Bulletin Board
Thursday, March 20, 2014
 
ALL ABOUT SEAFORD

Lions final variety show After 75 years, the Seaford Lions will present their final variety show, Thanks for the Memories, at Seaford High School, 7:30 nightly on March 20, 21, 22. Tickets are $7 each and on sale at Bank of Delmarva, Nanticoke Automotive and Home Team Realty.

Annual geranium sale The Western Sussex Branch of AAUW is taking orders for their annual geranium sale to raise scholarship money for a local high school student, a Del Tech student going on for an advanced degree, and a Delaware Space Academy student. Lakeside Greenhouse in Laurel will again provide the best quality plants. Available colors include red, white, pink, salmon and fuchsia. The price for each 6-inch pot is $4.50. To order, call 629-4619 or contact any AAUW member by March 21. The plants will be available for pick up at the West Seaford Elementary School parking lot (across from the old Seaford Golf and County Club) or Nanticoke Senior Center on Saturday, April 26 between 8 and 11 a.m. Geraniums left at 11, will be sold to the public.

Soup and Sandwich Luncheon Concord United Methodist Church will host a Soup and Sandwich Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 5, at the Community House. A variety of homemade soups will be available including chicken noodle, peas and dumplings, lima bean and vegetable beef. Sandwiches include BBQ beef on a bun, chicken salad and grilled cheese. Assorted desserts and beverages will also be for sale. Eat in or carry out. Concord UMC is located at 25322 Church Rd., just off Concord Rd (Rt. 20 east) near Seaford. For more information, call 628-8114.

Family Fun Night Join us for Family Fun Night at the Western Seaford Boys and Girls Club in Seaford. Enjoy open pool with floats, themed arts and crafts, fun physical activities in the gym, low cost refreshments and much more. Select Fridays: April 11, 7 to 9 p.m. - Spring into Family Night May 9, 7 to 9 p.m. - Cinco de Mayo June 6, 7 to 9 p.m. - Summer Fun For more information, call Amanda at 262-9459.

Miss and Little Miss Seaford The Miss and Little Miss Pageant will be held on March 28.  Applications are now at Home Team Realty. We are accepting only 12 Little Miss contestants.   The entrance fee will be $10 per contestant. Miss Seaford contestants will not need to produce a talent this year.

Spring Basket Bingo Nanticoke Senior Center will offer Spring Basket Bingo on Thursday, April 10. Doors open at 6 p.m., and games start at 7. There will be many special baskets, extra games, raffle items, a silent auction and over 30 chances to win a prize.  Prizes include Longaberger baskets, Thirty-One bags and Vera Bradley bags. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Tickets may be purchased at the center or online at www.nanticokeseniorcenter.com.

Bingo at the Elks Lodge Bingo at the Seaford Elks Lodge is held every Wednesday night. Doors open at 5:30 and play begins at 7. Cash prizes up to the maximum allowed by law. Bingo is also played the third Sunday of every month with doors opening at 12:30 p.m. and play beginning at 2.

DAR Mary Vining news DAR Mary Vining now has a website, darmaryvining.org. The guest speaker will be announced at a later date for the meeting at 10:15 a.m. on Saturday, April 12, at the Seaford Library. DAR Mary Vining will have a field trip with CAR chapter on Saturday, May 3. Contact a member for more information. Delaware DAR State DAR meeting will be held at the Hilton Christina on Saturday, May 10. President General of DAR, Lynn Forney Young from Texas, will be the honored guest speaker.

Underground Railroad exhibit The Seaford Museum presents a new exhibit, The Underground Railroad in the Nanticoke Headwaters Area and Harriet Tubman and the Tilly Escape, in the Seaford Museums Webb Room. The exhibit, which runs through May, showcases information on Harriet Tubman and the Tilly Escape, the only documented slave escape led by Harriet Tubman in the state of Delaware and the headwaters of the Nanticoke River which border her home county of Dorchester in the state of Maryland. The Tilly Escape is said to be one of Harriets most complicated and clever escape attempts. Also showcased are other cases of slaves in the area who escaped to freedom through the Underground Railroad. The exhibit may be viewed during the Seaford Museums public hours Thursday through Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. The museum is located at 203 High St., in the old Post Office building. Admission is $5 for adults and children 12 and under are free when accompanied by an Adult. Admission for Seaford Historical Society members is free. For more information, contact the Seaford Historical Society office at 628-9828 or seafordsociety@verizon.net.

