Bulletin Board
Thursday, October 7, 2004
 
Dance to The Honey Combs
Harvest Dance featuring The Honey Combs, Saturday, Oct. 23, 8 p.m. to midnight, Carlisle Fire Hall, Milford. Tickets: $15 single; $25 couple. Phone 422-4569. Proceeds will benefit the Diamond Dance Co. performance of The Nutcracker at Milford High School, Dec. 4 and 5.

Basket Bingo for Team
Delaware Storm 13U Baseball travel team Longaberger™ Basket Bingo fund raiser, Tuesday, Oct. 26, 7 p.m. at the CHEER Center, Georgetown. Doors open at 6 p.m. Door prizes, 50/50 tickets, raffles, and food. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Call Guy or Carol Wilkins 856-9058, Alan or Debbie Shields 875-3174, Dean or Belinda Bennett (410) 352-5688, or Ron or Angela Mitchell, 875-0768.

KSI Night at Roadhouse
Kent-Sussex Industries, Inc. (KSI) fund raiser in conjunction with the Roadhouse Steak Joint in Rehoboth Beach will be Wednesday, Oct. 13. The Roadhouse will donate 10 percent of its proceeds (food and drinks) to KSI on Oct. 13, between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m.

St. Jude’s Bike-a-Thon
Wheels for Life St. Jude’s Bike-a-Thon, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2 p.m., West Seaford Elementary School. Contact Ron Breeding, 629-3964. Sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Seaford.

Hebron Lodge Basket Bingo
Hebron Lodge 14 Basket Bingo, Wednesday, Oct. 20, Federalsburg VFW, doors open at 5:30 p.m.; games start at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Door prizes and refreshments. Call Rusty Covington, 629-8102, or Doug Figgs, 629-6468.

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.

Fried Chicken Buffet
Fried chicken buffet, on Saturday, Oct. 16, at Bethany Church, Lowes Crossroads near Millsboro. Adults and carryouts are $9; children, $4; serving 2 to 6 p.m. Bake table available.

CHEER Costume Party
The CHEER Community Center, Georgetown, Halloween Costume Party, Friday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Entertainment by D.J. Sky Brady and Sunshine the Clown, and games. Prizes will be given out for the best costumes. Tickets are $5 per person for seniors age 60 and over and $6 per person for non-seniors and lunch will be provided. Contact April Willey or Florence Mason for tickets, 856-5187.

AARP Meeting Oct. 8
AARP Seaford Area Chapter 1084 meets Friday, Oct. 8, at the Methodist Manor House Fellowship Hall, 1:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Steve Matson, from the Sussex County Economic Development Office. Seaford area includes western Sussex County from delmar to Greenwood. Guests welcome. Call 875-5086.

AARP Widowed Persons meet Oct. 19
Seaford Chapter of the AARP-Widowed Persons Service meets Tuesday, Oct. 19, 12:30 p.m., at Golden Corral. Guest speaker will be Margaret Miller on nursing homes/long term care. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend.

Nanticoke Auxiliary
Nanticoke Health Services Auxiliary, general meeting, Wednesday, Oct. 13, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, North Street, Seaford. Lunch promptly at 11:30 a.m. ($8). Speaker Dr. Robert Ferber will talk about the new hospitalist program at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital. Reservations due by Oct. 8.

Equine Council Meeting
The next meeting of the Delaware Equine Council will be Monday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m., at the Exhibitor’s Hall at State Fairgrounds. All are welcome that have an interest in horses. Call 875-7869 or 629-5233 for information.

AARP Chapter Meeting
AARP Chapter #5340 meeting Oct. 4, Sussex Pines Country Club, Georgetown with lunch at noon. Dennis Swain, a member of the Georgetown Volunteer Fire Company will speak about Fire Prevention Month. Cost is $12. Call Hilda Parker at 856-2760, for reservations by Oct. 29. New members are welcome.
Candidates’ Night at Bay Shore
Candidates’ Night at Bay Shore Community Church, Rt. 26, Gumboro, Saturday, Oct. 9, 6:30 p.m. Phone 238-7370.

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.

Fall Harvest at Pepperbox
Fall Harvest at Pepperbox, Saturday, Oct. 30, Ed Evans Farm near Laurel, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free horsedrawn shuttle rides. Also, food vendors, draft horses, craftspeople, antique machinery, music. Vendors are welcome. Phone 875-4971.

Autumn at Abbott’s Mill
Autumn at Abbott’s Mill Festival, Saturday, Oct. 16, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mill tours, canoe rides, folk music and more. Admission: $3 for members; $5 for nonmembers; children free. Abbott’s Mill Nature Center is located off Rt. 36 near Milford.

Family Nights At B-G Club
Family Night, Friday nights, Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club, 310 Va. Ave., Seaford, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.. Free admission. Membership not required.

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.

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.

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.

Trap Pond Events
Fall Foliage Pontoon Tour, Saturday, Oct. 9, 1 and 2 p.m. Pre-register by calling the nature center at 875-5163. Tours meet at the boathouse. $3 per adult and $1.50 per child 12 and under. Herb drying and preparation, “Screeches, Hoots, and Hollers — Banshees of the Woods,” Saturday, Oct. 9, 11 a.m. — In this introduction to owls we’ll look at the lore of the Banshees and how they have been associated with the haunting calls of owls. Learn about the different owls that call Trap Pond home and listen to their different calls.

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.

CHEER Trip to Baltimore
The CHEER Community Center, Sand Hill Road, Georgetown, is hosting a bus trip to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor on Thursday, Oct. 21. The bus will leave Georgetown at 8 a.m. and return at 7:30 p.m. While in Inner Harbor, seniors can shop, have lunch, visit the aquarium and visit downtown Baltimore. Tickets are $20 per person breakfast is included, and the bus will stop at the Old Country Buffet on the way back. For tickets contact Sue Rathell at 854-9500.