Summer Food Service Program
The Seaford School District is participating in the 2017 Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
Meals will be provided, on a first come, first served basis, at the sites and times as follows: Seaford High School ' breakfast - 7:50'8:20 a.m. and lunch - 11:50 a.m.-12:20 p.m.; Blades Park ' lunch - 10:30'11 a.m.; Mobile Gardens ' lunch - 11:15'11:45 a.m.; Mt. Olivet Church ' lunch - Noon to 1 p.m.; Seaford Presbyterian Church - lunch - Noon to 1 p.m.; Miracle Revival Center - lunch - Noon to 1 p.m.; Christ Lutheran Church - lunch - Noon to 1 p.m.; Seaford Public Library ' lunch - 12:15-12:45 p.m.; Clarence Street Church of God 'lunch - 1-3 p.m.; St. John's UMC ' lunch - 2-2:30 p.m.; Miracle Revival Center ' afternoon snack - 2:30-3 p.m.; Christ Lutheran Church afternoon snack - 2:30-3 p.m.
Gallery 107 classes for June
The following classes are scheduled for June at Seaford Gallery 107. Details are provided online at nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html. Special classes
The Gallery, which is located in Seaford at 324 High St., is open from 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.
Saturday, June 10, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Children's Art Class with Karen Owens, ages 6-9, $40 includes supplies and light lunch. Ongoing classes
Saturday, June24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Children's Art Class with Karen Owens, ages 10-14, $40 includes supplies and light lunch.
Call Karen at 236-7226 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Fridays, 10 a.m. to noon - Canvas and Coffee with Tammy Kearney and Nancy Laprad, $5. Future classes
Impressionistic Oil Painting with Linda Steere -3 to 5:30 p.m. - Saturdays: July 8, 15, 22, 29 and Aug. 5, 12. Crab Feast
Learn the unique painting techniques of the Impressionist painters such as Monet and Renoir. The only prerequisite is a love of oil painting combined with some basic drawing skills. $100 for members, $120 for future members.
Contact Linda at Steere8@comcast.net for more information. Please sign up at least a week in advance at Gallery 107.
An All You Can Eat Crab Feast will take place on June 17 from 1-4 p.m. at Seaford Elks Lodge #2458 at 8846 Elks Road in Seaford. Tickets are $35 each. There will be steamed crabs, corn on the cob, hot dogs, hamburgers, baked beans, and coleslaw as well as beer on tap, iced tea, and lemonade. Caned sodas and bottled water will be available for $1. Be sure to sign up and buy your tickets in advance. Call 302-542-6579, 302-629-4641 or call the lodge at 302-629-2458. If no answer, leave a message with a call back name and number. Laurel Library
The Laurel Public Library will host its second annual block party on Saturday, June 10 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The festivities will include a variety of fun activities for families and individuals of all ages. Live music, food, games, local organizations, and more are just some of the exciting events in store. Open House
The kick-off for the library's Summer Reading Program for youth and Summer Reading Club for adults will also be held during the block party. Additionally, free health screenings and information will be available.
Gardening for Pollinators - Master Gardener Linda Peters will give a presentation, Gardening for Pollinators, which will explain how to create gardens to attract pollinators. The program will be held at the library on Thursday, June 15, at 6:30 p.m.
Let's Do Trivia - Let's Do Trivia returns to the library on Thursday, June 22, at 5:30 p.m. The event includes six rounds of trivia questions plus a halftime question and a final question. Teams compete to answer questions and the team earning the most points at the end of the game is the winner. The winning team will receive Amazon gift cards.
Screening of Aurelio - Through support of Lincoln Center On Screen, the library will screen the music concert Aurelio on Saturday, June 24, at 11 a.m. The concert includes a performance by singer, instrumentalist, and songwriter Aurelio Martinez. Aurelio, the torchbearer of Garifuna music - a mix of West African, indigenous Central American, and European rhythms - is a protŽgŽ of Afropop legend Youssou N'Dour.
All events are free and open to the public. No registration is required, but questions can be directed to Gregg at 875-3184 or email@example.com.
