Bulletin Board
Thursday, October 25, 2007
Halloween Events

Children's Halloween Party
The Seaford Elks Lodge will hold their annual Halloween Party on Saturday, Oct. 27, beginning sharply at 2 p.m. and ending at 4 p.m. The costume judging for the funniest, scariest and most original will be done at the beginning of the party so the children will be more comfortable while having their lunch and playing games. A trick or treat candy bag will be given to each child. Hot dogs, peanut butter sandwiches, drinks and other munchies will be served. Because of the high volume of people last year, we ask that no more than two adults accompany their child coming to the party. For more information you may contact Janice Cecil at 875-3810.

Children's Halloween Party
Laurel American Legion Post 19 is hosting their annual Children's Halloween Party, Sunday, Oct. 28 from 2-4 p.m. All children 12 and under are invited. Games, prizes, refreshments and fun for all kids.

Seaford VFW Costume Party
Oct. 27 there will be a Halloween costume party. Prizes will be awarded for different types of costumes...door prizes too. Hors d'oeuvres, snacks, etc. will be served along with a cash bar. Must be 21 or older to attend - open to the public. Live music will be by Earth Dogs. Cost is $7 per person.

Acorn Club Halloween Party
The G.F.W.C.-Acorn Club of Seaford is having a "Halloween Party" at the Seaford Library on Oct. 25, at 7:30 p.m The hostess is Faith Ewen and her committee.

Trick or Treat at Delmar H.S.
Elementary school children only please - Trick or Treat will be held at Delmar High School on Oct. 31, from 6-8 p.m. Enter the school at the front office. This is sponsored by the Key Club with help from other organizations. Donations for UNICEF will be accepted here.


Greenwood Mennonite Concert
The Greenwood Mennonite School music department will hold a concert on Thursday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. Choral students in grades 6-12 will perform under the direction of Mr. Kevin Yoder, and the high school instrumental ensemble will perform under the direction of Mr. Lowell Bechtel. The public is invited to attend this free concert. An offering will be received to assist the music department. Greenwood Mennonite School is located at 12802 Mennonite School Road in Greenwood. From Rt. 13, go east on Rt. 16, left on Rt. 36 and right on Mennonite School Road

Laurel Lions Club Walk for Sight
The Laurel Lions Club will hold their 20th annual "Pet Culver Memorial Journey for Sight" on Sunday, Nov. 4. The event will take place at Trap Pond State Park. Registration is at noon. The walk will begin at 1 p.m. (If there is inclement weather, the walk will be held at Laurel High School.) The walk is a fund raiser sponsored by the Laurel Lions Club. The funds generated are used for the purchase of eye exams, glasses, hearing aids, and diabetic needs. This year, the walk will be approximately five miles in length. Trophies and medals will be given out for outstanding individual achievement and team efforts. The Laurel Lions will host a picnic for the participants immediately following the walk. All clubs or organizations with teams of five or more will receive a 50 percent rebate on all money turned in on Nov. 4. This is an excellent opportunity for groups to raise money for their treasuries and help the local community via the Laurel Lions Club. For more information, call Lion Bob Martin at 875-1014.

Seaford Block Watch
Seaford Block Watch Fall Clean Up "Make a Difference Day." Bring a friend/neighbor on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 9 a.m. Meet at Cedar Avenue and High Street Bridge for directions, gloves and bags. Recommended neighborhood improvement list: clean yard, alley, and street in front of your residence of paper, bottles, and other trash. Bush and tree limbs, under 6 feet, place at the curb. Leaves can be raked to the curb. Rain date: Nov. 3.

Culinary Arts and Training
First State Community Action Agency's new adult culinary training program is coming. Apply to be part of the adult culinary arts training program, located in Georgetown, sponsored by First State Community Action Agency, funded by the Workforce Investment Board of the Dept. of Labor. Evening classes are set to begin Jan. 7. The training program focuses on providing basic culinary and job readiness skills to prepare the student for a career in the fast growing food service industry. Eligibility requirements: must be 18 years or over, a U.S. resident, and registered with the Selective Service (if male) to apply. Seating is limited. For more information, contact Ann Morris, 856-7761, ext. 166.

Apple Scrapple stamp
Stop by the Bridgeville Post Office for the exclusive Apple Scrapple stamp cancellation! Or, mail your request in over the next 30 days to obtain 2007 cancellation.

