Bulletin Board
Thursday, May 06, 2010

Celebrity Golf Classic NASCAR legend Bobby Allison and Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame third baseman, Brooks Robinson, will be two of the top sports celebrities appearing at the Horsey Family Youth Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic. The annual fundraiser will take place May 12-13 at Heritage Shores Golf and Country Club. For more information, contact Dale Webb at 841-5120.

'Touch a Truck' on May 22 The Banning and Trinity Foundations will hold a "Touch-a-Truck" family event on Saturday, May 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Trinity Transport's parking lot. The event will feature all types of equipment for kids to touch, feel and explore, including trucks, bulldozers, electrical units, fire trucks, police vehicles, farm equipment, race cars and more. Fun activities for kids include face painting, a horn honking show and "meet the local heroes," area policemen and firemen. There will be plenty of refreshments, including Pizza King pizza, hot dogs, snow cones, cotton candy and popcorn. Admission is $5 per person or $15 for four people. Proceeds benefit the Banning and Trinity Foundations, which support community development through supporting programs such as the Delaware Teen Challenge and the Delaware Youth Leadership Academy and national charities such as Relay for Life and the American Heart Association. For more information, visit www.trinitytransport.com or contact Brandy McMullen at brandy.mcmullen@trinitytransport.com or 800-846-3400.

Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast Applebee's in Seaford is hosting a Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast to support Laurel Kids Connection Mentoring Program on Saturday, May 15, from 8 to 10 a.m. The cost is $6 per person. Tickets may be purchased at the door. For more information contact Glenn Phillips Sr., program assistant of DAPI - Empowering Youth for a Bright Future, at 629-7790 ext 317 or 236-0321.


Class of 1965 need addresses The SHSClass of 1965 Reunion Committee is planning their 45th reunionon Saturday, Oct. 9. They still need addresses for the following classmates: Luiz Bueno, Tyronne Drummond, Barbara Frazier Burk, Faye Hayes Wright, Irvin Johnson, Kenny Mullin, Ronald West,Wayne Hastings, Dee Dee Helfrich Anderson, Pete Viggiano, Susan Hydock Wessells and Sandra Turner. If you have any information to share, call Donna Hastings Angell at 629-8077 or email her at woodlandangell@hotmail.com

Soup & sandwich give away Come join us for a give-a-way on May 8, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at St. Luke's Parish House in Seaford. Delicious soup, sandwiches and dessert will be served and clothes of all sizes that have been gently used will be available. This event is sponsored by the women of the Seaford Wesleyan Church (The Ark). If you have any questions, please call the church office at 628-1020.

Classic car & motorcycle show The 5th Annual Classic Car and Motorcycle Show will be held on May 8, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., at the Bethel Worship Center, 2 miles south of the Blades Royal Farms, next to the Ark Church on Rt. 13. There will be lots of fun for everyone. Registration is $10, from 8 - 10 a.m. Top 12 plaques for cars and top 12 plaques for bikes will be given out as well as dash plaques for the first 50 people. There will be breakfast sandwiches all morning as well as chicken, ribs, hotdogs and drinks. Also, check out the bake sale and flower sale. Rain date is May 15. For more info contact Joe Lecates at 858-2445 or Robert Ferrell at 372-9376.

Rabies Vaccination Clinic There will be a rabies vaccination clinic on Saturday, May 22, 8 - 10 a.m., at the Seaford Fire Station, rain or shine. Leashes and carriers are required. Dr. Mike Metzler of Four Paws is the attending veterinarian. Cost will be $13 rabies, $10 distemper/parvo shots. Cash only. The clinic is sponsored by Homeless Cat Helpers, Inc.

Clarence St. COG Youth Yard Sale Come to the Clarence Street Church of God Youth Yard Sale on Saturday, May 8, from 6 a.m. to noon. Church is located on Rt. 20 E., past the Concord Deli lot on the left. Clothes, toys and lots more will be available. Hotdogs and soda will be sold between 10 a.m. and noon.

National Safe Boating Day The U.S. Coast Guard Seaford Flotilla will be presenting National Safe Boating Day at the Nanticoke River Marina on Saturday, May 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Marina is located on 30 S. Market St., Seaford. Admission is free. Displays and activities wll include safety information, USCG Auxiliary Seaford free vessel safety check, Sea Scouts, fitting booth for life jackets, sign up for safe boating class or paddlesports class and more. For further information, contact Cindi Chaimowitz at 398-0309.

