Bulletin Board
Thursday, May 26, 2005

Trap Pond Needs Volunteers
Trap Pond State Park in Laurel is looking for individuals or groups of all ages to volunteer in the park. Volunteer help is needed in many areas, including park maintenance and Nature Center help. Groups or individuals who have an interest in wildlife conservation, maintenance work, history, and environmental education can find fulfilling volunteer opportunities. For more information, contact Michelle Donalds, 875-5163 or email at michelle.donalds@state.de.us


Breakfast in Blades
All you can eat breakfast, Sunday, June 5, Blades Volunteer Fire Company Hall, 8 to 11 a.m.; adults $6 and children $3. Sponsored by Blades firemen and ladies auxiliary.

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.

Chicken Barbecue May 28
The Laurel Ruritan Club chicken barbecue, Saturday, May 28, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at O'Neal's Antiques, U.S. 13, Laurel. Cost is $5 per dinner. Proceeds to benefit the Laurel Library.


Republican Women Meeting
Seaford Republican Women's Club meeting Thursday, May 26, Seaford Golf & Country Club, 10:30 a.m. The speaker will be Don Loden, facilities director of Seaford House, a part of Children and Families First. The meeting is open to the public. There is no charge. Lunch is optional. Call Jane Short at 629-7097 or Anne Nesbitt at 628-7788.

Kiwanis Club Meeting
Kiwanis Club of Seaford special meeting Wednesday, June 1, at the Methodist Manor House. The reception is at 6 p.m., and dinner at 6:30 p.m. The speakers are county councilman Dale Dukes and county administrator Bob Stickels. They are going to give an overview of the proposed Sussex County budget.

Marine Corps League
The Marine Corps League meets the first Thursday of each month, at 7:30 p.m. at the Log Cabin in Seaford (June 2).

Coast Guard Auxiliary
Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-04 meets the second Thursday of each month at Nanticoke Yacht Club in Blades. This month's meeting is Thursday, June 9, 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.


Patriotic Music Program
American Patriotic Music - from the Revolution to Sept. 11, presented by Ed Okonowicz, Delaware Humanities Forum, Seaford District Library, 402 N. Porter St., Thursday, May 26, 6:30 p.m.

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.
Delmar Day in the Park
The 29th annual Delmarva's Day in the Park Festival, Saturday, June 4, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., State Street Park, Delmar, Del. Food, crafts, games, attractions, live music, raffles, 50/50, giveaways and more. Vendor applications available by calling 302-846-3336 or email dinamite@bwave.com.

Concert in Memory of Carvel
"Memories of My Father," Broadway show tunes sung by Ann Carvel House and Robert Naylor, Sunday, June 5, 3 p.m., Christ U.M. Church, S. Central Ave., Laurel. Free will offering in memory by Gov. Elbert Carvel for benefit of Hope House.

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.

Madden Challenge 2005
Pre-AFRAM Madden Challenge and basketball tournament, Saturday, June 11, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Nutter's Park, Norman Eskridge Highway, Seaford. Live music, games, entertainment. Event is a fund raiser for the Eastern Shore AFRAM Festival Aug. 12 and 13. Phone 628-1908 for more information.


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.


Carey's Community
Carey's community yard sale, Saturday, June 11, 7 a.m.,sponsored by Carey's Church, off Rt. 24, west of Millsboro on Carey's Camp Road. $5 donation for a space (bring your own table). Phone 934-7665.


Boys & Girls Club News
Registration is ongoing for youth lacrosse at the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club (for youth ages 7-18). The league will be run in a clinic format. Call Karen Schreiber for more information at 628-3789. Registration is also under way for the Summer Fun Club for youth ages 5-12.

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.

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.


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.