play is postponed
The Seaford High School junior class play, "Stuart Little," scheduled
for Friday, Dec. 10, has been postponed.
Seaford planning 2000 party
The city of Seaford is planning a celebration to welcome in the new
millennium on Friday, Dec. 31, beginning at 7 p.m. and ending with
fireworks at 11:30 p.m. The party will include family events. A committee,
headed by Cathy VanSciver, has been meeting since the summer to plan
the party. So far events include a clown performance, entertainment
and music, children's games and contests.
The cost of admission is $5 for adults; children 12 and under are
admitted free. Admission will not exceed $20 per family. Games will
cost from 50 cents to $1. The event is scheduled to take place at
the Seaford City Hall. Call VanSciver at 629-8740 for more information.
Club to sell greenery
The Spade & Trowel Garden Club will be hold its greens sale Dec. 6
through Dec. 9. Holiday arrangements will be made by reservation only.
To arrange for a display, call Lillian Deputy, 629-4363, or Helen
To learn about Medicare
The Nanticoke Senior Center is hosting a presentation by Medicare
A on Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 10 a.m. The meeting will inform seniors about
healthcare issues and hospital coverage. For more information, contact
the center at 629-4939.
AARP to meet Dec. 9
Seaford Chapter #1084 of the American Association of Retired Persons
will meet at the Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford Road, Thursday,
Dec. 9, at 1:30 p.m.
The Seaford Middle School chorus will present a Christmas program.
Members should take cookies to share during a social time following
Club to meet Dec. 9
The DSFWC Acorn Club will hold its Dec. 9 meeting at the Grace Baptist
Church on Atlanta Road at 7:30 p.m.. The program for the evening will
be a Christmas party and auction with the proceeds going to the Christmas
Hostess Sue Ockels and her committee will provide refreshments for
the evening. Members are to take an item for the auction.
will fight hunger
Hoops Against Hunger and Seaford Department of Parks and Recreation
will present a 5 on 5 basketball tournament Saturday, Dec. 18, at
the Seaford Middle School. Cost is three canned goods per player for
youth and five canned goods per player for adults. Each team will
have six players. Age brackets are: 9 and under, 12 and under, 14
and under, 17 and under, adults 18 and up, 35 and over and co-ed.
Admission to the games is one canned good. Proceeds will go to the
Seaford Mission. For details, contact SDPR at 629-6809 or Jeff Johnson
at 629-6919. Deadline for registration is Dec. 11.
Explorers club open to youth
Youth between the ages of 14 and 21 are invited to attend the Western
Sussex Law Enforcement Explorers Club's recruitment night Dec. 8,
6 p.m., at the Western Sussex Boys and Girls Club. The Delaware State
Police SCUBA diving team will give a demonstration in the club's indoor
The Explorers Club is a leadership and life skills development program.
Police officers supervise the program and members participate in hands-on
projects including riding along with police officers on patrol, learning
safe use of firearms at the state police firing range and helping
police with community service events.
The club meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month from
6 to 8 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club, Virginia Avenue, Seaford.
A program of the Boy Scouts of America, it is sponsored by the Delaware
State Police, the Seaford Police Department and the Western Sussex
Boys and Girls Club. For details, call 629-8801.
Club offers Citizenship Award
Seaford High School will hold a parents forum Wednesday, Dec. 8, 7
p.m., to discuss ways to improve home-school communication. The forum,
scheduled to last about 90 minutes, will be held in the cafeteria.
Dr. Ken Madden Jr., principal, will review initiatives in place and
some that are being considered. Ideas from other schools will also