Seaford News Briefs
Thursday, October 14, 2004
Car Show at Wesley Church
Car Show, Wesley U.M. Church, Seaford, Saturday, Oct. 16, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Breakfast and lunch. Proceeds benefit the Wesley Church building fund. Church is located at the intersection of Atlanta Road and Wesley Church Road.

Bazaar at Wesley Church
Five Talent Bazaar, Wesley United Methodist Church, corner of Atlanta and Wesley Church roads, Saturdays, Oct. 16, and Oct. 23, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Proceeds to benefit the building fund.

Parks and Rec Basket Bingo
Seaford Parks and Recreation basket bingo, featuring Longaberger baskets, a 50/50 raffle and door prizes, Tuesday, Oct.19, at 7 p.m. Cost is $20 per ticket and can be purchased by calling 629-6809. Doors open at 6 p.m. at the VFW on Middleford Road, Seaford. All proceeds benefit the Seaford youth football and cheerleading programs. For more information call 629-6809.

Seaford Lions Basket Bingo
The Seaford Lions Club Longaberger Basket Bingo, Thursday, Oct. 23, 7 p.m., at the Seaford Moose, U.S. 13A, 20 games and will feature several basket combinations including the 2004 Christmas sets, Collector Club Ware basket, along with several regular line baskets as prizes. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information contact any Lions member or call 628-8887.

Wrestling Boosters Barbecue
Seaford Wrestling Boosters chicken barbeque, Saturday, Oct. 23 (rain or shine), at the corner of Middleford Road and U.S. 13 across from Dairy Queen in the old Texaco lot. Cost is $5. Chicken will be ready at 11 a.m. Contact Denise Marvel, 628-1940.

Breakfast at Seaford VFW
All you can eat breakfast, Ladies Auxiliary, VFW Post 4961, Middleford Road, Seaford, Sunday, Oct. 17, 8 to 11 a.m. $5 for adults; $2.50 for children under 12.

Roast Beef Dinner in Seaford
Roast beef dinner, Mt. Olivet UM Church, High Street, Seaford, Friday, Oct. 22, 5 to 7 p.m. Take-outs available. $8.50 for adults; $4.50 for students; under 5 free. Silent auction also.

Seaford Halloween Parade
Seaford Halloween Parade, Wednesday, Oct. 27, 6 p.m. (line up starts at 5 p.m. off Cedar Avenue). Route is along High Street to the Seaford fire house. In case of rain, the parade will be canceled but judging will take place at the fire house. Sponsored by the Seaford Downtown Business Association.

Elks Children’s Party
The Seaford Elks Lodge 2458 will have its annual children’s Halloween Party at the Elks Lodge on Thursday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. The Lodge is located on Elks Road, north of Seaford. There will be prizes for costumes - most original, funniest, and scariest. Games will be played, with refreshments served at the conclusion of the party. Any child between the ages of 1-12 are encouraged to attend. Call Janice Cecil at 875-3810 for more information.
Candidates’ Forum Oct. 19
Seaford Community Education Funding Coalition (CEFC) candidates’ forum, Tuesday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m., Central Elementary School auditorium. The forum is open to the public and Mary Ellen Farquhar will be the moderator. There will be time to meet the candidates at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium lobby and light refreshments will be served.

Seaford High Class of 1964
Seaford High School Class of 1964 40-year reunion will be Oct. 9, Seaford Fire Hall, 6 p.m. The classes of 1963 and 1965 are also invited. Tickets are $19 per person and include a sit-down dinner and entertainment. Call 629-8806 or 629-6837.

Seaford Historical Society
Thursday, Oct. 14 — Bus trip to Gettysburg Battlefield. For reservations, call Anne Nesbitt, 628-7788; cost $50/person.
Tuesday, Oct. 19 — Speaker: Michael Morgan, 7 p.m., the Methodist Manor House. As a historian and writer, he will speak about the use of slaves and indentured servants in the early years in Sussex County.

Library’s International Festival
Seaford District Library fourth annual International Festival, Monday, Oct. 25, 6 to 8 p.m. Displays, demonstrations and food from various countries. Phone 629-2524.

Chamber Fall Dinner
Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce fall membership dinner, Thursday, Oct. 28, Seaford Fire Hall, 6 p.m. Cost is $18. Business, volunteer awards presented. Reservations in advance by Oct. 22. Phone 629-9690.

Elks Dinner Theatre
Seaford Elks Lodge third annual dinner theatre, Friday, Nov. 12, Saturday, Nov. 13. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Advanced tickets are $15; children 11 and under, $7.50 (by Nov. 8). Phone 875-3810.

Veterans’ Program Nov. 11
Veterans’ Program, Thursday, Nov. 11, Seaford Kiwanis Park, 11 a.m. Music, firing squad, raising of the colors and dedication of bricks. Open house to follow at Nanticoke Post 6 and VFW Post 4961. Phone Dick Drummond at 629-7861 for more information. Speaker: James Baxter.

Stay & Play at Parks & Rec
The “Parents As Teachers” (PAT) Stay & Play — Parents and children (birth to age three) are invited to play together, listen to a story, learn new songs and finger plays, and network with other families. Free. No registration required. Sessions are Mondays, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Seaford Dept. of Parks & Recreation (SDPR), 320 Virginia Ave., Seaford. Parent educator, Cris Henderson. (Closed on school holidays.) Call Anna Scovell at 856-5239 for more information.