Bulletin Board
Thursday, June 30, 2005
 
BENEFIT EVENTS

Boy Scout Yard Sale
Boy Scout Troop 381 is sponsoring a Yard Sale Event which will include a huge yard sale, a bake sale, and scrapple/egg sandwiches, hotdogs, and drinks. This is a fund raiser to support the boys’ troop activities. Doors will be open, rain or shine, from 7 a.m. to noon on July 2, at Woodland United Methodist Church’s Fellowship Hall, located three miles east of Seaford on Woodland Ferry Road, across from Woodland Ferry.

FOOD

VFW barbecue and yard sale
Men and ladies auxiliary of the Seaford VFW 4961 will hold a chicken barbecue and yard sale July 23 at 7 a.m. Tables are $8, call 628-3444 or 629-4485 to reserve tables. The chicken barbecue starts at 11 a.m. Proceeds to support the Veterans Relief Fund.

All-you-can-eat breakfast July 3
Blades Firemen and Ladies Auxiliary all-you-can-eat breakfast, Sunday, July 3, 8-11 a.m., adults $6, Children, $3. Menu includes: bacon, scrapple, sausage, scrambled eggs, cream chipped beef, sausage gravy over toast, pancakes made to order, toast, hash brown potatoes, fruit, cup, fruit juices, coffee, milk. Join us the first Sunday of each month at the Blades Volunteer Fire Company Hall. Come support the fire company.

July 4th Barbcue in Laurel
American Legion Post 19, Laurel, Rt. 24, approximately one mile east of Laurel, serving 3-6 p.m., Monday, July 4. 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

Marine Corps League meets
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 July 7. Final arrangements are being made for a bus trip to Washington, D.C., on Aug. 19.

Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla
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, July 14, 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 meets
Delaware Equine Council to meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 18, at the Delaware State Fairgrounds, Harrington, in the Exhibitors’ Hall building north entrance. All interested in horses are welcome. For more information contact Paula Barto, 629-5233.

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

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. 20, 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.

Senior Center Trip
Nanticoke Senior Center Trip to Boston, Newport Mansions and Foxwoods, Oct. 2-6, five days and four nights, $475 per person. For more information, call 629-4939.

YOUTH EVENTS

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

Trap Pond Festival and Fair
Fifth annual Trap Pond Festival and Craft Fair, Saturday, July 16, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Trap Pond State Park, Rt. 24 near Laurel. Featuring Crab Meat Thompson, Peninsula Blue Grass Pickers and Native American Dancers. Food, arts and crafts, children’s activities and more. Spaces still available for vendors, crafters and flea marketers. Phone 875-5088