Bulletin Board
Thursday, June 16, 2005
 
BENEFIT EVENTS

Benefit for Sugar Free Youth
Third annual Pampered Chef fund raiser to benefit Sugar Free Youth (a support group for youth with diabetes), Thursday, June 16, 7 p.m., Christian Church, U.S. 13 North, Seaford. RSVP by June 12 at 629-0560. Donations accepted and a percentage of sales will be donated to Sugar Free Youth. For more information, contact Melody Kimbler at 629-0560.

Benefit Poker Run June 18
Second annual Muskrat Children's Benefit Poker Run, Saturday, June 18, registration 9 to 11 a.m. Castaways Lounge, U.S. 13, Laurel. Food, prizes, music. Motorcycles, rods, muscle cars welcome. For information call 228-6790 or 875-3639.

Spaghetti Dinner in Seaford
Spaghetti dinner, Seaford Moose Lodge, U.S. 13A, Seaford, Saturday, June 18, 5 to 8 p.m. to benefit the Delaware Storm select 12-under baseball team. Adults, $6; children 7 and under, $4.

Golf Tournament for Children
Golf tournament to benefit Delaware Guidance Services for Children & Youth, Inc., Monday, June 20, Bear Trap Dunes. For more information, contact Susan Hillebrecht at 302-652-3948 (ext. 130).

Rabies, Distemper Clinic
Rabies and distemper vaccination clinic for cats and dogs ($5 for each pet), Georgetown Fire Station, S. Bedford Street. Saturday, June 25, 8 to 10 a.m. Proper carriers and leashes are required. Sponsored by Homeless Cat Helpers, Inc. Minimum ages are as follows: kittens - 12 weeks for rabies; 6 weeks for distemper; puppies - 16 weeks for rabies; 6 weeks for distemper. Mike Metzler, DVM will be the veterinarian.

FOOD

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.

Spring Fest is June 18
Spring Fest, Saturday, June 18, 9 a.m., Church of God of Prophecy, U.S. 13 and Dorthy Road, Delmar (three miles north of state line). Oyster sandwiches, crab cakes, soft crabs, cheese steak subs, homemade ice cream, baked goods. Phone 875-7824.

July 4th Barbcue in Laurel
American Legion Post 19, Laurel, Rt. 24, approximately one mile east of Laurel, serving 3-6 p.m. Platters are $5 with potato salad, bake beans, pickles and roll. Eat inside with air conditioning or outside on picnic tables. Take out available. Cold drinks for sale.

MEETINGS

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.

Historical Society Picnic
Annual Seaford Historical Society picnic, Sunday, June 19, 4 p.m., Gov. Ross Mansion lawn, 1101 N. Pine St. Ext., Seaford. $3 a person plus a covered dish of either a vegetable, salad or dessert. Reservations by June 13 to Gloria Burton, 629-3470. Entertainment by Grandpa Jammers. A tent will be provided.

Downtown Seaford Association
Downtown Seaford Association meeting Monday, June 20, 7 p.m., Seaford Public Library, North Porter Street. New members are always welcome.

Widowed Persons Meeting
Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service meeting Tuesday, June 21 12:15 p.m., Golden Corral, Seaford. The guest speaker will be Dr. Anthony Policastro. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend.

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.

Bluegrass Festival
Bluegrass Festival, Friday, June 17 and Saturday, June 18, at Marvel's Carriage Museum, Georgetown, Friday, 3 to 11 p.m., $12 per person, Saturday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., $18 per person. Weekend $30 per person; two nights free camping with weekend ticket. Call 875-2595.

Diabetes Health Expo
Diabetes health expo, "Your Body is Your Temple," Saturday, June 18, New Zion U.M. Church, 428 West. 8th St., Laurel, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free giveaways, presentations, testimonials and a free lunch. For more information, contact Deborah Waller at 875-5936 (after 6 p.m.).

Youth Group Yard Sale
Youth Group of Gethsemane United Methodist Church is sponsoring a yard sale event, including a bake sale, scrapple/egg sandwiches, hotdogs and drinks. Doors will open, rain or shine, from 7 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 18, at Gethsemane's Fellowship Hall, located 4 miles west of Seaford, at the corner of Rt. 20 and Woodland Ferry Road, near Reliance. For more information, call 629-9161.

Delmarva Chicken Festival
56th annual Delmarva Chicken Festival, June 24 and 25, Sussex Central Middle School, State Street and Wilson Highway, Millsboro. Free admission. Games, arts and crafts, food, entertainment, carnival games and rides, home and trade exhibits. Sponsored by the Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. and hosted by the Greater Millsboro Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Millsbor. Phone 1-800-878-2449 for more information.

Seaford Day in the Park
Day in the Park, Sunday, June 26, noon to 5 p.m., Seaford Sports Complex (Jay's Nest area), sponsored by the Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation (free admission). Appearing will be Antwan Lake (Atlanta Falcons), Baltimore Ravens cheerleaders and mascot and other pro athletes from the area. NFL Flag Football clinic (ages 6-14), inflatables, dunking booth, food, and more. Phone 629-6809.

Air National Guard Concert
Air National Guard Band free concert, Saturday, July 2, Gov. Ross Mansion, Seaford, 5:30 p.m. Bring a chair or blanket. Sponsored by City of Seaford, Seaford Historical Society and Kiwanis Club of Seaford.

Laurel Independence Celebration
11th annual Laurel Independence Day Celebration, Monday, July 4, downtown Laurel area. Parade, carnival, games, entertainment, arts and crafts, food, prayer breakfast, talent show, fireworks and more. Contact the Laurel Chamber at 875-9319 for more information.

11th Annual Nanticoke Riverfest
11th annual Nanticoke Riverfest, downtown Seaford, Friday, July 8, and Saturday, July 9. Entertainment, float-in, car and motorcycle shows, food, arts and crafts, demontrations, Nanticoke Indians, children's activities, youth fishing tournament, Miss and Little Miss Pageant, canoe jousting, carnival, Nanticoke Health Fair and more. Contact Ron Breeding, City of Seaford, 629-9173.

Motorcycle Dinner Rides
The Harley-Davidson Shop of Ocean City, located next to Stephen Decatur High School, will offer its weekly dinner-ride Wednesdays, at 6 p.m. The ride is open to all riders and their passengers and it is open to all brands of motorcycles. For more information, contact shop at 410-629-1599, or hdoceancit@aol.com.

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.

Trip to Rainbow Theater
AARP Chapter 5340 of Georgetown is offering a trip to see Neil Simon's comedy play "Plaza Suite" at the Rainbow Dinner Theater, Paradise, Pa. The bus will leave Georgetown Square East Market Street, Aug. 18, at 8 a.m. and return around 6:30 p.m. The cost for each person is $57, which includes a buffet lunch. Registration and payment is due Aug. 1. Call Hilda Parker at 856-2670, or Isabelle Morris at 856-7845 for details.

YOUTH EVENTS

Boys & Girls Club News
Registration is also under way for the Summer Fun Club for youth ages 5-12.