Greenwood Mennonite School
Greenwood Mennonite School annual fall benefit sale, Saturday, Nov. 5. Breakfast from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.; auctions begin at 9:30 a.m. Baked goods and lunch available. The school is located off Rt. 36 near Greenwood. Phone 349-4131.
Bingomania Is Back
Bingomania 39, at Wicomico Civic Center, Saturday, Nov. 5, Salisbury, with $25,000 in jackpots. All proceeds benefit the Mardela Junior/Senior High School Band. Bring three non-perishable food items and receive three free cards for the first early bird game. Doors open at 5 p.m. for early bird games and regular games starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 in advance and $55 the day of the event. Tickets are on-sale now, call the box office at (410) 548-4911, online t www.wicomicociviccenter.org or call (410) 883-3539.
Merchant's Bingo for Families
Katrina's Creative Merchant's Bingo, Thursday, Nov. 10, Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Hall, School Lane, Seaford. Doors open at 6 p.m.; games begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance; $25 at the door. All proceeds will go to help seven families in Slidell, La. who are homeless and jobless. Prices include Creative Memories, Longaberger, Pampered Chef, Body Shoppe, Stampin' Up, Polish Pottery, etc. For tickets, call 629-2087 or 628-8706. Sponsored by the Starmakers' unit of Creative Memories.
Quilt Chances on Sale
The Broad Street Broads, a local group of quilters is selling chances for a quilt "The Four Seasons." It is a 30x30 hand appliqued, hand quilted wall hanging. Proceeds from the sale go to benefit the Laurel Library. Chances are being sold by members or at the library.
Pop Warner Basket Bingo
Longaberger basket bingo, Tuesday, Nov. 15, Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club, sponsored by the Seaford Pop Warner Parents Association. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Giveaways and door prizes with the grand prize the 2005 Christmas collection baskets. For ticket information, contact Denise Marvel, 628-1940, or Teresa Craft, 245-3803.
Basket Bingo For Sussex Storm
Longaberger basket bingo, Thursday, Nov. 17, Seaford VFW, Middleford Road, 7 to 10 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Proceeds will benefit the Sussex Storm softball team and refreshment sales proceeds will benefit the Veterans' Relief Fund. Call 875-7881 for ticket information.
All You Can Eat Breakfast
Dinners by C.H. Foggie Church (Bridgeville) served at 619 Center St., Laurel, Saturday, Nov. 5, noon. Platters include fried chicken ($8), chicken and dumplings ($8) and oysters ($10). Phone 875-7438 for more information.
Centenary Spaghetti Dinner
Centenary United Methodist Church, Poplar and Market streets, Laurel, all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner, Saturday, Nov. 5, 4-6:30 p.m. Adults $5; children $3 (under six years free). Dinner is sponsored by the Promise Keepers to benefit college scholarships.
All You Can Eat Breakfast
Blades Firemen and Ladies Auxiliary all-you-can-eat breakfast, Sunday, Nov. 6, 8-11 a.m., adults $6, children, $3. The breakfast takes place the first Sunday of each month at the Blades Volunteer Fire Company Hall.
Bridgeville Fire Co. Dinner
Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Company 63rd annual chicken and dumpling dinner, Sunday, Nov. 6, noon to 5 p.m. Adults, $9; children under 12, $3.50; pre-school free.Carry-outs available, $9 each. This will be the last chicken and dumpling dinner; roast beef dinner next year.
Soup and Sandwich Sale
Soup and sandwich sale, Saturday, Nov. 12, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Several varieties of soups available along with sandwiches, beverages, crackers and assorted desserts. Eat in or take-out quarts. Bethel Church Community House, west of Seaford at end of North Oak Grove Road. Call Lucy Slacum for details 629-7117.
Cokesbury United Methodist Church and Sunday School (Cokesbury Road, Reliance, Md., annual luncheon, Saturday, Nov. 12, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oyster fritters, chicken salad, vegetable beef soup, hot dogs and a bake table.
Blades Selling Crab Cakes
Blades Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary will be selling oyster, crab cake, chicken salad sandwiches, on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Blades Fire Hall, corner of 5th and Cannon streets; eat-in or take-out, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Platters also available.
Sunday Breakfast Buffet
Sunday breakfast buffet, Galestown Ruritan Club, community hall, Sunday, Nov. 27, 7 to 10 a.m. Cost is $6 for adults; $4 for children ages 6-12. Breakfast takes place the fourth Sunday October-June.
