Bulletin Board
Thursday, October 26, 2006

Seaford Historical Society raffle
A special opportunity is available with the raffle currently being offered by the Seaford Historical Society. Professional photographer Steve Theis of Theis Photography Ltc. will present a 20x16-inch Embassy Canvas Wall Portrait to the winner. This is an excellent idea for having a family portrait as a family treasure or as an ideal Christmas gift. This portrait is a part of the Society's gift shop operations and all proceeds benefit the Seaford Historical Society. Theis donates his time and talent. Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5. The value of the portrait is $850. Tickets may be purchased at the Seaford Museum during open hours from 1-4 p.m. on Thursdays through Sundays, or at the Ross Mansion on Saturdays and Sundays from 1-4 p.m. Theis Studio also has tickets. The drawing will take place on Dec. 10, the last day of the Victorian Christmas at 3 p.m. It is not necessary to be present to win. For further information call Shirley Skinner at 629-9378, or Paula Wells at 629-0805.

Historical Society's Gift Shop
The Seaford Historical Society's Gift Shop is pleased to announce that they will be selling jewelry made by Cindy Cole. Cindy moved to Seaford in 1976 and taught at West Seaford School. She met and married her husband, Charles Cole, a 1964 graduate of Seaford High School, and they currently reside in Bethel. All of her jewelry is made with sterling silver and semi-precious stones. Stop in the Seaford Museum Gift Shop to see this unique collection of hand-made jewelry.

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.

Greenwood Fall Benefit Sale
Greenwood Mennonite School will hold a Fall Benefit Sale and Auctions, Saturday, Nov. 4. An all-you-can-eat breakfast, 7:30-9:30 a.m. (adults $6; children 4-11; $4 (under six are free). Baked goods sale. Delicious lunch items. Live and Silent auctions begin at 9:30 a.m.: Autographed items, class theme baskets, collectibles, comforters and quilts, crafts, gift certificates, guy stuff, household items, plus many wonderful items donated by local businessesÉ too numerous to mention. Proceeds to benefit Greenwood Mennonite School, celebrating 78 years. Greenwood Mennonite School, 12802 Mennonite School Road, Greenwood, DE 19950 (302) 349-4131. From Rt. 12 in Greenwood, go east on Rt. 16, left on Rt. 36 (Shawnee Road) and right on Mennonite School Road. Free admission and free parking.

Portsville Fall Bazaar November 4
Portsville United Methodist Women annual Fall Bazaar, Nov. 4, 8 a.m. -2 p.m., Portsville, 2 miles west of Laurel on Dogwood Lane. Raffle tickets on sale for hand-crafted Wall Hanging and Afghan, baked goods, white elephant table. Lunch 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Menu: oyster fritters $5.50, chicken salad, $3.50; Pie, $1; hotdogs, $1; vegetable beef soup, $1. Eat in or take out.

Bead for Life October 26
Bead for Life event. Purchase authentic African jewelry and stop poverty, Thursday, Oct. 26, 5 to 8 p.m., at Wesley United Methodist Church Community Hall, Atlanta and Wesley Church roads. For more information call 629-3029 or 337-0618.

Craft show at Delaware Tech
Mark your calendars for the 23rd Annual Craft Fair on Friday, Nov. 10, and Saturday, Nov. 11, at Delaware Technical & Community College in Georgetown. Admission is free. There will be door prizes and refreshments. On Friday from 3-7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the William A. Carter Partnership Center, more than 100 crafters from several states will offer everything from floral arrangements, country gifts, woodwork, and ceramics to needlework, jewelry, dolls, clothing, and more. There also will be art work for sale by members of the Georgetown/Adult Plus+ Art League. For more information, call the Adult Plus+ program at 856-5618.

'Tea for True Love' October 28
Friends of the Laurel Library is sponsoring a "Tea for True Love" at the library community room, Saturday, Oct. 28. A benefit for The Laurel Library, there will be tea, coffee and punch as well as some delightful refreshments served. Romantic, "lightly read" novels will be sold for 25 cents each. Come and bring a friend. Tickets can be purchased at the library for only $5 per person. Or call Leigh at 875-9480.

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 in a restored 1940s barn at 36225 Columbia Road, Delmar.

Rock and Roll Dance November 4
St. Philip's Church, 600 S. Central Ave., Laurel, will hold a 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.

Fine Jewelry Sale Fund Raiser
A Fine Jewelry Sale fund raiser at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in the Main Lobby on Monday, Nov. 6 and Tuesday, Nov. 7, from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. both days. Presented by Gold Coast and sponsored by Nanticoke Health Services Auxiliary. Open to the public. Sterling silver and 14 kt. gold jewelry - great selections, many new items. Payroll deduction available. All Major Credit Cards accepted.

