Free Car Wash at Church
Free car wash, C.H. Foggie AME Zion Church, 7366 Federalsburg Road, Bridgeville, Saturday, Aug. 27, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Phone 875-7438.
Memory Walk Basket Bingo
LifeCare at Lofland Park Memory Walk team Longaberger basket bingo, Thursday, Sept. 1, at 7 p.m., Seaford Moose, Rt. 13A, Seaford; 20 games featuring several baskets. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win one of several door prizes. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information phone 628-3000, ext. 8452, or email Burkettt@nanticoke.org.
Post Office Boxes For Sale The Laurel Community Foundation Inc. is continuing their sale of the antique post office boxes in the Landmark Professional Center, operated by Edwards, Taaffe & Co., in the old post office in Laurel on Central Avenue. The boxes are available in four sizes and a purchase is tax deductible and is used toward the funding of Hope House I and II. For information write to Laurel Community Foundation, PO Box 81, Laurel, DE 19956.
Quilt Chances on Sale
The Broad Street Broads, a local group of quilters is selling chances for a quilt "The Four Seasons." It is a 30x30 hand appliqued, hand quilted wall hanging. Proceeds from the sale go to benefit the Laurel Library. Chances are being sold by members or at the library.
Defensive Driving Refresher
The Roxana CHEER Senior Center is planning a defensive driving refresher course to be held Sept. 26, from 1-5 p.m. The four-hour refresher course is for those who have previously taken the defensive driving course. For more information and to register call Jackie Walter at 732-3662.
Kiwanis Chicken Barbecue
Bridgeville Kiwanis chicken barbecue, every Friday in August and first Friday in September, 9 a.m. until the chicken runs out, Rt. 404 and Rt. 36 (Seashore Highway and Scott's Store Road). Proceeds to go to Community Needy Fund. Call Sonny Hardesty, 337-7070.
Ruritan Club Barbecue
Laurel Ruritan Club chicken barbecue, Saturday, Sept. 3, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., O'Neal's Antiques, U.S. 13, Laurel. Cost is $5 per dinner; proceeds to benefit local charities.
Blades Firemen and Ladies Auxiliary all-you-can-eat breakfast, Sunday, Sept. 4, 8-11 a.m., adults $6, Children, $3. The breakfast takes place the first Sunday of each month at the Blades Volunteer Fire Company Hall.
An all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner, Saturday, Sept. 10, at Bethel Church Community House, located west of Seaford, Oak Grove, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Dinner includes spaghetti, salad, bread, drink and dessert for a donation of $7. For tickets call Lucy Slacum 629-7117 or Sina Callaway Rosales, 337-9607.
Marine Corps League
The Marine Corps League meets Thurday, Sept. 1, at 7:30 p.m. at the Log Cabin in Seaford.
Equine Council Meeting
Delaware Equine Council meeting in Harrington, at the state fairgrounds, Exhibitor's Hall, north entrance at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 19. Call Paula Barto 629-5233
Lee's Pig Pickin' Upcoming
40th District Representative Clifford "Biff" Lee's 18th annual Pig Pickin' is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Laurel Fire Department. Time is 4-7 p.m. and the cost is $15 per person. Tickets are available at Richard Small's Insurance on South Central Avenue in Laurel, or by calling 875-7450, or at the door.
Trip to Shorebirds Game
Shorebirds Night at Perdue Stadium in Salisbury, Thursday, Aug. 25, at 7 p.m. game time; $30/person. The Seaford Historical Society has 20 reserved seats. Included in the price is a buffet dinner of hamburgers, hot dogs, side salads, cookies and drinks. RSVP: at the Seaford Museum to sign up. Call 628-9828.
Laurel Fishing Tournament
Laurel American Legion Post 19 Fishing Tournament, Saturday, Aug. 27, 9 a.m. to noon. Free sodas and snacks will be provided at all weigh stations along Broad Creek. A loud blast by Laurel Volunteer Fire Department will start and end the tournament. Trophies and prizes will be awarded to the three age groups. The Benson Family awards a savings bond to the winners in memory of John Frank Benson, who was an avid fisherman. M.C. Jewelers will award a trophy for the largest fish in memory of Dick Banks, founder and co-chairman of the tournament. Entry forms may be picked up at A&K Enterprises, on North Central Avenue in Laurel.
