Bulletin Board
Thursday, May 13, 2010

'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 Delmarva 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

Nanticoke Riverfest is July 8-10 The 16th annual Nanticoke Riverfest, designed to showcase the Nanticoke River and downtown Seaford, will take place Thursday and Friday, July 8-9, starting at 5 p.m. and all day Saturday, July 10, in the area in and around downtown Seaford. This year's theme "Sweet 16," celebrates the longevity of the festival and adds a 1950's flare.The festival will kick off on Thursday, July 8 with the carnival, opening ceremonies and music in and around Gateway Park. Friday night will feature the popular Little and Junior Miss Riverfest Pageant and entertainment by the Funsters. On Saturday, the Nanticoke Riverfest will feature the annual float-in, canoe and kayak races and duck dash and shopping, entertainment and giveaways for the casual visitor.Riverfest is partnering with the Seaford Historical Society and Southern Delaware Tourism to showcase the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail, America's first national water trail. For more information about Riverfest, visit www.nanticokeriverfest.com or call 629-9173.

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.

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.

Concord Pets to host Vaccine Clinic On Saturday, May 15, from 9:30 to noon, Dr. Jaine Wise of Vet On The Go will be at Concrd Pet Store in Seaford for a Vaccine clinic. Rabies vaccine is $20. Other vaccines available are; dog and cat distemper, kennel cough, leukemia and lymes vaccines. On-site Heartworm/Lymes testing andmicrochipping is available.

Applicants sought for board The Seaford Library and Cultural Center board of commissioners is accepting applications for a five year term appointment to begin July 1. The board oversees the library as representatives of the community, determines and sets up policies to govern operations, develops and oversees the budget and actively supports legislation. Applicants must be residents of the Seaford School District and are expected to be patrons in good standing. With the recent completion and move to a larger facility, persons with a background or skills in any or all areas of human recourses, finance, even planning or legal are especially encouraged to submit an application. The appointment will be made by the resident judge of Superior Court of Sussex County. Interested parties should contact the library in person for an application. Deadline for applications is May 28.

Seaford Library
  • Teen Advisory Board meeting on Thursday, May 13, at 3:30 p.m. For more information, call Kenda at 629-2524.
  • "Baby Bookworms," an infant story time, is Monday, May 17, at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call the library at 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us
  • The "Science and Religion" book discussion will be meeting at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center on Monday, May 17, at 6 p.m. For more information, call Rose Harrison at 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us
  • "Toddler Tales," a toddler story time, is Tuesday, May 18, at 10:30 a.m. For more information, contact the Seaford Library 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.
  • The Seaford Library and Cultural Center Board meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 25, at 6 p.m.
  • "Lights, Camera, Action!" the Seaford Library and Cultural Center hosts "Movie Night" on Thursday, May 20, at 5:30 p.m. We provide the movie and refreshments; you take a seat and enjoy the show. For more information, call 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us
  • 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 Seaford Library and Cultural Center Board meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 25, at 6 p.m.
  • "Family Movie Afternoon" on Wednesday, May 26, at 3:30 p.m., at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center, for families and children of all ages. Bring a pillow and a blanket. Get a sneak preview of the Summer Reading Program "Make a Splash!" The movie is rated PG. For more information, call 629-2524.

Read Aloud training session Read Aloud Delaware will hold a volunteer training session at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26, in the new Seaford Public Library. Call 856-2527 to sign up for training or for more information. Volunteer readers are needed at various reading sites in Sussex County.

Yard Sale/Bake Sale Bethel Worship Center in Seaford, will hold a Yard Sale/Bake Sale on Saturday, May 22 at 7 a.m. All proceeds will go towards our building fund.


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.

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.

Benefit dinner and dance A Good Samaritan Benefit Dinner and Dance sponsored by the Rebekah Assembly of Delaware will be held on Friday, May 21, at the Laurel American Legion Home. Social hour begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m. The dance will be held from 8 to 11 p.m. with music provided by a DJ. There will be a silent auction and 50/50 drawing at 10 p.m. Cost is $22 per person or $40 per couple. For tickets and more information, call 875-3733 or 745-1959.

Giant Yard Sale Bethany Church, Lowes Crossing Road, eight miles east of Laurel off Route 24, will have a giant yard sale on Saturday, May 22, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be household and decor items, furniture, clothing, toys, fishing gear, new handmade crafts and much more. Breakfast sandwiches, chicken salad, hot dogs, hamburgers, peas & dumplings, drinks and baked goods will be available.

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.


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.

Lunch and Learn about diabetes On May 20, from noon to 1 p.m., the Delmar Library will host a Lunch and Learn on diabetes. The presentationwill cover: a basic understanding of the disease; typical healthcare needs of a person with diabetes; meal planning as a critical component for diabetes management; supplies and equipment required for diabetes care; the importance of physical activity; local, state and federal resources to help control diabetes; and communicating effectively and keeping good records. Bring a light lunch. Bottled water and healthy snacks will be provided. Pre-registration is required. For more information and to register, call 846-9894.


