Bulletin Board
Thursday, April 28, 2016
 
Bingo at the Elks Lodge Bingo at the Seaford Elks Lodge is held every Wednesday night. Doors open at 5:30 and play begins at 7. Cash prizes up to the maximum allowed by law.

2016 Lecture Series The Seaford Historical Society (SHS) has kicked off its 2016 Lecture Series at the Manor House, 1001 Middleford Rd., Seaford. The lecture series will be held the first Monday of the month through May at 7:15 p.m. Admission is free. After a summer hiatus the series will begin again in September and run through November. For more information, call the SHS Administrative Office at 628-9828.

Gallery 107 art classes The following classes are scheduled for May at Gallery 107. Details are provided online at nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html. The Gallery is located in Seaford, at 324 High St. Hours are 1-5 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays. Classes are conducted around the corner at 105 Pine St. There will be no special classes this month.

Ongoing classes Open Studio Time - Mondays, beginning May 9, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Open studio time for artists of all media who wish to work in a group setting. The open studio will be available for individuals ages 16 and older who like to paint with others. No instruction will be available although you can learn more in a group setting. Cost is $5. Canvas and Coffee - Fridays, 10 a.m. to noon, Canvas and Coffee with Tammy Kearney and Nancy Laprad, $5.

WWII photo exhibit The Seaford Museum is pleased to host a photo exhibit, in collaboration with the Delaware Division of Historical & Cultural Affairs, of the WWII photographs of Army photographer, William D. Willis. The exhibit, "Through the Lens," shows the perspective of a Southern Delaware native who photographed the war as he saw it, as well as the war years here at home. The exhibit will be in the Web Exhibit Room until June. The Seaford Museum is located in the old Post Office on High Street in Seaford and will be open to the public on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons from 1 to 4.

NHS to hold Basket Bingo The Employee Activity Committee of Nanticoke Health Services will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, at the Seaford Moose Lodge located on Rt. 13A, Seaford. The event will include 20 games with Longaberger baskets as prizes. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win the large hamper, wrought iron organizer stand and baskets. Nearly 30 chances to win. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information, contact the EAC at 629-6611, ext. 8944 or MorrisR@nanticoke.org.

'Healing Voices' premiere The ACE Peer Resource Center, 547 N. Bradford St., Seaford, will host the premiere of HealingVoices, a new social action documentary, at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 29. The movie explores the experience commonly known as "psychosis" through the stories of real-life individuals and asks the question, "what are we talking about when we discuss mental illness?" The film follows three subjects over nearly five years of their life and features interviews with notable international experts. An audience discussion will follow the movie. This documentary is ideal for individuals with experience in the mental health system, educators, peer counselors, advocates, researchers, psychiatrists, healthcare workers, first responders, family members, or anyone who has been touched by mental health issues in their life. Everyone is welcome. For more information about the documentary, visit healingvoicesmovie.com.

SHS Grand March Seaford High School's Grand March and Prom is Saturday, April 30. Grand March, which will be held in the school's Madden Auditorium, is open to the public for $5 per person. To pre-order tickets or for more information, contact Gigi Hastings at virginia.hastings@seaford.k12.de.us or 629-4587, ext. 2545.

Vintage Car & Tractor Show The 13th Annual Vintage Car & Antique Tractor Show will be held on Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Concord United Methodist Church, Seaford. This free event, which grows larger each year, features the Vintage Car Club of Delaware and the First State Tractor Club of Delaware. The public is invited to attend. Anyone interested in showing antique cars, tractors, or other antique collections (tools, small engines, etc.) is welcome at no charge. Dash plaques will be given to the first 75 exhibitors of vehicles. An indoor flea market will be held inside the Community House. The United Methodist Women will sell scrapple sandwiches, oyster sandwiches (starting 11 a.m.), hot dogs, homemade pies/cakes and beverages. Concord UMC is located on Church Road, just off Concord Road (Rt. 20 east). For more information, call 629-7706.

AAUW Geranium Sale The Western Sussex Branch of AAUW is taking orders for their annual geranium sale to raise scholarship money for a local high school student, a Del Tech student going on for an advanced degree, and a Delaware Space Academy student. Lakeside Greenhouse in Laurel will provide quality red, white, pink, salmon, and fuchsia geraniums. Cost for each 6" pot is $4.50. To order, call 629-4619. Plants will be available for pick-up at the West Seaford Elementary School parking lot across from the Nanticoke Senior Center on Saturday, April 30 from 8-11 a.m. Geraniums that have not been picked up by 11 a.m. will be sold to the public.

