Bulletin Board
Thursday, March 17, 2005
 
BENEFIT EVENTS

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, Friday, March 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.

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.

Chicken, Dumpling Dinner
The Woodland United Methodist Church women chicken and dumpling dinner, Saturday, March 19, at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Price is adults, $7; children 6-12 years, $3.50; and 5 and under are free. No carry outs. The church is located next to the Woodland Ferry house, 4.5 miles west of Seaford on Woodland Church Road.

VFW Auxiliary Breakfast
VFW Post 4961 Ladies Auxiliary (Middleford Road, Seaford) Breakfast on Sunday, March 20, from 8 to 11 a.m. Costs is $6 for adults. Call 629-3092 for information.

Union U.M. Church Diner
Union United Methodist Church, 2 N. Laws St., Bridgeville, in its fellowship hall (across from the bank) will have its monthly ‘Union Station Diner’ on Wednesday, March 23, from 5-7 p.m. Price for adults is $6; children 12 and under, $3. Proceeds benefit the church. Call 337-7409 for more information.

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

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.

Seaford Downtown Meeting
Seaford Downtown Business Association meeting, Monday, March 21, 7 a.m., Pizza King Restaurant, Stein Highway, Seaford.

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.

Acorn Club Meets March 24
GFWC-Acorn Club meeting will be a prayer breakfast at the Woodland United Methodist Church, Thursday, March 24, at 9 a.m. A worship service will be presented by the Rev. Bob Robinson; breakfast will follow. Marilee Bradley and Louise Ellis are hostesses.

Republican Women
Seaford Republican Women’s Club meeting Thursday, March 24, 10:30 a.m., at Seaford Golf and Country Club. The program will feature Corbit Goff, American Legion Delaware State Commander, and Lenny Bunch, American Legion First Vice State Commander. The program is open to the public. There is no charge. Lunch is optional. Call Jane Short at (629-7097) or Anne Nesbitt (628-7788.

AARP Chapter 5340
AARP Chapter #5340 meeting, Monday, April 4, at Sussex Pines Country Club, Georgetown, with luncheon at noon. John Culp, deputy director of Sussex County Senior Services, Inc./ CHEER, is guest speaker. Cost of the lunch is $13. Call Mary Ann Richards 945-4763 for reservations by April 1. New members are welcome.

Sussex Airport Committee
Meeting of the Sussex County Airport Committee, Wednesday, April 6, at the Sussex County Administrative Offices building (West Complex US 113), Georgetown, at 10 a.m.

SPECIAL EVENTS

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.

“Job Fair” for seniors April 7
Eighth annual Senior Services Employment “Job Fair,” Thursday, April 7, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Delaware Tech & Community College, William A. Carter Partnership Center, Room 540, Rt. 18 and Rt. 404, Georgetown. Admission is free to job seekers. Call 856-7761, ext. 127, or 856-5618.

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.

Casino Night in Laurel
Casino Night, Laurel Post 19, Saturday, March 26, 7 p.m. to 1 a.m., $5 a person. Free refreshments.

Egg Hunt in Laurel
Laurel American Legion annual Easter Egg Hunt, Sunday, March 27, 1:30 p.m. (Rain date, April 2), at Laurel Middle School, for chidren 12-years-old and under.

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.

Laurel Lioness Basket Bingo
Laurel Lioness Club Longaberger Basket Bingo, Tuesday, April 12, at Laurel Fire Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m. and bingo starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Tickets are available at His & Hers, or reserve tickets by calling Betty James, 875-5701, or Bea Wright, 875-2674.

Western Sussex Relay for Life
Western Sussex Relay for Life, May 20 and 21, Nanticoke Memorial Hospital Cancer Care Center garage area. Opening ceremony starts at 6 p.m. Survivors’ reception, Thursday, May 19, Seaford Moose Lodge (US 13A), 5 to 8 p.m. Call 629-2131 or 875-7308.

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.

Trip to Washington, D.C.
Bethel Charge bus trip to Washington, D.C., Saturday, May 14, lunch on the Odyssey, tour of National Cathedral. $84.50 per person. Call Charlotte Givens for reservations at 875-7450.

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.