Car, Truck Bike Show and Yard Sale Saturday, Aug. 26, is the 7th Annual Car, Truck Bike Show and Yard Sale at the Seaford Moose Lodge #1728 (22759 Bridgeville Hwy, Seaford) from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be breakfast sandwiches, BBQ chicken and ribs, homemade ice cream, bake sale, door prizes, music, and drinks. In case of rain, the car show will be canceled, but everything else will proceed. Vehicle registration $10, and yard sale spaces for 7 a.m. are $10 per space. Call for details at 302-381-6523.
Quarter auction The Just Fishing Bass Club is having a Quarter Auction on Aug. 27 at the Seaford Elks Lodge at 8846 Elks Road in Seaford. Doors open at 1 p.m. and the auction starts at 2. Admission is $5, which includes one paddle. Extra paddles can be purchased for $3 each. There will be baked goods, homemade items, door prizes, 50/50, Pampered Chef, Longaberger, and several gift cards. There will be something for everyone. For more information, call 302-629-8314 or 302-359-5307.
Ice Cream on the Ferry The Woodland Ferry Association (WFA) in 2017 will feature ice cream for purchase from Vanderwendes 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.
Crab feast An all you can eat crab feast will take place at Seaford Elks Lodge #2458 at 8846 Elks Road in Seaford on Sept. 9 from 1-4 p.m. (or until gone). Tickets are $35 each in advance. There will be all you can eat steamed crabs, corn on the cob, hot dogs, hamburgers, beer on tap, iced tea, and lemonade (canned sodas, bottle water available for $1). Be sure to sign up and buy your tickets in advance. For tickets, call 302-542-6579, 302-629-4641, or the lodge at 302-629-2458. If no answer, leave message with call back name and number.
Concerts at the library Friends Free Concert Series presents Mickey Justice & Friends, playing traditional and contemporary bluegrass music, on Sunday, Sept. 10, at 2 p.m. in the Woodruff Room of the Seaford District Library. Friends of the Seaford District Library are hosting the concert and will provide refreshments. For more information, call the library at 629-2524.
Country music exhibit at museum A Tribute to Country Music Exhibit is at the Seaford Museum at 203 High St., Seaford, through the end of September.The display features items, pictures, full size figures, and memorabilia of national and local country musicians and artists.Also featured are displays by Mid-South Audio Recording Studios in Georgetown and WAAI FM Radio in Federalsburg, Md. Along with these exhibits are several Up Close Concerts in the Starlight Room of the Nanticoke Maritime Gallery at the Seaford Museum usually costing $10 a person.Several concerts have first and second seating arrangements depending on ticket sales online at the Historical Societys website and at the front desk at the Seaford Museum. This exhibit is an extension and enlargement of the country music collection of Thresa Allen, the producer of several recent country music local shows. The Jones Boys will end the exhibit with a concert on Sunday, Oct. 1.
Events at the Laurel Library Cooking Program - The library hosts a three part cooking and online information search program entitled Nutritious, Quick and FlavorFULL Cooking on Sept. 12, 19, 26 from noon to 2 p.m. Each session will begin with a food preparation demonstration by Certified Executive Chef Carolyn Bonnie Aronson. Following the presentation, Adult Services Librarian Gregg McCullough will guide participants through searching for healthy recipes. Registration is required and is limited to 20 attendees. Those who register are expected to attend all three sessions.
Kindergarten registration Preparations are underway for students in the Laurel School District to begin classes on Monday, Aug. 28. A child who turns 5-years-old on or before Aug. 31, 2017, must be enrolled in kindergarten. If the child is not registered by Aug. 25, he/she will not be able to start on the same opening day as their peers. Packets are available at the school office if you want to fill them out in advance. The child does not have to attend at this time. There will be an opportunity to set up transportation, review medical history with a school nurse and ask questions if you were not able to attend the spring registration and visitation. The Dunbar office will also be open Monday, Aug. 21 through Friday, Aug. 25, between the hours of 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. to accept registrations, but call ahead to make sure a secretary will be available. Call 875-6140 with any questions.
Morning Coffee Meeting State Senator Bryant Richardson and State Representative Tim Dukes invite constituents to attend a joint morning coffee gathering on Tuesday, Aug. 29 between 8 and 9 a.m., at the Laurel Coffee Shop, 215 E. Market St. The coffee gathering is an opportunity for constituents to stop by, chat with their local legislators about an issue that may be on their mind, and enjoy some free coffee.