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.

Library seeks board member The Bridgeville Library Board of Trustees is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on the board for a five-year term, beginning July 1, 2010. The board will review applications received and forward a recommendation to the resident judge of the Superior Court of Sussex County for appointment. Board members must be adult residents of the Woodbridge School District. A background check may be required. Library Board members oversee the library as representatives of the community. They determine policies governing the operations and services of the library.

They develop and oversee the operating budget. They actively support library related legislation. The Board has public meetings at the library at least four times per year, and usually meets monthly. Applications are available at the Bridgeville Public Library, 600 South Cannon Street. Bridgeville, Del. For more information, call Karen Johnson at 337-7401, ext. 107. Deadline for receipt of application iis June 14, 2010.

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. For more 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.

Library Craft Supply Swap Calling all crafters. Do you have surplus yarns, beads, buttons, papers, rubber stamps, fabrics, sewing notions, art/craft books, paints or drawing materials from past crafting projects? Start gathering your unused leftovers that are in good, usable condition and bring them with you to the Greenwood Library on Tuesday, May 18, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. for a Craft Supply Swap. Bring another bag or box to fill with goodies. Donations of craft supplies are also welcome. There is no charge. Call 349-5309.

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. 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.

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.


Chicken & dumpling dinner Christ UM Church is holding a chicken and dumpling dinner on May 21, 4-7 p.m. at the church, 510 S. Central Ave., Laurel. It will be served homestyle with stringbeans, mashed potatoes, applesauce, roll, beverage and desserts. Takeouts are available. Adults, $10; children 6-12, $5; under 6, free. For tickets, call 443-859-2334, 443-880-2917 or purchase at the door.


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.

Laurel Senior Center Trips The Laurel Senior Center is offering the following trips: Smith Island, June 8. Ocean City, June 14. Tennessee Sampler, Oct 4-9, cost $629 per person, includes 5 nights hotel accommodations, 5 breakfasts, 3 dinners, 1 luncheon, cruise, 3 shows, Graceland & Dollyland. For more information, call 875-2536.

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.

Trip to Louisville AARP #915 presents a trip to Louisville, Ky., on Oct. 24-29. Trip is six days and five nights and includes five breakfasts and five full dinners. Sights include the Derby Dinner Playhouse, Belle of Louisville Riverboat, Churchill Downs & Kentucky Derby Musesum, "My Old Kentucky Home" Place, Heaven's Hill Distillery, Louisville Slugger Museum and much, much more. Cost is $775 per person/double occupancy. Single occupancy is slightly higher. For information or reservations, call 410-754-8189 or 410-754-8588.

Travel with Delaware Tech The public is invited to enjoy a fun day-trip in May or June; the trips are offered by the Adult Plus+ program at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus. Explore Winterthur Museum & Country Estate in Winterthur, during a guided tour on Friday, May 14; this historic estate features a magnificent collection of American antiques. Discover the breathtaking architecture and history of the Bryn Athyn Cathedral in Bryn Athyn, Penn., on Wednesday, May 19 and learn about the family of John Pitcairn, an industrialist who provided funding for the cathedral's construction. Enjoy guided tours of Cairnwood, the Pitcairn family's former home; Glencairn Museum; and Bryan Athyn Cathedral. Explore Mount Vernon, the historic, 500-acre estate located on the Potomac River in Mount Vernon, Va., on Thursday, May 20. The estate features a museum, the tombs of its former owners George and Martha Washington, 50 acres of gardens as they existed in 1799 and much more. Dance in your seat to classic Elvis songs such as "Jailhouse Rock," "All Shook Up," and "Can't Help Falling in Love" in the musical "All Shook Up" at the Candlelight Dinner Theatre in Ardentown, on Wednesday, June 9. Enjoy a matinee performance of the hilarious chaos that occurs when a young, married man spends too much time with his boss's wife in "How the Other Half Loves!" at the Rainbow Dinner Theatre in Paradise, Penn. on Wednesday, June 23. 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.


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.

NARFE meeting The Georgetown Chapter 1992 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) will hold their next meeting at noon on Monday,May 17,with lunch at Pizza King in Seaford.The speaker will be John Carney, former Lt. Governor of Delaware running for Congress. For more information, contact Betty Graebner, at 875-7287.

SARA meets May 19 The regular monthly meeting of the Sussex Amateur Radio Association (SARA)is Wednesday, May 19, at the Marvel Museum in Georgetown. FCC license testing for all levels begins at 6:30 p.m. An informal social starts at 7 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7:30 p.m.The meeting is open toanyone with an interest in amateur radio.For more information on this and other SARAClub events, visit www.sussexamateurradio.com.


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. 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

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.

Flower Show on May 19 "Eastern Shore Treasures," astandard flower show presented by the Town & Country Garden Club will be held on Wednesday,May 19, from 2 to 5 p.m., at Christ United Methodist Church on Phillip Morris Drive in Salisbury. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.