Bulletin Board
Thursday, March 10, 2005
 
BENEFIT EVENTS

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.

Friendly’s Fund-Raiser Night
Blades Elementary School PTO fund raiser, Tuesday, March 15, 5 to 8 p.m., Friendly’s in Seaford with 10 percent of the proceeds donated to the PTO. No coupons can be used for dinner.

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.

Greenwood Mennonite School
A spaghetti supper, Saturday, March 19, at Greenwood Mennonite School, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Cost is $8 for adults, $6 for students or $25 per family. Children under three are free. Take-out meals will also be available. Proceeds from the dinner will benefit the school’s music program. The Greenwood Mennonite School is located at 12802 Mennonite School Road in Greenwood. Call 349-4131.

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.

FOOD

Knights Fish Fry
Knights of Columbus, St. Molua Council, Seaford, Fish Fry, March 11 and 18, from 5-7 p.m., at Our Lady of Lourdes, Parish Hall, Seaford. Menu features Baked flounder/Fish sticks for children. $7 adults; $4 children under 12, $2 extra fish, take outs available.

Bethel Church Soup Sale
Bethel Church Community House, Oak Grove, west of Seaford, soup, sandwich, dessert sale, Saturday, March 12, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., eat-in or take-out quarts.

Fried Chicken Buffet
A friend chicken buffet, Saturday, March 19, at Bethany Church, Lowes Crossroads near Millsboro. Adults and carryouts - $9, children, $4; serving 2 to 6 p.m. Bake table available.

Breakfast in Blades
Blades Volunteer Fire Co. and Ladies Auxiliary Breakfast, Sunday, April 3, 8 to 11 a.m. Adults $6; children, $3. Breakfast is served the first Sunday of each month at the Blades Volunteer Fire Company Hall.

MEETINGS

Acorn Club Plans Meeting
GFWC-Acorn Club to meet Thursday, March 10, 7:30 p.m., Seaford Library. This will be a business meeting with Sara Lee Thomas and Betty Johnson as hostesses.

AARP Chapter 1084
AARP Seaford Area Chapter 1084 meets Thursday, March 10, at Methodist Manor House Fellowship Hall, Seaford, 1:30 p.m. Seaford includes western Sussex County from Delmar to Greenwood. Ruth Ann Miller, local historian, will talk about Nanticoke Indian history. Guests are welcome. Call 875-5086.

Sussex Bird Club Meeting
The Sussex Bird Club will meet Sunday, March 13, at the Visitors Center on Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge at 2:30. Karen McDonald will present “Predators of the Air.” Visitors and guests are welcome. For more information call Dave Weber at 645-5491.

Seaford Block Watch Meeting
Olde Seaford Block Watch meeting, Monday, March 14, 7 p.m., Seaford Police Station, downstairs meeting room. Program: University of Delaware Extension office. Refreshments will be served. Phone 629-9844.

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).

Retired Federal Employees
Chapter 1992 (Georgetown) of the National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) meets Monday, March 21, at noon, at Jimmy’s Fly-In Grille at the Georgetown Airport. Dr. Gary Wray, with the Delaware Humanities Forum, will give a talk about Delaware during World War II.

Equine Council Meeting
Delaware Equine Council meeting, Monday, March 21, 7 p.m., Harrington Fairgrounds, Harrington, in the Exhibitors’ Hall Building, north entrance. Phone Paula Bato at 629-5233.

Advisory Council Meeting
On Monday, March 21, at 10 a.m., the Sussex County Advisory Committee for the Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities meeting at Sussex County West Administrative Complex, North DuPont Highway, Georgetown. All meetings are open to the public. For more information, call Newton Crouse, acting chairman at 629-7783.

SPECIAL EVENTS

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.

Youth Forum and Health Fair
Soroptimist Youth Forum and Community Health Fair, Saturday, March 12, Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, contact Peggy Geisler at 628-9930.