Trap Pond Summer Concert Series Trap Pond State Park in Laurel has held concerts on Saturdays through Labor Day. The last concert, Second Chance Blues, will be Sept. 2, at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call the concert hotline at 875-5163.
Chicken and Pork Rib BBQ The Laurel Ruritan Club will have a chicken and pork rib BBQ on Saturday, Sept. 2 at Laurel Intermediate Care on Route 13 in Laurel from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost is $7.50 for a chicken platter or $10 for a pork rib platter. Proceeds will benefit local charities.
Dessert Theatre On Saturday, Sept. 30, the Laurel Lioness will host a Dessert Theatre at the Laurel Fire Hall at 7 p.m. There will be entertainment by Modern Maturity Center from Dover and desserts provided by the Lioness Ladies. Cost is $20 per person, and there will be reserved seating only. To reserve your spot or for more information, call Charlotte at 302-875-5448.
Events at the Historical Society The Bethel Historical Society will host Carving 101 with Noel Justice who teaches bird carving basics using wood, on Sunday, Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., for ages 18 and older. Bring a bag lunch. Participants will go home with a completed project. This course has been taught at the Ward Foundation Wildfowl Museum. Class size is limited. The Historical Society will host a Yard Sale at the museum on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 7 a.m. to noon. Spaces are available for $10. No food vendors and electrical hook-up is not available. Food and drink will be sold by the society. The societys Annual Holiday Craft Show will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 25-26 from noon to 4 p.m. The society is booking reservations for vendors. Cost is$30 for two days and $20 for one day. Vendors will set up inside the museum, space is limited. The Bethel Museum is open the second and forth Sunday of each month from 2 to 4 p.m. All events are held at the museum located at 312 First St., Bethel.
Quarter Auction Quarter Auction to benefit Shooting Stars will be held on Saturday, Sept. 9 at Delmar VFW Post 8276, 200 W. State St., Delmar, Md. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the auction starts at 6. Food and drinks will be sold before and during the auction. The first paddle is $10 and additional paddles are $3 each. The event will also include vendors.
Bridgeville Library Adult Craft Night - Our next event is Friday, Aug. 25 from 6-8 p.m. Join us for crafts, fun and friendship. The craft will be Halloween and fall cards and gift bag ideas. Light refreshments will be available. Contact the circulation desk at 337-7401, ext. 101, to sign up. Library Gaming - Join us on Saturday, Sept. 2 from 11 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. Bring your own console if you would like. This event is free and open to all ages.
Big Saturday in Greenwood On Saturday, Sept. 2 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Greenwood will once again transform into one giant yard sale and host a fun-filled community celebration. The event, sponsored by the Friends of the Greenwood Library and the Town of Greenwood, offers a variety of family-friendly entertainment, food vendors, baked goods, a DJ from Rhythms by the Bay and representatives from a variety of non-profit groups. For more information, visit www.greenwoodbigsaturday.com.
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 harms 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.
Car, Motorcycle Show A Car and Motorcycle Show along with a display of fire trucks will be held at the Marvel Carriage Museum, 510 S. Bedford St., Georgetown, on Saturday, Sept. 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Trophies will be awarded.
To register, call Levin Clark at 302-500-1128 or Mabel Kelly at 302-398-8999. A yard sale will be held from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Yard sale spaces are available for $10. Bring your own tables. Call Rosalie Walls at 302-855-9660 to reserve a space.
Sussex GOP events The Sussex County GOP Committee announces the following events: Support Trump Rally - Saturday, Sept. 9, 10 a.m. to noon, Georgetown Circle. Sussex County Executive Committee Meeting - Monday, Sept. 11, 6:30 p.m., Georgetown CHEER Center.
Help plan new Central Library Help design the future at the Central Library in Denton, Md. and join a focus group. Two focus group sessions will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 13, at the Central Library in Denton. Attend either the daytime meeting from 2-3 p.m. in the second floor meeting room, or the evening meeting from 7-9 p.m. in the first floor main library area. Light refreshments will be served at both sessions. Register for either session at www.carolib.org/registeror call 410-479-1343, ext. 1. You may also visit, www.carolib.org, and share your opinions in a brief survey, or stop by any Caroline County Public Library location to fill out a paper survey.
Yard sale and craft fair Felton-Viola United Methodist Church will hold a Yard Sale and Craft Fair on Saturday, Sept. 23 at the church located one mile south of the Canterbury stop sign on Rt. 15 in Felton. Cost is $10 per space and $15 for a space and a table. Individuals with a business, ministry or those who just want to sell their stuff are welcome to participate. For more information, contact Holly at 302-236-9849.
