Laurel Events
Thursday, April 20th, 2000
Legion to host egg hunt
The Laurel American Legion Post 19 and Ladies Auxiliary will hold their annual Easter egg hunt on Easter Sunday, April 23, at the Laurel Middle School beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Children 12 years of age and under are invited to participate.

Class of 1990 plans reunion
The Laurel High School Class of 1990 is planning its 10-year class reunion for November 2000.
Classmates who have not been contacted may call Alison Hastings at 875-2166 or Kelly Layton at 875-4029.

Legion offering scholarships
American Legion Auxiliary Unit #19 has two $500 scholarships available for deserving seniors at Laurel High School.
Applications must be requested from Sheila Littleton, auxiliary president, 875-4354.
Application deadline is May 1.

Watercolors to be on exhibit
During April, the Laurel Public Library and Travel Perks (The Coffee House at Laureltowne) will host an exhibit of watercolor paints and drawings by Salisbury artist Ellen Lawler.
Lawler, department chair of biological sciences at Salisbury State University, has combined her interests in nature and art in these works which depict some of the many species of birds found on Delmarva - as well as still life paintings.
Lawler has taught at SSU and lived in Salisbury for the past 12 years.
During that time, she has become well acquainted with the various birds and other wildlife present on the Eastern shore.

Park plans egg program
The Baldcypress Nature Center at Trap Pond State Park, Laurel, will host the following programs:
• Dapper Eggs, Saturday, April 22, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Local Ukrainian egg artist, Sally Bowman, will teach creative twists to painting eggs.
Advance registration is required. The $5 fee includes all materials.
• Turtle Trek, Saturday, April 22, 3 p.m. Participants will take a pontoon trip on Trap Pond to search for turtles as they bask in the spring sunlight.
Pre-registration is required. Cost is $3 per adult, $1.50 per child 12 and under.
• Birding By Boat, Saturday, April 29, 9 a.m. A one-hour cruise in search of rare warblers and wading birds.
Pre-registration is required. Cost is $3 per adult, $1.50 per child 12 and under.
• Creatures of the Pond, Saturday, April 29, 1 p.m. Participants will use a plankton tow on the park's pontoon boat to scoop up plankton. Then they will capture even more marine life with a seine net.
Pre-registration required.
Library to be closed April 21
The Laurel Public Library will be closed Friday, April 21, for Good Friday.
It will reopen Saturday, April 22, 10 a.m.

Class of '60 plans reunion
The Laurel High School Class of 1960 is planning its 40th reunion, Saturday, June 24, at the Laurel American Legion Home. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m., class picture at 6:30 p.m., and dinner at 7 p.m.
The cost of the buffet dinner is $17 per person, and class pictures are $10 each. A tour of the old high school will begin at 1 p.m. the day of the reunion.

Dessert card party planned
Laurel New Century Club will host a dessert card party Monday, May 1, 1 p.m. till 4 p.m., at Centenary Church Fellowship Hall. Participants can make up their own tables.
Refreshments and door prizes will be given. Cost is $5 per person.

Civic Club offers scholarship
The Laurel Civic Club is offering a $1,000 scholarship. This scholarship is to assist a student with strong community service.
Graduating seniors who reside within the Laurel School District, but not necessarily attending Laurel High School, are eligible.
Applications are available at the Laurel High School, Sussex Tech High School and the Laurel Public Library. Contact Richard Elliott 875-7257 for additional information.
Application deadline is May 1.

Special trash pickup set
The town of Laurel will pick up leaves and tree limbs Monday, May 8. Residents are asked to clean the leaves from their curb area and place them in plastic bags. Limbs should be bundled in 4-foot lengths.
Debris must be placed at the curb no later than 8 a.m.
No materials other than leaves and tree limbs will be picked up.
For details, call the Laurel town office at 875-2277.

Prom set for May 13
Laurel High School will hold its prom Saturday, May 13.
The grand march starts at 6 p.m. at Laurel High School. Cost is $2 per person, payable at the door.
Parents will be admitted free with a ticket.
The prom begins at 7 p.m. at the the Laurel Fire Hall. Cost is $25 per couple, $15 single.
Call 875-6120 for more information.