Abstract Paintings showing
Newtown Baking in Staunton, Va., is featuring abstract paintings by artist Sherry L. Boyd, formerly Sherry L. Rolph of Seaford. Opening was Sept. 2; show runs through Oct. 30.

Georgetown Library events
The Georgetown Public Library will be closed on Oct. 25, for staff development day. We are sorry for any inconvenience.
  • Hometown Pictures has returned to The Georgetown Public Library. The exhibit will be open to the public during the normal hours of the library in the conference room. Come in and remember the past of Georgetown and help us put names to faces that might be forever forgotten. For more information call the library at 856-7958.
  • The Georgetown Public Library will hold story time at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday morning with Miss Sherri. For more information call the library 856-7958.
  • The library along with Inclind Inc. will be presenting "A look at the Computer Virtual World," on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 6 p.m. For more information call the library 856-7958.
  • The library is sponsoring Popcorn and a Movie on the first Friday of every month (began in September). Movie night for November is Nov. 2. For movie title and more information call the library at 856-7958.
  • The library and Delaware Hospice will be giving an informative presentation on "What is the Hospice all about?" on Nov. 6, at 6:30 p.m.
  • For more information call the library at 856-7958.

    Laurel Library - Is Yoga for You?
    An introductory program on the health benefits of yoga exercises and positioning will be offered by the Laurel Public Library, on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. Yoga instructor Amy Gootee Ash will be explaining the basics behind yoga and demonstrating many of the positions. Attendees are encouraged to participate and sample a lesson to see if yoga is right for them. Those wishing to join in should bring mats or towels. Information about further lessons may be available if there is enough interest. For further information contact the library at 875-3184

    Mennonite School Fall Sale
    The Greenwood Mennonite School will hold its annual Fall Benefit Sale on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the school. The day begins with an all-you-can-eat breakfast beginning at 7:30 a.m., followed by the sale at 9:30 a.m. featuring both live and silent auctions. Autographed items, crafts, comforters and quilts, gift certificates, theme baskets from the various classes at the school, and many wonderful items donated by local businesses will be auctioned. In addition, baked goods will be sold throughout the day, and delicious lunch items and a kids Christmas shop will be available. The Greenwood Mennonite School is located at 12802 Mennonite School Road in Greenwood. From U.S. 13, go east on Rt. 16, left on Rt. 36 and right on Mennonite School Road. Parking is free and there is no admission fee. For more information, call (302) 349-4131.

    Adult Plus+ program craft show
    Get a head start on your holiday shopping at the 24th Annual Craft & Art Fair, hosted by Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, Georgetown, on Friday, Nov. 9, from 3 to 7 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 10, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the William A. Carter Partnership Center. More than 100 crafters from several states will offer everything from floral arrangements, country gifts, woodwork, and ceramics to needlework, jewelry, dolls, clothing, and more. Admission is free; there will be door prizes and refreshments. For more information, call the Adult Plus+ program at 856-5618.

    Capt. John Smith explorations
    Dr. Michael Scott of SU's Geography and Geoscience Department, in his presentation, "Captain John Smith and His Chesapeake Bay Explorations in 1608," discusses Smith's journey, which he has re-mapped using modern geographic information system technology. Presentations are: Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 2:30 p.m. - Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford Road, Seaford, (RSVP to Dixie Carlisle 628-5631). Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 10 a.m. - Scarborough Student Leadership Center, SU campus. For more information about the classes or an annual membership visit the "Learn with SU" Web site at www.salisbury.edu/lifelonglearning.

    Annual Manor House Bazaar
    Methodist Manor House located at 1001 Middleford Road in Seaford will host its Annual Holiday Shop Bazaar and chicken salad luncheon on Friday, November 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Start your holiday shopping early! The Thrift Shop and the Pineapple Boutique will also be open. For more information, call 628-5631.

    Scrapbooking Fundraiser
    A scrapbooking fundraiser event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Reformation Lutheran Church Social Hall, 613 Lakeview Ave., Milford. The event is sponsored by the Small Wonder Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP). The money raised will be used to support a local scholarship and the civic program. A special introductory session is being held at 9:30 a.m. to learn scrapbooking techniques. The cost of the event is $25 per person and the fee includes lunch and hourly door prizes. Space is limited. To register for the event, please contact Lynn B. Wilkins at 302-335-0638 or jandlwilkins@msn.com.

