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.
Go to the game, help clubs
A special night of Shorebirds baseball will be held on Thursday, July 13, at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium, Salisbury, Md. Sponsored by the Hertrich Family of Automobile Dealerships, tickets for the game are available for a discount price of $6.50, with proceeds benefiting Boys and Girls Club of Delaware.
The game will feature the Hagerstown Suns and the Delmarva Shorebirds, with special guest, "Birdzerk." For ticket information call 410-219-3112 or contact any local unit of Boys and Girls Clubs of Delaware.
Teens to do "Alice"
Possum Point Players' teenage program, Possum Juniors, is producing "Alice in Wonderland" for this summer. Performances will be July 21, 22, 23, 28, 29 and 30 at Possum Hall in Georgetown. Performances on July 21, 22, 28 and 29 will begin at 7 p.m. Performances on July 23 and 30 begin at 2 p.m.
Possum Point Players and the Delaware National Bank will host a pre-theatre tea party in honor of their Junior production of "Alice in Wonderland." Joining in the fun, starting one hour before each performance, will be some of Alice's friends (and enemies) that she meets as she travels through Wonderland.
Tickets may be reserved by calling Possum Point Players' ticketline at 856-4560. Tickets are $6 for all performances. For more information contact Possum Point Players at 856-3460.
Players plan summer play
Second Street Players will present the British comedy, 'Move Over Mrs. Markham,'
July 14, 15, 16, 21, 22 and 23. Mistaken identities will be the order of the
evening. The adult comedy is directed by Curt Stickel and features Kelly Holliger,
Destiny Kerstetter, Thom McFarland, Kane Mowrey, Rosanne Park, Bonnie Russell and
Friday and Saturday shows are at 8 p.m.; Sunday matinees, 3 p.m. All tickets are
$10 for Friday and Saturday shows; senior citizens and students pay a discount $9
for Sunday matinees only. Tickets are now on sale; for reservations, call 422-0220.
The players' Riverfront Theatre is at 2 S. Walnut in downtown Milford. The theatre
is air-conditioned and accessible to people with disabilities. Second Street
Players are supported in part by the Delaware Division of the Arts and the Sussex
New pageant planned
Applications for a new Sussex County Pageant will be available beginning Friday,
July 28. This pageant is open to all females between the ages of 4 to 16 years old
and who have lived in Sussex County for at least one year. There are four age
divisions: Little Miss Sussex County, ages 4-6; Juvenile Miss Sussex County, ages
7-9; Miss Pre-teen Sussex County, ages 10-12; and Miss Teen Sussex County, ages
Applications will be available at Trader's Jewelry & Gift Shop, 116 Second Street,
Lewes, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday; and Casual
Cut's Hair Salon, Sussex 469 behind Georgetown Plaza Shopping Center in Georgetown,
between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., on Tuesday, Thursdays and Fridays.
The pageant is set for Saturday, Oct. 21. All proceeds will benefit the Make-A-Wish
Foundation of the Mid-Atlantic Inc. Deadline for applications is Sept. 15. For
more information call (302) 855-9595.
Country music fest planned
The University of Delaware's Summer Arts Festival presents 'Country Music Fest
2000,' featuring recording artist Bryan White with special guest stars, the
Kinleys. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Delaware's Virden
Center, Pilottown Road, Lewes.
Proceeds will benefit Boys and Girls Clubs of Delaware. Food and beverages will
be served by Jimmy's Grille, Bridgeville. Tickets are $12.50 in advance and $15
at the gate. For ticket information call (302) 856-1990, 855-1620 or 629-8801.
Country Music Fest 2000 is sponsored by Comcast Cable Television, Pepsi, Great
American Country, Delaware River and Bay Authority and Jimmy's Grille.
Rockets launch July 15
Delmarva Area Rocket Enthusiasts (DARE) will launch a variety of rockets Saturday,
July 15, at 4 p.m., in the field adjacent to Laurel High School. They will
demonstrate tumbler, streamer, parachute and helicopter recovery rockets, a
boostered glider and small 2-stage rockets. Pending weather and wind they will
launch a bigger 2-stage parachute deployment rocket that uses an electronic
The performance is sponsored by the Laurel Public Library as part of its Summer
Reading Program and is open to the public. Parking is available at Laurel Senior
High School. For more information, call Jane Stuchell at the Laurel Public Library
at 875-3184, or Tom McDonald of D.A.R.E. at 629-4670.
Democrats plan picnic
The Western Sussex Democrat Club will hold its annual summer covered-dish picnic on
Monday, July 17, at 6 p.m., at Dukes Family's Pool and Recreation area near
Sycamore. Fried chicken and home-made ice cream will be provided.
Photographers to meet
Delaware Professional Photographers Inc. (an affiliate of Professional
Photographers of America) will hold its second print competition for 2000 Tuesday,
July 18, at the Modern Maturity Center, Dover. Competition will begin at 7:30 p.m.
For more information, call 629-4396.
Coffeehouse to feature Tobat
This month's Vertical Connection "All About You Cafe" will feature the live music
of Jay Tobat on Friday, July 21, from 7 to 10 p.m. All About You Cafe is a
Christian coffeehouse for college and career singles ages 18-25. The coffeehouse
meets on the third Friday of the month at Travel Perks, Front Street in Laurel. The
Cafe is a ministry of Gumboro Fellowship Church. For details call 537-0911.