Bulletin Board
Thursday, June 10, 2010
 
LOCAL FUNDRAISERS

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.

BLESS THE BRADFORD'S MUSIC BENEFIT A Gospel Music Benefit is being held on Saturday, June 19, at Laurel Wesleyan Church, 30186 Seaford Rd (Alt. 13), just north of Laurel, Del. Admission is free. A love offering for the Bradford Family will be taken. This is the Laurel family who lost their home in an explosion last month. The event is being sponsored by Joe Dawson Music Ministry and Laurel Wesleyan Church. Featured singers will include The Lights of Home, Vill Primrose, Amy Holloway Stark, Rev. Ken Deusa, Pastor Ben Sorrells and Joe Dawson. For more information, call the church office 875-5380 or visit www.helpthebradfordfamily.com or www.laurelwesleyan.org.

TROOP 5 BASKET BINGO The Troop 5 Explorers are holding a Longaberger Basket Bingo fundraiser on Thursday, June 10, at the Blades Fire Hall, from 6 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance and can be purchased at the front desk at Troop 5 (State Police Barracks in Bridgeville). Admission at the door the night of the event will be $25. For more information, contact Senior Corporal Debbie Jester at Troop 5 at 337-1090, ext. 315.

SEAFORD EVENTS:

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.

SEAFORD LIBRARY
  • Sign-up for the Teen Summer Reading Program, "Make Waves @ Your Library." Read for prizes and attend programs! For more information, call 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us.
  • The Teen Summer Reading Program, "Make Waves @ Your Library" will host a NBA2K10 Gaming Tournament on Saturday, June 17, at 4 p.m. Early registration is suggested as slots are limited. For more information, call the library at 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us.
  • The "Science and Religion" book discussion will meet at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center on Monday, June 21, at 6 p.m. For more information, call Rose Harrison at 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us.
  • Lapsit will resume on Monday, June 21, at 10:30 a.m. This will be a Monday only program. For more information, call 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us.
  • Dive in and explore the world of water with this year's Children's Summer Reading Program "Make a Splash @ Your Library." Registration begins on Wednesday, June 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with a "Make and Take" craft. For more information, call 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us.
  • The Teen Summer Reading Program, "Make Waves @ Your Library" will hold "Movie Night" on Saturday, June 24, at 4 p.m. For more information, call the library at 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us.
  • The Children's Summer Reading Program "Make a Splash @ Your Library" is having "Movie Monday" on June 28, at 1 p.m. This movie is rated G. For more information, call 629-2524 or visitwww.seaford.lib.de.us.
  • On June 29, see Magic Pots and Recycled Bottles" with Kathleen Jacobs as part of the children's summer reading program. Watch as Kathleen uses pots and bottles to tell three zany tales about the importance of recycling and much more. This program is presented by the Delaware Division of Arts. For more information, call 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us.
  • The Children's Summer Reading Program will hold "Wonders of Water Science Day" featuring your children's librarian on June 30, at 1:30 p.m. Ever wonder why some objects sink and others float, or what the shape of a raindrop looks like? Well come and do some experimenting at your library to find the answers. For more information, call 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us.
GARDEN DAY AT ROSS MANSION
The Spade and Trowel Garden Club will sponsor Garden Day at Ross Mansion in Seaford from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 12, in celebration of National Garden Week and the Mansion's 150th anniversary. Garden club members and others will offer for sale all things garden related, including plants, fresh produce, garden ornaments and implements. Master Gardeners and horticultural expert Zeeger deWilde will give talks and answer questions. Lunch will be available from Boy Scout Troop 90. Vendor space is still available. Call 628-1385.

WATERSHED ALLIANCE OPEN HOUSE The Nanticoke Watershed Alliance will host an open house on Friday, June 11, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., at the Seaford Library. This informal "meet and greet" will give us an opportunity to share what the Alliance is up to, how you can help and listen to your ideas for keeping the Nanticoke one of the healthiest rivers flowing into the Chesapeake Bay. If you are interested in attending or would like more information, contact Matt Heim at 443-944-1175.

