Bulletin Board
Thursday, March 31, 2011

SHS Prom, Grand March Seaford High School Class of 2012 present "A Night in Hollywood" Junior/Senior Prom and Grand March held April 16. Tickets for the Grand March at the SHS Ken Madden auditorium are $4 in advance and $5 at the door. For more information or tickets, call LeighAnn Fake or Kendra Lineweaver at 629-4587.

Lenten fish dinners The Knights of Columbus, St. Molua Council #4075, will once again be offering their Lenten fish dinners at Our Lady of Lourdes church hall. The hall is located at the rear of the church, 535 east Stein Highway, Seaford. The menu will include: baked breaded flounder, home made cole slaw, scalloped potatoes or baked macaroni and cheese, glazed carrots, cut green beans, rolls and butter, assorted desserts, coffee and iced tea. Serving times will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Cost for adults is $10, children is $4. Proceeds are used for the benefit of the St. Molua Council #4075 college scholarship fund and other church based activities.

SHS dinner fundraiser Thursday, April 7, is benefit night for the Seaford Historical Society at the Texas Roadhouse, from 4 to 10 p.m., located in the shopping center near Lowes. Coupons to qualify for the SHS getting 10 percent of sales that night are available from SHS members or from the SHS office at 203 High Street, 628-9828. Funds raised from this event are an enormous help with maintaining the Ross Mansion and the Seaford Museum, both properties of the Seaford Historical Society. For more information call the SHS office or visit www.seafordhistoricalsociety.com.

Elks Easter egg hunt The Seaford Elks will be holding an Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 23, at 2 p.m. at their lodge on Elks Road, Seaford. Bring your children/grandchildren, ages 2 through 12. There will be prizes. The event should last about 1 to 2 hours. It will be lots of fun for the kids and adults. There is no rain date.

Relay for Life Basket Bingo The Trinity Foundation is sponsoring a Longaberger Basket, Bag and Pottery Bingo on Thursday, April 21, at the Seaford Moose Lodge. Doors open at 6 p.m. and games start at 7. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door or buy a table of 8 for $150. Except for special games, it will be choose your prize. 50/50, raffle prize tickets and food will be available for purchase. For more information and tickets, call Ashley at 253-0239.

'Family Fun Fest' The Boys & Girls Club is hosting a special "Family Fun Fest," on the grounds of the club at 310 Virginia Ave., Seaford. Barton's Grand Rental Station in Seaford is donating the use of a large assortment of inflatable jumpers. On the same day, the Sussex Child Health Promotion Coalition will hold its Fifth Annual "Spring into Health Walk," in Bridgeville, Georgetown, Lewes, Laurel and Seaford. The coalition, along with senior partner Nemours Health & Prevention Services, uses the annual event to promote health through physical activity.

Seaford Library The following programs will be held at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center. All programs are free and open to the public. 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 at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, April 4 and Monday, April 18.
  • "Baby Bookworms" meets every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. This program introduces infants through 36 months old to the world of nursery rhymes and books.
  • The Pre-K and Kindergarten "Story Time" meets the first and third Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
  • The Seaford Library and Cultural Center will have Magic Cards Club for teens who like to play Magic Cards on Tuesdays at 3 p.m.
  • The Nanticoke Memorial Hospital Stroke Support Group meets at the library every third Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. For more information, call 629-6226.
  • The Nanticoke River Arts Council will meet every third Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. The Nanticoke River Arts is a group of local artists and friends dedicated to promoting the arts. For more information, call Christina Darby at 629-4321.
  • Rosetta "Cookie" Garfield will host Historical Reflections "Moments in Time," on Friday, April 8, at 6 p.m.
  • There will be a Seaford Library and Cultural Center Board meeting on Tuesday, April 12, at 6 p.m.
  • On Wednesday, April 13, the Seaford Library and Cultural Center will have its Children's Book discussion at 4 p.m. This program offers kids in 2nd through 4th grade a chance to read a great book and discuss it with friends.

Safe Boating Course Seaford Coast Guard Auxiliary is offering a safe boating coursefrom 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 9 andSaturday, April 16, at Nanticoke River Yacht Club in Blades. Participants must attend both sessions. This course, taught by Wayne Hickman, is being offered at no charge in recognition ofMr. Hickman's 30 years of safe boating instruction. To reserve a seat, callArt Wollschlager at 628-8259.

