Bulletin Board
Thursday, October 12, 2006
 
EVENTS

15th Apple-Scrapple Festival
The 15th annual Bridgeville Apple-Scrapple Festival will be held on Oct. 13 and 14. Live entertainment hourly, scrapple carving contest, Lego contest, three craft show areas, health fair, carnival, kids games, huge Town and Country Car Show, antique tractor pull, including a kiddie tractor pull, pony rides, and trade show. Foods include: apple dumplings, apple pies, oyster sandwiches, pig roast, scrapple sandwiches, boardwalk fries, barbequed chicken, blooming onions, pit cheeseburgers, hot dogs, fish sandwiches, kettle corn, pizza, crab cake sandwiches, candies, cakes, and drinks of any kind. Enjoy live entertainment beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, including the "Gong Show" sponsored by Froggy 99; street dance on Friday night with the band, "Sticky Situation," and a street dance on Saturday night, featuring the famous "Mike Hines and the Look" band. Also new this year will be the Dynomite professional wrestling group located at the corner of Laws Street and Delaware Avenue. For more information call 337-7275 or 629-9582 or www.applescrapple.com.

Dance at Laurel Fire Hall
A dance at the Laurel Fire Hall, Oct. 14, 8 p.m.-midnight, sponsored by I.O.O.F. Tickets are $10 per person. Available at the door. Music by Honeycombs. Casual dress, no jeans please.

Yard Sale Benefit
Wheatley's Community Hall will be the location of a yard sale, Saturday, Oct. 14, beginning at 7 a.m. The hall is located at the intersection of Wheatley Church Road and Sharptown Road Md. 313) near Galestown, Md. and about two miles north of the bridge at Sharptown, Md. Breakfast and oyster sandwiches, as well as homemade soup will be sold. Vendors' spaces are available. For additional information, contact Beverly Wheatley (410-883-3246). This activity is for the benefit of the Wheatley Church Preservation Fund.

Seaford Mission yard sale
The Seaford Mission will hold a yard sale on Saturday, Oct. 14. The yard sale will take place on the corner of third and North streets from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Refreshments and baked goods will be available. Call the mission for more information or to make a donation, 629-2559.

Evening for Dinner & Jazz
An Evening for Dinner & Jazz, Gerald Veasley and His Band in concert, Saturday, Oct. 14, at 8:30 p.m., with special guest Kim Waters, Delaware Technical & Community College, Rt. 18, Georgetown. Tickets $48, call 1-800-296-8742. Proceeds benefit Owens Campus students. Enjoy themed four-course dinner before concert at Lighthouse Cove dining room on campus for $32, all inclusive. Call 856-5400, ext. 2180.

SHS Homecoming parade
Come out and join us for the annual Homecoming Parade and football game, presented by Seaford High School, Friday, Oct. 13.

  • Lineup is at 5:30 p.m. and the parade starts at 6:30 p.m.
  • The football game begins promptly at 7:30 p.m.
  • Classic floats, classic cars, clubs and organizations, homecoming court, fire and emergency vehicles and much more is all promised to be there.
  • If you would like to join in the parade contact Ms. Laws at 629-4587 ext. 412.
Come out and join us and show your Seaford pride.

LHS Tailgate Party

  • Laurel High School will be hosting a "Superior School Celebration" Tailgate Party on Nov. 3. The event will last from 4 until 6 p.m. on the front lawn of Laurel High School, before the home football game against Lake Forest. Free hot dogs, chips, and soda will be provided to the first 500 people in attendance, and LHS giveaway items will be handed out to those in attendance. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy entertainment from the LHS Marching Band, Varsity Cheerleaders, and a local radio station. The LHS Band and SGA will be selling Laurel Bulldog items, such as stadium blankets, license plates, and spirit items.

    Three Chicks Barn Sale

  • Three Chicks Barn Sale Friday, Oct. 27, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 28, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Local antique dealers host a festive fall barn sale featuring primitive furniture, antiques, collectibles, and housewares. Discover a wonderful world of affordably priced and delightfully displayed treasures in a restored 1940s barn at 36225 Columbia Road, Delmar. Call 846-3137.

    Mennonite School fall sale

  • The Greenwood Mennonite School will hold its annual Fall Benefit Sale on Saturday, Nov. 4, at the school. The day begins with an all-you-can-eat breakfast beginning at 7:30 a.m., followed by the sale at 9:30 a.m., featuring both live and silent auctions. Autographed items, crafts, comforters and quilts, gift certificates, theme baskets from the various classes at the school, and many items donated by local businesses will be for sale. In addition, baked goods will be sold throughout the day and lunch items will be available.

