Bulletin Board
Thursday, May 15, 2014

Longaberger Basket Bingo The Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #9 will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 15, at the Seaford Moose Lodge. The evening will consist of 20 games and will feature several Longaberger baskets. Advance tickets, which include a chance to win the Longaberger Hamper with Lid, the Woven Traditions Stair Step Weave Tote or one of several door prizes, are $20 ea. Tickets are $25 at the door. Refreshments will be available.

Spring Clean Up Seaford Block Watch needs volunteers to help with their Spring Clean Up at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 17. Get gloves, bags and directions at the City Hall parking lot. Bring a neighbor or friend to help pick up the trash on the streets. Make a difference in your neighborhood! Drinks will be provided. For more information, call 629-9844.

Indoor Yard and Bake Sale Seaford Presbyterian Church will hold an Indoor Yard and Bake Sale from 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 17. There will be something for everyone - tools, books, gadgets, kitchen, clothes and toys. There will also be homemade baked goods, fresh scrapple sandwiches and free coffee. The church is located at 701 Bridgeville Hwy., one block north of Stein Highway.

Yard Sale/Car Wash Trinity Logistics will host a yard sale event from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 17, to benefit a team member who is fighting breast cancer. The yard sale will be held in the parking lot next to the Seaford Credit Union. Cost is $20 to reserve your table and space and $5 to rent a table. To reserve your spot, email Breanna Bly at breanna.bly@trinitylogistics.com or call 800-763-2028. There will also be a car wash that day.

Chicken and Dumpling Dinner The women of Woodland United Methodist Church will serve a Chicken and Dumpling dinner at 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 17. Doors open at 5:30. Cost is $10; children ages 6 to 12 are $5 and ages 5 and under are free. Woodland Church is located 4.5 miles west of Seaford next to the Woodland Ferry house. No carry-outs. For more information, call 629-5404 or 629-4662.

Ice Cream Sale Mt. Zion Methodist Church will host an ice cream sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 17. Flavors include vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, banana and pineapple. The church is located on Rt. 13A between Seaford and Laurel. Pre-orders may be placed at 875-3055 or 629-7110. Quarter Auction Seaford Elks Lodge will hold a Quarter Auction at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 18. Doors open at noon. Vendors include Celebrating Home, Thirty One, Mary Kay, Scentsy, Origami Owl, Pampered Chef and more. Cost is $10 at the door for one paddle, $7 if you call ahead and $3 for each additional paddle. Call 629-2458 or 745-8500.

Towne and Country Fair returns The Seaford Historical Society and the Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce have joined together to bring back the Towne and Country Fair to the Governor Ross Plantation in Seaford on Saturday, May 24, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Historical Vintage Car Club of Delaware will present their 32nd Annual First State Meet car show. There will be craft vendors, exhibitors and demonstrators. Among the demonstrators will be For Woodness Sake, featuring Rick Shuman doing woodturning using a spring-pole lathe as was used in colonial times. He produces wooden spoons, stools, vases and even beautiful Hobo flowers. Mark Williams, a festival favorite, returns to demonstrate the art of blacksmithing and Marie Passwaters, another favorite, returns to demonstrate chair caning. Food vendors will provide hamburgers, hot dogs, crab cakes, fries, nachos and more. Vanderwendes Creamery will sell their homemade ice cream, shakes and sundaes. A variety of local musical talent will entertain throughout the day. Among the exhibitors will be the Greyhound rescue group from Delaware with greyhounds looking to find their furever homes. The Master Gardeners will have information on gardening available. Their Peter Rabbit Players will teach and entertain the kids with puppet shows about gardening. The Governor Ross Mansion will be open for guided tours by docents in costume. Come and enjoy a fun-filled day at an old fashioned community event. For more information or to vend, contact Festival Coordinator Linda Allen at 629-5659 or seafordhistory@outlook.com.

Strawberry Festival/Yard Sale Bethel United Methodist Church will hold a Strawberry Festival/Yard Sale at the church located at 2381 Neals School Rd., Seaford, on Saturday, May 31. Festivities begin at 11 a.m. Hamburgers, hot dogs and lots of strawberry desserts will be for sale while you browse through yard sale items. This event benefits the churchs Helping Hands Fund.

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. June 6, 7 to 9 p.m. - Summer Fun For more information, call Amanda at 262-9459.