SHS 20 year reunion Seaford High School Class of 1990 will hold their 20 Year Reunion on Saturday, Oct. 9, from 5 to 10 p.m., in the Ball Room at Heritage Shores Club House in Bridgeville. If your check is received before June 29, the cost is $35 per person. Checks must be mailed to: Sandy Whitten Stinson, 31521 Miller Road, Cordova, MD 21625. Checks should be made payable to: SHS Class of 1990. After June 29, the cost is $45 per person. This fee is non-refundable. For more information, visit the Facebook page, "Seaford Senior High Class of 1990."

Free community yard sale Christ Lutheran Church in Seaford will hold a community yard sale on Saturday, May 22, from 7 a.m. to noon. Spaces are free and the church will sell hot dogs and sodas. Church members are asked to donate items that can be sold at the yard sale. We will have a table in the old dining room where you can put items to be sold. Proceeds will benefit the new activity center for the community. To reserve a space or have items picked up that you would like to sell, call Eric Stanton at 628-1946.

Yard sale Seaford Church of the Nazarene on Route 13 will hold a yard sale on Saturday, May 8, from 7 a.m. to noon. Breakfast and baked goods will be available. Tables are $10 and spaces are $7. To reserve a spot and/or table, call 337-7162.

Seaford Library
  • "Lights, Camera, Action!" the Seaford Library and Cultural Center hosts "Movie Night" on Thursday, May 6, at 5:30 p.m. We provide the movie and refreshments; you take a seat and enjoy the show.
  • "Baby Bookworms," an infant story time is Monday, May 10, at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us
  • "Toddler Tales," a toddler story time, is Tuesday, May 11, at 10:30 a.m.
  • The Seaford Library and Cultural Center board meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 11 and Tuesday, May 25, at 6 p.m.
  • "Splash Around for Lost Treasure in the Library" on Wednesday, May 12, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Fun for families and children of all ages. Hunt through the library for funny, unique and intriguing items and win some cool prizes.
  • Teen Advisory Board meeting on Thursday, May 13, at 3:30 p.m.
  • The Seaford Library and Cultural Center 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 the itemized receipt along with a comment card to the Seaford Library and Cultural Center. We must have the itemized receipt in order to receive the reimbursement. The Library will receive 10% of the total receipt.
  • The "Science and Religion" book discussion will meet at the library on Monday, May 17, at 6 p.m. For more information, call Rose Harrison at 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us
  • Teen Manga/Anime Club meets Wednesday, May 19, at 3:30 p.m. Open to teens ages 12 to seniors in high school. For more information, call Kenda at 629-2524.
  • "Family Movie Afternoon" on Wednesday, May 26, at 3:30 p.m. This program is for families and children of all ages. Bring a pillow and a blanket. Plus, get a sneak preview of the Summer Reading Program, "Make a Splash!" The movie is rated PG. For more information, call 629-2524.

Book/plant/yard/bake sale The Friends of the Seaford Library annual Book/Plant/Yard/and Bake Sale is from 7 a.m. to noon onSaturday, May 8, at the Seaford District Library, 600 N. Market St. Ext. Use the door at the north end of the building.Rain or shine. If you have items or plants to donate, they may be left any time. No clothing accepted. Proceeds will help fund educational programs. For more information, call the library at 629-2524.

SHS Class of 2012 BBQ Seaford High School's Class of 2012 will hold a chicken bbq on Saturday, May 8, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., in front of Home Team Realty on Stein Highway in Seaford. The bbq is to raise money for next year's prom. Pre-orders or drive up will be available. Cost is $7 per chicken dinner. For more information, call Leigh Ann Tull or Kedra Lineweaver at 629-4587.


N.R.Y.C.-Blades Yard Sale The Nanticoke River Yacht Club, Blades, is holding a yard sale on May 8 with a rain date of May 15. Tables are $10 ea. Call 875-7143 for table reservations.


Troop 90 Benefit Dance The parents of Boy Scouts Troop 90 in Laurel are having a benefit dance on Friday, May 7, from 8 p.m. to midnght, at the Laurel Fire Hall to raise money for a new trailer. Cost is $10 at the door. Proceeds will be used to purchase a new, larger trailer to carry camping equipment. The goal is to purchase and equip the trailer before a June camping trip to Lehigh Valley for white water rafting. There will be light snacks, a silent auction and music by The Jones Boys.

AARP Refresher Driving Course AARP will be offering a Refresher Driving Course on May 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Laurel Senior Center. The cost is $12 for AARP members, $14 for non-members. To register for the course, call 875-2536.