Louis and Shirley O'Neal invite you to enjoy many antique collections including antique Delaware tags, local Indian artifacts, pedal tractors, pedal cars, antique automobiles, old advertising, antiques and more at O'Neal's Antique Tractor Barn open house on Sunday, June 11 and 18 from 1-5 p.m. The open house is located at 12537 Sycamore Road in Laurel. Call 302-875-3391 or 302-542-8659 for more information. ARK recognition banquet
The ARK Educational Resource Center, Laurel, will host its 3rd Annual Student Achievement/Volunteer Recognition Banquet from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 17, at Crossroad Community Church, 20684 State Forest Rd., Georgetown. 1940's Dance Party
Tickets are $15 for adults; $8 for children ages 6 to 12. Tickets include a luncheon.
Proceeds will benefit the ARK Student Scholarship Fund. For tickets, call Joyce Sessoms, ARK executive director, at 382-9904.
The Twinkle Dance Club of Laurel will host a 1940's themed Dinner/Dance on Saturday, June 24 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m., at the Laurel American Legion Post 19, Rt. 24, Laurel. Trap Pond Summer Concert Series Trap Pond State Park in Laurel will hold concerts on Saturdays through Labor Day, Sept. 2 at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call the concert hotline at 875-5163.
Enjoy a buffet dinner followed by dancing.Cut a rug to the Big Bandsounds provided by the Keynotes.Join us for a swing dance lesson before dinner. There will be a large variety of dance styles for your enjoyment.Dancers of all abilities are welcomed.Dress code is 1940's style fashion or patriotic red, white and blue.
Must be at least 21 to attend. A cash bar will be provided by the Legion.Prizes awarded for best costume, trivia contest winner, 50/50 drawing.Cost is $30 per person. Reservations must be made by June 17. Please make reservations early as tickets are limited for this event. 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.org.
June 10-Free Range
June 17-Stone Jack Ballers
June 24-Alex and Shiloh
July 1-Apex Revolution
July 8-New Direction Band
July 15-Charlie and the Cooltones
July 22-Zodiac Jack
July 29-Sara Ann Garrison
Aug. 5-The Reminders
Sept. 2-Second Chance Blues Fish Fry
There will be an All You Can Eat Fish Fry on Saturday, June 24 from 4-6:30 p.m. at the Centenary United Methodist Church, 200 West Market Street in Laurel. Carry outs are available. The cost of the meal is $12 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-12, and free for children under six. The meal will include fried fish, potato salad, green beans, cole slaw, applesauce, greens, cornbread and dessert. The event is sponsored by the Friendly Sunshine Sunday School Class. Yard Sale
The Laurel Senior Center will hold an indoor/outdoor yard sale on July 1 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot of the senior center, located at 113 N. Central Avenue in Laurel. Food will be served until 12:30 p.m. Table spaces are available for $15 each. Call 302-875-2536 to reserve your space. All proceeds will benefit the Laurel Senior Center. Movie at the Bethel Museum
Join us for a free outdoor movie and a fun evening on Saturday, June 17 at 8:30 p.m. Come see 'A Dog's Purpose,' a delightful movie about a dog who teaches humans to laugh and love. The movie is perfect for parents and children. Drinks and snacks will be available. Kindly bring a blanket or chair. New pottery exhibit
The Bethel Museum is hosting a new visiting exhibit - beautifully designed pottery from Zockoll Pottery in Parsonsburg, Md. - April 9 through June 25. Brent Zockoll established this business in 2013 to provide quality stoneware products. This wheel thrown pottery comes in various glazes and sizes. Unique and whimsical items are available along with personalized pottery which make great gifts. Class of '66 Reunion
The permanent maritime exhibits showing Bethel's boat building history, including the famous Ram, will also be open to enjoy. Several new models of these large sailing vessels have been added to the collection.
The Bethel Museum, located at 312 First St., Bethel, is open on the second and fourth Sunday of each month from 2 to 4 p.m. For more information, call 858-3840.
The Delmar H.S.1966 class reunion breakfast will be held on June 10, at 9 a.m. at the Delmar Diner. For more information, please call 302 846-9805.
