Bulletin Board
Thursday, May 16, 2013
 
SEAFORD EVENTS:

Yard Sale at Clearbrooke Estates Clearbrooke Estates community yard sale will be held on Saturday, May 18 from 7 a.m. until. The community is located between Elks Road and Cannon Road.

Gospel Concert at senior center On Saturday, June 8, Nanticoke Senior Center (NSC) will present a "Grand Old Gospel Concert." Doors open at 6 p.m., and the concert will begin at 7. Attendees will enjoy the music of three popular gospel artists - Donnie Sumner, Jerry Jones and Thom Slaughter. Special guest Jimmy Hoppa will serve as the master of ceremonies. Tickets are on sale at the front desk of Nanticoke Senior Center for $15 per person, and they are also available at www.nanticokeseniorcenter.com.

Quarter Auction at senior center Nanticoke Senior Center will hold its first Quarter Auction on Thursday, June 27. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the auction will begin at 7. Attendees bring rolls of quarters and bid on prizes from various vendors. There will be a special drawing, door prizes, a 50/50, and a silent auction. Tickets are available at the door for $5 per person. With your ticket to the event, you get one paddle for the auction, and additional paddles will be available for $3 each. Call 629-4939 to hold your ticket or reserve a table.

Seaford Library and Job Center All programs are free and open to the public. For more information, call 629-2524 or visit www.seaford.lib.de.us.
  • Help the Seaford Library and Cultural Center purchase much needed books with our "Bucks for Books" program. Patrons who donate $5 or more will have their name displayed on a page in the Seaford Library's "Book Of Knowledge." Donations of $50 or more will give you an opportunity to name a chapter in the "Book of Knowledge." You can also help by visiting www.amazon.com to view the Seaford Library's "Wish List" to purchase items for the library.
  • The library will have its Critical Reading Book Discussion at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 20 and Monday, June 3.
  • Baby Bookworms, Creative Art Club, I Can Read Club, and Pajama Story Hour will break on May 24 to make room for the start of the Children's Summer Reading Program, "Dig Into Reading," which starts June 26.
  • The Seaford Library and Cultural Center will be closed on Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day. We will be open for our regular business hours on Tuesday, May 28. Job Center For more information, visit www.lib.de.us/jobcenter or call the Seaford Job Center at 222-3618.
  • Walk-in Job Search Assistance - Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 to 5:30 p.m., to learn how to use a computer, create an email address, find job leads online, fill out an online job application, write a resume, and practice interviews. One-on-one assistance is available through a staff member or volunteer. For more information or to register, call Hope at 222-3618.
  • "Practice Interview Sessions," by appointment only. If you have a job interview scheduled, we can role play the interview so that you have a chance to practice describing your experience and qualities. For more information or to register, call Hope at 222-3618.
  • "Advancement through Pardons and Expungement." Assistance will be available by appointment at the Seaford Job Center. To schedule an appointment, call Matthew Rosen at 333-7600.
  • Assistance Applying for Supplemental Food Benefits: Friday, May 24 or June 21, 10 to 10:30 a.m. The Food Bank of Delaware offers assistance to apply for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly Food Stamps). Come learn about the program and get assistance. Call Brenda Palomo, Food Bank of DE, to register or to get more information (302-424-3301, ext. 107).
  • "Introduction to Microsoft Word/Excel": Wednesdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m. for 4 weeks: 6/19, 6/26 (not 7/3), 7/10, 7/17. This program provides an overview of Microsoft Word and Excel. Registration is required and patron must attend all 4 classes. For more information or to register, call Hope at 222-3618.


Elks Lodge corn hole tournament A Corn Hole Tournament will be held at the Seaford Elks Lodge #2458 on Saturday, May 25. Doors open at 1 p.m. and play starts at 2. Cost is $40 per team and includes food and drinks. The event will be held rain or shine, outside weather permitting. Cash prizes for the two top teams. For more information, call Dawn Eskridge at 542-6579 or 629-8507.

Chicken and dumpling dinner The women of Woodland United Methodist Church will serve a chicken and dumpling dinner at 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 18. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $10; children ages 6-12 are $4; ages 5 and under are free. Woodland Church is located 4.5 miles west of Seaford next to the Woodland Ferry house. No carry-outs. For more information, call 629-5404 or 629-4662.

