Bulletin Board
Thursday, March 31, 2005
 
BENEFIT EVENTS

AAUW Geranium Sales
Seaford American Association of University Women (AAUW) is taking orders for the annual geranium sale to raise money for local scholarships. Plants are $4 each in red, white, pink, salmon, or fuchsia. To order, call 629-4619 or 628-8494 or any AAUW member by Friday, April 1. Plants will be picked up at the West Seaford School parking lot on Saturday, April 23, between 8 and 11 a.m.

Basket Bingo at Boys-Girls Club
Basket bingo, Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club, 310 Va. Ave., Seaford, Thursday, April 21, doors open at 6 p.m.; games start at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club "One Campaign," with all dollars matched.

Scrapbooking Crop on April 16
Scrapbooker's Crop 'Till You Drop, to benefit The Lighthouse Youth group of Epworth Fellowship Church in Laurel, at Epworth Fellowship Church in Laurel, on Saturday, April 16, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Call Marcia Dukes at 875-4254.

Crop 4 A Cure Benefit
"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

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.

Pat Jones is Guest Speaker
The Kiwanis Club of Seaford special meeting featuring guest speaker Seaford Councilwoman Pat Jones, Wednesday, April 6, at the Manor House. The reception is at 6 p.m.; dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Equine Council to Meet
Delaware Equine Council meets Monday, April 18, 7 p.m., at Delaware State Fairgrounds, exhibitor's hall, north entrance in Harrington. Guest speaker, Joe McGowan, from Farm Family Insurance. All those interested in horses are welcome. Call, Paula Barto, 629-5233.

AARP Widowed Persons
Seaford Chapter of the AARP-Widowed Persons Service meeting Tuesday, April 19, 12:30 p.m., at the Golden Corral. Guest speaker will be John Hollis representing the Nemours Foundation. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend.

SPECIAL EVENTS

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.
Sock Hop at Seaford VFW
'50s and '60s sock hop, Seaford VFW Post 4961, Saturday, April 9, 7 p.m. to midnight, sponsored by AMVETS Post 1694. Music by Keeper of the Stars. Food served 7 to 9 p.m. Cost is $10 and included entertainment and food. Prizes for best dressed couple and individual. Phone Barry Sauers, 629-5624.

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.

Auxiliary Jewelry Fair
Monday, April 11, and Tuesday, April 12, Nanticoke Health Services Auxiliary Jewelry Fun Fair, in main lobby of Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Middleford Road, Seaford, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday. Sterling silver, 14k and semi-precious stones are available at savings of 30 to 70 percent.

Spring Yard Sale
Georgetown Historical Society outdoor spring yard sale (weather permitting) Saturday, April 23, 7 a.m. at Marvel Carriage Museum, 510 South Bedford St., Georgetown. Spaces approximately 20x20, $10 each. Bring your own tables, chairs and tarp if needed. To reserve spaces, or for more information call 855-9660.

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 for more information.

TRAINING/CLASSES

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.

Women's Exercise Classes
Women's exercise classes designed for all fitness levels, taught by ACE certified instructors, daytime and evening classes for a fee of $3/one hour class. Free demonstration classes are being offered the week of April 4. Eight-week session being April 11. Call 628-8767 for details.

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.