session now started
A new physical fitness session under the direction of instructor Carol
Lynch started this week. Classes will be held Mondays, Wednesdays,
Fridays, 9 a.m. (with childcare) and Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30
p.m. They will meet in St. John’s United Methodist Church’s air conditioned
fellowship hall. Call Lynch, 629-7539, for more information or to
AARP chapter plans cruise
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.
Support group helps teens
An adolescent support group for teenagers meets every Friday, 7-8
p.m., at 215 High St., Seaford. For more information call Children
& Families First, Seaford, 628-2734.
Acorn Club to meet Sept. 9
The DSFWC-Acorn Club will hold its first affair for the fall season
on Sept. 9, 6 to 8 p.m. The membership social will be held at the
Ross Mansion near Seaford. Hostesses for the affair are Mary Mahan
and Betty Tull and committee members are Teresa Blades, Barbara Burket,
Phyllis Hanson, Lee Keiser, Ann McFarland, Phyllis Nelson and Mildred
AARP first fall meeting set
Seaford Chapter 1084 of the American Association of Retired Persons
(AARP) will meet at the Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford Road,
Thursday, Sept. 9, at 1:30 p.m. Guests for this meeting will be Flora
Bahder, AARP District coordinator, and Jan Ewing Robinson, AARP state
director in Delaware.
Band blitz set for Sept. 10-19
The Seaford High School Band will conduct its annual community blitz
to raise funds to support its activities Sept. 10 to 19. Band members,
wearing their marching uniforms, will canvass Seaford neighborhoods
asking for donations to the band program. These donations make it
possible for the band to travel to and participate in band competitions,
sponsor summer band camps and festivals and meet general operating
Under the direction of Mark Benson, the band program includes marching
band, concert band, jazz band and color guard. The band performs at
all Seaford High football games, marches in parades and presents community
The band will perform on Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Woodland Ferry
Body & Soul Christian Aerobics announces fall session Sept. 13
Atlanta Road Alliance Church in Seaford will host exercise classes
beginning Monday, Sept. 13. Aerobics, strength training and conditioning
will be done to contemporary Christian music.
Sessions last 10 weeks. Evening classes are held Monday and Thursday
from 7-8 p.m., and morning classes are held Tuesday and Friday, 8:45-9:45
a.m. Call Jimalee Humpton, 337-7815, or Connie Halter, 628-0554, to
Where babies can play
The Parents As Teachers program (PAT) invites parents and their children
from birth to age 3 to a free Stay and Play Center at Seaford Department
of Parks & Recreation on Virginia Avenue. Sessions will be on Mondays
from 10:30 a.m. to noon, beginning Sept. 13.
The center provides an opportunity for parents and caretakers with
young children to discuss parenting questions with a parent educator.
Other services include a lending library of children’s and parenting
books and evening group meetings on a variety of topics. For more
information, call Cris Henderson at 875-2781 or Seaford Department
of Parks & Recreation at 629-6809. This program is funded by the state
Department of Education.
Prospective Scouts can sign up
Signups for Cub Scouts will be held Tuesday, Sept. 14, 7 p.m. in the
Central Elementary School auditorium. Registration will also be available
at Central Elementary and West Seaford Elementary schools during their
open houses on Sept. 21. For details, call Jim Young, 875-3288.
to meet Sept. 16
There will be a meeting of the Seaford High School Alumni Association
on Thursday, Sept. 16, at 7 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club on Virginia
Seaford Lions Club Golf Tournament-Sept. 17
The Seaford lions Club Charity Golf Tournament will be held on 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, 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, golf shirt and
For more information, please contact Keller Hoch at 855-2283 or 629-4179
after 6 p.m.
SDPR Country Line Dancing Sept. 21
The Seaford Dept. of Parks and Recreation will hold Country Line Dancing
classes, on Tuesdays, from 7-9 p.m beginning Sept. 21, at the recreation
office, 320 Virginia Ave. This is a drop-in program. Cost is $3 per
person. For information call 629-6809.
Book discussion group to meet beginning Sept. 21, registration
The Seaford District library in cooperation with the Methodist Manor
House will present “Good Bye to All That: the Meaning of World War
I,” a new reading of books that shows how World War I was a major
turning point in history that changed lives both on the battlefield
and at home.
Local scholars will lead discussions of the “The Guns of August” by
Barbara Tuchman, “Good Bye to All That” by Robert Graves, “Eye Deep
in Hell” by John Ellis, “Women, War, and Work” by Maurine Greenwald,
and “A Farewell to Arms” by Ernest Hemingway.
The programs will be held at the Methodist Manor House on alternating
Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m. beginning on Sept. 21. Advanced registration
is required. Books are available at the library. Call Dee McDonnell
at 629-2524 with any questions.
Senior Citizens Police Academy begins Sept. 28, sign up early
Back by popular demand, the Nanticoke Senior Center is offering an
8-week course that will give seniors insight on services provided
by our state and local police departments.
The course will be held every Tuesday beginning Sept. 28 from 10 a.m.-noon.
The course will feature topics such as: elderly abuse, domestic violence,
communications, homicide, drugs, crime stoppers, business fraud, telemarketing
and much more. Witness a scuba team and K-9 team. There is no charge
for the course. Diplomas will be given upon completion of course.
Please sign up early as class size is limited to 30. Call the center
at 629-4939 for more information.
Myrtle Beach trip set for Oct. 4- few tickets left
Nanticoke Senior Center is offering a fabulous trip to Myrtle Beach,
S.C., Oct. 4-8. Included in package: First Call Motor Coach, Oceanfront
Hotel, four breakfasts, four dinners, one lunch, three shows, intercoastal
cruise with entertainment and dancing, fantasy harbor tour, art museum
tour, Waccamaw Pottery and shops and much, much more. Cost of trip
is $449 per person which includes baggage handling, all taxes and
gratuities. Due to cancellations, we have a few seats left.
We are also offering a raffle and one lucky person will be the winner.
Cost of tickets are $2 for one, or three for $5.Please contact the
center for more information about this trip at 629-4939.
SDPR trips planned
Thursday, Oct. 21 - Baltimore Ravins vs. Kansas City Chiefs, $46 includes
ticket to the game and bus transportation.
Sunday, Dec. 5 - Radio City Music Hall Christmas Trip, $74 includes
ticket to the show and bus transportation. There will be time to shop
and look around after the show.
For information on these trips call the recreation office at 629-6809.