Seaford Events
Thursday, March 23rd, 2000
 
Acorn Club to meet today
The Acorn Club will hold a business meeting today, March 23, in the Seaford Library, at 7:30 p.m. Club directors and convention delegates will be elected.
The hostesses, Kitty Medford and Helen Russell, with their committee, Ruth Eden, Carolyn Stoner, Beverly Viehaman, Dorothy Hollis and Ruth Mulford, will furnish the refreshments.
On April 27, the club will hold its last business meeting until September. Members will gather at the Seaford Library at 7:30 p.m. to elect officers for the Acorn Club Executive Board Officers. The club hostess, Tessie Northrup and her committee, Bonnie Litchford, Lorene Messick, Edie Irwin, Mariellen Leonhartt and Johanna Longs, will prepare refreshments.

Tests to be topic of meeting
Testing in the Seaford School District will be discussed during parent information night Tuesday, March 28, 7 p.m., in the Central Elementary Auditorium.
Following a brief presentation, staff will answer questions about the types of tests, reasons for various tests, state versus local testing and how parents can help their children be successful.

Display will honor women
An opening reception for a new exhibit at the Seaford Museum will be held on April 2 from 2 to 4 p.m.
The exhibit, "Women Who Have Been Important in the History of Seaford," honors Nellie Allen, Fannie Callaway, Katie Handy, Amelia Hardesty, Gertrude Jester, LaNada, Anna May Marvel, Sally Sharp Messick, Rachel Ross, Dr. Annie Shipley, Nancy Thomas and the women who founded the Seaford Library.
The display will include the stories of their lives, photographs and memorabilia. Refreshments will be served.
The museum is located on New Street. Admission is free. The event is sponsored by the Seaford Historical Society. For information call 629-8095 or 628-7788.

Former Miss Seafords wanted
The Seaford Lioness Club is looking for past Little Miss and Miss Seaford pageant winners to be recognized at the pageant on May 12. To make arrangements to participate, contact Toni Cocilovo at 629-5353 by April 7.
Trip to musical planned
Nanticoke Senior Center is sponsoring a trip to Three Little Bakers dinner theatre in Wilmington to see "Fiddler on the Roof" on Wednesday, April 5. The bus will leave the center at 3 p.m. and return around midnight. Cost is $45 for members, $50 for non-members. Call the center at 629-4939 for more information.

Club offering scholarships
The Kiwanis Club of Seaford is 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. Application deadline is April 10.

Garden tour set for May 6
A spring garden tour, featuring eight Seaford gardens, has been scheduled for Saturday, May 6. This tour will highlight large and small gardens, those with water settings and new gardens.
Gardens on the tour will include those of Mary Ellen and John Farquhar, Joyce and Brad Mackler, Pat and Steve Theis, Tommy Cooper, Tita and Joe Gontang, Suzanne and Jerry Barnes, Janie and Frank Anderson and Rosilina and Eduardo Jiloca. They will feature shade and sun gardening, naturalized plantings, water gardens, boxwood gardens, four seasons plantings and container planting.
The garden tour is sponsored by the Mt. Olivet United Methodist Women. Tickets can be purchased prior to the tour for $6 and the day of the tour for $8. Box lunches and drinks will be available at certain locations. For more information or tickets call 629-2466.

Scouts to hold breakfast
Boy Scout Troop #249 is holding an all-you-can eat pancake breakfast at St. John's Church fellowship hall, Pine and KIng streets, Seaford, Saturday, April 1, from 7 to 11 a.m. The cost is $3.50 for adults, $2.50 for children under 12, with children under 6 eating free. Profits will go toward the purchase of a small equipment trailer to use on camping trips.