ALL ABOUT SEAFORD:
Longaberger Basket Bingo The Seaford Lions Club will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29, at the Seaford Moose Lodge. There will be 20 games which will feature several Longaberger baskets as prizes. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win the Longaberger large hamper with lid and Halloween cat basket. Attendees are encouraged to donate a gently used pair of prescription eyewear to support Lions Recycle For Sight. A special drawing will be held for everyone who donates eyewear. Nearly 30 chances to win. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information, contact any Seaford Lions Club member, call 629-4179 or email KLHoch@msn.com.
Yard and Bake Sale Seaford Presbyterian Church will hold a Yard and Bake Sale, rain or shine, on Saturday, Oct. 31 from 7 a.m. to noon. Christmas items, Barbie dolls, Christmas cactus, books, jewelry, household items and more. Homemade baked goods and scrapple sandwiches. The church is located on Rt. 13A, 701 Bridgeville Hwy.
Manor House Annual Bazzar The Methodist Manor House in Seaford will hold its Annual Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 6. The event is open to the public. There will be crafts, quilting items, woodworking, holiday decorations and more. The Thrift Shop and Pineapple Boutique will be open. A chicken salad platter will be served in the dining room from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $7.50. Carry out will be available. Advance tickets are on sale in the Pineapple Boutique. For more information, call 629-4593.
First Saturday in Seaford First Saturday in Seaford, sponsored by The Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce and the City of Seaford, has been rescheduled to Nov. 7. The event will take place on the empty grassy lot behind City Hall on Market Street, from noon to 5 p.m. Vendors include Fenwick Wine Cellars, 3rd Wave Brewing Company, Sweet Serenity Chocolates, Eaglewingz, Something Hot Specialty Sauces, T.S. Smith & Sons, The Frozen Farmer, Herl's Bath & Tile Solutions, the Woodland Ferry Association and more. All entrants will be carded at the gate, and anyone 21 and over will receive a wristband. Alcohol may be purchased by ticket only. Non-alcoholic drinks and food will also be available for purchase. There will also be a corn hole tournament with cash prizes so get your corn hole team together and plan to come out and have some fun. Live entertainment will feature Charlie and the Arthritics from 1 to 4 p.m. If you're interested in being a vendor, visit www.seafordchamber.com/1stSaturday or call 629-9690. Space is limited and registration ends Oct. 28.
Seaford Gallery 107 classes The Gallery is open 1-5 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays. For details, visit nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html. The first special class in November is: Saturday, Nov. 7, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Children's Art Class with Karen Owens, ages 6-9, $40, includes supplies and light lunch.
Lions Texas Hold'em Tournament The Seaford Lion's Foundation presents the first annual Johnny "River" Rohlich Memorial Texas Hold'em Tournament at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Harrington Casino. A $100 buy-in with optional $100 re-buy or $50 add-on the first hour. Only 70 seats available. Paying the top 10 with $1,000 minimum for first place. All proceeds support charitable works in the community. Call or text 745-7653 with questions and to reserve your seat.
Seaford Museum Train Exhibit Work has begun at the Seaford Museum for the 2015 Annual Christmas Train Exhibit. The exhibit will open on Friday, Nov. 27, from noon to 4 p.m., and be available through January 2016. This year's exhibit promises to be something everyone should see. The exhibit will be available on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m. and Sundays from 1-4 p.m. Admission is $5 which includes the exhibit and a museum tour. For more information, contact the SHS Administrative Office at 628-9828 or email@example.com.
Basket Bingo Basket Bingo will be held at the Nanticoke Senior Center in Seaford on Thursday, Nov. 5. Doors open at 6 p.m. and games start at 7. Prizes include Longaberger baskets, Vera Bradley bags and Thirty One bags. Raffles include a 30" decorated wreath, Longaberger basket, mystery and 50/50. There will also be a silent auction. For more information, call the Senior Center at 629-4939.
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.
ALL ABOUT LAUREL:
Laurel Lions Model Train Show The Laurel Lions Annual Model Train Show will be held Saturday, Oct. 31 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Laurel Fire Station. The show returns with live music from the Humannaires and oyster sandwiches. It's the perfect day to find that special train or accessory.
