Bulletin Board
Thursday, January 23, 2014

Dinner & Cabaret Show Nanticoke Senior Center and Footlight Productions will present Love is Here to Stay, a special Valentines Day dinner and cabaret show on Friday, Feb. 14. This event will feature love songs, such as Love is Here to Stay, Unforgettable, My Funny Valentine, and many more. The menu includes: chicken cordon bleu, steamed vegetables, fruit cup, baked potato, and Smith Island cake. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6 and the show will begin at 7. Cost is $30 for one ticket or $50 for two tickets. Tickets are available at the Nanticoke Senior Center or online at www.nanticokeseniorcenter.com.

Learn the history of postcards Wish You Were Here is the phrase most commonly written on postcards sent between 1893-1918. Come hear the history of the postcard and the local points of interest they represent from local historian Kendall Jones who will share his Delaware and holiday postcards collected over the past 50 years.  Meetings will be held in the Fellowship Hall at the Manor House in Seaford from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on the following Mondays: Jan. 27 - Local Laurel Postcard History; Feb. 10: Holiday Postcards; Feb. 24: Rehoboth Beach Postcards. For more information, contact Deborah Reeves at 629-4593, ext. 5631. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

Gallery 107 art classes The following classes are scheduled for the month of January at Seaford Gallery 107. For more details, visit nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html. The gallery is open from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, 1 to 7 p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday. Saturday, Jan. 25, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Childrens Art Class with Karen Owens, ages 10-14, $45 (includes supplies and light lunch). Ongoing classes Mondays 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Impressionistic Oil Painting with Linda Steere, $90/month, $80 members 6 - 9 p.m. - Classic Realism in Oil with John Shisler, $65 public, $55 members Wednesdays 6 - 8 p.m. - Watercolor with Nancy Laprad, in her home, $55 Public, $50 members Fridays 9 - 11 a.m. - Canvas and Coffee with Tammy Kearney and Nancy Laprad, $5.


Indoor Yard Sale An Indoor Yard Sale will be held on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 7 a.m. to noon, at the Odd Fellows Charity Lodge, 319 Poplar St., Laurel, sponsored by the Martha Rebekah Lodge 21 and Sussex Encampment #4, I.O.O.F. Tables are available to rent for $10 to sell your wares or just come to browse. You can also donate your items to the Martha Rebekah Lodge. RSVP your table reservation no later than Feb. 15, by calling 745-1959. Breakfast sandwiches and beverages will be available. All of the profits will sponsor a United Nations student to attend the United Nations Pilgrimage.

Lions present annual show The Laurel Lions Annual Show, Country Roads, will be presented at Laurel Senior High School, 7:30 nightly on April 3-5. Tickets are $7 for adults and $4 for children ages 4 through 12. The show on Friday, April 4, also offers the option of dinner and show for $18.

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. Laureate Epsilon will receive 10% of the check to benefit Relay For Life. For more information, call 228-5800.

All You Can Eat Breakfast Gods Men of Centenary Church in Laurel are sponsoring an all you can eat breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25, to benefit the Youth Project Fund. The menu will include eggs, sausage, scrapple, fried potatoes, pancakes, coffee and orange juice. Adults are $7, children (6-12) $3 and under six are free. If you like a hearty breakfast dont miss this.

Indoor Yard Sale An Indoor Yard Sale will be held at Laurel Senior High School from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8. Tables are $10. Set up begins at 6 a.m. on the day of the sale. For more information, contact the school at 875-6120.

