Laurel Events
Thursday, May 17th, 2001
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.

Basket bingo to benefit police
The Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 9, will hold Longaberger basket bingo Thursday, May 17, 7 p.m. at the VFW, Middleford Road, Seaford. The evening will consist of 20 games and will feature several basket combinations, including Father's Day, All-American, Collectors Club Harmony #2 and regular baskets as prizes. Tickets are $20, $25 at the door. Advance tickets include chances on a large hamper and door prizes. Refreshments will be served. For details, call 628-5352.

Ruritan to sell chicken
The Laurel Ruritan Club will have a chicken barbecue on Saturday, May 26, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at O'Neal's Antiques, U.S. 13, Laurel. Cost is $5 per dinner. Rain date will be Monday, May 28. Proceeds will benefit local charities.
Celebrating archaeology
On Tuesday, May 22, at 7 p.m. at the Methodist Manor House, Dr. Clara L. Blume will talk about archaeology in the Nanticoke watershed as part of the celebration of Delaware Archaeology Month. Since 1982, Blume has worked for the Delaware Division of Parks and Recreation where she has been instrumental in creating a program to protect archaeological sites and historic buildings in Delaware's state parks. This program is jointly sponsored by the Methodist Manor House, the Seaford Historical Society and the Seaford Public Library. For further information call Dixie Carlisle at 628-5631.

Youth raise money for trip
The Seaford Nazarene Youth in Ministry will hold a spaghetti dinner to raise money for its mission trip to New York City this summer. The dinner will be Friday, May 18, 6 to 8 p.m. at the church, 520 South Dual, Seaford. The cost is $7, half price for children. Saturday, May 19, 9 a.m. the group will hold a car wash to raise funds for the mission trip. The car wash will be in the church parking lot. For details, call 629-3929.