Bulletin Board
Thursday, August 30, 2018
SHS Gala is Sept. 22 The Seaford Historical Society 2018 Gala "The Adventure of the Empty Ross Station" will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Blades Fire Hall, 200 E. 5th St., Seaford. Doors open at 5 p.m. Marilyn's Catering will provide a buffet dinner and musical entertainment will be provided by Kathie Martin and the Hot Rods. Other entertainment includes a silent and live auction. Tickets are $60 per person. Sponsorships are available. For more information, call 302-628-9828.

Classes at Seaford Gallery 107 Seaford Gallery 107, 324 High St., Seaford, will hold the following classes in September. For details, visit nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html. Gallery 107 is open 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. Special classes Contact Karen at 302-236-7226 or email ework53@yahoo.com for more information on children's classes. Ongoing classes Canvas and Coffee on Friday mornings is currently full and not accepting new students at this time.

Ice Cream on the Ferry On Saturday, Sept. 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Woodland Ferry Association will host the second annual Ice Cream on the Woodland Ferry day. They will begin the day with a dedication celebrating beloved charter member Phil Livingston. Stop by for Vanderwende's ice cream, ride the ferry and buy a souvenir. Tours of the ongoing renovation of Cannon Hall will also be available. Come enjoy the little village of Woodland and the beautiful Nanticoke River.

Woodland Heritage Festival The second annual Woodland Heritage Festival will take place on Sept. 29 with craft vendors, food, custom car show, free entertainment, enacting group and a look into the Woodland one room school house. The event is located at the Woodland Park, west of Seaford.

Diabetes class at the library The Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) will hold a diabetes self-management class at the Seaford Library on the following Mondays from 4 to 6 p.m.: 9/10, 9/17, 9/24 and 10/1. For more information or to sign up, contact Tiffany at 302-990-0522.

Fall for Art fundraiser Come and enjoy a relaxing and fun afternoon in the park during Fall for Art, a fundraiser to benefit the Nanticoke River Arts Council and Gallery 107 in Seaford, on Saturday, Sept. 8 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Trap Pond State Park in the Baldcypress Nature Center, Laurel. Cost is $50 per ticket and includes one drink, dinner with a variety of desserts, live entertainment by Keith Mack, a silent auction and display and sale of members' artwork. Tickets are on sale at Gallery 107, 324 High St., Seaford. For more information, call Tammy Kearney at 302-629-2829 or Christina Darby at 302-629-4321.

All-you-can-eat Crab Feast The Seaford Elks Lodge #2458, 8846 Elks Lodge Rd., will host an all-you-can-eat crab feast Saturday, Sept. 15, 1-4 p.m. or until crabs are gone. Tickets are $35 each. Enjoy steamed crabs, corn on the cob, hush puppies and hot dogs. Free draft beer for ages 21 and up. Canned sodas and bottled water will be available. Advance ticket sales are encouraged. Call Dawn Eskridge 302-542-6579, June West 302-381-1841 or the lodge 302-629-2458.

Harvest Moon Party Celebrate fall at Hooper's Landing in Seaford on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 4-9 p.m. for the Nanticoke Senior Center's Harvest Moon Party, its largest fundraising event. Enjoy a full buffet, cash bar and bid on Chinese and silent auction items. Dance the night away to the seven piece high energy dance band Chasin' Time. Other activities include a putting contest - $5, 5-7 p.m. and a corn hole tournament - $20 per team, 75 percent payout, registration at 4:30 and a 5 p.m. start. Tickets are $50 per person or $95 per couple and can be purchased at the Nanticoke Senior Center located at Hooper's Landing, 1001 W. Locust St., Seaford, or online at nanticokeseniorcenter.com. For more information, call the center at 302-629-4939. All proceeds benefit the programs and services provided by the Nanticoke Senior Center. The center provides a lunch program, socialization, local and extended trips, and a homebound meal program.

