'Oliver' coming to PPP
Possum Point Players and Discover Bank are presenting the musical "Oliver" May 3, 4 and 5, 8 p.m., and May 6, 2 p.m. Tickets are $13 each or $11 for seniors/students for the matinee performance only.
The May 5 and 6 performances will include dinner. Dinner will begin at 6:30 and will be followed immediately by the show. Tickets for the dinner and the show are $33 each.
"Oliver" is based on the novel by Charles Dickens, "Oliver Twist." For tickets, call the Possum Point Players' ticketline at 856-4560.
Scholarship deadline May 15
The Seaford Branch of the American Association of University Women will offer a scholarship to a woman who is a resident of the Seaford, Laurel, Woodbridge, or Delmar (Del.) school district and who completed, at any time, a two-year associate program at the Owens Campus, Georgetown, and plans to pursue a four-year bachelor's degree.
Applications for the 2001-2002 year scholarship are available from the Financial Aid Office, Delaware Technical and Community College, Owens Campus, 855-1693. The deadline is May 15.
Epworth plans spring fest
Epworth Christian School in Laurel is hosting its fourth annual spring festival Saturday, May 5, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The day begins with a 200-family indoor yard sale at 7 a.m. Scrapple sandwiches and baked goods will be available.
An auction gets under way at 10 a.m. Children's games and entertainment begin at 10 a.m. and continue until 2 p.m. There will be a petting zoo; carriage rides and horse rides will also be available.
The Southern Delaware School of the Arts Juggling Team will perform at 11 a.m. and the State Police helicopter will fly in at 2 p.m.
A chicken barbecue platter is available for $5 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Advance tickets are necessary and are available through the school office (302) 875-4488. Crab cakes, hot dogs, funnel cakes and snow cones will also be available.
Proceeds will benefit the school, now in its 22nd year.
For details, call the school office at 875-4488.
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.
AARP dinner meeting set
Seaford Chapter #1084 of the American Association of Retired Persons will hold its annual dinner meeting, by reservation only, Thursday, May 10, 6 p.m., at the Laurel American Legion Home, 1 and 1/2 miles east of Laurel. Cost is $12.
Entertainment will be by The Humanaires.
For reservations, call Betty Daudt (629-8550) or Barbara Evan (628-8897).
Democrats to hold dinner
Sussex County Democrat Executive Committee will hold its spring dinner Saturday, May 12.
Reception is from 5 to 6 p.m., with dinner from 6 to 7 p.m., at Delaware Technical & Community College, Georgetown. Admission is $25.
For more information call 349-4029.
Auxiliary dinner auction set
On Saturday, May 19, at the Seaford Golf and Country Club, the Nanticoke Health Services Auxiliary will host its annual dinner auction.
This is the 50th anniversary of the auxiliary's founding, so this will be a special "anniversary evening" with many items to be sold. Don Moore will be auctioneer.
Doors will open at 5 p.m. The buffet dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. A cash bar will be available.
Tickets are $50 each with $25 as a deductible donation to the hospital.
For invitations, call Charlotte Cannon at 337-8523, or ReneŽ Morris at the hospital 629-6611, ext. 4204.
A look at area archaeology
The Seaford Manor House and the Seaford Library are sponsoring a program during Delaware Archaeology Month.
On Tuesday, May 22, at 7 p.m. at the Manor House, a discussion led by Clara Blume will focus on Archaeology and the Nanticoke Watershed. For details, call 629-4593. Admission is free.
Pyle to be subject of talk
On Thursday, May 24, 7 p.m., Michael Richmond-Boudewyns will present a program at the Seaford District Library featuring selections from "Howard Pyle's Pirates." The program will be geared toward adults. The public is invited.
AKC match set for May 6
The Mispillion Kennel Club Inc., a member of the American Kennel Club, is holding an AKC-sanctioned all-breed conformation and obedience match Sunday, May 6, at the Slaughter Beach Fire Company grounds.
Call 422-0313 or 422-6971 for details.