Fitness Course Begins
New fitness classes start up Nov. 15 and 16, at St. John's U.M.C. fellowship Hall in Seaford (sponsored by St. John's but open to the public) Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9 a.m. (morning only, free child care) and Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30 p.m. Beginners to intermediate participants welcome in this co-ed, non-competitive, muscle-toning, stretching, high/low aerobic class. Try a free class. For more information or to register call 20 years AFAA certified fitness professional, Carol Lynch, 629-7539.
Manor House Holiday Bazaar
Methodist Manor House, 1001 Middleford Road, Seaford, annual Holiday Shop Bazaar, Friday, Nov 4, from noon till 6 p.m. Chicken salad luncheon platters, from noon to 1:30 p.m. for $6.50. Carry outs available. Crafts, quilting items, woodworking, flower arrangements, holiday decorations, etc. will be on sale. 628-5631.
Harrington Christmas Bazaar
Harrington Senior Center Christmas Bazaar, Saturday, Nov. 5, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 102 Fleming St., Harrington. Handmade crafts, ceramics, bake sale, bargain shop, cards. Lunch served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Phone 302-398-4224.
Senior Center Bazaar
Nanticoke Senior Center annual Christmas Bazaar and bake sale, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Nanticoke Senior Center, 310 Virginia Ave., Seaford. Holiday crafts, baked goods and attic treasures. A homemade quilt, crafted by seniors, and a bicycle will be raffled the day of the bazaar. Phone 629-4939 for more information.
Epworth Christmas Craft Show
Epworth Christian School third annual Christmas in the Country Craft Show, Saturday, Nov. 26, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crafters, vendors and refreshments. The school is located on Sycamore Road, 4 1/2 miles east of U.S. 13, Laurel. Phone 875-0166.
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. This month will be Nov. 3.
NHS Auxiliary Meeting
Nanticoke Health Services Auxiliary meeting Wednesday, Nov. 9, Seaford Golf & Country Club, 9:30 a.m. Cost is $3. Guest speaker will be Scott Florek, NHS physical therapist; topic: Staying fit into our future. Reservations due Nov. 4. Callers will be contacting members.
AARP Chapter 1084
AARP Seaford Area Chapter 1084 meeting, Thursday, Nov. 9, Methodist Manor House Fellowship Hall, Seaford, 1:30 p.m. Seaford area includes western Sussex County from Delmar to Greenwood. Chapter member, Louis Daudt will narrate and show photos of his cruise on the Danube and Rhine rivers going through six European countries. Refreshments served. For information call 875-5086.
Acorn Club Luncheon
GFWC-Acorn Club of Seaford meeting, Thursday, Nov. 10, at Nanticoke River Yacht Club. This is the president's luncheon with social time at 11:30 a.m. and a lunch of roast beef and crab imperial at noon. The hostess for this special event is Sue Ockels.
Coast Guard Auxiliary 12-04
Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-04 meets the second Thursday of each month at Nanticoke Yacht Club in Blades. This month's meeting is Thursday, Nov. 10, at 7:30 p.m. Anyone interested in promoting safe boating and would like to work with men and women who do vessel inspections, safety patrols and teach public safety courses, are welcome to join the Flotilla. Boat ownership is not required. Call Wayne Hickman at 629-6337 or Jim Mullican at 732-1163.
Seaford Historical Society
The Seaford Historical Society will host speaker, John Farquhar, who will continue his seminar of the Battle of the Brandywine and British campaign to capture Philadelphia in 1777; at the Seaford Historical Society's Museum (the old post office building), High Street, Seaford, on Monday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m.
Chapter of Widowed Persons
Seaford Chapter of the Widowed Persons Service meeting Tuesday, Nov. 15, 12:15 p.m., Golden Corral, U.S. 13, Seaford. The guest speaker will be Tony Windsor, associated with The Star. All widowed persons of all ages are invited to attend.
Seaford Swimming Association
The Seaford Swimming Association's annual membership meeting will be held on Nov. 15, at 6:30 p.m., at Christ Lutheran Church, on Shipley Street, Seaford. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend. The pool manager position is open for the 2006 summer season. Interested applicants should send a letter of intent by Nov. 30 to: SSA Board of Directors, P.O. Box 434, Seaford, DE 19973
Laurel High Class of 1995
The Laurel High Class of 1995 is planning its 10th year reunion and is in the process of collecting classmates' addresses. Anyone who has information about a 1995 graduate should contact Nicole Niblett Dickerson at 875-8017.
