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.
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.
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.
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.
Yard sale fundraiser
A yard sale to raise money for Alzheimer's will be held from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12, in the rear parking lot of Lofland Park Center, Seaford. Nursing scrubs (size large and extra large), exercise bench with weights, child's play table with drawers, clothes of all sizes and more.
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.
Canned food and clothing drive
On Saturday, Nov. 19 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Hungry Howie's Pizza of Seaford is sponsoring a canned food and winter clothing drive to help the homeless and needy veterans in Delaware. Hungry Howie's has partnered with the Veteran's Crisis Foundation and the Delaware Center for Homeless Veterans for this event.
Receive a free bag of Howie bread sticks with your order of a large pizza if you donate a grocery bag full of nonperishable canned goods and winter clothing.
DuPont Ladies Luncheon
The DuPont Ladies Luncheon will be held on Thursday, Dec. 1, at the Eastern Star Building, 7 Pine St. Ext., Seaford. The event includes social hour at 11 a.m. and lunch at noon.
Cost is $15. For reservations, call Joyce Fluharty at 536-1884 and leave a message. All money is due by Wednesday, Nov. 23.
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 year's 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.My Christmas Parade.com or call Sarah Lee at 629-6762 or 629-7357.
Trophies will be awarded in different categories. If you or your 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.
Veteran's Day Service
American Legion Post 19 will hold a Veteran's Day service on Friday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. After the service, a light lunch will be served. This event is open to the public. The Legion is located at 12168 Laurel Rd, Laurel. Call 302-875-9948 for more information.
Chinese Auction at St. Philip's
The 11th Annual Chinese Auction will be held at St. Philip's 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.
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.
For more information, contact Gloria Wright at 443-521-0015 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Denise Steele at 302-228-4480 or email@example.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).
Daniel Burton LeCates family reunion
The Daniel'Burton'LeCates Family Reunion will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13, at Kings Church, Gordy Road, Laurel. For more information, family members may call 245-6851 or email Mrblue055@gmail.com.
Control your financial destiny
Are you looking for ways to improve your financial future and make better decisions? The Money School will present a seminar, How to Control Your Financial Destiny, at Laurel Public Library on Thursday, Nov. 17 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
The seminar, which will include a presentation and time to ask questions, is free and open to the public.
Contact Gregg at 875-3184 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Holiday Crafts Class
Are you looking to make a craft for the holiday season for yourself or someone else? Artist Grace Poe will conduct a two-part art class for adults at the Laurel Public Library from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 30 and Monday, Dec. 5.
Participants can choose to make a yarn wreath or an ornament.
Grace will guide attendees to create a unique work of art starting in the first class and finishing it in the second. Attendance is limited to 20 individuals and registration is encouraged. Contact Gregg at 875-3184 or email@example.com to register or for more information.
Twinkle Dance Club Dinner/Dance
The Twinkle Dance Club of Laurel will hold its next Dinner/Dance on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m., at the Laurel American Legion Post 19, Rt. 24, Laurel.
Enjoy a buffet dinner followed by dancing. Live music provided by The Keynotes. Join us for a Foxtrot lesson before dinner. There will be a large variety of dance styles for your enjoyment.'Dancers of all abilities are welcome. Dress code is jacket and tie/holiday dressy.
Must be at least 21 to attend. A cash bar is provided by the Legion. Cost is $25 per person. Reservations must be made by Dec. 3. No tickets will be sold at the door.
For tickets, call Edith Snedecor at 877-0618. Visit our Facebook page, Twinkle Club, Laurel, DE or our website, www.twinkleclub.
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.
Craft Show in Bethel
The Bethel Museum, 312 First St., Bethel, will host a craft show on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 19 and 20, from noon to 4 p.m. Many items for sale will make nice Christmas presents.
One of the vendors, Eldreth Pottery from Oxford, Pa., will have 2016 Santas, snowmen, and other items for sale. There will also be 18 handmade doll clothes, handcrafted jewelry, and many other items from local vendors.
For more information, call 875-5965.
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 Department's 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 Post'at 410-896-3722 after 3 p.m.
Delmar Community Carol Sing
Delmar Community Carol Sing will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4, at Delmar Middle/High School Auditorium. Come and enjoy singing and listening to the music. Christmas Cash Calendar
All are welcome to St. Stephen's Camelot Hall, 103 State St., after caroling, for free soup, sandwiches and cookies provided by the local churches.
