Bulletin Board
Thursday, October 29, 2009
'Couture & Class' fashion show Glamour and style will be center stage during the second Couture & Class fashion show and luncheon on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Carter Partnership Center at Delaware Technical & Community College in Georgetown. Proceeds from the show, which is hosted by the Jack F. Owens Campus Development Council, will be used to benefit Delaware Tech students in Sussex County. The featured announcer will be Cacia Batts, of Middletown, the reigning Mrs. Delaware 2009. New this year will be a historical exhibit of formal gowns that were worn by Elsie Williams, wife of former U.S. Senator John J. Williams of Millsboro. There will also be a silent auction of travel packages to various locations; and at the show's end, a shopping bazaar from which attendees can purchase their favorite runway items. A portion of the proceeds from that sale will be donated to the college. Tickets are $25 per person and include lunch: $10 of that price is tax-deductible. A table for eight may be reserved for $175. Seating is limited; tickets are available by reservation only until Nov. 13. To purchase tickets, call Delaware Tech at 855-1659 or visit www.dtcc.edu/fashionshow

Friends fundraiser The Friends of the Bridgeville Library have another delicious fundraiser to promote. All you have to do is enjoy a meal at the Seaford, Dover, Rehoboth, or Salisbury IHOP locations, any day, any meal. Fill out the comment card, staple your receipt to it and drop it off at The Bridgeville Library, Bridgeville Town Hall, or The Providence Sales Cottage at Heritage Shores.

Bethel Historical Society From 5 to 9 p.m., on the second Wednesday of each month through December, the Laurel Pizzaria is generously helping the Bethel Historical Society with an on-going fundraiser. You can pick up a coupon at the restaurant and when you pay the society will receive 10 percent.

Festival of Trees Delaware Hospice's premier fundraiser, the Festival of Trees offers visitors a magnificent display of decorated trees and wreaths, and activities for everyone in the family. In Sussex County, the Festival of Trees will be held on Friday, Dec. 4, through Sunday, Dec. 6, at Delaware Technical & Community College in Georgetown. For details call 302-855-2344 or visit www.delawarehospice.org.


Bingo benefits scholarship fund Join us for a night of Bingo on Saturday, Nov. 21, to benefit the Spuck & Lib Bennett Scholarship Fund, a Delmarva scholarship awarded to students entering the field of education. The event will be held at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, located on Alexander Avenue, just off Salisbury Boulevard in Salisbury, Md. Games begin at 7 p.m., with a special early bird game at 6:30. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Call 410-749-1981 for directions. The bingo will feature prizes including Vera Bradley Bags, Longaberger Baskets, Harley-Davidson items as well as other donations from the community. There will also be door prizes, a silent auction, a 50/50 raffle and food for sale. Tickets are $20 in advance and may be purchased at Harley-Davidson of Ocean City and Harley-Davidson of Seaford. For more information, or to make a donation to the scholarship, contact Helen at Harley-Davidson of Ocean City, 410-629-1599 or Ashley and Kathy at Harley-Davidson of Seaford 629-6161.

SCGS plans fundraiser The Sussex County Genealogical Society will host a fundraiser at the Roadhouse Steak Joint in Rehoboth Beach on Monday, Nov. 2. Mention the SCGS and a percentage of the entire day's receipts will be used to further the Society's advancement of genealogical initiatives in Sussex County. For more information, call 875-5418 or visit www.scgsdelaware.org

Hungry Howies supports ACS For every pizza purchased in October, Hungry Howies located on Norman Eskridge Highway in Seaford, will make a contribution to the American Cancer Society. Cancer ribbons will be available at Hungry Howies and the ACS will be at the restaurant every Friday night with information.

Jones Boys Benefit Concert The Jones Boys will perform at the Nanticoke Senior Center in Seaford on Friday, Oct. 30, at 12:30 p.m. Originally known as the "Good Ole Boys," the band will perform country, gospel, '50's rock, original songs and bluegrass. All proceeds will benefit the Nanticoke Senior Center building fund. For more information, call 629-4939.

Dance tickets on sale Mt. Olivet Father Daughter Dance tickets will go on sale on Sunday, Nov. 8, from noon to 2 p.m. (or until sold out) at Mt. Olivet UMC in Seaford. Tickets are $7.50 each. The dance will be held on Friday, Jan. 29, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Seaford Volunteer Fire Department.