Trunk of Treats The Delmar Church of God of Prophecy, Rt. 13 and Dorothy Road, Laurel, is offering a safe place for kids with Trunk of Treats on Saturday, Oct. 31 from 4-5:30 p.m. Dress up in costumes. There will be free snacks, games, and fun. Call 875-7824 for more information.
Halloween in Laurel Trick or treating will be held in Laurel from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 31 for kids ages 12 and under.
Annual meeting, open house Trap Pond Partners will hold its 2015 Annual Meeting and Open House at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 8, at the Baldcypress Nature Center at Trap Pond State Park. The program topic will be Memories and History of Trap Pond State Park. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Betty Grossmann at 875-5088.
Sussex County Cousins The Laurel Public Library will host Sussex County Cousins with Major Nathaniel Mitchell Chapter, DAR, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12. Attendees will be able to network with other genealogy researchers plus use the library's genealogy resources. There will also be brief presentations on the genealogy resources as well as the Daughters of the American Revolution, Children of the American Revolution, and Sons of the American Revolution. Attendees may bring their own lunch or go out to eat. For more information, contact Gregg at 875-3184 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Holiday Craft & Chicken Salad Sale The Laurel Fire Department Auxiliary will hold its Annual Holiday Craft Sale & Chicken Salad Sale on Saturday, Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Laurel Fire Dept. Breakfast, lunch and chicken salad will be available for purchase. One table is $10 and each additional table is $5. Payment must be received by Nov. 1 to reserve your spot. Vendors may set up on Friday, Nov. 13 from 6-8 p.m. and/or Saturday, Nov. 14 from 8-9 a.m. All items must be removed by 3 p.m. on the day of the sale. For reservations and more info, contact Denise Steele at 228-4480 or email@example.com. Space is limited. All proceeds benefit the LFD Auxiliary.
Chinese Auction at St. Philip's St. Philip's Episcopal Church will hold its 10th Annual Chinese Auction presented by the Women of St. Philip's on Saturday, Nov. 14. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the auction begins at 6. The kitchen will open at 5 p.m. Homemade chili, baked goods, beverages - all made by the good cooks at the parish - will be available for a small cost. The auction will begin at 6 p.m. Parish members and their friends have been collecting special items to be auctioned at reasonable prices. Look for children's toys and books, china, baskets, kitchen items, glassware, knick-knacks, holiday items and more. If you have usable items you would like to donate, please drop them off at the church. Any unsold items will be taken to the Good Samaritan. Entrance bidding for general items will be $2 for 20 tickets. Tickets, which are purchased at the door, are placed in cups by the items you would like to bid on. When all tickets are in the cups, the auction will begin at 6. One ticket will be drawn from each cup and the item goes to the lucky winner. A special bidding auction time will be held for homemade baked goods, handmade craft items, community donations, etc. Everyone is welcome, however, children must be accompanied by parents. For more information, call Wendy Dolby at 875-3902.
LHS Class of '75 Reunion Laurel High School Class of 1975 will celebrate their 40 year class reunion at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21, at the Laurel Fire Department banquet hall. Cost is $32 per person and includes dinner, fellowship and entertainment by a local deejay. For more information, contact Brenda Dulis Rubino at 875-0801, Jennifer Foskey Schweitzer at 875-3878 or Debbie Robinson Calloway at 875-4160. We need help locating the following classmates: Gloria Banks Hill, Esther Butler Williams, Dana Caudill, Debra Correll, Darlene DuPont Carr, Robert Gillespie, Vance Hall, Elwood Horsey, Richard Iriarte, Derek Johnson, Elton Joyner, Karen Kellam Johnson, Karl Kellam, Mike Kindt, Ernest LeCates, Mike Maddox, Robert Oney, George Pete Parker, James Parsons, Lester Reed, Alan Smiley, William Snead, Theresa Sorrow, Timothy Stewart, Laura Tanyer Burk, Laura Weaver, Karl Brittingham, Scott Dennis, Frances Gallagher, Darlene Sisk Carter, Mike Elliott, Sharon Cooper Bailey and Denny Murray. Contact one of the individuals above if you have information for any of these classmates.
LHS Class of '70 Reunion Laurel High School Class of 1970 is planning a class reunion which will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 28 at the Laurel Fire House. If you have not received a letter about the reunion, please contact Connie Massey at 875-2380 or Randy Lee at 875-2789.