    Financial Planning Classes
    EST Financial Group is pleased to offer their financial planning class. The first class covers the topics "Protecting Your Money from Taxes" and "When Giving it Away Makes More Sense than Selling It." This session is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 19, respectively. This class is offered at no cost and will be held in the Hayman Meeting Room at the Delmar Public Library located at 101 North Bi-State Blvd in Delmar, Delaware. Class will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will last approximately 30 minutes with time for questions during and after the class. Attendees may look forward to an interactive and informative session. Please call Carol Greene at 302-846-9201 to reserve your seat today.

    Make your own Christmas cards
    Prepare your cards early. Enjoy a day of card making at the Stevens Classroom (Nanticoke Memorial Hospital) Nov. 10. Two sessions available: 9 a.m.-noon and 1:30-4:30 pm. With your registration fee ($25) you'll be learning to make 20 Christmas Cards and receive envelopes. Pre-registration is required by Oct. 25. Call Jessica at 629-3279 to register today! Space is limited.

    Stay and Play
    Parents as Teachers, stay and play schedule from September 2007 to May 2008. Parents and children from birth through age 3 are invited to play together, listen to a story, learn new songs and finger plays, and network with other families. Open enrollment. Seaford Park and Recreation, 320 Virginia Ave., Seaford, on Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. to noon. For more information call 856-5239.

    Concert & Auction
    A Benefit Concert for George Wingate and a live and silent auction will be held on Saturday, Nov. 3, 6-10 p.m. at Heritage Shores Club, Bridgeville. George Wingate grew up in Laurel and graduated from Laurel High School. He served as an Army Field Medic in Vietnam in 1969 and 1970, received several medals including the Purple Heart Cluster, Bronze Star Cluster, and was a M14/M16 Expert. He has worked for DuPont/Invista/Koch Industries for 40 years (and counting). George and his wife, Sylvia (Hall) and their son, Tyler, continue to reside in Laurel. George was diagnosed with Esophageal Cancer in July, 2007. His treatment needs include radiation, chemotherapy and surgery to aid his recovery. Please help us raise the funds necessary for his treatment. The concert of great Gospel Music will feature: Cross County Band, The Lights of Home, and Gospel Café. Tickets are $15 (minimum donation). Seating will be theatre style - first come-first serve. Tickets are available at the following locations: Bethel Worship Center, Seaford; Gospel Café at Centenary Church in Laurel on Saturday evenings; O'Neal Brothers, Inc., Laurel; This 'N' That Country Store, Laurel; Barton's Southern States, Seaford; and Tull's Christian Book Shop, Seaford. Donations may be made at any Bank of Delmarva branch. Make checks payable to: BWC/FBO George Wingate. All proceeds go to George Wingate to cover medical expenses.

    Ham and Turkey Shoot
    The Ellendale Ruritan Club ham and turkey shoot, Saturday, Oct. 27, (rain date Nov. 3) at 11:30 a.m., at Ellendale VFW, on V.F.W. Road, 1/2 mile south of U.S. 113 and 16 intersection. Refreshments will be available for sale. For possible cancellations call 302-422-2948, or cell 302-249-7025.

    Seaford Class of 1987 Reunion
    The Seaford Class of 1987 is preparing for their reunion and are seeking classmates. If you are a member of the class or are aware of the location of a member, please e-mail their information to seaford1987@yahoo.com or call 628-7870. The reunion event will be held Friday, Nov. 23, from 7-11 p.m. at the Seaford Golf and Country Club.

    Rock 'n' Roll Dance Party
    Rock 'n' Roll Dance Party, Saturday, Nov. 3, 7 to 10 p.m., at St. Philips Church, 600 S. Central Ave., Laurel, featuring Tony Windsor. Tickets are $5 per person and may be purchased in advance at St. Philips, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. until noon, or at the door. All proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity.

    Parade participants wanted
    The Santa Claus Committee is seeking entrants for the annual Federalsburg Christmas Parade, scheduled for 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 10. This year's theme is Peace on Earth and will honor the men and women who are serving in the military. Rain date is Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. Entry forms and parade guidelines are available at the Federalsburg Town Office at 118 North Main St. or on-line at www.Federalsburg.org. For more information call 410-754-8157.

    Preschoolers Storytime
    Parents, caregivers and children ages two -five are invited to enjoy stories, songs, poetry, art, science, math, music and fun at the Laurel Public Library's Preschool Storytime, which is held every Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call the Laurel Public Library at 875-3184.

