Gallery 107 art classes The following classes are scheduled for June at Gallery 107 in Seaford. For more details, visit nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html. The gallery is located at 324 High St., Seaford. Hours are 1 to 5 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays. Classes are conducted around the corner at 105 Pine St.
Special classes Please contact Karen directly at email@example.com if you are interested in any of the following children's classes. Saturday, June 25, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Children's Art Class with Karen Owens, ages 10-14, $40, includes supplies and light lunch.
Ongoing classes Mondays, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Open studio time for artists of all media who wish to work in a group setting. The open studio will be available for individuals ages 16 and older who like to paint with others. No instruction will be available although you can learn more in a group setting. Cost is $5. Fridays, 10 a.m. to noon - Canvas and Coffee with Tammy Kearney and Nancy Laprad, $5. Annual Tractor, Truck & Car Show The 16th Annual Tractor, Truck & Car Show of the First State Antique Tractor Club will be held on Friday, June 17 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, June 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Governor Ross Plantation in Seaford. The featured tractor is Ford and related equipment. All makes and models are welcome. Kids will enjoy Touch a Tractor and Touch a Truck. The event will feature a Delaware State Police K-9 demonstration, Delaware State Police fingerprinting for kids, a moon bounce, a corn box with toys, a pedal pull, a Chocolate Dessert Contest featuring homemade items, food, a baked goods table, Wrench and Fry Pan Toss, crafters, small engines, 2nd Chance Fur Babies, Greyhound Rescue, presentation of 2016 scholarships, a blacksmith demonstration and Chinese and live auctions. The Delmarva Railroaders Band will perform. Free parking, free admission, flea market, daily parade. No alcoholic drinks. For more information, call Tom Molnar at 616-2148 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Block Watch meeting Seaford Block Watch will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 20 at the Seaford City Hall (use ramp door). Learn about the ACE Center in Seaford and tours will be scheduled. Drinks and desserts will be provided. For more information, call 629-5643.
Designer Bag Bingo Designer Bag Bingo will take place Thursday, June 23 at Seaford Elks Lodge #2458, located at 8846 Elks Road in Seaford. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door and includes meal. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., play starts at 6:30 p.m. There will be raffles, 50/50, and Chinese Auction. Designers include Kate Spade, Coach, Dooney & Bourke, and Michael Kors. For tickets call 302-745-8500 or 302-629-2458.
SHS Class of '76 Reunion Seaford High School Class of '76 will hold its 40 Year Reunion on Saturday, Aug. 6, in the Gold Room at the Harrington Casino. For more information, log onto Facebook at Seaford High School Class of '76 or call David Smith at 410-726-7090 or Jeanne McMahon Griffith at 302-628-3188.
Gala, new exhibit The Seaford Historical Society Gala 2016 will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 4-9 p.m. at the Ross Plantation. Activities include a cash bar, mansion tours, games, live auction and dancing with music provided by Imagine. Cost is $65 per person. Doors open at 4 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30 For reservations, contact the administrative office at 628-9828 or email@example.com. The Seaford Museum's new exhibit, HDR (High Dynamic Range) Photography of Gene Bleile, is open June 23 through Sept. 10. Museum hours are Thursday through Sunday, 1-4 p.m. and the museum is located at 203 High St. For more information, contact the administrative office.
Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta The 3rd Annual Nanticoke River Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta will be held on Saturday, Aug. 6 from noon to 3 p.m. at Nanticoke River Public Marine Park, Blades, as part of the Reclaim Our River, Nanticoke Series. The Regatta is open to individuals, schools, youth groups, businesses, groups of friends, government and non-profit organizations who want to build a boat and race using only recycled corrugated cardboard. For more information, contact Matt at 302-422-0847, ext. 102 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also visit delawarewatersheds.org.
Summer concerts at Trap Pond Trap Pond State Park in Laurel will host the following summer concerts on Saturdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. through Sept. 3. June 18 - Stone Jack Ballers (folk/rock/southern soul/blues/pop/'60s-'70s) June 25 - Alex and Shiloh (popular acoustic/original/covers) July 2 - The Shakers (rock and roll/funky blues) July 9 - New Direction Band (classic rock/country) July 16 - Three Sheets Acoustic Trio (party rock/"kings of request") July 23 - Zodiac Jack (country/rock/pop) and Nadjah Nicole - from "The Voice" (pop/singer-songwriter) Aug. 6 - Smooth Sound Dance Band (swing band) Sept. 3 - The Reminders - Americana/blues/country/gospel
Senior Center focus group to meet The Laurel Senior Center focus group will meet on Wednesday, June 22 from 1:30-3 p.m. The Sussex County Advisory Committee on Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities is partnering with the University of Delaware's Institute for Public Administration. The group wants to hear from seniors who currently live in Sussex County. Topics will include transportation, housing, and development. Come and share your opinions about living in Sussex.
