Bulletin Board
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Designer Bag Bingo On Sunday, Nov. 5, a Designer Bag Bingo will be hosted by the Seaford Elks Lodge. Tickets are $25 in ad.vance, $30 at the door. Includes meal! Coach, Dooney and Bourke, Kate Spage, Michael Kors. Only 150 tickets will be sold. Doors open 12:30, play begins at 2. For tickets call: 302-745-8500 or 629-2458. The lodge is located at8846 Elks Rd, Seaford.

Fish fry and bake sale Sussex County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will hold a fish fry and bake sale fundraiser on Friday, Oct. 20, from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. at 453 North St., Seaford. Menu will include fish sandwich (trout), chips, bottled water or tea, and sweet potato pie. For more information, con.tact Paula Robertsat 302-664-1180 or Hattie Bull 302-228-0057.

Seaford Republican Womens Club The Seaford Republican Womens Club will meet on Thursday, Oct. 26, at 10:30 a.m. at Pizza King in Seaford. The guest speaker will be former State Archivist Russ McCabe. Everyone is invited.

Fall Festival The Seaford VFW Auxiliary Post 4961 will be holding a Fall Festi.val on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for kids ages 1 to 12. Join us for fun games and prizes. Hot dogs and snacks will be provided.

Seaford High School hosts eighth grade open house Seaford High School invites the Class of 2022 to join its successful, honorable and self-motivated students who are redefining the definition of being a Blue Jay. Come out and see the new state-of-the art facility and all the opportunities that are available at Seaford High School. The open house will take place Wednesday, Nov. 8 from 5:30Ð7:30 p.m. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the school and meet the staff.

Seaford Gallery special events The following events are events for the Seaford Gallery, located at 324 High Street in downtown Seaford. Classes are conducted around the cor.ner at 105 Pine Street. Seaford Clay Show, featuring many of the major potters of the Eastern Shore, to continue through Oct. 14. The following are classes scheduled for October. Details are provided on the website.http://nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html Fridays, 10 a.m. until noon, Canvas and Coffee with Tammy Kearney and Nancy Laprad, $5. Anyone interested in childrens classes for the month of October, please contact Karen Owens at 302-236-7226 or ework53@yahoo.com.

Spay/Neuter Clinic Homeless Cat Helpers, a non-profit, all volunteer organization, holds a low-cost spay/neuter clinic for stray cats, low-income pet cats and feral cat colo.nies two Fridays a month in Seaford. The next date is a special deal - on Friday, Oct. 13, black cats are free! Cost is $79 for a female and $46 for a male. Includes rabies and dis.temper shots, pain meds and parasite treatments. Feral and multiple cat dis.counts. State of Delaware spay/neuter vouchers are accepted. Pre-registration is required. Visit HomelessCatHelpers.org.

Yard and bake sale The yard and bake sale you have been waiting for takes place Saturday, Oct. 14, from 7 a.m. untilnoon at the Seafood PresbyterianChurch. Both in.door and outdoor. Scrapple sandwiches will be on sale for one dollar. There will be Christmasitems, fall decor, kitchenaccessories and appliances, electronics, tools, quilting material, yarn and crafts, baby/toddler clothes and toys, home-baked goodies, linens, winter clothingand jackets, shoes and boots, and antiques (useful and decora.tive). The sale is located at 701 Brid.geville Hwy., one block north of Dunkin Donuts. Enter around back. Call 629-9077 for more information.

NRWC celebration is Oct. 14 The Nanticoke River Watershed Conservancy (NRWC) invites the pub.lic to come celebrate our local natural resources at Chapel Branch, just west of Seaford at 492 Woodland Road, on Saturday, Oct. 14 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. For additional information about the NRWC, visit us on the web at www.NanticokeConservancy.org Grab your gloves and your favorite garden tool and well see you at Chapel Branch on Saturday, Oct. 14.

Homecoming at Mt. Olivet Homecoming 2017 will be held at Mt. Olivet UMC, 315 High St., Sea.ford, during an all day open house on Sunday, Oct. 15.

