Seaford Gallery 107 classes The following art classes are scheduled for November at Seaford Gallery 107. Details are provided online at nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html. The Seaford Gallery, which is located in downtown Seaford at 324 High St., is open on Thursdays and Fridays from 1 to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Classes are conducted around the corner at 105 Pine St. Saturday, Nov. 18, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. - Childrens Art Class with Karen Owens, ages 10-14, $40 includes supplies and light lunch. Call Karen at 302-236-7226 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Ongoing Classes Fridays, 10 a.m. to noon, Canvas and Coffee with Tammy Kearney and Nancy Laprad, $5.
DAR Mary Vining fundraiser Join the Mary Vining Chapter for a fun afternoon on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 2, with a presentation of Cabi Clothes to purchase. All monies raised will go towards DAR Mary Vining projects which include lap blankets to give to veterans at local retirement homes and nursing homes and Constitution Day activities at the local schools and libraries. Contact any Mary Vining Chapter member for more information or Deanna at 410-251-2404.
Concert at the library On Sunday, Nov. 12 at 2 p.m., the Friends Free Concert Series will pres.ent the Ocean Bay Chorus of Salisbury, Md., representing the Sweet Adelines. For more information, contact the library at 629-2524 or follow Friends of the Seaford District Library on Facebook at www.facebook.com/seafordfriends.
Seaford Christmas Parade The 2017 Seaford Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, Dec. 2 beginning at 7 p.m. The theme for the parade is Season of Lights. Steven A. Rose, President and CEO of Nanticoke Services in Seaford (Nanticoke Hospital, Physician Network, Health Foundation and Integrated Health alliance) will serve as grand marshal for the parade. Visit www.seafordde.com/ChristmasParade for more information. You can register for the parade and receive all the information you need in order to participate.
Self-paced computer training Learn basic and intermediate computer and information processing skills using computer assisted tutorials. Topics include computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet search applications, email and more. A fa.cilitator is available to get you started and answer questions. Prior computer experience is helpful but not required. Sessions are held Tuesdays from 2 to 4 p.m., in the Nason Room at the Seaford District Library. Call the Seaford Library at 629-2524 to reserve a seat. Walk-ins are also welcome
Sewing classes Sign up for sewing classes at Butlers Sewing Center in the Nylon Capital Shop.ping 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.
Chinese Auction at St. Philips The 11th Annual Chinese Auction will be held at St. Philips Episcopal Church, Laurel, on Saturday, Nov. 11. The doors to Memorial Hall will open at 5 p.m. Chili, hot dogs, desserts, beverages will be sold. Auction will begin at 6. Proceeds will benefit the church. Come join us for a fun filled evening. For more information, call Wendy Dolby at 875-3902.
Beef and Beer Laurel American Legion Post 19, 12168 Laurel Rd., Laurel, will hold a Beef and Beer on Friday, Nov. 10 from 5 p.m. until. All-you-can-eat beef, coleslaw, pasta salad, baked beans, chips, dip and unlimited draft beer. Music by The Runner Ups from 7 to 11 p.m. Tickets are $20 each and must be pur.chased in advance. Call the Post at 875-9948 or Marcy Walls at 381-8809.
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 call302-245-6851or email Mrblue055@gmail.com.
Craft, Vendor, Chicken Salad Sale The Laurel Fire Department Auxiliary will hold its Annual Holiday Craft, Vendor and 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 payment 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 information, contact Gloria Wright at 443-521-0015 or email@example.com or Denise Steele at 302-228-4480 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Breakfast, lunch and chicken salad will be available for purchase. Contact any auxiliary member to pre-order (orders by the pint). Proceeds benefit the Laurel Fire Dept. Auxiliary.
Bazaar Bethany Community Church, located at 28015 Kaye Road in Laurel (Dukes Lum.ber Road and Route 9), will hold a bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be new craft items along with some old familiar ones including snowmen, Christmas trees, potato sacks, and wreaths. Also available will be home canned jellies, apple butter, pickled beets and baked goods. Outside vendors will have home.made soaps and bath salts.
Bethel Museum events Join us for our Annual Holiday Craft Show on Saturday, Nov. 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 26 from noon to 4 p.m. Vendors will be set up inside the Bethel Museum at 312 First St. and the Community House on Main Street. For more information, email email@example.com or call 410-251-1000. Carve your own Christmas snowman at the Bethel Museum on Saturday, Dec. 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost for this beginning woodcarving class is $40/person and the carver must be 18 or older (unless special permission is given). Bring a bag lunch. For questions or reservations, con.tact Noel Justice at firstname.lastname@example.org or Rich Kough at 258-5287. All materials provided. Space is limited. The Future Builder Raffle Drawing will be held at the Bethel Museum on Sunday, Dec. 10 at 4 p.m. First winner drawn will have a choice of Lego Minecraft or Erector Ferris Wheel. After the first winner has been contact.ed and their prize has been selected, the second winner will be notified about their prize. Tickets are available at the Bethel Market and Museum. For more informa.tion, email email@example.com. The Bethel Museum is open the second and fourth Sunday of each month from 2 to 4 p.m. For more information, contact the museum at 858-3840.
Beef and Dumpling Dinner The Delmar New Century Club will have a beef and dumpling dinner on Sun.day, Nov. 12 from noon to 4 p.m., at Del.mar VFW Post 8276. Tickets are $14 and can be purchased from any member or by contacting Heather Ewell at 443-859-2612.
Cash calendars The Ladies Auxiliary of the Delmar Fire Department is now selling December Cash Calendars!The tickets for the cal.endars are $10. You are eligible to win a cash prize every day throughout Decem.ber, even Christmas Day! To get your tickets and calendar, call 410-896-3280, 443-359-5767, 443-493-3153 or contact any auxiliary member.
