Bulletin Board
Thursday, March 4, 2004
Basket Bingo for Swim Team
Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club Barracudas swim team basket bingo featuring Longaberger baskets, Thursday, March 4, at 7 p.m. at the Western Sussex Club, 310 Virginia Ave., Seaford. There will be 20 games with prizes as well as two raffles featuring a canister set and the woven panel chest. There will also be a drawing for a wrought iron corner stand with shelves. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Additional door prizes and refreshments will be available.

Benefit concert for injured musician
Mickey Jenkins a member of The Players Club was seriously injured in a car accident on Tuesday, Feb. 17, after leaving The Tuesday Night Players Club. He will be ok in time but has injured his neck and back. The Players Club and Java Byte are having a benefit concert for him on Tuesday, March 9, 5 to 10 p.m., at Java Byte Cafe, in the Midway Shopping Center, Rehoboth Beach. Tickets are $10 at the door, plus donated items for a silent auction. All proceeds will go to Mickey Jenkins to help him in his time of need. If you would like to purchase tickets in advance or donate an item for the silent auction call Regina AaMacha 226-1693. The public is welcome. Send contributions to: Mickey Jenkins, c/o Regina AaMacha, P.O. Box 939, Rehoboth, DE 19971.

Fiddler on the Roof
Second Street Players reservations for public performances of “Fiddler on the Roof” are now being accepted; production dates are Feb. 27, 28, 29 and March 5, 6 and 7. All tickets for Friday and Saturday performances are $15. Senior citizens, students and military families pay a discount price of $14 for Sunday matinees only. Friday and Saturday performances are at 8 p.m.; Sunday matinees, 3 p.m. Riverfront Theatre is located at 2 S. Walnut St., downtown Milford.

Soup Luncheon March 13
Soup/sandwich luncheon, Saturday, March 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Bethel Church Community building in Oak Grove, West of Seaford. Several kinds of soup plus dessert table, carryouts available.

Epworth Carnival
Carnival Time at Epworth Christian School, this Friday, March 5, from 6-9:30 p.m. Admission is $1 and there will be a moon bounce and carnival games and prizes for a small fee. Come for supper. The event is sponsored by the senior class.

Auxiliary Book Fair
Nanticoke Health Services Auxiliary is sponsoring The Ultimate Book Fair on Thursday, March 11, and Friday, March 12, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., in the lobby of the hospital. Save up to 75 percent on huge selection of premium quality books, popular computer software, music and more.

Bowling Party on March 12
Bowling Party for Youth with Type 1 Diabetes, on Friday, March 12, at 7 p.m. at Seaford Bowling Lanes in Seaford. Light dinner will be provided. Meetings are planned once a month for support of parents of children with diabetes. Contact All or Sondra Messick, 629-8210.

Auxiliary Plans Meeting
Nanticoke Health Services Auxiliary meeting will be Wednesday, March 10, at Seaford Golf and Country Club, cost $8. Reservations due March 5, callers will be contacting members. Guest speaker is Dr. Mark Sobczak, radiation oncologist, NHS Cancer Care Center.

CHEER Center hosting antique appraisals
The Georgetown CHEER Senior Center will be hosting Joe O’Neal of Laurel for a morning of antique appraisals. O’Neal will be available from 10-11:30 a.m. on Friday, March 12. Cost of appraisals is $2 per item. There is a limit of two item appraisals per person. All members of the community are invited to attend. The Georgetown CHEER Senior Center is located inside the State Service Building near the Division of Motor Vehicles facilities. For further information, call Pat Rust at 856-6178.
Author to Speak
Ed Okonowicz, author and storyteller, will present an illustrated lecture entitled “The Tales Tombstones Tell,” on Tuesday, March 9, 7 p.m., at the Methodist Manor House, sponsored by the Seaford Historical Society. Free and open to the public.

Seaford AARP Meeting
AARP Seaford Area Chapter 1084 will meet on Thursday, March 11, at the Methodist Manor House Fellowship Hall, at 1:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be county agent, Jay Windsor. Topic: “Modern Agriculture, What’s New and Exciting.” Seaford Area includes western Sussex County from Delmar to Greenwood. Guests are welcome. Call 875-5086 for information.

Equine Council Meeting
Delaware Equine Council meeting, Monday, March 15, 7 p.m. at Harrington Fairgrounds’ Exhibitor’s Hall, north conference room, guest speaker, Dr. Edwin Odor. For more information call Paula at 302-629-5233. Delaware Equine Council directory committee meeting at 6:30 p.m., March 15, at Harrington Fairgrounds’ Exhibitor’s Hall, north conference room

AARP Luau Picnic
AARP Seaford Area Chapter 1084 members are reminded to sign up early to get seating for the Spring “Luau” Picnic on March 25 beginning at noon at the Nanticoke Yacht Club. Bring a covered dish. Fried chicken, rolls, beverages and entertainment will be provided by the hospitality team.

Committee Meeting Set
The Sussex County Advisory Committee for the Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities will meet on Monday, March 15, at the Sussex County West Administrative Complex, DuPont Highway, Georgetown, at 9 a.m. All meetings are open to the public For more information, call Newton Crouse, 629-7783.

Widowed Persons Meeting
The Seaford Chapter of the AARP-Widowed Persons Service meeting will be Tuesday, March 16, at 12:30 p.m., at Golden Corral. The planned guest speaker will be Steve Masten, Economic Development Dept.-Sussex County. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend.

Trap Pond Events
For all programs call 875-5163 to register or for more information. Spring into Origami - Saturday, March 6,10 a.m. Learn about the animals just waking up for spring while creating origami animals including frogs, eagles, foxes, and more!

Cypress Point discovery hike - Saturday, March 6, noon. Meet at the campground store to begin this guided hike, we’ll search for creatures and birds. A limited number of binoculars are available. The trail is approximately 1.5 miles long.

Animal tracking for beginners - Saturday, March 13, 1 a.m. Join a naturalist on a short hike and learn how to look for the tracks and signs of animals. Wear clothes and shoes that can get wet or muddy.

Botanical Journey: Pond Plants by Canoe - Saturday, March 13, 10 a.m. Basic paddling instruction will be given at the beginning of each program, so beginners are welcome. Wear clothes and shoes that can get wet. Cost is $8 per person, children 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-register for a trip by calling the nature center 875-5163. All trips meet at the boathouse.

Advanced animal tracking - Saturday March 20, 1 a.m. This class is designed for those who are looking for a more advanced form of animal tracking. Wear clothes and shoes that can get wet or muddy.