Schedule of events 8:30-9:30 a.m. - Early service in the chapel 9:30-10:45 - Fellowship breakfast 11-Noon - Service in the sanctuary Noon - 2 p.m. - Lunch and other activities - historical exhibits, trivia contest, scavenger hunt, Children @ Worship, youth talent show and skits 2-3:30 - Celebration - Music and Memories Visits from former pastors and mu.sicians, community ministry partners are expected and former and current church members are invited to at.tend. Transportation will be provided for guests from the Manor House and from around town. For more information and to request a ride, call 629-4458. More informa.tion is also available online at www.mountolivetseaford.org, on Facebook and in The Messenger.

Seaford Block Watch meeting Seaford Block Watch will hold a meeting on Oct. 16 at Seaford City Hall at High Street (use ramp entrance) at 7 p.m. The program is on Emer.gency Preparedness and preparing for Make a Difference Day. Refreshments will be provided. Call 629-5643 with questions.

Halloween parade The 2017 Seaford Halloween Pa.rade, sponsored by the Downtown Sea.ford Association, Inc., will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 25. Registration will begin at 6 p.m. in the parking lot at Dr. Wolfgangs (Cedar Avenue Medical) at One Cedar Avenue and High Street. The parade will begin at 7 p.m., starting at Dr. Wolfgangs and going down High Street to Arch Street to the firehouse for judging and the party. In case of rain, registration and the party will be held at the firehouse (Cannon Street entrance). The categories will be 0-3 years, 4-7 years, and 8-12 years and will include a winner and runner-up for most origi.nal, funniest, and scariest. There will also be a group winner and runner up with an overall prettiest having a win.ner and a runner-up. Due to the fact that there are so many little ones in the parade, motor.ized vehicles are not allowed in the parade. For more information call 228-6512; 629-6762; or 629-7357.

SHS Homecoming Dancing Through The Decades is the theme for the 2017 Seaford High School Homecoming. The Homecoming parade will take place on Friday, Oct. 27, at 6 p.m. The SHS Blue Jay Football game against Lake Forest will follow the parade at 7. SHS invites the community to take part in this annual event. For a parade participation form, call Connie Halter at 629-4525, ext. 2520 or visit www.shs.seafordbluejays.

Sewing classes Sign up for sewing classes at But.lers Sewing Center in the Nylon Capi.tal Shopping Center in Seaford. The classes will benefit the beginners as well as the more experienced. Classes are through December. Come by or call Shirley Butler at 629-9155 and she will put you in the right class. Butlers also teaches quilting classes.

Safe Boating Class The Nanticoke River Sail & Power Squadron will conduct a Safe Boating Class on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Grace Baptist Church, 805 Atlanta Rd., Seaford. Pre-registration will take place on Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Nanticoke River Yacht Club, 33 Market St., Blades, from 9 to 11 a.m. Call 629-6083 for more information. Course fee is $20 per person or $30 for a family of up to three people. It is strongly recommended that you pick up the textbook on registration day in order to be prepared for class. Those who want to attend should contact John Kisser at 629-6083.

Trunk or Treat at North Laurel Trunk or Treat will be held at North Laurel Elementary School, 600 Wilson St., Laurel, on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., rain or shine. Enjoy a fun and safe evening with decorated trunks and plenty of candy.Fall Festi.val and fundraiser will be held indoors to support the school. Concessions will be available. For more information, visit www.laurelwesleyan.org or call 875-5380.

Mystery Dinner Theater Foot Light Productions presents Murder on Sunset Boulevard, a mys.tery musical dinner theater, on Satur.day, Oct. 14, at the Laurel Fire Depart.ment. The story involves silent screen star Norma Despot who is planning a return to the silver screen, not a come.back, and shes letting no one stand in her way. Meet Max her loyal servant whos keeping an eye on Madames new boy toy. This mystery features three songs from the Broadway play Sunset Boulevard. Menu includes fried chicken, stuffed shells, mixed green salad with assorted dressings, mashed potatoes, California blend vegetables, beets, baked apples, rolls and butter, assorted mini desserts, coffee/iced tea/water. The meal will be prepared by the Laurel Ladies Auxil.iary. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; dinner is available at 6 and the show will follow dinner. Tickets are $40 per person and all proceeds support the building fund campaign of the Delmar Public Li.brary. Tickets are available at the library, by calling 846-9894 or by emailing delmar.library@lib.de.us. On.line ticket sales are available online at delmarpubliclibrary.org.

