Bulletin Board
Thursday, October 27, 2016
 
Gallery 107 art classes The following classes are scheduled for the month of November. For more details, visit nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html. The Gallery, which is located at 324 High St., Seaford, is open Thursdays and Fridays from 1 to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Classes are conducted around the corner at 105 Pine St. There will be no special classes in November.

Ongoing classes Mondays, Nov. 14, 21, and 28 - 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 persons 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.

Quarter Auction benefit A Quarter Auction to benefit the Alzheimers Association will be held on Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Seaford Elks Lodge. Admission is $10 and seating is limited. Reservations are recommended. Call 628-3000, ext. 8302 to RSVP. Doors open at 5 p.m. and games begin at 6. Bid on over 100 items including Vera Bradley, Yankee Candle, Longaberger, Thirty-One, gift cards and more.

The Great Halloween Cow Drop The Nanticoke Senior Center has canceled the upcoming Great Halloween Cow Drop. Thank you for your support.

Yard and Bake Sale An indoor/outdoor Yard and Bake Sale will be held on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 7 a.m. to noon at Seaford Presbyterian Church, 701 Bridgeville Hwy., Seaford. There will be a Christmas Boutique, Halloween decorations, warm clothes, linens, tools, media room, kitchen gadgets and dishes. Home-baked goodies, Scrapple sandwiches and free coffee.

Trick or treating at Lofland Park Lofland Park Center, 715 E. King St., Seaford, will be open for community trick or treaters from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31. All children ages 12 and younger that are accompanied by an adult are invited by our residents to trick or treat at our facility

Nanticoke Senior Center Thursday, November 3. Doors open at 6 p.m. - Games start at 7 p.m. $20/ticket in advance - $25 at the door Mystery raffle, silent auction raffles & specials games. Games include: Longaberger Baskets and Pottery, Vera Bradley Bags, and Thirty-One Bags

SHS Lecture Series The final lecture of the year for the Seaford Historical Society will be presented at 7:15 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 7, at the Manor House, 1001 Middleford Rd., Seaford. Guest speaker will be Mike DiPaolo, executive director of the Lewes Historical Society.

Designer Bag Bingo A Designer Bag Bingo will take place at the Seaford Elks Lodge (8846 Elks Rd.) on Nov. 10. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 pre-paid and $25 at the door; a meal is included. For more information, call 302-745-8500 or 302-629-2458.

Basket Bingo The Seaford Lions Club will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Seaford Moose Lodge, Rt. 13A, Seaford. Enjoy 20 games featuring 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 and Large Metropolitan Basket. Attendees are encouraged to donate a gently used pair of prescription eyewear to support the Lions Recycle For Sight initiative.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 or call 629-4179 or email KLHoch@msn.com.

Canned Food, Winter Clothing Drive On Saturday, Nov. 19 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Hungry Howies Pizza of Seaford, 1252 Norman Eskridge Hwy., will sponsor a Canned Food and Winter Clothing Drive to help the homeless and at need veterans in Delaware. Hungry Howies Pizza has partnered with the Veterans Crisis Foundation and the Delaware Center for Homeless Veterans for this event. In addition, if you donate a grocery bag full of nonperishable canned goods or winter clothing you will receive a free order of Howie bread sticks with your order of a large pizza.

Concerts at the Library In deference to the Seaford Community Concert Association, the 2nd Sunday Concert at the Seaford Library for November has been canceled. In an unusual coincidence, as it was scheduled on the same Sunday afternoon. The next free 2nd Sunday concert is Sunday, Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. and will feature four talented young musicians, all local. The Raleigh Ringers handbell choir will perform on Nov. 13 at 3 p.m.

A Tribute to Buddy Holly A Tribute to Buddy Holly will be held at the Seaford Moose Lodge on Saturday, Nov. 19. This event is open to the public and features a dinner including: pork and stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, California melody, rolls and butter, and desserts. Cost is $20 per person. For information, call The Moose at 302-629-8408, or Barry at 302-249-7363.

