Bulletin Board
Thursday, February 17, 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

Fitness Classes Start Soon
Fitness classes start up on Monday, Feb. 28 and Tuesday, March 1, at St. John’s United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall (sponsored by St. John’s and open to the public) Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9 a.m.(a.m. only free child-care); and Tuesday, 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 19-year AFAA certified fitness professional, Carol Lynch, 629-7539.

EDUCATION

High School Open House
Open house, 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

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.

Chicken and Dumplings
Woodland United Methodist Church Women chicken and dumpling dinner, Saturday, Feb. 19, 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Price is adults, $7; children 6-12 years, $3.50; five and under, free. No carry outs. The church is located next to the Woodland Ferry house, 4.5 miles west of Seaford on Woodland Church Road.

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.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Civil War Talk at Library
Black history program at Seaford District Library, Saturday, Feb. 19, 2 p.m. Ron Whittington will impersonate a black Delaware Civil War soldier.

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.

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.

Basket Bingo on March 24
Longaberger basket bingo at Seaford VFW, Middleford Road, Seaford, Thursday, March 24, at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Call Sandy at 875-7881. Proceeds benefit the 16U Sussex Storm softball team.
SPECIAL NOTICES

Homemade Easter Eggs
Homemade Easter eggs from Christ Lutheran Church are for sale: peanut butter, coconut, and butter cream, $2.75 each. To order call 629-9751 or 629-9755.

Acorn Club Directories
The GFWC-Acorn Club’s telephone directory has been published and distributed to the homes and businesses in the area. To purchase another directory, or if you never received one, they can be found at Lo-Mar’s, 600 Norman Eskridge Hwy.

TRAINING

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.

Fall Foliage Sail
Delmar Alumni Association is sponsoring a seven night “Fall Foliage Sail” to New England and Canada, Oct. 1 to 8 on the Carnival Triumph. The ship sets sail from New York City and will dock in Boston and Portland, Maine and Sydney and Halifax, Nova Scotia. Total price per person based on double occupancy for an inside cabin is $924; ocean view $1,064; balcony $1,174. This includes transportation to and from Delmar and all port, government and security taxes. Space is limited. Contact Joyce Burton at 846-2272.

MEETINGS

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.

Acorn Club Meeting
The GFWC-Acorn Club meeting Thursday, Feb. 24, at 7:30 p.m. at the Seaford Library. This will be a business meeting with Mary Mahan as hostess.

Republican Women Event
Seaford Republican Women’s Club meets Thursday, Feb. 24, at the Seaford Golf & Country Club at 10:30 a.m. The speaker will be Ronald MacArthur, executive editor of Morning Star Publications,Inc. MacArthur will be reporting on facts and figures and trends in the county from the annual Sussex County Today and Tomorrow Conference. The meeting is open to all interested citizens. Lunch is available following the meeting. Call Jane Short at 629-7097, or Anne Nesbitt at 628-7788.

Reliance Grange
On Monday, Feb. 28, Reliance Grange 58 will have a covered dish supper, at Gethsemane United Methodist Church, 6:30 p.m. Following the supper there will be a speaker from the Consumer Affairs Department. Call Ethel Shea, 337-3615 for more information. All are invited.

AARP Chapter 5340
AARP Chapter 5340 meets Monday, March 7, Sussex Pines Country Club, Georgetown, with luncheon at noon. Topic is Woman’s Nutrition and Healthy Eating. Cost of the lunch is $13 per person. Call Mary Ann Richards (302) 945-4763 for reservations, needed by March 4. New members are welcome.

Laurel Alumni Association
Laurel Alumni Association annual meeting, Tuesday, March 8, at Laurel High School, 7 p.m. Business includes election of new officers and a proposed new by-law concerning eligibility to become an associate member.

YOUTH EVENTS


Gross Stuff at the Library
“Grossology” at the Seaford District Library, Monday, Feb. 21, 2 p.m. Wear clothes than can get dirty. There is no admission fee.

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.