Bulletin Board
Thursday, March 02, 2006
 
BENEFIT EVENTS

Midland Grange Benefit
The Roadhouse Steak Joint located at Midway Coastal Highway, Rehoboth Beach, will donate a percentage of its food sales to Midland Grange #27, Georgetown. The Grange will benefit from all meals served Monday, March 6. For details call Jo Ann Kruger 856-9495.

Nanticoke Little League Night
Grottos on U.S. 13, Seaford, will sponsor a Nanticoke Little League night, Monday, March 6 from 5 to 9 p.m.

Sports Card Show Benefit
Sports Card Show and Silent Auction, Saturday, April 1, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Delmarva Shorebirds Stadium, Salisbury. All proceeds go towards the Ryan Long Memorial Scholarship for Seaford High. There will also be an Easter Egg Hunt, 50/50 and much more. Call 875-7768, ask for Keith.

COURSES

Master Gardeners Workshop
The Sussex County Master Gardeners, of Delaware Cooperative Extension for both Delaware State University and University of Delaware, workshop on "Plants From Seeds," Tuesday, March 7, 10 a.m. Learn the basics of seed starting including types of containers, timing, lighting, temperature, moisture, and soil. Sussex County Research and Education Center, Rt. 9, 16684 County Seat Highway, west of Georgetown. Call Sharon Webb at 856-2585, ext. 540 to register. Pre-registration is requested. Space is limited.

Basic Parenting Class
"Children Come Without Instructions" class at the Georgetown State Service Center, 546 S. Bedford, Georgetown, March 8 to April 5, on Wednesdays, from 6 to 8 p.m. These free classes fulfill Delaware requirements for parent education and child care providers. To register, call the Child Inc. Dover office at (302) 697-2292 or (302) 228-9943 or check childinc.com.

Teen Parenting Class
Child Inc. "Teens Come Without Instructions" class focusing on issues relating to development during the adolescent years. Phyllis Wheatley Middle School, 48 Church St., Bridgeville, on March 9 to May 11, every Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. Class will not meet on March 30 or April 20. These free classes fulfill Delaware requirements for parent education and child care providers. To register, call the Child Inc. office at (302) 697-2292 or (302) 228-9943 or check childinc.com.

Read Aloud Training Read Aloud Delaware volunteer training session, Tuesday, March 28, 1 p.m., in the Seaford Public Library, 402 North Porter St., Seaford. Call 856-2527 to sign up for training or for further information. Volunteer readers are needed at various reading sites in Sussex County.

Birth to Three Parenting Class
Child Inc. "Birth to Three Parenting" free class focusing on issues relating to development of babies and toddlers, Laverty Lane, 1 Laverty Lane, Bridgeville on March 28 to May 2, every Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. These classes fulfill Delaware requirements for parent education and child care providers. To register, call the Child Inc. office at (302) 697-2292 or (302) 228-9943 or check childinc.com.

FOOD

Annual Bridgeville Dinner
17th annual roast beef and dumplings dinner, Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Company, Sunday, March 5, noon to 5 p.m. Adults, $9, children under 12, $3, pre-school, free. Carry outs, $9.

Breakfast in Blades
Blades firemen and ladies auxiliary all-you-can-eat breakfast, Sunday, March 5, 8 to 11 a.m., adults $7, children, $3. All breakfast foods, coffee, milk. The breakfast takes place the first Sunday of each month at the Blades Volunteer Fire Company Hall. For information call 629-6904.

St. George's Luncheon
St. George's Spring Luncheon, with oyster fritters, chicken salad, homemade soups and desserts, Saturday, March 11, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Also silent auction and live music. The church is located on St. George's Road between Laurel and Delmar. Phone 846-2301 for more information.

Bethel Church Luncheon
Soup / sandwich / dessert luncheon, Saturday, March 18, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Bethel Church community house, west of Seaford on North Oak Grove Road. Variety of soups available either "eat-in" or "take-out" quarts. For details call Lucy Slacum, 629-7117.

