Memory Walk Basket Bingo LifeCare at Lofland Park Memory Walk team Longaberger basket bingo, Thursday, Sept. 1, at 7 p.m., Seaford Moose, Rt. 13A, Seaford; 20 games featuring several baskets. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win one of several door prizes. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information phone 628-3000, ext. 8452, or email Burkett@nanticoke.org.
Benefit for VanSciver Family Benefit race for the VanSciver family, Friday, Sept. 2 (raindate is Friday, Sept. 9) at Middleford Speedway, Seaford. Gates open at 5 p.m. Phone 629-0164 for more information.
Post Office Boxes For Sale The Laurel Community Foundation Inc. is continuing their sale of the antique post office boxes in the Landmark Professional Center, operated by Edwards, Taaffe & Co., in the old post office in Laurel on Central Avenue. The boxes are available in four sizes and a purchase is tax deductible and is used toward the funding of Hope House I and II. For information write to Laurel Community Foundation, PO Box 81, Laurel, DE 19956.
Quilt Chances on Sale The Broad Street Broads, a local group of quilters is selling chances for a quilt 'The Four Seasons.' It is a 30x30 hand appliqued, hand quilted wall hanging. Proceeds from the sale go to benefit the Laurel Library. Chances are being sold by members or at the library.
Seaford CROP Walk Seaford CROP Walk, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2 p.m. Registration begins at 1 p.m. at West Seaford Elementary School. For more information, contact Eleanor Terrell at 628-1515 or John Blevins at 629-8722.
AARP Driver Safety Program AARP driver safety course for people 50 and over, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 12 and 13, Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford Road, Seaford. The two-day program, sponsored by the American Association for Retired Persons, stresses how older drivers may operate vehicles safely. Upon completion of the program, participants receive a certificate entitling them to a reduction in their auto insurance. A 15 percent reduction is given to anyone repeating the program within three years. For information and registration, call 629-8081. The cost is $10.
Defensive Driving Refresher The Roxana CHEER Senior Center is planning a defensive driving refresher course to be held Sept. 26, from 1-5 p.m. The four-hour refresher course is for those who have previously taken the defensive driving course. For more information and to register call Jackie Walter at 732-3662.
Read Aloud Training Read Aloud Delaware volunteer training session will be held Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 1 a.m., in the Seaford Public Library, 402 North Porter St., Seaford. Call 856-2527 to sign up for training or for further information. Volunteer readers are needed at various reading sites in Sussex County. FOOD
Kiwanis Chicken Barbecue Bridgeville Kiwanis chicken barbecue, every Friday in August and first Friday in September, 9 a.m. until the chicken runs out, Rt. 404 and Rt. 36 (Seashore Highway and Scott's Store Road). Proceeds to go to Community Needy Fund. Call Sonny Hardesty, 337-7070.
Ruritan Club Barbecue Laurel Ruritan Club chicken barbecue, Saturday, Sept. 3, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., O'Neal's Antiques, U.S. 13, Laurel. Cost is $5 per dinner; proceeds to benefit local charities.
All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast Blades Firemen and Ladies Auxiliary all-you-can-eat breakfast, Sunday, Sept. 4, 8-11 a.m., adults $6, Children, $3. The breakfast takes place the first Sunday of each month at the Blades Volunteer Fire Company Hall.
Spaghetti Dinner An all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner, Saturday, Sept. 10, at Bethel Church Community House, located west of Seaford, Oak Grove, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Dinner includes spaghetti, salad, bread, drink and dessert for a donation of $7. For tickets call Lucy Slacum 629-7117 or Sina Callaway Rosales, 337-9607.
Fish & Hot Dogs Fish platters (and hot dogs), Macedonia AME Church, 431 North St., Seaford, Saturday, Sept. 10, noon. Platters are $6. Phone 629-9322 for more information.
Trinity Church Dinner Clam fritters, chicken salad and dumplings dinner at Trinity United Methodist Church on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 2 to 6 p.m., at 6 Front St., Frederica. Tickets will be sold at the door. Adults are $10; children 6 to 10 are $5; children 5 and under are free. Take outs also available for $10.50 per person. Sponsored by the United Methodist Women and a bazaar table will be available. Phone 335-5392.
Marine Corps League The Marine Corps League meets Thursday, Sept. 1, at 7:30 p.m. at the Log Cabin in Seaford.
Visually Impaired Support Group Delaware Division for the Visually Impaired Support Group for those who are struggling with adjustment to loss of sight. Care givers are also welcome. The Seaford group meets the first Thursday, of each month (Sept. 1) from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at Methodist Manor House on Middleford Road. There is no charge and the group is open to the public. For more information call the group's facilitator, Robert Gray, 302-745-5455.