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."

SAFE BOATING COURSE The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Seaford Flotilla is offering a Paddlesports Course for canoers and kayakers on Monday, June 21, at 5:30 p.m. at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club, 30 S. Market Street, Blades. You must register by June 14 by calling Cindi at 302-398-0309 or Betty at 302-222-3830. The cost is $10 for materials.

WESTERN SUSSEX FARMERS' MARKET Western Sussex Farmers' Market will be open Saturday mornings (8:30 a.m. - noon), from July 3 through Aug. 28. The Market will be located on the Boys and Girls Club property at 310 Virginia Ave., Seaford. In addition to fresh local produce, there will be educational, fun activities each week. Find the market on Facebook. For more information, call 629-2686 or email wessusfarmmkt@verizon.net.

BBQ CHICKEN DINNER Bethel Church is holding a BBQ Chicken Dinner Fundraiser on Saturday, June 19 from 4-6 p.m. It will be held in the church's community building, on the north end of Oak Grove Rd, west of Seaford. Dinner includes a half chicken, homemade coleslaw, macaroni salad, applesauce, roll, beverage and dessert. The dinner is available by tickets only (deadline is June 13). Donations: $10 adults, $5 children under 12. Carryouts are available. For tickets or information, call 410-754-8681 or 302-337-8836.

CAMP INVENTION IS JULY 12-16 The Camp Invention program offers elementary kids in the Seaford area one week of science enrichment combined with imaginative fun. Hosted by Blades Elementary School during the week of July 12-16, it features five classes each day that focus on science, technology, engineering, math (STEM), woven into purposeful hands-on activities that harness the participants' innate creativity to solve real-world challenges. To learn more about the program, visit www.campinvention.org or call 800-968-4332.

EASTERN SHORE AFRAM FESTIVAL The annual Eastern Shore AFRAM Festival will be held on Aug. 13-14, at Nutter Park, Collins Ave., Seaford. There will be two extraordinary days of cultural entertainment, Afrocentric displays, ethnic food vendors, a parade, AFRAM pageant, health clinic, job fair and children's events. For more information, visit www.EasternShoreAFRAM.org or call 628-1908.

WATERSHED ALLIANCE OPEN HOUSE The Nanticoke Watershed Alliance will host an open house at the Seaford Library on Friday, June 11, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The Alliance is a non-advocacy environmental group which focuses on education and consensus building in regards to stewardship of the Nanticoke River and its surrounding watershed. The open house will serve as an opportunity for residents of Seaford and the surrounding area to see what the Alliance is doing to help preserve the natural, cultural and recreational resources of the Nanticoke River and learn about how to get involved in shaping the future of our region. For more information, visit www.NanticokeRiver.org.

LAUREL EVENTS:

LAUREL LIBRARY SUMMER PROGRAMS Wednesday, June 16 - Summer Reading Program signups begin and will continue throughout the summer for Pre K-6th grade. 8th Annual Summer Reading Program Festival at 2 p.m. Pirate games, activities and crafts. Friday, June 18 - Teen Summer Reading Program begins. NightLife@the Library, an after-hours, teens-only program with games, movies and pizza, 7-9 p.m. Monday, June 21 - First meeting of the Kids Acting Club for grades 2-6; 6:30 p.m. Be part of a real play! Teen Book Club with refreshments, 8-9 p.m. Tuesday, June 22 - 10:30 a.m. - Preschool StoryTime Wednesday, June 23 - 2 p.m. - Rebecca Jones presents Pirate Tales! Thursday, June 24 - 2 p.m. - Kids Create Club, grades K-6 Monday, June 28 - Kids Acting Club, grades 2-6, 6:30 p.m., Teen Book Club, with refreshments, 8-9 p.m. Tuesday, June 29 - Preschool StoryTime, 10:30 a.m., Kathleen Jacobs, Puppeteer!, 2 p.m. Thursday, July 1 - 2 p.m., Kids Create Club, grades K-6

AARP DRIVING COURSE An AARP Driving Course will be held at the Laurel Senior Center on Monday, June 21, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. To register, call 875-2536.

