Seaford Events
Thursday, March 6, 2003
 
Historical Society program
The Seaford Historical Society program that had to be cancelled because of the snowstorm has been reschedule for Monday, March 10. The meeting will be held at the Seaford Museum (formerly post office) on High Street at 7 p.m. Valerie Petty Boyer incorporates stirring and soulful singing into a monologue about life in the days of the Civil War. She introduces listeners to Negro spirituals, most of them created during slavery when black slaves were forced to work for their masters in the midst of their heartaches. The music helped them survive their ordeal. Boyer is a native Delawarean, a former American History teacher and a professionally trained singer. She has performed with the Gilbert and Sullivan Society in West Chester, Pa. and has been a member of the Hildaman Chorale in Wilmington. She completed undergraduate and graduate work at the University of Delaware and studied abroad at the University of Salzburg in Austria. The public is invited with no charge but seating is limited. This program is funded by Delaware Humanities Forum.

Dinner, Auction, Dance
Seaford Elks Lodge will hold its 8th annual Oyster & Ham dinner followed by auction and karaoke/dance with “Hawaiian George.” The dance is Saturday, March 8. Dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. Come early and enjoy a cocktail, oysters on the half shell and good Elk fellowship. The lodge is located at 8846 Elk Road, Seaford. Dinner and entertainment is $15 per person. Tickets are available at Fantasy Beauty Salon, 224 High St., or the Elks Lodge. Call Lowell or Sara Lee Thomas at 629-7357 or 629-6762. The last four years have been complete sellouts, so don’t wait until the last minute to get tickets.

Beef & Dumplings
The American Legion, Front Street, Seaford, is holding a Beef & Dumplings Dinner, with two veggies, on Friday night, March 7, at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $7. Call 629-9915 for and questions.

Corn Club meeting
The GFWC-Acorn Club of Seaford, Inc., will meet at Ledo Pizza, near Walmart, on March 13, at 6 p.m. The program for the evening will be HOBY/Business meeting.

Cemetery clean up
Seaford Odd Fellows Cemetery annual clean-up will take place on March 8. All keepable decorations must be removed by this date.
‘Food for Friends’ drive
Curves, 20 Minute Fitness and Weight Loss Center, in Seaford will be joining the Curves International Inc. “Food For Friends” food drive to benefit local food banks. Anyone joining Curves the week of March 17 may bring a bag of groceries and have the normal service fee waived. Anyone may drop off non-perishable food items at Curves Monday through Friday during business hours. Last year the food drive collected more than 2-million pounds of food. Curves is located at 302 West Stein Highway, next to Pizza King. For more information call 629-9884.

Seaford High Alumni
The executive committee of the Seaford High School Alumni Association will meet Thursday, March 6, at 7 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club on Virginia Avenue. At this meeting, further plans will be made for the Barbershop Chorus Show being sponsored by the Alumni Assoc. on Nov. 1. The meeting is open to all members. Please plan to attend. We need your help.

Class of 1983 reunion
On Monday, March 10, there will be a 20-year reunion meeting for Seaford class of 1983 at the Seaford District Library meeting room at 7 p.m. All class members are urged to attend to make this reunion a memorable one. For further information, contact Sheila Laughery at 629-8178 after 6 p.m.

Miss and Little Miss
Seaford Lioness is sponsoring Miss Seaford and Little Miss Seaford on March 7, at Seaford High School Auditorium. For more information contact Bonny Hastings at Superior Salon, 629-0498, or Debby Hastings at Autumn Bay, 628-5282.

Philadelphia Flower Show
Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation trip to Philadelphia Flower Show, on Saturday, March 8, will leave Seaford at 6 a.m., and leave Philadelphia to come home at 4 p.m. Price includes a ticket to the show and transportation on a motor coach. Cost is $31.50 for adults and $24 for children under 12. Call 629-6809 for tickets and information.

Basket Bingo tickets
The Kiwanis Club of Seaford is holding a Basket Bingo Night on Saturday, March 29, at the Western Sussex County Boys & Girls Club, 310 Virginia Avenue, Seaford. Door open at 6 p.m. and the games start at 7 p.m. Tickets in advance are $20 and may be purchased at the Seaford Star office at 628 West Stein Highway in the former PK City building, now owned by Nanticoke Health Services. The Basket Bingo features door prizes given away after each game. Players receive a free raffle ticket with advance ticket purchase. Tickets are also available from Kiwanis members, Soil Service and Ambassador Travel. Buy tickets early and save. Tickets at the door are $25. Call 629-9788 for details.