Seaford Gallery 107 art classes The following classes are scheduled for March. Details are provided online at nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html. The gallery is open 1 to 6 p.m. Thursdays, 1 to 7 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Tuesday, March 25 and Thursday, March 27, 6:30 to 10 p.m. - Carve Peter Cottontail with Bob Larkin. $50, all tools/supplies provided. Saturday, March 29, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Childrens Art Class with Karen Owens, ages 10 to 14, $40, includes supplies and light lunch. Ongoing Classes Mondays: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Impressionistic Oil Painting with Linda Steere, $90/month, $80 members. No class on March 31. Wednesdays: 6 to 8 p.m. - Watercolor with Nancy Laprad, in her home. $55 public, $50 members. Fridays: 9 to 11 a.m. - Canvas and Coffee with Tammy Kearney and Nancy Laprad. $5.

Gospel concert at Senior Center On Saturday, June 14, Nanticoke Senior Center 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 Thomas Slaughter. Special guest Jimmy Hoppa will serve as master of ceremonies. Tickets, which are $15 each, may be purchased at the center or online at www.nanticokeseniorcenter.com.

ALL ABOUT LAUREL

Kindergarten visitation Laurel School District parents of incoming 2014-2015 kindergarten students are invited to a visitation at Dunbar Elementary on Monday, March 24 at 9:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. For questions, call 875-6140. 

Changing Fates Equine Rescue Changing Fates Equine Rescue presents its first annual 5K Run/Walk, Running for a Change, on Sunday, March 23, at Trap Pond in Laurel. For details, visit www.seashorestriders.com.

Nanticoke presentation rescheduled A discussion program on the Nanticoke Indians has been rescheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26, in the Carpenter Community Room of the Laurel Public Library.  Sterling Street, director of the Nanticoke Indian Museum in Millsboro will discuss the tribe from the time of Capt. John Smith in 1608 to the present. He will talk about their habitat, spirituality, migration and relations with the colony of Maryland, as well as the museum and powwow of today. The program will last for approximately one hour with time for questions. Adults and children ages 14 and up are invited. For more information, email normajean.fowler@lib.de.us or visit www.laurel.lib.de.us.

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.

Miss and Little Miss Laurel The Miss and Little Miss Laurel Pageant will be held on April 11. Applications are available at Laurel Town Hall, 201 Mechanic St, Laurel, Monday-Friday between 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. The first 15 Little Miss Laurel and the first 12 Miss Laurel applications received will be accepted.

Dessert Theatre Fundraiser The Laurel Wesleyan Homeschool Co-op Theatre Troupe presents a Dessert Theatre Fundraiser featuring an original play, Timely Journey, at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 11, at Laurel Wesleyan Church. Tickets, which include the show and ice cream, are $5 per person, ages 3 and under are free. Also featured are performances by the Laurel Wesleyan Homeschool Co-op Mime Troupe and the Co-op Choir. There will be a dessert bar and silent auction. Tickets are available at the door, at the church or by contacting Rebecca Jones at 628-3414.

Chicken and Dumpling Dinner Centenary UMW in Laurel will sponsor an all-you-can-eat Chicken and Dumpling Dinner and dessert from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 12, in the Dining Hall. Cost is $12 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 12, and free for ages 6 and under. Take-outs and sweet booth available. 