FISH'N FOR SIGHT TOURNAMENT The 3rd annual Fish'n for Sight Tournament will be held on June 13, 1 to 4 p.m., rain or shine. The day is pure family fun and exposing all ages to the goal of the Lions to help the visually impaired. One completed pledge sheet enters two people to fish, one of the two must be an adult. This is a great time to get together with the kids and have some fun. Information and pledge sheets are available at Laurel Petroleum, A&K Enterprises by the bridge or from any Laurel Lion.

YOUTH FISHING TOURNAMENT
Laurel American Legion Post #19 will hold a youth fishing tournament on Saturday, June 26, from 9 a.m. to noon. Participants must register at A&K Tackle. The fishing areas are Records Pond and Broadcreek to the railroad bridge. Prizes will be awarded in the following age groups: 4 to 7, 8 to 11, and 12 to 15. Any child under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. There will be no entry fee, and participants must release their fish after they are caught. No tackle will be provided.

CONCERT AT OLD CHRIST CHURCH There will be a concert at Old Christ Church on Chipman Pond Rd. in Laurel on Sunday, June 13, at 3 p.m. The performers are the Southern Delaware Choral Society Ensemble Singers; Ginny Van Tine, soprano; Rita Meadows, violinist; Elizabeth Whaley, flutist; Hannah Goebel, pianist, and Richard Freeman, tenor. The accompanists are Rebecca McDaniel and Mary Ann Torkelson. A free will donation will be taken for the preservation of the church, built in 1771. Refreshments will be served on the chuch lawn afterwards. For further information call 536-1384.

BRIDGEVILLE EVENTS:

GENEALOGY CLASS AT BRIDGEVILLE LIBRARY Starting on June 16 and monthly every third Wednesday at 10:30 a.m., there will be a genealogy discussion group meeting for those who need help with their research. Contact the library at 337-7401 for more information.

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. For more information, call Karen Johnson at 337-7401, ext. 107. Deadline for receipt of application is June 14, 2010.

BENEFIT POKER RUN Jeff's Tap Room's benefit poker run to benefit the needy kids lunch & uniform program will be held on Saturday, June 26, at Jeff's. Cost is $20 per rider. For more information, call 337-8602.

SUMMER EVENTS AT THE LIBRARY The Bridgeville Library announces its summer schedule of events. Join Ms. Kathy for Lap Sit on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. for ages 3 months to 2 years. This is an interactive story time for very young children to introduce regular library visits. Family Nights are held each month on the third Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Games, fun, entertainment and light refreshments are anticipated. Movie Mania continues through the summer with Bring Your Own Lunch Movie Classics on the first Monday of each month. Enjoy a classic film from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with intermission. Teen Movie Night for ages 13-17 is the first Friday of each month from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The Educational/Documentary movie event is on the second Thursday of each month from 1-3 p.m.; this is for ages 8-15. Summer Saturday Matinees will run from June 19-Aug. 14, from 2-4 p.m. A complete movie list is available at the library. Make a Splash-READ Summer Reading Program sign-ups begin Friday June 11. Most programs are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 a.m. Join us for a summer full of reading, crafts, fun and entertainment. A complete schedule is available at the library. The Teen Reading Program is on the first and third Friday nights from 5 to 7 p.m. Join us on June 18 for a Shipwrecked Pirates Survival Competition. Sign-ups required. A complete schedule is available at the library. An Introduction to Computers class will be held on Saturday, June 19, from 11 a.m. to noon and Wednesday, June 23, from 6 to 7 p.m. Class size is limited and sign-ups are required. The Genealogy Discussion Group meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 10:30 a.m. Our next meeting is scheduled for June 16. Join us for a fun-tastic summer. All programs are free and open to the public. The new library is located at 600 S. Cannon St. in Bridgeville. Hours are Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. For sign ups and more information, call the library at 337-7401.