Indoor Yard Sale An Indoor Yard Sale will be held at the Seaford Elks Lodge, 8846 Elks Rd., Seaford, on Saturday, April 30 from 7 a.m. to noon. Rent a table for $10. Call 745-8500 or 629-2458 to reserve your space.

Victorian Tea Enjoy a Victorian Tea hosted by the Seaford Historical Society at Ross Mansion at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 5. In addition to tea, the menu includes tea sandwiches and pastries. A few surprises are planned. This is something you don't want to miss. Call Phyllis by April 29 at 536-7194 to make reservations.

SHS Class of 2018 fundraiser Seaford High School, Class of 2018, will hold a Chicken Barbecue Fundraiser next to Home Team Realty in Seaford on Saturday, May 7 from 10 a.m. until sold out.

10th Anniversary Celebration Come celebrate the 10th anniversary of the new addition to the Laurel Public Library on Thursday, April 28 at noon. Stop in for a sandwich, and view slides of the building project. See what's happening now that we've got the space to do awesome things!

Fundraiser for Greg Fuller A reception and fundraiser for Lt. Governor Candidate Greg Fuller will be held on Friday, April 29 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at American Legion Post 19, Laurel. Tickets are $30 and may purchased by calling 258-9443 or at the door.

Odd Fellows BBQ Odd Fellows Lodge of Laurel will be selling BBQ half chicken including roll, pickles and beans for $8 at the Rt. 9 Laurel Junction from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 30. Martha Rebekah Lodge #21 will be selling their homemade ice-cream.

Horse adoption event Celebrate ASPCA's Help a Horse Day at Changing Fates Equine Rescue, 31283 Old Cabin Rd., Laurel, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 30. Meet our horses and check out our farm. Food and refreshments will be available. View all of our horses at www.changingfatesequine.org. For more information, call 339-5065 or email cferdelaware@aol.com.

Craft Show/Community Yard Sale Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church in Delmar will hold a Craft Show/Community Yard Sale on Saturday, April 30 from 8 a.m. to noon. Vendors include Thirty-One, Mary Kay, Pampered Chef, Jamberry Nails, Younique.

Smith designs on display For a limited time, the Laurel Historical Society will display original designs of Nancy Smith, an Italian immigrant who moved to America in 1921, finally settling in Laurel in 1941 with her husband James Lee Smith, a Merchant Marine from Portsville. Nancy launched her sewing business to care for her two small children following the death of her husband in 1958 when he was lost at sea. Nancy's business thrived for four decades. Known throughout the Delmarva Peninsula for her stylish sewing and creativity, Nancy will be remembered mostly for the nearly 200 wedding gowns and bridesmaid dresses she fashioned from pictures. She especially liked working with brides because "they're so radiant - and I can give them some motherly advice and a few Italian recipes." These designs may be viewed the first Sunday of each month from 1-4 p.m. at the Laurel Heritage Museum, 215 Mechanic St., Laurel.

Book, Bake and Plant Sale A Book, Bake and Plant Sale will be held at Laurel American Legion, 12168 Laurel Rd., Laurel, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, or sold out. This event is the day before Mother's Day so stop in and pick up a plant, book or homemade baked goods for your mother or grandmother. Scrapple sandwiches and coffee will be ready at 7 a.m. For more information, call 875-0167.

"Get in Gear" Family Bike Rally The Trap Pond Partners 13th Annual "Get in Gear" Family Bike Rally will be held on Saturday, May 7. Enjoy a 5-mile ride through Trap Pond State Park, suitable for the young and old. Registration begins at 9 a.m. For more information, call 875-5163 or visit trappondpartners.com.

Annual Strawberry Festival Enjoy St. Philip's 10th Annual Strawberry Festival, 600 S. Central Ave., Laurel, on Saturday, May 21, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Breakfast, lunch, craft vendors, entertainment and strawberries - whole, desserts and drinks. For more information, call 875-3644.

