Bulletin Board
Thursday, September 22, 2016
 
Gallery 107 art classes The following classes are scheduled for September. 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. Thursdays and Fridays, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays. Classes are conducted around the corner at 105 Pine St.

Special classes Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Children's Art Class with Karen Owens, ages 10-14, $40 includes supplies and light lunch.

Ongoing classes Mondays, 10 a.m.-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 persons aged 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. Fridays, 10 a.m.-Noon, Canvas and Coffee with Tammy Kearney and Nancy Laprad, $5.

Household Hazardous Waste Day The Delaware Solid Waste Authority is holding a "Household Hazardous Waste, Electronic Goods, and Paper Shredding" day at the Nylon Capital Shopping Center (1023 W. Stein Hwy) in Seaford from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24. Disposal of Household Hazardous Waste includes product containers marked with words such as: Warning: Hazardous; Flammable; Poisonous; Corrosive; or Explosive. For example; household cleaners, garden pesticides, oil-based paints only (no latex paint will be accepted), nail polish, fluorescent bulbs, or antifreeze. Electronic Goods Recycling includes electronic equipment such as old computers, printers, CD players, microwaves, telephones, televisions, game boys, fax machines, answering machines, and VCRs.. Residents can bring up to two file boxes of personal confidential papers for shredding (financial and legal documents, receipts, and tax and medical records). Papers with staples or paper clips are accepted. These services are for Delaware residents only.

Crab Feast The Seaford Moose Lodge will host a crab feast on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 5-8 p.m. The event will have steamed crabs, chicken, hot dogs, potato salad, macaroni salad, cucmber and onions, corn on the cob, cantaloupe and watermelon, as well as draft beer and iced tea. For tickets, which are $30 per person, call Barry at 302-249-7363.

Historical Society Gala All Aboard! Destination: New Ross Station! The Seaford Historical Society Gala 2016 will be held at the Ross Mansion and Plantation in Seaford on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 4-9 p.m. Buffet dinner provided by Marilyn's Catering and music by Imagine. Cash bar, mansion tours, games and live auction. Casual attire. Cost is $65 per person. We have an extremely generous matching gift for this new building. Contact Seaford Historical Society at 628-9828 or visit www.seafordhistoricalsociety.com for sponsorship opportunities and reservations

Go Pink Longaberger Basket Bingo The Employee Activity Committee of Nanticoke Health Services will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29, at the Seaford Moose Lodge. The filled basket bingo will consist of 20 games and will feature several Longaberger baskets as prizes. Advance tickets are $20 per person, $25 at the door. Advance ticket includes a chance to win the Longaberger hamper basket and Longaberger Woven Traditions beverage barrel. Nearly 30 chances to win. In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness month attendees wearing pink will receive a ticket for an exclusive drawing. Refreshments will be available. For ticket information, contact the EAC at 536-5390 or MorrisR@nanticoke.org.

Chamber workshop Greater Seaford Chamber's Member Workshop, "What's Your Story?," will be held on Friday, Sept. 30 from 8:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Seaford Library. Hear from local business professionals about how they created a success story out of their business. Learn success strategies through sessions with industry leaders. Have your business questions answered and turn your story into a success. Cost is $15 for chamber members and $25 for non-members. Lunch is included and all presentations will be available for free download. Space is limited. RSVP by calling the chamber at 629-9690 or register online at www.seafordchamber.com/Workshop/.

1st Saturday in Seaford 1st Saturday in Seaford will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, in Downtown Seaford. Join us for Seaford's first Pokemon Go event - 1st Saturday's POKE Crawl. Enjoy live music by Charlie & the Cool Tones, food vendors, a bounce house for the kids, and local craft beer by 3rd Wave Brewing and DE wines. Additional vendors include T.S. Smith produce, fresh baked goods, crafts, jewelry and more. For more details, visit our Facebook Page - 1st Saturday in Seaford.

Kiwanis Club of Seaford Auction The Kiwanis Club of Seaford's 62nd Annual Auction will take place on Saturday, Oct. 1. The preview will take place at 9 a.m. and the auction starts at 9:30 a.m. There will be free admission; hundreds of home, office, and garden items donated by local businesses; a cash door prize; and refreshments will be available. The auction will take place at the Western Sussex Boys and Girls Club at 310 Virginia Avenue in Seaford.