Please bring a canned good for distribution to the local needy.
The Delmar Fire Department's 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.
Senior Center events
The following events will be held at the Bridgeville Senior Center in November. Bridgeville Library
Friday, Nov. 11 - Roxana CHEER Center here for lunch and Veterans Day Bingo.
Monday, Nov. 14 - PNC & Post Office; Option of Care Hospice, Barbee of Delaware Hospice; Noon - Lunch
Tuesday, Nov. 15 - Visit Laurel Senior Center for Lunch and Bingo
Wednesday, Nov. 16 - 10 a.m. - Bible Study; Noon - Lunch; 1 p.m. - Save A Lot
Thursday, Nov. 17 - 9:45 a.m. - Walgreens; 11 a.m. Lunch; Noon - Leave Center for bowling at Milford Lanes
Friday, Nov. 18 - 10 a.m. - Ms. Ruth here on Malnutrition; 11 a.m. - Chair Yoga; Noon - Lunch
Vince Wilson Magic and Murder Mystery Theater - On Thursday, Nov. 17 from 5 to 7 p.m., Vince Wilson will bring his Magic and Murder Mystery Theater to the Bridgeville Library. Keep watching our Facebook page and website for more information. Art classes offered
Adult Craft Night - Our next event is Friday, Nov. 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. We will be making a Santa Wine Bottle. Registration is required by Wednesday, Nov. 16. Call the circulation desk at 337-7401, ext. 101 to sign up.
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. WHS Class of '76 Reunion
Other classes and times available upon request or find new events on www.facebook.com/fromthestudios.
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.
Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner
Union United Methodist Church in Bridgeville will host its annual Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner from noon to 2 p.m on Thursday, Nov. 24, in the Fellowship Hall. 3rd Country Music Festival
The dinner, which is prepared and served by volunteers, is open to everyone. There is no cost for the meal but donations are gratefully accepted. Join us for a time of food and fellowship. Limited deliveries available; call 337-7409.
This year's 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. Christmas in Bridgeville is Dec. 3
The Bridgeville Historical Society will be hosting its 41st Annual 'Christmas in Bridgeville' Craft Show on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Woodbridge Middle School (formerly the Woodbridge High School) at 307 Laws Street in Bridgeville.
The craft show will include over 80 vendors selling a large assortment of holiday gift guide items. The show will also include a raffle for a high definition TV. Admission is free, and all proceeds benefit the non-profit Bridgeville Historical Society, Inc.
For more information call Charles or Sharon Hawk at 302-337-8675 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
'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. Girl's Day Out
For more information, call 888-427-2643, ext. 116.
The Uprising Church, 204 E. Walnut St., Hebron, Md., will hold Girl's Day Out, from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12. Annual Craft Fair
Shop from locally owned vendors such as Origami Owl, LuLaRoe, Damsel in Def
ense, Mary Kay, Young Living Essential Oils, Vida Divina, rePurpose accessories, Trades of Hope, Natural Roots Organic Products and Jewelry and more. Admission is free. Donations may be made to freedom424 to end human trafficking.
Delaware Technical Community College will host its 33rd Annual Craft Fair on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free for the event, which will be held in the William A. Carter Partnership Center on campus. Native Ways Program
The craft fair will feature a wide variety of vendors selling everything from floral arrangements, country gifts, woodwork, and ceramics to needlework, jewelry, clothing, glass art, and more.
For more information, call 259-6360.
Delaware State Parks' Time Traveler Program invites the public to Native Ways Ð Reconstructing Technologies and Life-Ways of the First Nation's Peoples on Saturday, Nov. 12, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Killens Pond State Park campground in Harrington. This free program will feature presentations and activities that showcase indigenous technologies and ways of life from Delaware's pre-history to the present. Benefit Concert
Archaeologists, practitioners and other experts will demonstrate primitive and traditional skills, such as making stone tools and bowls, hunting skills, friction fire starting, a children's pinch pot activity, and more. Participants will also learn how to throw a spear. This event will be closely supervised. Park entry fees are in effect through Nov. 30. Delaware registered vehicles are $4 and vehicles registered out of state are $8. The program is free.