Covered dish dinner Seaford Block Watch will hold a covered dish dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 20, at Seaford City Hall. The program will feature Bob Carey of Teen Challenge. Drinks, ice and desserts will be provided. Use the ramp entrance. For more information, call 629-5643.

Bingo at the Elks Lodge Bingo will be held at the Seaford Elks Lodge on Sunday, May 19 and Sunday, June 9. Doors open at 1 p.m. and play begins at 2:30 p.m. Cash prizes. For more information, call 629-2458 or 629-4641.

SESA plans chicken barbeque The Seaford Educational Secretaries Association (SESA) will host a chicken barbeque on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Entenmann's Thrift Store, Rt. 13 N, Seaford. A half-chicken meal can be purchased for $8. All meals include chicken, roll, chips, pickle. Advance ticket holders will receive a dessert with their meal. Delivery is available to local businesses beginning at 11 a.m. Contact Amy Steele at 629-4587, ext. 270 to purchase an advance ticket.

SHS class of 83 reunion For those interested in having a voice for the 30th reunion of the Seaford High School Class of 83 please attend the meeting at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, at Pizza King in Seaford. The venue will be selected. For more information, leave a message on Facebook, SHS Class of 83 Reunion.

AARP Chapter #1084 picnic Seaford AARP Chapter #1084 is having their annual picnic at noon on Thursday, June 13. All active members are welcome to sign up for this event. If you are interested but have not signed up, call Rose at 629-7180 for more information.

Seaford Gallery 107 classes The following classes will be held in May at Gallery 107 in Seaford. Details are provided online at nanticokeriverartscouncil.org. Saturday, May 18, noon-4 p.m. - Needle-Felted Antique Bear with Carol Messick Sunday, May 19, 1-3 p.m. - Card Making with Betty Speer Ongoing classes Mondays - 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Impressionistic Oil Painting with Linda Steere; 6-9 p.m., Classic Realism in oil with John Shisler Tuesdays - 6-8 p.m., Watercolor with Nancy Laprad Wednesdays - 10 a.m.-Noon, Pen and Ink with Nancy Laprad Thursdays - 1-4 p.m., Palette Knife workshop with Rudelle Fay Hall Fridays - 9-11 a.m., Canvas and Coffee with Tammy Kearney and Nancy Laprad Other classes offered on demand by Rudelle Fay Hall include Children's Art, Animation Cel Art, Photoshop Basics for Beginners, Photoshop Creativity.

SHS Class of 92 reunion Seaford High School Class of 1992 will hold a reunion at Mister Paul's Legacy, 1801 N. Salisbury Blvd., Salisbury, on Saturday, Aug. 10. Contact Kimberly Holland Latham at 258-4402 or shoun2@yahoo.com for more information.

Wednesday Night Bingo Wednesday Night Bingo is held weekly at the Seaford Elks Lodge, on Elks Lodge Road, Seaford. Doors open at 5 p.m. and games begin at 7. Must be 18-years-old to play. For more information, call 629-2458.

LAUREL EVENTS:

Preschool Story Time Join Miss Tameca every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Laurel Public Library. For details, call 875-3184.

Annual Strawberry Festival The 7th Annual St. Philips Strawberry Festival will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 18 at 600 S. Central Ave., Laurel. The event will feature: Centenary United Methodist Church Yard Sale, homemade strawberry ice cream, bell choir recital, cruise in car show, Christ United Methodist Church painting exhibit by Dr. Williams, Laurel Historical Society Cook House and Laurel Heritage Museum will be open, Historic Laurel Walking Tour, Hope Lodge #4 oyster fritters and Hen House Strawberry Fest.

Library schedule changes The Laurel Public Library will be closed on Monday, May 27, for Memorial Day. The library will remain closed on Tuesday, May 28, for technology upgrades. The library staff appreciates your patience as new staff and public computers are installed. On Wednesday, May 29 the library will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., for check-ins and check-outs of material only. There will be no public computer access. On Thursday, May 30 the library will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. for check-ins and check-outs and public computer access may be limited. Full service will resume on Friday, May 31.

