Bulletin Board
Thursday, June 23, 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.

Gallery 107 art classes The following classes are scheduled for June at Gallery 107 in Seaford. For more details, visit nanticokeriverartscouncil.org/Classes.html. The gallery is located at 324 High St., Seaford. Hours are 1 to 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. Special classes Please contact Karen directly at ework53@yahoo.com if you are interested in any of the following children's classes. Saturday, June 25, 10 a.m. to 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. 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. Fridays, 10 a.m. to noon - Canvas and Coffee with Tammy Kearney and Nancy Laprad, $5.

Designer Bag Bingo Designer Bag Bingo will take place Thursday, June 23 at Seaford Elks Lodge #2458, located at 8846 Elks Road in Seaford. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door and includes meal. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., play starts at 6:30 p.m. There will be raffles, 50/50, and Chinese Auction. Designers include Kate Spade, Coach, Dooney & Bourke, and Michael Kors. For tickets call 302-745-8500 or 302-629-2458. 40th class reunion The Seaford High School Class of 1976 will hold its 40th class reunion Friday, Aug. 5 through Sunday, Aug. 7. The cost is $45 each or $85 for a couple. Please send your checks, made out to Seaford Class of 1976 to Class of 1976 SHS; c/o Jeanne McMahon Griffith; 1100 Wythe Lane; Seaford, DE 19973. For more information go to Facebook: Seaford High School Class of '76 or call Dave Smith 410-726-7090 (cell) or Jeanne Griffith 302-228-3188 (cell).

Gala, new exhibit The Seaford Historical Society Gala 2016 will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 4-9 p.m. at the Ross Plantation. Activities include a cash bar, mansion tours, games, live auction and dancing with music provided by Imagine. Cost is $65 per person. Doors open at 4 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30 For reservations, contact the administrative office at 628-9828 or seafordsociety@verizon.net. The Seaford Museum's new exhibit, HDR (High Dynamic Range) Photography of Gene Bleile, is open June 23 through Sept. 10. Museum hours are Thursday through Sunday, 1-4 p.m. and the museum is located at 203 High St. For more information, contact the administrative office.

Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta The 3rd Annual Nanticoke River Recycled Cardboard Boat Regatta will be held on Saturday, Aug. 6 from noon to 3 p.m. at Nanticoke River Public Marine Park, Blades, as part of the Reclaim Our River, Nanticoke Series. The Regatta is open to individuals, schools, youth groups, businesses, groups of friends, government and non-profit organizations who want to build a boat and race using only recycled corrugated cardboard. For more information, contact Matt at 302-422-0847, ext. 102 or matt@delnature.org. You may also visit delawarewatersheds.org.

Summer concerts at Trap Pond Trap Pond State Park in Laurel will host the following summer concerts on Saturdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. through Sept. 3. June 25 - Alex and Shiloh (popular acoustic/original/covers) July 2 - The Shakers (rock and roll/funky blues) July 9 - New Direction Band (classic rock/country) July 16 - Three Sheets Acoustic Trio (party rock/"kings of request") July 23 - Zodiac Jack (country/rock/pop) and Nadjah Nicole - from "The Voice" (pop/singer-songwriter) Aug. 6 - Smooth Sound Dance Band (swing band) Sept. 3 - The Reminders - Americana/blues/country/gospel

A Night At The Movies Bring your family and enjoy a free, family friendly movie at The Lighthouse, 27225 Kaye Rd., Laurel, every second and fourth Friday of the month. Free popcorn, soft drinks, coffee, tea or hot chocolate. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the main feature begins at 7. To find out what is playing, call 875-7814.

Movie Night Abundant Life Christian Church in Laurel will show the movie Woodlawn on Friday, June 24 at 7 p.m. All are welcome. The church will have a spaghetti dinner on Saturday, June 25 from 4-7 p.m. Dinner includes salad, garlic bread, beverage and dessert. Cost is $7.

Family Fun Day at the Farm Join us at Changing Fates Equine Rescue of Delaware, 31283 Old Cabin Rd., Laurel, for Family Fun Day at the Farm on Saturday, June 25 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rain date is July 9. There will be games for the kids, food, opportunities for pictures with a horse, horse painting, door prizes and more. For more information, visit www.changingfatesequine.org or call 302-339-5065.

