Gallery 107 art classes The following classes are scheduled for September. Details are provided online at nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html. The Gallery is located in Seaford, at 324 High St. Hours are 1-5 p.m. 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 Saturday, Sept. 17, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Children's Art Class with Karen Owens, ages 6-9, $40 includes supplies and light lunch. Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m.-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.-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 persons aged 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.-Noon, Canvas and Coffee with Tammy Kearney and Nancy Laprad, $5.
Chris English Band to perform The Friends of the Seaford District Library are back with the free 2nd Sunday Concert Series. The Chris English Band will take you back to the beginning of the blues at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11, at the Seaford Library & Cultural Center. For more information, call the library at 629-2524 or visit www.facebook.com/seafordfriends.
SHS Lecture On Monday, Sept. 12, Dan Parsons, historic preservation planner for Sussex County, will speak at the Manor House, 1001 Middleford Rd., Seaford, at 7:15 p.m. Admission is free. Parsons will give a brief overview of the projects taking place in western Sussex and speak on the history and future plans for the Hearn & Rawlins Mill.
Community Forum in Seaford The Sussex County Health Coalition invites you, your family and friends, to join us for a Community Forum focusing on the Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative on Monday, Sept. 12 from 5-7 p.m. at the Seaford Volunteer Fire Dept., 302 E. King St., Seaford. Learn how health care systems are changing in Delaware. Share your thoughts with a panel of experts and be a part of the Choose Health Delaware experience. This is your chance to learn how these changes will impact you and your family. RSVP to Midline Estimable or Cheryl Doucette at 302-262-9459 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit the Delaware Center for Health Innovation (DCHI) website, ChooseHealthDE.com.
O's game at Camden Yards Mark your calendars for Friday, Sept. 16 to attend an Orioles game at Camden Yards - Orioles vs. Rays. Tickets are $70 per person or $65 per person for a group of four or more people. Transportation will be provided by a coach bus, leaving the Parks & Rec building at 3:30 p.m. The giveaway for that night is tall O's socks for the first 20,000 fans to enter the park, ages 15 and up. For more information and to reserve your tickets, call 629-6809.
Delaware Senior Olympics Shuffleboard Tournament The Delaware Senior Olympics Shuffleboard Tournament will be held at Methodist Manor House at 1001 Middleford Road in Seaford on Sept. 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To compete, register online at www.DelawareSeniorOlympics.org by Sept. 9. Spectators are admitted for free. For more information, call 302-736-5698.
Benefit dinner for Jerry Taylor Friends of Jerry Taylor will hold an All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner & Dance on Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Seaford Moose Lodge to benefit Jerry who is battling multiple myeloma, a progressive bone related cancer. Dinner is from 6-8 p.m. and includes spaghetti, Italian sausage, garlic bread and salad for $10 per person. Music featuring Tony Windsor begins at 8 p.m.
Crab Feast The Seaford Moose Lodge will host a crab feast on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 5-8 p.m. The event will have steamed crabs, chicken, hot dogs, potato salad, macaroni salad, cucmber and onions, corn on the cob, cantaloupe and watermelon, as well as draft beer and iced tea. For tickets, which are $30 per person, call Barry at 302-249-7363.
Historical Society Gala All Aboard! Destination: New Ross Station! The Seaford Historical Society Gala 2016 will be held at the Ross Mansion and Plantation in Seaford on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 4-9 p.m. Buffet dinner provided by Marilyn's Catering and music by Imagine. Cash bar, mansion tours, games and live auction. Casual attire. Cost is $65 per person. We have an extremely generous matching gift for this new building. Contact Seaford Historical Society at 628-9828 or visit www.seafordhistoricalsociety.com for sponsorship opportunities and reservations
Go Pink Longaberger Basket Bingo The Employee Activity Committee of Nanticoke Health Services will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29, at the Seaford Moose Lodge. The filled basket bingo will consist of 20 games and 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 hamper basket and Longaberger Woven Traditions beverage barrel. Nearly 30 chances to win. In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness month attendees wearing pink will receive a ticket for an exclusive drawing. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information, contact the EAC at 536-5390 or MorrisR@nanticoke.org.