Job Fair at Laurel Library The Laurel Public Library is hosting its second job fair on Thursday, Oct. 17 from noon to 2 p.m. The job fair gives job seekers and local employers the opportunity to connect. Twenty seven employers have registered for the job fair, and space is available for more to participate. Participating employers include a whole.sale club, health services providers, staffing services, hardware store, and more. Job seekers can bring their resumes and be prepared to network with em.ployers. The job fair is free and open to the public. Anyone with questions should contact Adult Services Librarian Gregg McCullough at 875-3184 or gregg.mccullough@lib.de.us.

Daniel Burton LeCates family reunion The Daniel Burton LeCates family reunion will take place Nov. 12 at 2 p.m. at the Laurel American Legion, located at 12168 Laurel Rd. in Laurel. If family members have any questions they can call 302-245-6851 or email Mrblue055@gmail.com.

Learn how to interpret family records Laurel Public Library will host Reading and Interpreting Family Re.cords with Major Nathaniel Mitchell Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), on Thursday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Attendees will have time to network with other genealogy researchers. Nabb Center Research Assistant T. Aaron Horner will guide participants through how to read family records and use them to solve family research queries. Attendees may bring their own lunch or go out to eat. For more information, contact Gregg at 875-3184 or e-mail gregg.mccullough@lib.de.us.

Cemetery haunted house A cemetery haunted house will be sponsored by the Odd Fellows Lodge #27 of Laurel on the weekends of Oct. 13/14, 20/21, and 27/28. Ticket sales start at 7 p.m. Park at the Laurel Fire Department and hitch a tractor ride to the haunted house. Hamburgers, hot dogs, fries, candy, cookies, and hot and cold refreshments will be provided by the Martha Rebekah Lodge #21. Bring a canned good donation and save $1 off the cost of admission.

Craft, Vendor, Chicken Salad Sale The Laurel Fire Department Aux.iliary will hold its Annual Holiday Craft, Vendor & Chicken Salad Sale on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Laurel Fire Dept., 205 W. 10th St., Laurel. Reserve your tables now. The first 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. Application and pay.ment must be received by Nov. 1, to reserve your space. Space is limited. The application is available online at www.laurelfiredept.com. Vendor set up is on Friday, Nov. 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. and/or Saturday, Nov. 11 from 8 to 9 a.m. All items must be removed by 4 p.m. on the day of the sale. For reservations and more informa.tion, 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 (or.ders by the pint). Proceeds benefit the Laurel Fire Dept. Auxiliary.

Bethel Museum hosts movie on Vietnam On Sunday, Oct. 22 from 2 to 4 p.m., the Bethel Museum will pres.ent a movie about Delaware veterans from the Vietnam War followed by a discussion hosted by journalist Nancy Lynch and Rick Lovekin, a Delaware Vietnam veteran. The movie, prepared by the Dela.ware Humanities Forum, includes interviews with Delaware Vietnam veterans. Lynch wrote the book Vietnam Mailbag, which is about letters she received from Delaware veterans during this war. This movie also includes recent interviews from some of these veterans. Lynch and Lovekin will discuss the veterans views of the war, both then and now and will be available for questions. Please join us for this thought provoking presentation. The museum is located at 312 First Street in Bethel. If you have questions, please call 772-631-7893.