ALL ABOUT DELMAR:
Library anniversary celebration The Delmar Public Library is celebrating its 75th anniversary with The Fabulous Hubcaps, renowned as the best oldies show in the United States, at a dinner/dance in the Midway Room of the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center in Salisbury on Friday, Nov. 13. The Fabulous Hubcaps are dedicated to performing and recording the best oldies music from the 1950s and 1960s. In a typical Hubcaps show, you will see many of your favorite artists dressed in costume delivering to you a dynamic show. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Buffet dinner is served from 6-7:30 p.m.; Hubcaps show is from 7:30-11 p.m. Dinner includes salad, rolls, two entrees, vegetables, beverage, and dessert. The event is BYOB. We needed the big stage to bring this big show to our area. This is a must-see event and we anticipate the Hubcaps show will sell out, so get your tickets early. Tickets are $50 per person and table sales are available. For tickets and more information, call 846-9894 and ask for Jessica or Susan or visit the library's website at delmarpubliclibrary.org or like us on Facebook. All proceeds support the Library's Building Fund.
ALL ABOUT BETHEL:
Kids Art Club Come be a part of the new Rock, Paper, Scissors Art Club at the Bethel Museum located at 312 First St., Bethel. Create a fall craft and enjoy treats at the first meeting on Saturday, Oct. 31 from 10 a.m. to noon. Cost is $10 per person. Call Jill Long at 875-5965 to learn more and reserve your spot.
ALL ABOUT BRIDGEVILLE:
Annual Fall Dinner Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary will host its Annual Fall Dinner on Sunday, Nov. 1 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Bridgeville Fire Hall. The menu includes chicken & dumplings, chicken salad & all the trimmings and dessert. No take-outs. Cost is $12 per adult, $7 for children under 12 and free for children under 5.
Events at the Bridgeville Library The Bridgeville Public Library now hosts an additional Lap Sit and Story Time, in our meeting room, on the first Saturday of each month to accommodate busy family schedules. Our next event will be Nov. 7. Lap Sit, for children ages 3 months to 3-years-old, will be from 9-10 a.m. Story Time, for children ages 3 to 6-years-old, will be from 10-11 a.m. 'WWII Tunes, a USO Show' - On Tuesday, Nov. 10, the Friends of the Bridgeville Library present "WWII Tunes, a USO Show." Join us for this wonderful event. For more information, contact the library at 337-7401.
Robotics Club at the library The Bridgeville Library hosts the Robotics Club for tweens to young adults on Wednesdays from 3:30-5 p.m. Learn how to program micro-controllers so they do what you want. Learn about electronic sensors and control devices. Learn how to wire electronic circuits using solder-less techniques. Show how we can combine what we learn to make useful projects. For more information, contact the library at 337-7401.
ALL ABOUT GREENWOOD:
Trunks for Treats Join in the fun at Trunks for Treats in the parking lot of Greenwood United Methodist Church on Saturday, Oct. 31 from 6 to 8 p.m. Trunks are decorated and have goodies at each stop. There will also be a pumpkin bean bag toss, hot cocoa and cookies, and other treats for the children. The church is located at the corner of West Market and Church streets. Everyone is welcome. For more info, call 349-4047.
Annual Fall Auction Greenwood Mennonite School's Annual Fall Auction will be held on Saturday, Nov. 7 at the school which is located at 12802 Mennonite School Rd., Greenwood. The all-you-can-eat breakfast begins at 7 a.m. and live and silent auctions begin at 9 a.m. Door prizes will be awarded all day. The grand prize - a flat screen TV or crossbow - will be awarded at the end of the day. The Kid's Christmas Shop, Baked Goods Booth and Bargain Room will be open at 9 a.m. Lunch concessions will be available for purchase. Featured auction items include trips, a shotgun, goose hunt, Amish made rugs, toys, furniture, child sized corn hole games, themed basket, the American Girl Doll 2015 and more. For more information, call 349-4131 or visit gmsflames.org.
Art Classes for Kids On Monday, Nov. 9 at 6:30 p.m., children will have a chance to make pictures featuring a favorite pet, whether it be imaginary or real during Art Classes for Kids at the Greenwood Public Library. Use paint, markers and more to create a version of a kid's best friend. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call the library at 349-5309 or visit online at www.greenwood.lib.de.us.