LHS Class of 67 get-together The Laurel High School Class of 1967 will hold its monthly dinner get-together at 6 p.m., on Tuesday, May 21, at the Laurel Pizzeria on North Central Avenue, Laurel. Classmates, spouses and friends are invited to come join this informal evening of fun. These dinners are held the third Tuesday of each month at this restaurant. Please call Scott Phillips at 228-9825 by that morning to reserve a seat.

Barbeque and yard sale A chicken barbeque and yard sale will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, at Christ the Cornerstone Community Church (corner of Bethel and Seaford Road, Laurel). To reserve an early ticket price of $7, call 875-5415. Tickets are $8 the day of the event. Christmas in July featuring crafts, food, a bake sale and yard sale will be held on Thursday, July 11, Friday, July 12, and Saturday, July 13. If interested in being a vendor, call 228-7267.

Walk for Huntington's Disease A walk will be held on Saturday, May 18 at Trap Pond State Park in Laurel to raise awareness for Huntington's Disease. Registration is from 8 to 9 a.m. Walking and a basket auction will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $10 per person, $20 for families of four (includes parking, walk t-shirt and proceeds go to the HDSA). Donations are also needed for the basket auction. For more information, visit www.firstgiving.com/hdsa-de/thwdesouth2013.

LHS class of 68 picnic Laurel classmates of 1968, if you have not received notice of our upcoming class reunion picnic, contact Carol Schaefer at 410-463-0227 or Betty Harding at 629-6317.

Walk for ALS at Laurel Middle Come join Don's Angels for the annual ALS Walk on Saturday, May 18 any time from 9 to 11 a.m. The walk will be held in front of Laurel Middle School on Central Avenue, Laurel. If you are unable to walk but would like to make a donation in memory of St. Paul's UMC pastor Don Murray, make the check payable to the ALS Foundation. This walk is sponsored by the Laurel Middle School Honor Society. For more information, call 875-2713.

Laurel Library events
  • An informal time for chess playing continues at Laurel Public Library each Saturday from 10 a.m. -12 noon. Anyone who plays chess is invited to drop in, meet other chess players, and bring their own chess boards. For more information call 302-875-3184 or email normajean.fowler@lib.de.us
  • The Laurel Public Library's own Tech Guy, Jack Hall, will be available to answer your questions every Wednesday from 6-7 p.m. and Thursdays from 12:30-1:30 p.m. For details, call 875-3184.
  • Laurel Library will offer a new genealogy help time on the second Wednesday of each month from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Beginning genealogists should bring written birth, death, and marriage dates for their immediate families. For details, contact normajean.fowler@lib.de.us or call 875-3184.


Relay for Life fundraiser Laureate Epsilon Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi sorority, is holding an ongoing fundraiser at Laurel Pizzaria to benefit Relay for Life. This event takes place on the third Tuesday of each month from 5 to 8 p.m. Pick up a flyer at the register and then turn it in with your bill. Laureate Epsilon will automatically receive 10% of the check to benefit Relay For Life. For more information, call 228-5800. ]

BETHEL EVENTS:

Museum hosts railroad exhibit The Bethel Historical Society will host "Almost as Fast as Birds Can Fly," a traveling exhibit about the railroad industry in Delaware through June. The museum will be open on the following Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m., May 19; and June 9, 23. The exhibit includes documents, photographs, artifacts and stories representing Delaware's railroad past and present.

DELMAR EVENTS:

Relay for Life fundraiser A chicken barbecue to benefit Relay for Life will be held on Saturday, June 8 from noon to 4 p.m. at St. Stephen's United Methodist Church in Delmar. Meal includes half a bbq chicken, baked beans, cole slaw and dessert for $8. Eat in or take out. For advance tickets, call 846-9501.