Smithsonian exhibit at the Seaford Museum The Seaford Museum has a combination Smithsonian WWI Exhibit with local posters, newspaper articles and clothing on display in the Webb Room of the Museum. This exhibit gives a wonderful display of the community during those difficult days a hundred years ago. The Seaford Museum is located in the downtown area on High St. and is open Thursday through Sunday in the afternoons. Cost for this exhibit is $3 and for the entire museum is $7.

Basket Bingo for Alzheimer's Longaberger Basket Bingo, a fundraiser to benefit the Alzheimer's Association will be held on Thursday, Aug. 30 at the Seaford Moose Lodge. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the first game starts at 7. Admission is $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Seating is limited. For more information and ticket reservations, call 302-628-3000.

Beer, Wine & Spirits Festival The Trap Pond Partners Fourth Annual Beer, Wine & Spirits Festival will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22 from noon to 4 p.m. at Trap Pond State Park, Laurel. Cost is $25 in advance and $35 at the door. No children or pets. Bring ID. Enjoy drinks, food, vendors, live music and more. For more information, visit www.trappondpartners.com.

Oyster Sandwich Sale Odd Fellows of Laurel Charity Lodge, 319 Poplar St., will hold their monthly oyster sandwich sale on Saturday, Sept. 1 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or until sold out. Hot dogs and hamburgers will also be available and the Martha Rebekah Lodge 21 will sell their homemade ice cream, baked goods and refreshments at the lodge. Eat-in or carry-out. Delivery available to businesses.

Events at the Laurel Library
  • Antique appraisals - Do you have an antique you would like to know more about? Victorian Vanities will be at the Laurel Public Library on Monday, Sept. 24 from 2 to 3 p.m. to provide free appraisals on antiques, except gold jewelry, guns, or Nazi memorabilia. The appraisals are non-binding and not to be used for insurance or estate purposes. Free and open to the public, registration is required for appraisals - only one per person. Call 302-875-3184, visit laurel.lib.de.us, or stop by the library to sign up or for more information.
  • Life in Laurel begins its 2018-2019 season on Thursday, Sept. 27 at the library. Attendees will discuss the Community House and other topics related to Laurel history over light refreshments. The free event runs from 10:30 a.m. to noon and is open to the public. Contact Gregg McCullough at 302-875-3184 or gregg.mccullough@lib.de.us with questions.

BBQ The Laurel Ruritan Club will have a chicken and pork rib BBW on Saturday, Sept. 1 from 10:30 a.m. til 2 p.m. at Nanticoke Immediate Care on Route 13 in Laurel.The cost is $7.50 for a chicken dinner or $10 for a pork rib dinner. Proceeds benefit local charities.

Annual Trap Pond Fall Festival CHEER's Annual Trap Pond Fall Festival will be held on Friday, Sept. 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Trap Pond State Park, south of Route 24, east of Laurel. The traditional fried chicken dinner with all the trimmings will be served at noon. Entertainment will be provided by DJ Sky Brady and others. There will be vendors representing services for seniors, raffles, and door prizes. The popular Celebrity Jail will return. Pontoon boat rides are available for a fee, and advance registration is required at your local CHEER center. There will also be a guided nature walk through the park. Admission to the park is free that day. Tickets are $6 for seniors and $8 for those under the age of 60. Tickets are available at all CHEER activity centers or at the festival entrance the day of the event. Proceeds will benefit CHEER's Cooking for Sussex Seniors Capital Campaign. For more information, call Florence Mason at 302-515-3045 or Robin Greene at 302-515-3063.

LWVSC Candidates Forum The League of Women Voters of Sussex County will hold a Candidates Forum for the Senate District 21 Race on Tuesday, Sept. 11 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Laurel Library. Bryant L. Richardson and Robert C. Wheatley will attend. There will be a public question and answer session moderated by the LWVSC. For updates, visit www.sussexlwv.org.