Movie Night Abundant Life Christian Church in Laurel will show the movie Woodlawn on Friday, June 24 at 7 p.m. All are welcome. The church will have a spaghetti dinner on Saturday, June 25 from 4-7 p.m. Dinner includes salad, garlic bread, beverage and dessert. Cost is $7.
Family Fun Day at the Farm Join us at Changing Fates Equine Rescue of Delaware, 31283 Old Cabin Rd., Laurel, for Family Fun Day at the Farm on Saturday, June 25 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rain date is July 9. There will be games for the kids, food, opportunities for pictures with a horse, horse painting, door prizes and more. For more information, visit www.changingfatesequine.org or call 302-339-5065.
Guided Eco-Paddle Paddle, learn about the Captain John Smith Water Trail and enjoy a BBQ in Riverfront Park in Laurel during the Reclaim Our River - Nanticoke Series Guided Eco-Paddle on Saturday, June 25 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $5 plus a handling fee. For more information and to register, call Phil Miller at 290-3578.
Annual Father Daughter Dance The 3rd Annual Father Daughter Dance, Butterfly Kisses, will be held at the Delmar Fire Department on Saturday, July 9 from 2-5 p.m. Dads, grandpas, uncles, etc. are all welcome. Cost is $17 in advance and $20 at the door. Princesses of all ages get in free. Checks should be sent and made payable to Delmar Pop Warner, 11398 E. Snake Rd., Delmar, DE 19940. In addition to dancing, there will be light refreshments, door prizes and a professional photographer.
Bridgeville Library Senior Focus Group - Wednesday, June 22, 10:30 a.m. - Noon, The Sussex County Advisory Committee on Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities is partnering with the University of Delaware's Institute for Public Administration to host a focus group. These two organizations want to hear from seniors who currently live in Sussex County. Share your voice on topics like transportation, housing, and development. Your opinion matters. Light refreshments will be available. For more information, contact the library at 337-7401.
Senior Center events Friday, June 17 - 10 a.m. - Leave Center for luncheon at Golden Corral; Dollar Tree after lunch. Monday, June 20 - PNC & PO; 10 a.m. - Chair Yoga & Wii; 11 a.m. - Spanish Class; Noon - Lunch; 1 p.m. - Walmart Tuesday, June 21 - 10 a.m. - Diabetes Classes by Quality Insight of Delaware; Noon - Lunch Wednesday, June 22 - 10 a.m. - Bible Study; Noon - Lunch; 1 p.m. - Big Lots Thursday, June 23 - 9:30 a.m. - Walgreens; 11 a.m. - Lunch; Noon - Leave Center for bowling at Milford Lanes Friday, June 24 - Roxanna CHEER Center for lunch & Bingo
Art classes offered From the Studio in Bridgeville offers the following art classes: Art, Food and Friends - The third Tuesday of each month from 6:30-9 p.m. at Cafe Tamburelli's in Greenwood. Enjoy great food and an evening of art. Every month will feature different projects. Sign up at Café Tamburelli's or call 228-7859. Creative Weekly Art Classes - Offered Mondays, 1-3 p.m. or 3-5 p.m., year-round. We will use a multitude of mediums, styles and techniques to complete projects such as drawing, painting, mixed media, 3D projects and crafts. For ages 6+. Adult Art Classes - Offered the first Friday of the month from 6-8 p.m. In these classes, adults can focus on specific art techniques or complete interest based projects. Other classes and times are available upon request. Find new events on www.facebook.com/fromthestudios.
Bridgeville Red Hat Chapter looking for members The Red Hat Chapter in Bridgeville, "The Red Hat Roses, has less than 10 members and enjoys lunch and visiting nearby places together, forming friendships. If you are interested in an official Red Hat Chapter of the Red Hat Society, please feel free to contact Queen Alice of the Red Hat Roses at: email@example.com or 302-236-9601. The chapter is open for new members.
Bake & Bling Sale The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center will host an indoor "Bake & Bling" Sale on Thursday, June 16. Homemade baked goods, costume jewelry by "Tracey's Treasures," hand crafted jewelry by "Gil" and collectable porcelain dolls will be on sale in the center from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. and dinner at 5 p.m. The fundraiser is open to the public. For more information, call Site Manager, Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237.
Next book talk is June 17 The third program in the Westside Historical Society's Series of book talks, "Authors on Delmarva" will look at the case of Euel Lee, alias Orphan Jones, in Worcester County during the Great Depression in the 1930s on Friday, June 17 from 4-7 p.m., at Layton's Chance Winery. Written by Joe Moore, a retired lawyer and deputy state's attorney, the book, "Murder on Maryland's Eastern Shore," is an intriguing study of the strains of racism and cultural tensions on the Eastern Shore. The program is free but donations to Westide Historical Society are appreciated. Light refreshments will be offered. Anne Foley, author of Holland Island, will speak on Sept. 9. October will feature Don Parks who has authored a series of character studies of the Chesapeake Bay and its people and Andy Nunez, who has written several studies of folklore and local reports of spiritualism and hauntings. Reservations are not required, but to get answers to questions, contact Westside Historical Society at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-726-8047, or Laura Layton, program chairman, at the Winery at 410-228-1205.