Library Book Sale The Friends of the Seaford District Library will hold its annual Book Sale on Oct. 6-8, at the library. The sale will be held on Thursday, Oct. 6 and Friday, Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. to noon followed by a bag sale - $1 per bag from noon to 3 p.m. Thank you to everyone who donated books for the sale. Sorting and other preparations are now going on at the library and there will be thousands of books to choose from. To donate your gently used books, please drop them off at the library. For more information, call 629-2524 or 629-2255. Proceeds of the sale go to Friends of the Seaford Library to support programs and activities at the library.

Homecoming at Seaford High School The theme for Homecoming 2016 at Seaford High School is "Bluejays in Paradise. No stress! No worries! Just another 'Jay' in paradise." The Homecoming parade will take place at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7. The SHS Blue Jay football game against the Milford Buccaneers will follow at 7:30 p.m. The community is invited. Parade participation forms can be obtained by calling Connie Halter at 629-4525, ext. 2520 or online at www.shs.seafordbluejays.

Fun/Work Day at Chapel Branch The Nanticoke River Watershed Conservancy cordially invites everyone to a Fun/Work Day at Chapel Branch followed by a covered dish picnic on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Chapel Branch Parking Area (rain date is Oct. 9, same time). Are you ready to flex your muscles and help make a difference in the community? If so, grab your favorite garden tools and a covered dish picnic item, and join us as we offer a choice of jobs for fall preparation. Choices include giving our beautiful trails a facelift, clearing brush along the Woodland Road section of the bat habitat area, enjoying an informative nature walk, planting donated bulbs, planning for future steps on one trail, or beginning to build a new connector trail to the farm. For more information, call 337-8847.

Homebuyers Club Join the free M&T Bank Homebuyers Club which meets on Thursday evenings from 6-8 on Oct. 20, 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, at Immanuel House of Praise, 23094 Atlanta Rd., Seaford. Dinner is served at 5 p.m. Participants must attend each session in the series to complete the course. To register or for more information, contact Interfaith Community Housing of Delaware at 652-3991, ext. 199 or tpierce@ichde.org or Immanuel House of Praise at 629-0497 or ImmanuelHouseofPraise@yahoo.com. Dinner and childcare for the registrant's children (ages 4-10) will be available.

Concerts at the Library In deference to the Seaford Community Concert Association, the 2nd Sunday Concerts at the Seaford Library for October and November have been canceled. In an unusual coincidence, both concerts were scheduled on the same Sunday afternoon for two months in a row. The next free 2nd Sunday concert is Sunday, Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. and will feature four talented young musicians, all local. The Seaford Community Concert in the Madden Auditorium at the Seaford High School on Oct. 9 will showcase Alina Kityayeve, a well-known concert pianist. The Raleigh Ringers handbell choir will perform on Nov. 13. Both concerts begin at 3 p.m.

A Tribute to Buddy Holly "A Tribute to Buddy Holly" will be held at the Seaford Moose Lodge on Saturday, Nov. 19. This event is open to the public and features a dinner including: pork and stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, California melody, rolls and butter, and desserts. Cost is $20 per person. For information, call The Moose at 302-629-8408, or Barry at 302-249-7363.

Laurel Public Library Medicare 101, presented by the Insurance Market, will be offered at Laurel Public Library on Tuesday, Sept. 27. The event includes a seminar about Medicare as well as an opportunity for attendees to ask questions related to Medicare. The presentation will be offered twice - 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. - so individuals can choose which time is most convenient for them. For more information, contact Gregg at 875-3184 or gregg.mccullough@lib.de.us.

Beer, Wine and Spirits Festival The Second Annual Trap Pond Partners Beer, Wine and Spirits Festival will take place on Saturday, Sept. 24 from noon to 4 p.m. There will be crafters, vendors, entertainment, and beer, wine and spirits tasting. Advance sale tickets are $20, day of tickets are $25. Tickets may be purchased online at trappondpartners.com or at Lakeside Wine and Spirits in Laurel.