Library commemorative brick sale Honor your family or loved one, remember a loved one, advertise your business, recognize your organization, church or social group by purchasing a commemorative brick which will become a part of history as the "New Seaford Library & Cultural Center" opens in 2010. The bricks will be placed on the Reading Terrace of the Seaford Library & Cultural Center. Cost for the 4x8 decorative bricks is $100 each which includes three lines of engraved upper case text. Proceeds support the capital campaign. Order forms may be obtained from the circulation desk at the library, online at www.seaford.lib.de.us or by contacting Friends President Peggy Boyd at 536-1449 or Vice President Connie Halter at 628-0554.


Holiday bazaar and luncheon Holiday bazaar and chicken salad luncheon ($6.50 for luncheon), on Friday, Nov. 6. Lunch served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Holiday Shop Bazaar at Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford Road, Seaford, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pineapple Boutique and Thrift Shop will be open.

SHS Class of '99 reunion Seaford Class of 1999 will hold a 10 year reunion on Saturday, Nov. 28, from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Seaford Fire Hall. Cost is $30 per person. RSVP by Nov. 1. For more information, contact Alexis McFarland Spade at biglex04@hotmail.com or 570-274-3098.

Seaford Christmas Parade Plans are under way for the 2009 Seaford Christmas Parade. Touted as the largest Christmas Parade on Delmarva, Seaford hosts an extravagant evening parade the first Saturday in December. This year, the parade will be on Saturday, Dec. 5; step off is at 7 p.m. The parade is sponsored by the Downtown Seaford Association and the City of Seaford. The Grand Marshall is Dick Collison. To sign up, go online to www.mychristmasparade.com Entry forms and parade rules are also available at Seaford City Hall, Dick's Barber Shop, Fantasy Beauty Salon, Seaford Harley-Davidson and Mortgage Network Solutions. Annual Christmas Treasures Annual Christmas Treasures will be on sale on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Seaford, next to the Junior High School on Stein Highway. The proceeds will benefit the church's building fund. There will be Christmas articles, attic treasures, flowers, clothing, jewelry, books, toys, bake table and much more. A money raffle will be sold and a drawing at 1 p.m. You don't have to be there to win. Food will be available to eat-in or take-out: scrapple, chicken salad and sausage sandwiches, and home-made soup.

Seaford Library
  • Christmas Tunes for Dulcimer Musicians at Seaford Library. Registration required. Friday, Oct. 30, 6:30 p.m. Questions? Call John Kisela at 628-1944.
  • The Seaford District Library will be closing its doors on Saturday, Nov. 14 at 5 p.m. We will reopen in December at our new location across from the Ross Mansion, ble at the North at 600 North Market St. Ext. The book drop will still be availaPorter St. location.
  • The Seaford District Library has joined IHOP in an effort to raise money for the Library. 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.
  • The Science and Religion book discussion will meet at an alternate location on Monday, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m. For more information, call Rose Harrison at 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us

Seaford Library night at Wheaton's The Friends of the Seaford Library will host a community night at Wheaton's of Seaford on Monday, Nov. 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. Purchase a ticket to support the library capital campaign for $5 and receive 20% off all regular-priced merchandise at Wheaton's during this special event. Country decor, candles, table & window treatments, unique floral designs by Pat Theis, Willow Tree angels and Christmas decorations for the upcoming season are just a few of the many treasures available at Wheaton's. Refreshments will be provided for all shoppers. Purchase your ticket today at the circulation desk at the library or by contacting Connie Halter (628-0554) or Peggy Boyd (536-1449).

Historical Society raffle The Seaford Historical Society is offering a raffle featuring a day on the Nanticoke River in the spring of 2010. This all-day excursion accommodates a party of six people on a boat ride that leaves from the Marina at Nanticoke River Marine Park in Blades, Seaford. Other festivities included with this trip are mid-morning snacks on-board ship, lunch in Vienna, Md., a self-guided walking tour of historic Vienna, a visit to the Vienna Heritage Museum and refreshments on the ride back to Seaford in the afternoon. A raffle ticket costs only $5 or five tickets may be purchased for $20. Tickets are available at the Seaford Museum which is open Thursdays through Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m., or at the Ross Mansion which is open Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. At other times call the Seaford Historical Society office at 628-9828 for tickets. The drawing will take place at the Victorian Christmas at the Ross Mansion on Dec. 13, 2009.

