades Marina. Anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1978 must take a boating education course to operate a boat. The course will consist of two sessions and you must attend both sessions to complete the course. The two sessions will be held on Saturday, Feb. 28 from 8 a.m. to noon and Saturday, March 7 from 8 a.m. to noon. The cost is $10 per person. To reserve a seat call Wayne Hickman 629-6337 or e-mail hickmanwe@hotmail.com.

Pancake supper All-you-can-eat pancake supper will be held at the Seaford Presbyterian Church, at 701 Bridgeville Highway, March 1, 5:30 p.m. Adults $3, children $1. Call 629-9077.

Blades Fire Hall breakfast There will be an all-you-can-eat breakfast, at the Blades Fire Hall, located at the corner of Cannon and Fifth streets in Blades, Sunday, March 1, from 8 till 11 a.m. Cost is adults $7, children 12 and under, $3. Sponsored by the Blades Volunteer Firemen and Ladies Auxiliary of the Fire Company. For more information call Jewell Chaffinch at 629-6904.

Cemetery Lot owners Seaford Odd Fellows Cemetery lot owners are reminded if they desire to keep any grave decorations, have them removed by March 1 and remain off until March 15, during which time the cemetery will be cleaned for the Easter season.

Giant basement sale Giant basement sale - clothes, shoes, TV's, computer parts - something for everyone on March 14, 7 a.m.-noon, at Seaford Presbyterian Church, 701 Bridgeville Higway, 629-9077.

Miss/Little Miss Seaford The Lioness Club presents its annual Miss/Little Miss Seaford pageant on Friday, March 27, at the Seaford Senior High School. Contestants for Miss Seaford must be 14 years of age prior to the pageant date but cannot turn 19 during the pageant year. They must be a freshman, sophomore, or junior. Contestants must live within the Seaford School District, but do not have to attend Seaford School. For more information or to pick up an application, contact Bonny Hastings at Cut-n-Up Family Salon, or call Bonny at 841-4884 or 628-8150. Little Miss applications will not be available until Feb. 27.

Fitness classes Come join us in fitness classes: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, at 9 a.m.; Tuesdays, Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. We meet in St. John's UMC Fellowship Hall in Seaford. (Sponsored by St. John's but open to the public.) Beginners to intermediate participants are welcome in this fun, faith-filled, co-ed, non-competitive, resistance training, stretching, high/low aerobic class. For more information call Carol Lynch at 629-7539.


Get organized and save money The Laurel Public Library presents "Save Money by Being Organized - The Real Cost of Clutter and How to Control It," on Thursday, March 5 at 7 p.m. in the Carpenter Community Room. Rebecca Lang of Clutter Organizers, will offer strategies and tips for removing clutter from your home and workplace and will also demonstrate financial savings from a good clean-out. For more information, email normajean.fowler@lib.de.us or call 875-3184.

CPR course Lighthouse Church, located at 27225 Kaye Road in Laurel, will hold a CPR course on Saturday, March 28, from 9 a.m. to noon. The $40 fee covers the cost of the class which will be administered by a registered instructor from the Delaware Fire School. You will receive a certification card which will be valid for two years. A free luncheon will be held directly after the three-hour course. Space is limited and the deadline to register is March 8. To register, call the church at 875-7814 and leave a message, or call Rebecca Jones, pastor's wife, at 628-8172.

Indoor yard sale Christ the Cornerstone Community Church, corner of 13A and Bethel Road, will hold an indoor yard sale on Saturday, Feb. 28; from 8 a.m.-? Sandwiches, chili, peas and dumplings, and baked items will be available. Vendors call 875-8150.

Blues Chaser Dinner The Friends of the Laurel Public Library will hold their annual Blues Chaser beef and dumplings dinner on Sunday, March 1, from 2-5 p.m. at the Delmar VFW. Entertainment will be provided by the Humanaires, and there will also be door prizes and a 50-50. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the library, from Friends of the Library Board members, and at the door. Carry-outs will be available. Proceeds benefit the library's children and teen programs. For more information, please stop by the Laurel Public Library at 101 East 4th St., or call us at 875-3184.