Bethany Community Church yard sale The Bethany Community Church large yard sale will take place at 28015 Kaye Road (and Route 9) on Sept. 24 at 8 a.m. The rain date is Oct. 1. There will be furniture, clothes, household items, holiday decorations, and much more. There will also be a bake table, homemade crafts, breakfast sandwiches, coffee, peas and dumplings, chili, pulled pork, and chicken salad (eat in or take out).

Harp Concert Expressions of Joy Harp Ensemble will be in concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 25, at Old Christ Church. Four harps will perform Irish, sacred, Broadway and traditional tunes. Admission is free. Call Joy for more information at 443-359-0186.

Life in Laurel resumes Life in Laurel's 2016-2017 season will begin on Thursday, Sept. 29, at Laurel Public Library. Attendees will discuss the recent closure of Christ United Methodist Church. Memories and mementos will be shared. The program runs from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the Community Room and is open to the public. For more information, contact Adult Services Librarian, Gregg McCullough at 875-3184 or gregg.mccullough@lib.de.us.

Discover Your Ancestors Laurel Public Library will host Discover Your Ancestors with Major Nathaniel Mitchell Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), on Tuesday, Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Attendees will have time to network with other genealogy researchers, get assistance in conducting genealogical research, plus use the library's genealogy resources. There will also be brief presentations on the library's genealogy resources, how to organize your genealogical materials, as well as DAR. Attendees may bring their own lunch or go out to eat. Call Gregg at 875-3184 or e-mail gregg.mccullough@lib.de.us.

Block Party The Laurel Public Library will host its first block party on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 4-6 p.m. The festivities will include a wide variety of fun activities for families and individuals of all ages. Enjoy live music, food, games, local organizations, and more. The COPE van will offer free health screenings, and there will be a flu shot clinic. Call 875-3184 for more information. All events are free and open to the public.

Dinner/Dance The Twinkle Dance Club of Laurel will hold its next Dinner/Dance on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 6:30-10:30 p.m., at the Laurel American Legion Post 19, Rt. 24, Laurel. Enjoy a buffet dinner followed by dancing. Music provided by Musical Memories. Join us for a Foxtrot lesson before dinner. There will be a large variety of dance styles for your enjoyment. Dancers of all abilities are welcome. Must be at least 21 to attend. A cash bar is provided by the Legion. Cost is $25 per person. Reservations must be made by Oct. 1. No tickets will be sold at the door. For more information, visit our Facebook page - Twinkle Club, Laurel; our website, www.twinkleclub.org; or call Edith Snedecor at 877-0618.

Holiday Craft & Chicken Salad Sale The Laurel Fire Department Auxiliary will hold its Annual Holiday Craft Sale & Chicken Salad Sale on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Laurel Fire Dept., 205 W. 10th St., Laurel. Vendor space is limited and reservations/applications must be received by Nov. 1 to reserve your space. One table is $10 and each additional table is $5. Electric is available for $5 per vendor and must be requested at the time of payment. The application is available online at www.laurelfiredept.com. For reservations and more information, contact Gloria Wright at 443-521-0015 or allgifts2000@yahoo.com or Denise Steele at 302-228-4480 or denisedes1972@gmail.com. Breakfast, lunch and chicken salad will be available for purchase. Contact any auxiliary member to pre-order your chicken salad (orders by the pint).

New exhibit at the Bethel Museum The Bethel Museum, 312 First St., Bethel, will feature a traveling exhibit of art work by Karen and Joe Owens of Seaford, in September through December. The exhibit will feature handmade miniature model lighthouses and sailing ships from the Chesapeake Bay crafted by Joe. Karen, who prefers watercolors, will feature paintings with nautical views and structures from various parts of Delmarva Peninsula. Karen and Joe are two of the founding members of the Nanticoke River Arts Council. They were also very involved in the opening of "Gallery 107" in Seaford. The new exhibit will be open on the second and fourth Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. each month through December. The museum will also have its permanent exhibit showing the ship building industry in Bethel during the 1800s. For more information, call 858-3840.