Free How-to Clinics at Lowe's Sussex County Habitat's Women Build Project continues as Habitat's National Sponsor Lowe's presents free how-to clinics at the ReStore in Georgetown on Saturday, June 18 at 9:30 a.m. Participants will learn "How to Prepare for Painting" and "How to Repair a Toilet." Registration for the free clinics is now open. No experience is necessary. To register, visit www.sussexcountyhabitat.org or call 855-1153, ext. 208. All are welcome.
Night of Doo Wop at CHEER Back by popular demand, CHEER presents the Jersey Jukebox and the Del Angels with an evening of Doo Wop and Oldies at the CHEER Community Center, Georgetown, on Saturday, June 18 from 5-8 p.m. Cruise down memory lane with the boss sounds of the Jersey Jukebox who have opened for The Duprees, The Earls, Little Anthony and the Imperials, the Tokens, and have been featured on Good Morning America. The Del Angels will bring back memories of timeless classics with their interactive high energy performances of the Chantels, the Ronettes, Aretha Franklin, The Crystal, The Supremes and so many other female groups. There will be dancing for anyone who wants to cut a rug. Paul's concession stand will be open for food and refreshments with a "Happy Days" menu of burgers, dogs, chicken, fries, onion rings, shakes, Root Beer floats and much more. There will also be a cash bar for beer and wine. Tickets are $25. For tickets and show information, call Tony DelFranco at 515-3047 or visit any CHEER location.
Quarter Party A Quarter Party organized by the Great Council of Delaware will be held on Thursday, June 23, at the Red Men's Fraternal Home (IORM), 17451 Nassau Commons Rd., Nassau. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the auction starts at 7. Several vendors have been invited and food will be available for purchase. Advance tickets are $5 each and extra paddles are $3 each. To order tickets, contact Rebecca Breasure at 302-245-6602.
Enjoy an old fashioned picnic Don't miss The Big Tent Event, a friends and family picnic hosted by Republicans for Sussex on Sunday, July 10 from 2-6 p.m. at 16-Mile Brewery in Georgetown. Come out and enjoy an old fashioned picnic featuring grilled hamburgers, hot dogs, sides, chips, ice cream and cold drinks. While the children are busy with face painting, bubbles and games, adults can enjoy the camaraderie in fellowship as we listen to authentic "stump speeches" by our county's elected officials and candidates (tree stump included). Cost is $30 per adult and children under 12 are free. RSVP by July 1 to R4sussex@gmail.com or by calling 945-2586. Sponsorships are also available.
MHS Class of '66 reunion The Millsboro High School Class of 1966 is planning a 50th anniversary reunion for the class and friends of the class. If you are interested in attending this gala event scheduled for July 9, contact Connie Rogers at email@example.com or 934-9193. We are looking for addresses of former classmates who attended school with us as well as teachers and friends who attended at the same time.
Lewes Antique Show & Sale 58th Lewes Antique Show & Sale, Bethel United Methodist Church, 129 W. 4th St., Lewes, July 14-15, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and July 16, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $5. Call 302-645-9426 or visit bethellewes.org for more information.
Cash Bingo On Sunday, July 24, the Federalsburg Historical Society is sponsoring a Cash Bingo at the VFW Post 5246 on Veterans Drive in Federalsburg, Md. Doors open at 1 p.m., bingo starts at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. There will be cash prizes, door prizes, hamburgers, hot dogs, drinks, and baked goods for sale. For more information, call Debbie at 443-786-2972 or Denise at 410-310-6573.
Vendors needed for car show CHEER will host its 6th Annual Classic Car, Truck & Bike Show on Saturday, Aug. 6, at the CHEER Community Center on Rt. 9, east of Georgetown. In addition to vehicles on display, the event will also have business displays, silent and live auctions, entertainment, a remote control model aircraft demonstration, and a craft show. A 10x10 space and a table to display informational materials is available for $30. Craft vendors are sought for outside of the Community Center along the entrance to the car show. Space and a table for craft vendors can be purchased for $35. Up to three additional tables can be rented for $10 each. Bring your own tent or rent one for $10. Set-up time for the craft show is 8-9:30 a.m. The car show will begin at 10 a.m. Pre-register for the craft show by July 30. For more information or an application, contact Florence Mason at 302-515-3045 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alumni Association offers trips The Delmar Alumni Association is offering the following trips for members, family and friends to see the Baltimore Orioles. Trips include: Saturday, June 18 - Orioles vs. Toronto Blue Jays Saturday, Sept. 17 - Orioles vs. Florida Blue Rays Saturday, Oct. 1 - Orioles vs. New York Yankees For prices and reservations, contact Dot Wolfgang at 846-2366.