St. George's U.M.C. luncheon A luncheon will be held Saturday, March 7 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., at St. George's United Methodist Church on St. George's Road between Delmar and Laurel. Menu will include oyster, chicken salad and hot dog sandwiches; crab soup and vegetable soup; peas and dumplings; desserts, baked goods.

'High School Musical' The Laurel High School Drama Club will present its Winter Musical, Disney's "High School Musical," on Feb. 27, 28, and March 6 at 7:30 p.m. and matinee performances on March 1, 7, and 8 at 2 p.m. Performances will be held in the Laurel High School Auditorium. Contact Brian Cass at bcass@laurel.k12.de.us, for advance tickets or reserve by phone 875-6120, ext. 273, or purchase in the High School office. Tickets price: adults $8, students/senior citizens $5.

Attention Active Duty Veterans The American Legion Post 19 of Laurel is actively recruiting new members for the post. Membership eligibility dates: WWI, April 6, 1917-Nov. 11, 1918; WWII, Dec. 2, 1941-Dec. 31, 1948; Korean War, June 25, 1950-Jan. 31, 1955; Vietnam War, Feb. 28, 1961-May 7, 1975; Lebanon/Grenada, Aug. 24, 1982-July 31, 1984; Panama, Dec. 29, 1989-Jan. 31, 1990; Gulf War, Aug. 2, 1990-Cessation of hostilities as determined by the U.S. Government. Any member serving today is eligible if they are on active duty. Proof of service (DD-214) is required. Call Bettylou Evans, membership chairperson at 875-0167 for more information or fax 875-1943 or send a note of interest with your name, address and phone number to P.O. Box 329, Laurel, DE 19956.

Winter Reading Program The Laurel Public Library's End of the Winter Reading Program Party will be held on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 12:30 p.m. All children who read at least five books will receive a free book of their choice and a prize from the Friends of the Laurel Public Library. For more information, call Becky Norton, Youth Services Librarian, at 875-3184 or email Rebecca.Norton@lib.de.us

Laurel Alumni Scholarship The Laurel Alumni Scholarship Foundation announces that the scholarship forms for 2009 are now available. An applicant for the Laurel Alumni Scholarship, must be a graduating son or daughter of a member of the Laurel Alumni Association for at least three years prior to June 2009. The Laurel Alumni Scholarship Foundation also administers the Helen Kirk Deputy Ellis Scholarship and the Class of 1956 Scholarship. Graduating seniors of Laurel High School are eligible for these scholarships. The application forms are available from the guidance office or by calling 875-2503. All completed applications are due back to the foundation by April 1. The annual meeting is March 10, at the high school. Time is 7 p.m. All are invited.

Beef and dumpling dinner Mt. Zion Methodist Church will be hosting a beef and dumpling dinner on Saturday, March 14 at 5 p.m. The church is located on Alt. 13 between Seaford and Laurel. Eat-in or carry-out.

AARP Driving Course Laurel Senior Center will be holding an AARP Driving Course on March 23-24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $12 for AARP members; $14 for non members. To register for the course call the Laurel Senior Center at 875-2536.

Donations accepted Delaware National Bank is accepting donations for the house fire that happened in Laurel, that caused $100,000 in damage. If you have any questions feel free to contact Wende Niblett at 875-2137.


Chocolate Lovers' Night The Greenwood Public Library will hold its second annual free Chocolate Lovers' Night on Friday, Feb. 27, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the library. Those who attend will be the judges of the Best Chocolate Dessert contest, sampling each entry and voting on their favorite. The highlight of the evening is a presentation by Mary Sears of Sweet Serenity Chocolates in Seaford. The winner of the dessert contest will receive a grand prize of her delectable delights. For more information, call 349-5309. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

AARP driver safety The AARP Driver Safety Course will be held at the Greenwood CHEER Activity Center, 41 Schulze Road, Greenwood, on Thursday, March 12 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Cost is $12 per AARP member and $14 for non-members. Checks should be made payable to AARP. You must register in advance and have had the AARP Driver Safety Course within the last three years to take the refresher course. Participants will receive a deduction on the liability portion of their automobile insurance. For more information or to register, call Susan Welch at 302-349-5237.