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. Laurel Library Adult programs AARP Tax Preparers  Free of charge. By appointment only, through March 27. Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. To schedule an appointment, call 875-3184. Computer How-to - One-on-one help with many 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 from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. For more information, email normajean.fowler@lib.de.us or call 875-3184. Happy Knitters - Knitting is alive and well at the library at 10:30 on Thursday mornings. Bring in a needlework project to work on and join the group. Learn to Knit Workshop - Monthly knitting workshop, 6 p.m., last Thursday of each month. For beginners to intermediates. Bring yarn and size 7 needles. For more information, email normajean.fowler@lib.de.us or call 875-3184. Life in Laurel - An informal discussion in the round, the last Thursday of each month. Come March 27. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the meeting runs from 6:30 to 7:45. This is a place for folks to ask about Laurel and share life stories. Programs are generated by participants. For more information, email normajean.fowler@lib.de.us or call 875-3184. Pageturner Book Club - The Pageturner Book Club meets the second Thursday of each month, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Join us as we discuss our readings. For more information, email normajean.fowler@lib.de.us or call 875-3184. 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. Light refreshments and conversation. Call Wenona for details at 875-3184. Tech Talk  Jack the Tech Guy gives expert answers to your tech questions, simple to stumpers. Every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday evening, 5 to 7 p.m., and Wednesday noon to 2 p.m. For more information, call the library at 875-3184. Youth programs For all youth program information, call Ms. Tameca at 875-3184 or email tameca.beckett@lib.de.us. Buckets, Bolts & Electrodes  Tweens! This new tech club for young people ages 8 to 12, meets 3 to 4 p.m., the first Thursday every month. Dont miss the fun on March 6. Girls Get IT (Information Technology) - A girls only tech club for Teens and Tweens that meets the third Thursday of each month at the Digital Media Lab. The next meeting is from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on March 20. JumpBunch  Preschool & Early Elementary activity, third Friday every month, October through April. Join us at the library from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., March 21, for a free sports and exercise program for little ones. No registration. Builds coordination, balance and confidence. Preschool Storytime - Come join Ms. Pat and Ms. Tameca in the Story Room every Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. Children and caregivers will enjoy exploring books, music, games and crafts.

ALL ABOUT BETHEL

Bethel Charge Church Fundraiser Bethel Charge Church Fundraiser will include a Chinese Auction and live auction on Saturday, April 5, at the Laurel Grange Hall, 10912 County Seat Hwy., Rt. 9. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the auction starts at 6. Grab a hot dog and some dessert and join us for a fun night. There will be some great things available.

Eat at Laurel Pizzeria Help the Bethel Historical Society on the second Wednesday of every month by eating at the Laurel Pizzeria between 5 and 9 p.m. Ten percent of your check will be donated to the Bethel Historical Society. Eat in or carry out. You must bring in a special coupon to receive the ten percent off. For more information, call 877-0660.

ALL ABOUT DELMAR

Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser An all-you-can-eat Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 21, at Snethen United Methodist Church Community Hall. Cost is $8 for adults, $3 for children (ages 3 and under are free). Dinner includes spaghetti, salad, rolls, beverage and dessert. Carry-outs available. Snethen UMC is located on Delmar Road (Rt. 54 West), Mardela Springs, Md.

Chicken and Crust Dinner St. Stephens UMC, 101 East State Street, Delmar, Del., will hold a Chicken and Crust Dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 22. Cost is $12 for adults, $5 for kids ages 4 to 12 and free for kids ages 3 and under. The dinner will be held in Camelot Hall next to the church on East State Street in Delmar. Yourre invited to join us for Friend Sunday on March 30: 9 a.m. Contemporary Praise Service; 9:30 a.m. adult Sunday school classes; 10 a.m. young adult, children, youth Sunday school; 11 a.m. traditional worship and Kidz Church. Then at 12 noon, we will have an After-Church Social. Stay and enjoy some lunch. Meet our pastor, Rev. Phyllis Walton, and members of our congregation. For more information, call 443-614-0935.

Alumni Associations annual meeting The Delmar Alumni Association will hold its annual meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 24, in the Delmar High School library. Delmar alumni are encouraged to attend this annual meeting, which is open to the public.