Indoor Christmas Bazaar The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center will host an indoor Christmas Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 13. Bake sale, arts & crafts, Christmas decorations, jewelry, 50/50 raffle and more. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. The public is invited. For more information, call Dixie Carlisle, site manager, at 349-5237.
Lunch & Tour at CHEER 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. Check out our state-of-the-art Fitness Center. A Dinner Club is held most Thursday nights at 5 and is open to the public. To schedule a tour or for more info, call site manager, Dixie Carlisle, at 349-5237.
Storytime at the library Join us every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in the Greenwood Public Library for Storytime. Preschoolers begin to learn language, social and listening skills as they enjoy children's books found in the library.
L.E.A.P. nights at the library Join us at the Greenwood Public Library for the L.E.A.P. (Literacy Education Assistance Pups) Program. Children of all ages are welcome to read to the dogs every Thursday night from 6:30-7:30. Come in to practice your reading and have a tail-waggin' good time! For more info, contact Robin Miller at the library at 349-5309.
ALL ABOUT FEDERALSBURG:
Family Game Night Bring the family to the Federalsburg branch of the Caroline County Public Library for an evening of classic board games. Revisit favorite games, discover new ones and meet other families who also enjoy board games. Games provided by the library include Chess, Checkers, Parcheesi, Yahtzee, Hi Ho Cherry-O, Scrabble and more. Family Game Night is held on the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. The event is free and registration is not required.
THINGS TO DO ELSEWHERE:
Girl Scout Reunion Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay invites all adults that are current or past Girl Scouts to attend an Alumni Reunion and Juliette Gordon Low Birthday Celebration on Sunday, Nov. 1, from 1-3 p.m. at the Cordrey Center in Millsboro. Attendees are encouraged to bring their Girl Scouting memorabilia, sash or vest, pins, and photos. Cost is $5 per person. RSVP by Oct. 31, by contacting Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay at 410-742-5107/1-800-374-9811 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Mail payment to Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay, 1346 Belmont Ave., Ste. 601, Salisbury, MD 21804 or pay at the door.
Harvest Bounty Dinner The Harrington-Greenwood-Felton Centennial Rotary (Hub Club) will host a Harvest Bounty Dinner at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14, in the Price Community Center across from City Hall in Harrington. Tickets, at $20 per person, include admission, a variety of food and drink (wine, beer and other beverages) and live music featuring the Randy McClure Group. A silent auction and 50/50 raffle are also planned. The menu includes homemade and hearty soups, chilis and stews, breads and desserts. Proceeds will benefit the Rotary initiative to eradicate polio worldwide. Tickets may be purchased by calling Dee at 302-399-5949 or email email@example.com.
Holiday Craft Show The Farmington VFC Auxiliary will hold a Holiday Craft Show at the Farmington Fire House on Saturday, Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The kitchen will be open for lunch which will feature soups, chicken salad and more. For more information, contact Kathy at 302-398-8552 (before 7 p.m.) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Quilt Show in Mardela Springs The Westside Historical Society will offer the sixth program in this year's Saving Our Traditions series, Old Quilts and Coverlets, on Sunday, Nov. 15 from 1-4 p.m. at the Mardela Springs Fire Hall in Mardela Springs, Md. Expert Dr. Cindy Byrd, director of the Julia Purnell Museum in Snow Hill, will discuss the history of quilts, offer tips on preservation and examine quilts brought by attendees. Admission is free. Each person may bring up to three quilts or other types of bedding for Dr. Byrd to examine. Cost is $10 per item. The Westside Historical Society is working on a database of historical textiles and would like to photograph and gather data on each item if possible. For more information, contact Sylvia Bradley at 410-726-8047 or email@example.com.
ALL ABOUT TRIPS:
Trip to see Christmas show The Laurel Senior Center is sponsoring a trip to the Dupont Grand Theater to see a Christmas show, Swingin' The Holidays, on Wednesday, Dec. 9. Cost is $63 per person. For more information, call the Senior Center at 875-2536.
Christmas at Opryland Hotel Four seats are available for the bus trip to the Opryland Hotel, Dec. 8-12. Cost for five days - $715.00 per person/doubles. Two hot meals a day included. Upon arrival at the Gaylord Hotel you will have free time to familiarize yourself with the breathtaking surroundings. That evening will be a family-style Christmas dinner featuring Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers for your entertainment enjoyment. Included is a Broadway-style show at the Grand Ole Opry House and a guided tour of Nashville. For more info, call Rose at 629-7180.