    Oldies Dance

  • St. Philip's Church, 600 S. Central Ave., Laurel, will hold an Oldies Dance, Saturday, Nov. 4, 7-10 p.m.Music by Tony Windsor. Tickets are $5 per person; advanced tickets can be purchased at The Bank of Delmarva, Laurel branch. All proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity. For more information call 875-5537.

    Eastern Star of Maryland Banquet

  • A banquet honoring the charter members of Roelma Chapter 113, Order of the Eastern Star of Maryland, on Saturday, Nov. 25 at 6 p.m., at Fireman's Memorial Building, Sharptown, Md. Cost is $21 per person. Entertainment will follow a ham/roast beef dinner. Come celebrate our charter members, they are a very special group. For reservations call Susan Calloway, 875-5911. Make checks payable to Susan Calloway, 32556 Holly Oak Drive, Laurel, DE 19956. Deadline for reservations is Wednesday, Nov. 15. The charter members are from Sharptown and Delmar.

    Punkin Chunkin anniversary

  • The Punkin Chunkin Association is anticipating raising thousands of dollars for local and national charities during the 21st annual world championships scheduled for Nov. 3-5. The first day of competition will culminate with a Marshall Tucker Band concert. Opening for the Marshall Tucker Band will be country artist Danielle Peck. The Marshall Tucker Band is known for hits such as "Can't You See," "Fire on the Mountain" and "Heard it in a Love Song." Peck is a newcomer to the country music scene, making a name for herself with the song, "Findin' a Good Man." Concert tickets at $25 are available at Mugs & Stitches in Lewes, the Cape Gazette office in Nassau Commons, west of Lewes, by contacting Frank Shade at 854-5382, or at the Punkin Chunkin office at 684-8196. For more information visit the website www.punkinchunkin.com.

    Living Water Fall Fest
    Living Water Worship Center, 27225 Kaye Road, Laurel, will have Fall Fest 2006 on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 3 to 5 p.m. There will be free: food, games, bouncy ride, hay rides and pony rides. Bring your kids, invite other families and have a good time.To pre-register call 875-7814.

    Nanticoke Auxiliary Winter Dance 'Puttin' on the Glitz'
    Nanticoke Health Services Auxiliary Winter Gala committee has begun preparations for the annual dinner dance event to be held January 27, 2007 at the Seaford Golf and Country Club. This year's 1930s theme, "Puttin' on the Glitz," will feature Art Deco decorations in a Grand Ballroom. Those attending will enjoy elegant food followed by the music of Encore while they whirl across the dance floor. Dust off your spats and top hats and put on your pearls and enjoy this memorable evening. Linda Robertson is the chairperson for the annual gala event. She is assisted by Bonnie Allen, Patty Burk, Sharon Mears, Janet Hubbard, Judi Thoroughgood and Jenny Werner. Proceeds from the event will be part of the auxiliary's annual donation to Nanticoke Health Services. More details about "Puttin' on the Glitz" can be obtained by calling the Nanticoke Health Services Volunteer Office at 629-6611, ext. 2301.

    BINGO EAC of Nanticoke Health
    The Employee Activity Committee of Nanticoke Health Services will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo on Thursday, Oct. 26, starting at 7 p.m. at the Seaford Moose, located on Rt 13A in Seaford. The evening will consist of 20 games and will feature several baskets including the Christmas Basket sets, Foyer, Journal and Beverage Tote as prizes. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win the Large Hamper and the Library basket or one of the several door prizes. Nearly 30 chances to win. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information contact the EAC at 302-629-6611, ext. 2417.

    Hebron's Basket Bingo
    This year's Basket Bingo benefit sponsored by Hebron Lodge 14 of The Independent Order of Odd Fellows of Seaford, will be held at the Federalsburg, Md. VFW on Oct. 18. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the games start at 7 p.m. There will be door prizes, a raffle basket, food and drink and lots of good basket bingo prizes. All proceeds benefit the Seaford Community projects that Hebron Lodge is involved in each year. For directions or more information call 1-888-656-3369.

    Bridgeville Basket Bingo
    Bridgeville Auxiliary presents a basket bingo featuring Longaberger baskets on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the Bridgeville Fire Hall. Doors open 5:30 p.m., games start promptly at 7 p.m., tickets are $20 in advance. Grand Door Prize: Hostess Organizer Set. Raffles include: Family Picnic Basket and Wrought Iron Library Table. Light refreshments available. Call for tickets: 337-8050 or 337-7446 (leave a message).