Laurel Public Library Adult programs and services- Computer How-to - One-on-one help with many different skills involving the computer. For more information, call 875-3184 to speak with Dana. Drop-in Chess - BYOB (bring your own board) to Laurel Public Library on Saturdays for a challenging game of chess. Meet people who share your interest in the game. Drop-in, 10 a.m. and stay as long as you want until 2 p.m. For more information, email normajean.fowler@lib.de.us or call 875-3184. Friends of Laurel Public Library - The regular meeting of the Friends of Laurel Public Library will take place at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 11. Find out about our fundraising events to support youth programming at the library. Genealogy Help Session - Searching for your ancestors? Informal help with genealogy research is offered at Laurel Library each month on the second Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in the second floor genealogy area. Advice on using the library collection, the Internet, or other resources will be the main topics. Happy Knitters - Knitting is alive and well at Laurel Public Library at 10:30 on Thursday mornings. Bring in a needlework project to work on and join the group. Learn to Knit Workshop - The monthly knitting workshop takes place at 6 p.m. on the second floor of Laurel Public Library on the last Thursday of each month. Intended for the novice, other knitting issues and concerns can be addressed. Bring a skein of yarn and size seven needles for starters. Dates may be changed to accommodate major holidays. Life in Laurel - Informal discussion in the round at Laurel Public Library, the last Thursday each month. Come on in Jan. 30, doors open at 6, the meeting runs from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Its a place for folks to ask about Laurel and share life stories that range from the old swimming hole antics to returning World War II veterans. Each program is generated by participants (newcomers and old-timers) not a speaker/lecture format. No pre-registration needed. Recent Reads - Drop in and sample the weekly Book Club at Laurel Public Library, Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Bring whatever youre reading, e-books or audiobooks too, anything goes. All are welcome, for light refreshments and conversation. Call Wenona for details at 875-3184. Tech Talk  Jack the Tech Guy, is available to answer all your questions, from simple to stumpers, every week, Monday through Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m. Leadership Skills Workshop - This four-month leadership development program will help young leaders learn and develop their leadership skills. Topics addressed will be: goal setting, project management skills, entrepreneurship, and public speaking. This program is a joint partnership between the Laurel Public Library and the ARK Educational Resource Center. The next meeting is at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 13. For more information, email tameca.beckett@lib.de.us. Come join Ms. Pat and Ms. Tameca every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Laurel Public Library in the Story Room. Children and their caregivers will enjoy exploring books, music, games and crafts. For more information, email tameca.beckett@lib.de.us or call 875-3184.


Delmar Public Library Friday Friendly Folk, a discussion group for adults, meet on Fridays in January at 1:30 p.m. The group discusses books, listens to presentations by local experts, and shares life lessons. On Friday, Jan. 24, become an arm-chair traveler and visit Israel in pictures. On Jan. 31, celebrate Chinese New Year. Preschool children and their parents or caregivers can attend story time Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 11 a.m. Enjoy books, crafts, and special activities. Elementary and middle school students are welcome to play Wii and board games on Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 3:30 p.m. Compete with your friends. Homework Help is available after school on Jan. 29 at 3 p.m. Use a laptop and other library resources to work on projects and research. Pages and Pizza book discussion group for middle and high school students will be held on Monday, Jan. 27, at 3:30 p.m. Bring the book youre currently reading and discuss it with the group. Everyone enjoys pizza after the discussion. The Teen Advisory Committee (TAC) meets immediately after Pages and Pizza. TAC members share their ideas for programs and titles for the librarys collection. The library is looking for a few (more) volunteers for its Steering Committee to raise funds for the new library building. Join us at the regular monthly meeting on Monday, Jan. 27, at 6:30 p.m., to learn what you can do to help with already scheduled fundraising events and help build our new community library. For more information on these programs, call the library at 846-9894 or stop in. Program information is also available on our website at delmarpubliclibrary.org or our pages on Facebook and Twitter or Pinterest or you can email us at delmar.library@lib.de.us.


Defensive Driver Course An AARP Defensive Driving Safety Course will be held at the Greenwood CHEER Activity Center from 1 to 4 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 3. This is a one day advanced refresher class. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. You must pre-register by Jan. 29. 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, site manager, at 302-349-5237.

Pre-Souper Bowl Luncheon Live in the Greenwood area? Well, youre invited to a Pre-Souper Bowl Luncheon from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25, at Greenwood United Methodist Church. This free lunch is our New Years gift to the community to provide an opportunity to meet and greet your neighbors. The lunch includes a variety of soups, macaroni and cheese, salad, dessert, tea and coffee. For more information, call 349-4047.

Quarter Auction benefit A Quarter Auction will be held to benefit Donna Stayton, an RN on the medical/surgical unit at Nanticoke Hospital for the past six years, who is fighting a battle with cancer. The event will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company. Vendors include Scentsy, Thirty-One, Origami Owl, Mary Kay, Celebrating Home and more. The first paddle is $10. Each additional paddle is $5. Quarters will be available for cash-in. For more information or to donate, call Lisa at 542-3265, Sarah at 381-8839 or Lyndsey at 727-8710. All donations are greatly appreciated.

Lunch & Tour at the Cheer Center The Greenwood Cheer Activity Center is accepting new members. Anyone over the age of 50 who schedules a tour of the center will enjoy a complimentary lunch. Come learn about all the great activities and trips at the center. Be sure to check out our state-of-the art Fitness Center. A Dinner Club is held every Thursday night at 5 and is open to the public. To schedule a tour, call site manager, Dixie Carlisle, at 349-5237.