Double Basket Bingo Extravaganza A Double Basket Bingo Extravaganza to benefit girls sports at Delmar High School will be held at the Delmar VFW Post #8276 in Delmar, Md., on Saturday, March 29. Doors open at 11 a.m. Pizza will be available for purchase for lunch. Session one begins at 1 p.m. Session two begins after dinner. Intermission features a free catered dinner of ham/crab cake/chicken. Regular games are filled with Pampered Chef items. Specials/jackpots are filled with a Coach or Dooney Bourke purse. Over $30,000 worth of Longaberger prizes. For more information and tickets which are $55 each ($65 at the door), call 410-726-7450 (Ronnie) or, after 5 p.m., call 443-235-4463 (Nancy).

Quarter Auction A Quarter Auction to benefit the Delmar Band Boosters will be held on Saturday, March 29, at Delmar Middle and High School. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the auction starts at 6:30. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door. For tickets and more information, contact Cindy at 410-202-9649 or 302-280-6216.

DHS presents musical Delmar High School will present the musical, The Music Man, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 3 and Friday, April 4 and at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 5. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Contact the office for more information at 846-9544.

Chicken and Dumpling Dinner The Ladies Auxiliary for Delmar VFW 8276 is holding a Chicken and Dumpling Dinner from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 30, at the post home located at 200 W. State St., Delmar, Md. Carry-outs will be available. Tickets are $12.  Advance tickets can be purchased at the post home or by calling Phyllis at 846-3871 or the VFW at 410-896-3722.  Proceeds will be used to purchase a bench for veterans to use at one of the area VA clinics.

BBQ dinner fundraiser Delmar Wesleyan Church will holds its annual EM-INGS BBQ dinner fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 12. Carry-outs only. The church is located at 800 E. East St., Delmar, Md. To purchase tickets, contact Jim Littleton at 875-1153 or 430-9812.

Delmar Public Library Free income tax preparation provided by local AARP volunteers continues this month. Appointments begin at 9:30 a.m. and can be made by calling the library. Space is very limited. This program will continue Thursdays, March 20, and 27. 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, March 24, 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. The Friends of the Delmar Public Library will meet on Thursday, March 20, at 7 p.m. Join the Friends and support the library. Friday Friendly Folk meet on March 21, and 28 at 1:30 p.m. This adult group discusses books, listens to presentations by local experts, and shares life lessons. On Friday, March 21, is an open discussion. Bring a news story or topic to discuss. On March 28, the discussion centers on April Fools Day. Preschool children and their parents or caregivers can attend story time Wednesday, March 26, 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, March 25, at 3:30 p.m. Compete with your friends. Want to homeschool your children, but dont know how or even where to start? Homeschool 101 workshop will be held on Saturday, March 29, at 10 a.m. Learn from the experts, discover library resources, and meet new people who share your passion. For more information on these programs, call the library at 846-9894 or stop in. Program information is also available online at delmarpubliclibrary.org or on Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest or email delmar.library@lib.de.us.

New location for Alumni Banquet The 12th Annual Delmar Alumni Association banquet will be held on Saturday, April 26, at the Delmar Fire Hall. Social hour will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by a ham, fried chicken and crab cake dinner at 6:30. A highlight of the evening will be recognition of the 2014 scholarship recipients, who will be special guests at the event. Cost is $25 per person. Alumni members are asked to donate items for the live and Chinese auctions that will be held during the banquet. Proceeds from the auctions help support the scholarship fund. For more information, contact Gary Riley at 846-3846.

ALL ABOUT GREENWOOD

Greenwood Library fundraiser On Wednesday, March 26, from 3 p.m. to closing, the Friends of the Greenwood Public Library invite you to support the library while enjoying a meal at Smiths Family Restaurant in Greenwood. No coupon is needed to participate; a percentage of your purchase will go to the Friends of the Greenwood Library.