Trip to Longwood Gardens The Laurel Lioness Club is sponsoring a trip to Longwood Gardens to see "A Longwood Christmas" on Monday, Dec. 14. Cost is $41 for ages 62 and over and $43 for ages 62 and under. The bus leaves Laurel at 12:30 p.m. For tickets and more information, call 875-7244.
Bus Trip to Sight and Sound St. Stephen's UMC in Delmar is sponsoring a Bus Trip to Sight and Sound to see Miracle of Christmas on Saturday, Dec. 19. Cost is $90 for adults, $50 for ages 3-12. For more information, call the church office at 846-9501.
ALL ABOUT MEETINGS:
Hub Club meets in Harrington The Harrington-Greenwood-Felton Centennial Rotary (Hub Club) meets every Wednesday at Rudy's Family Restaurant, U.S. 13, Harrington. On the first, second, fourth and fifth Wednesday, the meeting is from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. The third Wednesday features a public "Meet & Greet" event from 6-7 p.m.; everyone is invited and light hors d'oeuvres are provided. For more information, contact Gwen at 302-331-6105 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Stamp Club meets monthly The Sussex County Stamp Club meets the second Wednesday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. John's 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 www.912DelawarePatriots.com.
Kingdom Writers group Kingdom Writers Fellowship (KWF), a Christian group of aspiring writers, is welcoming new members. If you enjoy writing, want to improve your writing and would like the encouragement and support of a small group, consider visiting KWF. Meetings are held monthly on the second Saturday morning at Alliance Church, Atlanta Road, Seaford. For more information, call 858-2239 or 628-4594.
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 info, contact C.M. Kohlenberg at 629-0687 or Charlie Larrimore at 381-8975.
Ad Hoc Touring Company If you enjoy reading plays aloud, join the Ad Hoc Touring Company, an affiliate of Possum Point Players. The group meets the first Monday of each month at Possum Hall, 441 Old Laurel Road, Georgetown. To learn more about Ad Hoc, contact Roger Ault at 226-1118 or email@example.com.
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.
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary meeting The Seaford U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-08 meets the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Nanticoke River Yacht Club building located at the Nanticoke Marina in Blades. Visitors, guest and those interested in becoming members of the auxiliary are always welcome. For details and information contact Dave Nagle at 302-398-9279.
Fight against illegal drugs The Sussex County Action Prevention Coalition (SCAPC) meets the first Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Lighted Pathway Building, 425 E. Stein Hwy., Seaford. The group is dedicated to the prevention of substance abuse, addictions and other life related problems. Their vision is to ensure that the residents of Sussex County have access to the resources, services, and prevention needed and to implement strategies that will result in the reduction of the abuse and misuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other substances.
Sea Purls 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. The next meeting is Wednesday, Nov. 4. Lunch is available. New members are always welcome. For details, call Diane at 302-228-0235.
Sussex County Marines Marine Corps League Detachment #780, Devil Dog Detachment, meets the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m., at the VFW Virgil Wilson Post 4961, Middleford Road, Seaford.
Corvette Club meeting The Beachcombers Corvette Club of Southern Delaware meets the first Thursday of each month at the CHEER Center, 20520 Sand Hill Rd., Georgetown.
Vets helping Vets meeting A Vets Helping Vets meeting is held at 9:30 a.m. every Friday at the Hurlock American Legion Post 243 (next to the railroad tracks). Join us for coffee and donuts. Sometimes there is a speaker about different subjects. Keep your discharge or DD214 in a safe place as it can help get you many benefits. Come learn something and maybe you can teach us something.
Book Discussion Group AAUW Coastal-Georgetown Branch sponsors an American Notable Books Dis- cussion Group at the Selbyville Public Library on the second Tuesday of the month, from 1-3 p.m. For more information, call Ada May at 302-436-2981. All readers are welcome.
Weekly weight loss support meeting Join us for TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meetings on Monday nights at 5 p.m. at Greenwood United Methodist Church. The one-hour meetings are in the Education Hall at the church (enter through the door on Market Street, close to the parking lot). If you have any questions, call Sherry Norman, 519-8519. We support each other, learn about menu planning, eating healthy and making permanent changes to result in a healthy life. All are welcome to come learn about the program and join. If you have any questions, call Sherry Norman, 519-8519.