Acorn Club Membership Tea The GFW-Acorn Club of Seaford is having a Membership Tea at Ross Mansion, Sept. 8, from 6 to 8 p.m. The hostess for this special event is Shirley Skinner. The Membership Tea is open to all persons who wish to improve and increase their intellectual culture, moral development and have an interest to see progress and improvement made to the city of Seaford. The membership chairmen are Betty Johnson and Anne Stewart. Call 337-7826 or 629-8868.
Seaford AARP Chapter 1084 AARP Seaford Area Chapter 1084 meets Thursday, Sept. 8, Methodist Manor House Fellowship Hall, Seaford, at 1:30 p.m. Seaford area includes western Sussex County from Delmar to Greenwood. Native American Teaching will be the subject of guest speaker, Odette Wright, a local Nanticoke American Indian. Guests are welcome. For information call 875-5086.
Coast Guard Auxiliary Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-04 meets the second Thursday of each month at Nanticoke Yacht Club in Blades. This month's meeting is Thursday, Sept. 8, at 7:30 p.m. Anyone interested in promoting safe boating and would like to work with men and women who do vessel inspections, safety patrols and teach public safety courses, are welcome to join the Flotilla. Boat ownership is not required. Call Wayne Hickman at 629-6337 or Jim Mullican at 732-1163.
NHS Auxiliary Membership Nanticoke Health Services Auxiliary annual membership meeting Wednesday, Sept. 14, at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, North Street, Seaford. Lunch at 11:30 a.m.; cost is $8. Speaker: Dan Werner, CEO, Nanticoke Health Services. Reservations due Sept. 9. Callers will be contacting members. September is the membership drive meeting.
Equine Council Meeting Delaware Equine Council meeting in Harrington, at the state fairgrounds, Exhibitor's Hall, north entrance at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 19. Call Paula Barto 629-5233
Lee's Pig Pickin' Upcoming 40th District Representative Clifford 'Biff' Lee's 18th annual Pig Pickin' is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Laurel Fire Department. Time is 4-7 p.m. and the cost is $15 per person. Tickets are available at Richard Small's Insurance on South Central Avenue in Laurel, or by calling 875-7450, or at the door.
Seaford High Class of 1965 The Seaford High School Class of 1965 reunion committee is making plans for their 40th class reunion on Saturday, Nov. 26. The committee is updating addresses for the following classmates: Connie Bennett Lundquist, Gladys Cook Deshields, Rick Cordrey, Barbara Frazer Burke, Faye Hayes Wright, Sherri Hoster, Irving Johnson, Charles Morse, Kenneth Mullin, Pierre Parsons, Linda Pierce Ragin, Phillips Travatello, Barbara Thompson Savage, Pat Williams Honan, Barry Cordrey and Tyronne Drummond. If you have any information contact Donna Hastings Angell 629-8077, or email: email@example.com, or Carolyn Somers Calhoun 629-6194 or email: calhounjay@siteone. net.
Sussex Heritage Forum Sussex Heritage Forum program, Tuesday, Sept. 6, 7 p.m., Delaware Tech College, Carter Auditorium. Open to the public at no charge. Dr. Shelley Mastran will speak about preserving Sussex County's countryside.
Woodland Ferry Festival Woodland Ferry Festival, Saturday, Sept. 10, starting with a breakfast at 7 a.m. More than 30 crafters and demonstrators. Food and entertainment, children's activities. Museum tours. Phone 629-8077 for more information.
DuPont 25-Year Club Dinner DuPont 25-Year Club dinner Friday, Sept. 9, 6 p.m., at the Laurel Fire Hall. Contact Ray Whaley at 537-6113 or Connie Keene at 629-3377.
Carey's Fall Fling Carey's Fall Fling, Saturday, Sept. 10, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Carey's U.M. Church Campground, five miles west of Millsboro on Carey's Camp Road (off Rt. 24). Yard sales, crafts, flea market, food. For information and space reservations, phone 934-7665 or 934-9636.
Battle of Brandywine Program Program on the Battle of the Brandywine presented by Dr. John Farquhar, Methodist Manor House, Monday, Sept. 12, 7 p.m. No charge; sponsored by the Seaford Historical Society. Program is a preamble to a bus trip to Chadds Ford, Pa. and the Brandywine Battlefield and Brandywine River Museum area. Cost for the trip is $50 for members; $65 for non members, which includes lunch and dinner. RSVP by Oct. 30 (629-2336).
Nanticoke Jewelry Sale $5 Jewelry Sale by Phantasia's, sponsored by Nanticoke Health Services Auxiliary, Monday, Sept. 12 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Tuesday, Sept. 13, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Main Lobby, Nanticoke Memorial Hospital. Necklace and earring sets, bracelets, rings and many more priced at $5 per item. Cash, checks, credit cards and payroll deductions will be available to employees with I.D. badges.
Victorian Tea at Ross Mansion Victorian Tea (fifth anniversary), Ross Mansion Plantation, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2 p.m., sponsored by the Seaford Historical Society. Cost is $10 a person. Seating is limited to 40 people. RSVP to Ruthe Wainwright at 629-8765.