Delmar Public Library Adult Programs Learn more about the SNAP program in Delaware along with other Delaware Food Bank programs at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21, when Brenda Palomo, SNAP outreach coordinator, will discuss the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, assist anyone who needs help signing up for the benefits, and also briefly talk about 2-1-1, the statewide information and referral service. For more information, call the library at 846-9894. The Job Center at Delaware Libraries will be open on Monday, May 20, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Work on your resume or have someone critique the one you've written, search for jobs online, practice interview skills, learn to type, start a free class to improve your Microsoft Office skills. Walk-ins welcome. The Friends of the Delmar Public Library will hold a book and bake sale through Saturday, May 18. Early admission for the book sale is Thursday, May 16, from 4 to 8 p.m.; $5 early-bird fee will be collected at the door. The book and bake sale continues on Friday, May 17, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, May 18, from 8 a.m. to noon. All proceeds go to the Friends of the Library. The library is pleased to announce its 2013 Summer Reading Program for Adults, "Groundbreaking Reads." Learn more about the programs being planned and register for the program on Saturday, June 1, at the library's table at Delmar's Day in the Park. Chef Bonnie Aronson will return with "Berry Delicious" recipes on Wednesday, June 19, from 2 to 4 p.m. This popular program requires pre-registration and attendance is limited. Registration begins on June 5. The library will be closed on Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. Youth Programs Story time for preschool and kindergarten children is held on Wednesdays, May 22 and 29, at 11 a.m. Join Ms. Jessica for stories, songs, activities, and crafts guaranteed to make you smile. Game Time is Tuesday, May 21, from 3:15 to 5:15 p.m. Play Wii or board games or UNO. Bring your best competitive nature and participate in active or quiet games. Registration for the 2013 Summer Reading Program begins on Saturday, June 1, at Delmar's Day in the Park. Stop by the library's table for early registration, a calendar of events and more. For more information about these programs or other programs at the Delmar Public Library, call 846-9894 or visit the library

GREENWOOD EVENTS:

Activities at the Cheer Center Dinner club is held every Thursday at 5 p.m. On Thursday, May 23, we will host a Country Western Night with entertainment by Tony Windsor. Dinner club is open to the public and the cost is $7 for non-members. In honor of Older Americans Month, everyone over the age of 60 is invited to lunch any week day for a donation of $1. Invite a friend and join us for lunch. This is a great time to take a tour, receive a newsletter and calendar and find out what Greenwood Cheer is all about. For more information, call site manager, Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237.

Greenwood VFC chicken bbq The Greenwood Vol. Fire Company chicken bbq will run every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Sept. 29. Dinner includes half a chicken or leg quarters, roll, bag of chips and pickles for $7. Soda, tea and water will be available to purchase.

Greenwood Spring Festival Greenwood Mennonite School (GMS) will hold its 27th annual spring festival on Saturday, June 1, rain or shine, on the grounds of the school.

The festival consists of a variety of foods including an all you can eat breakfast, seafood, pulled pork, homemade donuts, homemade ice cream and baked goods. There will be live entertainment, kid's games, a petting zoo, face painting, Amish cart & pony rides, and hair braiding. There will also be a plant vendor, yard sale, kid's clothes, and other vendors. The festival will also feature a live auction. That evening the contemporary Christian, Dove-nominated group 33 Miles and Johnny Diaz will perform. For more information, visit www.gmsflames.org.

BRIDEGVILLE EVENTS:

Kiwanis Prayer Breakfast The Annual Bridgeville Community Prayer Breakfast will be held on Armed Forces Day, Saturday May 18, at 8 a.m. at Union United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in Bridgeville. It is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Bridgeville. Guest Speaker Colonel Kenneth "Ed" Brandt, Delaware State Army National Guard Chaplain. Tickets $10.00 each or available from Corporate and Individual table sponsors. Call Ralph Scott III for ticket information, 337-8274.

Annual Celebrity Golf Classic The Horsey Family Youth Foundation will hold its annual Celebrity Golf Classic at Heritage Shores Golf and Country Club on May 22-23. The tournament will bring sports celebrities in from baseball and football to play with the teams. On May 22, there will be a meet & greet with the celebrities along with dinner and a live/silent auction. Football, baseball and Nascar items will be up for auction. On May 23, the celebrities and teams will hit the links for a round of golf. For information concerning the tournament, call Dale Webb at 359-6124.

New Red Hat chapter Queen Alice Jeanne Marques has opened a new Red Hat Chapter, Red Hat Roses, in Bridgeville, for members of the Red Hat Society. The Red Hat Society is an international social organization for women ages 21 and up. For more information about the group, visit www.RedHatsociety.com. For more information about the new chapter, call 236-9601.

Memorial Day Celebration The Town of Bridgeville will host a Memorial Day Celebration at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, May 27, at the Veterans Memorial in Bridgeville Cemetery. Join us for this special recognition of our veterans.

