to host basket bingo
The Kiwanis Club of Seaford will have a basket bingo, featuring Longaberger
baskets, Saturday, March 4, at the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club.
The doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the games begin at 6:30 p.m. The cost
is $20 before the night of the event, which includes 20 games and
a chance on the raffles and door prizes. The admission will be $25
the night of the event with an additional charge for raffle tickets.
Phone 629-3466 for details.
Club offers indoor shooting
Every Monday evening from 6 to 9 p.m., the Nanticoke Sportsman's Club
offers indoor pistol shooting at the club's complex outside of Seaford.
The public is welcome and instruction is available. Call 629-4125
for details and directions.
CHEER to host social
The CHEER Community Center will host a wine and cheese social the
last Thursday of each month, 3 to 5 p.m., beginning Feb. 24 in the
lobby of the new facility at the intersection of US 9 and Sand Hill
Road in Georgetown. For more information, call 854-9500.
Hunter education course set
Delaware hunter education courses will be offered Saturday, Feb. 26,
from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the University of Delaware's Ag Center
in Georgetown, and Sunday, Feb. 27, from noon to 4 p.m. at the VFW
Hall in Ellendale. Pre-registration is required for the Georgetown
course. To pre-register, call (302) 323-5336.
Anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1967, is required to complete hunter
education before buying a Delaware hunting license.
Free tax help available
Free tax counseling and preparation for all taxpayers with middle
and low income, with special attention to those age 60 and older,
is available from AARP Tax-Aide through April 11.
Volunteers, trained in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service,
will help with personal income tax returns at the Nanticoke Senior
Center 113 S. Arch St., Seaford, 629-4939 and Methodist Manor House,
Middleford Road, Seaford, 629-4593. Service also is available for
homebound individuals. For details, call 1-888-AARP-NOW, or visit
the web site at www.aarp.org/taxaide.
sign-ups going on
St. John's Preschool is accepting applications for the 2000-2001 school
year. Children turning 3 by Aug. 31 who are toilet-trained may attend
the 3- and 4-year-old class. Children turning 3 by Dec. 31 will be
considered on an individual basis. Children turning 4 by Aug. 31 may
attend the 4- and 5-year-old class.
St John's Preschool is located on Pine and Poplar streets, in Seaford.
The school is open to any child no matter what race, creed, nationality,
sex or religion.
The school is having a spaghetti dinner on Friday, March 3, to raise
money for new playground equipment. Cost for the dinner is $6 for
adults and $3 for children 11 and under. Children 2 and under are
admitted free. For details, call Debby Shockley at 629-2289.
CHEER to hold craft fair
A craft fair and flea market will be held in the new CHEER Community
Center Saturday, Feb. 26, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. The center is located at
the intersection of US 9 and Sand Hill Road in Georgetown. For details,
Ham and turkey shoot set
The Ellendale Ruritans will hold a ham and turkey shoot Saturday,
Feb. 26, noon, at the Ellendale VFW. To reach the hall, take the first
right going south on US 113 after the Ellendale Light.
Democrats to meet Feb. 28
The Western Sussex Democrat Club will meet Monday, Feb. 28, 6:30 p.m.,
at St. Philips Episcopal Church, South Central Avenue, Laurel. Guest
speaker will be Kevin Smith, representing the office of Sen. Joseph
R. Biden Jr.
Job fair to appeal to seniors
The third annual Senior Services Employment Job Fair will be Thursday,
March 2, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room 540, William A. Carter Partnership
Center, Delaware Tech, Georgetown. Admission is free. For details,
call 856-5618 or 856-7761 ext. 127.