Multi-family yard sale set
On Saturday, May 5, at the Laurel Fire Hall, 10th Street, Laurel, a multi-family yard sale will be held beginning at 7 a.m. Cost is $5 per table (first come, first served).
Town to collects yard refuse
The town of Laurel will have leaf and limb collection day Monday, May 7. Residents should clean the leaves from their curbs and place them in plastic bags. Limbs should be bundled in 4-foot lengths. Leaves and limbs must be placed at the curb before 8 a.m. No other materials will be picked up. For details, call 875-2277.
Library to host kid's program
On Monday, May 7, 4 to 6 p.m., the Laurel Public Library will welcome children 5 and older for a "Mother's Day Make and Take Craft" session.
Vendors sought for July 4th
The Laurel Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for food, craft and art vendors for the Independence Day Celebration. The fee for food vendors is $100 ($50 for non-profit) and for craft vendors, $50 (non-profits $35).
The festival will take place Wednesday, July 4, along Central Avenue and Broad Creek Beginning at 8 a.m. The events will continue through the day until fireworks at dusk.
For details, call 875-9319 or write to the Laurel Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 696, Laurel, DE 19956.
Prom to be May 12
The Laurel Senior High School prom will be Saturday, May 12.The grand march begins at 5:30 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. Students should arrive at the high school by 5 p.m. The doors will open for ticket holders only at 4:30 p.m. and at 5 for the general public. Tickets cost $2. The dance will be held at Dove Point in Salisbury, beginning at 7 p.m.
Children's programs at library
Family Story Hour will be held at the Laurel Public Library on Wednesday, May 23, at 6:30 p.m. This year's Summer Reading Program will begin in June. Call 875-3184 for more information.
Bake sale set for May 12
A bake sale will be held on Saturday, May 12, 8 a.m. at Food Lion in Delmar. This is sponsored by St. Stephen's Methodist Church trustees.
Take a walk through historic Laurel
Kendal Jones will lead a walking tour of a portion of the Laurel Historic District - Delaware's largest - on May 15, and again on May 16. The tour will begin in front of the Laurel Public Library at 1 p.m. each day. It should last approximately one hour. Reservations are not necessary unless for large groups by calling 875-5678. There is no charge. The society is offering these tours in observation of National Preservation Week, May 13-19.
Also, continuing at the Laurel Public Library is the society's collection of photographs from the Waller Studio which operated from 1897 to 1970.