Dinner for Hurricane Victims
Goulash dinner, Friday, Sept. 30, 5:30 p.m., American Legion Post 6, Front Street, Seaford, $5.50. Proceeds to the WBOC Bless Our Children Katrina Relief Fund. Phone 629-9915.
Wrestling Boosters Barbecue
Chicken barbecue, Saturday, Oct. 1, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., sponsored by Seaford Wrestling Boosters, beside Dover Electric Supply, Norman Eskridge Highway.
Car Wash for Hurricane Victims
Free car wash (minimum $5 donation requested) to benefit victims of Hurricane Katrina, Aquacare Rehabilitation Services, 20684 John J. Williams Highway, Suite 2, Lewes, Saturday, Oct. 1, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Seaford CROP Walk
Seaford CROP Walk, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2 p.m. Registration begins at 1 p.m. at West Seaford Elementary School. For more information, contact Eleanor Terrell at 628-1515 or John Blevins at 629-8722 or Marlene Little at 629-9879.
Live Auction for Bea Tucker
Jubilee for Bea, live auction and free entertainment, Laurel Wesleyan Church, 30186 Seaford Road, Laurel, Friday, Oct. 7, 7 p.m. Refreshments and bake sale. To help Bea Tucker recover from three major operations. Donations for the auction are being solicited - call Kathy Rossell, 875-5117, or Ellen Hudson, 875-7981. A love offering will also be taken.
VanSciver Variety Show
VanSciver Variety Show, Saturday, Oct. 15, 7 p.m., Georgetown Fire Hall, doors open at 6:15 p.m. Tickets are $5 and available by calling 855-9595. Raffles, an auction and refreshments. All proceeds benefit the VanSciver family of Georgetown and the new Miss Georgetown Scholarship Fund, named in memory of Bethany VanSciver.
Post Office Boxes For Sale
The Laurel Community Foundation Inc. is continuing their sale of the antique post office boxes in the Landmark Professional Center, operated by Edwards, Taaffe & Co., in the old post office in Laurel on Central Avenue. The boxes are available in four sizes and a purchase is tax deductible and is used toward the funding of Hope House I and II. For information write to Laurel Community Foundation, PO Box 81, Laurel, DE 19956.
Quilt Chances on Sale
The Broad Street Broads, a local group of quilters is selling chances for a quilt "The Four Seasons." It is a 30x30 hand appliqued, hand quilted wall hanging. Proceeds from the sale go to benefit the Laurel Library. Chances are being sold by members or at the library.
Good Samaritans Need Help
The good Samaritan Aid Thrift Shop in Laurel is seeking a few good men to help on Saturdays for one hour or more. If enough volunteers sign up, it will be one hour every two months from 11 a.m. to noon. If interested, contact Jim Allen, 875-5351.
On Wednesday, Oct. 5, the Bookmobile will be in the area:
The Child Craft Company, Seaford, 9:45-10:15 a.m.; Bethel, at the Bethel Store, 10:45-11 a.m.; Layton's Riveria, Seaford, 11:15-11:30 a.m.; Sussex Manor M.H. Park, Seaford, 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; Methodist Manor, Seaford, 1:15-1:45 p.m.; Seaford Center, Seaford, 2-2:30 p.m.; Coverdale Day Care, Rt. 18, 3:15-3:45 p.m.; Walker's Mill M.H. Park, Bridgeville, 4-4:30 p.m.
Defensive Driving Refresher
The Roxana CHEER Senior Center is planning a defensive driving refresher course to be held Sept. 26, from 1-5 p.m. The four-hour refresher course is for those who have previously taken the defensive driving course. For more information and to register call Jackie Walter at 732-3662.
New Fitness Classes Begin
New fitness classes started the last week of September. Classes meet in St. John's United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in Seaford (sponsored by St. John's but open to the public) Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9 a.m. (morning only, free childcare); and Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30 p.m. Beginners to intermediate participants welcome in this co-ed, non-competitive, muscle-toning, stretching, high/low aerobic class. Try a free class. For more information or to register call 20 years AFAA certified fitness professional, Carol Lynch, 629-7539.