Cancer Support Group The Greenwood Cheer Activity Center will host a Cancer Support Group on the second Monday of every month at 1 p.m. Beverly Turner, group facilitator, has many years of experience hosting support groups. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m., if any one would like to come and enjoy lunch before the group meets. The support group is free. For more information, call Site Manager, Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237.


Library plans annual fundraiser The annual fundraiser for the Friends of the Bridgeville Library will be from 7 to 11 p.m. on Friday, March 14, at the Heritage Shores Club House Ballroom. The Disco Party theme dance will feature music by DJ Jumping Jukebox. Included in the ticket price will be light hors doeuvres, coffee, tea and dessert cake. A cash bar will be available. There will be a 50/50 raffle and specialty basket raffles. The $25 per person ticket is only available by advance sale at the Bridgeville Library, Town Hall, or by calling Cheryl Gerring at 337-9733.

Municipal Election information Candidate filing and voter registration continue for the Bridgeville Municipal Election, scheduled for Saturday, March 1, in the Town Hall, 101 N. Main St., with voting from noon to 7 p.m. The Bridgeville Commissioners have established five Election Voting Districts for Municipal Elections. This year, Election Voting Districts #1, #2 and #3 will each vote for a candidate from their district to represent them on the commission for a two-year term. If you are uncertain of your district, a voting district map is available for review at Bridgeville Town Hall. The Town is soliciting candidates in Districts #1, #2 and #3 for the 2014 Municipal Election. The following qualifications apply to all candidates:
  • U.S. Citizen at least 21 years of age on or before the Election date.
  • Bridgeville Resident and Qualified Voter in the Municipality for at least one year immediately preceding Election date.
  • Qualified voter in the State of Delaware.
  • Live within the election voting district they wish to represent.
  • Not convicted of a felony.
Prospective candidates must file a written letter of intent with the Commission President or Secretary by 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 31. Questions may be directed to Bridgeville Town Hall at 337-7135. Every Bridgeville citizen who is at least 18 years of age and has resided in the Town at least 30 days shall have one vote in his/her Voting District Election, provided he/she has registered on the Books of Registered Voters of the Town of Bridgeville and is a qualified voter in the State of Delaware. A person may register at Town Hall, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. An additional registration time has been scheduled for Monday, Feb. 10 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. No person shall be registered after the close of business on Feb. 19. Absentee balloting will be available for this election.

Warm Up On A Cold Night The Friends of the Bridgeville Library will host a winter event, Warm Up On A Cold Night, at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 4, in the librarys meeting room. This free dinner will consist of homemade soups and breads. Dessert and beverage will be included. RSVP to Yvonne Royster at 337-3494, to ensure there is plenty of good food to share.

Bridgeville Library Visit our new website at www.bridgevillelibrary.com and like our Facebook page. Lap Sit - Lap Sit on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. for ages 3 months to 2 years. Story time - Tuesdays, 11 a.m. for ages 2-4 and Thursday 11 a.m. for ages 4-6. Mark your calendars - Winter Reading Program runs Fridays through Feb. 21. Our annual Princess Party is Saturday, Feb. 8 from 1 to 3 p.m. Our Superhero Party is Saturday, Feb. 15, from 1 to 3 p.m. Participants must be between the ages of 3-10. Registration is now open. Computer skills and E-reader classes - Each month the library offers computer classes with various topics. Additionally, e-reader classes and demonstrations are offered. Dates vary; check Facebook or our website for details. Food For Thought at your Library - Join us for a meaningful conversation. From current events to civic concerns; we encourage dialogue that share your ideas, concerns and opinions. We meet on the third Saturday of each month at 11 a.m. A light luncheon is served. Genealogy Discussion Group - Genealogy Discussion Group meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 10:30 a.m. Join us to discuss, research and enjoy genealogy. All programming is free and open to all. For more information, contact the library at 337-7401, ext. 101.


Players season tickets The 41st season of Possum Point Players is full of mystery, music, mayhem, maternity and merriment! Laura, a murder mystery, will be presented Jan. 31, Feb. 1, 7 and 8 at 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 2 and 9 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $18; $17 seniors/students. Detective Mark McPherson was supposed to reconstruct the life of Laura, a vicious murder victim, but not to the point where he falls in love with her. Here is the secret of Lauras death... and her life.

