Bulletin Board
Thursday, April 14, 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.

Epworth Scrapbooking
Scrapbookers’ Crop, Epworth Fellowship Church, Laurel, Saturday, April 16, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. 12 vendors on site. Classes, contests, door prizes, call 875-4254. (Proceeds benefit Epworth Fellowship Church’s Youth Group.)

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.

Barbecue to Benefit Chix
Sussex Chix (16 and under softball team) benefit chicken barbecue on Saturday, April 16, at the Harley Davidson parking lot on Rt. 1 south, Rehoboth Beach, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Blades PTO Fund Raiser
Blades Elementary PTO fund raiser at Seaford Friendly’s, Tuesday, April 19, 5 to 8 p.m. Friendly’s will donate 10 percent of all profits from the evening; no coupons can be used for dinner.

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.

BOOKMOBILE

Stops in Western Sussex
On Wednesday, April 20, the Bookmobile will be at the following local places: The Child Craft Company, Seaford, 9:45-10:15 a.m.; Bethel, Bethel Store, 10:45-11 a.m.; Layton’s Riveria, Seaford, 11:15-11:30 a.m.; Sussex Manor M.H. Park, Seaford, 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; Methodist Manor, Seaford, 1:15-1:45 p.m.; Seaford Center, Seaford, 2-2:30 p.m.; Coverdale Day Care, Rt. 18, 3:15-3:45 p.m.; Walker’s Mill M.H. Park, Bridgeville, 4-4:30 p.m.

FOOD

Woodland UMC Dinner
Woodland United Methodist Church women chicken and dumpling dinner, Saturday, April 16, 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Price is $7; children 6-12 years, $3.50; five and under free. No carry outs. The church is located next to the Woodland Ferry House, 4.5 miles west of Seaford on Woodland Church Road.

VFW Post 4961 Breakfast
The VFW Post 4961 Ladies Auxiliary on Middleford Road, Seaford, will have an all-you-can-eat breakfast, Sunday, April 17, from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m., cost is $6 for adults. Questions, call 629-3092.

Union Station Diner
Union United Methodist Church, 2 N.Laws St., Bridgeville, (across from the bank) will be having its monthly Union Station Diner on Wednesday, April 27, from 5 to 7 p.m.; $7 for adults and $3.50 for children 12 and under. They will be serving roasted chicken, mashed potatoes, vegetable and desert. Call the church for questions at 302-337-7409.

Spaghetti Dinner April 30
On Saturday, April 30, from 4:30-6:30 p.m., Bethel United Methodist Church will have a spaghetti/salad/beverage/dessert dinner, $7, at the church community house, located west of Seaford near Oak Grove. For tickets call Lucy Slacum, 629-7117.

Dinner at Centenary Church
Centenary United Methodist Church, Poplar and Market streets, Laurel, all- you-can-eat chicken/dumpling dinner, Saturday, May 7, 4-7 p.m. Adults $8, children $4 (under six are free), sponsored by the United Methodist Women.

MEETINGS

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.

MOAA Chapter Meeting
Southern Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) meeting on Tuesday, April 19, 11:45 a.m., at LaRosa Negra, 1201 Savannah Road, Lewes. The guest speaker will be Staff Sgt. Alex Helsabeck who is the director of the U.S. Army Chorus. MOAA is a non-profit veterans’ association dedicated to maintaining a strong national defense and to preserving the earned entitlements of members of the uniformed services and their families and survivors. The cost of the buffet luncheon is $12 including tip. No reservation is necessary.
Reliance Grange Meeting
Reliance Grange 58 covered dish supper, Gethsemane U.M. Church, Reliance, Monday, April 25, 6:30 p.m. The program will deal with scams.

AARP Chapter 1084
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 and guests. Call Betty Martens for reservations prior to May 5, at 629-9789.

TRAINING/CLASSES


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

‘Crucible’ on SHS Stage
The Seaford High School Drama Club is presenting “The Crucible,” April 14-16 at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Tickets are $5 for adults and $4 for students and children.

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.

Laurel Chamber Mixer
Laurel Chamber of Commerce mixer, Laurel branch of the Bank of Delmarva, 200 East Market St., Thursday, April 21, 5 to 7 p.m. Light refreshments will be served and all chamber members are invited to attend. R.S.V.P. to Donald Dykes (875-5901) or the Laurel Chamber of Commerce office (875-9319) by April 15.

Woodbridge Candidates Night
Woodbridge School District PTO meet the candidates night, Tuesday, April 26, 7 p.m., Woodbridge Elementary School. Matt Davis and Walter Gilefski are the candidates.

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.

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 Fellowship Hall, 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

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.

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.