Rock 'n' roll fundraiser Support the Delmar Public Library's Capital Campaign Building Fund and enjoy a rock 'n' roll show with The Fabulous Hubcaps at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 7-11 p.m. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Tickets are $50 and there will be light fare and a cash bar. For tickets, call 846-9894. Tickets are also available for purchase online at www.delmarpubliclibrary.org/TheFabulousHubcaps.aspx.

Bridgeville Library Library closed - The Bridgeville Library will be closed on Thursday, Sept. 22, for staff training. Historical Society Meeting and Program - On Thursday, Sept. 29 at 6:30 p.m., the Bridgeville Historical Society will hold a meeting and program, "Unlocking the History of an Old House" by Mike Dixon. This lecture/discussion program is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is requested. Call 337-8595 or email heh200@aol.com to RSVP to the Bridgeville Historical Society. Genealogy Workshop - On Saturday, Oct. 8 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., join Miss Alice for a Genealogy Workshop. Learn how to get started and organize research, what research steps to follow, where to find information, how to deal with inconsistencies in information, and how to document information. A light lunch will be served. Registration is required by Wednesday, Oct. 5. Contact the circulation desk at 337-7401, ext. 101 to sign up.

Art classes offered From the Studio in Bridgeville holds the following art classes: Creative Weekly Art Classes: Mondays from 1-3 p.m. or 3-5 p.m. year round. In these classes we will use a multitude of mediums, styles and techniques to complete projects such as drawing, painting, mixed media, 3D projects and crafts. Ages: 6 and up. Adult Art Classes: first Friday of the month from 6-8 p.m. In these classes, adults can focus on specific art techniques or complete interest based projects. Private Art Instruction: Customized individual classes to meet your needs. Other classes and times available upon request or find new events on www.facebook.com/fromthestudios.

Blue-Gray Affair The second annual Blue-Gray Affair for Woodbridge alumni will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Bridgeville Fire Hall. The evening begins with Happy Hour at 6 p.m. followed by dinner and dancing. Come join your classmates to share wonderful memories. Several special guests will also join us. Tickets are $25 per person and a cash bar will be available. For more information, email Tiffany at woodbridgealumniassoc@gmail.com or call Rita at 337-8318.

Bridgeville Christmas parade The Bridgeville Christmas parade will take place on Dec. 17. Register to join Santa and his followers to march in the parade. It is open to all who wish to show their holiday spirit. Visit http://www.paradecloud.com/online_registration.php?pid+T1RFPQ to register your group or individual entry. The deadline for entries is Nov. 1. To volunteer to participate with the parade committee, please email Dottie.Harper@brookfieldhomes.com.

Free Outdoor Family Movie Night Join us at Greenwood United Methodist Church at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, for our second outdoor movie night featuring "In Facing the Giants." The movie will be shown on a big screen provided by Anderson Entertainment Services, Inc. on the church's lot located on the corner of First and Market streets. Snacks and drinks will be available and, in the event of rain, the movie will be shown indoors in the church's Education Hall. Bring your blankets, folding chairs, camp chairs to sit out under the stars and enjoy this family-friendly PG movie. A cartoon will be shown at 6:30 p.m., followed by the movie at 7.

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

AARP Defensive Driver safety course An AARP Defensive Driving safety course will be held at the Greenwood CHEER Activity Center, 41 Schulze Rd., Greenwood, on Monday, Oct. 10 from noon until 4 p.m.

This is a one day advanced refresher class. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. You must pre-register for this course. Upon compliance of the course, participants will receive a deduction on the liability portion of their automobile insurance. To register, call site manager, Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237.

CHEER Fitness Center The Fitness Center at the Greenwood CHEER Activity Center, 41 Schulze Rd., Greenwood, is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Open to members 50+ years of age, the center is accepting new members. The center has new equipment including treadmills, recumbent bikes, elliptical machines and multi-station gym. Yoga classes are now offered. Call site manager, Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237 for more information and to join.

Volunteer for Read Aloud Delaware Read Aloud Delaware seeks volunteers who love to read to children. Our volunteers usually read one to two hours per week in local child care centers. Sign up online at www.readalouddelaware.org or call 856-2527 for more information.