GREENWOOD EVENTS:

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.

LEARNING JOURNEYS Have you ever checked out a book at the library and realized when you got it home that you read it already? Have you struggled to remember a favorite quotation and just can't get it quite right? Would you like to organize your research into new areas that intrigue you? On Tuesday, June 15, at 6:30 p.m., at the Greenwood Public Library, representatives from the Delaware Division of Libraries will present a program that will help you solve these problems and more. The Delaware Library Learning Journeys program is a reading and learning adventure designed to support you on your own personal reading and learning path. Attendees will receive a free copy of Between the Lines, the Delaware Library Learning Journal. Discover how the journal will help you to keep track of what you've read, remember meaningful quotes, plan your future reading, customize your exploration of interesting topics, and more. Light refreshments will be served. The program is free and open to all teens and adults. To register, call 349-5309 or stop by the front desk at the Greenwood Library. For more information, contact Robin Miller at 349-5309.

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.

HOMESTYLE BREAKFAST Join us at the Greenwood CHEER Activity Center for a homestyle breakfast in honor of Father's Day on Saturday, June 12, from 8 to 11 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.

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.

DELMAR EVENTS:

DELMAR LIBRARY The Delmar Library invites the public to an Open House during regular hours on Saturday, June 12, to welcome the new Director, Cathay Crosby. Registration for the 2010 Summer Reading Program, "Make a Splash at your Library," begins June 17. The first event is a showing of "Star Trek, The Ambergris Planet: An Ocean Planet Visited" at 6:30 p.m.

RELAY FOR LIFE BBQ
Relay for Life Chicken BBQ will be held on Saturday, June 26, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at St. Stephen's United Methodist Church in Delmar. Cost is $8 and includes chicken, roll, slaw, baked beans and homemade dessert.

BENEFIT YARD SALE PLANNED A yard sale will be held at Delmar Middle and Senior High School (DSMHS) on Saturday, June 19, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., to benefit the DSMHS Mentoring Program. Rain or shine - the yard sale will be held under the school awning. Spaces are available for rent for $10 for 10 feet or $15 for 20 feet. Tables are not provided. Vendors are welcome. Donations of yard sale items will also be accepted. For more information, contact Allison at 410-896-2223 or abergeron@delmar.k12.de.us or Faith at fkrebs@delmar.k12.de.us.

TRIPS:

SEAFORD AARP TRIPS

Oct. 25-29- Smoky Mts. 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. Enjoy a catered lunch & a show from a Blast From The Past at Smiths Restaurant. Admission to Dollywood for a day before your stop at the Smith Family Dinner Theatre with live entertainment. Then off to the Magic Beyond Belief show. Enjoy a box lunch while having a guided tour of the Smoky Mts., looking for black bear and that evening have dinner at the Black Bear Jamboree. Have dinner before enjoying a night of dancing and humor at the Country Tonite theatre. Hotel, 4 breakfasts, 4 dinners, 2 lunches. Restaurants and bus driver tip included. Cost: $595.00 per person, doubles. Single - $725.00. For more information, contact Rose at 302-629-7180.

LIVING WATERS THEATER TRIP The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center is offering a motor coach trip to see "Psalms of David" at Sight & Sound Living Waters Theater in Lancaster, Pa., on Tuesday, Aug. 10th. Cost is $80 per person for member or $90 non-member and includes transportation, show ticket and smorgasboard dinner at Hershey Farm Restaurant. Deadline for payment of the trip is July 6. The bus departs Greenwood CHEER Activity Center at 10:30 a.m. and returns at 8:30 p.m. For more information, call Susan Welch at 349-5237.

LAUREL SENIOR CENTER TRIPS The Laurel Senior Center is offering the following trips: Ocean City, June 14. Tennessee Sampler, Oct 4-9, cost $739 per person, includes 5 nights hotel accommodations, 5 breakfasts, 3 dinners, 1 luncheon, cruise, 3 shows, Graceland & Dollyland. For more information, call 875-2536.