Easter Dance for Special Adults
An Easter Dance for special needs adults, at Moose Lodge 1728, US 13A north of Seaford, Sunday, March 13, 1-4 p.m., lunch, Easter Bunny and dancing. No charge and no transportation provided, call 629-8766 for information.

Donkey Basketball in Laurel
Donkey basketball games, Thursday, March 17, Laurel High gym, 7 p.m. juniors vs. seniors; police vs. Lions; Laurel High vs. Sussex Tech teachers. Tickets - $5 in advance; $7 at the door. Available at Laurel schools, Sussex Tech, Laurel NAPA. Phone 875-6120. The first 100 grade-school children admitted will be given free donkey rides at half-time.

Seaford Lions Club Show
Seaford Lions Club Variety Show, “My Home Town,” March 17, 18, 19, Seaford High School, 7:30 P.M. Tickets ($7) are available at the door or by phoning 628-8887.
Shorebirds Fun Fest
Delmarva Shorebirds second annual Funfest, Saturday, March 19, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Perdue Stadium, Salisbury. Card show, auction, baseball clinic and much more. Contact Keith White, 875-7768.

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.

Auxiliary Basket Bingo
Bridgeville Auxiliary basket bingo featuring Longaberger baskets, Wednesday, March 23, at Bridgeville Fire Hall, doors open at 5:30 p.m., games start at 7 p.m.; tickets are $20 in advance; food available, call for tickets, 337-0381 or 337-7446.

‘Birds at Chamber Breakfast
Rise ‘n’ Shine Breakfast, sponsored by Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce, Pizza King, Stein Highway, Seaford, Thursday, March 24, 7 to 8 a.m. $7. Topic: 10th anniversary of the Delmarva Shorebirds. RSVP to 629-9690.

Laurel Baptist Church Egg Hunt
Laurel Baptist Church Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 2-9, from 1-3 p.m., Saturday, March 26. Easter eggs, prizes and lunch will be provided. Event will take place on church grounds. Call, the Rev. Steven Booth, at 875-7998.

Sorority Plans Basket Bingo
Laureate Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority will have a basket bingo, Wednesday, March 30, at Seaford Moose Lodge. Doors open at 6 p.m.; games start at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Refreshments will be available. For tickets call 629-8633.

Laurel Lions Club Variety Show
Laurel Lions Club 44th annual Variety Show, “Grand Ole Opry,” March 31, April 1, 2, Laurel High gymnasium, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $6 adults; $5 children. Available from Lions Club members.

Basket Bingo in Delmar
Basket bingo, Delmar Fire Department, Thursday, April 7; doors open at 5:30 p.m. and games begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance; $25 at the door; 20 games, 50/50’s, refreshments raffles and door prizes. Sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary. Call 846-2530, 846-0232 or 443-614-3968.

Basket Bingo in Seaford
Employee activity committee of Nanticoke Health Services Longaberger basket bingo, Thursday, April 7, at 7 p.m., at Seaford Moose, US 13A, Seaford. Advance tickets are $20; $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win one of the several door prizes. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information phone 629-6611, ext. 2420.

TRIPS

Delaware Archives in Dover
Trip to Delaware Archives, Thursday, April 7, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., sponsored by the Seaford Historical Society. Lunch at the Lobby House. Reservations by March 31 to Anne Nesbitt, 628-7788.

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

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. 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, 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.

Southern Chapter of the MOAA meets March 15
Southern Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) meeting, Tuesday March 15, 11:45 a.m. LeRos Negra, 1201 Savannah Road, Lewes. The guest speaker will be Major John M. Fischer, Delaware Army National Guard who will speak on the Iraqi War. Moaa is a non-profit veterans’ association dedicated to maintaining a strong national defense and to preserving the earned entitlements of members of the uniformed services, and their families and survivors. Membership is open to those who hold or have ever held at warrant or commission in any service to include public health services and NOAA and their surviving spouses. The cost of the buffet luncheon is $12 including tip. No reservation is necessary.