    Delaware Storm Basket Bingo
    The Delaware Storm Travel Team will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo on Thursday, Nov. 9, starting at 7 p.m. at the Seaford Moose, located on Rt. 13A in Seaford. The evening will consist of 20 exciting games and will feature several baskets including the Christmas Basket sets, Foyer, Journal and Beverage Tote as prizes. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win the Large Hamper, American Craft Medium Market and the Library basket. Nearly 30 chances to win. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information call 302-628-0859.

    FOOD Breakfast Cafe
    VFW 4961 Breakfast Cafe, open Monday-Friday, 8-10 a.m., Seaford VFW, Middleford Road, to benefit Veterans Relief Fund. All are welcome.

    Fall festival features food
    Saturday, Oct. 14, starting at 9 a.m., Church of God of Prophecy, Rt. 13 and Dorthy Road, Delmar, (3 miles north of Md/Del. state line), Fall Festival featuring oyster sandwiches, crab cakes, soft crabs, cheese steak subs, baked goods, soups, yard sale. For information call 875-7824.

    Bake sale and auction
    Christ United Methodist Church, 510 South Central Ave., Laurel, will be holding "The Great American Bake Sale and Luncheon" on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with lunch starting at 11 a.m. There will be a Country Store, bake table, and silent auction. Homemade vegetable soup, chicken salad, and cold cuts are on the lunch menu. All proceeds go to missions. Call Teresa Littleton, 875-2729.

    Blades VFC Auxiliary
    Blades Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary will be selling Oyster, Crab Cake, Chicken Salad sandwiches and platters, on Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Blades Fire Hall, corner of 5th and Cannon streets. Eat-in or take out - starting at 11 a.m. till 4 p.m. Sandwiches, $6 and $4; Platters $8 and $6.

    Sunday Breakfast Buffet
    Sunday breakfast buffet, All-You-Care-To-Eat, served by the Galestown Ruritan Club on the fourth Sunday of each month, October through June, 7-10 a.m., at the Galestown (Md.) Community Hall. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 children ages 6-12. This month it will be Oct. 22.

    Reliance Grange supper
    On October 23, the Reliance Grange will have a covered dish supper at 6:30 p.m. at the Gethsemane United Methodist Church in Reliance. Following the supper the Gospel Gents will perform. All are invited. Bring a covered dish to share. There is no charge.

    Union UMC diner
    Union United Methodist Church, 2 N. Laws St., Bridgeville, will have its grand reopening of 'Union Station Diner' on Wednesday, Oct. 25, from 5-7 p.m. Price for adults is $7; children 12 and under, $3.50. The menu is oven roasted and oven fried chicken, Pennsylvania Dutch potatoes, gravy, veggies, rolls, assorted desserts and beverages. Proceeds benefit the church. Call 337-7409 for more information.

    Mt. Olivet Roast Beef Dinner
    Mount Olivet United Methodist Women, Seaford, present their annual Roast Beef Diner on Friday, Oct. 27, 5 to 7 p.m. This homemade dinner will be served family style in Fellowship Hall. Take-out will be available. The menu includes all freshly prepared roast beef, mashed potatoes, coleslaw, assorted baked goods and more. A Silent Auction will be held to raise money for missions. Adult cost is $8.50 each. Student cost is $4.50 each, and children five and under eat free. Tickets will be available at the door.

    Spaghetti dinner and auction
    Spaghetti dinner and auction to benefit Gerald Brown , Laurel Fire Dept. president, on Sunday, Oct. 29, at Laurel Fire Hall, from 1-6 p.m. For tickets call: 875-3081 or 875-1883. Cost is $10 each. Ticket also available at the door.

    Breakfast at Blades Fire Hall
    An All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast at the Blades Fire Hall, corner of 5th and Cannon streets, adults $7, children $3; Sunday, Nov. 5, from 8 till 11 a.m. Sponsored by the Auxiliary and the Firemen of the Blades Fire Company.

    Oyster sandwiches and soup
    The Auxiliary of the Blades Fire Company will be selling oyster sandwiches and homemade soup on Tuesday, Nov. 7 (Election Day) at the firehouse. Oyster sandwich $6; Chicken salad sandwich $4; soup - peas & dumplings, pint or half-pint, $4 and $2.