'Animal Farm' Seaford High School's Drama Department presentsGeorge Otwell's "Animal Farm" in the Madden Auditorium on Friday, April 1, Saturday, April 2 and Monday, April 4 at 7 p.m.; and Sunday, April 3 at 3 p.m. Cost is$5 per ticket.

Odd Fellows Basket Bingo The Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Hebron Lodge #14 of Seaford,will hold its annual BasketBingofundraiser to raise money for scholarships on Wednesday, April 13, at the Federalsburg VFW. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and games begin at 7. For advance tickets, call Charlie Good at 629-2092 or Henry Tifft at 629-3759. Businesses and other supporters may help offset the cost of the baskets by sponsoring a basket.

Community Church dinner A chicken and dumpling dinner will be held at Bethel Community House, on Saturday, April 9, from 4 - 6 p.m. Donation is $10 and children under 12, $5. Price includes dessert and beverage. Dinner is by ticket only. For info or tickets, call 629-7117.

Homemade Easter Eggs available Christ Lutheran Church women are again offering homemade Easter eggs for sale. They are the first and still the best on the shore, available in peanut butter, coconut cream and butter cream for $3.50 each. To order, please call 629-9751 or 629-9755.

Zumba classes available Zumba clases are now available at X-Treme Dance Studio on Tuesdays from 6:15-7 p.m. and Thursdays 7 - 7:45 p.m. Classes are $5 per class or sign-up on Tuesday and attend Thursday for only $2. Contact 629-4049 for more information.


'Recent Reads' book club The Laurel Public Library's new book club, "Recent Reads," for adults meets every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Bring what you're reading or listening to. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Wenona at wenona.phillips@lib.de.us or 875-3184.

Historical Society fundraiser Come to the Laurel Pizzeria on the second Wednesday of the month to support the Bethel Historical Society. Mention this notice and 10% of your bill will be donated to the Bethel Historical Society.

Annual ALS Walk The Laurel Middle School Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society is hosting its Third Annual ALS - Lou Gehrig's Disease Walk on Saturday, May 21, at the school's hockey field. This is an hour walk which can be done any time between 9 and 11 a.m. All proceeds will go to the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the ALS Association. For details contact Amy Handy or Kim Ralph at Laurel Middle School at 875-6110.

Knitting classes Due to popular demand the learn- to- knit workshops at the Laurel Public Library will continue monthly at least until summer. The informal classes are led by members of the library's Thursday morning knitting group, and will be held the last Thursday of each month from 6 to 7:30 p.m., in the library meeting room. Participants are asked to bring a skein of worsted weight yarn and size 7 or 8 needles. The next class will be Thursday, March 31. For more information, call 875-3184 or email normajean.fowler@lib.de.us.

July 4th Celebration The Laurel 4th of July committee is accepting applications for craft vendors for this year's celebration which is scheduled for Monday, July 4, beginning with a Prayer Breakfast and Red, White and Blue Parade. Cost for craft vendors is $50 and an additional $25 if electric is needed. For an application, contact Jamie Smith at the Town of Laurel, 201 Mechanic St., Laurel; 875-2277 or laurelop@comcast.net.

Laurel Chamber plans events The Greater Laurel Chamber of Commerce will hold a General Membership Meeting on Wednesday, April 6, from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., at the Georgia House Restaurant in Laurel. The meeting includes a free continental breakfast and the guest speaker will be Bill Hearn from the Laurel Volunteer Fire Department. This meeting is open to all chamber members and feel free to bring a prospective chamber member or members with you. RSVP to the chamber office at 875-9319 or info@laurelchamber.com. The chamber is also planning the following events: April 20 - mixer sponsored by the Laurel Historical Society April 27 - Administrative Professionals luncheon May 4 - General membership meeting 7:30 a.m. If anyone would like to donate door prizes and/or gift bag items for Administrative Professionals Day, contact the Chamber office.

Centenary UMC dinner Centenary UMC will sponsor an all-you-can-eat chicken and dumpling dinner on Saturday, April 16, from 4 to 7 p.m., in the dining hall. Adults are $10; children ages 6-12 are $5; and children under 6 are free. Sweets are also available.Centenary United Methodist Church is located at the corners of Market and Poplar Streets in Laurel.