Chamber workshop Greater Seaford Chamber's Member Workshop, "What's Your Story?," will be held on Friday, Sept. 30 from 8:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Seaford Library. Hear from local business professionals about how they created a success story out of their business. Learn success strategies through sessions with industry leaders. Have your business questions answered and turn your story into a success. Cost is $15 for chamber members and $25 for non-members. Lunch is included and all presentations will be available for free download. Space is limited. RSVP by calling the chamber at 629-9690 or register online at www.seafordchamber.com/Workshop/.
Victorian Tea The Seaford Historical Society will hold a Victorian Tea, "A Red, White & Blue Affair," from 2-4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3. Guests are requested to wear red, white or blue. Cost is $20 per person. Reservations must be made in advance and are not confirmed until payment is received. For reservations and information on how to submit payment, email Phyllis Williams at email@example.com.
Laurel Public Library Resume Writing Assistance - Laurel Public Library will host a Resume Workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 13 from 4-6 p.m. Individuals who are creating or updating their resume and want assistance or information on successful resumes are encouraged to stop by at any time during the workshop whether or not they have already created a resume. Library staff will provide guidance and feedback to attendees on how to craft their resumes as a part of job applications. Call Gregg at 875-3184 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or for more information. Job Fair - The library will host a Job Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 20 from noon to 2 p.m. Job seekers should bring their resumes and any other information they may wish to share with companies. Employers will be able to meet job seekers and share information about their job openings and businesses. Employers who wish to participate in the job fair should register by contacting Gregg at 875-3184 or email@example.com.
Beer, Wine and Spirits Festival The Second Annual Trap Pond Partners Beer, Wine and Spirits Festival will take place on Saturday, Sept. 24 from noon to 4 p.m. There will be crafters, vendors, entertainment, and beer, wine and spirits tasting. Advance sale tickets are $20, day of tickets are $25. Tickets may be purchased online at trappondpartners.com or at Lakeside Wine and Spirits in Laurel.
Harp Concert Expressions of Joy Harp Ensemble will be in concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 25, at Old Christ Church. Four harps will perform Irish, sacred, Broadway and traditional tunes. Admission is free. Call Joy for more information at 443-359-0186.
New exhibit at the Bethel Museum The Bethel Museum, 312 First St., Bethel, will feature a traveling exhibit of art work by Karen and Joe Owens of Seaford, in September through December. The exhibit will feature handmade miniature model lighthouses and sailing ships from the Chesapeake Bay crafted by Joe. Karen, who prefers watercolors, will feature paintings with nautical views and structures from various parts of Delmarva Peninsula. Karen and Joe are two of the founding members of the Nanticoke River Arts Council. They were also very involved in the opening of "Gallery 107" in Seaford. The new exhibit will open on Sept. 11 from 2 to 4 p.m. The exhibit will be open on the second and fourth Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. each month through December. The museum will also have its permanent exhibit showing the ship building industry in Bethel during the 1800s. For more information, call 858-3840.
We R Woodbridge Day The annual We R Woodbridge Day will be held on Saturday, Sept. 17, at Woodbridge High School. The Edith Vincent Health Fair will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in conjunction with the Heart in the Game program which will offer free EKGs to Delaware students, ages 8 to 19, at the school. The Edith Vincent Community Walk will take place from 8-10 a.m. at the WHS track. The Festival, which takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. by the varsity baseball field behind the football stadium, includes a Corn Hole Tournament sponsored by WMS athletics starting at 10 a.m. A Delaware State Police helicopter will arrive at 11 a.m. The following sporting events will be held: volleyball, 1 p.m.; field hockey, 2 p.m.; and soccer, 2 p.m. Bridgeville Public Library, Inc. Adult Craft Night - Our next event is Friday, Sept. 23. The craft will be announced soon. All materials will be provided. Registration is required by Wednesday, Sept. 21. Contact the circulation desk at 337-7401, ext. 101, to sign up. Library closures - The library will be closed on Thursday, Sept. 22, for staff training. Historical Society Meeting and Program - The Bridgeville Historical Society will hold a lecture/discussion program, "Unlocking the History of an Old House," by Mike Dixon on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 6:30 p.m. This program is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is requested. Call 337-8595 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP to the Bridgeville Historical Society.
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+. Other classes and times are available upon request. Find new events on www.facebook.com/fromthestudios.