Historical Society Events Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 25 and 26, from 12-4 p.m. is the Annual Holi.day Craft Show at the Bethel Museum. The Historical Society is currently booking reservations for venders for the craft show, which is $30 for two days and $20 for one day. Vendors to set up inside the museum, available setups limited. For further information, contact jlong@averyhall.com Sunday, Dec. 10, is Future Builder Raffle Drawing. The Museum will be open from 2-4 p.m. The drawing for 1st prize will be at 4 p.m., (choice) of Leggo Minecraft or erector Ferris Wheel. After contacting the winner, 2nd place winner will be notified. Tickets are available at the Bethel Market and Museum. For further information, email kathrynlayfield@outlook.com. The Bethel Museum is open the sec.ond and fourth Sunday of each month from 2-4 p.m. All events are held at 312 First Street, Bethel, DE Phone: (302) 858-3840

Delmar Citizen of the Year banquet The Greater Delmar Chamber of Commerce will honor the 2017 Citizen of the Year Russell Smart with a ban.quet to be held on Thursday, Nov. 2 at the Delmar VFW. The event will begin at 6:15 p.m. with the program to begin at 6:45 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. and will consist of prime rib. Tickets are $25 each. Advance tickets are required and may be purchased by contacting Lisa Lloyd Ellis at The Bank of Delmarva- 410-742-9401 or 410-430-7720. There will be no tickets sold at the door.

Beef and Dumpling dinner The Delmar Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will be hosting their semi-annual Beef and Dumpling dinner on Nov. 18 from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Carry outs will be available. Tickets are $14 for adults and $7 for children, 12 and under. Advance tickets only. No tickets will be sold at the door. For tickets call 410-896-3280, 443-359-5767,443-493-3153 or contact any auxiliary member..

Bridgeville Library The Bridgeville Library will close early at 4 p.m. on Friday Oct. 13. The Bridgeville Library will be closed on the following dates: Satur.day, Oct. 14 and Monday, Oct. 16 COPE Van and Flu Shots- On Thursday, Oct. 19, the COPE Van will be here from 2-4 p.m. for health screenings. The Delaware Division of Public Health will be at the library from 2-5 p.m. to administer free flu shots for ages 9 and up. Adult Craft Night- Join the library on Friday, Oct. 27 from 6-8 p.m. for crafts, fun and friendship. The group will be creating pumpkin decorations from cut trees. All materials will be provided. Light refreshments will be available. Registration is required by Wednesday Oct. 25. Please contact the circulation desk at (302) 337-7401, ext 101 to sign up.

Craft Yard Sale A unique yard sale of scrapbook.ing and craft supplies will be held on Saturday, Oct. 14 from 9 a.m. to noon, at the UD Paradee Center, 69 Trans.portation 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 at302-222-0257or the Kent County Extension Office at302-730-4000.

Tropical Tastes of Fall Take My Hand Ministry, Inc., a nonprofit organization, presents Trop.ical Tastes of Fall, a family friendly culinary tasting event to benefit the Milford Police Department Commu.nity Assistance programs and the De.partment of Delaware VFW Auxiliary Ways and Means Program on Satur.day, Oct. 14 from noon to 7 p.m., at Sunset Cove, Milford. Featured will be The Fabulous Hub.caps and The Funsters. Ticket holders will also enjoy the wares of Dogfish Head Brewery, Fat Daddys, Sposato Wines, Petite Sweets, Avenue UMC Boy Scout Troop #186, Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, and more. Tickets are $50 per person and youth ages 15 and under are free when accompanied by an adult. Checks should be payable to Take My Hand Ministry (TMHM), and all donations are tax deductible.There are no refunds and there is no rain date. Anyone bringing a $20 gift card to Walmart or Toys R Us will be eligible for a surprise drawing. For tickets, contact Lisa and Poncho Johnson (302-422-1086); Margo Ellers (302-883-4922); Faye Caldwell (302-349-4717) or Petite Sweets (302-725-0725).

First State offers $1 Dinners The First State Community Action Agency is now providing community dinners twice a month on the first and third Thursday of each month. This month, the community is in.vited to dine with us on Thursday, Oct. 19, from 6 to 8 p.m., at First State Community Action Agency, 308 N. Railroad Ave., Georgetown. Guests receive a hearty meal as well as nutrition information and budget-friendly shopping tips. Community dinners are open to all individuals and families for $1 per person.For more information, call MaryAnn Morris at 856-7761, ext. 139.

