Bulletin Board
Thursday, April 28, 2011
 
SEAFORD EVENTS:

ACS Fundraiser You're invited to an Applebee's Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast to support Rockers for a Cure on Saturday, May 28, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar located at 22873 Sussex Highway, Seaford. Cost is $5 per person and $3 for kids under 9. All money raised goes to the American Cancer Society. For more info call Ruth Ann at 236-6858 or call 628-1668.

Heart and Sole 5K Walk/Run On Saturday, April 30, the Trinity Foundation is hosting the inaugural "Heart and Sole 5K Walk/Run." The 5K starts at 10 a.m. and registration begins at 9 a.m. at the West Seaford Elementary School. The cost is $25. The route of the event will be a loop around the Seaford Golf and Country Club. For more information, call 800-846-3400 ext. 3839 or ext. 3812 or visit our Facebook events page at www.facebook.com/TrinityTransport.

American Legion Auxiliary The American Legion Auxiliary, Nanticoke Unit #6, will be at the Seaford Library on May 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to present information and history on the organization's poppy program, "Honor a Veteran, Wear a Poppy." Children have an opportunity to color a poppy picture.

AAUW's Geranium Pick-Up Geraniums ordered to benefit the American Association of University Women (AAUW) scholarship program may be picked up and paid for at the West Seaford Elementary School parking lot on Saturday, May 7, between 8 and 11 a.m. Any orders not picked up by 11 a.m. will be sold to the public.

Spring Fair Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Seaford will hold a Spring Fair from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 7. This fundraiser will feature attic treasures, flowers, clothing, jewelry, books, toys, furniture, a baked goods table and much more. There will be a money raffle with the drawing at 12:30 p.m. You do not have to be present to win. There will be homemade soup, scrapple, hamburgers, hot dogs and sausage sandwiches.

Seaford Library 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, May 2.
  • The Possum Point Players Ad Hoc Touring Co. will perform "Arsenic and Old Lace" at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center in the Woodruff Room at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4. You will feel like you are in a radio studio as these experienced players perform. For more information, contact Jean Gandek at 629-2255.
  • Every Tuesday of the month "Baby Bookworms" is at the Seaford Library and Cultural, 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" 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 for teens who like to play Magic Cards on Tuesdays at 3 p.m.
  • The Nanticoke Memorial Hospital Stroke Support Group meets at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center every third Tuesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. For more information, call 629-6226.
  • The Nanticoke River Arts Council will meet at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center every third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. The Nanticoke River Arts is a group of local artist and friends dedicated to promoting the arts. For more information, call Christina Darby at 629-4321.
  • There will be a Seaford Library and Cultural Center Board meeting on Tuesday, May 10 at 6 p.m.
  • On Wednesday, May 11, the Seaford Library and Cultural Center will have its Children's Book discussion at 4 p.m. The discussion gives kids in 2nd through 4th grade a chance to read a great book and discuss it with friends.
  • On Wednesday, May 11 at 6:30 p.m., Girl Scout Service Group 10 will have a program to recruit and encourage new Girl Scouts.


Demolition Derby Yard Sale Macedonia AME Church will hold a Demolition Derby Yard Sale on Saturday, May 14, from 7 to 11 a.m. The church is located at 431 North St. & Clarence St. in Seaford.

Historical Society fundraiser On Thursday, May 5, the Seaford Texas Roadhouse near Lowe's will honor coupons distributed by the Seaford Historical Society. These coupons authorize Texas Roadhouse to pay SHS 10% of income from the sale of dinners between 4 and 10 p.m. This money helps maintain the Seaford Museum and the Ross Mansion. Coupons may be obtained from any SHS member or from the SHS office at 203 High Street, phone 628-9828. For more information, call the SHS office or visit www.seafordhistoricalsociety.com.

Flapjack Fundraiser First State Community Action Agency will host a Flapjack Fundraiser, Saturday, April 30, from 8 to 10 a.m., at Applebee's Restaurant in Seaford.Tickets are $5 per person. Proceeds will benefit First State's programs to help low income families and communities. For tickets or more information, contact Kaneisha Trott at 856-7761 or ktrott@firststatecaa.org.