Seaford Christmas Parade The Seaford Christmas Parade will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3 with a rain date of Sunday, Dec. 4.This years theme is A Candy Cane Christmas. The parade is sponsored by the Downtown Seaford Association, Inc. and the City of Seaford. For registration and more information, visit www.MyChristmasParade.com or call Sarah Lee at 629-6762 or 629-7357. Trophies will be awarded in different categories. If you oryour organization wishes to make a donation to the parade, please make checks payable and mail to Downtown Seaford Association, Inc., PO Box 12, Seaford, DE 19973.

Yoga 4 You at the library The Laurel Public Library has started a new weekly exercise program, Yoga 4 You. The yoga group meets Tuesday evenings at 5, in the librarys Community Room and it follows an instructional DVD consisting of various yoga exercises. Individuals of all ages who are interested in yoga, whether they have tried it before or not, will enjoy this class. Attendees may participate weekly or as often as they are able. No equipment or materials are required to attend, and the program is free. Contact Gregg at 875-3184 or gregg.mccullough@lib.de.us with questions or for more information.

Group recalls WWII home front Life in Laurel, a local history group, will discuss WWII on the home front and the LHS class of 1942, the first graduates after Pearl Harbor, at the Laurel Public Library on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 10:30 a.m.Come share memories of this stressful time.

Trunk or Treat A Fathers Heart of Laurel will host a free Trunk or Treat on Monday, Oct. 31 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Laurel Hardware at 1001 S. Central Ave.

Oyster Sandwich Sale Oddfellows of Laurel Charity Lodge will have their monthly oyster sandwich sale on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or until sold out. Hot dogs and hamburgers will also be available and the Martha Rebekah Lodge 21 will sell their homemade ice cream, baked goods and refreshments at the Lodge at 319 Poplar St. Eat-in or carry-out. We will also deliver to businesses.

Chinese Auction at St. Philips The 11th Annual Chinese Auction will be held at St. Philips Episcopal Church, Laurel, on Saturday, Nov. 12. Doors to Memorial Hall will open at 5 p.m. Chili, hot dogs, desserts, beverages will be sold. Auction will begin at 6. Join us for a fun filled evening and take home some new treasures. For information, call Wendy Dolby, 875-3902.

LeCates family reunion The descendants of Daniel Burton LeCates will hold their family reunion on Sunday, Nov. 13 from 2-4:30 p.m. at Kings United Methodist Church on Gordy Road, Laurel. Bring a covered dish and place setting. For more information, contact Pastor LeCates at 943-5332 and leave a message.

New exhibits 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 October 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. Jim Goslee is displaying two models which he built. One is a shad boat used on local rivers and the other is a punt gun boat which was used in the old days to shoot wild game at night. 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. These new exhibits 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.

Holiday Craft & Chicken Salad Sale The Laurel Fire Department Auxiliary will hold its Annual Holiday Craft Sale & Chicken Salad Sale on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Laurel Fire Dept., 205 W. 10th St., Laurel. Vendor space is limited and reservations/applications must be received by Nov. 1 to reserve your space. One table is $10 and each additional table is $5. Electric is available for $5 per vendor and must be requested at the time of payment. The application is available online at www.laurelfiredept.com. For reservations and more information, contact Gloria Wright at 443-521-0015 or allgifts2000@yahoo.com or Denise Steele at 302-228-4480 or denisedes1972@gmail.com. Breakfast, lunch and chicken salad will be available for purchase. Contact any auxiliary member to pre-order your chicken salad (orders by the pint).

Fall Festival Delmar Middle and Senior High School will hold a Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. All games will be outside. Cost is 50 cents per ticket. There will be games, food, music, and tons of fun!

Rock n roll fundraiser Support the Delmar Public Librarys Capital Campaign Building Fund and enjoy a rock n roll show with The Fabulous Hubcaps at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 7-11 p.m. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Tickets are $50 and there will be light fare and a cash bar. For tickets, call 846-9894. Tickets are also available for purchase online at www.delmarpubliclibrary.org/TheFabulousHubcaps.aspx.