Meet the Candidates The 9-12 Delaware Patriots presents "Meet Statewide Election Candidates" on Sept. 22 from 7-9 p.m. The Sussex meeting will be held on Thursday, Sept. 22 at Captain's Restaurant, 24832 John J. Williams Hwy., Millsboro. For more information, email info@912DelawarePatriots.com.

Wine pairing event The Fund for Women, a component fund of the Delaware Community Foundation, will host a wine and food pairing event on Thursday, Sept. 22, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the Cordrey Center in Millsboro. Guests will visit stations where wine will be paired with cheeses and chocolates from around the world. The event also will include a raffle. Registration is $30 in advance or $35 at the door. To register, visit weblink.donorperfect.com/2016choc or contact Kelly Sheridan, ksheridan@delcf.org or 856-4393 by Sept. 20.

'Get Out the Vote Rally' Republicans for Sussex (RFS) will hold a free, family friendly event, "Get Out the Vote Rally," from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, at the Pavilion, American Legion Post 28, 31768 Legion Rd., Millsboro. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. "This will be a terrific opportunity to meet, have one-on-one conversations, and hear from our Republican candidates," stated Ron Sams, RFS chairman. Candidates will be offering lawn signs and other campaign materials. Attendees will enjoy farm-made ice cream compliments of Hopkins Farm Creamery. RFS will have bottled water available.

Free admission to exhibit Admission to the Treasures of the Sea exhibit in the Stephen J. Betze Library on the Owens Campus of Delaware Technical Community College is free on Saturday, Sept. 24, as part of the Smithsonian Magazine's annual Museum Day Live. On Museum Day Live! participating museums across the country offer free admission to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket. The Treasures of the Sea exhibit features treasures recovered from the Spanish galleon Nuestra Senora de Atocha. It will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. To get your free ticket for two free admissions, visit Smithsonian.com/museumday. The Treasures of the Sea will accept both printed and digital tickets. For more information, call 259-6150.

Breakfast buffet Galestown Community Center, Schoolhouse Road, Galestown, will hold a Sunday morning breakfast buffet on the last Sunday of each month in September, October and November from 7-10 a.m. The menu will include eggs, scrapple, sausage, pancakes, potato casserole, hominy, creamed chipped beef, biscuits, and sticky buns. Everyone is welcome.

Yard Sale A Yard Sale will be held on Sunday, Sept. 25 from 9 a.m. until, behind Truth & Life Center Church, 106 N. Race St., Georgetown.

Computer classes for seniors The Caroline County Public Library is offering computer classes for seniors on the following Mondays throughout October - 10/3, 10/17, 10/24 and 10/31. All sessions run from 10 a.m. to noon in the Computer Lab at the Central Library in Denton, Md. This four-part series focuses on basic computer skills, covering Internet safety and fraud protection, tablets vs. PCs, email, online shopping and banking, social media and photo sharing. Come to any or all of the sessions. For more information and to register (required), call 410-479-1343, ext. 1.

Learn how to preserve photographs Learn how to preserve photographs, documents and digital memories at a program at the Delaware Public Archives (DPA) at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1. Presented by Connor Graham, a processing archivist at DPA, this program will include basic information and instruction on proper handling and storage of family papers, photographs and digital media to ensure long term preservation and access. The program is free to the public and will last approximately one hour. Reservations are not required. For more information, contact Tom Summers at 302-744-5047 or thomas.summers@state.de.us.

CHEER murder mystery fundraiser Join us at the CHEER Community Center in Georgetown for an evening of entertainment, fun and great food at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, featuring Ovation Dinner Theater's newest comedy murder mystery, "Murder at the Long Branch Saloon," an audience interactive whodunit. Enjoy a buffet provided by Lighthouse Catering which will include seasoned steak, BBQ chicken, roadhouse baked beans, tater salad and peach cobbler pie with ice cream. A beer and wine cash bar will be available at the saloon.Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is $45 and includes the show and buffet dinner. Reservations are required. No tickets will be sold at the door. Tickets are available for purchase at the CHEER Community Center and at any of the CHEER senior activity centers, or by calling Tony D. at 302-515-3047. All proceeds will benefit CHEER programs and services.