Laurel Lions Pizza Night Laurel Lion Pizza Night will take place on the first Tuesday evening of each month from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Laurel Pizzeria. Ten percent of each check will be donated to the club. Check at the register for a coupon or ask and 10 percent will be donated to the Laurel Lions Club. Please help or non-profit club and our service projects.

Laurel Library fundraiser On every fourth Tuesday evening, from 5-9 pm, the Friends of the Laurel Public Library have a 10 percent night at the Laurel Pizzeria. By presenting a coupon (found at the cash register) along with the check, the Friends receive 10 percent of the amount. This money is then used to support activities for the young people of our community. Help the non-profit group, The Friends of the Laurel Library, provide great programming for our young people.

Shrimp and/or Crab Ball Dinner The public is invited to join the Delmar VFW for a Shrimp and/or Crab Ball Dinner from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31, at the VFW Post, 200 W. State St., Delmar, Md. Cost is based on the dinner/combo chosen. Carry-outs are available by placing your order in person only. Proceeds benefit the many local charities and organizations supported by the Delmar VFW.

Car and Truck Show A Labor Day Car and Truck Show will be held at the First Baptist Church, 501 Bi-State Blvd., Delmar, on Monday, Sept. 3. Registration is from 9 to 11 a.m. First 50 receive dash plaques. Top 30 trophies. Entry fee is $10. Trophies will be presented at 12:30 p.m. Food will be available. For more information, contact Russell Smart at 302-846-2253.

Delmar Alumni Association The Delmar Alumni Association is offering the following trip for members, family, and friends: Thursday, Nov. 29- "Christmas in Paradise"- Three New York couples stranded by a snow storm in an Amish farmhouse learn the true meaning of Christmas. The show will be presented at the Rainbow Comedy Playhouse in Paradise, PA. The price is $127.25 per show which includes transportation, dinner, and show. For more information and reservations, contact Dot Wolfgang at 302-846-2366.

Bridgeville Library
  • New hours - Beginning Saturday, Sept. 1, the library will have new operating hours. They are: Mondays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and Sundays, closed.
  • Library closed - The Bridgeville Library will be closed on Monday, Sept. 3, for Labor Day.
  • Yoga is Returning! - We will be hosting "Yoga with Chuck" and "Yoga with Bonnie" in September and October. "Yoga with Chuck" will be held most Tuesdays at 6 p.m., and "Yoga with Bonnie" will be held on scheduled Saturdays at 10 a.m. For a complete listing of scheduled dates, printed calendars will be available at the library, you can view the calendar on our website, or visit our events section on our Facebook page. **Programs are subject to other library programming.**
  • Basic Computer and Tech Assistance - Join us at the Bridgeville Library on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 6 p.m. We will offer assistance with your portable (laptops, e-readers, tablets, etc.) technology. Our friendly library staff and our tech volunteer Jim will assist you with your questions and issues. Basic computer skill tutorials are available on a limited basis. To schedule a tutorial, call the library at 302-337-7401, ext. 101. Check out these websites to begin your tech journey - www.universalclass.com/i/subjects/computers.htm and edu.gcfglobal.org/en/.

Crab and Fish Feast A Crab and Fish Feast will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church in Bridgeville. The event is sponsored by the Atmosphere of Praise Choir. The feast will consist of crabs, fish, corn on the cob, shrimp salad, cole slaw, tomatoes, bread, soda, water and desserts. Cost is $35 for adults, $17.50 for ages 5-12. The deadline to purchase tickets is Sept. 15. No tickets will be sold at the door. For information and tickets, call Pat at 302-337-8198 or Ginger at 302-629-9799.

The Studio in Bridgeville The Studio in Bridgeville offers the following 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 projects 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.