BBQ Beef and Chicken Dinner The veterans of Greenwood Memorial VFW Post 7478 at 2 Governors Ave., Greenwood, will hold their annual Spring BBQ Beef and Chicken Dinner on Sunday, March 30. Serving is from noon to 3 p.m. and carry-outs will be available. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 4 to 6, and free for children under age 4.  Proceeds benefit the VFW Post 7478 and its programs. For more information, contact Sr. Vice Commander Harold Mullins at 670-6695.Antiques Appraisal Fair Are you interested in the value of a family heirloom or yard sale purchase? Do you enjoy watching Antiques Roadshow? If so, come to the Friends of the Greenwood Librarys Antiques Appraisal Fair on Saturday, April 12, starting at noon. Tickets for appraisals should be purchased before the event and the cost is $5 per item appraised. Those who purchase appraisal tickets will have free admission to the event. Those who would like to attend may purchase an admission ticket for $5, either in advance or at the door. Tickets are available at the Greenwood Library or through any member of the Friends of the Greenwood Library. If appraisal times are still available, tickets may be purchased at the door on the day of the event, but to ensure that your items will be appraised, advance ticket purchase is recommended. The program, which should run 3 to 4 hours, will be held at the Greenwood VFW Hall. All antiques and collectibles will be expertly appraised in a group lecture-type format by Evard B. Hall, Auctions and Appraisals, of Greenwood; Louis and Shirley ONeal of ONeals Antiques in Laurel; and Gary Manlove of Manloves Choice Antiques of Greenwood. Appraisals will be conducted on a first-come, first-served basis, and all appraisals are verbal and non-binding. Refreshments prepared by the Friends of the Greenwood Library will be available for purchase. Proceeds will be used by the Friends to continue their support of the activities and programs of the Greenwood Library.For more information, contact the Greenwood Library at 349-5309.

Tai Chi, Line Dance classes The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center is offering complimentary Tai Chi and Line Dance Classes during the month of March. For more information or to register for a class, call site manager, Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237.

Join the Greenwood 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 Due to lack of participation, Greenwood Cheer Activity Center will no longer host a Cancer Support Group. For more information, call Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237.

Rotary plans Pig Pickin Hoedown The Harrington-Greenwood-Felton Rotary (Hub Club) will host a Pig Pickin Hoedown at the Harrington Parks & Recreation Center (the former Armory), Liberty Street, Harrington, on Saturday, May 10, from 6:30 to 10 p.m.  

The menu will feature roast pork with all the fixings plus BBQ chicken, desserts and beverages. There will be music and dancing, a corn hole contest, silent and live auctions and more. Tickets, which are $20, are available from any Rotary member or by calling Mary at 270-6589. Proceeds benefit the Hub Clubs community service projects.

ALL ABOUT BRIDGEVILLE

Auxiliary hosting Basket Bingo The Bridgeville Fire Company Auxiliary will be hosting a Basket Bingo on April 9, at the Bridgeville Fire Hall. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with games starting at 7 p.m. The grand door prize is the Large Hamper. There will be door prizes between every game, a 50/50 drawing, basket raffles and FREE refreshments during intermission. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. For tickets or more information please telephone: 337-7429 or 337-7446.

Bridgeville Library Visit our new website at www.bridgevillelibrary.com and like our Facebook page. All programming is free and open to everyone. Contact Karen Johnson, director, for more information at 337-7401, ext. 101. Lap Sit - Wednesdays, 10 a.m. for ages 3 months to 2 years. Story time - Tuesdays, 11 a.m. for ages 2 to 4 and Thursdays, 11 a.m. for ages 4 to 6. Family Nights - Third Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. - April 15 - Easter Extravaganza - crafts and light refreshments; May 20 - Under the Big Top Fun Spring into your Library Family Festival on Saturday, April 26 - Join us for a fantastic day featuring Sussex County libraries, Woodbridge Little League, WYSA, Bridgeville Senior Center, Woodbridge PTO and clubs, and more who will be here to raise awareness and funds. There will be something for everyone. Sherwood Amusements Carnival will be here from 4 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, April 24 (Hometown Night), 4 to 9 p.m. on Friday, April 25 and all day Saturday, April 26 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Food For Thought Computer Skills, E-reader, and Genealogy Programs - Each month the library offers a variety of programs. Dates vary; check our Facebook page or website for details. Teen Programming on Tuesdays - April 1 - Spiral into Spring at our Teen Game-O-Rama Night (5:30 to 7 p.m.) April 22  Teen Movie Night/Book Discussion, Enders Games, (5 to 7 p.m.) May 6  Introduction to Chess for Tween/Teens (5:30 to 6:30 p.m.) May 13  Introduction to Chess for Tween/Teens, part two (5:30 to 6:30 p.m.) Saturday, May 24  Tween/Teens Chess Tournament (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) Meeting Room Rental Opportunities - The library meeting room has a 200 person capacity; it includes a projector, screen, and microphones. Organizations wishing to rent the meeting room should call the library for availability. The meeting room cannot be used for personal events such as birthday parties, baby showers, etc. Fees are: Full Day (more than 4 hours) - for-profit: $150; non-profit: $50; Half Day (less than 4 hours) - for-profit: $75; non-profit: $50. Library closings - Easter: April 18-19; Memorial Day: May 26.