Kiwanis Foundation Golf Tournament The Seaford Kiwanis Club will hold its 28th Annual Foundation Golf Tournament on Friday, June 13, at Hoopers Landing Golf Course. Proceeds benefit the Clubs Foundation endowment which provides scholarships for deserving senior students each year. Any business wishing to sponsor a special event or donate a door prize is encouraged to participate. Anyone wishing to play should register immediately. The entry fee of $85 will include buffet lunch, a round of golf and cart, hospitality cart and an awards party. Every participant will receive a bag of goodies and one of numerous door prizes. Awards up to $400 for the winners and certificates for closest to the pin and straightest drive, putting and pitching will be available to all golfers. The tourney is limited to the first 96 entrants. For more information, contact Ralph Palmer at 629-7054.

Grand Old Gospel Concert Join us on Saturday, June 14, at the Nanticoke Senior Center in Seaford for a night of laughter and song at the Grand Old Gospel Concert. Returning this year will be Donnie Sumner, Dove Award winner, Gospel Music Hall of Fame inductee and former Elvis Presley aide and back-up singer. Also appearing will be Recording Artist Thom Slaughter and Award-winning Singer-Songwriter Jerry Jones. Jimmy Hoppa, WBOC-TV16 news anchor and Delmarva Life host, will serve as master of ceremonies. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the concert starts at 7. Tickets are $15 each, and can be purchased at the Nanticoke Senior Center, online at www.nanticokeseniorcenter.com or by calling the Senior Center at 629-4939. Light refreshments will be available for purchase. For more information or to become a sponsor, call the Senior Center at 629-4939 or Jerry and Jeannie Jones at 228-4813.

Senior Center Quarter Auction Nanticoke Senior Center will hold its third Quarter Auction on Thursday, June 26. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the auction will begin at 7. Bring rolls of quarters to bid on great prizes from various vendors. There will also be a special drawing, door prizes, a 50/50 and a silent auction. Tickets are available at the door for $5 per person.  With your ticket, you get one paddle for the auction; additional paddles will be available that evening for $3 each. Call 629-4939 for more information or to reserve a table.

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.

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.

Seaford Gallery 107 art classes The following classes are scheduled in May at Seaford Gallery 107. 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. Saturday, May 31, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Childrens Art Class with Karen Owens, ages 10-14, $40 includes supplies and light lunch. Ongoing classes Mondays except May 26 (Memorial Day): 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 ($60 public, $55 members) for four classes 6 to 9 p.m. - Classic Realism in Oil with John Shisler ($90 public, $80 members) for three classes Fridays: 9 to 11 a.m. - Canvas and Coffee with Tammy Kearney and Nancy Laprad, $5.


Community ALS Walk Join Dons Angels for the annual ALS Walk on Saturday, May 17 any time from 9 to 11 a.m., in front of Laurel Middle School on Central Avenue. This walk is sponsored by the Laurel Middle School Honor Society. To make a donation in memory of St. Pauls UMC pastor Don Murray, please make checks payable to ALS Foundation. If you are unable to walk, bring a chair and cheer on the walkers. For more information, call 875-2713.

Annual ALS Walk The Laurel Intermediate Middle School Chapter of the National Elementary/Junior Honor Society will host its 6th Annual ALS  Lou Gehrigs Disease Walk on Saturday, May 17.  This is an hour long walk that can be done any time between 9 and 11 a.m. The walk will be held in front of the Laurel Intermediate Middle School.  There is a $25 registration fee for teams or $10 for individual walkers. Come walk in honor or memory of someone affected by ALS. Give us the name of that person ahead of time so we can make signs. All proceeds go to the Delaware Chapter of the ALS Association for the Rehoboth Walk. For more information and to register your team, contact Amy Handy or Kim Ralph at Laurel Intermediate Middle School at 875-6110.

Tours of Laurel 1921 School Building The Laurel Alumni Association will join with the Laurel School District to host Open House Tours of The 1921 Building at the Laurel Intermediate Middle School on Saturday, May 17 at 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The tours will be led by retired Laurel School teacher Dorothy Hickman and Laurel Schools Superintendent John Ewald. These tours are coordinated with the St. Philips Strawberry Festival and the LAA Banquet. No registration is required and there is no cost. Laurel Alumni and guests as well as the public are invited. Tours will begin at the northern end front entrance. 