'Pullin' 4 Kids' fundraiser As part of the "Race to the Top" incentive and akick off to the Local Racing Season, LHS-Business Professionals of America students will sponsor a fundraiser, "Pullin' 4 Kids," at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 2, at Laurel High School. This fundraiser is for LHS-BPA students to attend a National Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C. Local racers will display their stock cars, dragsters, mud trucks, motorcycles, ATVs and pulling tractors. For a $10 entry fee you can display yourvehicle during our car show (trophies awarded). Antique tractors and utility vehicles will also be ondisplay. For a $5 entry fee, youth are invited to enter the Youth Pedal Tractor Pull at 10 a.m. or the Power Wheel Races (Bring your Own) at 2 p.m. If you just want to come out andeat, you can purchase a $10 "Lunch & Listen" ticketand enjoythe Bo Dickerson Band and select from pulled pork or chicken salad meals provided by "My Turn to Cook." Registration for the car show and youth events begins at 9 a.m.Lunch will be served or can be picked-up from noon to 3 p.m. in the cafeteria and the band will begin at 1 p.m. To purchase "Lunch & Listen" tickets, reserve a table or get more information, call Trudy Pusey at 875-6120. Local businesses or organizations that would like to sponsor an ad and participate are encouraged to call.

Library honors Vietnam veterans A new panel exhibit featuring letters written home from the Vietnam front at the Laurel Public Library will remain available for viewing on the second floor until June 22. The multi-paneled display which was created and first displayed by the Delaware Public Archives will illuminate many of the letters written home from the Vietnam front in the 1960's and 1970's by hometown men and women from throughout Delaware. For more information, email normajean.fowler@lib.de.us or call 875-3184.

Miss and Little Miss Laurel The Laurel Exchange Club is seeking contestants for the 2011 Miss and Little Miss LaurelPageant to be held on Saturday, April 9 at 6 p.m., in the Laurel Senior High School auditorium. Applications are availableat Dunbar Elementary for Little Miss and Laurel High School for Big Miss. Applications are available at Todd's Financial Serviceson Commercial Avenue and the Laurel Chamber. No applications will be excepted after April 4.

Strawberry Festival Vendors St. Philips Strawberry Festival Committee members are seeking arts and crafts vendors for their 5th Annual Festival on Saturday, May 21, at St. Philips Episcopal Church, Laurel. For more information, contact Jen Fleming at 610-703-5452 or the church office at 875-3644 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., Monday through Thursday.

Visitors Day at the Farm Whimsical Equine Rescue in Laurel presents Visitors Day at the Farm on Saturday, April 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meet the horses and check out the tack store. There will be raffles and food. Donations of feed, hay and gift cards from local feed stores would be greatly appreciated. Come and join us for the annual Delaware Week for the Animals. Whimsical Equine Rescue is located at 29573 West Elliotts Dam Road in Laurel. For more information, contact Robin Weinkam at 858-7058 or visit www.whimsicalequine.rescuegroups.org.

Preschool Story Time Preschool Story Time continues at the Laurel Public Library every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Children and their caregivers are invited to explore books, music, games and crafts with Miss Monica, our guest story lady this winter. For more information, call 875-3184.


Wellness Wednesday Every third Wednesday of the month, from 2 to 4 p.m., Consumer Health Librarian for Sussex County, Linda Leonard, will be available at the Greenwood Library to help patrons locate current information and resources about health-related topics. For more information, contact Robin Miller at 349-5309.

Easter egg hunt April 23 There will be an Easter egg hunt for kids from 1- to 12-years-old at Woodbridge Elementary School on April 23 from 12 to 3 p.m. Sponsored by Living Life Fellowship Church, Greenwood, besides the egg hunt, there will be an Easter story for children, games and a barbecue. For more info, call 349-4569.

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.

Antiques Appraisal Fair Friends of the Greenwood Library's Antiques Appraisal Fair on Saturday, April 9, starting at noon. Tickets for appraisals should be purchased before the event; cost is $5 for one item, or $12 for three items. Those who purchase appraisal tickets will have free admission to the event. Tickets are available at the Greenwood Library or through any member of the Friends of the Greenwood Library. Those who would simply like to attend may purchase an admission ticket for $5, either in advance or at the door. The program will be held at the Greenwood VFW Hall at the corner of Governors Avenue and Mill Street. All antiques and collectibles will be expertly appraised in a group lecture-type format by Eric Wilke of Blue Hen Auction Co. in Dover and Louis and Shirley O'Neal of O'Neal's Antiques in Laurel. Appraisals will be conducted on a first-come, first-served basis, and all appraisals are verbal and non-binding. For more information, contact the Greenwood Library at 349-5309.

