Seaford Events
Thursday, May 1, 2003
FOP Basket Bingo
The Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 9, will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo on Thursday, May 22, starting at 7 p.m. at the VFW, located on Middleford Road in Seaford. The evening will consist of 20 exciting games and will feature several basket combinations including the 2003 Father’s Day set, Proudly American Button and Cracker baskets, Bagel basket, Hostess Serve It Up!, and other several regular line baskets as prizes. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win the Hostess Large Hamper, the Proudly American Small Wash Day or one of the eight door prizes. Nearly 30 chances to WIN! Refreshments will be available. For ticket information contact the FOP at 628-5352.

Rotary Golf Tournament
Nanticoke Rotary will hold its annual Golf Tournament to benefit the Hero’s Scholarship Fund on Wednesday, May 21, at Seaford Golf & Country Club. There will be a continental breakfast, a shotgun start at 9 a.m. followed by an awards luncheon. All proceeds will benefit the scholarships funds established by the Nanticoke Rotary Club in honor of Bob LaPrad and John Burton. Cost is $85 per player and includes breakfast, golf, lunch, contests and prizes. Call Tom Brown at 629-6611, ext. 2405 or Don Hollenbeck at 628-9900 for more information or to register.

Geraniums are ready
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 3, between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. Any orders not picked up by 11 a.m. will be offered for sale to the public.

Community Pool opening
The Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation announces that the Community Pool will open Memorial Day weekend, May 30. Memberships are available. Swim lessons for youth will be available. Rentals for Pool Parties, Birthday Parties, etc., will also be available. Call 629-6809.

Flower Fair
Gethsemane United Methodist Church will have a Flower Fair (rain or shine; if raining, it will be held inside our fellowship hall), on Saturday, May 3, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Available for sale will be Mother’s Day gifts and garden items such as beautiful hanging baskets, bedding plants, geraniums, bushes, herbs, etc. Lunch will be available along with homemade ice cream and a bake sale. We will have a free blood pressure check from 9-11 a.m. Our youth group will be having a car wish! Gethsemane is located 4 miles west of Seaford on Del. 20..

Antiques Roadshow
The Antiques Roadshow Fair sponsored by the Seaford Historical Society will be held in The Methodist Manor House Fellowship Hall on Middleford Road in Seaford. The date is Saturday, May 17. The time is 10 a.m. to 2 .m. Admission is $5 per person, which entitles one to bring two items for evaluation. Addition items may be presented for $2 each. As part of the show some of the residents of the Manor House will open their apartments for viewing of their antiques by those who have paid admission. For further information, call Connie Chapman, 629-8108.

Concerts in the Park
Seaford Main Street will once again be hosting their Concerts in the Park series. The series will feature free monthly concerts at Gateway Park located at High and Market streets. The first concert will kick off at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 5, and everyone is welcome. The award winning Seaford High School Jazz Band with a group of 27 outstanding young musicians who love to perform will play from Big Band to R&B, Latin and Blues. The Jazz Band is under the leadership of Harvey D. Bullock, Jr., and we all would like to invite the community to come out and enjoy a wonderful musical experience. Bring your lawn chair and relax and enjoy the evening. Be sure to mark your calendars for the following dates: May 19, Cross Country Gospel Band; June 2, The Grandpa Jammers; June 16, The Humanaires. During the summer and through Sept. 15, Concerts have been planned for the first and third Monday night of each month starting at 7 p.m. For information contact Jane Short, 629-7097.
Seaford Chamber dinner
Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce will hold its Annual Spring General Membership Dinner, on Thursday, May 22, at Nanticoke River Yacht Club. Social Hour and cash bar begins at 6 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Caterer is Chef Jerry Fletcher. Cost is $15 per person. The Athena Award will be presented to an individual who advances leadership opportunities for all women. The award is sponsored by Seaford Burton, Chevrolet - Oldsmobile Dealer. The John A., Jr. and Helen Moore, Community Service Award will be presented to an individual recognized for selfless volunteer service to the community. Reservations must be made in advance by Friday, May 16.

Focus on Fitness
Make that time to re-energize, get fit and have fun with new and old friends. Classes start up again on Monday and Tuesday, April 28 and 29, and are held at St. John’s U.M.C. Fellowship Hall, (Sponsored by St. John’s but open to the public). Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays at 9 a.m. (a.m. only, Free Quality child-care) and Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. Beginners to advanced participants welcome in this co-ed, non-competitive, muscle-toning, stretching/hi-lo aerobic class. Try a Free one to see if it meets your needs. For more information or to register call 17-year AFAA certified fitness professional, Carol Lynch at 629-7539. Keep fitness a key to a healthy, happy 2003.

Chicken Barbeque
Plan on getting some wonderful Chicken Barbeque from Boy Scout Troop 182, on May 3, beside Dover Electric on Eskridge Highway, Seaford, from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Please support our Scout Troop.

Seaford Block Watch
The Olde Seaford Block Watch is meeting on Thursday, May 8, 7 p.m., to make plans for a Neighborhood Clean-Up Day and Downtown Landscaping Clean-Up. The meeting will take place at Seaford Police Station, downstairs meeting room. Refreshments will be served … your support and ideas are appreciated!

Acorn Club Banquet
The GFWC-Acorn Club of Seaford annual banquet will be held at the Eastern Star, May 8. Social 6 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. Our program will feature Jeanine and Jeff Scott.

Volunteer Appreciation
Library Volunteer Appreciation Day — Have you given of your time to the Seaford District Library? If you have been one of our Volunteers, we want to show you our appreciation during our celebration of National Volunteer Week. Stop by the library anytime on Friday, May 2, between 9 am. and 4 p.m. for refreshments and a small gift. Come and let us celebrate you, our wonderful volunteers. For more information call the library at 629-2524.

Dinner and Auction
All-You-Can-Eat Lasagna Dinner & Auction to benefit the Seaford High School Band, Saturday, May 10, at St. John’s United Methodist Church, Third and Pine streets in Seaford. Take-outs will be available from 4 to 5 p.m. only. Dinner will be served at 4:30 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by the Seaford High School Jazz Band. For details or to order tickets, call Dawn LeCates, 629-0685.

Seaford Library Friends
The Friends of the Seaford District Library will hold their Annual meeting on Wednesday, May 7, at 7 p.m., in the meeting room of the library. Following a very short meeting, the Ad Hoc Reader Theatre, sponsored by Possum Point Players, will re-create an old-time radio show, “Fibber McGee and Molly - McGee’s Anniversary.” They will also perform a short skit about Social Security. The actors in this group are experienced players who come from theatre, television and radio backgrounds. You will feel as though you are in a radio studio as they perform an original script, complete with live sound effects and audience prompting signs. The meeting is open to the public. Contact Jean Gandek, 629-2255, or Faye Carey, 629-7760.