Bulletin Board
Thursday, June 2, 2005
 
BENEFIT EVENTS

Auction for Animals
Sussex County Animal Association and Whimsical Animal Rescue benefit auction, Saturday, June 4, 1 p.m., Seaford VFW, Middleford Road, Seaford (in the pavilion behind the post). Donations of good and services are needed. The group is a 501C-3 non-profit organization. For more information, phone Tammy Magaha, 628-9331, of Amy Royal, 629-4870. The mission of the group is to rescue, rehabilitate, spay/neuter and adopt cats, dogs, horses and on occasion, farm animals.

CLASSES/VOLUNTEERS

Read Aloud Training
Read Aloud Delaware volunteer training, Thursday, June 16, 10 a.m., in the conference room of the Delaware National Bank, Rt. 1, Rehoboth Beach. Call 856-2527 to sign up for training or for further information. Volunteer readers are needed at various reading sites in Sussex County.

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

FOOD

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.

Fish Fry in Laurel
All you can eat fish fry, Centenary U.M. Church, Poplar and Market streets, Laurel, Saturday, June 14, 4 to 7 p.m. Adults, $8; children, $4 (under 6 are free). Sponored by the Sunshine Sunday School Class.

Community Salad-Supper
Community salad-supper covered dish, Saturday, June 18, 5 to 8 p.m., Bethel Community House, Oak Grove west of Seaford. Bring your favorite salad, meat, vegetable, potato or pasta. Family entertainment for all. For more details call Lucy Slacum at 629-7117.

MEETINGS

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.

Equine Council Meeting
Delaware Equine Council meeting, Monday, June 20, 7 p.m., at Delaware State Fairgrounds, Exhibitors’ Hall Building, north entrance. All those interested in horses are welcome. Contact Brenda Lewis, 875-7869, or Paula Barto, 629-5233.

REUNIONS

SHS Class of 1975
The Seaford High School Class of 1975 is having its 30th class reunion on Saturday, June 18, on the Ross Mansion lawn at 4 p.m. If you are a member of our class and have not received any information, contact Judy (Madden) Rhodes at 629-8427 or Montine (Swain) Willin at 629-5391 and leave a message with current address, phone number, or email. The 911 address changes have caused many returns of invitations.

SPECIAL EVENTS

July 4th Decorating Contest
The 4th of July, Laurel Chamber of Commerce, house/business decorating contest begins Friday, June 17. Judging takes place Friday, June 24. For more information call 875-9319.

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.

Eighth Grade Ceremony
Seaford Class of 2009 eighth graders “Walk Across the Bridge” ceremony, Wednesday, June 8, 7 p.m., Seaford High School Madden Auditorium.

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.

Fit Fest at Delaware Tech
Fit Fest, Saturday, June 11, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Delaware Technical and Community College, Rt. 18, Georgetown (rain or shine). Free admission. Children’s activities, 5K run/walk (8 a.m. start), entertainment, rock wall, food vendors, health screenings, health exhibitors, free immunizations, fitness activities and displays, demonstrations. Bruce Jenner, Olympic champion, will speak at 1 p.m. Sponsored by the Carl M. Freeman Foundation.

TRIPS

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.

YARD SALES

Cornerstone Community
Christ the Cornerstone Community Church Community Yard Sale, Saturday, June 4, 6 a.m., bake sale items, hot dogs and hamburgers, scrapple sandwiches, free Bible giveaway. Space available with a small donation. Call 875 - 8150. (Corner of Seaford and Bethel roads.)

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.

YOUTH EVENTS

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.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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.