Shakespeare group performs In honor of William Shakespeare's birthday in April, the Greenwood Public Library is sponsoring a local acting group, New Faces of Shakespeare, as they perform comical excerpts from three Shakespearean plays. The performance will take place at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 8, at the Greenwood VFW Hall. Lighthearted scenes will be drawn from Antony and Cleopatra, A Comedy of Errors and The Taming of the Shrew. The program is free and open to all. For questions, contact Robin Miller at the Greenwood Library at 349-5309.

Tournament of Hope Enjoy a day of golf on Saturday, April 9, at the 2nd annual Tournament of Hope sponsored by Greenwood United Methodist Church. Proceeds benefit the Greenwood Baby Pantry and support youth mission trips at Greenwood UMC. This year's tournament is located at Stenger's Shamrock Par 3 in Milton to provide an affordable andfamily friendly day. Cost per team is $120, $30 per player. Registration begins at 8 a.m., with tee-off at 9 a.m. Included in your registration is a breakfast sandwich and there will be medals and giveaways to the top teams.We will also provide one mulligan per pack of diapers donated, with a maximum of two per golfer.There will be a closest to the pin hole, with participation at $5, purchased at registration. Hole sponsorships are $50. To sign up, contact Randy Wroten at 349-9342 or randywroten@hotmail.com or Dave Rust at 236-3486.

Dinner Club, Game Night The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center will host the Greenwood Dinner Club on Thursday evenings from 5 to 7 p.m. through May. The Dinner Club offers an evening of fellowship and a dinner entrée, dessert and beverage. Then, you can stay for card games from 6 to 9 p.m. Cost for members is $5 and non-members is $6. For menus or more information, call the center at 349-5237.


Delmar Alumni Banquet The 9th Annual Delmar Alumni Association banquet will be held on Saturday, April 30, at the Delmar VFW. Social hour will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will be followed by a prime rib and crab cake dinner at 6:30 p.m. Alumni who had been boys baseball or girls softball team members will be special honorees at the banquet. The cost is $22 per person. For more information, please contact Gary Riley ('82) at 846-3846.

Delmar Alumni Trips The Delmar Alumni Association is sponsoring two bus trips through Holloway Tours. The first trip is to Ocean City, Maryland to attend the "Branson on the Road" show at the Ocean City Jamboree Theatre on Saturday, May 20. The cost of $98.64 per person includes bus transportation to Ocean City, lunch at the Sunset Grill, and admission to the "Branson on the Road" show featuring hilarious comedy as well as great classic country, bluegrass, rockabilly and gospel music. The second bus trip is to "The Fabulous 50's" show presented by the Latshaw Pops Orchestra and Dancers at the LaFontaine Blue in Glen Burnie, Maryland on Thursday, June 30. The $99 cost will include bus transportation to Glen Burnie, lunch at LaFountaine, and admission to their "Fabulous 50's" show. The show will feature the Latshaw Pops orchestra, singers and dancers performing songs such as At the Hop, Little Darlin, In the Still of the Night, This Magic Moment, and many more of your favorite oldies. For more information or to request reservation forms for the trips, please call Dot Wolfgang at 302-846-2366.

Spring clean up The Town of Delmar will hold spring cleanups on the following dates: Delmar (Del.)- April 13-14 from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Delmar (Md.)- April 19-20 from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Residents and civic organizations are asked to call the town's administrative office at 410-896-2777 or 302-846-2664 no later than a week prior to collection to participate in the clean up and for more information on what will be collected.

35th Annual Day in the Park The 35th Annual Day in the Park, sponsored by the Greater Delmar Chamber of Commerce, will take place at the State Street Park on Saturday, June 4 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Anyone interested in a vendor space or in volunteering are asked to call the Chamber's voicemail at 302-846-3336 or e-mail Diane Johnson at delmardinamite@verizon.net

Easter Egg Hunt is April 16 The Delmar Kiwanis Club's annual Easter Egg Hunt will take place at the Delmar High School football field on April 16 at 1 p.m. The rain date is April 23 at 1 p.m.


