Blades Elementary PTO
Blades Elementary School PTO benefit, Tuesday, May 17, at Friendly's in Seaford, U.S. 13, 5 to 8 p.m. The restaurant will donate 10 percent of proceeds to the PTO during that time period. No coupons can be used for dinner.
Delmar PTA Event
Chicken barbecue and bake sale, benefitting Delmar Elementary PTA, Saturday, May 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wilmington Trust parking lot, Delmar. All tickets are eligible to win a bicycle. To purchase tickets call 410-677-5178.
Gospel Concert Benefit
Benefit gospel concert, Sunday, May 22, Blades Fire Hall, 2 p.m. Several groups will perform to benefit the Rev. James Camean. Refreshments will be available.
Event for Brooke Willin
Benefit for Brooke Willin of Seaford, Saturday, May 21, Strikemaster Lanes, Seaford, 2 to 4 p.m. $20 includes two games, refreshments, entertainment, auctions and more. Contact Ruth Baker at 875-7643 to donate auction items or more information.
SSA Basket Bingo June 2
Seaford Swimming Association (SSA Pool) will host a Basket Bingo, Thursday, June 2, at the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club, 310 Virginia Ave., Seaford. Doors open at 6 p.m., games begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information call 349-4803.
Del Tech Information Night
Thursday, May 12, "Get the Scoop - Learn About College" information night and open house, 6-8 p.m., at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, Rt. 18, Georgetown. Meet faculty/staff, view exhibits, tour campus. Learn about all aspects of college life. Attend mini-workshops about financial aid and mastering college life. Free to students and parents.
Church Sandwich Sale
Sandwich sale, Delmar Church of God of Prophecy, Saturday, May 14, starting at 9 a.m. Church is located at the intersection of US 13 and Dorthy Road, three miles north of the state line. Oyster sandwiches, crab cakes, etc. Phone 875-7824.
Sussex Chix Barbecue
The Sussex Chix Fastpitch softball team chicken barbecue, Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the corner of Middleford Road and U.S. 13, Seaford. (Shell Station across from Tru Blue.)
VFW Post 4961 Breakfast
VFW Post 4961 Ladies Auxiliary (Middleford Road in Seaford) all-you-can-eat breakfast, Sunday, May 15, from 8 to 11 a.m. The meal costs $6 for adults. Call 629-3092.
Union U.M. Diner
Union United Methodist Church, 2 N. Laws St., Bridgeville, (across from the bank) monthly Union Station Diner on Wednesday, May 25, from 5-7 p.m. Price for adults is $7, children 12 and under, $3.50. Serving roast beef, mashed potatoes, broccoli with cheese sauce, pickled beets, salad, rolls and assorted desserts. Proceeds benefit the church. Call 337-7409 for more information.
Acorn Club Banquet
GFWC-Acorn Club's annual banquet will be at the Eastern Star Building on Thursday, May 12, with social time starting at 6 p.m. The hostesses for this event are Phyllis Nelson and Joyce Whaley.
Coast Guard Auxiliary
Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-04 meeting at Nanticoke Yacht Club in Blades, Thursday, May 12, at 7:30 p.m. Anyone interested in promoting safe boating and would like to work with men and women who do vessel inspections, safety patrols and teach public safety courses, are welcome to join the Flotilla. Boat ownership is not required. Call Wayne Hickman at 629-6337 or Jim Mullican at 732-1163.
AARP Chapter 1084
Annual dinner/meeting,Seaford Area Chapter 1084 of AARP, Inc., Bridgeville Fire Hall, Friday, May 13, 5:30 p.m. Entertainment by a DJ. Cost $15 per person for members and guests. Call Betty Martens for reservations prior to May 5, at 629-9789.
Equine Council Meeting
Delaware Equine Council to meet, Monday, May 16, 7 p.m. at Delaware State Fairgrounds, Exhibitors' Hall, north entrance, Harrington. Call Paula Barto, 629-5233 or Brenda Lewis, 875-7869.
Sussex Advisory Meeting
Sussex County Advisory Committee for the Aging and Adults with Physical Disability meeting, Monday, May 16, at Sussex County West Administrative Complex, North DuPont Highway, Georgetown, at 10 a.m. All meetings are open to the public. For more information, call John Williams, chairman, at 856-3125.
Wagner to Address Kiwanis
Kiwanis Club of Seaford special meeting, Wednesday, May 18, at the Manor House; reception at 6 p.m.; dinner at 6:30 p.m., with speaker State Auditor Tom Wagner.
Seaford Chapter of the AARP-Widowed Persons Service meeting Tuesday, May 17, 12:30 p.m., at Golden Corral, Seaford. The guest speaker will be Peggy Geisler, executive director, Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club.
Sussex Ladies Auxiliary
Sussex County Volunteer Firemen's Ladies Auxiliaries Association meeting, Wednesday, May 18, at the Roxanna fire house. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m., with the business and memorial services meeting to follow. For more information call 629-6904.
Band Concert Changed
Laurel Middle School Band performance featuring the "Steel Drums" has been moved to Thursday, May 12, at the middle school at 7:30 p.m. The public is encouraged to attend.