ALL ABOUT GEORGETOWN

Pancake Supper A Pancake Supper will be held this Friday, March 21, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at Providence United Methodist Church of Georgetown. Directions: From Rt. 113 & Shortly Road (Police station), turn west on Shortly, travel 2 miles, the church is on the left. Donations are welcome. There will be pancakes, sausage, scrapple, scrambled eggs and fried potatoes plus drinks and desserts. Call 856-6178 or 542-6171 for more information. 

Hospice Beef and Brew fundraiser Delaware Hospices annual Beef and Brew fundraiser will be held from 6:30 to 10 p.m. on Friday, March 21, at the Georgetown CHEER Center. Guests will enjoy the live music of The Funsters, catering by Lighthouse Catering, beer sponsored by Banks Wines & Spirits and the Starboard Restaurant, and bidding on prizes in the raffles and silent auction. Delaware Hospice invites you to support the event through sponsorships or donations of auction items. Tickets are $50 per person and at the door. Contact Peggy Dolby, 302-746-4666 or pdolby@delawarehospice.org for tickets or sponsorship information, or visit www.delawarehospice.org.

Players season tickets The 41st season of Possum Point Players is full of mystery, music, mayhem, maternity and merriment! 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 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.

ALL ABOUT GALESTOWN

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.

ALL ABOUT FEDERALSBURG

Romeo and Juliet performance Do you love the story of Romeo and Juliet, but struggle with the language of Shakespeare? The Maryland Shakespeare Company will present a hip, modern version of this classic love story at the Federalsburg branch of the Caroline County Library at 7:15 p.m. on Thursday, March 20. Admission is free.Georgetown events

LEGO Free-Build Program The librarys popular LEGO free-build program for kids grade K-8 continues 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. (March 25). This program is free; no registration is required. For more information, visit www.carolib.org or call 410-479-1343.

ALL ABOUT MEETINGS

Sussex Pomona Grange meeting Sussex Pomona Grange #3 will meet on Thursday, March 20, at the Broad Creek Grange, 11198 County Seat Rd., Laurel. A covered dish dinner will be held at 6:30 p.m. Guest speaker is professional interpreter, Lois Steel. Host is Midland Grange #27. For information, contact Barbara Wright, acting secretary, at 629-7251.

Republican Womens Club meeting The Seaford Republican Womens Club (SRWC) will meet on Thursday, March 27, at Pizza King on Stein Highway in Seaford. The business meeting starts at 10:30 a.m. The goals and objectives outlined by Charles Copeland, chairman of the Republican Party for Delaware, are being followed. The theme is Delaware and our nation need unity from all. State Auditor, Tom Wagner, will speak at 11 a.m. Wagner is running for re-election this year and will talk about policies and problems within the department that need to be handled. Lunch will be served at noon with individuals ordering from the menu. The meeting is open to the public. No reservations are needed. More information is available by calling Marty Mickles, SRWC president, at 536-1348.

Safe Boating Class The Nanticoke River Sail and Power Squadron will present a Basic Safe Boat-ing Class from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Satur- day, April 19, at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club located at the marina in Blades. Come to pre-registration at the marina from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 12, to receive your student manual. This class is a Boat Delaware course taught by Nanticoke River Sail & Power Squadron instructors. All students must be a minimum of 12 years of age to attend. There must be a minimum of five students per class or class may be cancelled or rescheduled. Cost is $20 per person or $30 for up to three in the same family. For more information, contact Ron Dejewski at 536-7226 or Rob Hutton at 628-0312.