The Christmas Boutique The Christmas Boutique will once again be featured in the Ross Mansion gift shop at the annual Victorian Christmas on Dec. 11, 12 and 13. Each member of the Seaford Historical Society is asked to contribute one item. Handmade gifts in the price range of $10 to $20 are most popular. Items may be left in the gray box on the front porch of the Ross Mansion at any time. For further information, call Shirley Skinner at 629-9378 or Diane Thomas at 629-2085.


In-home story-time The Laurel Public Library will offer a 6-session series of weekly in-home preschool story times for local day care homes. This no-cost pilot program will bring books, poetry, music and fun to children who might not otherwise have the opportunity to visit the library for Story Time. Interested daycare providers are encouraged to contact Becky Norton, Youth Services librarian at 875-3184 or at rebecca.norton@lib.de.us for more information.

Chinese Auction St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 500 S. Central Ave., Laurel, will hold a Chinese Auction on Saturday, Nov. 14. Doors open at 6 p.m. Auction begins at 7 p.m. Assorted items, baked goods, door prizes, China, toys, family fun. Refreshment available. Sponsors: St. Philip's ECW. Great family night. Co-chairs: Geraldine Taylor and Barbara Barnes.

Student art exhibit Laurel Public Library is exhibiting artwork by 19 student artists from Laurel Intermediate/Middle School. Compound photographic portraits will be on display now through November 5 in the Story Room.

LeCates family reunion The Daniel Burton LeCates Family Reunion will be held on Sunday, Nov. 8, at the Grange Hall in Laurel at 2 p.m.

Sunkissed Tanning food drive Sunkissed Tanning is currently having a food drive for Laurel families during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. If you bring in five non-perishable items, you wll get a free tan (up to 10 tans). Last year they collected 867 cans and 50 gift bags for children for Christmas. Their goal is to collect 1,000 cans this year. You can donate a toy, too. Sunkissed Tanning is located at Calio's Plaza in Laurel, and can be reached by calling Margi at 875-1622.

LHS Class of '69 The Laurel Class of 1969 will hold its 40th reunion on Friday, Nov. 27, at the Georgia House in Laurel. Contact leeann561@comcast.net for details.

LHS Class of '84 Laurel Class of 1984 will hold their 25th class reunion on Friday, Nov. 27, at Chef Fred's Chateau de'Ville in Salisbury, Md. Contact Joel Wharton at 238-7147 for details.

Laurel Library Nov. 5, 7 p.m. - Movie Night - Experience Punkin Chunkin with this 2005 recap of Sussex County's annual event. Ages 14 through adult. Nov. 12, 6 p.m. - Thursday Night Adult Book Discussion Group - meets in the second floor reading area. This month's selection is Daughter of Fortune by Isobel Allende. Nov. 12, 5-7 p.m. - Consult with Sussex County Consumer Health Librarian Linda Leonard for up to date information on health and medical issues. Nov. 17, 7 p.m. - "Telling Your Story" - presents ways to document your life for your children and grandchildren. Genealogy enthusiasts won't want to miss this. Nov. 25-26 - Thanksgiving Holiday - Library closed Dec. 7, 7 p.m. - Holiday Handbell Concert Dec. 8-Jan. 30, 2010 - Christmas Exhibit of antique toys "Toys From Another Time"; opening reception from 3-5 pm. Dec. 10, 6 p.m. - Adult Book Discussion Group - selection to be announced. Dec. 10, 5-7 p.m. - Consult with Sussex County Consumer Health Librarian Linda Leonard for up to date information on health and medical issues.

College & Career Fair Laurel High School, 1133 S. Central Ave., will hold a College and Career Fair on Monday, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m. Transportation provided for Laurel residents. Join us for an evening of two- and four-year colleges, trade schools, career planning, trades and military. Businesses include medical, poultry, banking, culinary, real estate, insurance and more. This is sponsored by Laurel High School Guidance Department. For more information contact Dale Oddo, Joyce Sessoms or Clarence Giles at 875-6124.

