Seaford Events
Thursday, April 26th, 2001
 
Right Choice due Friday
Nominations for the Mayor's Right Choice Award are being accepted through Friday. This award is given to a high school senior who resides in the Seaford School District and has made the right choices in life, exhibited a positive influence on the Seaford community and maintained a drug free lifestyle. The winner will receive an engraved plaque and a $500 U.S. Savings Bond. Applications can be picked up at City Hall, 302 E. King St., Monday through Friday (8 a.m.-5 p.m.) or from the guidance offices of Seaford High School and Seaford Christian Academy. The deadline for submitting completed applications is April 27, at 5 p.m. They may be submitted by mail (P.O. Box 1100, Seaford, DE 19973) or by fax (629-9307) to the attention of Shannon Willey. For details, call Willey at 629-9173.

Acorn Club to meet tonight
The G.F.W.C.-Acorn Club of Seaford will hold its last business meeting until September today, April 26. Members meet at 7:30 p.m. in the Seaford Library Community Room. The program will be introduced by education chairman, Barbara Nancarrow. The speakers will be the two Seaford Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) ambassadors, Jayce Lesniewski, a sophomore from Seaford Senior High School, and Jenna Crossan, a sophomore from Epworth Christian School. Hostesses are Eleanor Hickey and Phyllis Nelson. Anne Stewart, Marilee Bradley, Ruth Bannon, Martha Miller, Kathleen Davidson, Myrtle Cannon, Louise Epperson and Thelma Rickards will decorate tables with spring flowers.

Puppets to be in cafe
"Puppets for Christ" with Marvin S. Steele, puppeteer, will be at the Caffe Sarajevo, 413 High St., Seaford, Saturday, April 28, at 2 p.m. Admission is free. For information, call 629-6146 or 629-5616.

'Robin Hood' coming to SCA
Seaford Christian Academy's junior and senior varsity drama classes will present "Robin Hood" April 27 and 28, 7 p.m., with a dinner theater on Saturday, April 28, starting at 5:30 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door; they may also be bought in advance by calling 629-7161. Dinner theater tickets sold only in advance.

Concert in the Park set
A free concert in Gateway Park, Seaford, will be Saturday, April 28, 7:30 to 11 p.m. Four local rock and roll bands comprised of Seaford high school students will perform: South Side Vision, Mongoose, Nutz and BBOC.

Friends of library to meet
The Friends of the Seaford Library will hold their annual meeting Wednesday, May 2, 7 p.m. in the community room of the library. Following a business meeting and election of officers, Sussex County Extension agent Jay Windsor will give a talk on container gardening. Refreshments will follow.

Downtown yard sale set
A community yard sale will be held in downtown Seaford Saturday, May 5, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. For details or to reserve a space, call Jane Short at 629-7097. Tables are provided and cost $10.

Library to host garden talks
The Seaford Library will host a gardening series on the following dates:
Thursday, April 26, 2 p.m., "Landscaping Design," a slide show with Louis Wilbanks.
Monday, April 30, 2 p.m., "Growing Flowers for Arrangements," by Master Gardener Lynn Unsetter, and "How to Arrange Flowers," with Anna Collins.
Monday, April 30, 7 p.m. - "Raising Hostas," a slide show by Ralph Keene from Delmarva's Hosta Society.
Wednesday, May 2, 7 p.m. - "Container Gardening," with Extension agent, Jay Windsor. Door prizes will be given and refreshments will be served at this time.

Talk to focus on retirement
On May 8, at 7 p.m., the Seaford District Library will host a special workshop on how to handle a retirement plan distribution for early retirement. Admission is free. For reservations, call Nick Grez or Trey Hastings at 856-4506.

Senior center planning trip
Nanticoke Senior Center is sponsoring a trip to Sight and Sound Theatre in Pennsylvania to see "Abraham and Sarah, a Journey of Love" Tuesday, May 8. The group will depart from the center at 8 a.m. Participants will stop for lunch (not included in price) see the matinee presentation and then have dinner at Good and Plenty restaurant. Approximate time of return is 9:30 p.m. Cost is $65 for members, $70 for non-members. Call the center for more information, 629-4939.

TRIAD to meet May 10
The Western Sussex County TRIAD will hold its next meeting Thursday, May 10, 10 a.m., at the Nanticoke Senior Center, 310 Virginia Ave., Seaford. The TRIAD organization is comprised of citizens and law enforcement working together to ensure for safety and quality of life needs of senior citizens. The topic for the next TRIAD meeting will be transient groups and con-artists.

Yard sale to benefit library
The Friends of the Seaford Library will hold a yard sale Saturday, May 19, from 8 to noon. Donated items may be taken to the meeting room Thursday or Friday, May 17 or 18.

Talk to feature old photos
Kendal Jones, Laurel, will speak Thursday, May 10, 7:30 p.m. at the Seaford Museum on New Street. He will present some 70 Seaford photographs that he has salvaged from the Waller Studio glass plates and gelatin slides. The studio operated in Laurel from 1897 to 1970. Admission is free. For details, call Jones at 875-5678.

Pool welcomes members
The Seaford Swimming Association pool located near Craigs Mill Pond in Seaford is welcoming new members. SSA is a family-oriented pool with a shaded picnic area, a large baby pool, volleyball court and basketball area. Swimming lessons as well as the opportunity to join the SSA Dolphin swim team are available to member children. The pool opens Memorial Day weekend and closes on Labor Day. A 50-percent discount off the new member initiation fee will be given to all new members joining prior to May 31. For details, call 628-0554.