Bulletin Board
Thursday, April 07, 2011
 
SEAFORD EVENTS:

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.

Bus trips offered The City of Seaford Recreation Department is offering the following trips:
  • Trip to Camden Yards, Orioles vs. Yankees, Friday, Aug. 26 at 7 p.m. Cost is $66 per person and includes the ticket and transportation to the game on a motor coach. Call the office at 629-6809 to reserve your tickets.
  • Inner Harbor Bus Trip, Saturday, May 21. Cost is $20 per person. Call the office to reserve your seat.


Seaford Library Programs are free and open to the public. For more information, call 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us.
  • 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 is a chance for kids in 2nd through 4th grade to read a great book and discuss it with friends.
  • On Wednesday, April 13, Girl Scout Service Group 10 will have a program to recruit and encourage new Girl Scouts at 6:30 p.m.
  • Come to "Baby Bookworms" on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. This program introduces infants through 36 months old to the world of nursery rhymes and books.
  • Pre-K and Kindergarten "Story Time" is on the first and third Thursday of the month at 10:30 a.m.
  • The Seaford Library and Cultural Center will have Magic Cards Club on Tuesdays at 3 p.m., for teens who like to play Magic Cards.
  • The Nanticoke Memorial Hospital Stroke Support Group will meet on Tuesday, April 19 at 1:30 p.m. Krista Ball will present "Relaxation and Light Exercise." For more information, contact Jessica Starkley at 629-6611.
  • The Nanticoke River Arts Council will meet every third Tuesday of the month 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.
  • The Science and Religion Book Discussion group will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, April 18.
  • The Seaford Library and Cultural Center will be closed on Friday, April 22, for Good Friday. We will open for our regular business hours on Saturday, April 23.
  • The Seaford Library and Cultural Center will have Family Fun Night on Wednesday, April 27 at 4 p.m.


Community Night at Pizza King The Friends of the Seaford Library & Cultural Center invite the community to come out on Monday, April 11between 4 and 8 p.m., in support of the Seaford Library & Cultural Center and in honor of"National Library Week." Pick up a PK coupon at the circulation desk of the library and enjoy a meal at Seaford Pizza King on April 11. Eat in or take out.Present the coupon to server or cashier upon check out. A portion from each check will be donated back to the Seaford Library & Cultural Center. Coupons may be obtained at the library or by calling Connie Halter at 628-0554.

Prayer Breakfast GFWC-Acorn Club of Seaford is having a Prayer Breakfast at 9 a.m. on Thursday, April 14.The speaker will be Pastor David Krilov, associate pastor of Atlanta Road Alliance Church. Anne Stewart and her committee are the hostesses.

Historical Society fundraiser On Sunday, April 10, from 4 to 9 p.m. the IHOP restaurant in the Lowe's Shopping Center in Seaford will donate 10% of sales to the Seaford Historical Society upon the presentation of a coupon. These funds are needed for operating expenses of the two SHS facilities, the Seaford Museum and the Ross Mansion. Coupons may be obtained from any SHS board member or from the SHS office at 203 High Street, phone 629-9828. For more information, call the SHS office of visit www.seafordhistoricalsociety.com

Seaford Community Swim Center The Seaford Community Swim Center (SCSC) board will hold their monthly meeting at Grotto's on April 13 at 6:30 p.m. All individuals interested in attending and or joining the Board are cordially invited to attend.

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 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.

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" April 16, 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.

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.

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.

LAUREL EVENTS:

'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. 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 is 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.

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.

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.

GREENWOOD EVENTS:

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. 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 EVENTS:

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.

Geraniums, sub sale The Delmar Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will hold a Spring Geranium Sale on Saturday, April 30 from 8 a.m. to noon. Geraniums are $6. The Ladies Auxiliary will also hold a Sub Sale on April 30. A 12" cold cut sub or 12" turkey sub will be available for pick up between 8 a.m. and noon. Advance orders for geraniums and subs are suggested with limited quantities of both available the day of the sale. For more information, call 875-2195 or 846-2335.

Emmings BBQ planned The Delmar Wesleyan Church is having an Emmings BBQ from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday April 9. The church is located on 800 East St., Delmar, Md. Cost is $9.50 per person. Carry-outs only.There will be baked goods for sale. For tickets, call Jim Littleton at 875-1153 or 410-896-3600 and leave a message.

Easter Egg Hunt An Easter Egg Hunt will be held at the Delmar VFW Post 8276 in Delmar, Md., on Saturday, April 23 at 1 p.m. For more information, call 846-3871.

Chicken & dumpling dinner VFW Post 8276 in Delmar, Md., will host a Chicken and Dumpling Dinner on Sunday, April 10 from 1 to 4 p.m. Cost is $10 for eat in or carry out. The dinner is sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary.

Cheerleading Clinic The Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay will sponsor a Cheerleading Clinic on Saturday, May 14. The camp will be held at Delmar Middle/High School from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Cheerleading Clinic is for all girls in grades kindergarten to fifth. The Delmar High School Cheerleading Squad will be the instructors for the clinic. Activities will include stretching, tumbling, arm movements, chants, dance and building skills. Cost is $25 per girl. Wear comfortable clothing and sneakers and bring a bag lunch and drink. Water will be provided. You do not have to be a Girl Scout to register for the clinic. For more details or to sign up, call Pat Lewis at 410-742-5107 or 1-800-374-9811, ext. 26 or email plewis@cbgsc.org.

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 EVENTS:

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. 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.

TRIPS:

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.

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.

New York Shopping Trip Take a bus to New York on Saturday, April 30. The bus leaves at 4:30 a.m. Cost is $42 per person. It will stop at the Bronx, Queens, and Matsuwa Market. For info call Paris Twyman at 410-754-9135.

MEETINGS:

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.

Minner-Windsor Dinner The Sussex County Women's Democrat Club will hold their annual Minner-Windsor Dinner on Saturday, April 16, at the Cheer Center in Georgetown. Social time is at 6 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6:30 followed by speakers and an auction. To reserve a seat for $25, call Betsy at 875-7091.

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. 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. 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. For more information, call Gladys Bonowicz, chapter president, at 875-1519.

SURROUNDING AREAS:

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.

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. Topics include 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.

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.