Saving Our American Heritage Women For Democracy in America, a grassroots lobbyist group, will hold a seminar about Saving Our American Heritage from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 17, at Bayview Baptist Church, 534 E. 4th St., Laurel. Gerry Johnston, CEO and president of Women For Democracy in America, will speak. Subjects include the relationship of the Bible and the U.S. Constitution, how to effectively e-mail and write letters to elected officials and implementing five daily things that an individual person can do to restore common sense government to our nation and state. The seminar is free to the public and men are also welcome. If interested, call Larry Calhoun at 381-8374 to register. Material for the course and a light lunch will be provided to all who register.

Chicken and Pork BBQ The Laurel Ruritan Club will have a Chicken and Pork BBQ from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 24, at ONeals Antiques on Rt. 13, Laurel. Cost is $7 for a chicken bbq dinner and $10 for pork rib bbq dinner. Proceeds benefit local charities.

Dunbar Dash 5K/Wellness Walk Dunbar Elementary School will hold the Dunbar Dash 5K/Wellness Walk at 5:15 p.m. on Friday, May 30, to help benefit Dunbar Elementary Schools Wellness Program. Enjoy a fun run/walk through Laurel. Sign up at seashorestriders.com or pick up a registration form at Dunbar Elementary School. For more information, call Donna Sava at 875-6140. 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 and services 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. 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 to intermediates. Come to the 2nd floor, bring yarn and size 7 needles  well get you started or keep you going. More info: 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. 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 at 875-3184. Tech Talk  Jack the Tech Guy gives expert answers to your tech questions - simple to stumpers. Every Monday to Thursday evening: 5 to 7, and Tuesday, Wednesday: lunchtime, noon to 2 p.m. More info, 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. Girls Get IT (Information Technology) - Girls Only tech club for Teens and Tweens. Meet at the Digital Media Lab, 3 to 4:30 p.m., May 22. Note: Preschool Storytime does not meet in May, but will begin again in June, every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.

Memorial Day Service Christ United Methodist Church in Laurel will present a special Memorial Day service filled with music at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 25. American Legion Post 19 from Laurel will join in the tribute. Everyone is welcome as we pay tribute to God and our country.

LFD Auxiliary Yard Sale The Laurel Fire Department Auxiliary will hold a Yard Sale & Antique Sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, at the LFD located at 205 W. 10th St., Laurel. Breakfast and lunch will be available for purchase. Space is limited so reserve early. One table is $10 and each additional table is $5. Payment must be received by June 10. Vendor set up is on Friday, June 20 from 7 to 9 a.m. and/or Saturday, June 21 from 6 to 7 a.m. All items must be removed by 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 21. For reservations and more information, contact Denise Steele at 228-4480 or or Cindy Stevenson at cindystevenson10@comcast.net.


Museum welcomes pottery exhibit The Bethel Historical Society welcomes a visiting exhibit of quality handmade pottery from the Eldreth Pottery Company in Lancaster County, Pa., to the Bethel Museum. This company has produced beautiful salt-glazed stoneware and redware pottery for more than 25 years. The majority of their pottery is produced using traditional Pennsylvania German production methods. This exhibit features a wide selection of traditional and contemporary pottery including personalized pottery, birdhouses, dinnerware, vases, bowls, jugs, cast items and one of kind pieces. The Eldreth Pottery Company has designed exquisite works of art, several of which are now a part of the permanent White House collection. Several items will be available for sale. The exhibit will be open May 25, June 8 and 22 from 2 to 4 p.m. Permanent exhibits about ship building in historic Bethel will also be open.

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.


Strawberry Festival Delmar Wesleyan Church will hold their Annual Strawberry Festival from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 17. Yard sale and craft tables are available to rent for $10. There will also be baked goods for sale and games. The church is located at 800 E. East St., Delmar, Md.

Southern Gospel Singing Delmar First Baptist Church in Delmar, Md., will have a gospel concert at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 17, with Eric and Laura Ollis.  Laura and Eric bring you Southern Gospel family evangelism at its finest. They, along with other family members, offer a unique blend of songs that will minister to your heart and encourage your spirit. Please come and be blessed! There is no admission charge, but a love offering will be taken. For more information, call Russell Smart at 846-2253.

