AAUW 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, April 29, between 8 and 11 a.m. Any order not picked up by 11 a.m. will be sold to the public.
Car Show and Yard Sale
Car show and yard sale, Saturday, April 29, behind Woodbridge High School, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., to benefit the Woodbridge High School Music Boosters (raindate is April 30). Yard sale spaces are $10 (bring your own tables); car show entry is $10 (dash plaques to first 50 entrants) with trophies in three groups. Concession stand available. Call 337-0381 for more information.
'Glory Road To A Cure'
"Talking the Glory Road to a Cure" benefit concert for the American Cancer Society, Saturday, April 29, at 7 p.m.,Gethsemane United Methodist Church, Rt. 20, west of Seaford. Tickets are $20. Tickets will be available at the door, but seating is limited; call Lori Miller 302-236-4465, or Pam Pierce at 302-945-5155. There will be a variety of performers, soloists, duets, gospel choirs and praise and worship teams represented, with several from the Nanticoke Memorial family.
Cow Drop is April 30
Cow Drop, Sunday, April 30, 2 p.m., Laurel High football field to benefit the Laurel Alumni Scholarship Foundation. Squares are $10 and tickets are available at the Insurance Market, MCM Jewelers or Judy Vickers (875-4306).
Western Sussex Relay for Life
Annual Western Sussex Relay for Life "Strike Out Cancer," Friday, May 19, Saturday, May 20, to support the American Cancer Society, Cancer Care Center, Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Seaford. Starts at 6 p.m. For more information, contact Mary Catherine Hopkins, 875-7308.
Shiloh House Fund Raiser
Shiloh House of Hope "friend raiser," Saturday, May 26, 6 p.m., Sam Yoder's community building, Greenwood. The cost is $50 a person with a silent and Chinese auction and entertainment. Auction items are needed. Phone 629-5331 for tickets or more information.
Support the July 4th Fireworks
The 4th of July Laurel fireworks celebration fund raising is taking place. All contributions should be mailed to: Laurel Fireworks Celebration, PO Box 934, Laurel, DE 19956.
AARP Driving Course
Laurel Senior Center is sponsoring an AARP driver safety program refresher course, Thursday, May 18, at 9 a.m. The cost is $10. Call early to reserve a space. For reservations call 875-2536.
Fitness Courses at Del Tech
Fitness courses at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, Georgetown. Fast Track to Fitness option and customize an exercise regimen with a one-month membership at the college's gymnasium complex. Cost includes use of weight training machines and free weights as well as treadmills, bikes, and elliptical trainers for cardio workouts. The gym complex features a stretching area, mirrored aerobics room, and fully-equipped locker rooms. A variety of spring classes are offered to help promote total fitness. For details on available courses, times, and fees, contact the corporate and community programs office at 854-6966, or visit www.dtcc.edu/owens and look for the Fitness & Fun link.
Master Gardeners Workshop
Sussex County Master Gardeners, of Delaware Cooperative Extension for Delaware State University and University of Delaware, workshop on cutting garden, Wednesday, May 3, at 7 p.m., at the Sussex County Research and Education Center on Rt. 9, 16684 County Seat Highway, west of Georgetown. Call Sharon Webb at 856-2585, ext. 540, to register. Pre-registration is requested. Space is limited.
Acorn Club Meeting
GWF-Acorn Club of Seaford meets Thursday, April 27, at the Seaford Library, at 7:30 p.m. This is a scheduled business meeting with Betty Truitt as refreshment hostess.
Marine Corps League
Marine Corps League May 4 The Marine Corps League meets the first Thursday of each month, at 7:30 p.m. at the Log Cabin in Seaford. This month will be May 4.
AARP annual banquet
AARP Seaford Area Chapter 1084 annual banquet, at Bridgeville Fire Hall, Friday, May 12, 5:30 p.m. DJ dance music. Cost is $15 per person. Members and guests must make reservations before May 5. Call hospitality chairman, Betty Martens, 629-9789.