    GOLF 'Raise the Roof' Golf Tournament
    "Raise the Roof" Golf Tournament to benefit Shiloh House of Hope, a residential program for hurting teens. Through Christ-centered education and counseling, teens find a hope and a future and both the teens and their families receive healing and restoration. The golf tournament will be Monday, Oct. 16, at The Rookery. Shotgun begins at 9 a.m. Teams of four can play for $375, single players for $100. Sponsor a hole, for $150. For more information on Shiloh House of Hope visit www.shilohhouseofhope.org or to register for the golf tournament, call 629-5331.

  • MEETINGS

    Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla
    Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-04 meets the second Thursday of each month at Nanticoke Yacht Club in Blades. This month's meeting is Thursday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m. Anyone interested in promoting safe boating and would like to work with men and women who do vessel inspections, safety patrols and teach public safety courses, are welcome to join the Flotilla. Boat ownership is not required. Call Wayne Hickman at 629-6337 or Jim Mullican at 732-1163.

    Delaware Equine Council
    Delaware Equine Council will meet Monday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. at the AmericInn in Harrington, for a short business meeting followed by speaker, Delaware Dept. of Agriculture's Michael Scuse. All are welcome. For more information call Nyle at 422-4094.

    Weight loss support group
    A weight loss support group, The TOPS DE 19 club meets every Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. We meet on the ground floor at the Methodist Manor House. Come join us. For more information call 629-7355.

    Widowed Persons
    The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 12:15 p.m., at the Golden Corral. The planned guest speaker will be Linda Mariner. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend. Come join us – we all enjoy the trips, lunches, dinners, etc. that we do.

    Acorn Club of Seaford
    The G.F.W.C.-Acorn Club of Seaford will hold a business meeting at the Seaford Library at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 12. The hostess will be Sandy Orbison and her committee.

    Energy conservation
    The Georgetown Public Library presents an Energy Conservation Program with Joe Green of the Delaware Electric Co-op on Oct. 17, at 2 p.m. in the Library Conference Room. For details call 856-7958.

    Laurel Chamber Membership
    You are invited to the General Membership meeting of the Laurel Chamber of Commerce at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 9, at the Chamber of Commerce office on Poplar Street in Laurel. Guest speaker will be Col. McLeash of the Delaware State Police.

    New TOPS Group Forms
    TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), a non-profit weight loss support group, meets Tuesdays from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church, Atlanta Road, Seaford. For more information, contact Jean Davis at 410-883-3407.

    POLITICAL Lawn Party for Harvey Hyland Jr.
    The Friends of Harvey Hyland Jr., candidate for the 5th District Sussex County Council will host a lawn party in his honor on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2-4 p.m. The party will be at the home of George and Marlene Collins, 4986 Sharptown Road, (Rt. 24 West of Laurel). All are welcome. Come out to enjoy good food, entertainment and get to know Harvey. Tickets are $20 per person. Contact the following persons for tickets: Marlene Collins 875-3091, Moezell Hyland 875-5201, Charlotte Anderson 539-4999, and Pauline Hyland 875-2334.

    Meet the Candidates
    Meet the Candidates, sponsored by the Seaford Republican Women's Club, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 7 p.m. in the Seaford Central Elementary School Auditorium. For details call Anne Nesbitt, 628-7788.

    Truman-Kennedy Dinner
    The annual Truman-Kennedy Dinner, a "chicken and dumpling" dinner fundraiser, sponsored by the Sussex County Women's Democrat Club, will be held Oct. 28, at the Bridgeville Fire Hall, 6 p.m. There will be door prizes and an auction with all our Democrat friends and dignitaries. Sen. Thomas Carper will be the guest speaker. For information and ticket reservations call George Adams (302) 349-4819.

    REUNIONS

    Laurel Class of 1976
    To the Class of 1976, Laurel High School classmates, there will be a reunion on October 20 and 21. October 20 is dinner and dancing at 59 Lake, Rehoboth Beach. Contact Lisa for more information and reservations at 302-462-0818. On Oct. 21, a dinner and dance to be held at the Laurel American Legion at 6:30 p.m. to midnight. Dinner and dance are at no cost to classmates. Cash bar. The Class of '76 is searching for classmates: Diana Calhoun, Kenny Carroll, Belinda Hill Carmean, Ida Mae Horsey, Robert Ryan, Rickey Smart, George Sorrow, Jeff Walters and Paul Joyner. If you know how we can contact these missing classmates call Ellen at 846-0636 or Carol at 846-9726.Also call for reservations.