Fundraisers for mission trip St. Stephens United Methodist Church announces fundraisers for the United Methodist Youth Fund mission trip this summer. 1. Come to St. Stephens UMC Camelot Hall in Delmar at 12:30 on Sunday, May 18, for oven fried chicken and ham, peas and dumplings, homemade desserts and a silent and Chinese auction. Tickets are $12 each. For more information, call 846-9501 or email ststephensumc@verizon.net. 2. Eat at Delmar Pizza from 5 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 29 and a percentage of sales will be donated to St. Stephens. Tell the person taking your order that you are with St. Stephens. Class of 66 Breakfast Reunion Delmar High School Class of 66 will hold a Breakfast Reunion at the Delmar Diner at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 7. For more information, call 846-9805.

Annual Golf Tournament St. Stephens UMC will hold its 7th Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, June 13, at Green Hill Golf & Country Club in Quantico, Md. Registration is from 8 to 9 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9. For more information, call 846-9501 or email ststephensumc@verizon.net.

Chicken BBQ Dinner St Stephens United Methodist Church in Delmar will hold a Chicken BBQ Dinner to benefit Relay for Life from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 14, in Camelot Hall at the church. Dinner includes 1/2 chicken, beans, slaw, roll and dessert. Eat in or carry out. Cost is $8. For more information, call 846-9501.

Corn Hole Tournament Fundraiser The 1st Annual Delmar Football Corn Hole Tournament Fundraiser will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 21, at the Mason Dixon Sports Complex across the street from Delmar Elementary School. Cost is $40 per team. First 100 teams to register. Register at www.delmarfootballcornhole.myevent.com. All proceeds go directly to the Delmar Football Team.


VFW plans Holiday Event Greenwood Memorial VFW Post 7478 will hold a Holiday Event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 17. Sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary as a major fundraiser for their many projects on behalf of veterans, there will be a Chinese Auction featuring gift items, homemade baked goods, a tasting table of food items (3 samples for $1), and a 50/50 raffle for cancer aid and research. All auction items must be picked up that day.The VFW Post 7478 will sell beverages and sandwiches and have a Buddy Poppy Canister in honor of May being Buddy Poppy Month. May 17 is also Armed Forces Day and the Ladies Auxiliary will have a special display honoring the branches of the United States Military. The public is welcome. For more information, contact Auxiliary Secretary Michaele Russell at 349-4220.

Library moving to new location The Greenwood Public Library will close its current location on Sussex Highway in order to move to its new facility on Mill Street in Greenwood. The current location is now closed.

The move to the new library is estimated to take about 6 weeks, and a grand opening is anticipated in late June. During the closure, the outside book drop will be available for patrons to return their items. It will remain at the old location for a short length of time until it is moved to its new home on Mill Street. Patrons may also return items to any other library in the area. For more information, contact the Greenwood Library at 349-5309.

Chicken BBQ open through Oct. 5 The Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company Chicken BBQ will be open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Oct. 5.

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.


Memorial Day Celebration The Town of Bridgeville will host a Memorial Day Celebration at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, May 26, at the Veterans Memorial in the Bridgeville Cemetery. Everyone is welcome to join us for this special recognition of our veterans.

Basket Bingo The Bridgeville Fire Company Auxiliary will host a Basket Bingo on Wednesday, June 11, at the Bridgeville Fire Hall. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with games starting at 7. 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, call 337-7429 or 337-7446.

Chicken Barbecue open until Oct. The Kiwanis Club of Bridgevilles Chicken Barbecue on Rt. 404, Seashore Highway, west of Bridgeville is now open. Serving the best smoky barbecue chicken since 1961, chicken will be available Saturdays and Sundays until October. Bridgeville Kiwanis supports youth programs of all types within the Woodbridge School District area. KIWANIS: Serving the Children of the World.

Bridgeville Library Visit our 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. - May 20 - Under the Big Top Fun. 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 - 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 closing - Memorial Day, May 26.


Arts Rendezvous in Sussex County Meet arts colleagues from throughout Delaware at the Arts Rendezvous in Sussex County, a learning and networking event sponsored by the Delaware Arts Alliance, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Monday, June 9, at Possum Point Players in Georgetown. Ann Marie Miller, ArtPride NJ, will give a presentation about arts advocacy efforts and results. Cost is $5 for DAA members and $10 for non-members. Reservations are recommended. Call or email Nivea Mercado at 425-5500, ext. 102 or nmercado@delawareartsalliance.org.

Class of 1964 Reunion The Class of 1964 of the former William C. Jason Comprehensive High School in Georgetown will celebrate its 50th anniversary reunion with a buffet dinner from 5 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 7, at Abbotts On Broad Creek in Laurel (formerly the Georgia House Restaurant). If you have not been contacted and have not received a flyer, call Elva D. Allen at 934-6444 and provide your contact information. Cost to attend the celebration is $40 which includes the buffet dinner.