'Bridge to a New Position' The Sussex Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) announces a new "Bridge to a New Position" series of three free workshops, which will be held at the Laurel Public Library. Part one on Tuesday, May 11, from 1 to 4 p.m., will cover, "Overcoming the Trauma of Job Loss" and "Maximizing Resources for Your Job Search." Part two on Tuesday, May 18, from 1 to 4 p.m., will cover, "Resume Writing" and "Understanding the Interview Process."The final workshop on Tuesday, May 25, from 1 to 4 p.m., will consist of one-on-one consultations and mock interviews. These workshops are co-sponsored by Delaware Innovation at Work, Delmarva SHRM and Sussex RSVP. Attendance is limited to 20 participants. Call 856-5815 to register.

Strawberry Festival is May 22 The Fourth Annual Strawberry Festival is Saturday, May 22, at St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Laurel. Breakfast, lunch, craft tables, everything strawberry and entertainment too begins at 8 a.m. Event includes Historical Society art events, the newest book in the cemetery series, "Cemeteries in the Town of Laurel," and tours through some of the notable cemeteries in the Laurel area.

Sale benefits Historical Society The Laurel Historical Society will offer a limited number of art objects, antiques, collectibles and photographs of Laurel during the 1970's at a benefit art sale from the collections of Laurel native Charles Palmer and former Laurel resident Reid Williamson on Saturday, May 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., as part of St. Philip's Church Strawberry Festival. The shows will take place at the society's two properties, The Cook House Headquarters at 502 E. Fourth St., and at their restoration Studley House project located at 600 E. 6th St. Admission is $6 to each show, or a combination ticket to both sites can be purchased for $10. Tickets can be purchased at the LHS Sales ticket booth at the Strawberry Festival or at either door. At the festival, the society will also launch its newest publication in the Laurel Cemetery series, as well as sponsor a bus tour of area graveyards. All profits will support the work of the Laurel Historical Society. For more information, visit www.laurelhistoricalsociety.com, email laurelhistoricalsociety@hotmail.com, or call 875-2820.

Annual Art and History Tour The Laurel Historical Society will host three activities during the 4th annual Strawberry Festival on Saturday, May 22, at St. Philip's Episcopal Church, located at 600 S. Central Ave., Laurel. The first offering is a limited-seating bus tour of Laurel cemeteries, which are currently being documented as part of the society's ongoing cemetery transcription project. Tickets for the 90 minute van tour are $10 each and will be sold on a first come, first served basis at the Society sales table at the festival. Festival doors will open at 8:30 a.m. The non-stop bus tour will be held at 11 a.m. and repeated again at 1 p.m. Also that day, art objects and photographic prints by former Laurel residents, Charles Palmer and Reid Williamson, will be for sale at the society headquarters, The Cook House (502 E. Fourth St.) and The Studley House (600 E. 6th St.). Admission to the art sale is $6 at each house or $10 for both sites. Finally, the society will host a book signing and sales for its latest volume in the cemetery series at the festival from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. and again on Sunday, May 23, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Cook House. This second book will cover the cemeteries within the town limits and will complement the previously published Odd Fellow Cemetery book, both of which will be for sale at the festival. For more information, email laurelhistoricalsociety@hotmail.com or call 875-1344 and leave a message.

Strawberry Festival at Hen House The Hen House, located at 11465 Sycamore Rd., Laurel, will be having a Strawberry Festival on Saturday, May 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be a car show, Moon Bounce, strawberry picking, free homemade strawberry ice cream (while it lasts), and the Delaware State Police will be there to do fingerprinting and ID-ing from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.


Geranium Sale The Delmar Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will hold a geranium sale on Saturday, May 8, from 8 to 11 a.m., at the Delmar Fire House. Cost is $6 each. The sale will benefit the ladies auxiliary. For more information, call 875-2195 or 846-2335.

Book and bake sale The Delmar Library's Spring Book and Bake Sale will be held on Friday, May 14, from 4 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Refreshments will be sold by the Delmar Kiwanis Club. In addition, yard sale space is available on Saturday for $10. Call the library at 846-9894 to reserve a space. Bring your own table. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Delmar Library and all proceeds go towards new programs and materials to benefit library users.

Sacred Sounds Sacred Sounds are performing at the 11 a.m. service at the Delmar Wesleyan Church on Sunday May 23. The church is located on 800 East St. in Delmar. There will also be a performance on Sat., May 29.There will be a strawberry festival and yard sale. Cost of table is $10. Time is 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.. To rent a table call the church at 410-896-3600.