Beef and Dumpling Dinner A Beef and Dumpling dinner will take place on Nov. 12 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Delmar Fire House. Tickets can be purchased in advance only: adults and carry outs $14 and children 12 and under $7. The dinner benefits the Delmar Fire Departments Ladies Auxiliary. For ticket information call 302-846-2335, 302-875-2195, or 443-359-0924.

Oyster Fritter/Chicken Salad Dinner On Friday, Nov. 18, an oyster fritter dinner, or chicken salad dinner, or a combination of both, will be held at the Delmar VFW, 200 W. State St., Delmar, Md. Dinner begins at 6 p.m. and ends at 8. The dinner includes two sides (applesauce, beets, macaroni and cheese, turnip greens), iced tea/coffee, and roll. This event is sponsored by the Delmar Memorial VFW Post #8276 with proceeds benefiting various charities. For more information, call the Postat 410-896-3722 after 3 p.m.

Christmas Cash Calendar The Delmar Fire Departments Ladies Auxillary will be drawing a daily winner for its Christmas Cash Calendar throughout the month of December. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from any auxiliary member or call 302-846-2335, 302-875-2195, or 443-359-0924.

Bridgeville Library Adult Craft Night - Our next event is Thursday, Nov. 18, from 6-8 p.m. The next craft will be announced soon. Registration is required by Wednesday, Nov. 16. Call the circulation desk at 337-7401, ext. 101 to sign up.

Art classes offered From the Studio in Bridgeville holds the following art classes: Creative Weekly Art Classes: Mondays from 1-3 p.m. or 3-5 p.m. year round. In these classes, we will use a multitude of mediums, styles and techniques to complete projects such as drawing, painting, mixed media, 3D projects and crafts. Ages: 6 and up. Adult Art Classes: 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. Private Art Instruction: Customized individual classes to meet your needs. Other classes and times available upon request or find new events on www.facebook.com/fromthestudios.

Nanticoke Heritage Byway Join us at the Bridgeville Library at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 1, to learn about the Nanticoke Heritage Byway. Learn what the byway is and how it came into being. Sussex County Historic Preservation Planner, Dan Parsons, will discuss the organizational structure of the byway, what roads will be included, what features are planned, and how you can participate in the development of the byway.

Annual Fall Dinner Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary will host its Annual Fall Dinner on Sunday, Nov. 6 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Bridgeville Fire Hall. Enjoy chicken & dumplings, chicken salad and all the trimmings and dessert. Cost is $12 per adult, $7 for children under 12 and free for ages five and under. No take-outs.

WHS Class of 76 Reunion The Woodbridge High School Class of 1976 will hold their 40 year reunion on Friday, Nov. 18, at Heritage Shores Clubhouse in Bridgeville. Contact Rick Tull at 629-9543 for more information.

3rd Country Music Festival This years event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 26 at the new Woodbridge High School. The program will feature Jimmy Hoppa, the Jones Boys and 12 more local artists. Tickets for adults are $13.00 in advance and $15.00 at the door. Children 12 & under are $5.00 advance and $6.00 at the door. Tickets may purchased at Hoobers, Nanticoke Fence, and the Woodbridge District Office beginning Monday, October 10th. Any questions call 302-629-3964.

Bridgeville Christmas parade The Bridgeville Christmas parade will take place on Dec. 17. Register to join Santa and his followers to march in the parade. It is open to all who wish to show their holiday spirit. Visit http://www.paradecloud.com/online_registration.php?pid+T1RFPQ to register your group or individual entry. The deadline for entries is Nov. 1. To volunteer to participate with the parade committee, please email Dottie.Harper@brookfieldhomes.com.

Trunks for Treats Join in the funat the parking lot of Greenwood United Methodist Church from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31, for our Trunks for Treats event. Everyone is welcome. Trunks are decoratedand have goodies at each stop, theres a pumpkin bean bag toss, hot cocoa and cookies, and other treats for the children. For more information, call 349-4047.