Red, White and Blue Gala The Veterans of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary, Department of Delaware, will host the Eighteenth Annual Red, White and Blue Gala on Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Modern Maturity Center in Dover from 6 to 10 p.m. Attendees will enjoy a cocktail hour (cash bar with appetizers) from 6 to 7 p.m., fol.lowed by a buffet dinner featuring roasted top round of beef and baked marinated chicken. There will also be a Chinese/Silent Auction and other fundraising activities.

Tickets are $40 per person. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet and greet members of the Vet.erans of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary. The public is welcome to attend; dress is business/semi-formal. The deadline to purchase tickets is Wednesday, Oct. 11. For more infor.mation on tickets, donations, or membership in the VFW or Auxiliary, contact Rick Norman at 462-0335, Paul R. Phillips Jr. at 528-0861 or Mark Newman at 222-7558.

Connecting Pen to Purpose conference The Ninth Annual Connecting Pen to Purpose Writers Conference will com.mence on Saturday, Oct. 21, at Crossroad Community Church near Georgetown from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. The event is being sponsored by Vine and Vessels CWF, Delmarva Christian Writers Fellow.ship and Kingdom Writers Fellowship writers groups. Pastor Rick Betts is the host pastor. Judith Reveal of Greensboro, Md. is the keynote speaker.Reveal comes highly recommendedas a conference speaker and writing instructor.She isthe author of several books, includ.ing her memoir, Growing Up Middle Class in Post WWII America. Also featured will be six dynamic facilitators and engaging workshops. Conference fee includes two work.shops, a continental breakfast and luncheon. The first 30 conference reg.istrants will receive a free gift. The cost is $20 for youth (ages 10-18), $40 for adults (ages 19-61) and $25 for seniors (62+ and writers fellowship members. Registration may be processed on.line at: www.vineandvessels.com, or send completed form and check made payable to Vine & Vessels CWF, PO Box 1716, Seaford, De 19973. Attendees may also register on site. Contact Betty Jarman at448-5939 or Joyce Sessoms at 382-9904 for information.

Sunday morning breakfast buffet There will be a Sunday morn.ing breakfast buffet the last Sunday of each month (Oct. 29 and Nov. 26) from 7-10 a.m. at the Galestown Community Center, 5538 Schoolhouse Road in Galestown. The menu will include eggs, scrapple, sausage, pancakes, potato casserole, hominy, creamed chipped beef,biscuits, and sticky buns.

Alumni Association offers trips The Delmar Alumni Association is offering the following trips for mem.bers, 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 Play.house, Lancaster, Pa. - $95. Wednesday, December 13- Miracle on 34th Street, Tobeys Dinner The.atre, Columbia, Md. $99.50. For more information and reserva.tions, contact Dot Wolfgang at 302-846-2366.

NYC holiday bus trip On Saturday, Dec. 9, visit New York City around the holiday! Bus leaves Seaford Walmart parking lot at 5:30 a.m. and drops off around Time Square. Pick-up in NYC at 7:30 p.m. and return to Seaford around midnight. All activities and food are extra. tickets are $65/pp, non-refundable, and includes tip to driver. There are 56 seats available on a first come basis. Deadline to purchase seats is Nov. 17. This is a fundraiser for the Sussex Tech Swim Team. Checks made pay.able to STST. For more information or to purchase your seat(s) contact Vicki at 302-542-0668 or Coach Thomas at 302-448-6369.

Trip to Wheeling, WV There will be a trip around Christ.mas in Wheeling, WV. Dec. 13-15. The cost is $359.00 pp/doubles. The trip will be for two nights and three days to get you in the Christmas spirit. Included are two breakfasts and a Christmas dinner with holiday entertainment. After the show, meet a step-on guide for a tour thru more than 300 acres of Christmas themes, lighted trees, flooded landscapes and light-enhanced historical buildings. Admis.sions to Oglebay Park to see the winter fantasy displays featuring a laser light show, gingerbread houses, train exhibits and more. Also a visit to Colonel Oglebays Mansion Museum and the 1892 Eck.hart House - with your tour ending having tea and confections. For more information call Rose -302-629-7180.