Library Gaming - Join us on Saturday, June 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., as 'Small Town Gaming' offers an open arcade for the day. They will have XBox One, PS4, Wii U, Madden17, NBA2K17, COD: Infinite Warfare, Nintendoland, MarioKart, Card Games, and more. You may bring your own console. This event is free, and open to ALL ages. Cursive Crash Course - Join us as Ms. Deb teaches the art of cursive, or can help you hone your skills. The course is FREE, and open to all skill levels, ages 7 to adult (the minimum age requirement was reduced). The course will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, June 12-22. Registration is required by Thursday, June 8. Contact the circulation desk at 337-7401, ext. 101, to sign up. Kiwanis Barbecue opens
'Hidden Figures' Movie and Discussion - On Saturday, June 17 from noon to 3 p.m., we invite you to a special screening of 'Hidden Figures.' We encourage you to share this experience with younger generations to learn about the accomplishments of these pioneering women. After the show, we will have a luncheon and a short discussion about the film and the achievements of the real life ladies of NASA.
The Bridgeville Kiwanis Club Chicken Barbecue is now open for the summer every Saturday and Sunday through October on Rt. 404, Seashore Highway, west of Bridgeville at Scott's Store Road. Proceeds from the stand benefit over 50 community organizations and charities with over $50,000 annually. The Studio in Bridgeville
The Studio in Bridgeville offers the following art classes. For more information, call Grace at 228-7859. Gospel and bluegrass concerts
Creative Weekly Art 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+. On Mondays, 1-3 p.m. or 3-5 p.m., year round.
Adult Art Classes - Adults can focus on specific art techniques or complete interest based projects. On the first Friday of the month, 6-8 p.m.
Private Art Instruction - Customized individual classes to meet your needs.
Other classes and times available upon request or find new events online at www.facebook.com/fromthestudios.
Delmarva Gospel Music presents The Erwin's and Paul's Journey and Dave Morgan in concert on Friday, June 9, at Sam Yoder Farm in Houston at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6. General admission is $23 and ticketscan be purchased by calling 302-531-7997 or 302-422-8315,online at delmarvagospel.com or at the door. New Sock Drive
Also, join us for a BlueGrass Jamboree at Sam Yoder Farm on Friday, June 23, featuring Flatland Drive, Remington Ryde and Little Roy and LizzyLong at 6 p.m.
Saturday, June 24 will feature Little Roy and Lizzy Long,Flatland Drive,Remington Ride, The DelmarvaRamblers, Lilymay Border and more at noon.
Cost for Friday only is $25, Saturday only $30 and a combo for Friday and Saturday is $45. To purchase tickets, call 302-531-7997 or 302-422-8315, online at delmarvagospel.com or at the door. Camping is also available by calling 302-263-0076
Greenwood Memorial VFW Auxiliary Post 7478 will hold its Annual New Sock Drive this summer, June 1 through Sept. 15.Needed are new socks for male and female veterans which include diabetic socks, socks for extra-large shoe sizes, and socks of all colors and styles.All socks must be in their original packaging.
The sock drive provides socks for the Delaware Stand Down for homeless and poverty level veterans, resident veterans in health care facilities, Code Purple shelters in the winter and other emergency situations.
The goal is 1,000 pairs of new socks for the men and women who put their lives in harm's way to protect our country and to protect our freedom.Packaged new socks are another way to say 'thank you for your service.'
Contact Secretary Michaele Russell (349-4220) for more information.
Patriotic Book Drive
Because patriotism was always a part of the American education system, the VFW Auxiliary of Greenwood Memorial VFW Post 7478 in Greenwood invites the public to join them in their annual summer Patriotic Book Drive for five school libraries in the Woodbridge School District.
New books - hard cover preferred - will be collected from June 1 through Aug. 20.The new books should be considered age-appropriate for grades K-12 and reflect patriotism, good citizenship, American history, civics, American values, and voting/elections processes.
For more information on the patriotic book drive, contact Secretary Dr. Michaele Russell (349-4220) or President Margo Ellers (883-4922).