Centenary Dinner Oct. 1
Centenary United Methodist Church, Poplar and Market streets, Laurel, all you can eat chicken/dumpling dinner, Saturday, Oct. 1, 4 to 7 p.m. Adults $8, children $4 (under 6 years are free). Sponsored by the United Methodist Women.
Fish Fry Taking Place
The Seaford Clarence Street Church of God men fund raiser fish fry and flea market, Saturday, Oct. 1, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The church is located at 743 E. Clarence St., Seaford.
Trinity Church Dinner
Clam fritters, chicken salad and dumplings dinner at Trinity United Methodist Church on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 2 to 6 p.m., at 6 Front St., Frederica. Tickets will be sold at the door. Adults are $10; children 6 to 10 are $5; children 5 and under are free. Take outs also available for $10.50 per person. Sponsored by the United Methodist Women and a bazaar table will be available. Phone 335-5392.
All You Can Eat Breakfast
Blades Firemen and Ladies Auxiliary all-you-can-eat breakfast, Sunday, Oct. 2, 8-11 a.m., adults $6; children, $3. The breakfast takes place the first Sunday of each month at the Blades Volunteer Fire Company Hall.
Chicken and Ham Dinner
Fried chicken and ham dinner, Bishopville (Md.) Volunteer Fire Department, Sunday, Oct. 9, 1 to 6 p.m. Adults, $10; children under 6, $5. Phone 410-352-5757.
Laurel Garden Club Social
The Laurel Garden Club new membership social, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2 p.m. Call Shirley Skinner, 629-9378, or Connie Whaley, 875-2682, for more details.
Marine Corps League
Marine Corps League Oct. 6 The Marine Corps League meets the first Thursday of each month, at 7:30 p.m. at the Log Cabin in Seaford. This month's meeting is Oct. 6.
Seaford High Class of 1965
The Seaford High School Class of 1965 reunion committee is making plans for their 40th class reunion on Saturday, Nov. 26. The committee is updating addresses for the following classmates: Connie Bennett Lundquist, Gladys Cook Deshields, Rick Cordrey, Barbara Frazer Burke, Faye Hayes Wright, Sherri Hoster, Irving Johnson, Charles Morse, Kenneth Mullin, Pierre Parsons, Linda Pierce Ragin, Phillips Travatello, Barbara Thompson Savage, Pat Williams Honan, Barry Cordrey and Tyronne Drummond. If you have any information contact Donna Hastings Angell 629-8077, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or Carolyn Somers Calhoun 629-6194 or email: calhounjay@siteone. net.
Beta Sigma Basket Bingo
Laureate Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Sorority basket bingo, Thursday, Sept. 29, at Seaford Moose Lodge. Doors open at 6 p.m.; games start at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Refreshments will be available. For tickets call 629-8633. The proceeds will go to The Hospice Festival Of Trees.
Seaford Kiwanis Auction
51st annual Seaford Kiwanis Auction, Saturday, Oct. 1, 9:30 a.m., Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club, 310 Va. Ave., Seaford. Free admission and refreshments available. Live and silent auction items from more than 400 local businesses.
Fall Festival at Church
Fall Festival, Saturday, Oct. 1, 9 a.m., Church of God of Prophecy, U.S. 13 and Dorthy Road, Delmar, Del. Crab cakes, oyster sandwiches, soft crabs, steak subs, baked goods. For more information phone 875-7824.
NHS Employee Group Bingo
The Employee Activity Committee (EAC) of Nanticoke Health Services Longaberger basket bingo Thursday, Oct. 6, 7 p.m., Seaford Moose, U.S. 13A, Seaford; 20 games. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win one of the several door prizes. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information contact the EAC at 629-6611, ext. 2420.
St. John's House Tour
St. John's House Tour, Seaford, Thursday, Oct. 6, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Boutique opens at 9 a.m. Chicken salad luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. ($6) in Fellowship Hall. Tickets ($8) on sale in Wesley Lounge Oct. 2-5, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and on the day of the tour in Fellowship Hall and at the homes. Phone 629-6417 for information.
