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.
Club holding Abstinence Week
The Western Sussex Boys and Girls Club's Abstinence Week is being
held through Nov. 20 to promote drug, alcohol, tobacco and sexual
abstinence to young people. As part of the week's activities, the
internationally recognized "Up With People" will perform "Roads" Saturday,
Nov. 20, at the Seaford High School auditorium.
Millennium madness planned
Possum Point Players will host a millennium party that members promise
will beat all millennium parties.
Costumes will be 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
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.
The Possums will also hold "Sing a Song of Christmas," directed by
Suzette Riggin, Friday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 4, at
2 p.m. The program will feature a review of holiday songs.
Tickets are $8 each, or $7 for students/seniors for the matinee performance
only. For reservations, call 856-4560.
A clown's holiday message
The campus ministry at Delaware Technical & Community College in Georgetown
will hold a dramatic clowning presentation to celebrate Thanksgiving
Thursday, Nov. 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the dining hall
of the new Student Services Center. For more information, call 856-5400
and ask for Benita Harris, Dan King or Candy Abbott.
'Wonderful Life' is coming
Second Street Players is offering advance ticket sales for the Christmas
presentation of "It's A Wonderful Life" that opens Thanksgiving weekend.
The musical stage adaptation of the classic motion picture is scheduled
for Nov. 26, 27 and 28 and Dec. 3, 4 and 5.
Advance ticket purchases can be made by mailing a check made out to
Second Street Players, requested show date and a self-addressed, stamped
envelope to Second Street Players, P.O. Box 470, Milford, DE 19963.
Tickets are $10 for Friday and Saturday shows; senior citizens and
students pay a discount price of $9 for Sunday matinees. Advance sale
discounts are available for groups of 20 or more.
carolling to be Dec. 6
"Sussex Countians helping Sussex Countians" is the theme for this
year's Carolling on the Circle, sponsored by the Sussex County Council,
to be held Monday, Dec. 6, at 6:30 p.m. on the Circle in Georgetown.
All donated canned goods and non-perishable items will be distributed
to needy families in Sussex County.
Hot chocolate and cookies will be served at Georgetown Fire Hall following
Choral fest set for Salisbury
The Magi Choral Festival featuring choral groups from all over the
Delmarva Peninsula will be Saturday, Nov. 20, at 7 p.m. and Sunday,
Nov. 21, at 2:30 p.m., in the auditorium of Wicomico High School,
Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at Jack's Religious Gift Shop
or the Gospel Shop. They may also be ordered by mail by sending a
request to the Magi Fund, P.O. Box 521, Salisbury, MD 21803.
Woodland UMC to serve dinner
Woodland United Methodist Church will hold a chicken and dumpling
dinner and bake auction Saturday, Nov. 20, 6 p.m., (doors open at
5:30), in the church's fellowship hall. The church is located 4 miles
west of Seaford near the Woodland Ferry. Cost is $7 for adults $7,
$4 for children 6 to 12 years. Children under 6 are admitted free.
No carryouts will be available.
Safe driver program set
A 55 Alive/Mature Driving Program for people 50 and over will be given
from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Dec. 6 and 7 at the Methodist Manor House,
1001 Middleford Road, Seaford.
The two-day program, sponsored by the American Association for Retired
Persons, stresses how older drivers may operate vehicles safely.
Upon completion of the program, participants receive a certificate
entitling them to a reduction in their auto insurance. A 15-percent
reduction is given to anyone repeating the program within three years.
For information and registration, call 628-4879. The cost is $8 per
Mansion to host celebration
A Victorian Christmas will be held at the Ross Mansion, Seaford, on
Saturdays and Sundays, Dec. 11,12, 18 and 19. The mansion will be
decorated for the holidays by local professional florists with emphasis
on Victorian decorating styles.
Hours are 1 to 4 p.m. each day. Admission is $2 per person.
The event is sponsored by Seaford Historical Society.
For more information call 628-7788 or 628-9500.