Bulletin Board
Thursday, January 13, 2004
 
BENEFIT EVENTS

Blades PTO at Friendly’s
Blades Elementary School PTO fund-raiser at Seaford’s Friendly’s, Tuesday, Jan. 18. Friendly’s will donate 10 percent of the proceeds from the night’s profits to the PTO. No coupons can be used.

Lions Club Basket Bingo
The Seaford Lions Club Longaberger Basket Bingo, Thursday, Jan. 20, at 7 p.m., at the Seaford Moose, located on Route 13A, in Seaford, 20 exciting games and will feature several baskets. 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 any Seaford Lions member or call 628-8887.

Basket Bingo at B-G Club
Basket bingo, Thursday, Feb. 3, 7 p.m., Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club, $20 in advance; $25 at the door. To benefit the Barracudas swim team members going to the national Boys & Girls Club swim meet in Florida. Contact Theresa Wills at 628-3789 for tickets (after 1 p.m.)

CLASSES

Free Credit Seminar
Long and Foster Realtors, Seaford sales office, free seminar on understanding and improving credit scores, Tuesday, Jan. 25, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Call to pre-register. Speaker: Martin Hudson of Prosperity Mortgage.

AARP Driving Course
AARP driver safety course for people 50 and over, 9 a.m.to 1 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 14 and 15, Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford Road, Seaford, upon completion of the program, participants receive a certificate entitling them to a reduction in their auto insurance. A 15 percent reduction is given to anyone repeating the program within three years. Call 629-8081. The cost is $10 per person.

FOOD

St. Stephen’s Church Dinner
Spaghetti dinner on Saturday, Jan. 29, 4-7 p.m., St. Stephen’s Church, Camelot Hall, 103 E. State St. Delmar. Adults $7; children 6-12 $3.50; under 6 free. Carryouts available, 846-9501.

MEETINGS

Sussex Pomona Grange
Sussex County Pomona Grange meets Thursday, Jan. 13, 6:30 p.m., with a covered dish dinner, followed by the regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. Hosted by the Broadcreek Grange, Rt. 9 near Laurel. Call Rosalie Walls at 856-3367.

Seaford AARP Chapter
AARP Seaford Area Chapter 1084 meets Thursday, Jan. 13, at the Methodist Manor House Fellowship Hall in Seaford, 1:30 p.m. Seaford area includes western Sussex County from Delmar to Greenwood. The guest speaker will be Michael J. Koli, executive director of Rebuilding Together. Public invited. Call 875-5086.

Equine Council Meeting
All those interested in horses are welcome and encouraged to attend the meeting of the Delaware Equine Council to be held on Monday, Jan. 17, in Harrington, at the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Exhibitor’s Hall building, north entrance. For more information, contact Paula Barto, 302-629-5233.

Historical Society Meeting
Annual meeting for members of Seaford Historical Society on Monday, Jan. 17, 6 p.m. Eastern Star building, North Pine Street. Entertainment, election of officers and trustees for 2005, and voting on recently revised by-laws will follow dinner.Each family is asked to bring a covered dish, either salad, vegetable or dessert. Cost is $3 per person. Reservations must be made before Jan. 14. Call Gloria Burton at 629-3470.

AARP Widowed Persons
The Seaford Chapter of the AARP-Widowed Persons Service meets Tuesday, Jan. 18, 12:30 p.m. at the Golden Corral. Guest speaker will be the manager of the 911 system. Widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend.

Ladies Auxiliary Meeting
Sussex County Volunteer Firemans Ladies Auxiliaries Association meeting Wednesday, Jan. 19, Selbyville Firehall, following dinner at 7 p.m. Call 629-6904.

Advisory Committee Meeting
Sussex County Advisory Committee for the Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities meeting, Monday, Jan. 24, Sussex County West Administrative Complex, North DuPont Highway, Georgetown, 10 a.m. All meetings are open to the public Phone Newton Crouse, acting chairman at 629-7783.

Seaford Chamber Breakfast
Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce breakfast, Thursday, Jan. 27, 7 a.m., Pizza King, $7. “2005: Healthy Start.” RSVP to 629-9690.