MEETINGS

Marine Corps League
The Marine Corps League meets the first Thursday of each month, at 7:30 p.m. at the Log Cabin in Seaford. This month will be March 2.

NHS Auxiliary Meeting
Nanticoke Health Services Auxiliary meeting, Wednesday, March 8, at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 202 North St., Seaford, 11:30 a.m. Guest Speaker: Dr. David Crooks, new general surgeon, Nanticoke Surgical Associates. Reservations due March 3.

AARP Chapter 1084 Meets
AARP Seaford Area Chapter 1084 meeting, Thursday, March 9, at Methodist Manor House Fellowship Hall, Seaford, 1:30 p.m. Seaford area includes western Sussex County from Delmar to Greenwood. Carole Moore from Peninsula Regional Medical Center will discuss how humor aids healing. Guests are welcome. Refreshments served. For information on AARP call 875-5086.

Acorn Club Meeting
GFWC-Acorn Club of Seaford meets Thursday, March 9, at 6:30 p.m., for a soup and sandwich night at Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club. Reservations, with a check, must be mailed to Anne Stewart by March 3.

Coast Guard Auxiliary
Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-04 meets the second Thursday of each month at the Nanticoke Yacht Club in Blades. This month's meeting is Thursday, March 9, at 7:30 p.m. Anyone interested in promoting safe boating and would like to work with men and women who do vessel inspections, safety patrols and teach public safety courses, are welcome to join the Flotilla. Boat ownership is not required. Call Wayne Hickman at 629-6337 or Jim Mullican at 732-1163.

AARP Picnic Upcoming
AARP Chapter 1084 Seaford Area annual picnic, Thursday, March 16, Nanticoke River Yacht Club, noon. This year's theme is Mardi-Gras. Admission is covered dish plus $1. Chicken and beverages provided. Entertainment by Tony Windsor; plus 50/50. Members and their guests must have reservations by March 11. Call Betty Martens, hospitality chair, 629-9789.

Equine Council Meeting
Meeting of the Delaware Equine Council, Monday, March 20, 7 p.m., at Harrington Public Library. All are welcome. Enter through the rear entrance. Call 422-4094 for information.

REUNIONS

Seaford High Class of 1995
Seaford High School Class of 1995, St. Patrick's Day-themed class reunion, Saturday, March 18, 7-10 p.m., at Bear Trap Dunes Golf Club, in Ocean View. The cost is $50 per person and discount hotel rates are available. For more information, visit the Seaford High School website, www.seaford.k12.de.us/shs/ and check alumni information or contact Chris Berg, 302-934-5463, e-mail: ChristoperSB@aol.com, or Devon Borga (deastlack@frmcloans.com.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Irish Night at the Archives
The Delaware Public Archives, 121 Duke of York St., in Dover, fifth annual Irish Night at the Archives, Friday, March 3, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The program is free to the public and features a concert by Celtic Harvest, a Dover based band of musicians who play traditional music from Ireland. Contact Tom Summers (302) 744-5047 or e-mail thomas.summers@state.de.us.

St. Patrick's Day Party
CHEER Community Center St. Patrick's Day, Friday, March 17, 5 to 9 p.m., dancing, entertainment and a traditional St. Patrick's Day dinner. Entertainment is provided by DJ Sky Brady. The cost is $5. Tickets are available in advance by stopping in at the CHEER Community Center on Sand Hill Road or by calling 854-9500.

Filled Basket Bingo at Club
Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club Longaberger filled basket bingo, Saturday, March 18. Each of the baskets will be filled with items centered around a theme. In addition, the first 100 ticket buyers will receive a Longaberger tote bag with a free lunch. The basket bingo will take place from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. with doors opening at 12:30 p.m. at the club, 310 Virginia Ave. Tickets ($35) are available by contacting Karen Schreiber at 629-8740.

Equine Council Dance
Delaware Equine Council's first benefit "A Casual Country Affair," dinner, dance, auction on Friday, March 24, 6 p.m., at Exhibitors' Hall, Delaware State Fairgrounds, Harrington. Jones Boys will provide the music, Smiths' Buffet. Tickets may be purchased from any director or call Paula Barto, 629-5233, $25 a person. No tickets will be sold at the door. The public is welcomed.

