Bulletin Board
Thursday, February 10, 2005
 
BENEFIT EVENTS

Pancake Breakfast
Pancake breakfast, Nanticoke Senior Center and Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club, 310 Va. Ave., Seaford, Saturday, March 19, 8 to 11 a.m. Adults - $5; children 12 and under - $3. Baked goods available.

CLASSES

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.

EDUCATION

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.

Epworth Kindergarten Night
Epworth Christian School kindergarten information night, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 7 p.m. 14511 Sycamore Road, Laurel. Phone 875-4488.

FOOD

Delmar VFW Pancake Breakfast
A pancake breakfast, Saturday, Feb. 12, 8 to 11 a.m., at Delmar V.F.W., to benefit the Delmar Kiwanis youth fund. Donation: adults $5, under 6 is $2.

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.

Beef and Dumpling Dinner
Beef and dumpling dinner, Blades Volunteer Fire Company (sponsored by the ladies auxiliary), Sunday, Feb. 20, noon. Blades Fire Hall, Fifth and Cannon streets. Adults and carryouts, $9; children 5-10, $5; children 2-4, $2; children under 2 are free. Call 629-4896 for carryouts.

VFW Auxiliary Breakfast
VFW Post 4961 Ladies Auxiliary, on Middleford Road in Seaford, breakfast Sunday, Feb. 20, 8 to 11 a.m., $6 for adults. Call 629-3092.

Union Station Diner Feb. 23
Union United Methodist Church, 2 N. Laws St., Bridgeville, in its fellowship hall (across from the bank) will have its monthly ‘Union Station Diner’ on Wednesday, Feb. 23, from 5-7 p.m. Price for adults is $6; children 12 and under, $3. Proceeds benefit the church. Call 337-7409.

Blades Breakfast March 6
Blades Firemen and Ladies Auxiliary breakfast, Sunday, March 6, 8 to 11 a.m., adults $6; children $3; at the Blades Fire Hall. This event takes place the first Sunday of each month to support the fire company.

MEETINGS

AARP Seaford Chapter
AARP Seaford Area Chapter 1084 meeting, Thursday, Feb. 10, at the Methodist Manor House Fellowship Hall, Seaford, 1:30 p.m. Seaford area includes western Sussex County from Delmar to Greenwood. Dr. Samuel Hoff of Delaware State University will speak on fighting terrorism in America and around the world. Guests are welcome. Call 875-5086 for more information.

Acorn Club Valentine Tea
The GFWC-Acorn Club of Seaford Valentine Tea, Thursday, Feb. 10, at 2:30 p.m. at Ann McFarland’s home. The members are requested to wear appropriate attire including a hat. Hostess is Ann McFarland.

Midland Grange Meeting
The Midland Grange #27 luncheon meeting, Georgetown Train Station, Saturday, Feb. 12, 1 p.m. Georgetown Attorney Karl Haller will portray President Abraham Lincoln. For information, call Jo Ann Kruger 856-9495. Guests are welcome.

Sussex Bird Club Meeting
The Sussex Bird Club will meet at the Visitors Center on Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Sunday, Feb. 13 at 2:30. Dave Weber, President of the Bird Club, will present “An Introduction to Sparrows.” Visitors and guests are welcome. For more information call Wayne Kirklin at 945-0393.

AARP-Widowed Persons
Seaford chapter of the AARP-Widowed Persons Service meet Tuesday, Feb. 15, 12:30 p.m., at the Golden Corral. The guest speaker will be Margaret Miller speaking on Nursing homes. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend.
MOAA Meeting Feb. 15
The Southern Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) meeting, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 11:45 a.m. at LaRosa Negra, 1201 Savannah Road, Lewes. The guest speaker will be Matthew Hawkins, director of the Research Vessel Cape Henlopen. The cost of the buffet luncheon is $12. No reservation is necessary. Phone 539-7406.

Chapter 1992 Sets Meeting
Chapter 1992 (Georgetown) of the National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees (NAARFE) meeting Thursday, Feb. 17, noon at Jimmy’s Fly-In Grille at the Georgetown Airport. The program will be provided by family physician, Dr. Jeffrey Hawlof, who will speak on “Living Wills and Advanced Directives.”

