Bulletin Board
Thursday, April 7, 2005
 
BENEFIT EVENTS

AAUW Geranium Sales
Seaford American Association of University Women (AAUW) 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.

MEETINGS

Paul Dunbar School PTA
Paul Laurance Dunbar Elementary PTA meeting, Tuesday April 12, in the school cafeteria, 6:30 p.m. Topic of the meeting will be the Accelerated Reader Program with guest speaker Ms. Darnell.

NHS Auxiliary Meeting
Nanticoke Hospital Auxiliary meeting Wednesdsay, April 13, at Seaford Golf & Country Club. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m.; cost $10. Speaker: Dr. Tomas Antonini will speak on Women’s Health and Bladder Issues. Reservations due April 8. Callers will be contacting members.

Acorn Club Plans Meeting
GFWC-Acorn Club will meet April 14, at 7:30 p.m. at the Seaford library. The program will be on conservation, with Helen Russell as hostess.

AARP Chapter 1084
AARP Seaford Area Chapter 1084 meets Thursday, April 14, at Methodist Manor House Fellowship Hall in Seaford, 1:30 p.m. Seaford area includes from Delmar to Greenwood. Dr.John Gardner of State College in Dover, will speak on America at War, U.S. History. Guest are welcome. Call Helen Skjoldager, 875-5086.

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.

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.

Read Aloud Training
Read Aloud Delaware volunteer training Tuesday, April 26, at 1 p.m. in the Seaford Public Library, 402 North Porter St., Seaford. Call 856-2527 to sign up for training or for further information. Volunteer readers are needed at various reading sites in Sussex County.

Trap Pond Needs Volunteers
Trap Pond State Park in Laurel is looking for individuals or groups of all ages to volunteer in the park. Volunteer help is needed in many areas, including park maintenance and Nature Center help. Groups or individuals who have an interest in wildlife conservation, maintenance work, history, and environmental education can find fulfilling volunteer opportunities. For more information, contact Michelle Donalds, 875-5163 or email at michelle.donalds@state.de.us

SPECIAL EVENTS

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 for more information.

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 Fling in Laurel
Spring Fling, 104 Broadcreek Road, Laurel, Sunday, April 17, one stop shopping for Creative Memories, Mary Kay, Pampered Chef, Home Interiors, Longaberger Baskets, Silpada Jewelry. Raffles and door prizes. Phone 875-9357 for directions and more information.

YARD SALES

Yard Sale at St. John’s
Annual indoor yard sale, St. John’s UM Church, Pine Street, Seaford, Saturday, April 16, 7 to 11 a.m. Tables are $10 (personal); $20 (business). Call 628-0329 for table reservations. Proceeds benefit local missions.

Event at Wheatley’s Hall
Craft and yard sale, Wheatley’s Community Hall, Saturday, April 16, 7 a.m. The hall is located at the intersection of Wheatley Church Road and Sharptown Road (MD 313) near Galestown, and about 2 miles north of Sharptown. Vendors’ spaces will be available. Breakfast, oyster sandwiches and homemade soup will be sold. To reserve a vendor space or for more information, contact Beverly Wheatley (410-883-3246). This activity is for the benefit of the Wheatley Church Preservation Fund.

Yard Sale at Union U.M. Church
Yard sale, Union U.M. Church, 2 N. Laws St., Bridgeville, Saturday, April 23, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. To rent a space call 337-7409.

Yard Sale at Wesley Church
Yard sale, Wesley U.M. Church, 22025 Atlanta Road, Seaford, Saturday, May 14, 7 a.m. to noon. Raindate is May 14. To rent a space contact Pastor Ed Kuhling, 629-3029. Proceeds will benefit the building fund.

YOUTH EVENTS

Elks Offering Summer Camp
Seaford Elks Lodge #2458 is sponsoring a number of children, ages 9-13, to attend the Elks Camp Barrett located in Crownsville, Md. (west of Annapolis). The dates are: Boys, July 17-23; Girls July 24-30. Planned activities/camp counselors. For more information and an application form, call Lodge representatives at 628-3607 or 628-3389. Do not call the Lodge.

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.

Yu-Gi-Oh duels at the Greenwood Public Library April 8
Local kids are invited to bring a friend and their most powerful cards to the Greenwood Public Library on Friday, April 8, at 6:30 p.m. Although trading is not permitted, Yu-Gi-Oh cards will be raffled and duels between players of all levels will take place. For more information call Donna Prine Carter at 349-5309.

AARP Seaford Chapter 1084 dinner/meeting May 13 (reserve by May 5)
Annual dinner/meeting,Seaford Area Chapter 1084 of AARP, Inc., Bridgeville Fire Hall, Friday, May 13, 5:30 p.m. Entertainment by a DJ. Cost $15 per person for members sand guests. Call Betty Martens for reservations prior to May 5, at 629-9789