All-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner Greenwood Mennonite School Music Boosters hosts their annual "All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner" on Saturday, March 7 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Adults are $8, children ages 4 to 12 are $6 and families are $30. Children 3 and under eat free. Takeouts are available. For more information, call GMS at 302-349-4131.

Greenwood fundraiser The Greenwood Memorial Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7478 of Greenwood, is partnering with IHOP of Seaford, for a fundraiser, on Wednesday, March 4, from 3- 10 p.m.. Bring in a copy of this newspaper article, or a fundraiser flyer distributed by the Ladies Auxiliary, and enjoy a meal at IHOP. IHOP will donate 10 percent of the bill to the Ladies Auxiliary of Post 7478 to benefit our veterans through the programs of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. IHOP of Seaford, is located at 22812 Sussex Highway. For more information or flyers, contact president Michaele Russell at 302-349-4220.

Greenwood library events
  • Bring your family and friends to the Greenwood Library for the "Get Caught Reading Together!" program. Families, couples, or groups of two or more friends may register to play reading bingo and have the opportunity to win prizes. The program runs through March 6.
  • Come join the folks in Greenwood as they read and celebrate the granddaddy of them all, "The Maltese Falcon" by Dashiell Hammett, during The Big Read taking place in the month of March. The Big Read, an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts, is a program which encourages communities to come together to read, discuss, and celebrate a single book. The Greenwood Library will host a viewing of the movie "The Maltese Falcon" on Friday, March 20 at 6 p.m. In addition, there will be a discussion of the book on Tuesday, March 24, at 6:30 p.m. Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk of the library. Both programs are free and open to all teens and adults. The Greenwood Library is located at Rt. 16 in Greenwood, just east of the railroad tracks. For further information, contact Robin Miller at 349-5309.
  • In honor of Red Cross Month, the American Red Cross of the Delmarva Peninsula will be offering a free Community Disaster Education presentation at the Greenwood Library on Monday, March 16, at 3 p.m. Come learn about the three-step action plan and make sure that you are Red Cross Ready for an emergency in your home, neighborhood, or region. The program is free and open to all. Registration is helpful, but not required.
  • Learn the basics of a mouse and keyboard in a relaxed environment at the Greenwood Public Library every Wednesday afternoon from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Registration is required, so call 349-5309 or come in to the library sign up.
  • AARP Tax-Aide tax preparers will be available at the library from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. on the following Wednesdays: March 11, March 25 and April 8 to conduct free tax preparation and e-filing for all taxpayers of all ages. Call the library to schedule an appointment.


Roast beef and dumplings Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Company will hold its Annual Spring Dinner - roast beef and dumplings with all the trimmings and dessert on Sunday, March 1, noon till 5 p.m. Adults are $11, children under 12 are $5, and pre-school are free. All carry-outs are $11.

Reception honors Conaway The Town of Bridgeville will host a reception to honor outgoing Commission President Joseph T. Conaway at the close of the March 9 Commission meeting. The reception will begin immediately following the meeting, at approximately 8:15 p.m. at Bridgeville Town Hall, 101 N. Main St. Conaway has served the town for eight years and did not seek re-election this year. Residents and friends are invited to join us for tis special recognition.

The Writers' Adventure Join us Tuesday, March 3, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. for a creative writing class. This program is geared toward fifth through eighth grade students. Professional storyteller/writing consultant, Michael Forestieri, will teach your young writer to craft stories from mental and sensory images. Sign ups are required; call 337-7401 and for more information contact Kathy or Karen at the Brdgeville library. Pizza and beverages will be served after the program. It will be held at St. Mary's Parish Hall.


Delaware Horse Expo The Delaware Horse Expo is Saturday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington. Event includes a parade of breeds, clinics, riding horse sale, Breyer horse show, vendors. Admission is $5, children 12 and under free. For more information, call 302-398-4630 ext. 110 or visit www.DelawareHorseExpo.com.

