Laurel Events
Thursday, September 28th, 2000
 
Library to host craft demos
Woodburning, glass designing, and quilting will be demonstrated by local artisans this fall at the Laurel Public Library. Stained glass techniques will be presented by Eleanor Stacy on Wednesday, Oct. 18. Wrapping up the series on Saturday, Nov. 4, will be Virginia "Mike" Barton explaining the traditional art of quilting in today's world.
All programs will start at 1 p.m. and last about an hour. For further information call 875-3184.

Class of 1956 plans reunion
The Laurel Class of 1956 will hold its 45th reunion, June 30, 2001, at the Laurel American Legion Home. Although final plans have not been completed, the social hour will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by pictures being taken at 6:30 p.m. and a buffet dinner at 7 p.m. Anyone interested in working with the reunion committee may contact Frank B. Calio at 302-875-3770. Meetings will begin in January.

Class of 1980 plans reunion
The Laurel High School class of 1980 is holding its 20-year class reunion on Oct. 7, at the American Legion Home. Anyone who graduated with this class and did not receive information may contact Jan Otwell at 875-2743.

UMW plan annual bazaar
The annual bazaar sponsored by the United Methodist Women of Christ United Methodist Church, 510 S. Central Ave., Laurel will be Friday, Oct. 6, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. There will be handmade crafts, homemade baked goods and home canned goods.

A luncheon will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and a spaghetti dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost for the dinner is $5 for adults and $3 for children. Prizes include a handmade queen-size quilt and a walnut drop-leaf end table.
For information call 875-4233 from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday.

Oddfellows plan haunted house
Co-chairmen Jerry Lynch and Mike Allen announce that the eighth annual Cemetery House will be open Oct. 20-21, 27-28 and 30-31. The Cemetery House is located on Delaware 24, next to the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Laurel. Charity Lodge #27, IOOF, sponsors the event.

Parking will be provided in the 10th Street lot and transportation to the haunted house will be provided by a hay wagon. Admission is $5 or $4 with a non-perishable food item (for the Good Samaritans); children under age 6 will be admitted free.
Admission includes the hayride, tour of the Cemetery House and a walk through the Haunted Maze.
Library resumes story hour
Story hour for pre-school and kindergarten-age children began at the Laurel Public Library on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 10:30 a.m. Story hour programs will continue every Tuesday into December.

Library to be closed Sept. 28
The Laurel Public Library will be closed Thursday, Sept. 28, for the staff development day meeting of Sussex County librarians. The library will reopen Friday, Sept. 29, at 10 a.m.

Bicycles to be disposed of
The Laurel Police Department will be disposing of found and abandoned bicycles. These bicycles have been recovered by the police and will be on display at the Laurel Police Department between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30. Citizens are welcome to claim ownership with the presentation of a bill of sale or other validated proof of ownership.

Class of 1990 to gather
The Laurel High School class of 1990 will hold its 10-year reunion on Nov. 25, at 6 p.m. at R.J. Riverside in Laurel. For reservations, contact Alison Hastings at 875-2166, Kelly Layton at 875-4029, or Dawn Blades at 410-677-6866 by Oct. 20.

Teen library advisors sought
Laurel Public Library is looking for teens in grades 7 through 12 who would like to help the library board and staff to plan programs and services for the young adults in the area. Interested youth may call or stop by the library for an application form. For details, call Norma Jean Fowler or Jane Stuchell at 875-3184.