Equine Council Meeting
Delaware Equine Council meeting, Monday, May 15, Harrington Public Library at 7 p.m., it will be preceded by a board of directors meeting at 6 p.m. All those interested in horses are invited to attend. For more information or directions, contact Nyle Callaway, 422-4094
Elks Lodge Fish Fry
Past Exalted Ruler's Association of the Seaford Elks Lodge annual fund raiser, fried trout fish fry, Saturday, April 29, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Trout are one-half pound each. Smoking and non-smoking area. Drinks will be available for an additional cost. Price is $7 per person; children 5-10 at one-half price. Advance tickets only with the deadline of April 28. They may be purchased at the lodge Wednesday, Friday or Saturday night or by calling Jim Cecil at 875-3810. The lodge is located north of Seaford on Elks Road.
St. Stephen's Dinner
St. Stephen's United Methodist Church chicken and crust dinner, Saturday, April 29, 4 to 7 p.m., at 101 E. State St., Delmar, Del. Adults, $7; children, $3.50; children under six are free.
Church Offers Dinners
C.H. Foggie Church, Bridgeville, dinners, Saturday, April 29, noon. Dinners will be served at 619 Center St., Laurel. Oyster platter, chicken and dumplings, fried chicken. Phone 875-7438.
Boy Scout Chicken Barbecue
Seaford Boy Scout Troop 182 (Mt. Olivet Church) chicken barbecue, Saturday, May 6, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dover Electric parking lot, Norman Eskridge Highway, by Nanticoke Little Park, Williams Pond Park, rain or shine. $5 for a half chicken. Drinks and desserts available.
Blades Firemen and Ladies Auxiliary all-you-can-eat breakfast, Sunday, May 7, 8-11 a.m., adults $7, children, $3. The breakfast takes place the first Sunday of each month at the Blades Volunteer Fire Company Hall.
Rotary Pig Pickin' Hoedown
The Harrington-Felton-Greenwood Rotary Club "Pig Pickin' Hoedown, " Friday, May 12, 6:30 to 10 p.m., Robbins Farm on Paradise Alley Road near Felton. The evening will feature roast pig plus the bluegrass music of the Dave Kenton Group and Pink Grass. A silent auction and games will be a part of the evening mix. Tickets are $25 per person. For tickets, call 302-349-4243 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bethel Museum is open
The Bethel Maritime Museum on First Street, Bethel, will be open to the public every Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. Admission is free.
Delmar PTA Basket Bingo
Delmar Elementary PTA Longaberger basket bingo, Thursday, April 27, Salisbury Moose Lodge. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; play begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Proceeds benefit the Delmar Elementary PTA. For tickets call 1-410-677-5178.
Vintage Car and Tractor Show
Vintage car and tractor show and annual flower sale, Saturday, April 29, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Concord United Methodist Church, Rt. 20A, Concord. Featuring the Historic Vintage Car Club of Delaware. Breakfast, lunch and homemade pies will be for sale by the United Methodist Women. Phone 629-7706.
FOP Basket Bingo
Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 9 Longaberger basket bingo, Thursday, May 4, 7 p.m. at the VFW, Middleford Road, Seaford. Advance tickets are $20 per person; $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win one of nine door prizes. Refreshments will be provided. For ticket information phone 629-8087
Get In Gear Family Bike Rally
Third annual Get in Gear Family Bike Rally, Trap Pond State Park, Saturday, May 6 (raindate is May 7), registration at 8:30 a.m. Adults, $12; youth under 16, $6. T-shirts and free entertainment by Tony Windsor. Raffles and concessions. Dedication of new bike trail at 9:30 a.m. Contact Barbara or Charles Wise, 875-5537.
Miss and Little Miss Laurel
Miss Laurel and Little Miss 2006 Pageant, Saturday, May 6, 7 p.m., Laurel High School auditorium, Central Avenue, Laurel. Admission is $5 for adults; $4 for students.
Aviation Hall of Fame Dinner
On Saturday, May 6, Spring Aviation Honors Banquet, at Wilmington College, New Castle campus, 6:30 p.m. Beef and chicken buffet. Guest speaker will be famous test pilot Scott Crossfield. Nine aviation awards given. $17 per person. Call 368-8889.
Spring Garden Tour May 6
Mt. Olivet U.M. Church (Seaford) spring garden tour, Saturday, May 6, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets are $8 in advance; $10 on the day of the tour. Phone 629-2466 for more information.
