Rotary to honor firefighters, police, paramedics at dinner
The Nanticoke Rotary Club is preparing for its fifth annual Service
Awards Banquet to honor people who work with the police and fire departments,
along with the state police and paramedics from Greenwood, Bridgeville,
Seaford, Laurel, Blades and Delmar.
The event, scheduled for Nov. 6 at the Laurel Fire Hall, will be highlighted
by presentations to representatives from each of those organizations.
All recipients will also be eligible for a weekend vacation through
a drawing which will be held that night.
The event starts at 5:30 p.m. with a cash bar and continues with dinner
at 6:30. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at Towers Signs in Seaford
and The Insurance Market in Laurel.
NHS to host bingo games
The Employee Activity Committee of Nanticoke Health Services will
sponsor bingo games Thursday, Nov. 11, in the Medical Staff Conference
Room of the hospital. The first bingo number will be called at 7 p.m.
The evening will consist of 20 games and the grand prize will be a
1999 Longaberger popcorn basket complete with liner and protector
- a $70 value. Admission is $5.
For additional information contact Tracy Fiori at 629-6611, ext. 2420.
Stables open to all Nov. 14
Sultana Stables, located at Sandy Hill Arabians in Georgetown, invites
the public to the farm on Sunday, Nov. 14, at 2 p.m. for Arabian Horse
Day. Features will include a presentation of champion show horses,
educational speakers, training demonstrations and sale horses. For
more information call Jody Gray at 337-8232.
Sussex Central; Class of '89 reunion Nov. 27
Sussex Central Senior High School Class of 1989 will hold its 10-year
class reunion on Saturday, Nov. 27. For more information contact Karen
Sorority to raffle basket
The Seaford chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority, Laureate Epsilon,
is holding a Longaberger Basket raffle for its major fall fund-raiser.
The drawing for the tall hamper basket with lid, valued at approximately
$250, will be held Dec. 17. The basket is on display at Delmarva Antiques,
US 13, Laurel.
Tickets, which are $1 each or 6 for $5, may be purchased there or
by calling 875-2200.
A portion of the proceeds will help to fund one of the chapter's major
service projects, which takes place at Christmas. Traditionally, the
chapter provides a Christmas complete with wrapped gifts and dinner
to a needy family in the area.
Possums to do 'Angel Street'
"Angel Street," the inspiration for the movie "Gaslight," will be
performed by the Possum Point Players Nov. 5, 6, 12, and 13, 8 p.m.,
and Nov. 7 and 14, 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 each or $8 for senior citizens
and students for the matinee performances only. For reservations,
Casino Night set for Nov. 5
The Cape Henlopen Elks Lodge #2540, Delaware 23 outside Lewes, is
holding Casino Night Friday, Nov. 5, from 7 p.m. to midnight. Admission
is $4 and includes, beer, sodas, hot dogs and assorted sandwiches.
Only those 21 or older will be admitted. Call 645-7016 for more information.
Holly Foundation to host show
The Holly Foundation will host its annual Christmas craft show Saturday,
Nov. 6, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on the campus of the Holly Center,
926 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, Md. Space is still available for vendors.
For more information, call (410) 572-6206.
Auction will benefit school
The Greenwood Mennonite School will host a fall benefit auction sale
on Saturday, Nov. 6. Auction items will include Beanie Babies, a new
lawn mower, gift certificates, a new range, 250 gallons of gas and
quilts. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. and the auction
begins at 9:30 a.m. For more information, call 302-349-4131.
park planning activities
Trap Pond State Park, Laurel, will hold a program on the history of
the sweet potato industry in Sussex County Sunday, Nov. 21, 1 p.m.
Admission is free.
On Saturday, Nov. 6, 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 13, 1 p.m., and Sunday,
Nov. 21, 3 p.m., the park will host hayrides. Cost is $3 per person.
Pre-registration is required.
In Waterfowl Wander on Saturday, Nov. 6, at 9 a.m., participants will
learn to identify various species of waterfowl during a nature hike
along the pond's edge. Binoculars will be provided.
On Sunday, Nov. 7, Trap Pond State Park will sponsor a trail ride
for equestrians and their horses. Riders will go along the 5.5-mile
Boundary Trail, eat lunch and then continue on the Ford Warrington
tract. Registration is $10 per rider and must be received by Nov.
An autumn arts and crafts seminar will be held Saturday, Nov. 13,
10 a.m. Participants will gather acorns, pine cones and other natural
items in the park and will use them to create a decorative wreath.
Cost is $5 per person. Advance registration is required.
For details or to register, call 875-5163.
Hall to lead Abstinence Week
Five-time world powerlifting champion Mike Hall will be the featured
speaker during the kick-off of the the Western Sussex Boys and Girls
Club's Abstinence Week.
The Abstinence Week Kick-Off will be held Friday, Nov. 12, 7:15 p.m.
in the club auditorium. Family Night begins at 7 p.m. each Friday
night at the club.
Abstinence Week, Nov. 15 - 20, will promote drug, alcohol, tobacco
and sexual abstinence to young people.
Among the events being planned is a county-wide educational conference
on Nov. 13, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. entitled, "Taking Charge of Your Life."
The conference, held at the Boys and Girls Club, is free and open
to women 14 and older. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. and lunch
will be provided.
The Sussex Pregnancy Care Center is also hosting a drama presentation
on Wednesday, Nov. 17, at the Boys and Girls Club and the internationally
recognized "Up With People" group will perform the concert "Roads,"
scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 20, at the Seaford High School auditorium.
Festival to feature choruses
The Magi Choral Festival will be held Saturday, Nov. 20, 7 p.m., and
Sunday, Nov. 21, at 2:30 p.m. in the Wicomico High School auditorium,
Participants include the 50-voice Salisbury State University Chorale,
the 100 voices of the Magi Festival Choir, the Magi Children's Choir
composed of 150 children from five area schools, the Nazarene Church
Choir, the Jesus Is Lord Choir from Georgetown and the Magi Festival
Symphony Orchestra directed by Dr. Charles Smith.
Also participating will be members of D'Ann Danse Studios and the
Eastern Shore Ballet Company.
Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at Jack's Religious Gift Shop
or the Gospel Shop.
Requests for tickets may also be mailed to the Magi Fund, P.O. Box
521, Salisbury, MD 21803.
Millennium madness planned
Possum Point Players will host a millennium party that members promise
will beat all millennium parties. "A new theatre, terrific food, lots
of drink, good people, great music and entertainment will set the
mood," said Judy Dean, president of the Players.
The set - a newly renovated building with a two-story lobby, beautiful
artwork on the walls and plenty of room to dance.
Costumes - masquerade and formal. Upon making reservations, participants
will receive starter kits for their masks. The masks are their tickets
to enter the theatre.
Prizes will be awarded to the most imaginative, elaborate and exciting
Entertainment-The Giant Steps, a local band that plays all types of
music, will perform, plus there will be appearances by many of Possum's
stars' including the Ad Hoc Touring Company.
The Plot -it will unfold as the evening progresses.
The party will begin at 9 a.m., Dec. 31, with food and drink flowing
until 2 a.m. The cost is $50 per person or $99 per couple.
For details, call Possum Point Players at 302-856-3460.