    Trap Pond volunteers sought
    Trap Pond offers free camping in exchange for volunteer services (required for free camping, 24 hours per week of volunteering). Host programs available in the campground, Nature Center, maintenance and administrative. Check out our other awards for short term volunteering. For more information, contact: Glen.Stubbolo @state.de.us or call 302-739-1960.

    Senior Center Red Hat Ladies
    Help the Red Hat's raise funds by participating in their Christmas Money 50/25/25 Give Away. Chances are only $1 each or six chances for $5. Chances will be sold by the Red Hat members and at the front desk of the Nanticoke Senior Center until Dec. 17. Open to the public - need not be present to win.

    Basket Bingo Extravaganza
    Delmar VFW Post 8276 will be hosting "Basket Bingo Extravaganza" at their home at 200 West State St., on Saturday, Oct. 27. Doors will open at 11 a.m. with the first session starting at 1 p.m. A limited number of tickets will be sold and there will be more than $15,000 worth of Longaberger prizes. Tickets are $55 in advance and includes a free catered dinner featuring an "Eastern Shore" combination of crab-cakes, ham and chicken. For further information call 410-726-7450 or 443-235-4463. Tickets may be purchased through the mail – Nancy McGinnis, 29455 West Line Road, Delmar, MD 21875. The event is a fund raiser for the North East Storm Cheerleading Teams and is in no way affiliated with the Longaberger Company and Vera Bradley.

    'Make A Difference Day'
    The sisters of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Greenwood Memorial VFW Post 7478 in Greenwood are sponsoring a Make A Difference Day project during the month of October. They are promoting a dual project to benefit needy families in their community. They are collecting new winter items for local school children: gloves and mittens, scarves, caps and hats, boys and girls socks, jackets, sweaters, and sweatshirts. The other activity sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary is the collection of nonperishable food items and household products for a local food pantry to distribute to the needy. Desired items are cleansers/detergents, soap and paper products. Food items wanted are: soups/stews, pasta, canned meats, macaroni and cheese, peanut butter and jelly, and other nutritious food items. Items can be dropped off at the VFW 7478 on Governors Avenue in Greenwood, on Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. - noon, or call Ladies Auxiliary President Michaele Russell at 349-4220.


    H.A.P.P.E.N. meeting
    The members of H.A.P.P.E.N., Hearn's Pond Association for its Protection, Preservation, Enhancement and Naturalization, met on Oct. 11 to discuss issues concerning the Hearn's Pond area. Among the issues discussed were the historical marker for the mill at Hearn's Pond, the Hearn's pond Dam study, traffic issues, and National Wildlife Federation Community progress. The group's next meeting will be held on Thursday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Seaford Museum. Anyone interested in attending the meeting is welcome.

    Laurel Skate Board Park meeting
    The Laurel Parks and Recreation Committee will host an information meeting on the proposed Laurel Skate Board Park on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at Laurel Town Hall, beginning at 7 p.m. All are invited to attend.

    Equine Council to meet
    A meeting of the Delaware Equine Council will be held Monday, Nov 19, 7 p.m. at the Harrington Public Library. This will be a short meeting and election of officers for 2008. All those interested in horses are welcome. For info contact Nyle 422-4094 or Peggy 629-5233.

    SHS Alumni board meeting
    The SHS Alumni Association will hold its monthly executive board meeting on Thursday Nov. 1, beginning at 7 p.m. The meeting will be in the Downtown Seaford Museum, formerly the Post Office. Call Donna Hastings Angell with any questions at 629-8077.

    Democrat Club meets

    The Western Sussex Democrat Club will hold its regular meeting Monday, Oct. 29. At 6:30 p.m. there will be a covered dish diner with meeting to follow. The meetings are held at Duke's Pool House on Sycamore Road in Laurel.

    MOAA meeting
    The Southern Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) announces its November meeting. The meeting will be Nov. 20. MOAA is a non-profit veterans' association dedicated to maintaining a strong national defense and to preserving the earned entitlements of members of the uniformed services and their families and survivors.

    AARP Chapter #5340 meeting
    AARP Chapter #5340 will hold a Board Meeting 10 a.m. October 29, at the Nanticoke Tribe Lodge #21, Rt 113, 1/2 mile South of 1st State Chevrolet, Georgetown. All members are encouraged to attend. For details call Cathey Betts 856-3441.

