Trinity Golf Tournament The 7th Annual Trinity Foundation Golf Tournament is Saturday, Aug. 28, at Heritage Shores Golf Club in Bridgeville. The tournament is a charity event to raise money for the Trinity Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by the employees of Trinity Transport, Inc. In 2009, the golf tournament succeeded in raising over $22,000 despite bad weather. The foundation uses the annual pool of funds for three main causes: DYLA (Delaware Youth Leadership Academy), the American Cancer Society and the American Heart Association. Other causes include DE Teen Challenge, Down Syndrome Guild, DE Humane Society and Muscular Dystrophy, just to name a few. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. The goal is 120 participants and to raise $20,000. Cost to play in the tournament is $100 per player and sponsorships begin at $125. Players will receive a gift bag, round of golf and a chance to win a car along with many other prizes. There will also be food followed by awards. To play or sponsor the event, visit www.ttifoundation.org or email email@example.com.
Bridgeville Open Golf Tournament The fourth Bridgeville Charity Open golf tournament will be held on Friday, Oct. 8, at Heritage Shores in Bridgeville. Registration and a continental breakfast begin at 8 a.m., with the shotgun start for the four-player scramble starting at 9 a.m. sharp. A luncheon and awards ceremony will follow the tournament. Orlan Brown serves as this year's tournament chairman. Proceeds will support the efforts of the Bridgeville Kiwanis Foundation, the Bridgeville Lions Foundation and the Bridgeville Senior Center. To become a sponsor or to register for the tournament, call Peggy Smith at 337-7135.
Join the Alzheimers Memory Walk The Kent-Sussex Memory Walk Committee is planning the Alzheimers Memory Walk, the only annual fundraiser held in Sussex County, on Saturday, Oct. 2. The walk begins at Grove Park in Rehoboth Beach, travels around Silver Lake, continues the length of the boardwalk and returns to the park via Columbia Avenue - a distance of 3.8 miles. Participants are needed. Register online at http://memorywalk2010.kintera.org/Rehoboth. For more information, call Jamie Magee at 854-9788 or 1-800-272-3900. Team Captain kits are available online at www.alz.org/desjsepa.
Eat pancakes, help the library The friends group of the Bridgeville Public Library is raising money through area IHOP restaurants. Patrons can eat at IHOP in Seaford, Rehoboth Beach, Salisbury, Md. and Dover and then take their receipts and restaurant comment cards to the library or to Bridgeville Town Hall. The library will receive a payment from IHOP for every receipt and card that is collected. For details, call Pat McDonald, 337-7192.
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.
Raffle benefits SPCA The Georgetown Shelter - Delaware SPCA is holding a special "Bethany Beach Getaway" raffle to raise money for the shelter and its homeless pets. The package, valued at over $950, includes a two night stay at the Addy Sea Bed & Breakfast; gift certificates to Studio 26 Salon & Spa, DiFebo's Restaurant, Bethany Blues Restaurant, Harpoon Hanna's Restaurant, The Cafe on 26 Bistro and The Pottery Place; two prints from Carolina Street; and an ocean kayaking adventure. The Delaware SPCA is a private non-profit organization that does not receive state or county funding and is not a state run facility. The services provided by the Delaware SPCA are only possible with the charitable support of the community. Tickets for the raffle are $10 each and the drawing will take place on Oct. 10. For more information, or to purchase raffle tickets, call 541-4478.
For more information, call 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us.
- There will be a Seaford Library and Cultural Center board meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 24, at 6 p.m. and Tuesday, Sept. 14, at 6 p.m.
- There is a Pre-K and Kindergarten "Story Time" at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center on Thursday, Sept. 2, at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us.
- "Lights Camera Action!" The Seaford Library and Cultural Center hosts "Movie Night" on Thursday, Sept. 2, at 5:30 p.m. We provide the 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 will be closed on Monday, Sept. 6. We will be open for our regular business hours Tuesday, Sept. 7.
- The Seaford Library and Cultural Center will hold "Baby Bookworms" on Tuesday, Sept. 7, at 10:30 a.m. This program introduces infants through 36-months-old to the world of nursery rhymes and books. For more information, call 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us.
- The "Science and Religion" Book discussion will meet at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center, Tuesday, Sept. 7 at 6 p.m. For more information, call 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us.
- On Wednesday, Sept. 8, there will be a "Kid's Book Club" at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center at 4 p.m. This program, which is for children in grades second through fourth, offers a chance to read great books and discuss them with friends and do a fun craft.