Ham & Turkey Shoot The Ellendale Ruritan Club ham and turkey shoot, Saturday, Feb. 28 (rain date March 7) at 11:30 a.m., at Ellendale VFW, on V.F.W. Road. Directions: 1/2 mile south of U.S. 113 and 16 intersection). Refreshments will be available for sale. (If rain dates are cancelled, we will go to next shoot.) For possible cancellations call 302-422-2948 or cell 302-249-7025.

Women's Day Celebration Delaware Technical & Community College's Women's Day Celebration honoring Dr. Cynde Parker and Dr. Waveline Starnes will be held on Wednesday, March 4 at 6:30 p.m. at The Clubhouse at Baywood, Long Neck. The celebration benefits the Owens Campus Alumni Association Scholarship Fund. Tickets are $40 and reservations must be made by Feb. 27. Purchase tickets online at www.dtcc.edu/owens/womensday or call Delaware Tech at 302-855-1607.

'Tears of a Teenage Mother' The DE Adolescent Program Inc. and Girls Inc. are pleased to bring to Delaware State University, "Tears of a Teenage Mother," on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20. For more information, call 302-764-9740 or e-mail lodonnell@dapi.org.

Princess Tea Party Princess Tea Party and luncheon to benefit the Miss Georgetown Scholarship Program, in memory and honor of Bethany VanSciver, Miss Teen Georgetown 2005, will be held Saturday, Feb. 28, at Wesley United Methodist Church in Jones Hall, Georgetown, at 10 a.m. Princess attire suggested. Cost is $15 princess ages 12 and under, $10 adults. For tickets, call 934-8029 or 855-9595, or by email to georgetownpageant@msn.com.

Ruritan Club All-you-can-eat Sunday breakfast buffet served by the Galestown Ruritan Club, on the fourth Sunday of each month October to June, from 7-10 a.m. Cost is $7 for adults, $4 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.


Seaford AARP Seaford AARP Chapter 1084 is offering the following trips to the public. For reservations, call Rose Wheaton at 302-629-7180. Wednesday, March 18 - Toby's Dinner Theater in Columbia, Md. to see "My Way." Enjoy a buffet lunch with entertainment and music from the Frank Sinatra era. Cost - $65. Friday, May 22 - Gettysburg, Pa. for a guided tour thru the Battlefield and visit the Eisenhower Farm. Visit the galleries in the museum and view the Cyclorama painting. Cost - $88. Saturday, Sept. 12 to Friday, Sept. 18 - Mackinac Island, Mich. Visit Frankenmuth, where you will enjoy European foods and shops. Cross Lake Huron and Lake Superior on hydro-jet ferries. Explore the island with a guided tour by horse and carriage. Ride through the Soo Locks to Sault Sainte Marie. Trip includes: six hot breakfasts, five dinners and one grand buffet. Cost - $790 per person double.

Del Tech offers trips Celebrate the allures of Italy at The Philadelphia Flower Show on Tuesday, March 3. See the Tony Award-winning show "Felix & Oscar," about two unlikely middle-aged male roommates, on Thursday, March 5 at the Rainbow Dinner Theater in Paradise, Pa. Don't miss Disney's fairy tale classic, "Sleeping Beauty," on Saturday, March 7 at The Grand in Wilmington. Enjoy a time to explore the Washington National Cathedral and tea served in the Cathedral Tower overlooking the city on Tuesday, March 10. Come have a day of fun on your own at the Baltimore Inner Harbor on Wednesday, March 11. Experience a swinging good time and enjoy Duke Ellington classics with the "Sophisticated Ladies" at Toby's Dinner Theater on Thursday, March 12. See the "Stars on Ice" production at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, which features Olympic, world, and national champions on Friday, March 13. Don't miss the six-time Grammy Award-winning ensemble The Chieftains, whose music brings alive the life of Ireland on Sunday, March 15, at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia. Continue the fun on Monday, March 16 with a "St. Paddy's Progressive Luncheon," featuring surprise stops at three different restaurants in the beach area. Experience "Behold the Lamb," a powerful presentation of the timeless message of the Savior, at the Sight & Sound Theater in Lancaster, Pa. on Thursday, March 19. Continue the inspiration with C.S. Lewis' timeless classic "The Chronicles of Narnia" exhibit at the Franklin Institute on Saturday, March 21. Have fun shopping, sightseeing or dining in New York on Wednesday, March 25. On Saturday, March 28, at the DuPont Theater, enjoy the 2005 Tony Award-winner, "Spamalot," which tells the tale of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as they embark on their quest for the Holy Grail. Experience unforgettable history with a trip to the Newseum in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, March 31. For complete trip information, or to register, contact Delaware Tech's Corporate and Community Programs at 302-854-6966.

