Bulletin Board
Thursday, May 11, 2006
 
BENEFIT EVENTS

Mission Possible Concert
Mission Possible benefit concert, Saturday, May 13, 7 p.m., Mt. Olivet U.M. Church, High Street, Seaford. Featuring local talent to raise money to help musical education in the community. Tickets are $10. Contact Caitlin Wasson at 629-6304.

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.

Nanticoke Pancake Breakfast
Nanticoke Little League pancake breakfast fund raiser, Sunday, May 21, 8 to 10 a.m., Applebee's, U.S. 13, Seaford.

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.

Lynyrd Skynyrd Benefit Concert
Tickets are on sale for the July 4th Lynyrd Skynyrd benefit concert at Perdue Stadium, Salisbury. Proceeds will benefit the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club. Fireworks will follow. For information, phone 410-219-3112.

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.

MEETINGS

Acorn Club Installation
GFW-Acorn Club of Seaford installation banquet, Eastern Star building, Thursday, May 11, 5:30 p.m. Hostesses for this special event are Phyllis Nelson and Joyce Whaley.

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, May 11, 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.

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.

Federal Employees Meeting
Chapter 1992 (Georgetown) of the National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees meeting, Monday, May 15, at noon at The Flight Deck Restaurant, Georgetown Airport. This month's program will be provided by Larry Kelley, a director of the Delaware Aviation Air Museum. A tour of the museum, located at the airport, will follow.

MOAA Meeting
Southern Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), meeting Tuesday, May 16, 11:45 a.m., at LaRosa Negra, 1201 Savannah Road, Lewes. The guest speaker will be John West, WO4, U.S. Navy (Ret.). He is the president of the Old Antarctic Explorer Association.

Widowed Persons Meeting
Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service meeting, Tuesday, May 16, 12:15 p.m. at Golden Corral, U.S. 13, Seaford. The Guest speaker will be Karl Van Tine, who will speaking on the prison system. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend.

Reliance Grange Supper
Reliance Grange 58 covered dish supper, Monday, May 22, 6:30 p.m. at Gethsemane United Methodist Church, Stein Highway in Reliance. Following the supper, Layton Wheeler from the Delaware Electric Co-op will speak on member regulation. For more information call 337-3615.

Democrats Special Meeting
There will be a special meeting of the District 39 Democratic Committee on Thursday, May 25, at 7 p.m. in the Acorn Room of the Seaford District Library on Porter Street. The purpose of the special meeting will be to elect a new chair (current committee members may vote on the nominee" and to elect new committee members to any vacant seats). All registered Democrats are encouraged to attend. After the business meeting there will be refreshments and an informal discussion on the 2006 elections. For addition information, contact Lynne Betts, vice chair, 629-5198.

COURSES

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.

FOOD

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 interiorsforyou2@comcast.net.

Sandwich Sale at Church
Sandwich sale, Saturday, May 13, starting at 9 a.m., Delmar Church of God of Prophecy, featuring oyster, crab cake, soft crab, cheesesteak, chicken salad sandwiches and baked goods. Church is located on U.S. 13 and Dorthy Road (three miles north of state line). Phone 875-7824.

Bi-State Ruritan Breakfast
Bi-State Ruritans breakfast Saturday, May 13, at Melson United Methodist Church, Melson Road and Melson Church Road, east of Delmar, Md. from 8 to 10 a.m. Eggs, Sausage, scrapple, home fries, toast and beverage; $5 per person.

Chicken Barbecue
Chicken barbecue at Christ Lutheran Church, Shipley Street in Seaford, Saturday, May 27, starting at 11 a.m. Price is $6 a platter that includes chicken, cole slaw, chips, roll and drink. Proceeds to benefit the new building fund.

Chicken Barbecue in Laurel
Chicken barbecue, Saturday, May 27, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., O'Neal's Antiques, U.S. 13, Laurel, sponsored by the Laurel Ruritan Club. The cost is $5 and benefits local charities.

Class of 2008 Barbecue
Seaford Class of 2008 chicken barbecue, Saturday, June 3, at Dover Pools on U.S. 13, 10 a.m. until all the chicken is gone. Chicken meals can be bought on site for $6 or reserved via ticket purchse from any class of 2008 member or at the high school main office. Contact Jason Jeandell, 629-4587 ext. 368, or email jjeandell@seaford.k12.de.us.