Antiques Roadshow Fair
Antiques Roadshow Fair, Saturday, May 14, Moose Lodge, U.S. 13A north of Seaford, sponsored by the Seaford Historical Society, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. $5 admission for two appraisals; $2 for each additional item.
Epworth Spring Festival
Epworth Christian School is sponsoring its Spring Festival on Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. This year's theme is Epworth Appreciation Day. Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy food (including Emmings Chicken dinners), crafters, games, petting zoo, live entertainment and more. For more information call 875-1565.
Little League Dance
Laurel Little League Spring Fling Dance, Saturday, May 14, 8 p.m. to midnight, Laurel American Legion. Call Donna Ward at 875-1146 for tickets and more information.
Stamp Out Hunger
Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, Saturday, May 14. Letter carriers will collect donated non-perishable food items left near mailboxes.
Biker Sunday, May 15, Bayshore Community Church, Rt. 26, Gumboro, 11 a.m. Lunch provided, door prizes, special motorcycle parking area, bike blessing. Phone 629-9228.
SHS Band, Chorus
Seaford High School Spring Band & Chorus Concert, Thursday, May 19, 7 p.m., symphony band, jazz band and chorus. The band is under the direction of Bryant Wharton and the chorus is under the direction of Kelly Evans.
Pre-Memorial Day Programs
Pre-Memorial Day program, Seaford District Library, Thursday, May 19, 6:30 p.m. John Gardner, Delaware Humanities Forum will dress as a Revolutionary War soldier and tell about his experiences. The second program will take Thursday, May 26, at 6:30 with patriotic music by Ed Okonowicz.
Towne & Country Fair
12th annual Towne & Country Fair, Saturday, May 20, and Sunday, May 21, Gov. Ross Mansion, Pine Street Ext., Seaford. Living history with Civil War troops, entertainment, mansion tours, exhibitors, crafters, food vendors, antique autos and farm machinery, children's games, Miss Pageant, carriage rides, and more. Phone the chamber at 629-9690 for more information.
Relay for Life
Western Sussex Relay for Life, May 20 and 21, Nanticoke Memorial Hospital Cancer Care Center garage area. Opening ceremony starts at 6 p.m. Survivors' reception, Thursday, May 19, Seaford Moose Lodge (US 13A), 5 to 8 p.m. Call 629-2131 or 875-7308.
Health Awareness Day
Fourth annual Community Health Awareness Day, Friday, May 27, Delmar Middle School, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Booths from law enforcement and health agencies, field-day activities. Phone 846-9544 for more information.
Memorial Day Concert
Victory Tabernacle Church of God outdoor Memorial Day Concert, featuring C.G.M.A. Artists, Saturday, May 28, 1-3 p.m., U.S. 13A between Seaford and Laurel. Information call 629-8070.
Mt. Zion Festival Upcoming
Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Laurel-Seaford Highway (13 A) festival, Saturday, May 28. Food includes oyster sandwiches and platters, chicken salad, hamburgers and hotdogs, homemade ice cream, cakes and pies, drinks. Serving starts at 3 p.m. Carry outs available.
Bridgeville Meeting Changed
The Bridgeville Commissioner's regular monthly meeting at the Town Hall in Bridgeville, scheduled for June 13, has been changed to June 6.
Yard sale, Wesley U.M. Church, 22025 Atlanta Road, Seaford, Saturday, May 14, 7 a.m. to noon. Raindate is May 14. To rent a space contact Pastor Ed Kuhling, 629-3029. Proceeds will benefit the building fund.
Library Yard Sale
Friends of Seaford District Library annual yard sale (and plant sale), Saturday, May 14, 8 a.m. to noon. Items for the yard sale can be dropped off during normal library hours.
Elks Summer Camp
Seaford Elks Lodge #2458 is sponsoring a number of children, ages 9-13, to attend the Elks Camp Barrett located in Crownsville, Md. (west of Annapolis). The dates are: Boys, July 17-23; Girls July 24-30. Planned activities/camp counselors. For more information and an application form, call Lodge representatives at 628-3607 or 628-3389. Do not call the Lodge.
Trip to See Phillies
Christ United Methodist Church of Laurel has tickets to see the Philadelphia Phillies vs. the Pittsburgh Pirates, on Saturday, Aug. 22, at 7 p.m. The cost, including the bus, is $45. Call the church office at 875-4233. The bus will leave Christ Church at 3 p.m.
Toddler Time at Library
The Greenwood Public Library is open to children ages six months to three years every Thursday morning at 10:30. Toddler Time is a new program designed to stimulate learning by exposing the youngest of children to the joy of language, movement, music and, of course, books. Coffee and tea are provided for adults. The Greenwood Library is located on Rt. 16 next door to the post office. Call 349-5309.
Stay & Play Program
Parents and children (birth to age three) are invited to play together, listen to a story, learn new songs and finger plays, and network with other families. Free. No registration required. Sessions are Mondays, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Seaford Dept. of Parks & Recreation, 320 Virginia Ave.
Seaford. Call Anna Scovell at 856-5239
Monday, July 4 - Laurel Independence Day Celebration, downtown Laurel area. Contact the Laurel Chamber at 875-9319 for more information.
Friday, July 8, and Saturday, July 9 - Nanticoke Riverfest, downtown Seaford. Contact Ron Breeding, City of Seaford, 629-9173.