Laurel News Briefs
Thursday, September 23, 2004
Laurel Lioness Basket Bingo Sept. 28
Laurel Lioness Club basket bingo with Longaberger baskets, Tuesday, Sept. 28, Laurel Fire Hall, doors open at 6 p.m.; games start at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Door prizes. For tickets call Sandy Whaley, 875-3891 or Bea Wright, 875-2674.

Casino Night in Laurel
American Legion Post 19, on Millsboro Road, Laurel, will hold a Casino Night on Sept. 25, from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Admission is $5 with free beverages, free oyster sandwiches and free food.

Chicken/Dumpling Dinner
A chicken/dumpling dinner at Centenary United Methodist Church, corner of Poplar and Market streets, Laurel, Saturday, Oct. 2, 4-7 p.m. Cost is $8 per adult and $3 per child (ages 6-12). Bake shop items will also be available.
Laurel Lions Vision Days
The Laurel Lions and Leo Clubs will be collecting eye glasses and donations for Lions Vision Days on Oct. 8, 9, and 10 at Wal-Mart in Seaford, Happy Harry’s in Laurel and French’s Food Rite. Lions Vision Days are held annually in support of the Lions Vision Research and Rehabilitation Center located at the John Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute in Baltimore. Through their help many Sussex County residents, who are visually impaired, will be able to benefit from the services provided by the Lions Vision Center.

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.