SVFD Auxiliary Basket Bingo
Seaford Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary Longaberger Basket Bingo, Thursday, May 11, 7 p.m., Seaford Volunteer Fire Company. Advance tickets are $20 per person; $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win one of nine door prizes. Refreshments will be provided. For ticket information phone 245-9463, 629-2378 or 410-376-3005.
Day in the Park Needs Vendors
Delmar's 30th annual Day in the Park is looking for food and craft vendors for the Saturday, June 3 event. Booths start at $35. Call 846-3336.
Kids' Fest seeks exhibitors
Community organizations, particularly those serving youth and their families, are invited to participate in the 9th annual Kids' Fest, Saturday, June 10, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., at the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington. The event provides games, education and entertainment while supporting youth activities in southern Delaware. Events include a healthy kids expo, youth talent show, a variety of horse and pony events and hands-on activities, an inflatable fair and carnival games. Participation is free to non-profit organizations. For more information about Kids' Fest or to register call Linda Chick at 302-398-5194 or Robin Fleming at 302-542-6065.
Trip To West Virginia
AARP chapter 1084 trip to West Virginia May 3-5 including sternwheeler ride to Blennerhassett Island, mansion tour, Fenton Glass and Middleton Doll factory tours, Smoot Theater. Cost of $335 a person includes two nights lodging, two breakfasts and two dinners. A $35 deposit required at sign-up. Contact Margaret Wootten at 629-7419.
Trip to Myrtle Beach
Widowed Persons Service trip to Myrtle Beach, May 8-12. Trip includes tour of historic Georgetown, S.C., Brookgreen Gardens, three shows, backstage tour of Alabama Theatre, Barefoot Landing, Broadway at the Beach. Cost $499 (double occupancy), also includes four nights lodging at the Landmark Hotel, four breakfasts, four dinners and all gratuities. Trip insurance available. For more information call Frances Horner, 629-4416.
Trip To Inner Harbor
The Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation trip to the Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Saturday, May 13, leaving the back parking lot of the high school at 8:30 a.m. and leaving Baltimore at 4 p.m. The cost is $18 a person; there are 46 seats available. Call 629-6809.
Orioles Vs. Yankees
The Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation Orioles vs. Yankees trip, Friday, June 2, to Camden Yards. The cost is $44 for each ticket and the bus. Tickets are in section 86 by the bullpen. The bus leaves the rear parking lot of the high school at 4 p.m.
Trip to Cape Cod
Laurel Senior Center trip to Cape Cod and the islands, June 19-23. Cost: $599 per person which includes round trip motor coach, four nights at Heritage House Hotel, four buffet breakfasts, four full dinners, guided tours to Martha's Vineyard, Hyannis and Nantucket Island, harbor cruise, taxes and tips, baggage handling. For more information call 875-2536.
Concerned Citizens of Delmar
Concerned Citizens of Delmar spring yard sale, Saturday, April 29, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., State Street Park. For vendor information, contact Melanie Boltz at 846-3079. Rain date is May 6. Part of the proceeds will go to the Delmar Historical Museum.
Bethel Worship Yard, Bake Sale
Yard and bake sale, Saturday, May 6, 7 a.m., Bethel Worship Center, U.S. 13, 1-1/2 miles north of Wal-Mart, at Ginger Lane, across from Burton's Chrysler. Scrapple sandwiches, hot dogs, drinks. For Information call 628-4240 or 629-7118. Proceeds will go to help needy families.
Bridgeville Townwide Sale
The town of Bridgeville will host a community-wide yard sale on Saturday, May 20, starting at 7 a.m. There will be bargains at many homes throughout the town.
Yacht Club Yard Sale
Nanticoke River Yacht Club yard sale, Saturday, May 20, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (raindate is Saturday, June 3), $10 per table. Call 629-2122 or 875-7143.
Woodland Indoor Sale
An indoor yard sale, with tables available to rent, $15 per table or two for $25, will be Saturday, June 3, 7 a.m. at Woodland United Methodist Church. Sponsored by church youth group. Call 629-8775 or 629-4930 to reserve space.
Stay and Play For Kids
Parents and children from birth through age three can play together and network with other families. Free. Seaford Parks and Recreation, 320 Virginia Ave., Seaford. Mondays, 10:30 a.m.-noon, birth to 24 months; Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.-noon , 25 months to 48 months to May 22. Closed on school holidays.