Delmar Public Library Teddy Bear Picnic returns to State Street Park - The Delmar Public Library will hold a Teddy Bear Picnic on Saturday, April 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., in State Street Park, Delmar. There will be food, games, and crafts. Please bring a bear along with you for the day. Sunshine the Clown will bring her special talents to the picnic at noon. The event is free for all ages. For more information, contact the Library at 846-9894 or check our Event Calendar on our website: delmarpubliclibrary.org. Dine Out for Delmar Public Library at the Greene Turtle - It's time to Dine Out for Delmar Public Library! May's Dine Out event will be held at The Greene Turtle, 2318 N. Salisbury Blvd., near the Centre at Salisbury. Pick up a flyer at the library or download one from our website and present the flyer on May 19 between 11 a.m. and 2 a.m. (May 20). The Greene Turtle will donate 20% of the sale to the Library's Building campaign. Library closed on May 5 and May 30 - Delmar Public Library will be closed on Thursday, May 5, so that all staff may attend the Delaware Library Association's annual conference. We will reopen on Friday, May 6, at 10 a.m. The Library will also be closed on Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, May 31, at 10 a.m.

Prayer Breakfast The Kiwanis Club of Delmar will hold its annual Prayer Breakfast at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 14, in Camelot Hall on State Street. Cost is $5 and tickets may be purchased from members or at the door.

Events at the Senior Center The Bridgeville Senior Center, 414 Market St., Bridgeville, will hold the following events and activities in April. Thursday, April 28 - 9:30 a.m. - Walgreens; 11 a.m. - Lunch; Noon - Leave Center for Bowling at Milford Lanes Friday, April 29 - 10 a.m. - Nanticoke Senior Center here for Lunch & Bingo; Noon - Lunch; Full Card after Lunch.

Bridgeville Library events Special Presentation - Join us on Saturday, April 30 at 10 a.m., for a wonderful genealogy program presented by the Delaware Humanities Forum and Bridgeville Library, "The Orphan Train Movement of 1824-1929." Donna Nordmark Aviles is the author of "Beyond the Orphan Train," a book based on the stories her grandfather told of his life as a rider on the orphan train. Light refreshments will be available. Please contact the circulation desk to sign up. This is a lecture/discussion program and is funded by the Delaware Humanities Forum. Small Business Forum - Tuesday, May 10, 7 p.m. - The Friends of the Bridgeville Library will host a Local Business Forum. The forum will feature Jo Ellen Algier from The Frozen Farmer, Keith Lohmeyer from Lohmeyer Greenhouses, and Ralph Scott from Scott's Furniture. The forum will be moderated by Ruth Skala, chairperson, Economic Development Committee, Town of Bridgeville. For more information, contact the library at 337-7401.

Greenwood Vol. Fire Co. Chicken BBQ The Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company Chicken BBQ is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from April 15 to Oct. 2, behind the fire hall. For more information, call 349-5241.

Hub Club to host Pig Pickin' The Harrington-Greenwood-Felton Centennial Rotary (Hub Club) and its student group, the Lake Forest Interact Club, will host its annual Pig Pickin' fundraiser on Friday, April 29 from 6 to 9 p.m. This year's festivities will be held in the Atrium at Lake Forest High School, 5407 Killens Pond Rd., Felton. The menu will feature pulled pork, BBQ ribs and chicken with all the fixings catered by Rudy's Family Restaurant. DJ Todd Walker will provide music and there will be silent and live auctions plus face painting. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students; children four and under are free. Reserve tickets by calling 302-399-5949.

FoodSkills Class The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center will host a free FoodSkills Class presented by the Cooperative Extension Agency. The program provides nutrition education and consists of five mandatory sessions which begin on Tuesday, May 10 at 12:30 p.m. Participants will receive food packages at the end of the program. Pre-registration is required. For more information and to register, call Site Manager, Dixie Carlisle, at 302-349-5237.

Library Fundraiser Friends of Greenwood Library Fundraiser will be held at Café Tamburelli's, 3 Market St., Greenwood, from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10. No coupon needed and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the library.