Auditions for Christmas show Director Jim Hartzell and the Possum Point Players will conduct auditions for the Broadway show, "Miracle on 34th Street, The Musical," on Sunday, Oct. 2 and Monday, Oct. 3, at Possum Hall, 441 Old Laurel Hwy., Georgetown. Auditions will be held at 6 p.m. for children ages 14 and under, and at 7 for ages 15 and up. The cast of 25 to 30 people will be ages eight to 80. Auditioners will be asked to sing, read from the script and follow simple choreographed steps. Auditioners should bring their own music; piano accompaniment will be available. The show will run Dec. 2-4, 9-11. For more information or for those who cannot make the audition dates, contact Jim Hartzell at 856-6166 or jlhart8@mchsi.com. For more information about Possum Point Players, visit www.possumpointplayers.org.

Joe Hall Memorial Golf Outing The Joe Hall Memorial Golf Outing to benefit Delaware Hospice will be held on Monday, Oct. 3 at Cripple Creek Golf and Country Club in Dagsboro. Registration and the range opens at 10 a.m. followed by a box lunch at 11 and a shotgun start at noon. An awards dinner provided by Jimmy's Grille will be held at 5:30 p.m. Foursomes and sponsorship opportunities are still available. To register, visit www.delawarehospice.org. For more information, contact Peggy Dolby at 746-4666 or pdolby@delawarehospice.org.

QuickBooks training seminar Master QuickBooks in two days on Oct. 4-5, at the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce, 144 E. Main St., Salisbury, Md. Learn QuickBooks and apply it immediately on the job. This seminar, which is designed to help you begin or further your career, is perfect for businesses, non-profits and ministries. Learn to set up a chart of accounts, enter and pay bills, create invoices, receive payments, make deposits, process payroll and more. Co-sponsored by the Christian Leadership & Community Foundation, register online at MasteringQuickBooksInTwoDays.EventBrite.com or call 410-543-1159.

'All American Boys' play A play based on this year's One Maryland One Book selection, All-American Boys, by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely, will be presented at both Caroline County High Schools, with performances on Friday, Oct. 7 at Colonel Richardson High School and on Friday, Oct. 14 at North Caroline High School. Both performances begin at 7 p.m. All performances are free and open to the public. The story focuses primarily on a black teen who is beaten by a white police officer, and a white teen who witnesses the incident and must come to terms with what he has seen. The setting is Springfield, a small city in an unidentified state, which is undergoing social change and struggling to cope with it. After seeing the play, we might all ask ourselves how we would react to such an incident. The authors strive to provide food for thought rather than easy answers. Copies of the book are available at the library. For more information, call 410-479-1343, ext. 1.

Paint & Coloring Nite The Great Council of Delaware, Degree of Pocahontas will hold a Paint & Coloring Nite on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 6-8 p.m., at Grace United Methodist Church, 330 E. Church St., Millsboro. Cost is $25/adult; $20/children 12 & under; $5 per person for coloring. Silent auction and refreshments will be available for purchase. RSVP to Becky Breasure by Oct. 3, at 856-2173.

'Remembering Rosedale Beach' Remembering Rosedale Beach: An Iconic African American Experience, 1930s-1960s, performance will be held at Sussex Academy, 21150 Airport Rd., Georgetown at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8. The performance was researched, written, produced and directed by Don Blakey. Experience the rise and fall of one of Delaware's iconic African American 20th century retreats which filled spiritual, social and entertainment needs. Enjoy the music of regular guests such as Duke Ellington, Lionel Hampton, Ray Charles and more. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Don Blakey at 302-697-4723.

Recycle Dorchester rummage sale To augment its operating funds, the Dorchester County Historical Society (DCHS) is planning its semi-annual Recycle Dorchester rummage sale fundraiser for Oct. 13-15. Items needed for the sale include, antiques, collectibles, furniture, linens, housewares, tools, sporting goods, toys, small electronics, jewelry and more. If donors need assistance in transporting items to the venue, that may be arranged. For more information, call 410-228-7953 or email dchs@verizon.net.