Car & Tractor Show The 8th Annual Vintage Car & Antique Tractor Show will be held on Saturday, April 30, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Concord United Methodist Church, Seaford. Featured are the Historic Vintage Car Club of Delaware and the First State Antique Tractor Club. The public is invited. Admission is free and anyone interested in showing an antique car or tractor is welcome at no charge. Dash plaques will be given to the first 50 exhibitors. The United Methodist Women will be selling scrapple sandwiches, oyster sandwiches, hot dogs, homemade pies and beverages. Don't miss the 1921 John Deere ice cream maker; ice cream will be sold. For more information, call 629-7706.

Class of 2013 BBQ The Seaford High School Class of 2013 will hold a chicken bbq fundraiser on Saturday, May 7, from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. (or until gone) on Stein Highway in the lot beside Home Team Realty. Chicken dinners come complete with a half chicken, roll, chips, pickles and a drink, all for $7.We will deliver to your business with five or more meals ordered. Call event coordinatorsBailey or Lori Hoch at 629-4179 for more information; or text in your order at 228-0758.

Victorian Tea to be held The Victorian Tea at the Ross Mansion will be held on Saturday, May 14, at 2 p.m. This activity offers an excellent opportunity for gracious entertaining, reminiscent of the pre-Civil War days when Governor Ross's wife entertained her friends. Hostesses and servers in period costume add to the aura of the event. John Kisela, famed dulcimer player, will recreate musical sounds of centuries ago. Charge for the tea is $15 per person. Reservations are required and may be made in multiples of two by calling Ruthe Wainwright at 629-8765. Only 40 people can be accommodated, so the first 40 people will be included.

16th Annual Awards Banquet The Seaford High School Alumni Association Executive Committee will host their 16th Annual Awards Banquet on Saturday, May 14, at the Seaford Fire Hall. The evening will begin with social hour at 5:30 p.m. where a cash bar, punch table and light snacks will be available. A buffet dinner will be prepared and served by the Ladies Auxiliary. The price is $22 per person. Anyone with an interest in Seaford Schools can attend the evening's festivities by calling Carroll Beard at 629-2279 or Dolores Lloyd at 629-8177 for reservations. One of the highlights of the evening will be the introduction of the Alumni Scholarship recipients from the Class of 2011. To cap off the evening, everyone will be invited to join in a Celebrity Cruise. Be treated to special celebrities from the world of entertainment, featuring "The Alumni Players." Cruise attire is welcome and an elevator is available.

'Arsenic and Old Lace' An old time radio comedy. "Arsenic and Old Lace," will be performed by the Ad Hoc Touring Company of the Possum Point Players at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center on Wednesday, May 4, at 7 p.m. The program, sponsored by the Friends of the Seaford Library, is free and open to the public and will be preceded by a short annual business meeting. The cast includes Ad Hoc stars Nita Gary, Maureen Downing and Charles Meyer. For further information, contact Jean Gandek at 629-2255 or Peggy Boyd at 536-1449.

Seaford Board Candidates Forum The Western Sussex Branch of AAUW will sponsor a Seaford School Board Candidates Forum on Wednesday, May 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the Central Elementary School Auditorium, Delaware Place, Seaford. The three candidates running for the five-year term beginning July 1, 2011 are Carlton Cannon, Matthew MacCoy and Michael Smith. The election will be held on Tuesday, May 10, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., at the District Administration Office, N. Market Street, Seaford.

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.

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.

Community Yard Sale Laurel Pride in Bloom will hold a Community Yard Sale at Market Street Park in Laurel from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 21. Cost is $20 and one nonperishable food item for an 8'x5' space which includes one 8' table. For more information, contact Jen Fleming at 610-703-5452 or St. Philip's Church office at 875-3644 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., Monday through Thursday.

Strawberry Festival events St. Philip's Strawberry Festival will hold the following events in conjunction with the festival.
  • Community Yard Sale, Saturday, May 21, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Market Street Park in Laurel. Cost is $20 plus one item of non-perishable food which reserves one 8 foot table. You set your own prices and keep your earnings. To reserve your table and get more information, call Jenn Fleming, 610-703-5452, or St. Philip's Episcopal Church office at875-3644 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Proceeds from table reservations go to three local charities:Team Gump, Hope House and Centenary U. M. Church Food Pantry.
  • Strawberry Creations Contest, Saturday, May 21, 10 a.m. at St. Philip's Parish Hall - Choose your finest strawberry creation, does not have to be cooked, may be dessert, drink, bread, anything that contains strawberries.No alcohol.Submit two of your creations with a written copy of your recipe.One is to be judged and tasted, and the other will be auctioned off for the benefit of our charities. No preparation, storage or refrigeration facilities are available at St. Philip's. There is no charge but you must call to register your entry. Call Jenn Fleming, 610-703-5452, or St. Philip's Church office, 875-3644.
  • Neighbors in Need, Saturday, May 21 - Food Drive for the benefit of Centenary United Methodist Church Food Pantry. There will be a large truck parked on Market Street, Laurel, next to the Community Yard Sale, Market Street Park.The goal is to fill the truck with non-perishable food items. Any donation welcome, from a single can of food to bulk food purchases. Boxeswill be found in local area stores and banks, and your donation can alsobe made at theBig Truck on Market Street, Saturday, May 21, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information,callSt. Philip's office, 875-3644.