VFW essay contest forms available Forms for the 2018-2019 Patriot's Pen Essay Writing Contest and the 2018-2019 Voice of Democracy Patriotic Audio Essay Competition are now available from the Greenwood Memorial VFW Auxiliary Post 7478. Entry deadline is Oct. 31. All submitted entries begin at the local VFW level with a potential of ending at the national level where thousands of dollars in scholarship money is available. The theme for this year's Patriot's Pen Contest is "Why I Honor the American Flag." This contest is open to sixth, seventh, and eighth graders in public, private, or parochial schools in the U.S., its territories or its possessions. Home-schooled students are also eligible. The theme for this year's Voice of Democracy Competition is "Why My Vote Matters." Entrants must be in grades 9-12 with the same eligibility requirements. The brochure contains all of the rules and requirements that must be followed, including contest descriptions, judging criteria, and official entry forms. Brochures are available through the Greenwood Library and by contacting Secretary Dr. Michaele Russell at 302-349-4220.

Patriotic Book Drive The Patriotic Book Drive for students in grades K-12 and sponsored by the VFW Auxiliary of Greenwood Memorial VFW Post 7478 is July 4 - Sept. 18. Books must be new, hard cover, and have a patriotic or social studies theme. Highly desirable books include: history, biographies and/or autobiographies, flag education, government/civics, voting process, national parks, patriotic Golden Books, American traditions (including cookbooks with an Americana theme), and patriotic musically themed books. The new books are given to school libraries for students to read and learn about the United States of America. For more information, contact Dr. Michaele Russell, Sec., 102 Maryland Ave., Greenwood, at 302-349-4220. Patriotism is taught, and the public is invited to be part of this process.

Annual New Sock Drive for military Greenwood Memorial VFW Auxiliary of Post 7478 is actively collecting new socks for male and female veterans and active-duty military personnel during the 11th Annual New Sock Drive now through Sept. 11. The goal is 3,000 pairs of socks for hospitalized veterans, deployed military personnel and homeless veterans. All socks must be new, in original packaging, and can be any color and style.

The 11th Annual Sock Drive is being entered in the Spirit of America Award competition sponsored by the VFW Auxiliary National Headquarters in Kansas City, Mo. The Auxiliary invites all businesses, churches, organizations, youth groups and individuals to collect socks. Socks can be delivered to the home of Dr. Michaele Russell, 102 Maryland Ave., Greenwood, 302-349-4220. Include name and address in the bag/box if delivering socks. All donors will be included in documentation of the contest unless otherwise stated.

Weekly chicken BBQ The Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company chicken BBQ is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from April 20 to Sept. 30. Dinner includes half a chicken or two leg quarters, roll, pickles, and chips for $7.50. For orders of 25 or more (just chicken), call 302-349-5241 by Monday at 9 a.m.

Wesley UMC Fall Festival The Wesley UMC Fall Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 102 E. Laurel St., Georgetown. Enjoy BBQ chicken, hot dogs, crafts, baked goods and more. Call 302-856-2414 for more information.

DAR essay, poster contest The Major Nathaniel Mitchell Chapter of The Daughters of the American Revolution is holding an essay and poster contest. Any student residing in Delaware who is enrolled in grades 1-12 may participate. All entries, which must be received by Wednesday, Sept. 5, should be mailed to 20323 Ennis Rd., Georgetown, DE 19947. For essays, the entry should be addressed to Essay Contest. For posters, the entry should be addressed to Poster Contest. Winners will be honored at the Constitution Week Celebration in Georgetown on Saturday, Sept. 15. The theme for the essay contest is A Delaware Signer of the U.S. Constitution. Essays must be typed, double spaced and not exceed three pages. All essays should include a cover page which lists the entrant's name, school, grade, age, phone number and name of parent or guardian. The theme for the poster contest is What the U.S. Constitution Means to You. Posters should be 8 1/2" x 11" to 8 1/2" x 14". The following information should be typed on a separate sheet of paper and attached to the poster via paper clip: entrant's name, school, grade, age, telephone number and name of parent or guardian. For more information, call 302-856-7904.