Music to Grow On A new session of "Music to Grow On" will be held Wednesday, Sept. 8 through Wednesday, Nov. 3 (eight classes) at The Salvation Army in Seaford, next to Food Lion. The program nurtures the total development of your child through a fun, interactive class that combines music and movement in a faith-based environment. Class is for ages 18 months through 6 years of age and a parent/caretaker. Classes will be at 9:30 or 10:15 a.m. depending on interest. There will be no class on Sept. 29. Call now to register as space is limited. No cost but a faith offering is always welcome. The class is taught by Envoy Debbie Engel. Sign up by calling 668-7412 or email Debbie.Engel@use.salvationarmy.org.
Seaford Night Out On Sept. 23, from 5 to 8 p.m., the Seaford Police Department, along with Delaware State Police Troop #5 and Western Sussex Boys and Girls Club, will host the 19th Annual "Seaford Community Night Out Against Crime and Drugs." The festivities will be on the Police Department and Western Sussex Boy's and Girl's Club properties in the 300 block of Virginia Ave., Seaford.
SHS Class of 1990 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 of Heritage Shores Club House in Bridgeville. The event is $45 per person. Checks, which should be made payable to SHS Class of 1990, can be mailed to Sandy Whitten Stinson, 31521 Miller Rd., Cordova, MD 21625. For more information, visit the class Facebook page, Seaford Senior High Class of 1990, or call 745-1935. Please share this information with classmates from out of town.
St. John's House Tour The St. John's U.M. Church annual House Tour will be held on Oct. 7, 2010, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Seven homes and the Blades U.M. Church will be open for tours. Tickets will be on sale in September. For information, please call Teresa Wilson at 629-6417.
X-Treme Dance Studio auditions The X-Treme Dance Studio has been selected to represent Delaware at Walt Disney World in Orlanda, Fla. This year's Team Members will participate. The studio's auditions for their 2010-2011 X-Treme Dance Teams will be held on Friday, Aug. 27, at 5:30 p.m. Regular classes will begin Aug. 23, and team classes start Sept. 7. For more information, attend the Open House on Aug. 7 at 10 a.m. and our Disney meeting at 2 p.m. You can also visit www.X-TremeDS.com for information..
Jones Boys Come see the Jones Boys at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club in Blades on Friday, August 13, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Advance tickets are $5, or at the door for $6. For advance tickets see Jim Sturgis at Sturgis Marine in Seaford or Sara Lee at Fantasy Beauty Salon in Seaford. Refreshments available for purchase from 6 to 8 pm.
Zumba for kids and seniors A professional dancer and Zumba instructor will be coming to teach Atomic Zumba for kids and Aqua Zumba for seniors this summer. This program is free to participants who live at or below the poverty level.There is a small administrative fee for adults who sign up. For more information, call Paul Dorey at 628-3789.
Western Sussex Farmers' Market Western Sussex Farmers' Market will be open Saturday mornings (8:30 a.m. - Noon), through August 28th. The market will be located on the Boys and Girls Club property at 310 Virginia Avenue, Seaford. In addition to fresh local produce there will be educational and fun activities each week. Find the market on facebook or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org August 14, the market will host Heather Disque, Dept. of Agriculture, speaking on Native Bees, Dulcimer Music by John Kisela and Friends, and Gabriel with information on backyard habitats.
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.
Miller Family Reunion The 26th family reunion of Samuel and Elizabeth Miller will be held at St. George's Church Hall, near Laurel on Saturday, Aug. 14 at noon. Dinner will be served at 12:30 p.m. Each family should bring a meat, vegetable, salad or dessert. Phone 875-5470 for more information.
Back 2 School Bash The Living Word Christian Center is planning a "Back 2 School Bash," to be held on Saturday, Aug. 14, from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the corner of Webb Avenue and Seventh Street. The event will feature a host of family-type activities including face painting, games, a jumper, as well as barbecue-style food and drinks.
Society hosts Basket Bingo Laurel Historical Society will host its annual Basket Bingo fundraiser on Tuesday, Aug. 24, at the Laurel Fire Hall with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. and games beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20. Desserts and drinks are free and hot dogs are $1. Two specialty Longaberger baskets will be raffled off with one chance included with the price of the ticket. More raffle tickets and the popular 50-50 can be purchased the night of the games. Tickets may be purchased at the door, or advance tickets can be reserved by calling 875-7665.
Laurel Free Community Luncheon Laurel Baptist Church will be hosting the next free community-wide luncheon (rotisserie chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls, banana pudding) on Saturday, Aug. 21, from noon to 2 p.m. The church is located at 33056 Bi-State Blvd. (west side of Rt. 13A, approximately 2 miles south of town). Any questions, call Shirley at 875-2314.