Youth Game Nights Delmarva Christian Schools is offering Youth Game Nights for all elementary- and middle-school athletes who are interested in playing soccer, basketball, dodgeball, floor hockey, lacrosse, and more. The Youth Game Nights will be held in the Delmarva Christian Milton Campus (DCMC) gymnasium beginning Thursday, March 24, and continue every Friday thereafter for eight weeks. Athletes ages five to 10 will play from 5-6 p.m. Athletes ages 11 through 8th grade will play from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Athletes may pay at the door at a cost of $5 per night or they may sign-up online at www.eventbrite.com/e/youth-game-nights-tickets-21450861103 at a cost of $25 per child. Athletes ages five to seven will comprise one group while athletes ages eight to 10 will be another. For more information, contact Dan Young at dyoung@delmarvachristian.com.

"Living with Alzheimer's" series The Alzheimer's Association and MAC Inc., the Area Agency on Aging, are partnering to offer a free series of classes designed to help caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease and dementia to learn, understand, and plan for the issues that arise throughout the course of the disease. The series, "Living with Alzheimer's Disease for Care Partners," is divided into three sections: early stages, middle stages and later stages, and includes a total of eight sessions; participants are free to attend as many or as few sessions as possible. The program will be held at MAC in Salisbury, Md. All classes will be held from 1-3 p.m. The class schedule is as follows: Middle Stages: Tuesdays: May 3, 10, and 17; Later Stages: Tuesdays: May 24 and 31 The program is free but seating is limited, pre-registration is requested. Contact Amy Schine at 410-749-4940 or amys@geried.com for more information and to register.

Federalsburg Hobby Fair Federalsburg Hobby Fair will be held on Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Federalsburg Elementary School. Show your favorite hobby to your friends and neighbors. Win a prize for Best Hobby for youth and adult displays. Open to all ages, no entry fee. Refreshments will be available for sale. For more information, contact Bart Johnson at 443-786-4086 or Bart@mris.com.

Annual Stamp Show The Sussex County Stamp Club will hold their Annual Stamp Show at the Milton Fire Hall, 116 Front St., Milton, on Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free and refreshments will be available. There will be hourly door prizes beginning at noon and an entire album collection set will be raffled off with pages (stamps not included). You do not have to be present to win the raffle. Proceeds are donated to the Milton Food Bank. A bid board will be included, allowing collectors to bid on stamps up for bid. Free stamps and catalogs will be available for kids while supplies last. Some of the stamp dealers include Dutch Country Auction, Clarke Stamps from Wilmington, Ryan Terlecky "10 Stamps" from Pennsylvania and from lower Delaware, John Chaite of Rehoboth Beach and Charles Vaughn of Seaford. For more information, visit sites.google.com/site/sussexcountystampclub or email sussexcostampclub@inbox.com.

Ladies Expo & Luncheon The 4th Annual Ladies Expo & Luncheon hosted by the Nanticoke Indian Association Inc. (NIA), will be held Saturday, April 30 at 11 a.m. Cost is $20 per person in advance. Keynote speaker will be Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall, chief medical officer at Pfizer. Make checks payable to NIA and mail to 27073 John J. Williams Hwy., Millsboro, DE 19966. Contact Bonnie Spencer at 302-947-4158 for more information.

Plant & Bake Sale The Garden Cell will hold a Plant & Bake Sale at the Crossroad Ministry House, 13795 Seashore Hwy., Georgetown, on Saturday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine. Refreshments will be available for sale.

Tour the Public Archives If you were born, married, or attended public school in Delaware, eventually the Delaware Public Archives (DPA) in Dover will receive the information that documents these important events. On Saturday, May 7, 1:30 p.m. the staff of the Archives will conduct a tour of the facility. This event is free to the public and reservations are not required.

First State Mini Golf Tournament First State Community Action Agency will hold its 3rd Annual Miniature Golf Tournament at Jungle Jim's in Rehoboth Beach on Thursday, May 12 at 10 a.m. Proceeds support First State's community-based programs benefitting local youth. Registration, which is open for teams of four, is $200 and includes lunch. The deadline to register is Monday, May 2. Business and individual sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information and to register, contact Kaneisha Trott at 856-7761, ext. 138 or visit www.firststatecaa.org.