    Woodbridge Class of '96
    Woodbridge Class of '96 is having its 10-year class reunion on Oct. 21, at 6 p.m. The event will be held at the Lighthouse Restaurant at Fisherman's Wharf in Lewes. Contact Mandy Passwaters Forbes at 919-361-1452 or forbesfamof3@nc.rr. com.

    SHS Class of 1996
    The Seaford High School Class of 1996 will be holding its 10 year reunion on Saturday, Nov. 25. The event will be held at the Sussex Pines Country Club in Georgetown. We are searching for missing classmates. Contact Susan at 302-344-0741, or susanargo@hotmail.com.

    Seaford Class of 1976
    The Seaford Class of 1976 will hold its 30-year class reunion on Saturday, Nov. 25, at the Seaford Fire Hall from 6 p.m. until midnight. Light fare will be served, cash bar and music provided by Tranzfusion. For more information, contact David Smith at 410-749-5776 or Dee (Christopher) Palmer at 302–629-9410. You can also go to our class website at www.seafordhigh1976.com.

    Bridgeville Class of 1949
    The Bridgeville Class of 1949 will hold a class reunion on Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Sailloft Restaurant on Rt. 113, north of Milford. We are searching for classmates, Jean Tucker McQuaide and Stanley Dickerson. If you know how to contact them, call Tom at 337-7494.

    LeCates Family Reunion
    The descendants of Daniel Burton LeCates will hold their annual family reunion on Sunday, Oct. 15, at 2 p.m. at the Laurel Grange Hall, Rt. 9, Laurel. Bring a covered dish and a beverage. An offering will be taken to offset the expense of the grange hall. Pass this information on to your family. Questions, call Gayle Adkins, 875-2880.

    TRIPS

    Radio City Music Hall
    The Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation will take its annual trip to a Radio City Music Hall Christmas show on Dec. 3. The cost is $115 and the departure time from the back parking lot of Seaford High School is 7 a.m. Call 629-6809 for more information.

    Delmar Alumni Association
    The Delmar Alumni Association is sponsoring a bus trip on Nov. 10, 11 and 12, to Oglebay Resort in Wheeling, W.Va. This is a pre-holiday retreat. Attractions include the Festival of Lights, Festival of Trees, Christmas at the Mansion, Train Exhibit and lots of time for shopping and relaxing in the pool, etc. The cost is $310, which includes two nights lodging, one holiday dinner buffet, two mountaineers breakfast buffets and tours. For further information call Jo at 846-0698.

    New Castle Farmers Market
    A bus trip to Cow Town, N.J., and New Castle Farmers Market on Saturday, Oct. 21. Bus departure at 7 a.m. from SS Market, Federalsburg, Md. Price adults: $20, children 12 years and under $10. For more information call Pastor Joseph Scurry, 302-344-9706; Sister Paris Twyman, 1-410-754-9135.

    HOLIDAYS

    Victorian Christmas
    Seaford Historical Society announces that the boutique at the Victorian Christmas at the Ross Mansion is back. After an absence of several years Shirley Skinner, chairperson of the society gift shop committee, announces the return of this specialty. All members are asked to donate one item, large or small. Items may be placed in the gray box on the front porch of the Ross Mansion at any time before Dec. 1. For details call Skinner at 629-9378.

    Christmas Show Trip
    Laurel Senior Center Christmas Show trip, Dutch Apple Theater, Lancaster, Pa., Dec. 20. Cost $63, includes transportation, luncheon and show. Shopping after the show if time permits. Call 875-2536 to reserve a seat with deposit.

    Holiday Bazaar
    The Methodist Manor House located at 1001 Middleford Road in Seaford, will host it's annual Holiday Bazaar on Friday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Start your holiday shopping early with crafts, quilting, woodworking, decorations and more. There will also be a chicken salad luncheon available from 11:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. in the dining room for $6.50. Carry outs available. For more information, call Dixie Carlisle at 628-5631.

    Women's Holiday Mart
    The Women's Holiday Mart will be held in the Exhibit Hall at the Delaware State Fairgrounds on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Features holiday shopping, demonstrations and activities for kids. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Harrington Business & Professional Women. For information, call Dawn Elliott at 302-398-8544, email holidaymart@bpwharrington.org, or visit the website at bpwharrington.org. Etc.

