Seaford Events
Thursday, March 30th, 2000
 
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.

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.

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.
AAUW new member tea set
The Seaford Branch of AAUW will host a new member tea Sunday, April 9, at 2 p.m., at the home of Tina Fallon. All members are encouraged to invite prospective members. Coffee and light refreshments will be served. Call Diane LeCompte at 629-2249 for more information.

Acorn Club to meet April 27
The GFWC-Acorn Club will hold its last business meeting until September on April 27. Members will gather at the Seaford Library at 7:30 p.m. Club program will be the election of Acorn Club executive board officers for 2000-2002.
The club hostess, Tessie Northrup and her committee, Bonnie Litchford, Lorene Messick, Edie Irwin, Mariellen Leonhartt and Johanna Longs, will prepare and serve the refreshment for the evening.

Geraniums pickup day May 6
Geraniums ordered to benefit the American Association of University Women (AAUW) scholarship program may be picked up and paid for at the West Seaford School parking lot on Saturday, May 6, between 9 and 11 a.m. Any orders not picked up by 11 a.m. will be offered for sale to the public.

Seminar to focus on birding
The Baldcypress Nature Center at Trap Pond State Park, Laurel, will host a seminar on birding basics Saturday, April 1, 9 a.m. For details, call 875-5163.
Additional park programs for April include:
• Can You Canoe? Sunday, April 8, 10 a.m. Participants will learn canoeing basics and safety techniques. This program was rescheduled from March 26.
• Don't Touch That!, Saturday, April 8, 1 p.m. Participants will learn the basics of plant identification during a nature hike.
• James Branch Canoe Trip, Sunday, April 9, 1 p.m. Participants will explore one of the most scenic canoe trails in Delaware featuring baldcypress trees and some of the oldest trees in the state. Experience in paddling is recommended, but not necessary. Pre-registration is required by calling the nature center. The trip will take five hours and costs $15 per person.
• Trussum Pond Canoe Exploration, Saturday, April 15, 2 p.m. Participants will observe reptiles as they emerge from their winter hibernation, waterfowl, and a variety of wildlife. No experience necessary. pre-registration is required. The trip will last three hours and cost $10 per person.
• Dapper Eggs, Saturday, April 22, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Local Ukrainian egg artist, Sally Bowman, will teach creative twists to painting eggs. Advance registration is required. The $5 fee includes all materials.

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.