Laurel Alumni Banquet The Laurel Alumni Association will be holding its Annual Alumni Banquet on Saturday, May 21, at the Laurel Fire Hall. The cocktail/social hour will be from 5 to 6:15 p.m. and dinner will be served promptly at 6:30 p.m. The dinner menu will be roast beef, chicken salad, scalloped oysters, mashed potatoes & gravy, broccoli spears, green bean casserole, tossed salad, rolls and apple crisp. Tickets are $24 per person. All reservations must be in by Monday, May 2.Contact Ron Scott (875-2823) or Doug Marvil (875-9427) for information.

Beef & dumpling dinner God's Men of the Laurel Centenary UMC will sponsor an all-you-can-eat beef and dumpling dinner on Sunday, May 1, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., at the Delmar VFW in Delmar, Md. Adults are $12; children 6-12 are $6; children under 6 are free.The Delmar VFW is located on West State Street near the Old Mill restaurant. Call Centenary Church at 875-3983 to pre-purchase tickets. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.

Request for articles The Laurel Alumni Association Annual Newsletter, for the membership year from July 1, 2010 thru June 30, 2011, will be published in August.Please forward all articles, including class reunion write ups and pictures and any other articles of interest to Doug Marvil, 9277 Sharptown Rd., Laurel, DE 19956. You may also call Doug at 875-9427 or email demarvil@verizon.net.

Mother-Daughter Banquet Centenary United Methodist Church in Laurel will hold "Reflections of a Lovely Lady," a Mother-Daughter Banquet, on Saturday, May 14 at 5:30 p.m. Cost of the banquet is $10.Tickets will be on sale until May 8. Dinner will be family style and will include chicken, mashed potatoes, stuffing, green beans, roll, applesauce and dessert. Proceeds will go toward the Higher Ground Youth Ministry mission trip to Spring City, Pa., this summer. For tickets or more information, contact Blair Hall at 875-8106.

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. Children who want to learn to knit are welcomed to attend if accompanied by an adult. Next class is Thursday April 28. 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.

Sailing Rams of Bethel Talk Local historian Michael Morgan will present a talk on Bethel and the Sailing Ram ships that were built there, at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4, in the Carpenter Community Room of the Laurel Public Library. Mr. Morgan's talk last year on Patty Cannon was a standing room only event and this year's visit promises to be equally as engaging.

For more information, email normajean.fowler@lib.de.us or call 875-3184.

Cooking with Herbs A Cooking with Herbs program will be held Wednesday, May 11, at 7 p.m. in the Carpenter Community Room of the library. Ann Sterling Suthowski, a former Laurel educator will be discussing new ways to spice up foods using garden herbs. 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.

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.

Spring Festival The Woodbridge PTO is sponsoring a Spring Festival on Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Woodbridge Elementary School, Greenwood. Rain or shine. There will be moon bounces, food, themed baskets for silent auction, face painting, a barrel train, games/prizes, "Buy One, Get One Free" Scholastic Book Fair and fire engine rides.

National Day of Prayer event Greenwood Memorial VFW Ladies Auxiliary of Post 7478 will sponsor the National Day of Prayer at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 5, at New Birth Christian Center on Addix Avenue in Greenwood. For more information, contact Michaele Russell at 349-4220.

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. 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.

Chicken BBQ opens The Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company chicken BBQ opens Tuesday, April 29. The BBQ will be open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Oct. 3. The dinner includes half a chicken or leg quarters, roll, bag of chips and pickles, all for $7.

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. The cost is $22 per person. For more information, please contact Gary Riley ('82) at 846-3846.

Meet & Greet Delmar School Board Candidate Farrah Morelli is holding a Meet & Greet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 30 at Delmar Pizza in Delmar. The Delmar School Board election is May 10.