CHEER Fitness Center The Fitness Center at the Greenwood CHEER Activity Center, 41 Schulze Rd., Greenwood, is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Open to members 50+ years of age, the center is accepting new members. The center has new equipment including treadmills, recumbent bikes, elliptical machines and multi-station gym. Yoga classes are now offered. Call site manager, Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237 for more information and to join.
Gospel concert The Delmarva Gospel Music Association will present the groups Legacy Five and The Ball Brothers in concert on Friday, Sept. 9, at Woodbridge High School, Greenwood. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the concert starts at 7. For tickets, call 302-531-7997 or order online at delmarvagospel.com.
Volunteer for Read Aloud Delaware Read Aloud Delaware seeks volunteers who love to read to children. Our volunteers usually read one to two hours per week in local child care centers. Sign up online at www.readalouddelaware.org or call 856-2527 for more information.
Players seek technicians The Possum Point Players, a well-established community theater group in Sussex County, seek individuals to coordinate their show lighting and sound/EFX operations. The position calls for someone to take responsibility for maintenance and operation of stage performances.
For a more detailed description and to discuss the potential for compensation, contact PPP trustee Jim Hartzell at email@example.com or 856-6166.
'The Jungle Book' movie The Federalsburg branch of the Caroline County Public Library will show the 2016 Disney movie, "The Jungle Book," on Friday, Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. Admission is free, refreshments will be provided and there is a chance to win a door prize - a DVD of the movie. For more information, call 410-754-8397.
Authors on Delmarva The next program in the Westside Historical Society's Series of book talks, "Authors on Delmarva," will feature Anne Foley, author of Holland Island, who 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. The program is free but donations to Westside Historical Society are appreciated. Light refreshments will be offered. 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.
Art Crawl, Farmer and Foodie Festival The 2016 Historic Georgetown Art Crawl will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10, in downtown Georgetown. Featured artists include the Nanticoke River Arts Council and the Georgetown Parklet. The annual Farmer and Foodie Festival will be held on Sunday, Sept. 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy local food, culinary talents and local artisans and handmade products. For more information, contact the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce at 856-1544.
BBQ Chicken Dinner The Moose Legion and the Women of the Moose in Salisbury, Md., will hold a BBQ Chicken Dinner and Bake Sale on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Salisbury Moose Lodge grounds, 833 Snow Hill Rd. Dinner will be 1/2 BBQ chicken with baked beans and a roll for $8. A variety of baked goods and sodas will be for sale. Pre-sold tickets are available from Dick Baker, 443-614-7034 or Tom Russ, 443-783-5597. Free delivery for orders of 10 or more to the same address. Proceeds benefit various charities supported by the Moose and the Women of the Moose.
Financial Peace Course Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace Course - learn how to get out of debt and make a plan for your future one step at a time - will begin on Monday, Sept. 12 and run for nine weeks at Parkway Church of God, Rt. 50 and Edison Street, Salisbury, Md. Cost is $100 for the kit. Call the church at 410-749-9428 or visit Dave Ramsey's website to register.
Heritage Weekend The Federalsburg Historical Society will hold Heritage Weekend on Sept. 16-18. On Friday, Sept. 16 from 7-9 p.m., prize winning author Tom Horton and prize winning photographer David W. Harp will give a presentation on their new book, "Choptank Odyssey." Signed copies will be on sale for $31.80, cash or check. There is a $3 admission fee which includes refreshments. On Saturday, Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., we will celebrate the life of Madeline Hurlock, a silent era movie star from Federalsburg. Photos of Hurlock will be on display and her films will be shown. Free admission with food and baked goods for sale. On Sunday, Sept. 18 from 1-4 p.m., Madeline Hurlock films will be shown. Hot dogs, hamburgers, and baked goods will be for sale; free admission.
Thank a Police Officer Day The third annual, nationally recognized Thank A Police Officer Day will take place on Saturday, Sept. 17. Last year, the group, Delmarva Supports Law Enforcement visited and delivered almost 1,000 cards and hundreds of goody bags, snack trays, cakes, cookies, etc. to more than 40 agencies. This year the group plans to reach out to over 50 individual departments, completely covering Worcester, Wicomico and Somerset counties in Maryland and Sussex County in Delaware and portions of several other counties as well. Everyone can participate by adopting a department, writing cards or by showing their support for our men and women in blue! To see more, visit the public event page for Thank a Police Officer Day on Delmarva at www.facebook.com/events/1188110131260986.
