Bulletin Board
Thursday, December 22, 2005
 
COURSES

Lifeguard Certification Class
Lifeguard certification course, Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club, 310 Virginia Ave., Seaford, for Dec. 27, 28 and 29. Upon completion of the course, participants will be certified in lifeguarding, CPR, first aid, oxygen administration and AED. Participants must be on time for every class and no refunds will be given. For cost and more information, contact Theresa Wills, aquatics director, at 628-3789.

AARP Defensive Driving
AARP Defensive Driving course Jan. 23, 24 Nanticoke Senior Center and AARP Invite you to a two-day defensive driving course for seniors. Upon completion of the course, participants will receive A 10-15 percent off the liability portion of their insurance. Space is limited. Dates: Monday, Jan. 23 and Tuesday, Jan. 24, 8:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the Nanticoke Senior Center, 310 Virginia Ave., Seaford, call 629-4939.

Free Parenting Classes
Child Inc. is offering free parenting classes at Tabernacle of Praise in Seaford from Jan. 14-Feb. 18, 2006 on Saturday mornings from 10 a.m. to noon. Topics include: Parent/Child communication, problem solving, decision making, stress in the family, and building self-esteem. The classes fulfill Delaware requirements for parent education and child care providers. For more information and to register, call (302) 697-2292 or (302) 228-9943.

Bay Foundation Training
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is offering its adult education/CBF volunteer training program "VoiCeS," Volunteers as Chesapeake Stewards, starting in January. The program is designed to create a deeper understanding of the Bay and the efforts needed to restore it. Successful graduates receive CBF's designation as Chesapeake Stewards. This year's programs will be held in both Annapolis and Cambridge. The training includes an eight-week course of study, with one three-hour class each week, and a service requirement of 40 hours devoted to a Bay-related project to be completed within one year. Classes cover a wide range of topics, including Bay ecology and history, wetlands, fisheries, land use, and advocacy. There is no fee to enroll in the VoiCeS training program; participants instead are asked to commit to completing both program components. Pre-registration is required. Training dates are: in Cambridge: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Saturdays, Jan. 21-March 11. Contact Margaret Enloe Vivian, grassroots coordinator, at mvivian@cbf.org or (410) 543-1999, ext. 502. For more information or to download the VoiCeS brochure, visit www.cbf.org/hotc.

HOLIDAY EVENTS

Bridgeville Decorating Contest
The Kiwanis Club of Bridgeville annual home decorating contest for Christmas. Homes in town limits will be judged between Christmas and New Year's Day. Winners will be notified with signs in their yards and announced in the town newsletter. Winners will receive free turkeys.

Brewington Christmas Day Dinner
24th annual Ford Brewington Jr. Christmas Day fellowship dinner, Sunday, Dec. 25, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., sponsored by the Delmar American Legion, 2nd and Grove streets, Delmar, Del. Donations are needed; phone 846-3780.

Model Railroad Club Show
Delmarva Model Railroad Club 18th annual holiday open house, 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.

YOUTH ACTIVITIES

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.