Free Tax Assistance
AARP-Tax Aide is offering free tax counseling and preparation from Feb. 4 through April 11 for senior and low income taxpayers. AARP-Tax Aide volunteers, trained in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service, will assist with personal tax returns at the following locations:
Please call for an appointment.
Service is also available for homebound individuals.
- Nanticoke Senior Center, 310 Virginia Ave., Seaford, 629-4939;
- Methodist Manor House, Middleford Road, Seaford, 629-4593;
- Laurel Public Library, 101 E. 4th St., Laurel, 875-3184;
- Bridgeville Public Library, Market and Laws streets, Bridgeville, 337-7401;
- Seaford Public Library, 402 N. Porter St., Seaford, 629-2524.
Eastern Shore Lady Cats 16U Girls Fastpitch Softball will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo at Delmarva Convention Center on Saturday, Feb. 22. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Games will start at 7 p.m. Price is $20 per person.
Western Sussex Republicans’ Lincoln Day Dinner to benefit Bill Lee for Governor on Monday, Feb. 24, at RJ Riverside Restaurant, Laurel. Social hour begins at 6 p.m., dinner starts 6:30 p.m.Bill Lee will be the guest speaker. For ticket information, call Vance Phillips at 542-1501.
International Women's Day
Reservations are currently being taken for the 9th annual International Women’s Day Celebration on March 5, at the Baycenter in Dewey Beach.
The theme for this year is “Women in Business who Mean Business” and we are honoring Pat Batchelor, owner of East Coast Property Management in Seaford and Yrene Waldron, executive director of Health Care Facilities Association. Pat lives in Lincoln and Yrene resides in Hockessin and Millsboro.
Cost is $35. Checks should be made payable to: DTCC Alumni Association, P.O. Box 610, Georgetown, DE 19947. For additional information call Rhonda Tuman, 855-5951. Proceeds benefit the Owens Campus Alumni Association Scholarship Fund.
Carper Town Meeting
Delaware will have a lot to talk about at Senator Tom Carper's upcoming town hall meetings. Carper will hold one of his open door meetings on Saturday, Feb. 22, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, Georgetown. Call 856-7690 to RSVP.
Sussex Bridal Show
Prospective brides, grooms, and their attendants, families and friends are encouraged to attend the Central Sussex Bridal Show, to be held at the Millsboro Civic Center, Wilson Highway and Mitchell Street, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 9.
Sponsored by the Greater Millsboro Chamber of Commerce, the show allows those making wedding plans to meet florists, photographers, caterers, deejays, and a wide assortment of exhibitors who provide goods and services to newlyweds.
Show information is available by calling the Chamber at 934-6777, or e-mail Millsboro@intercom.net.
Numerous door prizes will be awarded throughout the day. The Grand Prize will be awarded at 3 p.m. This will be for brides only; must be present to win.
Tickets are $3.50 and are available at the door. Children under six enter free.
Mardela Bingo series
Mardela High School Band-Aides Inc. is holding a series of Bingo events to benefit the Mardela Middle and High School Bands and Band Front. Bingos are scheduled for Feb. 15 and 22. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the first game begins at 7 p.m. in the Mardela High cafeteria.
AARP Chapter meeting
AARP Chapter 1084 meets Thursday, Feb. 13, at 1:30, at the Methodist Manor House. Ralph Keene, noted local photographer, will present color slides of America’s Western states. Visitors are always welcome.
Sunday Breakfast Buffet
An All-You-Can-Eat Sunday Breakfast Buffet will be served by the Galestown Ruritan Club on the fourth Sunday of each month October -May, 7-10 a.m., at the Galestown (Md.) Community Hall. This month it will be held Feb. 23. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 children 6-12 years of age. The buffet features pancakes, eggs, scrapple, sausage, creamed chipped beef, biscuits, potato casserole, hominy, fruit cup, and sticky buns.
Choral Society rehearses
The Southern Delaware Choral Society has resumed its rehearsal schedule. The 75-voice choir is preparing for a performance of the Mozart “Requiem” to be presented May 17, 18, at Delaware Tech in Georgetown. New singers are welcome. Call 227-2227 for details