car wash set
The Seaford High School class of 2001 is having a car wash from 10
a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, at Nanticoke Automotive.
Students hope to raise $2,000 by the end of the summer. The class
is also accepting donations of sponges, buckets and soap.
African-American fest planned
The fifth annual African-American Festival will be Saturday and Sunday,
Aug. 7 and 8, from 1 to 8 p.m., at Collins Avenue Park, Seaford.
Features will include games, storytelling, dancers, music, singing,
reunions, vendors, basketball tournaments and special performances.
For more information contact Future Program, 302-337-8230 or 628-1908.
Library hosts reading club
The Seaford District LibraryÕs Summer Reading Club. is called "Dive
Into Books" this year. Library hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through
Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
The reading club will run through Aug. 12, ending with a Splash Bash.
For more information, call the library at 629-2524.
Music camps for kids planned
The Delaware Music School, Milford, is offering five-day summer camps
in Dover, Lewes, Milford and Seaford. They include programs for newborns
up to 9 year olds.
For more information and registration call the Delaware Music School,
AARP chapter plans cruise to Mexico, Panama Canal
Seaford AARP Chapter 1084 is sponsoring a Panama Canal cruise Nov.
1-22. The trip will include five days touring Southern California,
a 16-day Panama Canal cruise aboard Carnival's Jubilee, with several
ports of call in Mexico.
For more information call 629-7419.
Class of '74 plans reunion
Seaford High SchoolÕs graduating class of 1974 is preparing for its
25th reunion celebration this fall. Tentative plans are to schedule
this event for Thanksgiving weekend.
Anyone who is interested in assisting with preparations or who has
current addresses of members may contact Scott Bleile, senior class
president, 806 Lantana Drive, Seaford, DE 19973, or e-mail to email@example.com.
Mansion, Plantation to be featured on TV
The Ross Mansion & Plantation will be shown on national television
on Sunday, Aug. 8, at 10 p.m.
This is part of a series entitled "Restore America with Bob Villa."
It will be on the Home & Garden television network.
The Aug. 8 segment will feature Delaware. Locations other than the
Ross Mansion & Plantation are Gibralter and Green Bank Mill in Wilmington,
the Judge Morris House in New Castle, the Richardson House in Dover
and the Life Saving Station in Bethany Beach.
Other states that have been featured to date are: Texas, Florida and
Arizona. Any segment that has already been telecast can be found on
the Internet at www.hgtv.com.
Meeting will take a look at gambling among seniors
The Western Sussex County TRIAD is an organization comprised of senior
citizens and members of the law enforcement community that meets the
first Thursday of every month at the Nanticoke Senior Center located
at 310 Virginia Ave., Seaford.
On Thursday, Sept. 2, at 10 a.m., a representative from Senior Adult
Gambling Education, Lee Eldridge, will provide a 30-minute multi-media
presentation at the Nanticoke Senior Center that will focus on gambling
among senior citizens.
The seminar is free of charge to anyone that would like to attend.
For details, contact the Seaford Police Department at 629-6644.
Seaford Lions Club Golf Tournament set for Sept. 17
The Seaford Lions Club Charity Golf Tournament will be Friday, Sept.
17. Proceeds will help support the club's community projects such
as providing eye exams and glasses, scholarships, and assisting other
needy and well-deserving causes.
The tournament will be held at the Seaford Golf and County Club, beginning
at 9 a.m. The format will be a two-person, better ball of partners,
with net and gross prizes.
An entry fee of $75 per person will include golf, cart, continental
breakfast, luncheon, prizes and a golf shirt.
For more information, contact Keller Hoch at 855-2283 or 629-4179
after 6 p.m.
Mime performance free, open to the public
Master Mime Mark Jaster, Rockville, Md., will perform Tuesday, Aug.
3, 10:30 a.m. in the theater of the Arts & Science Center, Delaware
Technical and Community College, Georgetown.
The program is being offered for children in the Delaware Tech Leaps
and Bounds school age child care program and is also free and open
to the public.
Jaster studied mime with Etienne Decroux and later served as teaching
assistant to Marcel Marceau. He has performed at the White House.
The performance is sponsored by the Henlopen Theater Project through
a grant from Greenwood Trust Co.