Book reading, signing In her memoir "Crossing the Borders of Time," Leslie Maitland, former award-winning reporter and national correspondent for The New York Times, turned her investigative skills to solving a mystery in her own family's past. This true story of her mother's experience as a Holocaust escapee, and the forbidden romance she left behind, enthralled her. Her book is both a journalist's vivid depiction of a world at war and a daughter's pursuit of a haunting question: what had become of the handsome Frenchman whose picture her mother continued to treasure almost 50 years after they parted? Join us for discussion, reading and book signing with this Bethesda-based author on Saturday, Nov. 5, 1 p.m., at the Caroline County Public Library's Central Library in Denton.

Alumni Association offers trips The Delmar Alumni Association is offering the following trips for members, family and friends to see the Baltimore Orioles. Saturday, Oct. 1 - Orioles vs. New York Yankees For prices and reservations, contact Dot Wolfgang at 846-2366.

Dinner theater trip Wicomico County AARP #1276 is offering a day trip to Toby's Dinner Theater in Columbia, Md., to see the show, Sister Act, on Wednesday, Oct. 5. The price is all inclusive. For more information, call 410-749-6093.

Nashville Christmas Tour Sign up now for the Nashville Christmas Tour, a bus trip presented by the Nanticoke Senior Center and Curran Travel, on Nov. 27 - Dec. 2. Enjoy the Nashville Nightlife Theatre, Grand Ole Opry, General Jackson Showboat, a three hour guided tour of Nashville, a Gaylord Opryland Hotel tour and much more. Double occupancy is $945 per person, single is $1,178 per person. Call the Nanticoke Senior Center at 629-4939 for more information and tickets.

Delaware Tech offers escorted tours Delaware Technical Community College and Accent on Travel, in conjunction with Collette Vacations, presents 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. 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.

Delmarvalous Quilt Guild meeting The next monthly meeting of the Delmarvalous Quilt Guild will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, at the U of D Research & Education Center, 16684 County Seat Hwy., Substation Classroom 2, Georgetown. A half sew day is scheduled for comfort quilts and Quilts of Valor, and a half day class (pre-registration required) on Molas, which is reverse applique, led by Phyllis Hatcher, well-known AQS quilt historian/lecturer and appraiser. The evening meeting program will be the popular Black Bag reveal. All quilters are welcome to attend a meeting. Visit www.delmarvalousquilters.com or call Leona Dorsch at 628-8922 for more information.

Republican Women's Meeting The Seaford Republican Women's Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, at Pizza King in Seaford. County Councilman Mike Vincent will be the guest speaker. Lunch, on your own, is available after the meeting. Everyone is invited.

GriefShare support group GriefShare support group begins Sept. 8, 2016, 6:30 p.m. at Avenue United Methodist Church, 20 N. Church Street, Milford, and runs every Thursday for 12 weeks. There is no charge to attend. For questions, call the church office at 422-8111.

Vets helping Vets 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.

Christian Writers Fellowship Vine and Vessels Christian Writers Fellowship offers support, networking and opportunities to aspiring writers and poets. If you possess a God-given talent and a passionate desire for writing, this group is for you. Seize this opportunity to grow your creative writing skills and connect with other writers. Meetings are held on the fourth Saturday of each month at the Seaford Library & Cultural Center from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Contact Joyce Sessoms at 382-9904 or Betty L. Ricks-Jarman at 448-5939 for more info.

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. Call 629-8434 to register. Everyone is welcome.

Ladies Auxiliary meetings The Seaford Vol. Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary will meet on the following Mondays at 7 p.m.: Sept. 26, Oct. 24, Nov. 28, Dec. 12.

Toastmasters Club Southern Delaware Toastmasters Club meets at the Crossroad Community Church, Georgetown, on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 6 p.m. Toastmasters International, an educational, leadership and communication organization, has existed since 1924.

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.

Nar Anon meeting on Saturdays There will be a Nar Anon meeting at Centenary United Methodist Church on Market Street in Laurel on Saturdays at 6 p.m. beginning Oct. 1 and continuing weekl