Longaberger bus trip Renee' S. Morris, an Independent Longaberger branch leader, is hosting a tour to The Longaberger Company in Ohio. The tour is March 26-28 and includes a Longaberger filled basket, transportation and lodging. The bus leaves the Seaford Village Shopping Center (Roses parking lot) on Thursday, March 26 at 10 p.m. and returns on Saturday, March 28 at 11:59 p.m. The chartered tour will include visits to Longaberger's seven-story, basket-shaped Home Office in Newark, Ohio, its Manufacturing Campus to see baskets being handcrafted by thousands of artisans, and Longaberger Homestead, the company's shopping, dining and entertainment destination. For more information or to make reservations, contact Morris at 302-245-8842 or RGMorris93@comcast.net.

Garden trips Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, and the East Coast Garden Center in Millsboro are offering a bus trip to Winterthur on Sunday, March 22 to hear guest lectures on spring plants and view the blooming spring bulbs. The second trip will be on Tuesday, April 7 to the Rawlings Conservatory, the Baltimore Botanic Gardens and the Baltimore Museum of Art. For more information or to register, contact Delaware Tech's Corporate and Community Programs at 302-855-1617.

Nemours Mansion On Tuesday, May 19, the Seaford Historical Society will sponsor a bus trip to the luxurious Nemours Mansion and Gardens in Wilmington. This 300-acre country estate of the late indusrialist and philanthropist Alfred I. DuPont has recently completed a 3-1/2 year, $39 million restoration. The trip is open to the public. This is an exceptional opportunity to see an amazing piece of restored grandeur. The cost of the trip is $68. This includes transportation, admission to the Mansion and lunch at the DuPont Country Club. The bus will leave from the Sears parking lot in the Seaford Village Shopping Center at 7 a.m. and leave Wilmington for return trip at 2:30 p.m. It is important to call the Seaford Historical Society office at 628-9828 immediately for reservations since many were left on a waiting list from this trip last year. There is one addition this year. The gardens will be in bloom.


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.

Democrat Club The Western Sussex Democrat Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. in Laurel at Dukes' Pool House on Sycamore Road. The covered dish supper will be followed by the business meeting. Speaker for the evening will be Sussex County Sheriff Eric Swanson or Deputies from his office. The meeting is open to the public.

Knitting group The "Sea Purls" Chapter of the Knitting Guild Association meets the first Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cheer Community Center in Georgetown on the corner of Route 9 and Sand Hill Road. New members are always welcome. For details, call Roseanne Jahnke at 302-854-6776.

SHS Alumni Association The Seaford High School Alumni Association will hold its monthly meeting on at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 5 at the Seaford Museum. If you would like to join the group or have any questions, call Donna Angell at 629-8077.

Library Friends The Friends of the Bridgeville Library will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3 at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Bridgeville. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call Ruth Skala at 302-337-3678

AARP board meeting AARP Seaford Area Chapter 108 of Wesern Sussex County board meeting will be on Friday, March 6, at the Methodist Manor House game room at 1:30 p.m. All board members are urged to attend this important meeting. Main topic of discussion will pertain to the newly appointed treasurer. For more information call Gladys Bonowicz, chapter president, at 875-1519.