LHS seeks used caps and gowns Laurel High School is requesting a donation of used graduation caps and/or gowns for needy families. These items will be loaned to students in need of graduation attire assistance. Bring or send your caps and/or gowns to the high school.


WHS reunion Woodbridge High School classes of 1988, '89 and '90 will hold a combined reunion at the Bridgeville Fire Hall on Saturday, Nov. 7. For details contact Dionne Parker Keeler at dionnepk@yahoo.com or 302-337-3099.

Senior Expo A senior expo will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Bridgeville Public Library. The event will offer free health screenings and information as well as light refreshments. The expo is sponsored by Senator Joe Booth (19th District) and Representative Dave Wilson (35th District).

Choral Society Christmas Program The Southern Delaware Choral Society will present their Christmas program, "My Soul Now Magnifies the Lord" on Sunday, Dec. 13, 3 p.m., at Woodbridge High School in Bridgeville. The concert features Mendelssohn's Magnificat, choruses of JS Bach's Magnificat and 10 choruses from Handel's Messiah. Tickets are available at southerndelawarechoralsociety.org/, at select stores in southern Delaware, or by contacting Executive Director Gail Launay at 226-5231.

Community Pizza Night The Friends of the Bridgeville Library will host a Community Pizza Night at Grotto's Restaurant in Seaford on Thursday, Nov. 12, from 4 to 9 p.m. There are no tickets to buy; you simply present the event voucher, available at The Bridgeville Library, Bridgeville Town Hall or Heritage Shores Sales Center, to your server and 20% of your total bill will be donated to The Bridgeville Public Library. For more information, contact Pat McDonald at 337-7192.

A stage play 'Just Married?' On Saturday, Nov. 14, at 6 p.m. (doors open at 5:15 p.m.) a stage play "Just Married?" will be held at Woodbridge Elementary School, Rt. 13 (South) & Governors Avenue, Greenwood. Tickets are $10 in advance (or $15 at the door), Tickets are non-refundable. Story line - Betty Daniels is a recent widower who's happy her husband has finally "kicked the bucket." Now that he's gone she's making big plans on how to spend all the money he left her. But when her oldest daughter, Debbie leaves her abusive husband, her wild and crazy son, Jack gets kicked out of the house, she has no other alternative but let them move back home.


Railroad open house DelMarVa Model Railroad Club's 24th Annual Open House, located at 103 East State St., Delmar, Camelot Hall, second floor. Free admission and free parking  Nov. 28 & 29, Dec. 5 & 6, Jan. 9 & 10, Jan. 16 & 17; Saturday hours are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday's noon to 5 p.m. Operating layouts: N-Scale, N Trak Modules, HO Layout, O Gauge Tinplate, O Scale Lionel, LGB (G Gauge). Train videos to view and raffles.

Safe Halloween for kids Delmar Church of Prophecy presents a safe place for your kids, "Trunks of Treats." Dress up in costumes. Free snacks, games and fun at the Delmar Church of God of Prophecy, Rt. 13 and Dorothy Road, (3 miles north of MD/DE state line), Saturday, Oct. 31, 5 to 7 p.m. For more information call 875-7824.

Beef & dumplings dinner The Delmar Chorus Boosters will hold an all-you-can-eat beef and dumpling dinner on Sunday, Nov. 8, from 1-4 p.m., at the Delmar VFW. Tickets are $10 and are available from any chorus member or by calling the school at 302-846-9544. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door. Dinners are eat-in or carryout. The VFW is located at 200 West State Street in Delmar. All proceeds from the dinner will support the programs and events of the middle and high school choruses at Delmar School.

Pirate Day at the library Rumor has it that Pirate Miguel will be seen skulking about the Delmar Public Library on Friday, Oct. 30, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Join us as we plunder his treasure chests, sample pirate grub and swig pirate groll. Children of all ages are welcome. The Delmar Library is located at 101 N. Bi-State Blvd., Delmar.


Fall bazaar The Greenwood Cheer Activity Center will host a fall bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be crafts, a clothing sale, baked goods and a soup and sandwich luncheon. Table space is available for a fee. For details call Susan Welch at 349-5237.