Guided Eco-Paddle Paddle, learn about the Captain John Smith Water Trail and enjoy a BBQ in Riverfront Park in Laurel during the Reclaim Our River - Nanticoke Series Guided Eco-Paddle on Saturday, June 25 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $5 plus a handling fee. For more information and to register, call Phil Miller at 302-672-1149 or philip.miller@state.de.us or go to www.delawarewatersheds.org and select Eco-Paddle.

Odd Fellows of Laurel Charity Lodge 27 will be having a BBQ chicken dinner fundraiser to include chicken, baked beans, pickles and roll for $8.00 on Saturday, June 25 from 10:00 a.m.to 2::00 p.m. at Rt. 9 Flea Market, Laurel Junction, Rts.9 and 13. Also available will be old fashion, homemade ice cream in many flavors by Martha Rebekah, Lodge 21, for $2.50 per serving. Beverages are $1.00. Avoid the heat and let us cook your meal and dessert for you!

Mega Sports Camp Join us for a free Mega Sports Camp at Central Worship Center, 14545 Sycamore Rd., Laurel, July 18-22 from 9 a.m. to noon. Kids entering kindergarten through fifth grade will enjoy soccer, basketball, volleyball, flag football and cheerleading. The camp includes quality sports training, a t-shirt (while supplies last), snacks and fun activities. Register online at cwcmsc2016.eventbrite.com. For more information, call 875-7995.

Annual Father Daughter Dance The 3rd Annual Father Daughter Dance, Butterfly Kisses, will be held at the Delmar Fire Department on Saturday, July 9 from 2-5 p.m. Dads, grandpas, uncles, etc. are all welcome. Cost is $17 in advance and $20 at the door. Princesses of all ages get in free. Checks should be sent and made payable to Delmar Pop Warner, 11398 E. Snake Rd., Delmar, DE 19940. In addition to dancing, there will be light refreshments, door prizes and a professional photographer.

Bridgeville Library The Bridgeville Library will be closed on Monday, July 4, for Independence Day. For more information, contact the library at 337-7401.

Senior Center events Friday, June 24 - Roxanna CHEER Center for lunch & Bingo Monday, June 27 - PNC & PO; 10 a.m. - Chair Yoga; 11 a.m. - Noon - Exercise & Lymphedema, Rob from Nanticoke; Noon - Lunch Tuesday, June 28 - 10 a.m. - Continued Diabetes Classes with Quality Insight; Noon - Lunch Wednesday, June 29 - 10 a.m. - Bible Study; Noon - Lunch; 1 p.m. - Food Lion Thursday, June 30 - 9:30 a.m. - Walgreens; 11 a.m. - Lunch; Noon - Leave Center for bowling at Milford Lanes

Art classes offered From the Studio in Bridgeville offers the following art classes: Art, Food and Friends - The third Tuesday of each month from 6:30-9 p.m. at Cafe Tamburelli's in Greenwood. Enjoy great food and an evening of art. Every month will feature different projects. Sign up at Caf´┐ę Tamburelli's or call 228-7859. Creative Weekly Art Classes - Offered Mondays, 1-3 p.m. or 3-5 p.m., year-round. We will use a multitude of mediums, styles and techniques to complete projects such as drawing, painting, mixed media, 3D projects and crafts. For ages 6+. Adult Art Classes - Offered the 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. Other classes and times are available upon request. Find new events on www.facebook.com/fromthestudios.

Bridgeville Red Hat Chapter looking for members The Red Hat Chapter in Bridgeville, "The Red Hat Roses," has less than 10 members and enjoys lunch and visiting nearby places together, forming friendships. If you are interested in an official Red Hat Chapter of the Red Hat Society, please feel free to contact Queen Alice of the Red Hat Roses at: alicejm9@gmail.com or 302-236-9601. The chapter is open for new members.

Lunch & Tour at CHEER The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center is accepting new members. Anyone over the age of 50 who schedules a tour of the center will enjoy a complimentary lunch. Come learn about all the great activities and trips at the center. Check out our state-of-the-art Fitness Center. A Dinner Club is held most Thursday nights at 5 and is open to the public. To schedule a tour or for more info, call site manager, Dixie Carlisle, at 349-5237.

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.