Bus trip to see comedy play The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center is offering a motor coach trip to the Rainbow Comedy Playhouse in Paradise, Pa. to see the comedy play, Perfect Wedding, on Wednesday, Aug. 3. Cost is $65 per person and includes motor coach transportation, luncheon buffet, the play and all tips and gratuities. Open to the public. Payment is due upon sign up and checks are payable to the Greenwood CHEER Center. The bus departs Greenwood CHEER Activity Center at 8:30 a.m. and returns at 6 p.m. For more information and to register, call Site Manager Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237.
Trip to Tennessee October 24-28, 2016, travel to Pigeon Forge, TN. Cost for 5 days-$660.00 pp/doubles, $800.00 single. Included are four deluxe breakfasts & four full course dinners. The Majestic Theater will help you wind down after your travel time the first day with dinner and entertainment featuring "The Soul of Motown." Next day experience a bus tour of the great Smoky Mountains with a step-on guide to answer all your questions and point out all the areas of interest as we travel. Keep an eye out for the black bears! There will be free time in Gatlinburg before heading off to the Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Theater which will bring back memories of programs we all watched on TV. Your servers will participate in their rivalry along with the audience. End your evening with a show at the Smoky Mountain Opry featuring a talented group of singers, dancers, comedians, magicians, jugglers and musicians. Spend a day at Dollywood and end with a visit to Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede Dinner Show. A spectacular show that includes illusions, horsemaship and a four-course meal with lots of audience participation. Included is also tour of the Pigeon Forge Titanic Museum with a tour guide to answer your questions, and also a brunch in the "secret dining room." If you've never gone through one of these tours, you definitely don't want to miss this one. You'll come out feeling as though you have just walked through time past. We will also visit "The Island" where you can take a ride on the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel. The evening will end with a Southern-style meal and entertainment at the Majestic Theatre featuring the Smith Family. For more information, contact Rose at 302-629-7180.
Delaware Tech offers escorted tours Delaware Technical Community College and Accent on Travel, in conjunction with Collette Vacations, present First Class Escorted Tours. A portion of the proceeds benefit Delaware Tech's Kids on Campus program by providing scholarship opportunities. Featured trips include: "Nashville and More," - December; "Hawaii Island Tour," - Feb. 2017; "Iceland," - Aug. 2017; "South America Land Tour," - Nov. 2017. To learn more about the full 2017 schedule featuring Hawaii, Iceland and South America, a presentation will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13 at Delaware Tech, Room 529, Carter Partnership Center, Georgetown. All Delaware Tech Travel Programs feature:
For more information, call Accent on Travel at 302-703-6154 or email email@example.com.
- Round trip flights from Philadelphia (other city departures or air credit available)
- Round trip transfers to the airport from Delaware Tech
- Professional English-speaking guide while at the destinations
- Entrance fees and local guides for destination enrichment
- Educational, cultural, and fun experiences at the destination's first-class hotels with private baths
- Very inclusive packages - minimal extras not included
- Local pre-travel get-togethers with fellow travelers and a professional travel consultant
- Optional travel insurance
- Local registration appoints and document pickup at Accent on Travel for those unable to attend general meetings
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. 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.
Explore your ancestry with SCGS The Sussex County Genealogical Society (SCGS), an organization dedicated to promoting genealogy and education to encourage and instruct in genealogical research, can help you search your ancestry. SCGS holds monthly membership meetings from September to May that feature informative presentations. General meetings take place on the third Saturday of each month at the Rehoboth Beach Public Library. Visitors are welcome. For more information, visit www.scgsdelaware.org.
Substance Abuse Support Group A free Substance Abuse Education and Support Group will be held at Grace Baptist Church, Seaford, on Mondays at 7 p.m. Call 629-8434 to register. Everyone is welcome.
NARFE meeting The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Western Sussex Chapter 1992, will meet on Monday, June 20, at Pizza King in Seaford. Speaker will be Christine Sauers, president, Delaware Better Business Bureau. Active and retired federal employees - this is your avenue to voice your concerns regarding your federal benefits including health benefits, your pay and annuity costs, etc. For more information, call Les Martens, chapter membership chair, at 629-9789.
Seaford Chapter of Widowed Persons The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting on Tuesday, June 21 at noon at the Stargate Diner in Seaford. The planned guest speaker will be a representative from the Nanticoke Watershed Alliance. Widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend. Please come by and join the group.
Hub Club meetings 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 will be an evening meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. Everyone is invited; dinner is from the menu. For more information, contact Gwen at 302-331-6105 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.