Kiwanis Basket Bingo
Kiwanis basket bingo, featuring Longaberger baskets, Saturday, March 25, Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club, 310 Va. Ave., Seaford. Doors open at 6 p.m.; games start at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20; $25 at the door. Door prizes, raffles and free sodas. Tickets available at Soil Service, The Star and Kiwanis members.

Tack Flea Market
Saddles, bridles, reigns, blankets and more. Find it all at the Wicomico Equestrian Center indoor tack exchange/flea market in Salisbury slated for Saturday, March 25. Show hours are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For those interested in selling used equestrian items, table space is available for $25. To reserve space or for more information call 443-783-0259 or 410-546-9181. This event will benefit the Wicomico Equestrian Center.

Laurel Lioness Bingo
Laurel Lioness Club Longaberger basket bingo, Tuesday, March 28, Laurel Fire House. Doors open at 6 p.m.; games begin at 7 p.m. Refreshments and door prizes. Tickets are $20 and available from Lioness members, His & Hers Hairstylists, at the door, or call Charlotte Givens, 875-5448.

BVFC Auxiliary Bingo
Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Co. Auxiliary basket bingo, featuring Longaberger baskets, Wednesday, March 29, at Bridgeville Fire Hall. Doors open 5:30 p.m.; games start at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance. Grand door prize is a wrought iron caf} set ($500 value). Raffles and refreshments available. Call for tickets 337-0381 or 337-7446 (leave a message).

TRIPS

Trip to Flower Show
Friday, March 10, 7:30 a.m., a bus will leave the CHEER Community Center at 20520 Sand Hill Road, Georgetown, and head to the Philadelphia Flower Show. The cost for your Flower Show and bus ticket is $46.50 per adult and $34.50 per child. The bus will stop for a 15 minute break in Smyrna going up and 15 minutes on the return trip. Return arrival back to the CHEER Community Center will be approximately 6:30 p.m. Reservations are required. For more information call Cindy Mitchell at 302-854-9500.

Sight & Sound April 5
Nanticoke Senior Center trip to Sight & Sound Theatre's production of "Behold The Lamb," Wednesday, April 5, departing from the center at 8:45 a.m. The trip includes charter bus service, box lunch, show and dinner and all gratuities. Cost: $90 for members; $95 non-members. Call 629-4939 for more information and to register.

Atlantic City Trip
Nanticoke Senior Center trip to Atlantic City on April 10 and 11. Trip includes: charter bus, one night lodging at the Resorts Hotel, one voucher for breakfast, lunch or dinner, one voucher for any of the hotel restaurants, $15 play money, the Price is Right Live Stage Show at the Palace Theater, admission to the "Catch A Rising Star" comedy show at the Resorts hotel. Cost: $185 per person/double occupancy. Trip insurance is available. Call 629-4939 for more information.

Day Trip to Philadelphia
Methodist Manor House in Seaford day trip to Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 18. Cost of $70 includes motor coach transportation, lunch, tours and all gratuities. Lunch will be at The City Tavern and the tour will be the new Benjamin Franklin exhibit at the National Constitution Center. For more information or to register, call Dixie Carlisle, 628-5631 by March 1.

Trip To West Virginia
AARP chapter 1084 trip to West Virginia May 3-5 including sternwheeler ride to Blennerhassett Island, mansion tour, Fenton Glass and Middleton Doll factory tours, Smoot Theater. Cost of $335 a person includes two nights lodging, two breakfasts and two dinners. A $35 deposit required at sign-up. Contact Margaret Wootten at 629-7419.

YOUTH ACTIVITIES

Stay and Play For Kids
Parents and children from birth through age three can play together and network with other families. Free. Seaford Parks and Recreation, 320 Virginia Ave., Seaford. Mondays, 10:30 a.m.-noon, birth to 24 months; Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.-noon , 25 months to 48 months to May 22. Closed on school holidays. Call Anna Scovell at 856-5239. Sponsored by Parents as Teachers.

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