Annual Patriotic Book Drive As the 4th of July approaches, the VFW Auxiliary of Greenwood Memorial VFW Post 7478 at 2 Governors Ave., Greenwood, announces their annual Patriotic Book Drive for students attending five area schools. New hardbound books are being collected for use in school libraries for students in grades K-12. Since understanding our heritage honors our veterans, topics of interest include: all social studies categories in grades K-12, historical books, civics, biographies, U.S. and POW/MIA Flag books, patriotic subjects, voter information, good citizenship books, developing American values, and other appropriate Americana books. Patriotic books will be collected through Aug. 20. For more information, contact Dr. Michaele Russell, secretary, at 349-4220.

Quarter Party A Quarter Party organized by the Great Council of Delaware will be held on Thursday, June 23, at the Red Men's Fraternal Home (IORM), 17451 Nassau Commons Rd., Nassau. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the auction starts at 7. Several vendors have been invited and food will be available for purchase. Advance tickets are $5 each and extra paddles are $3 each. To order tickets, contact Rebecca Breasure at 302-245-6602.

Country Buffet Breakfast Galestown Ruritan Club presents a country buffet breakfast on the last Sunday of each month from 7-10 a.m. at the Galestown Community House. Buffet items include sausage, scrapple, pancakes, eggs, potato and hominy casseroles, creamed chip beef, homemade sticky buns and more.

Dover AFB presentation On Saturday, July 2, at 10:30 a.m., Mike Leister, director of the Air Mobility Command (AMC) Museum in Dover, will present a program at the Delaware Public Archives in Dover about the early years of the Dover Air Force Base. The program is free to the public and will last about one hour. Reservations are not required. For more information, contact Tom Summers at 302-744-5047 or thomas.summers@state.de.us.

Summer Reading fun at the library The summer fun continues with free programs at all three Caroline County Public Library locations.

  • Kids get to join the fun when The Uncle Devin Show, whose mission is to convey universal principles of love through their live music experiences, presents "Journey through the Land of Percussion," on Thursday, July 7 at 11 a.m. at the North County Greensboro branch and again at 2 p.m. at the Federalsburg branch.
  • The Bright Star Touring Theatre presents "Aesop's Fables" on Monday, July 11 at 11 a.m. at the Central Library in Denton. From The Fox and the Grapes to the The Lion and the Mouse, these animal-filled adventures focus on honesty, compassion, hard work and kindness.
  • Kids age 5-8 and their caregivers are invited to get in the Olympic spirit with Library Olympics! Test your skills in a variety of events based on favorite nursery rhymes, fairy tales and books. This program will be offered at the Federalsburg branch on Wednesday, July 6 at 10:30 a.m. (call 410-754-8397 to register) and at the North County Greensboro branch on Thursday, July 14 at 10:30 a.m. (register at 410-482-2173).
For a list of programs, pick up a Summer Reading flier at the library, call 410-479-1343 or visit www.carolib.org. All programs are free.

MHS Class of '66 reunion The Millsboro High School Class of 1966 is planning a 50th anniversary reunion for the class and friends of the class. If you are interested in attending this gala event scheduled for July 9, contact Connie Rogers at paranurse1@mchsi.com or 934-9193. We are looking for addresses of former classmates who attended school with us as well as teachers and friends who attended at the same time.

Enjoy an old fashioned picnic Don't miss The Big Tent Event, a friends and family picnic hosted by Republicans for Sussex on Sunday, July 10 from 2-6 p.m. at 16-Mile Brewery in Georgetown. Come out and enjoy an old fashioned picnic featuring grilled hamburgers, hot dogs, sides, chips, ice cream and cold drinks. While the children are busy with face painting, bubbles and games, adults can enjoy the camaraderie in fellowship as we listen to authentic "stump speeches" by our county's elected officials and candidates (tree stump included). Cost is $30 per adult and children under 12 are free. RSVP by July 1 to R4sussex@gmail.com or by calling 945-2586. Sponsorships are also available.

Lewes Antique Show & Sale 58th Lewes Antique Show & Sale, Bethel United Methodist Church, 129 W. 4th St., Lewes, July 14-15, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and July 16, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $5. Call 302-645-9426 or visit bethellewes.org for more information.

