Bulletin Board
Thursday, January 20, 2004
 
BENEFIT EVENTS

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.).

Spaghetti Dinner and Auction
Third annual Valentine spaghetti dinner and auction, Seaford Christian Academy, Saturday, Feb. 5, 5 to 5:45 p.m. and 5:45 to 6:30 p.m. by advanced tickets only with the live auction at 7 p.m. Child care is provided starting at 7 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.

Spaghetti dinner Feb. 19
Georgetown Historical Society spaghetti dinner, Saturday, Feb. 19, 4-8 p.m., at Marvel Carriage Museum, 510 South Bedford St., Georgetown.Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children. Contact the Georgetown Historical Society at 855-9660.

MEETINGS

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.

Equine Council meets Feb. 21
Delaware Equine Council meeting, Monday, Feb. 21,7 p.m., at the State fairgrounds at Exhibitor’s Hall north entrance, Harrington. Guest speaker, Dr. Brittany Hazzard, DVM,PA will address the topic of foaling. All are welcome, need not be a member. Phone 629-5233 or 875-7869.

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.

Republican Women
Seaford Republican Women’s Club meets Thursday, Jan. 27, 10:30 a.m., Seaford Golf and Country Club. The speaker will be Lakia Turner, assistant director of Elder Info for Delaware. She will bring up-to-date developments with Medicare benefits and be available for questions. Everybody is welcome. Lunch is optional. Call Jane Short (629-7097) or Anne Nesbitt (628-7788).

Acorn Club meeting
The GFWC-Acorn Club of Seaford meets Thursday, Jan. 27, 6 p.m., at Western Sussex Boys and Girls Club; soup and sandwich, catered by Jimmy’s Grill, followed by a business meeting. Hostess for this event is Janet Gibson.

VFW winter dance Jan. 29
Winter dance at VFW Post 5246, Federalsburg, on Jan. 29, from 8 p.m. to midnight. Music by County Line. Tickets $15 a couple, singles $7.50. Call 410-754-5020.
ONGOING

Bookmobile Schedule
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

Seaford Chamber Mixer
Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce mixer, Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club, 310 Va. Ave., Seaford, Thursday, Jan. 20, 5 to 7 p.m. Grand prize drawing for a pool party for up to 15 people. Phone 629-9690.

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
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.

Mardis Gras Ball in Laurel
Laurel Community Foundation Mardis Gras charity ball, Saturday, Feb. 5, Laurel Fire Hall, 8 p.m. to midnight. Light fare by local restaurants with music by The Honeycombs and Tony Windsor. Tickets are $30 a person. Phone 875-9480. Proceeds benefit the Hope House project.

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 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

High School Open House
Open house, regional Christian High School, 150 Airport Road, Georgetown, Thursday, Feb. 17, 4 to 7 p.m. School is for students grades 9-12. Phone 856-4040.

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.