VFW Holiday Event Greenwood Memorial VFW Post 7478, 2 Governors Ave., Greenwood, will hold a Holiday Event on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The theme is The Christmas Spirit. The day will include a Chinese Auction with many great items for Christmas gifts, a bake sale, a tasting table where shoppers can buy three samples of homemade specialities for $1, a light luncheon menu, and an opportunity to shop area vendors. Vendors may secure a table space for $10 plus a donated item for the Chinese Auction.Contact President Margo Ellers at 883-4922 if interested or for more information. Proceeds benefit a variety of veterans programs sponsored by the VFW and its Auxiliary.Membership applications will also be available.

Scholars showcased in concert The Southern Delaware Chorale will present a Spooktacular Choral Concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28, at St. Marthas Church, 117 Maplewood St., Bethany Beach. The concert will include a variety of secular and scared choral selections celebrating the holidays. Selections will include Somewhere Over the Rainbow from The Wizard of Oz, For Good from Wicked, and Agony from Into the Woods.

The concert will feature a chamber ensemble of the Southern Delaware Chorale staff members and the organizations Lee Mitchell Scholars. Each of the five choral scholars will be performing a solo or a duet for this event. Tickets are $10 and available at the door. All students 18 and under are free with a paying adult. The Chorale has two additional concerts this fall. On Sunday, Nov. 20, the SDC will present O Come, Emmanuel at Epworth United Methodist in Rehoboth Beach. The organization will have a Christmas Carol and Messiah Sing-A-Long on Saturday, Dec. 10. To learn more, call 302-260-7022 or visit southerndelawarechorale.org.

Computer classes for seniors The Caroline County Public Library is offering computer classes for seniors on Monday, Oct. 31 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Computer Lab at the Central Library in Denton, Md. This four-part series focuses on basic computer skills, covering Internet safety and fraud protection, tablets vs. PCs, email, online shopping and banking, social media and photo sharing. This is the last of the sessions. For more information and to register (required), call 410-479-1343, ext. 1.

Trunk or Treat Volunteers are needed to decorate the trunks of their vehicles and provide candy for a Trunk or Treaton Oct. 31 from 6-7:30 p.m., at the Georgetown Public Library. Prizes given for best decorated trunks. All families are welcome to come and celebrate Halloween in a safe environment. Call the library at 856-7958 to sign upyour car/van.

Breakfast buffet Galestown Community Center, Schoolhouse Road, Galestown, will hold a Sunday morning breakfast buffet on the last Sunday of each month in October and November from 7-10 a.m. The menu will include eggs, scrapple, sausage, pancakes, potato casserole, hominy, creamed chipped beef,biscuits, and sticky buns. Everyone is welcome.

Equine Series Annies Project The University of Maryland Extension and University of Delaware is hosting an Equine Annies Project specific to horse farm owners and managers. Discussions over dinner will focus on farm insurance and liability, credit, financing, social media, and marketing. Equine Annies Project is designed to empower women in agriculture to manage information and learn about agriculture in a relaxed, local network. The target audience is women but men are also welcome to participate. Dont manage a large horse farm? Individual horse owners are welcome too. The equine series is being held Nov. 1, 3, and 9, from 6 to 9 each evening at Kent County Extension Office 69 in Dover and the Community Foundation (Nov. 1, 3) and Wicomico Library (Nov. 9) in Salisbury. Cost is $60 per person for the 3-day series and includes dinner along with all course material. Pre-registration is required. Register online at http://2016equineannies.eventbrite.com/. Contact Susan Garey at truehart@udel.edu or 302-730-4000 or Jessie Flores at jflores@umd.edu or 410-632-1972 for more information and if you have special needs in accessing this program.

