to host gospel singers
Gospel singers Steve and Annie Chapman will perform at the Greenwood
Mennonite School in Greenwood Friday, Feb. 4, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets
are $6 in advance and $8 at the door. Tickets may be purchased at
The Mustard Seed in Milford, The Dove in Seaford, The Gospel shop
or Jack's religious gift shop in Salisbury. For information call 349-4386
Program is for parents, kids
The Parents As Teachers program (PAT) invites parents and their children
from birth to age 3 to a free Stay and Play Center at Seaford Department
of Parks & Recreation on Virginia Avenue, Seaford. Sessions are on
Mondays from 10:30 a.m. to noon (the center is closed on all school
The center provides an opportunity for young children to play together
and for their parents and caretakers to discuss parenting questions
with a parent educator. Other services include a lending library of
children's and parenting books and evening group meetings on a variety
of topics. For more information, call Chris Henderson at 875-2781
or the department of parks & recreation at 629-6809.
AARP to meet Feb. 10
Seaford Chapter #1084 of the American Association of Retired Persons
will meet at the Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford Road, Thursday,
Feb. 10, at 1:30 p.m. Don Bailey will have a photo presentation, "Train
to Copper Canyon."
Club to give citizenship award
Soroptimist International of Seaford is offering an award to high
school seniors living in the Seaford School District.
The Youth Citizenship Award recognizes high school seniors for their
contributions to home, school, community and state. First place winner
receives $550 and second place winner receives $450. For further information
call Cathy Vansciver at 629-8740.
Focus is toilet training
Parents As Teachers is sponsoring a program on toilet training, "It's
Potty Time!" Wednesday, Feb. 23, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., at the Seaford
Kindergarten in Blades (babysitting will be provided). For more information
call Chris Henderson, 875-2781.
to offer driving course
A 55-Alive/Mature Driving Program for people 50 and over will be given
from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 14 and 15 at the Methodist Manor House,
1001 Middleford Road, Seaford.
The program, sponsored by the American Association for Retired Persons,
stresses how older drivers may operate vehicles safely.
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.
For information and registration, call 302-628-4879. The cost is $10
Park programs to take looks at stars, birds, beavers
Trap Pond State Park, Laurel, is sponsoring the following programs.
All programs meet at the Baldcypress Nature Center unless otherwise
noted. Some programs require pre-registration. To register, call 875-5163.
Bird Brains, Saturday, Feb. 5, 9 a.m. Participants will enjoy
a morning of bird watching. The leaders will discuss ways to attract
birds to your home during during these harsh winter months.
Twinkle, Twinkle, Saturday, Feb. 12, 7 a.m. Clear winter nights
provide perfect stargazing opportunities. Participants will learn
about planets, constellations and stars as they scan the nighttime
Beaver Bound, Saturday, Feb. 19, 1 p.m. Participants will hike
along the Cypress Point Trail and search for signs of beaver activity
along the end of the pond. Meet at the Cypress Point parking lot.
Series looks at Chesapeake
The Laurel Public Library is sponsoring a series, "The Chesapeake
Bay: End of an Era," on Thursdays, 7 p.m., at Travel Perks, Laureltowne.
The series will examine books that detail the environmental threats
to this region and evaluate the impact on the people who work the
The series is partially funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities
and the state. Call 875-3184 for details.