A benefit concert will be held Sunday, Nov. 13 at the Bethany Church of the Brethren. The concert will begin at 2 p.m. Sharing their talent will be Bruce Willey, McKenzie George, Rowdy Harrison, Corey Franklin and Stevie Smith. A love offering will be taken to aide disaster relief around the world. The church is located at 91 School Street in Farmington (off Rt. 13 between Greenwood and Harrington). For more information call Chris at 302-249-4570. Land Use Forum is Nov. 16
League of Women Voters of Sussex County (LWVSC) invites you to the sixth in a series of 2016-17 Land Use Forums entitled 'The Developers' Perspective: An Effective 2018 Comp Plan.' The forum is Wednesday, Nov. 16, 7 to 9 p.m., in the County Council Chambers, #2 The Circle, Georgetown. Quarter Party fundraiser
In preparation for the drafting of Sussex County's 2018 Comprehensive Plan, LWVSC conducted five public educational workshops, where participants overwhelmingly indicated that they want sustainable communities, where people can thrive with enhanced quality of life for all.
At this, the sixth forum, the discussion focuses on what the 2018 Comp Plan should include to enable developers to build sustainable communities. Speakers include Preston Schell, CEO of Ocean Atlantic Companies, Sarah Keifer, AICP, Kent County director of planning and Nick Hammonds of Jack Lingo Asset Management.
The developers will clarify their vision for land development, while ensuring that their vision comports with the people's vision set forth in the 2018 Comp Plan. A 45-minute moderated Q&A session with questions submitted by the public, follows the presentations.
For more information, visit www.sussexlwv.org.
Anona Council #11 will hold a fundraiser to benefit Alzheimer's and other community projects on Thursday, Nov. 17. Doors open at 6 p.m., auction starts at 7, at the Red Men's Fraternal Home (IORM), 17451 Nassau Commons Rd., Nassau, near Lewes. Several vendors have been invited. Food will be available for purchase. Quarter Auction
Advance tickets are $5 each. Extra paddles are $3 each. To order tickets, contact Rebecca Breasure at 302-245-6602.
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. Beef, pork sandwiches
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.
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.
9-12 Delaware Patriots meetings
The 912 Delaware Patriots will meet on Thursday, Nov. 10, at Captain's Restaurant, 24832 John J. Williams Hwy., Millsboro. The program begins at 7 p.m. Come early for dinner. Special guests include Duke Brooks, on-air radio personality, WGMD 92.7FM. The discussion will be about local elections. 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. Vets helping Vets
There is no charge to attend. For questions, call the church office at 422-8111.
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. Nar Anon meeting on Saturdays
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.
There will be a Nar Anon meeting at Centenary United Methodist Church on Market Street in Laurel on Saturdays at 6 p.m. Sussex Bird Club
The September meeting of the Sussex Bird Club (SBC) will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13, 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. 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. Seaford Chapter of Widowed Persons
The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting at noon on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at the Stargate Diner in Seaford. The planned guest will be Delaware Senator Bryant Richardson. Widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend.
Nanticoke Conservancy Meeting
The Nanticoke Conservancy welcomes members and visitors interested in area land conservation to attend our regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the conference room of the offices of Lank, Johnson & Tull, CPA at 521 North Market Street, Extd. in Seaford. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of alternate months. Hub Club meetings
Come and explore ways to serve our local communities through nature, wildlife and land conservation. For more information, call 337-8847.
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. SCRWC honors veterans
Join the Sussex County Republican Women's Club for lunch to salute our veterans at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at Kings Creek Country Club, Rehoboth Beach. Attendees are asked to wear red, white and blue to honor our veterans as the Cape Henlopen High School ROTC posts the colors. Honored speakers include Toni Bergfelder, board of directors secretary to Home of the Brave II, a shelter for homeless female veterans and their children, and Lt. Eric Hanson, supervisor in charge of the U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment in Lewes. The luncheon is $23 per person and reservations are required. For reservations, contact Linda at 302-430-0329 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. VVA meeting
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.
Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) Sussex Chapter 1105 will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Nov. 17 from noon to 1 p.m. at Sussex Amvets Post 2, 32592 Long Neck Rd., Millsboro. Republican Women's meeting
The Seaford Republican Women's Club will meet on Thursday, Nov. 17 at 10:30 a.m., at Pizza King in Seaford. Senator Bryant Richardson will be the speaker. Everyone is welcome.