GMS Fall Auction Greenwood Mennonite School will hold a Fall Auction to benefit the school on Saturday, Nov. 7. The event begins with an All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Live and silent auctions begin at 9:30 a.m. Auction items include gift certificates, collectibles, tools, toys, quilts, theme baskets and more. There will also be a Kids' Christmas Shop, baked goods and lunch items.

Greenwood Library honors group In observance of National Friends of the Library Week, which was held Oct. 18-24, the Greenwood Library recognizes their Friends group. The group was reorganized in 2007 and is now composed of more than 25 contributing members, with a core of active volunteers who give very generously of their time and energy for many different activities. To learn more about the Friends of the Greenwood Library, contact the library at 349-5309.

Sportmen's Lunch On Saturday, Nov. 14, the Harrington-Greenwood-Felton Rotary will host a Sportsmen's Lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Greenwood Fire Hall. An "all-you-can-eat" menu features homemade chili and soups with rolls, beverages and desserts. Proceeds will benefit the Polio Foundation Appeal and the local food bank; tickets are $10. To reserve tickets, call Bunnie Williams at 629-5500.

Indoor yard sale A pre-Christmas indoor yard sale will be sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary of Greenwood Memorial VFW Post 7478 on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 6 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Post 7478 on 2 Governors Ave., in Greenwood. Tables are available for $15 and must be paid by Nov. 15. Make checks payable to: Greenwood Memorial VFWLA 7478. Send checks to: Michaele Russell, P.O. Box 900, Greenwood, DE 19950. There will also be a baked goods table, 50/50 chances, and lunch with Capt. Sly Veteran, mascot for the VFW National Home for Children. Hot dogs, sodas, coffee and baked goods will be available throughout the day. Proceeds will benefit the programs of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. For more information, contact Durene Jones at 519-3604.

Book discussion series Savor suspenseful tales and sample sweet treats during Greenwood Public Library's fall book discussion series, "Delectable Discussions." Each month a different culinary mystery will be featured. Enjoy a discussion of the book and a sample of one of the book's recipes. Discussions are free and will be held on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room at the Greenwood Library. Books for discussion include: Nov. 10 - Sweet Revenge by Diane Mott Davidson; Dec. 8 - Christmas Cookie Murder by Leslie Meier. To obtain a copy of the book before each discussion, visit the Greenwood Public Library or call Robin Miller at 349-5309.

CHEER Halloween Party The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center will host a Halloween Party on Friday, Oct. 30, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. There will be refreshments, music, games and a costume parade with prizes for best costumes. For more information, call Susan Welch at 349-5237.

Trunk or treat in Greenwood Come on out and visit trunks, get some treats, and play some games in the parking lot of Greenwood United Methodist Church on Saturday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. Judge who has the best decorated trunk, win prizes and enjoy hot cocoa and cookies in the Education Hall after you've visited each trunk. Greenwood UMC is located on the corner of Church and West Market Streets in Greenwood. For more information, call 302-349-4047.

Women's Service Come and enjoy "A Women's Service About Prayer" on Sunday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m., at Greenwood United Methodist Church. Pause from your busy schedule and join with other women for an evening to re-energize, rejuvenate and refresh your prayer life. Hear the message from the Rev. Dr. Sandra Steiner-Ball, share in praise and worship music, enjoy the singing of Kelly and Karissa Yoder, and gather in fellowship and enjoy light refreshments following the service. For more information, call 302-349-4047.


Trick or treat The town of Blades trick or treating will be held October 31 from 6 to 8 p.m.


Adult Plus day trips Enjoy day trips in October sponsored by the Adult Plus+ program at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus. Visit the National Aquarium, Maryland Science Center, or Port of Discovery during a day on your own at the inner harbor in Baltimore on Saturday, Oct. 31. For more information or to sign up for these trips, contact Delaware Tech's Adult Plus+ program at 302-856-5618.

Radio City tickets Limited tickets are available for a trip to see the "Radio City Christmas Spectacular" on Wednesday, Dec. 9, at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, sponsored by Adult Plus+ at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus. The "Radio City Christmas Spectacular" features the world-famous Radio City Rockettes' signature high-kicks and precision choreography in several show-stopping numbers. For more information call at 856-5618.