Delmar Prayer Breakfast The Kiwanis Club of Delmar will hold their annual Prayer Breakfast Saturday, May 14, at Camelot Hall located on State St. in Delmar. Starting at 9 a.m., the guest singer will be Jerry Jones who resides in area. Tickets may be purchased at the door, from Kiwanis members or local churches.

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. For more information, call 875-2195 or 846-2335.

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. 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.

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

BRIDGEVILLE EVENTS:

Yard waste site Bridgeville yard waste may be brought to a container at town hall on May 14.

Prescription drug site The town is taking part in a program that will allow residents to bring in their unused prescription drugs. The drugs will be collected on April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bridgeville Fire Department and will be put in a box and sealed before being collected by the DEA.

Annexation date The town will hold a referendum for the Walnut Street water line replacement project on May 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The line proposed for replacement is 95 years old.

Mobile museum coming May 1 A mobile museum will visit the Lawrence M. Cahall Park in Bridgeville Sunday, May 1. The museum, which is housed in a bus, tells the story of German prisoners of war who were held in the United States during World War II. The bus will be parked in Cahall Park, Delaware Avenue and William Street, from 1 to 4 p.m. Admission is free. The bus's visit is being sponsored by the Bridgeville Public Library. For more information contact the Bridgeville Public Library, 337-7401, or e-mail its director at Karen.Johnson@lib.de.us.

Candidates night at Woodbridge The Woodbridge School District PTO will host a "Meet the Candidate" night at the Woodbridge Elementary School auditorium on Tuesday, May 3, at 7 p.m. The candidates involved in this election are Willis G. Dewey (incumbent) and John Barr. The Woodbridge community is encouraged to come out and get a better understanding of the candidates and ask questions pertaining to their views on the future of the district.

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.

Bridgeville Community Yard Sale The Town of Bridgeville is hosting a community-wide Yard Sale on Saturday, May 7, beginning at 7 a.m. There will be lots of bargains throughout the town.

Annual Prayer Breakfast The Kiwanis Club of Bridgeville's Annual Prayer Breakfast is Saturday, May 7 at 8 a.m., in the Union United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Tickets are $10 and available in limited quantities at no charge from corporate table sponsors. This year's event will feature a presentation by Emma Rider about her shoe ministry. A buffet meal, music, worship, fellowship and prayer will make for an awesome morning.

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.

Bus trips offered The City of Seaford Recreation Department is offering the following trips:
  • Inner Harbor Bus Trip, Saturday, May 21. Cost is $20 per person. Call the office to reserve your seat.
  • 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.


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 details, 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. 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.

H.A.P.P.E.N. meeting The members of H.A.P.P.E.N., Hearns Pond Association for its protection, preservation, enhancement and naturalization, met on Thursday, April 14. Among the topics discussed were the progress of the dam safety project at Hearns Pond Dam and the upcoming food drive effort. H.A.P.P.E.N.'s next meeting is Thursday, May 12 at 7 p.m. at the Seaford Museum. Anyone interested in attending is welcome.

SHS Alumni meeting The Seaford High School Alumni Association will have theirExecutive Board Meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 5, at the Seaford Museum. Any interested alumni, teachers or those who once attended Seaford Schools are invited to attend. For more information, call Donna Hastings Angell at 629-8077.

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.

'Sea Purls' 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.

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. The next breakfast will be Sunday, May 22.

Monument unveiling The Delaware Sesquicentennial is in full swing. The Delaware Grays, Camp #2068, and Caleb Ross UDC #2635, will have a celebration and unveiling of two stones at the Delaware Confederate Veteran's Monument. Thirty one names of confederate soldiers and civilians from Delaware on will be placed on these two stones. This event will be held from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, at the Marvel Carriage Museum, 510 S. Bedford St., Georgetown.

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.

Salisbury Chamber Singers "The Great Big World of Broadway" presented by the Salisbury Chamber Singers on May 21 at 4 p.m. in Wicomico Presbyterian Church, Broad Street, Salisbury. Adults, $10; Senior Citizens, $7; students free. For info, contact SWAC at 410-543-2787.

Pig Pickin' Hoedown The Harrington-Greenwood-Felton Rotary will host a Pig Pickin' Hoedown at the Price Community Center (formerly the Harrington New Century Club) on Dorman Street, Harrington, on Friday, May 20, from 6 to 10 p.m. Tickets, at $20, are available now from any Rotary member or by calling 335-2750.