Wesley Car Show, Carnival Wesley United Methodist Church second annual car show, carnival and food sales, Saturday, Sept. 17. Car show registration opens at 9 a.m. with awards at 3 p.m. The carnival runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Breakfast will be served as will barbecue chicken dinners. Phone 629-3029 for more information.
Wild Horse-Burro Show The Delmarva Chapter of the American Mustang and Burro Association, a non-profit support group for adopters of wild equine, is hosting the Mid-Atlantic Wild Horse and Burro Show. See what these 'adopted' animals can do Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 17-18, at Tailwinds Farm (four miles north, exit 100, I-95, on MD 272), North East, Md. Free admission.
Gospel Concert at Ross Mansion An old fashioned gospel concert, featuring five gospel groups, celebrating Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church (Seaford) 175th anniversary, Sunday, Sept. 18, 3-5 p.m., at Gov. Ross Mansion, Pine Street Ext., Seaford. Bring a chair or blanket. (Rain location: Mt. Olivet Church Hall, High Street, Seaford. Free admission.
Laurel Lioness Basket Bingo Laurel Lioness Club Longaberger Basket Bingo, Tuesday, Sept. 27, Laurel Fire House, 10th St., Laurel. Doors open at 6 p.m., bingo at 7 p.m., refreshments and door prizes. Tickers are $20 and available from any Lioness at His & Hers Hairstylist, at the door or call Charlotte Givens, 875-7450.
Laurel Scouting Night Laurel Scouting Night recruitment night, Wednesday, Sept. 28, Centenary U.M. Church Fellowship Hall, 7 p.m. Phone 875-2807 for more information.
Basket Bingo in Millsboro Lower Delaware Therapy Longaberger basket bingo, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 7 p.m., American Legion in Millsboro. The evening will consist of 20 games. Advance tickets are $20 per person; $25 at the door. Advance tickets include a chance to win one of the several door prizes. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information phone 732-3634.
New Century Club Event Laurel New Century Club yard sale on Saturday, Sept. 10, at 7 a.m., 502 South Central Ave., Laurel, near the old post office. Look for balloon markers. There will be household goods, tools, books, kids items and much more. Refreshments and baked goods will be available. Rain date is Saturday, Sept. 17. Bridgeville Community Wide The Town of Bridgeville community-wide yard sale, Saturday, Sept. 17, starting at 7 a.m. Yard sales will be taking place throughout the town.
Sussex Master Gardeners The Sussex County Master Gardeners of Delaware Cooperative Extension for Delaware State University and University of Delaware 'Gardening at the Beach,' Tuesday, Aug. 23, at 7 p.m. Topics include wildlife and how it impacts the garden. The workshop will be in the meeting room at the Sussex County Research and Education Center, Rt. 9, west of Georgetown. Call Sharon Webb, 856-2585, ext. 318, to register. Pre-registration is requested. Space is limited.
Trip to Sight & Sound Nanticoke Senior Center trip to Sight & Sound Theatre to see 'Ruth,' Wednesday, Sept. 7. Departure is from Nanticoke Senior Center at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $82 for members; $87 for non-members. Trip includes: motor coach transportation, box lunch, tickets to show, dinner and gratuity at Plain & Fancy Restaurant and tip for the bus driver. Call 629-4939.
Manor House Trip to New York Methodist Manor House hosts a trip to New York City for the holiday season. Cost of $166 includes motorcoach transportation, lunch in the Delegate's Dining Room of the United Nations, orchestra seats for the Radio City Christmas Show, taxes and gratuities for lunch, motorcoach driver gratuity and services of a 4 Seasons Tours director. The bus departs from the Manor House at 8:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6, and returns at 8:30 p.m. A rest stop for refreshments will be made. Deadline to register is Oct. 1. To register or for more information, call Dixie Carlisle at 628-5631.
Senior Center Trip Nanticoke Senior Center Trip to Boston, Newport Mansions and Foxwoods, Oct. 2-6, five days and four nights, $475 per person. For more information, call 629-4939.
AARP Trip to Hamptons Seaford Area Chapter 1084 of AARP trip to the Hamptons, N.Y.,Sept. 25-27. Experience the 'Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous' and tour Sag Harbor and Montauk Lighthouse; $350 per person, including two nights lodging, two dinners and two breakfasts (one in bed). Call Pat Curran for additional information, 628-9743.
Bridgville Senior Center Trip to Sight and Sound, Lancaster, Pa. to see the show 'Ruth,' Tuesday, Oct. 18, sponsored by the Bridgeville Senior Center. Lunch at Miller's Smorgasbord. Cost is $75. Phone 337-8771.
Stay and Play at Parks and Rec Parents and children from birth through age three can play together and network with other families. Free, from Sept. 12 - May 22. Closed on school holidays. Call Anna Scovell at 856-5239. 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. Sponsored by Parents as Teachers.