Master Gardeners Open House The Master Gardeners open house, A Day In The Garden, will be held on Saturday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the garden behind the County Extension Office, 16483 County Seat Hwy., Georgetown. Enjoy lovely gardens with many new features, attend mini-workshops, a plant sale and some special children's events. For questions, call 856-7303.

Cash Bingo On Sunday, July 24, the Federalsburg Historical Society is sponsoring a Cash Bingo at the VFW Post 5246 on Veterans Drive in Federalsburg, Md. Doors open at 1 p.m., bingo starts at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. There will be cash prizes, door prizes, hamburgers, hot dogs, drinks, and baked goods for sale. For more information, call Debbie at 443-786-2972 or Denise at 410-310-6573.

Vendors needed for car show CHEER will host its 6th Annual Classic Car, Truck & Bike Show on Saturday, Aug. 6, at the CHEER Community Center on Rt. 9, east of Georgetown. In addition to vehicles on display, the event will also have business displays, silent and live auctions, entertainment, a remote control model aircraft demonstration, and a craft show. A 10x10 space and a table to display informational materials is available for $30. Craft vendors are sought for outside of the Community Center along the entrance to the car show. Space and a table for craft vendors can be purchased for $35. Up to three additional tables can be rented for $10 each. Bring your own tent or rent one for $10. Set-up time for the craft show is 8-9:30 a.m. The car show will begin at 10 a.m. Pre-register for the craft show by July 30. For more information or an application, contact Florence Mason at 302-515-3045 or fmason@cheerde.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, 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.

Bus trip to see comedy play The Greenwood CHEER Activity Center is offering a motor coach trip to the Rainbow Comedy Playhouse in Paradise, Pa. to see the comedy play, Perfect Wedding, on Wednesday, Aug. 3. Cost is $65 per person and includes motor coach transportation, luncheon buffet, the play and all tips and gratuities. Open to the public. Payment is due upon sign up and checks are payable to the Greenwood CHEER Center. The bus departs Greenwood CHEER Activity Center at 8:30 a.m. and returns at 6 p.m. For more information and to register, call Site Manager Dixie Carlisle at 349-5237.

AARP offers trips AARP #1276, Salisbury, is offering the following trips: Sept. 14 - Sight and Sound to see the show Samson. Show, bus, lunch, etc. included. Nov. 14-17 - Trip to Myrtle Beach. Three shows, lodging, meals, etc. included. For more information, call 410-543-8244.

Trip to Tennessee October 24-28, 2016, travel to Pigeon Forge, TN. Cost for 5 days-$660.00 pp/doubles, $800.00 single. Included are four deluxe breakfasts & four full course dinners. The Majestic Theater will help you wind down after your travel time the first day with dinner and entertainment featuring "The Soul of Motown." Next day experience a bus tour of the great Smoky Mountains with a step-on guide to answer all your questions and point out all the areas of interest as we travel. Keep an eye out for the black bears! There will be free time in Gatlinburg before heading off to the Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Theater which will bring back memories of programs we all watched on TV. Your servers will participate in their rivalry along with the audience. End your evening with a show at the Smoky Mountain Opry featuring a talented group of singers, dancers, comedians, magicians, jugglers and musicians. Spend a day at Dollywood and end with a visit to Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede Dinner Show. A spectacular show that includes illusions, horsemaship and a four-course meal with lots of audience participation. Included is also tour of the Pigeon Forge Titanic Museum with a tour guide to answer your questions, and also a brunch in the "secret dining room." If you've never gone through one of these tours, you definitely don't want to miss this one. You'll come out feeling as though you have just walked through time past. We will also visit "The Island" where you can take a ride on the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel. The evening will end with a Southern-style meal and entertainment at the Majestic Theatre featuring the Smith Family. For more information, contact Rose at 302-629-7180.

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 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.

Delmarvalous Quilt Guild meeting The next monthly meeting of the Delmarvalous Quilt Guild will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 23, at the U of D Research & Education Center, 16684 County Seat Hwy., Substation Classroom 2, Georgetown. We will have a sew day - bring your own project or join us to work on guild badge or comfort projects. Meeting presentations include a trunk show by Jeannie Melson and an update on Quilts of Valor by Lenny Truitt. All quilters are welcome to attend. See www.delmarvalousquilters.com or call Leona Dorsch at 628-8922 for more information.

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.

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.

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.