Seaford High Class of 1965
Seaford High School Class of 1965 reunion committee is making plans for its 40th class reunion, Saturday, Nov. 26. Updated addresses for the following classmates are needed: Rick Cordrey, Barbara Frazer Burke, Faye Hayes Wright, Sherri Hoster, Irving Johnson, Charles Morse, Kenneth Mullin, Linda Pierce Ragin, Phillips Travatello, Barbara Thompson Savage, Pat Williams Honan, Barry Cordrey and Tyronne Drummond. Contact Donna Hastings Angell 629-8077, or email: email@example.com or Carolyn Somers Calhoun 629-6194 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SCA Renaissance Day
Seaford Christian Academy Renaissance Day, Saturday, Nov. 5, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. School is located at the corner of Bradford and Holly streets, Seaford. Entertainment, games, costume contest, fire-eating and illusions. Phone Peggy Carey at 629-7161, ext. 126.
Portsville Church Bazaar
Portsville United Methodist Church Bazaar, Saturday, Nov. 5, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Laurel-Portsville Road. Lunch served 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., oyster fritters, chicken salad and dessert.
November Gospel Jamboree
November Jamboree, sponsored by the Seaford Chapter of the Country Gospel Music Association, Saturday, Nov. 5, 6 p.m., Mason-Dixon Auction Building, Delmar, Del. Phone 629-9689.
Medicare Road Show in Area
Medicare Road Show, Tuesday, Nov. 8, Milford Senior Center, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Wednesday, Nov. 9, Georgetown CHEER Center, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Congressional representatives will be available as will trained volunteers to help with comparison of the new presciption drug plans. Flu shots are also available.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Fellowship of Christian Athletes speaker Steve Fitzhugh (formerly of Denver Broncos), Wednesday, Nov. 9, 7 p.m., Woodbridge High School auditorium. Phone Robyn Sturgeon at 337-8289, ext. 402 for more information.
Seaford Veterans Day Service
Seaford Veterans Committee Veterans Day Service, Friday, Nov. 11, 11 a.m., Kiwanis Park, Stein Highway, Seaford. Rain or shine. Open houses following at American Legion Post 6 and VFW Post 4961.
Melson's Fall Bazaar
Melson's United Methodist Church, Delmar, Md., is holding its 21st annual Fall Bazaar, Saturday, Nov. 12, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. A live auction begins at 10 a.m., blacksmithing demonstrations, homemade crafts, canned goods, baked goods, white elephant table, kids crafts, games and more. Oyster sandwiches, light breakfast and lunch available.
DuPont Golden Girls Luncheon
DuPont Golden Girls luncheon, Thursdsay, Dec. 1, (snow date: Thursday, Dec. 8), 11 a.m., at Seaford Golf and Country Club. The cost is $15 and payable by Monday, Nov. 15. Send to: Rebecca Waller, 23133 Ross Station Road, Seaford, DE 19973; phone: 302-629-6579. Optional gift $10.
AARP Trip To Lancaster
Seaford Area Chapter 1084 of AARP is sponsoring a trip to Lancaster, Pa., for a "Cavalcade of Christmas Entertainment." The price of $330 each includes two Christmas shows at the Millennium and American Music Theatres, two nights lodging, two dinners (one at the Willow Valley Resort) and two breakfasts. The trip will being on Nov. 29 and full payment must be made by Oct. 15. Call Pat Curran at 628-9743.
Day Trip to Harrisburg, Pa.
Seaford Parks and Recreation day trip to Harrisburg, Pa., Sunday, Dec. 4. Bus leaves the Seaford High School parking lot at 7 a.m. Tour the Christmas and Gift Show, the largest holiday show in the country with 500 vendors, decorated trees, musical groups and more. Cost is $30. Phone 629-6809.
Christmas Time in Bethlehem
Trip to Bethlehem, Pa., Sunday, Dec. 11., bus leaves from Memorial Building, Sharptown Carnival Grounds at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $45; due by Friday, Nov. 25 to Susan Calloway, 32556 Holly Oak Dr., Laurel, DE 19956 (875-5911). Tour of Christmas displays, shopping, Living Nativity Pageant, greeting center, guided tour at night, dinner on your own. Sponsored by Roelma Chapter 13, Order of the Eastern Star of Maryland.
Seaford Mission Yard Sale
Seaford Mission yard sale, Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Seaford Presbyterian Church on U.S. 13A starting at 8 a.m. Baked goods, soups and sandwiches will be on sale, too. The financial needs at the mission continue and there is a waiting list of 90 men who need the services. Pick-up can be arranged. For more information or to make a donation, phone 629-2559 or Christine Redman at 628-9922.
Stay and Play at Parks and Rec
Parents and children from birth through age three can play together and network with other families. Free. Seaford Parks and Recreation, 320 Virginia Ave., Seaford. Mondays, 10:30 a.m.-noon, birth to 24 months; Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.-noon , 25 months to 48 months. from Sept. 12 - May 22. Closed on school holidays. Call Anna Scovell at 856-5239. Sponsored by Parents as Teachers.