"Toast to the Nanticoke" The Nanticoke Watershed Alliance (NWA) invites the community to help us raise a "Toast to the Nanticoke" at Layton's Chance Winery, 4225 New Bridge Rd., Vienna, on Friday, May 13 from 6:30-10 p.m. This year's event focuses on the uniqueness of "Growing Up Nanticoke," and author Tom Horton will share his experiences growing up on the Marshyhope Creek, a major tributary of the Nanticoke River. Tickets are $50 and include live music, heavy hors d'oeuvres, open wine bar, river information, winery tours, and more. All ticket sales support the NWA's programs and initiatives to conserve the natural, cultural, and historical resources of the Nanticoke River watershed. Visit toasttothenanticoke2016.eventbrite.com to purchase tickets or www.nanticokeriver.org/events for more information.

Heritage Day Celebrate Heritage Day with the Nanticoke Indian Association (NIA) on Saturday, May 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the NIA museum located at 26673 John J. Williams Hwy., Millsboro. Enjoy performances by the Nanticoke Dance Troupe, Native American food, arts & crafts, museum tours and more. Admission is free but donations are welcome to benefit the museum. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 945-7022 or 945-3400.

FHS Art Show and Sale The Federalsburg Historical Society (FHS) is sponsoring its annual Art Show and Sale on Saturday, May 14 from 4-7 p.m., at the Federalsburg Area Heritage Museum. The art work from many talented local artists will be on display. Wine, sodas and appetizers will be available and musicians will provide entertainment for the evening. Artists who would like to participate in the show should contact Jim Truitt at 410-754-8974. Tickets for the event are $10 and can be obtained from Jim at the above number or at the door.

Basket weaving class As part of its Saving Our Traditions Series, Westside Historical Society will offer a class in basket weaving at the Eyeful Hummingbird in Mardela Springs, Md., on Saturday, May 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Each student will make a large, traditional basket under the direction of master basket maker Susan Taylor of Hurlock, Md. Cost is $50 per person. Deadline to register is May 1, so that materials will arrive before the class. No walk-ins. Snacks will be provided but students should bring or buy their own lunch. For more information, contact Sylvia Bradley at 410-726-8047, or email westsidehistorical@gmail.com.

Alumni Association offers trips The Delmar Alumni Association is offering the following trips for members, family and friends to see the Baltimore Orioles. Trips include: Saturday, June 18 - Orioles vs. Toronto Blue Jays Saturday, Sept. 17 - Orioles vs. Florida Blue Rays Saturday, Oct. 1 - Orioles vs. New York Yankees For prices and reservations, contact Dot Wolfgang at 846-2366.

Trip to the Blue Ridge Mountains AARP #1276 is hosting a trip to the Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah Valley on May 19-21. Cost is $365. Contact J. Marvel at 410-742-5865.

Del Tech offers trip to Alaska Delaware Technical Community College has partnered with Collette, a premier travel experiences company, to offer the community an opportunity to explore Alaska by land and sea. Ten percent of the cost of each trip booked is donated to Delaware Tech to fund scholarships for underprivileged children in Sussex County to attend summer camps and courses at Delaware Tech's Kids on Campus Program. The Alaska trip, featuring Denali National Park and days of sightseeing from an amazing cruise ship, runs from May 24 through June 5, 2016. The $4,249 per person (based on double occupancy) price includes round trip airfare, lodging, 21 meals, and the daily tours of scenic and wild places. Highlights of the trip include: Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, Glacier Bay, Juneau, and a seven night Princess cruise aboard a fabulous floating resort. This trip was scheduled to capture the breathtaking views of Alaska's natural wonders. Call the Encore Program at Delaware Tech at 259-6342.

Trip to West Virginia Seaford WPS is sponsoring a four day trip to West Virginia on June 14-17. Cost is $678 per person. The trip includes: three nights lodging, three breakfasts, two lunches (one with entertainment), three dinners, three train rides (Cheat Mountain Salamander, Durbin Rocket, Cass Scenic Rail), National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Gandy Theater, American Mountain Theater, Blackwater Falls State Park, Crazy for Patsy Cline tour in Winchester, Va. and all gratuities, taxes and baggage handling. For more information and a complete itinerary, call Fran at 629-4416.

Trip to Branson Join us for our newest trip offering - Branson Show Extravaganza. Trip is nine days and eight nights on July 16-24. Enjoy seven Branson shows and the Showboat Branson Belle. Trip also includes a tour in St. Louis of Anheuser-Busch and the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Trip is all inclusive - cost includes transportation, lodging, 14 meals, admission to all shows and tours. A $75 deposit is due with sign-up. Last day to sign up is May 1. Call Diana at 410-754-8189 for more information.

