Bulletin Board
Thursday, March 24, 2005
 
BENEFIT EVENTS

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.

Crop 4 a Cure
“Crop 4 a Cure,” a scrapbooking crop to benefit Marci Dayton, Saturday, April 30, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Gethsemane U.M. Church Hall, Reliance. $40 donation includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, goodie bags, door prizes, silent auction, vendors. Tickets, call 628-5074 or 629-0338 by April 20. Marci, 13, of Cambridge, Md. has a brain tumor. She has many relatives in the Federalsburg-Seaford area.

FOOD

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

Democrat Club
Western Sussex Democrat Club meeting, Monday, March 28, at Dukes Pool, Sycamore Road, Laurel. Covered dish dinner at 6:30 p.m., meeting at 7:30 p.m. The public is invited.

SVFD Ladies Auxiliary
Seaford Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary meeting, Monday, March 28, 7:30 p.m., Seaford Fire Hall. This will be a business meeting with Elaine Vincent, Betty Truitt, and Tara Truitt serving on the refreshment committee. The meeting is open to anyone interested in joining.

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 Count Administrative Offices building (West Complex US 113), Georgetown, at 10 a.m.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Casino Night Canceled
Laurel Post 19 is canceling Casino night due to the Easter weekend.

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.

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.
Kiwanis Basket Bingo April 9
Seaford Kiwanis Basket Bingo, Saturday, April 9, Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club, Virginia Ave. Doors open at 6 p.m.; games begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Refreshments. Must be 18 to play. Tickets available from Kiwanis members and at the Seaford Star office, Stein Highway.

Kids’ Bike Race on April 9
Free fun kids’ bicycle race (ages 3-10) at 12:45 on Saturday, April 9, at West Seaford Elementary School in conjunction with the Seaford Bicycle Race Weekend, April 9 at West Seaford Elementary School, April 10, in the west Seaford area around Wesley Church and the Atlanta Road area. Various divisions. Volunteers are needed. Contact Ron MacArthur, 629-9788 (days).

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.

Vendors For Woodland Festival
The Woodland Ferry Association is planning for its 13 Annual Fall Festival for Saturday, Sept. 10. For information regarding craft and flea market or food vendor spaces, contact Donna Angell at 629-8077.

TRAINING

Read Aloud Training
Read Aloud Delaware volunteer training session, Tuesday, March 29, 1 p.m., Seaford Public Library, 402-North Porter St., Seaford. Call 856-2527 to sign up. Volunteer readers are needed at various reading sites in Sussex County.

AARP Safe Driving Course
AARP Safe Driving Course at the Laurel Senior Center on April 11 and 12, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. To register phone the center at 875-2536 The fee is $10 and most insurance companies give a 10 percent discount.

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.

AARP Trip to Washington, D.C.
AARP Chapter 5340 of Georgetown is offering a trip to Washington, D.C., May 18. Stops will be the World War II Memorial and American Indian Museum. The bus will leave Georgetown Plaza at 8 a.m. and return about 7:30 p.m. The cost is $20. Lunch and dinner stops on your own. Registration must be made by May 1. For details call Hilda Parker at 856-2760 or Isabelle Morris at 856-7345.

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. For your 17 and under.

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 Rt. 16 next door to the post office. Call 349-5309.