Events at Mt. Calvary UMC
  • Atmosphere of Praise Choir is sponsoring a bus trip to see Noah at Sight and Sound, Lancaster County, Pa., on Saturday, Sept, 7. Trip includes shopping at Rockvale Square Outlets, dinner at Plain and Fancy Restaurant in Bird in Hand, Pa. and the show. Cost is $124 for adults and $94 for ages 5 to 12. For more information, contact Brenda Davis at 349-5844 or Arnold Vann at 628-1144.
  • The church will observe their annual Women's Day at 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 23, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Morning preacher will be the Rev. Dr. Shirlyn Brown, director of connectional ministries, Peninsula-Delaware Conference, Dover. Afternoon preacher will be the Rev. Elaine Ayres, along with her choir and congregation of New Zion UMC, Laurel. Fellowship meal will be served at 2:30 p.m.


Bridgeville Library
  • Storytime Schedule - 11 a.m. Tuesdays, 2 to 4-year-olds; 11 a.m. Thursdays, 4 to 6-year-olds. Storytime hiatus begins May 23. Lap sit - 10 a.m. Wednesdays, ages 3 months to 2-years-old
  • Family Night - On the third Tuesday of each month from 6:30-8 p.m., the library hosts a family night full of fun, crafts, and games.
  • Genealogy - The Bridgeville Library genealogy discussion group meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 10:30 a.m.
  • Recent Reads program brings readers together; share your latest novel, your favorite classic, or the author that speaks to you. A chat with a light luncheon held on the third Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Each month the library offers computer classes with various topics. Additionally, e-reader classes and demonstrations are offered. Dates vary; check our facebook or website for details.
For a complete listing, visit www.bridgevillelibrary.com. For more information, contact the library at 337-7401, ext. 101.

TRIPS:

Alumni Association offers trips The Delmar Alumni Association is offering three trips through Holloway Tours for alumni, faculty and friends. Saturday, June 19 - See "The Full Monty" - $99. Saturday, June 29 - Baltimore Orioles vs. New York Yankees - $92. Includes transportation and admission, section #61, box terrace seats. 7:05 p.m. game time. Saturday, Sept. 21 - Smithsonian National Zoological Park - $29. Lunch is included in the tour. Checks, should be made payable to the Delmar Alumni Association and mailed to Dot Wolfgang, 36360 Bi-State Blvd., Delmar, DE 19940. For more information, call Wolfgang at 846-2366.

Trip to Atlanta, New Orleans Seaford WPS is sponsoring a nine day trip to Atlanta and New Orleans, Sept. 21-29. Cost is $995 per person and includes 8 nights lodging, 8 breakfasts, 4 dinners, tour of Atlanta including CNN, Stone Mountain Park, Montgomery, Ala., New Orleans, Mardi Gras World, Swamp tour, plantation and garden tour, riverboat cruise, World War II Museum, Jackson Brewery & Riverwalk, motor coach transportation and gratuities. For more information, call 629-4416.

Trip to the Constitution Center The Seaford Historical Society will sponsor a trip to the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia on Tuesday, June 25. The cost is $60 per person which includes all tour fees, lunch and motor coach transportation. The bus will leave the Sears parking lot (Seaford Village Shopping Center) at 8 a.m. and return at approximately 5 p.m. Make reservations by calling the SHS office at 629-5354 by June 15.

Senior Center offers trips The Laurel Senior Center is offering the following trips: May 17 - Boothe Farmers Market May 30 - Rehoboth Beach with lunch at Cracker Barrel June 6 - Ocean City on the Boardwalk June 26 - Hoopers Island Boat Cruise with buffet luncheon at Old Salty's Restaurant July 23 - Suicide Restaurant Luncheon Cruise August - Chincoteague Island Wildlife Tour with lunch at Bill's Seafood Trip to see Noah' Nanticoke Senior Center is offering a trip to Sight and Sound in Lancaster, Pa., to see Noah, a play which details a famous Bible story. The bus leaves the center at 7:30 a.m. Attendees will eat lunch at 11 upon arrival at the Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant and Smorgasbord, and then head to the 1 p.m. show. Cost is $95 for members and $100 for non-members, which includes coach bus transportation, lunch, and show ticket (gratuity for the bus driver is not included). Bring money for dinner on the way home. Call 629-4939 for more information or to register.

