Bulletin Board
Thursday, September 23, 2004
Basket Bingo in Georgetown
Basket bingo featuring Longagerger baskets, Tuesday, Sept. 28, Georgetown Fire Hall, S. Bedford Street, doors open at 6 p.m.; games start at 7 p.m. Tickets $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Sponsored by the Georgetown Historical Society.

Mid-Coast Basket Bingo
Coasters, the parent organization for Mid-Coast All-star cheerleaders, Longaberger Basket Bingo, will be Thursday, Oct. 28, 7-10 p.m. at Millsboro VFW (located on U.S. 113 in Millsboro across from the old Ames Dept Store). For tickets or info call Ann Foskey, 875-0714.

Defensive Driving Class
AARP driver safety course for people 50 and over, on Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 6 and 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford Road, Seaford. The two-day program, sponsored by the American Association for Retired Persons, stresses how older drivers may operate vehicles safely. Upon completion of the program, participants receive a certificate entitling them to a reduction in their auto insurance. A 15 percent reduction is given to anyone repeating the program within three years. Call 629-8081. The cost is $10 per person.

Breakfast in Galestown
Breakfast, Sunday, Sept. 26, 7 to 10 a.m., Galestown Community House, Galestown. Sponsored by and benefit of Galestown Community House committee. Adults $6, and children under 12, $4.

Reliance Grange Supper
On Monday, Sept. 27, the Reliance Grange will have a Covered Dish Super at 6:30 p.m. at the Gethsemane United Methodist Church, Reliance. After dinner “No Strings Attached,” a group from Christ Lutheran Church, will perform. All are welcome.

Chicken Platters For Sale
Deborah Circle at Christ United Methodist Church, Laurel, will sell Em-ings’s chicken platters ($8) on Friday, Sept. 24, from 5 to 8 p.m. (take-out only). Phone 875-4233 or 875-7854 to place orders.

Vincent Fund Raiser
Saturday, Sept. 25, fund raiser for Mike Vincent for county council, at the home of Ric and Deb Marvel, 24411 Beaver Dam Dr., Seaford, from 5-8 p.m. A donation of $25 per person is requested. Checks should be made payable to Vincent for County Council and mailed to Donald Tull, 123 N. Shipley St., Seaford, DE 19973 or call Deb Marvel at 629-6053.

Republican Women Meeting
Seaford Republican Women’s Club meeting, Thursday, Sept. 23, 10:30 a.m., Seaford Golf and Country Club. The speaker will be Amy Peoples, president of the Delaware Federation of Republican Women. She will talk about the functioning of the organization. Peoples has held numerous positions in the Delaware Federation and has held many offices in the Sussex County Republican Women’s Club. She resides in Dagsboro and does scheduling for her husband who is a charter boat captain out of Indian River. Everyone is welcome. Lunch at the club is optional. Call Jane Short (629-7097) or Anne Nesbitt (628-7788).

WiHi Class of 1964
Wi Hi Class of 1964 40th reunion will be Friday, Sept. 24, and Saturday, Sept. 26, in Salisbury. Friday night’s event will take place at Brew River. Saturday night’s dinner/dance will be at the Sheraton. Contact Sherry Wix at 629-2131 by Sept. 20.

Baker Family Reunion
The 41st Slathel Baker Family Reunion will take place Sunday, Oct. 10, Asbury Community Hall, Rt. 9 between Laurel and Georgetown. For more information contact Gary White at 629-8218.

Whaley Family Reunion
The Whaley Reunion, will be Sunday, Sept. 26, 1:30 p.m., at the Rev. Lee Elliott Memorial Hall (Trinity United Methodist Church, Laurel). Bring a covered dish and a beverage. An offering will be taken. For information phone Vincent Whaley at 875-2778.

Apple-Scrapple Festival
13th annual Bridgeville Apple-Scrapple Festival, Oct. 8 and 9, beginning at 4 p.m. on Friday. Live entertainment, craft show, car show, carnival, food booths, antique tractors, children’s activities, scrapple carving contest and scrapple tossing contest. See www.applescrapple.com.

St. George’s Fall Luncheon
Fall luncheon, Saturday, Oct. 2, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. George’s United Methodist Church, near Laurel. Oyster fritters, chicken salad, vegetable soup, peas and dumplings, baked goods. Call 846-2301.

Dover Stamp Club Show
The Dover Stamp Club 53rd anniversary bourse/show will be Saturday, Oct. 9, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at W. Reily Brown School, 360 Webbs Lane in Dover. Includes children’s table, 12 dealers, exhibits and more. Free admission. Call Bill Kircher for information, 302-697-7143.
St. Stephen’s Fall Festival
Fall Festival, Saturday, Sept. 25, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., Camelot Hall, St. Stephen’s UM Church, Delmar, Del. Breakfast, lunch, baked goods, country store, crafts, yard sale, ice cream, face painting and more.

