Bulletin Board
Thursday, May 05, 2011

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.

SHS summer activities The Seaford Historical Society has planned the following summer activities:
  • Trip to Auburn Heights & Air Mobility Museum - Tuesday, June 14, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Auburn Heights Preserve in Yorklyn and Air Mobility Command Museum in Dover. Cost is $55 per person which includes all tour fees, lunch and motor coach transportation. Lunch at Six Paupers Tavern in Hockessin. Reservations are required by Monday, May 23, by calling the SHS office at 628-9828.
  • Gigantic Yard Sale - Saturday, July 23, from 7 a.m. to noon, RossMansion Lawn, Seaford. Items can be donated to be sold or spaces are available for rent at $10 each. Items will be offered for sale from the SHS gift shops, the Ross Mansion and the outbuildings. Tables, chairs and any arrangements for shade will be the responsibility of the renter.
Food and baked goods will be availablefor sale on the grounds. Call the SHS office to reserve a space or to make arrangements for donations of items at 628-9828.

AFRAM Fun-Day The Eastern Shore AFRAM Festival presents an AFRAM Fun-Day Fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 14 at Nutter Park in Seaford. There will be a fish-fry, BBQ and Caribbean Cuisine by Catering by Curtis. The event also includes a basketball tournament, kids games, table games, face painting and music. Raffle tickets for one bushel of crabs and seafood, a dozen ears of corn, a case of root beer and one Smith Island Cake will be available for purchase. Tickets are $5 each or $20 for five tickets. The drawing will take place on Aug. 13, at the AFRAM Festival. For more information, call 628-1908, email pj@easternshoreafram.org or visit www.easternshoreafram.org.

Seaford Library Programs are free and open to the public. For more information, call 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us.
  • There will be a Seaford Library and Cultural Center Board meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10.
  • On Wednesday, May 11, 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, May 11 at 6:30 p.m., Girl Scout Service Group 10 will have a program to recruit and encourage new Girl Scouts.
  • Every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. is "Baby Bookworms" which 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 artists and friends dedicated to promoting the arts. For more information, call Christina Darby at 629-4321.

Annual Spring Dinner GFWC-Acorn Club of Seaford is holding their Annual Spring Dinner at St. Luke's Episcopal Church on Thursday, May 12. The social is at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 6 p.m. The HOBY student and the two scholarship students along with their families will attend. Peggy Boyd is hosting with help from her committee.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Shopping Extravaganza The Relay for Life team, BJ's Bee-lievers is sponsoring a Shopping Extravaganza to raise funds for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. It is being hosted by Christ United Methodist Church on Central Avenue, in Laurel, on Saturday, May 21, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Come out and enjoy the day with many vendors, including Pampered Chef, Nails by Laura Miller, Tastefully Simple, Creative Memories, Avon, Mary Kay, Silpada, Hair Stylist, Premier Designs, Cupcakes by Marlene, Stampin' Up, Scentsy, Longaberger, 31, Lia Sophia Jewelry, Homemade baked goods and more. Tony Windsor will also be there providing live entertainment.

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.

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. Contact Ron Scott (875-2823) or Doug Marvil (875-9427) for information.

Teen Volunteer sign-up Teen Volunteer sign-upwill take placeat Laurel Public Library, Thursday, May 12, from 5-7 p.m. Teens entering 7th grade, through2011 high school graduates are eligible. Volunteer hours look good on college applications. Gain experience, meet new people,have fun. Can't make it to the sign-up? No problem. Stop by the library and ask for a Teen Volunteer Application. Call Summer reading program director Gail Bruce for more info, 875-3184, or email Gail.Bruce@lib.de.us.

AARP Driving Course The Laurel Senior Center will hold the AARP Beginners Driving Course on Monday, June 20 at 9 a.m. Cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. To register, call 875-2536.

Messiah's Vineyard events Messiah's Vineyard Church in Laurel will hold a special Mother's Day Service on Sunday, May 8, at 9:30 a.m. Pastor Cami Dukes will minister and there will be a special appearance from the church's "Son-sations." Reach Out & Touch Someone Day is Saturday, May 14, all day, in the church parking lot. There will be free blood pressure screenings, free BBQ chicken (served at noon), free clothing and free food boxes. A representative from Teen Challenge, Father's Heart Ministry and Delmarva Christian High School will be available. Prayer tents and spiritual support will be available. Bring your own lawn chair.

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.

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. For more information, call 875-3184.

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. 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.

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.


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 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.

Winterthur Gardens Tour The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center is offering a motor coach trip to Winterthur Gardens on Wednesday, June 22. The cost is $41 per person for members or $46 for non-members. This includes house tour, garden tram tour, exhibits and motor coach transportation. An independent lunch will be enjoyed in the cafeteria-style restaurant in the visitor center. Deadline for payment is June 3. The bus departs Greenwood CHEER Activity Center at 8:45 am. and returns at 6 p.m. For more information or to register, call Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237.

