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.
Read Aloud Training Session
READ ALOUD Delaware volunteer training session, Tuesday, Oct. 26, 1 p.m., at Seaford Public Library, 402 North Porter St., Seaford.Call 856-2527 to sign up for training or for further information. Volunteer readers are needed at various reading sites in Sussex County.
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.
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. 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, 31, 7 p.m. Rain or shine. $5. Phone 934-5677. Sponsored by Millsboro Volunteer Fire Co.
Nightmare on Hobbs Road
Arthur W. Perdue Stadium, Salisbury, 7 p.m. on Oct. 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, 31. Tickets are $10. Features include 3-D Maze of Fear and Spinning Vortex of Terror. Phone 1-410-219-3122.
Adult Plus Craft Show
21st annual Craft Fair, Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, Georgetown, on Friday, Nov. 12, from 2-7 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 13, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., in the William A. Carter Partnership Center. More than 100 crafters, many selections. Admission is free; there will be door prizes and refreshments. For more information, call the Adult Plus+ program at 856-5618.
Christmas Craft Bazaar
Christmas Craft Bazaar and sandwich sale, Saturday, Nov. 27, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Delmar Church of God of Prophecy, U.S. 13 and Dorothy Road (three miles north of the state line). Phone 875-7824 or 846-0410.
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.
Western Sussex Democrats
Western Sussex Democrat Club meets Sunday, Oct. 24, 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.
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.
Georgetown AARP Chapter
Georgetown AARP Chapter #5340 to meet Monday, Nov. 1, at Sussex Pines Country Club, Georgetown, with lunch at noon. Odette Wright will be speaking about the Nanticoke Indian Tribe and Thanksgiving. Cost is $12. Call Hilda Parker at 856-2760 for reservations by Oct. 29. New members are welcome.
First State Community Action
First State Community Action Agency, annual board of directors dinner meeting, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 5:30 to 8 p.m., at Modern Maturity Center, 1121 Forrest Ave., Dover. Cost $50 per person and is open to the public. Call 800-372-2240 for information or to purchase a ticket.
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.
‘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.
Epworth Fellowship Church “Hoe-Down” Wednesday, Oct. 27, 5:30 to 8 p.m. with petting zoo, pony rides, a pumpkin-shaped moon bounce, roping hay bales, the best dressed pumpkin contest, hayrides, the Youth Praise Team and food. The event is free. Phone 875-7995 for more information and directions.
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.
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.