Seaford AARP trips The North Carolina Christmas at the Biltmore trip planned for Nov. 16-20 has been cancelled due to lack of interest. Dec. 2 - American Music Theater Christmas Show & Millers Restaurant, $92; six seats available. March 1-3, 2010 - Foxwoods & Mohegan Sun in Connecticut; $235 double. March 31, 2010 - Washington, D.C. to see the Cherry Blossoms. A buffet lunch on the Spirit of Washington; $71 For more information, contact Rose Wheaton at 629-7180.

See 'The Lion King' Limited seats are available for a trip to see Disney's breathtaking musical "The Lion King" on Thursday, April 15, 2010, at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia; the trip is sponsored by Adult Plus+ at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus. For more information or to reserve orchestra seats, contact the Delaware Tech's Adult Plus+ program at 856-5618.

Vacation with Del Tech Take a vacation with the Adult Plus+ program at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus. Experience the joy of the season during the nine-day "Christmas Cruise on the Danube" trip to Germany and Austria from Nov. 30 through Dec. 8. Travelers will explore cathedrals and several Christmas markets including Germany's oldest and most famous, Nuremburg's Christmas Market, which began in 1628. Celebrate the Christmas season during the seven-day "Nashville Country Christmas at the Opryland Hotel" from Dec. 2-8. Experience the joy of Christmas during the four-day "Christmas Extravaganza" trip to Washington, D.C. and the Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Va. Take a Christmas tour of Washington, guided by author/historian Antony Pitch. To sign up for a trip call 302-856-5618.


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, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. at the Seaford Museum. Anyone interested in attending the meeting is welcome.

AARP Membership AARP Seaford Area Chapter 1084 of Western Sussex County membership meeting Thursday, Nov. 12, at the Methodist Manor House Fellowship Hall in Seaford, at 1:30 p.m. Stephen Rose, the president and chief executive officer of Nanticoke Memorial Hospital will be the guest speaker. This chapter is open for membership to persons 50+ and better. Call Gladys Bonowicz, chapter president, at 875-1519 for more information about this chapter.

39th Dist. Democrats The 39th District Democrats will hold their monthly meeting on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. at Pizza King in Seaford. New members are welcome. For information, call Maggie Callaway at 629-4846. Library Friends The Friends of the Bridgeville Library will meet at 6:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Nov 3, at The Bridgeville Public Library, 600 S. Cannon St., Bridgeville. For more information, call Ruth Skala 337-3678.

USCG Auxiliary United States Coast Guard Auxiliary meets the 2nd Sunday of the month at 1 p.m. at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club. For more information, contact Cindi Chaimowitz at 302-398-0309.

SHS Alumni Association The SHS Alumni Association will have their next meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 5, at the Seaford Museum. Anyone that has attended or taught in the Seaford Schools is invited to attend. For more information, call Donna Angell at 629-8077.

Equine Council The next meeting of the Delaware Equine Council is Monday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. at the public library in Harrington. Everyone interested in horses is welcome. The agenda includes elections for 2010. For more information, contact Stan at 684-3966 or Peggy at 629-5233.

Needlepoint Guild The Delaware Seashore Chapter of the American Needlepoint Guild will meet at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 2, at the Georgetown Cheer Center. New members and needle pointers of all levels are welcome to visit, meet other needlepoint friends and learn something new. For more information, call 227-1848.

Ruritan Club buffet All-you-can-eat Sunday Breakfast Buffet served by the Galestown Ruritan Club, on the fourth Sunday of each month now through June 7-10 a.m. Cost is $7 for adults, $4 children 6-12 years, at the Galestown (Md) Community Hall, 5833 School House Road.

Native American Heritage Month The Nanticoke Indian Association, Inc. as part of its celebration of Native American Heritage Month, will sponsor a Native American Day at their museum, in the Nanticoke Indian Center, Millsboro, on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit the museum free of charge and see drumming and dancing in the afternoon. Tacos, fried bread, succotash, hot dogs and sodas will be for sale. For details contact the Nanticoke Indian Center at 945-3400 or the museum at 945-7022.

Portsville Annual Fall Bazaar The Portsville Annual Fall Bazaar will be held on Dogwood Lane, Saturday, Nov. 14, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch starting at 11 a.m. Menu: oyster fritters, chicken salad, vegetable soup, homemade pies, baked goods. Hand-crafted items on sale.