CHEER offers Kentucky trip The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center will host a five day, four night motor coach trip to the Renfro Valley in Kentucky from Oct. 6-10. Cost is $550 per person (double occupancy). The trip is open to the public. Package includes: four nights lodging, four breakfasts, two dinners, Renfro Valley Barn Dance Show, Tribute to the Legends, Mountain Gospel Jubilee, Renfro Valley Country Show, admission to the Kentucky Horse Park, Kentucky Country Music Museum & Hall of Fame, tour of historic Berea, shopping in the Renfro Valley Village, souvenir gift, luggage handling, all taxes and meal gratuities and motor coach transportation. A fifty percent deposit is due upon sign up. The balance is due June 1. For more information and to register, call Dixie Carlisle, site manager, at 302-349-5237.

Trip to the Smoky Mountains Trip to the Smoky Mountains - Oct. 24-28, $660 per person/doubles and $800 single room. Included are four deluxe breakfasts and four full course dinners with shows. Shows include the Hatfield & McCoy dinner theatre where the audience will participate in the Hatfield/McCoy rivalry during dinner; The Dixie Stampede, which includes illusions, comedy, horsemanship, and audience participation; and dinner at the Majestic Theater which will invite you to sing along and dance in the aisles to their tribute to the Motown legends. Another night there will feature the Smith Family entertainers - Charlie, Jim & Charlie Bob Smith. Also enjoy a show at the Smoky Mountain Opry with talented singers, dancers, comedians, magicians, jugglers, and more. Enjoy a bus tour of the great Smoky Mountains with a knowledgeable step-on guide who will answer all of your questions as we travel through the area. There will also be a guide to answer your questions as we tour the Titanic Pigeon Forge Museum where you will have brunch in the secret dining room. Once you visit here you will want to explore other Titanic museums. You will also enjoy a visit to Dollywood where you can enjoy live musical performances as you tour the park. For more information on this trip, contact Rose at 629-7180.

Delaware Tech offers escorted tours Delaware Technical Community College and Accent on Travel, in conjunction with Collette Vacations, present First Class Escorted Tours. A portion of the proceeds benefit Delaware Tech's Kids on Campus program by providing scholarship opportunities. Featured trips include: "Nashville and More," - December; "Hawaii Island Tour," - Feb. 2017; "Iceland," - Aug. 2017; "South America Land Tour," - Nov. 2017. To learn more about the Nashville and More trip in December, a presentation will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4 at Fish on in Lewes, 17300 N. Village Main Blvd. To learn more about the full 2017 schedule featuring Hawaii, Iceland and South America, a presentation will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13 at Delaware Tech, Room 529, Carter Partnership Center, Georgetown. All Delaware Tech Travel Programs feature:
  • Round trip flights from Philadelphia (other city departures or air credit available)
  • Round trip transfers to the airport from Delaware Tech
  • Professional English-speaking guide while at the destinations
  • Entrance fees and local guides for destination enrichment
  • Educational, cultural, and fun experiences at the destination's first-class hotels with private baths
  • Very inclusive packages - minimal extras not included
  • Local pre-travel get-togethers with fellow travelers and a professional travel consultant
  • Optional travel insurance
  • Local registration appoints and document pickup at Accent on Travel for those unable to attend general meetings
For more information, call Accent on Travel at 302-703-6154 or email consulting@accentontravel.us.

Republican Women's Club meeting The Seaford Republican Women's Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 28, at Pizza King in Seaford. Speaker will be Jeff Cragg, candidate for insurance commissioner. Everyone is invited.

Vets helping Vets meeting A Vets Helping Vets meeting is held at 9:30 a.m. every Friday at the Hurlock American Legion Post 243 (next to the railroad tracks). Join us for coffee and donuts. Sometimes there is a speaker about different subjects. Keep your discharge or DD214 in a safe place as it can help get you many benefits. Come learn something and maybe you can teach us something.

Substance Abuse Support Group A free Substance Abuse Education and Support Group will be held at Grace Baptist Church, Seaford, on Mondays at 7 p.m., beginning April 25. Call 629-8434 to register. Everyone is welcome.