Meet the Candidates The 9-12 Delaware Patriots presents, "Meet Statewide Election Candidates," on Sept. 20 and Sept. 22 from 7-9 p.m. The Kent County meeting will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Grotto's Dover, 1150 N. DuPont Hwy., Dover. The Sussex meeting will be held on Thursday, Sept. 22 at Captain's Restaurant, 24832 John J. Williams Hwy., Millsboro. For more information, email info@912DelawarePatriots.com.
QuickBooks training seminar Master QuickBooks in two days on Oct. 4-5, at the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce, 144 E. Main St., Salisbury, Md. Learn QuickBooks and apply it immediately on the job. This seminar, which is designed to help you begin or further your career, is perfect for businesses, non-profits and ministries. Learn to set up a chart of accounts, enter and pay bills, create invoices, receive payments, make deposits, process payroll and more. Co-sponsored by the Christian Leadership & Community Foundation, register online at MasteringQuickBooksInTwoDays.EventBrite.com or call 410-543-1159.
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, 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 NYC St. Stephens UMC in Delmar is hosting a bus trip - a day on your own in New York City - on Saturday, Oct. 1, to benefit the church. The bus will leave the North Salisbury Walmart at 5:30 a.m. Pick up at the Seaford Walmart is at 5:45 a.m. The bus will arrive in New York by 10 a.m. and depart at 7 p.m. There will be no additional stops going up or back. Cost is $45 per person and includes seat and donation to the church. To reserve your seat, call the church office by Sept. 11, at 846-9501. For more information, contact the church office.
Dinner theater trip Wicomico County AARP #1276 is offering a day trip to Toby's Dinner Theater in Columbia, Md., to see the show, Sister Act, on Wednesday, Oct. 5. The price is all inclusive. For more information, call 410-749-6093.
Nashville Christmas Tour Sign up now for the Nashville Christmas Tour, a bus trip presented by the Nanticoke Senior Center and Curran Travel, on Nov. 27 - Dec. 2. Enjoy the Nashville Nightlife Theatre, Grand Ole Opry, General Jackson Showboat, a three hour guided tour of Nashville, a Gaylord Opryland Hotel tour and much more. Double occupancy is $945 per person, single is $1,178 per person. Call the Nanticoke Senior Center at 629-4939 for more information and tickets.
Delaware Tech offers escorted tours Delaware Technical Community College and Accent on Travel, in conjunction with Collette Vacations, presents 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. 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
GriefShare support group GriefShare support group begins Sept. 8, 2016, 6:30 p.m. at Avenue United Methodist Church, 20 N. Church Street, Milford, and runs every Thursday for 12 weeks. There is no charge to attend. For questions, call the church office at 422-8111.
9-12 Delaware Patriots new dates The 9-12 Delaware Patriots have updated meeting information. The September meetings, "Meet Statewide Election Candidates," will be held on the following dates: Kent County - Tuesday, Sept. 20 - Grotto's Dover, 1150 N. DuPont Hwy., Dover, 7-9 p.m. Sussex County - Thursday, Sept. 22 - Captain's Restaurant, 24832 John J. Williams Hwy., Millsboro, 7-9 p.m. For more information, message firstname.lastname@example.org.
Writers' Group Kingdom Writers Fellowship, a Christian group of aspiring writers, is welcoming new members. If you enjoy writing, desire 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 Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Alliance Church, Atlanta Road, Seaford. For more information, call 858-2239 or 628-4594.
Vets helping Vets 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.
Sussex Bird Club The September meeting of the Sussex Bird Club (SBC) will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11, at Cadbury in Lewes. Speaker will be announced soon on the club's website, sussexbirdclub.com. All SBC meetings are held on the second Sunday of each month at 2 p.m. at Cadbury in Lewes with no meetings in July and August. Meetings are open to club members, those who are interested in becoming members, and all Cadbury residents.
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.
Book Discussion Group AAUW Coastal-Georgetown Branch sponsors an American Notable Books Discussion 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.
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.
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 email@example.com.