How to keep more of your money Tom Manganello, of the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), will discuss Saving, Investing and Avoiding Fraud: Lessons and Resources from the Securities and Exchange Commission and explain how we can begin a lifetime of saving and investing, understand the power of compound interest, become an informed investor, and avoid investment fraud. A senior counsel in the SECs Office of Investor Education and Advocacy, Manganello researches and drafts investor alerts and bulletins, helps manage investor education content on the SECs website, and assists with outreach to retail investors. This free program will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at the Caroline County Public Librarys Central Library in Denton, Md. Light refreshments will be served.

Book reading, signing In her memoir Crossing the Borders of Time, Leslie Maitland, former award-winning reporter and national correspondent for The New York Times, turned her investigative skills to solving a mystery in her own familys past. This true story of her mothers experience as a Holocaust escapee, and the forbidden romance she left behind, enthralled her. Her book is both a journalists vivid depiction of a world at war and a daughters pursuit of a haunting question: what had become of the handsome Frenchman whose picture her mother continued to treasure almost 50 years after they parted? Join us for discussion, reading and book signing with this Bethesda-based author on Saturday, Nov. 5, 1 p.m., at the Caroline County Public Librarys Central Library in Denton.

Appraisals, Antiques Show On Saturday, Nov. 5, Westside Historical Society will present an all-day show featuring appraisals by experts Charlene Upham and Steve Blumenauer, as well as mini-lectures on a variety of collectibles and antiques, plus a number of vendors who will be selling and buying a wide range of antiques and collectibles. The show will take place at the Mardela Fire House and doors open at 9:30 a.m. There is no admission charge, but there is an appraisal fee of $5 for one item and $10 for three items. All appraisal proceeds will be donated to Westside Historical Society. Throughout the day experts on a variety of collectibles will give short talks on their specialties. Owners of old handmade quilts and coverlets are invited to bring these items in to be photographed and documented for the societys ongoing collection of records of Antique Eastern Shore Quilts. Also, a small silent auction will be offered, and food will be sold by the Mardela Springs Fire Dept. Auxiliary. For more information, including renting vendor space, contact Sylvia Bradley at westsidehistorical@gmail.com or call 410-726-8047 or 443-783-3335.

Genealogy programs on Nov. 5 On Saturday, Nov. 5, Judy G. Russell, JD, CG CGL, known as The Legal Genealogist will present two programs at the Delaware Public Archives in Dover.The first presentation, at 10:30 a.m. is Dont Forget the Ladies A Genealogists Guide to Women and the Law. In early America, women were all too often the people who just werent there: not in the records, not in the censuses, not on juries, not in the voting booth. The common law relegated women to protected second-class status and understanding how they were treated under the law provides clues to finding their identities today. The second program, Rogues, Rascals and Rapscallions, will begin at 1:30 p.m. Learn to understand the criminal process in both federal and state courts and how to find the records to identify the skeletons one may have in their familys closet. The program is free to the public and will last approximately one hour.No reservations are required. For more information, contact Tom Summers at 302-744-5047 or thomas.summers@state.de.us.

Veterans Day Celebration CHEER will host its annual Veterans Day Celebration on Monday, Nov. 7, at the Warren L. and Charles C. Allen, Jr. CHEER Community Center on Sand Hill Road, east of Georgetown. The evening will begin with a dinner at 5, followed by the honor ceremony at 6:30. A dance will follow with entertainment by DJ Sky Brady. All veterans are welcome free of charge, but reservations are requested. Tickets for spouses or guests are $10 each. A cash bar will be offered. To make reservations and/or obtain tickets, call 302-515-3045.

Hope for Recovery workshop NAMI Delaware will offer a free interactive workshop, Hope for Recovery, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12 at Wesley UMC, Georgetown. Trained family members will offer information, hope and practical strategies for dealing with the complexities of mental illness.Topics include mental illnesses, treatments, recovery, coping strategies, communication and the mental health system. For more information, call 888-427-2643, ext. 116.

