Seaford Events
Thursday, May 25th, 2000
 
Library seeks board member
The Seaford Library Board of Trustees is looking for a qualified applicant to fill a vacancy on the board for a 5-year term. Applicants must be residents of Seaford School District.
The board oversees the library as representatives of the community. Members determine and adopt policies governing the operation and program of the library. They develop and oversee the operating budget. They actively support library legislation.
The board meets at least 10 times a year with an agenda posted a week in advance of the meetings which are open to the public.
The appointment will be made by the Resident Judge of Superior Court of Sussex County. Applications are available at the Seaford Library on Porter Street. Deadline for applications is May 23.

Church to have yard sale
Galestown-Wheatleys United Methodist Church Charge will host a yard sale on the church parking lot on Saturday, May 27, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Outside vendors are welcome but they must furnish their own tables. There will be no food or beverages available.

Museum to host ball exhibit
The Seaford Historical Society is planning a new exhibit for the Seaford Museum - "Baseball in Seaford Then and Now."
Anyone who was involved with or has any artifacts or memorabilia from the days of The Eagles, Seaford's minor league team, may call Dave Webb at 629-3034 or Ron MacArthur at 629-3466 to help with highlighting the "Then."
The "Now" will feature Little League in Seaford and is being organized by Helen Mulvaney. Anyone who has anything to contribute to this phase of the exhibit may call her at 629-7487.

Senior Center plans trips
The Nanticoke Senior Center, Seaford, has two trips planned.
On Wednesday, Aug. 16, a trip is planned to see "The King and I" at the Three Little Bakers theater. Cost is $45 for members and $50 for non-members. Reservations are being taken now.
A trip to the Branson Music Fest in Branson, Mich., will be Oct. 9 through 14. The trip will include professionally guided tour, numerous musical shows and trips to favorite tourist spots. Participants will stay at Ramada Inn in Branson, Mich. Travel will be a round-trip flight out of BWI and bus transportation will be provided in Branson.
Price is $839 double occupancy, which includes the room, meals (breakfast and dinners only), transportation and shows/tours.
For details on either trip call the Nanticoke Senior Center, 629-4939.

Place for toddlers to play
The Parents As Teachers program invites parents and their children from birth to age 3 to a free "stay and play center" at Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation on Virginia Avenue. Sessions are on Mondays from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
The center provides an opportunity for parents and caretakers with young children to discuss any parenting questions with a parent educator. Other services include a lending library of children's and parenting books and evening group meetings on a variety of topics. For more information, call Chris Henderson at 875-2781.

Trap Pond plans day camps
Trap Pond State Park, Laurel, will hold two day camps this summer. Freshwater Minnows Camp, Monday July 10, through Friday, July 14, is for children ages 8 to 10. The camp will go from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Participants will learn about various aquatic habitats at the park. They will conduct a pond study, explore freshwater wetlands, and examine swamp ecology. Cost is $100 per child.
Naturals in Nature Camp, Monday, July 24 through Friday, July 28, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., is for children ages 10 to 12. They will discover the array of plant, aquatic and terrestrial environments within Sussex County. Cost is $100 per child.
Registration deadline for both camps is June 15. Call 875-5163 for details.

Read Aloud training set
Read-Aloud Delaware volunteer training session will be held Tuesday, May 30, at 1 p.m., in the Seaford Public Library, Seaford. Volunteer readers are needed at various reading sites in Sussex County. Call 856-2527 for further information.