ALL ABOUT SEAFORD
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.
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.
Easter Eggstravaganza Diamond State Empire Entertainment, Diamond in Da Ruff Entertainment and SOM Muzik Group will host a free community-wide Easter Eggstravaganza event from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 12, at Soroptomist Park in Seaford. This youth event will include an Easter egg hunt, crafts and games for kids and picnic food. Contact Amy Shuey at email@example.com for more information.
Gallery 107 art classes The following classes are scheduled for the month of April at Gallery 107 in Seaford. Details are provided online at our website, nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html. The gallery is open from 1 to 6 p.m. on Thursdays, 1 to 7 p.m. on Fridays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays. Saturday, April 12 - 10 to 11:30 a.m. - Zentangle class for children ages 8 to 14 with Claudia Leister, a certified Zentangle teacher. $25 includes supplies. This is a new art form in drawing repetitive patterns to create beautiful images. Ongoing classes Mondays - 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Impressionistic Oil Painting with Linda Steere, $90/month, $80 members. 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.
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.
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.
Books & Bling Fundraiser Support the Seaford Library during its Books & Bling Fundraiser, a critical matching funds grant challenge. Visit the library from 3 to 7 p.m. on Monday, April 14, when Silpada Jewelry, which is .925 sterling silver and hand-crafted, will be on display in the Allen Room. The deadline for orders is April 21. Jewelry will arrive in time for Mothers Day. If you are unable to view the jewelry at the library, browse online and place an order at www.mysilpada.com/cindy.richards. For phone orders, call Cindy Richards at 690-0751. For more information about the library fund campaign, call Janet Messick at 629-4637.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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
Laurel Lions 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.
Dinner at Christ the Cornerstone A dinner featuring baked ziti with meat, salad, bread, beverage and dessert will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 5, at Christ the Cornerstone Community Church, 28714 Seaford Rd., Laurel. Cost is $8 at the door. Everyone is welcome to join us in a fabulous meal and fellowship.
Town Hall Meeting There will be an important Town Hall Meeting from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 5, at New Zion United Methodist Church in Laurel. A representative from the Sussex County Social Services department along with community members will be addressing current issues facing our community and brainstorming ways to intervene. For more information, contact Wayne Hooper at 875-0492 or the Rev. Elaine Ayres at 875-0727. Fish Sandwich Sale The Outreach Team of New Zion UMC is sponsoring a Fish Sandwich sale at noon on Saturday, April 5. The cost is $5 and includes chips. For more information, contact Amy Handy at 875-4263.
Miss and Little Miss Pageant returns After a one year hiatus, the Miss and Little Miss Laurel Pageant is coming back. The annual Miss Laurel Pageant was first held in 1950 and was sponsored by the Laurel Exchange Club every year until 2012 .The Little Miss Laurel Pageant was added in 1955. When the Laurel Exchange Club disbanded in 2012, the annual event was offered to local civic clubs but no group came forward. In 2013, for the first time, there was no Miss or Little Miss Laurel. Thanks to the Laurel Lioness Club, the Miss Laurel tradition will go on again. The Lioness are pleased to announce that the 2014 Miss and Little Miss Laurel Pageant will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 11, at the Laurel High School. Applications for the pageant may be picked up at the Laurel town office until March 27. The applications will be accepted at the Lions Club Headquarters, 311 S. Central Ave., Laurel, from 4 to 7 p.m., on March 27. The first 15 Little Miss applications will be accepted and the first 12 Miss Laurel applications will be accepted. Little Miss contestants must be 4-years-old through first grade. Contestants for Miss Laurel must be a high school freshman, sophomore or junior. All contestants must reside in the Laurel School District but do not need to attend Laurel High School. Everyone is invited to share in the return of this 62 year tradition.
Quarter Auction A Quarter Auction to benefit Charity Lodge #29 and Martha Rebekah Lodge #21 will be held at Laurel Baptist Church on Friday, April 11. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the auction begins at 6:30. Advance tickets are $10 and tickets at the door are $15. Refreshments will be available. For advance tickets, call 875-1154.
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.
