Bulletin Board
Thursday, February 24, 2005
 
BENEFIT EVENTS


Dinner/Auction for Team
Delmarva Heat, a 16-and-under traveling softball team,beef and dumpling dinner/auction, Saturday, Feb. 28, 6 p.m., at Laurel Legion Hall. Auction items include golf packages, Longaberger baskets, nationally known artist Willie Crockett picture. Tickets are $15 a person; $7.50 for children 12 and under, and can be purchased in advance at French’s Super Valu, or at the door the evening of the event.

Promise Keepers Dinner
Promise Keepers at Centenary United Methodist Church, Laurel, spaghetti dinner, Saturday, March 12, 4-6:30 p.m. in the church dining room. All profits will go for a college scholarship fund. Cost: $5 adults, $3 children, under age 6 free.

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.

FOOD


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.

Bridgeville Fire Co. Dinner
Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Co. 16th annual spring dinner, roast beef dinner, Bridgeville Fire Hall, Sunday, March 6, noon to 5 p.m. Adults, $9; children under 12, $3; pre-school, free. All carry-outs are $9.

MEETINGS


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.

Western Sussex Democrats
Western Sussex Democratic Club meeting/ covered dish dinner, Monday, Feb. 28, 6:30 p.m., Duke’s pool house, Sycamore Road, Laurel. Phone 684-4145 or 875-7091.

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.

AARP-Widowed Persons
Seaford Chapter AARP-Widowed persons Service meeting, Tuesday, March 15, 12:30 p.m., at Golden Corral. Guest speaker will be Dan Short, mayor of the city of Seaford. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend.

Five Point Tea Upcoming
Queen of Sheba Chapter No 4, Order of Eastern Star, Prince Hall Affiliate, annual Five Point Tea, Saturday, March 19 at 1 p.m. at Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 28 Church St., Bridgeville. The cost is $10. For more information contact Pat Speight, 629-3310 or 236-2122 (cell).

SPECIAL EVENTS


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.

Seaford Lions Club Show
Seaford Lions Club Variety Show, “My Home Town,” March 17, 18, 19, Seaford High School. Tickets are available at the door or by phoning 628-8887.

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.

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.


Trip to Myrtle Beach
Trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C. May 2-6. Cost per person: $529 for double and $499 for triple Included: four Nights at Landmark Resort, four buffet breakfasts, four dinners (one w/ entertainment) and four shows, admission to Ripley’s Aquarium, plus shopping at Barefoot Landing. Call Laurel Senior Center at 875-2536 for more information.

YOUTH EVENTS

NFL Player at Pizza King
Antwan Lake of the Atlanta Falcons, and a former Seaford resident, will be at Pizza King on Thursday, March 3, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. to help start up a new youth football league in the Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation.

Green Wing Day Upcoming
Delaware Ducks Unlimited Green Wing Day, Owens Station, Greenwood, Saturday, April 2, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Free. Registration deadling is March 1. Phone 422-5068. Many events and activities including shooting, archery, decoy carving. Free T-shirt, Green Wing membership and lunch. Open to youth up to age 17.

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. Call 349-5309.