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.  For more information about Ad Hoc, contact Roger Ault at 226-1118 or rogerault@comcast.net.

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.

Knitting group meeting 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 Rt. 9 and Sand Hill Road. The next meeting is on Wednesday, April 2. Lunch is available. New members are always welcome. For details, call Diane at 302-228-0235.

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.

Stamp Club meets monthly The Sussex County Stamp Club meets the second Wednesday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. Johns Hall, The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, 307 Federal St., Milton. Anyone with an interest in stamp collecting is invited to join. There is a stamp auction every meeting.

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.

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.

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.

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) 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. No reservations are needed.

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

ALL ABOUT TRIPS

Trip to see Man of La Mancha Heritage Shores in Bridgeville is sponsoring a bus trip to see Man of La Mancha, at the Dupont Theatre on Saturday, March 29. Cost for bus and show is $105. Lunch at Iron Hill Brewery. Call Sue Lipinski at 956-0469.

Delmar Alumni offers trips The Delmar Alumni Association is offering the following trip for alumni, family and friends. 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 Widowed Persons trips The Seaford WPS is offering the following trips: Sight & Sound, March 26 - See 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 info, call Fran at 629-4416.

Trip to see Moses The Laurel Senior Center is offering a trip to Sight & Sound to see Moses on Thursday, May 22. Cost is $102 and includes transportation, show and a meal at Shady Maple. For more information, contact the Laurel Senior Center at 875-2536.

AARP #1376 offers trips Salisbury AARP #1376 is offering the following trips: April 6 - 2016 Cherry Blossoms on The Spirit Ship out of Washington, D.C. Contact E. Seaton, 410-742-6684. May 19-24 - 2014 Golden Isles of Georgia, Charleston, S.C. and Savannah with meal at Paula Deens and show at the Savannah Theater. Contact J. Shockley at 410-749-6093.

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.

AARP offers trip AARP 915 is offering a trip to Rhode Island, Cape Cod, Marthas Vineyard, Boston and the Seaside Villages of Bostons North Shore on Sept. 3-10. Sign up fee is $75 and the balance is due in July. Limited seats are available. For more information, contact Diana at 410-754-8189.

Trip to South Carolina, Georgia The Greenwood Cheer Activity Center will host a 6 day-5 night motor coach trip to Charleston, S.C. and Savannah, Ga., from Oct. 13-18. Cost is $579 per person (double occupancy). Package includes 5 nights lodging including overnights, 5 breakfasts, southern-style buffet lunch at Paula Deens Lady & Sons Restaurant, 2 full course dinners, guided tours of Savannah and Charleston, Patriots Point Tour including the USS Yorktown and Congressional Medal of Honor Museum, Boone Hall Plantation Home & Gardens, River Street District, Charleston City Market, souvenir gift, luggage handling, all taxes and meal gratuities and motor coach transportation. A $50 deposit is due upon sign up to confirm your reservation. The trip is open to the public. For more information or to register, call site manager, Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237.

THINGS TO DO ELSEWHERE

Equine Council scholarship dinner The Delaware Equine Councils Annual Scholarship Awards Dinner will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, March 22, at the Harrington Moose Lodge. The event will feature dinner, scholarship awards, cash bar, silent and live auction, and raffle.  Tickets are $30 per person. Group discounts are available. Deadline for tickets is March 15. They can be purchased at Chicks, Harrington, or contact Mark Stevens at Mark3545@gmail.com, Stan at 302-684-3966 or Kathy at 302-670-7358.  Donated items and gift certificates for the silent and live auction are appreciated. Visit www.delawareequinecouncil.org.

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 - March 22, April 26. Rain dates - March 29, May 3. For cancellations, call 249-7025.