Genealogy workshop rescheduled The African American Genealogy Workshop originally scheduled for Feb. 20, has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The workshop will consist of a morning instructional session on general genealogy skills with specific African American strategies, and a light lunch. In the afternoon, participants will have the opportunity to practice what they have learned in the morning session using online websites, or continue with their own research. A limited number of library laptop computers will be available for this use. Wi-Fi Internet is available for those with personal computers. Due to space and computer limitations, the audience will be limited to 20 participants. Pre-registration is required for all three sessions. To register for this program or for more information about genealogy research, email 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. Laureate Epsilon will receive 10% of the check to benefit Relay For Life. For more information, call 228-5800.
Annual Family Bike Rally The Trap Pond Partners 11th Annual Get in Gear Family Bike Rally will be held on Saturday, May 3, at Trap Pond State Park, Laurel. Registration and Bike Rodeo begin at 9 a.m. with the official kick-off at 10:30, at the Bald Cypress Nature Center. This is a family event with a minimal charge of $7 per person or $27 per family. Each rider will receive a complimentary event t-shirt and raffle ticket for many prizes. For more information, visit www.trappondpartners.net or call Betty Grossman at 875-5088.
Spring Craft Sale on May 10 The Laurel Fire Department Auxiliary will hold a Spring Craft Sale at the Laurel Fire Department on Saturday, May 10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. One table is $10 and each additional table is $5. Space is limited and payment must be reserved by May 1, to reserve your table. Breakfast and lunch will be available for purchase. For more information and reservations, contact Cindy Stevenson at email@example.com or Denise Steele at 228-4480 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Laurel Public Library The Laurel Public Library will be closed Easter Weekend - Friday, April 18 and Saturday, April 19. Adult programs and services African American Genealogy Introductory workshop, Thursday, April 17, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Emphasis will be on census records and other online resources that target African American records. Class size limited. Pre-registration requested. Light lunch provided. Morning session will be instructional and at the afternoon session participants may practice what has been learned or get individualized help with other genealogical projects. Limited number of library laptops available. Wi-Fi available for personal laptops. More info: email normajean.fowler@ lib.de.us or call 875-3184. Annual Friends Book Sale - April 21-23. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Our Book Sale will occupy the Mary Wootten Carpenter Room for three days during Spring Break. All proceeds support library programs for kids and teens, so come pick up a book, or a bag of books, at a great price! Computer How-to - One-on-One help with many skills involving the computer. Examples include: job search, resume, how to use mouse, setting up an email account, and navigating the internet. More info: 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., stay as long as you want until 2 p.m. More info: email normajean.fowler@ lib.de.us or call 875-3184. Friends of Laurel Public Library - You are welcome to attend the regular meeting of the Friends of Laurel Public Library, at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8. Find out about our fundraising events to support youth programming at the library. Happy Knitters - Bring in a project to work on (knit, crochet, needlepoint, etc.) and join the happy group at Laurel Public Library at 10:30 every Thursday morning. Learn to Knit Workshop - Monthly knitting workshop, 6 p.m, last Thursday each month. Beginners - Intermediates. Come in April 24, bring yarn and size 7 needles and well get you started. More info: email email@example.com or call 875-3184. Life in Laurel - informal discussion in the round, the last Thursday each month. Come April 24. Doors open 6 p.m. and the meeting is from 6:30 to 7:45. Its a place for folks to ask about Laurel and share life stories. Programs are generated by participants (newcomers and old-timers) not a speaker/lecture format. Every meeting is unique and always fun. More info: email normajean.fowler@ lib.de.us or call 875-3184. Pageturner Book Club - The Pageturner Book Club meets the second Thursday each month, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Join us April 10, as we discuss Thunderstruck by Erik Larson. More info: 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 welcome! Light refreshments and conversation. Call Wenona for details: 875-3184. Tai Chi Class Six week Introduction to Tai Chi for adults and seniors. Final session April 9, 10:30 11:45 a.m. Registration required. More info: email normajean.fowler@ lib.de.us or call 875-3184. Tech Talk Jack the Tech Guy gives expert answers to your tech questions, bring em in - simple to stumpers. Every Monday through Thursday evening: 5 to 7 p.m. and Tuesday and Wednesday: lunchtime from noon to 2 p.m. More info, call the library: 875-3184. Youth programs For all Youth program information call Ms. Tameca at 875-3184 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Buckets, Bolts & Electrodes tweens! Theres a cool tech club for young people ages 8-12. It meets 3 to 4 p.m. the first Thursday every month. Dont miss the fun April 3! Girls Get IT (Information Technology) - Girls Only tech club for teens and taweens, third Thursday every month. Meet at the Digital Media Lab, 3 to 4:30 p.m., April 17. JumpBunch Due to the holiday closing on the third Friday this month, JumpBunch will meet Wednesday, April 16. Preschool & Early Elementary activity - builds coordination, balance and confidence. Join us at the library at 10:30 to 11:30 a.m, for a free sports and exercise program for little ones. No registration. 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
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.
