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.
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.
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.
Gallery 107 classes for July
The following classes are scheduled for August at Seaford Gallery 107. Details are provided online at nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html.
The Gallery, which is located at 324 High St., Seaford, is open on Thursdays and Fridays from 1 to 5 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays. Classes are conducted around the corner at 105 Pine St.
Impressionistic Oil Painting with Linda Steere - 3-5:30 p.m., Saturdays, Aug. 5 & 12 - 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 with any questions plus the supply list. Please sign up at least a week in advance at Gallery 107.
Anyone interested in Children's Classes should contact Karen Owens at 302-236-7226 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fridays, 10 a.m. to noon, Canvas and Coffee with Tammy Kearney and Nancy Laprad, $5.
Sign up for sewing classes at Butler's Sewing Center in the Nylon Capital Shopping Center in Seaford. The classes will benefit the beginners as well as the more experienced.
Classes are July through December. Come by or call Shirley Butler at 629-9155 and she will put you in the right class. Butler's also teaches quilting classes.
BSA Troop 249 anniversary
Troop 249, chartered by St. John's UMC Church in Seaford, will be celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. The event is tentatively planned for September of this year. If you are a former scout or leader, and would like to take part in the planning and/or participate in the event, please contact Kenny Bounds at 410-430-1001, or email@example.com before Aug. 7.
Ice Cream on the Ferry
The Woodland Ferry Association (WFA) in 2017 will feature ice cream for purchase from Vanderwende's Creamery on the Woodland Ferry boat Sataurday, Sept. 9, from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. The WFA will have a souvenir tent set up for sales of ferry t-shirts, pottery, etc. Walk on ice cream customers can ride the ferry round trip free of charge from either shore. Children under 17 must be accompanied by a parent. JR Navy ROTC cadets will assist with boarding. Event is weather permitting. Call 302-542-1397 for more information. First Saturday
Seaford Tomorrow presents First Saturday in Seaford, taking place Aug. 5 from 4 to 8 p.m., and one you won't want to miss! Located on the corner of High and Spring Streets, there will be a live performance by The Pros from Dover. Enjoy food provided by the Oddfellows, produce and craft vendors like TS Smith, LulaRoe fashions, Paparazzi Jewelry, and more! Local beer from 16 Mile Brewery will be available, as well as outdoor games for the whole family. Come on out and see what downtown Seaford and First Saturday is all about!
Annual Golf Tournament
The Trinity Foundation will hold its Annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 30, at Heritage Shores Club in Bridgeville.
The tournament serves as one of the largest fundraisers for the Trinity Foundation, which has donated more than $450,000 to health and wellness, community necessities, and youth activities and leadership.
The format is a four-man scramble at $100 per golfer. Hole and tournament sponsorships are available from $90 and up.
The tournament includes: 18 holes of golf, a golf cart with GPS, a continental breakfast, a full lunch buffet, complimentary driving range balls, goodie bag, tournament recognitions and awards and more.
To participate in the tournament as a golfer or sponsor, call 262-8467 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recycled Cardboard Boat Race
It's time to start saving your cardboard and designing your cardboard craft for Reclaim Our River's Fourth Annual Recycled Cardboard Boat Race which is Saturday, Aug. 5, at 11 a.m., at the Blades Marina. Trap Pond Summer Concert Series
Trophies will be awarded in 10 different categories including youth, teens, family, individual, businesses or organizations besides the popular Titanic Award, Best Constructed, People's Choice, Pride of the Fleet and Most Whimsical.
Come for the fun, food, good-hearted teamwork and, of course, laughter. Proceeds from food sales go towards Reclaim Our River - Nanticoke (ROR) for a River Restoration Project.
For mail in entry form, how-to video and rules, visit delawarewatersheds.org. Contact Alice at 422-0847 or email@example.com.
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. Aug. 5- The Reminders; Sept. 2- Second Chance Blues Oyster Sandwich Sale
Odd Fellows of Laurel Charity Lodge will hold their monthly oyster sandwich sale on Saturday, Aug. 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. Delivery is available to businesses.
Miller Hastings reunion
The annual Miller Hastings family reunion will be held on Saturday, Aug. 12 at St. George's Church hall near Laurel at noon. Dinner will be served at 12:30 p.m. Each family should bring a covered dish and dessert. Call 629-8820 for more information.
Summer Fun Dinner/Dance
The Twinkle Dance Club of Laurel will hold its 'Summer Fun' Dinner/Dance on Saturday, Aug. 12 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. Dance to the music of DJ Brian Doyle. 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 welcome. Dress code is beach casual (no shorts).
Must be at least 21 to attend. A cash bar is provided by the Legion. Cost is $30 per person. Reservations must be made by Aug. 5. No tickets will be sold at the door. For tickets, call Edith Snedecor at 877-0618. For more information, visit the club's Facebook page, Twinkle Club, Laurel, DE, or website, twinkleclub.org.
Chicken BBQ Dinner
Bethany Community Church will have a chicken BBQ dinner at 28015 Kaye Rd., Laurel, on Aug. 12, from 11 a.m. until sold out. Half chicken or two leg quarters, pickles, roll and chips for $7. Soda and dessert is extra.
Free movie at the library The Laurel Public Library is hosting a free movie screening at the library on Saturday, Aug. 12 from noon to 2 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Light refreshments will be available.
Contact Gregg at 875-3184 with questions. Events at the Bethel Museum
The Bethel Historical Society announces the following events. All events are held at the museum located at 312 First St., Bethel. For more information, call 858-3840. The free outdoor movie will be held on Saturday, Aug. 12 - Beauty and the Beast. Snacks and drinks will be for sale. Bring a blanket or chair. Movies air at 8:30 p.m. at the museum.