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


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.


Art Show and Sale The Federalsburg Historical Society will sponsor its annual Art Show and Sale featuring local artists from 4 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 17, at the Federalsburg Area Heritage Museum. Refreshments including wine, cheese, meatballs and other appetizers will be served. Artists interested in participating should call Jim Truitt at 410-754-8974. Admission to the show is $10 at the door. Tickets may be purchased in advance by calling the number above or from society members. Annual Youth Art Exhibit Dont miss the 2014 Annual Youth Art Exhibit at the Caroline County Public Librarys Central Library in Denton, Md. The exhibit features artwork from Caroline County students in grades K-12. All entries are on display in the Central Library, and in the second floor meeting room, through May 23, and are open for public viewing. Call the library at 410-479-1343, ext 1., to be sure that the meeting room will be available during the time of your visit.

Memorial Day Gospel Concert A Memorial Day Gospel Concert will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 26, at the Federalsburg Marina Park Pavilion in Federalsburg, Md. Featured artists will include Kingdom Sounds, the Pickin Pals and Judy Laramore. Bring a chair and a friend. Parking and admission are free. Concessions will be available and a love offering will be received. Lego program for kids Come check out all the fun at the Caroline County Public Librarys popular Lego program for kids in grades K-8. These free-build programs allow kids to stretch their imaginations and build problem-solving skills. Its also a great opportunity to meet and work with others who share the love of Legos. The program will be offered at 6 p.m. in Federalsburg on Tuesday, May 27. This program is free; no registration is required. For more information, visit www.carolib.org or call 410-479-1343.


Heritage Day Come and celebrate Heritage Day with the Nanticoke Indian Association at the groups museum from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 17. Museum admission is free that day. Succotash, hot dogs, hamburgers and soda will be available for sale. There will be dancing and storytelling. The public is welcome. For more information, contact us at 945-3400 or 945-7022.

5K Run/Walk & Kiddie K Dash The Milford Memorial Hospital Fairs 2nd Annual 5K Run/Walk & Kiddie K Dash will take place on Friday, May 16, beginning at the track behind the former Milford Middle School, 612 Lakeview Road in Milford. Registration opens at 5:30 p.m. and the Kiddie K Dash and 5K Run/Walk race begins at 6:30. After the race, there will be an awards presentation, D.J., food catered by Burgers and Beans, quarter auction and vendors. Sign up is $25 the day of the race. The Kiddie K is free. Proceeds will be used to build a new state-of-the-art Milford Memorial Hospital. For more information and to register, visit www.trisportsevents.com.

Miss Delaware Golf Classic V The Miss Delaware Scholarship Organization will host the Miss Delaware Golf Classic V, a major fundraising event, on Monday, June 9, at The Rookery at Shawnee Golf Club, 6152 S. Rehoboth Blvd., Milford. The event will tee off at noon with the Miss Delaware 2014 contestants on hand to start the tournament. There are five ways you can participate: (1) as a player, (2) as a Miss Delaware Patron and Tournament Hole Sponsor, (3) for dinner and the auction after the tournament, (4) make a contribution to the auction, and/or (5) make a contribution for the golfer gift bags.  For more information, visit missde.org or contact Kenney Workman at 302-245-2755 or kenney.workman@merck.com.

Class of 1964 Reunion The Class of 1964 of the former William C. Jason Comprehensive High School in Georgetown will celebrate its 50th anniversary reunion with a buffet dinner from 5 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 7, at Abbotts On Broad Creek in Laurel (formerly the Georgia House Restaurant). If you have not been contacted and have not received a flyer, call Elva D. Allen at 934-6444 and provide your contact information. Cost to attend the celebration is $40 which includes the buffet dinner.

Tour UD Marine Science campus Free tours of UD Marine Science campus in Lewes will begin Friday, June 6 and end Friday, Sept. 5. Tours, which begin at 10 a.m., will be held every Friday in June and every Monday, Wednesday and Friday in July and August. The campus studies life from the coastal marshes to deep ocean floors via satellites, ships and underwater vehicles. Ages 10 and up may participate. Register the day before your tour or on Friday for a Monday tour. Call 302-645-4234.