Pancake breakfast The Delmar Fire Department will hold a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, May 8, from 8 to 11 a.m., to benefit the ladies auxiliary.

The menu includes pancakes, bacon, sausage, scrapple, eggs, coffee, juice and milk. Cost is $7 for adults, $3 for children ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and under. For more information, call 875-2195 or 846-2335.

Sandwich sale in Delmar The Delmar Church of God of Prophecy, will be hosting a sandwich sale on May 8 from 9 a.m. Included will be oyster sandwiches, crab cakes, soft crabs, chicken salad, cheesesteak subs, hamburgers and hot dogs. The church is located on Rt. 13 and Dorothy Road (3 mi. north of the Md./Del. state line). For more information, call the church at 875-7824.

Basket Bingo for Relay for Life The Mothers Against Cancer Relay for Life Team will have its annual Basket Bingo on Thursday, May 6, at the Salisbury Moose Lodge. Doors open at 5 p.m. and games begin at 6:30 p.m. Food, raffles, silent auction, door prizes and 50/50 will be available. The Delmar Teens Against Cancer Relay for Life Team will sell baked goods. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. For more information, call Terry at 410-896-3195.All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.

Kiwanis Prayer Brakfast The Kiwais Club of Delmar will hold their annual prayer breakfast at Camelot Hall, St. Stephens United Methodist Church, 101 State Street, on Saturday, May 8, at 9 a.m. Tickets may be purchased at the door. The Rev. Timothy Duffield Sr. will deliver the message. Music will be provided by the Gospel Choir from Union United Methodist Chuch. For further information, contact Jack Lynch at 410-896-9067 or Pete Overbaugh at 410-896-3725.


Memorial Day Celebration The Town of Bridgeville will host a Memorial Day Celebration at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, May 31, at the Veterans Memorial in the Bridgeville Cemetery. Join us for this special recognition of our veterans.

Indoor yard sale The church ladies are sponsoring an indoor yard sale on Saturday, May 15, from 7 a.m. until noon, in the Fellowship Hall of Union United Methodist Church, Bridgeville.Formore information, call the church office at 337-7409.


Greenwood CHEER Dinner Club The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center will host the Greenwood Dinner Club on Thursdays from 5 to 7 p.m. Join us for an evening of fellowship and a delicious dinner entrée, dessert and beverage. Card games are from 6 to 9 p.m. Cost for members is $5 and non-members is $6. For menus and more information, call Susan Welch at 349-5237.

Home-style breakfast Please join us at the Greenwood CHEER Activity Center for a home-style breakfast in honor of Mother's Day, on Saturday, May 8, from 8:00-11:00 a.m. Cost is $4 per person and the menu includes scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, hash browns, biscuits, juice and coffee. For more information call the center at 349-5237.

Older American's open house You are cordially invited to the Greenwood CHEER Center for an Older American's Open House on Friday, May 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. In celebration of Older American's Month, the lunch donation will be $1 for this event. There will be light refreshments, games and door prizes. RSVP by calling 349-5237.

Library offers MonoMouse The Greenwood Public Library is now offering the Bierley MonoMouse - an easy to use, hand held electronic magnifier - as part of a loan program designed to help visually impaired members of the community. The Bierley MonoMouse Hand Held Electronic Magnifier is available to be borrowed from the library in the same manner as borrowing a book. A visually impaired patron can now have the opportunity to read any book from the library in the comfort of their own home. The magnifier, which is similar to an oversized computer mouse, is ergonomically designed to fit comfortably in the palm of a user's hand. It connects to any television via the attached standard RCA plug and then the large blue button is simply pressed to start reading. For more information about the MonoMouse Magnifier at the Greenwood Library, call 302-349-5309 or ask any librarian the next time you visit the library.

Eat at IHOP to help the library Enjoy a meal any time at the IHOP restaurant in Seaford and support the Greenwood Library. Simply fill out a comment card after eating and give it to the cashier as you pay. You will be given a special receipt which you then take to the Greenwood Library on your next visit.


All you can eat spaghetti dinner The Bi-State Ruritans will sponsor an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner on Saturday, May 8, from 3 to 6 p.m., at Melson Church Community Hall, east of Delmar. Cost is $8 per person for spaghetti, salad, bread, iced tea and coffee. Desserts will be available for a small fee. A Chinese Auction is also planned (bidders do not need to be present to win).

