Take My Hand Ministry Auction
8th annual charity auction for Take My Hand Ministry, Saturday, Aug. 5, preview at 9 a.m. with the auction at 10 a.m., Greenwood Memorial VFW Post 7478. Contact Dr. Michaele Russell at 349-4220.
Danny Short Fund Raiser
Fund raiser for Danny Short for Delaware House of Representatives 39th District, Saturday, Aug. 19, 5 to 8 p.m., Nanticoke River Yacht Club, tickets are $35. Food, live and silent auction. Call 628-5222 or visit www.dannyshort.com.
Pig Pickin' for Biff Lee
40th District Rep. Biff Lee's annual "pig-pickin'," Saturday, Sept. 9, Laurel Fire Hall, 4 to 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be obtained from Richard Small at Small's Insurance on South Central Avenue, Laurel.
Trinity Foundation Golf Tourney
Saturday, Sept. 23, Trinity Transport third annual golf tournament to benefit the Trinity Foundation, Seaford Golf & Country Club at 9 a.m. and cost $75 a person following a four-person scramble format. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Tournament participants, hole sponsors and door prize donations are needed. Contact Lance Massey, Megan Smith or Alice Messick at 1-800-846-3400 or go to www.puttforlife.org.
Shiloh House of Hope Raffle
Raffle tickets for a Royal Carribbean cruise to benefit the Shiloh House of Hope, a residential program for teens. Tickets are $10 or three for $25. Phone 629-5331 or email email@example.com. Drawing will take place on Oct. 16 during the golf tournament.
Birdhouse and Feeder Workshop
Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village is presenting a birdhouse and bird feeder workshop on Saturday, July 22, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Children eight-years and older must be accompanied by an adult. Registration/materials fee is $10 per person. Pre-registration is requested. Families are welcome to bring a bag/picnic lunch. Regular DAMV admission also applies to participants. To register or for additional information contact the museum at 302-734-1618.
Sussex Master Gardeners
Sussex County Master Gardeners, of Delaware Cooperative Extension for Delaware State University and University of Delaware, workshop on hypertufa pots, to be held Wednesday, July 26, at 7 p.m. At this hands-on workshop you'll have made a pot to take home. The workshop will be in the demonstration garden on Rt. 9, 16483 County Seat Highway, west of Georgetown. Call Sharon Webb at 856-2585 Ext. 540 to register.
Get Information on Nanticoke
Delmarva Water Transport Committee "Who to Contact Meeting" for the Nanticoke River, Thursday, July 27, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Blades Fire Hall, 200 East 5th St. The meeting is open to everyone who wants to learn more about the pier and docking process, dredging of the federal channel, safe boat speed regulations and commercial traffic regulations. Agencies taking part will include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Coast Guard, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the Sussex County Economic Development Office. Phone 1-410-742-9559 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seaford Neighborhood Watch
Seaford Neighborhood Watch meeting, Monday, July 31, 7 p.m., Seaford Mission. Phone 628-1908 for more information.
SSA Celebrates 50 Years
The Seaford Swimming Association will be celebrating its 50th anniversary the weekend of July 22 and 23. During this weekend, all past members are welcome to come back and enjoy the pool free of charge. A barbecue will take place on Saturday, July 22, at 3 p.m. This event will honor charter members, past lifeguards, pool managers and swim team coaches through pictures and testimonials. The day will end with family swimming activities and alumni races. Contact Colleen DeMott (629-7041) or Connie Halter (628-0554) for more information.
Chamber's Speed Networking
Speed networking, Hampton Inn, U.S. 13, Seaford, Thursday, July 27, 5 to 7 p.m. RSVP to the Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce at 629-9690 by July 21.
Tractor Show at Yoder's Farms
First State Antique Club of Delaware's Tractor Show, Hit and Miss Engines, Oct. 6 and 7, Yoder Farms, Greenwood. Live auction, Friday, 6 p.m., flea market, both days, youth safety program, Saturday, 9 a.m., tractor games, refreshments and entertainment. For information, phone 875-3040.
Trip to Phillies Games
Christ U.M. Church in Laurel will sponsor a trip to the Phillies-Braves game on Saturday, July 22, at 1 p.m. The cost is $45 including the bus and ticket. For more information, phone 875-3398.
Senior Center Trip
Nanticoke Senior Center trip to Three Little Bakers for "The Sound of Music," Wednesday, Aug. 2, at 9:30 a.m. The cost is $60 for members and $65 for non-members. Call 629-4939.
To Benefit Belize Mission Trip
Harvest Christian Church yard sale to support Belize mission trip, Friday, July 28, and Saturday, July 29, 7 a.m. Furniture, applicances, household items, toys, clothes and more. Corner of U.S. 13A and Ockels Drive between Seaford and Laurel.
Woodbridge Class of 1986
Woodbridge High School Class of 1986 20-year class reunion at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 12, at the Suicide Bridge Restaurant in Hurlock, Md., on the air-conditioned "Choptank River Queen," a reproduction of an authentic 80-foot turn-of-the-century river boat. There will be a sit-down dinner with a menu of shrimp cocktail, crab cakes, and prime rib or stuffed chicken breast. Cocktails by cash bar. Cost will be $60 per person or $120 per couple. Dress is casual. Mail checks no later than July 15 to: Woodbridge High School Class of 1986, c/o Rhonda VanVorst, 1150 Hickman Road, Greenwood, DE, 19950. Call Russ Carlisle (302-228-9145); or Rhonda VanVorst (Green) (302-245-6546).
James Family Reunion
The James of Sussex County Del. Family Assoc. 1666 Colonial Family Reunion, Saturday, Aug. 5, 11 a.m., Epworth Fellowship sports field, Sycamore Road, four miles east of Laurel. If James is your heritage, you are invited to attend. Call 875-3353 for tickets and more information.
Hitchens Family Reunion
52nd annual Hitchens Family Reunion, Sunday, Aug. 6, Trap Pond State Park, 1 p.m. Phone 875-9559 for more information.