Bridgeville Library
  • Story time - Tuesdays 11 a.m.- 2 to 4-year-olds; Thursday 11 a.m. - 4 to 6-year-olds; Lap Sit on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. for ages 3 months to 2 years
  • Family Nights - Third Tuesday of each month, 6:30-8 p.m.
  • Genealogy Discussion Group - Our Genealogy Discussion Group meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 10:30 a.m. For more information on library programs or special needs, contact the library at 337-7401.

Painting, quilting, crocheting On Wednesday, April 13, Union United Methodist Church in Bridgeville will begin classes in painting, quilting and crocheting. These classes are for anyone with an interest in how to begin any of these offerings. Participants must bring their own supplies. Classes are from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Bring a brown bag lunch; beverages and desserts will be provided. If there is enough interest, classes will resume after lunch. To pre-register, call the church office at 337-7409. There is no cost for any of the classes. Come and join us for a day of instruction, fun and fellowship.

Jewelry display at library Jewelry made by Mary Lee Groton is on display at the Bridgeville Public Library through April 30. In the 1990s, Mary Lee, a Laurel native, discovered the art of beading. As her skill in stringing has evolved she has added wire working and other bead weaving techniques. She is a member of the Nanticoke River Arts Council which is collaborating with the Friends of the Bridgeville Library to present on-going art exhibits to the community. The display can be enjoyed at the library Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from11 a.m. to 6 p.m. All jewelry is available for purchase with a percentage of sales donated to the Friends.

Shakespeare's birthday On Thursday, April 7 at 7 p.m. the New Faces of Shakespeare will present comedic snippets from Taming of the Shrew, Comedy of Errors and Antony and Cleopatra. The event, which is sponsored by the Friends of the Bridgeville Library as part of its monthly event series, will be held in the Bridgeville Library meeting room. Enjoy some birthday cake, comedy and Shakespeare. The event is free and open to all. The New Faces of Shakespeare group is comprised of individuals who love the works of Shakespeare. The goal is to firmly establish Shakespeare in southern Delaware. The Friends quarterly general meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. prior to the event. For more information, contact Ruth Skala at 858-1534.

Gabriel Jules' art on display The art of Gabriel Jules will be on display at the Bridgeville Public Library through May 2. Herexhibit can be enjoyed in the library's reading section Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The art is available for purchase with a percentage of the sales being donated to the Friends.


Seaford AARP trips Seaford AARP Chapter #1084 is offering the following trips which are open to the public. July 11-14 - Adirondack Mts., N.Y. - 4 days - A train ride then a cruise across Lake George on the Minnehaha and dinner at Saratoga Gaming. Next day another train ride and a luncheon cruise on Raquette Lake and then a tour of Camp Sagamore, built by Alfred Vanderbilt. 6 meals included. Cost: $565 per person/double. July 30-Aug. 6 - Branson & The Ozarks in Missouri. 7 shows, College of the Ozarks tour, Branson Landing, & downtown Branson visits between shows. 10 meals included. Overnight in St. Louis going and returning, with time in the evening to visit the Gateway Arch Complex or a casino. Cost: $765 per person/double. Sept. 14-24 - Black Hills, South Dakota. 10 breakfasts, 8 dinners. Guided tour of Chicago, Wisconsin Dells cruise, Corn Palace and Wall Drug. Travel thru Badlands National Park with a stop at the Visitor's Center. Have dinner and see the Lighting Ceremony on Mt. Rushmore. Visit the Crazy Horse Memorial and the Museum of the North American Indian. A drive thru Custer State Park. Visit the Journey Museum, Mt. Rushmore Black Hille Gold Factory and Historic Deadwood. Cost: $1,125 per person/double. For more information, contact Rose at 629-7180.

Trip to Lake George, N.Y. Seaford Widowed Persons Service is sponsoring a four-day motorcoach trip to Lake George and Lake Placid, N.Y., on June 13-16. The cost is $445 and includes 3 breakfasts, 3 dinners, welcome reception, cruise, guided tours of Saratoga Springs and Lake Placid, Prospect Mountain, entertainment and all gratuities. For additional information, contact Frances at 629-4416.


Needlepoint Guild The Delaware Seashore Chapter of the American Needlepoint Guild meets on the first Monday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the CHEER Community Center in Georgetown. For details, call Linda at 644-1523.

Seaford Widowed Persons meet The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting on Tuesday, April 19, at 12:15 p.m. at the Georgia House in Laurel. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend.