Laurel Chamber Mixer
Laurel Chamber of Commerce Business Mixer on Thursday, Oct. 6, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Bev's Specs, 106 E. Market St., Laurel, 875-3141. RSVP by Sept. 30 to Al Turchan with Delaware National Bank, 875-2136, Bev Arciuolo 875-3141 or call 875-9319.
Bridgeville Apple-Scrapple, Oct. 7 and 8. Festival begins at 4 p.m. on Friday in various locations throughout Bridgeville. Carnival, live entertainment, antique tractor pull, health fair, Gong Show, craft show, kids' games, trade and art show, car show, scrapple carving contest, Lego Contest, tractor pull, food and more. Phone 337-7135; www.applescrapple.com.
Bike & Car Show
Bike & Car Show, Delmar VFW, 200 West State St., Delmar, Md., Sunday, Oct. 9, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (registration 10 a.m. to noon). $15. Dash plaques to first 50 who register. Music, refreshments, trophies, activities. Phone 410-896-3722.
Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra (MSO) begins its ninth season with new conductor Julien Benichou. A taste of the opera masters with Mozart, Verdi & Wagner and guest soloists tenor Israel Lozano and soprano Meghan McCall, Sunday, Oct. 9, 8 p.m., Mariner's Bethel Church, Ocean View. For tickets and information call 888-846-8600.
Dover Stamp Bourse/Show
Dover Stamp Club 54th Bourse/Show, Saturday, Oct. 15, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., W. Reily Brown School, 360 Webbs Lane, Dover. Includes children's table, dealers including supplies), exhibits, special cachet (Ladybug), etc. Free admission. Information: Bill Kircher 302-697-7143.
Fall Harvest at Pepperbox
11th annual Fall Harvest at Pepperbox, Saturday, Oct. 29, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Displays, crafts, horse power, children's activities, living history demonstrations, horse-drawn shuttles, refreshments, wagon rides and more. Parade of antique equipment and live horsepower at 2:30 p.m. For directions and more information, phone 875-4971. Vendors are welcome ($10 per space).
Manor House Trip to New York
Methodist Manor House hosts a trip to New York City for the holiday season. Cost of $166 includes motorcoach transportation, lunch in the Delegate's Dining Room of the United Nations, orchestra seats for the Radio City Christmas Show, taxes and gratuities for lunch, motorcoach driver gratuity and services of a 4 Seasons Tours director. The bus departs from the Manor House at 8:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6, and returns at 8:30 p.m. A rest stop for refreshments will be made. Deadline to register is Oct. 1. To register or for more information, call Dixie Carlisle at 628-5631.
Senior Center Trip
Nanticoke Senior Center Trip to Boston, Newport Mansions and Foxwoods, Oct. 2-6, five days and four nights, $475 per person. For more information, call 629-4939.
Yard, Bake Sale at Cornerstone
Saturday, Oct. 1, Christ the Cornerstone Community Church celebration, U.S. 13A and Bethel Road, Laurel, yard sale/bake sale, 6 a.m. Yard sale space available for donation call 875-8150. Food by Heavenly Barbecue at 11 a.m.
Nanticoke River Yacht Club
Yard sale, Saturday, Oct. 15, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nanticoke River Yacht Club, Blades Marina. Tables for rent, $10; raindate is Oct. 22. Call 875-7143 for more information.
Stay and Play at Parks and Rec
Parents and children from birth through age three can play together and network with other families. Free, from Sept. 12 - May 22. Closed on school holidays. Call Anna Scovell at 856-5239. Seaford Parks and Recreation, 320 Virginia Ave., Seaford. Mondays, 10:30 a.m.-noon, birth to 24 months; Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.-noon , 25 months to 48 months. Sponsored by Parents as Teachers.
Family Nights at Boys-Girls Club
Family Nights every Friday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club, 310 Va. Ave., Seaford. Free admission. Games, refreshments, swimming. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 628-3789.