Trip to Smithsonian Museum Nanticoke Senior Center is offering a trip to the Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, July 24 at 7:30 a.m. Cost is $70 for members and $75 for non-members; this includes passenger coach bus transportation, IMAX Theater ticket, Butterfly Pavillion ticket, and $15 meal voucher for the Atrium Café (gratuity for the bus driver is not included). Bring money for purchases at the museum and dinner on the way home. Call 629-4939 for more information or to register.

Bus trip to see Noah' Caroline County AARP #9915 will take a bus trip to see Sight & Sound's "Noah," in Lancaster, Pa., on Thursday, June 27. Cost is $130 per person and includes the performance at the Millennium Theatre, a smorgasbord at Shady Maple and time for shopping at Rockvale Outlets or Kitchen Kettle Village. Deadline to sign up is May 10. For details, call Peggy Perry at 410-822-2314.

AARP offers trips Caroline County AARP #915 is offering a trip to Sight & Sound's "Noah," June 27 - $130, includes performance, Dutch-style meal, transportation. For more information and reservations, call 410-822-2314.

MEETINGS:

Friends of the Library Members of the community are invited to attend meetings of the Friends of the Laurel Library on the second Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. in the Carpenter Room at the library.

MOAA meets in Lewes The Southern Delaware Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) meets from noon to 1:30 p.m., the third Tuesday of each month at Irish Eyes Pub and Restaurant, 213 Anglers Rd., Lewes.

Republican Women's Club meeting The Seaford Republican Women's Club will meet at Pizza King on Stein Highway in Seaford on Thursday, May 23. The business meeting will start at 10:30 a.m. with the guest speaker at 11. Lunch will be served at noon with individuals ordering from the menu. Speaker will be Mike Vincent, president of the Sussex County Council and Seaford's representative on the council. He will bring an update on the workings of the council, the issues being handled at the present time and any items of concern. More information is available by calling Gloria Burton at 629-3470.

Pettyjohn to hold monthly meetings Sen. Brian Pettyjohn (R-Georgetown) has announced that he will host a monthly "Coffee with Constituents" meeting, beginning Saturday, May 18 at Jimmy's Grille on Rt. 13 in Bridgeville between 8 and 10 a.m. The Senator encourages District 19 residents to stop by to ask a question or share a concern on issues relating to the district or state government. Constituents are also welcome to simply enjoy some free coffee and listen to the discussion. The casual meetings will take place on the third Saturday of every month, rotating between Bridgeville, Georgetown and Long Neck.

Spring Discussion Group The Sussex County Genealogical Society spring discussion group will meet at the Lewes Public Library - Delaware Room for six consecutive Tuesdays through May 21, from 2 to 4 p.m. For more information, contact Marilyn Mahon at marilynmcmahon@hotmail.com.

USPS meeting United States Power Squadron (USPS) meets at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. For details, contact C.M. Kohlenberg at 629-0687 or Rob Hutton at 628-0312.

DAR Mary Vining Chapter The DAR Mary Vining Chapter meets September, November, December, January, February, March, May on the second Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to noon at the Seaford Library. To join DAR, contact any member or visit the DAR Mary Vining website for more information.

Knitting group meets 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 on the corner of Route 9 and Sand Hill Road. For details, call Diane at 228-0235.

Laurel Cub Scouts meet Laurel Cub Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m. on Mondays at Centenary United Methodist Church in Laurel. The Cub Scout program is open to boys ages 6 to 12. New recruits may sign up on a 3 month trial basis for $10. For details about the program, contact Cub Master Clifford Alpert at 228-2390 or calpert1@comcast.net.

DSA meeting The Downtown Seaford Association (DSA) will hold a meeting at 7 a.m. on Monday, May 20, at Pizza King in Seaford. Topics include 2013 Riverfest, Halloween Parade, Christmas Parade, upcoming events in Seaford, new members and an update on Downtown Seaford.

Sussex County Marines Marine Corps League Detachment #780, Devil Dog Detachment, meets the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m., at the VFW Virgil Wilson Post 4961, Middleford Road, Seaford.

Coast Guard Auxiliary The Seaford U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-08 meets the second Thursday of each month at the station at the Nanticoke Marina and Yacht Club in Blades. For details, call Art Wollschlager at 628-8259 or email auxmarchingband@gmail.com.

