Seaford Events
Thursday, October 17, 2002
 
Aerobic classes offered
Do the next right thing! Make that time to re-energize, get fit and have fun with new and old friends. Classes held at St. John’s United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, (sponsored by St. John’s but open to the public) in air-conditioned comfort. Monday, Wednesday, Friday, at 9 a.m., with free quality child-care (at 9 a.m. only); and Tuesday, Thursday, at 5:30 p.m. Beginners to advanced participants welcome in this co-ed, non-competitive, muscle-toning, stretching/hi-lo aerobic class. Try a Free one to see if it meets your needs. For more information or to register call 17 year AFAA certified fitness progressional, Carol Lynch, 629-7539.

Pumpkin carving contest
Seaford Main Street is sponsoring their first pumpkin carving contest for the merchants of downtown Seaford. Come on out on Monday, Oct.28, at 6:30 at the Seaford Fire Hall and cheer for your favorite merchant and their team and watch what their pumpkin becomes. There will be prizes for the Best Overall, Most Original and the Funniest. A small award will be given to each. For more information contact M. Madden, 629-7880, or J. Short, 629-7097.

Basket Bingo tonight
The Laureate Epsilon, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority chapter of Seaford and Laurel is presenting a Basket Bingo featuring Longaberger baskets on Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Seaford VFW, Middleford Road. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the games will begin at 7 p.m. Call Debbie at 629-8633 or Leann at 875-2200. The proceeds will go towards local community projects.

VFW Ladies breakfast
The Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 4961, on Middleford Road, Seaford, is having an All-You-Can-Eat breakfast on Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Post. The breakfast, held from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m., includes eggs cooked to order, meats, pancakes, toast, coffee, and juice. The cost is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children. The auxiliary is attempting to raise money for many community projects including a scholarship for a deserving Seaford High School senior. Other projects include helping veterans in local nursing homes and patients at the Stockley Center.

‘First State Harmonizers’
The Seaford High School Alumni Association is sponsoring the “First State Harmonizers” in a fun-filled Barbershop Harmony show in Seaford High School Auditorium on Saturday, Nov. 2, at 1:30 p.m. To obtain tickets and information, call Carroll Beard at 629-2279.
Seaford Chamber Dinner
The Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce has scheduled a general membership Fall Dinner to be held on Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Seaford Golf & Country Club. Social hour is at 6 p.m., and dinner will be at 6:45 p.m. The cost is $22 per person. Corporate partners & volunteers recognition, exceptional customer service award winner, and business person of the year awards will be given. The speaker will be Ruth Ellen Miller of Nouvir Research, “New Seaford Museum.” Reservations must be made in advance by Monday, Oct. 21.Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 26, Seaford. Phone: 629-9690, Fax: 629-0281, Email: admin@seafordchamber.com. Cancellations must be made by Monday, Oct. 21 at 1 p.m. Reservation fees can not be refunded after that time when registrant does not attend. Substitutions may be made. Special Harp Music by Joy Crystal before & during dinner.

Acorn Club meeting
The Acorn Club will hold a Pizza and business meeting at Ledo’s at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24.

Seaford GOP Women
Seaford Republican Women will meet on Thursday, Oct. 24, at 10:30 a.m. at the Seaford Golf and Country Club. Matthew Miller will be sharing information on the DelDOT Corridor Plan for Route 13 and 13A. He is concerned on the impact on the Downtown area because of what DelDOT has planned for 13A. DelDOT is asking for community input as they are proposing restrictions to businesses on Route 13. Jack Miller’s drawing will be brought to this meeting to show what design they are proposing along with a copy of the Resolution given to the City Council. All concerned guest are invited to attend and give their input on this proposal. For more information call Ann Nesbitt at 628-7788.

Elks Bingo Wednesday
The Seaford Elks Lodge has Bingo every Wednesday evening beginning promptly at 7:30. Food available from our kitchen.

Babies and Toddlers
The “Parents As Teachers” program (PAT) invites parents and their children from birth to age three to a FREE “Stay and Play Center” at Seaford Dept. of Parks & Recreation (SDPR) on Virginia Avenue. Sessions will be on Mondays from 10:30 a.m. to noon. (Closed on school holidays.) The Center provides an opportunity for parents and caretakers with young children to play together and discuss any parenting questions with a parent educator. Other services include a lending library of children’s and parenting books and evening group meetings on a variety of topics. For more information, call Cris Henderson at 875-2781 or Seaford Dept. of Parks & Recreation at 629-6809. (Funded by State of Delaware, Department of Education.)