Longaberger/31 Basket Bingo A Longaberger/31 Basket Bingo to benefit the Delmar Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will be held on Thursday, April 10 at the Delmar Fire Department. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and games start at 7. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. For tickets, contact any Ladies Auxiliary member or call 846-2335 or 875-2195. Delmar spring clean-up days The town of Delmars spring clean-up days will take place between 7:30 a.m and 3 p.m. on the following days: Delmar, Del.- Thursday April 3 and Delmar, Md.- Tuesday, April 8 and Wednesday, April 9. To participate in the clean up, residents and civic organizations are asked to call the towns administrative office (410-896-2777 or 302-846-2664) no later than a week prior to the collection and provide the following: residents or organizations name, address or location and contact number, and a brief description of the items to be picked up. This special clean-up collection is only available to the towns current weekly garbage service customers. The following items are not eligible for collection: automobiles; oil, gas cans; riding lawn mowers; air conditioners; construction materials; large tree stumps; automotive parts; heavy machinery; tires; freezers, refrigerators; paint; sleep sofas; chemicals; any item containing freon. Limbs over three feet and not bundled will not be removed. Window frames will need to have the glass removed before it is picked up. Only one couch and one box spring and one mattress per household will be removed. Although there are two days scheduled per state, there will only be one pick up per location.
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.
Chicken Salad Sale St. Stephens United Methodist Church in Delmar will hold a Chicken Salad Sale to benefit the United Methodist Youth Fund. Pints are $7 each and quarts are $12 each. Chicken salad can be picked up on Saturday, April 12 from 11 a.m. to noon and Sunday, April 13 after church in Camelot Hall. Your support will help fund our youth mission trips to Appalachia and Honduras this summer.
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
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. Chicken BBQ opens April 25 The Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company Chicken BBQ opens April 25. We will be open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Oct. 5.
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.
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.
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.
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 Lions Show The Bridgeville Lions Club presents their 61st Annual Variety Show, Lions Do Duck Dynasty, on Friday and Saturday, April 11 and April 12, at Woodbridge High School Auditorium, Laws Street, Bridgeville. Show time is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 each and are available from any Bridgeville Lions Club member or at the door. Join us for an evening of family entertainment.
Womens Lions Club interest meeting All Bridgeville women are invited to attend an exploratory meeting on Wednesday, April 9, to see if there is interest in creating a Bridgeville Womens Lions Club. The meeting will be held at the Heritage Shores Clubhouse at 10 a.m. The presentation will be made by Mary Lee Phillips, district governor for District 22-D, of the International Association of Lions Clubs. If you plan to attend, call Ruth Skala at 858-1534. 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 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
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny Have Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at the Georgetown Fire Company from 7 a.m. to noon on Sunday, April 13. Breakfast will include assorted eggs, scrapple, bacon, sausage, pancakes, fruit, pastries/muffins and beverages. Cost is $8 for ages 13 and up, $4 for children ages 5 to 12 and free for children under 4. For more information, call Cathy at 745-5056 or Kim at 228-3619.
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
Basket Bingo The Federalsburg VFW will be hosting a Basket Bingo on Wednesday, April 9. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Games begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Sponsored by I.O.O.F. Hebron Lodge #14, to order tickets contact Charles Good at 629-2092 or Henry Tifft at 858-7588. Refreshments will be available. You must be 18 to play. The Longaberger Company is in no way connected or affiliated with this event.
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. (April 29). This program is free; no registration is required. For more information, visit www.carolib.org or call 410-479-1343.
ALL ABOUT MEETINGS
Sussex Bird Club Meeting The Sussex Bird Club (SBC) will meet at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 13, at Cadbury in Lewes. Speaker, Laura Chamberlin, from Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences, will talk about the newly formed, Celebrate Delaware Bay Network. Sussex Bird Club meetings are open to SBC members, those who are interested in becoming SBC members and all Cadbury residents.