Attention Mariners: Don Willey will hold a one day presentation on Saturday, Aug. 19 at 2 p.m., lecturing on Chesapeake Bay boats with models of different vessels. This event will also display many ship carpenter's tools. For more information, call 443-235-2189. The Historical Society is booking reservations for vendors for the craft show on Nov. 25-26.
National Night Out
National Night Out, a free family event sponsored by the Delmar Police Department, will take place Aug. 4 from 5-8 p.m. There will be a DJ and the Delaware State Band will perform. There will also be free school supplies, food, and activities and a free bicycle raffle. The Studio in Bridgeville
The Studio in Bridgeville offers the following art classes. For more information, call Grace at 228-7859.
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/.
Gaming at the Library - Join us on Saturday, Aug. 5 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. Adult Craft Night - Our next event is Friday, Aug. 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. Join us for crafts, fun and friendship. The craft will be announced soon. Light refreshments will be available. Registration is required by Wednesday, Aug. 23. Please contact the circulation desk at 337-7401, ext. 101, to sign up.
Cruising the Farm
This event is a spinoff from the very popular Fall Festival Car Show held on the last Sunday in September at Don's Tree Farm. 'Cruising the Farm' takes place the first Thursday of the month through October from 5-9 p.m. The next event is Thursday, Aug. 3. This car cruise is a laid back event for the car enthusiast and general public to get together for a fun evening to talk cars. It is a fun, free event for all ages, general public welcome. Hot dogs, hamburgers, ice cream, pop corn and sodas are available. There will be a 50/50 drawing to benefit Georgetown Presbyterian Church (drawing 8 p.m.). All cars welcome - Hot Rods to Imports. Please, no pets! Don's Tree Farm is located at 6396 Hickman Road, Greenwood. For more information go to DonsTreeFarm.com or call 302-349-0555.
'Night Out' event
The Greenwood Police Department Night Out will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company.
This event is an opportunity to give citizens a 'night out against crime,' and have positive interactions with local law enforcement. The free event includes food, entertainment, prizes, t-shirts and local vendors.
There will be a school supply drive to support the Woodbridge School District.
Spaghetti Dinner and Bake Sale
The VFW Auxiliary of Greenwood Memorial Post 7478, 303 Mill St., Greenwood, will sponsor a Spaghetti Dinner and Bake Sale at the Post on Friday, Aug. 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. The menu includes spaghetti, salad and bread. Adults are $7, children ages 4-11 are $4, and children ages 3 and under are free. Take-out or eat-in.
Proceeds benefit the Delaware Stand Down for Homeless and Needy Veterans and VFW National Military Services Programs. The public is welcome. For more information, contact President Margo Ellers at 302-883-4922.
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 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).
Skin care class for adults
On Monday, Aug. 21 at 6 p.m., at the Greenwood Library, Mary Kay Consultant Nancy Burris will give an informative talk on skin care and skin care techniques followed by a complimentary facial for each participant. The class is free and open to ages 18 and older. Registration is required. To register, visit greenwood.lib.de.us, call 302-349-5309, or come by the library.
New Sock Drive
Greenwood Memorial VFW Auxiliary Post 7478 will hold its Annual New Sock Drive this summer 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.
Special Olympics Information Night
Interested in making a difference in the community? Find out how you can volunteer for Special Olympics Delaware at an Information Night on Tuesday, Aug. 29 from 6 to 7 p.m., at Crossroad Community Church, Georgetown.
To register or for more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 302-831-3479.
Alumni Association offers trips
The Delmar Alumni Association is offering the following trips for members, family and friends. Trips include:
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.
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 Join a Christmas trip to Wheeling, WV. Dec. 13-15. Cost is $359.00 pp/doubles. Wheeling has a Festival of Lights tour you will always remember, including Fantasy Displays with a laser light show, model train exhibit, gingerbread houses and a miniature holiday village. There will be holiday entertainment with a Christmas dinner show. A step-on guide will answer any of your questions as we drive through the park at night to view the Festival of Lights after dark.
Take a tour of Colonel Oglebay's Mansion Museum and the Wymer General Store. Visit the Glass Museum & Artisan Center featuring Wheeling glass from 1829-1939. Enjoy free time on your own at the Wheeling Centre Market. Visit the 1892 Eckhart House, which depicts life in the Victorian Age, and the Wheeling Island Racetrack & Gaming Center and receive a bonus package. On the last day, stop at the Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum before heading back home. For more information call Rose -302-629-7180.
Trip to Sight & Sound
Trip to Sight & Sound Theatre to see 'JESUS' on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. This is a brand new show next year. Must sign up early to get good seating. Cost per person is $129 and includes a smorgasbord meal before the show at the Shady Maple. Must have a $29 deposit to secure your name on the list. For more information, call 629-7180.
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 at the CHEER Center, 20520 Sand Hill Rd., Georgetown. 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 email@example.com.
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.
9-12 Delaware Patriots meetings
9-12 Delaware Patriots will not meet in July and August due to summer vacation.
Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month in Sussex County. The next meeting will be held on Thursday, Sept. 14, at Captains Pizza and Grille, 24832 John J. Williams Hwy., Millsboro at 7 p.m. Come early for dinner.
Meetings are free and open to the public.
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.
Widowed Persons Service
The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 15 at the Stargate Diner in Seaford. Widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend.
Sail & Power Squadron meeting
The Nanticoke River Sail & Power Squadron (NRS&PS) meets at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m.
If you are interested in boating education and safety, and enjoy power boating, sailing or kayaking/canoeing, join us and participate in our classes and social outings. For info, contact C.M. Kohlenberg at 629-0687 or Charlie Larrimore at 381-8975.
Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) Sussex County, Delaware, Chapter 1105 monthly meeting will be held on Thursday, Aug. 17, 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.