South Pacific, the classic Broadway musical, will be presented April 4, 5, 11 and 12 at 7:30 p.m.; April 6 and 13 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $23; $22 seniors/students. Set in an island paradise during World War II, two couples in love are both threatened by the dangers of prejudice and war. See How They Run, a British comedy, will be presented June 6, 7, 13 and 14 at 7:30 p.m.; June 8 and 15 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $18; $17 seniors/students. Galloping in and out of the doors of a vicarage in a roundabout of mistaken identities are an actor and actress, a cockney maid, an escaped prisoner, and a sedate Bishop, among others.   Baby, a musical comedy, is Possums Dinner Theater presentation. Dinner and the show will be served on Sept. 19, 20, 26 and 27 - dinner: 6 p.m.; show 7:30; Sept. 21 and 28 - dinner: 12:30 p.m.; show 2 p.m. Tickets are $45 for dinner and show; $20 show only. Follow three couples as they deal with the painful, rewarding and often funny consequences of conceiving a baby: college students, thirty-somethings and middle-agers. Hollywood Holiday, an original holiday musical revue, will be presented Dec. 5, 6, 12 and 13 at 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 7 and 14 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $23; $22 seniors/students. Join us for a 1960s Hollywood Christmas TV special hosted by Ed Sullivan, with celebrity guests The Rat Pack, Sonny and Cher, Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney, The Supremes, The Temptations and a misguided Elvis for some musical family fun.  Season tickets are available at a discounted rate of $115 for adults or $110 for seniors/students. For tickets and more information, call the PPP ticket line at 856-4560 or buy tickets online with Brown Paper Tickets at www.PossumPointPlayers.org.

PPP brings mystery film to life Possum Point Players brings the brilliant murder mystery Laura to their Possum Hall stage beginning Friday, Jan. 31. The story is best known from the 1944 American film noir version directed by Otto Preminger and starring Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb, Vincent Price and Judith Anderson. The American Film Institute ranked the film version of Laura #73 on AFIs 100 Years...100 Thrills and it was ranked the fourth best film in the mystery genre in AFIs 10 Top 10. Rotten Tomatoes reports that Laura is a psychologically complex portrait of obsession, Laura is also a deliciously well-crafted murder mystery. John Marino of Lewes directs the stage version of Laura with an ensemble cast, which includes Matt King of Lewes as Mark McPherson; Stephanie Allman of Lewes as Bessie Clary; Danny Keenan of Georgetown as Danny; Jim Killion of Lewes as Waldo Lydecker; Don Megee of Georgetown as Shelby Carpenter; Chris Polo of Dover as Mrs. Dorgan; and Chuck Rafferty of Laurel as Olsen. Show dates are 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Jan. 31 and Feb. 7, and Saturdays, Feb. 1 and 8, and 2 p.m. Sundays, Feb. 2 and 9, at Possum Hall, 441 Old Laurel Rd., Georgetown. Tickets are $18 for adults, $17 for students and seniors. Call 856-4560 or visit www.possumpointplayers.org.


Bethel Museum hosts exhibit Visit the Bethel Museum to view needle artwork by Julia A. Purnell from her museum in Snow Hill, Md. Purnell was a well known artist who specialized in utilizing historic scenes on quilts, cross-stitch and embroidery. Several of her works of art will be on display along with a few artifacts showing Worcester County history. The exhibit will be open from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 26, Feb. 9 and 23, and March 2 and 16. The Bethel Museum is located at 312 First St., Bethel.


Country breakfast buffet The Galestown Ruritan Club country breakfast buffet is held the last Sunday of the month from September 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.


LEGO Free-Build Program The librarys popular LEGO free-build program for kids grade K-8 will continue in 2014. The library supplies the LEGOs; the kids supply the imagination. Federalsburg programs are held on the last Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m., beginning Jan. 28. This program is free; no registration is required. For more information, visit www.carolib.org or call 410-479-1343.

Gospel Showcase February 7 Friday Nites in Caroline presents its signature winter music event, The Gospel Showcase, featuring four gospel choirs at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 7, at Colonel Richardson High School Auditorium. The event is free. The four regional gospel choirs include the renowned Delaware State University Gospel Choir, the Union Baptist Mass Choir of Easton, New Generations Gospel Choir of Ridgely and Voice of Praise. As unique as jazz, blues and country, gospel music has deep American roots. When it comes to the African-American experience, gospel music can be traced to the early 17th century. In the later 20th century, gospel music developed into a popular commercial genre, with artists touring worldwide. For more information about this program, contact the Caroline County Library at 410-479-1343 or info@carolib.org.