Laurel Chamber Installation
Laurel Chamber of Commerce installation banquet, Monday, Jan. 31, RJ Riverside, 5:30 p.m. (social time); dinner at 6 p.m. Cost is $20 a person. RSVP to chamber office (875-9319) by Tuesday, Jan. 25.
ONGOING


Bookmobile Schedule
Local Bookmobile schedule: On Wednesday, Jan. 19: The Child Craft Company Seaford, 9:45-10:15 a.m.; Bethel, 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, 4-4:40 p.m. Bookmobile local schedule Jan. 25 On Tuesday, Jan. 25, the Bookmobile will be at Country Rest Nursing Home, Greenwood, 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m., and Greenwood Senior Center, from 12:30-1 p.m.

REUNIONS


Delmar Class of 1979
Delmar Class of 1979 is planning a reunion. Contact Joy Baker at 846-2380 or Donnie Figgs at 629-6966.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Auxiliary Sale at Hospital
Nanticoke Health Services Auxiliary mid-winter sale in the lobby of the hospital, Friday, Jan. 14, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

‘The Crucible’ on Stage
Take II Drama Club of Sussex Central High Schools, Centre for Visual and Performing Arts presents Arthur Miller’s, “The Crucible,” Thursday, Jan. 13, through Saturday, Jan. 15, at 7 p.m., at the Old Sussex Central High School, 301 West Market St., Georgetown. General admission is $5. Contact Insley Fowler at 841-7364 or Jon Lee at 934-3166.

January Thaw Fest
January Thaw Fest, Sunday, Jan. 16, Federalsburg VFW, 7 to 10 p.m. featuring The Medics Plus and comedian Mary Anne Nichols. Tickets are $20/$10 in advance and $25/$12.50 at the door (couple/single). Tickets are limited. Phone 1-410-754-5020 or 1-410-754-7001.

MLK Celebration on Jan. 17
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Day of Celebration, Monday, Jan. 17. Prayer breakfast, Seaford Golf & Country Club, 8 a.m., tickets are $10. Celebration continues at the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., teen summit, community recognition, entertainment, theme contest, door prizes, lunch, free admission. Donations are needed. Prayer breakfast tickets and information, phone 629-9497.

Laurel Historical Society
Laurel Historical Society powerpoint presentation, “On The Hill” by Ned Fowler, annual membership meeting, Wednesday, Jan. 26, 7 p.m., Laurel High School auditorium. True story about the Collins family who lived at Rosemont on Delaware Avenue. Light refreshments. Phone 875-4217.

Blue Hen Toy and Truck Show
Blue Hen Farm Toy and Truck Show Jan. 29 14th annual Blue Hen Farm Toy and Truck Show and Sale, Saturday, Jan. 29, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Exhibit Hall, Delaware State Fairgrounds, Harrington. Admission is $3, children 10 and under free with a paying adult. Door prizes and concessions. Call Chris Argo at 302-684-0117.

Father/Daughter Dance
Fourth annual Father/Daughter Valentine’s Dance, Mt. Olivet U.M. Church, Seaford, Friday, Feb. 4. Tickets ($5) go on sale Jan. 1. Phone 629-4458.

Teddy Bear Brunch
Teddy Bear Brunch to benefit the Salisbury Zoo Sat., Feb. 5, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Salisbury Moose Lodge, 833 Snow Hill Road. Best Dressed Bear Contest, silent auction, live music.

Meet the Author
Meet the author of “T. Rex at Swan Lake”, Lisa Carrier, coloring contest, door prizes, face painting and food. Live entertainment by Jim Schomann and Bill Stuart. Donation: $10 adult, $6 children under 12, children under 5 free. Call 410-860-6880, ext. 8

YOUTH EVENTS


Stay & Play at Parks & Rec
The “Parents As Teachers” (PAT) Stay & Play — Parents and children (birth to age three) are invited to play together, listen to a story, learn new songs and finger plays, and network with other families. Free. No registration required. Sessions are Mondays, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Seaford Dept. of Parks & Recreation (SDPR), 320 Virginia Ave., Seaford. Parent educator, Cris Henderson. (Closed on school holidays.) Call Anna Scovell at 856-5239 for more information.

TRIPS

Cruise to Bermuda
Seaford AARP Chapter 1084 is sponsoring a Bermuda cruise aboard Celebrity Horizon, out of Norfolk April 30-May 7, 2005. Ports of call include Hamilton and St. George. Phone 629-7419.