Free exhibit admission Admission to the Treasures of the Sea exhibit in the Stephen J. Betze Library on the Owens Campus of Delaware Technical Community College is free on Saturday, Sept. 23, as part of the Smithsonian Magazines annual Museum Day Live! Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian Magazine in which participating museums across the country offer free admission to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket. The Treasures of the Sea exhibit features treasures recovered from the Spanish galleon Nuestra Senora de Atocha. It will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Parking is available next to the library building. To get your free ticket for two free admissions, visit Smithsonian.com/museumday. For more information on the free admission to the Treasures of the Sea exhibit, call 302-259-6150.
Heritage Day The Federalsburg Historical Society is sponsoring Heritage Day at the museum located at 100 Covey & Williams Alley, Federalsburg, Md., on Sunday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will feature craft demonstrations of basket weaving, candle making, and more, plus antique tractors, trucks, and cars. Food and drinks will be sold.Free admission. For more information, contact Robert Riggin at 443-786-2971.
Benefit quarter auction A quarter auction, Couples N Quarters will be held on Saturday, Sept. 30 at VFW Post 5246 in Federalsburg, Md. Doors open at 4 p.m. and the event starts at 5:30. The event will benefit JP, a 45-year-old Army veteran who is confined to a wheelchair as a result of a car accident in 2003 and is now battling a rare form of cancer. Adult beverages and food will be available for purchase. There will also be door prizes, a quarter auction, a Chinese auction and a Big 5 Raffle. Cost is $10 per couple, which includes two paddles and two door prize tickets, and $5 for a single, which includes one paddle and one door prize ticket. Additional paddles are available for $3 each. In celebration of JPs 46th birthday on Oct. 2, 46 all in paddles are available for $46 each. This paddle will automatically enter you in every quarter auction. Earn an extra door prize by bringing a birthday card filled with words of encouragement. Tickets and paddles must be reserved by Sept. 15. Space is limited. No tickets will be sold at the door. For more information, visit the Facebook event, Couples N Quarters, or call Shayne Meyer at 443-786-6866 or Shannon Jester at 443-786-7855.
Craft Yard Sale A unique yard sale of scrapbooking and craft supplies will be held on Saturday, Oct. 14 from 9 a.m. to noon, at the UD Paradee Center, 69 Transportation Circle, Dover.The event is sponsored by the Kent County 4-H Exchange Group to help raise money to support hosting an interstate exchange student program. Rent a space to sell your unwanted scrapbooking and craft supplies for $20 per space which includes two tables and chairs.Food will be available throughout the day by the 4-H Exchange Group. For more information, contact Lynn Wilkins at 302-222-0257or the Kent County Extension Office at302-730-4000.
Volunteer for Read Aloud Delaware Read Aloud Delaware seeks volunteers who love to read to children. Our volunteers usually read one to two hours per week in local child care centers.Sign up online at www.readalouddelaware.org or call 856-2527 for more information.
Imagination Library donation The Caroline County Public Library has partnered with Dolly Partons Imagination Library to provide a specially selected book each month for a preschool child until their 5th birthday. A tax-deductible gift of $25 will provide a high quality, age-appropriate book each month for one year, mailed directly to a Caroline County childs home. Stop by the Caroline County Public Library, pick an Imagination Library train from the tree, and share the joy of reading.
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. Were 60, Rainbow Comedy Playhouse, Lancaster, Pa. - $95. Wednesday, December 13- Miracle on 34th Street, Tobeys Dinner Theatre, Columbia, Md. $99.50. For more information and reservations, contact Dot Wolfgang at 302-846-2366.
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 Noahs 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 Oglebays 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.
Republican Womens Club meeting The Seaford Republican Womens Club will meet on Thursday, Aug. 24 at 10:30 a.m. at Seaford Pizza King. Tonie Bergfelber of the Home of the Brave in Milford will be the guest speaker. Everyone is welcome.
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.
Christian Writers Fellowship Vine and Vessels Christian Writers Fellowship offers support, networking andopportunities to aspiring writers and poets. If you possessa God-given talent and a passionate desirefor writing, this group is for you. Seize this opportunity to grow your creative writing skills and connect with other writers. Meetings are heldon the fourth Saturday of each month at the Seaford Library & Cultural Center from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Contact Joyce Sessoms at 382-9904 or Betty L. Ricks-Jarman at 448-5939 for more info.
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.