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 until Aug. 14, from 2-4 p.m. A complete movie list is available at the library. Make a Splash-READ Summer Reading 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. The Genealogy Discussion Group meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 10:30 a.m. 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.
Angelman's Syndrome Walkathon Angelman's Syndrome Walkathon will be held at the Woodbridge Sports Complex, Woodbridge School Road, Bridgeville on Saturday, Aug. 14 at 9 a.m. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The walk is for Aniyah Lee, a 12-year-old from Greenwood with Angelman's Syndrome.All funds collected will go directly to the Angelman Syndrome Foundation. Each person is asked to donate $1 per lap or a flat donation of $5 or more.We are asking families, church groups and other organizations to join us. If you are not able to participate, donations may be made by mailing a check or money order to Bridgeville Charge, P.O. Box 965, Seaford, DE 19973. In the memo section, write ASF. To read more about Aniyah's story, visit www.mtcalvarybville.org. For more information about the walkathon, contact Ralph H. Lee at 337-8198.
CHEER Health Fair Join us at the Greenwood CHEER Activity Center, 41 Schulze Rd., Greenwood for the Annual Health Fair on Thursday, Aug. 12, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.There will be free blood pressure checks and other screenings. The following agencies will provide information: assistive devices from Independent Living Services of DVI; Delaware Hospice; Alzheimer's Association; Easter Seals; RSVP; Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities; and Fiberglass Tub Repairs. Other informational tables include CHEER Home Services, Marketing and Nutrition Program; Sussex County Mobility Consortium; ElderInfo; and Caregiver Resource. Morning snacks and midday lunch will be available. For table space or more information, call Susan Welch at 349-5237.
Mammogram Van at library The Women's Mobile Health Screening Van will be coming to the Greenwood Library on Wednesday, Aug. 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mammograms utilizing new digital mammography technology will be performed and processed by Beebe Medical Imaging. To schedule an appointment and to learn more about free mammograms for those who qualify, call 1-888-672-9647. The van is managed and operated by Women's Mobile Health Screening, LLC, a subsidiary of the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, through a contract with Screening for Life, a Program of Delaware's Division of Public Health.
Hillbilly Picnic at CHEER The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center will host a Hillbilly Picnic on Tuesday, Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. There will be refreshments, games, magic and comedy by John Hadfield. Lunch will be served at noon. A watermelon spitting contest will be held after lunch. For more information, call the center at 349-5237.
CHEER Grandparent Challenge CHEER wants to help you prevent or manage your diabetes, so you can help prevent it in your grandchildren, by living a lifestyle that they can model by taking the CHEER Grandparent Challenge. CHEER in Greenwood is offering a Diabetic Self-Management Workshop designed for people with Type 2 Diabetes, which runs for two hours one day a week for six weeks (9 to 11:30 a.m.), beginning Sept. 15. Call Cindy Mitchell at 856-5187 for more information.
Travel with Delaware Tech Limited seats are available for upcoming trips sponsored by Delaware Technical & Community College's Adult Plus+ program. Don't miss the opportunity to embark on a day-long adventure or see a fantastic show with convenient, comfortable transportation from Delaware Tech in Georgetown. Spend the day exploring the eight Smithsonian museums located on the national mall between the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol on Saturday, August 21. Meet the man who called himself a Yankee Doodle Dandee in "George M.," a tap-dancing, stars and stripes salute to America and Broadway, at the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre in Lancaster, Pa. on Tuesday, August 31; enjoy excellent seats and a delicious luncheon. This musical pays tribute to George M. Cohan who wrote "You're a Grand Old Flag," "Give My Regards to Broadway," "Over There," and more. Witness the unforgettable and inspiring story of a woman named Celie in "The Color Purple" at the DuPont Theatre on Thursday, Sept. 18. Nominated for 11 Tony Awards, this play is a landmark theatrical event with a Grammy-nominated score featuring jazz, gospel and blues. 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 about these trips, contact Delaware Tech's Adult Plus+ program at 856-5618.
Sight & Sound bus trip Nanticoke Senior Center is offering a trip to see "Joseph" at Sight & Sound's Millennium Theatre, Lancaster County, Penn. on Wednesday, Aug. 11. The bus departs at 8 a.m. The trip includes motor coach transportation and tip for driver; box lunch; ticket to Sight & Sound Theatre and Dinner at Miller's Restaurant (including tips). The cost is $115 for members and $120 for non-members. Seats are available now. Call 629-4939 to reserve your seat.