SURROUNDING AREAS:

Country breakfast buffet The Galestown Ruritan Club country breakfast buffet is held the last Sunday of the month through May from 7 to 10 a.m., at the Galestown Community Center. The buffet includes eggs, scrapple, sausage, pancakes, potato casserole, hominy, biscuits, toast, fruit cup, and sticky buns. The community center is located at 5538 Old School House Rd., at the intersection with Galestown-Reliance Road in Galestown.

Marshyhope Duck Derby & Festival The 2nd Annual Marshyhope Duck Derby & Festival to benefit the Fund to Foster Federalsburg Elementary School will be held at noon on Saturday, June 29. Purchase your ducks for $2 each. Numbered duck chance tickets may be purchased from any Federalsburg Lions Club member before the event or the day of the event. For vendor information, contact Lion Debbie Brohawn at 410-829-9253. For talent showcase information, contact Lion Wayne Cole at 443-786-3943.

Parking, camping available The Delaware Agricultural Museum in Dover will offer parking and camping for any RV, motorhome, pop-up and camper and tent camping Nascar weekend, May 31 - June 2. For more information, visit www.agriculturalmuseum.org.

Library hosts talk on JFK Fifty years ago, in the last year of his brief presidency, John Fitzgerald Kennedy dramatically illustrated his mastery of the office and his growth as a leader. This program will be held at the Georgetown Public Library at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29. For more information, visit www.georgetownpubliclibrary.org or call 856-7958.

Discussion of The Invisible War' The Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware (UUSD) will host a free public screening and discussion of "The Invisible War," at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 7, at the church at 33738 Marsh Rd., Lewes. For more information, contact Kris at 302-537-0705 or bchnts35@gmail.com. Visit our website at http://uussd.org.

Art Show And Sale An Art Show And Sale will be held at the Federalsburg Area Heritage Museum on Saturday, May 18 from 4 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5; the winning ticket will be drawn at the Heritage Day event. Admission is $10 at the door or tickets my be purchased from members of the society. The museum is located at 100 Covey & Williams Alley (behind Town Hall) in Federalsburg. For more information, call 410-754-8974.

Memorial Day Gospel Concert A Memorial Day Gospel Concert will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 27, at Federalsburg Marina Park Pavilion in Federalsburg, Md. Featured artists include Bay City from Bel Air, Md. and Judy Laramore and The Petersburg Little Grand Ole Opry Band. Bring a chair and a friend. Concessions will be available and a love offering will be received.

Annual Tractor-Truck-Car Show The First State Antique Tractor Club will be hosting its thirteenth annual tractor, truck and car show on June 14, 15 & 16. Parking and entrance to the tractor show is free. The tractor club is a non-profit organization with over 300 members from Delaware, Maryland. Virginia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and North Carolina. This will be the third show at the Georgetown Speedway. There will be a Consignment Auction on Saturday, June 15, at 6 p.m. with all the proceeds going toward the club's scholarship fund. The fund allows three graduating high school students, entering the agriculture field, to each receive a $1000 scholarship to a two-year or four-year school of their choice. The scholarships will be presented on Saturday, June 15, at noon. Any person or organization who has items to consign for the auction, can contact Bill Gross at 302-349-4015 as soon as possible so the items may be advertised. Local auctioneers, Tommy Trice, will be donating his services for this event. Other events include tractor games, a lawn tractor pull, kid's tractor pull, petting zoo and a parade of antique tractors, cars, trucks and equipment, craft demonstrations and agriculture exhibits, and a flea market. The Jones Boys will entertain on Friday evening, along with local talent. A variety of food will be on sale all three days. For more information and a schedule of events contact Eric Knapp at 410-703-1324 or Carol Warrington at 875-7427 or visit firststateantiquetractorclub.com.

Classic Cruisin' Car Show Tanger Outlets in Ocean City, Md. will host the Classic Cruisin' XXIII Car Show on Friday, May 17. Registration, which costs $10, is from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Tanger Shopper Services. All proceeds benefit the Maryland Lower Shore Special Olympics. The event is rain or shine and will feature hundreds of classic American automobiles competing for one of the five Outstanding Show awards and one Best in Show trophy. The car show, a center-wide sidewalk sale, and entertainment provided by DJ Alex Vaughn, are free and open to the public.