Mid-Atlantic Symphony
The Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra (MSO) kicks off its 2004-05 season on Saturday, Oct. 2, at 8 p.m. at Delaware Technical & Community College, Georgetown. The performance will include Dvorak’s Violin Concerto in A minor with a guest performance by violin prodigy Stefani Collins and Bizet’s Symphony in C. Tickets are $20; $10 for students and children under 12 are free. Call toll-free 888-846-8600. Tickets can also be purchased at the door.

Trap Pond Events
A-”maize”-ing Crafts: Corn Husk Crafts, Saturday, Sept. 25, 1 p.m. Corn is one of the most important crops in the area. It provides not only food but also endless possibilities for crafts. Learn how to use corn husks and an assortment of craft materials and dyes. Pre-register. Cost is $4 per person. Tracing Tracks Bandannas, Sunday, Sept. 26, 1 p.m. Children and adults are invited to learn the tracks of different animals that live at Trap Pond, and then make a“Track Bandanna.” Pre-register by calling 875-5163. Cost is $3 per person.

Ham and Turkey Shoot
Ellendale Ruritan Club Ham/Turkey Shoot, Saturday, Sept. 25, at 11 a.m., at Ellendale V.F.W., Road 607. Directions: first right southbound of the Ellendale light on U.S. 113, Ellendale. Phone 856-7773.

Community Night Out - Sept. 23
13th annual Community Night Out Against Crime and Drugs, Thursday, Sept. 23, Seaford Police Department and Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club, Virginia Ave., Seaford, 5-8 p.m. Displays, demonstrations, free food, prizes, children’s activities. Phone 629-6644 for more information. Sponsored by Seaford Police and Delaware State Police, Troop 5.

Colonial Fair/Heritage Fair
18th annual Colonial Fair & Heritage Festival, Saturday, Sept. 25, Sunday, Sept. 26, Pemberton Historical Park near Salisbury. Re-enactors, artisans, storytellers, dancers, singers, food, arts and crafts, music and more. Admission is $5 (both days) for adults; $3 for children 18 and under; 5 and under are free. Phone 410-860-2447.

Fall Festival at Kings
Kings United Methodist Church on Gordy Road, Laurel, annual Fall Festival, Saturday, Sept. 25, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine, with gospel music all day featuring The King’s Ambassadors and Sara McWilliams. There will be a special “Blessing of the Harvest.” There will be a petting zoo, kids’ crafts, barrel train rides, fire engine rides, straw maze, and a special stagecoach pulled by miniature horses. There will be vendors, a yard sale, tradesman, antique tractors, farm tools, a silent auction and handmade baskets, and many other activities. Oyster sandwiches as well as homemade ice cream, a bake sale, and many other homemade food items.

Benefit For Relay for Life
First annual Blast Out Cancer sporting clay shoot, Sunday, Oct. 10, Owens Station Sporting Clay Range, Hunters Cove Road, Greenwood, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $75 (lunch included). Prizes will be awarded and sponsorships are available. All proceeds will benefit the East and West Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society. For information contact Kenny Hopkins, 302-945-3410, or Sherry Wix, 629-2131.

50th Kiwanis Auction
50th annual Seaford Kiwanis Auction, Saturday, Oct. 2, Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club, 310 Va. Ave., Seaford. Preview at 9 a.m.; auction at 9:30 a.m. Phone Bryant Richardson at 629-9788 for more information.

Antique Tractor Show
The First State Antique Tractor Club annual show at Yoder Farms in Greenwood on Sept. 24 and 25. Admission and parking are free. There will be antique tractors, cars and trucks, flea market, and entertainment on Friday and Saturday. On Saturday there will also be a petting zoo, tractor games, a kiddie pedal pull and an auction. As always there will be plenty of good food. Contact Rose Hastings at 875-3040 or rhastings@joimail.com.

Nanticoke Senior Center
Christmas Spectacular at Three Little Bakers, Tuesday, Dec. 7, leaves at 10 a.m. from Nanticoke Senior Center. Cost $60 members, $65 non-members. Phone 629-4939. Price includes motor coach transportation, food, and desserts.

Trip to New York City
The Methodist Manor House will host a two-day, one-night trip to New York City on Dec. 15 and 16. Cost of the trip is $347 per double occupancy and includes round-trip transportation by deluxe motorcoach, accommodations at the Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel, tickets to Radio City Music Hall for the Christmas show, one first-class dinner, baggage handling and tips plus services of a professional tour manager. A $100 deposit is required with registration. Call Dixie Carlisle, at 628-5631.

Nanticoke Senior Center
Christmas Spectacular at Three Little Bakers, Tuesday, Dec. 7, leaves at 10 a.m. from Nanticoke Senior Center. Cost $60 members, $65 non-members. Phone 629-4939. Price includes motor coach transportation, food, and desserts.

Cruise to Bermuda
Seaford AARP Chapter 1084 is sponsoring a Bermuda cruise aboard Celebrity Horizon, out of Norfolk April 30-May 7, 2005. Ports of call include Hamilton and St. George. Prices start at $925 per person, including port charges and taxes. Bus transportation provided from Seaford to Norfolk. Reserve early for good choice of cabin. Trip is open to the public. Phone 629-7419.