Club Variety Show March 23-25
The Laurel Lions Club 39th Annual Variety Show, "Celebration 2000"
will be held at the Laurel High School, "Howard Elliott Gymnasium,"
on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 23, 24 and 25; showtime at
7:30 p.m. Get your tickets early - adults $5, children 5-12, $4.
They can be purchased from any Lion member, O'Neal's Jewelry Store,
Laurel Petroleum, Dr. Adiarte's office or by calling 875-7767.
Peninsula Bluegrass Show March 25
A Peninsula Bluegrass Show and Pick-In, at Laurel American Legion
Post 19, will be held on Saturday, March 25, starting at 6 p.m. untilÉ?
Featured will be Whaley's Corner and The Bob Paisley Band.
A Pick-In will begin at 9:30 p.m. Cost is $5 for Peninsula Bluegrass
members and $7 for all others. Refreshments will be served.
Lions collect eye glasses
During March the Laurel Lions Club will collect used eye glasses which
are combined with collections from other Lions Clubs, organized into
prescription categories, and then distributed to indigent people in
Following are eyeglass collection stations in the Laurel area: Bank
of Delmarva, Wilmington Trust, Delaware National Bank, Good Samaritan
Shop, Laurel Senior Center, Happy Harry's, Drs. Adiarte, Cargo, and
The Lions encourage anyone having unused glasses to deposit them at
any of the above collection stations.
Chesapeake Bay series
This Chesapeake Bay series details the environmental threats to this
region and evaluates the impact on the people who work the water.
Meetings are on Thursdays, 7-9 p.m., at Travel Perks, Laureltowne.
The Laurel Public Library is sponsoring the series which is partially
funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the State
A bus trip/tour in conjunction with this series is being planned.
Call the library for more details, 875-3184.
March 16 - George Reiger, "Heron Hill Chronicle" and Robert Arthur,
"Hymn to the Chesapeake."
Patrick's Day songs
Irish folk-songs and traditional music will be offered at the Laurel
Public Library on Friday evening, March 17. Everett Hart of Laurel
and Mary Ann Torkelson of Seaford will present a program of harmonica/keyboard
duets and solos. The program will last 30 minutes and refreshments
will be served. Call the library (875-3184) for details.
Tax help on March 21
The Laurel Public Library will be offering tax assistance through
AARP, on Tuesdays, 11 and 11:30 a.m. Call 875-3184 to set up an appointment
or register at the library!
Miss and Little Miss contests
The annual Miss Laurel and Little Miss Laurel contests are set for
April 18, with the deadline for signing up April 1. The Exchange Club
has done this for many years. Applications are in the library, at
Todd's Tax Service on Poplar Street and at the high school.
Delaware SPCA at library
On Wednesday, March 22, the Laurel Public Library will host Scott
Vogel, director of Humane Education for the Delaware SPCA, for two
children's animal programs. At 1 p.m., Vogel will perform "Sharing
Sam," a lively puppet and flannel-board story for preschool and kindergarten
age children. At 4 p.m., he will talk to children from grades 4-12
about responsible pet care.
Library sponsors Llamas
On Thursday, March 23, at 3 p.m., Ellen Dunn of the Diamond State
Llama Farm will have several llamas at Market Square Park in a program
sponsored by the Laurel Public Library.
Beginning with two llamas five years ago, Mrs. Dunn's herd has grown
to about 50 animals of varying sizes, colors and ages. The public