Seaford Events
Thursday, April 13th, 2000
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.
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.

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.

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.

Library to be closed
The Seaford District Library will be closed April 21, in observance of Good Friday.

Egg hunt set for April 22
Seaford Elks Lodge #2458 and Auxiliary will have a community Easter egg hunt for all children ages 2 through 12 Saturday, April 22, at 1 p.m. Prizes will be given in various age categories. Refreshments will be served following the hunt. For details, call 629-2458.

Puppets to be at coffeehouse
"Puppets for Christ" with Marvin S. Steele, puppeteer, will be at the Caffe Sarajevo, 413 High St., Seaford, Saturday, April 22, at 2 p.m. Admission is free. For information, call 629-6146 or 629-5616.

AARP meeting April 13
Seaford Chapter #1084 of the American Association of Retired Persons will meet at the Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford Road, today, April 13, at 1:30 p.m.
Robert Larkin, bird carver, will be the guest speaker.

Kindergarten to get hands on
A Hands-On Festival will be held on Saturday, April 15, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Seaford Kindergarten, rain or shine. Admission is $2.50 per family. There will be lots of hands-on activities for the children as well as character visits, games, food and entertainment.
Door prizes will be available to the first 50 kindergartners, including Beanie Babies and T-shirts.
Sunshine the clown will entertain from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. The Delaware State Police Crime Unit and scheduled police helicopter will visit, child fingerprinting will be available, the Blades Fire Department fire truck and ambulance will be on hand and McGruff the Crimefighting Dog will be there. There will be science experiments and a mini petting zoo.
Lunch foods, baked goods, cotton candy and other refreshments will be available for purchase. Seaford Kindergarten shirts will also be for sale at reduced prizes.

Miss, Little Miss pageants set
The Seaford Lioness Club is sponsoring the annual Little Miss Seaford and Miss Seaford pageants Friday, May 12. Contestants for the Little Miss pageant must either be in kindergarten or first grade and must live in the Seaford School District.
Contestants for the Miss Seaford pageant must be 14 prior to May 12 and cannot turn 18 in 2000. Contestants must be a freshman, sophomore or junior and must live in the Seaford School District.
Applications can be obtained at the Seaford High School office and at Seaford Kindergarten. Applications, including a photo, may be mailed to Judy Rhodes, 818 Bridgeville Road, Seaford, DE 19973, by April 19.

Driving program set
Nanticoke Senior Center is offering a 55 Alive/Mature Driving program for people 50 and older on May 1 and May 2, at 8:30 a.m. The course is sponsored by AARP and stresses how older drivers may operate motor vehicles more safely. It also discusses physical changes that affect senior citizens and recommendations on how to handle them.
Upon completion of course, participants receive a certificate entitling them to a 10-percent reduction in personal and no-fault liability insurance premiums for three years. A 15-percent discount is given to anyone repeating the course after three years. Cost is $10 per person. To enroll, call the center at 629-4939.

Mother's Day dinner May 14
The Knights of Columbus will sponsor an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner Sunday, May 14, Mother's Day, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church parish hall. All proceeds will benefit Our Lady of Lourdes Youth Group.
Seating times will be at 4 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Reservations are recommended and take-outs will be available. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for children 4 to 12 and free for children 3 and under. Cash bar will be available for beer and wine. Call 629-7999 for tickets.