Seaford Events
Thursday, March 21, 2002
 
Charlie Brown at SHS
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 SHS teachers Emily Abbott (stage) and Penny Carmack (music), with Chris Hicklin assisting. Chris Wilson is helping with set design. Cast members are Scott Persinger (Charlie Brown), Matthew Wasson (Linus), Kat Phillips (Lucy), Seth Braustein (Schroeder), Katie Burklow (Patti), Kelly Trice (Sally), J.J. Morgan (Snoopy), and Heather Hughes (Woodstock). Chorus members are Stephanie St. Phard, Nicole Webster, and Steffanie Day. A small pit band includes Julie Linek (piano), Kat LaPrad (flute), Phil Everton (base guitar), and Susan Nancarrow (percussion).

Nanticoke Little League Basket Bingo tonight
Nanticoke Little League Longaberger Basket Bingo on Thursday, March 21, starting at 7 p.m. at the V.F.W. on Middleford Road, Seaford. The evening will consist of 20 games and will feature several basket combinations including four 2002 Small and Large Easter combos, and several regular line baskets as prizes. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win the Hostess Large Hamper or one of the nine door prizes. Nearly 30 chances to win. Refreshments will be available. Call 629-4873 or 628-9034.

Seaford spaghetti dinner
Seaford Band Association will have an all-you-can-eat Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction to benefit the SHS Band at St. John’s United Methodist Church, Third and Pine streets, Seaford, on Saturday, March 23, 4-7 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door. Buy advance tickets from any band parent: adults $6, children 4-12 $4, children 3 and under, free.

AAUW Geranium sales
The Seaford American Association of University Women is taking orders for the annual geranium sale to raise money for local scholarships. Plants are $4 each in red, white, pink or fuchsia. To order, call 629-4637 or any AAUW member by Friday, March 22. Plants will be picked up at the West Seaford School parking lot on Saturday, May 4, between 9-11 a.m.

Bingos to benefit band
Mardela High School Band-Aides Inc., will hold Bingos to benefit the Mardela Middle and High School Bands and Band Front, on Saturdays, March 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20, at Mardela High School Cafeteria. Doors open at 5 p.m., first game at 7 p.m. Food and beverages will be on sale.

Seaford Elks Egg hunt
Seaford Elks Lodge 2458 will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 30. All are encouraged to bring their children and/or grandchildren for this event. Also, don’t forget your friends’ and neighbors’ children. The ages are 0-12 years. There will be four age groups and prizes for each age group. Also, members will be serving hot dogs, beans, chips, and sodas in the lodge after the Easter Egg Hunt. Call the lodge on Elks Road in Seaford at 629-2458.

Kiwanis Club scholarships
The Kiwanis Club of Seaford will be offering two scholarships to graduating high school seniors residing in the Seaford School District. Scholarship applications are available from the Seaford Senior High School Guidance Department or by contacting Fred Glime at 629-3652 or Ron Breeding at 629-9173. Deadline April 5.
AAUW Scholarship Program
The Seaford Branch of AAUW will offer one or two scholarships in the total amount of $1,500 to a Seaford Senior High School woman in her senior year who will be enrolling in a four-year college in the U.S. working toward a BA or BS degree. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Applications are available in the Guidance Office at the high school and the deadline is April 3. Contact Diane LeCompte at 629-2249.

Acorn Club Prayer Breakfast
The GFWC Acorn Club of Seaford will hold its Prayer Breakfast at the Seaford Golf & Country Club on March 28, at 9 a.m. Hostess Betty Daudt and her committee will plan the menu and decorate the tables with spring flowers. Betty Daudt, Religion chair, will introduce the Lent speaker, the Rev. David Humphrey, senior minister at St. John’s United Methodist Church in Seaford. Entertainment will be introduced by music chair Lillian Deputy. Beverly La Fazier of Laurel will sing a medley of songs.

Seaford Library has forms, preparation on Mondays
Tax forms for Federal and State are available in the foyer of the library. AARP tax aide will offer free tax counseling and preparation for seniors and low income on Mondays until April 8, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Space is limited so call early and ask to speak to Mrs. McDonnell to arrange a time.

Seaford Mayor’s Right Choice Award deadline May 3
The City of Seaford is proud to announce that nominations for the Mayor’s Right Choice Award are now being accepted. This award is given to a high school senior who resides in the Seaford School District and has made the right choices in life, exhibited a positive influence on the Seaford Community, and maintained a drug free lifestyle. This award will be presented at the regular meeting of Mayor & Council on May 28, 2002. The winner will receive an engraved plaque and $500. Applications can be picked up at City Hall, 302 E. King St., Monday through Friday (8 a.m.-5 p.m.) or from the guidance offices of Seaford High School, Sussex Technical High School and seaford Christian Academy. The deadline for submitting completed applications is May 3, 2002. They may be submitted by mail (P.O. Box 1100, Seaford DE 19973) or by fax (629-9307) to the attention of Shannon Sapna. Questions should also be directed to Mrs. Sapna at 629-9173.

Elks host Bingo every Wednesday
The Seaford Elks Lodge has Bingo every Wednesday evening beginning promptly at 7:30. Food available from our kitchen.

Seaford Library has forms, preparation on Mondays
Tax forms for Federal and State are available in the foyer of the library. AARP tax aide will offer free tax counseling and preparation for seniors and low income on Mondays until April 8, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Space is limited so call early and ask to speak to Mrs. McDonnell to arrange a time.

Babies and Toddlers ‘Stay & Play’
The “Parents As Teachers” program (PAT) invites parents and their children from birth to age three to a FREE “Stay and Play Center” at Seaford Dept. of Parks & Recreation (SDPR) on Virginia Avenue. Sessions will be on Mondays from 10:30 a.m. to noon. (Closed on school holidays.) The center provides an opportunity for parents and caretakers with young children to play together and discuss any parenting questions with a parent educator. Other services include a lending library of children’s and parenting books and evening group meetings on a variety of topics. For more information, call Cris Henderson at 875-2781 or Seaford Dept. of Parks & Recreation at 629-6809.