planned on archaeology
In celebration of Delaware Archaeology Month, the Methodist Manor
House, the Seaford District Library and the Seaford Historical Society
are sponsoring a series of talks on archaeology.
On May 8 at 7 p.m., Daniel R. Griffith, director of the Division of
Historical and Cultural Affairs, will speak on American Indian Sites
On May 15 at 7 p.m., Charles H. Fithian, curator of archaeology with
Delaware State Museums, will speak on life on the Delaware frontier:
current research in early colonial Delaware.
Both talks will be held at the Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford
Road, Seaford. Admission is free. For details, call Aileen Watkins,
Jazz band to play tonight
The second in Seaford Main Street's 2000 Concerts in the Park series
will be Thursday, May 4. The Seaford High School Jazz Band will perform
in Gateway Park, beginning at 7 p.m.
There is no charge.
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.
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
Acorn Club plans dinner
The GFWC Acorn Club will hold its annual spring dinner Thursday, May
11, 6 p.m., at the Seaford Golf and Country Club. Mikki Madden, daughter
of club member Mabel Madden, will sing. Elise Wynn, a sophomore at
Seaford High School and the HOBY ambassador, will be a guest, as will
her parents, Melanie and Bill, and older sister, Courtney.
Officers for 2000-2002 will be installed: Charlotte Wheatley, president;
Barbara Glass, first vice president;
McFarland, second vice president; Mary Swanson, corresponding secretary;
Janet Gibson, recording secretary; Cheryl Hamilton, assistant recording
secretary; Barbara Norton, treasurer; Louise Ellis, assistant treasurer;
Mildred Wiedmann, auditor. The nominating committee was Sue Ockels,
Teresa Blades and Eileen Craft.
Hostesses for this meeting are Eleanor Hickey and Rinky Kinnamon;
committee members are Dorothy Dixon, Lillian Deputy, Nan Tyndall,
Vicki Manlove, Mildred Wells and Ethel Timmons. For reservations,
contact Eleanor Hickey, 903 Dogwood Drive, Seaford, DE 19973, by Saturday,
Preschool to hold open house
St. John's Preschool will hold an open house Thursday, May 11, at
7 p.m. Members of the preschool board will be selected. The preschool
is at Pine and Poplar streets in Seaford. Call Debby Shockley at 629-2289
for more information.
Yard sale, revue planned
The Seaford High School Chorus Parents' Association will hold a yard
sale in the SHS cafeteria on Saturday, May 13, from 7 a.m. until noon.
That evening, the association will sponsor a Broadway revue, which
will feature a dessert theatre and the members of the SHS chorus singing
selections from Broadway musicals from the past 100 years.
The revue will be held at Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church beginning
at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the door. Admission is $5 for
adults, $3 for children 12 and under.
For details, contact director Penny Carmack at 629-4587 ext. 361.
Walk will benefit club
The Acorn Club of Seaford and the Boys & Girls Club Family Office
will hold a Walk for Families Saturday, May 13, starting at 9 a.m.
at the Boys & Girls Club, 310 Virginia Ave., Seaford.
Pledge sheets are available at the Boys & Girls Club or from any Acorn
Prizes will be awarded and refreshments will be served. For more information,
contact Ron MacArthur at 629-8740.
Alumni to hold spring banquet
The Seaford High School Alumni Association will hold its annual banquet
on Saturday, May 13, at the Seaford Golf & Country Club.
Tickets are $18 each and are available by phoning Becky Jones at 629-4847.
The banquet will feature dinner, a short program and a silent auction.