Weekly weight loss support meeting Join us for TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meetings on Monday nights at 5 p.m. at Greenwood United Methodist Church. The one-hour meetings are in the Education Hall at the church (enter through the door on Market Street, close to the parking lot). We support each other, learn about menu planning, eating healthy and making permanent changes to result in a healthy life. All are welcome to come learn about the program and join. If you have any questions, call Sherry Norman, 519-8519.

AARP Georgetown AARP Chapter 5340 will meet on the first Mondays of the month, May 2 and June 6. For more information, contact Pat at 302-253-0082.

Historical Society meeting The next meeting of the Georgetown Historical Society is Monday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m., at the Marvel Carriage Museum, Lynch Building, 510 S. Bedford St., Georgetown. Featured speaker will be Commander Jeff Plummer of Delaware Gray's Camp 2068, Sons of the Confederate Veterans. The meeting is open to the public at no charge.

Ad Hoc Touring Company If you enjoy reading plays aloud, join the Ad Hoc Touring Company, an affiliate of Possum Point Players. The group meets the first Monday of each month at Possum Hall, 441 Old Laurel Road, Georgetown. To learn more about Ad Hoc, contact Roger Ault at 226-1118 or rogerault@comcast.net.

Broad Creek Grange Meeting The Broad Creek Grange meets at 7 p.m. on the first Monday of each month, at Broad Creek Grange Hall (11198 County Seat Hwy., Laurel). For more details, contact Mary Tress at 875-3326. Visitors are welcome.

Fight against illegal drugs The Sussex County Action Prevention Coalition (SCAPC) meets the first Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Lighted Pathway Building, 425 E. Stein Hwy., Seaford. The group is dedicated to the prevention of substance abuse, addictions and other life related problems. Their vision is to ensure that the residents of Sussex County have access to the resources, services, and prevention needed and to implement strategies that will result in the reduction of the abuse and misuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other substances.

9-12 Delaware Patriots meetings The 9-12 Delaware Patriots meet twice monthly to discuss local, statewide and national issues, legislation, current events and upcoming elections. Elected officials, candidates and well known speakers/presenters are often in attendance. Meetings are on the first Tuesday of each month at Grotto's Pizza in Dover, and on the second Thursday of each month at Arena's in Milford. Both meetings begin at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome to join the stimulating and inspiring conversation. For more information, contact Karen Gritton at karen@912delawarepatriots.com or 302-381-6426.

Sussex County Stamp Club The Sussex County Stamp Club meets the first Wednesday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. John's Hall, The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, 307 Federal St., Milton. Anyone with an interest in stamp collecting is invited to join. There is a stamp auction every meeting.

CTAC meeting is May 4 The Source Water Protection Citizens and Technical Advisory Committee (CTAC) of the Source Water Assessment and Protection Program will meet from 9 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, May 4, in Conference Room 220 A&B of the Kent County Administrative Offices at 555 South Bay Rd., Dover. The agenda includes presentations on the National Ground Water Monitoring Network, seawater intrusion and potential impacts of sea level rise on groundwater resources. For more information and a full agenda, visit delawaresourcewater.org or contact Program Manager Anita Beckel at 302-739-9945.

Hub Club meetings The Harrington-Greenwood-Felton Centennial Rotary (Hub Club) meets every Wednesday at Rudy's Family Restaurant, U.S. 13, Harrington. On the first, second, fourth and fifth Wednesday, the meeting is from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. The third Wednesday will be an evening meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. Everyone is invited; dinner is from the menu. For more information, contact Gwen at 302-331-6105 or email gscottjones@desu.edu.

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary meeting The Seaford U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-08 meets the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Nanticoke River Yacht Club building located at the Nanticoke Marina in Blades. Visitors, guest and those interested in becoming members of the auxiliary are always welcome. For details and information contact Dave Nagle at 302-398-9279.

Sussex County Marines Marine Corps League Detachment #780, Devil Dog Detachment, meets the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m., at the VFW Virgil Wilson Post 4961, Middleford Road, Seaford.

Corvette Club meeting The Beachcombers Corvette Club of Southern Delaware meets the first Thursday of each month at the CHEER Center, 20520 Sand Hill Rd., Georgetown.

Sea Purls meeting The Sea Purls Chapter of The Knitting Guild Association will meet on Wednesday, May 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Cheer Community Center in Georgetown. Lunch will be available. New members always welcome. For details, call Diane at 228-0235.