Tech gala set
"Starry, Starry Night," an annual fund-raising gala to benefit the
Excellence Through Technology Campaign of Delaware Technical & Community
College, Owens Campus, will be Saturday, April 15.
The event will include a reception, dinner, champagne dessert and
concert by Quin Tango, a world-renowned quintet of two violins, cello,
bass and piano playing unique arrangements of tango music.
Tickets are $50 per person; $30 is tax-deductible. For details, call
855-1600, Ext. 9620.
Easter eggs can be ordered
Christ Lutheran Church, Seaford, is selling homemade Easter eggs.
Peanut butter, coconut cream and butter cream are the flavors available.
Price is $2.50 each.
To place an order call 875-0514 or 629-9751, before April 13.
Adult Plus+ plans trips
The following excursion is sponsored by the Adult Plus+ program at
Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus:
April 16 - to the Kennedy Center for a tribute by Liza Minelli
to her father, Vincente Minelli, master of the movie musical. Included
will be songs from "Meet Me In St. Louis, "Ziegfield Follies," "An
American in Paris" and "Gigi." Cost for Adult Plus members is $100;
general public, $105.
For more information, or to register, call Adult Plus+ at 856-5618.
AARP tax help offered
Free tax counseling and preparation for all taxpayers with middle
and low income, with special attention to those age 60 and older,
is available from AARP Tax-Aide through April 11.
AARP Tax Aid volunteers, trained in cooperation with the Internal
Revenue Service, will offer help with personal income tax returns
at the Nanticoke Senior Center, Seaford, 629-4939, and Methodist Manor
House, Middleford Road, Seaford, 629-4593.
Service also is available for homebound individuals. Call for dates
Additional site locations can be located by calling 1-888-AARP-NOW,
or visit the web site at www.aarp.org/taxaide.
Art show to benefit B&G Club
On Friday evening, April 7, the Oak Orchard/Riverdale Civic Association
and the Kiwanis of Millsboro will host an art show and auction to
benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Oak Orchard.
The event will take place at the new CHEER Center, at US 9 and Sandhill
Road, Georgetown. The cost of tickets is $10.
A cash bar will be available. Preview time is 7 p.m. with the auction
beginning at 8 p.m.
For tickets, contact Geri Wallace at 945-9242 or 945-4485. Art information
may be obtained at www.heismanart.com
Club to serve steak, pizza
The second annual Steak & Pizza Dinner will take place at the Boys
& Girls Club on Saturday, April 8, at 6 p.m. The fund-raiser benefits
programming for youth.
Tickets are $25 or a table for $100 (four adults and four children).
Attending the banquet will be Chuck Thompson, Baltimore Colts Hall
of Fame sportscaster, Tom Matte, former member of the Colts, John
Taylor, retired from the San Francisco 49-ers, and Peter Boulware,
one of the top defensive players in the NFL from the Baltimore Ravens.
to Dave Crimmins, director of the Western Sussex Club, the banquet
is not only a fund-raiser but also a perfect opportunity for youth
in the area to meet and talk with positive role models who live in
"Children and adults sit together during the dinner and have conversations
about current issues. It's a great opportunity for some mentoring
and bonding," he said.
Immigrants topic of meeting
A display of photographs of the part of Guatemala from which most
of the Hispanics in Sussex County emigrate will be a feature of the
Sussex County League of Women Voters meeting on April 11, at 7 p.m.
in room 320 of the Arts and Science Building at Delaware Technical
and Community College, Georgetown.
These were taken by photographer Michael Oates during the making of
a documentary film about these immigrants.
The speaker for the evening will be Mark J. Miller, professor of political
science and international relations at the University of Delaware,
where he has taught since 1978.
He has written and lectured extensively about international migration.
The Rev. Jim Lewis of Bethany Beach will attend the meeting as an
informal participant, and it is hoped that representatives of agencies
dealing with the problems of immigrants in the Georgetown area will
also be present.
The public is welcome at this and all SCLWV meetings. Admission is
free, and refreshments will be served. For further information call
With the play, a little dinner
Possum Point Players (PPP) will premiere a dinner theater at Possum
Hall in Georgetown, for the Saturday, April 29, performance of their
spring musical "Man of La Mancha."
The meal will be prepared by Bonnie Reeves, Mary Ann Hook and Louise
Hartzell, assisted by their husbands, Lou, Al and Jim, respectively.
This is the same group that prepared the meals that became so popular
when PPP held their annual January dinner theater in Millsboro several
The cost of the dinner theater will be $30 a person and the main entree
will be the chicken in filo dough that was so popular when PPP served
it in Millsboro. Tickets for the musical only will be $13 with the
customary $2 discount on Sunday matinees for students and senior citizens.
Season ticket holders who wish to attend the dinner theater will be
charged an additional $17 since this dinner theater is not part of
the original season.
The show will open on Friday, April 28, at 8 p.m. On Saturday, April
29, doors for dinner theater patrons will open at 6 p.m., with dinner
served at 7 p.m. The show will follow immediately after dinner (at
The show on Sunday, April 30, will be at 2 p.m. Closing weekend will
be Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 5, 6, and 7. Show times will be
8 p.m., 8 p.m., and 2 p.m., respectively.
Anyone interested in purchasing tickets should call PPP's ticketline
at (302) 856-4560.
Lodge to host Casino Night
The Cape Henlopen Elks Lodge 2540, Rt. 23 outside Lewes, is holding
a Casino Night on Friday, April 7, from 7 p.m. till midnight.
Admission is $4. Only those 21 or older will be admitted. Call 645-7016
for more information.