American Boating Course Nanticoke River Sail and Power Squardron, Blades, is presenting the American Boating Course (ABC) 12 hour version. This course covers the following topics: Types of Boats, Required Safety Equipment, Rules of the Road, Going Boating, Checking the Boat, Fueling, Getting under way, Navigating Aids, Lights & Sounds, Regulations, Anchoring, Charts, Adverse Conditions, Communications Afloat, Water Sports Safety, Trailering, PWC Operation, Knots & Lines, Introduction to Navigation and Digital Charting. Registration and first class is at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at the Seaford Library. There are seven more classes - every Tuesday and Wednesday from Feb. 12 through March 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. Cost is $50 per person for members and $60 per person for non-members. Cost includes a student manual, cds, knot board, 4 x 15 plotter and dividers. To reserve space and materials, call Ron Dejewski at 536-7226 or Rob Hutton at 628-0312, before Jan. 24, 2014. The class meets state requirements is NASBLA approved and recognized by the U.S.C.G. The group is a unit of the United States Power Squardron.

AARP meeting at Arbys Seaford AARP #1084 will meet at Arbys in Seaford at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 5, for our monthly gathering to socialize. For more information, call Rose at 629-7180.

Ad Hoc Touring Company meeting Ad Hoc Touring Company, an affiliate of Possum Point Players, meets the first Monday of each month at Possum Hall, 441 Old Laurel Rd., Georgetown.  At their monthly session at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 3, Ad Hoc will read Larry Shues The Foreigner. The public is invited to attend and participate. For more information about Ad Hoc, contact Roger Ault at 226-1118 or rogerault@comcast.net.

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

Sail & Power Squadron meeting The Nanticoke River Sail & Power Squadron (NRS&PS) meets at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. If you are interested in boating education and safety, and enjoy power boating, sailing or kayaking/canoeing, join us and participate in our classes and social outings. For more information, contact C.M. Kohlenberg at 629-0687 or Rob Hutton at 628-0312.

Senator Brian Pettyjohn Sen. Brian Pettyjohn (R-Georgetown) has announced that he will host a monthly Coffee with Constituents meeting. 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. The meetings take place on the third Saturday of every month, between 8 and 10 a.m. with the location rotating between Bridgeville, Georgetown and Long Neck. The meeting is open to the pubic. No reservations are needed.

DAR Mary Vining Chapter The DAR Mary Vining Chapter meets through 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.

9-12 Group Meetings for the 9-12 Group take place on the second Thursday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Millsboro Fire Hall (behind the fire house). The 9-12 meetings are about local, state and national politics. For more information, visit 912DelawarePatriots.com.

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.

Toastmasters Club Southern Delaware Toastmasters Club meets at the Crossroad Community Church, Georgetown. Club meetings are still being held the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 6 p.m. Toastmasters International, an educational, leadership and communication organization, has existed since 1924.

Republican Womens Club meeting The Seaford Republican Womens Club will meet at the Pizza King restaurant on Stein Highway in Seaford, on Thursday, Jan. 23. The business meeting will start at 10:30 a.m. It will include installation of officers for the 2014 and 2015 years. New officers are: president - Marty Mickles, vice president - Fran Turner, secretary - Peggy Reining, treasurer - Pat Theis and past president - Gloria Burton. Each business meeting includes one of the nine goals and objectives outlined by Charles Copeland, chairman of the Republican Party. The subject for the November 2013 meeting was How to recruit, develop and support good candidates. The subject for the January 23 meeting will be The reorganization of the Republican State Committee. At 11 a.m. Lacey Lafferty, Laurel resident and Republican candidate for Governor of Delaware, will talk about her plans. Lunch will be served at noon with individuals ordering from the menu. The meeting is open to the public. No reservations are required. More information is available by calling Marty Nickles at 536-1348.

Broad Creek Grange Meeting The Broad Creek Grange meets at 7 p.m. on the first Monday of each month, at Broad Creek Grange Hall (11198 County Seat Hwy., Laurel). For more details, contact Mary Tress at 875-3326. Visitors are welcome.


Delmar Alumni offers trips The Delmar Alumni Association is offering the following trips for alumni, family and friends. Wednesday, March 5 - $82 - Philadelphia Flower Show - this years theme is Agriculture. Horticulture design in itself is a form of art. Sunday, July 13 - $107 - Mickey Gilley and Gene Watson from Branson, Mo. - a musical fusion of country, rock, blues and R&B. Make checks payable to The Delmar Alumni Association, c/o Dot Wolfgang, 36360 Bi State Blvd., Delmar, DE 19940. 