Rubber Stamping Club Anyone interested in rubber stamping and making cards? We meet the second Thursday of each month at the Seaford Public library. If you have any questions please call Karen at 629-5089. Cost is $5.

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.

USPS 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.

H.A.P.P.E.N. meeting H.A.P.P.E.N.'s next meeting will be held on Thursday, April 14 at 7 p.m., at the Seaford Museum. Anyone interested in attending is welcome.

'Sea Purls' chapter meeting The "Sea Purls" Chapter of The Knitting Guild Association meets on the first Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Cheer Community Center in Georgetown. The next meeting is Wednesday, April 6. Lunch is available. New members are always welcome. For details, call Diane at 228-0235.

AARP meeting AARP Chapter 1084 Seaford area of Western Sussex County will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 14, at the Methodist Manor House Fellowship Hall next to Nanticoke Hospital. Guest speaker will be a Japanese school student. This chapter is open to anyone 50 and older. Stop by, visit, listen to our speaker and enjoy refreshments and fellowship afterwards. For more information, call Gladys Bonowicz, chapter president, at 875-1519.

SHS Alumni board meeting The Seaford High School Alumni Association will holdtheir board meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 7, at the Seaford Museum. Any member or interested Seaford alumni are encouraged to attend. Contact Donna Angell formore information at 629-8077.


Country breakfast buffet A country breakfast buffet will be held every fourth Sunday each month 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 in Galestown, Md.

DASEF Rocket Launch The Delaware AeroSpace Education Foundation's 15th high altitude rocket launch is Saturday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Cape Henlopen Park in Lewes. Park entrance fee is $4 for Delaware residents and $8 for others. For more information, visit www.dasef.org, under programs; call 834-1978; or email dasef.outpost@verizon.org.

Concert at Parkside High Brian Free & Assurance, Dixie Melody Boys and Mark Bishop will be performing at Parkside High School on Saturday, April 9, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $17 in advance, $20 at the door; children 10 and under are $6. The concert is sponsored by Snethen UMC. For more info contact Gail Phillips at 846-3641.

Society sponsors conference The Sussex County Genealogical Society in Delaware will hold a one-day conference, "Tracking Your Ancestors," on Saturday, April 30, at Delmarva Christian High School in Georgetown.Featured speakers Julia Coldren-Walker, Rebecca Koford, Charles Mason and others will cover topics such as Beginning Genealogy, Church Records, Identifying Photographs, Researching Your Home's History, Brick Walls, and Finding Female Ancestors, Documenting and Resourcing Methodology, and a new course, Mapping Colonial Sussex. To find more information visit www.scgsdelaware.org.

'Beef and Brew' fundraiser Delaware Hospice's annual "Beef and Brew" fundraiser will be held on Friday, April 1, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m., at the Georgetown CHEER Center. Tickets are $30 per person until Thursday, March 31, and $35 per person on the day of the event.Contact Peggy Dolby at 856-7717, ext. 2123, or pdolby@delawarehospice.org for tickets or sponsorship information.

Casino Night, Dance Party Delaware State BBW will host a Casino Night and Dance Party on Saturday, April 2 at 5 p.m., in front of the Festival Buffet, which is a large international buffet known for its crab legs and seafood offerings. The buffet is $20 a person for all you can eat or $18 with a Dover Downs Players Card. After dinner there will be time for casino games. For more information, contact Larry at 609-870-8853 or emailbbwadmirer2007@aol.com. Delaware State BBW is the only non-profit BBW singles group in Delaware.

Fashion Show and Luncheon The Sussex County Republican Women's Club is holding a fashion show and luncheon, Stepping Out, on Saturday, April 2, at the Baywood Greens Country Club. The doors will open at noon. Lunch will be served from 1 to 2 p.m., and the fashion show will follow from 2 to 3.Tickets are $30.No tickets will be sold at the door. To purchase tickets and make reservations, send a check payable to SCRWC and mail to: SCRWC, P.O. Box 933, Bethany Beach, DE 19930. For more information, call 684-8036 or 537-0635. Information is also available online at www.scrwc.net.

Ride to the Tide The Ride to the Tide, a police-escorted motorcycle ride to benefit Special Olympics Delaware, will take place on Sunday morning, April 17. The cost to participate is $20 for riders and $15 for passengers - if registered before April 13. Day-of registration is $25 for riders and $20 for passengers. For more information or to register, visit www.sode.org or call 302-831-4653.