Seaford Events
Thursday, April 27th, 2000
 
Baseball exhibit planned
The Seaford Historical Society is planning a new exhibit for the Seaford Museum - "Baseball in Seaford, Then and Now."
Anyone who was involved with or has any artifacts or memorabilia from the days of The Eagles, Seaford's minor league team, may call Dave Webb at 629-3034 or Ron MacArthur at 629-3466 to help with highlighting the "Then."
The "Now" will feature Little League in Seaford and is being organized by Helen Mulvaney.
Anyone who has anything to contribute to this phase of the exhibit may call her at 629-7487.

Concert series to start tonight
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.

Acorn Club to meet April 27
The GFWC-Acorn Club will hold its last business meeting until September Thursday, April 27, 7:30 p.m. Featured will be the election of Acorn Club executive board officers for 2000-2002.
The club hostess, Tessie Northrup, and members of her committee, Bonnie Litchford, Lorene Messick, Edie Irwin, Mariellen Leonhartt and Johanna Longs, will prepare and serve refreshments .

Driving program set
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 the 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 is $10 per person.
To enroll, call the center at 629-4939.

AARP dinner planned
AARP Seaford chapter 1084 will hold its annual dinner on Friday, May 12, at 6 p.m. at the American Legion Home, 1 and 1/2 miles east of Laurel on Delaware 24.
Reservations and money must be given to Roma O'Donnell (629-4058) or Jan Gibson (629-8784) by May 3.

Lloyd book signing May 3
Seaford Library Friends will hold their annual meeting Wednesday, May 3, 7:30 p.m., in the community room of the Seaford Library.
Local author, Ray Lloyd Jr., will speak and sign his book, "Journey of Life." Copies of his book will be available for purchase. Light refreshments will be served.
Those who join the friends for the first time will be eligible for a door prize which will be given away during the meeting.

Geraniums pickup is Saturday
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.

Garden tour set for May 6
Mt. Olivet United Methodist Women are holding a Spring Garden Tour Saturday, May 6, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featured will be the gardens of Mary Ellen and John Farquhar, Joyce and Brad Mackler, Pat and Steve Theis, Tommy Cooper, Tita and Joe Gontang, Suzanne and Jerry Barnes, Janie and Frank Anderson and Rosilina and Eduardo Jiloca.
Tickets can be purchased in advance for $6 from the United Methodist Women members or from the church office, 315 High St., Seaford.
They will also be available the day of the tour for $8.
Box lunches and drinks will be available at certain locations. For more information or tickets call 629-2466.

Mother's Day dinner May 14
The Knights of Columbus will sponsor an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner on Sunday, May 14, Mother's Day, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church parish hall, Stein Highway, Seaford. All proceeds will benefit Our Lady of Lourdes Youth Group.
Seatings will be at 4 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Take-outs will be available.
Cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children 4-12 years. Children under 3 are admitted free. A cash bar serving beer and wine will be open. To order tickets, call 629-7999.

Park plans spring programs
The Baldcypress Nature Center at Trap Pond State Park, Laurel, will host the following programs:
• 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 is required.
Call 875-5163 for details.