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.
The club will host an indoor turkey shoot Sunday, March 12, at noon.
The public is welcome and instruction is available; 12-gauge shells
will be provided.
Call 629-4125 for details and directions.
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.
Preschool 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
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
Job fair planned for seniors
The third annual Senior Services Employment Job Fair, will be today,
March 2, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room 540, William A. Carter Partnership
Center, Delaware Tech, Georgetown. Admission is free.
Sponsors are First State Community Action Agency's Senior Community
Service Employment Program, the Department of Labor, Delaware Tech
Adult Plus+ and Sussex County Senior Services. For more information,
call 856-5618 or 856-7761 ext. 127.
Possums to read new play
Possum Point Players' On The Edge Theatre will present a workshop
reading of a new play, "The Protector," Sunday, March 5, at 2 p.m.
at Possum Hall in Georgetown. The theatre will be open at 1 p.m. for
theater-goers to view an exhibit of the work of Sussex County artist
Peggy Sampogna. Refreshments will be served.
The play explores the relationship between a volatile, funny and tough-talking
woman, who is in police custody while she decides if she will testify
against the mob, and the young detective assigned to protect her.
The reading will be directed by Lewes resident Donna deKuyper and
features actors Anne Colwell, Andres Salcedo and James Keegan, with
technical assistance by Esther Friend and Patrick Maloy.
Admission is free and reservations may be made by calling 856-4560.
"The Protector" contains some strong language and is recommended for
those over 16.
Democrats to meet March 6
The Sussex County Democratic Executive Committee will meet Monday,
March 6 , 7 p.m. in the lecture hall in the Higher Education Building,
Delaware Technical and Community College, Georgetown.
The meeting's agenda includes candidate/campaign planning, bylaws,
finance report and caucus/convention delegate briefing.
All representative district chairs will meet at 5:30 p.m. at 28 The
Learn about Epworth program
Epworth Christian School is hosting a kindergarten information night
Tuesday, March 7, 7 p.m., at the campus in Laurel. Application packets
will be available and open registration begins on March 15. The school
will have openings in its pre-school through 12 grade programs this
center open to alums
Expanded office hours and a discount on use of the fitness center
have just been made available to members of the Delaware Tech Owens
Campus Alumni Association.
The fitness center is located in the Jason Technology Center. Equipment
includes stationary bikes, treadmills, weight machines and free weights.
Individual and group fitness plans can be developed under the direction
of a certified strength and conditioning specialist, available Monday,
Wednesday and Friday, 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday,
8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The cost is $50 per semester.
Participants must register through the division of Corporate and Community
Programs by calling 855-1617.
Soldiers to set up camp
Company "H" of the 2nd Maryland Infantry is a group of men, women
and children who reenact the life and times of Confederate soldiers
and civilians during the Civil War.
It will hold a company drill day Saturday, March 11, 10 a.m. until
3 p.m. at the Marvel Carriage Museum, 510 South Bedford St., Georgetown.
The original Second Maryland was formed in late 1862 and participated
in numerous battles during the Civil War while marching with Robert
E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia.
The unit's most famous engagement was at Gettysburg at Culp's Hill
where Maryland Confederates fought federal troops.
For more information, call Andy Peterson, 337-7585.
Adult Plus trips are planned
The following excursions are sponsored by the Adult Plus+ program
at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus:
St. Patrick's Day (March 17) - "The Irish - and How They Got
That Way!" featuring Irish culture with singing, dancing and storytelling
at the University of Pennsylvania Irvine Auditorium. Cost for Adult
Plus+ members is $40; for members of the public, $42; and for Delaware
Tech students, $38.
April 16 - a tribute by Liza Minelli to her father, Vincente
Minelli, master of the movie musical, at the Kennedy Center, Washington,
D.C. Selections will include songs from "Meet Me In St. Louis, "Ziegfield
Follies," "An American in Paris" and "Gigi." Cost for Adult Plus members
is $100; for members of the general public, $105.
For more information, or to register, call Adult Plus+ at 856-5618.
Galestown to host yard sale
A yard sale is being held at Galestown Community Hall on Saturday,
March 18, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be a bake table and a food table.
Items will include scrapple, hot dogs, beef vegetable soup, tea and
coffee. Tables can be rented for $5 each. For details, contact Randy
Marine at (410) 883-2149.
Boating course set for two days
The Seaford Flotilla of the Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer the Delaware
state boating course Saturdays, March 18 and March 25, 9 a.m. to 1
p.m., at the Seaford DuPont plant.
Effective Jan. 1, 1994, successful completion of a boating safety
course is mandatory for all Delaware boaters and jet-ski operators
born on or after Jan. 1, 1978.
Additionally, successful completion of both class sessions may result
in reduced insurance rates for boaters.
A $6 registration fee covers the cost of course materials. For more
information or to register, call Wayne Hickman at 629-6337 or John
Gibson at 629-0276.
The Seaford Flotilla meets at 7:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each
month at the American Legion, 230 N. Front Street, Seaford.
Fire hall to serve dumplings
An all-you-can-eat chicken and dumpling dinner will be held at Ellendale
Fire Hall on Sunday, March 19, from noon to 5 p.m.
This will benefit Ellendale Fire Company. Cost is take-outs, $8; adults,
$8; ages 6-12, $3.