Seaford News Briefs
Thursday, October 21, 2004
.Olde Seaford Block Watch plans clean-up on Oct. 23
The Olde Seaford Block Watch clean-up will take place on Saturday, Oct. 23, from 9 to 11 a.m. Those taking part should meet at St.John’s U.M. Church parking lot for directions, bags and gloves. The rain date is Oct. 30.

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.

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.

Seaford Wine Expo
Seaford Wine Expo, sponsored by the Seaford AAUW, Saturday, Nov. 6, 5 to 7 p.m., Nanticoke River Yacht Club, Blades. Tickets are $15 and include wine tasting (provided by Teller Wines in Lewes), food from several area restaurants and four mini seminars. Phone 628-0673. Benefits Career Power program.

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.

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.

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.

Trick-or-Treat night is Saturday and Sunday in area The following are trick or treat dates and times for towns in western Sussex County: Seaford and Blades: Sunday, Oct. 31, 6 to 8 p.m. Children 12 and under are welcome to participate.

Hour of Prayer - Election Day
Hour of Prayer, St. John’s U.M. Church, Pine and Poplar streets, Seaford, Tuesday, Nov. 2, noon to 1 p.m. Light lunch provided.

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.
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.

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.

Republican Women Meeting
Seaford Republican Women’s Club meets Thursday, Oct. 28, at Seaford Golf and Country Club, 10:30 a.m. The speaker will be Dr. Mellie Kinnamon, director of Human Resources and Public Information for the Seaford School District. She will explain how Seaford schools are complying with “No Child Left Behind.” All interested persons are invited. There is no charge. Lunch is at noon. Call Jane Short, 629-7097, or Anne Nesbitt, 628-7788.

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.

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.

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.

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.