Garden Tour is 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. With the growth of interest
in gardening and plants, the tour will show what can be done by homeowners
in the Seaford area.
Gardens on the tour will include those of Mary Ellen & John Farquhar,
Joyce & Brad Mackler, Pat & Steve Theis, Tommy Cooper, Tita & Joe
Gontang, Suzanne & Jerry Barnes, Janie & Frank Anderson and Rosilina
& Eduardo Jiloca.
A wide variety of gardens and plantings insures a treat for everyone.
Tour gardens will feature shade and sun gardening, naturalized plantings,
water gardens, boxwood gardens, four seasons plantings and container
The Spring Garden Tour is scheduled for May 6, 10-4, and is sponsored
by the Mt. Olivet United Methodist Women. Tickets prior to the tour
are $6 and the day of the tour, $8.
Tickets are available from the United Methodist Women members or the
church office, 315 high St., Seaford. Box lunches and drinks will
be available at certain locations. For more information or tickets
Egg hunt Saturday April 22
Seaford Elks Lodge #2458 and Auxiliary will have a community Easter
Egg Hunt for all children ages 2 through 12, wishing to attend, on
Saturday, April 22, at 1 p.m. Prizes will be given in various age
categories. Refreshments to be served following the hunt. Any questions,
Library adds paperbacks
The Seaford District Library has recently added a few new paperback
series. Arabesque paperbacks are by black romance authors such as
Janice Sims, Felicia Mason, Doris Johnson and others.
For western buffs, two western series, The Trailsman and Longarm,
have also been added.
For the younger crowd, Sweet Valley University, The New Adventure
of Mary Kate and Ashley, The Saddle Club, and others are also available
for checking out.
The library will be closed Good Friday.
Puppets at the Caffe
"Puppets for Christ" good plays presented by Marvin S. Steele, puppeteer,
will be at The Caffe Sarajevo, 413 High St., Downtown Seaford, Saturday,
April 22, at 2 p.m. Free Admission. All ages welcome. For information,
call 629-6146 or 629-5616.
Concert in Park series
Seaford Main Street will kick off its 2000 Concerts in the Park services
with two concerts in a row. The Epworth Quartet will perform on Thursday,
April 27, and the High School Jazz Band will perform on Thursday,
May 4. Both of these concerts will begin at 7 p.m. at Gateway Park.
There is no charge. Bring chairs or blankets and come out for a night
of musical fun for the whole family.
Club meets 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
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.
AARP 55 Alive-Driving
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, physical changes that affect senior citizens
as well as 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: $10 per person.
Call the center at 629-4939 to enroll.
Annual AARP dinner
AARP Seaford Chapter 1084 will hold its annual dinner on Friday, May
12, at 6 p.m. at the American Legion Home, 1-1/2 miles east of Laurel
on Route 24. Reservations and money must be given to Roma O'Donnell
(629-4058) or Jan Gibson (629-8784) by May 3.
Geraniums pickup 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.
Mother's Day dinner
Treat mom to dinner on Mother's Day! The Knights of Columbus will
be sponsoring an all-you-can-eat Spaghetti Dinner on May 14, at Our
Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church parish hall. All proceeds will benefit
Our Lady of Lourdes Youth Group. Seating times will be offered at
4 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Reservations are recommended, however, walk-ins
and take outs are welcomed. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for children
4-12 years, and 3 and under are free. Cash Bar available for beer
and wine. Call 629-7999 for tickets.
Free 'Stay & Play'
The "Parents As Teachers" program (PAT) invites parents and their
children from birth to age three to a free "Stay and Play Center"
at Seaford Dept. of Parks & Recreation (SDPR) on Virginia Avenue.
Sessions are on Mondays from 10:30 a.m. to noon. (center closed school
For details call Chris Henderson at 875-2781 or Seaford Dept. of Parks
& Recreation at 629-6809.