May celebration dinner The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center located at 41 Schulze Road in Greenwood is having a May celebration dinner on Thursday, May 20, from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. There will be a roast turkey dinner with all trimmings. Cost is $6 member and $8 non-member. Gospel music entertainment with Wayne & Barbie Porter begins at 6:00 p.m. For more information, call the center at 349-5237.


Seaford AARP trips June 5-6 - Strasburg, Pa. - Solve a murder mystery while having dinner on a train. Lunch at the Shady Maple before checking into your hotel and then boarding the train at 6 p.m. After buffet breakfast the next day, travel to Longwood Gardens for a guided tour of the gardens before time on your own. Mid afternoon travel to Winterthur Museum and Gardens for a guided tour and tram ride before some free time. Cost: $225/double. July 22 - A day trip to Norfolk for lunch on the Spirit Of Norfolk and play bingo and win prizes. Cost: $79. Oct. 25-29 - Pigeon Forge & Smoky Mountains, Tenn. - Visit the Titanic Pigeon Forge Museum and board an actual life boat, touch an iceberg and experience the chill of the 28 degree water. The museum will display hundreds of artifacts in 20 galleries on two decks. Admission to Dollywood, Dixie Stampede Dinner Show, Black Bear Jamboree Dinner Theatre, Smith Family Dinner Theatre, Magic Beyond Belief Show. A performance at the Country Tonite with entertainment of humor, dancing and singing. Also, a guided tour of the great Smoky Mountains. Four breakfasts, four dinners, two lunches included. Cost: $595/double. All trips are open to the public. Note that after a certain date if we do not have enough people signed up we will have to cancel the trip to get our deposit returned or lose it. For more information, contact Rose at 629-7180.

National Zoo trip Greenwood CHEER Activity Center is offering a motor coach trip to the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, June 24. The bus departs Greenwood CHEER Activity Center at 8:30 a.m. and leaves Washington at 3 p.m. Cost is $30 per person and includes transportation. Zoo admission is free. Deadline for payment is June 3. For more information, call Susan Welch at 349-5237.

Choptank Riverboat Dinner Cruise The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center is hosting a Choptank Riverboat Dinner Cruise on Thursday, July 8. Cost is $50 per person and includes a prime rib with crab cake dinner provided by Suicide Bridge Restaurant. The cruise is aboard the Dorothy Megan. Tips are appreciated. Bus transportation from all CHEER Centers is available by reservation. The bus departs the Greenwood CHEER Activity Center at 3 p.m. and returns to the center at approximately 10 p.m. Tickets are on sale at the Greenwood CHEER Center and all other CHEER Centers. Tickets must be purchased by June 24. For more information, contact Susan Welch at 349-5237.

Trip to Yankee Stadium Centenary Church Sunshine Class is sponsoring a bus trip to Yankee Stadium on Saturday, May 29, to see the Yankees vs. the Cleveland Indians. Call 875-2823 for ticket information.


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

Seaford Widowed Persons The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting on Tuesday, May 18 at 12:15 p.m. at the Georgia House in Laurel. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend. Please come join us - we all enjoy the trips, lunches, dinners, etc. that we do.

Sussex County Marines Marine Corps League Detachment #780, Devil Dog Detachment, meets the first Thursday ofeach month at 6:30 p.m. at American Legion Post #6, "the log cabin," in Seaford. All former and retired Marines, from all generations,are welcome.

USPS monthly meeting United States Power Squadron (USPS) meets at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. If you are interested in boating education and safety, and enjoy boating, sailing or canoeing, join us and participate in our classes and outings. For more information, contact C.M. Kohlenberg at 629-0687 or Rob Hutton at 628-0312.

Genealogical Society The Sussex County Genealogical Society will hold their annual meeting at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 15, at the Rehoboth Beach Public Library. Society members will talk about their research and show some of their family heirlooms. Parking is free and plentiful. For more information, visit www.scgsdelaware.org or call 875-5418.

H.A.P.P.E.N. The Members of H.A.P.P.E.N., Hearns Pond Association for its protection, preservation, enhancement and naturalization will meet on Thursday, May 13, at 7 p.m. at the Seaford Museum. Among the topics to be discussed will be traffic, the Hearns Pond Dam and U.N.O.I. Mill, and the upcoming community yard sale. Anyone interested in attending the meeting is welcome. For more information call 745-3293.


Country breakfast buffet A country breakfast buffet will be held every fourth Sunday each month - September through June, from 7 to 10 a.m. at Galestown Community House. Adults, $7, ages 6 to 12, $4, under age 6, no charge. The buffet includes eggs, scrapple, sausage, pancakes, potato casserole, hominy, biscuits, toast, fruit cup and sticky buns. The community house is located on School House Road at the intersection of Galestown and Reliance Roads in Galestown, Md. The dates are: May 23 & June 27.