Amateur Radio class The Sussex County Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) will offer a Technician Amateur Radio class on Saturday, March 29 and Sunday, March 30 at Sussex Tech in Georgetown. The course is open to anyone interested in obtaining an Amateur Radio (Ham) license. Attendees must purchase a study guide and study it prior to the class. The class will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and from 8 a.m. to noon on Sunday, ending with the administration of the FCC Amateur Radio license exam. The charge for the test and exam is $20 to cover costs of instructional and testing expenses and fees. For more information or to register, contact Dell Palmer (K3AXR) at k3axr@arrl.net or 410-208-3328.

AYCE Wing Dinner Eldorado-Brookview VFD will hold an AYCE Wing Dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday, March 28. Cost is $15 and includes four flavors of wings, hot dogs, french fries and iced tea. Beer will be available for an additional cost.  The Eldorado-Brookview VFD also has a monthly breakfast buffet on the third Sunday of each month (September through June) from 7 to 11 a.m. Cost is $8 and includes AYCE pancakes, eggs, scrapple, sausage, bacon, potatoes, cream chipped beef, omelets, fruit and drinks.  For more information, call 410-943-4004 or visit www.ebvfd.org. 

Heroes Haven Cash Bash A chance to win $250 every 15 minutes for 4 hours! The event will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 29, at the Sharptown Firemens Memorial Building. $25 ticket includes chance to win plus dinner, draft beer, sodas and water. Blackjack tables, cake wheel, instant bingos and raffles also available. Need not be present to win. For tickets or information, call Ray 410-215-9354 or Hank 443-359-3400. Proceeds will benefit Heroes Haven, a local program that brings wounded heroes to the Eastern Shore for hunting and hospitality. For more information, visit www.heroeshaven218.org.

Rock n Roll Dance for Alzheimers John Wood is hosting a Rock n Roll Dance Party to benefit the Alzheimers Association, Delaware Valley Chapter, at the Roxana Fire Hall on Saturday, April 5, from 7 to 11 p.m. Join us for a night of jitterbug, shag, line dancing and reminiscing with the oldies. Tickets are $10 per person in advance or $20 per person at the door. BYOB and snacks. Contact John at 410-733-6653 or johnlwood2@aol.com to make your reservations.

CHEER Eco Fair Join us for the first annual CHEER Eco Fair at the Coastal Leisure Center in Ocean View on Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Green vendors are needed to participate and show their love for Mother Earth. For more information, contact Yolanda at 539-2671 or ygallego@cheerde.com.

Pig Pickin fundraiser There will be a Pig Pickin at the Harrington Parks & Recreation Center on Liberty Street, Harrington, from 6:30 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, May 1. Enjoy roast pork with all the fixings, BBQ chicken, desserts and beverage plus music and dancing, silent and live auctions and more. Tickets are $20 per person; call 302-270-6589. Proceeds benefit the Harrington-Greenwood-Felton Rotary Clubs community service projects.

25th Anniversary Stamp Show The Sussex County Stamp Club will hold its 25th anniversary stamp show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Milton Fire Department on Saturday, May 3. The show will feature a number of well recognized dealers and there will be a postal booth operated by the USPS branch in Milton. For the first time, there are two cancellation hand stamps designed by the club for this occasion - a 25th anniversary cancel and the Horseshoe Crab Festival 2014. There will also be Duck stamps, US stamps and stamps from around the world. There will be door prizes every hour. Admission is free. For more information, contact Bruce McKinney at sussexcostampclub@inbox.com or visit sites.google.com/site/sussexcountystampclub/.

Annual Senior Art Exhibit All artists age 50 and over are invited to exhibit their artwork at Delaware Technical Community Colleges 23rd Annual Statewide Senior Art Exhibit beginning April 28. Information packets are available, and can be obtained by calling Corporate and Community Programs at 302-259-6361. The Statewide Senior Art Exhibit displays recent painting/work of art in oil, watercolor, acrylics, pastels, charcoal, photography, sculpture (metal/stone), pottery, stained glass, woodcarving, ceramics, and other. Ribbons are awarded in each category. No more than two entries are allowed per person in the exhibit. Bring artwork to the Carter Partnership Center on Monday, April 14, between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. For more information, or to register, contact Corporate and Community Programs at the number listed above or visit www.dtcc.edu/continuing-education/personal-enrichment/owens-campus/travel-culture.