REUNIONS

Woodbridge Class of 1976
Woodbridge High School Class of 1976, 30-year class reunion meeting, Woodbridge Elementary School library, Monday, May 22, from 7 to 9 p.m. Meeting is open to any member willing to help plan reunion. Contact Dottie (Dorothy Breeding Bauguess) or Sheila (Clarkson) Clough at Woodbridge Elementary School, 349-4539.

SPECIAL EVENTS

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.

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.

Lady of Lourdes May Fair
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Stein Highway, Seaford, annual May Fair, Saturday, May 13, 8 a.m. till noon. Clothing, attic treasures, linens, jewelry, furniture, books, toys, flowers, plants, baked goods and Mother's Day table, raffle tickets and food.

Women's Health Day
Nanticoke's Women's Health Day, Saturday, May 13, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Laurel High School. Featuring author Stephanie Marston, sessions on women's health, free screenings, lunch available with free admission. Phone 629-6611, ext. 2401.

Seaford Chamber Mixer
Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce after business hours mixer, Thursday, May 18, 5 to 7 p.m. at the Golden Corral Family Steak House, U.S. 13, Seaford. There will be refreshments and door prizes. RSVP to the chamber (629-9690) by May 15.

Community Day
Community Day, Saturday, May 20, Clarence Street Church of God, Seaford, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free food, games, giveaways, police demonstrations, children's activities. Four bikes will be given away.

Tribute to Rep. Fallon
Tribute to retiring State Rep. Tina Fallon, Saturday, May 20, Seaford Fire Hall, 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 and available at Seaford City Hall (629-9173) or Anne Nesbitt (628-7788).

Annual Chamber Dinner
Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce's annual spring membership dinner, Thursday, May 25, at the Seaford Fire Hall with the presentation of the John A. Jr. and Helen Moore Community Service Award and volunteer recognition. Social time will begin at 6 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Reservations by Friday, May 19. Tickets are $20 a person. Phone 629-9690.

Towne & Country Fair
13th annual Towne & Country Fair, Gov. Ross Plantation, Seaford, May 27-28. Events scheduled throughout the two days, refreshments, children's activities, pageants, living history demonstrations and more. Phone the Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce, 629-9690.

Memorial Day Celebration
Memorial Day celebration, Monday, May 29, Bridgeville Veterans Memorial in Bridgeville Cemetery, 9:30 a.m.

Taste of Lewes
Second annual "Taste of Lewes," Sunday, June 4, noon to 3 p.m., Virden Center, Pilottown Road, Lewes, featuring cuisine ad wine and ale selections from 14 of Lewes' restaurants, brewer and vintner, complemented by live Reggae music and a special auction. The $30 ticket, which includes all food stations and two beverages, may be purchased by calling the Lewes Canalfront Park at 302-645-2795.

Therapy Dogs Bingo
Lower Delaware Therapy Dogs group Longaberger basket bingo, Wednesday, June 7, 7 p.m., at the American Legion, located in Millsboro. The evening will consist of 20 games. Advance tickets are $20; $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win one of the several door prizes. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information phone 732-3634.

Day in the Park 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.

YARD SALES

Pond Haven Development
Pond Haven development community yard sale, Saturday, May 13, 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Development is located off Rt. 20 east on Baker Mill Road. Some items available: boat and trailer, furniture, household items. Berber rug, eel pots, other items too numerous to mention. Call 628-1033 for directions.

Sale at Concord Church
Multi family yard sale and flower sale, Saturday, May 13, 7 a.m. to noon, at Concord United Methodist Church, 25322 Church Road, Seaford. Refreshments for sale. For more information call 628-8114.

Bridgeville Town 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 .

TRIPS

Red Hatters Bus Trip
The Chatter Hatters of Laurel are sponsoring a bus trip to the American Music Theater, Aug. 19, to celebrate Red Hat Society Week. Cost is $75 which includes transportation, show and dinner. Leave Christ United Methodist Church, 510 S. Central Ave., Laurel at 10 a.m. For more information call 875-3278.

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.

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.

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.

YOUTH ACTIVITIES

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.