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.

Fall Festival on November 4
A Fall Festival will be on Saturday, Nov. 4, 9 a.m. untilÉ , at the Church of God of Prophecy, Rt. 13 and Dorthy Road, Delmar (3 miles north of Md/DE state line). A Yard Sale and food, featuring Oyster sandwiches, crab cakes, soft crabs, cheese steak stubs, baked goods, soups. for information call 875-7824.

Yard and Bake Sale November 4
A Yard Sale and Bake Sale, on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 7 a.m. until?, at Bethel Worship Center, Rt. 13, 1-1/2 miles north of Wal-Mart at Ginger Lane – across from Burton's Chrysler, Seaford. Food available will be scrapple sandwiches, hot dogs, drinks. For more information call 628-4240 or 629-7118. Proceeds will go to help needy families.

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.

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 628-0859.

Basket Bingo November 14
Longaberger Basket Bingo on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at Seaford Boys & Girls Club. Doors open at 6 p.m.; Bingo begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20, $25 at the door. Door prize drawing: American Crafts Traditions Market Basket. Raffles; Library Basket, Large Hamper Basket. Refreshments available. For more information call Karen at 629-8740; Sherry at 245-8549 or Rhonda at 628-5137. Benefits the Seaford Pop Warner. Your support is greatly appreciated.

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.

Mount Olivet dinner and Auction
Mount Olivet United Methodist Women will be holding their annual Roast Beef Dinner and Silent Auction on Friday, Oct. 27, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, on High Street, Seaford. The cost of the dinner is $8.50 for adults and $4.50 for students. Children 5 and under may eat for free. Tickets are available at the door. Take-outs are available. The dinner is homemade and includes roast beef, mashed potatoes, coleslaw, and much more. Assorted baked goods will be available for dessert. During the dinner, there will be a silent auction to raise money for Mount Olivet's missions. Items to be auctioned off include two fall wreaths, a man's watch, beautifully framed needlework and much more. The auction will start at 5 p.m. and conclude at 7:15 p.m.

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.

Centenary Church Spaghetti Dinner
Centenary United Methodist Church, Poplar and Market streets, Laurel, will host an all you-can-eat spaghetti dinner on Saturday, Oct. 28, 4-6:30 p.m. Adults $5, children $3 (under six years of age are free). The dinner is sponsored by the Promise Keepers and benefits the college scholarship fund.

Mt. Zion UMC Festival October 28
Mt. Zion United Methodist Church will have a Festival on Saturday, Oct. 28. There will be oyster sandwiches and platter, chicken salad, hamburgers and hotdogs, homemade ice cream, cakes and pies, drinks. Serving starts at 3 p.m., carry outs available. The church is located on Laurel-Seaford Highway.

Roast Beef dinner November 5
Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Company annual fall dinner, roast beef and dumplings with all the trimmings and dessert, Sunday, Nov. 5, noon until 4 p.m. Adults $9 and Children under 12 $3. Pre-school are free. All carry outs $9.

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.

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.

Soup & Sandwich Sale
Soup and Sandwich Sale on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Bethel Community House, North Oak Grove Road, west of Seaford. A variety of soups available for eating in Community House or "take out" quarts. Sandwiches and desserts also available. Phone Lucy Slacum 629-7117 for details.

Bazaar and Bake Sale
Nanticoke Senior Center will be having their annual Bazaar & Bake Sale, Nov. 14, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be handmade crafts, yard sale items, delicious baked goods. Tables for rent $5 members, $10 for non-members. Help support our center.

Oyster sandwich and baked goods
Hope Lodge #4 and Eastern Star in Laurel will be holding an oyster sandwich and baked goods sale at the lodge on 6th Street and Central Avenue on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

All-you-can-eat breakfast

Pancake and sausage breakfast
The Soundwaves Handbell Choir of Seaford Christian Academy is having a Pancake and Sausage Breakfast at Applebee's on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 8 to 10 a.m. Everyone is invited. The cost is $5 per person paid at the door. The proceeds will support the Bell Choir's tour to Vermont in the spring.


Trick or Treat hours
Trick or Treat hours are the same in Greenwood, Bridgeville, Blades, Seaford, Laurel and Delmar. All communities will allow trick or treat on Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. for children 12 and under.

Party and Costume Judging Contest
The Bridgeville Lions will be holding a party and costume judging contest at 8 p.m. on October 31 at the Historical Society Park at the corner of Williams Street and Delaware Avenue.

