Arsenic and Old Lace to open
Tickets are now on sale for the Possum Point Players' summer comedy "Arsenic and
Old Lace." The play will be presented on June 16, 17, 23 and 24 at 8 p.m., and
on June 18 and 30 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $11 each and senior/student discounts
are available for the matinee performances only. Tickets may be reserved by
calling Possum Point Players' ticketline at 302-856-4560.
DuPont employee picnic set
A reunion of employees and retirees from the power house, power service and waste treatment departments of the Seaford DuPont plant will be Saturday, June 24, from noon to 6 p.m. in Soroptimist Park, Seaford, across from the Methodist Manor House on Middleford Road. Families are also invited.
Cost is $5 per adult, $2 per child (12 years and under). Hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken and sodas will be furnished. Participants may take a covered dish.
Reservations are due by Monday, June 19. For more information, call Sharon Cordrey, 846-3396; Buzz Coulbourne, 629-8553; Walt Littleton, 875-5010; or Wilton Porter, 629-8112.
Democrat Club to meet
The Western Sussex Democrat Club will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday, June 26, at 6:30 p.m., at St. Philips Episcopal Church, South Central Avenue, Laurel. Speaker will be Tim Willard, Sussex County Democrat chairman.
Humorists to tour towns
The Delaware Humanities Forum is presenting 'Great American Humorists' featuring Chautauqua raconteur Mark Twain, New Yorker magazine wits James Thurber and Dorothy Parker, cowboy philosopher Will Rogers, and poet Langston Hughes.
The shows and workshops are free.
Local performances will be as follows: on Wednesday, June 28, 'Women"s Humor in American Culture,' 10 a.m., Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford Road, Seaford; 'Stories I Wrote for Kids' (James Thurber), 10 a.m., Seaford District Library, 402 N. Porter St., Seaford; 'Mark Twain Tells Stories From Tom Sawyer,' for children, 10:30 a.m., Laurel Public Library, 101 E. Fourth St., Laurel.
Mark Twain will be played by George Frein, director of the National Chautauqua Tour and professor emeritus of philosophy and religion at the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.
For more information, call the Delaware Humanities Forum at 800-752-2060. Updated schedules will be posted on the web, www.dhf.org.
Show to help cancer victims
The Laurel American Legion will host a benefit show Sunday, July 2, from 1 to 6 p.m., to benefit John T. and Kathy Lecates of Gumboro. Both are undergoing cancer treatment. Tickets are $5 at the door. Bluegrass bands will be featured from 1 to 2 p.m. and kareoke by Mike Carr will be from 2 to 6 p.m. For more information call Amy Lecates at 629-8692.
Wee Learner now enrolling
Wee Learner, a private Christian pre-school in Seaford, is taking registrations for the 2000-2001 school year. Three morning or three afternoon sessions are offered for children ages 3-4. Two morning and two afternoon sessions are offered for children ages 4-5. Wee Learner is in its 17th year. For details, call 629-6261.
Singles Supper to hold dinner
The Singles Supper Club will hold a buffet dinner Saturday, July 8, 6 p.m. Dancing will follow with disc jockey Justin Reynolds. Tickets are $25. Reservation must be made by July 3. For more information call Jeanne, 629-2683, or Mary Ann, 537-2232.
Trips to Camden Yards set
The Adult Plus+ program at Delaware Technical & Community College, Georgetown, is sponsoring two trips to Baltimore Orioles games in July. On Saturday evening, July 15, the Birds play the Atlanta Braves, and on Sunday, July 30, they take the field against the Cleveland Indians.
Tickets for Adult Plus+ members are $30; for members of the general public, $34; for Delaware Tech students, $33; and for children under age 18 $31. Cost includes round trip bus transportation between the Carter Partnership Center and Camden Yards and admission to the game.
For more information on these and other Adult Plus+ offerings, call 856-5618.
Vendors sought for Bethel fest
Bethel Historical Society is planning its annual Heritage Day for Saturday, Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The day will begin with the traditional parade on Main Street at 10:30 a.m.
Scheduled events include a decorated bike contest with prizes and a pet contest with prizes. There will also be a petting zoo, pony rides, games for children music and refreshments. Vendors will include antique dealers, crafts people and demonstrators.
To be in the parade, or to rent a vendor space ($15), call Jo Spence at 875-5425.