Laurel Events
Thursday, November 9th, 2000
Safety Awareness Day
Laurel Volunteer Fire Department and State Police at Troop 5, Bridgeville, are hosting a Public Safety Awareness Day on Saturday, Nov. 18, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot of the former Discount Land at the intersection of US 13 and Sussex 468, across from the Food Lion in Laurel. Emergency fire and rescue equipment will be on display including the state police helicopter. Highlights include a state police bomb squad exhibit, a K-9 demonstration (noon to 1 p.m.), and The (seatbelt) Convincer.

Laurel Leaf Collectiony
The Town of Laurel is announcing a leaf collection day for Monday, Nov. 27. Residents are being asked to clean the leaves from their curb area and to place them in plastic bags. Leaves must be placed at the curb no later than 8 a.m. No other materials will be picked up. Call the Laurel Town Office at 875-2277.

Laurel Christmas Parade
The Laurel Fire Department and Laurel Chamber of Commerce will sponsor Laurel's Annual Christmas Parade. The Parade will be held on Friday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. Entry may be made by completing one of the entry forms which have been placed in the Laurel Library. Cutoff for entries will be Monday, Dec. 4.

Vendors for Holiday Fair
Laurel Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary presents a Holiday Fair, Saturday, Nov. 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Luncheon served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Laurel Fire Department on 10th Street. Chinese Auction, Yard Sale, Bake Sale and crafts will be available. Vendors are sought, $5 per table; contact Jessica at 875-5365, Deanna at 875-4890, Carol at 875-2804 or Donna at 875-4512.

Laurel Basket Bingo
The Laurel Historical Society will host a Basket Bingo Party Nov. 14, at the Laurel Fire Hall. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., games begin at 7, with 20 Bingo games, 3 cards per game, extra game cards available. One basket prize per game. Cost is $15 in advance, or $20 at the door. Call Mary Anna Bohm, 875-5633; Linda Justice, 875-4217; Edna Marvil, 875-9427; Keith Phillips, 875-3900; Lee Riggin, 875-3167.