The haunted house
The haunted house sponsored by the Odd Fellows Charity Lodge is open Oct. 27 and 28, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., and Oct. 30, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Visitors to the haunted house will start their tour at the Laurel Fire Hall. From the fire hall, they will ride a tractor-drawn wagon to the house, which is next to the Odd Fellows Cemetery. The ticket booth is on the grounds of the house. For information, or to volunteer to help call Jerry Lynch, 875-5880.

The Stone House
Showings of "The Stone House," a horror film produced in Delaware and shot in Milton, Milford, Georgetown and Laurel, will be one of the 100 films that will be shown as part of the Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival. It will be shown Friday, Nov. 10, 4:30 p.m. at Movies at Midway, Delaware 1. Tickets are $8.50, $6.50 for senior citizens (60 and older), children (11 and younger) and students. Call 645-9095 or visit www.rehobothfilm. com.

Doggie Costume Parade
On Saturday, Oct. 28, at the CHEER Community Center, 20520 Sand Hill Road, Georgetown, will be hosting a Doggie Costume Parade. The event will be held from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Winners will be awarded a ribbon for cutest canine, coolest canine, most original and judge's choice. Cost is $10 per dog. Please bring proof of the pet's rabies vaccine. Also help in our Dog Food Drive by bringing a dog food donation to help other seniors citizens feed their pets. For details call Elizabeth Walls, 856-5187.

Halloween Party October 28
The Seaford Elk Lodge will be having its annual Halloween Party on Saturday, Oct. 28, beginning at 2 p.m. and ending at 4 p.m. There will be prizes in the funniest, scariest and most original costumes (most original being a homemade costume). A light lunch will be provided to those attending along with various snacks. Each child will be presented a trick or treat bag of goodies as they leave. Games will be played. Contact Exalted Ruler Janice Cecil for further information at 875-3810. The Elk Lodge is located north of Seaford on Elk Road.

Safe Place for kids October 28
Bring your kids to" Trunks of Treats." Cars will be lined up in the church parking lot - their trunks filled with safe treats on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 6-7:30 p.m., at the Delmar Church of God of Prophecy, Rt. 13 and Dorthy Road, (3 miles north of Md/DE state line between Delmar and Laurel.) Dress up in costume. There will be games and fun. Everyone is welcome. For more information call 875-7824.

Kids Halloween Party October 29
Kids Halloween Party at Post 19, Laurel, on Sunday, Oct. 29, from 2-4 p.m. for children 12 years old and under. There will be games and costume judging with goodies for all.

Haunted Hallways October 30
Monday, Oct. 30, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Laurel High School, there will be Haunted Hallways. There will also be a costume contest. Free to the community.


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.

Marine Corps League
The Marine Corps League meets the first Thursday of each month, at 7:30 p.m., at the Log Cabin in Seaford. This month will be Nov. 2.

Laurel New Century Club
The Laurel New Century Club will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 7, at noon at the Bonanza Restaurant in Delmar. Come and join us for lunch and find out what is happening at the LNCC. For additional information, call president Dianne Thompson at 875-5126, or vice president Suzanne Layton at 875-7809.


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 629-9410. You can also go to the 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.


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.


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 its 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.


Old Fashioned Rally October 29
An Old Fashioned Rally, Sunday, Oct. 29, at Blades Marina & Yacht Club, 1-5 p.m., for Dr. Richard Sternberg for State Representative.

Western Sussex Democrat Club
The Western Sussex Democrat Club will hold its regular meeting Monday, Oct. 30 at Duke's Pool House on Sycamore Road in Laurel. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. with a covered dish supper. Speaker for the evening will be Harvey Hyland, Democratic candidate for Sussex County Council, District No. 5. Duke's Pool House is approximately three miles east of Rt. 13 and Sycamore Road is marked by O'Neal's Antiques on the corner of Rt. 13. From the Georgetown area, take Rt. 9 to Rt. 13, turn south and look for O'Neal's Antiques. Newcomers to the area are invited as well as voters who wish to learn what the candidate has to say.

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, 349-4819.


Sussex Tech Alumni November 3
Sussex Technical High School is seeking alumni members of the school who are invited to be guests of honor at its 2006 Homecoming on November 3 against Milford. Former Sussex Tech graduates will be featured in the parade and acknowledged during half-time activities. Kickoff for the game at Raven Stadium is 7:30 p.m. All Sussex Tech alumni who can attend are asked to email Frank Makray at fmakray@sussexvt.k12.de.us.

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.

Return Day 2006
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. The date is Wednesday, Nov. 29. The program 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 earlier with a full tank.

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.