The Richard Allen School will hold its annual Juneteenth Celebration on the school grounds at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 17. Enjoy a parade, music, food and entertainment and rides for the kids. Rent spaces to sell your goods. For more information, call 858-4467 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Car, Truck & Bike Show
Men For Change Outreach haspartneredwith the Federalsburg Lions Club to host their annual Car, Truck & Bike Show during the Duck Derby Event, which will be held at the Federalsburg Boat Marina on Saturday, June 17 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Alumni Association meeting
Pre-registration for cars, trucks and bikes is from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.Entrants are welcome to participate in thedowntown parade at noon.Registration fee is $15 per entry.All makes and models are welcome.Dash plaques and trophies will be awarded during the presentation.
Prizes will be raffled and food and refreshments will be sold.
Proceeds benefit the Men For Change Outreach youth programservices.
Contact David Ricks Sr. at 443-786-5182 or Sherwood Sharp Sr. at 410-422-2599 for details.
The annual meeting of the Owens Campus Alumni Association will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 26, in Meeting Room A, located in the Student Services Center at the Owens Campus. Cheer Travel Club offers trips
Elections will be held to fill both officer and board member positions. Officers serve a two-year term; members of the board of directors serve a three-year term. Nominations will be accepted from the floor, and all votes must be cast in person. Anyone who was awarded a degree, diploma, or certificate from Delaware Technical Community College, Owens Campus is considered a member of the alumni association and eligible to vote. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 302-259-6024.
The CHEER Travel Club has two trips planned in June. The public is invited to join all CHEER travel excursions. Vermont, New Hampshire
A day-outing is Suicide Bridge Restaurant on Thursday, June 15. Choptank Riverboat Co. will host a two-hour lunch cruise. Lunch will feature crab cakes and fried chicken with vegetables, potato and a dessert. Cost is $44 per person, all inclusive. The bus for this day trip will depart the Long Neck CHEER Center (next to Grotto's in Long Neck) at 9:30 a.m. For reservations, contact Lori Workman at 945-3551.
June 23-29, CHEER will travel to the Canadian Rockies and Glacier National Park. Adventure will abound in Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Columbia Falls, Montana; Fairmont Banff Springs, Alberta; and Icefields Parkway. Cost is $3,399 double occupancy; $3,369 triple occupancy; and $4,249 single occupancy. Bus for the six-day trip will depart from the Ocean View CHEER Center on Cedar Neck Road. To make reservations for this trip, call Yolanda Gallego at 539-2671.
AARP #1276 is planning a trip to Vermont and New Hampshirefor June 11-15; 'The Hills are Alive.' For more information and a brochure, contact E. Seaton at 410-742-6684. Finger Lakes Wine & Sail
Nanticoke Senior Center and Curran Travel, Inc. Group Tours & Cruises present Finger Lakes Wine & Sail on Sunday, June 18 to Thursday, June 22. Alumni Association offers trips
Package includes round trip motor coach transportation; four nights accommodations at the Holiday Inn Express, Canandaigua, N.Y.; four deluxe continental breakfasts at hotel; four full dinners; narrated Erie Canal Locks Cruise Aboard the Colonial Belle; winery tour and tasting at Arbor Hill Grapery & Deer Run Winery; wine tasting at Belhurst Castle; guided tour of Letchworth State Park; scenic cruise aboard the Canandaigua Lady; tour of Sonnenberg Mansion and Gardens; lunch on your own in Fairport, N.Y.; stop at Sweet Expressions Candy Shop and shopping and browsing in downtown Canandaigua; gambling time at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack; and all baggage handling, taxes and gratuities except chambermaids.
For pricing and reservations, contact the Nanticoke Senior Center at 629-4939
The Delmar Alumni Association is offering the following trips for members, family and friends. Trip to Nova Scotia
Saturday, June 10- New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles in New York - $96.
Saturday, June 17- 'Vegas Legends,' American Music Theatre, Lancaster, Pa. - $79.
Thursday, October 19- 'The Buddy Holly Story,' Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre, Lancaster, Pa. - $95.
Thursday, October 26- 'Sex, Please. We're 60,' Rainbow Comedy Playhouse, Lancaster, Pa. - $95.
Wednesday, December 13- 'Miracle on 34th Street,' Tobey's Dinner Theatre, Columbia, Md. $99.50.
For more information and reservations, contact Dot Wolfgang at 302-846-2366.
