Bulletin Board
Thursday, April 21, 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.

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.

FOOD

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.

Chicken and Crust Dinner
Chicken and crust dinner, Saturday, April 30, from 3:30-6:30 p.m., at St. Stephen's United Methodist Church, Camelot Hall, 103 E. State St., Delmar. Adults-$7; ages 6-12-$3.50; carryouts available. Phone 846-9501.

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

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.

Western Sussex Democrats
Western Sussex Democrat Club meeting, Tuesday, April 25, Dukes pool house, Sycamore Road, Laurel. Covered dish dinner at 6:30 p.m.; meeting at 7:30 p.m. The public is invited.

Acorn Club Meeting
GFWC-Acorn Club will meet Thursday, April 28, at 7:30 p.m., at the Seaford library. There will be a business meeting with election of delegates to our convention and club directors. The hostess for the evening is Eleanor Hickey.

Republican Women's Club
Seaford Republican Women's Club meeting, Thursday, April 28, 10:30 a.m., Seaford Golf & Country Club, Seaford. Speakers: George Cole, county council, and Bill Lee, chairman of the party, to talk about at-large voting for county council. Public is invited. Lunch is optional. Contact Jane Short (629-7097) or Anne Nesbitt (628-7788).

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.

Equine Council Meeting
Delaware Equine Council to meet, Monday, May 16, 7 p.m. at Delaware State Fairgrounds, Exhibitors' Hall, north entrance, Harrington. Call Paula Barto, 629-5233 or Brenda Lewis, 875-7869.

WomenNetworking Event
WomenNetworking in Southern Delaware, Inc. will hold its annual breakfast meeting and recognition ceremony on Saturday, June 11, 9:30 a.m. in Georgetown, location to be announced. WomenNetworking members, honorary members, and all those interested in becoming members are welcome to attend. Membership in WNSD cost $25 annually for an individual and $100 for an organization.
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

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.

Seaford Chamber Mixer
Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce mixer, i.g. Burton Seaford Chevrolet, US 13, Seaford, Thursday, April 21, 5 to 7 p.m. RSVP to the chamber office at 629-9690.

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.

Gethsemane Flower Fair
Gethsemane United Methodist Church's 6th annual Flower Fair, Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Available will be hanging baskets, bedding plants, geraniums, vegetable plants, herbs, bushes, etc. Hotdogs, drinks, homemade ice cream and a bake sale. Free blood pressure check from 9-11 a.m. All proceeds will go toward the Gethsemane youth ministry. Gethsemane U.M.C. is located on Stein Highway, four miles west of Seaford.

Laurel Citizens of the Year
Laurel Chamber of Commerce 2005 Citizens of the Year banquet, Monday, May 9, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., social hour, 6:30 p.m., dinner, American Legion Home Post 19. Cost - $18. Call the chamber at 875-9319 for more information. Honored citizens are Scott Ward and David Evans.

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.

YARD SALES

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.

Trap Pond State Park Events
"Tree"mendous tree planting, April 23, 11 a.m. Help plant some native trees throughout Trap Pond. Flower and herb drying, April 23, 1 p.m. Join the park naturalist in this program to learn how to dry flowers, or tips on drying herbs to use in recipes. Wonders of the wildflower, April 30, 11 a.m. Join the park naturalist for a leisurely walk searching for wildflowers; learn how some wildflowers are used in cooking and medicine. Landscaping basics, April 30, 1 p.m. Learn the tricks of the trade and some secrets to beautiful landscaping. Birding by Boat Pontoon Trip, April 23, 3 p.m. A one-hour cruise, binoculars and guide books provided. Pre-register at the Nature Center. Trips meet at the boathouse. The cost is $4 per adult and $2 per child 12 and under. Critters at Play Pontoon Trip, April 30, 3 p.m. Take a pontoon boat trip on Trap Pond to search for and observe animals that come out to feed. Pre-register at the Nature Center. Trips meet at the boathouse. The cost is $4 per adult and $2 per child 12 and under.

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.