Laurel Events
Thursday, October 19th, 2000
 
Homecoming parade planned
The Laurel High School homecoming parade will be Oct. 20, at 6 p.m. All participants will be responsible for making their own arrangements for transportation to, from and through the parade. Late entries will not be allowed to participate.

Lunch at the library
The youth services area of the Laurel Public Library is sponsoring a series of programs this fall for elementary home-school children, "Lunch at the Library." The schedule is:
Oct. 18 - Excel Science Museum
Nov. 1 - Jane Jordan, WBOC, meteorologist; and Bob Burnett-Kurie, WBOC meteorologist
Nov. 15 - Dale Clifton, diver and owner of DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum
Nov. 29 - Kathy Wootten, case manager, Laurel State Service Center, talking about homeless people in Laurel
Dec. 13 - Gail Bruce, event coordinator, Michael's Arts & Crafts, making a "Toy for a Tot" to donate to the Good Samaritan Organization for its Christmas giving
Registration is required. For details, call 875-3184.

Town to mark Halloween
The town of Laurel will celebrate Halloween Tuesday, Oct. 31, 6 to 8 p.m., for children 12 or under.
There will be no mischief night.


Cemetery House to be open
Co-chairmen Jerry Lynch and Mike Allen announce that the eighth annual Cemetery House will be open on Oct. 20-21, 27-28, 30-31. The Charity Lodge #27, International Order of Odd Fellows, sponsors the event. Participants will park in the 10th street lot and ride the hay wagon to the Cemetery House, located on Delaware 24, next to the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Laurel. Admission is $5 or $4 with a non-perishable food item (for the Good Samaritans). Children under age 6 will be admitted for free. Admission includes the hayride, tour of the Cemetery House and a walk through the Haunted Maze.
Delmar yard sale planned
The annual yard sale to benefit the Delmar Middle/High School band and chorus will be Saturday, Oct. 21, 7 a.m. in the front of Delmar Middle/High School on 8th Street. Scrapple sandwiches and baked goods will be sold.

Scouts to hold barbecue
Laurel Cub Scouts, Pack 90, will hold a chicken barbecue Saturday, Oct. 21, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., at U.S. 9 and U.S. 13 in Laurel (across from Laurel Exxon).

Pirate stories are presented
On Sunday, Oct. 22, the Laurel Public library will host a performance of two of Howard Pyle's 100-year-old pirate stories. Professional actor Michael Richmond- Boudewyns of Wilmington will re-tell two of the pirate stories created in the late 1800s by the noted Delaware illustrator and artist.

Richmond-Boudewyns, a founding member of the Baltimore Shakespeare Festival, has performed in several locations around the country, and will perform "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" with the Philadelphia Orchestra in November.

Laurel Cub Scouts, Pack 90, will hold a chicken barbecue Saturday, Oct. 21, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., at U.S. 9 and U.S. 13 in Laurel (across from Laurel Exxon).

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

Craft vendors wanted
A Fall/Christmas craft show will be held in the Laurel Senior High School gym on Nov. 4. To reserve a space, contact Trudy Pusey at 875-6120, ext. 214, or mail checks to Laurel Senior High School, 1133 S. Central Ave., Laurel, DE 19956. Single rental space (approximately 8 feet) is $20 and double rental space (16 feet) is $35.