    Genealogical Society meets
    The Sussex County Genealogical Society meets the third Saturday of each month between September and May. The meetings are held at the Rehoboth Beach Public Library's upstairs meeting room and begin at 10:30 a.m. The Society's web site is www.scgsdelaware.org

    Marine Corps League
    The Marine Corps League meets the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Log Cabin in Seaford.

    Sons of Confederate Veterans
    The Maj. Gen. Arnold Elzey Camp #1940, Sons of Confederate Veterans meets the first Wednesday of each month in the lower level of the Salisbury Library at 7 p.m.

    Trap Pond Partners
    Trap Pond Partners' monthly meeting will be held at the park's Nature Center, the second Wednesday of each month. Anyone who is interested in Trap Pond State Park is invited to attend. For more information feel free to call 875-5153.

    Cancer Support Group
    The Wellness Community-Delaware is offering a support group for people affected by cancer and their loved ones at the Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford. The group meets at the Cancer Care Center on the third Thursday of the month from 4:30 to 6 p.m. To register for this program or for more information call Kaye or Lori at 645-9150. All programs at The Wellness Community are free of charge for people affected by cancer and their loved ones.

    Toastmasters of Southern Delaware meets every second and fourth Thursday of the month in Bay Shore Community Church at 6 p.m. Develop your public speaking skills in a supportive environment. Contact Joy Slabaugh at 846-9201, or joy@estfinancial.com.

    Coast Guard Auxiliary
    Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-04 meets the second Thursday of each month at Nanticoke Yacht Club in Blades. Call Wayne Hickman at 629-6337 for details.


    Christmas Spectacular
    Seaford Recreation's 16th annual Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular is scheduled for Sunday, Dec 2. The cost is $130. Call or come into the office to reserve tickets 629-6809.

    Sight and Sound Trip
    Nanticoke Senior Center's Sight and sound Trip presents: Voices of Christmas, at Living Waters Theatre in Lancaster, Pa., on Dec. 19, at 10 a.m. Cost: $80 members, and $85 non-members. Price includes: Motor coach transportation and tip for driver, box lunch from the center, and dinner at Shady Maple Smorgasbord. For questions, call 629-4939.

    Christmas Trip Show
    Laurel Senior Center will have a Christmas trip to Wilmington Grand Opera House to see a show: "Home for The Holidays" with The Three Little Bakers, on Nov. 29. Cost is $60 which includes show, transportation, buffet meal and gratuity. For more information call 875-2536.


    Breakfast Cafe
    VFW 4961 Breakfast Cafe, open Monday-Friday, 7-10 a.m., Seaford VFW, Middleford Road, to benefit Veterans Relief Fund.

    MMH Bazaar and luncheon
    Methodist Manor House located at 1001 Middleford Road in Seaford will host its annual Holiday Shop Bazaar and Chicken Salad Luncheon on Friday, Nov. 2. The Bazaar is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The luncheon is served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and costs $6.50. Carry outs are available. Come start your holiday shopping early. Crafts, quilting items, woodworking, holiday decorations, bake table, etc. The Thrift Shop and the Pineapple Boutique will also be open. For more information call, 628-5631.

    Bake Sale and Bazaar

    Nanticoke Senior Center's annual Bake Sale and Bazaar, will be on Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Delicious baked goods, homemade crafts, yard sale items, and handmade Quilt Raffle Tickets (winning ticket will be chosen at the anniversary celebration, March 18, 2008.) Tables for rent: $5 members, $10 non-membes. Sign up to volunteer a 629-4939.

    CHEER hosting dinner club
    Join us at the Greenwood CHEER Center every Wednesday evening for our weekly dinner club. The CHEER Greenwood Center is located at 12713 Sussex Hwy., Greenwood, and the public is welcomed. Each week there will be a delicious dinner offered for the price of $4 per person for individuals over 60+ years. For more information call the center at 302-349-5237 or visit the CHEER website at www.cheerde.com.

    Pairing beer with cheese
    Sample and discuss five beers and complementary gourmet cheeses with SU alumnus Nick "The Baltimore Beer Trekker" Nichols. Admission is $10 per person. Friday, October 26, at 3 p.m. - Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford Road, Seaford. RSVP to Dixie Carlisle 628-5631.

