Seaford News Briefs
Thursday, June 24, 2004
 
Seaford Downtown Meeting
Seaford Downtown Business Association’s meeting Thursday, June 24, 7 p.m., Seaford Museum, 203 High St., Seaford. This meeting will discuss upcoming events such as, Nanticoke Riverfest, Christmas Parade and the Vietnam Vets Moving Wall.

Republican Women
Seaford Republican Women’s Club annual picnic will be Thursday, June 24, Abbott’s Mill Nature Center, Milford. Lunch will be provided by Nancy’s Riverfront Cafe. Cost of the lunch and the tour will be $20 per person, payable that day. Members should meet at the Seaford Golf & Country parking lot at 10:15 a.m. to car-pool. The tour is scheduled to start at 11 a.m. Members will be called for making reservations. Call Sally Higgins at 629-9295 for information.

Trip to Gettysburg
On Thursday, Oct. 14, the Seaford Historical Society is sponsoring a bus trip to the Gettysburg Battlefield. Dr. John Farquhar, who has extensive knowledge of the area and has presented two slide lectures on the subject, will lead the tour. The bus will leave the Seaford Village Shopping Center at 8 a.m. The first stop will be at the site of the birthplace and grave of Lt. William Fisher. Also included will be Union Mills, the GNMP Archives and the electric map. The cost of the trip is $50 per person and covers the bus fare, lunch, dinner and an official tour guide book. Reservations are required and will be limited to 47 people. Reservations may be made by sending a check payable to Seaford Historical Society, to Anne Nesbitt, 26317 Craigs Mill Road, Seaford, DE 19973.
Nanticoke Riverfest
Events (float in, Little Miss, canoe and kayak races, entertainment, more than 50 vendors,carnival, and more) are scheduled for Friday, July 9, and Saturday, July 10. Phone 628-1200.

Contestants sought for Little, Jr. Miss Riverfest
Contestants can now register for the 2004 Little and Jr. Miss Riverfest Pageant on Saturday, July 10, at 10 a.m. on the entertainment stage during the Nanticoke Riverfest in downtown Seaford. Little Miss contestants should be between the ages of three and six and Jr. Miss contestants should be between the ages of seven and 10. All participants will receive a gift bag. The cost to register is $5. Call 629-9173 for more information or to register.