Bulletin Board
Thursday, May 22, 2014

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.

Flower show, sale at Seaford Library The Spade & Trowel Garden Club will present a standard flower show, At the Library, on Tuesday, June 10, from 3 to 6:30 p.m. at the Seaford Library. The show is dedicated to the memory of Carolyn Massey, a long-time devoted and respected club member.  Horticulture and design classes are open to the public. Included are special exhibit categories for youth and photography. Horticulture entries will be received on Monday, June 9, from 2 to 6 p.m. Design entries will be received June 9 from 2 to 6 p.m. or Tuesday, June 10, from 9 to 10 a.m. Admission is free; donations will be gratefully accepted. A plant and garden item sale will be held on the librarys garden patio.  For more information, call 410-336-5236 or 302-628-1385 or download the complete schedule at www.seafordspadeandtrowelgardenclub.org. 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.

Seaford Gallery 107 classes The following classes are scheduled for June at Seaford Gallery 107. For details, visit 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, June 7, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Childrens Basic Cartooning Workshop with Lisa Cole, author and illustrator of Searching for Chessie of the Chesapeake Bay. Ages 12 and up. $40 fee. Learn cartooning styles and techniques. Expect to complete one or two cartoon characters. Bring a sketchbook and a bag snack or lunch. Registration and payment required in advance at the Gallery. Saturday, June 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Childrens Art Class with Karen Owens, ages 6-9, $40, includes supplies and light lunch. Saturday, June 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Childrens Art Class with Karen Owens, ages 10-14, $40, includes supplies and light lunch. Monday, June 30, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. (includes classes on July 3 and 7) - Childrens Pottery Class with Ed DeLuca, ages 7 to 12. The potters of the Clay Guild and Gallery 107 will teach techniques in hand building and sculpturing with clay. The child will be able to complete one to two projects to take home. Child must be accompanied by an adult who may participate. Course fee of $60 with sign up at the Gallery. Ongoing Classes Mondays (except May 26): 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Impressionistic Oil Painting with Linda Steere, $90/mo., $80 members.  Wednesdays: 6 to 9 p.m. - Classic Realism in Oil with John Shisler, $90 public, $80 members - three classes. Fridays: 9 to 11 a.m. - Canvas and Coffee with Tammy Kearney and Nancy Laprad, $5. 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.


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, $10 for pork rib bbq dinner. Proceeds benefit local charities.

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.

Memorial Day Service The Laurel American Legion, Post 19, will hold a special Memorial Day Service, at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 26. The public is welcome. Come join us as we observe this special day.

Balling For God tournament The Youth Outreach Team of New Zion United Methodist Church is hosting its 10th Annual Balling for God Basketball Tournament and Block Party from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 14, on Webb Avenue in Laurel.  There are four players per team; age brackets are 6-8, 9-11, 12-14 and 15-18. All players will need a signed permission slip to play. Trophies and medals will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams. To enter a team, contact Sherita Belle at 253-8582.  There will also be a three point and foul shooting contest.  Come out and enjoy a day of food, games, music and fun. For more information, contact Amy Handy at 875-4263. 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.

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 denisedes1972@gmail.com or Cindy Stevenson at cindystevenson10@comcast.net.

Laurel Library The Library will be closed on Monday, May 26 for Memorial Day. 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. Friends of Laurel Public Library - The Friends of Laurel Public Library will hold this years final meeting, 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 15. The group reconvenes in the fall. 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! Life in Laurel - informal discussion in the round, the last Thursday of each month. May 29 is the last meeting of the season. Doors open 6 p.m., meeting runs 6:30 to 7:45pm. Everyone is welcome to come wrap up the years conversation. 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 June 12, as we discuss Calebs Crossing by Geraldine brooks. 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 audio-books too, anything goes. All welcome! Light refreshments and conversation. Call Wenona for details at 875-3184. Tech Talk  Please note that this group is returning to evening hours only. Every Monday - Thursday evening: 5 to 7 p.m. Jack the Tech Guy gives expert answers to your tech questions, bring them in - simple to stumpers. More info, call 875-3184. Youth programs For all youth program information, call Ms. Tameca at 875-3184 or email tameca.beckett@lib.de.us. Please note: Preschool Story time does not meet in May, but will begin again in June, every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.


Bethel Museum Clean-up Day The Bethel Museum Clean-up Day will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 24, for playground maintenance, weeding and planting. Everyone is invited. Wear work clothes and bring whatever tools/accessories you would like to use. The museum will be open.

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.


Fundraisers for mission trip St. Stephens United Methodist Church announces fundraisers for the United Methodist Youth Fund mission trip this summer. 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.

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. 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 14. For more information, call 846-9805.

Corn Hole Tournament Fundraise 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.


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.


Safe Boating Class The Nanticoke River Sail and Power Squadron Safe Boating Class will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 14. Pre-registration is from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 7, where you will receive your student manual.

Both the class and pre-registration are held at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club at the Marina in Blades. This class is a Boat Delaware course taught by Nanticoke River Sail & Power Squadron instructors. All students must be at least 12-years-old to attend. There must be a minimum of five students per class or the class may be cancelled or rescheduled. Cost is $20 per person or $30 for up to three in the same family. For more info, contact Ron Dejewski at 536-7226 or Rob Hutton at 628-0312.


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. 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.


Last breakfast buffet untill fall 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.


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.


Participants needed for Dance Mob The Delaware State Fair is looking for people to participate in this summers Dance Mob. First State Dance Academys Hip Hop instructor, Jeo Fernandez and director, Michele Xiques will be choreographing and teaching this dance. Come for a free Hip Hop class to learn some of the basic moves. Bring a friend or two. No dance experience necessary. Classes will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 29 and Thursday, June 5, at the First State Dance Academy in Milford. For more information, email dedancemob@verizon.net.

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 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.


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.


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.