Delmar Christmas Parade to take place Saturday, Dec. 2 The Delmar Christmas Parade, sponsored by the Greater Delmar Chamber of Commerce, will take place Saturday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. with a rain date of Saturday, Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. Trophies and plaques will be presented for the following catego.ries: Best School Band (first and second place); Best Float (first and second place); Best Fire Department (first and second place); Best Appearing Vehicle (first and second place); Most Unique Entry (one awarded), and Judges Award (two awarded). Call Parade Coordinator Roger Martinson at 410-420-6566 with any questions.
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. Limited tickets. 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.
Father and Daughter dance In celebration of Veterans Day, a Father and Daughter dance will be held at the Heritage Shores Clubhouse in Bridgeville on Sunday, Nov. 12 from 4-7 p.m. The event is free for active duty and retired military personnel, and their daughters. Active duty military are requested to wear their dress uniforms. There will be food, music, karaoke, face painting, and photos. For further information contact: Bernard W. Carr at (703) 307-1800 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bridgeville Library Adult Craft Night Fundraiser and Date Correction - Adult Craft Night will be on Thursday, Nov. 16 from 6-8 p.m. This event will be a fundraiser to support our Adult Craft Nights. Cost is $20 per person and all materials will be provided. Join us for fun and friendship as we create a winter/holiday welcome sign. Light refreshments will be available. Registration is required by Tuesday, Nov. 14. Contact the circulation desk at 337-7401, ext. 101, to sign up. Friends of the Library One-Stop Christ.mas Shop - Mark your calendars for the Friends of the Bridgeville Library One Stop Christmas Shop Event. Join us on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and cross off your holiday shopping list as you shop with all of the vendors selling jewelry, skin care and cosmetics, housewares, candles and scents, cooking items, clothing, and more.
The Studio in Bridgeville The Studio in Bridgeville offers the fol.lowing 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 proj.ects 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.
Sandwich sale The Federalsburg Historical Society will be selling pulled pork, smoked turkey, and pit beef sandwiches at the Federals.burg Museum behind the Town Office for $8 on Friday, Nov. 10 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The lunch includes a bag of chips, a brownie or cookie, and soda or water. Meats will be provided by Frases Grills on Wheels.
Sunday morning breakfast buffet There will be a Sunday morning break.fast buffet the last Sunday of each month (Nov. 26) from 7-10 a.m. at the Galestown Community Center, 5538 Schoolhouse Road in Galestown. The menu will in.clude eggs, scrapple, sausage, pancakes, potato casserole, hominy, creamed chipped beef, biscuits, and sticky buns.
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 info.
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 fifth 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: 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.
NYC holiday bus trip On Saturday, Dec. 9, visit New York City around the holiday! Bus leaves Sea.ford 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 Dec. 8. This is a fundraiser for the Sussex Tech Swim Team. Checks made payable 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 Christmas 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. Admissions 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 Eckhart 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 smor.gasbord meal before the show at the Shady Maple. There is a $29 deposit to secure your name on the list. For more information, call 629-7180
Airport Advisory Committee The Delaware Coastal Airport Advisory Committee meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at the Sussex County Emergency Operations Center, Delaware Coastal Airport, 21911 Rudder Ln., Georgetown. The meeting is open to the public.
Laurel Garden Club The Laurel Garden Club will meet at the Laurel Public Library on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 10:30 a.m. Join us for a demonstration of fall flower arrangements.
Seaford Block Watch Seaford Block Watch invites you to their Autumn Meet and Greet on Mon.day, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Seaford City Hall (use the ramp door). Light refreshments will be served. Call 629-5643 for questions.
Widowed Persons The Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service will have its next meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 21 at noon at Stargate Diner in Seaford. Widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend.
Nanticoke Conservancy meeting The Nanticoke Conservancy will holdits next meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 21, at the offices of Lank, Johnson & Tull on Market Street Ext. in Seaford. We will celebrate the success of our Chapel Branch Work/Fun Day held Oct. 14 andwork on new ideas for our Steps For Nature projects, including the final planning for our 1st Annual 5K Thanksgiving Heron Run/Walk on Saturday, Nov. 25, at the Chapel Branch Nature Area. If you have an interest in nature and enjoy the outdoors, please come and join us as we work to make western Sussex County an evengreater place foroutdoors appreciation.
Republican Womens Club The Seaford Republican Womens Club will meet on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 10:30 a.m., at Pizza King in Seaford. Ginny Short of the Seaford/Blades Charities will be the guest speaker. Everyone is invited.
Writers Group Kingdom Writers Fellowship, a Christian group of aspiring writers, is welcom.ing 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.
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.
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.
Sail & Power Squadron meeting The Nanticoke River Sail & Power Squadron (NRS&PS) meets at the Nanti.coke 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.
Explore your ancestry with SCGS The Sussex County Genealogical So.ciety (SCGS), an organization dedicated to promoting genealogy and education to encourage and instruct in genealogical re.search, 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.
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 Monday of each month at Possum Hall, 441 Old Laurel Road, Georgetown. To learn more about Ad Hoc, contact Roger Ault at 226-1118 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Preven.tion 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 preven.tion of substance abuse, addictions and other life related problems. Their vision is to ensure that the residents of Sus.sex 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 alco.hol, 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 Fed.eral St., Milton. Anyone with an interest in stamp col.lecting 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. Lunch is available. New members always welcome. For details, call Diane at 228-0235.
Toastmasters Club Southern Delaware Toastmasters Club meets at the Crossroad Community Church, 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.