League hosts Art in the Park Millsboro Art League (MAL) will hold its first Outdoor Art Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 14, in Cupola Park, a waterfront park at the eastern entrance to Millsboro Town Center. Anticipating as many as 30 artists, MAL will also host childrens art activities and a membership tent with information on programs and members art work for sale. Food and fresh produce will be available to round out this family event. Artists interested in participating can bring their own 10 X 10-foot tents, or rent a tent from MAL for $10. Registration fees are $20 for MAL members and $50 (includes annual membership) for non-members. Space and rental tents are limited and registration deadline is May 17, for this non-juried show. MAL invites artists to visit www.millsborartleague.com for more details, an application and online registration, as well as mail-in directions.

Heroes Haven Crab Feast A crab feast will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 28, at the Sharptown Firemens Memorial Building to benefit Heroes Haven, a local program that brings wounded heroes from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and other locations to the Eastern Shore for hunting and hospitality.  Tickets, which are $30, include all-you-can-eat steamed crabs, roast pig, burgers, hot dogs, corn, draft beer, sodas and water. There will be silent and live auctions, raffles, 50/50 and a DJ. For tickets or information, call Ray at 410-215-9354 or Hank at 443-359-3400. 

MAC Inc. hosts events MAC Inc., Area Agency on Aging, will host its annual summer Fun Day at Jolly Roger in Ocean City, Md. on Saturday, July 26. Tickets are $25/per person. Admission includes Splash Mountain Water Park, miniature golf, water basketball and more. For more information, call 410-742-0505, ext. 113 or e-mail fct@macinc.org. This is a rain or shine event. MAC will host its second cruise fundraiser to benefit Meals on Wheels on Saturday, Sept. 20 from 4 to 7 p.m. This years cruise will depart from Suicide Bridge in Hurlock, Md. Tickets are $75 per person or two for $125 and include dinner and cruise. For tickets or more information, call 410-742-0505, ext. 112, or e-mail rsvp@macinc.org

Safe Boating Classes U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-08 will offer Safe Boating Classes on Aug. 16, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Harrington Moose Lodge #534. Classes will be offered on Sept. 20 and Oct. 18, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at American Legion Post #7 in Harrington. Participants must bring their own food and drinks. Cost is $15 per person and includes books. To sign up, contact Dave Nagle at 302-258-7830.


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. 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.


Genealogical Society meeting The Sussex County Genealogical Society will hold their monthly meeting from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 17, at the Rehoboth Beach Public Library from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. After a brief business meeting and election of the board of directors, attendees will have the opportunity to share items of genealogical significance including family photos, Bibles, etc. A party will follow. For more information, contact Sheryl Schulte at sherylaschulte@gmail.com. Crown Collectors Club meeting The First State Keepsake Crown Collectors Club will hold their regular monthly meeting at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 18, at Seaford Hallmark. Guests are always welcome to attend.

NARFE meeting NARFE National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Western Sussex Chapter 1992 will meet at noon on Monday, May 19, at Pizza King, 300 W. Stein Hwy., Seaford. Current federal employees, retirees or spouses - if you are concerned about your future benefits, join NARFE, it is the only organization that is concerned about you and your federal benefits.  For more information, call Les Martens at 629-9789.

Widowed Persons meeting The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, May 20, at the Stargate Diner in Seaford. Guest speaker will be Jamie McGee who will talk about Alzheimers. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend. Come by and join us. We all enjoy the trips, lunches/dinners, etc. that we do.

Republican Womens Club meeting The Seaford Republican Womens Club will meet on Thursday, May 22, at Pizza King on Stein Highway, Seaford. The business meeting will start at 10:30 a.m. Two speakers, Bryant Richardson, Republican candidate for State Senate District 21 and Robert T. Lee, candidate for Sussex County sheriff, will be introduced at 11. The program will be divided into three 20-minute segments with each speaker talking for 20 minutes and 20 minutes for questions. Lunch will be served at noon with individuals ordering from the menu. The meeting is open to the public. Reservations are not required. More information is available by calling Marty Mickles, SRWC president, at 536-1348.

Coast Guard Auxiliary The Seaford U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-08 meets the first Thursday of the 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.

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.

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.

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. 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 in 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.

Sea Purls Knitting Guild Assoc. 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. Lunch is available and new members are always welcome. For details, call Diane at 228-0235.

Senator Brian Pettyjohn Sen. Brian Pettyjohn (R-Georgetown) will host a monthly Coffee with Constituents meeting. He 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. Call 302-744-4256 for location.