    St. George's UMC selling food
    Homemade chicken salad, peas and dumplings, and pumpkin whoopee pies for dessert available for sale on Friday, Nov. 2, at St. George's United Methodist Church, located near Laurel. Prices are as follows: Pint of chicken salad for $5, quart of peas and dumplings for $5 and large pumpkin whoopie pie for $1.50. Pre-orders only, accepted until Oct. 21. Food may be picked up on Friday Nov. 2 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church hall. Will deliver to businesses in Laurel and Delmar. To place an order or for additional information call 846-2301 or 875-7360.

    Dinner Fundraiser
    The annual Truman-Kennedy Dinner, a "chicken and dumpling" dinner fundraiser, sponsored by the Sussex County Women's Democrat Club, will be held Oct. 27, at the Bridgeville Fire Hall at 6 p.m. There will be door prizes and an auction. Attorney General Joseph R. Biden, III will be the guest speaker. For information and ticket reservations call Petie Holloway at 854-6546.

    Elks Lodge to hold fish fry
    The Past Exalted Rulers Association of the Seaford Elk's Lodge will hold their annual trout fish fry on Friday, Oct. 26, from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. All you can eat for a cost of $9 per person. Children 10 and under half price. The menu will include fried potatoes, turnip greens, stewed tomatoes, corn, dessert and coffee. The public is invited. Advance tickets will be sold only. Contact Jim or Janice Cecil and they will make arrangements to get tickets to you. Phone 875-3810 or stop by the Lodge and pick them up at the bar any Wednesday, Friday or Saturday night.

    Family turkey dinner
    An all-you-can-eat Family Turkey Dinner will be held on Sunday, Oct. 28, starting at 12:30 p.m. - until?, at the Seaford Moose Lodge, 22759 Bridgeville Highway, Seaford. Serving: Turkey and dumplings, mashed potatoes, vegetable, dressing, cranberry sauce, rolls and butter. Price is adults, $9; children 10 and under, $4. There will be a cakewheel and a jewelry raffle! Open to the public. Sponsored by The Women of the Moose.

    DuPont Golden Girls luncheon
    The Annual DuPont Golden Girls Luncheon will be held Thursday, Dec. 6, 11 a.m., at the Seaford Golf & Country Club. For reservations call Connie Keene at 629-3377, or Jackie Davis at 875-7625.

    Ice cream festival Oct. 27
    Mt. Zion Methodist Church will be hosting a fall ice cream festival on Saturday, Oct. 27 beginning at 3 p.m. Menu items include homemade ice cream, oyster fritters, chicken salad, and potato salad. Eat-in or carryout. The church is located on 13A between Laurel and Seaford.

    Oyster or Crab Cake Dinner
    Wesley United Methodist Church is having an Oyster Fritter or Crab Cake Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 27, 3 to 6 p.m. Dinner also includes: Potato salad, green vegetable, drink and dessert, all for just $9. Everyone is welcome.

    Bridgeville VFC Fall Dinner
    Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Company will hold its 65th annual Fall Dinner – Roast Beef 'n' Dumplings with all the trimmings, plus dessert – at the Bridgeville Fire Hall on Sunday, Nov. 4. Serving from noon to 5 p.m. Cost for children under 12, $3; pre-school children are free, and adults, $9. A complete carry-out service will be in operation from the engine room. Containers and carry-out trays furnished. All carry-outs available at $9 each.

    Soup and Sandwich Luncheon
    On Saturday, Nov. 10, a Soup/Sandwich Luncheon will be held at Bethel Church Community House, Neal's School Road, Oak Grove, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eat-in or carry- out, several varieties of soup and desserts. Call Lucy Slacum 629-7117 for details. Everyone welcome.

    Potluck Supper
    On Saturday, Nov. 17, at 6 p.m., a Potluck Supper will be held at Bethel Church Community House, Neal's School Road, Oak Grove. Bring a covered dish and enjoy an evening of live karaoke music. For details call Jerry Butler, 629-6319. Everyone welcome.

    Ruritan Club Breakfast Buffet
    All-you-care-to-eat Sunday Breakfast Buffet served by the Galestown Ruritan Club, on the fourth of Sunday of each month, October to June, 7-10 a.m. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 children 6-12 years, at The Galestown (Md) Community Hall, 5833 School House Road. Buffet features blueberry pancakes, eggs, scrapple, sausage, creamed chipped beef, biscuits, potato casserole, hominy, fruit cup, and sticky buns. This month it will be held Oct. 28.