Sept. 17-23 - Trip to Nova Scotia, must have a passport. Cost: $1,265 per person/doubles. This trip is fully escorted during the entire tour and will provide tours of the various attractions and sites. Included are six breakfasts and six dinners. Destinations: Portland & Bangor, Maine. Then off to Saint John, New Brunswick - the oldest incorporated city in Canada.
Visit the famous Reversing Falls - where the high tides of the Bay of Fundy meet and reverse the flow back upstream. In Halifax, view Hopewell Rocks, where 50 foot tides have carved the world's largest flower pots out of the cliffs. Nowhere else on earth are the tides as high as the Bay of Fundy.
Free time for sightseeing in Halifax before a tour of the Citadel National Historic Site and a visit to the Public Gardens and Fairview Lawn Cemetery - the burial place of the Titanic victims. A buffet dinner at the Casino Nova Scotia. Off to Peggy's Cove and observe the lighthouse built in 1868.
Free time in Annapolis Royal before boarding the Digby Ferry that takes you to Saint John for a lobster dinner and lodging.
Head back south with a stop at the Franklin D. Roosevelt's summer home and retreat at Campobello Island. A chance to learn the history about more well-to-do families.
Day 6 - back to Portland for dinner and overnight lodging before returning home next day. Call Rose for more information at 629-7180.
Ark Trip On Sept. 23-27 there will be a trip to Williamstown, KY to Ark Encounter. The Ark is built to the approximate measurements of Noah's Ark, which makes it one and a half football fields in length and taller than a four story house. In addition to the Ark Encounter, the group will visit Creation Museum and Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Flight 93 Memorial, and ride the Duquense Incline.
The cost of the trip is $664 per person based on double occupency and also includes four nights lodging, four breakfasts, Riverboat Dinner Cruise, a German dinner with entertainment at the Hofbrauhaus, and dinner at Grand Concourse in Pittsburgh, all taxes and gratuities included. For additional information, contact Fran at 629-4416.
Trip to Wheeling, WV
Dec. 13-15 - Trip to Wheeling, W.V. Cost: $359 per person/doubles. Travel to Wheeling, W.V. to see the Christmas Festival of Lights Celebration. After motel check-in, a visit to Oglebay Park to watch the Winter Fantasy Displays with a laser light show, model train exhibit, gingerbread houses and a miniature holiday village. A Christmas dinner show before going back to Oglebay Park to view the Festival of Lights after dark. Day 2 - a step-on guided tour of Colonel Oglebay's Mansion Museum and the Wymer General Store.
Visit the Glass Museum and Artisan Center featuring over 3,000 examples of Wheeling glass from 1829-1939. Downtown Wheeling for lunch on your own at the Wheeling Centre Market. A visit to the 1892 Eckhart House which depicts life in the Victorian Age.
A stop at Wheeling Island Racetrack & Gaming Center and receive a bonus package. A stop at the Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum before heading back home. For more information, call 629-7180.
We've found freedom from compulsive overeating.Overeaters Anonymous meets every Thursday from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m., at the Milford Hospital, Grier Building, Room 207.For more information, call 302-245-3766 or visit www.OA.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. 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 Grotto's Pizza in Dover, and on the second Thursday of each month at Captain's Pizza and Grill in Millsboro. Both meetings begin at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome to join the conversation. For more information, contact Karen Gritton at email@example.com or 302-381-6426. 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. Laurel Boy Scouts
Laurel Boy Scouts meet Mondays at 7 p.m., upstairs at Centenary UMC. For more information, contact Cliff Alpert at 228-2390 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Toastmasters Club
Southern Delaware Toastmasters Club meets at the Georgetown Public Library at 123 W. Pine Street, 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. 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 County, Delaware, Chapter 1105 monthly meeting will be held on Thursday, June 15 from noon to 1 p.m. at Amvets Post 2, Long Neck Road, Millsboro.Chapter officers meet at 1130 a.m. Contact Joe at 302-542-3889. Seaford Chapter of Widowed Persons
The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting at noon on Tuesday, June 20 at the Stargate Diner in Seaford. The planned entertainment will be Nautical Sound- a barbershop quartet. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend. Please come by and join us. Republican Women's Club meeting
The Seaford Republican Women's Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 22, at the Seaford Pizza King. Everyone is welcome.