CDSMP training session The Delaware Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) will hold a free training session to teach health related classes in the community at the Sussex County EOC Training Room in Georgetown. The classes cover topics such as diabetes, chronic disease, cancer and chronic pain. Classes will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 25 and 26 and Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 2 and 3. Lunch will be provided. Trainees must attend all four classes. About the program
  • The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is a workshop for people with chronic conditions. It teaches the skills needed in the day-to-day management of chronic conditions and to maintain and/or increase life's activities.
  • The program is designed to help people gain self-confidence with their ability to control their symptoms and learn how their health problems affect their lives.
  • The small-group workshops are 6 weeks long, meeting once a week for 2.5 hours and led by a pair of lay leaders with chronic conditions. The meetings are highly interactive, focusing on building skills, sharing experiences and support.
  • Participants will learn how to make weekly action plans and help each other solve problems they encounter in creating and carrying out the self-management program.
In becoming a lay leader you should:
  • Have a chronic condition and/or be a health professional or want to do volunteer (minimal stipend provided) work
  • Be committed to attend all training time required for becoming a lay trainer (4 days)
  • Be committed to implementing at least 2-6 day - 2.5 hr. workshops annually
  • Have interest in helping improve the quality of lives for people living with chronic conditions.
For more information or to sign up, contact Tiffany Pearson at 302-744-1020 or tiffany.pearson@state.de.us.

Designer Purse Bingo Reserve your tickets for the Fall Fling Designer Purse Bingo to benefit the Federalsburg Historical Society on Sunday, Sept. 23 at the Federalsburg Volunteer Fire Company. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., games begin at 1 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance. Purchase one of the first 100 tickets and be entered into a special drawing. Tickets may be purchased by PayPal or by calling Mary at 410-829-1225 or Judi at 410-714-0588.

Military Honor Day on 9-11 In honor of those who died in the 9-11 terrorist attack, CHEER will host a Military Honor Day on Tuesday, Sept. 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to educate the public about U.S. armed forces. The event will be held at the Warren L. and Charles C. Allen, Jr. CHEER Community Center in Georgetown. Admission is free and the public is welcome to attend. Students from area schools are invited to attend and visit the displays highlighting historical military events in American history. Students will have the opportunity to meet veterans of American wars and conflicts who will share their experiences. There will also be a special memorial service for the men and women who have given the ultimate sacrifice to ensure our freedom. For information, call Walt Koopman at 302-945-7122.

CHEER plans Frontier Festival The second annual CHEER Frontier Festival will be held on Friday, Sept. 28 at the CHEER Community Center in Georgetown from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine. Catered to the 50+ population who remembers the half-hour western television shows on Saturday mornings in the late 1960s, the day will feature entertainment, food, health vendors, and fun. Returning by popular demand will be the Karson Family of Ocean City's Frontier Town - Shane, Julie, and Clay, who will amaze the audience with their western feats and skills. Other entertainment includes carriage rides, guitar music, singers, and a ventriloquist. Numerous healthcare educators and professionals will be available to answer your questions. Come dressed in your western attire. Admission is free. Lunch is available by ticket only for the first 500 pre-registered attendees. Lunch is free to all pre-registered CHEER members and $5 for all others. For tickets, contact your local CHEER activity center. For information about the Frontier Festival, call 302-515-3044.

Read Aloud Delaware Read Aloud Delaware seeks volunteers who love to read to children. Volunteers usually read one to two hours per week in local child care centers or elementary schools. Sign up online at www.readalouddelaware.org or call 302-856-2527 for more information.

Sewing classes Sign up for sewing classes at Butler's Sewing Center in the Nylon Capital 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. Butler's also teaches quilting classes.

DGMA hosts concert Delmarva Gospel Music Association will host a concert on Friday, Aug. 24, featuring Gold City Quartet and our local Dave Morgan at Sam Yoder Farm in Houston. Doors open at 6 p.m. and tickets can be purchased by calling 302-531-7997 or online at delmarvagospel.com.