FORT DELAWARE The Seaford Historical Society is sponsoring a trip to Fort Delaware on Wednesday, July 14. The cost is $50 per person which includes motor coach transportation, admission to the fort and a picnic lunch. It also includes a private tour as well as a civil war prison re-enactment. The bus will leave the Sears parking lot (Seaford Village Shopping Center) at 7:30 a.m. and will return by 4:30 p.m. Reservations are limited. Call Marie at 628-9828 by Wednesday, June 23.

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 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.

MEETINGS:

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, June 15 at 12:15 p.m. at the Georgia House in Laurel. The planned guest speaker will be Ron Quillen. 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.

WEEKLY 'FELINE RESCUE' SESSION Homeless Cat Helpers will hold a question and answer session on "Feline Rescue Resources" at the Seaford Library on Monday mornings from 10 to 11 a.m. The session will offer information about sliding scale cost spay/neuter clinics and no-kill kitten adoptions.

SUSSEX COUNTY MARINES Marine Corps League Detachment #780, Devil Dog Detachment, meets the first Thursday of each 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.

SURROUNDING AREAS:

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 last one for this year is June 27.

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.

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.

TEEN IDOL SEEKS CONTESTANTS A Teen Idol contest at Kids Fest on Saturday, June 12, will challenge young singers to showcase their talent on stage. The vocal competition is open to youth between the ages of 13 to 19. The contest is 10 a.m. to noon on the main Kids Fest stage at the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington. Entries are being accepted now. For more information, call 302-398-5194 or 302-242-0375 or visit www.kidsfestde.org.

GEORGETOWN COMMUNITY YARD SALE Join the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce for its 2nd Annual Georgetown Community Yard Sale at Sports at the Beach on Saturday, June 19, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For $20 (Chamber members) and $25 (non-members) you will receive a 10 x 10 space on the open grounds of Sports at the Beach in Georgetown. The location offers high visibility to a high volume of beach traffic, while it provides a built in customer base because of the nearly 80 baseball teams scheduled to compete at the sports complex that weekend. Proceeds from registrations benefit the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce. For more information or to reserve a space, call 856-1544 or visit www.georgetowncoc.com.

IHOP PARTNERS WITH MISS DELAWARE The public is invited to join Miss Delaware 2009, Heather Lehman, the 16 Miss Delaware 2010 contestants, and the Miss Delaware Organization for breakfast at the IHOP Restaurant in Dover. The event will be held on Friday, June 11, from 8 to 9:30 a.m., and is a joint effort to increase awareness and provide donations for The Shepherd Place, Dover. Attendees are asked to bring monetary donations, non-perishable food items, personal hygiene items, linens, paper products, dish wear, cook wear, or any other items that may be needed by The Shepherd Place.

EASTERN SHORE STAMP CLUB SHOW The Eastern Shore Stamp Club will hold its 49th annual stamp show on Sunday, June 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center in Salisbury, Md. The show will feature stamp frame displays and exhibits, a dealer bourse and free stamps for kids. Many of the stamp dealers participating in the show will also have coins and postcards for sale. Admission is free. For more information, call club member Bert Raymond at 410-208-2929 or e-mail the club at esstampclub@yahoo.com.

MISS DELAWARE 2010 PAGEANT TICKETS The 69th Annual Miss Delaware Scholarship Pageant, starring Heather Lehman, Miss Delaware 2009, will be held in the Rollins Center at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, Dover, June 10-12. Preliminary competitions will be held on Thursday, June 10 and Friday, June 11, at 7:30 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Both nights will also feature the "Delaware's Hottest Talent Competition" beginning at 7 p.m. Final Competition with the announcement of the Top Ten and crowning of Miss Delaware 2010 will be held Saturday, June 12 at 7:30 p.m. Doors will open at 7 p.m. Tickets may be purchased by calling Dover Downs Hotel & Casino VIP Services at 800-711-5882 for reserved tables and riser seats. For corporate tables only (tables of 10), call Mark Zirilli at 857-3208. For more information, visit www.missde.org.