Big Brothers, Big Sisters
Did you know that there are more than 50 children in our county waiting for guidance from a caring adult? The Big Brothers Big Sisters program in Sussex County is seeking adult volunteers willing to spend a few hours a week helping a child. Call the Big Brothers Big Sisters office in Georgetown at 856-2918.
Free tax assistance
AARP-Tax Aide is offering free tax counseling and preparation through April 11 for senior and low-income taxpayers. AARP-Tax Aide volunteers, trained in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service, will assist with personal tax returns at the following locations:
Call for an appointment. Service is available for homebound individuals.
- Nanticoke Senior Center, 310 Virginia Ave., Seaford, 629-4939
- Methodist Manor House, Middleford Road, Seaford, 629-4593
- Laurel Public Library, 101 E. 4th St., Laurel, 875-3184
- Bridgeville Public Library, Market and Laws, Bridgeville, 337-7401
- Seaford Public Library, 402 N. Porter St., Seaford, 629-2524
Cemetery lot notice
Notice to Concord United Methodist Church lot owners: If you desire to keep any grave decorations, please have them removed by March 8, after which time the cemetery will be cleaned for the Easter season. This will be the only notice.
Basket Bingo March 8
The Second Annual Basket Bingo at CHEER Community Center, Georgetown,will be Friday, March 8. Doors open 6 p.m., games begin 7 p.m. $20 advance tickets, or $25 at door, featuring Longaberger baskets. Food, beverages and door prizes. Autographed basket by Judy Longaberger. Proceeds to benefit the Delaware Devils ASA 14-and-under girls’ fastpitch softball team. Call 856-2945.
Card or Turkey Shoot
The Nanticoke Sportsmen’s Club, the only indoor shoot in Delaware, will hold a Card or Turkey Shoot on Saturday, March 9, at noon. Cost is $2 a round. Oyster and scrapple sandwiches will be available. For more information call 629-9199.
Trap Pond programs All programs meet at the Baldcypress Nature Center, unless otherwise noted. To register for a program, call the nature center at 875-5163.
- Biodiversity: It’s Their World, Too, Saturday, March 9 at 1 p.m.
- Spring Soup, Sunday, March 10, 1 p.m.
- “Spring Cleaning” doesn’t just apply to your house, but to your body as well! Using natural products and elements from the earth, create your own “natural” bars of soap to adorn your home and to pamper your skin. Choose from an array of colors and scents to suit your senses. $5 per person. Registration deadline is Saturday, March 9.
Eggs-cellent Impressions, Saturday, March 30 at 10 a.m.
Learn an alternative and natural way to decorate eggs. Use the natural beauty of various plants and flowers to form impressions on eggs while dying them with onion skins, which produce a lovely color. Registration is required at least 24 hours in advance. $3 per person.
Art Reception March 13
A multi-medium art reception with Woody Woodruff, Karen Bongard and Ed Pentoney will be on Wednesday, March 13 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Seaford District Library. Items to be displayed are copper sculpture, wooden boats and stained glass. Light refreshments. Call 629-2524.
Charlie Brown at SHS
It’s been 12 years since Seaford High School has produced a musical. That will change on March 22, and 23 as the musical, “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” will take center stage at the Seaford High School Madden Auditorium for three performances.
After a 7 p.m. performance on Friday, March 22, audiences may enjoy a 2 p.m. or 7 p.m. program on Saturday, March 23. Tickets cost $5 for adults, $4 for senior citizens, and $3 for students and children.
The musical presents a day in the life of the Peanuts characters, Linus, Snoopy, Lucy, Schroeder, Patti, Sally, Woodstock, and good ol’ Charlie Brown.
Directing the play are Seaford High School teachers Emily Abbott (stage director) and Penny Carmack (music director), with Chris Hicklin assisting. Chris Wilson is assisting with set design.
Come out and support the cast of “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown.”