Maryland Historic Sites Tour The Seaford Historical Society will be sponsoring a trip to historic sites in both Princess Anne and Salisbury, Md., on Tuesday, Sept. 14. There will be a guided, interactive tour of both the Teackle Mansion in Princess Anne and Pemberton Hall in Salisbury. The tour will also include a gourmet lunch and tour of this historic Washington Hotel in Princess Anne. The cost of the trip is $55 per person which includes motor coach transportation, all admissions and a gourmet lunch. The bus will leave the Sears parking lot (Seaford Village Shopping Center) at 8 a.m. and return at approximately 4:30 p.m. For reservations and lunch choice, call Marie or Janet at the Seaford Museum, 628-9828 no later than August 31.
WPS Fall Trip Enjoy a motorcoach trip to Hudson Valley, N.Y., on Oct. 20-22, 2010. The trip includes two nights lodging, two breakfasts, lunches at the Culinary Institute, one dinner, tour of the Culinary Institute, Hudson River Cruise, US. Military Academy tour, FDR Home & Library, Vanderbilt Mansion, Purple Heart Hall of Honor, baggage handling, all taxes and gratuities. Cost per person, double occupancy is $410. For information, contact Frances Horner at 629-4416.
Caribbean Trip Dr. Marie Wolfgang is again sponsoring a great winter getaway cruise to the Southern Caribbean as a fundraiser for Relay for Life, sailing from Port Liberty, New Jersey on Jan. 16, returning on Jan. 28. The itinerary includes Labadee, Samana, St. Thomas, Basseterre, St. Kitts, Antiqua, and St. Maarten. Transportation to and from the dock is included. The special price offer ends Aug. 16. Call 629-4471 for brochure.
Miracle of Christmas trip The Greenwood CHEER Center is hosting a Sight & Sound trip to see The Miracle of Christmas on Dec. 7. Please call 349-5237 or email email@example.com for more information.
Laurel Senior Center Trips The Laurel Senior Center is offering the following trip: 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.
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.
Seaford AARP trips Oct. 25-29 - See Tennessee in the fall. Join our group traveling to the Smoky Mts. on a bus trip filled with fun and games. This is a special priced anniversary trip that includes four breakfasts, four dinners and two lunches. You will see two performances and three dinner shows, plus admission to Dollywood and the Titanic Museum. Enjoy an on-the-bus guided tour of the Smoky Mts. Also receive a special anniversary gift. Where can you travel for 5 days with bus fare, motel, at least two meals per day, gratuities for meals, Smoky Mts. tour guide and bus driver tip all included. Plus a lifetime of memories - all for the price of $595 per person/doubles. Nov. 3 - A trip to Boiling Springs, Pa., to the Allenberry Theatre for a buffet luncheon and a Christmas Musical matinee, "Becoming Santa." Bus driver tip included. Cost: $78. Nov. 15-17 - A Victorian Christmas in the Amish countryside. Stay at the Berlin Hotel & Suites in Millersburg, Ohio. Visit the J.E. Reeves Victorian Home with the "Christmas Around The World" theme depicted in 17 different rooms. A holiday feast dinner at the Carriage House. Over 100 Festival of Trees & wreaths at the Warther Carvings Museum. Visit the Mudd Valley Creamery, Hershberger's Bakery, Walnut Creek cheese & chocolates and the "Tis the Season Christmas Shop." Trip includes: 2 nights lodging, 2 breakfasts, 2 full course dinners and bus driver tip. Cost: $339 per person/doubles; $389/single. Dec. 6-8 - Wheeling Island Casino Hotel, Wheeling, W.V. - Two meals per day including a dinner show. This trip has the option of staying at the casino or taking the attraction tours to the Glass Museum, Colonel Oglebay's Mansion Museum and more, plus the Festival Of Lights bus tour. Bus driver tip included. Cost: $349 per person/doubles; $435/single. For more information on these trips, contact Rose at 629-7180.
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.
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.
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 generationsare 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. For more information, contact C.M. Kohlenberg at 629-0687 or Rob Hutton at 628-0312.
Seaford Widowed Persons meet The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting on Tuesday, August 17, at 12:15 p.m. at the Georgia House in Laurel. The planned guest speaker will be Jim Carey.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
WiHi 40th reunion It's been 40 years since the Wicomico Senior High class of 1970 walked across the stage to receive diplomas and they plan to celebrate the weekend of Sept. 17-18. If you have not yet heard from a class member, call Ron Nelson at 410-430-9523 or email Ann Wilmer at email@example.com. For more information, call Ann Wilmer at 410-341-0120.