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 group meets April 7 Ad Hoc Touring Company, affiliate of Possum Point Players meets the first Monday of each month at Possum Hall, 441 Old Laurel Rd., Georgetown. In belated celebration of St. Patricks Day, the group will read, Philadelphia, Here I Come!, the Irish comedy by Brian Friel, at its next meeting in the Green Room of Possum Hall, Georgetown, at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 7. Everyone attending will be invited to participate. For more information, call Roger Ault at 226-1118.
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. Lunch is available. New members are always welcome. For details, call Diane at 302-228-0235.
Coast Guard Auxiliary The Seaford U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-08 meets the first 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 email@example.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. Widowed Persons meeting The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting on Tuesday, April 15 at 12:15 p.m. at the Stargate Diner in Seaford. Guest speaker will be Kim Trivits of DAPI (Delaware Adolescents Program Inc.) All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend. Come by and join us. We enjoy the trips, lunches, dinners, etc. that we do.
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.
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
Seaford Widowed Persons trips The Seaford WPS is offering the following trip: 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.
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.
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
BBW and Admirers annual party BBW and Admirers Delaware State Chapter will host its annual party on Saturday, April 5, at Dover Downs, 1131 N. DuPont Hwy., Dover. Attendees will meet at 5:30 p.m., at the Festival Buffet. Dinner is $18.95 plus 20 percent gratuity per person or $16.95 with a Dover Card. After dinner, there will be free time in the casino. Guests will meet at 9 p.m. at the club Fire and Ice on the casino floor for drinks and dancing. For more information, contact Larry at 609-870-8853 or email firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com to make your reservations.
Art & Media Festival Worcester Prep School will hold an Art & Media Festival in the Guerrieri Library, 508 S. Main St., Historic Berlin, from 3 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 10. The public is invited to enjoy Upper School painting, photography, crafts, programming, video, graphics and much more. Contact the school for more information at 410-641-3575.
MHS Quarter Auction A Quarter Auction will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 11, in the Milford High School cafeteria, 1019 N. Walnut St., Milford. The event is sponsored by the MHS After Prom Committee to raise money to provide Milford High School students and their guests with a safe, alcohol free, parent chaperoned event after their prom. The Quarter Auction is fun for all ages. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door and include a bidding paddle and a $10 roll of quarters. A special drawing will be held for advance ticket sales. Vendors will be set up with cash and carry gift items. Food will be available throughout the evening and a 50/50 will be held. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Lynn Wilkins at 302-222-0257 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
AL holds Quarter Auction The Millsboro Art League (MAL) will hold a Quarter Auction at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 11, with doors opening at 5, at Millsboro Fire Hall. This event is a first for MALs effort to raise funds for childrens summer camp and other art programs. There will be several art works among the estimated 100 prizes to be offered. Local businesses have donated prizes, ranging from beach weekend accommodations to gift certificates for supermarkets, hair salons and more. To donate a prize for the event, call Debra Doucette at 302-228-9798. Refreshments will be available, including snacks and light dinner items. Admission is $10 for first paddle with additional paddles for $5 each and All-In paddles for $50. Since some prizes offered include alcoholic beverages, attendees must be 21 years or older. 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 email@example.com.
Annual war re-enactment The Fort Miles Historical Association and Cape Henlopen State Park will host the annual Delaware Goes to War Re-enactment from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 26. About 100 living historians in World War II uniforms will have period gear and drive in vintage vehicles. A WWII searchlight will be demonstrated, as well as artillery loading and firing at 11 a.m and 2:30 p.m. Participants will re-enact the 1945 surrender of the crew of a German U-Boat at Fort Miles. Speakers will talk about the Civil Air Patrol and Fort DuPont during WWII. Tours of Battery 519 will be conducted from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at a reduced price of $3. Docents will answer questions and provide information about how the big guns at Fort Miles targeted enemy surface ships. Visitors will have the opportunity to fire a 12-inch gun. The band WWTunes will perform in the orientation building at 11:15 a.m. and 2 p.m., playing music from the 1930s and 40s. At 3 p.m., a Wall of Honor Ceremony will be held in Battery 519. Food and drinks will be for sale. Park entrance fees will be in effect. For more information, call 302-645-6852.
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 - April 26. Rain date - May 3. For cancellations, call 249-7025.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit sites.google.com/site/sussexcountystampclub/.