Bulletin Board
Thursday, November 20, 2003
 
Sports Card Show, Auction
Sports Card Show and Auction, Laurel High School, Saturday, Nov. 22, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Autograph signings and refreshments. Benefits the Laurel Alumni Association.

Jewelry Fair at Hospital
The Nanticoke Health Services Auxiliary Jewelry Fair, main lobby of the hospital in Seaford, Monday, Nov. 24, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Tuesday, Nov. 25, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Available will be 14-kt. gold, sterling silver, semi-precious stone, gemstones, and more.

Grange Benefit at Roadhouse
Benefit for Midland Grange 27, Georgetown, at the Roadhouse Steak Joint, Rt. 1, Rehoboth Beach. A portion of the day’s receipts on Wednesday, Nov. 26, will be donated to the Grange.

Basket Bingo in Millville
Millville Ladies Auxiliary Basket Bingo, Thursday, Nov. 20, 6 p.m., Millville Firehouse. Tickets are $25 at the door. Phone 302-539-7453. Refreshments.

AARP Driver Safety Course
AARP Driver Safety Course for people 50 and over, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Dec. 1 and 2, Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford Road, Seaford. The two-day program, sponsored by AARP, stresses how older drivers may operate vehicles safely. Phone 629-8081. The cost is $10. Upon completion of either course, 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.

Sunday Breakfast Buffet
Breakfast buffet, Galestown Ruritan Club, Sunday, Nov. 23, 7-10 a.m. at the Galestown Community Hall. $6 for adults, $4 children ages 6-12.

Christmas Parades
Seaford - Saturday, Dec. 6, 7 p.m. Laurel - Friday, Dec. 12, 7 p.m. Delmar - Saturday, Nov. 29, 4 p.m. followed by the Festival of Lights inthe park, 7 p.m.

Holiday Craft Fair
Home For the Holidays Craft Fair, Dover Downs Conference Center, Rt. 13, Saturday, Nov. 29, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is $1; children 12 and under free. Presented by the Delaware Parents Association.
Messiah Performances Dec. 5-7
The Mid-Atlantic Symphony will present Handel’s “Messiah” at the Avalon Theater in Easton on Friday, Dec. 5, at 8 p.m; at the Community Church in Ocean Pines on Saturday, Dec. 6, at 2 p.m., and at Delaware Technical and Community College in Georgetown, on Sunday, Dec. 7, at 3 p.m. For information and tickets, call 888.846.8600.

CHEER Bazaar in Georgetown
Christmas Bazaar, at the Warren L. and Charles C. Allen CHEER Center, Georgetown, Saturday, Nov. 22, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Phone 854-9500 (www.scss.org).

Studio Tour in Sussex County
9th annual Southeastern Delaware Artists Studio Tour, Friday, Nov. 28, and Saturday, Nov. 29, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. A free, self-guided tour of 15 artists’ studios in Sussex County. Phone 302-732-6172 for more information (www.artsstudiotour.com).

Wee Wisdom Collection Piece
Wee Wisdom Pre-School is going out of busines as of June 2004. Orders are being taken for Cat’s Meow collection pieces ($12.50). Until Dec. 18. Phone 875-4009.

TRAP POND EVENTS
Take a hayride or pontoon tour just for your group. Hayrides for up to 20 people are followed by a bonfire and roasting marshmallows. The one-hour pontoon tours can accommodate a group of 18. Call 875-5163. Moonlight Hayride, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 6 p.m.

Learn about fish, Saturday, Nov. 22, 11 a.m.
Canoe Excursions - Pre-register for a trip by calling the nature center 875-5163. Basic paddling instruction will be given at the beginning of each program, so beginners are welcome. All tours meet at the boathouse.

Toys for Tots
Coldwell Banker Broadcreek Realty and Regional builders, Inc. are local drop-off points for the Toys for Tots program. This program, conducted by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, collects and distributes toys to needy children. Donations of new, unwrapped, non-violent gifts will be distributed to underprivileged children in Sussex County. To participate, drop off new, unwrapped toys at:
  • Regional Builders, Inc., 300 High St., Seaford. Donations will be accepted on weekdays between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. through Dec. 22.
  • Coldwell Banker Broadcreek Realty office, one mile north of Wal-Mart on Route 13 (southbound lane) in Seaford or call 629-5575.
Or make tax-deductible donations to Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, P.O. Box 1947, Marine Corps Base, Quantico, VA 22134.