AARP Defensive Driving Course An AARP Defensive Driver Safety Course will be held at the Greenwood CHEER Activity Center, 41 Schulze Road, Monday and Tuesday, May 16 & 17. The course will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. and the cost is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. You must pre-register for this course. Please make checks payable to AARP. Upon compliance of the course, participants will receive a deduction on the liability portion of their automobile insurance. To register, call Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237.


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.

Expansion fundraising meeting The second meeting of the Delmar Public Library Fundraising Committee will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11, at the library. Join us insupporting our local library.

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


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

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.

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.

Quilt Expo The Friends of the Bridgeville Library will present an expo of Quilts and Traditional Hooked Rugs on Saturday, May 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The quilts of the Delmarvalous Quilters Guild, Charlotte Stein, Bootsie Sipple and Sandy Rementer will be featured. Rugs by Jean Gebelein, Joyce Brown, Gina Anger and Pam Cannon will be on display. Quilting techniques will be explained from noon to 1 p.m., while rug hooking will be ongoing. Throughout the month, the library's antique quilts of Bridgeville will be on display in the main reading area. Hooked dolls, pillows and more of Saundra Porter will be on display and available for purchase. The Expo, which is in the library's meeting room, is free and open to all.

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.


Seaford AARP trips Seaford AARP Chapter #1084 trips are all open to the public.
  • July 11-14th - Adirondack Mts. N.Y. -4 days - 3 breakfasts-3 dinners. A two hr. journey on the Upper Hudson River Railroad, a cruise across Lake George on the Minnehaha and dinner at the Saratoga Gaming. Next day another train ride on the Adirondack Railroad and a Raquette Lake Guilded Age luncheon cruise and then a tour of Camp Sagamore - with 27 outbuildings. Cost: $565.00 pp doubles. $740.00 single.
  • Sept. 14-24th. Black Hills, South Dakota. 10 breakfasts, 8 dinners. Guided tour of Chicago, Wisconsin Dells cruise,Visit the Corn Palace & Wall Drug. Travel thru the Badlands National Park with a stop at the Visitor's Center. Have dinner and see the Lighting Ceremony on Mt. Rushmore. Next day visit the Crazy Horse Memorial and the Museum of the North American Indian and Mt. Rushmore again. A drive thru Custer State Park to view much wildlife, visit the Journey Museum, Mt. Rushmore Black Hills Gold Factory and Historic Deadwood- where you will have dinner at the famous Silverado Casino. Travel back to Davenport, Iowa for a stop at the riverfront casino after dinner on your way back home. Cost: $1,125.00 pp/double.
  • November 6-8th - Foxwoods Casino - Breakfast and dinner vouchers included. Stay at the Great Cedar Hotel and a trip to the Mohegan Sun. Visit the quaint Olde Mystic Village where if you choose you can visit the aquarium or the Mystic Seaport Museum on your own as it is within walking distance. Cost: $277.00 pp/doubles. For more information on these trips contact Rose - 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 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, call Dot Wolfgang at 302-846-2366.

Senior Center trips The Laurel Senior Center is offering the following trips:
  • Oct. 1-8 - Florida - Disney World & Holy Land
  • Dec. 15 - Radio City Music Hall Christmas Show
For more information, call 875-2536


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 will hold its next meeting on Thursday, May 12 at 7 p.m. at the Seaford Museum.

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 Bird Club The Sussex Bird Club will meet at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 15, at Prime Hook Wildlife Refuge Headquarters just off Route 16 (Broadkill Beach Road). Follow signs from Route 1. Anthony Gonzon will talk about the Breeding Bird Atlas. Using photos and graphs, he will present the results of the past three years.

SCGS annual meeting On Saturday, May 21, the Sussex County Genealogical Society (SCGS) will hold its Annual Meeting at 10:30 a.m. at the Rehoboth Beach Public Library. The meeting will include the election of new officers and a Show and Tell program of family heirlooms as well as refreshments. Join the festivities as the group breaks for summer. Meetings resume in September after school is back in session and tourists have returned to work. For more information, visit www.scgsdelaware.org or call 875-5418.

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.


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.

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.

Spring Luncheon The Town & Country Garden Club will hold a Spring Luncheon & Floral Presentationfeaturing Tim Farrell AIFD, AAF, PFCI at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 17, at Christ United Methodist Church on Phillip Morris Drive in Salisbury. Among hisnotedaccomplishments, Farrellrepresented the United States in the Teleflorist of the Year Competition in Tokyo (2007) and is a member of the Oscars' design team for the Annual Academy of Motion Pictures Awards Show, including the Red Carpet. He will create eight designs during his presentation. There will be door prizes and an auction of the floral designs. Cost is $25 to attend and reservations are required by calling 410-742-0321.