Softball team to sell chicken
The Western Sussex girls playing in the under-19 softball fist pitch Pony League are holding a chicken barbecue Saturday, July 22, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Cock and Bull parking lot, US 13, Seaford.
Proceeds will help pay for the girls' trip to the Pony League world series being held in Sterling, Va., July 24 - 30.
Members of the team include Ashley Riggleman and Sara Shirey, Seaford, Beth Chaffinch, Greenwood, and Leah Conley, Bridgeville.
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
Country music fest planned
The University of Delaware"s Summer Arts Festival presents "Country Music Fest 2000" Aug. 11, 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.
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.
Quintet to present concerts
The Sunrise Quartet will present the music of Mozart and Brahms at both Bethany Beach and Seaford this week.
The Bethany Beach concert will be held at 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 22, at St. Martha"s Episcopal Church, Pennsylvania Avenue and Maplewood Street. The Seaford concert will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 23, at St. Luke"s Episcopal Church, Front Street.
The Sunrise Quartet, along with clarinetist Charles West, will perform three compositions for clarinet quintet composed by Mozart, Brahms, and Osman Kivrak.
Concert tickets are $17 and include meet-the-artists receptions following each concert. In Seaford, tickets are on sale at Tull Brothers, The Dove and Act II. For telephone tickets reservations for Bethany call 539-2963 and for Seaford call 629-4059.
Multi-family yard sale set
A multi-family yard sale will be held at 17 North Race Street, Georgetown, on Saturday, July 22, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. All proceeds will benefit 4-year-old Katie Bickford, who was recently diagnosed with leukemia.
She is now at A.I. DuPont Hospital for treatment for this and other problems stemming from this disease.
Bowling to help out club
Bowlers are needed for the Boys & Girls Club benefit "Bowl-A-Strike and Spare-the-Kids" Bowl-A-Thon taking place on Tuesday, Aug. 1, at 7 p.m. at the Seaford Bowling Lanes.
Phone Cathy VanSciver at 629-8740 for sponsor pledge sheets or more information.
Heritage Trail to host bike race
The third annual Greenwood Trust Heritage Bike Tour will take place on Sunday, Sept. 3, starting and ending at the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club at 8:30 a.m. Cyclists can choose from 15, 30 and metric century (62 miles) routes. The first 400 who register will receive a custom T-shirt and water bottle.
Phone Ron MacArthur at 629-8740 to receive a registration form or get more information.
Soccer for beginners
The Nanticoke Youth Soccer Association announces the dates for its summer KinderKicks program.
Open to all children entering either kindergarten or first grade in the upcoming school year, the program is an introduction to the game of soccer for young players and focuses on their basic skill development.
The program will be held at the Western Sussex Boys and Girls Club and will consist of four sessions to begin on Saturday, Aug. 5, at 10 a.m. Subsequent sessions will be held on Monday, Aug. 7, Wednesday, Aug. 9, and Thursday, Aug. 10 at 6:30 p.m.
Cost for the program is $5 and players may register at the start of any session. For additional information, contact NYSA at 629-3530.
Village to be "occupied"
The second annual Civil War Living History Weekend will be Saturday, Aug. 5, and Sunday, Aug. 6, at the Marvel Carriage Museum, 510 South Bedford St., Georgetown.
Features will include a display of Civil War artifacts, a gift shop and period music presented by Living History Music.