Craft and Flea Market
Craft show and flea market, Saturday, Oct. 16, Masonic Lodge, Sharptown, Md., 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Indoor and outdoor spaces available. For space information phone 846-3911. To benefit the International Order of Rainbow for Girls, Salisbury Assembly.
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.
Strides Against Cancer
Making Strides Against Cancer (5K run and 4.5-mile walk), Sunday, Oct. 17, Wilmington Riverfront, run at 8 a.m.; walk at 9 a.m.
Blades PTO Fund Raiser
Blades Elementary School PTO fund-raiser at Friendly’s in Seaford, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 5 to 8 p.m. Friendly’s will donate 10 percent of all profits to the PTO (no coupons can be used) during that time period.
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.
Cruise for a Cause Oct. 23
5th annual Cruise for a Cause, The Melissa Hart Cruise, Salisbury to Delmar, Saturday, Oct. 23, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Car registration at K-Mart parking lot, Rt. 50, Salisbury, 10 a.m. to noon. Donation of $20 per vehicle (Melissa Hart is a young mother of two battling cancer). Cruise at 12:30 p.m. to Dough Boys, U.S. 13, Delmar. Car show and presentations, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Phone Steve Mixter, 410-749-5746 (days). Sponsored by Wheels That Heal Car Club.
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.
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.
Mennonite School Auction
Greenwood Mennonite School benefit auction, Saturday, Nov. 6, breakfast starts at 7:30 a.m. Auction starts at 9:30 a.m. Baked goods. Phone 349-4131.
Dining with Diabetes
University of Delaware Cooperative Extension three part series, “Dining With Diabetes,” Oct. 21, 28 and Nov. 11, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at University of Delaware Research & Education Center, Rt. 9, Georgetown. Cost is $5. To register, call Mary Wilcoxon, 856-7303 by Oct. 15.
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.
Dinner in Woodland
Woodland United Methodist Church women chicken and dumpling dinner, Saturday, Oct. 16, 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Price is $7; children 6-12 years, $3.50; 5 and under are free. No carry outs. The church is located next to the Woodland Ferry house, 4.5 miles west of Seaford on Woodland Church Road.
Burrsville Oyster Supper
Burrsville Ruritan Club oyster supper, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2 to 7 p.m. Burrsville Road between Denton and Harrington. Cost is $13 for adults; $7 for children (10 and under); carry-outs are $13.
Foggie Church Dinners
C.H. Foggie AME Zion Church is selling dinners on Friday, Oct. 29, starting at noon. Dinners include fried oyster, fried chicken, fried fish and chicken and dumplings (ranging in price from $7 to $9). Desserts available. Phone 875-1290 for more information.
Halloween Costume Sale
Halloween costume sale, Monday, Oct. 18, Maggs Physical Activities Center Dance Studio, Salisbury State University, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Items will be $1 each (cash only) and will benefit the Salisbury University Dance Company. Phone 1-410-548-4183.
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.
Pumpkin Decorating Contest
Pumpkin decorating contest, Biggs Museum of American Art, 406 Federal St., Dover, Saturday, Oct. 30, 2 p.m. Those who pre-register by Oct. 28 will receive a free pumpkin. Phone 302-674-2111 for more information.
Millsboro Haunted House
Haunted House, Millsboro, Rt. 472 off Rt. 20, Oct. 15, 16, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, 31, 7 p.m. Rain or shine. $5. Phone 934-5677. Sponsored by Millsboro Volunteer Fire Co.
AARP Meeting Oct. 14
AARP Seaford Area Chapter 1084 meets Thursday, Oct. 14, 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.
Acorn Club Meeting
GFWC- Acorn Club of Seaford meets at Seaford Library, Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m. It will be a membership/business meeting with hostess Betty Young.
Class Meeting Oct. 15
The Laurel High School Class of 1956 quarterly luncheon at R.J. Riverside, Laurel, on Friday, Oct. 15, at 11:30 a.m. Call Trenny Elliott at 645-5071 to confirm reservations. Spouses welcome.
Federal Employees Meeting
Chapter 1992 (Georgetown) of the National Assoc. of Active and Retired Federal Employees meeting, Monday, Oct. 18, at Jimmy’s Bistro, Georgetown Airport, at noon.
Western Sussex Democrats
Western Sussex Democrat Club meets Thursday, Oct. 21, St. Phillips Parish House, Central Avenue, Laurel. Covered dish dinner at 6:30 p.m. meeting at 7:30 p.m. Lt. Gov. John Carney has been invited to speak. The public is invited.
Visually Impaired Group
Seaford Visually Impaired Support Group meets in the activity room of the Methodist Manor House on the first and third Thursday of each month from 1:30-3 p.m. The next meeting is Oct. 21. The group meets to share concerns, support one another and to celebrate victories that they have had in dealing with life’s challenges. Anyone with a vision problem or his or her care-giver is welcome to attend. There is no charge and the group is open to the public. For more information call Robert Gray at 629-6204.
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 Widowed Persons
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.
Grange Supper Oct. 25
On Oct. 25, the Reliance Grange #58 will having a covered dish supper at the Gethsemane United Methodist Church at 6:30 p.m. Following supper, the Gospel Gents will sing for everyone. This will be a great program. Bring a friend, come for supper.
Sussex Central Class of ‘80
Sussex Central Class of 1980 25-year reunion, will be Saturday, Aug. 6, 2005, at Sussex Pines Country Club. Plans are being finalized for food, music, cost, etc. Contact any of the following for further information: Becky Albert Burton 934-6958, firstname.lastname@example.org; Kim Long Schoenle, 934-7565, email@example.com; Lisa Burrhus Workman, 934-6772, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
‘1984’ Book Discussion
Discussion on the book “1984” by George Orwell, Milton Public Library, Thursday, Oct. 21, 6:30 p.m. Presented by Dean Dey. Phone 684-8856 to register. Refreshments will be served.
‘Suessical’ Begins Oct. 22
Premier Centre for the Arts presents “Seussical” on Oct. 22, 23 and 29, 30, 7:30 p.m. show; Oct. 24 and 31, 3 p.m. matinee, at Middletown High School auditorium, 120 Silver Lake Road, Middletown, DE 19709. Reserved tickets: adults $18, children 12 and under $12. Call 302-378-1384; music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens.
Mt. Zion Fall Festival
Fall Festival, Mt. Zion U.M. Church, Laurel-Seaford Highway 13A, Saturday, Oct. 30. Oyster sandwiches and platters, chicken salad, homemade ice cream, cakes, etc. Serving starts at 3 p.m. Carryouts available.
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.
Manor House Holiday Shop
Holiday Shop, Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford Road, Seaford, Friday, Nov. 5, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with homemade crafts, quilting items, woodworking, flower arrangements, holiday decorations and baked goods. Lunch ($6) will be served with carryouts available. Phone 628-5631 for more information.
Journey for Sight
Laurel Lions Club’s 17th annual “Pet Culver Memorial Journey for Sight” Sunday, Nov. 7, Trap Pond State Park. Registration is 12:15 p.m.; walk begins at 1 p.m. The walk is five miles. Funds generated are used for eye exams, eyeglasses, hearing aids and diabetic needs.
Trophies and medals will be awarded for outstanding individual and team efforts. A picnic will follow. All clubs or organizations with team of five or more will receive a 50 percent rebate on money turned in on Nov. 2. Call John Bennett at 875-4675 (home) or 443-359-0195 (work).
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.
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. Call 628-5631.
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. 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.