Get Out the Vote Rally Republicans for Sussex and the Sussex County Republican Committee will hold a Get Out the Vote (GOTV) Rally on Sunday, Sept. 30 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the American Legion Post 28, Rt. 24, Millsboro. There is no cost to attend. Come and celebrate the candidates and their families, friends, and volunteers, and enjoy complimentary ice cream. This is a great opportunity to hear from your candidates and legislators, show your support and pick up campaign materials. For more information, call 302-945-2586.

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, 20520 Sand Hill Rd., Georgetown. The next meeting is Wednesday, Sept. 5. Lunch is available. New members are always welcome. For details, call Diane at 302-228-0235.

Writers' Group Kingdom Writers Fellowship (KWF), a Christian group of aspiring writers, is welcoming new members. If you enjoy writing, want to develop your skills, and would like the encouragement and support of a small group, consider visiting KWF. Meetings are held monthly on the second Tuesday evening at 6, at the Alliance Church, Atlanta Road, Seaford. For more information, call Teresa at 302-841-2432 or Eva at 302-858-2239.

Optimist Club of Sussex County The Optimist Club of Sussex County will hold an informational meeting on Monday, Sept. 17, from 5:30 to 7 p.m, at J.D. Shuckers in Georgetown. Starting in October, the club will meet the first and third Mondays of each month at J.D. Shuckers in Georgetown. All Sussex County residents who would like to promote optimism and help children develop to their full potential are invited to join. For more information, contact Sussexoptimist@gmail.com.

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 more information, contact C.M. Kohlenberg at 629-0687, John Kisser at 629-6083 or Peter Singleton at 745-5316.

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.

Corvette Club new meeting place The Beachcombers Corvette Club of Southern Delaware meets the first Thursday of each month. Join us at our new location, Mulligan's Pointe, 22426 Sussex Pines Rd., Georgetown (formerly Sussex Pines Country Club). Dinner is at 6 p.m. and the meeting is at 7. For more information, visit www.beachcomberscorvetteclub.org or call Dennis at 302-228-4443.

9-12 Delaware Patriots Both Kent and Sussex 9-12 DE Patriots meetings have been cancelled for July.

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.

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 interested in becoming members of the auxiliary are always welcome. For details and information contact Dave Nagle at 302-398-9279.

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.

Sussex County Marines 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.

Christian Writers Fellowship Vine and Vessels Christian Writers Fellowship offers support, networking and opportunities to aspiring wrpoets.If you possess a God-given talenand a passionate desire for writing, this group is for you. Seize this opportunity to grow yourcreative writing skills and connect with other writers. Meetings are held on 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.

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.

Transportation for veterans In Sussex County there are several transportation opportunities available for our veterans. One of them is located in Seaford. This eight passenger van carries veterans to and from the VA Hospital in Elsmere and to and from the VA Clinic in Dover. It tries to operate on Mondays and Wednesdays but will transport at other times if needed. If you need this transportation, call the dispatcher at 302-858-7588.

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.

Sussex County Stamp Club The Sussex County Stamp Club meets the first Wednesday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. John's 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.

Overeaters Anonymous Do you have a problem with food? Overeaters Anonymous is a fellowship of individuals who meet to support each other in facing this issue in our lives. The group meets Thursday evenings at Milford Memorial Hospital in the Grier Building room 207, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Please call Carol at 302-245-3766 with any questions or to learn more.

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.

Cruise to Bermuda The Acorn Club of Seaford is sponsoring a cruise on the "Celebrity Summit" to Bermuda from May 19-26, 2019. The trip is all-inclusive, including coach transportation from Seaford to the cruise terminal in Bayonne, N.J. All meals, tips, and transport of baggage is included as well as a $300 shipboard credit. All travelers must have a valid U.S. passport. For more information, contact Carolyn Griffith at 302-629-4471.