Block Watch Meeting
Olde Seaford Block Watch meeting, Thursday, Feb. 17, 7 p.m., Seaford Police Station, Va. Ave. Program: John Lattomus, State Fire Marshal’s Office. Refreshments will be served. Phone 629-9844 for more information.

Equine Council Meeting
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.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Auxiliary Book Fair in Lobby
Nanticoke Health Services Auxiliary book fair, Feb. 14 and 15. “Books and Fun” sale in the lobby of the Hospital. Hours are Monday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. This will be the first lobby sale fund-raising event for the auxiliary in support of the hospital.

Valentine’s Day at Library
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Laurel Public Library on Feb. 14. Children are invited to drop in after school from 3-5 p.m. and make a Valentine’s Day Craft. For more information, call the library at 875-3184.

Duck’s Unlimited Dinner-Dance
Nanticoke Chapter of Duck’s Unlimited winter dinner dance on Saturday, March 5, 6 p.m. at the Laurel Fire Hall. The event will feature a social hour, buffet dinner, live and silent auctions, and music by Mike Hines & The Look.

Bridgeville Lions Club Show
The Bridgeville Lions Club 52nd annual variety show, “Western Hoe-Down,” Friday and Saturday, March 11 and 12, at Woodbridge High School Auditorium, Laws Street, Bridgeville, 8 p.m. Tickets are $5 from any Bridgeville Lions Club member or at the door.

Possums Presenting ‘Songs’
The Possum Point Players will be sponsoring the production of “Songs From The Soul”. This multi-cultural musical celebration is a revue of African American music beginning with the early 1900’s through Motown and Jass to Blues to Rap. Recommended for grades three through adult. Performances will be presented at Delaware Technical and Community College, Georgetown, on Monday, March 21, and Tuesday, March 22, for two performances each day at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. The show is approximately one hour long with a question and answer session following each performance. Tickets are $5.50 each. To reserve tickets, call the Possum Point Players Ticketline at 856-4560 (ext. 2).

Easter Egg Hunt
Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, March 19, Gov. Ross Mansion, Seaford, 10 a.m., sponsored by the Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation. Toddler to 9-year-olds. Rain date is Sunday, March 20, 2 p.m.

TRAINING

Parent Advisory Council
The Delaware State Parent Advisory Council of the Dept. of Education 27th annual Parent Training Conference. This is a statewide event where all parents and school staff members are welcome. It is on Saturday, Feb. 19, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bank One Center at the Riverfront in Wilmington. This is located at 800 South Madison in Wilmington. There will be a full buffet Lunch by Bank One at the Riverfront.

Read-Aloud Sessions
Read Aloud Delaware volunteer training session, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 1 p.m., in the Seaford Public Library. 402 North Porter St., Seaford. Call 856-2527 to sign u for training or for further information. Volunteer readers are needed at various reading sites in Sussex County.

TRIPS

Trip to Washington, D.C.
Trip to Washington, D.C. to the International Temple of The Order of The Eastern Star and The National Cathedral, Saturday, March 5. Cost is $20 and the bus leaves from the Sharptown carnival grounds, 10:30 a.m. Sponsored by the Roelma Chapter 113, Order of the Eastern Star. For reservations call Susan Calloway at 875-5911. The public is invited. Pack a lunch with a dinner stop at Fisherman’s Inn.

Riverdance in New York City
Riverdance at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Saturday, March 12, sponsored by Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation. Cost: $86 a person which includes ticket to the show and bus transportation. Phone 629-6809 for more information.

YOUTH EVENTS

Stay & Play at Parks & Rec
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.

Toddler Time at Library
The Greenwood Public Library is open to children ages six months to three years every Thursday morning at 10:30. Toddler Time is a new program designed to stimulate learning by exposing the youngest of children to the joy of language, movement, music and, of course, books. Coffee and tea are provided for adults. The Greenwood Library is located on 16 West, seven miles south of Harrington and is situated next door to the Post Office, on the corner of Market and Mill streets. For more information, call 349-5309.