DSTA Golf Classic The 2010 DSTA (Del. State Troopers Assoc.) Golf Classic sponsored by Jack Lingo Realtors is accepting registrations for its May 20 tournament, held at the Jack Nicklaus signature Bayside Resort Golf Club in Fenwick Island. Fee is $700 per foursome with all proceeds benefiting law enforcement for Special Olympics Delaware. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, visit www.sode.org/support

Delaware Grange schedule Sunday, June 13 -Sussex County Pomona Grange picnic, 2 p.m., Soroptimist Park, Seaford. Saturday, June 26 - Bus trip to Washington, D.C., to help celebrate 50 years of the National Grange Building being in existence. For more information, contact Rosalie Walls at 302-542-3875.

Adult Plus+ art courses Develop or improve your artistic skills with courses offered by the Adult Plus+ program at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus. Discover how to sketch what you see in Basic Drawing Skills on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m., May 12 to June 16. Participants will receive great tips and techniques to capture the moment. Novice to intermediate artists can receive informal instruction in Portrait Workshop on Thursdays from 1 to 4 p.m., May 13-June 17. Learn the keys to successful watercolor painting in a relaxed setting on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to noon, May 13-June 17. Adults ages 50 and up can become Adult Plus+ members for $18 per year. Benefits of membership include unlimited use of the Stephen J. Betze Library located on campus; exclusive advanced registration and special discounts on trips, courses and events; and a free drink with purchase of a meal in the dining hall on campus. For more information, contact Delaware Tech's Adult Plus+ program at 856-5618.

Reunion Colonel Richardson High School, Class of 1985, is planning a 25th high school reunion for this fall. The committee is updating classmate addresses. For more information, contact Debbie (Feyl) Brohawn at 410-754-8910 or crhs1985@gmail.com

Miss Delaware Golf Classic The Miss Delaware Golf Classic, hosted by the Miss Delaware Scholarship Organization, will be held at Maple Dale Country Club in Dover on Monday, June 7. The tournament begins at noon with a shotgun start. The Miss Delaware pageant will be held at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino on Friday, June 11 and Saturday, June 12. Player registration is $125 for individual players or $500 for a foursome, which includes green fees, cart, unlimited range balls, gift bag, lunch and dinner and tournament prizes. Tournament hole sponsors are $125. For more information, contact Georgeann White at 302-236-1955, 302-934-9797 or ghwhite70@aol.com

Museum hosts silent auction World War II and military buffs will appreciate the treasures to be had at a silent auction offered by the Air Mobility Command (AMC) Museum in Dover, at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 21. Steve Kogler, wine master from Teller Wines, will be hosting a complimentary wine tasting while the museum furnishes hors d'oeuvres and other beverages. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. To order tickets, call 677-5939. If you have a unique item to donate for the auction, contact Don Sloan at 302-678-8111 or visit the AMC Museum located at 1301 Heritage Road, just off route 9 on the south end of Dover Air Force Base. For more information, visit www.amcmuseum.org

Annual rocket launch DASEF's 14th high altitude rocket launch is Saturday, May 8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Cape Henlopen Park in Lewes. Rockets designed and constructed by K-12 Delaware students will be launched all day. Outdoor/tent event will feature displays, launches of canister, bottle, single stage, advanced plus kite demonstrations and the De Tech Terry Campus Balloon launch. Park entrance fee is $4 for Delaware residents and $8 for others. All events are rain or shine. For more information, visit www.dasef.org, call 302-834-1978 or email dasef.outpost@verizon.org

Children's Dessert Theatre Milford Second Street Players Children's Dessert Theatre "The Princess and The Pea," will be presented on May 15 and 16 at 1 p.m. Tickets are $8 and include the show, dessert and an autograph session with the cast. No reservations required. The theatre is located at 2 S. Walnut St. in Milford. For more information, call 422-0220.

Pig Pickin' at Killens Pond The Hub Club Rotary will host a Pig Pickin' Hoedown at Killens Pond State Park in the Sports Complex Pavilion in Felton, on Saturday, May 8, from 3 to 6:30 p.m. The menu features roast pork and turkey, side dishes, desserts and beverages. Bluegrass music, silent and live auctions and plenty of fun and games are also on the menu. For more information, call 302-398-5194.Tickets, at $20, are available now from any Rotary member or by calling 302-335-2750.