Trip to Sight & Sound There will be a trip to Sight & Sound Theatre to see JESUS on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. This is a brand new show next year. Sign up early to get good seating. Cost per person is $129 and includes a smorgasbord meal before the show at the Shady Maple. There is a $29 deposit to secure your name on the list. For more infor.mation, call 629-7180.

Writers Group Kingdom Writers Fellowship, a Christian group of aspiring writers, is welcoming new members. If you enjoy writing, desire to improve your writ.ing, 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 The 9-12 Delaware Patriots meet.ings have resumed after the summer break. Kent County meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month. Sus.sex County meetings are held the sec.ond Thursday of each month. Meetings are free and open to the public. Thursday, Oct. 12 - Captains Pizza and Grille, 24832 John J. Williams Hwy., Millsboro - 7 p.m. - Come early for dinner.

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.

DAR meeting The Daughters of the American Revolution - DAR Mary Vining Chapter will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Seaford Li.brary. Guest speaker will be Jimmy Blackwell. Anyone who is interested in learning more about DAR and CAR, brary. Guest speaker will be Jimmy Blackwell. Anyone who is interested in learning more about DAR and CAR (Children of the American Revolution) is welcome to attend.

Substance Abuse Support Group A free Substance Abuse Education and Support Group will be held at Grace Baptist Church, Seaford, on Mon.days 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 calpert1@comcast.net.

Seaford Chapter of Widowed Persons The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 17 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.

Laurel Garden Club meeting There will be a Laurel Garden Club meeting at the Laurel Public Library on Thursday, Oct. 19, at 10:30 a.m. Presentation: Fall Clean-up, Putting Your Garden to Bed.

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary meeting The Seaford U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-08 meets the second Sunday 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 in.terested in becoming members of the auxiliary are always welcome. For details and information contact Dave Nagle at 302-398-9279.

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

VVA meeting Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) Sussex County, Delaware, Chapter 1105 monthly meeting will be held on Thursday, Oct. 19 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.

36th Democratic RD meeting Registered Democrats living in the 36th Representative District are encouraged to attend the next monthly meet.ing of the 36th District of the Sussex County Democratic Committee on Monday Oct. 16 at 6:30 p.m., at the Are.nas Restaurant in Milford. For more information, contact David Friedland at 302-393-9144 or dfriedla@comcast.net.

Explore your ancestry with SCGS The Sussex County Genealogical Society (SCGS), an organization dedicated to promoting genealogy and education to encourage and instruct in genealogical research, can help you search your ancestry. SCGS holds monthly membership meetings from September to May that feature informative presentations. General meetings take place on the third Saturday of each month at the Rehoboth Beach Public Library. Visitors are welcome. For more information, visit www.scgsdelaware.org.

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 passion.ate 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.

Ad Hoc Touring Company If you enjoy reading plays aloud, join the Ad Hoc Touring Company, an affiliate of Possum Point Players.The group meets the first Mon.day of each month at Possum Hall, 441 Old Laurel Road, Georgetown. To learn more about Ad Hoc, contact Roger Ault at 226-1118 or rogerault@comcast.net.

Broad Creek Grange Meeting The Broad Creek Grange meets at 7 p.m. on the first Monday of each month, at Broad Creek Grange Hall (11198 County Seat Hwy., Laurel). For more details, contact Mary Tress at 875-3326. Visitors are 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 re.lated 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.

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.

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. New members always welcome. For details, call Diane at 228-0235.

Sussex County Marine Corps 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.

AARP meeting The AARP Chapter 5340 will continue its meet.ings at the Georgetown Cheer Center beginning Monday, Nov. 6 at noon. Call Anita Wright at 856-6215 one week in advance to make reservations for lunch. Each meeting includes speakers and fun events. Come out, meet others for fellowship and learn about programs of interest to senior citizens. the group will also meet Dec. 4. If you are charging a fee for your event, please consider paid advertising. Call our office for more information and ask about our non-profit rates.