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
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.
Games 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
For details, contact SDPR at 629-6809 or Jeff Johnson at 629-6919.
Deadline for registration is Dec. 11.
Santa is coming to park
Santa's House will be set up at Kiwanis Park, Stein Highway, once
again this year. Santa will be in his house Saturday and Sunday, Dec.
18 and 19, and Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 20, 21 and 22.
The hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Santa will have a treat and picture
for each child.
Soroptimist to offer award
Soroptimist International of Seaford is offering an award to high
school seniors living in the Seaford School District.
The Youth Citizenship Award recognizes students for their contributions
to home, school, community and state.
The first-place winner receives $550 and the second-place winner receives
For further information call Cathy Vansciver at 629-8740.
pageant winners sought
The Seaford Lioness Club is looking for past Little Miss and Miss
Seaford winners to be recognized at the Year 2000 pageant.
Anyone who is interested in participating may contact Toni Cocilovo
TRIAD will look at gambling
The Western Sussex TRIAD group will hold its next meeting on Thursday,
Jan. 13, 10 a.m. at the Nanticoke Senior Center located at 310 Virginia
The TRIAD organization is a partnership between senior citizens and
members of the law enforcement community dedicated to ensuring for
the safety and crime prevention needs of the community.
At this meeting, the Seaford Police Department will provide a videotaped
presentation on senior citizens and gambling.
All members of the community are invited to attend.
For details, call Shervon Bolden at the Seaford Police Department,
Place for toddlers, parents
The Parents As Teachers program (PAT) invites parents and their children
from birth to age 3 to a free Stay and Play Center at the Seaford
Department of Parks & Recreation on Virginia Avenue.
Sessions are on Mondays from 10:30 a.m. to noon. (the center is closed
on all school holidays).
The center provides an opportunity for parents and caretakers with
young children to play together and discuss any parenting questions
with a parent educator. Other services include a lending library of
children's and parenting books and evening group meetings on a variety
For more information, call 424-7552 or 629-6809 (Funded by State of
Delaware - Dept. of Education).