Bulletin Board
Thursday, June 23, 2005
 
BENEFIT EVENTS

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.

BOOKMOBILE SCHEDULE
Local bookmobile schedule for the week of June 27-30: Tuesday, June 28 - Country Rest N. Home, Greenwood, 11:30-12:15 p.m.; Greenwood Senior Center, Greenwood, 12:30-1 p.m.

FOOD

Melson Church Ice Cream Social
Melson United Methodist Church (five miles east of Delmar) Ice Cream Social, Saturday, June 25, beginning at 2 p.m. Oyster and chicken salad, hamburgers and hot dog sandwiches, peas and dumpling soup, homemade ice cream, cakes, etc. Phone 846-2431.

All-You-Eat-Breakfast
Blades Firemen and Ladies Auxiliary all-you-can-eat breakfast, Sunday, July 3, 8 to 1 a.m.; adults $6, children $3. The breakfast takes place the first Sunday of each month at the Blades Volunteer Fire Company Hall.This month will be July 3.

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

Laurel Library Friends Meeting
The annual board meeting of the Friends of the Laurel Library is Monday, June 27, 4:30 p.m., at the library's temporary location at 201 E. 4th Street. A brief review of the year will be given, volunteers and board members are needed for next year. Refreshments and a social time will follow. For further information, call Leigh Clark, membership chair, 875-9480.

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. This month will be on July 7.

Democrat Club Picnic
The Western Sussex Democrat Club will be holding its annual picnic on Monday, July 11. It is a covered-dish affair (we provide the chicken) and will be held at the Dukes Family Pool and Recreation area located east of Laurel on Sycamore Road. There will be good food, good fellowship, and homemade ice cream and cake. Bring a dish and join us. Call Linda Kittlitz at 875-1041 for directions and further information.

REUNIONS

Sussex Central Class of '80
The Sussex Central Class of 1980 is finalizing plans for the 25-year reunion on Saturday, Aug. 6. Invitations have been mailed. If you have not received an invitation and would like to attend, contact any of the following for further information: Becky Albert Burton, 934-6958; Kim Long Schoenle, 934-7565; Lisa Burrhus Workman, 934-6772.

SPECIAL EVENTS

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

Beach Party at SGCC
Seaford Golf & Country Club's School's Out Beach Party In addition to regular Friday evening dinner, Seaford Golf & Country Club is offering a buffet served at the pool. Members and guests are invited, Friday, June 24, 6-9 p.m.

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 Millsboro. Phone 1-800-878-2449 for more information.

Health Fair, Horseshoe Tourney
Health fair and horseshoe tournament, Macedonia AME Church, 431 North St., Seaford, Saturday, June 25, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Health screenings and information, free food, guest speaker. Horseshoe tournament. Call 302-249-9661 for more information.
Medieval Fair on Saturday
Seaford District Library hosting a Medieval Fair, Saturday, June 25, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the lot beside Christ Lutheran Church, Shipley Street, Seaford. In celebration of the summer reading program. Phone 629-2524.

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.

House Concert in Seaford
Fortissimo House Concerts will present the duo of Fitzgerald and Beach at 4 p.m., Sunday, June 26, at 911 Park Drive, Seaford. A house concert is an opportunity to enjoy a musical performance in the setting of someone's home. Hear the performers and learn about the stories behind their music. There is the opportunity for a song circle after the concert, so bring instruments. The suggested donation is $15 per adult and $10 for students and seniors. All money goes to the performers. Bring a covered dish to contribute to a pot luck supper. Bob Beach and D.C. Fitzgerald have a sound that is sometimes folk, sometimes blues and jazz, with vocals, guitar, and harmonicas. They have been seen at many concert venues and festivals including the Delmarva Folk Festival, Landsdown Folk Club and the Forksville Festival in Forksville, Pa. Make reservations and get directions by calling 628-7713.

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.

Lewes Antique Show, Sale
The 47th annual Lewes Antique Show and Sale sponsored by Bethel United Methodist Church, in their fellowship hall, 4th and Market streets, Lewes, on July 7, 8 and 9, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dealers from Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Delaware will be selling everything from dolls and jewelry, silver and glassware to furniture. There will be decorator and collector items s well as a curiosity shop. The hall is air conditioned and handicap accessible. Lunch will be available. Admission is $4 per person. For information call 645-9426.

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.