Sussex Heritage Forum
Sussex Heritage Forum program, Tuesday, Sept. 6, 7 p.m., Delaware Tech College, Carter Auditorium. Open to the public at no charge. Dr. Shelley Mastran will speak about preserving Sussex County's countryside.
DuPont 25-Year Club Dinner
DuPont 25-Year Club dinner Friday, Sept. 9, 6 p.m., at the Laurel Fire Hall. Contact Ray Whaley at 537-6113 or Connie Keene at 629-3377.
Carey's Fall Fling
Carey's Fall Fling, Saturday, Sept. 10, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Carey's U.M. Church Campground, five miles west of Millsboro on Carey's Camp Road (off Rt. 24). Yard sales, crafts, flea market, food. For information and space reservations, phone 934-7665 or 934-9636.
Battle of Brandywine Program
Program on the Battle of the Brandywine presented by Dr. John Farquhar, Methodist Manor House, Monday, Sept. 12, 7 p.m. No charge; sponsored by the Seaford Historical Society. Program is a preamble to a bus trip to Chadds Ford, Pa. and the Brandywine Battlefield and Brandywine River Museum area. Cost for the trip is $50 for members; $65 for non members, which includes lunch and dinner. RSVP by Oct. 30 (629-2336).
Victorian Tea at Ross Mansion
Victorian Tea (fifth anniversary), Ross Mansion Plantation, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2 p.m., sponsored by the Seaford Historical Society. Cost is $10 a person. Seating is limited to 40 people. RSVP to Ruthe Wainwright at 629-8765.
Campers Reunion Set
Looking for all present and former members of the Delaware Campers Assoc. to celebrate a 40th year ole timers day. The event will be held at Soroptimist Park, Seaford, on Sept. 17, starting at noon. For more information call 629-8344 or 629-6792.
Laurel Lioness Basket Bingo
Laurel Lioness Club Longaberger Basket Bingo, Tuesday, Sept. 27, Laurel Fire House, 10th St., Laurel. Doors open at 6 p.m., bingo at 7 p.m., refreshments and door prizes. Tickers are $20 and available from any Lioness at His & Hers Hairstylist, at the door or call Charlotte Givens, 875-7450.
Laurel Scouting Night
Laurel Scouting Night recruitment night, Wednesday, Sept. 28, Centenary U.M. Church Fellowship Hall, 7 p.m. Phone 875-2807 for more information. YARD SALES
Bridgeville Community Wide
The Town of Bridgeville community-wide yard sale, Saturday, Sept. 17, starting at 7 a.m. Yard sales will be taking place throughout the town.
Sussex Master Gardners
The Sussex County Master Gardeners of Delaware Cooperative Extension for Delaware State University and University of Delaware "Gardening at the Beach," Tuesday, Aug. 23, at 7 p.m. Topics include wildlife and how it impacts the garden. The workshop will be in the meeting room at the Sussex County Research and Education Center, Rt. 9, west of Georgetown. Call Sharon Webb, 856-2585, ext. 318, to register. Pre-registration is requested. Space is limited.
Trip to Sight & Sound
Nanticoke Senior Center trip to Sight & Sound Theatre to see "Ruth," Wednesday, Sept. 7. Departure is from Nanticoke Senior Center at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $82 for members; $87 for non-members. Trip includes: motor coach transportation, box lunch, tickets to show, dinner and gratuity at Plain & Fancy Restaurant and tip for the bus driver. Call 629-4939.
Senior Center Trip
Nanticoke Senior Center Trip to Boston, Newport Mansions and Foxwoods, Oct. 2-6, five days and four nights, $475 per person. For more information, call 629-4939.
AARP Trip to Hamptons
Seaford Area Chapter 1084 of AARP trip to the Hamptons, N.Y., Sept. 25-27. Experience the "Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous" and tour Sag Harbor and Montauk Lighthouse; $350 per person, including two nights lodging, two dinners and two breakfasts (one in bed). Call Pat Curran for addition information, 628-9743.