    Harley-Davidson Toy Run
    There is a new twist to the Seaford-Blades Charities Toy Run sponsored by Harley-Davidson of Ocean City (HDOC) and Harley-Davidson of Seaford. The date is set for October 22 and the ride will leave from HDOC and finish at HD Seaford, but the twist is that it will not be a normal ride - it will be a scavenger hunt. "We'll still do registration at HDOC and the cost will be $10 or a new, unwrapped toy per person (not per bike) and at the end of the run at HDS there will be refreshments," states Bruce Bennett. "It's along the way that things will be more interesting." Bennett adds, "If you are tied up that day and can't attend, stop by Harley-Davidson of Ocean City or Seaford before hand and make a donation to the Seaford-Blades Charities toy fund."

    Babies & Toddlers Stay and Play
    Parents and children from birth to age four are invited to play together, listen to a story, learn new songs and finger plays, and network with other families. Free. Now thru-May 2007. Closed on school holidays. No registration required. Call Anna Scovel at 856-5239 for more information.Seaford Parks & Recreation (SDPR), 320 Virginia Ave., Seaford, Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.-noon.

    History of 19th Century Laurel
    Have you gotten your copy of this most informative book on early Laurel? The book would make a wonderful and valued gift for the holidays. The 430+ page book is a reprint written by the late Harold Hancock in the 1980s and is selling for $45 or it can be mailed for an additional $5. To obtain a copy contact any board member or call Linda Justice at 875-4217.

    Shiloh House of Hope Raffle
    Raffle tickets for a Royal Carribbean cruise to benefit the Shiloh House of Hope, a residential program for teens. Tickets are $10 or three for $25. Phone 629-5331 or email shilohhouseofhope@ msn.com. The drawing will be October 16.

    Return Day right around the corner
    Return Day 2006 is coming up Thursday, Nov. 9. and the Sussex County Return Day Committee has a new website up and running where you can get up-to-date information about events and schedules on Return Day as well as the Wednesday night Ox Roast activities. Applications are being accepted for parade entrants and vendors. The application forms are available on the website at www.returnday.org, by e-mailing info@returnday.org or by calling 855-0722.

    Stories of Old-Time Laurel
    The Laurel Historical Society's Kendal Jones will be presenting a three-part slide show on "Places, Faces and Stories of Old-Time Laurel" at the Laurel Public Library in the new community meeting room. This meeting is open to the public. Members are encouraged to invite a non-member to join them for this interesting presentation. Dates are Wednesday, Oct. 25, and Wednesday, Nov. 29. All programs will start at 7 p.m. Light refreshments will be offered.

    Dinner Ride
    Harley-Davidson of Ocean City has weekly dinner rides Wednesdays at 6 p.m. open to all riders and their passengers and to all brands of motorcycles. For more information, contact Harley-Davidson of Ocean City at 410-629-1599 or hdoceancit@ aol.com. Arrive 15 minutes early with a full tank.

    Genealogy Program
    A Genealogy Program will be presented by the Bridgeville Public Library on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. It will be held at St. Mary's Episcopal Church Hall. Guest Speaker Shirley A. Herndon will have a discussion on Alternative Census. Ms. Herndon is a native of Bridgeville. She is known as a professional genealogist, and was educated at Salisbury State University earning her masters in education. Ms. Herndon is also an adjunct professor, and teaches art history at Wesley College, in Dover. She has taught Genealogy at Del Tech in Georgetown along with holding workshops there. On her free time she has volunteered at Delaware Public Archives in Dover for more than 10 years, and is currently working on a data base for the Governor's papers. Other work has included transcribing original documents and journals, which were later put on data bases for use by works at the archives.

    Read Aloud training
    Read Aloud Delaware volunteer training session will be held Tuesday, Oct. 31, at 1 p.m., in the Seaford Public Library, 402 North Porter St., Seaford. Call 856-2527 to sign up for training or for further information. Volunteer readers are needed at various reading sites in Sussex County. Vintage Aircraft & Antique Car Show
    The Third annual Wings & Wheels Fly-In and Car Show will be held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Sussex County Airport near Georgetown. The daylong event will feature antique cars and vintage aircraft, including the P-51 Mustang, P-40 Warhawk, and the B-25J Mitchell Bomber, among others. Airplane rides will be available and there will be flying formation demonstrations, as well as a judged car show. Admission to the event is free, but donations are welcomed and will benefit the Delaware Aviation Museum. In case of rain, the event will be held Sunday, Oct. 15. For more information, call 855-2355.