Seaford WPS trips The Seaford WPS is offering the following trips: Sight & Sound, March 26 - See the new production, Moses. Cost of the trip is $89 and also includes a buffet lunch at Bird-in-Hand restaurant and driver gratuity. Virginia International Tattoo, April 27 - Visit Virginia International Tattoo at the Scope in Norfolk. The Tattoo is a mass performance by military bands, color guards and drill teams, drum corps, bagpipers, singers and dancers from around the world - many from the US. With over 750 performers this is a trip you will not want to miss. Cost is $112 and also includes a buffet dinner, Navy Base tour, Tattoo Hullabaloo entertainment and driver gratuity. For more information, call Fran at 629-4416.

Winter Cruise Getaway Dr. Marie Wolfgang is sponsoring a 10-night cruise as a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. On Feb. 8, 2014, set sail from Baltimore to the Western Caribbean on Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines Grandeur of the Seas. Stops include Cozumel, Grand Cayman, Falmouth (Jamaica), and Labadee, Haiti (the private island). Transportation to and from Baltimore is available from Seaford via chartered bus. You may obtain a brochure from Dr. Wolfgangs office at 1 Cedar Ave., Seaford, or by contacting Dori at Boscovs travel. Space is limited.

Thrills in Louisville June 16-21 - 6 days-5 nights, $725 per person (double occupancy), $75 signup (single slightly higher). Backstretch Breakfast Tour, Churchill Downs, Derby Dinner Playhouse & Belle of Louisville Riverboat Dinner Cruise. Tribute to the Legends Show at Renfro Valley, Kentucky Derby Museum, Shaker Village, Louisville Slugger Museum, Glassblowing at Glassworks, Heavens Hill Distillery, Historical Arms Museum. For more information, call Lucille Richardson at 410-754-8588 or Vicki Galloway at 410-754-9997.

February Travel and Culture trips The Corporate and Community Programs division of Delaware Technical Community Colleges Owens Campus is offering some exciting adventures in February. Crayola Experience  On Saturday, Feb. 8, discover the magic of color at the worlds only Crayola Experience in Easton, Pa. There are 18 one-of-a-kind attractions to create an adventure for you and your family. The cost is $109. Valentine Progressive Lunch  On Thursday, Feb. 13, treat yourself and/or a friend to this special afternoon. You dont need a date, just share camaraderie and food in three charming restaurants overlooking scenic bays and waterways. The cost is $69. Stomp at the DuPont Theater  On Saturday, Feb. 22, enjoy this unique experience for all ages as an eight-member troupe fills the stage with magnificent rhythms. The cost is $99. For more information, or to register, contact Corporate and Community Programs at 259-6361 or visit www.dtcc.edu/continuing-education/personal-enrichment/owens-campus/travel-culture.


Ham/Turkey Shoot The Ellendale Ruritan Ham/Turkey Shoot will take place at the Georgetown/Ellendale VFW. Sign up starts at 10:30 a.m., shooting starts at 11. Cancellations will be made by 9 a.m. Refreshments will be for sale by the VFW. Schedule - Jan. 25, Feb. 22, March 22, April 26. Rain dates - Feb. 1, March 1, March 29, May 3. For cancellations, call 249-7025.

Stamp Show at Civic Center The Eastern Shore Stamp Club will hold its 53rd annual stamp show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 9, at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center in Salisbury. The show will feature stamp frame displays and exhibits, a dealer bourse and free stamps and activities for kids. In addition to stamps, coins and postcards will also be available for sale. Admission is free. For more information, call Bert Raymond at 410-208-2929 or e-mail the club at esstampclub@yahoo.com.

Hunting & Fishing Show & Sale A Vintage Hunting & Fishing Show & Sale will be held on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Reagan/Watson Auction Building, 115 N. Washington St., Milford. Join us for a day of looking over vintage hunting and fishing related memorabilia. Also buy, sell or trade with vendors at the show or find out what a vintage piece you have is worth. On display will be the most complete Delaware Hunting/Fishing license collection known. Hunting/Fishing licenses, old lures and tackle, shell boxes, powder tins, advertising items, decoys, oyster cans and other miscellaneous items related to hunting and fishing will be for sale. Food will also be available. For more information or to rent an 8 table, call Mike Pusey at 448-6467 or 875-9061.