Quarter Party fundraiser Anona Council #11 will hold a fundraiser to benefit Alzheimers and other community projects on Thursday, Nov. 17. Doors open at 6 p.m., auction starts at 7, at the Red Mens Fraternal Home (IORM), 17451 Nassau Commons Rd., Nassau, near Lewes. Several vendors have been invited. Food will be available for purchase. Advance tickets are $5 each. Extra paddles are $3 each. To order tickets, contact Rebecca Breasure at 302-245-6602.

Quarter Auction On Thursday, Nov. 17, the Women of the Moose #1208 will have a Quarter Auction at the Moose Lodge, 833 Snow Hill Rd., Salisbury, Md., with food concessions, a homemade baked goods table, and a gently used purse table. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the auction starts at 7. The first paddle is $5, extra paddles are $3. Bring two canned food items for the Maryland Food Bank and get one free paddle with first paid paddle (limit one free paddle per person). Vendors wanted. Call or text Barb Gregory at 443-235-4488 or visit the Facebook event page, Salisbury WOTM Chapter 1208 Quarter Auction. All proceeds support various charities.

Beef, pork sandwiches The Federalsburg Historical Society will sell pit beef or pulled pork sandwiches, chips, brownie, and beverage for $8 on Friday, Nov. 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Orders will be picked up at the firehouse. Fax orders to 410-754-8472. Call Wayne Cole at 443-786-3943 for more info.

Trip to The Grand Theater Laurel Senior Center will be going to Wilmington on Saturday, Nov., 26 to The Grand Theater to see Broadway Christmas Wonderland. For more information, call 875-2536.

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.

Trip to Kentucky Caroline County AARP 915 is sponsoring a trip to Ark Encounter, Creation Museum, and Renfro Valley on May 16-22, 2017. The trip includes admissions to Ark Encounter, Creation Museum, Renfro Barn Dance Show, Bandstand, Mt. Gospel Jubilee, Kentucky Horse Park and Country Music Museum/Hall of Fame. Tour historic Berea, Stonewall Jackson House, American Celebration on Parade. For more information, call Diana at 410-754-8189.

Delmarvalous Quilt Guild meeting The next monthly meeting of the Delmarvalous Quilt Guild will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, at the U of D Research & Education Center, 16684 County Seat Hwy., Substation Classroom 2, Georgetown. A half sew day is scheduled for comfort quilts and Quilts of Valor, and a half day class (pre-registration required) on Molas, which is reverse applique, led by Phyllis Hatcher, well-known AQS quilt historian/lecturer and appraiser. The evening meeting program will be the popular Black Bag reveal. All quilters are welcome to attend a meeting. Visit www.delmarvalousquilters.com or call Leona Dorsch at 628-8922 for more information.

Republican Womens Meeting The Seaford Republican Womens Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27, at Pizza King in Seaford. Norman Jay Jones, candidate for Sussex County Clerk of the Peace, will be the speaker. Everyone is welcome.

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.

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.

Nar Anon meeting on Saturdays There will be a Nar Anon meeting at Centenary United Methodist Church on Market Street in Laurel on Saturdays at 6 p.m.

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.

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.

9-12 Delaware Patriots meetings The 9-12 Delaware Patriots meet twicemonthly to discuss local, statewide and national issues, legislation, current events and upcoming elections. Elected officials, candidates and well known speakers/presenters are often in attendance. Meetings are on the first Tuesday of each month at Grottos Pizza in Dover, and on the second Thursday of each month at Arenas in Milford. Both meetings begin at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome to join the stimulating and inspiring conversation. For more information, contact Karen Gritton at karen@912delawarepatriots.com or 302-381-6426.

Hub Club meetings The Harrington-Greenwood-Felton Centennial Rotary (Hub Club) meets every Wednesday at Rudys 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 gscottjones@desu.edu.

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 on Wednesday, Nov. 2. Lunch is available. New members are always welcome. For details, call Diane at 302-228-0235.

Sussex County Stamp Club The Sussex County Stamp Club meets the first 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.

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.

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 atthe CHEER Center, 20520 Sand Hill Rd., Georgetown.